Park: There Has Never Been Anyone Like Draymond Green

Draymond Green

When you think of all the great players the league has seen, it’s inevitable that comparisons arise sooner or later. Kobe Bryant and LeBron James were and forever will be compared to Michael Jordan. Kevin Durant and Dirk Nowitzki are often compared to Larry Bird. Chris Paul to Isiah Thomas. Dwight Howard to Bill Russell. The list goes on and on and when great players come along, you can almost always correlate them to the greats from past years based on their

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Tweet of the Night: Players react to All-Star reserve selections, big-time support for Isaiah Thomas and Draymond Green

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After much anticipation about who would or wouldn’t be an All-Star this year, the league finally announced the reserves for the All-Star game on Thursday. There were some surprises but mostly, the coaches had it right with their picks this year:Here are the Western Conference reserves for @NBAAllStar! #NBAAllStarTO pic.twitter.com/KnNu940QvS — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) January 29, 2016Here are the Eastern Conference reserves for @NBAAllStar! #NBAAllStarTO pic.twitter.com/MVIvIIyWqr — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) January 29, 2016[Read more…]

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Tweet of the Night: Roy Hibbert not thrilled about Julius Randle not making the 2016 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge

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The league announced on Wednesday the full roster for rookies and sophomores who will be going to Toronto for the All-Star weekend event known as the 2016 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge. The rookie class has been particularly impressive and with plenty of rising talents from the second-year group, there should be a spirited competition among those who qualified. Rookie of the Year favorite Karl-Anthony Towns facing off against both Andrew Wiggins and Kristaps Porzingis, in particular, should bring all kinds of fun. Included

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Tweet of the Night: Blake Griffin apologizes for punching equipment manager

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Some bizarre news broke early Wednesday when it was announced that Blake Griffin, who was supposed to be due back in the next few games or so from a quad injury, potentially broke his hand in an undisclosed team-related incident. As time went by, it was revealed that the broken hand may have come from Griffin hitting a member of the Los Angeles Clippers equipment staff during an altercation in Toronto. Here are the details, from Mike Wells of ESPN: Sources previously told ESPN’s

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Twitter reacts to Stephen Curry’s otherworldly game against the Spurs

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The Golden State Warriors have been historically good this season with the best record in the league, but there were still questions about whether they are better than the San Antonio Spurs, who trailed them by just two games in the standings. Naturally and reasonably so, all the hype was there for an epic showdown between the Warriors and Spurs, who saw each other for the first time on Monday. With the Warriors being the best offensive team in the league and the Spurs

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Tweet of the Night: Danny Green says two words to show he is ready for the Golden State Warriors

Danny Green

The Golden State Warriors have the best record in the league at 40-4 and are on pace to match the single greatest regular season record of all-time – 72-10 – set by the Chicago Bulls back in the 1995-1996 season. As impressive as that sounds, they are somehow only up by two games in the standings thanks to the greatness of the San Antonio Spurs, who own the second best record in the league at 38-6. [Read more…]

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Tweet of the Night: Draymond Green and his mother react to All-Star voting results

Draymond Green

The NBA announced the 2015-2016 All-Star starters on Thursday, and some of the results were surprising to say the least.Final voting results for NBA All-Star East & West starters. Seven reserves from each conference named next Thursday. pic.twitter.com/HQpJzBh93h — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) January 22, 2016 The biggest surprise was the sudden rise of Zaza Pachulia, who nearly beat Kawhi Leonard for the starting forward position with 768,112 votes. Can you say travesty? Pachulia is having a career year to be fair,

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Tweet of the Night: Andre Drummond reacts after getting 36 free-throw attempts against the Rockets

Andre Drummond

Should the NBA do something about teams using the Hack-A-Shaq strategy to the extreme? That’s been a hot debate for some time now, and there have been different views from personnel from around the league about what needs to be done. The issue is this: are there enough bad free throw shooters to warrant some kind of rule change? When you think of the worst offenders from the line, three names immediately come to mind: Andre Drummond, Dwight Howard and DeAndre Jordan. With

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