It’s an easy-going kind of night for the defending champions San Antonio Spurs when the most pathetic team in all of basketball – the Philadelphia 76ers – is their opponent. Even if it’s on the road. With the 76ers not having won a single game heading into Monday’s contest, it was easy for Gregg Popovich to sit out Tim Duncan (rest) and Tony Parker (rib). Manu Ginobili did play, but only saw 13 minutes despite having a hot shooting night, scoring 14 points
When Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson are both struggling on the offensive end of the floor, it’s usually pretty tough for the Golden State Warriors to come away with a victory. Unless, of course, you have one Marreese Speights coming off your bench to save the day.
These days, Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is an unquestioned All-Star. He is one of the very few absolute must-watch players in the league, and even has the potential to win the MVP award this season with his team bulldozing through the competition in the early going. It wasn’t always this way, though. Just a few years ago, Curry had no answer for his inability to stay away from injuries, and some initially even questioned whether it was worth giving
Mark Cuban wants the Dallas Mavericks to become an Eastern Conference team, and he appears to be dead serious about it. Based on how the respective conferences look these days, can you blame him? The West has absolutely demolished the East in the early going with a combined record of 55-23 (!!!). With that kind of differential, it’s no surprise to see that the West has nine teams with a 60 percent or better winning percentage, while the East only has three such
Another night on the road, another victory for Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors. After going off for 40 points on Tuesday against the Miami Heat, Curry was at it again on Wednesday against the Orlando Magic, scoring 25 of his 28 points in the first half of the contest. He also added five rebounds, eight assists, six three pointers and turned it over just once while playing under 24 minutes. By mid-third quarter, the game was already out of
When Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry gets his shot going from beyond the arc during a game, there’s not a better show in the NBA. After struggling over the past two games with his shot – eight-of-24 shooting from the field, including four-of-12 from beyond the arc – Curry got going against the Miami Heat on Tuesday in a big way after scoring the first three points of the game from beyond the arc. That first shot would end
After all the chaos that occurred in Ferguson over the summer due to the shooting of teenager Mike Brown by a police officer, there was hope on Monday to see justice for what had occurred. To the surprise of most around the nation, Officer Darren Wilson was charged with absolutely nothing. Details from Jezebel.com:Officials in Ferguson, Missouri have announced that the grand jury has declined to charge Officer Darren Wilson with any crime in relation to the shooting death of Mike
No one made a bigger spectacle about the departure of LeBron James from Miami than Dan Le Batard, host of the show “High Questionable” on ESPN. It’s no surprise, then, that the early struggles of the Cleveland Cavaliers has been quite enjoyable for the man who got suspended for putting up these billboards in Cleveland. The Cavaliers have been surprisingly bad to begin the season, and things didn’t get any better on Friday against the Washington Wizards on national television. They