By now, you’ve probably heard what happened to Chris Copeland, Thabo Sefolosha and Pero Antic. If you haven’t, here’s the back story. Nothing good at all has come of this situation, and the updates have gotten worse since Wednesday, starting with the status of Sefolosha, who suffered an injury significant enough to force him to miss the remainder of the season, from NBA.com:Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha suffered injuries during yesterday’s early morning incident. An examination of Sefolosha’s right leg, including an X-ray
Mike Wilbon has not been a happy camper this season when it comes to the performance of the Chicago Bulls. The ESPN analyst has been putting the Bulls on blast through much of the season for one reason or another. He took a subtle shot against them earlier in the season, and a not-so-subtle shot here. Chicago has an overall record of 46-32 – good enough for a tie for third in the East – despite having various key players miss time
You hear all the time about the Atlanta Hawks being the San Antonio Spurs of the East under Mike Budenholzer. Al Horford, Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap and Kyle Korver were all All-Stars this year. The one guy who is hardly ever talked about is DeMarre Carroll – the Hawks’ own two-way player and fifth starter who is truly one of the most underrated and perhaps underappreciated players this season. Carroll, who is set to become a free agent in the offseason,
With only one NBA game slated for Monday, most around the league stopped everything to watch the national championship game between The Duke Blue Devils and Wisconsin Badgers. Coach K’s team found a way to come up with the 68-63 victory to give him an incredible fifth national title. Most were simply thrilled about the exciting game and happy for the winners in general, but some were less than pleased for various reasons. See how NBA players reacted to the biggest college
If you saw the little scuffle between the Portland Trail Blazers and Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday, you know that it all started when Chris Kaman shoved Chris Paul in the back after a missed rebound opportunity. Kaman clearly pushed Paul with intent, and the big man explained the reason behind his anger with one photo that said it all:
Chris Paul suffered the wrath of the internet and twitter this week after an unpleasant night of trying to guard Stephen Curry on Tuesday. The good thing about the NBA, though, is that there is always another game to play the following night or soon after, and Paul took full advantage of this on Wednesday when he took his anger out on the Portland Trail Blazers with 41 points (on 13-of-21 shooting from the field), five rebounds, 17 assists, four steals and
Stephen Curry had some ridiculous highlights the last time the Golden State Warriors faced the Los Angeles Clippers at the expense of Chris Paul. The point guard was at it again on Tuesday against the Clippers, and this time, things got much worse for Paul:
Rising star Rudy Gobert helped the Utah Jazz beat Minnesota Timberwolves 104-84 on Monday, but all anyone cared about out of that game were his various encounters with rookie phenom Andrew Wiggins, who managed to posterize the center not once but twice.