Tweet of the Night: Dan Le Batard reacts to a clip of Kobe Bryant’s slow run

LeBatard

Kobe Bryant’s first month of the season was so ugly that many watching him simply hoped he would retire early or start sitting out a whole lot more games. In the month of November, Bryant averaged 14.9 points on an unfathomable 29.3 percent shooting from the field – that’s 16.7 attempts per game. Half of those shots weren’t even close and plenty of airballs were thrown. It appeared as though Bryant was done being a useful player on the floor. [Read

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Tweet of the Night: Brandon Jennings has strong opinions about Reggie Jackson, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green

SACRAMENTO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Brandon Jennings #7 of the Detroit Pistons in a game against the Sacramento Kings on November 15, 2013 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Reggie Jackson won the Player of the Week honors for the second time this season on Monday, and his overall performance has quietly put him on the map as one of the better point guards in the league, particularly in the Eastern Conference. The Detroit Pistons point guard averaged an impressive 29.3 points on 46 percent shooting from the field to go with 6.3 rebounds and 7.7 assists in three games to win the award. He is just one of seven players

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Tweet of the Night: LeBron James apologizes to Ellie Day for crashing into her

LeBron James

As a fan, it’s a wonderful experience to be able to sit courtside to see NBA players up close. Every so often, though, a player may be coming at you full speed to chase after a loose ball and that’s when your life may flash before your eyes depending on who that player is. For star golfer Jason Day’s wife, that player happened to be LeBron James, who jumped right into her while chasing after the ball during Thursday’s game against the

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Tweet of the Night: Evan Fournier not thrilled to see his name misspelled by NBA.com

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Evan Fournier has slowed considerably in production since his torrid start through November, but the guard is still in the midst of a career year under new coach Scott Skiles. On Wednesday, Fournier netted 15 points on 4-of-7 shooting from the field against fellow countryman Nicolas Batum and helped put the Charlotte Hornets away 113-98 at home. To signify the relevance of two French players who are on top of their games face each other, NBA.com posted the following: France’s Hottest

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Tweet of the Night: Gerald Henderson can’t believe the lineup utilized by the Rockets against Kings

Gerald Henderson

The Golden State Warriors re-popularized the use of small-ball lineups last season when they won the NBA Finals by utilizing it, and have further showed the dominant abilities of it this season with a lineup featuring Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, Harrison Barnes and Draymond Green. That starting five is known these days as the “death lineup” due to how dominant it has been against every team it has faced, and it’s something certain teams have tried to replicate because

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Tweet of the Night: Rudy Gobert frustrated about sitting out due to injury

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The Utah Jazz suffered a tough overtime loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, and things only got worse when they were forced to face the San Antonio Spurs away from home on Monday. Finishing their 5th game in seven nights, the Jazz were clearly fatigued and had little fight left against the Spurs, who remained undefeated at home with a 13-0 record and led by as many as 46 points in the lopsided contest.  [Read more…]

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Tweet of the Night: Tim Grover thinks the Clippers should fire Doc Rivers and bring in Tom Thibodeau

Tim Grover

The Los Angeles Clippers’ tumultuous season – at least by their standards – continued on Thursday when they lost to the Chicago Bulls on the road 83-80. It didn’t help that the team lost Blake Griffin due to a flagrant foul 2 while guarding Taj Gibson in the third quarter, but the Clippers had major droughts at various points of the game, managing to score just 11 points in the second quarter and 19 points in the third quarter. The worst part about

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Tweet of the Night: Spencer Dinwiddie reacts to former teammate Greg Monroe getting posterized by DeAndre Jordan

Dinwiddie

DeAndre Jordan’s one and only weapon on offense is dunking the ball, and he does it better than just about anyone else his size with his freakish athleticism. Knowing this, players around the league rarely look to defend him when he is airborne. Why? They don’t want any part of getting posterized by the big man, especially after seeing what happened to Brandon Knight some years ago. Enter Wednesday night, when Greg Monroe instinctively decided to position himself to take a charge

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