Andre Miller is no longer suspended. But he won’t play tonight. The Denver Nuggets on Friday rescinded Miller’s two-game suspension. However, Miller still will miss all team activities – including two games – between now and Monday for what the team called personal reasons. So he’s not suspended. But he is still missing two games. OK. Rookie coach Brian Shaw somewhat explained the decision on the team’s Twitter account.
As if he ever left Twitter in the first place…with the New York Knicks coming off of a 105-101 victory over the San Antonio Spurs, Metta World Peace is now active on Twitter again. Twas yet another example of Metta being Metta on Twitter. He qualified his social media activity by suggesting that he can’t tweet when his team loses.
The Orlando Magic on Friday waived Hedo Turkoglu, who likely will become a free agent. Turkoglu was in the final year of a contract paying him $12 million this season. However, only $6 million was guaranteed. GM Rob Hennigan saved the other $6 million by waiving Turkoglu by Jan. 7, the day all contracts become fully guaranteed. Waiving Turkoglu moves the Magic approximately $5 million under the cap and makes them a potential player leading up to the trading deadline as a
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Stephen Curry/GSW was unstoppable and led the Warriors to a win over a full-strength Heat squad in Miami. The Philadelphia 76ers continued to impress with another road win on the strength of great games from Thaddeus Young/PHI and Evan Turner/PHI. Carmelo Anthony/NYK returned and to everyone’s surprise the Knicks bested the Spurs. In the nightcap, Portland blasted the Bobcats by 30 points. Tonight the action begins at 7 PM EST with the Raptors visiting the Wizards and continues through to
If you’ve grown tired of limited NBA action, your prayers for more games were answered. 18 teams took center stage on Thursday, January 2, 2014. A league-record was set and three of the top championship contenders fell at home. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.
On the second day of the new year, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kendall Marshall honored one of the secondary characters from one of the 1990s greatest comedy films, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. It is an obscure reference for those who are unfamiliar with the early works of comedian Jim Carrey. Among his fans, however, Ventura is one of his best characters.
On the first night of NBA action in 2014, the Philadelphia 76ers continued to surprise as they handed the Nuggets a loss in Denver. Evan Turner/PHI, Thaddeus Young/PHI, Spencer Hawes/PHI and rookie of the year frontrunner Michael Carter-Williams/PHI have formed an effective core, while James Anderson/PHI and Lavoy Allen/PHI have contributed with efficient minutes off the bench. The Sixers roll into Sacramento tonight and have to overcome a home and fatigue disadvantage against dynamic duo DeMarcus Cousins/SAC and Isaiah Thomas/SAC.