With the first day of March upon us, the push for the NBA postseason has officially commenced. Teams have no more than 25 games remaining on their respective schedules, leaving no time to be wasted and no result to be undervalued. Here’s everything that you need to know about the action from Saturday, March 1.
“Pound for pound one of the greatest” reads a tweet from the Philadelphia 76ers. Countless tweets, emails and Facebook updates have had similar words today for NBA legend Allen Iverson. The Answer, as he’s known to many, will have his No.3 jersey raised to the rafters Saturday in Philly. To many, he’s one of the greatest point guard’s ever to play. He left his mark on the game, if it wasn’t a basket or steal, it was an assist or an unexpected rebound.
Several high scoring games in the NBA last night led to fat fantasy stat lines at DraftStreet : it took well over 300 DraftStreet points to get the top spots in most contests last night. Both Goran Dragic/PNX and Anthony Davis/NOP were game-time decisions last night, and both had monster games. Dragic made the Pelicans defense look silly. The Bulls reaffirmed their status as a rising power with a comfortable win over Dallas, while the Knicks’ swoon continued. The Spurs took
The New York Knicks are making it easier for Carmelo Anthony to walk away in free agency with every lackluster effort and loss down the stretch as I outlined in my latest column. After a 23-point loss to the Golden State Warriors on Friday, I joined Chicago’s 670 The Score and host Joe Ostrowski to discuss Anthony’s free agency decision, potential destinations, the sorry state of the Knicks and the landscape of the Eastern Conference. Here’s the podcast in its entirety:Current Basketball
Friday, February 28 marked the end of another month in the 2013-14 NBA regular season. As the playoffs rapidly approach and the contenders emerge, every team and player in action looked to send a message. Many were successful, achieving feats that will not soon be forgotten. Others were not, continuing to fall in the standings. If you had any action on the games with a site such as SportsBettingDime.com, it was riveting. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s
For those who were surprised at teams on the cusp of a who did not make a deadline move to bolster their chances, it is because they had their eyes keenly on the waiver wire. On Friday afternoon both the Los Angeles Clippers — looking like a real threat in the West — and the Oklahoma City Thunder — the team to beat in the West — picked up veteran wings to strengthen their rotations, locker rooms and title chances.
LeBron James has been all over the internet for the past 24-hours. Thursday night, as he and the Miami Heat hosted the New York Knicks in what became a 26-point home victory, the internet was all abuzz over the carbon-fiber mask he wore to protect his broken nose. The mask drew comparisons to all sorts of popular characters: Zorro, Hannibal Lector and, of course, Batman. The mask garnered so much attention that someone started a Twitter account for it. There were tons
Who needs the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus to come to town when you have the Knicks at Madison Square Garden? Just when you think it can’t get worse for the Knicks, it does. Carmelo Anthony appears more tired than ever of being the ringleader. Before facing the Miami Heat on Thursday night, Anthony told the media which factors he will consider when making his free agency decision – and it’s not good news for the Knicks. “A lot of things