Shabazz Muhammad BROOKLYN — Shabazz Muhammad of UCLA making his highly anticipated NCAA debut. Cody Zeller of Indiana battling a breathing problem in front of 50+ NBA scouts. Otto Porter of Georgetown proving his versatility at both ends is no fluke. Jordan Hulls of Indiana stealing the show and taking home the Legends Classic MVP honor.
How good was point guard Stephen Curry in Monday night’s win over the Dallas Mavericks, on the road, in overtime? Simply put, he has never played a better game in the NBA. Not even close. Lets take a look at what went down. The already-shorthanded Golden State Warriors got a brief scare in the fourth quarter when Curry went down after – wait for it – twisting his ankle when he landed on a Mavericks player’s foot while driving to the basket. He
Some days are simply filled with bad news, and Monday turned out to be that day. A number of players around the league got news about the status of their respective injuries, and it was all bad, starting with the unexpected extent of Kyrie Irving’s finger injury sustained during Saturday’s game against the Mavericks. See which players will miss an extended period of time, along with some very interesting quotes from Dwight Howard and Marcin Gortat below:Kyrie Irving will miss four weeks
Have you ever had high expectations for something only to be let down? Ever have high expectations for the weather? Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul has…and he is disappointed.
Special mention atop this column is deserved for Andre Iguodala, Nicolas Batum and Tony (SLJW) Allen, three of the league’s best man-on-man defenders who all had a chance to guard James Harden over the past week. Not that Harden is a marked man or anything, but after going for 37 and 45 in his first two games — and earning the No. 1 ranking in last week’s edition of these rankings — the guy should strike a personal endorsement deal with
Fire Mike Brown. That has been the sentiment of many Lakers fans after watching their super team open the season with three straight losses. Don’t believe me? Check out our “When will Mike Brown get fired” poll. It turns out, fans aren’t the only ones having an issue with the scrutinized coach’s methods, from Alex Kennedy of Hoopsworld: Fans have already started calling for Brown’s job and many of his players have started wondering if he’s the right person to lead the team. Behind
Once upon a time, I discouraged any and all MVP talk until a quarter of the season (at the very least) had been played. Nowadays, I am a reformed man — and I have Sam Presti, Clay Bennett, Daryl Morey and Rob Pelinka to thank. After slightly less than one week of the NBA season, we find ourselves in a situation no one could have envisioned in the waning days of October. The game of poker between James Harden (repped by