Jeremy Lin, All-Star starter? Don’t rule it out. The first balloting totals were announced Thursday, and Lin is running a close third in the Western Conference backcourt behind Kobe Bryant and Chris Paul.
It was the one-year anniversary of the eruption of Mount Stern, a moment when he made an unprecedented decision in the immediate aftermath of the settlement that ended the 2011 NBA lockout. Commissioner David Stern squashed a trade that would have sent Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers in a three-team deal with the New Orleans Hornets and the Houston Rockets.
Has LeBron James rid himself of his image as a villain? Jersey sales would certainly suggest that. The NBA released the top 15 selling jerseys from April through Cyber Monday, and James has reclaimed the top spot. James last had the top-selling jersey in April 2011, less than a year after he joined the Miami Heat via “The Decision” and before his poor performance in the NBA Finals against the Dallas Mavericks.
When Jeremy Lin came out of nowhere to dominate games for the New York Knicks last season, he captured the hearts of fans everywhere and was in many ways, inspiring. He was easily the story of the shortened NBA season. The story known as Linsanity ended some time ago, though, and what was once mostly praise has turned into slander and bitterness towards the young point guard, who has struggled this season and is trying to find his way in a new
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