In our quest to be a better basketball site, as our motto states, this is the newest feature on SheridanHoops.com, and it will present the five most interesting and fun facts from the previous day’s games. Yesterday, the NBA celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday with nine games around the league. A rivalry grew in New York, two “other” California teams continued to state their claim to be the best in the west, and a losing streak ended and continued in
Nobody can say no to Honey Nut Cheerios? It probably wasn’t exactly in those words, but it’s close enough to describe what Kevin Garnett may have said to Carmelo Anthony about his wife LaLa (Vazquez) Anthony to push him over the top. Garnett apparently picked a very poor time to use Anthony’s wife as a method of trash talk, according to Marianne Garvey of Daily News: Carmelo Anthony lost his cool after Boston Celtics bigmouth Kevin Garnett reportedly said his wife “tastes like Honey Nut Cheerios”
With 31 PTS, 9 REB and 6 AST, James Harden was the best player on the floor, as the Rockets pulled away in the second half for an impressive win. Chandler Parsons (flu) not only played, he scored 20 points, and Carlos Delfino (19 PTS, 6 REB, 3 AST, 2 STL) hit 5-of-7 from beyond the arc.