Note to all NBA players: a punch against your opponent won’t get you suspended, as long as it’s below the belt and you’re not a repeat offender. That’s the impression the league left most of us with after making the decision to not suspend Serge Ibaka for taking a shot at Blake Griffin’s jewels, fining him $25,000 instead.
Who is the best center in the NBA right now? Let’s determine with a blind test of the best four centers in the league since the All-Star break. Center A is averaging 14.4 points on 54% shooting, 14.3 rebounds, 0.8 assists, and 2.1 blocks in eight games. Center B is averaging 15.8 points on 52% shooting, 8.3 rebounds, 5.4 assists, and 1.4 blocks in eight games. Center C is averaging 13.2 points on 51% shooting, 11.7 rebounds, 4.4 assists, and 3.7 blocks in nine
The 2012-13 regular season is heading into the home stretch, and three of California’s four teams are neck deep in postseason intrigue (leaving only Sacramento, a city and franchise dealing with plenty of intrigue even without any playoff hopes). What does the landscape look like with about 20 games to play?
Dwight Howard sure did open up a can of worms when he called out his former teammates in a recent interview with Kristine Leahy, saying he led a group of guys that no one else wanted on their team. Didn’t Howard say he has learned his lesson when it comes to discussing matters of this nature with the media? It’s well known around the league that the big man simply wants to be liked by everyone. Newsflash: no one is going to
With 14 games on the NBA schedule Wednesday night, there was plenty to look out for and a lot to miss. No worries, SherdianHoops’ nightly feature Five Fast Facts has you covered. The Miami Heat looked to extend their franchise record 15-game win streak and the Los Angeles Lakers looked to get back to .500. Who went for 40 and who couldn’t buy a bucket? Let’s take a look at the facts:
The Miami Heat made franchise history Monday night with a 97-81 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Heat won their 15th consecutive game, a franchise record. Of all the great players in Miami’s young history – Alonzo Mourning, Tim Hardaway, Shaquille O’Neal to name a few – none have been able to string together a streak like this.