Metta World Peace has never been the most logical player in the NBA. We all know he has a long history of media moments, and Sunday is just another one on the list. Early on Sunday, before the Knicks 1:00 PM game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, World Peace spoke to the media about Saturday night’s incident involving Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart.
Atlanta motorists deadlocked on I-285 during Snowpocalypse 2014. The city of Atlanta has fallen prey to Snowpocalypse 2014—also known as Snowmageddon. Tuesday afternoon, the clouds opened up and—combined with temperatures in the teens—spewed forth a few inches worth of snow. Not much, but enough to cause chaos among Atlanta natives. Though the city has snow plows and salt trucks, none were put to use prior to the snow storm, yielding slick, icy roads incapable of supporting normal traffic,
Hi hoops fans, Jake Henson here. Long time reader but first time blogger for Sheridan Hoops, so go easy on me just this one time. As usual, there was plenty happening around the league in the past 24 hours. Let’s get straight into today’s blog and do a quick catch-up on the National Basketball Association. Rondo’s road back Almost 12 months to the day, Rajon Rondo unknowingly suffered a torn right ACL against the Atlanta Hawks (January 25th 2013). At the time Rondo
Monday the NBA announced the Players of the Week for the past seven days. This wouldn’t normally be tweet-worthy news, but this week saw a veteran player get the honor for the first time in over seven seasons.
As we head into the NBA season’s first football-less weekend, it’s a great chance for the league to showcase itself on the national stage. With 29 games over the next three days, it looks like the NBA plans to do just that. Not to mention Sunday begins the season’s weekly slate of ABC double-headers — usually the two best games of the weekend. Also, be prepared, David Stern steps down next Friday! Let’s take a look at the most critical story
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is on an indomitable scoring tear while leading his team to five consecutive wins. Over the course of that stretch, he has averaged 40.4 points per contest—including a 54 point outing against the Golden State Warriors. Additionally, Durant has scored 30 or more points in nine consecutive games. Not only is he putting up big numbers, he is being exceptionally efficient at it. He is shooting 52.6 percent from the floor and over 39 percent from
Kevin Durant has been single-handedly putting teams away on offense since Russell Westbrook’s knee surgery, and his performances are starting to become historically good. No really. This is starting to get ridiculous, even for him. The forward was having another terrific season heading into January, but one could argue it was not necessarily much better than what he did last season. Through the month of December, Durant averaged 28.3 points per game – in line with the 28.1 points he averaged last
If you haven’t seen Lance Stephenson’s All-Star video, please take a moment to familiarize yourself with it before we begin this column. I’ll wait. For the rest of you—nice weather we’ve been having, right? Yeah. So, you come here often? I hope so. We’ve got some pretty cool stuff here. It’s a nice website. OK– you’ve seen it? So that was pretty cool, right? It reminded me of the old Michael Jordan-Mars Blackmon commercials.