The Warriors knocked off the Spurs today to knot their series back up, 2-2. And they did it with Steph Curry on a balky ankle. Tomorrow night, the Thunder and Bulls will try to even up their series as well. If you know who’s going to win each of these series, you could probably make a fortune. The NBA future is about as unclear as it ever gets right about now. For a couple teams, though, the future is getting a
Is it an exaggeration to call Jrue Holiday a member of the elite point guard class in the NBA? Not entirely. Sure, it was only last November that Holiday was coming off a disappointing third season in which his reclining numbers and lower efficiency ratings had many analysts wondering whether he had reached his ceiling as nothing more than a competent point guard. This season, however, Holiday has indisputably become a worthy All-Star selection and has earned a rightful place on the short
There’s an age-old axiom that states: you don’t set out to build a wall. You lay one brick as perfectly as that brick can be laid, and you do it every day, and soon you will have a wall. The Miami Heat didn’t set out to break the NBA’s all-time longest win-streak of 33 games – a 41-year old record held by the 1971-’72 Los Angeles Lakers — but as they continue to stack win after win, it is becoming well
On a special Tuesday night the NBA featured two nationally televised games. The Boston Celtics looked to continue their winning ways without Rajon Rondo and the Lakers looked to get over the .500 mark against their rival Oklahoma City Thunder. Russell Westbrook had other plans for LA, though.
On the heels of Monday night’s 91-94 loss to the Charlotte Bobcats, the Boston Celtics have been hit with more bad news. Backup guard Leandro Barbosa injured his knee in the third quarter and had to be carried off of the court. An MRI on Tuesday revealed that he did, in fact, tear his ACL, and will now miss the rest of the season. Jared Sullinger, whose season ended recently after undergoing surgery on his back, tweeted words of encouragement to his teammate.
While we get ready for Lent, Valentines Day and the All-Star break, SheridanHoops.com presents five interesting items from the previous evening’s NBA games. Six games were on the schedule on Monday night. The Spurs won without their “Big Three” in Chicago, the Nets ended their losing streak in Indiana and seven was the luckiest and unluckiest number in Charlotte.