Kobe Bryant, or Magic Bryant? Whatever you want to call him, the Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard has drastically changed his style of play over the past two games for the greater good of his reeling team. And it’s working out quite swimmingly, too. After suffering 10 losses out of 12 contests, Bryant dropped his quest to lead the league in scoring and decided to put his focus on more important things – at least for the current make of this team –
Put a fork in them — both of them. The Lakers and Celtics, that is. They’re done.
Living in a world without limits, SheridanHoops.com’s newest daily feature presents five interesting items from the previous night in the NBA. Seven games were on the schedule on the last Sunday in January. The Lakers gave us a reminder of their glorious past, Carmelo Anthony tied a Knicks team record and the Celtics both won and lost at the same time. Inspector Javert leads us past the bump…”`M’sieur le Mayor,’You’ll wear a different chain!…”
An already aggravating season for the Boston Celtics just got worse today. Celtics All-Star guard Rajon Rondo tore the ACL in his right knee and will be forced to shut it down for the rest of the season. It is possible that Rondo could return for the start of the 2013-14 season, but a timetable for that date will certainly not be clear until after surgery.
After extensive research and deep thought, I have determined the responsible parties in the conspiracy to devalue the career of San Antonio’s Tony Parker. He is, you might have often read and heard, underrated and not appreciated – not, at least, as one of the best point guards of the past decade. When discussions of the great NBA point guards are in progress, Parker is an afterthought.
Making the most of waking hours, SheridanHoops.com’s newest daily feature presents five items from the previous night in the NBA. A slow night in the NBA last night saw the Knicks end a losing streak in Boston, an upset to help a fresh start in Phoenix and a buzzer-beater in Orlando that has a player convinced the basketball gods are against his team. Meanwhile the NBA announced their reserves for the All-Star game, as six first-time players, but not Stepen Curry, will