Archive for the ‘NBA’ category

Wizards’ Otto Porter Doesn’t Even Budge on a Tony Snell Back Cut

March 3rd, 2015
Houston Rockets superstar James Harden earned Internet fame with his mixtape of terrible defense, but this missed assignment may have topped all of that. In the final seconds of the Chicago Bulls' 97-92 win over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday, Bulls swingman Tony Snell cut toward the baseline while Aaron Brooks dribbled ...

Nene Unleashes Vicious Blow to Bulls’ Joakim Noah and Earns Flagrant Foul

March 3rd, 2015
Emotions are running high in the United Center as the Chicago Bulls and the Washington Wizards compete for playoff positioning. There are no easy baskets allowed, especially in the fourth quarter of this game.Check out the video above as Nene unleashes a vicious blow across the face and knocks Joakim Noah ...

Phil Jackson Reportedly Fined for Comments on OSU’s D’Angelo Russell

March 3rd, 2015
The NBA has reportedly fined New York Knicks president Phil Jackson for recent comments he made regarding top 2015 NBA draft prospect D'Angelo Russell. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports had the news on Tuesday: After witnessing Russell in action for Ohio State during the Buckeyes' 81-57 victory over Nebraska on February 26, ...

Houston’s Josh Smith Hits a Pair of 3-Pointers, Shushes Hawks Crowd

March 3rd, 2015
Houston Rockets forward Josh Smith spent the first nine years of his NBA career with the Atlanta Hawks, frequently aggravating fans with his poor shot selection, particularly behind the three-point arc.With the Rockets taking on the Hawks in Atlanta on Tuesday, Smith hit two treys in his former home arena—one ...

5 2015 NBA Playoff Teams Running on Fumes Heading into the Stretch Run

March 3rd, 2015
The NBA's postseason picture isn't crystal clear just yet, but several squads have done enough to solidify their status as inevitable entrants into the playoff field.  However, just because franchises made headway early in the year doesn't mean they've been able to sustain championship-caliber paces as the 2014-15 regular season winds ...

LeBron James Passes Ray Allen on NBA’s All-Time Scoring List

March 3rd, 2015
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James didn't let his role in the team's prior loss impact his play on Tuesday against the Boston Celtics. James erupted for 21 first-half points to all but ensure a Cavs victory and made history before the evening was over at Quicken Loans Arena. He passed Ray ...

Washington Wizards vs. Chicago Bulls: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

March 3rd, 2015
Behind a balanced attack from Nikola Mirotic, Aaron Brooks and Pau Gasol, the Chicago Bulls defended their home floor and beat the Washington Wizards, 97-92 on Tuesday. For the second game in a row, Mirotic led the way in the scoring department, dropping 23 points on 6-of-13 shooting. He wasn't just ...

Lakers Reportedly Filing Hardship Exception to Allow 16-Player Roster

March 3rd, 2015
Citing the deluge of injuries across their roster, the Los Angeles Lakers have filed for a hardship exception to receive a 16th roster spot.    Eric Pincus of the Los Angeles Times reported the news on Tuesday:NBA rosters are typically capped at 15 players. Under certain circumstances, the league may permit the temporary ...

Will the Dangerous Boston Celtics Make Noise in the NBA Playoffs?

March 3rd, 2015
The Boston Celtics are hanging on in the playoff race, even after trading away two of their best players, Rajon Rondo and Jeff Green, and losing another key player in Jared Sullinger. Yet since acquiring Isaiah Thomas and implementing him in the backcourt with Avery Bradley and Marcus Smart, the Celtics have the ...

Tony Allen Suspended By Grizzlies: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

March 3rd, 2015
Memphis Grizzlies swingman Tony Allen has been suspended for Tuesday's game against the Utah Jazz because of a violation of team rules. ESPN's Chris Vernon reported the news of Allen's punishment mere hours before tipoff: Ronald Tillery of The Commercial Appeal provided a more detailed explanation, citing Grizzlies head coach Dave Joerger: Allen ...