Archive for the ‘NBA’ category

Minnesota Timbertrolls 90210 Season Trailer Is Perfect

October 21st, 2014
This is perfect. The Minnesota Timberwolves have undergone a gigantic makeover this offseason, trading Kevin Love and acquiring a lot of young talent. Just like the cast of the hit '90s TV show Beverly Hills, 90210 when they started anew at West Beverly Hills High School.And thus, the Minnesota Timbertrolls were born. Make sure you ...

Brandon Rush Injury: Updates on Warriors Guard’s Back and Return

October 21st, 2014
The Golden State Warriors have one of the most talented backcourts in the NBA. On opening day, though, they could have slightly less depth, as Brandon Rush continues to deal with back spasms. Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears has the details: The San Francisco Chronicle's Rusty Simmons noted the official diagnosis: Although he ...

Warriors vs. Clippers: Live Score and Highlights from 2014 NBA Preseason

October 21st, 2014
The Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors are clashing for the second time this preseason Tuesday evening.  You can catch all the action on TNT.  Keep it locked here on Bleacher Report throughout the night for real-time updates, highlights and analysis of all things Clippers-Warriors. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Shabazz Napier Forcing Way into Miami Heat Point Guard Conversation

October 21st, 2014
Shabazz Napier once seemed like another reason for LeBron James to remain with the Miami Heat. "No way u take another PG in the lottery before Napier," King James tweeted in April. Team president Pat Riley denied that James actively had anything to do with the organization's decision to acquire Napier (by ...

11 NBA Training Camp Invitees Who Look Like Locks to Make Their Teams

October 21st, 2014
Is anyone else relieved that the NBA preseason is almost over? Everyone maybe? Nothing against exhibition games or anything, but there's only so much of the NBA Summer League's end-of-roster backwash that any self-respecting hoops head can stand before he/she can't stands no more, as Popeye might say. Surely, the league's players ...

Nik Vucevic and Magic Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

October 21st, 2014
Entering his fourth year in the NBA, center Nikola Vucevic has reportedly come to terms with the Orlando Magic on a contract extension that will run through the 2018-19 season. The Orlando Sentinel's Josh Robbins broke the news, while Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears added details of the extension: Jeff Zillgitt of USA ...

How Rudy Gobert Can Become the NBA’s Next Feared Interior Force

October 21st, 2014
You can already start to feel it. The vibes surrounding Rudy Gobert have been pumping with positivity since summer league back in July. They would soon carry over into the 2014 Basketball World Cup, where he posed as a difference-maker down the stretch in France's awesome upset over Spain.  And now we're ...

Houston Rockets vs. Miami Heat: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

October 21st, 2014
The Houston Rockets visited the Miami Heat Tuesday for the first time in the post-LeBron James era, and two of the former Big Three pushed the Heat to a 90-85 win, making a three-game winning streak for Miami.  Dwyane Wade led all scorers with 26 points, hitting 11 of his 17 ...

Early Takeaways from Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah, Pau Gasol Pairing

October 21st, 2014
Bringing in Pau Gasol this past summer was a move that everyone knew would benefit the Chicago Bulls in one way or another. But it’s yet to be clear exactly how. The oddest part of Gasol’s fit with his new team is that he comes in next to Joakim Noah, who ...

5 NBA Teams That Will Greatly Exceed Expectations During 2014-15 Season

October 21st, 2014
Quick, grab your glass-half-full-seeing goggles. Optimistic NBA projections are among us. Preseason predictions aren't inflexible doctrines. Many of them are overly harsh. Some NBA teams are generating too much hype (Philadelphia 76ers), while others aren't receiving enough attention (Cleveland Cavaliers). Consider this your official crash course in righting those injustices. By "injustices," we mean ...