Mar 25, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT
“It used to drive me crazy that he was so lazy. You got to have the responsibility of working every single day. You can’t skate through s—-.” Kobe Bryant talking about Shaquille O’Neal in a profile of him in the latest edition of The New Yorker. You should go read the entire article, this is…
Mar 25, 2014, 3:55 PM EDT
Ryan Anderson has been out of the Pelicans’ lineup since January 3 due to a herniated disc in his neck, an injury suffered in a game against the Celtics. Conventional treatments were not getting the injury to heal, so he will undergo surgery next month to fix the problem, the team announced Tuesday. As you…
Mar 25, 2014, 3:21 PM EDT
Let me start here (something I heard from several sources): Don’t believe that the Golden State locker room/coaching staff/organization is a hippie love in just because they are near Berkley. There are some tensions in there, some real frustrations, just ones masked by wins. Which brings us to this news: Warriors coach Mark Jackson has…
Mar 25, 2014, 2:42 PM EDT
Tuesday night in the “we have Phil Jackson now and you don’t” showdown between New York and Los Angeles, the Knicks really need a win to keep any playoff hopes alive. The tanking Lakers could use another loss. Not surprisingly Pau Gasol will not be part of the Lakers lineup Tuesday night. Gaol sat out…
Mar 25, 2014, 2:07 PM EDT
Best part of this team video is Victor Claver naming them in Spanish.
Mar 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT
Despite rumors out of New York, Derrick Rose is not returning to the Bulls this season for the playoffs.
Mar 25, 2014, 12:53 PM EDT
San Antonio’s Jeff Ayres heard a baby crying in his empty hotel room, and Tim Duncan backs him up. Creepy.
Mar 25, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT
Goran Dragic is playing nearly 35 minutes a night for the Suns and would like to rest this summer, but that means letting down his national team.
Mar 25, 2014, 8:44 AM EDT
The former NBA player was sleeping while a report of his death became widely circulated. He woke up to the surprise.
Mar 25, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
The Greek Freak loves everything about the NBA… except that nickname. But it’s grown on him.
Mar 25, 2014, 1:55 AM EDT
Shhh, don’t tell anyone, but Tyreke Evans has been playing well lately in New Orleans. Also, LeBron James is good at basketball.
Mar 25, 2014, 12:08 AM EDT
Miami needed a win and LeBron James was going to make sure they got it. He came out gunning (15 first half shots) and behind him the Heat led most of the way against the Trail Blazers in the second half. Miami was up by 7 in the final two minutes… then gave it all…
Mar 24, 2014, 10:28 PM EDT
Atlanta police are investigating what Shaq’s attorney said is “horseplay” and the victim’s attorney said required surgery to repair.
Mar 24, 2014, 8:32 PM EDT
San Antonio has won 13 games in a row. Philadelphia has lost 24 games in a row. Tony Parker sitting out for the Spurs Monday night isn’t going to change the outcome of this game. And he is sitting this one out, coach Gregg Popovich made official. Injury report: Spurs guard Tony Parker (soreness, left…
Mar 24, 2014, 5:22 PM EDT
LeBron James is frustrated with the Heat’s defense, with the lineup changes, with the injuries slowing him down — but mostly he’s frustrated with the losing. After the Heat’s latest loss to a sub .500 team he seemed to call himself and his team out, which is what a leader should do, after the last game. In…
Mar 24, 2014, 4:14 PM EDT
Burglars got about $100,000 in jewelry, clothes and more from Nick Young’s house while he dropped 26 on the Magic. Swaggy P is most pissed about the Nike Air Yeezy shoes being gone.
Mar 24, 2014, 4:07 PM EDT
NC State’s T.J. Warren is going pro and is expected to be a mid first round pick, but how he fits in his game at the NBA level will be interesting.
Mar 24, 2014, 2:22 PM EDT
Greg Oden is playing it down, but he will start against the team that drafted him No. 1 all those years ago. It will be emotional.
Mar 24, 2014, 1:41 PM EDT
San Antonio has won 13 in a row, they remain in the top spot, Philly has lost 24 in a row and remains in the bottom slot. Hey, guess which two teams play this week?
Mar 24, 2014, 12:52 PM EDT
The potential No. 1 pick (no lower than No. 3 unless his back has serious long term damage) says he wants to speak to the Kansas coaching staff and fellow Cameroonian Luc Mbah a Moute first.
Mar 24, 2014, 8:44 AM EDT
The NFL pretty much mints money for its owners. It is the unquestioned biggest sporting league in the United States. It is an 800 pound gorilla — it gets whatever it wants. Mark Cuban thinks that will be its undoing. And soon. Cuban owns an NBA team in a football city and had some interesting…
Mar 24, 2014, 2:33 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while eating a $250 hamburger… Jarrett Jack, Cleveland Cavaliers. Earlier on Sunday the Atlanta Hawks had lost and so the Knicks had real motivation at the Garden vs. the Cavaliers — win and NY is just two games back of the last playoff spot in…
Mar 24, 2014, 1:20 AM EDT
Pau Gasol played his usual minutes in the first half of the Lakers eventual win over Orlando Sunday night, but didn’t come out of the locker room for the second half. The team announced that he had become ill at halftime complaining of dizziness and nausea. He did not return to the game. Then after…
Mar 24, 2014, 12:58 AM EDT
The Cavaliers’ Jarrett Jack was in the zone in the second half. The Knicks had led by 17 in the second quarter — and with a win they would move within 2 games of the final playoff spot in the East. Then Jack happened. He was knocking down rainbow jumpers, getting into the lane and…
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