Mar 31, 2014, 5:29 PM EDT
The Nets need Kevin Garnett back before the playoffs and are expected to get him early next week. And Andrei Kirilenko should return this week.
Mar 31, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT
Don’t get any ideas. Unless…
Mar 31, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
The Sixers win! The Sixers win! That was enough to move them out of the bottom spot of the PBT Power rankings for a week… which since they are not getting relegated is about the only excitement at the bottom of the table. At the top it is San Antonio then everybody else right now.…
Mar 31, 2014, 11:52 AM EDT
Shawn Marion is one of just six players drafted in 1999 who are still in the NBA.* (That was 15 years ago, Mr. Boeheim.) *Elton Brand, Andre Miller, Jason Terry (barely), Andrei Kirilenko and Manu Ginobili are the others. It’s quite the impressive career for a player who has been so reliant on athleticism. Marion…
Mar 30, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
Doc Rivers kicked Glen Davis off the Clippers bench and into the locker room after an emotional outburst during Saturday’s win over the Rockets.
Mar 30, 2014, 1:19 AM EDT
Blake Griffin left Saturday’s game with back spasms, which isn’t at all a good sign for his team’s postseason chances.
Mar 29, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT
Kevin Garnett has missed the last 15 games with back spasms, and Jason Kidd made it seem like we may not see him for the rest of the regular season.
Mar 29, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT
Andray Blatche managed to miss a wide open dunk in Brooklyn’s win over the Cavs.
Mar 28, 2014, 2:45 PM EDT
Minnesota is now paying the price for David Kahn’s biggest mistake as general manager — refusing to give Kevin Love the full five-year max salary extension. (He was saving it for Ricky Rubio, the guy he drafted.) What Love ended up with was a four year deal — but he pushed for and got on…
Mar 28, 2014, 11:13 AM EDT
The good news for Brooklyn guard Jorge Gutierrez is he just got picked up for the rest of the season — the Nets had picked him up March 6 on a 10-day contract, gave him another one and now he is part of the team for the rest of the season on a minimum contract…
Mar 27, 2014, 3:33 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while hating on the idea of Monopoly “house rules”…. Indiana Pacers. It wasn’t pretty, but what mattered was the fight in the team. And the win over Miami, but more than that the fight it took from them to get there. Indiana had been slogging through the season,…
Mar 26, 2014, 10:21 PM EDT
Midway through the fourth quarter of the Nets’ overtime loss to the Bobcats, Jorge Gutierrez came down with two hands on Cody Zeller, causing both players to come crashing to the floor. The play was originally ruled a flagrant-one, but after the referees reviewed it, the ruling was changed to a flagrant-two which resulted in an…
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, 10:18 AM EDT
I can’t see how these next two years could go wrong for the Lakers.
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 22, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
Nets hope to re-sign Shaun Livingston in free agency, but it’s likely he’ll have offers for more money to play somewhere else.
Mar 21, 2014, 1:29 PM EDT
Brooklyn is doing just fine without Kevin Garnett — 8-2 in their last 10 games outscoring opponents by 8 points per 100 possessions, with the 5th best defense in the NBA and 10th best offense in that stretch. But that is the regular season, the Nets are going to need KG during the playoffs —…
Mar 21, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Friday some of the biggest names — Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker, Julius Randall — all take the court, plus some interesting lesser known players. We talk about seven to watch here.
Mar 20, 2014, 7:46 PM EDT
Jason Collins says at least one other player has taunted him on the court because he’s gay.
Mar 19, 2014, 1:12 PM EDT
Shaun Livingston has been a solid point guard for the Nets this season and he has looked even better of late as the Nets have gotten hot — in his last 5 games he has averaged 11.8 points on 53 percent shooting, plus dishing out four assists a game. He is a quality veteran backup…
Mar 18, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
The Suns were supposed to be in rebuilding mode, but surprised everyone by being a part of the playoff picture all season long. But a recent slide has the team in real danger of missing the postseason, which would now come as a huge disappointment.
Mar 18, 2014, 2:28 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while trying to explain how a python ate your family pet… J.J. Hickson/Kenneth Faried, Denver Nuggets. Let’s be clear — Denver snapped the Los Angeles Clippers 11-game win streak because the Clippers were tired and off. The back-to-back with the second game in Denver trap…
Mar 17, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT
Gerald Green is a bad, bad man. The Suns like to run and that suits Green — the former Dunk Contest champion — just fine. Here he takes the outlet pass, carries the break up the left wing and just decides he can finish over Mason Plumlee. With the double pump. The Nets went on…
Mar 17, 2014, 9:36 PM EDT
Kevin Garnett had been continually listed as day-to-day while missing the past eight games with back spasms, but Jason Kidd announced on Monday he’d be out at least another week pending a re-evaluation.
Mar 17, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT
The Spurs and Clippers have distanced themselves from the pack with double-digit winning streaks and sit on top. The Sixers have anchored themselves to the bottom.
- Report: Anthony Bennett pulled from pro-am by agent, possibly due to his inclusion in Kevin Love trade talks 32
- Report: Sixers fighting against immediate changes to NBA Draft Lottery system 44
- Team USA going small ball, but how many bigs do they keep on the bench? 4
- Report: LeBron James more popular than he ever was with the Heat 14
- Durant says 2014 USA team better than 2010 version that won gold 6
- Kevin Durant knows you’re talking about his free agency but isn’t giving many clues. He liked what LeBron did. 16
- Byron Scott makes ridiculous optimism sound reasonable 44
- Derrick Rose told Carmelo Anthony that if he came to Chicago “the game would be easy” 42