Apr 29, 2014, 7:09 PM EST
Kevin Durant is shooting 39.6 percent this series.
Apr 27, 2014, 2:23 AM EST
Reggie Jackson saved the Thunder season Saturday night with 32 points.
Apr 26, 2014, 12:31 PM EST
Memphis is getting real help from it’s role players, the Thunder… not so much.
Apr 25, 2014, 8:45 AM EST
The Thunder make the spectacular plays, the Grizzlies keep on grinding to a win.
Apr 25, 2014, 12:16 AM EST
Memphis leads the series 2-1 and have game 4 in their place Saturday.
Apr 24, 2014, 8:44 PM EST
Westbrook’s level of annoyance is impressive.
Apr 24, 2014, 8:00 AM EST
All three series Thursday night are tied 1-1.
Apr 22, 2014, 2:40 AM EST
Mike Conley and Beno Udrih were huge… that Blake Griffin guy isn’t bad, either.
Apr 22, 2014, 12:22 AM EST
Memphis’ offensive execution and ball movement was excellent Monday night, which combined with grit and grind to get them a win and even the series.
Apr 21, 2014, 11:22 PM EST
As a bonus, we’ve got the Kendrick Perkins game tying putback video, too. (That shot is at the edge of Perkins’ range.)
Apr 21, 2014, 5:39 PM EST
Bulls center wins by widest margin since Dwight Howard in 2011
Apr 18, 2014, 2:37 PM EST
Memphis’ grit and grind will make it hard on the Thunder.
Apr 16, 2014, 2:49 PM EST
The Spurs have crushed the Grizzlies and Mavericks this season, so those teams are motivated to avoid a trip to the Riverwalk to start the postseason.
Apr 15, 2014, 2:38 AM EST
Phoenix is out but should hold its heads high after a season where most people thought they would be closer to the Sixers than a playoff spot.
The Extra Pass: DeAndre Jordan has made a leap, is it enough of one for the Clippers come the playoffs?
Apr 11, 2014, 8:00 AM EST
Doc Rivers has worked hard to build up DeAndre Jordan, in the playoffs we wil
Mar 24, 2014, 1:41 PM EST
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 22, 2014, 9:30 AM EST
A poor outing in the NCAA Tournament and his being benched at the end of the game by Mike Krzyzewski alerted America to what NBA scouts already knew — Jabari Parker doesn’t play defense. In the latest edition of the PBT Podcast myself and Eytan Shander of NBC Sports Radio cover bring in Ed Isaacson…
Mar 22, 2014, 12:04 AM EST
Memphis is not going far come the playoffs without Marc Gasol. Which is why him spraining his ankle and leaving the game against the Miami Heat on Friday night was not good news. Nor was this. Gasol leaving American Airlines Arena in a walking boot — Ronald Tillery (@CAGrizBeat) March 22, 2014 These days the…
Mar 15, 2014, 9:30 AM EST
Ultimately Thomas Wolfe will be proven right, you can’t go home again. Not even Phil Jackson. It’s easy to sit back and list the reasons Jackson’s return to the team that drafted him, taking over basketball operations of the New York Knicks, will not work: James Dolan; Jackson has never had any front office experience before;…
Mar 7, 2014, 5:46 PM EST
According to every reliable source, Carmelo Anthony is going to opt out of the final year of his contract this season and look either to re-sign a five-year deal with the Knicks or move on to another team to be part of a contender. If Anthony wants to jump ship and go somewhere like oft-mentioned…
Report: Lakers will wait for 2015 free agents like Kevin Love unless they can get LeBron (Sorry, Melo)
Mar 5, 2014, 10:45 AM EST
The Lakers are poised to make a big free agent splash this summer or the next, and Steve Nash is the lynchpin to the decision. If the Lakers want to go big this offseason, they’ll use the stretch provision on Nash, spreading the amount they owe him across the cap the next three years. But…
Feb 17, 2014, 8:16 PM EST
Today’s PBT NBA Power Rankings — brought to you by the technology of airplane wi-fi — will talk about the All-Star weekend past and the trade deadline coming up, as there weren’t many other games to speak of. 1. Thunder (43-12, Last Week No. 1). Their addition at the trade deadline is simply getting Russell…
Feb 8, 2014, 3:30 PM EST
With Marc Gasol back in the line-up and great fit on the perimeter in Courtney Lee, the Memphis Grizzlies look like a threat in the West again. They can defend with the best in the league, the question has always been if they can generate enough offense come the postseason. They are looking around at…
Feb 7, 2014, 12:55 PM EST
It’s going to be Roy Hibbert. If you were going to bet on one sure thing out of the NBA’s awards this season, you should bet on Roy Hibbert being named Defensive Player of the Year. More than Durant as MVP or Michael Carter-Williams as Rookie of the Year, Hibbert is a lock for DPOY.…
Feb 6, 2014, 8:00 AM EST
Tell me if this sounds at all familiar. 24 years old, about 6-foot-8, 6-foot-9. Roughly 250 pounds. Stronger and faster than just about everyone. Phenomenal basketball IQ. Highly skilled, but often criticized for what he can’t do instead of appreciated for what he does. That’s Blake Griffin. And at one point, that was LeBron James,…
- Rockets general manager Daryl Morey proposes loosening NBA trade rules 4
- Derrick Rose starts rehab, in “good spirits” after knee surgery 10
- Russell Westbrook undergoes procedure to address cheek fracture, will be re-evaluated next week 5
- Russell Westbrook takes knee to face, it leaves dent (VIDEO) 15
- Former All-Star, popular Knick Anthony Mason dies at age 48 16
- Russell Westbrook posts third straight triple-double, Thunder lose anyway 8
- Shane Battier on Carmelo Anthony: ‘Last two years I guarded him, he did exactly what the scouting report said he would’ 15
- Shane Battier: ‘I think a 60-game season would be perfect’ 18