Apr 2, 2014, 6:06 PM EDT
The league admits that Jermaine O’Neal did goaltend on Monta Ellis’ layup with :16 seconds left in overtime of Warriors win over Mavs Tuesday night. That doesn’t help Mavs at all.
Apr 2, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT
We talk about Stephen Curry in the clutch (and who is in his class), and Thursday’s showdown between the Thunder and Spurs.
Apr 2, 2014, 2:01 AM EDT
Damian Lillard, Golden State’s backcourt have big nights.
Apr 2, 2014, 12:01 AM EDT
Stephen Curry is an assassin.
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 21, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
Then he won’t mind this post.
Mar 21, 2014, 3:01 AM EDT
Milwaukee would not go away. They are not good but you have to like that this late in a lost season they are still playing hard nightly. But they don’t have anyone like Stephen Curry. Curry had 14 of his 31 in the fourth quarter and he was making plays — like this ridiculous circus…
Mar 21, 2014, 2:41 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while watching your bracket go up in flames on the first day… Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors. Credit the Milwaukee Bucks, they would not roll over, they fought and made Golden State work for it. Stephen Curry was the guy that was not going to…
Mar 18, 2014, 9:33 PM EDT
Iguodala suffering from knee tendinitis
Mar 17, 2014, 8:44 AM EDT
Stephen Curry is a bad, bad man.
Mar 17, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
One in four shots in an NBA Game this season has been a three. That number is only going to go up.
Mar 17, 2014, 2:57 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while watching the King of the Hill/True Detective mashup… Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors. Early in the third quarter Houston took an 18 point lead over Golden State and seemed to be in complete control. Then the shots from Warriors backcourt started to…
Mar 17, 2014, 1:00 AM EDT
Golden State and Portland are in the packed middle of the Western Conference playoff race, coming into the game the Warriors were the six seed, 2.5 games back of the Trail Blazers. Both teams needed a win and this game had a real playoff feel, with the Trail Blazers leading by 18 and the Warriors…
Mar 14, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
In ESPN’s Fab Five documentary, Jalen Rose discussed how he felt about Duke while playing at Michigan. Rose: I hated Duke, and I hated everything I felt Duke stood for. Schools like Duke didn’t recruit players like me. I felt like they only recruited black players that were Uncle Toms. To many, that’s still the…
Mar 13, 2014, 4:09 PM EDT
Coaches are micromanagers almost by nature. They want control, they want to set things up. So in crunch time, when their team needs a bucket, they almost inevitably call a timeout to set up a play. Of course, that also lets the defense make substitutions and set themselves up as well, but coaches want that…
Mar 13, 2014, 9:13 AM EDT
To quote Cartman: Respect my authoritah. Blake Griffin basically said that with this dunk. He has broadened his game this season, adding a far more consistent jump shot to go with handles and improved defense (which he showed off all night on the pick-and-roll against Stephen Curry), but the man can still dunk. With authoritah. As…
Mar 13, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
BOSTON – When he was about 8 years old and accompanying his dad to his NBA games, Tim Hardaway Jr. used to grab a basketball and wander onto the court beyond the 3-point arc. There, he’d attempt NBA 3 after NBA 3. It’d be years until he’d make them regularly and even longer until he…
Mar 10, 2014, 8:04 PM EDT
All the audio and video you need to enrich your NBA feud of the day.
Mar 7, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
BOSTON – Game-planning for the Golden State last season, the Phoenix Suns wrote “Finesse” on their whiteboard. “Be physical with them, and they tend to back away,” said Jermaine O’Neal, who played for Phoenix last year. Now a Warrior, O’Neal didn’t hesitate to share the observation of their defense with his new teammates. “I told…
Mar 6, 2014, 1:52 AM EDT
Kyle Korver was 0-of-5 from three Wednesday night in an Atlanta loss to Portland. That ends his streak at a record 127 consecutive NBA games with a made three-point bucket, an NBA record. Korver passed former Celtic Dana Baros back in December to take the record away (it had been 89) and kept right on…
Mar 5, 2014, 3:09 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while watching Jimmy Fallon, Idina Menzel (or Adele Dazeem if you prefer) and The Roots sing “Let It Go”… Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder. Tell me again how this team is better off without him? Westbrook had a triple double — 13 points, 10 rebounds…
Mar 4, 2014, 10:38 PM EDT
This was the kind of game that makes you think Golden State can do a lot of damage in the playoffs. They played good defense (Pacers had just 101.4 points per 100 possessions) and the Warriors hit their threes (10-of-20). They also executed better and had options at the end of the game. Klay Thompson‘s…
Mar 4, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT
You know Mark Jackson is going to bring this up to Stephen Curry every day for the next 100 years. Jackson, a career 33.2 percent shooter from three who never averaged more than 3.3 attempts from beyond the arc a game, took on Stephen Curry (8.1 threes a game this season, hitting 41.6 percent of…
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