Apr 2, 2014, 10:46 PM EDT
Marcin Gortat accomplishes something that Rajon Rondo couldn’t a few years ago.
Mar 31, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT
Don’t get any ideas. Unless…
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 27, 2014, 12:33 PM EDT
Depending on your perspective, the Washington Wizards either blew their game against Phoenix last night by falling behind by 25 points in the third quarter or showed resiliency by cutting the deficit to three points late. Considering the Suns ultimately won, 99-93, you can guess how the Washington players interpreted the game. Marcin Gortat, via…
Andre Miller blames comments he made at a team meeting for benching and subsequent trade from Nuggets
Mar 23, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT
Andre Miller believes comments he made in a specific closed-door meeting resulted in his being traded by the Nuggets.
Mar 22, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT
Wizards’ big man Drew Gooden was fined for starting a late-game altercation with Nick Young of the Lakers.
Mar 22, 2014, 7:59 AM EDT
It started with Drew Gooden, who had been frustrated with the perceived lack of calls going his way. There was 2:14 left in the eventual Wizards 117-107 win over the Lakers Friday night when Gooden got tangled up with the Lakers’ Nick Young and the Wizards forward wrapped up Young’s arm and yanked it as Gooden…
Mar 21, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT
Andre Miller says the Nuggets portrayed him as a villain, but didn’t provide any details beyond that.
Mar 21, 2014, 10:45 AM EDT
Whatever value Drew Gooden provides the Wizards offensively, he’s still an absent-minded defender. (hat tip: Zach Harper of Eye on Basketball)
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 20, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT
In 1997, The Washington Bullets became the Washington Wizards (though not directly due to the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, as many believe). Wizards, a corny nickname with no local significance, hasn’t really caught on among the city’s passionate basketball fans. But it won’t change back to Bullets for two main reasons: 1. Most fans have…
Mar 19, 2014, 2:44 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while thinking it’s crazy that “Lost” is 10 years old… LeBron James, Miami Heat. Nobody likes it when their ex-girlfriend walks into the party looking smoking hot. LeBron pretty much did that to the Cavaliers on Tuesday night — he had 25 points in the…
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.
Mar 17, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT
Gooden has given Washington a dangerous, hot-shooting lineup.
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 16, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT
John Wall splits two defenders near mid-court before putting the exclamation point on a win over the Nets with a thunderous slam.
Mar 15, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT
There are plenty of players who make exaggerated vocal noise during the course of an NBA game, with Carlos Boozer of the Bulls perhaps heading up that very long list. While it’s accepted to a certain extent, it’s also nice to see a veteran of the game point out just how ridiculous it is. During…
Mar 13, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT
“I didn’t touch him. All he did was scream. The ref gave him calls all night because he was screaming.” That was from John Wall talking about Kemba Walker after the Bobcats beat the Wizards Wednesday night. The league is not fond of people questioning their officials’ integrity (regardless of cause) and on Thursday came down…
Mar 13, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT
With the Bobcats clinging to a three-point lead over the Wizards midway through the fourth quarter Wednesday, Kemba Walker rose for a corner 3-pointer. John Wall appeared to contest the shot cleanly, but the refs called a foul. Why? Wall, via J. Michael of CSN Washington: “I didn’t touch him. All he did was scream,”…
Mar 12, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT
“From that day forward, I knew I was the guy, the leader, and I knew that they trusted me.”
Mar 10, 2014, 2:41 PM EDT
And the first Eastern Conference team comes in at …
Mar 10, 2014, 12:56 PM EDT
“Quick, 15-20 seconds, throw few punches, then referees jump in and break this thing up.”
Mar 9, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
This wasn’t exactly a dunk on the Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo, but he was certainly in the vicinity. Martell Webster got loose on the break, and was quick enough to the rim to avoid the long rookie, but threw the dunk down with such force that he landed somewhat awkwardly on his backside.
Mar 3, 2014, 3:43 PM EDT
The PBT power rankings have returned with not a lot of change from last week — Miami, Indiana, San Antonio and Oklahoma City are the top four (in whatever order you wish) then there is a gap to the Clippers, Rockets and teams trying to knock on that door. Meanwhile the Sixers look like they…
- Lakers deny rumor they are waiting around for Doc Rivers to be coach 25
- James Harden: “Dwight and I are the cornerstones of the Rockets. The rest of the guys are role players.” 76
- Mavericks signing Al-Farouq Aminu to two-year, minimum salary contract 12
- Report: Ballmer’s $2 billion Clippers offer nearly double what Bank of America valued team at 16
- Report: Jameer Nelson near $2.7 million deal to join Dallas Mavericks 17
- Report: Mavericks void Rashard Lewis’ contract after it’s discovered he needs knee surgery 13
- Report: Sixers, Nuggets or Celtics could become third team in Kevin Love trade to Cavaliers 48
- Five biggest surprises from Summer League 14