Quick Notes: “Pels Upset Cavs”

One of the bigger regular season upsets took place last night – the victim: Cleveland. Coming off a rough loss to San Antonio over the weekend, Cleveland looked to rebound v. the Anthony Davis-less Pels in New Orleans. Instead, AD’s former UK running mate Terrence Jones stole the show w/ 36 points, 11 boards & 3 blocks. ‘Nawlins snuck away w/ a W & now sit … Continue reading Quick Notes: “Pels Upset Cavs”

Nate “The Great” Thurmond Passes at Age 74

Warriors legend Nate “The Great” Thurmond has passed away at age 74 after a short battle with leukemia. Considered to be one of the top 50 greatest NBA players of all time, Thurmond’s’ resume boasts the following: 7x NBA All-Star 2x NBA All-Defensive First Team 3x NBA All-Defensive Second Team NBA All-Rookie First Team Jersey retired by both the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors … Continue reading Nate “The Great” Thurmond Passes at Age 74

“Free Agent Frenzy: Mikey’s the Big Winner!”

It’s July 2nd. The deals we’ve seen in the past 24 hours have been absolutely insane. With the NBA’s salary cap jumping to $94 million, you’re seeing INCREDIBLE transactions get done. Here’s a quick look at all of the deals!: F Nicolas Batum re-signed w/ Charlotte: 5 years/$120 million – Charlotte retains its versatile playmaker with a max contract. F Marvin Williams re-signed w/ Charlotte: 4 … Continue reading “Free Agent Frenzy: Mikey’s the Big Winner!”

Just Hold On, We’re Not Going Home: Game 5 Recap

The Scoop: cleaning up yesterday’s action in the Association… NBA Finals (Game 5) CAVS 112, Warriors 97  Stats Leaders: Cavs: PTS: Tied (Kyrie Irving, LeBron James) – 41 | REBS: James – 16 | ASTS: James – 7 Warriors: PTS: Klay Thompson – 37 | REBS:  Andre Iguodala– 12 | ASTS: Iguodala – 11 Top DOG of the Night: Kyrie Irving (41 points on 71% from the field, 6 asts, 3 rebs, 2 stls) Quick … Continue reading Just Hold On, We’re Not Going Home: Game 5 Recap

2016 All-NBA Teams Announced

Today, the league announced its All-NBA teams, aka the 15 best players from the past season. There’s definitely a couple of surprises on list, here’s a look at it! FIRST-TEAM F LeBron James F Kawhi Leonard C DeAndre Jordan G Russell Westbrook G Stephen Curry SECOND-TEAM F Kevin Durant F Draymond Green C DeMarcus Cousins G Chris Paul G Damian Lillard THIRD-TEAM F Paul George F … Continue reading 2016 All-NBA Teams Announced

OKC “Shocks” San Antonio in 6

Looking back, it’s unbelievably difficult to believe San Antonio crushed Oklahoma City by 32 points to win Game 1. Five games later, OKC is advancing to face the defending champion Warriors in Round 3. What a turn of events. From a lifeless squad with more than a few choke jobs under their belt to embarrassing Gregg Popovich’s bunch in a close out, Game 6 victory, OKC … Continue reading OKC “Shocks” San Antonio in 6

Dave Joerger Hired As Kings Head Coach

Well, that didn’t take long! Just two days after getting canned by Memphis, Dave Joerger has reportedly agreed to a 4 year/$16 million contract to become Sacramento‘s next head coach. Despite an extensive search that included Mark Jackson, Vinny del Negro & Patrick Ewing, Vlade Divac moved quickly on Joerger shortly after hitting the market. During the press release, Divac had this to say about … Continue reading Dave Joerger Hired As Kings Head Coach

“The Scoop: May 2nd Edition”

Cleaning up yesterday’s playoff action in the Association… GAME 7 Hornets 73, HEAT 106 Stats Leaders:  PTS: Goran Dragic – 25 | REBS: Hassan Whiteside – 12 | ASTS: Kemba Walker – 6 Top DOG of the Night: Goran Dragic (25 points, 6 rebounds) Quick Recap: Miami’s D was suffocating from the jump, suffocating Charlotte into a rough scoring night (73 points) and limiting Kemba Walker to just 3-16 shooting. Goran Dragic coming … Continue reading “The Scoop: May 2nd Edition”

“Can Tim Duncan Ride Off Into The Sunset?”

Arguably, (and most of the time not arguably), the greatest power forward to ever grace the NBA turned 40 years old today. Furthermore, that same power forward is currently competing for a chance at a sixth championship in nearly his second decade, grey hairs and all. However, Tim Duncan has seen a significant decline in numbers this past season. His points per game average has dipped … Continue reading “Can Tim Duncan Ride Off Into The Sunset?”