Here’s the question of the day: “How can Marc Gasol win Defensive Player of the Year, but not be on the All-Defensive First Team?” It’s a puzzling one, isn’t it? But thankfully, we have an answer. That is, the media votes for the player of the year awards, while coaches vote for the All-NBA teams [...]
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Jordan Crawford didn’t play a single minute in the Celtics’ 92-86 game five victory over the Knicks last night, but he had no problem stirring up some controversy. After another miserable night shooting the ball (8-24 FG), Carmelo Anthony was kindly reminded by Jordan Crawford that Kevin Garnett slept [...]
There aren’t many times that you’ll find yourself using “said something smart” and “J.R. Smith” in the same sentence, but I guess this is a special occasion. When Rondo is out there, [the Celtics] are in a certain flow. When he is not out there, they sort of don’t know who to go to or [what] plays to run [...]
MVP Ladder Newcomers: LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Paul George, Kevin Durant and Brandon Jennings. 1) Andre Miller Game one stats: 27 minutes, 28 points, 11-16 FG, 5 assists, 3 rebounds. Not only did Miller score a game-high 28 points in 27 minutes off the bench, but he also blew by a 23-year old rookie in Draymond Green for the game-winning [...]
I’ve always been a big believer that there should be an MVP of the Playoffs. Of course it’s a tough award to give out because: (1) there’s a guy called LeBron James and (2) it’s common sense to give the MVP to someone who takes their team to the Finals, but luckily I have the 2006-2007 Baron Davis to thank for helping [...]
A little over a week ago, DeAndre Jordan threw down a dunk on Brandon Knight that was so vicious, that Knight died from it. Alright, he didn’t actually, but someone on the internet took advantage of Wikipedia’s anyone can edit policy and changed his bio. But luckily for Knight, he wasn’t the only one to [...]
He missed the potential game winner in regulation against the Jazz last night, but Paul Pierce sure made up for it in overtime, as he scored seven of his game-high 26 points in those final five minutes. And the man who had the task of making his life difficult was fourth-year pro DeMarre [...]