If you’ve been ignoring the NBA this season for some reason, you’re missing out on watching Steph Curry develop into one of the biggest stars in the league. His game has reached a whole new level. He’s always been one of the best shooters since he entered the league. Now it’s pretty safe to say he’s also got the best handle. Watch Steph Curry break Chris Paul’s ankles in tonight’s game: Read the rest of this entry »
Whoever is sending these tweets for the @SportsNation twitter account needs to just stop, and log off. I get that someone is trying to drum up conversation, but we are way beyond the point of stupid. Here’s the latest gem:
DeAndre Jordan went for immortality tonight. He failed, but it was still awesome. In what would have been the greatest slam dunk in the history of basketball (NBA, NCAA, Nerf), Jordan attempted to dunk over the San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan, and when I say dunk over I mean jump over completely a-la Vince Carter over Frederic Weis. Check out the Vine after the jump:
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“You mean I have to move again?”
Lost in the craziness of the trade deadline today, Point guard Ramon Sessions was traded to the Washington Wizards for old man Andre Miller.
He will be playing for his 7th different team.
That might not seem too crazy, until you realize this is only Sessions’ 9th season in the NBA.
I had to create a map in order to visualize his travels. You can view it after the jump.
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(I should preface this by saying I am a Brooklyn Nets fan, but definitely not a Knicks hater. I want to see both New York team succeed, but Carmelo Anthony has really gotten under my skin the past few months. Here goes nothing.)
Timing is everything. We have all heard this, but Carmelo Anthony is giving this phrase an entirely new meaning. The NBA Trade Deadline is about a day away (Thursday, 3pm) and Anthony has once again succeeded in making it all about him. The most un-breaking, breaking news was reported today by ESPN’s Marc Stein: the New York Knicks will officially rule out Carmelo Anthony for the rest of the season today and he is headed for knee surgery in the near future. Read the rest of this entry »
Knicks fans are the ones smiling now
The New York Daily News is reporting that the New York Knicks have reached a buyout agreement with
human dumpster fire power forward Amare Stoudemire. Stoudemire, the 2nd highest paid player in the NBA this season at $23,410,988 is averaging 12 points and 6.8 rebounds per game, as the Knicks sit at the bottom of the NBA standings with an embarrassing 10-43 record. Read the rest of this entry »
The Pistons have been on a tear since waiving Josh Smith, and the players heeded some good advice from their coach Stan Van Gundy on how to defend against a last second tip-in to secure the win against the Spurs tonight (NSFW Vine): Read the rest of this entry »
Nick Young has range. Watch him drill a 40 foot buzzer beater vs the Trail Blazers in tonight’s game Read the rest of this entry »
Klay Thompson just put Kevin Durant on a poster. Read the rest of this entry »
Jermaine O’Neal has played 18 seasons in the NBA. The 36-year-old was drafted out of high school by the Portland Trail Blazers in 1996, was a 6-time consecutive All-Star for the Indiana Pacers from 2001/2002-2006/2007, and most recently played with the Golden State Warriors last season where he averaged 7.9 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. There has been recent speculation that he is considering a return to the NBA, and the veteran took to Twitter to speak about it. Read the rest of this entry »