NEW ORLEANS – After being dethroned as Sprite Three-Point Shooting Champion, Kyrie Irving, added another piece of hardware to his growing collection. Thanks to 31 points—24 in the second half—and 14 assists on 14-of-17 shooting, the Cleveland Cavaliers third-year point guard out of Duke—and 2011 NBA Rookie of the Year—helped lead the East to a 163-155 […]
The most attractive show-other than the game itself-during NBA All-Star Weekend has always been the Dunk Contest. Props like Blake Griffin’s jumping over a car and Dwight Howard wearing a Superman costume years ago, have help the image of the Dunk Contest, but the reality is that the Dunk Contest on many occasions has been close to jumping the […]
Due to a nagging knee injury, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was replaced by New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis in the 2014 NBA All-Star Game. Since 1998, Bryant has been in 16 All-Star Games, missing only two. Once in 1999, because he was suspended and in 2010 because of an injury, has averaged 20 points […]
Despite the struggles for the 20-31 New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony is once again playing at an MVP-like level in keeping them in playoff contention. Anthony and the Knicks stand tenth in the Eastern Conference after losing Sunday evening to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 112-100. Despite the loss, Anthony is having a great year averaging 27.1 […]
Despite being a half game out of the final playoff spot in the East, the Detroit Pistons fired head coach Maurice Cheeks after 50 games. Currently 21-29 and behind the Charlotte Bobcats, Cheeks’ ouster was first reported by Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojanarowski Sunday afternoon, is the eighth coach to be fired by Pistons general manager Joe […]
After a week of turbulence off the court, the Cavs’ six game losing streak came to an end. They arrived at the Verizon Center ready to play with energy, as they did a good job executing the ball beating the Washington Wizards, 115-113. This is the first win after the firing of General Manager Chris […]
As the NBA Trade deadlines nears, no player is safe.