Paul George gave it his all Tuesday night against the Timberwolves, scoring 37 points, rebounding seven balls and coming away with four steals. The effort wasn’t enough against a Timberwolves team that, let’s face it, isn’t that great. Not only did the Pacers lose, but they lost a close game
Andrew Bogut and the 76ers have reportedly agreed to a buyout, potentially setting the veteran center up for a move to Cleveland. The Vertical reported Bogut and the 76ers have reached an agreement, leaving the Australian big man to evaluate his next step. ESPN.com reported earlier Monday that the Cheap
Mark Cuban has some kind of thing for Russell Westbrook the Mavericks owner never misses a chance to knock the Thunder guard down a few pegs. According to pretty much everybody, Westbrook is the second favorite to win this season’s NBA MVP award. Listed at +120 odds at Bovada, Westbrook
“The greatest rapper of all time died on March 9th.” Those are the words of rapper Canibus, uttered on “Second Round Knockout,” his famous 1998 diss record aimed at LL Cool J. They’re a nod to the late, great Notorious B.I.G., who was killed in Los Angeles the year before.
The 2017 MLB All-Star Weekend will begin with the SiriusXM Futures Game on Sunday, July 9, at Marlins Park in Miami. Hayward isn’t an isolation-heavy player, though. Instead, he scores 28.6 percent of his points in the pick-and-roll, where he ranked in the 87.1 percentile with 0.98 points per possession
For the Pelicans, making a large, long-term commitment to Holiday comes with risk. He averaged 15.4 points and 7.3 assists last season, but struggled with injuries in his first three seasons in New Orleans, playing 139 of 246 games from 2013-16. But letting Holiday walk would leave the Pels with
That’s strengthened the bargaining position of the Pelicans once free agency opens this weekend. The New Orleans brass remains concerned that Holiday fully intends to test the market in the coming days, and that he might have already convinced himself that he should be elsewhere. But the market has shifted.
The Warriors also have another option up their sleeve: Durant as the ball handler and Curry as the screener in a 3-1 pick-and-roll, similar to what the Cavaliers run with James and Irving. Curry is a better screener than Durant, and Durant is one of the best pick-and-roll scorers in
Harper finished the night 3 for 5 with the two homers, a double and four RBIs. As for participating in next week’s Home Run Derby, Harper said, “No chance.” Scherzer, who struck out at least 12 batters in a game for the third time this season, pleaded with Nationals manager
It feels like years ago at this point, but after Cleveland lost seven of its last 11 games in the regular season and handed the No. 1 seed to the Celtics, there was serious concern about the Cavs overcoming inconsistent play and porous defense and escaping the Eastern Conference playoffs.