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Derrick Rose

Chicago Bulls – Derrick Rose is Great & Awful All at Once

Posted on 31 Jan, 2015, by in Basketball

The Chicago Bulls aren’t enjoying their travels out West, losing 99-93 to the Phoenix Suns and making it two in a row, with Derrick Rose still struggling with his shooting, but on the other hand the team looked terrible when he wasn’t playing. More

Kent Bazemore

Atlanta Hawks – The Way Basketball Should Be Played

Posted on 31 Jan, 2015, by in Basketball

With a 105-99 win over the Portland Trail Blazers, the Atlanta Hawks winning streak extends to an NBA-best 18 games, once again displaying the kind of team basketball which should serve as a blueprint for the entire league. More

LeBron James

Cleveland Cavaliers – LeBron James Lets Kevin Love & Kyrie Irving Lead the Way

Posted on 31 Jan, 2015, by in Basketball

Coming off a short rest due to a minor sprain, LeBron James didn’t try and do too much in a 101-90 win for the Cleveland Cavaliers, instead leaving enough room for Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving to express themselves, which means scoring a lot of points. More

Jeremy Lin

Los Angeles Lakers – Jeremy Lin Never Dreamed He’d be Backing Up Jordan Clarkson

Posted on 30 Jan, 2015, by in Basketball

Even teams that tank win from time to time. The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Chicago Bulls 123-118 to get their moment in the sun, with Jeremy Lin doing well off the bench, but his playing time despite the double overtime game never came close to the point guard the franchise is backing, Jordan Clarkson. More

Rasheed Sulaimon

Duke Blue Devils – Rasheed Sulaimon Is the First Player Mike Krzyzewski Kicks Out

Posted on 30 Jan, 2015, by in Basketball

For the first time in the long Mike Krzyzewski tenure as the head coach of the Duke basketball program, a player has been kicked off the team, as Rasheed Sulaimon, the Junior guard who has been relegated to a bench role this season, having the “honor” of setting that mark. More

Jeff Teague, Al Horford, Paul Millsap

2015 All-Star Game Rosters & Biggest Snubs

Posted on 30 Jan, 2015, by in Basketball, Featured

The 2015 NBA All-Star game rosters are set, with the Atlanta Hawks sending three players to the Eastern team, more than anyone else in the league, with Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls, Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors, Jeff Teague (Hawks) and Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors all making their first appearance in the best exhibition game North American sports leagues have to offer. More

Lakers beat Bulls

Lakers Beat Bulls – Embarrassing Moment for Championship Contenders

Posted on 30 Jan, 2015, by in Basketball

There’s losing, and there’s getting beaten by a team that’s trying to lose as much as possible between now and the end of the season. The Chicago Bulls were beaten 123-118 in a double overtime game against the Los Angeles Lakers, as the Derrick Rose approach to basketball didn’t pay off this time. More

Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers – Kobe Bryant Might Not Play Another NBA Game

Posted on 29 Jan, 2015, by in Basketball

Until Kobe Bryant says it’s over we should expect him to return, but with his shoulder injury keeping him for presumably the next nine months, it won’t be too much of a stretch to suggest he has played his final game for the Los Angeles Lakers and in the NBA. More

Hawks Win Streak

Atlanta Hawks – On Course to Make NBA History

Posted on 29 Jan, 2015, by in Basketball

With a 113-102 victory against the Brooklyn Nets, the Atlanta Hawks have improved to 17 consecutive wins, and with every one of them look more and more like a team to be taken very seriously come the playoffs and not just a regular season fad. More

James Harden, Josh Smith

Houston Rockets – James Harden Gets the Help he Needs From Josh Smith

Posted on 29 Jan, 2015, by in Basketball

Not every win for the Houston Rockets is going to be about James Harden playing like an MVP. Even without Dwight Howard, there were plenty of others to help him, especially Josh Smith, in a 99-94 win over the sliding Dallas Mavericks. More