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Blake Griffin Blocks Jordan Clarkson

NBA Scores & Standings

Posted on 20 Oct, 2017, by in NBA

The usual short lineup of Thursday night games included an interesting matchup between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the New York Knicks, as Carmelo Anthony squared up against his former team. Lonzo Ball made his debut with the Los Angeles Lakers, while the weakened Chicago Bulls kicked off their season in Toronto vs the Raptors. More

Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin’s Season Ended Before it Even Began

Posted on 19 Oct, 2017, by in NBA

25 minutes, 18 points, 4 assists. That is the stat line that will remain intact, unchanged, throughout the 2017-2018 NBA season for Jeremy Lin. A patellar tendon rupture means he won’t play another game for the Brooklyn Nets this season. More

Lin, Russell

5 Things to Expect from Jeremy Lin & the New-Look Brooklyn Nets

Posted on 18 Oct, 2017, by in NBA

After winning only 41 games in the last two seasons, the revamped and optimistic Brooklyn Nets have Jeremy Lin setting ambitious goals for the team. Here are 5 things I expect and hope to see from both the team and Lin himself in 2017-2018. More

Kyrie Irving Meme

12 Best Memes From Opening Night in the NBA

Posted on 18 Oct, 2017, by in NBA

Maybe the most telling thing about how NBA fans feel about Gordon Hayward is the lack of memes making fun of his injury on the league’s opening night, with meme makers focusing their funny bones on other players and events. More

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving

NBA Opening Night: Celtics vs Cavaliers, Rockets vs Warriors Predictions

Posted on 17 Oct, 2017, by in NBA

So the NBA season with the predictable ending is about to start. The Boston Celtics with Kyrie Irving are coming to play the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James on opening night, followed by the Houston Rockets, with the Chris Paul-James Harden tandem making its debut, visiting the defending NBA champions and basically unchanged Golden State Warriors. More

LeBron Wade

NBA Season Preview: Golden State Warriors & Not Enough Teams In Their Way

Posted on 16 Oct, 2017, by in NBA

As the 2017-2018 NBA Season opening night approaches, it’s difficult to find anyone willing to predict a champion other than the Golden State Warriors. Some people will probably go for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Even fewer will mention the Boston Celtics, San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets. But that’s about it. Four months after the end of a dominant playoff run, hardly anyone sees the upcoming season as a competitive race between a few equally good contenders. More

Jaylen Brown

Boston Celtics’ Jaylen Brown Showing Off his 1-on-1 Skills vs a Friend

Posted on 15 Oct, 2017, by in NBA

It’s always impressive to see how good an NBA player is against a normal person. Jaylen Brown of the Boston Celtics looked just like that playing against a fan and a Division 2 basketball player, Trevin Steede. More

Dirk Nowitzki

10 Oldest Players in the NBA Heading Into the 2017-2018 Season

Posted on 14 Oct, 2017, by in Featured, NBA

This season’s list of 10 oldest NBA players (if they don’t get cut before the season starts) includes two players from the San Antonio Spurs (not surprising), and only four players remaining who were born in the 1980’s: Vince Carter, Manu Ginobili, Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry. More

Briante Weber Ejected

Briante Weber Ejected for Friendly Trash-Talk With DeAndre Jordan

Posted on 14 Oct, 2017, by in NBA

There’s no such thing as a friendly moment of trash talking in the NBA according to the officials, as Briante Weber of the Los Angeles Lakers learned in the preseason game against the Los Angeles Lakers. More

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony Curses Referee, Gets T’d Up

Posted on 11 Oct, 2017, by in NBA

Not getting the call from the referee can be a frustrating thing. Carmelo Anthony showed his frustration during a preseason game, and got a technical foul for it. More