The Lakers decided that beating up on Yao Ming and the Rockets gives the a better shot in winning this series. So they did, tied things at 1-1 as Kobe Bryant scored 40 while Gasol and Odom limited Yao Ming to only 12 points. More
Eddie House, Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen were too much for the Orlando Magic last night who didn’t have anyone rising for the challenge against the Celtics. Boston beat Orlando 112-94 with relative ease despite only 3 points from Paul Pierce, tying the series at 1-1 before heading to Orlando. More
The Rockets couldn’t win against the Lakers in the regular season. They lost 4 times. Come playoff times, none of that matters, as Yao Ming and Ron Artest played great on both ends of the court while Kobe Bryant tried to win the game by himself as the Rockets took Game 1 in LA. Boston continued to make theirs a hard playoff as they dropped game 1 at home, again, to Dwight Howard and the Orlando Magic. More
Derrick Rose adds another piece to his Rookie season with a tremendous block against Brain Scalabrine of the Boston Celtics, who beat the Chicago Bulls and claimed their amazing first round series in 7 games. More
Miami Heat tied their First Round Playoff series with the Atlanta Hawks at 3-3 after their 98-72 win last night, bringing the series to a game 7 in Atlanta. Despite the heavy loss Josh Smith managed to get himself into the highlight reel, alongside Dwayne Wade’s best of the night. More
In today’s game many NBA players get nicknames. Anyone with good sounding initials and just a tad of skills gets the media to nickname him or even worst, he gives it to himself.
On the other hand, not many basketball moves get nicknames, and this is the list of the most memorable plays and moves by some great and less great players to be honored by getting nicknamed. Yes, they’re that awesome. More
After going down in the Rockets Blazers game two nights ago and discovering the severity of his knee injury, Dikembe Mutombo announced his retirement from the NBA and the game of basketball, who said goodbye to one of the nicest and most generous players to play in National Basketball Association. More