Tag: 2011-2012 nba season

  • Chicago Bulls, the Best Fourth Quarter Team in the East

    The Chicago Bulls have the edge above everybody else in the East when it comes to fourth quarters. It doesn’t even matter if Derrick Rose plays or not, averaging 1.07 points per possession in the fourth quarter, limiting opponents to 0.956 in the fourth. The league average is 1.02.

  • How Long Should Metta World Peace Be Suspended By the NBA?

    Metta World Peace, the player formerly known as Ron Artest, is in a place he knows all too well. With everyone wanting to see him suspended for a very long time for his hit on James Harden during the Lakers’ win over the Thunder on Sunday night.

  • Armon Johnson Last to Score For Nets in New Jersey Era

    Armon Johnson scored the last points for the Nets in New Jersey before they head over to Brooklyn, towards a new era and a new stadium. It wasn’t surprising that it seemed to blow by so many people, as the franchise never really managed to become a marquee and vital part of the area and the NBA, despite some years of success.

  • Chris Paul & How Far the Clippers Can Follow Him

    Chris Paul is having an MVP type year some people say. There’s no real chance he takes the award from LeBron James or Kevin Durant, but he deserves at least some consideration. His 33 points, 13 assists and 8 steals game for the Los Angeles Clippers against the New Orleans Hornets was just another example of his ability and importance.

  • Metta World Peace Elbows James Harden; Ejection Now, Suspension Later

    Metta World Peace or the player formerly known as Ron Artest actually went back to his Artest days, branding a great game of basketball between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Oklahoma City Thunder with a disgusting and impossible to understand elbow to the head of James Harden, which took Harden out of the game and got MWP ejected to an ignorant stadngin ovation.

  • Manu Ginobili With the Best Assist of the NBA Season

    Manu Ginobili, like the rest of the San Antonio Spurs, has been in excellent form of late. During their very impressive 121-97 win over the Los Angeles Lakers, Ginobli was one of three Spurs players to score at least 20 points, impressing the most with a bullet of an assist to Matt Bonner.

  • LeBron James and the Hunt for Home Court Advantage

    LeBron James isn’t resting as the playoffs await just around the corner. While Chris Bosh got his second night off and Derrick Rose missed yet another game, the NBA’s best player dominated in an aggressive, playoff-like affair, leading the Miami Heat to a 83-72 win over the Chicago Bulls. Still hope for home court advantage.

  • Don’t Worry About Derrick Rose

    Derrick Rose recently spoke about feeling uncofortable regarding his stardom and his celebrity status. Immediately, people connected that with Rose struggling in the postseason or late in games, shying away from attention and responsibility. The only thing worrying about Rose this season are his injuries, not his ability and will at crunch time.

  • Cancelling the Lottery Might Stop NBA Tanking

    Tanking is one of the illnesses of professional basketball, professional sports in general. The chase for Andrew Luck in the NFL was another example of how the draft, combined with bad seasons, just doesn’t give these teams an incentive to win. The NFL doesn’t have a lottery, but usually, one player doesn’t change the fate of a franchise.

  • Delonte West Giving Gordon Hayward a Wet Willie

    Delonte West isn’t one of the more stable and trustworthy players in the NBA. He has his uses, but he simply isn’t a depndebale guy. Never has been for the Celtics, Cavs, Sonics and this season the Mavs. He came up with a new way to draw negative attention to him for un-related to basketball reasons – Giving the Jazz’ Gordon Hayward a “Wet Willie.”