Tag: Andre Iguodala

  • Best Perimeter Defenders in the NBA

    Best Perimeter Defenders in the NBA

    Stats don’t do players justice when it comes to defense; blocks and steals don’t usually tell the whole story. Everyone knows LeBron James is a great defender anywhere on the court, and so are guys like Josh Smith and Andrei Kirilenko. There are more numbers and figures that help shine a light over those who don’t usually get recognized for their defensive work on the perimeter.

  • Denver Nuggets – Team Basketball is Better Than Kobe Bryant

    Denver Nuggets – Team Basketball is Better Than Kobe Bryant

    The Kobe Bryant scoring streak continues, now at 10 consecutive games with at least 30 points. The Los Angeles Lakers winning streak? Over in the hands of a younger, faster and more balanced Denver Nuggets. Things could get worse, because Dwight Howard might miss some games.

  • Denver Nuggets – Andre Iguodala Finally Winning

    Denver Nuggets – Andre Iguodala Finally Winning

    It’s hard to put a finger on who really made the difference for the Denver Nuggets as they won their first game of the season. Maybe it was the fact that they finally got to play in front of their home crowd, in their new Canaries-yellow jerseys. Maybe it was just Andre Iguodala finally doing what he was brought over for – Defense, an unknown word and discipline recently for the Nuggets.

  • NBA Season Preview: All-Northwest Division Team

    NBA Season Preview: All-Northwest Division Team

    Possibly the best division in the NBA without an actual wimp of a team, but obviously, having the Oklahoma City Thunder as the class act of it, featuring three Dream Team members – Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden, who didn’t make our starting five.

  • London 2012 – Next USA Dream Team Ready for Olympic Games

    After so many injuries to players from the 2008 Redeem team and for others projected to be among the final 12 player going to the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the 12-man roster of the United States men’s basketball team is ready, with five players (LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, Deron Williams and Carmelo Anthony) from the gold medal winning team four years ago.

  • Philadelphia 76ers, More Than Meets the Eye

    The Boston Celtics can’t put on two great games in a row, no matter how much Rajon Rondo penetrates and dishes out; No matter how much respect Kevin Garnett gets for what he does just before his 36th birthday. The Sixers may not have the experience and swag these Celtics do, but they have enough basketball and toughness to win this series.

  • Andre Iguodala Finding Out He is a Clutch Player

    Andre Iguodala embraced the scoring load, something that didn’t work too well for him and the 76ers in the years after the Allen Iverson era. He’s not supposed to be a leading scorer and an automatic go to guy, despite the athleticism and the highlight moves that may hide his offensive problems from less inquisitive eyes.

  • Dwyane Wade Back to Old Self, LeBron James and the Heat Too Good for Sixers

    After a rough start to the series, Dwyane Wade exploded on the Philadelphia 76ers with 32 points, leading the Miami Heat to a 100-94 win and a 3-0 lead in the first round series that seems like it’ll end very soon.

  • Six Players Who Need to Forget About Game 1 and Step Up

    Before the second round of games being in the first round of the NBA playoffs, we take a look at six guys who were a huge disappointment in game 1 and really need to get their S&^% together in sake of their team’s success.

  • Top Ten Dunks of the 2009-2010 NBA Season

    The 10 best dunks of the 2009-2010 NBA regular season.