Oklahoma City Thunder at Portland Trailblazers — 10 PM eastern As the NBA’s regular season winds down, there are still many playoff positions up for grabs, especially in the tightly contested Western conference. Monday’s best game features two of the… Continue Reading
On February 10, at the all-star break, the Los Angeles Clippers traded PF/C Marcus Camby to the Portland Trailblazers in exchange for G Steve Blake and F Travis Outlaw. Even though the Clippers were not on pace to make the playoffs at… Continue Reading
Kobe returns against the Trailblazers today. The Mavericks have taken over second place in the West. What injuries will be most damning come playoff time?
Orlando Magic at Cleveland Cavaliers — 1 PM eastern, telecast on ABC This game will be more interesting in the absence of LeBron James. It’ll also be one the Magic have to win to prove they can play with the… Continue Reading
Almost all NBA experts and fans have resigned themselves to the fact that the Sacramento Kings point guard Tyreke Evans will be crowned this season’s Rookie of the Year. The truth is, they’re probably right in their predictions. That said,… Continue Reading
Kenyon Martin will return against the San Antonio Spurs tonight. Gilbert Arenas begins his all-too-brief jail sentence in Maryland today. LeBron James will likely sit the bench for the remainder of the regular season in preparation for the playoffs.
San Antonio Spurs at Denver Nuggets — 9 PM eastern, telecast on NBA TV The San Antonio Spurs have lost two in a row, and the Denver Nuggets have won their last four — including a thrilling two-point victory over… Continue Reading
Over the next four days, I’ll be writing on what I call my Expectation Series — a four-part set of rankings for the following: most disappointing teams, most surprising teams, most disappointing players, and most surprising players. For every player who… Continue Reading
Georgia Tech forward Derrick Favors will enter the NBA draft. Andrew Bynum says he’ll be back for the playoffs. The NBA will delay its vote on the transfer of the Nets’ ownership until all property in the Atlantic Yards zone… Continue Reading
Dallas Mavericks at Portland Trailblazers — 10 PM eastern, telecast on NBA TV After the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday, the Mavericks need to respond with a win to keep pace in the Western Conference. That will… Continue Reading