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. Amid the plenitude of… Continue Reading
Apparently, Mark Cuban and the Mavs know they can “kill” anybody. Tony Parker has returned for the Spurs. Make the call: was this a foul that should have been called on Kevin Durant?
San Antonio Spurs at Phoenix Suns — 10:30 PM eastern, telecast on ESPN There’s nothing quite like witnessing the struggle between an unstoppable force and an immovable object. And the Spurs-Suns matchup has come to represent this struggle over the… 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. The playoffs are arriving,… Continue Reading
Joe Johnson will sit out at least a couple games for the Hawks with a sprained thumb. Kenyon Martin, after an extended absence, hopes to return to Nuggets practice today. Which teams squeeze the most out of a penny?
Oklahoma City Thunder at Utah Jazz — 9 PM eastern Did you enjoy your day off from the NBA? As much as people may despise me for it, I was happy Duke won the tournament. Any claim that Butler “deserved”… Continue Reading
The San Antonio Spurs are arguably the most dominating team of the last decade or so. What’s not arguable, however, is that they’ve been the most reliable. The Lakers won three straight championships to start the 21st century and added… Continue Reading
Mikhail Prohorov is reportedly planning to offer Mike Krzyzewski between $12 million and $15 million annually to coach the Nets, but the Duke coach again completely denies interest in the position. Don Nelson has tied Lenny Wilkens for the most… Continue Reading
No NBA games scheduled for Monday, so I can’t very well recommend one. Ponder the Spurs and Celtics’ unlikely wins Sunday instead. Or watch 24. That’s what I’ll be doing.
I remember feeling completely shocked having heard the news that the Boston Celtics had acquired Ray Allen from Seattle and Kevin Garnett from the Timberwolves prior to the 2007-2008 season. What a stacked roster, I thought. Pairing two of the… Continue Reading