NBA Today: March 22

Great news, Warriors fans. Your team’s being sold. Jared Jeffries, a defensive stalwart by even Ben Wallace’s standards (not), seems to think D’Antoni, renowned for not caring about defense, cares about the Knicks defense. LeBron’s thrilled about getting Big Z… Continue Reading

Game of the Day: March 21

San Antonio Spurs at Atlanta Hawks — 8 PM eastern, telecast on ESPN I recommend for today an interconference matchup between the Spurs and Hawks. The Spurs have been playing well of late, winning eight of their last ten games,… Continue Reading

15,000 and counting: how does he do it?

LeBron James is a freak of nature. That’s all there is to it. The reigning MVP is basically a shoo-in to secure another one this year, heads the league in PER, plays four (or, arguably, five) positions, is a great… Continue Reading

NBA Today: March 20

LeBron James is the youngest player to reach 15,000 career points. Andrew Bynum exits the Lakers game with an Achilles injury — this will be his fourth stint away from the team because of health issues. Jeremy Tyler, the high… Continue Reading

Game of the Day: March 20

Boston Celtics at Dallas Mavericks — 9 PM eastern On the first day of the second round of March Madness, the NBA sure isn’t supplying you with a whole lot of excellent matchups to tune in to. Not that it… Continue Reading

Mama, there goes that man

Mark Jackson, the NBA’s second all-time assists leader, is looking for a new job. The 14-year league veteran, who now does color commentary for NBA games on ESPN and ABC and previously did the same for the Nets on the… Continue Reading