In the NBA, luck be a wobbly knee. By now, you've heard. Derrick Rose's right knee buckled in the third quarter of a game against the Portland Trail Blazers and he had to be assisted off the court. The MRI has yet to be performed but the story is all too familiar.
Rumblings that the Wolves loss was a 'good loss', a high-character loss, or what have you, started appearing on Twitter. See, the Clippers won but they didn't deserve it. As all things Internet go, an ensuing counter-argument developed: In essence, the team that outscores the other team is the winner. No exceptions.
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This is something I wrote for my Creative Writing class. The idea was to write about a place you found compelling, so naturally I picked the one place I could
It takes guts for a group of NBA players to say, "we don't even know what you or your team are about to do, but we sure as hell don't want to find out." More importantly, it takes a player with gravitas to elicit such vulnerability.
Carter-Williams electrified a Philadelphia 76ers crowd—one that's still confident their team's plateau is 16 wins— to the tune of four treys, 12 assists and one solitary turnover. He also broke the record for most steals in a debut game with an alarming nine. You know, just for good measure.
Joakim Noah is wonky, unconventional, wonderfully unique and awesome.
It's Sophomore Week! Remember Jeff Teague's brother?