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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

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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

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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

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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

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NBA Today: March 19

The Nets have 14 more games to get three more wins and avoid infamy. Jordan is thrilled to be the owner of the Bobcats: “I’ve never been asked to be out at the forefront of an organization. I never had… Continue Reading

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Game of the Day: March 19

From now on, I’ll try each day to make a recommendation for an NBA game you all should pay attention to. I’ll try to talk about nationally televised games as often as possible, so you all can watch them. Now… Continue Reading

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The NBA’s Best Young Talent

As I’m wallowing in the pathetic, bracket-slaying defeats of the first round of the NCAA tournament (are you reading, Georgetown?), I thought I’d move my mind to brighter things. So despite the alarming number of franchise players that might be… Continue Reading

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Reviewing the Mavs’ Winning Streak

Well, I’m glad that’s over. The Dallas Mavericks’ alarming 13-game winning streak came to an abrupt end on Saturday after a 128-94 thrashing by the Knicks (or should I say “David Lee and company”). While a run of that many… Continue Reading

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Welcome

Welcome to Saving the Skyhook, my new blog about all the important news in the NBA. What you’ll find here Ideally, I’ll be posting my thoughts on the biggest issues the league’s facing on a daily basis. In many cases,… Continue Reading