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Head-to-Head Futility: How the Knicks’ and Wolves’ losing streaks match up

Jan 8, 2015; New York, NY, USA;  Fans wearing paper bags sit court side at the game between the New York Knicks and the Houston Rockets at Madison Square Garden. Houston Rockets won 120-96. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota and New York go head-to-head on March 19th, so one of them is guaranteed to win at least once more this year. As the season bottoms out for both Flip Saunders’ and Derek Fisher’s teams, let’s take a moment to explore the past 15 games of futility for each franchise. Continue Reading

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A giant compilation of great NBA moments from 2014

Dec 17, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; The Atlanta Hawks bench celebrates in the third quarter against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

The best of 2014 in videos, Vines, .gifs, stories, and tweets. Continue Reading

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15-Footer, 12/30/14: Power ranking Tuesday’s games

Dec 17, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan (21) shoots the ball over Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) during the first half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Rankings here! Get your rankings! Continue Reading

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Lion Face Lemon Face: Thad Young’s 3rd Quarter, Ban Injuries

Dec 16, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves forward Thaddeus Young (33) shoots as Washington Wizards forward Kris Humphries (43) defends during the third quarter at Verizon Center. Washington Wizards defeated Minnesota Timberwolves 109-95. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Lion Face: RAWR Lemon Face: *squints* *puckers lips* *winces* Lion Face: Thaddeus Young Before the season, the Minnesota Timberwolves appeared capable of (at least) hovering around the .500 mark, before being depleted by injuries to Ricky Rubio, Nikola Pekovic and 10-year veteran… Continue Reading

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15-Footer, 11/15/14: Enter the Wu-Tang

Nov 8, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes up for a break away dunk against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

We enter the Wu-Tang for tonight’s 15-Footer. Continue Reading

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15-Footer, 11/7/14: Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday

Nov 5, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe reacts in the fourth quarter against the Memphis Grizzlies at US Airways Center. The Grizzlies defeated the Suns 102-91. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Suns-Kings leads the way on this second Friday of the season. Continue Reading