In Part I of their Email Extravaganza, Jack and Miles try to figure out why they cheer for Monta Ellis, Kyle Korver, and other certain players. Continue Reading
For Dirk Nowitzki’s Dallas Mavericks, first round playoff exits deem entire seasons failures. Such was the case in 2004 when Don Nelson’s last team was ousted by the Sacramento Kings in five games. The dominant 2007 Mavs will be remembered forever, but on the wrong side of history: they fell after six dramatic games to the eighth-seeded Golden State Warriors. And the 2008 and 2010 squads suffered similar fates, as high aspirations led to new questions and offseason changes after they were easily ousted in late April.
Attempting to run out the clock and seal the team’s victory, Mavericks guard Monta Ellis fired the ball across the court. Yet, there were still 1.3 seconds remaining in regulation, allowing the Spurs to inbound the ball. Inexplicably, however, six Spurs’… Continue Reading
Say hello to Jack Maloney, HP’s newest contributor. You need a Vine, video, picture, or gif from last night? Jack’s got you covered. Continue Reading
Wooooooo, Monta Ellis have the steal. This was some high quality defense from Monta, which you know, is kind of surprising. (h/t @HPBasketball for the video)
The playoffs are here and we have another Spurs and Mavericks playoff match up. How the Mavericks Got Here: The Dallas Mavericks made the playoffs by beating the teams down the stretch and playing with a sense of urgency. The Mavericks… Continue Reading
The NBA Playoffs start in eight days (!!!!!!!!) so each day until then we’ll be taking a look at some of the most important storylines leading up to the best two months of the year. Last night while watching the… Continue Reading
With March Madness taking over the world, the NBA still has a place in the sporting world tonight with a few games on the docket. One of the better match-ups tonight is the selection for game of the night. The… Continue Reading
The Dallas Mavericks couldn’t pick up a win against the Nets last night, but it wasn’t for lack of performance by Monta Ellis. Ellis had 32 points on the night, including a crazy reverse layup early in the 2nd quarter.
“There’s a lot of guys that take a lot of bad shots in this league. I’m gonna play Monta-ball.” – Monta Ellis “Lol, ya, okay Monta. What does that even mean?” – Basketball fans everywhere Based on his last few… Continue Reading