In case you missed it last night, Russell Westbrook went full beast mode, dropping 17 points, 15 boards, and 16 assists. He also made perhaps the most improbable dunk of the season (totally on purpose), and even finished strong in the post game interview. 504 more words
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Heading into his fourth season, San Antonio Spurs point guard Cory Joseph was still a mystery to the NBA, though one that some light would be shed on with Patty Mills expected to miss half the season while recovering from shoulder surgery. 669 more words
Father Time finally lost a foot race.
Everyone had written obituaries for the Tim Duncan Spurs — multiple times over the previous years — but that team died like Freddy Krueger. 316 more words
X-factors, glue guys, garbage men, sleepers…the following players have all been linked with one of these glorious cliches at some point in their career. Acquiring top flight talent through the NBA Draft or via free agency is easier than it seems but finding the right “underdog” is a very tough process. 940 more words
It was one of those fluke plays that seems innocent enough, Portland’s Robin Lopez was going up for a rebound and his hand hit the back of Boris Diaw’s head. 220 more words
What the best coaches do well is understand a player’s game then put them in a position to play to their strengths, not ask them to do too much. 633 more words