Monday 16th January 2017,

Blogs

Westbrook Becomes 3rd Player in NBA History with 20 Triple-Doubles in a Season

Westbrook Becomes 3rd Player in NBA History with 20 Triple-Doubles in a Season

Russell Westbrook has been having a magical season as the lone alpha dog in Oklahoma City and has managed to do the unthinkable thus far by averaging a triple-double through the first half of the 2016-17 NBA season. In 42 games he is averaging 30.9 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.5 assists per game for the [...]

January 16, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Houston Rockets Expected to be Active at NBA’s Trade Deadline

Houston Rockets Expected to be Active at NBA’s Trade Deadline

Surprise, surprise: The always-aggressive Houston Rockets are expected to be aggressive ahead of NBA’s Feb. 23 trade deadline. In other words: Houston has no plans to change. Here’s ESPN.com’s Marc Stein on Rockets-related rumblings—past, present and future: The Rockets, according to league sources, were among the teams that looked into acquiring Mike Dunleavy last week when [...]

January 16, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Pistons Have Made Kentavious Caldwell-Pope More Untouchable Than Reggie Jackson

Pistons Have Made Kentavious Caldwell-Pope More Untouchable Than Reggie Jackson

In case you’re still wondering whether the Detroit Pistons will match whatever offer sheet Kentavious Caldwell-Pope signs in restricted free agency this summer, the answer is yes. Caldwell-Pope has become their best player, and Stan Van Gundy, per ESPN.com’s Marc Stein, knows it: Stan Van Gundy has openly scoffed at the suggestion that Detroit is [...]

January 16, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Carmelo Anthony Seems to be Getting Suspicious of Knicks President Phil Jackson

Carmelo Anthony Seems to be Getting Suspicious of Knicks President Phil Jackson

In a column for the FanRag sports network, Charley Rosen, a known Phil Jackson confidant, blasted New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony. The line that left everyone questioning the article’s intentions? The only sure thing is that Carmelo Anthony has outlived his usefulness in New York. Rosen, it must be noted, is not Jackson. But [...]

January 16, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri is Looking for the Perfect Trade

Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri is Looking for the Perfect Trade

People rarely mention the NBA’s upcoming trade deadline without also talking about the Toronto Raptors. And that seems to make sense. After all, the Raptors are second in the Eastern Conference. They have a void at power forward. They have a bunch of interesting assets, from first-round picks, to intriguing prospects (Norman Powell, Lucas Nogueira), [...]

January 16, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Isaiah Thomas Closest Thing We’ve Seen to Allen Iverson This Season

Isaiah Thomas Closest Thing We’ve Seen to Allen Iverson This Season

Isaiah Thomas has come a long way from being the basketball equivalent of Mr. Irrelevant. The No. 60 and final pick of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings is now the star for one of the better teams in the NBA, averaging 28 points and six assists per game. Thomas’s lightning quickness, quick [...]

January 16, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Utah Jazz Lose Rodney Hood to Bone Bruise in Right Knee

Utah Jazz Lose Rodney Hood to Bone Bruise in Right Knee

The Utah Jazz just can’t stay healthy. Now that George Hill is back in the everyday lineup, it’s Rodney Hood’s turn to miss some time. He left the Jazz’s Saturday night victory over the Orlando Magic with what the team called a hyperextended right knee, but it looked much worse: Hood underwent an MRI on [...]

January 16, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Greg Monroe Hasn’t Decided Whether He’ll Opt Into Last Year of Contract with Bucks

Greg Monroe Hasn’t Decided Whether He’ll Opt Into Last Year of Contract with Bucks

Greg Monroe is in the second season of his three-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks. The assumption when he signed this pact back in 2015 was that he would opt out of its final year, this summer, and take advantage of the NBA’s salary-cap boom. But a lot has changed since then. The value of [...]

January 13, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Derrick Rose Reiterates He Wants to Remain with New York Knicks Beyond This Season

Derrick Rose Reiterates He Wants to Remain with New York Knicks Beyond This Season

Derrick Rose’s disappearing act before the New York Knicks’ Wednesday night loss to the New Orleans Pelicans has not impacted his planned asking price in free agency. It hasn’t affected his desire to remain in New York beyond this season, either. From ESPN.com’s Ian Begley: Derrick Rose hopes that his decision to leave the New [...]

January 13, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Carmelo Anthony Will Not Waive No Trade Clause

Carmelo Anthony Will Not Waive No Trade Clause

In spite of the New York Knicks’ recent struggles, losers of nine of their last 11 games and sitting in 10th place in the eastern conference, Carmelo Anthony has reiterated that he has no desire to jump ship. Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders is reporting that Melo is unwilling to green-light any potential trade from [...]

January 13, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0
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