DALLAS – The Mavericks will play at least one more game without their Chandlers. Center Tyson Chandler and small forward Chandler Parsons have been ruled out for Monday’s home game against the New Orleans Pelicans, who are on a five-game winning streak despite missing superstar power forward Anthony Davis and point guard Jrue Holiday. It will be the third consecutive game that Chandler has missed due to a hip contusion suffered when he took a hard charge from Toronto’s Amir Johnson during Tuesday’s win over the Raptors.
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The Pelicans will also be missing several key players. The Dallas Mavericks are on a two game slide, and could really use a win against New Orleans to get things headed back in the right direction. However, they'll need to right the ship without two starters, as Tyson Chandler and Chandler Parsons...
Damian Lillard has been named the Western Conference Player of the Week for the week of February 23rd to March 1st. During that time, the Trail Blazers faced the San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Sacramento Kings, walking away victorious from each contest. Per the NBA.com press release: Lillard led the Trail Blazers to […] Damian Lillard named Western Conference Player of the Week - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Heat guard Goran Dragic addressed the media Monday in Miami.
In an intense and physical playoff-type affair, LeBron James and James Harden put on an offensive clinic for the ages, but it was the Houston Rockets who beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in overtime 105-103 at Toyota Center Sunday afternoon.
In light of Washington's recent slump, there's been much made of the front office's decision to let Trevor Ariza walk in free agency, but it was still the right move. Washington's recent slide, coupled with Rasual Butler's nasty regression and Paul Pierce's slumping play has sparked some revisionist history from this fanbase in regards to the handling of Trevor Ariza's free agency. The short of it: The Wizards badly miss Ariza on both ends of the floor, and were wrong in letting him walk in free agency. This seems to overshadow the fact that the Wizards did offer Ariza a contract well...
Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler, a Tomball native, is expected to miss three to six weeks with a grade 2-3 ligament strain in his left elbow, CSN Chicago reported Monday. Butler left the Bulls’ game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday with an elbow injury, with an MRI providing the official results Monday morning. […]
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With the Bulls suffering two more injuries, who will step up? Zach Harper and Chris Towers provide some insight.
The Houston Rockets showed the streaking Cleveland Cavaliers they have the grit required to win a playoff series. James Harden did some cooking and LeBron James missed some free throws. The hard-nosed Rockets win over the Cavaliers in overtime delighted a national TV audience, ignited the Harden for MVP conversation and arguably crashed the SB Nation servers for most of today. If you missed the game. Here's eight great videos from the instant classic. LeBron James landed a chase down block on James Harden. This happened twice. In the third quarter things got friendly. Patrick Beverley went...
Tyson Chandler and Chandler Parsons will miss Monday night's game against New Orleans because of injuries, leaving the Mavericks without two of their frontcourt starters for the second straight game.
Kevin Garnett bought 1,000 tickets for the Timberwolves' game against the Clippers Monday night. It took fans less than three minutes to claim them.
Previewing the Suns game at Miami, a pace duel with injuries affecting Knight's homecoming and Dragic facing his ex-team.
Checking in on the flaming wreckage that is left of the Lakers tank. Welcome back to TANK WATCH, loyal reader. The All-Star Break left this column on a two and a half week hiatus. Let's check in on the Lakers' tank: OH NO WHAT HAPPENED????? THEY WON HOW MANY GAMES IN A ROW??? A three-game winning streak. From this Lakers team. Unbelievable. Even after a Sunday loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Lakers are left with just a 1.5 game "lead" on the Orlando Magic for the 4th best lottery odds. Screenshot courtesy of Tankathon So just how did the Lakers experience so much success...