Category Archive: NBA

Jan 26

Report: Blake Griffin out 4-6 weeks after breaking hand in fight with Clippers’ staff

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Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin has missed the last month with a quadriceps injury, but by traveling with his team during its recent Eastern road swing, it was assumed that the forward was soon to return. [Follow Dunks Don’t Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] Unfortunately, it appears as if …

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Jan 19

Best NBA Betting Games This Week by MyBookie.ag

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Some matchups in the NBA are really exciting to watch, such as the Dallas Mavericks’ win on Monday night over the Boston Celtics in overtime. Dirk Nowitzki turned the clock back and dropped 31 on the Celtics — but those who took the “under” in that game got hammered, even though the Mavericks and the …

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Jan 14

Top NBA Games in the Second Half of the 2015-16 Season

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Despite having what looks like only a small handful of title contenders, the NBA and its current class of superstars have made the league as exciting to watch as ever. And just as popular is betting on the Association, for both NBA fans and general sports gambling enthusiasts alike. The second half of the 2015-16 …

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Jan 03

Duncan goes scoreless for first time in pro career

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Tim Duncan remains one of the most important players on the Spurs at 39 years old, a mark of his startling dependability and understanding that he has to adjust his role to the realities of what qualifies as advanced age in the NBA. Yet Duncan has now encountered a few statistical lows in what could …

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Dec 25

The Sports Bank.net: Caitlyn Jenner-ESPY Publicity Stunt Tops 15 Most Popular of ’15

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The great Bob Costas nailed it. He referred to the Caitlyn Jenner ESPYs Courage Award as “a crass exploitation play.” That’s exactly what it was. Regardless of your feelings on Caitlyn Jenner, there was nothing commendable or courageous about how her ESPY came about. That was an agent-driven, publicist negotiated quid pro quo, and nothing …

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Dec 25

Kobe tops Steph, LeBron, KD in first round of 2016 All-Star voting

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The NBA released the first round of voting results for the 2016 All-Star Game on Friday, and it sure looks like fans want to see Kobe Bryant head to Toronto and suit up for one more mid-February exhibition classic. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar leads all vote-getters at the end of the first round, receiving …

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Nov 20

Static’s Bulls Corner: Bulls defeat Suns

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Derrick Rose might be considered the face of the Chicago Bulls, but Jimmy Butler continued to prove that the team’s offense should run through him. The pressure was on Butler last night as the Bulls started the first of their four game road trip in Phoenix against the Suns. Butler put on a show as …

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Oct 31

LeBron James says he plans to play all 82 regular season games

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Riiiiiight. One of the goals for David Blatt and the Cavaliers this season is to get their key guys some rest and make sure that the core — specifically LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love — is rested and ready for the postseason. The Cavs will sacrifice regular season games to make this a …

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Oct 28

Static’s Bulls Corner: Bulls defeat Cavs 97-95

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The Chicago Bulls showcased their new offense last night against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Bulls defeated the Cavs 97-95 in what I viewed as a surprise win against their obvious toughest Central Division opponent. Under the helm of rookie coach Fred Hoiberg, the Bulls appeared to be more of a threat on the offensive side …

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Oct 09

No Guts, No Glory: Dwight Howard says he played through torn MCL and meniscus

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Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard’s health has been a trending topic the past few seasons after missing double digits games. That’s why a lot of people were surprised when Howard told the media that he has 10 good years*left in him. Last season, he missed almost two months due to knee injuries that plagued him …

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