Tag Archive: NBA

Apr 20

Even a Spurs legend couldn’t stifle a yawn during their Game 2 win

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  Predictions for the first-round playoff series between the 67-win San Antonio Spurs and injury ravaged Memphis Grizzlies were fairly consistent in expecting a dominant showing for the higher-seeded team. All four of our BDL writers predicted a sweep, and San Antonio’s dominant Game 1 victory did little to change opinions of this matchup’s level …

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Apr 14

Lakers Corner: Kobe’s Final Game

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Before I start, let’ get one thing straight. About 30 prior to the Utah Jazz vs Los Angeles Lakers game last night, the Jazz found out that they were eliminated from the playoffs. That information may have affected the team’s play. If it were reversed, and the Utah Jazz needed a win against the Laker …

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Apr 10

NBA Playoff Picture: Cleveland can’t clinch, Bulls still alive

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With less than a week left in the NBA’s regular season, several games per night make a big difference in the fights for playoff berths and seeding. This post catches you up on everything that matters to these races. GAMES THAT MATTERED A LOT [Follow Dunks Don’t Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all …

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Mar 18

The Sports Bank.net: Painfully Obvious that John Groce Must Go; Immediately

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At this point, John Groce is pretty much Tim Beckman minus the horrendous and embarrassing public speaking gaffes. This past season, Groce’s on-the-court product deteriorated to the same dark depths as the football on-the-field product under Beckman. With yesterday’s news that junior guard Kendrick Nunn was arrested on charges of domestic battery, we’ve now seen …

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Mar 18

Bucks-Grizz gets weird: Henson ejected, Barnes just runs off court

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Wednesday’s matchup between the Memphis Grizzlies and Milwaukee Bucks got awfully physical in the fourth quarter, with Bucks big man John Henson getting uncharacteristically wrestling-heelish on a pair of late-game plays that would lead to flagrants, technicals, one clear ejection, one ejection-that-wasn’t, and the latest installment in the ongoing saga that is Matt Barnes’ insistence …

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Mar 18

10 Friday Questions 3/18

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1. What is one thing you find yourself complaining about the most? 2. What was the last thing you ate for dinner? 3. Describe your favorite tshirt: 4. How many trips a week do you make to the grocery store? 5. Got any vacations planned for this year? If so where? 6. If you could …

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Mar 01

Sports Clubs_ The SJ Guide to Finding Sponsorship

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Need money for your sports group? Stressed about how to pay the bills? Here are some ideas to get sponsorship. My kids played in travel leagues, both in soccer and fast pitch and this can get expensive. The costs add up quick, and it can sometimes be a burden to the family. Sponsorship is a …

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Feb 24

J.J. Redick wants DeAndre Jordan to shoot FTs right-handed

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It looks as if a new potential free throw guru has emerged, and this one would figure to be a little more likely to catch Jordan’s ear. Clippers guard (and Vertical podcaster) J.J. Redick, a career 88.6-percent shooter, has an idea for Jordan. He wants him to shoot right-handed. From Dan Woike of the Orange …

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Feb 24

The Sports Bank.net: Kyrie Irving gets Apology from Hotel over Bed Bugs

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Kyrie Irving, and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers, may not get much resistance from the Eastern Conference this postseason, but mother nature does have a secret weapon to stop Irving- bed bugs. The disgusting, tiny vermin are an under-the-radar clickbait topic. All of us sleep, have a bed, and hence bed bugs are like …

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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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