Golden State Warriors
O’Neal had season highs of 23 points and 13 rebounds to carry the load for an undermanned frontcourt, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Brooklyn Nets 93-86 Saturday night.
Having now surpassed the All-Star break and trade deadline, the NBA season now heads into the stretch run. Naturally, ticket prices for premier large market teams, especially those on the bubble, are through the roof.
For all of you who overpay like me to watch games in person or at home via cable/satellite/internet, you are getting swindled. We pay to see stars. Unfortunately, too often we are getting the understudies.
Joe Johnson scored 27 points in the Brooklyn Nets’ season-high fourth straight victory, a 102-98 win Wednesday night that snapped the Golden State Warriors’ 10-game winning streak and prevented the first 7-0 road trip in NBA history.
Christmas has arrived early for NBA fans — and it has sleeves. Though judging by the reaction on social media, the league’s reported holiday jerseys may as well be a big ol’ lump of coal.
Their 63 points was the lowest scoring output for the Knicks this season. It also was the lowest shooting percentage of the season for any NBA team, according to Golden State.
On a night when Stephen Curry couldn’t miss, a big play by guard Raymond Felton helped seal the deal for New York.
Carmelo Anthony scored 35 points, J.R. Smith hit the tiebreaking shot with 1:10 left, and the New York Knicks overcame Stephen Curry’s NBA season-high 54 points to beat the Golden State Warriors 109-105 on Wednesday night.
The NBA’s two highest scorers, Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony lock horns in a mouth-watering match-up on Christmas Day.
Wasn’t Brook Lopez supposed to be the Nets’ weak link defensively? It turns out that Brooklyn can be just as generous with the seven-footer center on the sidelines.
Mark Jackson looked around Barclays Center and saw friends, family and familiar faces from a lifetime of New York basketball. What he saw on the court was pretty special, too.
I have the Lakers over the Heat in six games in the NBA Finals. This is my nightmare scenario, but I think the Lakers have a better roster top to bottom. I can’t imagine the Heat will be able to find an answer for Howard down low.
The Warriors said that “although not condoning his previous actions that led to the extortion attempt, the Warriors fully support Coach Jackson during this time.”
No more “Couching Tiger.” And now, after six straight stunning games, certainly no more “Hidden Dragon.”
Just where Lin has been all of Mike D’Antoni’s life is a mystery. Actually, his whole road to Harvard is a mystery.