Less than 24 hours after Anthony was given a one-game suspension for Monday’s confrontation with Kevin Garnett, the Knicks were preparing to face Indiana without their leading scorer.
Anthony didn’t believe he would be suspended because he said he was just looking to talk to Garnett, not fight. But the NBA ruled otherwise.
This is a new one, basketball fans. And it could change the game forever. The NBA will penalize flopping this season, fining players for repeated violations of an act that a league vice president said has “no place in our game.”
There were two notable holes in the first round of the NBA Draft, both of our beloved basketball teams.
Amar’e Stoudemire just discovered that the nouveaux media landscape and its myriad social networks are filled with semantic landmines – around which he didn’t tiptoe so quietly this week.
The NBA has fined New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith $25,000 for posting a photo of a scantily clad woman on his Twitter account.