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Jeremy Lin…Once Again

Jeremy Lin…Once Again

In the words of Knicks’ play-by-play man Mike Breen – ‘Jeremy Lin…once again.’ We couldn’t have said it any better Mike. That’s three straight.  That’s three straight games now that seldom-used Harvard grad Jeremy Lin has controlled the Knicks pace and led them to a much-needed W. One great performance may be luck.  Two could still be considered good fortune, but three straight statistical gems culminating in Knicks’ victories is absolutely no fluke. Knicks – Wizards highlights 2/8/2012 We wanted … Read entire article »

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Kevin Love suspended two games for stomping on Luis Scola’s face

Kevin Love suspended two games for stomping on Luis Scola’s face

Minnesota Timberwolves’ power forward Kevin Love has been suspended two games by the NBA for stomping on the face of Houston Rockets’ power forward Luis Scola. The altercation took place this past Saturday when Love and Scola got tangled up with about 8 minutes left in the third quarter of the Wolves’ 100-91 home win.  Love, still reeling from a Scola thrown ball at his groin in their past meeting, retaliates on the defensive end by … Read entire article »

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Jeremy Lin comes up huge in Knicks win over Nets

Jeremy Lin comes up huge in Knicks win over Nets

Seldom-used backup point guard Jeremy Lin came up huge for the New York Knicks in a tightly-contested 99-92 win over the cross-town rival New Jersey Nets Saturday evening. Playing in front of 19,763 eager and frustrated Knicks’ fans, Lin dazzled the Madison Square Garden crowd with an array of impressive drives and scores at the basket. Lin scored a team and career-high 25 points on 10-of-19 shooting.  He also led the Knicks with 7 assists and two … Read entire article »

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Weren’t these rookies supposed to suck?

Weren’t these rookies supposed to suck?

Weren’t these rookies supposed to suck? Remember all that talk pre-draft 2011 about the lack of talent coming into the league?  Wasn’t this supposed to be a so-called ‘down year’ for NBA rookies? Surely you remember all of that utter nonsense, but if not it bears repeating as the overwhelmingly premature generalizations gained momentum like an all-encompassing mid-western tornado this past summer. Thankfully the early returns are in and with about a third of the 2011-12 season completed; … Read entire article »

Filed under: Feature Stories, The Rookie Series

Blake Griffin posterizes Kendrick Perkins

Blake Griffin posterizes Kendrick Perkins

As if whipping up on the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder were not enough.  Clippers’ power forward Blake Griffin decided to take matters a step further by dunking all over the head of one Kendrick Perkins. This is not pretty folks.  Timofey Mozgov is now having reoccurring nightmares in Denver.  He may not be able to play again for weeks. Griffin must of seen LeBron’s dunk from Sunday against the Bulls on ABC and decided to one up … Read entire article »

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Kemba Walker first rookie this season to post triple-double

Kemba Walker first rookie this season to post triple-double

Kemba Walker notched an impressive 20-point, 10-rebound, 11-assist effort Saturday night in a close 102-99 Bobcats’ loss to the visiting Washington Wizards.  It was the first such triple-double effort by an NBA rookie this season, and obviously, the first of young Kemba’s short career. With starting point man D.J. Augustin out indefinitely with what has been deemed as big toe inflammation, Walker has taken the reins at point and done so confidently albeit in just his … Read entire article »

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Tommy Points All Around

Tommy Points All Around

What has gotten into the Boston Celtics of late? It was but a week ago that the ailing veteran ball club lost to an even more dire Suns’ group at home while scoring a total of just 71 points. That shocking home defeat, incredibly, was there sixth in seven games and it only furthered a surging, yet understandable sentiment around the Association that the once-dominant Celtics had the look of an aging giant in need of a serious reality check. But what a … Read entire article »

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Rockets showcasing balanced attack during current winning streak

Rockets showcasing balanced attack during current winning streak

Make that seven wins and counting for the Southwest Division battling Houston Rockets. After besting Kevin Love and the exciting – yes exciting – Minnesota Timberwolves Monday evening in Minnesota, the Rockets are showcasing an extremely versatile yet balanced attack during their current 7-game winning streak. Houston, under new Head Coach Kevin McHale, is consistently getting maximum production from a plethora of guys nightly and the team appears to be getting more comfortable with who they are … Read entire article »

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Young, Wizards spoil Kevin Durant’s D.C. homecoming

Young, Wizards spoil Kevin Durant’s D.C. homecoming

Nick Young led a furious second half 3-point barrage as the lowly Washington Wizards beat the front running Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday night 105-102 from the Verizon Center in downtown Washington D.C. spoiling Maryland-native Kevin Durant’s homecoming. Young scored 24 points for the game, but most of his damage would not come until the 4:35 mark in the third quarter as the 6-7 shooting guard by way of Los Angeles, California knocked down three huge shots from deep … Read entire article »

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Celtics suffering through a brutal stretch

Celtics suffering through a brutal stretch

Wow these are not the Boston Celtics we’ve become accustomed to seeing. The mighty mighty Boston Celtics.  The arrogant, but with reason Boston Celtics.  The solid veteran Celtics that always seem to have an answer. No this is not the Celtics of very recent memory.  These particular Celtics are suffering through a brutal stretch having lost five straight games.  News that wouldn’t be all that alarming if it weren’t for the fact that their recent 5-game losing … Read entire article »

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