Archive for March, 2007

Ray Allen May Be Done For Season

Ray Allen May Be Done For Season

Ray Allen’s season may be headed for an early conclusion. Seattle’s All-Star guard sat out Wednesday night with continued pain and discomfort from bone spurs in his left ankle, and indicated before the game against Washington that season-ending surgery is […]

by × March 22, 2007 ×
Bogut and Villanueva Out For Season

Bogut and Villanueva Out For Season

Milwaukee Bucks center Andrew Bogut and forward Charlie Villanueva will miss the rest of the season because of injuries. Bogut missed a game for the first time in his career Wednesday night against the Los Angeles Clippers because of a […]

by × March 22, 2007 ×
Agent Zero Drops 42

Agent Zero Drops 42

Gilbert Arenas tried to leave Seattle fans with a souvenir. And “Agent Zero” wasn’t talking about yet another game-winning shot. Arenas crossed over Earl Watson, drove with his left hand, then switched to his right and banked in a short-runner […]

by × March 22, 2007 ×
Spurs Clinch

Spurs Clinch

Tim Duncan scored 27 points, 19 in the first half, to lead San Antonio to a 90-72 victory over the slumping Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. “I thought Timmy was very focused tonight,” Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said. “He was […]

by × March 22, 2007 ×
Kobe Bryant Furious

Kobe Bryant Furious

It’s not even 11 a.m. but Kobe Bryant apparently is “furious” with a story in the Dallas Morning News claiming that he called Texas star Kevin Durant on behalf on Nike. A team spokesman said Bryant “vehemently denies” the story […]

by × March 22, 2007 ×

Paul Silas To Coach Bobcats?

Paul Silas had a prime seat to see the team he most recently coached — the Cavs — play the team he’d love to coach next season — the Bobcats. Silas hopes for an interview to succeed Bickerstaff. But he […]

by × March 21, 2007 ×
Paul Pierce Possibly Done For Season

Paul Pierce Possibly Done For Season

Paul Pierce said he plans to talk with the Celtics medical staff before chatting with Doc Rivers about shutting himself down before the end of the season. (The coach, aware of Pierce’s pronouncement that he was thinking about bowing out, […]

by × March 21, 2007 ×
Raptors Lose Bargnani Long Term

Raptors Lose Bargnani Long Term

Andrea Bargnani will miss a substantial part of the rest of the NBA regular season after having an emergency appendectomy early this morning. According to various Italian media reports, including the website of La Gazetta dello Sport, the 21-year-old rookie […]

by × March 21, 2007 ×
China’s Most Popular Jersey

China’s Most Popular Jersey

Kobe Bryant’s Lakers jersey is the cream of the NBA jersey crop in the United States … and now China. Sales of Kobe’s No. 24 displaced Tracy McGrady as China’s most popular seller. Rankings are based on sales from the […]

by × March 21, 2007 ×

Durant’s Future Tied To Shoe Deal?

Word is Kobe Bryant has already called Kevin Durant on behalf of Nike and that a shoe deal ranging between $30 million and $50 million simply needs to be presented. Taras Brown, the man who sculpted Durant’s game back in […]

by × March 21, 2007 ×
Steve Nash Proved He Is The MVP

Steve Nash Proved He Is The MVP

The mad rush to anoint Steve Nash the MVP a third time in the immediate wake of the Suns’ double overtime victory last week in Dallas now looks to be … well, exactly that. Madness. Almost as soon as Dirk […]

by × March 21, 2007 ×
Eddy Curry Hitting The Wall

Eddy Curry Hitting The Wall

Knicks center Eddy Curry woke up with a stiff back this morning and did not participate in the morning shootaround. The Knicks still say he should play but who knows. They also said Quentin Richardson would play many times and […]

by × March 20, 2007 ×
Critics Tough On Clyde Drexler

Critics Tough On Clyde Drexler

Okay, so I watched that stupid show. AND AFTER WHAT SEEMED LIKE FOREVER, Mr. Clyde Drexler , the pride of the Portland Trail Blazers when they actually mattered, came out on the dance floor of DANCING WITH THE STARS and, […]

by × March 20, 2007 ×
Is Nowitzki The Answer In Crunch Time?

Is Nowitzki The Answer In Crunch Time?

Dallas Mavericks all-star forward Dirk Nowitzki, who is still hearing criticism for his meltdown during a 129-127 double-overtime loss to Phoenix last week, admitted yesterday that he gets tight during pressure situations. “I think everybody who says they don’t get […]

by × March 20, 2007 ×