Archive for July, 2017

NBA Playoffs: Damian Lillard predicts Trail Blazers will win in 6 vs. Warriors

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017:

Usually players don’t want to give any extra motivation to their opponent, but Damian Lillard doesn’t believe in that. The Trail Blazers guard appeared on CSN Northwest’s postgame show after the regular-season finale Wednesday night and made a bold prediction for the NBA Playoffs: Trail Blazers in six games over the Warriors. Citing multiple sources, […]   Read More →

Russell Westbrook says basketball is only friend on court

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017:

Russell Westbrook and James Harden have a friendship that goes back to when they were kids. The pair grew up in the same neighborhood in Los Angeles and were both on the Thunder from 2009-12. They continued to maintain that friendship, even when Harden moved on to the Rockets. As for the Cavs game, Williams […]   Read More →

Former Pacers, Pistons coach George Irvine dies at 69

Thursday, July 20th, 2017:

George Irvine, a sharpshooting forward who played alongside Julius Erving in the ABA and went on to a lengthy NBA coaching career, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 69. Irvine is perhaps best known for three stints as an NBA head coach — with the Pacers from 1984-86 and again briefly in […]   Read More →

Rockets’ Patrick Beverley fined $25K for fan exchange

Monday, July 17th, 2017:

2017: As noted above, the Griffin injury hurt, but so did not taking advantage of Rudy Gobert missing nearly the entirety of Game 1 with a knee injury. Yes, Paul had a poor Game 7 by his standards to close the series (13 points and nine assists on 6-of-19 shooting). But the Clippers don’t force […]   Read More →

Phil Jackson: Carmelo Anthony ‘would be better off somewhere else’

Saturday, July 15th, 2017:

And in Friday’s Phil Jackson doesn’t want Carmelo Anthony on his team news, the former Bulls and Lakers coach had something else to say about everyone’s favorite New York Knick. We’ve not been able to win with (Anthony) on Cheap High Quality Soccer Jerseys the court at this time, the Knicks president said in a […]   Read More →

Kevin Durant questionable for Game 2 with calf strain

Thursday, July 13th, 2017:

Later, George accused the media of stirring up a controversy that wasn’t there, and he asserted that he’s not selfish. I’m still very pleased with my teammates, he said. But his willingness to rip them to the media is a trait that rubs some the wrong way, although they know their place in the pecking […]   Read More →

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