Posts tagged "phoenix suns"

Despite Almost Blowing 22-Point Lead, Bulls Shrink Magic No. to 3 After 'Fortunate' Win

Despite Almost Blowing 22-Point Lead, Bulls Shrink Magic No. to 3 After 'Fortunate' Win
With five games remaining in the season, the Bulls shrunk their magic number to three to clinch the East with a 97-94 win over the Suns. The Bulls (57-20) almost completely lost a 22-point third-quarter lead, but pulled out the 97-94 win over the Suns (37-40) on Tuesday at the United Center. The Celtics (54-23)... Read more »

Dunk Porn: Blake Nearly Teabags Polish Hammer... But It Didn't Count (Video)

Dunk Porn: Blake Nearly Teabags Polish Hammer... But It Didn't Count (Video)
Blake Griffin damn-near Timofey’d Marcin Gortat on Sunday afternoon. Unfortunately, it didn’t count, as he was called for a charging foul and was T’d up for his reaction to the call. And, expectedly, the Staples Center Red Team lost to the Suns one day after losing to the… Cavs?: (h/t: Devin Kharpertian) After the game, Gortat... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: March 9, 2011 -- Bulls Favored to Win East, Heat Lose Fifth Straight, Brad Miller's Disaster Night, NBPA Argument With Owners' Data

Catch n' Shoot: March 9, 2011 -- Bulls Favored to Win East, Heat Lose Fifth Straight, Brad Miller's Disaster Night, NBPA Argument With Owners' Data
Horace Grant reminisces 1991. Bulls are 2:1 favorites to win the East, according to Hollinger’s postseason odds on Wednesday morning, with the Celtics at 3:1. He also has the Bulls and Lakers a little worse than 4:1 to win it all, with the Lakers at 19.6% and the Bulls at 18.5%. Matt Olsen offered up... Read more »
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Dunk Porn: J.R. Smith Slams Polish Hammer (Video)

The Nuggets’ (21-16) 132-98 defeat of the Suns (15-21) somehow managed to not the biggest embarrassment of the night…. (I’m pointing and laughing at you, Cavs.) But over the course of the game, J.R. Smith threw down a gritty alley-oop on Marcin Gortat. After the game, Gortat was all a-Twitter and pointed this sad, yet... Read more »

Refuting the 'Suffering Small Market Team' Myth

It’s in owners’, players’, media and fans’ best interest that the league be competitive because of things on the court and intelligent decisions off the court. That the game isn’t rigged by dishonest officiating, but also not by the depth of a few pockets. In fact, success in the NBA is little different from the... Read more »

Dunk Porn: Blake Griffin's One-Handed Alley-Oop (Video)

Dunk Porn: Blake Griffin's One-Handed Alley-Oop (Video)
Blake Griffin is leading the NBA with 72 dunks this season and they’re not getting old as every game there seems to be at least one as violent as the last game. What’s amazing is that he turning low-percentage possessions into baskets and igniting the Clippers’ transition game with the elite athleticism he adds to... Read more »
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Catch n' Shoot: December 22, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: December 22, 2010
Hornets guard Willie Green’s sister and cousin were killed in a car crash Monday. Speechless…. Mavs (23-5) beat the Magic (16-12) 105-99 in Orlando despite J.J. Redick’s 21 pts. and Dwight Howard’s 26-23 double-double — his 3rd straight game with 20+ rebounds. Earl Clark was the most impressive of the four new Magic players with... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: December 21, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: December 21, 2010
The Spurs (24-3) beat the Suns (13-14) — who were without Vince Carter, Marcin Gortat, and Mickael Pietrus in the rotation — 118-110. All Spurs starters and Gary Neal off the bench scored in double figures, led by Neal’s 22 and Tim Duncan’s 20-15 double-double. Leave it to Phoenix to shoot 53.5% and lose. San... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: December 20, 2010

Catch n' Shoot: December 20, 2010
Luol Deng is a secessionist. He registered to vote in the upcoming Jan. 9 referendum in Southern Sudan to claim independence from the genocidal regime ruling the country. Role model, IMO: The Nets are reportedly going to ask permission to make a grand pitch-type presentation to sell Carmelo Anthony on signing an extension that would... Read more »
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Orlando's Big Time Blockbuster Trade

Orlando's Big Time Blockbuster Trade
The Magic acquired Gilbert Arenas, Jason Richardson, and Hedo Turkoglu for what was becoming some dead weight. The recently struggling Orlando Magic (16-10) made two extremely bold trades this weekend. Rashard Lewis to Washington for Gilbert Arenas The Wizards feel Arenas is on the decline, but I have to wonder if even a declining Gil... Read more »