The Rockets, new head coach and all, were led by Harden’s 45 points to their first win in 5 games The 2015-16 NBA season is in full flow and with all it’s top superstars having picked up steam, electrifying moments that leave the ever-loyal fans screaming for more have not gone begging. Circus shots, rainbow shots, ankle-breakers and filthy dunks are part of the reason this incredible league has such a large and pass
Andre Drummond and Reggie Jackson have been in starring roles for the Detroit Pistons this season. The new season of the NBA is now underway, and the Detroit Pistons have bettered their W/L record from their previous season (2-4) to 5-1 this season. The record speaks for the fact that they are on the rise in the Eastern Conference, though some would say that it is too early in the season to judge
When Magic Johnson signed a 25-year deal worth $25 million in 1981, it was the richest contract ever signed at the time. Since then, the NBA has grown and the contracts have bulked up due to the globalization and popularity of basketball. An NBA contract is lucrative and an athlete’s dream because it promises guaranteed money. Unlike most of the other professional sports, a basketball player earns the money pledged to h
Small Forwards Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard battling it out on the hardwood. Small Forwards (SF) are usually the ones who are responsible for scoring the most. They are the shorter, quicker and leaner versions of the Power Forwards and Centers. The Small Forward, along with the Shooting Guard, is an extremely versatile position in the game where they’re all over the court and assume multiple roles throughout the game.
Former Knicks and current Pacers forward Chris Copeland Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland and his wife Katrine Saltara were two among many injured by an attacker during an argument at 1 OAK club in Chelsea, New York, on Wednesday morning. A former New York Knick Copeland and his wife were rushed to Bellevue Hospital and are said to be in a stable condition. When the police tried to cordon off the area to set up a c
Golden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr. David Blatt, Head Coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Steve Kerr, Head Coach of the Golden State Warriors were named the Coach of the Month of March for the Eastern Conference and Western Conference respectively, the NBA announced today. With this most recent honor, Kerr becomes the first Warriors Head Coach since Don Nelson to win the Coach of the Month award twice in the same season.
David Harrison formerly played for the Indiana Pacers Washington, March 14 (IANS): Former Indiana Pacers centre David Harrison found a job at fast food chain McDonald's about two years ago after he helped Guangdong Southern Tigers win the Chinese domestic league and now is still struggling to make a living. The 32-year-old said almost all of his basketball salary is gone and he can not find a job. Two years ago, Harrison' credit car
The fan getting a sniff of Lavoy Allen’s jersey Sports brings out the best and worst behaviour in the fans. Sometimes the emotions get the better of fans, who tend to do silly things. It is one thing to do something ridiculously stupid but a whole other thing to get caught in the act. That is exactly what happened to a fan at the NBA game between Indiana Pacers and Brooklyn Nets two weeks ago. The Pacers’ fan was caugh
Jimmy Butler who had 27 points on the game was guarded well by Solomon Hill, but he still hit a critical 3 pointer to put the Bulls up by 2 with less than a minute remaining in the game. Central division rivals Central Division rivals Indiana Pacers and Chicago Bulls faced off in Indianapolis,Bankers Life Fieldhouse Center yesterday. The rivalry between the two teams dates back to the Michael Jordan era where his Chicago Bulls had
George Hill Hill’s season debut The starting point guard of the Indiana Pacers,George Hill who missed 28 games this year due to injury made his season debut yesterday and Indiana Pacers offense was flowing nicely under his command. George Hill who came off the bench and played 21 minutes, scored team-high 15 points on 5 of 8 shooting on the floor. Hill also had 3 assists and 4 rebounds but his contribution was much higher
Last 2 years’ Conference finalist in the NBA, Indiana Pacers are currently positioned 11th in the east with a 9-19 record and 3 games back from the 8th spot. Pre-Season Expectations It was argued that the Pacers would miss the playoffs this year having lost Stephenson to Charlotte Hornets and Paul George to injury for the season before the season began. Starters George Hill and West started the seaso
In Basketball, the Small Forward position is the most versatile of all positions. The primary responsibility for this position is scoring points and also engaging in secondary rebounds behind the power forward and centre. Many Small forwards are the profilic scorers in NBA. Defense is often their major priority because of their athleticism and size. Larry Bird and Scottie Pipen are some of the NBA Legends who come to our mind when we m
Paul George will not wear the number 24 jersey anymore. An idea first suggested by ESPN’s Bill Simmons? There is no doubting the fact that PG-13 sounds way cooler than PG-24. Although the credit was not given or mentioned, many believe the origin of the idea to change the jersey number came from ESPN’s Bill Simmons when he first mentioned it on Grantland in May 2013. This is what George had to say when asked for the first time
We are not even through half of the ongoing off-season and rosters for most teams are starting to take shape with only the odd couple of spots still remaining to be filled. The NBA off-season is a long one, 134 days to be precise . It can be quite an agonising wait for NBA fans across the world. However, it provides the players with much needed rest after the 82 game grind of the regular season followed by the pressure filled and ultra competitiv
Ask any athlete, anywhere in the world, playing any sport the following question – “What is your biggest fear when you are playing?” There is more than a 90 percent chance that he or she answers ‘Injury’. It is unfortunate, but it is a given that injuries are part and parcel in any sport. So many careers have been cut short as a result of these and talents were wasted. In the wake of NBA star Paul George’s gr