Blog Profile / SBNation.com - NBA


URL :http://www.sbnation.com/nba
Filed Under:Basketball / NBA
Posts on Regator:6630
Posts / Week:21.4
Archived Since:June 20, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Grizzlies coach David Fizdale invented two catchphrases during his referee rant. Which is the best?

“TAKE THAT FOR DATA” vs. “They’re not gonna rook us.” Grizzlies coach David Fizdale went on a wildly passionate rant against the referees at the end of his team’s Game 2 loss to the San Antonio Spurs. It’s going to cost him in fines,...Show More Summary

The Cavaliers are up 2-0, but must take it up a notch to return to the NBA Finals

Thing still aren’t where they need to be in Cleveland. The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Indiana Pacers for the second time in a game that was closer than it needed to be, 117-111. A LeBron James-led defense showed signs of improvement,...Show More Summary

Chris Bosh still thinks he'll play in the NBA again before retiring

Bosh missed the season with blood clot complications, but he isn’t ending his career yet. Chris Bosh believes his NBA career isn’t over yet. The two-time champion and 11-time All-Star sat out the entirety of the 2016-17 season when he wasn’t cleared by the Heat’s medical staff with ongoing complications with blood clotting. Show More Summary

James Harden was the unanimous MVP in Game 1 against the Thunder

Harden decisively outplayed Russell Westbrook in their first playoff showdown. The NBA’s Most Valuable Player award may be for the regular season, but if there were a trophy handed out for the first game of the Houston Rockets-Oklahoma...Show More Summary

C.J. McCollum is scoring at will against the NBA's best defense

McCollum and Lillard are lighting up Golden State. Eat like the French, drink like the British, and play basketball like C.J. McCollum, because he’s unbelievably good at this sport. The Portland Trail Blazers’ costar rattled off 27 points...Show More Summary

John Wall is showing off his signature chasedown block in NBA playoffs

You have to watch your back with Wall on the floor. The NBA playoffs are made for Stephen Curry three-pointers, LeBron James no-look passes, Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks, and John Wall chasedown blocks. If you haven’t been watching much...Show More Summary

Marcus Morris is cheering on the Wizards and could totally pass as his brother Makieff

The identical twins are really, really identical. Marcus Morris is in D.C. to cheer on his identical twin brother Markieff Morris in the Wizards opening playoff game against the Hawks. At least he claims to be Marcus. Now THIS is brotherly love. It's Detroit F Marcus Morris wearing twin Markieff's No. Show More Summary

The NBPA reached out to Adam Silver about Phil Jackson’s comments regarding Carmelo Anthony

The Knicks’ president slammed Anthony during his exit press conference on Friday. The National Basketball Players Association president Michele Roberts reached out to commissioner Adam Silver after New York Knicks president Phil Jackson...Show More Summary

40-year-old Vince Carter is dunking in the playoffs

Vince forever! Vince Carter never ages. Vince Carter is the best. Vince Carter never leave us. Carter got the steal and the dunk that got the Grizzlies up 22-9 in the first quarter against the Spurs in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. Show More Summary

The Raptors haven't won a Game 1 in the NBA Playoffs since George W. Bush’s first term

Opening game woes have plagued an otherwise successful Toronto team. The Toronto Raptors fell to the Milwaukee Bucks, 97-83, in Game 1 of their first-round Eastern Conference playoff matchup on Saturday. It’s the fourth season in a row...Show More Summary

The Cavaliers kept picking on Jeff Teague in their Game 1 NBA Playoff victory

Poor Jeff Teague tried guarding LeBron James. It didn’t end well. It was a rough Saturday evening for the Indiana Pacers, who lost Game 1 by a single point to the Cleveland Cavaliers after CJ Miles blew a potential game-winning shot. But...Show More Summary

Cory Joseph shifted Jason Terry with a dirty double crossover

Yikes. Cory Joseph isn’t known to be an ankle breaker, but he can handle the ball about as good as most point guards in the NBA. So when 39-year-old Jason Terry stepped over a screen to check him, the spry young Raptors guard hit the...Show More Summary

No, Lance Stephenson wasn't open on the Pacers' final play against the Cavaliers

That pass was impossible. The Indiana Pacers lost the opening game of their first-round series to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 109-108, after LeBron James double teamed to get the ball out of Paul George’s hands on the game’s final possession. Show More Summary

Cavaliers vs. Pacers final score: LeBron James, Cleveland survive in 109-108 Game 1 win

Indiana pushed Cleveland to a final shot, but then fell short. Despite LeBron James running roughshod over the poor Indiana Pacers defense on Saturday, the Cleveland Cavaliers only barely survived Game 1 against the Indiana Pacers. C.J. Show More Summary

Jazz vs. Clippers, 2017 NBA playoffs: Start time, TV schedule and live stream

This series is important for the Clippers’ future. The Utah Jazz will play their first playoff game in five years on Saturday against the Los Angeles Clippers in California. A win would be their first in the playoffs since 2010. Both teams couldn’t be trending in more opposite directions. Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony has 3 options for dealing with the Knicks

After Phil Jackson’s salty comments, Melo has control of what happens next. On Friday, Knicks president Phil Jackson bluntly expressed that he feels Carmelo Anthony should play somewhere else next season. After a season’s worth of battles...Show More Summary

Pacers vs. Cavaliers 2017 live stream: Start time, TV schedule and how to watch NBA playoffs online

The defending champs start their run at another title on Saturday. The No. 2 seed Cavaliers will kick off their postseason against the No. 7 seed Pacers on Saturday afternoon on ABC. Though the Cavaliers are highly favored, this is still...Show More Summary

NBA playoff schedule 2017: Saturday's times, TV channels, and streaming info

ABC and ESPN will televise four games on Saturday. At long last, the first day of the 2017 NBA playoffs has arrived, and Saturday has a four-game slate to kick off the postseason after an 82-game affair. Kicking off the weekend’s festivities...Show More Summary

Happy NBA Playoffs!

Good morning. We have that and more in Saturday’s NBA newsletter. The 2017 NBA Playoffs have arrived. Here's the Saturday schedule: Pacers at Cavaliers, 3 p.m. ET, ABC Bucks at Raptors, 5:30 p.m. ET, ESPN Grizzlies at Spurs, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN Jazz at Clippers, 10:30 p.m. Show More Summary

LaVar Ball has a fourth son he doesn't talk much about and it's rapper Lil Dicky

You know, LiDicky Ball. LaVar Ball and his family have been in the spotlight for quite some time now, especially with son Lonzo fresh off a March Madness run and prepping for the NBA draft. His other sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo, are also making headlines in high school ball. Show More Summary

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC