Here’s the Houston Chronicle reporting on the Rockets: The Rockets had a familiar face on the practice court on Saturday afternoon. Hakeem Olajuwon was in the gym working with several players. He spent a lot of time with Omer Asik, Terrence Jones and Dwight Howard. “Its a great learning experience – a Hall of Famer, one of the [...]
New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis is on pace to become the youngest player in NBA history to average 20 points and 10 rebounds per game in a season, per ESPN Stats & Info. Davis, who turns 21 on March 11, is averaging 20.4 points and 10.1 boards through 54 games, following a 29-point, 14-rebound outing against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday. Show More Summary
Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that the team has signed forward Drew Gooden to a second 10-day contract. Gooden, who was originally signed by the Wizards on February 26, has averaged 4.0 points and 3.3 rebounds in 11.0 minutes over three games. The veteran big-man provides frontcourt depth for the 32-29 Wizards.
The Miami Heat announced today that they have signed guard DeAndre Liggins to a second 10-day contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Liggins, who was signed to a 10-day contract by the HEAT on February 25, appeared in one game with Miami totaling two points and one rebound in 1:24 minutes [...]
Sacramento Kings forward Carl Landry will miss the remainder of the season after a recent MRI taken at Kaiser Permanente revealed a medial meniscus tear in his right knee. Surgery will be scheduled in the near future. A six-year NBA veteran in his second stint with the Kings, Landry averaged 4.2 points (.517 FG%,.824 FT%), [...]
Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo has been suspended one game without pay for forcibly striking New Orleans Pelicans center Greg Stiemsma in the throat, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations. The incident, for which Mayo was assessed a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejected occurred with 1:52 remaining in the first quarter of [...]
The Sacramento Kings today signed guard Orlando Johnson to a second 10-day contract, according to Kings General Manager Pete D’Alessandro. After signing a 10-day contract with the Kings on February 26, Johnson is averaging 1.8 points (3-16 FG, 1-5 3pt, 2-4 FT), 0.8 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 9.0 minutes per game in five games off the [...]
? Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao (back soreness) returns to action after a 12-game absence, but shooting guard C.J. Miles (left ankle sprain) is out for the ninth straight contest. Varejao, who will come off the bench, is averaging 8.8 points and a team-high 10.3 rebounds in 48 games.
Uh oh. Throughout the season, the Indiana Pacers have been in the driver's seat of the race for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. They gained early control of the pole position with a 9-0 start to the 2013-14 campaign that quickly...Show More Summary
Forward Drew Gooden was signed to a second 10-day contract by the Washington Wizards.
The Toronto Raptors are enjoying their finest season in years. Why? Well for starters, you could point to their improved defense (fourth in the league in opponents' scoring), or their more effective offense (10th in offensive efficiency),...Show More Summary
A year full of incompetence, embarrassment and the occasional win leaves little for Knicks fans to anticipate over New York's remaining games. However, for the optimists, there are still a few reasons to tune into each outing. Carmelo...Show More Summary
The Sacramento Kings say reserve forward Carl Landry will miss the remainder of the season with a medial meniscus tear in his right knee that will require surgery.
The Miami Heat say they have signed guard DeAndre Liggins to a second 10-day contract.
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Milwaukee Bucks guard O.J. Mayo has been suspended one game without pay for forcibly striking New Orleans Pelicans center Greg Stiemsma in the throat, it was announced Saturday by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations.
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Retirement might be a little too easy for Hall of Fame coach Phil Jackson. While his name has aimlessly bounced across all angles of the rumor mill since he last coached in 2011, it sounds like the "Zen Master" is closer to finding his next NBA home. The 12-time champion is "ready to go back to work" a source told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne. Show More Summary
Atlanta Hawks power forward Mike Scott is showing some promise coming off the bench in his second season in the NBA. During Friday night's game against the Golden State Warriors, he lost his shoe, but that didn't keep him from draining a three-pointer late in the first quarter. Show More Summary
The Detroit Pistons desperately need to put a winning product on the floor soon, but it's getting increasingly difficult to have confidence that they will do so. After missing the playoffs for the previous four seasons—they were the No. Show More Summary