Back in January, Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson scored 37 points in the 3rd quarter of a game against the Sacramento Kings. In the process he broke the previous record of 33 points set by Hall of Famer George Gervin in 1978. During a phone interview with Bleacher Report, Gervin stated that should the Guinness Book of World Records list Thompson as having the record it should have an “asterisk by it.” Does Gervin have a case?
Forbes says that the average NBA Team is worth a record $1.1 billion. Are they guilty of valuing the franchises too high? The NBA might think so. Our esteemed court room takes up the case.
Kevin Garnett won his first title in 2008, after spending twelve seasons with the woefully mismanaged Timberwolves. He was the NBA’s tragic warrior, an intense competitor whose teams never found success despite their stalwart leader. Since then though, he’s devolved into an aging, senile, bombastic prick. I don’t know what’s gotten into him, but his on-court antics just this season include blowing in David West’s ear and pretending to bite Joakim Noah. He’s turned into a 38-year old mash of Metta World Peace nee Ron Artest, JR Smith, and Lance Stephenson. A player I once admired and respected is now one I can’t stand. The only thing I “like” about it all is that gives me an opportunity to go Buzzfeed and present: 7 Times Kevin Garnett’s Gone Wild. Continue reading
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has been rather busy since starting his tenure back in February. From the Sterling Fiasco, trying to reform the lottery and negotiating a new TV deal he’s had a lot on his plate. How’s he done so far?
Derrick Rose recently said that when he sits out games, he’s thinking about life after basketball. A deeper dive into his comments reveals that he may have lost his franchise player status. Let us know if you agree.
Carmelo Anthony headlines our fantasy basketball disappointments, while Greg Monroe is amongst the biggest surprises thus far.
Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt thinks that championship expectations for his club are unfair, a notion that Adam calls “ridiculous.”
The trade deadline has come and gone and we analyzed a few of the trades that took place. We offered a few suggestions new NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. We also tried to answer the question of how would we view players if we didn’t know their salaries? Of course, what would an episode on the court be if we didn’t share with you our Performances and Embarrassments of The Week?
I take it that you’re all settled into the big chair now. You’re probably still winding down from the tornado that is All-Star Weekend, but I figured now is as good a time as any to make our acquaintance. He likely didn’t mention me, but that other commissioner, David Stern, listened to my opinions from time to time and I’m hoping that you’ll do the same. I know you’ve been inundated with suggestions on how to the improve the NBA so I’ll limit this to one topic. You’ve said that you want to look into speeding the game up and I’ve got a few simple ideas on how you can do this: Continue reading
On our All-Star Saturday morning show, we carved our own Mt. Rushmores, apologized to Jason Kidd, discussed Adam Silver’s desire to increase the age limit, considered the trade deadline, and so much more.