Josh Smith putback a Joe Johnson miss at the buzzer with an incredible dunk on Wednesday, just beating the buzzer for another thrilling finish for the Hawks. Smith had a modest line of 15 points, seven boards, three assists, a steal and four blocks on the night, but his game-ender will be the talk of the sports world for the next 24 hours.
Mike Conley had a season-high 26 points, seven assists, five steals and three rebounds as the Grizzlies knocked off the Hornets. Conley has found his stroke and is suddenly playing with extreme confidence on the offensive end. Over his last four games, he’s averaging 17.5 points on 60 percent shooting. Consider this a simple hot streak as we don’t think Conley’s offensive game has turned the corner yet.
Josh Smith hit 7-of-14 shots to record his second career triple-double with 18 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists, and added two steals and a block in Friday’s tough win over the Bulls. Smoove is feeling it again and should be primed for a big second half now that he has officially abandoned the 3-point [...]
Devin Harris (wrist) is not expected to play on Wednesday. Harris missed practice on Tuesday and spent some time putting up free throws left handed. He didn’t rule himself out for Wednesday, but coach Kiki Vandeweghe essentially did. Harris has been playing through injuries all season and will try to do so again on Friday. [...]
2008-09 NBA Team Preview – Indiana Pacers 2008 Record: 36-46 Division Finish: 3rd – Central 2008 Playoffs: Missed the playoffs. Head Coach: Jim O’Brien Season: Going into second season Record At Indiana: 36-46 Career Record: 218-204 Offseason Acquisitions: TJ Ford, G, 12.2 ppg, 6.1 apg. – Traded from Toronto Raptors Radoslav Nesterovic, C, 7.8 ppg, [...]
2008-09 NBA Team Preview – Philadelphia 76ers 2008 Record: 40-42 Division Finish: 2nd – Atlantic 2008 Playoffs: Lost, 4-1, to Orlando Magic in the Eastern Conference First Round Head Coach: Maurice Cheeks Season: Going into fourth season Record At Philadelphia: 113-133 Career Record: 275-272 Offseason Acquisitions: Elton Brand, F, 17.6 ppg, 8.0 – Signed from [...]
The Minnesota Timberwolves are one of the NBA’s newest teams, having entered the league in 1989. Their head coach is former NBA player Randy Wittman. The team vice president of basketball operations is former Hall of Fame forward Kevin McHale. They play their home games in the Target Center in Minneapolis. Early Years The first [...]