Durant Leads Thunder into the Playoffs

04 Apr 2010 by Nathan in NBA 2009–2010 Season

Kevin Durant led the Thunder to an impressive road win in Dallas on Saturday — he had 23 points, five rebounds, five assists, five steals, one block and five turnovers.

Jennings Snaps out of Slump

29 Mar 2010 by Nathan in NBA 2009–2010 Season

Brandon Jennings woke up from a severe drought against the Grizzlies on Sunday, scoring 29 points on 10-of-24 shooting with seven rebounds, eight assists, three treys, and four steals in 42 minutes.

Evans Suffers Setback in Practice

26 Mar 2010 by Nathan in NBA 2009-10 Season

Tyreke Evans (concussion) will miss the Kings’ next two games after he felt dizzy during Thursday’s practice. With the current climate around professional sports surrounding concussions, this shouldn’t come as a surprise.

Chris Paul will Return Soon

22 Mar 2010 by Nathan in NBA 2010 News

Hornets coach Jeff Bower said after Saturday’s game that he expects Chris Paul (knee) to return at some point in the following week. “We will be seeing him soon,” Bower said. “Probably next week at some point; hopefully earlier in the week.

Conley Beginning to Play Better

04 Mar 2010 by Nathan in NBA 2010 News

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.

Shaq Injures Finger Thursday

26 Feb 2010 by Nathan in NBA 2010 News

Shaquille O’Neal left Thursday’s game against the Boston Celtics during the second quarter after taking a hard foul, has suffered a “significant right thumb sprain” according to TNT’s David Aldridge, and will not return to the game. Shaq’s short-term future doesn’t look bright, and Anderson Varejao and J.J. Hickson are worth a look if Shaq […]

Kobe Hits Game Winner

24 Feb 2010 by Nathan in NBA 2010 News

Kobe Bryant returned to action after a five-game layoff due to an ankle injury on Tuesday, and quickly resumed being the deadliest closer in the league by scoring the Lakers’ last nine points including a 30-foot game-winning 3-pointer. He finished with 32 points on 13-of-19 shooting (including three 3-pointers), seven rebounds, six assists, three steals, […]

Jamison Likely to Start

22 Feb 2010 by Nathan in NBA 2010 News

After a solid showing in Sunday’s game, coach Mike Brown told reporters after the game that Antawn Jamison will probably be a starter for the Cleveland Cavaliers at some point. “At the end of the day, he’s probably going to be a starter for us, he’s a starter in this league,” Brown said. “I’ve just […]

Bryant Becomes Lakers All-Time Leading Scorer

02 Feb 2010 by Nathan in NBA 2010 News

Lakers G Kobe Bryant tied his season-high with 44 points on Monday (making 16-of-28 FGs, 4-of-7 threes, and 8-of-13 FTs) and in the process he passed Jerry West as the all-time leading scorer in Lakers’ history. Kobe now has 25,208 points for his career, incredible by any standard. His competitive fire continues to elevate his […]

Oden to play this Season?

16 Jan 2010 by Nathan in NBA 2010 News

Blazers GM Kevin Pritchard reiterated the thoughts offered by Greg Oden leaving open the possibility that he could return before season’s end. “It’s possible, but you know, we’ll play this by ear, and we’ll be very cautious,” Pritchard says. His return will depend entirely upon how his body responds and how quickly he recovers. Oden […]

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