Brooklyn Nets' Dante Cunningham Bringing Much-Needed Toughness Since Arrival

February 25, 2018

BROOKLYN – In just a short period of time, Dante Cunningham has emerged an important member of Kenny Atkinson’s rotation on the Nets. Since his arrival in a trade with the Pelicans on deadline day, the 30-year-old has played four games and has averaged 8.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists while shooting 53.8 percent in 21.8 minutes per game. He’s been drawing positive reviews from Atkinson and the Nets’ locker…

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Nightmarish first half digs deep hole as Pistons get buzzed by Charlotte

February 25, 2018

FAST BREAKDOWN Three quick observations from Sunday afternoon’s 114-98 loss to the Charlotte Hornets at Spectrum Center 1-SAME STORY – For the second straight game coming out of the All-Star break, the Pistons were taken out of the game when Stan Van Gundy went to his bench. The starters weren’t setting the world on fire at the outset, perhaps, but it was still very much a ballgame when Van Gundy…

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KCP Sinks 8 Triples in Best Game of Season

February 25, 2018

Everything flowed through Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. It had to. Rarely does a player get hot enough to score 34 points and hit eight 3-pointers in a single night, but that’s exactly what happened for KCP in Saturday’s win over Sacramento. The Lakers’ offense revolved around their beyond-the-arc threat. Oftentimes they drew up plays for him to specifically get clean looks. Other times he was a diversion to open it up for…

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Jimmy Butler Undergoes Successful Surgery On Right Knee

February 25, 2018

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves announced that forward Jimmy Butler underwent successful meniscus surgery Sunday morning on his right knee. The operation was performed by Team Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Diane Dahm at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Butler will be sidelined indefinitely and further updates as to his progress will be issued over the course of the rehabilitation process. The injury occurred during the Wolves’ 120-102 loss to the…

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Game Preview | Simmons in Transition an Important, Evolving Weapon

February 25, 2018

Scene Setter: The description offered by a fellow international import was, “So powerful.” “Unstoppable” was the first word that came to mind for another point guard and occasional backcourt sidekick. “It was clear to me from the second I saw him,” said the head coach, who’s been watching the phenom since his college days. More than halfway through the season, Ben Simmons’ presence in transition has undoubtedly proven to be…

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Streaking Sixers in town for Sunday night showdown

February 25, 2018

The Wizards host the streaking Sixers tonight at Capital One Arena. Game Info Capital One Arena | 8 p.m. | NBCSW/ESPN | 1500 AM Probable Starters Wizards (34-25): G – Satoransky, G – Beal, F – Porter Jr., F – Morris, C – Gortat  Sixers (32-25): G – Simmons, G – Redick, F – Covington, F – Saric, C – Embiid Wizards: John Wall (Knee – Out) Sixers: Justin Anderson…

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GIF Recap | 7 in a Row

S M O O T H The Homie taking care of business RC33 Get you a 7-footer who can shoot threes. no. Sharing is caring. THAT’S GONNA BE A NO FROM ME, DAWG This looks familiar. TJ beats the buzzer! TJ spinnin’ and dishin’. SIXERS WIN!

February 25, 2018
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Behind the Numbers presented by HUB International: Pelicans at Bucks (2/25/18)

February 25, 2018

A look at three key numbers related to Sunday’s game at the BMO Harris Bradley Center between New Orleans and Milwaukee (2 p.m. Central, Fox Sports New Orleans, WRNO 99.5 FM): 27.3: Anthony Davis’ career scoring average against Milwaukee, his third-highest vs. the other 29 NBA teams. The five-time All-Star has been on a roll lately, and if his past results in meetings with the Bucks are any indication, there’s…

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Five things to know about the Pelicans on Feb. 25, 2018

February 25, 2018

1)      New Orleans (32-26) visits Milwaukee (33-25) at 2 p.m. Central this afternoon in an intriguing interconference matchup. Pregame on Fox Sports New Orleans and WRNO 99.5 FM begins at 1:30. 2)      The Pelicans are seeking their fifth straight victory, which would be their longest winning streak since February/March 2015. 3)      Watch our Road Trip Preview of Pelicans-Bucks, hosted by Daniel Sallerson. 4)      Read more on how Anthony Davis has…

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Séptima victoria consecutiva de los Sixers

February 25, 2018

Por Miguel Ángel Martín, Columnista de Sixers.com Los Sixers siguen invictos en el Sur de Philadelphia, en partidos disputados en 2018. Un activo muy importante para el equipo de Brett Brown, de cara a poder aspirar a entrar en los playoffs con un buen puesto en la conferencia Este. La racha es importante y ya son siete los partidos seguidos que cuentan los Sixers por victorias, lo que deja al…

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