This is the March 11, 2013 news archive. View today's NBA rumors and news.
Share TweetNew York Knicks big man Amar'e Stoudemire has undergone surgery on his right knee.Share TweetThe Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade and the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant today were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 4 through Sunday, March 10.Source: nba.comShare TweetCarmelo Anthony will suit up for the New York Knicks' road game Monday night against the Golden State Warriors.
John Wall says he deserves a max contract, claims ‘everywhere’ is his sweet spotUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetIt is no great shock to learn that NBA players are confident in ways that exaggerate their measurable on-court contributions. However, that's not even typically a mark of a delusional personality - irrational confidence is often a necessary component ofShare TweetThe prospective owner of the Sacramento Kings is calling on fans in Seattle to sign up for a "priority ticket waitlist" as a way to show the NBA how much interest there is in bringing pro basketball back to the area.Share TweetCaron Butler suffered a left elbow strain Sunday in the Clippers' 129-97 win over the Pistons and will be out approximately one week.Share TweetDallas Mavericks shooting guard Vince Carter has played a lot of roles in his career, from rookie sensation to franchise cornerstone to malcontent to valued scorer to journeyman veteran. Yet, despite that convoluted history and the likelihood that he'll…
The 10-man rotation, starring a tight squeeze atop the Atlantic DivisionUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetA look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: CelticsHub. As it stands, five games s…
The Golden State Warriors are hosting a ‘Bollywood Night’, leading to a fantastic look for the team’s arena (PHOTO)Updated Mar 11 Share TweetOn Monday, for the third consecutive season, the Golden State Warriors will hold a “Bollywood Night” at Oracle Arena, celebrating Indian culture and cinema. Tonight’s game against the New York Knicks proved to act as a fun one as it stood to begin,Share TweetThe Knicks plan to raise season ticket prices by an average of 6.4 percent next season, while the Rangers will increase season ticket prices by 4 percent.
Blake Griffin And DeAndre Jordan’s Top 10 Dunks Of March (So Far)Updated Mar 11 Share TweetWe’re not even two weeks into March yet and DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin have combined to amass enough top-10 worthy dunks for their own personal highlight reel. In just five games the stars of Lob City have staked their claim to not only the two beShare TweetINDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving could miss the next month - and maybe the rest of this season - with a sprained left shoulder, the latest injury to sideline the All-Star guard.Share TweetCarmelo Anthony is expected to be back in the Knicks’ lineup Monday night to face the Golden State Warriors after missing three games because of a stiff right knee.
DeMarcus Cousins is ejected for an elbow to Mike Dunleavy’s head, as his team shakes its collective head (VIDEO)Updated Mar 11 Share TweetIn the wake of another incident in a career full of incidents, DeMarcus Cousins’ teammates are responding to his latest ejection (and likely suspension) with a round of shrugged shoulders. Playing out the string on another miserable lottery-bound season
Best N.B.A. Games of the WeekUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetBest N.B.A. games of the week include Thunder at Spurs, Knicks at Nuggets and Grizzlies at Clippers.
ESPN News And NBA TV Both Aired Shows Two Weeks Ago That Had Zero Nielsen ViewersUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetKate Aurthur took a look around the TV world to find shows that earned Nielsen's dreaded 0.0 rating-that's the fancy Nielsen metric that means nobody watched-from a random week in late February and early March. NBA Gametime, the NBA cable channel's flSource: deadspin.com
Section 15: Born and Raised a Nets FanUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetDeron Williams's long-distance shooting made the first trip to Barclays Center memorable for one 16-year-old Nets fan.
The NBA’s Top 10 Facial Dunks Of All TimeUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetWhat makes NBA games so special and electrifying are the epic in-game dunks. Of course, we love the flashy passing and heart wrenching buzzer-beaters, but to be capsulated in a moment where someone gets posterized is beyond blissful. Let’s start by sayiShare TweetFor all the flak we’ve given Dwight Howard over the last year and change about the way he weaseled out of Orlando, it’s time to give the Los Angeles Lakers center some credit for admitting some culpability in this annoying mess. With the Lakers set to
Dunk of the Year? DeAndre Jordan vs. Harrison BarnesUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetYou make the call. Hit us on Twitter (@Dimemag) with your vote… For breaking news, rumors, exclusive content, and contests sent right to your inbox, sign up here for the Dime Email Newsletter. Follow Dime Magazine on Twitter Become a fan of Dime Magazin
Create-a-Caption: If only the Warriors’ new alternates provided more coverageUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetSure, the rest of us might be a bit skeptical about the whole "short sleeves on an NBA jersey" thing, but Jarrett Jack is mad that adidas didn't go far enough. Any chance we can hook the Golden State Warriors point guard up with a full-on body…
The Fundamentals: Clips need further evolution from Blake Griffin to contendUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetContrary to popular belief, Blake Griffin is more than just a highlight-reel dunker. But he must continue his evolution if the Clippers want to contend for a title, writes Rob Mahoney.Source: CNNSI.com
Mavericks to sign PG Chris Wright, who will become first NBA player with multiple sclerosisUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetUnless you're a Dallas Mavericks die-hard, a Georgetown alum or a D-League aficionado, you might have missed or disregarded the Sunday night report by ESPN.com's Marc Stein that the Mavs planned to call up point guard Chris Wright from the developmental…
The Denver Nuggets: Contenders Or Pretenders?Updated Mar 11 Share TweetThe NBA is notorious for having a small number of teams with realistic championship expectations. While nearly half of the NFL can claim to be in the running, the NBA normally only has a handful of true contenders. The Heat, Thunder and Spurs have all e…
How Far Can They Punt A Football?Updated Mar 11 Share TweetA Scientific Study. Joe Eskenazi, SF Weekly: Under 48.1 yards. Sean Pronger, former NHL player: 43 yards. Aimee Mullins, athlete/model/actor: 40 yards. John Salley, former NBA player: 40 yards (approx). Rodney Fort, University of Michigan: 35 yards (win…Source: deadspin.com
Renaldo Balkman banned from Philippine Basketball Association for life after choking teammate (VIDEO)Updated Mar 11 Share TweetOn Friday, we brought you the odd and disconcerting story of ex-NBA player Renaldo Balkman losing his mind after what he felt was a missed foul call in the closing minute of a loss suffered by the Petron Blaze Boosters, the Philippine Basketball Associa…
Jeff Green Had A Nasty Baseline Reverse Dunk In His Old HomeUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetWe have to give Jeff Green some credit. He really wanted to play well against his former teammates in OKC, and he was as aggressive as we’ve seen him all year. But it rarely worked out in his favor. Green finished yesterday’s loss shooting 2-for-11 fr
Raptors’ Landry Fields nails floor-mopper in head with full-court buzzer-beater try (VIDEO)Updated Mar 11 Share TweetHey, dude? Head's up. Three things about this: 1. The mop gent had rushed out to clean up after a possession that hadn't seen anyone hit the deck or anything; on the Toronto Raptors' previous trip down the floor, Jonas Valanciunas had gotten fouled on a…
Call of the Weekend: Brandon Knight’s expert Twitter response, post-lobUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetWhen DeAndre Jordan threw down a massive alley-oop flush on Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Knight on Sunday evening, the reaction was swift, and Knight was the butt of it all. The play was packaged in video clips, Vine’d, and tweeted dozens of times befoShare TweetWhile there were bigger games, there was no bigger moment Sunday than DeAndre Jordan‘s dunk over Brandon Knight. Yeah, we’re going to lead with this from the Clippers’ 129-97 destruction of the Pistons in L.A. because it’s the one thing everyone i
5-on-5: The sizzling state of the Miami HeatUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetRiding an 18-game win streak, just how good are the defending champions?
Clippers put on a show in pasting of PistonsUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetBlake Griffin led seven players in double figures with 22 points on 9 of 12 shooting and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Detroit Pistons 129-97 on Sunday night for their 10th win in 13 games.
Best B.S.: Chris Paul and Bill SimmonsUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetChris Paul tells Bill Simmons about his offseason recruiting of free agents for the Clippers and what it's like playing with (and against) his new ros...Source: grantland.com
Q&A: John Wall on Elite Point Guards, the Wizards' Season, and Whether He's a Max Contract PlayerUpdated Mar 11 Share TweetThe NBA is funny this way: We still don't know all that much about John Wall, but from now until the end of October, the Wizards will already have to ...Source: grantland.com
Spurs Take Battle With ThunderMar 11Tiago Splitter's double-double of 21 points and 10 boards leads Spurs to 105-93 win over Thunder.
Hawes, 76ers Snap Five-Game SlideMar 1176ers end Nets' three-game winning streak with a double-double from Spencer Hawes leading to the 106-97 win.
Meet 'Kobe's Knee Doctor'Mar 11Dr. Peter Wehling, the man behind one of the cutting edge procedures in sports medicine, explains how his Regenokine treatment has helped athletes like Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum.
When Will Heat Streak End?Mar 11Antonio Davis looks at the Heat's upcoming schedule.
NBA: Coast to Coast - Dwight Howard and Carmelo Anthony return to former t…Mar 11Dwight Howard's or Carmelo Anthony's return. Which is more bitter? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez decide.
NBA: Coast to Coast - Dwight Howard and Carmelo Anthony returnsMar 11Dwight Howard's or Carmelo Anthony's return. Which is more bitter? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez decide.