NBA Southeast News and Rumors
Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside has been suspended one game without pay for throwing an elbow and making contact with the head of San Antonio Spurs center Boban Marjanovic, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketba…Share Tweet
yahoo.com Feb 11 (yesterday)San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has often been described as a different kind of superstar, a guy who dominates with league-best defense and smart decision-making on the offensive side. These ideas are borne out by the stats — Leonard averages an…Share Tweet
Elfrid Payton’s Missed Layup At The Buzzer Obscures The Spurs’ Crazy Defensive Gaffedimemag.com Feb 10 (yesterday)Kawhi. So. Clutch. pic.twitter.com/jKx53SScsM — San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) February 11, 2016 That’s Kawhi Leonard nailing a pull-up jumper with .9 seconds left to give the San Antonio Spurs a 98-96 lead over the Orlando Magic. Without any timeouts, Scot…Share Tweet
Rose back in Bulls' lineup against Hawks after missing gamenba.com Feb 10 (yesterday)Derrick Rose is in the Chicago Bulls' lineup Wednesday against the Atlanta Hawks after missing a game because of soreness.Share Tweet
Wall has to work for recognition among top guardsnba.com Feb 10 (yesterday)Fresh off scoring 51 points against the Washington Wizards, reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry praised John Wall, who dropped a quiet 41 against the Warriors.Share Tweet
The Miami Heat Paid Homage To ‘Martin’ With A Priceless Videodimemag.com Feb 10 (yesterday)If you were around back in the 90's… we think you'll enjoy this. — Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) February 9, 2016 Most people don’t know how boring NBA life is. Travel from city to city, hotel to hotel, game to game, plane to plane. Boooring. To break the mon…Share TweetESPN.com Feb 10 (2 days ago)LaMarcus Aldridge and Kawhi Leonard find synergy against HeatShare Tweetyahoo.com Feb 9 (2 days ago)Never a fan of between-quarters interviews during nationally televised basketball games, Gregg Popovich broke new ground during his chat with TNT's David Aldridge during the San Antonio Spurs' Tuesday night matchup with the Miami Heat: offering politica…Share Tweet
The Time Michael Jordan Appeared On A Japanese Game Show And Made ‘9 Hoops’ HistorySubscribe to UPROXX In 2000, Michael Jordan was a year removed after retiring from the NBA a second time following his sixth championship with the Bulls. MJ wouldn’t return to the Association as a player until 2001 with the Wizards, but there’s video of…Share TweetShaquille O'Neal helped the Miami Heat put up their first championship banner, and soon another banner will sway over the team's home floor in his honor.Share Tweet
Are The Hawks Giving Up On Their Core As Championship Hopes Fade?Getty Image The Atlanta Hawks were the feel-good story of the 2014-15 NBA season. In the follow-up campaign, though, they’ve plateaued as what the Hawks were for so many years prior: a solid playoff team and not much more. Now, after a change in ownersh…Share Tweet
Magic Johnson Talks About How He ‘Needed’ His Historic 1992 All-Star GameSubscribe to UPROXX It was 24 years ago today when Magic Johnson played in the 1992 All-Star Game. It was his 11th-consecutive appearance in the event, but it was more significant than all the others combined. Months earlier, he had retired abruptly bef…Share TweetSubscribe to UPROXX Super Bowl Sunday be damned. Nikola Vucevic and the Orlando Magic weren’t about to be overshadowed by the big game. So with their afternoon matinee against the Atlanta Hawks tied at 94-94 in the closing seconds, Orlando went straight…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 6 (6 days ago)In June 2012, the Oklahoma City Thunder bowed out of the NBA Finals in rather respectable fashion. It was assumed that OKC was in its first of what would be several consecutive pairings with the LeBron James-led Miami Heat, and that this league had its …Share Tweet
Paul George Hits A Wild Circus Shot From Downtown While Trying To Draw The Fouldimemag.com Feb 5 (6 days ago)With just over a minute to go and the Pacers trailing the Hawks 95-90 Friday night, Paul George lined up an open three. He came up short, but like our coaches taught us in third grade, followed his shot and somehow came away with the rebound out near th…Share Tweetdimemag.com Feb 5 (6 days ago)WATCH: Hassan Whiteside grabs ball with one hand for 10th block, triple-double — CBS Sports NBA (@CBSSportsNBA) February 6, 2016 Hassan Whiteside showed once again why he’s the best shot-blocker in the NBA Friday night. With the Heat clinging to a two-p…Share Tweet
Al Horford Put Solomon Hill On A Poster With This Filthy One-Handed Jamdimemag.com Feb 5 (7 days ago)With the Hawks down 72-69 to the Pacers with under a minute left in the third quarter Friday night, Al Horford decided to take matters into his own hands. After getting his defender to bite on the pump fake, Horford took it straight down main street for…Share Tweet
Jazz-Wizards postponed game rescheduled for Feb. 18nba.com Feb 5 (7 days ago)The National Basketball Association announced today that the Jan. 23 game between the Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards, which was postponed due to severe weather conditions in the Eastern United States, has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.…Share Tweet
The Cavaliers Reportedly Want Jared Dudley, But The Wizards Aren’t Budgingdimemag.com Feb 5 (7 days ago)Getty Image The Cleveland Cavaliers may be the top seed in the Eastern Conference, but that doesn’t mean they’re totally satisfied with their roster. One piece, specifically, that could both augment their strengths and cover up some of their weaknesses …Share Tweet
NBA Top PlaysMar 20Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
Magic Stun BlazersMar 20Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.
Westbrook, Thunder Topple HawksMar 20Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
Wade, Heat Cruise Past NuggetsMar 20Dwyane Wade scored 20-plus points for the seventh straight game and the Heat toppled the Nuggets 108-91.