NBA Southeast News and Rumors
Hawks' Jeff Teague couldn't hear for a while due to 'a considerable amount of wax' in his ears
yahoo.com Updated 20 hours ago
Good news, everyone — Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague isn't partially deaf anymore because a Utah doctor cleaned out his ears, which were apparently so full of waxy buildup that he literally couldn't hear out of his left ear during Atlanta's weeke…Upvote Share Tweet
Birdman was a guest on the Miami Heat postgame show after last night's victory over the Wizards, and he turned what could have been a very boring interview segment into a beautiful piece of performance art. Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Jimmer hoping second chance turns into first opportunityCNNSI.com Updated Mar 11 (yesterday)Jimmer Fredette is hoping his second chance turns into his first opportunity to prove he belongs.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 11 (yesterday)Kyle Korver scored 26 points and Paul Millsap added 23 to help the Atlanta Hawks outlast the Utah Jazz 112-110 on Monday night and snap a six-game losing streak.Upvote Share Tweet
Heat seal playoff spot behind Wade, LeBronESPN.com Updated Mar 10 (yesterday)Dwyane Wade scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, LeBron James led all scorers with 23 points and the Miami Heat clinched a playoff spot by beating the Washington Wizards 99-90 on Monday night.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Mar 10 (yesterday)ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A Minnesota lawmaker apologized Monday for his tweet about NBA players that some saw as racist, saying he was rightly held accountable for inaccurate stereotyping.Upvote Share Tweet? Eric Bledsoe is close to returning for the Suns -- but not tonight against the Clippers in Los Angeles. Bledsoe hasn't played since a Dec. 30 game against the Clippers at Staples Center, when he began feeling discomfort in his right knee and underwent…Upvote Share Tweet
'Bad Boys' to be featured in ESPN '30 for 30' docCNNSI.com Updated Mar 10 (yesterday)The Detroit Pistons of the late 1980s wore the tag of "Bad Boys" with pride and if you didn't like them, well, you were likely to get a shove in the back of the head. Has the NBA ever had a more interesting cast of characters on one team? From…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Updated Mar 10 (2 days ago)It’s March, otherwise known as the time where NBA teams are shortening and finalizing their rotations for the postseason and beginning to play with the fervor and intensity that precedes the playoffs. It’s not exactly the right time to hold players-only…Upvote Share TweetJoakim Noah had 20 points and 12 rebounds, D.J. Augustin scored 22 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Miami Heat 95-88 in overtime Sunday after Jimmy Butler blocked LeBron James at the end of regulation.Upvote Share TweetLeBron James simply wanted to support his friend, so the Miami Heat star found himself back in his old stomping grounds.Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Updated Mar 9 (3 days ago)? Warriors coach Mark Jackson dropped a bit of a bombshell in his pre-game media session: All-Star guard Stephen Curry is fighting a minor strain in his right quad and will see limited minutes tonight against the Suns and in the foreseeable future. Curr…Upvote Share Tweet
Clips extend streak to 7 behind Griffin, PaulESPN.com Updated Mar 9 (3 days ago)Blake Griffin had 27 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul added 19 points, including a go-ahead layup in the final minute, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Atlanta Hawks 109-108 on Saturday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Mar 9 (3 days ago)Clippers guard Jamal Crawford, who missed the past three games with a strained left calf, returned Saturday night in a 109-108 win over the Atlanta Hawks.Upvote Share Tweet
Parker, Ginobili combine for 54 in Spurs' winESPN.com Updated Mar 8 (3 days ago)Tony Parker scored 30 points, Manu Ginobili added 24 and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a lethargic performance to beat the Orlando Magic 121-112 on Saturday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards sign Gooden to second 10-day contractnba.com Updated Mar 8 (4 days ago)Forward Drew Gooden was signed to a second 10-day contract by the Washington Wizards.Upvote Share TweetThe Miami Heat say they have signed guard DeAndre Liggins to a second 10-day contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Warriors ease past Hawks in return homeESPN.com Updated Mar 8 (4 days ago)David Lee had 18 points and six rebounds, reserve Jermaine O'Neal added 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors returned home to beat the Atlanta Hawks 111-97 on Friday night for their third straight win.Upvote Share Tweet
The Truth About ItMar 11Tom Haberstroh explains how the Brooklyn Nets lost Brook Lopez and became the East's best team since Jan 1 with small ball.
Heat Snap Three-Game Losing StreakMar 10LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined to score 45 points in the Heat's 99-90 win over the Wizards.
Jefferson Leads Bobcats Past NuggetsMar 10Al Jefferson scored 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in the Bobcats' 105-98 win over the Nuggets.
Three-Game Skid A Cause For Concern?Mar 10Brian Windhorst discusses whether the Heat's third straight loss and LeBron James' recent struggles are a cause for concern in Miami.
Brooklyn Nets to sign Jason Collins for remainder of seasonMar 11The Brooklyn Nets will sign center Jason Collins for the remainder of the season once his 10-day contract expires after Friday according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation.
Daily Dime: If Clips get top mark, who's MVP?Mar 10After going 14-for-16 from the field, Blake Griffin shows a game worthy of MVP discussion
Joakim Noah leads way for Chicago Bulls against Miami HeatMar 9Led by an emotional Joakim Noah, the Bulls managed to beat the Heat in another regular-season game but know an NBA King isn't dethroned in March, Michael Wilbon writes.
Daily Dime: LeBron's goes cold, Heat lose againMar 9After starting with a 61-point outburst Monday, LeBron capped the week with a third straight loss