NBA Southwest News and Rumors
yahoo.com 19 hours agoCharlotte Hornets fans' fears were again realized Thursday afternoon. As first reported by Spencer Percy of Queen City Hoops and subsequently confirmed by the team, a magnetic resonance imaging exam revealed that Hornets forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist h…Share Tweet
The Rockets Are Reportedly Calling Teams To Gauge Interest In Dwight Howarddimemag.com 20 hours agoGetty Image This isn’t surprising. The Houston Rockets are stuck in neutral, and the NBA trade deadline ends a week from 3 p.m. ET today. So, it makes sense that Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical is reporting that Houston is working with Howard’s agent…Share TweetMiami 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
Bickerstaff calls sub-.500 Rockets 'broken team'ESPN.com Feb 11 (yesterday)Bickerstaff calls sub-.500 Rockets 'broken team'Share Tweetyahoo.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 Tweetdimemag.com Feb 10 (yesterday)Subscribe to UPROXX The Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night in a surprisingly competitive affair, but Draymond Green won a far more impressive victory for himself — getting a referee to openly admit that he blew a call. Day-D…Share TweetThe Golden State Warriors have been so impressive this season that it's now standard practice to praise playoff teams for giving them any challenge whatsoever. For instance, the Oklahoma City Thunder are now identified as the team most likely to beat th…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 10 (2 days ago)Although they have not garnered much attention, the Utah Jazz have been one of the NBA's hottest teams over the past few weeks. They came into Tuesday night's road game at the Dallas Mavericks having won six in a row, good enough to rise to .500 at 25-2…Share Tweet
Gordon Hayward’s Step-Back Jumper Sends The Jazz To Buzzer-Beating Victory Over The Mavericksdimemag.com Feb 9 (2 days ago)ONWARD AND HAYWARD pic.twitter.com/NgVIfxWBxc — Hardwood Paroxysm (@HPbasketball) February 10, 2016 Remember this shot come April. The Utah Jazz entered Tuesday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks at eighth-place in the Western Conference, a half game u…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 9 (3 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 TweetGrizzlies center Marc Gasol is out indefinitely with a broken bone in his right foot after an MRI exam found the fracture earlier Tuesday.Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 9 (3 days ago)The All-Star break usually allows teams fluctuating between the bottom and middle thirds of the NBA to determine if they should push for a playoff berth or think about what's best for their future (which, yes, sometimes involves tanking). Most preseason…Share Tweet
Not-So-Smart EjectionMar 20Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was ejected from the game for flagrantly punching Spurs forward Matt Bonner below the belt.
Grizzlies Take Care Of MavsMar 20The Grizzlies got double-digit points from seven players in a 112-101 win over the Mavericks.
Warriors Cruise Past Shorthanded PelicansMar 20Playing without Anthony Davis, the Pelicans fell to the Warriors, who got 22 points from Harrison Barnes in a 112-96 win.
Spurs Rout CelticsMar 20Five Spurs scored in double figures in San Antonio's 101-89 win over Boston.