NBA Southwest News and Rumors
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"This is the future Rockets, man. [Harden is] going to play defense this year." – Corey Brewer — NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) August 25, 2016 James Harden doesn’t play defense. This is a knock he’s carried ever since he left Oklahoma City to become …Share Tweet
Sources: Spurs pursuing Argentina's LaprovittolaESPN.com 17 minutes agoSources: Spurs pursuing Argentina's LaprovittolaShare Tweet
Chandler Parsons Is Such A Big Adele Fan He Showed Up To Her Concert A Week Earlydimemag.com Aug 24 (yesterday)It’s been a big summer for Chandler Parsons. He signed a hefty contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, which means he gets to hang out with Justin Timberlake now, one assumes. All he wanted to do was cap the Summer of Chandler by going to see Adele at the …Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 23 (3 days ago)Mirotic averaged 11.8 points and 5.6 rebounds in eight Olympic games. (Getty Images) Luckily for all involved, the 2016 Olympics passed without any major injuries in the Men’s Basketball realm. There will be a bit of fatigue – San Antonio Spurs fans wer…Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 15From left: Perry the Platypus, Phineas, actress Doris Roberts and Ferb. Not pictured, sadly: Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Wroten. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Move over, Kevin Durant and 2Pac: there’s a new amazing NBA leg tattoo to celebrate. Behold th…Share Tweet
Remembering The Time Ben Wallace Was Benched Twice By Scott Skiles For Wearing A Headbanddimemag.com Aug 15Getty Image The mid-2000s were a strange time in the NBA. After the Detroit Pistons hastened the demise of the Shaq and Kobe Lakers, the reigning best team in the NBA was the San Antonio Spurs, whose dominance was superseded only by the public’s percept…Share TweetJames Harden addresses his adoring fans as he leaves the court. (Stacy Revere/Getty Images) James Harden has become one of the NBA’s most difficult-to-stop scorers in recent years thanks in part to his peerless ability to create contact. The Houston Roc…Share Tweet
Tottenham Manager's Feelings Toward Players After Last Season's Collapse: "I Wanted To Kill All Of Them"deadspin.com Aug 12When we last heard from Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino at the end of last season, he could barely contain his rage following Spurs’ embarrassing defeat to Newcastle, which capped what was almost a perfect season with yet another humiliating St. T…Share Tweet
Steve Kerr Admits A Hobbled Steph Curry Led To ‘Adjustments’ In Playoff Play-Callingdimemag.com Aug 10USA TODAY Sports After injuring his knee in the opening round against the Houston Rockets, league MVP Steph Curry was never quite the same for the remainder of the postseason. But he refused to use it as an excuse, despite the fact that he was clearly n…Share TweetRick Trotter sings the National Anthem during a 2016 Memphis Grizzlies game. (Image via NBA.com) The Memphis Grizzlies announced Tuesday that they have parted ways with longtime public address announcer Rick Trotter, after a police investigation into th…Share Tweet
Stephen Jackson Blames Tony Parker’s Selfishness For The Spurs’ 2012 Loss To The Thunderdimemag.com Aug 9Getty Image Stephen Jackson is one of the more outspoken ex-NBA players around. It should come as no surprise, then, that he blamed San Antonio Spurs point guard and then-teammate Tony Parker for the squad’s loss to the upstart Oklahoma City Thunder in …Share Tweet
Grizzlies sign Wroten, three othersnba.com Aug 8The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard Tony Wroten, forward Troy Williams and guard/forwards Wayne Selden Jr. and D.J. Stephens.Share Tweet
Mark Cuban Hates NBA Players In The Olympics, So Why Can Andrew Bogut Play In Rio?dimemag.com Aug 8Mark Cuban has been vocally opposed to NBA players participating in the Olympics for years. This offseason, his Dallas Mavericks traded for Australian center Andrew Bogut, who was coming off an injury. As such, you would probably presume that he would n…Share Tweet
Hakeem Olajuwon Once Ate Over 100 Chicken McNuggets As Part Of A Commercial Shootdimemag.com Aug 6Great Hakeem Olajuwon story from early in his #Rockets career. pic.twitter.com/ttFUs1HQzN — Greg Rajan (@GregRajan) August 6, 2016 Hakeem Olajuwon is one of the best basketball players of all time. He was dominant offensively and defensively. He is the …Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 3Dirk checks the scoreboard, Cuban checks the books. (Getty Images) When the dust settled on yet another swing-and-miss offseason for the Dallas Mavericks, you knew the inevitable was coming. A Kobe Bryant-styled (kind of) contract for Dirk Nowitzki that…Share Tweet
Why Is Jason Terry Refusing To Label The Warriors A Super Team?dimemag.com Aug 2Jason Terry isn’t shy about making bold proclamations. Before the 2010-2011 season, he got a tattoo of the Larry O’Brien trophy on his right bicep. Fortunately for him, the Dallas Mavericks went on to defeat the Big 3 era Miami Heat, a stunning upset to…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 31In one of the least surprising moves of the 2016 election cycle, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban endorsed Hillary Clinton on Saturday night during a campaign stop in Pittsburgh. Well, it’s kind of surprising, because Cuban is know for leaning towards …Share Tweet
Don’t Ask Dirk Nowitzki To Try Another Bicycle Kick, But His Zaza Impression Wasn’t That Baddimemag.com Jul 28Dirk Nowitzki is a highly skilled basketball player. He has earned millions of dollars plying his craft in the NBA with the Dallas Mavericks. In an effort to give back, he headlines a charity soccer match in his home country of Germany, so the last thin…Share TweetDirk Nowitzki officially re-signed with the Mavericks this afternoon, but he spent the day playing in a charity soccer game in Mainz and showed why he should stick with basketball.Read more...Share Tweet
Mavericks sign free agents Hornsby, Warneynba.com Jul 27The Dallas Mavericks announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent guard Keith Hornsby and free-agent forward Jameel Warney. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.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.