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Dwight Howard thinks it’s funny he finished 14th in Defensive Player of the Year votingUpdated Apr 24 Share Tweet
The selection of Marc Gasol as the NBA's 2012-13 Defensive Player of the Year was not particularly shocking or controversial. Gasol served as linchpin of one of the league's best defenses, protecting the rim and covering lots of ground to solidify the M…
Share TweetGrizzlies center Marc Gasol has won his first NBA Defensive Player of the Year award after anchoring the league's stingiest defense.
Blake Griffin Q&A: Clippers star talks playoffs, pop culture, dunks and cupsUpdated Apr 23 Share TweetThe Clippers and Grizzlies are locked in a tight battle, but Blake Griffin insists there is no hatred between the teams. He discusses that and much more in a Q&A with Jimmy Traina.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetMemphis' Marc Gasol, who anchored the league's stingiest defense, is the recipient of the 2012-13 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, the NBA announced today. Gasol becomes the first player in Grizzlies history to earn the honor.Source: nba.com
Why Titans need pass-rush helpUpdated Apr 24 Share TweetIn free agency, the Titans downplayed their need at defensive end, adding only 6-foot-8, 315-pound Ropati Pitoitua. But depth was an issue in 2012, when Kamerion Wimbley and Derrick Morgan were overextended. Some combination of Keyunta Dawson, Leger Dou…Source: ESPN.com
Titans say they’re looking for a press cornerUpdated Apr 24 Share TweetAs the draft approaches and the tongues fork (more than usual), it becomes impossible to know who’s telling the truth and who isn’t. Easy rule of thumb? Anyone who is talking isn’t telling the truth. Of course, that could allow for some teams to telSource: profootballtalk.com
Webster Expects WR Washington To Be On Titans 2013 RosterUpdated Apr 24 Share TweetAt the Titans pre-draft press conference, Titans general manager Ruston Webster said he expects wide receiver Nate Washington to be on the roster this fall and dismissed trade talks, Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports. The Titans considered entertainin…Source: titansgab.com
Marc Gasol Named Defensive POYApr 24Marc Gasol discusses being named NBA Defensive Player of the Year.
Heat Going HardApr 24Israel Gutierrez says the Heat are not coasting and that Wade is healthier than last year. Also is Marc Gasol the defensive player of the year?
Clayton: Thrill of skill positions will wait in draftApr 24Tackles and guards will take precedence over skill positions early in the draft, writes John Clayton.
Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls shouldn't be second-guessed for not playingApr 24Those who criticize Derrick Rose for not playing should consider the risk of returning too soon from ACL surgery.
Peter King: My 2013 Mock DraftApr 24I say it every year, but this time I really mean it: There'll be a mad dash to trade down from the top. There's no Andrew Luck superstar to froth over, but there's good depth from 10 to 50. Here's how Round 1 will play out. (Editor's Note: NFL Draft Liv…