Warriors Clinch Playoff Berth

26 Feb

The Golden State Warriors have clinched a berth in the 2017 NBA Playoffs by virtue of tonight’s 112-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets at Oracle Arena, becoming the first team to secure a playoff spot this season. Golden State, which owns an NBA-best 49-9 (.845) mark on the season, has earned a playoff appearance in […]

Warriors Beat the Nets for 10th Straight Home Win

26 Feb

Brooklyn Nets v Golden State Warriors

The Splash Brothers combined for 51 points and the Warriors beat the Nets 112-95 on Saturday night at Oracle Arena. And not that it was in question at all, but the win made it official: the Dubs will have a spot in the 2017 NBA Playoffs, marking the second straight season that the Warriors clinched […]

Imparting Thunder Fit Lessons

26 Feb

by Jimmy Do | okcthunder.com Photography by Zach Beeker | OKC Thunder Thunder Fit Clinic is presented by Homeland Unleashing one blistering spike after another, Thunder big man Enes Kanter patrolled the paint using a confounding mix of big hands, zippy reflexes and uncanny timing in a 6-foot-11 frame drawing oohs and aahs during layup […]

Game Recap | Second Time Around, Knicks Take Thrilling Finish

26 Feb

Recap: Remember that first meeting of the season between the 76ers and New York Knicks? The one that ended with T.J. McConnell sticking a baseline jumper over Carmelo Anthony at the buzzer to send the Sixers to a one-point win at The Center? Well, in a stunning, eerily inverted flip of the script Saturday at […]

Game Preview: Raptors vs. Trail Blazers

26 Feb

The Portland Trail Blazers are in Toronto to take on the Raptors on Sunday evening. Portland is coming off a 112-103 victory against the Orlando Magic on Thursday. The Raptors are fresh off a 107-97 comeback victory against the Boston Celtics on Friday thanks to a a career-high 43 points from DeMar DeRozan. Tip-off: 6:00 […]

Pelicans News Around the Web (2-26-2017)

26 Feb

Postgame: Mavericks 96, Pelicans 83 Mavericks (23-34), Pelicans (23-36).Read more » Pelicans start strong, then fall apart in 96-83 loss at Mavericks DALLAS — For a brief moment, the New Orleans Pelicans’ new look was a thing of beauty.Read more » Pelicans sign Reggie Williams to 10-day contract, waive Omri Casspi The Pelicans continue having […]

Pelicans postgame quotes from Mavs game 2-25-17

26 Feb

Pelicans Coach Alvin Gentry: “I thought we started the game well and I thought we did a good job of throwing the ball out versus their double teams but the bottom line is that we just turned the ball over way too much.   If we are going to have 20 turnovers for 20 points we […]

Postgame: Mavericks 96, Pelicans 83

26 Feb

Mavericks (23-34), Pelicans (23-36) DALLAS – After a very evenly played game for three-plus quarters Saturday, Dallas finally created some breathing room late, pulling away from New Orleans for a division victory. The Pelicans dropped to 0-2 since acquiring three-time All-Star DeMarcus Cousins, struggling with some of the same shooting and turnover problems that plagued […]

Game Rewind: Pacers 95, Heat 113

26 Feb

Game Rewind The Pacers entered the fourth quarter trailing by just four, but were outscored 30-16 in the final period en route to a 113-95 loss to the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Pacers had a slight edge in the early going, leading 15-12 at the midway point of the opening quarter. Both offenses […]

Nerlens Noel’s gravity had Mavs’ offense rolling in his debut

26 Feb