Global Basketball News for 12 Jan 2019
Brooklyn might be on the rise, but the Nets were no match for the red hot Toronto Raptors on Friday night. Led by Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam, Serge Ibaka and a revitalized bench, the home side ran... over a Brooklyn team that had been rocketing up the standings since stunning Toronto in overtime back in […]
The Mavericks fear that sixth man J.J. Barea tore his right Achilles tendon during Friday's victory over the Timberwolves, a source told ESPN. He will have an MRI on Saturday.
The Mavericks have been poor on the road this season, but Luka Doncic saved them late.
Philadelphia 76ers forward Ben Simmons called his team "too soft" for the second time this season after Friday night's 123-121 home loss to the Atlanta Hawks.
Kawhi Leonard had 20 points and 11 rebounds on Friday to lift the Toronto Raptors to their fourth consecutive win, a lopsided 122-105 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.
The Pacers might lack the Q rating of the other top teams in the East, but their effectiveness should not be ignored.
The Bucks will be without Giannis Antetokounmpo for Friday night's game against the Washington Wizards as the Milwaukee star battles a sore right quadriceps.
Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo and Assistant Coach Juwan Howard stopped into Boyd Anderson to catch Vernon Carey and Scottie Barnes take on a tough Cobra squad. The gym was rockin! Fans were on their... feet the whole game celebrating every highlight. Check it out above. The post NBA Players Watch Vernon Carey and Scottie Barnes Show Out appeared first on SLAMonline.
Boston Celtics’ scouts have been coming out periodically this season to check out Jalen Lecque and the Brewster squad. But last night, general manager Danny Ainge came himself to see Jalen and his... teammates in a tight battle against Northfield Mount Hermon. With talks of Lecque potentially bypassing college and entering the draft, the Boston […] The post Boston Celtics GM Watches Jalen Lecque & The Brewster Boys! appeared first on SLAMonline.
Greg Monroe isn’t close to the player he once was, but he’s turned in some solid efforts lately, including against the Nets. He was a big part of the bench’s dominance on Friday night. “He’s... playing the role exactly really what he signed him for," head coach Nick Nurse said. "He kind of understood that […]
RJ Hampton went on the road and matched up against Oklahoma State commit Avery Anderson! In a chippy & physical game, it was RJ & Little Elm who pulled out the victory. Peep the highlights above. The... post RJ HAMPTON GETS TESTED ON THE ROAD! appeared first on SLAMonline.
Dwyane Wade's jersey exchange with Celtics guard Terry Rozier following Thursday's game was pre-planned ... in November. "Let's [go back to] late November," Wade said with a smile before the …
Noah Farrakhan and IMG might just be the most athletic team in the country. It seems like they’ve got high flyers at every single position. And in last night’s matchup against Admiral Farragut,... they decided to challenge one another to see who could have the best in-game dunk. Who do you think won?! The post Noah Farrakhan & IMG Have In-Game Dunk Contest! appeared first on SLAMonline.
Mavericks 119 (20-22), Timberwolves 115 (20-22) Luka Doncic did what he does best: get buckets in the clutch. The rookie scored seven of the Mavs' last nine points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer... that put Dallas up for good. He finished with 29 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds. Luka in the clutch. If you know, […] The post Post Up: Luka Doncic Steps Up in the Clutch, Leads Mavericks to Win ❄️ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Mavericks sixth man J.J. Barea suffered a torn right Achilles tendon during Friday's 119-115 road victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, sources told ESPN.
Joel Embiid missed the 76ers' game against the Hawks on Friday night with right ankle soreness.
Philadelphia center Joel Embiid sat out the 76ers' game Friday night against Atlanta because of a sore left ankle.