When Gregg Popovich gives his best players a night off to rest, it’s not uncommon for the San Antonio Spurs coach to get letters from upset fans.
The Golden State Warriors had to survive a video review after the final buzzer on Thursday but prevailed 106-105 in a thriller against the Denver Nuggets in Oakland.
If there were ever a time to praise the benefits of replay, Warriors coach Mark Jackson found it.
The Celtics have dominated the Atlantic Division for the last half decade, but with the Nets on the rise, that could be coming to an end.
Commissioner David Stern said San Antonio would be hit with “substantial sanctionsâ? for not playing four players in a loss to the Miami Heat on Thursday.
Center Tyson Chandler, who has hit 32 of 36 shots in the past six games, is leading the league in field-goal percentage and is averaging a career-best 12 points a game.
The Celtics guard Rajon Rondo was suspended for starting a shoving match with the Nets’ Kris Humphries that escalated into a melee with other players.
NBA Commissioner David Stern vowed to punish the San Antonio Spurs for sending Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Danny Green home early rather than play in Miami on Thursday against NBA champion Heat.
The NBA plans to make San Antonio pay for resting four starters.
NBA Commissioner David Stern has vowed to punish the San Antonio Spurs for sending Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Danny Green home early rather than play in Miami on Thursday against NBA champion Heat.
The San Antonio Spurs will be punished by the NBA for their decision to send four top players home and not make them available to play in Miami against the Heat on Thursday night.
At times, Andre Miller and Ty Lawson are fantastic as a pairing, but it is difficult to see how they complement each other in the Nuggets’ offense.
Brook Lopez missed nearly all of last season after breaking a bone in the same foot, but this injury does not appear to be related, based on the initial report from the team.
Point guard Derek Fisher signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks after passing a physical.
Nicholas Prigioni never asks his father how many minutes he played or how many points Carmelo Anthony scored. The son of a point guard always asks the only question that matters. “Did we win?â? Pablo Prigioni says. “That’s what he asks. If I say no, he starts to cry.â?
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