Breaking down Joe Johnson’s 29 point third quarter for Nets

The Brooklyn Nets have had very little to cheer about this season. So when Joe Johnson steps up and scores 29 points — in one quarter, it is going to be beyond newsworthy. It is going to be must-see basketball. Johnson’s 29 points came in the third quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers and featured eight […]

Royce White waiting on another chance at the NBA

Royce White has a lot of time on his hands these days, just enough minutes and hours to point fingers as to why he is a man without an NBA team right now. White  — who has been at the center of the league's story involving mental health issues since he was drafted out of […]

Carmelo Anthony’s individual mentality the cause for team’s uneven play?

Don’t look now, but the New York Knicks are up to their old tricks again. After dropping nine straight games (a losing streak snapped Thursday against the hapless Nets), coping with continuous headlines calling for Mike Woodson’s head and even some trade rumors surrounding their costly roster, the Knicks won two games in a row […]

Matt Barnes to miss next two weeks with eye injury

The losses keep piling up for the Los Angeles Clippers. Not only did the Clips lose for the second-straight time this week to the Oklahoma City Thunder, 105-91, on Thursday night but now Los Angeles will be without Matt Barnes' services for at least the next two weeks. As published reports have indicated Barnes will […]

Waived by Sixers, where does Kwame Brown land next?

Kwame Brown is on the move again, but where he will sign next remains a mystery. On Wednesday, the Philadelphia 76ers waived the former No. 1 overall draft pick in 2001 along with Darius Morris, and Brown's departure can be rooted in the final months of last sesaon when Brown did not appear in the […]

Is Jason Kidd already on the hot seat in Brooklyn?

As Deron Williams returns to the starting lineup tonight for the Brooklyn Nets against the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday after missing the last two games with a sprained ankle, he hopes to be the spark to ignite the team’s fire this season after sluggish start to the season that has been plagued with injuries. Brook […]

Will intense player meeting make or break the Cavs?

Player meetings are about as common in the NBA as pre-game shootaround. They may not occur as frequently, but when teams are struggling on the floor and showing an overall lack of chemistry, the “player meeting” is the go-to spot to air grievances and remains an attempt to bring the locker room together. At times, […]

Time for Gay, DeRozan to turn Toronto’s scoring woes around

Before the start of the 2013-14 NBA season, the phrase “tanking in Toronto” was not part of the basketball lexicon. But that was then. Coming off their overtime loss on Sunday to the Portland Trail Blazers and entering Wednesday’s game at Philadelphia, the Toronto Raptors are 4-7 and are on a two-game skid, while those […]

Report: Lakers and Clippers monitoring free agent Lamar Odom

Lamar Odom may be down, but he is not out. We all know the stories and headlines regarding Odom falling on hard times — all the way from rehab to reality TV and celebrity blog fodder — and how it could all spell the abrupt end of the 2-time world champ and former NBA Sixth […]

Is medical retirement in Steve Nash’s near future?

Not many people gave Steve Nash a fighting chance to make it in the NBA after the kid from Canada came out of Santa Clara in 1996. This was around the time the Phoenix Suns made Nash their 15th overall pick, before he became one of the most must-watch players in the game, before he […]

Andrew Bynum stuck between early retirement and posting double-doubles

When Andrew Bynum took a shot at the fans in Philadelphia on Thursday, you kind of expected the flippant comments knowing how his tenure went and ending with the Sixers. But when Bynum talks about where his overall game is and how much longer he will play in the NBA, he is somewhere stuck between […]

J.R. Smith on Knicks slow start: They miss me

You know it as a slow start to the NBA season for the New York Knicks if the most positive note coming out of The Big Apple is about Metta World Peace taking the subway from Queensbridge to MSG for the season opener. The result: a 90-83 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Since then, the […]

David Lee on Warriors: Teams disrespected us

With the 2013-14 NBA regular season tipping off today, the road to revitalizing the Golden State Warriors has not been an easy trek to haul in Oakland, but the pieces of the puzzle have come together nicely. After Golden State failed to make the postseason after winning 36 games during 2010–11, then-head coach Keith Smart […]