Many Oklahoma City Thunder fans were very nervous when it came to wondering what point guard Russell Westbrook would do after losing Kevin Durant. Westbrook would end up signing a contract extension with the Thunder, which made fans breathe a sigh of relief.
I think it’s starting to become very clear that the Philadelphia 76ers have a star in center Joel Embiid if he can stay healthy. Embiid has been showing all season long why many was so high on him during the 2014 NBA Draft.
Coming into the NBA season, many thought that the Indiana Pacers were going to be the major competition for the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference. Right now, the Pacers are currently 8-9 after winning Friday night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets.
On Friday night, the Miami Heat defeated the Memphis Grizzlies in a game where two of the NBA’s best big men went toe to toe. Centers Hassan Whiteside and Marc Gasol went at each other throughout the game, which ended when the Heat big man fouled out.
There has been much made about the relationship between the Sacramento Kings and star center DeMarcus Cousins. Many are wondering how much the two sides dislike each other after a report came out about the Kings starting to get sick of Cousins.
There will be plenty to sort out after what happened during Friday night’s game between the Washington Wizards and the Orlando Magic. It all started when Kelly Oubre and Bismack Biyombo started to exchange shoves, which led to a skirmish underneath the basket.
It’s been well documented on just how talented Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine is. He is currently the reigning and defending slam dunk champion, so you would think he would get a pass when coming the lane with bad intentions.
During the last NBA offseason, we saw that players nowadays value a lot of things when it comes to free agency. Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade is a great example of what can happen if a player doesn’t feel the love from the team he is employed by.
I think everyone has heard about the strained relationship between the Sacramento Kings and star center DeMarcus Cousins. There has been plenty of speculation on whether or not the Kings will trade Cousins before the deadline in February.
When the New York Knicks acquired point guard Derrick Rose from the Chicago Bulls, many wonder if he can get back to the old him. The vintage Rose was considered one of the top players in the NBA, who also won the MVP award during the 2010-2011 season.