Stephen A. Smith: Dwight Howard told Rudy Gay during a game that he wanted him to join him in Brooklyn next season

When Stephen A. Smith isn’t causing controversy saying things he shouldn’t on First Take, he’s dropping interesting NBA nuggets from his vast sources. You can criticize Stephen A. for many things, but his NBA reporting and sources can’t be criticized. So when Smith drops nuggets from his sources, you have no choice but to at […]

Free throw shooting is not a strong suit for DeAndre Jordan

DeAndre Jordan can jump out of the gym, block shots, and rebound with the best of them. But when it comes to shooting free throws, well let’s just say he “struggles”. And when we say he “struggles”, we mean he occasionally hits the backboard instead of the rim.

NBA agent David Falk rips John Wall and just about every other member of the Washington Wizards

It’s not completely clear why David Falk decided to call Washington Post columnist Mike Wise and absolutely rip to shreds John Wall and other members of the Washington Wizards, other than possibly being a disgruntled season ticket holder. But we must say that in a time of people ripping others under the cloak of anonymity, […]

Derrick Rose says he wouldn’t mind missing this year

Derrick Rose’s rehab from ACL surgery seems to progressing relatively well. It was revealed in January that he was taking full contact in practice, but Rose himself has cautioned that he’s “far away” from returning.

Timofey Mozgov now knows not to jump with Demar Derozan

Timofey Mozgov learned a valuable lesson in last night’s Nuggets-Raptors game. And that lesson is not to jump with Demar Derozan. Especially when he has a running start.

Dwight Howard says that teams are targeting his injured shoulder

Dwight Howard is attempting to play through the pain of a torn labrum in his right shoulder for a team that is going absolutely nowhere. And if that’s not ridiculous enough, Howard has chosen to do so because Kobe Bryant called him out publicly for resting that injured shoulder.

Nets rookie Mirza Teletovic shoots three straight airballs, promptly benched

Brooklyn Nets rookie Mirza Teletovic is only averaging 8 minutes per game. And just in case you’re wondering why Teletovic is only averaging 8 minutes a game, he made it abundantly clear in last night’s game against the Pistons when he shot three straight airballs and promptly took a seat on the bench. Much to […]

Denver Nuggets reportedly interested in trading for Kevin Garnett, but Garnett will not waive no-trade clause for the deal

The Denver Nuggets have a glaring need for a real presence in the post. Kevin Garnett, though a year older and slower, would definitely fill that need. According to the Denver Post, the Nuggets have reached out to the Celtics to try to strike a deal to bring Garnett to Denver, but there’s one problem. […]

The Rockets were one three pointer away from setting the NBA record, so the Warriors began intentionally fouling

The Houston Rockets put on a three point shooting clinic in Houston last night in their 140-109 beatdown of the Golden State Warriors. And when we say “put on a three point shooting clinic”, we mean that Rockets tied the NBA record by hitting 23 three pointers in the game.

Pau Gasol says ‘it’s a possibility’ that he will ask for a trade if Dwight Howard and Mike D’Antoni return to the Lakers next season

It has been discussed ad nauseum that things aren’t working in Los Angeles for the Lakers this season. And Steve Nash has gone as far as to say that things probably won’t get much better in LA this season. Lost in the Lakers struggles is the fact that Pau Gasol seems to be the odd […]