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Wizards Paul Pierce Heckles NY Islanders at Caps Game

Wizards Paul Pierce Heckles NY Islanders at Caps Game

After the Washington Wizards quite easily swept the Toronto Raptors in the first round of the 2015 NBA playoffs, they were rewarded by their owner with front row seats behind the glass (protecting the assets) to the Game 7 match-up between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders. From left to right is Marcin Gortat, [...]

April 28, 2015 admin NBA, NHL 0

Former Teammate Chauncey Billups Doesn’t Think Melo is a Vocal Leader

Former Teammate Chauncey Billups Doesn’t Think Melo is a Vocal Leader

Chauncey Billups knows what we all know, but what the New York Knicks inconveniently do not know: Carmelo Anthony isn’t a vocal leader. Here’s what Melo’s former teammate had to say, per ESPN New York’s Ian Begley: Chauncey Billups, an ESPN analyst who played with Anthony for three seasons in Denver and New York, said [...]

April 28, 2015 admin NBA 0

JR Smith and Kelly Olynyk Suspended Following Sunday’s Game 4

JR Smith and Kelly Olynyk Suspended Following Sunday’s Game 4

In what appeared to be retaliation for Kevin Love’s injury, JR Smith smacked Jae Crowder in the face in the second half of Sunday’s game 4 win. As result Crowder also fell awkwardly and hurt his knee. On the heels of all of this, the league has handed down punishment. The Cavaliers will be without [...]

April 28, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Watch: Monta Ellis with the Nice Spin Move and Layup on Rockets

Watch: Monta Ellis with the Nice Spin Move and Layup on Rockets

The Mavericks stayed alive in the series on Sunday night’s game four against the Rockets. It was all thanks to this man, Monta Ellis, who finished with a game-high of 31 points. He combined that with 6 rebounds and 3 assists to help the Mavericks live to fight another day and bring back the series [...]

April 27, 2015 admin Balltribe TV, NBA 0

Cavs’ Kevin Love Out at Least Two Weeks

Cavs’ Kevin Love Out at Least Two Weeks

Kevin Love left Sunday’s game 4 clincher for the Cavs with a dislocated left shoulder. His arm got locked up with Kelly Olynyk’s and the result wasn’t favorable for Love. Olynyk denies any ill intentions, but the video clearly shows him yanking down on Love’s arm. In any event, Love said he arm felt fine [...]

April 27, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Austin Rivers Provides Spark; Clippers Tie Series 2-2 Against Spurs

Austin Rivers Provides Spark; Clippers Tie Series 2-2 Against Spurs

When Los Angeles Clippers head coach and President of Basketball Operations Doc Rivers traded for his son Austin Rivers, the move was widely scrutinized—and for good reason. The roster desperately needed a wing defender, yet they traded Reggie Bullock and Chris Douglas-Roberts while releasing Jordan Farmar to make room for the young Rivers. It further [...]

April 27, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

OKC Thunder Fire Head Coach Scott Brooks

OKC Thunder Fire Head Coach Scott Brooks

It has been speculated for a few weeks now, but today was D-Day for Scott Brook. He has been relieved of his duties of head coach of the OKC Thunder after seven very successful seasons. The irony in all of this is that if the Thunder would’ve won just one more regular season game, they [...]

April 23, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Are The Dallas Mavericks Screwed?

Are The Dallas Mavericks Screwed?

So much for the first-round series between the Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks being an actual competition. After Tuesday night’s 111-99 loss at Toyota Center, the Mavericks now find themselves in a 2-0 series hole, with little hope of extending their NBA playoff push into the second round. Make that no hope. Nothing the Mavericks [...]

April 22, 2015 admin NBA 0

Hawks’ Mike Budenholzer Named NBA Coach of the Year

Hawks’ Mike Budenholzer Named NBA Coach of the Year

Atlanta Hawks head coach, Mike Budenholzer has been rewarded by the league for his tremendous coaching success this season by being named as the NBA’s Coach of the Year for the 2015 season. At second place was the Warriors’ head coach, Steve Kerr, who trailed Budenholzer by just 42 points. While Jason Kidd, finished at [...]

April 21, 2015 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Watch: Blake Griffin Obliterates Aron Baynes With Three Poster Dunks

Watch: Blake Griffin Obliterates Aron Baynes With Three Poster Dunks

On Sunday night’s game one win (107-92) over the defending champs—Spurs. The Clippers played a very efficient game, especially at the offensive end with Chris Paul’s game-high of 32 points, 7 rebounds, and 6 assists. While on the other side, it was Kawhi Leonard for the Spurs, who led the way with a quiet 18 [...]

April 20, 2015 admin Balltribe TV, NBA 0