Still, general manager Bob Myers might want to take advantage of the $9.3 million disabled player exception the NBA gave Golden State in the wake of Thompson’s injury. Myers could use it to get another shooter at the trade deadline or on the buyout market, or to bolster the Warriors’ frontcourt depth. … [Read more...] about Warriors mailbag: Should Golden State think about trading Kelly Oubre Jr.?
But he wouldn’t remain in the game much longer. James was driving to the basket early in the second quarter when Cousins tried swipe at the ball but instead hit him in the head and face. James fell to the court where he remained for a few seconds before slowly getting up and remaining in the game. … [Read more...] about Davis has 27 as Lakers roll to 120-102 win over Rockets
Lakers: They've won 28 straight when holding their opponent under 100 points. ... Davis played despite lower back tightness. ... Alex Caruso had another outstanding two-way game, hitting three straight 3-pointers, adding four assists and posting a plus-28 in 18 minutes of play. … [Read more...] about LeBron, Davis lead Lakers’ 112-95 dismantling of Pelicans
It’s one thing to watch Davis’ YouTube highlights; it’s another matter entirely to be tasked with limiting him and scoring on him in a nationally televised game on one of the league’s marquee days. Regardless of whether Wiseman looks overwhelmed Monday, he should pick up valuable lessons that he can take into future matchups against the NBA’s top big men. … [Read more...] about Warriors’ James Wiseman prepares to face one of his biggest role models
“I embrace it as a competitor,” Wiggins said after he also scored a team-best 17 points on a rare poor shooting night from Curry. “Taking on the other team’s best player, I’m trying to be aggressive, trying to shut them out and make it difficult for them. They’re good players. They’re going to make shots. But if I can stay on them and stay aggressive and make it tough, I’m doing my job.” … [Read more...] about Andrew Wiggins evolving from ‘Least Defensive Player’ to Warriors’ go-to stopper