The Bucks played against Luka Doncic in their last game before moving on to Durant and Harden in this one and LeBron James and Anthony Davis — practically an All-NBA team minus Antetokounmpo — in the next one. Coach Mike Budenholzer said the Bucks look forward to the competition. … [Read more...] about Durant, Harden Put On A Show, Nets Need Every Bit Of It As They Hang On For Win Over Bucks
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As the stigma against zone defenses appears to be dissipating across the league, the box-and-one strategy is trending. Curry faced the defense in three straight recent games with mixed results, going for 38 points on 13-for-24 shooting against the Clippers on Jan. 8, scoring a season-low 11 points on a career-worst 2-for-16 shooting against Toronto on Jan. 10, and not finding a flow in a 7-for-17, 20-point performance against Indiana on Jan. 12. … [Read more...] about Warriors and Stephen Curry being forced to think outside the box-and-one
“Not to say that I didn’t know he could guard like this, but I didn’t watch much Minnesota - unless we were playing them,” said Warriors wing Damion Lee, who made the game-winning free throws against Toronto. “Minnesota wasn’t on national TV enough, so people didn’t see his game. People would just look at box scores and psychoanalyze what they thought his game was. … [Read more...] about Andrew Wiggins evolving from ‘Least Defensive Player’ to Warriors’ go-to stopper
But Samantha—the Sex and the City character who actually loved sex the most; the loyal friend who once fished a diaphragm out of her friend’s vagina with a fresh manicure; the one person Carrie was able to tell about her affair with Big; the woman who says things like “Nipples are huge right now,” and, “I’m a try-sexual. I’ll try anything once”—will be missing. … [Read more...] about What’s the Point of a ‘Sex and the City’ Revival Without Samantha?
Lasorda pitched for the Dodgers for two seasons before the Kansas City Athletics bought his contract. He was traded to the Yankees in 1956 and sent down to the Triple-A Denver Bears before being sold back to the Dodgers in 1957. During his time with the Bears, Lasorda was influenced by manager Ralph Houk, who became his role model. … [Read more...] about Tommy Lasorda, fiery Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93