An NBA blog from Newsday's Bobby Bonett
The Nets haven't yet played a game in Brooklyn. Anthony Davis hasn't made his debut. Dwight Howard hasn't fist-bumped Jack Nicholson.
But that didn't stop us from taking a first look at the class of 2013 NBA free agents.
Next year's summer signing period figures to include some of the league's best players, a class so deep that the Bobcats' top scorer from last season is ranked 55th.
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The Jazz picked up a monstrous win by taking down the Mavericks, 123-121, in three overtimes last night.
If it weren't for Paul Millsap, the game would've been much shorter, and Utah's playoff chances would be on life support.
With less than three seconds to go, Millsap grabbed an offensive rebound off a Gordon Hayward miss and threw down a dunk, tying the game at 89, and...Read more »
Chris Paul made a mistake last night.
He got in O.J. Mayo's way.
During the Grizzlies' 94-85 win over the Clippers Monday night, Mayo picked Paul's pocket on his way to the breakaway jam.
After the steal, though, Mayo issued a subtle hip-check, knocking Paul on his rear end. No foul was called.
Mayo's jam came in at No. 5 in the NBA top 10; I, as well as the voice of the...Read more »