An NBA blog from Newsday's Bobby Bonett
OK, so Dwight Howard isn't getting traded to the Nets. At least, reports suggest that's the case. Heck, by the time you finish reading this, the trade talks might be back on.
But that won't stop us from having some Nets trade-themed fun, right?
Newsday looked back in Nets history and selected 21 of the biggest trades in franchise history. Starting with the team's acquisition of Tiny...Read more »
There wasn't much the Knicks did well in their 13th straight postseason loss. But they did manage to dominate the NBA's top five from last night.
Tyson Chandler's stuff on LeBron James in the opening seconds of the game was No. 5, Carmelo Anthony's and-1 in the third quarter was fourth, and JR Smith's emphatic jam in the final quarter topped the list.
(For those keeping track, the Melo...Read more »
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 »
If you like peanut butter and JAM, you'll enjoy last night's top 10 NBA plays.
Seven dunks -- and one layup -- highlighted the countdown, including one from Vinsanity.
Carter, as part of the Mavericks' 110-100 win over the Kings, went baseline and threw down a big dunk, good for No. 4 on the countdown. The wily vet finished with seven points, seven boards, five dimes and three blocks...Read more »
Day 6 of our 30-team NBA playoff flashback profiles the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors franchise has never won an NBA title, and has five playoff appearances since its inaugural season in 1995-96.
Date: May 11, 2001
Situation: The No. 5 Toronto Raptors and the No. 1 Philadelphia 76ers are tied, 1-1, heading into Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Context: After starting...Read more »