Grizzlies’ Dillon Brooks likely our for rest of season with toe injury

According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, Memphis Grizzlies swingman Dillon Brooks will “likely” be out for the rest of the 2018-19 season. Charania adds the injury should not impede him for having full summer workouts. This will wrap up an injury-plagued season for the Oregon product. He dealt with a knee sprain that cost him time in November and December. Brooks has played in just 18 games, posting averages of 7.5 points and 1.7 rebounds on 40.2% shooting and 37.5% from three.

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The coverage of the James Harden scoring “tear” celebrates “Heroball”

It seems that the fervor over the run of these games of such prolific scoring caused the focus to be laid on the numbers solely and not to take into account the circumstances under which they occurred. Call me crazy but efficiency matters. Over the course of these twelve games, Harden has only shot 50% or better 3 times and only better than 45% once. The rest of the games saw Harden connect with 43% or less of his shot attempts, including two clunkers of 7-23 and 12-34 respectively. I realize…

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Rockets trade Micheal Carter-Williams to the Chicago Bulls

As reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Houston Rockets have traded point guard and former Rookie-of-the-Year Micheal Carter-Williams to the Chicago Bulls. Wojnarowski adds that the Bulls will send a future conditional second-round pick to finish the deal off and apparently the move was a cost cutting one for Houston, as they would have been on the hook to fully guarantee Carter-Williams’s deal for this season had he been on the roster as of 5PM today. Carter-Williams will not have to worry about living arrangements in the Wiondy City, because…

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Timberwolves break off Tom Thibodeau

Tom Thibodeau and I have something in common- neither of us are employed by the Minnesota Timberwolves. According to multiple sources, he was relieved of his duties as both President of Basketball Operations and head coach on Sunday. Oddly enough the firing came following the team’s 22-point shellacking of the Los Angeles. According to league sources, CEO Ethan Cason, accompanied by general manager Scott Layden strode in Thibodeau’s office after the game and fired him. It seemed that Thibs had no idea that this was coming. He expected that he…

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Kawhi Leonard will not play against Pacers tonight

Toronto Raptors star small forward Kawhi Leonard will not suit up for the team’s game tonight against the Indiana Pacers. Doug Smith reports that the reason for Leoanrd’s absence is what the team has termed as “load management.” Smith adds this is code for “rest” and that point guard Kyle Lowry is listed as “questionable.”

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Bulls trade Justin Holiday to Grizzlies for Seldon, Brooks and picks

As the NBA season progresses there will emerge teams that ,around the trade deadline, will emerge as buyers or sellers. With their 10-28 ( and now on Zion watch or RJ watch) the Chicago Bulls would definitely fall into the seller category. They let that be known by trading Justin Holiday to the Memphis Grizzlies for Marshon Brooks, Wayne Seldon and a second round pick in 2019 and 2020. According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, Brooks doesn’t need to plan for an extended stay in the Windy City.…

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Kyle Lowry out for Spurs game

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry has been ruled out for team’s highly anticipated game against the Spurs which is the return to San Antonio for Kawhi Leonard. Lowry received injections last week as he is attempting to recover from lingering back soreness. Although coach Nick Nurse has indicated Saturday that the all-star guard was closing in on a return to the Raptors lineup saying, “We are close to the end of it,” at this juncture there is no timetable for his return. Fred VanVleet will continue to assume starting…

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Markieff Morris out six weeks with Transient Cervical Neuropraxia

The Washington Wizards released an official update outlining the status of forward Markieff Morris. Morris was diagnosed with transient cervical neuropraxia .According to Sports Med Today it is “a rare but dangerous cervical spine (neck) injury. TQ is usually caused by cervical spinal cord trauma, which can occur after a neck hyperextension or hyperflexion injury with possible axial loading (pressure applied to the top of the head).” Morris will be limited to non-contact basketball activities for the next six weeks. He has continued to suffer neck and back stiffness after sustaining a blow to…

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Garrett Temple and Omari Caspi reportedly involved in Physical Altercation at Team Meeting

Losing ten out your last thirteen games has a way of causing nerves to fray. According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, the Memphis Grizzlies held an “emotional team meeting” in the locker room following the team’s 101-94 loss to the Detroit Pistons Wednesday night. The meeting,while volatile, turned physical between Garrett Temple and Omari Caspi. Neither player set the world on fire in the Pistons game, with Temple scoring just seven points and missing six of his eight shots and Caspi just got five minutes of fun and…

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RBTheBreakThrough Los Angeles Lakers v OKC Thunder live breakdown

YouTuber RBTheBreakthrough is back with another one of his live in game NBA analysis. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cI0tFkJZpUY&feature=share You can check out his videos at the link below. https://www.youtube.com/user/RBTheBreakThrough

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