Malcolm Brogdon out against Bucks

Milwaukee Bucks point guard will not take the court when the Indiana Pacers take on his former team, the Milwaukee Bucks due to a sore back. He left Friday’s game with the issue and did not return. This is the first game that Brogdon will miss this season. Acquired in a sign-and-trade during the fury that was this past offseason, Brogdon is averaging career highs in points (19.2), assists (8.2), rebounds (4.8) and minutes (31.0).

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Joel Embiid out against Magic

With the term “load management” now drawing ire of fans, some current players and the perceived curmudgeons of previous eras, a new term has surfaced, “injury maintenance”. It is this latest tatic, that teams will employ to attempt to rest players and it is the reason the 76ers are claiming as to why center Joel Embiid will not play against the Orlando Magic. Let us see how this attempted Jedi Mind Trick goes over with the NBA as more teams go down this road.

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Gordon Hayward will be out six weeks after hand surgery

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward left the team’s game against the San Antonio Spurs with an injured left hand after colliding with LaMarcus Aldridge. Hayward met with doctors and it was determined that surgery would be the best course of action. The Celtics announced a few hours later that Hayward underwent successful surgery and he would be out for six weeks. When he returns, the hope is that he can resume the level of play , which looked like the All-Star the team signed back in 2017, he exhibited in…

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Nikola Jokic hits second game winner of the weekend

Shooting 9-23 is not a particularly efficient game but Nikola Jokic made the last of his makes from the field count as it proved to be the deciding bucket, lifting the Denver Nuggets to a 100-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. It was Jokic’s second game-winning shot in the last three days. On November 8, against the 76ers, his jumper in the waning seconds was the go ahead basket.

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November 9, 2019 NBA Recap

Top Performances pt rb ast James HardenHOU @ CHI 42 10 9   2 stl Luka DončićDAL @ MEM 24 14 8   2 stl Jaylen BrownBOS @ SAS 30 7 3    Kemba WalkerBOS @ SAS 26 5 8    D. RussellGSW @ OKC 30 3 7   2 stl Clint CapelaHOU @ CHI 16 20 1   4 blk Devonte’ GrahamCHO vs. NOP 24 5 10   10-13 ft Jae CrowderMEM vs. DAL 18 4 4   3 stl , 2 blk Alec BurksGSW @ OKC 23 5 4    D. GallinariOKC vs. GSW…

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November 7, 2019 NBA Recap

Top Performances pt rb ast L. AldridgeSAS vs. OKC 39 6 4   19-23 fg Jimmy ButlerMIA @ PHO 34 5 4   10-10 ft D. GallinariOKC @ SAS 27 5 1   5-6 3-pt Lou WilliamsLAC vs. POR 26 3 8   11-12 ft Gordon HaywardBOS @ CHO 20 10 6    Bam AdebayoMIA @ PHO 15 10 6   5 stl Dejounte MurraySAS vs. OKC 17 8 10    Jayson TatumBOS @ CHO 23 9 1   2 stl Goran DragićMIA @ PHO 25 6 4   5-7 3-pt Ivica ZubacLAC vs. POR 15 13…

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November 3, 2019 NBA Recap

Top Performances pt rb ast Luka DončićDAL @ CLE 29 14 15   Triple-double D. MitchellUTA @ LAC 36 4 6   10-14 ft Kevin LoveCLE vs. DAL 29 8 2    Marcus MorrisNYK vs. SAC 28 6 2    Jimmy ButlerMIA vs. HOU 18 7 9   4 stl T.J. WarrenIND vs. CHI 26 5 3    Duncan RobinsonMIA vs. HOU 23 6 1   7-11 3-pt Kawhi LeonardLAC vs. UTA 30 6 3   10-12 ft Meyers LeonardMIA vs. HOU 21 4 1   3 stl James HardenHOU @ MIA 29 4 3   14-14…

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November 2, 2019 NBA Recap

Top Performances pt rb ast G. AntetokounmpoMIL vs. TOR 36 15 8   4 blk Andre DrummondDET vs. BRK 25 20 6   3 stl , 5 blk Damian LillardPOR vs. PHI 33 5 9   8-11 3-pt Kyle LowryTOR @ MIL 36 4 6   5-9 3-pt Rodney HoodPOR vs. PHI 25 2 1    S. Gilgeous-AlexanderOKC vs. NOP 23 8 4    Tobias HarrisPHI @ POR 23 7 3   2 blk Al HorfordPHI @ POR 25 5 7   2 blk Dwayne BaconCHO @ GSW 25 6 2   2 stl Brandon ClarkeMEM vs.…

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November 1 ,2019 NBA recap

Last night’s NBA action was highlighted by Lebron James and Luka Doncic trading triple doubles as the Lakers and Mavericks needed overtime to settle their affair. Top Performances pt rb ast LeBron JamesLAL @ DAL 39 12 16   Triple-double Luka DončićDAL vs. LAL 31 13 15   Triple-double Kemba WalkerBOS vs. NYK 33 6 5   14-14 ft Andre DrummondDET @ CHI 25 24 2   2 stl , 3 blk Patty MillsSAS @ GSW 31 3 2   6-9 3-pt Marcus MorrisNYK @ BOS 29 9 3   5-8 3-pt Anthony DavisLAL @ DAL…

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October 30, 2019 NBA Recap

Top Performances pt rb ast James HardenHOU @ WAS 59 3 9   17-18 ft Bradley BealWAS vs. HOU 46 6 8   7-12 3-pt Aron BaynesPHO @ GSW 24 13 7   3 blk Kyrie IrvingBRK vs. IND 28 7 6    Pascal SiakamTOR vs. DET 30 5 5   2 stl Mike ConleyUTA vs. LAC 29 1 5   5-8 3-pt Damian LillardPOR @ OKC 23 7 13   2 stl Kemba WalkerBOS vs. MIL 32 6 6   14-15 ft D. SabonisIND @ BRK 29 8 4    Malcolm BrogdonIND @ BRK 21 8…

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