April 19, 2021 NBA Recap

Who Got It Done: Another game, another 30+ point outburst from Wardell Jokic lays 47 and 15 on the Grizz in double OT win Heat’s Nunn drops 30 on the Rockets pt rb ast Nikola JokićDEN vs. MEM 47 15 8 Ja MorantMEM @ DEN 36 8 12   3 stl Stephen CurryGSW @ PHI 49 3 5   10-17 3-pt, 11-12 ft Kendrick NunnMIA vs. HOU 30 7 8   6-12 3-pt Will BartonDEN vs. MEM 28 6 7   5-6 3-pt Collin SextonCLE @ DET 28 7 4   2 blk N. VučevićCHI…

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April 19, 2021 NBA Injury Report

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Tony Snell SF Apr 19 Out Snell (ankle) has been ruled out for Tuesday’s game versus Orlando, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Kris Dunn PG Apr 19 Out Dunn (ankle) will not play in Tuesday’s game against Orlando, Sarah Spencer of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. De’Andre Hunter SF Apr 19 Out Hunter (knee) has been ruled out for Tuesday’s game against the Magic, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Danilo Gallinari PF Apr 19 Out Gallinari (foot) will not play Tuesday against the Magic,…

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Basketball legend Scottie Pippen’s first born son Antron passes away

Tragedy has brought its wretched presence to the family of Scottie Pippen. The HOF basketball player announced Monday morning via social media the unfortunate death of his oldest son, Antron. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Scottie Pippen (@scottiepippen) According to Pip’s post his son suffered from chronic asthma, but he did not disclose if that was what claimed Antron’s life. Antron was only 33 years old. We here at sneakershoptalk send our deepest and most sincere condolences to Scottie Pippen and his family/

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NBA cautions teams to be on alert of implications from Chauvin verdict

From Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN The NBA has instructed teams to be vigilant about the impact of a verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial for the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis this week, including the possibility of game postponements, sources told ESPN. The looming specter of possible protests, civil unrest and team reactions in the aftermath of a court verdict has the league office preparing for the prospect that a night or two of league games could be halted this week, sources said. Final arguments are expected Monday in…

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April 17, 2021 NBA Recap

pt rb ast Jayson TatumBOS vs. GSW 44 10 3   5-9 3-pt Stephen CurryGSW @ BOS 47 7 3   11-19 3-pt Bradley BealWAS vs. DET 37 3 3   2 stl Andre DrummondLAL vs. UTA 27 8 3   2 stl G. AntetokounmpoMIL vs. MEM 28 11 8 N. VučevićCHI vs. CLE 25 7 5   2 stl Grayson AllenMEM @ MIL 26 4 1   7-10 3-pt Joe InglesUTA @ LAL 20 3 14   6-12 3-pt K. Caldwell-PopeLAL vs. UTA 25 5 2   2 stl D. SchröderLAL vs. UTA 25 6 8   2…

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Raptors slapped with $250k fine

The NBA fined the Toronto Raptors $250,000 for violations of rules pertaining to the rest of players and reporting of injuries. At this juncture no specifics have been offered on what rested player(s) and reporting triggered the fine.

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April 17, 2021 NBA Injury Report

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Danilo Gallinari PF Apr 15 Out De’Andre Hunter SF Apr 14 Out Hunter (knee) is out Thursday against the Bucks, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Kris Dunn PG Apr 14 Out Dunn (ankle) is out Thursday against the Bucks, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Tony Snell SF Apr 14 Out Snell (ankle) will not play Thursday against the Bucks. Cam Reddish SF Apr 13 Out Reddish (Achilles) will miss at least two more weeks as he recovers from a right Achilles injury, Mark…

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Draymond Green was right

In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act. I lead with Orwell’s quote because that has, unfortunately, bore itself out to be rather prophetic. Society has devolved to the depths of valuing feelings over facts, as people are allowed to wrap themselves in comforting truths rather than take the medicine of cold, hard facts. The latest example of this is Megan Rapinoe and her internet dust-up with Draymond Green. Last week, while speaking at the White House, the soccer star was the latest to…

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April 16, 2021 NBA Recap

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT Danilo Gallinari PF Apr 15 Out De’Andre Hunter SF Apr 14 Out Hunter (knee) is out Thursday against the Bucks, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Kris Dunn PG Apr 14 Out Dunn (ankle) is out Thursday against the Bucks, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Tony Snell SF Apr 14 Out Snell (ankle) will not play Thursday against the Bucks. Cam Reddish SF Apr 13 Out Reddish (Achilles) will miss at least two more weeks as he recovers from a right Achilles injury, Mark…

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April 14, 2021 NBA Recap

pt rb ast Stephen CurryGSW @ OKC 42 6 8   11-16 3-pt Kyrie IrvingBRK @ PHI 37 3 9   10-10 ft Joel EmbiidPHI vs. BRK 39 13 2   10-11 ft De’Aaron FoxSAC vs. WAS 33 5 6   6 stl Khris MiddletonMIL @ MIN 27 8 7 N. VučevićCHI vs. ORL 29 11 1   5-8 3-pt Christian WoodHOU vs. IND 25 13 2   3 blk Malcolm BrogdonIND @ HOU 23 14 9 Luka DončićDAL @ MEM 29 5 9   2 stl R. WestbrookWAS @ SAC 25 15 11   Triple-double Oh and…

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