Posts Tagged ‘Kendrick Perkins’

Whats Doin: Kendrick gets angry, throws bottle at nail salon

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * If you haven’t already seen it, here’s The Kobe Dunk. * Andrew Bogut wants some payback on the Houston Rockets. * As the title of the article says, ‘Kendrick Perkins threw a Gatorade bottle at a nail salon after his wife argued with […]

Whats Doin: Dirk’s feelin’ the music

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Sometimes these things just write themselves. Dirk Nowitzki on stage playing the tambourine. Gold! * Get your Dwight Howard ‘loyalty’ T-shirt. And the best part – it’s no joke, the Orlando Magic had these printed and you can buy them on the team’s […]

Quotes of the Month – February 2012

“You think I’ll hang around and average 19 points or 18 points? Hell no.” – The Lakers’ Kobe Bryant on how much longer he intends to play. His ‘twilight years’ will be interesting, that’s for sure. “I’ll need something to live on.” – Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov pledged to give $17 billion of his $18 […]

It’s all about 18

Joel is the newest writer to hit the pine for NBAMate. A basketball tragic who lives and breathes the NBA and sees the world through his green-tinted Celtics glasses. When he’s not out balling, you can find him rambling on endlessly about how good Larry Bird and Bill Russell would be in today’s game. It’s […]

10 Things We Learned In February

It’s that time again folks, when I chime in with 10 observations from the previous month’s NBA action. Let’s get straight into it. 1.         Melo Did Good For Melo He’s a one-trick pony and a very VERY bad liar, but you have to hand it to the guy. Through all this mess (that he created) […]

Sunday Six Pack: Ray, Trades and Trailblazers

ONE: It’s hard to watch Bogut and the Bucks these days without getting a little frustrated. Frustrated because the Big Aussie is still obviously bothered by that arm injury, and can’t seem to get any consistency back in his game. Frustrated because the Bucks themselves are a shadow of the team that was rampaging through […]

5 Win-Win Trades

JT is the newest writer to hit the pine for NBAMate. A Brett Maher-like streak shooter in his heyday, JT now finds time to break down the fundamentals of the round-ball game in between changing diapers and other fatherly duties. Typically an NBA trade produces a winner and a loser, but here are five trade […]

Game 2 Wrap

With Game 1 of the NBA Finals proving a bit of a lemon from a competitive standpoint, most neutrals – myself included – would have been hoping and praying for a more resilient Boston team to show up in the second game. They didn’t disappoint. If you weren’t lucky (or unemployed) enough to be free […]

Day 15 – Exhale

AP Photo/Michael Dwyer The great series had to end. Some predicted a Celtics blow-out, some suggested a Bulls upset victory, while many presumed it would reach at least one overtime period before ending again in epic fashion. The answer was neither of those, or perhaps somewhere in between. The game didn’t reach the nail-biting heights […]