Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Durant’

Whats Doin: Joakim Noah is the best

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Kevin Durant wearing a Seattle Supersonics hat? * SB Nation’s Tom Ziller hoses down this nonsense about Kevin Durant coming up short. Geez, there’s some knobs out there. * According to the experts Andrew Wiggins is the next can’t miss superstar coming down […]

Whats Doin: Spike’s revenge

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Steph Curry’s one-legged three pointer. Wow! * Two wicked dunks – Iman Shumpert and Kevin Durant. * Gregg Popovich and sideline interviews are the best (1 and 2). * Joe Ingles arrives for the Euroleague Final Four. * LeBron James put on a […]

Whats Doin: Andrew Bynum can dance just fine on bad knees

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Sometimes I worry about finding enough material to keep this site ticking over. I needn’t worry, this is the NBA. Andrew Bynum, on holiday in Madrid, flamenco dancing. Sweet manna from heaven. * Taj Gibson wants in on the Dunk of the Year […]

Whats Doin: Mike Brown gets a third chance to prove he’s not a flawed coach

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Yahoo! Sports’ hit man Adrian Wojnarowski pours cold water on the LeBron to Cleveland fantasy. Ain’t gonna happen, folks. * The Cleveland Cavaliers have rehired Mike Brown to take the reins. Whaa? * Harrison Barnes with an epic 4th quarter dunk against the […]

Whats Doin: Blake Griffin dons a different red and white

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * No, you aren’t imagining things – that is Blake Griffin wearing a St George-Illawarra Dragons jersey. * Ben Simmons makes an impact for Montverde at the National High School Invitational. * Kobe Bryant denies Will Barton at the rim. This guy! * Brandon […]

The Durant-Westbrook question in Oklahoma City

Until recently, Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder have mostly gotten a free pass from the basketball media. Frankly, unless you (or, in my case, my dad) are from Seattle it’s hard to dislike them. A group of young, talented, likeable guys who were put together by a savant GM and could possibly dominate […]

Whats Doin: Christmas with Kyrie

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Kyrie Irving was really enjoying the festive season, until this got out…. * Kevin Durant destroying the Mavs. * A Ricky Rubio blanket? * Kobe rocks the fur on Christmas Day. Sheesh. * Hardwood Paroxysm break down the Avery Johnson firing in Brooklyn. […]

Whats Doin: The New Orleans Pelicans?

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * The New Orleans Hornets are expected to change their name to the New Orleans Pelicans, perhaps as early as the 2013-14 season. They’re havin’ a laugh, no? * At a Halloween party Tim Duncan and Tony Parker pointed some fake guns at a […]

NBAMate exclusive Q&A with Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons is not your average 16-year old. The son of Melbourne Tigers legend Dave Simmons, Ben’s a 6-foot-8 (and still growing) combo forward and considered to be Australia’s top basketball prospect coming through the ranks. In fact, according to CBSSports, “Simmons would likely be the No. 1 player in the class of 2015 if […]

Whats Doin: The power of the death stare

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * The Warriors would be wise to play it safe with Andrew Bogut. * Did you see Kobe Bryant’s death stare at Mike Brown in their loss to Utah? Brown was sacked the next day. Coincidence? I think not. * The Lakers need a […]