The Knicks attempted to come back late in the fourth against the Heat by intentionally fouling Hassan Whiteside, a 51 percent career free throw shooter. But Whiteside went 4-6 on free throws in the quarter, and the Knicks lost by 17.
I don’t know the full story behind this savage own, which appears to have happened before, but I do know that this man is perhaps the world’s greatest agent of chaos:
So this happened on Friday night, but I feel compelled to draw your attention to it now, because this right here is the exact block that anyone who's ever played even a minute of organized basketball has dreamt of making.
JaVale steals the ball. JaVale runs the break. JaVale goes up for the power dunk and almost knocks a brave but foolish Jose Calderon out of the building. It's all so very JaVale. Great call from the Denver broadcast crew, too.
I know they're tough to make out amongst the lush woods of Downtown Toronto, but that's Jose Calderon and DeMar DeRozan modeling the jerseys the Raptors will don for Wednesday's game against the Bulls. It's Canadian Forces Night, you see. Since 20 percent of any camo jersey sales will go to a military families fund,…
Remember the tempest over the Spanish basketball team photo at the Beijing Olympics; the one where the players all pulled back back the skin at the corner of their eyes to make them look slanted? Jose Calderon is overcome with remorse over that. He's apologizing in the press, but not only that; He's personally…