The running joke has been that, on balance, Anthony Davis saved Monty Williams’s job (and snatched Scott Brooks’s) when the Holy Ghost of Kobe Bryant descended upon him for a game-winner against the Thunder back in February. Apparently not!
In a game that nobody expected to be as entertaining as it was, the Miami Heat pulled out a 141-129 double-overtime victory against the Sacramento Kings last night. The Kings should be proud of how well they hung with the Heat before getting demolished by an angry LeBron James, but they shouldn't be proud of this…
Sacramento Kings rookie DeMarcus Cousins was asked to leave the team plane bound for a game with the Phoenix Suns after getting into a dust-up with teammate Donte Green, per NBA Fanhouse.
Tyreke Evans nailed an honest-to-god game-winner from halfcourt. No lame first half buzzer beaters, no overturned on review horseshit. Just a desperation heave to save the Kings. Now watch, Evans will miss two months and Sacramento will lose 10 in a row.
It's not quite at the level of Blake Griffin's various posterizations of the opposition, but the Bulls' Derrick Rose leaves the Kings' Tyreke Evans with no other excuse than "Um, uh, the floor was slippery" on this fourth-quarter drive.
The best thing about George Maloof's DUI arrest is that his mug shot is perhaps the exact mug you might imagine when you imagine a man named George Maloof. Eyebrows included.
The David Stern handshake is a newly drafted player's baptism into the NBA. It is also, often as not, hilariously awkward. We asked body language maven Patti Wood to analyze some of these moments from yesterday's Draft.