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Over the months of March and April, he has averaged 20.3 points a game while shooting 49.5% from the field and 45.9% from beyond the three-point line. That's a sharp jump from the 16.4 points on 47.7% shooting from the field and 43.7% from beyond the arc he averaged over the full season.
18 April 2015
Rodney Hood joined an exclusive list in the Utah Jazz history book Friday when he was named the NBA's Western Conference rookie of the month. "This is a big honor, and it is rewarding to have fought through adversity before finishing the season strong, both as a team and an individual," Hood said.
18 April 2015
It wasn't always smooth, maybe it didn't always look or sound like the dream union of James, Irving, and Love envisioned in northeast Ohio when James chose to come home and the Cavs traded for Love last summer. But, at least statistically speaking, Cleveland's Big Three carried this team to where it…
17 April 2015
Mar 29, 2015; Boston, MA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick talks with teammates during a break in the action as they take on the Boston Celtics in the second half at TD Garden. The Clippers defeated the Celtics 119-106.
16 April 2015
But there are so many other guys who went relatively unnoticed that were instrumental in making that fantasy championship run. Being Wednesday is the final day of the NBA regular season, and the day in which fantasy basketball crowns its champions, it would be fitting to recognize an unsung hero at…
15 April 2015
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15 April 2015
Rapper Drake once described himself as "Seth Curry with the shot," just a few months before he airballed a shot at Kentucky's Big Blue Madness last October. Drake redeemed himself this week with a long-distance game-winner, and mentioned Steph Curry in his Instagram caption.
14 April 2015
It's been almost four months since Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jabari Parker has played organized basketball. After tearing his anterior cruciate ligament Dec. 15 in Phoenix against the Suns , the No.
14 April 2015
Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving never made it out of the locker room for the second half against the Detroit Pistons as he experienced right hip tightness. The All-Star point guard had 12 points, three rebounds and three assists in 18 minutes of play.
13 April 2015
The Cleveland Cavaliers will be without four of their five starters when they play the Boston Celtics on Sunday afternoon. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, J.R. Smith and Kevin Love will rest after the Cavs solidified their place in the standings Wednesday night with a win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
12 April 2015
"When you figure it out let me know," coach Doc Rivers said after a 94-86 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. J.J. Redick and Blake Griffin scored 18 points each to help the Clippers take a step toward securing home-court advantage for the playoffs with their fifth win in a row.
12 April 2015
"When you figure it out let me know," coach Doc Rivers said after a 94-86 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. J.J. Redick and Blake Griffin scored 18 points each to help the Clippers take a step toward securing home-court advantage for the playoffs with their fifth win in a row.
12 April 2015
Clippers 94, Grizzlies 86: J.J. Redick and Blake Griffin scored 18 points each and Los Angeles took a step toward securing home-court advantage for the playoffs. The Clippers could finish anywhere from second to sixth in the tightly bunched Western Conference.
12 April 2015
His team having locked up its spot as the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference long ago, Kerr is concerned the Warriors might have trouble sustaining their momentum down the stretch.
12 April 2015
The Lakers kids, led by Ryan Kelly, got an impressive win on Friday night. Three more games before the season ends.
11 April 2015
While other NBA teams are getting ready to play for all the marbles, fans of the lottery-bound Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves have their minds on ping pong balls and the draft lottery on May 19. Ryan Kelly scored 21 points, rookie Jabari Brown added 20 points and seven assists, and th…
11 April 2015
"When you figure it out let me know," coach Doc Rivers said after a 94-86 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. J.J. Redick and Blake Griffin scored 18 points each to help the Clippers take a step toward securing home-court advantage for the playoffs with their fifth win in a row.
11 April 2015
Ryan Kelly scored 21 points, rookie Jabari Brown added 20 points and seven assists, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 106-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Each of the Lakers' starters scored in double figures, including rookie point guard…
11 April 2015
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving was a late scratch as he has been ruled out of Friday's game against the Boston Celtics due to right hip soreness. It was announced that Irving would miss his sixth game of the season 20 minutes before tip.
10 April 2015
Head Coach Quin Snyder poses with Rodney Hood and Dante Exum as the Utah Jazz hold their media day Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Salt Lake City at the Zions Bank basketball center.
9 April 2015
Arizona State must have been determined to hire a Duke graduate as it’s being reported that Bobby Hurley will become the next head coach of the Sun Devils. According to The Arizona Republic, Hurley agreed to become the head coach at Arizona State on Thursday afternoon and will take over the po…
9 April 2015
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Kyrie Irving had 27 points and nine assists and LeBron James had 21 points, nine rebounds and eight assists as the Cavaliers defeated the Bucks, 104-99, Wednesday night at BMO Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wis. Here is a capsule look at the game after a dvr review of the Fox Sports…
9 April 2015
Since Feb. 25, the Clippers' starting shooting guard is averaging 20.6 points while shooting 49.5 percent from the field and 43.7 percent from 3. It's not because of incredible individual skills, the way Kobe Bryant can fill a box score with a defender smothered all over him. The Clippers, owners of…
6 April 2015
Rodney Hood scored a career-high 25 points to lead the Utah Jazz to a 101-95 victory over Sacramento Sunday night. SACRAMENTO - It wasn't like the Utah Jazz were fighting for playoff position or anything as they battled Sacramento in a tight game in the fourth quarter Sunday night at Sleep Train Are…
6 April 2015
Rodney Hood scored a career-high 25 points and the Utah Jazz made an important run midway through the fourth quarter to defeat Sacramento on the road 101-95 Sunday night. After the two teams were tied at halftime, the game remained close for most of the second half.
6 April 2015
J.J. Redick scored 24 points, DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 22 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Denver Nuggets 107-92 on Saturday night. Chris Paul had 23 points and nine assists for the Clippers, who moved a half-game ahead of San Antonio for the fifth seed in the Western Conferenc…
5 April 2015
Apr 4, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick drives to the basket against Denver Nuggets guard Randy Foye during the first half at Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports This game could've been a trap: the playoff-ready Clippers versus the lottery-re…
5 April 2015
At a time when Kemba Walker has returned to the Charlotte Hornets from his meniscus surgery and Derrick Rose is poised to return to the Chicago Bulls from the same type of knee procedure, Miami Heat forward Josh McRoberts tried to offer perspective Saturday on why a similar injury in December still…
4 April 2015
Curry, the former Duke star, welcomes the addition of the former Spartan to the backcourt of NBA Development League team in Erie.
4 April 2015
DENVER >> J.J. Redick scored 24 points, DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 22 rebounds and the Clippers beat the Denver Nuggets 107-92 on Saturday night. Chris Paul had 23 points and nine assists for the Clippers, who moved a half-game ahead of San Antonio for the fifth seed in the Western Confe…
4 April 2015
Seth Curry came into enemy territory and did enough damage Friday to spoil the Grand Rapids Drive's home finale Friday. The former Duke star scored 35 points to lead the Erie Bayhawks to a 122-110 win against the Drive in the last game of the season before 3,442 at the DeltaPlex Arena.
4 April 2015
Power forward Kevin Love will not play tonight against the Miami Heat due to a troublesome back, but point guard Kyrie Irving will be in the starting lineup after missing shootaround with an illness. Love participated in yesterday's practice, but only in non-contact portions of the session.
2 April 2015
Kevin Love is listed as questionable with a sore back and Kyrie Irving is dealing with an illness and is listed as questionable too. Irving did not attend shootaround this morning and Love was present at shootaround, but it is unclear if he did any work.
2 April 2015
Erie BayHawks star Seth Curry talks about his brother, Stephen Curry, of the NBA's Golden State Warriors who has his own signature shoe called the "Curry One" made by Under Armour.
2 April 2015
Seth Curry scored 24 points to lift the Erie BayHawks to their third straight win tonight, 122-111 over the Delaware 87ers in front of 2,610 fans at Erie Insurance Arena. The BayHawks have won 10-of-14 games since Feb. 25. Curry added seven assists and has scored 89 points in his past three games, a…
2 April 2015
Utah's Rodney Hood as the Utah Jazz and the LA Clippers play pre-season NBA basketball Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Though rookie swingman has missed 32 of the Jazz's 75 games, Utah's head coach feels that may benefit the 22-year-old as his career progresses.
1 April 2015
Jabari may be a long way from returning to full-speed NBA basketball, but that didn't make his pregame appearance at the BMO Harris Bradley Center tonight -- in sneakers and shorts rather than a suit -- any less encouraging. Just three months removed from successful surgery on the torn ACL he suffer…
1 April 2015
One look around the NBA and it's easy to see a new position has taken over the league: Point guard. It's reflected in the NBA MVP race with Golden State's Stephen Curry, Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook and Chris Paul of the Clippers all making a strong claim to take home the hardware.
1 April 2015
"I'm an NBA fan, man," Redick said. "I'd rather watch the Kings and the Hornets on a Tuesday night in Sacramento than Syracuse-Georgetown."…
31 March 2015
While Cavaliers coach David Blatt was surrounded by a horde of media, answering for things like his team's six-game losing streak and rumblings that he'd lost his players' attention, a separate meeting was ongoing about 50 feet away. It was Jan. 15, and the Cavs were supposed to play the Lakers that…
31 March 2015
On a Clippers team whose season has seen Blake Griffin's injured elbow, DeAndre Jordan's ascension to king of the paint, and Steve Ballmer's Energizer-Bunny demeanor, J.J. Redick has been the unsung post-all-star-break hero in Doc Rivers's system. "It feels like every year I've been in the league si…
31 March 2015
Jabari Parker wowed Duke basketball fans with an incredible 2013-14 season in Durham before moving on to the NBA. After being named the 2013-14 ACC Rookie of the Year and a First Team All-American, Parker declared for the 2014 NBA Draft, where he was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the No. 2 ov…
12 March 2015
Duke legend Christian Laettner is the subject of an upcoming ESPN 30 for 30 documentary titled “I Hate Christian Laettner.” The project has been in the works for the past few months and will air on ESPN on March 15 at 9pm, which will follow the network’s coverage of the selections…
3 March 2015
Former Duke and current NBA star Jabari Parker drops in on the ACC Postgame Live set to talk about the Blue Devils’ huge overtime win over UNC. Parker also talks about how special the UNC Duke rivalry is and gives an update on how the rehab is going on his injured knee. The post Former Duke St…
19 February 2015
The Duke basketball program has a rich history of incredible highlights and athletes. Part of the luxury of having almost every Duke game televised and the amazing resources of Duke Blue Planet is that many of the best moments of the program have been documented and archived in some form or fashion.
13 February 2015
Former Duke basketball and football player Reggie Love has already played a role in some huge moments in his life. Many Blue Devil fans remember him as a valuable contributor to Duke’s run to the national championship in 2001, particularly when Love helped provide the team with some toughness…
5 February 2015
Shane Battier continues to pile up the accolades and awards as the ACC announced today that the former Duke All-American and National Player of the Year is a member of the conference’s ACC Basketball Legends for the class of 2015. Battier, who now works with ESPN as a college basketball analys…
3 February 2015
Former Duke All-American and two-time national champion Grant Hill will be part of the CBS coverage of the Final Four this season, according to multiple reports. Hill, who currently serves as an NBA analyst for Turner, will be paired with Bill Raftery and Jim Nantz as CBS’ announcing crew for…
3 February 2015
Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski is the talk of college basketball this week as he tries to set an unprecedented milestone for Division I Men’s Basketball this Sunday when he’ll attempt to get his 1000th career win as a head coach. As we pointed out yesterday, many major media outle…
21 January 2015
As we prepare for an iconic moment in the history of Duke basketball and in the coaching career of Mike Krzyzewski, many outlets are putting together some cool features to recognize the accomplishment of Coach K closing in on his 1000th career win. While Coach K is downplaying the significance of th…
20 January 2015