Jefferson Keys Third Quarter Spurt As Mavs Beat Pelicans 102-93Richard Jefferson tied his season high with 16 points, seven during a 16-0 Dallas run early in the third quarter, and the Mavericks raced past the New Orleans Pelicans 102-93 on Monday night.
NBA's Top 'Stop And Watch' PlayersIn the past three weeks we've seen Steph Curry go for 51, Kevin Durant have his 43rd career 40 point game and Klay Thompson pour in 37 in one quarter. These kinds of performances are what we like to call "Stop and Watch games." As in stop what you're doing right now and get to a television immediately.
Late Call Lifts Pelicans Over Mavs 109-106Monta Ellis scored 36 points, giving Dallas a 106-105 lead with a running scoop with 12.3 seconds left. But Anthony Davis hit two free throws in the final seconds and had a pivotal steal.
5 Stunning Early Season NBA StatsIt's early, but there are some incredible things being done across the NBA this season. We take a look at 5 unbelievable statistics that may surprise you.
Keidel: Kentucky Coach John Calipari Comes Of AgeCalipari embraces the sordid system, uses it, and dominates. He doesn't pretend he's taking kids for the leafy campus life, for the diploma that will never arrive, or even for a few classes. He wants talent. And talent he gets. And talented he is.
Keidel: NBA Needs To Raise Age RestrictionThe player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
Dirk Overcomes Shoulder Issue As Mavs Top Pelicans 108-89Nowitzki shook off a shoulder issue in the first minute of the game to finish with 18 points, and the Mavericks beat the Pelicans 108-89 Wednesday night in Dallas.
Kentucky Defense Puts Brakes On LouisvilleThe highlight packages will be full of Anthony Davis' one-handed jam off an alley-oop pass and a couple of his hook shots -- including one with his non-shooting hand -- but what got Kentucky to its 11th national championship game was defense. A lot of defense.
Kentucky Beats Baylor 82-70 In South Regional Top-seeded Kentucky cruised into the Final Four for the second year in a row, blitzing Baylor with a dominating first half on the way to an 82-70 rout at the South Regional on Sunday.
Rising Star: Kentucky's Anthony Davis