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Monday, November 12th: Bucks @ Sixers, 7:00 ET, NBALP: Jrue Holiday recently signed the four-year, $41 million extension that the Bucks elected not to offer Brandon Jennings. Motivation? I expect Jennings’ intensity to rival that of Kevin Garnett. The young man feels he has a point to prove this season, and I’m sure this is one of the games he’d circled on the calendar. I suggest you do the same (well, actually, the game starts in 30 minutes… so probably just turn your TV on).
Tuesday, November 13th: Spurs @ Lakers, 10:30 ET, NBATV: A coach’s debut may not be as exciting as that of a marquee player, but hey, it’s as good a reason as any to watch what ought to be a pretty good battle on a random Tuesday in November. I plan to keep track of the number of times the camera pans to D’Antoni on the sideline, which will probably be a lot. Hopefully they actually show some of the game.
Wednesday, November 14th: Grizzlies @ Thunder, 8:00 ET, ESPN: You can’t go wrong with Clippers/Heat at 10:30, but the Grizzlies and Thunder have established one of the more interesting rivalries in the current NBA. To illustrate just how competitive they’ve become, the last time one team beat the other by more than nine points in a regular season game was on January 28th, 2009. In that game, Darius Miles scored 7 points for Memphis and Chucky Atkins had 10 for OKC. Also, keep in mind that these two teams play three to four times per season.
Thursday, November 15th: Heat @ Nuggets, 10:30 ET, TNT: This is one of those games that will be awesome no matter what the score is. If it’s a blowout, it’ll be a fun one. If it’s close, it’s close. As far as the likelihood of you being entertained, this is as close to a sure thing as you’ll find in non-playoff sporting events.
Friday, November 16th: Mavericks @ Pacers, 7:00 ET, NBALP: Catch up with OJ Mayo, who’s been shooting the freaking lights out lately. Also, get your weekly dose of Gerald Green and Lance Stephenson, who are basically becoming the NBA’s AND1 Mixtape Tour. Still not sold? Darren Collison/Ian Mahinmi revenge game!
Saturday, November 17th: Nuggets @ Spurs, 8:30 ET, NBALP: Fun and fundamental collide as JaVale McGee jumps 40 feet into the sky every time Tim Duncan does a pump fake.
Sunday, November 18th: Rockets @ Lakers, 9:30 ET, NBALP: Those who watch on League Pass will be forced to put up with the homeristic stylings of Bill Worrell and Clyde Drexler, but don’t let that deter you from finishing the week in traditional fashion. As I stated the last time around, the LA Lakers are the only way to go on a Sunday night.
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PHILADELPHIA - Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Jennings, bent on putting his worst game of the young season behind him, scored a season-high 33 points Monday night to lead the Bucks past the Philadelphia 76ers, 105-96. "I was so upset with my game in Boston the other night," said Jennings, who was limited to four points on 1-for-11 shooting in Saturday's 106-100 loss...
Something fun to watch for tonight:
Scoring ONLY 3 points tonight against the Bulls, Kevin Garnett will pass Allen Iverson as the 17th All-Time Scoring Leader with 24,369 pts.
— Doctor NBA (@DoctorNBA) November 12, 2012
Brandon Jennings scored 33 points and Monta Ellis had 18 to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 105-96 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
The Bucks improved to 3-0 on the road for the first time since they won their first four in 2001-02. Jennings and Ellis combined to make 20 of 41 shots with 10 rebounds and 15 assists. Mike Dunleavy scored 13 points and the Bucks shot...
Brandon Jennings led the Milwaukee Bucks with 33 points and 8 assists in their 105-96 victory past the Philadelphia 76ers Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center.
Jrue Holiday was simply amazing on the Sixers end with 25 points. But the real story was Jason Richardson coming back from an ankle injury to contribute 20 points and an insane 360 slam at the end of the first half...
The Boston Celtics entered the season expected to contend with the Miami Heat (and possibly others) for the Eastern Conference title. They’re off to a 3-3 start, which isn’t bad, but certainly not impressive when you consider that two of the wins came against the Wizards. One of the main problems for the Celtics is their age. Kevin Garnett is 36 and Paul Pierce is 35, which...
Two nights ago, the Milwaukee Bucks watched Boston take control of a close game in the fourth quarter by stepping up and making shots.
Monday night found the Bucks yet again in the fourth quarter of a close game. This time around Milwaukee clamped down defensively, which lead to easy baskets and sealed the Bucks 105-96 win over Philadelphia, their first 3-0 road start since 2001...
MILWAUKEE - Sometimes a complex game like basketball can be so simple. A game that featured 17 lead changes and multiple momentum swings can be summed up pretty easily. "They made shots when it counted," Bucks guard Monta Ellis said. "It was a hard-fought game. They made more shots than we did and they came out with the (win)."Saturday'sgame was even at 74...
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And nobody seemed to relish this fiesty, bad-boy side of Green more than Kevin Garnett.
“Jeff’s a really, really nice guy,” Garnett said. “Some nights, you just gotta be an asshole.”
And the turning point...
Kevin Garnett is still the heart and soul of the Boston Celtics defense
The Boston Celtics fell to 2-3 on the season after losing 106-100 to the Philadelphia 76ers in the Garden on Friday. The lost also dropped their home record to 1-2. The Celtics are struggling to find their chemistry on both sides of the ball, at an incredibly inconsistent rate. There are times when they are putting...
The Celtics were cold in the 4th quarter. If they weren’t dunking the ball, that ball wasn’t going through the hoop.
Lucky for the Celtics, pulled off two plays that got them the high-percentage shots they needed at crucial times. Actually… it was the same play… just run on opposite sides of the floor.
Here’s the first one:
The play really happens at the :13 mark with...
The NBA announced All-Star ballots for each team today, and the Celtics are well represented, with five players.
Five #Celtics on #NBA All-Star ballots: Guards - Rondo Rajon, Jason Terry. Frontcourt - Kevin Garnett, Jeff Green, Paul Pierce #CelticsTalk
— Jessica Camerato (@JCameratoNBA) November 13, 2012
I'm a little disappointed Brandon Bass was left off for Green. He has...
Tip: 7:30 PM Court: TD Garden Watch it: CSN Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Mike Callahan, Eric Dalen and Brian Forte
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At Home: 1-2
On Road: 1-4
Streak: Won 2
Streak: Won 2
Buckets: Pierce (19.3 ppg)
Buckets: Mo Williams (16.9 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (8.1 rpg)
Boards: Al Jefferson...
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- Paul Pierce scored 25 points and collected nine rebounds while Kevin Garnett added 18 points and Jason Terry 15, leading the Boston Celtics to a 96-92 victory over the Bucks on Saturday night. The teams combined to go 0-for-11 to open the fourth quarter, a span of 8 minutes, 32 seconds of scoreless basketball snapped by Brandon Bass' layup that made it 68...
Herald C’s hold on for deer life Green finally asserts himself Ex-Celt has Moore game with Magic Pierce, Garnett help Celtics rally past Bucks Globe FInal: Celtics 96, Bucks 92Celtics coach Doc Rivers makes two changes to starting lineupPaul Pierce, Celtics get even with Bucks
Celtics Green Comments from the Other Side - Bucks 11/10 The Streak Celtics Climb Back to .500...
Rondo made life very difficult for a short-handed Bulls team.Let me start you off with a few relevant stats. Coming into this game, the Chicago Bulls’ opponents were averaging just 88 points per game, fourth in the NBA. Pace adjusted, the Bulls were second in the NBA in points per 100 possessions, at 96.1.Now read that headline again: the Celtics just hung 101 points on a team...