Found March 28, 2013 on HoopStuff:
A few weeks ago, I personally wrote that Jarrett Jack, of the Golden State Warriors, is firmly in second place for the Sixth Man of the Year Award and that no one could reach Jamal Crawford this year. However, for once, I am admitting that I was wrong and that Jarrett Jack should be this year’s top backup. He brings much more to the table and other than scoring, Jack has far superior number across the board and is more important to his team’s success than Crawford Jarrett Jack: 30 mpg, 13.3 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 5.5 apg (1st in NBA among backups), 45.2% shooting, 40.6% three point shooting, Jamal Crawford: 30mpg, 16.7 ppg (2nd in NBA among backups), 1.6 rpg, 2.5 apg, 43.9% shooting, 37.4% three point shooting * Note: They are nearly identical in free throw shooting percentages, steals, blocks and turnovers. When it comes to stats, yes Crawford is averaging 3.6 points per game more than Jack, but scoring is not everything. Jack has nearly double the rebounds of Crawford despite being 2 inche...

David Lee assessed a retroactive flagrant foul for elbowing Dwight Howard

Taking a trip back in time, the NBA has given David Lee of the Golden State Warriors a flagrant foul for the elbow he threw hitting Dwight Howard.  The elbow resulted in Howard getting stitches, and he was none too happy about it.  During the game, a flagrant foul was not called, but the NBA reviewed things and decided to assess the could retroactively.David Lee's elbow...

Keith Smart saves young fan from errant pass

Keith Smart is a former college and pro basketball player, and he showed on Wednesday that he still has the moves. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry tried throwing a pass to teammate Jarrett Jack, but it was way off the mark. The ball looked like it was going to head into the first row and hit a young boy wearing a Warriors jersey and jacket who was sitting courtside. Luckily...

Trail Blazers-Warriors Preview

The Golden State Warriors blew an opportunity in their last game to distance themselves from teams battling for playoff seeding in the Western Conference - despite facing a club far removed from postseason contention. They'll hope to not make the same mistake again on Saturday night when they host the Portland Trail Blazers, who appear to have all but removed themselves from...

Kings head coach Keith Smart intercepts errant pass before it drills kid (video)

The near and distant future of the Sacramento Kings franchise may be up in the air at the moment, but one thing that is not up for debate is how Keith Smart, the team’s head coach, is a hero of sorts as well as a staunch protector of children. During Sacramento’s game against the Golden State Warriors at Oakland’s ORACLE Arena on Wednesday, Smart snatched an errant pass from...

Kings coach Keith Smart saves kid from getting hit by ball, asks for low five (Video)

For those of you thinking about getting courtside seats to an NBA game for your young children, you might want to check out this clip from Wednesday night's Kings/Warriors game.As Golden State's Stephen Curry attempted to throw a pass out of a double team, he threw in the direction of the Kings bench and appeared to be heading towards the head of a young fan.That's when...

Kings 105, Warriors 98

If the Golden State Warriors can hold on and make the playoffs, they'll be thankful the Sacramento Kings are not standing in their way. Isaiah Thomas had 31 points and seven assists, DeMarcus Cousins scored 14 points and the Kings put another dent in Golden State's playoff chase by beating the Warriors 105-98 on Wednesday night. Sacramento, which entered the game an NBA...

Lakers' Metta World Peace out 6 weeks with knee injury

In the latest blow to the Lakers difficult season, forward Metta World Peace will have surgery tomorrow for a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee.  World Peace injured his knee in Monday night’s ugly road loss to the Golden State Warriors. World Peace has been one of the few consistent bright spots for Los Angeles this year, averaging 12.8 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.70 steals...

Matchup of the Game: Spurs vs. Clippers

The matchup of the game for Friday night's matchup between the San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers will be between backups Manu Ginobili and Jamal Crawford. This will be the fourth and final game between the two teams in the regular season with the Spurs looking to tie up the series at 2-2. Both men's average in this series is almost identical with Ginobili averaging...
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