Found December 26, 2011 on
That's the story Williams told reporters in the locker room prior to tonight's season-opener against the Trail Blazers in Portland, anyway. According to the Philadelphia Daily News, Williams said a man approached him as his car was stopped on a Philly street on Christmas Eve, knocked on the car's window, and brandished a gun. The man then recognized Williams. More »
BEST OF MAXIM
McMillan on the second half, Gerald Wallace and the depth off the bench.
Nate McMillan believes he has now learned the best way to use Gerald Wallace, who is known for having one of the best blends of toughness and athleticism in the NBA.
Bobcats fans are going to just read this nod in agreement. Bobcats front office members, too. Stephen Jackson admitted last season when Charlotte traded Gerald Wallace to Portland he pretty much mentally checked out from the Bobcats. Here are the quotes, via Rock Bonnell at the Charlotte Observer. “When Gerald left, I really left,’’ Jackson…
The NBA's labor dispute did little to dampen the enthusiasm of those at the Rose Garden for the delayed start of the 2011-12 season.
Turnovers are one of the major reasons the Eagles will be sitting at home just like the rest of us when the playoffs start. It’s also the main reason the Sixers lost the first game of their season to the Portland Trailblazers.
Last night Philadelphia started out their regular season with a 107-103 loss to the [...]
Let the 66-game sprint begin. With the NBA season shortened due to the offseason lockout, there is a sense of uncertainty surrounding the schedule with 16 fewer games.
In years past, it was always important to get off to a fast start, but starting the season off on a high note has never been as important as it will be in the 2011-12 season. That is why the upstart and youthful...
The Portland center's contributions to wins can't be measured in a box score.
All teams know that the compact, 66-game season is going to be a lot of wear on their players. The bench is going to play a huge part this year, and a team’s depth may make the difference between playoff success and an early end. In their two wins to start the season, the Portland Trail Blazers have already shown how important their bench will be this year.
Their team leader, LaMarcus...
The Blazers open the lockout-shortened season at home against Jrue Holiday and the 76ers at 7 p.m. Monday.
The Blazers hold Sacramento to 23.7 field goal shooting and 33 points in the second half.
Gerald Wallace had 25 points, eight rebounds and five assists, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to a 101-79 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
(source feed provided no summary content for this entry)
The top athletic development, business, and human relations stories about athletes from around the web each week.