Connect with us

Headlines

Mavs’ First Win Ends Worst Start in Franchise History

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

(Harrison) Barnes rolled up 34 points, cracking his career high for the second time in six games this season as the Mavericks displayed supreme defensive grit and were able to grind out an 86-75 overtime win against the Milwaukee Bucks.

Regardless, you could hear the collective exhale from the Mavericks when the final buzzer sounded and they no longer were winless. The 0-5 start had been the worst in franchise history.

Source: Eddie Sefko of the Dallas Morning News

Advertisement




Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Headlines

Sources: Hornets’ Cody Zeller Undergoes Surgery, to Miss 6 Weeks

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller will undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee on Tuesday, league sources tell ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. He’s expected to miss six weeks.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

Continue Reading

Headlines

Report: Executives Believe Rockets Have ‘real chance’ at Landing LeBron James Next Summer

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

While [LeBron] James has made it clear that he won’t deliberate his uncertain future until the Cavs’ season is complete, there is strong belief in [Houston] Rockets circles that they’ll have a legitimate shot at landing the four-time MVP this summer. Rival executives also believe the Rockets will have a real chance. And once you really look at it, when you get past all the noise about the Lakers and even the compelling case for the up-and-coming Philadelphia 76ers, it makes all sorts of sense.

Source: Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports

Continue Reading

Headlines

Report: Markelle Fultz No Longer Experiencing Shoulder Soreness

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Philadelphia 76ers rookie guard Markelle Fultz is no longer experiencing shoulder soreness and will be evaluated in three weeks, the team said Saturday.

The Sixers said Fultz will ramp up his basketball activities in the interim.

Fultz, selected with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft, has played in just four games and was shut down on Oct. 29 due to soreness in his right shoulder and a scapular muscle imbalance.

The 19-year-old has resisted jump shots while relying almost exclusively on drives to the basket. He is shooting 33 percent (9-of-27) from the floor and 50 percent (6-of-12) from the free throw line. Off the bench, he has averaged 19 minutes.

Fultz’s shooting woes have been underscored by an altered shooting motion that has made some wonder whether the shooting tweak led to the shoulder injury or the shoulder injury forced him to change his shot.

Source: ESPN

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Trending Now