Feature 19 // 31 Dec 2018, 10:57 IST SHARE The Lakers have always been the better team in Los Angeles. They have attracted and acquired some of the biggest superstars in NBA history including Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Jerry West, Shaquille O'Neal, Kobe Bryant, and LeBron James became the newest superstar to join the best franchise in the NBA. The Clippers have always been the lesser known team in town that has never even made it to the Conference Finals. However, things can turn out to be drastically different if Clippers' advisor Jerry West and the front office can sign two superstar free agents this offseason. Those 2 superstars most likely being Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard.After six years as an Executive Board member for the Golden State Warriors, Jerry West unexpectedly took an advisory role with the Clippers in 2017. Why is this article revolving around Jerry West? Because West was the man who acquired Shaq from … [Read more...] about NBA 2018-19: Can Los Angeles be Clipper Town?
There is no shortage of NBA action on Sunday by Jack Maloney & Michael Kaskey-Blomain 3h ago • 3 min read With Christmas now in the rearview, NBA action is kicking into high gear, and the league's slate certainly delivered some stellar action on Sunday. First, the Orlando Magic picked up an important win over the Detroit Pistons in exciting fashion thanks to an Evan Fournier buzzer beater. Then, the Toronto Raptors won an ugly one over the Chicago Bulls, and the Minnesota Timberwolves took down the Miami Heat thanks to a big night from Karl-Anthony Towns. Later on, the Dallas Mavericks earned an impressive win over the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Portland Trail Blazers hosted the Philadelphia 76ers, who found themselves without star center Joel Embiid. It certainly showed as the Blazers came away with a dominant win. On the other hand, the Los Angeles Lakers recorded their first win without LeBron James as they topped … [Read more...] about NBA scores, highlights: T-Wolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns records historic stat line, Lakers secure first win without LeBron James
Ameer Tyree Omnisport @its_ameericle Updated at 12:17 a.m. ET Updated at 12:17 a.m. ET Russell Westbrook just wasn't feeling it Sunday. The Thunder fell to the Mavericks 105-103 and Westbrook was ice cold from the floor. The former MVP flirted with his normal triple-double, but he put on a 4-of-22 shooting performance. Westbrook recorded nine points, eight assists and nine rebounds. Paul George outperformed Westbrook by pouring in 36 points. Luka Doncic paved the way to victory for Dallas. The rookie scored a team-high 25 points. DeAndre Jordan's 17-rebound double-double was crucial for the Mavericks, as well. The Mavericks are still undefeated against the Thunder this season and improved to 17-18. Oklahoma City dropped to 22-13 but remain third in the Western Conference. Studs of the Night Karl-Anthony Towns recorded 34 points, 18 rebounds, seven assists, six blocks and three steals in … [Read more...] about NBA wrap: Russell Westbrook struggles in Thunder’s loss to Mavericks
Towns added seven assists and six blocked shots for the Timberwolves. The only other player in NBA history to have that many points, rebounds, assists and blocks in the same game was Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, for the Los Angeles Lakers against Phoenix on Nov. 14, 1975. Abdul-Jabbar had 35 points, 19 rebounds, nine assists and eight blocks in that game. … [Read more...] about NBA: Karl-Anthony Towns scores 34 points, leads Timberwolves past Heat 113-104
There is no shortage of NBA action on Sunday by Jack Maloney & Michael Kaskey-Blomain 52s ago • 3 min read With Christmas now in the rearview, NBA action is kicking into high gear, and there are six solid games scheduled on Sunday. First, the Orlando Magic picked up an important win over the Detroit Pistons in exciting fashion thanks to an Evan Fournier buzzer beater. Then, the Toronto Raptors won an ugly one over the Chicago Bulls, while the Minnesota Timberwolves took down the Miami Heat thanks to a big night from Karl-Anthony Towns. Still to come, the Oklahoma City Thunder will battle the Mavericks in Dallas, and the Blazers will host the Philadelphia 76ers in Portland. Lastly, the LeBron-less Lakers will host the upstart Sacramento Kings at the Staples Center. James continues to nurse a groin injury that he suffered against the Golden State Warriors on Christmas Day. The Lakers have dropped two straight games … [Read more...] about NBA scores, highlights: T-Wolves’ Karl-Anthony Towns records historic stat line, Lakers look for first win without LeBron James