Archive for March, 2009

Billups is go-to man for Nuggets

Veteran guard Chauncey Billups has been there to offer encouragement to J.R. Smith.

Monday Bullets

Dan Steinberg of the DC Sports Bog , quoting Gilbert Arenas: “On being introduced fourth, in front of Caron Butler: ‘That was a little different.

In the Paint

Former 76er Allen Iverson must pay $260,000 for standing idly by and watching his bodyguard beat up another man in a 2005 bar fight, a federal appeals court ruled yesterday.

Nuggets’ Nene draws suspension for head butt, contacting official

Denver Nuggets forward Nene has been suspended two games without pay by the NBA after head-butting an opposing player and making contact with an official.

Antonio McDyess, the NBA’s biggest bargain

Marc Stein gives Detroit Piston Antonio McDyess a lot of praise in the most recent editition of ESPN’s Weekend Dime.

Blog: Garnett returns

Kevin Garnett finally returned to the court after missing 13 games with a knee injury, but will it be too little, too late for fantasy owners? Doc Rivers took it easy with his prized possession on Friday allowing KG to see just 14 minutes in an 80-77 victory over the Spurs.

Nets center Williams suspended

The New Jersey Nets have suspended center Sean Williams two games for conduct detrimental to the team.

Former Utah star fondly remembers trip to ‘98 Final Four

Andre Miller can still picture it all - even though it happened nearly 11 years ago.

West Insider: Denver sliding

If Denver’s 106-90 home victory over Portland last Thursday was a “must win,” as Carmelo Anthony called it, then what was Sunday’s 114-106 loss in Sacramento? Anthony certainly didn’t know, telling reporters, …

Bill Laimbeer: Age, system are reasons why Iverson doesn’t fit Pistons

Bill Laimbeer was on The Herd with Colin Cowherd recently and talked about what he felt was wrong with the Detroit Pistons, and why the Iverson experiment has apparently not worked out.

Detroit’s Iverson will miss two weeks with back pain

Detroit Pistons guard Allen Iverson will miss at least the next two weeks of the National Basketball Association season because of a sore back, the club announced on Wednesday.

Nuggets hurting with Martin, Carter on the bench

DENVER : The Denver Nuggets’ slide has lasted longer than they anticipated because Kenyon Martin’s bad back and Anthony Carter’s sore hip aren’t healing as fast as hoped.

Rockets slip past fading Nuggets

Even the return of Kenyon Martin couldn’t snap the Denver Nuggets out of their funk.

Blog: Jackson’s huge month

Don Nelson has been irking fantasy owners with his decision to bench one of his starters each game to free up playing time for his younger players, and indeed, nearly did it again on Tuesday, threatening Corey …

It’s Okay to Feel Sorry for Allen Iverson

Whatever you’ve thought about Allen Iverson in the past, it’s hard not to feel a little bad for him now.