Top 10 Shot-Blockers: No. 10 – Anthony Davis

’12-13: 112 blocks, 1.8 blocks per game, 28.8 minutes per game   Anthony Davis’ block numbers aren’t out of the roof, but when you consider the whole story, Davis put together one of the better seasons in terms of rejections. As a rookie, playing in 64 games and under 30 minutes per contest, Davis’s blocks per game match those of Josh Smith and exceed the … Continue reading Top 10 Shot-Blockers: No. 10 – Anthony Davis

NBA Opening Night 2012: Wednesday Night Surprises

James Harden erupted for 37 points and 12 assists tonight for Houston. The Rockets viciously went off on offense last night against Detroit. Harden was simply unstoppable; stepping up to help secure a win for his team just a few hours after signing a $80 million deal to stay in Houston. The Rockets connected on all cylinders last night, with strong performances also coming from Jeremy Lin … Continue reading NBA Opening Night 2012: Wednesday Night Surprises

BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 35 – Eric Gordon

2011-12: 20.6 ppg, 3.4 apg, 2.8 rpg, 1.4 spg, 45.0 FG% When he steps on the court, Eric Gordon is one of the most effective scoring guards in the League. The problem is his injury history – Gordon played in just nine of a shortened 66-game season last year after going down with a right knee injury. He was set to elevate his game to … Continue reading BallB4All’s Top 50: No. 35 – Eric Gordon

2012-2013 NBA Preview: Southwest Division

    1. Dallas Mavericks The Mavericks underwent what many would consider a disappointing season, finishing 36-30 with a short playoff stint. During the offseason, Dallas pulled off some interesting signings eventhough they couldn’t secure Deron Williams. Dallas managed to ink O.J. Mayo, Darren Collison and Elton Brand to upstart this group that has the talent to make another postseason run. Dirk Nowitzki will enter his … Continue reading 2012-2013 NBA Preview: Southwest Division

New Orleans Hornets Upgrade with Davis and Rivers

With some pivotal franchise decisions going into the night, the Hornets didn’t surprise anyone when choosing the draft’s prized prospect in Anthony Davis. New Orleans did create a buzz when nabbing the deceptive guard from Duke, Austin Rivers with their tenth pick. The two picks have given the Hornets an attractive facelift when it comes to athleticism and potential for years to come. Davis becomes … Continue reading New Orleans Hornets Upgrade with Davis and Rivers

Lakers survive without Kobe; Spurs’ streak snapped

With a schedule of 10 games on tap, there’s much to talk about in the NBA. Here’s a few bullets on what you need to know incase you missed anything. It’s the Spurs’ mentality: they don’t care as much about conference regular season titles or having the League’s best record. All that matters is that this team is healthy and suited heading into the playoffs. … Continue reading Lakers survive without Kobe; Spurs’ streak snapped

Nuggets lock up Gallinari, Gordon and others remain unextended

Teams were given until midnight on Wednesday to finalize any late contract extensions before players would become restricted free agents after the current NBA season. The Denver Nuggets locked up one of their key pieces in forward Danilo Gallinari with a four-year contract extension worth around $42 million. This has become a key move for the Nuggets, who currently sit in second place in the … Continue reading Nuggets lock up Gallinari, Gordon and others remain unextended

Kevin Love Silences the Clippers, Sixers 1st in Atlantic

Some bullets from a lively NBA season… A busy Friday night most likely had many people miss out on Kevin Love’s buzzer-beater over the Clips.  For the fantasy heads, Marcin Gortat has been ripping the stat sheet lately, averaging 14 points and 9 boards this season. Sixers are ranked 3rd in scoring this season, averaging an uncharacteristic 101 points a night. They suffered that tough … Continue reading Kevin Love Silences the Clippers, Sixers 1st in Atlantic