All Posts Tagged With: "timberwolves"

Around the Rim: Cleveland rocks the trade deadline

1. Wheeling and dealing LeBron James has been begging for some help for quite a while now and on Thursday, he finally got it; just not on offense. The Cavs were part of a three-team, 11-player trade right before the deadline, acquiring Ben Wallace, Joe Smith and a 2nd-round draft pick from the Bulls, along […]

Around the Rim: Fire away Jose!

1. Runnin’ down a dream Toronto still has a long way to go before taking control of the Atlantic Division, but they took a giant leap forward on Wednesday night. Jose Calderon led the Raptors past the Celtics with 13 assists and 24 points, including an old fashioned three-point play that ended the night’s scoring […]

Around the Rim: How low can you go?

1. Miami Heatless Dwyane Wade scored 42 points against the Cavs, but it just didn’t matter. For the 14th consecutive game, the Heat found themselves on the losing side of things as Cleveland turned a three-point halftime deficit into a seven-point road victory, 97-90. D-Wade put on a offensive clinic down the stretch, setting franchise […]

Around the Rim: Kevin Garnett carries his club into the record books

1. Big Three hit the big two-seven Kevin Garnett needed four stitches to close a gash over his right eye sustained against the Lakers on Sunday, but the cut wasn’t enough to stop the Big Ticket from punching Boston’s ticket into history. Scoring 11 of his 26 points in the final seven minutes, Garnett lifted […]

Around the Rim: The showdown repeated beatdown in Tinseltown

1. The purple and gold is getting old for GS The Lakers and Warriors came into Sunday’s game tied for second place in the Pacific Division, but Kobe Bryant exploded in the second half to ensure the tie would break in LA’s favor. Bryant scored 20 of his game-high 28 points in the final two […]

Around the Rim: South Beach Bums

1. Heat hate If Pat Riley was considering suiting up for the Heat after they were trounced by the Cats then he’s probably considering pulling Magic, Kareem and Worthy out of retirement following Miami’s loss to the Sonics on Wednesday. Seattle came into the game with a 0-8 record, before leaving South Beach with a […]

Kevin Garnett finally finds his pot of gold in Boston

After 12 years in Minnesota, Kevin Garnett finally became the last person on the face of the planet to realize that the Timberwolves aren’t going anywhere, anytime soon in a deep, deep Western Conference. And instead of being a conference AND division cellar dweller once again, it appears that KG will finally have his time […]

Around the Rim: The Warriors sure could use a beer about now

1. The Jazz step up at home Derek Fisher took one shot during Game 2 of the Utah/Golden State series but it was a biggie as his 3-pointer during overtime gave the Jazz a 123-117 lead that would eventually grow to the final score of 127-117. Fisher was welcomed to the arena with a thunderous […]

Around the Rim: The month long first round has begun

NBA playoff action is fantastic! 1. Home-court disadvantage Most teams won their home games when the opening round of the playoffs began this weekend, but there was a trio of teams who failed to please the fans inside their own gym and they are now looking to crawl out of a 1-0 hole. New Jersey […]

Around the Rim: The Big Ticket punches out early

1. Could KG be moving on? Kevin Garnett’s season is probably over after injuring his right quadriceps. The former MVP could be done with his Timberwolves club for good if Minnesota can parlay this move into few extra loses and a possible shot at a high draft pick. With only five games left on the […]

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