Draymond Green put up another triple-double, this time with 12 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists. But it was Stephen Curry who needed to be cooled off as the Warriors star was on fire Wednesday night putting up 51 points (including 11 three-pointers) in their 134-121 win over the Washington Wizards.
Blake Griffin is currently out after undergoing surgery for injuries caused to his hand after a fistfight with a Los Angeles Clippers equipment staffer. We’re finally getting some pictures of Griffin’s hand and it appears to be swollen and scarred.
Dwight Howard can become a free agent yet AGAIN but there likely won’t be a “Dwightmare” this time around. With his nagging injuries and decline in production, teams aren’t banging down his door quite like they were before. Howard has also said he wants to remain with the Houston Rockets but the Boston Celtics have reportedly engaged in trade talks.
On Tuesday night the Los Angeles Lakers took on the Minnesota Timberwolves. There was a familiar face for Kobe Bryant, Sam Mitchell, the new head coach of the Timberwolves, was the head coach of the Toronto Raptors that faithful night when the Black Mamba scored 81 points. Mitchell probably thought things would go a lot smoother this time around with Bryant struggling but instead, Kobe scored a season-high of 38 points including seven three-pointers as the Lakers ended a 10-game losing streak with a 119-115 win over the Timberwolves.
The New York Jets have been searching for a franchise quarterback and though they unexpectedly had a substantially better season with Ryan Fitzpatrick last season, he helped blow their shot at the playoffs with a loss to the Buffalo Bills. Embattled San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick could be the answer to their problems. Kaepernick became a breakout QB for the 49ers gaining so much notoriety, they parted ways with Alex Smith. Things turned sour however after they missed the playoffs for the second year in a row which included Kaepernick being benched midseason and a second coaching change. Now Kaepernick reportedly wants to play with the Jets but their new star receiver isn’t welcoming him.
Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos will take place on Sunday, February 7th but already getting to see some of the multi-million dollar commercials that will air during the big game. Yesterday we saw Drake’s “Hotline Bling” with T-Mobile and today Lil Wayne is #MovinOnUp with apartments.com.
Stephen Curry is the reigning MVP and his Golden State Warriors are the reigning NBA champions. Still somehow they’ve managed to get even better this season. In an interview with Fox Sports, Curry discusses the Warriors chasing the 96′ Bulls 72-10 record and the difference in coverage between him and Cam Newton.
There’s been jokes before about Kobe Bryant being a player/coach but what about an actual coach? Prior to the Lakers 119-115 win over the Timberwolves, Byron Scott was asked if Kobe would make a good coach.