We’re in the midst of one of the coldest months on record throughout the country.
Stephen Curry had 25 points and 11 assists, Klay Thompson scored 20 and the Warriors returned from the All-Star break to beat the Spurs 110-99 on Friday night.
Coming out of the All-Star break, the Golden State Warriors are seen by many as the favorites among Las Vegas bookies (After 37 years in the Bay Area I can’t believe I just wrote that line). And the short odds apparently aren’t scaring away many bets.
The NBA trade deadline looms on Thursday, but it’s been quiet over the past couple of years and figures to be again this season. Let’s take a look back at some of the biggest (though not always the best) trades made on deadline day in league history.
Here are the top five moments from this year’s game and a few that weren’t so great.
There’s a certain irony to having the NBA All-Star game in New York City. For more years than we New Yorkers care to admit, both NYC and MSG have been basketball mausoleums, places where hoop dreams go to die.
Stephen Curry has arrived. If winning the All-Star Game fan voting wasn’t evidence enough, now the surging apparel brand Under Armor is making him the face of their biggest advertising push ever, with a supporting role played by Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx.
In the past three weeks we’ve seen Steph Curry go for 51, Kevin Durant have his 43rd career 40 point game and Klay Thompson pour in 37 in one quarter. These kinds of performances are what we like to call “Stop and Watch games.” As in stop what you’re doing right now and get to a television immediately.
Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.
In just over a week the biggest stars in the basketball world will begin to converge on the New York area for the NBA All-Star weekend.