Jermaine O’Neal had season highs of 23 points and 13 rebounds, Stephen Curry banked in a big 3-pointer in the final minute to finish with 17 points, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Brooklyn Nets 93-86 on Saturday night for their third straight victory since the All-Star break.
Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.
Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.
Conference Finals have arrived. See the official schedule of games, scores and seedings.
Every play near the basket looked like a traffic accident. There were long scoreless stretches. Shooting from outside was a dicey proposition. It was ugly for everyone but the Chicago Bulls. This was their type of game.
The Sacramento Kings have claimed forward Travis Outlaw off waivers under the NBA’s new amnesty provision, filling out the frontcourt with another veteran.
Monta Ellis had 26 points and nine assists to help the Golden State Warriors beat the New Jersey Nets for the sixth straight time, 109-100 on Monday.