TAG: Corey Brewer

NBA / Dec 2, 2013 / 4:30 pm

The NBA’s 10 Best Frontcourts

RoyHibbert

The NBA has evolved into an athletic, perimeter-heavy league. While this type of emphasis can excite the audience with spectacular plays, strong froncourts are still the belly of the beast for many teams. Teams that boast dominant frontcourts are a force to be reckoned with, especially in the postseason when the game slows down. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 30, 2013 / 11:45 pm

Kevin Love With Another Grand Outlet Pass To Corey Brewer

Kevin Love Outlet

The Minnesota Timberwolves overcame another hot shooting night from Dirk Nowitzki and Monta Ellis to grab a 112-106 victory at American Airlines Center in Dallas. Kevin Love led a balanced attack with 21 points and 11 rebounds. Despite the double-double, he threw another gorgeous, floor-length, outlet pass for the dime. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 24, 2013 / 4:00 pm

Chandler Parsons Ruins Another Amazing Kevin Love Outlet Pass

Chandler Parsons Corey Brewer

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love has become one of our favorite players to watch this season. And it’s not just the three-point range, the rebounds, the passing (career high 4.5 APG), or the league-leading win shares (3.1). No, it’s those glorious outlet passes Love throws that bring us so much joy. Unfortunately, possibly his best outlet pass of the season was thwarted by Chandler Parsons last night. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 12, 2013 / 12:30 am

Video: Chris Paul Puts Corey Brewer On Skates

Chris Paul, Corey Brewer

It’s not really fair to solely credit Chris Paul for his undressing of Corey Brewer in the first half of the exciting west coast Clippers-Wolves matchup. The tree trunk legs of Blake Griffin also helped to tie up Brewer, but CP3 still left Brewer on the ground with a sick hesitation move on the wing. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Nov 5, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Gifs: Four Flops With Official NBA Warnings

Kevin Love Flop

The NBA’s continuing drive to eliminate flopping from the game continued this past Monday when four different players were warned about flopping: the Spurs’ Patty Mills, Bucks’ Zaza Pachulia and ‘Wolves’ Kevin Love and Corey Brewer were all given an initial warning. A second violation from any of the four will result in the first fine of $5000. Read More »

NBA / Sep 30, 2013 / 2:45 pm

The 15 Best Frontcourts In The NBA

Tim Duncan

Frontcourts are the backbone of every successful NBA team. No team has won a championship without a dominant frontcourt since Jordan‘s Bulls, and Dennis Rodman and Scottie Pippen could certainly play a little bit. The point guard craze has taken over the NBA, but when is that last time a team led by a point guard won the championship? You could argue Chauncey Billups with the Pistons in 2004, but other than that you have to go all the way back to Isaiah Thomas and the Bad Boy Pistons in 1990. Read More »

NBA / Aug 5, 2013 / 2:30 pm

Reunited: The Top 10 NBA “Homecomings” You Should Be Excited About This Season

Chauncey Billups

This season, we’ll see what feels like an unprecedented number of players and coaches reunited with their former teams. After a flurry of offseason moves, we’re taking a moment to celebrate some of the best “homecomings” of the upcoming 2013-2014 season. Read More »

NBA / May 10, 2013 / 3:00 pm

How To Fix The Denver Nuggets

Andre Iguodala

The second round of the playoffs is underway and with only eight teams remaining, it means another eight have been eliminated from title contention. The offseason is the time for these teams to retool to prepare for deeper runs next season. The Denver Nuggets finished the year with a franchise-best 57-25 record and were the third seed in the Western Conference. Boasting a 38-3 home record, many felt they would advance to the second round simply by winning all of their home games. Read More »

Featured Gallery, NBA / Apr 8, 2013 / 11:30 am

Fantasy Basketball: The Week’s 4 Best Pickups (4.8)

Wilson Chandler

Basketball demands we break down its players not just by stats, but by the time and place they occur. That’s not the case in NBA fantasy hoops, though, where cold calculations rule the day and the matchup. Who are the Fantasy Doctor’s choices for this week’s best pickups? Hit the jump to find out. Read More »

Smack / Mar 22, 2013 / 12:38 am

Meet the Secret Weapon That Could Bounce Georgetown; Derrick Rose’s Return is Up to Someone Beyond Him

amanda marcum

So how did you spend one of the greatest days of the sports year? There was wall-to-wall NCAA Tournament action from noon til past midnight on the East Coast and it seemed like more people than usual ditched work to disappear into bars to watch games (one of us even had a men’s league game at night where various members of the starting five showed up half in the bag – it did not go well) … But before we really get into yesterday’s action, you may be interested in the image leading off today’s Smack. Read More »