The Orlando Magic eked out a win over the Pacers on Sunday after almost blowing a lead late against the Eastern Conference-leading Indiana Pacers. Despite the loss, Paul George was in all-star form, scoring 27 points on 10-of-19 from the field, including a sick slam over Glen Davis. But when Davis came over to shake hands after the upset, George took a pass. Read More »
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The Staples Center sets up shop for some of the best dunks and alley-oops you’ll see this year.
The league’s greatest athletes certainly haven’t taken any time off now that we’re in the second half of the season. After composing a list of the 100 best dunks from the first half of the season, it’s clear that with teams getting into midseason form and ready to make playoff runs that we’re going to see the best brought out in everybody. Read More »
The competitors in the 2014 NBA Dunk Contest have been revealed, and there are some well-known names included in this year’s remodeled affair. This year’s contest has already shattered expectations after previous iterations were ignored by the league’s top stars. So lets take a look at some of the best in-game dunks from All-Stars, Paul George, Damian Lillard and John Wall and fellow high-flyers, defending dunk champ Terrence Ross, second-year Warriors wing Harrison Barnes and Kings rookie Ben McLemore. Read More »
The NBA has announced the 2014 Dunk Contest participants, and unlike in earlier years, stars abound. We’ve already detailed Damian Lillard‘s participation and another nice surprise from earlier today — since it was reported before he had rejected an invite — was Paul George. A third All-Star that will be playing the next day in the main event, John Wall, will also be joining them. The Dubs’ second year wing Harrison Barnes, defending champion Terrence Ross and rookie Ben McLemore round out the 2014 Dunk Contest cast. But there’s even more to get excited about besides the characters involved. Read More »
I remember hearing this earlier this season while watching a Clippers-Timberwolves game on TV, as Kevin Love and Blake Griffin were locked in an old-school 1980s battle where neither guy could guard the other, both on pace for 40-plus points as they fiercely exchanged buckets.
“What a game we have here, two NBA superstars going back and forth!” The commentator shouted. Read More »
Paul George had plenty of time to plot what he was going to do when he got to the rim. With a 6-point lead and less than two minutes remaining during Indiana’s trip to Philips Arena on Tuesday night, George nabbed a lazy, cross-court pass by Dennis Schröder and had nothing but open court in front of him. But which dunk would he perform to punctuate the big road victory? Read More »
For only a half season’s worth of basketball, the NBA’s top athletes have put together a strong resume and large volume of impressive slams, so much so that we had to list 100 of them. There weren’t any that had to be forced on, either, to complete the list. No, there were plenty of worthy candidates to make this list go beyond the threshold of 100. Read More »
Paul George is an emerging superstar on an Indiana Pacers team that is a legitimate title contender. The 23-year-old is averaging a team-best 22.9 points per game and has led his squad to a 36-10 record, good for first place in the Eastern Conference. Despite both individual and team success, however, George faced struggles in the month of January that have now carried over into February. Read More »
Take away LeBron and KD and Carmelo Anthony has been the best player at his position. For the last few years, his grip on that spot was strong. Not anymore.
Thanks to his status as the best player on the East’s best team, as well as remarkable improvements, Indiana’s Paul George is now an All-Star starter, an MVP candidate and perhaps one of the game’s best players. Read More »