1. Still No Decision on Metta World Peace: League Taking Time to Get It Right

    More than 24 hours after the elbow that rocked the NBA world, the league has not spoken. We have discussed, tweeted, written and debated the intent of the hit and the severity of the suspension to come...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 4,321 reads 58 comments

  2. J.J. Barea Thinks Minnesota Needs People Who Care About Winning Basketball Games

    The switch from palling around with Dirk Nowitzki and Tyson Chandler in a championship-winning locker room in Dallas to the cold winter months of Minnesota (and even colder April stretches where wins are few and years between ) must be tough...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 3,011 reads 7 comments

  3. What Was Metta Thinking? Don't Waste Your Time Trying to Figure It out

    A Metta World Peace elbow, a James Harden concussion, the benefit (or detriment, depending on where you stand on this) of replay and the world of social media. It was a wild, wild Sunday afternoon on ABC yesterday...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 5,748 reads 91 comments

  4. Reggie Evans with the Worst Flop Of…the Season?

    Reggie Evans is a bull in a china shop on a basketball court. He's large, burly and strong. He cleans up on the glass and gets the majority of his points on putbacks ...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 4,163 reads 17 comments

  5. Metta World Peace Ejected for Elbow to James Harden's Head

    Leave it to Metta World Peace to make things take a very interesting turn in the last week of the regular season...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 1,832 reads 6 comments

  6. Doc Rivers Gets Through to His Players Because He Gets His Players

    There are NBA coaches and then there are NBA coaches who make a difference in the players they coach. Doc Rivers is one of those...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 2,470 reads 6 comments

  7. Gerald Green's Story Is One Young Players Can Learn from

    While Jeremy Lin has been the surprise story of this NBA season, the tale of Gerald Green 's return to the league is not to be ignored. After getting selected by the Boston Celtics with the 18th pick in the 2005 draft, things fell apart for Green...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 2,552 reads 1 comments

  8. B/R NBA Roundtable: Boston Celtics, Coach of the Year and Story of the Season

    Welcome to the B/R NBA Round Table. Our four lead writers, Bethlehem Shoals, Ethan Sherwood Strauss, Holly MacKenzie and Rob Mahoney have answered three questions about the NBA...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 1,140 reads 1 comments

  9. LeBron James: On Wanting Him to Succeed and Appreciating His Talent as Is

    I spent a lot of time thinking about LeBron James this week. The impetus? During a flight last weekend, the young basketball player seated in front of me had his headphones on and a laptop open and he was watching "More Than A Game...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 2,781 reads 17 comments

  10. Kobe Bryant Expected to Be Back Friday, Lakers Look Toward Playoffs

    Kobe Bryant will be back in uniform for the Los Angeles Lakers to close out the regular season. Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Bryant plans to be back on the floor for the Lakers tomorrow night as they take on the Spurs...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 2,722 reads 6 comments

  11. Delonte West Speaks on $25,000 Fine, Says Ear Poking Should Not Be in the Game

    What was Delonte West 's reaction to the news that he'd been fined $25,000 by the NBA for sticking his finger in Gordon Hayward's ear? He took the news well, but he said he might be without cable in a few days...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 1,260 reads 4 comments

  12. Dwight Howard Reportedly Says He Will Not Play for Van Gundy Anymore

    The Orlando Magic are a mess. Again. Via ESPN : Magic center Dwight Howard has called team owner Rich DeVos to tell him that he won't play for coach Stan Van Gundy anymore, WKMG in Orlando is reporting...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 1,678 reads 11 comments

  13. NBA Fines Delonte West $25,000 for Putting His Finger in Gordon Hayward's Ear

    Remember yesterday's news about Delonte West shoving his finger in Gordon Hayward's ear? Well, the NBA office has ruled on this strange, disgusting taunt and they're not taking it lightly...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 6,204 reads 12 comments

  14. Kobe Bryant on NHL Kiss Cam Reminds Us…NBAers Are Just Like Us

    It's not often that Kobe Bryant is caught off-guard. On Sunday evening, the "Kiss Cam" at the Los Angeles Kings/Vancouver Canucks game caught Bryant with his family in the stands...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 11,608 reads 23 comments

  15. Jeremy Lin Makes Time Magazine's "100 Most Influential People in the World" List

    2012 has been pretty phenomenal for Jeremy Lin thus far. Sure, there was that nasty cartilage tear that currently has him sidelined while his New York Knicks finish out the regular season...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 8,631 reads 33 comments

  16. Delonte West Gives Gordon Hayward the Finger...in His Ear

    The Utah Jazz defeated the Dallas Mavericks 123-121 in a triple-overtime victory last night. Gordon Hayward wasn't a happy camper after the game, though During the second quarter of the game, Hayward got tangled with Mavs' guard Delonte West ...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 2,186 reads 2 comments

  17. Gabrielle Union Can't Wait for the Heat to Unleash Eddy Curry in the Postseason

    Wondering what the Miami Heat have up their sleeves for the postseason? An ESPN Q&A with actress Gabrielle Union (who is also Dwyane Wade's longtime girlfriend) gifted us ...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 8,798 reads 71 comments

  18. Shutting Down Andrea Bargnani the Right Move for Toronto Raptors

    The Toronto Raptors are seven games away from closing the chapter on the 2011-2012 NBA season. Unfortunately, they'll be doing so without Andrea Bargnani ...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 2,611 reads 6 comments

  19. Charlotte Bobcats: Kemba Walker Should Be Playing, Not Sitting on the Bench

    The Bobcats picked up another loss last night. They lost to the Detroit Pistons , and they lost by 24 points. That doesn't really matter, though. We're used to Charlotte losing handily...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 9,112 reads 30 comments

  20. Blake Griffin: Botched Dunk Attempts Are Apparently Highlights These Days

    There's been a lot of talk about Blake Griffin lately. His dunks, his flops, his personality. The good, the bad and what has been considered annoying...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 2,325 reads 7 comments

  21. Shaquille O'Neal + Adam Sandler = Why?

    This has to stop. Someone somewhere needs to step in and save Shaquille O'Neal from himself. One of the greatest characters to ever grace the NBA with his talent has been removed ...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 2,043 reads 2 comments

  22. Mickael Pietrus Is Back and the NBA Is a Better Place Because of It

    After suffering a scary fall (and Grade 3 concussion) last month, Mickael Pietrus is back in action for the Boston Celtics . Playing nearly 30 minutes in a victory against the Hawks , Pietrus was the player selected for the postgame interview...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 3,017 reads 6 comments

  23. L.A. Lakers: Andrew Bynum Grabs 30 Boards, Continues to Push the Boundaries

    Andrew Bynum has been a trip over the past month or so, hasn't he? From the three-pointer (you know which one) to the fine, to the blown-off meeting with Mitch Kupchak , Bynum's been making some noise...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 2,856 reads 6 comments

  24. Boston Celtics: Allen's Choice to Sit so Bradley Can Start Shows Bigger Picture

    Yesterday, we talked about Ray Allen 's love of reading and how it has helped to keep him calm over the course of his 16-year NBA career. Today, there's more praise for Allen, and it's certainly deserved...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 4,900 reads 13 comments

  25. NBA Draft 2012: Royce White Not a Fan of Flying, Will It Affect His Draft Stock?

    One of the perks of being an NBA player is getting paid to play basketball while traveling the world. Today's NBA is much different than the NBA of the past...

    Holly MacKenzie Written by Holly MacKenzie about over 2 years ago 2,034 reads 1 comments