Playing on a team that includes Stephen Curry and Draymond Green, and even while part of franchise that only two years ago also had a healthy Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant, Kevon Looney was still mentioned as one of the “foundational pieces” by Warriors head coach Steve Kerr. … [Read more...] about Can Warriors’ Kevon Looney be ‘metronome’ they need in the middle?
RELATED: Arizona ditches the three-ball and finds new ways to win in 69-61 victory over UTEP “They're great kids. They came here to be a part of college basketball and they came here to be a part of a great university,” Miller said. “Those guys have all practiced very hard and are great teammates. It's cool to watch their development. I think we are more prepared. It’s the combination of playing games, having success in games, learning in games of what we can do better coupled with practice." … [Read more...] about Head coach Sean Miller continues to praise young roster as conference play approaches
The NBA wants to do away with the perception of teams tanking and all the talk that goes with it. They see it as a public relations black eye and bad for the sport that the Chicago Bulls might sit Robin Lopez for a late-season game to increase their chances of losing, therefore helping their draft lottery odds, so the league warned the Bulls. Marc Gasol got the same treatment in Memphis. There were others as well. … [Read more...] about Tanking stories from Woj: Owner ‘berated’ coach for late-season win
Monday’s game was a matchup of pieced-together lineups as both teams were dealing with injuries and the league’s health and safety protocols. Both teams were without key players. Three players didn’t travel with the Suns, including Dario Saric. The Grizzlies had Jaren Jackson Jr. and Justise Winslow out with injuries, and starting center Jonas Valanciunas entered the health and safety protocols after Saturday’s win over Philadelphia. … [Read more...] about Morant has 17 points, 10 assists; Grizzlies top Suns 108-104
“We didn’t get stops. We didn’t execute,” said Paul, who finished with 16 points and seven assists. “I had six turnovers. This ain’t it. This ain’t it. … We shouldn’t be losing this many close games like that.” … [Read more...] about Ja Morant has 17 points, 10 assists, key plays late to lead Grizzlies past Suns