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Chris Paul Proving Invaluable for LA Clippers and Other Thursday NBA Takeaways

Chris Paul is valuable enough to the Los Angeles Clippers under normal circumstances, but his necessity skyrockets with Blake Griffin out of the lineup as the latter recovers from arthroscopic knee surgery. No matter how well DeAndre Jordan, J.J. Redick and the ... (Continue reading)

Thursday NBA Roundup: Warriors on Pace to Have Top Offense in League History

The Golden State Warriors were held in check by an inspired effort from Rudy Gobert during a 17-point third quarter. But they were their typical high-scoring selves for the other 36 minutes of Thursday night's road matchup with the Utah Jazz.  The ... (Continue reading)

Thursday NBA Roundup: Clippers Erasing Any Doubt They Are Among League’s Best

The Los Angeles Clippers are true NBA title contenders.  Truthfully, we should've known as much before Thursday night's 113-94 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers, but the three-game skid leading up to that second-half beatdown of the defending champions cast some doubt. The league's ... (Continue reading)

Thursday NBA Roundup: Motivated Kevin Durant Should Terrify Rest of the League

Could there have been something special driving Kevin Durant?  On a night filled with photographer outfits, trash-talking jabs directed at the benches, fury-laden rejections and unmistakable passion, it was the newest Golden State Warrior who got the last laugh. Not only did Durant spark ... (Continue reading)

Tuesday NBA Roundup: Stephen Curry Masking Golden State Warriors’ Problems

After their 127-104 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night, it's easy to assume the Golden State Warriors have finally shown what they can do when operating at full strength.  They held the lethal backcourt combination of Damian Lillard and ... (Continue reading)

Sunday NBA Playoffs: Klay Thompson Showing Alpha-Dog Swagger Without Steph Curry

Beating the Houston Rockets without Stephen Curry was one thing. While James Harden and Dwight Howard refused to coalesce and the entire team displayed a stunning lack of chemistry, the Golden State Warriors had no trouble slaughtering their overmatched opponent ... (Continue reading)

Tuesday NBA Playoff Roundup: Clippers’ Season Unravelling After Injuries

Once in possession of a 2-1 series lead over the Portland Trail Blazers and faced with the possibility of playing a Stephen Curry-less version of the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference semifinals, the Los Angeles Clippers have seen ... (Continue reading)

Are Golden State Warriors Too Dependent on 3-Pointers Without Stephen Curry?

Though the date of Stephen Curry's eventual return from his latest injury is uncertain, one thing is crystal clear: The Golden State Warriors will need to forge ahead in the 2016 NBA playoffs without the aid of the superstar point ... (Continue reading)

Are the Golden State Warriors the Wave of the Future or a Statistical Anomaly?

NBA historians can wax poetic about any era's best shooters, but we've never seen anything like Stephen Curry and his record-setting 402 triples this season. Curry is leading a movement, transforming the NBA into a shooter's paradise in which skill trumps size. ... (Continue reading)

Golden State Warriors’ Splash Brothers Show Never Ends and Friday NBA Takeaways

Just when you think you've seen it all from the Golden State Warriors, they decide to blow you away once again.  On Friday night, it was the Splash Brothers putting on a showcase against the Dallas Mavericks, using their three-point shooting ... (Continue reading)