San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard has won the NBA Defensive Player of the Year. I think it’s safe to say that Leonard has arrived. Kawhi had 333 votes total, in a very close race over Warriors Draymond Green. Clippers DeAndre Jordan came in third.
Cleveland Cavs guard Iman Shumpert considers himself a rapper when he’s not focused on his basketball career. While he was with the Knicks, he coined the team’s “Knicks tape” moniker and also dropped a mixtape.
Congratulations to Atlanta Hawks’ head coach Mike Budenholzer. The Gregg Popovich disciple received NBA Coach of the Year honors on Tuesday.
Tuesday night’s match up between the Dallas Mavericks and the Houston Rockets must have reminded Dwight Howard and Josh Smith of their AAU playing days together in Atlanta playing for the Atlanta Celtics. The two connected on five lob passes in the Rockets win.
Toronto Raptors guard Lou Williams has had a career year with the franchise. This season Lou earned a career-high 15.5 points per game. Today the NBA announced that he’s the winner of Kia NBA Sixth Man Award as the league’s best player in a reserve role.
It’s finally here. The NBA playoffs kick off today! Of course we had to wait until the last day of the season to find out what some of the match up would be.
Clippers forward Matt Barnes is father of twins Isaiah and Carter. Friday was theme day at the twins school, and the idea was to dress up like someone you admire.