In a packed Western Conference, somebody was going to lose out on making it to the 2015 NBA All-Star roster. This year Portland Trailblazers star Damian Lillard didn’t make the cut. He’s making everyone pay for that.
Utah Jazz guard Trey Burke hit a game winner at the buzzer Friday night to beat the Knicks at Madison Square Garden.
Wednesday night, LeBron James was on the receiving end of a chase down block that resulted in a dunk. Usually it’s King James that’s dishing out the lessons in defense and a potent offense. It happened during Cavaliers vs. Jazz.
Clippers star Blake Griffin had a reputation around the league as being soft, and all dunks no real offense. That was before Doc Rivers came on board as the head coach. Griffin has not only improved his outside shooting, he’s also developed some toughness.
You can add gentleman to the list of traits Portland Trailblazers guard Damian Lillard has. After his teammate, Dorell Wright chased a ball out of bounds and crashed into a woman sitting courtside, Lillard made sure to wipe the spilled beer off the lady with his jersey.
The Utah Jazz did a bit of trolling of the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant to welcome Marvin Williams back to the bench. The Jazz recreated their own version of Kobe Bryant’s return video for Williams.
What sneaker collector wouldn’t want to add the actual shoes worn by Michael Jordan in the Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals to their collection. The ‘”flu game” read and black Jordan 12s were auctioned off for a jaw dropping $104,765.
There was a lot of activity in the NBA on Friday. Let’s recap all the action that went down: