“What? But I was only trying to squash a fly!”
Ow! That’s gotta hurt!
The Houston Rockets suddenly have to face the top team in the NBA, the Atlanta Hawks, tonight at the Highlight Factory (7:30 PM Eastern, SportSouth, NBATV) without the services of MVP candidate and NBA-leading scorer James Harden for the first time all season.
That’s all because The Bearded One, while struggling for possession of a basketball, got just a little teste.
Specifically, Harden took a jab at the royal huckleberries of That Other King James, during Sunday’s two-point victory over visiting...
“Believe it or not, I’m walkin’ on air!”
For a moment, it was looking like the Atlanta Hawks’ hosts tonight, the Miami heat (7:30 PM Eastern, SportSouth, SUN Sports) may have produced The Big 3, ver. 2.0, right on time for a playoff run.
The reigning all-NBA third-teamer and Most Improved Player, Goran Dragic (16.2 PPG, 4.1 APG) finally tired of doing Little Jack Horner impressions in the corners, watching his summertime free agent value recede while getting crowded out of Phoenix’s multi-point-guard offense. He moped his way right out of the Valley of the Sun and into the Sunshine State, bringing his consonant brother Zoran along with him.
For the price of Norris Cole, Danny Granger, Justin Hamilton, Shawne Williams, and a pair of future...
There’s no “I” in… well, yeah.
Atlanta Hawks fans look forward to a dry, fully-functional Friday night at the Highlight Factory, as the home team squares off with the Orlando Magic (7:30 PM Eastern, SportSouth, FoxSports Florida) on the first night of a Floridian-flavored back-to-back series this weekend. If things aren’t exactly “dry” in the arena tonight, that’s only because it’s the Hawks’ annual “Hoops ‘n Hops Night,” a cavalcade of local craft brews on display for thirsty adult fans.
Orlando (19-40) arrives...