"What ifs" in sports can run deeper than still waters.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
Saturday morning, things looked pretty good for the Heat: All they had to do was beat the craptastic Wizards at home, and if the Bulls lost to the Mavs in a game that injury-racked Derrick Rose (head, shoulders, knees, toes) probably wouldn't play in, Miami would be in prime position to snatch the No.
Rodrigue Beaubois put a little life into an easy Dallas win over Golden State on Thursday with this alley-oop from Jason Kidd.
The thunderous dunk, the deep three-point shot, the dazzling pass and the game-changing block are usually the highlight of every game.
Beast of the Night: John Wall finished with 26 points, four rebounds, 12 assists, three steals and a block last night.
Beast of the Night: Josh Smith busted out something nasty last night, to the tune of 33 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists, one steal, two blocks and two three-pointers.
Is Stan Van Gundy a master motivator or just annoying enough to stoke the Magic's fire.
It's crazy when I say this, but Serge Ibaka only had six blocked shots last night.
Weekend Wonder: LeBron James averaged 30.
The Knicks decided real basketball was for the birds, and started launching a monsoon of treys.
Oklahoma City didn't play Thursday, but try telling Thunder fans it wasn't a victory.
This is one of the greatest videos ever made.
Beast of the Night: Stephen Curry followed up his forgettable opening night with 21 points, seven rebounds, 10 assists, six steals and a three-pointer. He shot 58 percent (7-12) from the field, 86 percent (6-7) from the free throw line and had four turnovers.
As the entire basketball universe will be fixated to their TVs today to finally witness this season commence, there are several underrated gifts under the Christmas tree to unwrap as well.
At least we can tell Mark Cuban gets it.
The first task for fantasy owners looking at the Dallas Mavericks is to take extra care to separate reality from fantasy.
The San Antonio Spurs have a reputation for not playing around.
Let that boy cook.
Beast of the Night: Derrick Rose finished with 42 points, five rebounds, eight assists and a block.