Most Valuable Player: the NBA’s most prestigious, least scientific honor. It’s an award that defines greatness, even though it has no clear-cut criteria. Should voters name as MVP the best basketball player in the world on April 11, 2018, when the regular season concludes? Or the player who assembled the most statistically impressive body of […]
LOS ANGELES — When Stephen Curry arrived in Los Angeles for All-Star Weekend on Thursday, he sat down for an interview with CNN political commentator Van Jones for “The Van Jones Show” that morning and followed that with an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” The next day, the two-time MVP participated in an “NBA […]
It comes as little surprise to anyone who has watched Trae Young that Oklahoma’s phenomenal freshman point guard modeled his game in part after two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry. “I would record every game,” Young recently told the Wall Street Journal. “I’d watch before I went to bed or the next day. I watched how […]
Team captains LeBron James and Stephen Curry have chosen the local charities they’ll play for during the NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 18 in Los Angeles. James chose After-School All-Stars Los Angeles, and Curry selected Brotherhood Crusade. The NBA previously announced that it will donate $350,000 to the winning team’s cause and $150,000 to the […]
Former Manchester United trainer Tom Curry, who died in the Munich disaster in 1968, is being honoured with a commemorative plaque on the home he lived in. Alison and Charlie Bell found out the little-known United trainer lived at their house and talk to BBC North West Tonight about his life in football.
2:21 Zach Lowe breaks down some of his favorite plays and players featured on his “10 Things I Like and Don’t Like” list. 1. The Curry-Durant pick-and-roll, coming for us all Uh oh. Running this play over and over isn’t in Steve Kerr’s basketball DNA, but he has apparently conceded that it is unguardable — […]
Necessity was the mother of history for James Harden on Tuesday night. The Houston Rockets were down two starters — Harden’s co-star Chris Paul was nursing a groin injury, and Trevor Ariza was out with a strained hamstring — and Eric Gordon, Houston’s high-scoring sixth man, played only 10 scoreless minutes before a bad back […]
Every week, we’ll rank the top 10 players from the previous week using game score as our starting point. Created by former ESPN.com stats guru and current Grizzlies VP of basketball operations John Hollinger, game score measures a player’s productivity for a single outing based on the weighting of various box score statistics (for a […]