Boxscore Breakdown Day 30: Frye Me A River

Thanksgiving Eve is always a big NBA day, with no games being played on actual Thanksgiving and we are all thankful we had 13 games to watch today. A ot of guy who were game time decisions such as James Harden, Eric Bledsoe, Tobias Harris and Spencer Hawes all sat out and to make matters worse, Chris Paul left the Clippers game with a pulled Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 29: I’ll Martell You Who’s A Must Own

In preparation for the big 13 game slate tomorrow, the NBA only scheduled four games tonight, but there will some interesting things to come out of them. Following on from yesterday’s news of the Derrick Williams trade, the Sacramento Kings plan on playing him mainly at SF, but also at PF. The Kings do have a lot of PF, but they Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 27: The Armadillo Cowboy

We had a smaller slate of games to end the fantasy week, with just five game being played. To no-one’s surprise. the Nets and Jazz lost, but the Lakers won their seventh game to square their ledger, which is quite surprising given their spare parts roster. Tobias Harris made his return for the Magic, which is great news for his owners. Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 26: Have A Wowwipop!

Terrible news for Chicago Bulls and NBA fans in general with the news of Derrick Rose needing surgery to repair the meniscus in his knee. To go along with that, Eric Bledsoe is still out and now James Harden has been ruled out for two games with the foot issue that has been bothering him all year. There are a number of other injury Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 25: Oui

Due to some technical difficulties, I wasn’t able to get the breakdown up for Friday’s games, but I’ll do a quick recap of the best and worst performers. There were some massive injuries to come out of Friday’s games, which I’ll touch on. Derrick Rose tore his meniscus in his right knee, which is the opposite knee to the knee which Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 24: Kevin Durant Is Alright

Only two boxscores to breakdown in a typically slow Thursday in the NBA, but that doesn’t mean that there’s not information to digest. It also came out that Matt Barnes will sit out two weeks with a retinal tear, which doesn’t sound ideal in the slightest. Thursday 21st November 2013 The Best Player Ever, Tonight Kevin Durant, SF, Oklahoma City Thunder: Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 23: The Dirkus Circus

Whew! That was a big day! 13 games, lots of things to get into, so I’ll try to keep it brief and touch on the most important take aways of the day. Jimmy Butler will be out tow to three weeks with a turf toe injury. Deron Williams, Paul Millsap, Michael Carter-Williams and Trey Burke all returned from their injuries, although Williams didn’t make it Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 22: Happy Birthday, Gerald!

There was a bit of injury news, with Paul Millsap and Eric Bledsoe both sitting out their respective games unexpectedly. They both play again tomorrow, but their status is uncertain. Ersan Ilyasova, Brook Lopez, Al Jefferson and Deron Williams are all expected back tomorrow also, whereas Kobe Bryant, who participated in 5-on-5 in practice, is expected back some time this month, but no date has been Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 20: Nut Punches Ahoy!

Short day with just 3 games being played, and not much in terms of storylines to come out of it. Sunday 17th November 2013 The Best Player Ever, Tonight Nicolas Batum, SF, Portland Trailblazers: 24 points (8/15 FG, 3/3 FT), 5 threes, 6 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal, 2 blocks, 3 turnovers Whenever I think of Nic Batum, I can’t Continue Reading →

Boxscore Breakdown Day 19: The Wonder From Down Under

Eleven more games, a bunch of fantastic performances yet again. Let’s get straight to the action, which is hopefully easier to decipher than it was to tell the difference between the Knicks and the Hawks. Saturday 16th November 2013 The Best Player Ever, Tonight Kyrie Irving, PG, Cleveland Cavaliers: 41 points (14/28 FG, 9/9 FT), 4 threes, 4 rebounds, 5 Continue Reading →