VIDEO: Golden State Warriors new arena construction starts off in style
Instead of boring developers in expensive suits with cute shovels, the workers put on a "massive" show. The Warriors held a ceremony to commemorate breaking ground on the future Chase Center. https://twitter.com/CourtneyRCronin/status/821468228413050880
VIDEO: Joe Johnson hits a crazy 70-foot buzzer-beater
The end of the 3rd quarter and Johnson finishes it beautifully ! Not the best day for Detroit Pistons.
Dwayne Wade kills it with crazy footwork
Dwayne may be slower than he was, but he makes it up with a bag of experience. Victor Oladipo did not stand a chance https://twitter.com/chicagobulls/status/818628588702433280
Demarcus Cousins rages out on a chair in frustration
Kings' DeMarcus Cousins went full beast mode on a chair after picking an early third foul against the Golden State Warriors Boogie was whistled for his third foul in the second quarter, but the official did not end on that. After the sparring session with the chair Cousins also received a technical foul. https://twitter.com/BenGolliver/status/818290799427227649
NBA. Beautiful alley oop by Philadelphia 76ers players (video)
A beautiful alley oop by Philadelphia 76ers forwards Dario Saric and Robert Covington, which became the winner in the clash against Minnesota Timberwolves. Moreover, this has been announced the play of January 3 in NBA.
VIDEO: Jackson hits a crazy left-handed jam
Despite The Greek Freak's efforts, Reggie Jackson cut through the defence like a hot knife through butter https://twitter.com/DetroitPistons/status/814284701011738624
NBA directive say “YES” to new CBA, now it’s players’ move
A new labour deal in the NBA is close to of being accepted after league owners voted on Wednesday to say "YES" to the offered seven-year collective bargaining agreement. The voting was unanimous and NBA teams' players are set to submit their votes in the coming days, The Associated Press informs. It's worth to mention that neither NBA nor the National Basketball Players Association has openly spoken about the voting procedure. All the teams had a teleconference to discuss and approve the proposed changes. All players have received an email with the necessary information about the CBA. They are expected to finalise voting on Friday.
Westbrook scores 40+ points in second game in row
For the second time in a row, Russell Westbrook scored 40+ points in one game. He has scored 42 points in Oklahoma City Thunder's 121-110 victory over New Orleans Pelicans. Moreover, Westbrook managed to record 10 rebounds, seven assists, and a steal, finishing the show with a triple-double for the umpteenth time this season. Unlike the game with Atlanta Hawks where Thunders lost 108-110 despite Russell's 46 points, this time his individual numbers were victorious for the team as well. Westbrook is now just the second player after Anthony Davis to have back-to-back 40-point performances this season.
LeBron James shoots a 3-pointer to beat Milwaukee Bucks
LeBron may not be famous as a 3-point shooter, but he sure can deliver when the opportunity presents itself a masterclass of a 3-pointer, and Cavaliers lead Milwaukee Bucks in overtime https://twitter.com/NBA/status/811416469506555906
DeMarcus Cousins scores 55 points to lead Kings win over Blazers
Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins was unstoppable for Portland Trail Blazers' players. He has collected a season-high 55 points in Kings' 126-121 victory. Cousins' physics and skills were too much for Blazers to handle as DeMarcus came as the winner against Portland defenders again and again. DeMarcus is now just the third active player with multiple 55-plus point games in his career, joining LeBron James (three) and Kyrie Irving (two).