The revolutionary Golden State Warriors defeated Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks by embracing old-school ball

SAN FRANCISCO – Something has dawned on Stephen Curry as the Golden State Warriors stage their first legitimate title quest in nearly three years: He’s now the old guy. “When I look at some of those guys, you’re reminded of how young they are,” Curry said, contemplating the NBA’s starscape while the Warriors prepared for … Read more

Celtics’ Marcus Smart probable to return for Game 2

Marcus Smart was sidelined for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart is probable to return from a right mid-foot sprain for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals, the team announced Wednesday. #NEBHInjuryReport for Game 2 vs Miami: Sam Hauser (right shoulder instability episode) – OUTAl Horford (Health & … Read more

NBA playoffs 2022 – For better or worse, Jimmy Butler is the Miami Heat’s driving force

MIAMI – Jimmy Butler is worth the drama. That isn’t exactly how Erik Spoelstra termed Butler’s game on Tuesday night, of course. The Miami Heat coach was his usual controlled self after guiding his team to a 118-107 victory over the Boston Celtics, fueled by Butler’s greatness, to take a 1-0 lead in the NBA … Read more

NBA Draft: DP’s Prospect Rankings

THE TOP FIVE James Snook / USA TODAY Sports No. 1 Chet Holmgren Gonzaga | 7-0 | PF / C The first of what will likely be many in a long line of Unicorn-esque prospects, Holmgren packs a guard-like punch in a 7-foot frame. He has natural feel both handling and passing the ball, and … Read more

Pacers seek first No. 1 pick in franchise history

There are six NBA franchises that have never had the No. 1 pick: Denver, Indiana, Memphis, Miami, Oklahoma City / Seattle and Utah. Of those six, the only one who hasn’t had a single-digit draft pick in the 21st Century is the Pacers. Indiana’s last top-nine pick was in 1989, when it selected George McCloud … Read more

2022 NBA Draft Profile: David Roddy

The NBA draft is just over a month away – June 23rd – and the Denver Nuggets currently hold the 21st pick in the first round. Over the course of the next month here at Denver Stiffs we will be highlighting a prospect who we consider to be a player the Nuggets A.) are interested … Read more