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NBA Fines Referee for Rivers’ Ejection

March 20th, 2009

by Ryne Nelson
The NBA announced yesterday that it fined referee Bill Kennedy an undisclosed amount for issuing what Doc Rivers claimed was “the most unprofessional tech I’ve ever had.”
Rivers was furious after he got whistled for his second technical foul with 29.8 seconds left against the Bulls March 17.


Report: Ricky Rubio is Feeling Draft-y

March 19th, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
Tired of playing against some of Europe’s fiercest men, according to SI’s Chris Mannix, Ricky Rubio would like to enter the 2009 NBA draft.


Carl Landry Discusses the Shooting

March 19th, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
Forget the fact that he’s expected to miss very little time after getting shot a couple of nights ago, Carl Landry is thankful and lucky to be alive.
Landry spoke publicly for the first time yesterday about his ordeal, and according to the Rockets forward, the shooting was likely a case of mistaken identity. It was also an unimaginably harrowing experience.


Gerald Wallace Really Hates Hospitals

March 19th, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
Enough to refuse to visit one despite pleas from his team’s medical staff.
“Crash”, well, crashed yet again last night, and appeared to have badly injured his left knee. Doctors, teammates and fans thought he was done for the night; Wallace had other ideas.
From the Charlotte Observer:


Even More Bad News for the Nets

March 18th, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
Just when you think things couldn’t possibly get any worse for New Jersey, they invariably do. As their season implodes, the team must now face the prospect of not having its best player for an extended period of time.
The Nets have just learned that Devin Harris’s shoulder injury is more severe than previously thought:


There Will Be No Twittering on Scott Skiles’s Watch

March 18th, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
You hear that, Charlie Villanueva? That’s the sound of your tweeting dreams dying, by the small, yet shockingly strong hands of your coach.
You’re not gonna believe this, but Scott Skiles (and his renowned joie de vivre) has told Charlie V to never use Twitter again during halftime of an NBA game. From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:


Carl Landry Shot in Leg

March 17th, 2009

by Ryne Nelson
Upon returning to Houston late last night, Landry was picking up some fast food when his car was side-swiped. As he got out to investigate the damage, shots fired from a car driving by, the second of which hit his calf.
The Houston Chronicle has the report:


The Baron Returneth

March 17th, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
Tonight marks the return of one of the most popular athletes in the history of the Bay Area, as Baron Davis at last pays a visit to the arena he once ruled.
Many things have changed in Oakland, as the team legs out a disastrous season following the Davis trade to L.A. The leadership is questionable at best; guys are injured; some are being told they’re no longer welcome; and the GM has been cut off at the knees. Even Baron can’t explain it.


Sean Williams Isn’t Pleased With the Cell Phone Plan You’re Suggesting

March 17th, 2009

by Marcel Mutoni
As such, he’s going to shout, grab a computer monitor and smash it.
Sadly, none of the above is fictitious, as the Nets’ Williams was arrested yesterday following an incident at a mall in Denver.
The Star-Ledger reports: