Last night was a great duel between a team that is seemingly coasting through the NBA season constantly looking for challengers that dare to answer the bell.
Sometimes, you just can’t win the fight, but moral victories do not go to the wayside after a game like this one in Miami, especially for Hassan Whiteside.
Damian Lillard was snubbed this year from the All-Star Game plain and simple.
Whether this has something to do with Kobe Bryant taking up a spot on the West or not, most NBA fans would agree that on any other given day the man down in Portland should have secured a spot on that All-Star team.
Don’t think so?
Let’s Look at that roster again.
One of the most entertaining days of the All-Star Weekend just wrapped up and I’ll be the first to admit that it was one of the best weekends across all 3 events, which is rare these days.
A great warm-up event that saw Karl-Anthony Towns take the crown.
It was a great battle as the newest addition to the Skills Challenge requiring the players to hit a 3 point shot at the end proved to produce the “edge-of-your-seat” moments.
KAT beat out Boston’s Isaiah Thomas and helps win it for team bigs!
Currently the ninth seed in the west the Houston Rockets are facing a trying time in the James Harden era.
The questions sorrounding this team started very early this season and continues to linger.
So where did it start?
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