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Hornets brass backs up talk

Do you remember when Chris Paul wanted to be traded? Then he met with the Hornets general manager and coach and was impressed enough by their pitch that he changed his mind? Well, it seems the Hornets brass wasn’t just blowing smoke. They seem to recognize what they have in Paul and are at least attempting to improve the team around him. ESPN’s Chad Ford is reporting that a complicated four-team trade has been agreed to that, at least on… Read More »

ROY watch: Curry right back in the race

The other day, I wrote that Tyreke Evans had all but clinched the rookie of the year award this season. My reasoning was that Evans was still playing well and that Curry hadn’t done enough to outplay him since his outstanding stretch in February. I spoke too soon. Since that blog entry, Curry has played two of his better games of the season. Even though Evans continues to play well, Curry’s recent stretch has cracked the door open again for… Read More »

ROY Watch (3/11): Is this race nearing its end?

CANDIDATES Stephen Curry, Warriors, point guard Season stats: 35.8 minutes, 16.0 points, 4.2 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 1.8 steals, 3.02 turnovers, percentages (.454, .414, .879) March stats: 39.7 minutes, 18.3 points, 3.8 rebounds, 6.5 assists, 1.5 steals, 4.3 turnovers, percentages (.404, .447, .929) Thursday’s game (Trail Blazers 110, Warriors 105): 33 minutes, 15 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, 4 turnovers, (6-15, 2-7, 1-1) Next game: Saturday, March 13, vs. Toronto Raptors, 7:30 p.m. Tyreke Evans, Kings, guard Season stats: 37.2… Read More »

Collison wins rookie showdown

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR WATCH (3/8) CANDIDATES Stephen Curry, Warriors, point guard Season stats: 35.9 minutes, 16.0 points, 4.2 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 1.79 steals, 3.0 turnovers, percentages (.455, .417, .878) March stats: 41.0 minutes, 19.0 points, 3.6 rebounds, 7.2 assists, 1.4 steals, 4.4 turnovers, percentages (.405, .484, .923) Monday’s game (Hornets 135, Warriors 131): 34 minutes, 12 points, 3 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 steal, 4 turnovers (5-13, 2-4, 0-0) Next game: Thursday, March 11, vs. Portland Trail Blazers, 7:30 p.m. Tyreke… Read More »

ROY Watch (3/2): Tyreke Evans’ indisputable advantage

CANDIDATES Stephen Curry, Warriors, point guard Season stats: 35.6 minutes, 15.7 points, 5.3 assists, 4.2 rebounds, 1.83 steals, 2.88 turnovers, percentages (.460, .408, .875) March stats: 43 minutes, 18 points, 8 assists, 2 rebounds, 2 steals, 3 turnovers, percentages (.412, .375, 1.000) Tuesday’s game (Heat 110, Warriors 106): 43 minutes, 18 points, 2 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals, 3 turnovers (7-17, 3-8, 1-1) Next game: Wednesday, March 3, at Orlando Magic, 4 p.m. Tyreke Evans, Kings, guard Season stats: 37.1 minutes,… Read More »

ROY Watch (2/28): Who is February Rookie of the Month?

CANDIDATES Stephen Curry, Warriors, point guard Season stats: 35.2 minutes, 15.5 points, 5.3 assists, 4.2 rebounds, 1.8 steals, 2.8 turnovers, percentages (.461, .407, .879) February stats: 39.5 minutes, 21.5 points, 7.3 assists, 5.3 rebounds, 1.6 steals, 3.8 turnovers, percentages (.467, .347, .902) Sunday’s game: Did not play Next game: Tuesday, March 2, at Miami Heat, 4:30 p.m. Tyreke Evans, Kings, guard Season stats: 37.1 minutes, 20.4 points, 5.4 assists, 4.9 rebounds, 1.5 steals, 2.89 turnovers, percentages (.467, .257, .756) February stats: 37.8 minutes, 20.1 points,… Read More »