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One last argument for Curry

While I support Tyreke Evans' win in the Rookie of the Year race, I just wanted to clarify my position and explain one final time why I think Curry was the better rookie and should have won the award. If you look at Evans' stats, they are indeed impressive. There [...]

By | April 30th, 2010|8 Comments

Curry: Evans deserves Rookie of the Year

Stephen Curry responded to finishing second in the Rookie of the Year voting with a statement released from his hometown of Charlotte: "Congrats to Tyreke for winning Rookie of the Year. There's no doubt he deserves it. For me to have been in the conversation all year and to finish [...]

By | April 29th, 2010|9 Comments

Curry finishes second in ROY voting

There were some rumors I heard that the ROY voting was nearly a tie, with the Kings' Tyreke Evans beating the Warriors' Stephen Curry by only a few votes. It turns out that was just a rumor. The voting was close, but Evans was the clear-cut winner. Here are the [...]

By | April 29th, 2010|2 Comments

Report: Evans voted Rookie of the Year

Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee is reporting that Kings guard Tyreke Evans has been voted Rookie of the Year, according to three sources. Evans, Warriors point guard Stephen Curry and Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings were the three most qualified candidates for the award. The official announcement is [...]

By | April 28th, 2010|2 Comments

Curry, Warriors end with a bang

Well, you can't blame Stephen Curry if voters don't name him Rookie of the Year. He certainly has done everything possible to demonstrate that he is the NBA's most talented rookie, including a sparkling performance in the regular-season finale against the Blazers (42 points, 9 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals, [...]

By | April 15th, 2010|23 Comments

Recognition for Curry; ROY race not over yet

Warriors point guard Stephen Curry was named NBA Western Conference Rookie of the Month for March. Curry was also named rookie of the month in January. Curry played in 14 games in March, averaging 19.8 points, 7.3 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 1.79 steals in 37.5 minutes per game. Curry shot [...]

By | April 1st, 2010|9 Comments

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 [...]

By | March 16th, 2010|5 Comments

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): [...]

By | March 12th, 2010|8 Comments

ROY Watch (3/9): Evans compared to Tony Parker

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) Tuesday's game: Did not play Next game: Thursday, March [...]

By | March 10th, 2010|7 Comments

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 [...]

By | March 9th, 2010|4 Comments