NEW YORK – Jimmy Butler was all smiles on Saturday after the Eastern Conference All-Stars practiced in front of a large crowd at Madison Square Garden.
NEW YORK – When Pau and Marc Gasol take the court on Sunday, the two will be making NBA history as the first brothers to start against one another in an All-Star Game.
By Pete Wickham
MEMPHIS — So. Tom Thibodeau, how is Derrick Rose?
Taj Gibson? “Out.”
Marc Gasol may have taken the household crown of the best basketball player in the family this year, but the elder Pau still knows his place.
Though the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award has been around since 1983 (32 seasons), the award has been won by just 19 players.