Prior to Sunday afternoon’s tilt against the Bulls, Clippers center DeAndre Jordan told his teammates he wanted to defend All-Star Pau Gasol on his own. No double teams. No help defense.
With two free throws at the 5:24 mark in the second quarter of the Lakers' contest against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Kobe Bryant surpassed Michael Jordan for third on the all-time scoring list.
The brouhaha over Brian Urlachers comments after the Bears' 21-13 loss to the Packers on Sunday has to be set aside and a bigger picture considered.
Curie's 6-foot-9 Cliff Alexander and Whitney Young's 6-foot-11 Jahlil Okafor are best of friends. "We are close, like brothers," Alexander said.