Consider this the “Ramon Sessions trade showcase” game now.
Kyrie Irving is out for the Cavaliers Friday Night game hosting the Bulls Friday night. Officially the Cavaliers are only saying he is ill, according to the Plain Dealer’s Cavs twitter account.
This moves Sessions into the starting lineup. He already has been drawing a lot of trade interest, the Cavaliers likely will move him but are trying to see how much they can get. They would like a first round pick, but that price may end up being too steep. Still, they need to showcase him so even when Irving returns, expect Sessions to get some extra run until he is traded.
We will update on Irving when we get more details.
NEW ORLEANS — Russell Westbrook hit 4-of-6 3-pointers in the third quarter.
This one apparently put him on fire to the point he had to cool himself off.
It’s hard to find a new low for defense in an NBA All-Star Game.
But Stephen Curry was laying down on defense. Literally.
The result was a Giannis Antetokounmpo dunk and Curry ending up in the highlight anyway.
Hey, DeAndre Jordan, where was this Saturday night during the Dunk Contest?
The Clippers’ big man threw down an off-the-backboard alley-oop from Russell Westbrook during the All-Star Game Sunday that was better than anything he did on Saturday night. Enjoy
NEW ORLEANS — Even in a game conducive to highlights, LeBron James went above and beyond.