as mentioned in Gary Dineen/Getty ImagesJosh Martin NBA Lead WriterYou could chalk up the Chicago Bulls’ 94-87 win over the Golden State Warriors to circumstance if you were so inclined.
Thursday’s Final ScoresChicago Bulls 94, Golden State Warriors 87Phoenix Suns 120, Charlotte Hornets 103All stats and salary information via NBA.com and Basketball Reference unless otherwise noted.
That something turned out to be one of the biggest culprits behind the Bulls’ decline: a moribund youth movement.
Cristiano Felicio’s 11 rebounds as a reserve helped boost the Bulls to a 49-41 edge on the boards.
But Chicago needed more bogeymen to blow up Golden State’s league-record streak of 146 games without back-to-back losses.
as declared in To recap, when asked about how he would feel if he had to share a locker-room with a gay player, Stoudemire said, “I’m going to shower across the street.
Today, we can report that two gay, former NBA Players did not see the humor in Stoudemire’s joke.
SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTEREarlier this week, former NBA and current Israeli Premier League player Amar’e Stoudemire let the world know, while somewhat joking, that he would not be comfortable with having a gay player on his team.
I anxiously await their vociferous defense of Stoudemire against these attacks from Collins and Amaechi, while affirming his right to say what he believes.
His homophobic comments have no place in sport or in our society.
Current NBA Players Who Peaked Too Early
as declared in But they also highlight how ridiculously difficult it is to have a long, fulfilled NBA career.
There are no anomalous breakout years, but instead a clear uphill trajectory before unexpectedly leveling off.
1 of 7Tom Szczerbowski/Getty ImagesThe average progression of an NBA career features incremental annual improvement that leads to a peak stretch (right around the mid-to-late 20s), and then inevitable decline before retirement.
Each of them accomplished quite a bit, but they also left plenty of individual production on the table.
It’s the circle of NBA life.
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