According to Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, after weeks of rigorous workouts a CT scan revealed an issue in the healing process for the Philadelphia 76ers big man. The initial plan was for Embiid to play for the team in summer league come July but those plans may be on hold.
The Six Fouls crew alks about the legacy of LeBron James and where he stacks up against Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Michael Jordan and what a win against the Golden State Warriors could really do to his overall image.
Most Valuable Player can be interpreted a few ways. Some feel the MVP should be awarded to the league’s best player (LeBron James). Others feel it should be awarded to the best player on the best team for that season should they have a player of that caliber (Stephen Curry). And then others prefer to award it to the best player on a playoff team in which he had to carry the most due to certain circumstances (James Harden).
Regardless of your interpretation, the player that wins the award is usually one of the game’s best and that was the case this year with Stephen Curry. But what isn’t always the case is the league MVP reaching the NBA Finals, and what’s even more rare is them squaring off against a former MVP in the matchup.
This season we have both. So as a result, I’ve decided to go back the last quarter-century and see how many times we’ve had the pleasure of seeing an NBA Finals match where the current MVP met a former MVP.
Perhaps no singular player has garnered as much intrigue for the upcoming off-season than Cleveland Cavaliers’ forward Kevin Love. Continue reading
The Six Fouls crew talks about how good this season was for the Houston Rockets and Atlanta Hawks and what changes they can make in order to take the next step.
The SixFouls crew talks about the mistake Chicago made firing Tom Thidodeau, what the hiring of Scott Skiles means for Orlando’s playoff chances next season and the best fit on the New Orleans Pelicans bench.
A nightmarish thirteen turnover performance for MVP runner-up James Harden in an elimination game should not cause fans to overlook a fantastic season for the Houston Rockets.
Appearing on “The Herd” with Colin Cowherd on ESPN radio, Milwaukee Bucks forward Jared Dudley called New York Knicks Carmelo Anthony the most overrated player in the NBA.
The Atlanta Hawks surprised everyone when they cruised to the number-one seed in the eastern conference with a 60-win season, but even though they just had the best season in franchise history, my gut tells me this is as good as it gets for this group.