Pistons make me look dumb Just yesterday, I argued that a Pistons loss confirmed that the East was still the inferior conference by far. Then, Detroit goes the very next night and beats San Antonio on the road 90-80. Amazingly, it was a comfortable lead most of the game for Detroit. They were up by 15 after the first, and led by as much as 20. It was the second straight loss for the Spurs, and just their 3rd this year. Sorry Spurs fans, I disrespected Detroit. It's my fault.
Jazz outlast Suns Phoenix played without Nash, Hill, or Marion. As you can expect, that didn't go very well, as the Jazz won 108-86. It was one of those games the Suns had to write off, and the Jazz had to win to avoid embarrassment. That's exactly what happened.
Grizz collapse down stretch Up ten halfway through the fourth, it should have been a fairly comfortable win for Memphis. However, the Kings went on a 10-2 run to get back in it, then crawled ahead as the Grizzlies missed shot after shot. A Francisco Garcia jumper gave Sacramento the lead with 7 seconds left. Two foul shots gave the final score: 116-113 Kings.
- Rasheed Wallace, Det: 23 pts, 9-15 FG, 15 rebs, 3 ast, 3 stl, 2 blk
- Mehmut Okur, Uta: 22 pts, 17 rebs, 3 ast, 1 blk...Okur owned the paint all night.
- John Salmons, Sac: 28 pts, 12-21 FG, 11 rebs, 7 ast...It's not a stretch to say that will be the game of Salmons's career.
- More on the Heat meltdown - Book it. There is no way Riley stays on through the whole season.
- Grizz not blowing it up - Given the young talent they have, and the fact that Gasol's not that old, this might not be the wrong course of action.
- Iguodala frustrated - How not to improve on the $57 million extension you turned down.