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Chuck’s Daily Check In 12.13.17

Utah (13-14, 2-9 on the road) at Bulls: (6-20, 4-8 at home) WGN TV: Neil Funk and Stacey King 7PM CT. WLS 890AM: Chuck Swirsky, Bill Wennington, Steve Kashul. Bulls: Mirotic: 16ppg (3) Markkanen: 14ppg. Utah: Hood: 17ppg. Bulls: Markkanen: 8. Utah: Gob…

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In Review | Digging Deep, Resilient Group Returns Home With Win

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – At the end of a gruelling trip, the 76ers battled. They battled without one of their starters, despite getting one back. They battled through turnovers, which, from the jump, were a persistent, pesky bugaboo. They battled a similarly …

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Miami HEAT Announce Participation in Inaugural NBA 2K League as HEAT Check Gaming  

Today, the Miami HEAT organization announce its participation in the inaugural season of the NBA 2K League. The team, named HEAT Check Gaming, will join the 17-team eleague scheduled to start competition in May 2018. The NBA 2K League, a joint venture …

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One notable stat from each of Tuesday’s games

LeBron James scored 25 points and tied a career high with 17 assists as Cleveland won for the 15th time in 16 games. The Cavs hit season highs with 35 assists and 20 made 3-pointers.   Trey Lyles contributed 20 points off the bench as Denver handed Det…

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Cleveland Cavaliers’ Dwyane Wade out for Tuesday because of sore knee

Cavaliers guard Dwyane Wade is sitting out Tuesday night’s game against the Hawks because of a sore left knee. Coach Tyronn Lue says Wade has been experiencing knee soreness during the last few games and underwent tests following Tuesday’s shootaround. The decision was then made to sit him. Wade

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Gregg Popovich: Kawhi Leonard to play tonight vs Dallas Mavericks

The San Antonio Spurs will have all their household names back in the lineup tonight. Coach Gregg Popovich announced after today’s shootaround that star forward Kawhi Leonard will be good to go tonight vs. the Dallas Mavericks (), reports Tom Orsborn of the San Antonio Express-News. Additionally,

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Knicks and Lakers Clash at Madison Square Garden

1.  After a narrow defeat to the Bulls on Saturday, the Knicks bounced back in a quick turnaround game against Atlanta on Sunday night at MSG.  New York staved off the Hawks late-game attempt at a victory and the home team evened the series at one apie…

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C’s Suffer First Blowout Loss of Season in Chicago

CHICAGO – The Boston Celtics went their first 28 games of the 2017-18 season without suffering a blowout loss. That streak finally came to an end Monday night, when the shorthanded C’s fell, 108-85, to the Chicago Bulls at United Center. Playing on the second night of a back-to-back, Boston was without

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Lakers at Knicks: 3 Things to Know (12/12/17)

Here is what you need to know before the Lakers take on the New York Knicks at the World’s Most Famous Arena. Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle have both taken huge strides the season. JC has established himself as a capable second-unit point guard and off-the-bench bucket-getter, while Randle’

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Detroit Pistons Unveil NBA 2K League Team Name and Logo

DETROIT, Mich. – The Detroit Pistons organization announced today the unveiling of the franchise’s NBA 2K League team name and logo in conjunction with the NBA 2K League’s logo reveal earlier this week. The Pistons Gaming Team (GT) will serve as the official name of the NBA 2K League team set

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Five Keys: Cavaliers vs. Hawks

Key: Bird Watching After having their 13-game win streak snapped on Friday night in Indiana, the Wine & Gold bounced right back the following night – pulling away from a scrappy Sixers squad on Saturday at The Q. The Cavaliers’ four-game homestand rolls on when they welcome Dennis Schroder and the

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#CavsHawks Shootaround:LeBron James-December 12, 2017

Cavaliers forward LeBron James spoke with the media following Tuesday’s shootaround at Cleveland Clinic Courts.

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Chuck’s Daily Check In 12.12.17

Bulls: Mirotic: 24pts, Portis 23pts (career high). Boston: Horford: 15pts. Bulls: Holiday: 7. Boston: Tatum: 10. Bulls: Grant: 9 assists. Boston: Horford and Rozier each with 5. Bulls bench: 55 points. Bobby Portis with a career high 23 points going 10…

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Jordan Slams At The Hoop

GAME RECAP: Clippers 96, Raptors 91 Lou Williams scores 17 points and grabs five rebounds in the Clippers 96-91 win over the Raptors. 11 hours ago

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Draymond Green out against Portland Trail Blazers with sore shoulder

Warriors All-Star Draymond Green has been ruled out for tonight’s game against the Blazers with a sore right shoulder.  He joins fellow starters Stephen Curry, who is recovering from a serious ankle sprain, and ZaZa Pachulia (sore left shoulder) on the bench.  Green, the reigning Defensive Player

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New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis (left adductor) sits out game against Houston Rockets

Pelicans big man Anthony Davis is sitting out Monday night’s road game at Houston, the team announced. The star forward missed three consecutive games after initially suffering the injury against Utah on Dec. 1. He returned against Sacramento on Friday and played well in a win over Philadelphia on

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