World Basketball - NBA: The Three Best Five Major of the Season Unveiled, Gobert In The Third
League Pass Alert: One Play - The Brooklyn Nets are unguardable even without James Harden
The Nets lost James Harden early in Game 1 due to a hamstring injury, but it didn't stop them from cruising to a victory over the Bucks behind the play of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. More than anything, it was a reminder of how dominant the Nets have been offensively all season long with two of their three All-Stars on the court.Today, the Brooklyn Nets take the spotlight.
The NBA unveiled Tuesday its "All-Nba Teams", and Rudy Gobert figure in the third for The third season in a row. Giannis AntetoKounmpo was elected in the first one unanimously.
Almost every night, the NBA unveils a regular season reward, and on Tuesday, it was the three "All-Nba Teams", the three best five major of the season, to be revealed. In the best team, we find Giannis antetokounm in (milwaukee), Nikola Jokic (Denver), Stephen Curry (Golden State), Luka Donic (Dallas) and Kawhi Leonard (Clippers). A selection which has not been debated among the first three, since the Greek has been placed in this first team by the 100 journalists members of the jury, the Serb by 99 and the leader of Warriors by 98. The Slovenian Square (55 Votes in the first team) and the winger of Clippers (28) has been a little more disputed. In the second team, we find Damian Lillard (Portland), Joel Embiaid (Philadelphia), Chris Paul (Phoenix), Julius Randle (New York) and LeBron James (Lakers) and in the Third Rudy Gobert (Utah), Jimmy Butler (Miami), Paul George (Clippers), Bradley Beal (Washington) and Kyrie Irving (Brooklyn). Four players got votes to appear in the first team but are not finally retained in any of the top three teams: Jayson Tatum (Boston), Kevin Durant (Brooklyn), Russell Westbrook (Washington) and James Harden (Brooklyn).
This Date in NBA History (June 11): New York Knicks become first 8th seed to reach NBA Finals in 1999 and more
On June 11th in 1999, the New York Knicks, with a record of 27-23, reached the NBA Finals. Arguably the greatest non-championship Cinderella-like playoff run in NBA history, we take a lookback at that epic run and it's key moments.They became the first eighth-seeded team in NBA history to reach the NBA Finals.
Video: Nuggets - Jokic: "The title of MVP is a nice achievement" (Dailymotion)Gobert Equal Parker among the records to remember in these three teams, Note that Luka Donic is the first player from Tim Duncan in 2000 to be selected at least twice in the first team during its first three seasons in NBA and the fourth player to have several selections in the first team before 23 years with Rick Barry, Kevin Durant and Max Zaslofsky. With a 17th selection, LeBron James extends his record, Kobe Bryant, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Tim Duncan having stopped at 15. Chris Paul (10th selection) is the second most selected active player. Julius Randle and Bradley Beal are honored for the very first time. Rudy Gobert, on his side, is for the third season in a row in the third team, and had even been selected in the second team in 2017. It equals the record (for a Frenchman) of Tony Parker, who appeared in the third team in 2009 and in the second in 2012, 2013 and 2014. But the jazz pivot fails to do as well as Joakim Noah who, even if he was only elected once in an "All -Nba team ", was in the first in 2014, alongside Kevin during, LeBron James, James Harde and Chris Paul.
2021 NBA Draft Lottery: Biggest winners and losers from the draft lottery .
The Pistons are the big winners from the Draft Lottery, earning the No.1 overall pick, but there's plenty of teams smiling after the ping pong balls fell their way.After finishing with a 20-52 record — the worst in the Eastern Conference — the Detroit Pistons will pick first in the upcoming 2021 NBA Draft.