If you want to feel old, consider the NBA’s prevailing definition of modern. Major League Baseball’s modern era historically is thought to have begun in the year 1900. The NBA’s modern era dates back to about a week ago last Tuesday.
That’s how quickly the view about centers has changed.
After ruling the NBA landscape for most of the league’s first 50 years, traditional big men looked at now as dinosaurs, both in form and function. Plodding isn’t allowed. Posting up, back to the basket, and backing into the paint seems as dated in this http://www.broncosfootballofficialonline.com/Dennis-Smith-Jersey league as helmetless players in the NHL.
Pirates: RHP Chad Kuhl (strained right forearm) was examined by New York Mets medical director Dr. David Altchek in New York and advised not to throw for four weeks. … There is no timetable for the return of INF/OF Sean Rodriguez (strained right quadriceps), who is on a rehab assignment at Triple-A Indianapolis.
Nationals: RHP Max Scherzer (11-5, 2.33 ERA) is scheduled to start Thursday night against Mets LHP Steven Matz (4-6, 3.31) in the opener of a four-game series at New York. Scherzer ended a four-game losing streak Saturday when he beat Miami, http://www.footballchiefsofficialstore.com/Dustin_Colquitt_Jersey allowing four runs in seven innings.
Pirates: Open an unusual five-game series against visiting Milwaukee as RHP Jameson Taillon (5-7, 4.05) opposes LHP Wade Dustin Colquitt Youth Jersey Miley (1-0, 1.42). Taillon is 1-4 against the Brewers.
Hamidou Diallo led the Thunder (1-1) with 19 points and eight rebounds off the bench. Fellow reserve Deonte Burton scored 13 points. Daniel Hamilton finished with 12 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and two steals, and Dakari Johnson totaled 11 points, six rebounds and five assists.
The Nets (0-2) were led by Theo Pinson, who had 16 points, five rebounds, two steals and two blocks. James Webb III finished with 12 points and six boards, and Yuta Watanabe led the bench with 13 points, five rebounds, two steals and four blocks.
Both teams return to action on Monday, with Oklahoma City playing the Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn facing the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The Akron, Ohio, native has been named an NBA All-Star in each of the last 14 seasons, earning First Team All-NBA honors on 12 occasions, including the last 11 consecutive seasons. The 2003-04 Rookie of the Year is a five-time First Team All-Defensive Team member, a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist for Team USA (2008, ’12) and the 2016-17 J. Walter Kennedy Dennis Smith Womens Jersey Citizenship Award winner.
James’ arrival is indeed validation for Johnson and Pelinka, who took over the Lakers’ front office in February 2017 with a specific plan to rebuild the franchise by persuading established superstars to join as free agents.