Monday, February 18, 2013

The Art Of The Game

Here's a few reedited pictures from the first half of the season, showcasing the game's more artistic, even psychedelic side

Wizards rookie guard Bradley Beal


Wizards rookie guard Bradley Beal goes to the foul line late in a game against the Brooklyn Nets
Will he play? Bulls guard Derrick Rose was targeting a comeback this season from his torn ACL, but those plans may have changed.
No Rush: D. Rose stated that he would prefer to be 110% recovered from his injury before attempting a comeback this season.
Wizards forward Nene posts up Kings forward Chuck Hayes
Wizards guard John Wall drives to the basket past Sacramento Kings defenders
Wizards guard John Wall
Since Wall's return from a knee injury, the Wizards have gone 10-8, after starting the season 4-28.
John Wall drives past Kings forward Chuck Hayes
Chris Paul became the first Los Angeles Clipper to win the NBA all-star MVP since Randy Smith in 1978, when the team was still the Buffalo Braves.
Clippers guard Jamal Crawford has averaged 16.8 points coming off the bench this season, making him a candidate for the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year award.
Now a 14 year NBA veteran, Lamar Odom spent 7 seasons with the Lakers, before returning to the same team that drafted him in 1999, the Clippers.
Triple-Teamed: John Wall is surrounded by Clippers defenders
Trash Talk? Clippers forward Caron Butler, right, has a discussion with Wizards forward Trevor Ariza
Wizards guard Martell Webster is defended by Clippers forward Matt Barnes, as Wizards forward Nene looks on
After spending 5 seasons playing overseas, Knicks rookie forward, and University of Colorado grad. Chris Copeland is in his debut season in the NBA at the age of 28.
Amar'e Stoudemire has averaged 13.6 points in 20 games for the Knicks this season, since returning from a knee injury on New Year's day.
A native of Argentina, Knicks point guard Pablo Prigioni played 17 seasons overseas, before entering this season as a rookie in the NBA at the age of 35.
Nets center Brook Lopez only managed 3 points in 10 minutes in his first all-star appearance on Sunday night in Houston.
Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams
The Nets are hoping that their nucleus of Williams, Joe Johnson, Gerald Wallace, and Brook Lopez will make them legitimate title contenders for the next few years.