There were multiple Celtics players unhappy after Suns second-year guard Devin Booker dropped 70 points on them Friday night — and count former Suns Isaiah Thomas and Gerald Green among them. But Jae Crowder took to the comments section of the official NBA Instagram account to voice his displeasure. When the NBA posted a photo of the Suns celebrating Booker’s accomplishment, complete with Booker holding up a sheet of paper with “70” written on it, Crowder commented, “NEVER SEEN SO MANY GUYS HAPPY AFTER AN ‘L.’” Booker quickly fired back with “you can’t guard me.” Savage. Crowder then walked back his comment a bit: “I WAS TALKING BOUT THEM DUDES AROUND YOU. BUT ILL SEE U NEXT YR.!” OK, Jae. It’s
The Cleveland Cavaliers may be the prohibitive favorite to three-peat as Eastern Conference champions, but they had no answer for John Wall and the Washington Wizards on Saturday. Wall scored 37 points and dished out 11 assists to lead the Wizards to a 127-115 victory. The Wizards’ guard orchestrated his team’s 71-point first half like he has done much of the season.
For the Spurs, it is all about continuing their late-season momentum on the way to their annual march to the postseason. For the Cavaliers (47-25), who are tied with the Boston Celtics (48-26) for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, every game is important and each win will allow them to put their stamp on a somewhat disappointing regular season. San Antonio (56-16) will host the NBA's defending champions, bringing a four-game win streak into the game after handling the woeful New York Knicks 106-98 on Saturday.