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Friday, October 31, 2014

Articles tagged: JaVale McGee

Hakeem Olajuwon: JaVale McGee should dominate the NBA

JaVale McGee has cultivated a reputation for being a talented player whose goofball tendencies mar his accomplishments. In one moment he can make a highlight-reel block, and in the next he’ll be benched for throwing an alley-oop to himself. That’s what made Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon’s comments about the big man so perplexing. Olajuwon…Read More

JaVale McGee may play for Philippines’ national basketball team

JaVale McGee, who was born in Flint, Michigan and is an American citizen, may end up playing for the Philippines’ national basketball team, even though he has no apparent ties to the country. A bill has been filed in the House of Representatives in the Philippines to naturalize the Nuggets center and make him eligible…Read More

JaVale McGee benched for goaltending shot with authority (Video)

JaVale McGee gets benched more than a high school showboat who laughs in the face of his coach. Professional athletes getting benched is pretty rare in general, but McGee has already pulled it off twice this season — with two separate head coaches. You may remember earlier in the year when he was benched for…Read More

New asthma medicine led to turnaround for JaVale McGee

Wizards center JaVale McGee had two of his best statistical games of the season recently. The fourth-year player from Nevada posted a season-high 24 points in a loss to the Heat Friday and 22 and 11 in a win over the Pistons Sunday. A new asthma medication is being credited for his recent success. McGee…Read More

Jalen Rose Blames ESPN for Javale McGee’s Dunk that Got Him Benched

Perhaps he was just trying to inject energy into a team that has lacked any type of passion or motivation through the first chunk of the NBA season.  When Javale McGee threw a pass off the backboard to himself and slammed it home on Monday, Wizards coach Flip Saunders benched him.  Apparently Saunders wants the…Read More

JaVale McGee Benched After Throwing Alley-Oop to Himself (Video)

Wizards big man JaVale McGee was benched Monday for throwing himself an alley-oop in the third quarter of his team’s loss to the Rockets. I’m not sure why it’s so hard for McGee to understand that showboating on a 1-12 team is a bad idea, but he doesn’t seem to get it. “Apparently, if you…Read More

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