Jusuf Nurkic fever invades Rip City

We woke Gonz in the Pacific Northwest to discuss his recent road trip to Denver and Portland and Tuesday night’s phenomenal Blazers’ win over the Nuggets. That may have been the MLB Jerseys Wholesale death knell for Denver’s playoff hopes, which is unfortunate considering the Nuggets traded Jusuf Nurkic to those very same Blazers. Oops.

Those two free throws cut Minnesota’s deficit to two. When the Pacers failed to score on the ensuing possession, Minnesota had a chance to win.

One has to wonder when the league will finally crack down on these foul-drawing tactics.

Referees have made Towns’ move a point of emphasis for years, but never seem to follow through. Meanwhile, Rubio’s tactic — feel inconsequential contact from a defender fighting over the screen, then flail your body in six different directions in an attempt to “shoot” a contested three behind your screener — has become increasingly popular this season. This James Harden play is an egregious example, but he’s far from the only one doing it.

After relinquishing the lead late, the Lions needed an answer from their offense, and they got one: a deep throw from Matthew Stafford that was picked off by the Steelers and taken back to the Detroit 34, setting up Pittsburgh’s final touchdown. (Hey, wrong answers are still answers.)

The 6-4 Lions are averaging 16 second half offensive points in their wins this year. Including their post-halftime shutout in this loss, the offense has only put up 21 points TOTAL in the New York Jets Cheap Jerseys four losses. Detroit’s looking too much like a North Korean missile: potentially explosive but ultimately inconsistent.

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