Category: Kendrick Perkins

Chandler Parsons on Rockets’ Game 2 Loss: “We Feel as if We Let One Slip Away”

Friday, April 26th, 2013

After getting blown out 120-91 in Game 1, the Houston Rockets responded on Wednesday night. They went toe-to-toe with the Oklahoma City Thunder, overcoming a 15-point deficit and eventually taking a four-point lead in the fourth quarter. It just didn't end up being enough in a 105-102 loss. Houston still has ...

Zach Randolph Picks Up $25,000 Fine, Calls Himself “A Jacking Dude” When it Comes to Fighting

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Zach Randolph didn't beat up Kendrick Perkins, but it seems pretty clear the Memphis big man feels confident in his fighting skills if it would have come to blows. Randolph describes growing up getting into brawls, but his latest fine came despite there being no punches thrown. He and Perkins ...

Sam Presti, Oklahoma City Thunder Trend Toward NBA Title One Step at a Time

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

It's a whole lot easier to sound smart when things are going well. Sam Presti keeps sounding smarter and smarter. The Oklahoma City Thunder general manager put coach Scott Brooks in charge, drafted Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook and, not coincidentally, has seen the team go from miserable to title ...

Kevin Garnett Shrugs Off Celtics’ 9-6 Mark Since Dealing Kendrick Perkins

Friday, March 25th, 2011

The Boston Celtics players were clearly stunned when Kendrick Perkins was dealt at the trade deadline to Oklahoma City. In some ways, it appears they haven't particularly recovered. The Celtics are just 9-6 in the 15 games since Perkins departed the team. It's not a horrendous record given a small sample ...

Shaq: “I have been instructed by the Big Three and Doc, and come back when there is no pain.”

Friday, March 11th, 2011

With less than a month remaining in the regular season, the Boston Celtics are gearing up for another extended postseason run.  They are in a familiar place atop their division and Eastern Conference, but still have some work to do after acquiring several players via trades and signings, a few ...

Danny Ainge On Trading Kendrick Perkins “We shed some tears today talking to Perk. It was tough. He’s a good kid.”

Friday, February 25th, 2011

The 2011 NBA trade deadline has come and gone with the Boston Celtics really making the surprise move of the day. Last season, Kendrick Perkins tore two ligaments in his right knee during game six of the 2010 NBA Finals. Kendrick Perkins was a key component of the Boston Celtics ...

Kendrick Perkins On Rasheed Wallace Returning To Celts “To Be Honest I Think Stephen A. Smith Just Wants A Little Attention.”

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Kendrick Perkins was faced with the brutal reality that he would not be playing in the most important game of his career last June when he tore two ligaments in his right knee during game 6 of the 2010 NBA Finals. The Los Angeles Lakers held on in game 7 ...

Kendrick Perkins on Missing Game Seven of the Finals: “It was probably the worst time of my life”

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Imagine getting all the way to game seven of the NBA Finals after being overlooked by many people for much of the season and then having to watch from the sidelines. That’s exactly what happened to Kendrick Perkins. Perk tore two knee ligaments in his right knee in game six ...

Kendrick Perkins: “We’re All About the W”

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Kendrick Perkins scored 13 points in the Eastern Conference Finals, yet he may have one of the most valuable players on the court. He was so valuable that just about all anyone could talk about after his Game Five ejection (rightful or otherwise), was whether or not he would end ...