Raptors’ Serge Ibaka taunts after rejecting Bucks’ Thon Maker

Smart is sturdy as they come at 6-4, 225 pounds. He’s not the Celtics’ best defender. That’d go to Avery Bradley, but he’s to not afraid to body with anybody. And he certainly doesn’t scare easy.

In his short career, he has stepped to Cousins, Wall and even LeBron James.

He made a hard foul and I ain’t take too fond of it, Smart told reporters of his dust-up with Wall. I let him know what I had to say. I ain’t backing down from Cheap Football Jerseys Xxl nobody, and that’s gone be understood from here on out. I don’t know what he thought, but he got the message.

Beverley has the same Chicago blood running through his veins that’s made Allen one of the NBA’s most feared defenders. He’s earned it at every level from the West Side’s famed Marshall High School to Arkansas, then playing overseas and being cut in the NBA before sticking with the Rockets.

Considered a dirty player by many, the dude simply doesn’t give a rip. He’s there to make the opposing point guard’s life a living hell for 48 minutes, and he’ll do whatever it takes to keep his spot.

Serge Ibaka absolutely swatted Thon Maker’s layup attempt in the third quarter of the Toronto Raptors’ NBA playoff game vs. the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday.

Ibaka spent the ensuing seconds taunting with his arms up as the Raptors completed a four-on-five successfully with a DeMar DeRozan and-one finish at the rim.

The Raptors are beginning to look like the team we’d hoped would show up in the playoffs.

Toronto may have lost its home-court advantage after falling in Cheap Gaa Jerseys Game 1, but if Ibaka can sway how Milwaukee attacks the basket, that shouldn’t matter.

Deshaun Watson should win Offensive Rookie of the Year, but he’ll be pushed

When Deshaun Watson became the Texans’ No. 12 overall pick in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, he immediately became the front-runner to win NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.

While the Associated Press honor went to one Cowboy, quarterback Dak Prescott, last season, another, running back Ezekiel Elliott, was named Sporting News’ top rookie. Watson can keep one or both awards in the Lone Star State this year.

That, of course, is based on a projection of him winning the starting job in Houston over Tom Savage. When he does, Watson will be front and center of the reigning AFC South champions.

“First of all, Sean is a big wrestler,” Beane said of McDermott, who was two-time national champ in high school. “My oldest son got into wrestling last year, and I knew Sean was a big wrestler. Little did I know he had a wrestling mat in his house. He said, ‘Bring him over, we’ll wrestle.’ He’s got a whole almost a WWF setup over there.”

Beane’s first responsibility is hiring a scouting staff. He also has Cheap Gaa Jerseys to evaluate the rest of football operations and decide who he wants to keep and who he wants to show the door.

Seattle remains the class of the division that produced five straight NFC championship game contenders from 2011-15, including three Super Bowl participants. Bovada seems to have lost respect for Arizona, which fell to 7-8-1 last season a year removed from its run to the NFC title game.