"Spida" Mitchell recognizes Spiderman too.
For the reigning Rookie of the Year and Philadelphia 76ers' Ben Simmons, Luka Doncic of Dallas Mavericks should be the next ROY over Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young.
Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook has been fined $25,000 for his part in an expletive-laden bust-up with a Utah Jazz fan, the NBA said Tuesday.
Reigning NBA Rookie of the Year Ben Simmons and current candidate Luka Doncic are among the young talents named Tuesday to play the All-Star weekend Rising Stars challenge.
Myles Turner scored 18 points as the Indiana Pacers handed Jim Boylen a losing start with the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday.
Derrick Rose dusted off his MVP costume, dropping a career-high 50 points to power the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 128-125 win over Utah in a NBA Northwest Division showdown on Wednesday.
Rudy Gobert paced the attack as the Utah Jazz handed the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans their first loss of the season with a 132-111 win on Saturday.
LeBron James had 19 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds as Los Angeles clobbered the Phoenix Suns 131-113, giving the four time MVP his first win as a Laker.