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After 14 seasons of a fruitful NBA journey, high flying swingman Gerald Green will now hang his jersey. His hometown team Houston Rockets announced the news via Twitter, further adding that the 35-year-old will now join Stephen Silas’ coaching hub in a player development role. Representing eight different teams in his career, his 2007 Slam […]
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Only one player of the Phoenix Suns will miss the game vs the Los Angeles Lakers tonight. Dario Saric is out with injury and will be unavailable for the game. Aside from him, all other players are ready to go. On the other hand, the Lakers will be short-handed, with four players out. Trevor Ariza, […]
Carmelo Anthony received a standing ovation from Lakers fans in his debut with the 17-time NBA champions. The 10-time All-Star couldn’t hide his excitement for the warm welcome he received from Lakers fans. The veteran forward said the ovation helped him feel ‘comfortable’ and ‘at home’. Carmelo Anthony went for nine points and four rebounds […]
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Armani Milano has ruled out star guard Malcolm Delaney for the next three weeks. Delaney is dealing with a thigh injury (hamstring strain) and the Italians will re-evaluate his condition in three weeks. The American guard sustained the injury in the home win over ASVEL Villeurbanne on Thursday. He took to Twitter on Friday and […]
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American businessman and current Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver is facing a possible termination from the league. As per insider Jordan Schultz, the NBA is preparing to address Sarver on issues like racism, sexism, and sexual harassment. With plenty of evidence to present, the owner might be forced out by the association itself. Recently, Sarver […]
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Bradley Beal will not be available for the Washington Wizards home opener vs. the Pacers. Head coach Wes Unseld Jr. told reporters Friday that Beal is out with a right hip contusion. Beal played 34 minutes in the season opener Wednesday. The Wizards’ superstar scored 23 points, but, he only shot 7-of-19 from the field. The Wizards […]
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FC Barcelona maintained its perfect record in the EuroLeague after decimating Zenit St. Petersburg to complete day 2 of the competition’s Round 5. After a balanced first quarter (20-19), the Catalans made a 46-22 run in the next two quarters to secure their 5th win in five games. Nikola Mirotic led the way for Barca […]
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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard had an interesting take today on his spot in the NBA’s 75 Greatest Players Ever list. The 31-year-old says he’s honored to make the list, but did reveal it came as a surprise after finding out players like Dwight Howard, Vince Carter, Tracy McGrady, and Alex English were not […]
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Steph Curry was on fire during the Golden State Warriors’ home opener vs. the Los Angeles Clippers. The “Dubs” superstar went off for 45 points, with 25 of them coming in the first quarter. Paul George talked on Curry’s performance after the Warriors defeated the Clippers 115-113. The Clippers’ superstar called Curry the ‘complete package […]
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ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski joins NBA Today and details star point guard Ben Simmons’ meeting with the Philadelphia 76ers, where he told them that he is not ready to play to his expectations:
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Tobias Harris assured fans that the Sixers’ locker room will give Ben Simmons the space and privacy he needs to regain his mental health. The Athletic’s Shams Charania later reported Simmons isn’t “mentally ready” to play, and Charania reiterated that claim Friday. Philadelphia forward Tobias Harris responded to Charania’s tweet. The Sixers welcomed Simmons back […]
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Cade Cunningham won’t be available for the Detroit Pistons’ three-game road trip that starts Saturday, Dwane Casey told reporters Friday. Cunningham has yet to make his official debut in Detroit, after the Pistons selected him as the first overall pick of the 2021 NBA draft. He missed the entire preseason after hurting his ankle early […]
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Cleveland Cavaliers did not reach an agreement with Collin Sexton, who will become a restricted free agent the next summer. With an extension off the table, the Cavs keep open the possibility that Collin Sexton could be signed by another NBA team. According to the Cavs reporter Evan Dammarell, the Oklahoma City Thunder and the […]
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The NBA finished unveiling their list of the 75 greatest players in league history and Kevin Durant and James Harden were both included, but their teammate Kyrie Irving was not. The Golden State Warriors veteran Andre Iguodala wasn’t a fan of that decision and took to Twitter to post: “So y’all saying Kyrie Irving ain’t […]
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After losing to the Golden State Warriors at home on opening night, LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers have a lot to prove in their game tonight against the Phoenix Suns, who became the only team in NBA history to knock the King out of the first round in the playoffs. The purple-and-gold will […]
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Celebrated journalist Jason Whitlock and sports writer Steve Kim react to Megan McGlover’s hilarious Twitter take-down of Magic Johnson. Why is the NBA Hall of Famer’s criticism of the Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving so hypocritical? How does Magic’s performance compare to his long-lost late-night show? Why is Howard Stern’s transformation from rebel icon to […]
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Retired NBA player-turned-ESPN analyst Kendrick Perkins joins Mike Greenberg on Get Up and expresses why he thinks the Golden State Warriors are a serious threat to win the Western Conference:
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The Philadelphia Sixers need to trade star point guard Ben Simmons ASAP, so says retired NBA player-turned-TNT analyst Charles Barkley … telling TMZ Sports it has to happen now that the All-Star is acting like a complete “jerk” around his team:
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According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Philadelphia 76ers star point guard Ben Simmons spoke to head coach Doc Rivers, big man Joel Embiid, and the entire 76ers team today and accepted everyone needs to take responsibility, including himself – but Simmons informed them all that he’s not mentally ready to play […]
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Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen hints possible reconciliation via heartwarming digital platform interaction
Kevin Garnett has developed a sour impression against Ray Allen all over the years, which started after the latter decided to join a staunch rival team way back in 2012 offseason. Since then, the two have thrown multiple hits with each other through social media and other different platforms, wherein the all-time great power forward […]
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Former head coach and current NBA on TNT analyst Stan Van Gundy commends Atlanta Hawks forward De’Andre Hunter. Live on air, the 62-year-old mentor praised the young wingman for an outstanding job in defending Dallas Mavericks super phenom, Luka Doncic, in a marquee youth showdown within the State Farm Center. As per ESPN Stats Info, […]
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Charles Barkley is one of the most iconic players ever. With an imposing bulky appearance, combined by an overwhelming athleticism, no one dared to stand against him in coast-to-coast scenarios. Jacked up at 6’4″ and being undersized for both forward positions, he still transformed his way as an all-time figure — remarkable for being a […]
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Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James was named among 75 NBA players on the Anniversary Team to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the league. The four-time NBA champion took to Twitter to share his reaction to his inclusion among the elite players. “From where I come from I’m simply LOST FOR WORDS!! BEYOND HONORED & […]
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There is a distinct possibility that Carmelo Anthony will be coming off the bench for the Los Angeles Lakers this season. While it would be just the second time in his career when he is not a starter, it could turn the 37-year-old forward into a candidate for an NBA award. During a press conference, […]
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Avery Bradley returned to the Los Angeles Lakers after splitting the 2020-2021 NBA season between the Miami Heat and Houston Rockets. The 30-year-old point guard was picked up by the Lakers after getting waived by the Warriors a few days ago. According to Lakers head coach Frank Vogel, Bradley brings a much needed perimeter defense, […]
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Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel took responsibility for a disappointing debut of Russell Westbrook in a home loss to the Golden State Warriors. However, he is confident that it can be fixed easily. “We didn’t get him involved enough and that’s one me,” Vogel said. “We continue to look at situations to make […]
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EuroLeague Diaries: Vincent Poirier sets rebound record for Real Madrid; Two former NBA players make EuroLeague debut
The first part of EuroLeague Round 5 came to an end in fascinating fashion with five close games, including a derby matchup between Real Madrid and Fener, and crazy comeback efforts in Milan and Tel Aviv. Olimpia Milano climbed to the top of the standings with a close-fought victory over the tough LDLC ASVEL, while […]
The official list of the NBA’s top 75 players of all time is now revealed, yet big man Dwight Howard is not fully convinced about it. The current Lakers big man delivered a crushing one-word phrase to express his sentiment. Entering the 2004 NBA Draft as the number one overall pick straight from high school, […]
The NBA and Hennessy celebrate new global partnership & starts of the 75th anniversary season with an unforgettable party in London
Oct. 22, 2021 – Last night, the Official Spirit of the NBA coursed through London, as Hennessy, the world’s best-selling cognac, brought its global partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) to the capital, celebrating with a tip-off party at a secret central London location. Marking the start of the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Season, the iconic London institution was […]
Los Angeles Lakers star is one of the most versatile big men in the NBA. Because of that, he is being used in different positions — the five and the four. With the Lakers adding two pure centers this offseason in Dwight Howard and DeAndre Jordan, there are more options to utilise Davis on the […]
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NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 – A total of 158 NBA championships and 730 NBA All-Star selections. A combined 110 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Awards and Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP Awards. More than 1.5 million points scored. Those are just some of the collective accomplishments of the players who comprise the NBA 75th Anniversary Team, which was […]
The main topic of discussion after the Los Angeles Lakers’ opening night loss to the Golden State Warriors was Russell Westbrook’s disappointing debut. The 32-year-old star point guard had just eight points in 35 minutes of play as he struggled to find his shot. According to his teammate Anthony Davis, Russ was his usual self […]
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LONDON, Oct. 19, 2021 – The NBA’s landmark 75th Anniversary season that tips off today will feature a record-equalling 48 games in primetime in Europe as part of the league’s ‘NBA Saturdays and NBA Sundays presented by NBA 2K22’ primetime initiative. Week 1 will see the Cleveland Cavaliers host the Atlanta Hawks live on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 23h00 […]
Avery Bradley returned to the Los Angeles Lakers after a year with other teams. The 30-year-old point guard was a Laker during the 2019-2020 season in which the team won its 17th NBA championship. However, he did not take part in the decisive battles that year after opting out of the Orlando bubble. The Lakers […]
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Steph Curry was on fire during the first half of the game between the Golden State Warriors and the Clippers. The “Chef” dropped 45 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and made 8-of-13 shots from deep in a close 115-114 victory over the Clippers in the Warriors’ home opener. Curry welcomed the Warriors’ fans prior to the […]
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According to SNY NBA Insider Ian Begley, the New York Knicks power forward Julius Randle has been fined $15,000 for throwing the game ball into the spectator stands. Randle threw the ball at the end of the Knicks-Celtics 2OT thriller last night.
Lakers will miss another player for some time, as Kendrick Nunn is dealing with a right knee injury. Nunn missed the season opener vs the Warriors and underwent an MRI. The medical test showed a bruised bone in his knee. Therefore, the Lakers will re-evaluate the condition of Kendrick Nunn in two to three weeks. […]
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Four players of the Lakers will be unavailable in the clash with the Phoenix Suns on Friday. According to head coach Frank Vogel, the Lakers will be short-handed vs the Suns. Wayne Ellington is out with a hamstring injury. However, he is close to return. Kendrick Nunn is dealing with a right knee injury and […]
Sixers president Daryl Morey addressed the situation around Ben Simmons, after the latest reports suggesting he is out indefinitely. Morey is not in hurry and isn’t rushing to choose among the suitors for the disgruntled star and warned Thursday that the situation could carry on for the foreseeable future. “You’re going to think I’m kidding. I’m […]
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Real Madrid records statement win over Fenerbahce; Armani Milano maintains perfect record after Round 5
Real Madrid achieved its third straight victory over Fenerbahce Thursday to improve its record to 4-1 in the first five rounds of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague. The “Whites” had to dig themselves out from a 9-point first-half deficit (32-41) and claim a huge 69-70 victory over the Turkish powerhouse. Fener dropped to a 2-3 record […]
The Milwaukee Bucks will be missing two important players for their game tonight against the Miami Heat. Guard Jrue Holiday is out as he recovers from right heel and thigh contusions that he suffered in the team’s season opener against the Brooklyn Nets. Holiday played 18 minutes and scored 12 points before exiting the game. […]
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With the Ben Simmons situation swirling around the Philadelphia 76ers, veteran sports media personality Chris Broussard was surprised to see how big man Joel Embiid stepped up, leading his team to a win against the New Orleans Pelicans. Watch as he explains why Embiid was his biggest eye-opener of the night:
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Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers added another chapter to their rift on Thursday, as the franchise decided to rule the three-time All-Star out indefinitely, after Simmons declared he was mentally exhausted. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Simmons will meet with the Sixers on the Friday shootaround prior to the game vs. the Brooklyn Nets, […]
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According to retired NBA player-turned-TNT analyst Shaquille O’Neal, the Los Angeles Lakers star forward LeBron James doesn’t have to win another title to become the GOAT. All the King simply has to do is pass big man Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA’s all-time leading scorer to go with the four championships he’s already got, and Shaq said he’ll be cemented as a quote: “The best player […]
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Celtics’ Jaylen Brown reacts to career-high vs. Knicks, after spending 10 days under NBA’s health and safety protocols
Jaylen Brown was unstoppable during the Boston Celtics’ opener vs. the New York Knicks in the MSG. The Cs superstar was in attack mode all-night despite his team 2OT tough loss. He finished the contest with a career-high 46 points, spending the previous 10 of 11 days in isolation under league’s health and safety protocols. […]
American football center for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League Jason Kelce shared some of his thoughts about the Philadelphia 76ers star point guard Ben Simmons: “All that is because of a lack of accountability. … If you fix some free throws, if you’re getting better as a player, none of this is […]
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You may find it difficult to watch your favorite sports if you are unaware of the finest channels to watch live sports online. That time had passed when people gathered in front of their television sets to watch live telecasts of sports events. Nowadays, many people look for Reddit NBA Streams or prefer to watch […]
According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Philadelphia 76ers star point guard Ben Simmons is currently not mentally ready to play for the team and was receiving treatment on his back today due to the ramp-up process. He will miss Friday’s home opener against the Brooklyn Nets and is not expected to […]
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The new basketball season is almost here, so it is the right time for fantasy sleepers selection. Are you contemplating participating in fantasy basketball due to lack of money? Worry no more as several online casinos offer their users a 500 casino bonus. With this, you can also select your fantasy sleepers for the new […]
The Boston Celtics games were abruptly pulled from the Chinese internet on Thursday after a big man on the team, Enes Kanter, said on social media that the country’s leader, Xi Jinping, was a “brutal dictator,” citing his government’s repressive policies in Tibet.
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Bayern Munich will meet with Zalgiris Kaunas for the fifth round of the 2021-22 EuroLeague. The German Cup winners have yet to get their first win in the competition. Bayern’s big Augustine Rubit will face his former team, for the first time since he joined the German powerhouse. Rubit played for one season in Kaunas. […]
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Evan Fournier had a debut to remember with the New York Knicks, playing against his former team, the Boston Celtics. The French sharpshooter went off for 32 points in the close-fought 2OT win for New York. Fournier was nothing but amazing in front of the MSG crowd. Most of his damage came late in the […]
Kyle Kuzma was finally traded by the Los Angeles Lakers this past offseason after several years of trade rumors that surrounded him. The 26-year-old forward, who was drafted into the NBA by the Lakers, took a jab at his former team following its winless run so far. Kuzma shared a picture of a tweet on […]
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During his time as the president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers, the team’s icon Magic Johnson tried to rebuild the roster in order to compete for a championship again after a few years of struggle. One of Johnson’s biggest achievements was bringing LeBron James to Los Angeles in 2018. Despite the high […]
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Despite being a young player, LaMelo Ball has a mindset that is more common among the previous generations of NBA players. The Charlotte Hornets sophomore thinks that players, especially high draft picks, should stay loyal to their original teams instead of going elsewhere to form super teams. “I feel like I still kind of got […]
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This past offseason, Russell Westbrook joined the Los Angeles Lakers and became a part of the Big Three that also includes LeBron James and Anthony Davis. According to NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal, the 32-year-old point guard is a role player for the Lakers, behind James and Davis. Westbrook, who was named league MVP in 2017, […]
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Miami Heat a strong candidate to land Marvin Bagley III after a possible buyout with Sacramento Kings
Yesterday, power forward Marvin Bagley III was reportedly out of the rotation of Sacramento Kings’ opener, thus disgruntling the camp of the 22-year-old. And if ever Bagley becomes a buyout candidate, the Miami Heat will possibly emerge as a strong contender to pursue him. The former Duke star may stick to the Sac-town for a […]
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Adele, Usher, Kevin Hart, and other celebrities pulled up to Staples Center for Opening Night between the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors:
Real Madrid will battle Fenerbahce on Thursday night without star guard Sergio Llull. The Spanish guard will not be available for the game vs the Turks, due to a shoulder injury. Therefore, he will take the night off in order to rest and recover. “We have to stop for a bit when it comes to […]
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Phoenix Suns were not interested in offering a max-contract to Deandre Ayton, team’s general manager James Jones said on the Burns and Gambo Show (via Kella Olson of Arizona Sports). Jones explained the reason behind the Suns’ decision, claiming it’s based on roster construction preference. The Suns offered to Mikal Bridges, who was also drafted with […]
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Zion Williamson won’t be available for the New Orleans Pelicans ahead of the season opener vs. the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday. The superstar forward is recovering from a foot injury. During an appearance on SportsCenter, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported that Williamson is without a firm timetable for getting back onto the court. Williamson underwent a foot […]
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New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a two-year extension with veteran center Jonas Valanciunas, ESPN reports. The extension is worth $30.1 million. Valanciunas, who joined the Pelicans this past offseason via trade, had one year left in his current contract. The Pelicans acquired Valanciunas from Memphis in the deal that sent Eric Bledsoe and Steven Adams to Memphis. He’s […]
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Steph Curry had an astonishing night in the season opener win over the Los Angeles Lakers Tuesday. The Warriors recorded the first win over their conference opponent. They got 20 points from Jordan Poole, 15 from Nemanja Bjelica, 15 from Damion Lee, and 12 from Andre Iguodala, showing their ability to take advantage of their […]
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Jason Richardson will not make his debut with the Boston Celtics in the season opener vs. Knicks on Wednesday. Boston ruled the veteran guard out with migraine. It’s unclear if the injury is a minor and short-term issue, but the Celtics have the depth to cover for Richardson at least for the game vs. New […]
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Miami Heat power forward P.J. Tucker gave his honest take about leaving the Milwaukee Bucks in the last offseason, the team wherein he became an integral part of its recent championship run. In an interview with Miami Herald’s Anthony Chiang, Tucker said that he was ‘surprised’ on not being able to come back to Milwaukee, […]
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Grammy award-winning singer Chris Brown took to Instagram on Wednesday to express his support for the Brooklyn Nets star point guard Kyrie Irving’s stance on the Covid-19 vaccine: “The real hero!!!! I stand with my brother,” he wrote on a photo of the Brooklyn Nets star. “Whoever don’t like it … go live your damn […]
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For the first time since 1971, the Milwaukee Bucks have finally savored another moment of seeing their championship banner shine after a daunting journey to reach the basketball summit. And the souvenir that accumulates all the hard work and sacrifice of the current best team in the NBA is indeed exceptional, and certainly a modernized […]
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The Chicago Sky championship parade…
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Marvin Bagley’s agent issued a rare public statement on Tuesday in light of the team’s treatment of his client on the eve of his final season under contract. A gentle reminder that for the best sportsbooks in Michigan, you have to check out MI sportsbooks today for the best in all things sports books in […]
The NBA and Formula 1 announce content and promotion partnership to celebrate the NBA’s 75th anniversary season and the United States Grand Prix
NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2021 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Formula 1® (F1) today announced a first-of-its-kind content and promotion partnership to bring together the broad, global fanbases of the NBA and F1 in celebration of the NBA’s 75th Anniversary season and the return of F1 to the U.S. at the 2021 FORMULA 1 UNITED […]
Despite solid numbers from LeBron James (34 points on 13-of-23 shooting, 11 rebounds, five assists) and Anthony Davis (33 points on 15-of-26 shooting, 11 rebounds two assists), the Los Angeles Lakers blew a double-digit lead in a season-opening 121-114 loss to Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center. Following the game, veteran […]
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Nick Wright: “Russ’ Lakers debut was very concerning & it has very little to do w/ Russell Westbrook”
Veteran radio host and standout television personality Nick Wright shares his concerns after the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA season opener. Point guard Russell Westbrook clearly struggled in his debut, but that wasn’t Nick’s main takeaway. Watch as Nick breaks down why LeBron James taking the role as […]
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Shaq really got one over his co-host Charles Barkley on NBA opening night. Check it out below:
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One of the most outspoken commentators around Stephen A. Smith and retired NBA player-turned-ESPN analyst Jay Williams react to the Los Angeles Lakers’ 121-114 loss to Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors on the NBA’s opening night. The crew also weighs in on their level of concern for star point guard Russell Westbrook who […]
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The star-studded Los Angeles Lakers’ regular-season opener night ended in a loss to Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors (121-114) on Tuesday at Staples Center. Award-winning journalist, TV host, and author Skip Bayless shared his thoughts about the Lakers game:
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In the last offseason, star player DeMar DeRozan was one amongst the names that were under the radar of the Los Angeles Lakers. Unfortunately, a deal involving the two didn’t occur, yet DeRozan kept it real about his openness to wear a purple and gold jersey. The brand-new member of the Chicago Bulls admitted in […]
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A former NBA guard Delonte West, who played for the Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks and struggled with mental illness and drugs in recent years, was arrested on Tuesday night after a bizarre encounter with Boynton Beach police, via WPTV: “A case report from Boynton Beach police said that just before 9 p.m., […]
Blazing from a productive layoff in which they saw the acquisition of star point man Kyle Lowry and bruisers P.J. Tucker and Markieff Morris, the Miami Heat are determined for a title run in the 75th season of the league. But there’s no other Heat lifer who is much more willing to fight just to […]
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If you aren’t a native of North America or have never spent a significant amount of time there, you probably won’t appreciate just how popular college sports are there. These aren’t just a bunch of hungover students who have rolled out of bed at 4 pm to play a bit of light sport, these are […]
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The Nets will lead the charge into the upcoming season, which is poised to get underway on Tuesday, October 19. The Los Angeles Lakers remain the firm second-best bet, while the Milwaukee Bucks remain the third-best bet, albeit at a good distance off in the betting. Lookahead NBA futures tipped the Brooklyn Nets as the […]
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Following the research by ticketiQ, based on the average list price on the secondary market, the Golden State Warriors are the most expensive team for the 2021 season. At $598 the Warriors are one of just two teams with an average list price of over $500 heading into the 2021-22 season. The Los Angeles Lakers ($562) are the other […]
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James Harden entered the final year of his contract with the Brooklyn Nets (2022-2023 season is player option). The 32-year-old star was offered an extension by the team, but he turned it down. However, it seems that he wants to position himself better and is not thinking about leaving Brooklyn. “I love it here, I […]
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James Worthy on Lakers: “What they’ve been doing in practice has nothing to do with what goes on in the game”
The Los Angeles Lakers yet again lost their season opener after falling to the Golden State Warriors, a trend that continues since 2017. According to James Worthy, who won three NBA championships as a Laker, the team is not doing the things it practices when real games are played. “Now we see that what they’ve […]
The debut of Russell Westbrook with the Los Angeles Lakers did not go the way everyone expected. The 32-year-old point guard struggled to find his shot and finished the game with 8 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists in 35 minutes of play. After the game Russ was asked about his conversation with LeBron James […]
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Russell Westbrook’s disappointing debut with the Los Angeles Lakers is one of the main topics being discussed after the team’s season opener. The 32-year-old superstar did not play like he usually does as he struggled to find his shot and finished the game with just 8 points. According to his teammate Anthony Davis, Russ needs […]
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Anthony Davis went off with 33 points and 11 rebounds in the season opener for the Los Angeles Lakers. However, that was not enough as his team ended up losing to the Golden State Warriors, the team that beat the Lakers twice during preseason. After the game, Davis talked about what were the things that […]
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Russell Westbrook will want to forget his debut with the Los Angeles Lakers. Not only did his team lose the game, but the 32-year-old superstar struggled individually as he scored just 8 points in 35 minutes of play. Russ made just 4 out of 13 two-pointers and missed all of his four three-point shots. This […]
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The first regular season game with the Los Angeles Lakers did not go well for Russell Westbrook. The 32-year-old superstar played 31 minutes while scoring 8 points, grabbing 5 rebounds and dishing 4 assists. He made just 4 out of 13 2-point shots and missed all of his 4 three-pointers. According to LeBron James, the […]
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Despite a big game from LeBron James and Anthony Davis, who scored 34 and 33 points respectively, the Los Angeles Lakers opened the season with a home loss to the Golden State Warriors (114-121). The winners were led by Steph Curry (21 points), who finished the game with a triple-double, and Jordan Poole (20 points). […]
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The losing streak of the Los Angeles Lakers extended to seven games if preseason games are counted after the team was defeated at home by the Golden State Warriors for the season opener (114-121). Only two players for the Lakers were able to score in double digits — LeBron James had 34 points while Anthony […]
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Avery Bradley returned to the Lakers after an one-year absence and made his season debut in the home loss to the Warriors (121-114). Bradley said he is thankful the Lakers brought him back and wants to ‘take full advantage of this opportunity’. The veteran guard is under a non-guaranteed contract with the Lakers. However, he […]
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Russell Westbrook struggled in his season debut with the Los Angeles Lakers and couldn’t help his team avoid a 121-114 loss to the Warriors. However, Lakers head coach Frank Vogel is not concerned about how well Westbrook will fit to the team. According to the veteran coach, Russell Westbrook will need time to adjust to […]
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Stephen Curry was one of the reasons the Golden State Warriors rallied past the Los Angeles Lakers in season opener (121-114). Despite his poor shooting night, the superstar of the Warriors posted his first triple double of the season. Consequently, he helped the Warriors survive a tough battle on the road vs the Lakers. Curry […]
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Patty Mills made a stellar performance in his season debut with the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday. Mills had a perfect three-point shooting night in the blowout loss to the Milwaukee Bucks (104-127). He scored 21 points off the bench, on 7 for 7 from beyond the arc and 7/11 overall. Patty Mills tied the Nets […]
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In this episode of Hidden Gems Basketball Podcast presented by Swish Cultures, Jordan Richard and Ray McCallum break down the different NBA contracts. Over the last couple of years the terms Two-way and exhibit 10 and used a lot with young players while signing with NBA teams. Your average fan doesn’t understand the structure of […]
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Giannis Antetokounmpo was unstoppable in the season opener of the Milwaukee Bucks vs the Brooklyn Nets at Fiserv Forum. Antetokounmpo flirted with the triple double in the 104-127 triumph over the Nets. The two-time NBA MVP went for 32 points (12/25 shooting), 14 rebounds and seven assists. The Bucks dominated the game from the opening […]
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Los Angeles Lakers have announced the starting lineup for the season opener vs the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center. Head coach Frank Vogel has decided to face the Warriors with a big lineup and use Anthony Davis as a power forward. Aside from Davis, Russell Westbrook, Kent Bazemore, LeBron James and DeAndre Jordan will […]
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New York Knicks star guard Kemba Walker will face his former team, the Boston Celtics, in the NBA season opener. Walker spoke with reporters on Tuesday and made it clear it matters the most to him to defeat his former team. “Does it matter? Of course. It’s my old team. Yeah, it matters. I don’t […]
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Milwaukee Bucks star guard Jrue Holiday exited the season opener vs the Brooklyn Nets with an apparent heel injury. Holiday sustained a right heel contusion and will not return to the contest. The veteran guard spent 18 minutes on the floor and had 12 points, on 5/7 shooting. Jrue Holiday, who received his NBA championship […]
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Avery Bradley returned to the Los Angeles Lakers after an one-year absence and has picked his jersey number. The veteran guard didn’t choose No.11, which he wore during his first stint with the Lakers, but went with No.20. Avery Bradley agreed to a non-guaranteed contract with the Lakers after parting ways with the Golden State […]
Boston Celtics offered a new contract to Jabari Parker, after the Chicago native cleared waivers, Shams Charania of the Athletic reports. The Celtics waived the veteran forward on Sunday, as his $2.3 million salary was set to guarantee at the beginning of the season. Parker appeared in 10 games with the Celtics during the 2020-21 […]
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Ernie: “Rank the Lakers centers.” Shaq: “Kareem, me, then Wilt.” Chuck: “Oh, you’re not better than Wilt! Stop it!” Shaq: “I’m better than Wilt. I’d bust Wilt’s a**”
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Kent Bazemore and DeAndre Jordan will join the Big Three of the Lakers in the starting lineup vs the Golden State Warriors. According to a tweet by Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, the Lakers have decided to go with a big starting lineup. More specifically, Bazemore, Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Jordan will […]
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Draymond Green and Andre Wiggins will be on minutes restriction in the season opener vs the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr confirmed Wiggins will be on minutes restriction. He also noted Green will most likely not play heavy minutes vs the Lakers. Andrew Wiggins is still working on his conditioning […]
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Sacramento Kings big man Marvin Bagley was informed that he will not be in the team’s opening night rotation against the Portland Trail Blazers on Oct. 20, according to his agent Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports. Schwartz’s full statement: Sacramento has informed Marvin Bagley that he is not in the opening night rotation, which is […]
Dallas Mavericks are preparing for the new season under new head coach Jason Kidd, who will make his debut vs. Atlanta Thursday. Luka Doncic spoke to the media for the first time since Sept. 27 on Tuesday, addressing his relationship with Kristaps Porzingis and the mind set of the Latvian big heading to the new […]
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Ahead of the 2021-22 NBA season, award-winning journalist, TV host, and author Skip Bayless shares his opinion about the Los Angeles Lakers and their roster remodel this offseason and gives his prediction for the season: “GM LeBron James had a great offseason. All their moves work except for their new point guard. I don’t see […]
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Maccabi Tel-Aviv announced a sold out for the home game vs Panathinaikos on Thursday night. The Israelis have a 2-2 record and want to extend their winning streak to two games. On the other hand, the “Greens” will seek to snap a two-game losing streak in the EuroLeague and return to the winning track.
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While the Milwaukee Bucks are the defending champs and the Brooklyn Nets always stay in the headlines, LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Russell Westbrook, and the Los Angeles Lakers may have the biggest spotlight on them. The team looks to integrate its reworked roster of veterans. The three-time Super Bowl Champion and Pro Football Hall of […]
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Basketball is top 5 in the category with the most common and fun sports to wager on. Certain punters who like to bet on basketball have been getting sharper and have also found ways to bet on it more efficiently. One of the smartest ways for a basketball bettor to get started is to sign […]
According to the odds EuroLeague bookmakers have set, the top three favorites to win the EuroLeague title this year are Anadolu Efes, Barcelona and CSKA Moscow; with odds of 4.50, 4.50, and 5.00, respectively. Efes’ team showed dominance last year and is looking to win a back-to-back championship. The head coach, Ergin Ataman, who aims […]
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Philadelphia 76ers have fined star point guard Ben Simmons $1.4 million for his absence from four preseason games (360K each) and levied numerous team fines for missed practices, on-court workouts, and meetings. He hasn’t earned any money since returning to the team on October 11.
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Coinbase becomes the exclusive cryptocurrency platform partner of the NBA, WNBA, G League, NBA 2K League & USA Basketball
NEW YORK – Coinbase Global, Inc. (Coinbase) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced a multiyear partnership that makes Coinbase the exclusive cryptocurrency platform partner of the NBA, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA), NBA G League, NBA 2K League and USA Basketball. The deal, which marks the first cryptocurrency platform partnership for each league, will […]
The Los Angeles Lakers are set to start the regular season with a home game against the Golden State Warriors. For this occasion, the 17-time NBA champions are handing out a shirt that says “18,997” to their fans. The number on the shirt refers to the capacity of Staples Center, the home of the Lakers. […]
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While there are several amazing players in the NBA, there are some that come out on top. This article will focus on three of the best players of all time and how they shaped NBA odds while playing the game they loved. Even though two of the players on this list are retired, they were […]
Golden State Warriors re-signed Gary Payton II, the team announced Tuesday. Payton is coming back to the Dubs as the 15th man on the roster. Payton beat out Avery Bradley, Mychal Mulder, and Jordan Bell. With this signing, the Warriors provide the team with a bit more cap flexibility and tax savings, replacing Payton’s old […]
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Philadelphia 76ers are trying to work their way back from an eventful offseason that included Ben Simmons holding out for more than a month. In the latest update from the Sixers, Simmons was suspended from the team, and he will miss the opening game vs. the New Orleans Pelicans. The Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid […]
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NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2021 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced that 109 international players from 39 countries are on opening-night rosters for its landmark 75th Anniversary Season, including a record number of players from Canada (18), Germany (seven) and the Bahamas (three), and a record-tying number of players from Nigeria (five). The Toronto Raptors lead the […]
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Philadelphia 76ers have ruled out Ben Simmons for the season opener vs the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday. The Sixers have suspended Simmons for conduct detrimental to the team, Philadelphia announced. Ben Simmons returned to practice a few days ago, after refusing to join the training camp. The young guard has requested a trade from […]
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Stephen Curry has long been at the heart of Golden State’s golden period but, in 2020, the Warriors were as close as possible to a one man team. At the age of 32, the Point Guard enjoyed his most productive season ever as he finished the campaign as the NBA’s leading scorer. Despite his best […]
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers threw star point guard Ben Simmons out of practice today. “I thought he was a distraction today. I didn’t think he wanted to do what everyone else was doing,” Rivers said. “I’m going to give Ben every chance to be part of […]
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Lakers coaching staff discussed a possibility of Talen Horton-Tucker moving to starting lineup this season
Before succumbing from a right thumb injury that required immediate surgery, young talent Talen Horton-Tucker was a hot topic within the Lakers’ coaching hub. The 20-year-old was discussed, and the possibility of him moving into the starting lineup to join stars LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Russell Westbrook became a focal point. “But he is […]
A notable former member of the Phoenix Suns, who didn’t receive his expected worth of contract in 2005 free agency, expressed his sentiment about Deandre Ayton-Phoenix Suns contract issue. Joe Johnson weighs it out via Instagram comment, seems hitting Suns owner Robert Sarver. Way back in 2005 free agency, it was reported that Iso Joe […]
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Heading to a new start for the 2021-2022 season, the Denver Nuggets seem to be in trouble. And coming from the words of their leader, the pressure is on. Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokic called out his teammates in today’s scrimmage, citing troubles in playing collectively and defensive stances. In an interview with the local media, […]
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Basketball is a popular sport among most people globally. Many can confirm that it’s a fantastic and interesting sport, but not everyone can play the game physically. The game requires a lot of practice and training to stay on top of your game. Fortunately, you certainly do not need to be a basketball player to […]
Frank Vogel on how he intends to manage LeBron James workload: “Probably don’t want to have him play 82 games”
LeBron James is entering his 19th NBA season still being one of the top players in the league and a part of the Big Three of the Los Angeles Lakers. He will turn 37-years-old in December. The four-time NBA champion is known for investing in his body significant amounts of money which helps him keep […]
You are a schoolboy and want to play sports, but your parents are worried that it will have a bad effect? We will prove otherwise. For example, basketball can be just as useful as research paper editing services. Why basketball? People who want to strengthen their health with useful training should pay attention to basketball. […]
Milwaukee Bucks’ three important role players declared out in opening night duel against Brooklyn Nets
The reigning NBA World Champion Milwaukee Bucks won’t have the service of its fan-favorite player and two significant bench pieces in a highly-anticipated opening night match against the Brooklyn Nets tomorrow. As per Bucks reporter Kane Pitman, forwards Bobby Portis, Rodney Hood, and Semi Ojeleye won’t be able to suit up in the opener. Portis […]
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Avery Bradley returned to the Los Angeles Lakers after a year with two different teams. The 30-year-old point guard was with the Golden State Warriors this preseason and visited Staples Center for a preseason game against his former team. During the warmup, a fan shouted: “Avery Bradley come back to the Lakers” to which the […]
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Last season, LeBron James had to deal with an ankle injury which limited him to just 45 regular season games — his lowest during 18 years in the NBA. Lakers’ first round playoff exit gave him extra time to spend on recovering his ankle. As the four-time NBA champion revealed, he was not involved in […]
Several young stars from the 2018 NBA draft received rookie-scale extensions, as the deadline passed Monday, however Cleveland Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton was not among the players to receive one. After the Cleveland Cavaliers denied Sexton’s extension, Chris Fedor of cleveland.com revealed the guard’s demands during the negotiations. “Sexton, the No. 8 pick in the […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers will once again play in front of fans at Staples Center when the 2021-2022 season begins. LeBron James is excited to play in front of Lakers faithful after getting a brief taste of it during preseason. “It was kind of just a sampler platter I would say,” the four-time NBA champion […]
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It’s pretty common for veteran teams to downplay their performance during the preseason. Golden State Warriors’ head coach believes that’s the case in the Lakers’ 0-6 record. In a chat on the “Warriors’ Multiverse” podcast, he spoke about L.A. ahead of the new season and expressed confidence that their preseason performance doesn’t mean a thing. […]
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LeBron James appears to be a seasoned wine drinker. But, according to him, he hasn’t been doing it that long. While speaking on the way he’s matured as a player, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar told reporters he hadn’t started drinking wine when he teamed up with Dwyane Wade in Miami back in 2010. And, […]
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Four Warriors players are out for the season opener vs the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on Tuesday. Newly-acquired Jeff Dowtin is not with the team yet, while Jonathan Kuminga is out with a right knee injury. He is dealing with a patellar tendon strain. On the other hand, Klay Thompson is recovering from […]
1xBet is one of the world’s most popular sports betting websites. Millions of sports lovers from all over the world have visited the portal, and given how much traffic and money goes through it every day, being a partner of it might be a fantastic idea. This post will go through some of the advantages […]
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DeMar DeRozan was in talks with the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason, yet the two sides never agreed to a deal. DeRozan admitted, though, joining the Lakers in the offseason was a ‘real possibility’. “Yeah, I mean, it was, it was a real possibility. I mean, I’d be lying to you if I didn’t say […]
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Phoenix Suns will keep Landry Shamet for the next four seasons, agent George Landberg tells ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Shamet joined Phoenix this past offseason, after playing for the Brooklyn Nets last year. The deal is worth $43 million, according to the report. The 24-year-old has bounced around the NBA since entering the league as the 26th overall […]
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Golden State Warriors claimed guard Jeff Dowtin off waivers, and converted his deal to a two-way contract, the team announced Monday. Dowtin, 24, spent the 2021 preseason with the Orlando Magic, where he averaged 4.7 points, 1.3 assists and 8.7 minutes in three games. He played for the Warriors in the 2021 California Classic Summer […]
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Indiana Pacers and Malcolm Brogdon have agreed to an additional two-year contract extension. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the extension will give Brogdon a total of $45M. The versatile guard had two years and $44.3M left on his current deal. This agreement will keep Brogdon with the Pacers until the end of the 2024/25 […]
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Collin Sexton to become restricted free agent, after failing to reach agreement with Cavaliers, per report
Cleveland Cavaliers and Collin Sexton reportedly failed to reach an agreement on a contract extension, per NBA insider Sam Amico. Sexton is in his final year of his rookie contract. He will become a restricted free agent heading to the 2022 offseason. It was reported that Sexton and Cavs had mutual interest to continue together. Sexton averaged a […]
Atlanta Hawks have agreed to a four-year rookie-scale extension with Kevin Huerter. The shooting guard signed a deal worth $65 million, per Adrian Wojnarowski. He became the second player of the team’s 2018 draft class to sign a long-term extension, joining star point guard Trae Young. Huerter averaged 11.9 points, 3.5 assists and 3.3 rebounds […]
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Milwaukee Bucks and Grayson Allen have reached an agreement for a two-year extension, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Allen agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal. Allen, 26, arrived to Milwaukee via trade this past offseason. He compiled averages of 10.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists, shooting 40 percent from deep. Allen started his career […]
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NBA commissioner Adam Silver has weighed in on the Kyrie Irving saga, stating he hopes the Brooklyn Nets guard gets vaccinated as he would love to see him play in the coming season. The 2021/22 season starts on Tuesday and, speaking to reporters ahead of opening night, Silver said the decision taken by cities such […]
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Lakers injury report vs Warriors: Three players out; Kendrick Nunn questionable; Malik Monk probable
The Lakers have plenty of injury issues to deal with ahead of the season opener vs the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday. A total of five players is on the injury list for the first game of the 2021/22 NBA season at Staples Center. According to Lakers head coach Frank Vogel, three players are out […]
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According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Los Angeles Lakers have claimed veteran guard Avery Bradley off of waivers. Bradley returns to Los Angeles after averaging 8.6 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 1.3 assists in 49 games for the Lakers during the 2019-20 Championship season.
Frank Vogel provided an update on how much playing time the Lakers Big 3 will have this season. According to the head coach of the Lakers, the three superstars will play between 34 and 36 minutes in every game. As Vogel told reporters, he doesn’t want James to play all 82 games. For his part, […]
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Adrian Wojnarowski, Richard Jefferson, Zach Lowe and Kendrick Perkins joins Malika Andrews on NBA Today to give the latest news on big man Deandre Ayton not getting the rookie extension and why this could cause big issues in Phoenix:
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The Los Angeles Lakers announced they have signed Jay Huff to a two-way contract. The 7’1 center appeared in 25 games (all starts) for Virginia last season, averaging 13.0 points (.585 FG%, .387 3P%), 7.1 rebounds, 1.0 assist, and 2.6 blocks in 27.0 minutes per game. He last played for the Washington Wizards in both […]
Fenerbahce was unstoppable in the Turkish League derby vs Anadolu Efes and cruised to an easy home win (90-68). The hosts took control from the opening tip and never looked back. Playing excellent on both ends, they led by 20+ points multiple times and triumphed over their rivals. Fenerbahce claimed its fourth straight win in […]
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Bradley Beal has recovered from the knee injury he suffered on Friday and will play in the NBA season opener vs the Toronto Raptors. The superstar of the Washington Wizards suffered the injury in the preseason finale vs the New York Knicks. He had X-rays that came back negative and has recovered from the knee […]
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Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis, the two stars of the Dallas Mavericks, reportedly were not getting along very well last season. There were reports suggesting that they dislike each other which led to rumors that the Mavs are willing to trade the Latvian forward. In the end both Doncic and Porzingis remained on the roster […]
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Ahead of the start of the 2021-2022 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers filled their final two-way roster by adding center Jay Huff. The 23-year-old former Virginia Cavalier was recently cut by the Washington Wizards. Last season Huff averaged 13 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks in 27 minutes per game for Virginia. He becomes […]
Ben Simmons (white sleeveless) participating in the Philadelphia 76ers’ defensive drill:
Kwame Brown, “Bust Life” host and former NBA player, gives Jason Whitlock the full picture of the dispute that made his YouTube channel so popular. Can he ever make amends with former teammate and current Showtime host Stephen Jackson? How does Whitlock relate the story to the current emasculation of the sports world?
Memphis Grizzlies forward Jaren Jackson Jr. has agreed to a four-year, $105 million rookie extension, his agent told Adrian Wojnarowski. The deal will go into effect during the 2022-23 season. Today at 6 p.m. ET is the deadline for members of the 2018 draft class to sign their rookie extensions. Jackson, 22, was the fourth […]
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The National Basketball Association (NBA) was formed over seventy years ago in June of 1946. At the time, it was the BAA (Basketball Association of America) before changing its name to NBA three years later. In 1949, the National Basketball Association merged with NBL (National Basketball League). Fast forward to the present day, thirty teams […]
Anadolu Efes has signed swingman Elijah Bryant to a two-year deal, the club announced on Monday. The former Maccabi swingman joins Efes after finishing last season with Milwaukee, which he helped win the NBA championship. Bryant started the season with Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv, for which he averaged 9.8 points on 36.9 percent three-point shooting, plus 3.0 […]
Golden State Warriors did not make a decision on the 15th spot of the roster, as they released Avery Bradley, Gary Payton II, Jordan Bell and Mychal Mulder heading into the season. According to Marcus Thompson II of The Athletic (hat tip to Hoopshype), Stephen Curry and Draymond Green were notable advocates for veteran guard Avery […]
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Basketball legend Michael Jordan has an image of being a fearless competitor ready to emphatically crush his opponents. It turns out that even MJ has one athlete who he is afraid of. Being a big fan of golf, for Jordan it is the famous golfer Ian Poulter. “I’m not scared of anybody…but Ian Poulter,” the […]
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There was a lot of talk on whether Russell Westbrook is a good fit for the Los Angeles Lakers alongside LeBron James as both players are ball dominant. Lakers head coach was asked about what he has seen from the two stars so far in terms of fitting together. “So far there’s been great willingness […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers were hit by injuries even before the start of the regular season. Trevor Ariza, Malik Monk, Kendrick Nunn, Wayne Ellington and Talen Horton-Tucker had to miss games due to various injuries. With a couple of days left before the new season begins, Lakers head coach Frank Vogel gave an update on […]
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The Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry posted his first TikTok and he is practicing some dunks…
Carmelo Anthony is getting ready for his first season with the Los Angeles Lakers and has no plans to retire. Anthony, a multiple time NBA All-Star, explained when he will understand it will be time to retire from basketball. “Carmelo Anthony says he still “loves the game” and is still “passionate” about the game. He […]
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According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, the Washington Wizards have claimed the Los Angeles Lakers camp guard Joel Ayayi off waivers. Ayayi is on a two-way contract. After being released on Saturday, the Lakers had remained hopeful that Ayayi would join the team’s G League affiliate, the South Bay Lakers, this season […]
Real Madrid rallied past Breogan on the road (71-79) and claimed its sixth straight win in the ACB this season. The “Whites” remained undefeated and tied FC Barcelona for first in the standings. Both powerhouses are at 6-0. Murcia, Tenerife and Gran Canaria are at 4-2, whereas another seven teams have identical records with three […]
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Chicago Sky won their first WNBA title by defeating the Phoenix Mercury 80-74 in a pivotal Game 4 to clinch a 3-1 series win.
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NBA star Blake Griffin describes a frightening incident in 2016 as he watched three masked men enter his home… while his two-year-old son was asleep in another room. Griffin says the police arrived quickly and called in a search helicopter, and they later caught the perpetrators after realizing it was the same men who broke […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers rookie Austin Reaves was going over some plays on a clipboard with the Lakers assistant after practice and LeBron James called him onto the court to join him in getting up more shots:
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The Lakers could be without three players in the NBA season opener vs the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night. Kendrick Nunn, Wayne Ellington and Malik Monk are dealing with injuries and their status for the game is still up in the air. Lakers head coach Frank Vogel offered no update on the condition of […]
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Carmelo Anthony shared his confidence for the Lakers’ season opener vs the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday. Anthony believes the Lakers will be ready for the opening night at Staples Center. However, he made it clear it will take time to build chemistry. “We’ll be ready Tuesday. Will it all come together Tuesday? Probably not,” […]
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Nikos Zisis officially became the new GM of the national team of Greece, the Basketball Federation announced on Sunday. Zisis had a stellar career with the national team in FIBA competitions. He won the gold medal in 2005 EuroBasket, bronze in 2009 EuroBasket and silver in 2006 Basketball World Cup. The veteran guard, who retired […]
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Basketball Bundesliga: Bayern Munich survives close-fought battle vs. Giessen; ALBA Berlin achieves win over Oldenburg
Bayern Munich was able to return to its winning ways, after two consecutive EuroLeague defeats, as the Bavarians slipped past Giessen 46ers with a 71-64 OT win in the Basketball Bundesliga. Ognjen Jaramaz led Bayern in scoring with 18 points, while he made a game-saving block at the end of regulation to send the matchup […]
Ben Simmons returned to the Philadelphia 76ers, after holding out for more than a month. The Sixers’ head coach Doc Rivers revealed how Ben Simmons addressed his teammates, after finally joining the team. Keith Pompey of The Philadelphia inquirer reported the news that Simmons had returned to practice, and also what Doc Rivers revealed about how Simmons […]
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The Phoenix Suns and Mikal Bridges have agreed to a $90 million fully guaranteed rookie contract extension, as stated by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Recently, Bridges remained patient for a possible deal that will repay his skills, importance, and potential to become a two-way star player of this league. “I sit there, just wait every day, […]
As per Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Boston Celtics have decided to part ways with Jabari Parker. The number two overall pick of the 2014 NBA Draft tallied an average of 6.4 markers and 3.6 boards while wearing the Cs uniform in 10 games of the 2020-2021 regular season.
Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons, who has cleared health and safety protocols and is eligible to rejoin the team was still not play in Friday night’s preseason finale against Detroit Pistons. And as we take a moment away from Ben Simmons, be sure to check out Dafabet in the future as they have many fantastic offers […]
To be included in the Los Angeles Lakers starting five and play alongside LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Russell Westbrook – three of the game’s most iconic players – is surely a lifetime opportunity for someone who is only a dreamer. Kent Bazemore is one among us, but he believes that fulfilling the designated position […]
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De’Aaron Fox made great strides as a player since his rookie season. Entering his fifth year in the NBA, Fox feels more mature than ever, as he admitted Saturday. The Sacramento Kings’ star was asked how he feels compared to his first season in the league, before the tip off of the regular season, Wednesday. […]
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New York Knicks addressed their offensive deficiencies in the offseason, by signing two natural scorers in Kemba Walker and Evan Fournier. The Knicks will shoot more from deep this year with the backcourt duo of Walker and Fournier. They were sixth in three-point attempts and third in makes from three-point range during the preseason. New […]
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Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone is concerned about what he currently observes on his team heading to the 2020-2021 season. Asked about what his squad needs to polish before facing the Phoenix Suns for their opening game, Malone instead didn’t hold back telling the woes that they failed to address during the preseason. “We’re […]
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Kenneth Faried opened up about his expectations for his stint with EuroLeague powerhouse CSKA Moscow. Faried, an eight-year NBA veteran, said he wants to have and enjoy his time with the multiple time EuroLeague champions. “Ever since I’ve been able to play in the NBA I said ‘Hey, if I ever get the chance to […]
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DeAndre Jordan is the favorite to start for the Lakers if they decide to go with big lineups during the season. If head coach Frank Vogel uses Anthony Davis as a power forward, then Jordan will be the starting center. “We have had conversations about it potentially being Dwight. But we feel like at the […]
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The San Antonio Spurs are getting ready for the end of the Gregg Popovich era with the franchise. The Spurs expect Popovich to retire in 2022 or 2023 and have already started a search for his replacement. Becky Hammon (a Spurs lead assistant coach) will most likely be the favorite to replace the legendary coach. […]
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Steve Nash shared his thoughts on his expectations for the Brooklyn Nets, just three days before the start of the season. Nash, an NBA legend and Brooklyn head coach, believes the Nets will need time to build their chemistry on the court. “There’s expectations and pressure and honestly, we got a long way to go. […]
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Ulm returned to its winning ways as the Swabians prevailed over HAKRO Merlins Crailsheim with a 93-71 win. Ulm used a 9-23 fourth quarter run to improve its record to 2-2. Thomas Klepieisz had a good all-around game with 12 points, seven rebounds and four assists, while Jaron Blossomgame led Jaka Lakovic’s team with a […]
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New York Knicks have signed Luka Samanic to a two-way contract, a few days after the Croatian forward became a free agent. Samanic was waived by the San Antonio Spurs a couple of days ago. Samanic appeared in 33 games (four starts) for San Antonio last season, averaging 3.7 points and 2.1 rebounds over 9.3 […]
2021 NBA Preseason wrapped up on Friday night. The NBA’s 75th season will tip off this Tuesday. Boston Celtics Romeo Langford: Definitely looks ready for a meaningful role this season. Also collected 2 steals vs. Miami. 18 points, 4-6 3-PT Josh Richardson: Veteran with skills on both ends. Brings playoff experience to Boston. 12 points, […]
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Brooklyn Nets made one of the biggest trades in the history of the NBA last season, by bringing James Harden to the team via a three-team trade with the Houston Rockets and the Pacers. Harden came as an addition to an already star-studded roster headlined by Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Adrian Wojwarowski of ESPN […]
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Six months after the Los Angeles Clippers front office put together a large production to woo power forward Blake Griffin to sign a five-year deal worth $171 million, they traded him to the Detroit Pistons. Blake walks us through how events unfolded, from a faux jersey retirement ceremony to awkwardness from the Clippers’ GM and […]
During his appearance on VladTV, rapper Boosie Badazz offered his thoughts on Kid Cudi and Russell Westbrook wearing dresses. While DJ Vlad wasn’t as shocked about Kid Cudi wearing a dress, he questioned why Westbrook would publicly wear a dress, considering his status as one of the NBA’s biggest stars. Boosie took it as another […]
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The Brooklyn Nets veteran forward Blake Griffin takes us through the evolving relationship with his brother, Taylor, who helped fuel Blake’s competitiveness as a kid and now works as a business partner to help manage their diverse portfolio of projects and investments. Blake touches on a few of their investments, including Elon Musk’s SpaceX, a […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers star point guard Russell Westbrook, who is equally well known for his off-court reputation as an enthusiastic fan of fashion, wasn’t trying to hear it from this fan sitting courtside…
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The Los Angeles Lakers finished the preseason winless after a loss to the Sacramento Kings (116-112) on Thursday night. LeBron James had a brief scare in the first half when he came up grabbing for his ankle on a drive and called a timeout before limping off the floor. But he was able to walk […]
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After a game-saving play vs Monaco, FC Barcelona center Brandon Davies named Round 4’s MVP with a performance index rating of 38. This was the highest by any EuroLeague player so far this season. Davies matched career highs with 27 points and six offensive rebounds. He had a total of 10 boards and four assists, […]
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Entering the 17th season of his illustrious career as a professional athlete, Chris Paul is determined on what lies ahead. And the last postseason run with the Phoenix Suns was one heck of a ride — giving a much-needed fuel for one of the all-time greats the game has ever seen. Joining ESPN’s Sportscenter, the […]
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Golden State Warriors closed their preseason games with an easy win over the Portland Trail Blazers, where Steph Curry exploded for 41 points. According to ESPN Stats and Info, the 41 points are tied for the third-most in a preseason game over the last 15 years, and it’s the third time in Curry’s career to […]
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Olimpia Milano is one of the two teams that remains unbeaten in the EuroLeague, with four wins in the first four rounds of the regular season. Milan has been an excellent example of a team winning by committee, with just two players scoring in low double-digit averages. Ettore Messina’s squad has an excellent ability to […]
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Lakers legend James Worthy gave his take on which players will start for the purple and gold alongside LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook. The three-time NBA champion agreed with Chris McGee that those players will be DeAndre Jordan and Kent Bazemore as he expanded on the latter. “There was talk of Nunn because […]