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Veteran Carmelo Anthony dropped 29 points as the Portland Trail Blazers made three-point history against the Charlotte Hornets, who got 30 points from rookie sensation LaMelo Ball. “LaMelo is gonna be in this game for a long time,” Carmelo Anthony said in the postgame interview. Melo and LaMelo traded jerseys after and were asked about […]
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Philadelphia 76ers star big man Joel Embiid talked about dominating his matchup against Myles Turner and the Indiana Pacers after pouring 24 points, 15 rebounds and 5 assists on the defensive player of the year candidate in 27 minutes. In this game, Turner tallied 11 points (4-13 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 3-4 FT) and 3 rebounds. […]
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Real Madrid is willing to make a very lucrative offer to Vasilije Micic, according to Mozzart Sport. Per the report, Real could offer a contract to Micic with an annual of 2,5M euros. Micic wil be a free agent in the summer, as his contract with Anadolu Efes will expire. For their part, Real and […]
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LeBron James is known for excelling when being provoked. From Lance Stephenson blowing into his ear, to Skip Bayless calling him washed. This situation is no different. On the evening of January 6, 2008, LeBron James was struggling against the Toronto Raptors trailing 70-57 going into the fourth quarter. Everyone on the opposing side was […]
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Gregg Popovich was not happy to see the Atlanta Hawks part ways with head coach Lloyd Pierce. Popovich, the legendary head coach of the San Antonio Spurs, said the Hawks will regret firing Lloyd Pierce. “We all know it is a volatile environment and that sort of thing, but you don’t want to miss on […]
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The players of the Los Angeles Lakers shared their excitement about the debut of Damian Jones with the defending champions. Jones played eight minutes for the Lakers against the Warriors and had eight rebounds and three assists before exiting the game with a back injury. “I’ve been talking to him since he’s been here. I’ve […]
Ricky Rubio shared his frustration for the performance of the Minnesota Timberwolves in the first part of the season. Rubio is not happy with the team’s record and doesn’t believe the Timberwolves are on the right track. “There is some evidence it may work like what happened with Philadelphia, I guess. ‘Trust the process’ when […]
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The Phoenix Suns have only one player in their injury report for the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. More specifically, the Suns list Dario Saric as questionable for the game against the defending champions. Saric is dealing with a right ankle sprain and could miss the road game against the Lakers. For […]
Frank Vogel had nothing but good words to say about Stephen Curry and how he has played the game during the Warriors’ championship run. Vogel said Curry has changed the game and deserves credit for that. “Steph changed the game. That’s the simplest way to put it. He changed everything. The whole mindset of offensively, […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers have released their injury report for the game against the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, which includes four players. More specifically, the Lakers list LeBron James (left ankle sprain), Kyle Kuzma (right heel contusion) and Jared Dudley (right neck sprain) as probable. At the same time, newcomer Damian Jones is questionable for […]
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Magic Johnson had nothing but good words to say about LeBron James and his actions off the court. Johnson, a Lakers and NBA legend, praised James for his actions against racism and social injustice. “I’m so happy with the job that LeBron James is doing when it comes to racism, social injustice, standing up for […]
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Atlanta Hawks assistant coach Nate McMillan is going to be named interim head coach for the Atlanta Hawks, after the dismissal of Lloyd Pierce. McMillan joined the Hawks last summer, after the Pacers, which was the coach for four seasons, terminated his contract. McMillan accepted the head coach position having the support of Lloyd Pierce, […]
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Frank Vogel gave an update on the condition of Anthony Davis, who is dealing with a right calf strain. Vogel, the head coach of the Lakers, said Davis is progressing well and is ‘on track for the four-week plan’. “It’s just light shooting. We’re still on track for the four-week plan,” Vogel said, via Lakers […]
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The Lakers are showing interest to sign Andre Drummond through the buyout market, according to Sam Amico of Forty Eight Minutes. The defending champions are in search for a big man, with Anthony Davis out, due to a calf strain, and Drummond could be among the candidates. Per Amico, the Lakers will be interested in […]
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Caris LeVert is closer to his return as he could return to action sometime next month for Indiana, per Scott Agness. LeVert has yet to make his debut for the Pacers recovering from a surgery to treat renal cell carcinoma of his left kidney. The former Nets’ guard was a part of the trade that […]
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Today’s NBA players certainly can score the ball in a hurry. With the three-point shot being utilized more than ever, the possibility of someone breaking Kobe’s 81 point mark in a game may actually happen. Shaq said today on The Dan Patrick Show that he thinks there are multiple current NBA guys who can surpass […]
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The Atlanta Hawks have dismissed Lloyd Pierce as head coach, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. “We would like to thank Lloyd for his work and commitment to not only the Hawks organization but the city of Atlanta. He and his wife, Melissa, are tremendous people who have made a positive impact throughout the city,” general manager Travis Schlenk said […]
Boston Celtics’ superstar Jayson Tatum is excited to start the All-Star Game next week with the Wizards’ fellow All-Star Bradley Beal. Tatum, who was crucial for his team during Sunday’s matchup vs. Beal and Washington, shared his excitement for teaming up with Beal in the Eastern Conference team. (via Celticswire of the USA Today Sports): […]
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Phoenix Suns’ Devin Booker and Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo have been named NBA Players of the Week for the Western and Eastern Conference, respectively, for Week 10. This is the second time that Booker and Antetokounmpo have won the award this season. Booker averaged 33.0 points, 2.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game, while shooting 53.8 percent […]
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Facundo Campazzo and Markus Howard have both been added to the Nuggets’ injury report as part of the NBA’s health and safety protocols, per Denver Post. Both players should be considered out through the All-Star Break, unless Denver makes an appeal in case Campazzo is cleared by the results of his contact tracing. The Nuggets are […]
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Rapper Sheck Wes, whose real name is Khadimou Rassoul Cheikh Fall, has signed to play professional basketball with Paris Basketball in the French Pro B League. Fall, who is from New York City, will join the team starting in May 2021, the team announced. “We are glad to announce that @sheckwes signs with #ParisBasketball. The player from NYC […]
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Lonzo Ball might have secured his spot to the Pelicans’ roster at least for the rest of the season. According to Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer, New Orleans is unlikely to trade their starting guard. Over his last 18 games, Ball is averaging 16.2 points, 5.4 assists and 4.4 rebounds shooting 45.3% clip on 8.2 attempts […]
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The game schedule and tip-off times for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Basketball Tournament have been confirmed. The men’s tournament will take place from July 25 to August 7. With 12 teams in three groups, the top two national teams from each group plus the two best third-placed teams will advance to the Quarter-Finals. Eight teams […]
The former president of FC Barcelona Josep Maria Bartomeu has got arrested, according to Marca. Bartomeu was arrested as a result of the recent scandal, named BarcaGate. As Marca reports, via Eurohoops.net, Bartomeu hired a social media company to create fake accounts targeting various people, even FC Barcelona football stars. The former president of FC […]
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13-year NBA center Joakim Noah is effectively retiring from basketball, according to Shams Charania. The two-time All-Star and former Defensive Player of the Year winner will plan to retire as a Chicago Bull, where he spent the majority of his career. This news was expected after Noah was waived by the Los Angeles Clippers back […]
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LeBron James believes he deserved to be an All-Star his rookie year: “Still kind of irks me a little bit”
LeBron James has been named an All-Star every season he’s been in the NBA, except for his rookie year in 2004. Despite not getting the nod, James was still able to be a part of All-Star Weekend that year, competing in the Rookie-Sophomore Game. LeBron recently reminisced on the memorable experience in LA after Sunday’s […]
Reigning NBA Defensive Player of the Year Giannis Antetokounmpo showed off his defensive skills. Most recently, he joined Khris Middleton in guarding Kawhi Leonard and Paul George of the Los Angeles Clippers, eventually helping the Milwaukee Bucks get the win by 5 points. After the game, Antetokounmpo said he takes pride in guarding the best […]
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Bradley Beal had another spectacular performance on Sunday, scoring 46 points vs Boston. Washington’s Beal is already looking like he’s locked up the scoring title for this season. Celtics head coach Brad Stevens praised Beal’s cutting ability following the win. (CLNS Media):“They like to run Beal off of that middle cut and he’ll keep cutting […]
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The Houston Rockets are dropping down the standings fast. Most recently, the team were thrashed by the Memphis Grizzlies 133-84 which extended Houston’s losing streak to eleven games. John Wall was not having it after the loss. The 30-year-old point guard was greatly upset after his team was defeated. Wall scored 14 points when shooting […]
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It is still only the middle of this season, however, the NBA teams are planning ahead. ESPN’s NBA insider Brian Windhorst took a look at the Los Angeles Lakers’ situation during the coming offseason. The reigning NBA champions are in luxury tax for the first time since the 2013-2014 season. The Lakers made moves this […]
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With an incredible haul of 23 Gold Medals, Team USA are by far the most successful nation in the history of men’s Olympic basketball. With the delayed Tokyo tournament now back on the schedules, the United States are fully expected to add to that tally but there is hope for other competing nations. A poor […]
Zion Williamson is in his second NBA season and he is already an All-Star. The 20-year-old sophomore of the New Orleans Pelicans is averaging 25.5 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game this season. February was the best month so far for Williamson as he averaged 27.3 points per game on 64.7% shooting. The […]
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Damian Jones made his debut with the Los Angeles Lakers in a win over the Golden State Warriors. The 25-year-old center scored 8 points, grabbed 3 rebounds and blocked 2 shots in 8 minutes of play. After the game, he talked about his debut and what he can give to his new team. “It felt […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma started 10 out of 35 games this season. With the absence of Anthony Davis, he started four games in a row recently. Though for the last three games he was coming off the bench. Following the Lakers’ win over the Warriors, the 25-year-old forward talked about his role […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers’ newcomer Damian Jones made his debut versus the Golden State Warriors. The 25-year-old center played just 8 minutes before his game was ended by a back injury. During his time on the court, Jones scored 8 points and 3 rebounds. According to Kyle Kuzma, his new teammate showed he can be […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers earned an easy against the Golden State Warriors, which was their 24th victory this season. The reigning NBA champions are currently second in the Western Conference just behind the Utah Jazz. Frank Vogel, head coach of the Lakers, talked about what factors helped his team win the game. “I think the […]
After playing some big minutes and averaging 43 minutes per game during a stretch of 3 games, LeBron James was able to take a break against the Golden State Warriors. The four-time NBA champion played 24 minutes, which is 10 minutes below his season average, as the Los Angeles Lakers locked an easy win. “You […]
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LeBron James will play in his 17th NBA All-Star Game this year. The 36-year-old star remembered his first All-Star Weekend 18 years ago during his rookie year. While he did not make it to the All-Star Game that season, he took part in the Rookie Challenge. “It was incredible,” James said. “First of all, I’m […]
LeBron James has one of the best basketball minds among players in the NBA. He prepares for each opponent by watching tapes of their games. As a result of that, the four-time champion is often able to anticipate plays of the opposing team before they happen. Following the Lakers’ win over the Warriors, he talked […]
The Los Angeles Lakers record are 2-0 in their last two games after defeating the Golden State Warriors at Staples Center. Before that, the reigning NBA champions went through a four-game losing streak as they were dealing without Anthony Davis and Dennis Schroder. LeBron James previously mentioned that he needs to tweak his game to […]
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At age 36, LeBron James is dominating the NBA averaging 25.7 points, 8.2 rebounds, and 7.9 assists per game. Father time seems to not exist when it comes to this man. Dwyane Wade and Gilbert Arenas think this might be the best version we have seen of LeBron James in his 18-year career. Arenas’ statement […]
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Stephen Curry made an interesting statement after the blowout loss of the Golden State Warriors to the Los Angeles Lakers (91-117). Curry said the Lakers and the other NBA teams want to ‘beat them bad’, due to their championship run between 2015 and 2019. “Teams still want to beat us and beat us bad. They […]
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Steve Kerr didn’t have much to say about the blowout loss of the Golden State Warriors to the Los Angeles Lakers (91-117). Kerr said the Warriors didn’t play well against the Lakers and they need to move from that loss and focus on the next game. “There is going to be a handful of games […]
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Frank Vogel shared his thoughts on LeBron James playing just 24 minutes in the blowout win over the Warriors (91-117). Vogel, the head coach of the Lakers, was happy he didn’t have to use James more than 30 minutes in order to win the game. “I sleep better at night, that’s for sure,” Vogel told […]
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Steve Kerr shared his thoughts on the ankle injury that Draymond Green sustained in the game against the Lakers. Green got injured midway through the second quarter, left the game and did not return. “He didn’t think it was too bad,” Kerr told reporters, via Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle. Without Green in […]
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Damian Jones made his debut with the Lakers on Sunday night, but he was forced to exit the game against the Warriors, due to injury. Jones had eight points (3/3 shooting) and three rebounds in just eight minutes, but left the game with a back injury. The veteran center was diagnosed with a lower back […]
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Markieff Morris opened up about the mindset of the Los Angeles Lakers that led to the blowout win over the Golden State Warriors (91-117). Morris said the Lakers wanted to take control from the opening tip and keep playing at very high standards for the entire game. “We wanted to make our mark early and […]
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Kendrick Perkins shared his excitement for the performance of the Los Angeles Lakers in the first half of their game against the Golden State Warriors. The Lakers were unstoppable on both ends of the floor and led by 29 points at halftime (44-73). “The Lakers really handling the Warriors like this on NBA Sunday?! Literally […]
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Draymond Green was forced to exit the game against the Los Angeles Lakers due to an ankle injury. As the Warriors noted, Green will not return to the game, as he suffered a left ankle sprain. He had six points in 13 minutes of action. Green left midway through the second quarter after Lakers guard […]
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As a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic, sports world saw the need to restructure everything that it previously knew and handled; The ways of enjoying games and encounters changed even more, being driven by the need to guarantee the health of all the people involved, both the players, technical directors, staff team, but above all […]
Markieff Morris will be in the starting lineup of the Los Angeles Lakers in the game against the Golden State Warriors. This will be the third straight time Morris will be a starter for the defending champions, replacing Anthony Davis. Morris was out of the rotation for a few games in early February, however he […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel discusses some of the breakdowns from the first matchup against the Golden State Warriors and the game plan tonight against star guard Steph Curry:
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Frank Vogel not worried about the Lakers’ schedule: “I know every team in the league is playing 72 games”
Frank Vogel is not concerned about the tough schedule of the Los Angeles Lakers in the second part of the season. Vogel, the head coach of the Lakers, noted he does not pay much attention to the schedule, as ‘every team in the league is playing 72 games’. “I haven’t really studied the second half […]
Indiana Pacers rookie Cassius Stanley and Portland Trail Blazers guard Anfernee Simons are expected to participate in next weekend’s Slam Dunk contest, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Simons and Stanley will reportedly join the New York Knicks’ rookie Obi Toppin for the event, which will take place in Atlanta on March 7 during the halftime of the All-Star Game. Stanley has appeared in […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers, the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Clippers are the only teams that have played all their games this season. On Saturday, the Toronto Raptors became the 27th NBA team that saw one of its games be postponed, due to the Health and Safety protocols of the league. Therefore, this leaves […]
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The Santa Cruz Warriors are on an eight game win streak thanks to Jeremy Lin & Nico Mannion. Lin returned to action on Sunday vs Austin after missing the last five games with back problems. Mannion had 27 points and 4 assists to go along with 5 three-pointers, while Lin put up 25 points on […]
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PJ Tucker is only months away from becoming a free agent, and several teams have been checking on him for a possible trade as we are heading to the trade deadline. According to Kelly Iko of The Athletic, the Brooklyn Nets, the Denver Nuggets and the Utah Jazz are interested in trading for the veteran swingman. […]
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The players of the Dallas Mavericks Boban Marjanovic and Luka Doncic have always been on very good terms with each other. Both of them are from neighbouring European countries, which even strengthens their relationship. On Luka Doncic’s birthday Marjanovic sent a funny message to his teammate via Instagram:
In his third NBA season, Luka Doncic is already a two-time All-Star and an MVP candidate. The Slovenian phenom turned 22-year-old today. His statline as a 21-year-old is one of the most impressive ones in the NBA. Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade reacted to Doncic’s numbers in the league before turning 22. Wade recalled that […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers bench made sure LeBron James’s hair was looking good for the cameras:
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Brooklyn Nets could be interested in deadline upgrades, as ESPN reported earlier this week, and Spencer Dinwiddie could be among the players that could attract interest. According to Ian Begley of SNY.tv, the Detroit Pistons are interested in acquiring Spencer Dinwiddie from the Brooklyn Nets, if he becomes available. Dinwiddie is recovering from a partially […]
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Top draft prospect Cade Cunningham continues to prove he’s a winner for Oklahoma State. The 19-year-old phenom is doing it all for the Cowboys, leading OSU in points, steals and 3-point percentage. Cunningham had a career-high 40 points in a big win vs the #7 ranked Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday.
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love is still out with a calf injury with the latest reports suggesting that he won’t return until after the All-Star break. With two games remaining for the end of the first part of the season, the veteran forward is unlikely to return, per Chris Fedor of cleveland.com. “Given the Cavs […]
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Joel Embiid highlighted a pivotal issue for the Philadelphia 76ers, after losing to the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second time this season. According to Embiid, the Sixers need to take more threes, especially when they are open. The superstar made two of them during the OT Saturday, however there were not enough for the 76ers. […]
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Russell Westbrook registered his 10th triple-double of the season in the Washington Wizards’ win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday. As a result, he set a franchise record for most triple-doubles in a season for the Wizards. He finished with 19 points, 14 rebounds, and 12 assists to help his team secure its 7th win […]
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After another heart-breaking defeat to the San Antonio Spurs, the Pelicans reached their 19th loss this season with many of them coming in close-fought games. Zion Williamson believes that his team is close to figure out the way to win consistently expressing his belief that New Orleans needs to iron out some parts of the […]
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Bradley Beal is one of the best players in the NBA when it comes to scoring. The 27-year-old guard leads the league in scoring with 32.8 points per game. Beal was close to his season average as he dropped 34 points in a win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, which was the 7th win for the […]
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The Dallas Mavericks young superstar Luka Doncic is one of the best players in the NBA in just his third season, despite being only 22 years old. Naturally, he gets compared to some of the league’s greats. A popular comparison is to Larry Bird. According to the Slovenian phenom, it is too early for him […]
Facundo Campazzo is getting more and more accustomed to the NBA game after hopping across the pond from Real Madrid in mid-season. The Argentinean point guard often makes it to the highlight reels with his magnificent passes. Most recently, the 29-year-old rookie caused laughter from the commentators after letting out a hilarious scream following a […]
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On Saturday, the New York Knicks were celebrated the victory against the Indian Pacers after defeating the opposing team 117-114. It was the 17th win of the season for New York. With a 17-17 record, the team is currently 5th in the Eastern Conference, sharing the same record with the 4th-placed Toronto Raptors. For some […]
Kevin Durant will serve as captain in the All-Star Game, even though he will not play, due to a hamstring injury. Durant will pick players in the upcoming All-Star Draft on Thursday, alongside fellow All-Star captain, and Los Angeles Lakers superstar, LeBron James. It is still unknown whether Durant will travel to Atlanta and be in […]
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James Harden had high praise for young superstar Luka Doncic after the game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Dallas Mavericks. Harden called Doncic a ‘special one’, with the Slovenian star responding and calling Harden an ‘unbelievable and amazing player’. “It’s amazing. It’s something you even can’t describe. If somebody like that says something about […]
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Rajon Rondo should make his return to the Boston Celtics, according to former NBA champion and ESPN analyst Kendrick Perkins. Perkins noted it would be perfect for the Celtics, both on and off the court, to have Rondo return to Boston after six years. “Rondo returning back to Boston would be a perfect for this […]
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Damian Jones signed a 10-day contract with the Lakers on Friday and is ready for his debut with the team. Jones is not in the injury report of the Lakers for the game against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, therefore he is good to go for the game. Jones is set for his debut […]
Two players of the Golden State Warriors are out for the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. More specifically, Marquese Chriss (right syndesmosis with a fibular fracture injury) and Klay Thompson (right Achilles tendon repair) are out for the game against the defending champions. Jordan Poole, Nico Mannion and Alen Smailagic will not […]
Milwaukee Bucks will get a roster upgrade for the game against the Los Angeles Clippers Sunday, as Jrue Holiday is expected to return to action, per Adrian Wojnarowski. Holiday missed the last ten games for the Bucks due to the NBA’s health and safety protocols. Holiday was with his team since the game against Sacramento […]
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Derek Fisher had nothing but good words to say about the Los Angeles Lakers after their victory over the Portland Trail Blazers (93-102). Fisher praised the Lakers for their defense in the second half, with the defending champions limiting Portland to just 36 points. Fisher, a Lakers and NBA legend, noted the team should be […]
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During his appearance on the Jimmy Kimmel Live, one of the most versatile and dominant players of his time, Kevin Garnett, talked about his new book, getting inducted into the Hall of Fame, the art of trash-talking, getting into it with Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan, his friendship with Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, […]
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Brooklyn Nets are set to face the Mavericks on Saturday’s prime time and Steve Nash had high praise for Luka Doncic prior to the game. Ahead of the game at Barclays Center, the Nets’ head coach is preparing to face the all-around game of the wonderkid from Slovenia. “You look at Luka, he poses every […]
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Kristaps Porzingis will return to action on Saturday night, when the Dallas Mavericks visit the Brooklyn Nets. Porzingis missed the last three games of Dallas, due to a back injury. However, he is now medically cleared to return to the lineup. Porzingis has been involved in trade rumors lately, with Dallas monitoring the market to […]
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James Wiseman has a huge upside as a big man in the NBA and Mychal Thompson, father of Warriors’ superstar Klay Thompson, sees something of a young David Robinson in him. The radio color commentator for the Los Angeles Lakers offered high praise for the rookie center in an interview with NBC Sports Bay Area’s […]
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The injury report of the Los Angeles Lakers once again includes superstar forward LeBron James. James is dealing with a left ankle sprain and is listed as probable by the defending champions for the game against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday. Despite getting injured in the first game of the season, James has played […]
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Pascal Siakam will not play in the coming games of the Toronto Raptors, due to the Health and Safety protocols of the NBA. Siakam will miss the next three games of the Raptors and will return to action after the All-Star break. “Toronto Raptors star Pascal Siakam is expected to remain in the league’s Health […]
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Kyrie Irving will not be available for the home game of the Brooklyn Nets against the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday. Irving is dealing with a right shoulder injury and will miss another Nets game this season. Brooklyn has been unstoppable lately, being on an eight-game winning streak and climbing to second in the Eastern Conference […]
Dennis Schroder expressed his displeasure with the Health and Safety protocols of the NBA, which forced him to miss four games. Schroder called out the NBA and said the league has to do better with its protocols. The veteran guard also made it clear he tested negative for the coronavirus during his quarantine. “Tested negative […]
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Retired NBA player-turned-TNT analyst Shaquille O’Neal asked for a lifeline as he struggled through the first name game:
The Charlotte Hornets rookie sensation LaMelo Ball made sure to show some love to Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors after accidentally hitting him at the end of the game. Respect:
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The Los Angeles Lakers cult icon Alex ‘The Bald Eagle’ Caruso isn’t known for his dunks, but tonight, he threw down a few against the Portland Trail Blazers:
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The Los Angeles Lakers star forward LeBron James asked the refs to switch game balls after teammate Alex Caruso got some blood on it following their accidental collision:
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Mixed martial artist and an outspoken supporter of former President Donald Trump, Colby Covington, reacts to the Los Angeles Lakers star and most well-known self-proclaimed social justice warrior LeBron James’ response to AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s statement on staying out of politics: “When are you gonna speak up about Hong Kong LeBron James? Oh […]
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Toronto was down to just 4 coaches last night vs Houston, but secured the win led by Italy’s Sergio Scariolo. The Raptors assistant has plenty of high level basketball experience, as he’s also head coach for Spain’s national team. Scariolo had a lot to say after the game, talking to the media for close to […]
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The rivalry between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics is decades old. Even though it has been 11 years since the two teams met in the NBA Finals, the animosity remains strong. James Worthy’s birthday was the latest example of that. The three-time NBA champion turned 60 years old and had a special […]
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“The dog ate LeBron’s homework on China” – Ian Miles Cheong on LeBron James’ response to Zlatan Ibrahimovic
The Los Angeles Lakers star forward LeBron James has responded to criticism from AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic for his involvement outside of sport. James also turned the tables on Ibrahimovic, citing 2018 comments soccer made about “undercover racism” in his native Sweden. “I speak from a very educated mind. I’m kind of the wrong […]
With an excellent performance in Anadolu Efes‘ win over Fenerbahce, Vasilije Micić deserved the EuroLeague‘s MVP of the week title. Anadolu Efes took the road win against its city rival with a 32-point difference (74-106), while Vasa managed to score 37 points. The Serbian guard only missed two two-point shots and was perfect from three […]
Brad Stevens on Kemba Walker’s 32-point outing vs. Indiana: “I don’t think we win the game without his will”
Kemba Walker and the Boston Celtics have a tough season so far, losing 8 of their last 11 games before the win vs. the Indiana Pacers Friday. Walker made a great comeback performance during Friday’s matchup, where he scored 32 points and dished six assists to propel his team to a much-needed win. (via ESPN): […]
Warriors evened the season series against the Charlotte Hornets with Draymond Green being a huge factor in his team’s 121-130 win. That win came against the same team that beat Golden State last week with Green getting ejected in the last seconds of the game. (via ESPN): “A revenge game would be a bit of […]
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Damian Lillard is one of the most dangerous players in the NBA due to his offensive ability. Most recently, he dropped 35 points against the Los Angeles Lakers, but it wasn’t enough for his team to win the game.Afterwards, LeBron James talked what it takes to limit Lillard’s offense. “You have to because Dame has […]
After missing four games due to health and safety protocols, Dennis Schroder returned to action for the Los Angeles Lakers in a game against the Portland Trail Blazers. The German point guard scored 22 points, grabbed 3 rebounds and dished 2 assists. But, according the head coach Frank Vogel, Schroder’s biggest impact was on the […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers snapped their four-game losing streak by defeating the Portland Trail Blazers 102-93 at Staples Center. Dennis Schroder was back in action for the reigning NBA champions. He made a big contribution for the team with 22 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists. Lakers’ top performer was LeBron James with 28 points, […]
Paul George was enjoying himself after the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Memphis Grizzlies 119-99, taking revenge for a loss yesterday. The 30-year-old guard was eating chicken during the postgame press conference. “World Famous Gus’s,” George responded when asked by a journalist what he is chewing.
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Kobe Bryant had his third highest-scoring game against the Dallas Mavericks back on December 20, 2005. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar dropped 62 points in three quarters, making 18/31 field goals, 4/10 three-pointers, and 22/25 free-throws. Mark Cuban, the owner of the Mavericks, remembered the game. According to him, he wanted Kobe to be knocked […]
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The NBA is one of the highest paying sports in the world. Lucrative contracts make multi-millionaires of the sport’s biggest superstars. In this post, we take a look at the top five highest-earning NBA players in 2021. 1. Giannis Antetokounmpo The highest-paid NBA athlete in 2021 is Giannis Antetokounmpo. Dubbed the ‘Greek Freak’ in reference […]
Markieff Morris opened up about how the mental and physical fatigue has affected the Los Angeles Lakers this season. Morris and the Lakers had just 71 days to rest in the offseason and that has been a challenge for the players. “This is the most basketball that I’ve ever played in my life — this […]
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Dennis Schroder received high praise from his Lakers teammate LeBron James for his performance against the Portland Trail Blazers. James said Schroder significantly helped the Lakers against the Blazers, giving the defending champions ‘an automatic spark’. Schroder returned to the Lakers lineup after missing the last four games, due to the Health and Safety protocols […]
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LeBron James wasn’t so happy with the comments football superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic made against him earlier this week. Ibrahimovic said LeBron James should stick to basketball and focus on his job instead of addressing political issues. “I speak from a very educated mind. I’m the wrong guy to go at. At the end of the […]
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ASVEL Villeurbanne survived a late thriller over FC Barcelona (69-76) and swept the regular season series over the Catalans (0-2). The French extended their winning streak to six games (their longest in the competition) and now are at 12-14. Meanwhile, FC Barcelona dropped to 18-8, but remained on top of the table. In the other […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers head coach Frank Vogel discusses how getting point guard Dennis Schroder, who missed the last four games due to health and safety protocols, back helps the team on both ends of the floor:
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Damian Jones opened up about signing a 10-day contract with the defending champions Los Angeles Lakers. Jones shared his excitement about joining the team and explained what he wants to bring on the table for the Lakers. “Damion Jones said he envisions himself in the JaVale McGee/Dwight Howard role for the Lakers, being both a […]
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Dennis Schroder will return to the lineup of the Los Angeles Lakers in the game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday. Schroder entered the Health and Safety protocols of the NBA a week ago and was forced to miss the last four games of the defending champions. Frank Vogel, the head coach of the […]
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Frank Vogel shared his thoughts on the Los Angeles Lakers signing big man Damian Jones to a 10-day contract. Vogel, the head coach of the Lakers, called Jones a ‘talented young man’ and noted the team will have the opportunity to see whether Jones can be a decent addition for the remainder of the season. […]
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Clay Travis: “NBA’s findings based on race of perpetrator. White guy: banned for life. Black guy: it’s just a little trash talk”
Following former NBA star guard Jeremy Lin, who plays for the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G League, revealed that he was called “coronavirus” on the court, sports journalist and OutKick host Clay Travis took to Twitter to react to the issue:
Luka Doncic is one of the most unique talents in the NBA since he entered the league back in 2018. Doncic draws comparisons to many NBA greats including Steve Nash, who also played for the Mavericks during his NBA career. The current Nets’ head coach shared his thoughts on the comparison of Luka Doncic to […]
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Youssoupha Fall helped Baskonia overcame struggling Crvena Zvezda with a score of 87-67 in Round 26 of the EuroLeague‘s regular season. With a career-high 20 points, Youssoupha Fall was unstoppable against the undermanned guest. Corey Walden returned after two missing games because of COVID-19, but Crvena Zvezda was still without Langston Hall, Landry Nnoko, Duop […]
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Toronto Raptors’ forward Pascal Siakam will be out vs. the Rockets on Friday due to the NBA’s health and safety protocols. For the same reason, Nick Nurse and five other members of the staff will also be out. Toronto assistant coach Sergio Scariolo will be the head coach tonight. That’s the first time this season […]
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Former NBA Champions and current ESPN analysts Richard Jefferson and Kendrick Perkins react to New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson saying he is still thinking about entering the 2021 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. 0:00 Richard Jefferson wants to see Zion Williamson in the dunk contest. 1:15 Kendrick Perkins says seeing Zion Williamson in the dunk […]
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24-year-old Memphis point guard Tyus Jones is now in his sixth season out of Duke University. Jones played with the likes of Kevin Garnett, Tayshaun Prince and Andre Miller during his early days in Minnesota. He’s bringing what he learned from those legends to Memphis, ranking top 5 in APG off the bench. (Via Memphis […]
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Kevin Durant will not be available for the All-Star game, which will take place on March 7 in Atlanta. As a result, Domantas Sabonis will replace the Nets’ superstar on the Eastern Conference All-Star team, per Adrian Wojnarowski. Sabonis has a great season with the Indiana Pacers so far, averaging 21.5 points. 11.7 rebounds and […]
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With Johannes Thiemann scoring four consecutive triples in the third period and putting ALBA back on the game, the Germans got a big 74-65 win against Panathinaikos on Friday night (26/2). Panathinaikos started the game well securing safe leads but the second half was not as successful as coach Kattash had designed. Johannes Thiemann was […]
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Ian Miles Cheong on Jeremy Lin being called ‘coronavirus’ on the court: “Google who the majority of players in the NBA are”
Former NBA star guard Jeremy Lin, who plays for the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA G League, took to Instagram to detail the racism that he and other Asian Americans have experienced: Contributor for The Rebel and an editor at The Post Millennial, Ian Miles Cheong, took to Twitter to react to the issue:
James Harden and the rest of the Brooklyn Nets were offered an offer they can(‘t) refuse. Adult site CamSoda.com sent an official letter to the team’s owner Joe Tsai offering a digital strip club, as reported by Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson. “It’s no secret that some of your All-Stars have an affinity for nightlife and […]
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Recently, reports emerged that the Dallas Mavericks are checking the market value of Kristaps Porzingis for a potential trade. Several teams are reportedly monitoring the situation in acquiring the Latvian forward. Eventually, KP was asked the inevitable question about the rumors surrounding him. “It came out and it is what it is. I don’t know […]
The Los Angeles Lakers have added another center by signing Damian Jones to a 10-day contract. Jones played for the Phoenix Suns earlier this season. He has career averages of 4.3 points and 2.8 boards per game. The 25-year-old has played for the Suns, Atlanta Hawks, and Golden State Warriors over the course of his […]
The Los Angeles Lakers have signed big man Damian Jones to a 10-day contract. Jones played for the Phoenix Suns earlier this season. He has career averages of 4.3 points and 2.8 boards per game. The 25-year-old has played for the Suns, Atlanta Hawks, and Golden State Warriors over the course of his career.
Charlotte Hornets point guard Terry Rozier joins Jalen & Jacoby to discuss the win over Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns, the transition from the Boston Celtics, what makes teammate LaMelo Ball special, his dunk over Brooklyn Nets star forward Kevin Durant, and what it’s like to play for Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan. 0:00 […]
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New Orleans Pelicans star forward Zion Williamson joined First Take for an interview to discuss his season so far in New Orleans and says he is “still thinking” about participating in the 2021 AT&T Slam Dunk Contest at NBA All-Star Weekend. 0:00 Zion on how he’s been officiated this season. 2:09 Molly Qerim Rose asks […]
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Keyshawn, JWill and Zubin react to Michael Kay telling fans not to fall in love with the New York Knicks. 0:00 Michael Kay says “the Knicks aren’t good enough yet” on The Michael Kay Show on ESPN NY 98.7 FM. 1:35 JWill weighs in on Julius Randle’s value to the Knicks. 3:00 Keyshawn Johnson credits […]
This week’s events reminded us that nothing is guaranteed. In a week that started with a talk about the Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James resting and playing fewer minutes, ESPN’s highest-paid sportscaster with an annual salary of nearly $8 million Stephen A. Smith appreciates the fact that instead of taking a victory lap this […]
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Robert Horry, David Fizdale, and Zach Lowe join Rachel Nichols on The Jump to break down their level of concern for the Los Angeles Lakers on their 4-game losing streak. 0:00 What’s the level of concern over the Lakers’ losing streak? 1:50 Horry explains that with LeBron James he’s not concerned about the Lakers. 2:43 […]
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Philadelphia 76ers prevailed against Dallas thanks to their bench players, who had an excellent performance on Thursday’s matchup to keep the team in the top of the East. Doc Rivers praised Dwight Howard, who was tremendous for his team with 14 points and eight rebounds off the bench. That performance allowed Rivers to reduce Joel […]
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New York passed Tyrese Haliburton in October’s draft, as they selected Obi Toppin at the 8th pick of the 2020 NBA Draft. Haliburton dropped to No. 12 and the Kings did not waste the chance to pick him up. After the Knicks’ win over Sacramento, head coach Tom Thibodeau was asked about the young guard […]
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Sixers’ Seth Curry throws shade at Mavericks’ for trade him: “I just think they made a bad business decision”
Sixers sharpshooting guard Seth Curry had extra motivation going up against his former team on Thursday. Philadelphia claimed a blowout victory over the Dallas Mavericks with Curry playing an important role for his team. The Mavericks sent Curry to the Sixers in November on draft night in exchange for Josh Richardson. After the game, Curry […]
Hundreds of Panathinaikos fans were patiently waiting for Mario Hezonja to arrive at the Athens International Airport chanting his name. The new signing of Panathinaikos couldn’t hide his enthusiasm when he saw the fans, since he has previously expressed how much he loves Panathinaikos and their fans. It was a warm welcome that every player […]
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With the NBA regular season nearing its midpoint, the teams are gearing up for the second half of the season as well as the playoffs. According to Marc J. Spears, the Los Angeles Clippers are looking for a veteran point guard. He mentioned George Hill specifically as one name for that position. “I’m hearing that […]
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Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies is one of the most athletic players in the NBA and often makes highlights with his plays. Paul George praised the sophomore guard, after he and the Grizzlies crushed the Clippers 122-94. Morant had 16 points, 2 rebounds and 7 assists in that game. “He’s just fun to watch. […]
The Milwaukee Bucks were one of the best teams in the league for the past two seasons, entering the playoffs as the number one seed in the East. However, it was a rough start this season, especially with more teams getting better in the Eastern Conference. Recently, Milwaukee broke a five-game losing streak and won […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James is one of the favorites to win the regular season MVP award this year. However, according to his teammate Anthony Davis, that is not his main goal. AD says that LeBron cares about winning championships more than any MVP award. “Put it to you like this,” Davis said […]
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On Thursday, the Denver Nuggets were defeated by the Washington Wizards merely because of a silly slip-up. The game ended in the victory of the Washington Wizards by 112-110. In the interview, Michael Porter Jr. regretted the erroneous decision made by his team during the last seconds of the game. “I looked at the play […]
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The Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray is advancing very fast, therefore he is regarded as the most promising guard of the team. However, during the game against the Washington Wizards he had a mental lapse which resulted in the loss of the game. With 6.6 seconds left to play in the fourth quarter, Denver was […]
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Charles Barkley shared his thoughts on whether the Los Angeles Clippers are a better team this season compared to last year. Barkley opened up about the changes the Clippers made to their roster and especially the additions of Nicolas Batum and Serge Ibaka. “Clippers aren’t better with Nic Batum & Serge Ibaka says Charles Barkley,” […]
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EuroLeague Round 26 started on Thursday, with three teams maintaining a playoff push in the competition. Armani Milano (17-9) rallied past Khimki (2-23) and made another step towards the playoff zone and the top four (84-74). For its part, Bayern Munich (16-10) survived a late thriller over Maccabi Tel-Aviv (10-14) and climbed to fifth in […]
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Shaquille O’Neal made an interesting statement regarding the superstar of the Philadelphia 76ers Ben Simmons. O’Neal, a Lakers and NBA legend, said Simmons reminds him of Jason Kidd and Magic Johnson. Ben Simmons is averaging 15.7 points, 8.3 rebounds and 7.9 assists in 27 games for the Sixers this season. Simmons wants to help Philadelphia […]
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Real Madrid star Sergio Llull will remain out of action indefinitely, as he is dealing with a right knee injury. Llull underwent arthroscopic surgery in order to repair the damage in his knee, as the club announced on Thursday. The Spanish guard will start his treatment in the coming days, yet Real didn’t provide a […]
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Frank Vogel shared his thoughts on the four-game losing streak of the defending champions Los Angeles Lakers. Vogel, the head coach of the Lakers, is ‘very confident’ his players will turn things around soon. “Frank Vogel remains “very confident” in his Lakers squad despite the 4-game losing streak,” Ryan Ward of Lakers Daily. The Lakers […]
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Retired NBA player-turned-TNT analyst Shaquille O’Neal vowed to start being nicer to younger players in the NBA:
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The Brooklyn Nets had fun with Kyrie Irving’s dunk attempt in a blowout win over the Orlando Magic:
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Kyrie Irving was caught hitting the Shmoney dance on the Brooklyn Nets sideline during a commercial break:
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Four players of the Portland Trail Blazers will be out against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night. More specifically, Harry Giles (left calf strain), CJ McCollum (left midfoot fracture), Jusuf Nurkic (right wrist fracture) and Zach Collins (left ankle stress fracture) will not play against the defending champions. Portland currently is on a three-game […]
Markieff Morris reacted to the blowout loss of the Los Angeles Lakers to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night (89-114). Morris said the playoffs are ‘a different story’ and the Lakers will be a different team if they face the Jazz in the postseason. “You see the Jazz they beat our ass tonight, but in […]
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Shaquille O’Neal was sipping the tea after this Charles Barkley take:
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Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors is focused on his team and how the Raptors could climb up the Eastern Conference’s standings. As his agent, Mark Bartelstein, claimed, the rumors that want the Raptors’ veteran point guard to get traded to the Philadelphia 76ers are not true. Lowry, a Philadelphia native, is on his last […]
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DeMarcus Cousins has cleared waivers and can now sign with another NBA team for the remainder of the season. Cousins parted ways with the Houston Rockets earlier in the week and remained on the waivers list until Thursday. The veteran big man appeared in 25 games with Houston, averaging 9.6 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.4 […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers list four players as probable for the game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. According to the defending champions, LeBron James (left ankle sprain) and Kyle Kuzma (back strain) are probable for the contest. Meanwhile, the Lakers say Markieff Morris (right ankle sprain) and Dennis Schroder (Health and Safety […]
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Malik Beasley will serve a 12-game suspension, after he pled guilty to one felony count of threatening to commit a crime of violence. The Minnesota Timberwolves’ scoring guard will be incarcerated for 120 days on some point after the season ends due to the incident. Beasley has been suspended 12 games without pay, the league announced Thursday. […]
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Brooklyn Nets are expected to be more active in pursuing players in the buyout market. Brooklyn head coach Steve Nash explained the team wanted to remain flexible and see how it can be improved. (via Bleacher Report): “The buyout market, that’s one of the reasons we want to remain flexible in my eyes is to […]
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During an interview for UEFA and Discovery+ Sweden, one of the best strikers of all time, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, shared his thoughts on the political activism of athletes mentioning the Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James: “He’s phenomenal, but I don’t like when people with a ‘status’ speak about politics. Do what you’re good doing. I […]
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With Olympiacos coming back on the game from -25 and CSKA Moscow almost losing a game that seemed to be theirs, the Russians manage to get away with a tough 74-75 road win on Thursday night (25/2). The Greeks couldn’t keep up with CSKA’s offensive rhapsody in the first half being down with 25 points. […]
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Following Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz beat the NBA title-defending Los Angeles Lakers 114-89 on Wednesday night, retired hip hop performer-turned-ESPN analyst Max Kellerman shared some of his thoughts on the Jazz: “[The Utah Jazz] are the best team in the NBA and they’re playing the best basketball. They’ve replaced the Lakers.”
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The Los Angeles Lakers newcomer Dennis Schroder is settling in his new home. According to Jack Flemming of Los Angeles Times, the German point guard bought a contemporary home in Tarzana, is a suburban neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California, for $4.275 million. Schroder’s new home is about 20 miles from […]
Clay Travis: “I believe 75-80% of sports fans are in no way woke because sports is the ultimate meritocracy”
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Clay Travis (founder, OutKick) about woke sports and the future of sport post-covid. Travis discusses how sports fans have grown tired of the woke sports media. Sports fans want to see great players play ball and not get lectured by ESPN, or the MLB, about Black lives […]
Dwyane Wade grew up in Chicago and had the great Michael Jordan right in his backyard. Wade says Jordan was his favorite player growing up, but there was another Chicago guy he idolized as well. DePaul University’s Quentin Richardson was that other player for Dwyane. (Via NBA on TNT): “Outside of Michael Jordan, Q-Rich was […]
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Recently, a photo of sports analyst Stephen A. Smith from his college basketball times re-appeared. Smith, who is well known for his sports takes, was a point guard on Winston-Salem State through 1987-1991. The Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade took to Twitter to share his reaction to Stephen A.’s photo. “Giving this dude 50 and […]
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Metta World Peace shared his thoughts on the Los Angeles Lakers struggling on both ends and being on a four-game losing streak. World Peace, a former NBA champion with the defending champions (2010), is not concerned about the Lakers’ struggles. “Lakers will be ok,” World Peace tweeted. Currently, the Lakers are third in the Western […]
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Kyle Kuzma has been subjected to some criticism for his defense. Most recently, the Los Angeles Lakers forward was called out by sports analyst Jason McIntyre for being unreliable. His comments came after the reigning NBA champions were crushed by 25 points by the Jazz. It was not only a big loss for the Lakers […]
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The Chicago Bulls have recorded their 15th win of the season by defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves in overtime. The win puts the six-time NBA champions in the 6th place in the Eastern Conference. After three years of not making the playoffs, the Bulls appear to be on track to make a return this season. Zach […]
Chicago Bulls head coach Billy Donovan gave a significant update on Lauri Markkanen, who’s out with a right shoulder injury. Markkanen suffered the shoulder injury vs. the Orlando Magic on February 5. The Bulls’ head coach spoke on Markkanen’s injury situation prior to the game vs. Minnesota Wednesday, claiming it’s highly unlikely for him to […]
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Dallas Mavericks are looking in ways to improve their roster, according to Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer. As a result, they have John Collins in their radar, if he becomes a free agent next summer. Collins has yet to re-sign with the Atlanta Hawks as the franchise could look to listen to offers for the young […]
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Charlotte Hornets rookie sensation LaMelo Ball hit the Phoenix Suns with some nasty moves in the 4Q.
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Oklahoma City Thunder’s Luguentz Dort continues to impress. Tonight, he nailed his first career game-winner to beat the San Antonio Spurs.
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Phoenix Suns star guard Devin Booker is always dangerous as a scorer, but he showed off his passing skills here with a behind-the-back dime to big man Deandre Ayton.
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Atlanta Hawks forward Danilo Gallinari was unconscious from 3PT land against the Boston Celtics. He finished 10/12 from deep and dropped 38 points.
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Markieff Morris thinks the current Lakers’ losing streak will benefit his team in the long haul. The Lakers’ forward spoke on the team’s recent struggles, after the 89-114 loss to the Utah Jazz Wednesday. Morris, who started in place of the injured Anthony Davis, came close to a double-double, finishing the contest with 12 points […]
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Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz handled an Anthony Davis-less Los Angeles Lakers, beating them 114-89.
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COGNAC, France, February 25, 2021/ — Hennessy, the world’s best-selling cognac, and the National Basketball Association (NBA) (www.NBA.com) today announced a global expansion of their partnership, making Hennessy the “Official Spirit of the NBA” worldwide. The multiyear agreement, which marks the league’s first-ever global partnership with a spirits brand, ushers in the next chapter of Hennessy’s […]
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Despite being one of the key players for the team that has the best record in the entire league, Mike Conley was not selected for the All-Star Game. The Utah Jazz point guard admitted to being disappointed about the snub but also used it as a source of motivation. His former teammate Marc Gasol, now […]
The Los Angeles Lakers are on the longest losing streak this season which stretches to four games. The last time the reigning NBA champions went through such period was back in December of 2019. According to LeBron James, it is a challenging time, especially for the young Lakers players that have to do more than […]
The Utah Jazz extended the Los Angeles Lakers’ losing streak to four games by crushing the reigning NBA champions 114-89. Anthony Davis and Dennis Schroder were out for the Purple & Gold in one of the worst offensive games this season for the team. After the game, the Lakers’ head coach Frank Vogel was asked […]
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The Utah Jazz earned their 26th win of the season by crushing the reigning NBA champions Los Angeles Lakers 114-89. With the best record in the entire league, the Jazz entered the list of potential contenders. Frank Vogel, the head coach of the Lakers, praised Utah after his team’s loss. “They’re the hottest team in […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers suffered a big loss to the Utah Jazz. The reigning NBA champions were beaten by 25 points. Once again, the Lakers were without Anthony Davis and Dennis Schroder. While AD will be out for several weeks, Schroder’s return is really close. According to the Lakers head coach Frank Vogel, the German […]
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The fans of FC Barcelona are very excited for the return of European and NBA legend Pau Gasol to the club. According to the Spanish website Marca, hundreds fans of FC Barcelona have already bought the jersey (No.16) of the Spanish center, which costs 110 euros. Gasol, a two-time NBA champion, returns to FC Barcelona […]
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Markieff Morris shared his thoughts on the Los Angeles Lakers being on a four-game losing streak at the moment and dropping to 22-11. Morris said this is a mental challenge for the defending champions and they should work hard to turn things around. “It’s mental with us right now … it shouldn’t be easy. We […]
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Marc Gasol is looking forward to seeing Dennis Schroder return to the lineup of the Los Angeles Lakers. Schroder has missed several games, due to the Health and Safety protocols of the NBA. However, he is expected to return on Friday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Gasol believes Schroder will help the Lakers improve their […]
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The Los Angeles Lakers are searching the market in order to bring players that can bolster the roster of the defending champions. According to an NBA legend, though, the Lakers should make a trade as soon as possible, as the team has been in a downfall lately. “Lakers got to make a trade ASAP, sh*t […]
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Several teams are monitoring the situation between Kristaps Porzingis and the Dallas Mavericks, per Chris Crouse of FortyEight Minutes. According to recent reports, the Mavericks are exploring the possibility of trading Porzingis before the March 25 deadline. “The Wizards are among the teams monitoring the Porzingis’ status with the Mavericks, a source tells FortyEightMinutes.com. Washington […]
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DeMarcus Cousins has emerged as a candidate to join the Miami Heat, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Cousins was waived by the Houston Rockets earlier this week and is expected to clear waivers on Thursday. “The league source said Cousins – who is expected to clear waivers at 5 p.m Thursday – […]
Talen Horton-Tucker and Markieff Morris will be in the starting lineup of the Los Angeles Lakers against the Utah Jazz. Horton-Tucker (2nd career start) will replace Dennis Schroder (Health and Safety protocols), while Markieff Morris will replace injured superstar Anthony Davis. Alongside Horton-Tucker and Morris, the Lakers will have LeBron James, Marc Gasol and Kentavious […]
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Frank Vogel shared his thoughts on the decision of the Los Angeles Lakers to waive guard Quinn Cook. Vogel, the head coach of the Lakers, praised Cook and said he will “definitely be missed”. “And he’s a 10 out of 10 culture fit with our group. He understands his role. And you need guys like […]
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Paul Pierce opened up about his Top-5 MVP rankings and placed LeBron James third on his list. Pierce, a Celtics and NBA legend, went with James Harden, Joel Embiid, LeBron James, Donovan Mitchell and Kawhi Leonard. LeBron James and Paul Pierce had a great rivalry between 2010 and 2014, when the “King” was playing for […]
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Anthony Davis will not be available for the All-Star Game of March 7 in Atlanta. The Lakers superstar is out with an Achilles injury, and he’s expected to return after the All-Star break. According to Shams Charania, Phoenix Suns superstar guard Devin Booker will replace Davis. Booker was snubbed this season, despite his tremendous performances […]
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Montrezl Harrell received high praise from Los Angeles Lakers and NBA legend Magic Johnson. Johnson said Harrell ‘is providing that outstanding spark for the Lakers’, with his performance on both ends of the floor. “Center Montrezl Harrell is providing that outstanding spark for the @Lakers, like he did for the Clippers, averaging 14 PPG and […]
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Quinn Cook no longer is a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, as the team officially announced on Wednesday. The Lakers waived Cook, who can now sign with another NBA team, once he clears waivers. Quinn Cook spent one and a half seasons with the defending champions, playing in 16 games this year. For their […]
Ex-NBA superstar Chris Webber expressed happiness after having recalled the Minnesota Timberwolves’ failure to hire his former Fab-Five buddy Juwan Howard. Howard snubbed an opportunity to become the T-Wolves head coach back in 2019, choosing to coach his old Michigan Wolverines instead. Meanwhile, the organization let Ryan Saunders go this week, sparking outrage after they […]
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Golden State Warriors’ president Bob Myers talked on James Wiseman’s fit with the team’s current squad. He compared the rookie big to Klay Thompson, when he referred to his willingness to put the ball in the basket. After returning from a wrist injury, which cost him 11 games, Wiseman played vs. the Knicks on Tuesday […]
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For 51 years, Jerry West has been the NBA’s logo. Designed by Alan Siegel, the logo was introduced to give the NBA a more global outlook, and to set itself apart from the American Basketball Association (ABA). Since 1969, there have been numerous impactful players that have played in the association, but for Kyrie Irving, […]
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Former T-Wolve Robbie Hummel says Kevin Garnett would make up fake gambling debts to get in opponents heads
21 year NBA vet Kevin Garnett talked trash every chance he could get during his Hall of Fame career. Not only did he talk trash, but KG would say just about anything to throw opponents off. Former Minnesota T-Wolve Robbie Hummel says Garnett played some crazy mind games out on the floor. (The Goodman & […]
Sacramento Kings are expected to waive forward Glenn Robinson III, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Robinson signed a deal with Sacramento the past offseason. The 27-year-old forward appeared in 23 games this season and averaged 5.3 points, 2.0 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.2 steals per game while shooting 42 percent from the field and 36 percent […]
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Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker seemed surprised to see Bam Adebayo left off the Eastern Conference’s All-Star reserve team following the NBA’s release of the list earlier this week. The Miami Heat big man became an All-Star for the first time last season but was not voted in as a reserve this time around, much […]
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The New York Knicks are reportedly considering a trade for Andre Drummond. According to Marc Berman of the New York Post, the Knicks are considering whether they want to talk to the Cleveland Cavaliers about Drummond. With Mitchell Robinson out with a hand injury, Drummond could be of great help to the Knicks. The Cavaliers […]
The NBA has released its game schedule for the second half of the 2020-2021 regular season which begins March 10 and ends May 16. The regular season will be followed by the play-in tournament that will take place May 18-21 and the playoffs that begin on May 22. The play-in tournament will determine the No. […]
Knicks and NBA legend Patrick Ewing believes Golden State’s superstar Stephen Curry occupy the same space as Michael Jordan, when talking about his impact on the game. Ewing talked to NBC Sports’ Chris Mullin about Stephen Curry surpassing his expectations since he saw him playing against his son in the NCAA. (via NBC Sports Bay […]
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