Next week marks the start of the NBA season, and it is fairly simple to predict who will command attention. Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic are both potential MVPs. Damian Lillard and Giannis Antetokounmpo, who recently joined the Milwaukee team. In an effort to further his legend as he approaches his 39th birthday, LeBron James.… Continue reading Players to Keep an Eye on for the 2023-24 NBA Basketball Season
The 10-time All-Star guard criticized Philadelphia 76ers president Daryl Morey two days after it was announced that the 76ers had terminated trade negotiations with regard to James Harden. At an Adidas media event in China, Harden declared, “Daryl Morey is a liar, and I will never be a part of an organization that he is… Continue reading James Harden Drama Gets Worse – Calls 76ers Prez a Liar
Harden, who will be 34 years old this season, has a history of finding methods to gain leverage in trade negotiations. Harden arrived at training camp with the Houston Rockets in 2021 late and was obviously out of condition. He continued to miss workouts, argue with teammates, and didn’t appear to be playing his best… Continue reading James Harden Willing to Sit Out to Force Trade
Giannis Antetokounmpo, a great player for the Milwaukee Bucks, said on Friday that he will not represent Greece at the next Basketball World Cup. He and his medical team came to the conclusion that he is not physically prepared to compete. This summer, Antetokounmpo underwent surgery on his left knee. The tournament, which begins on… Continue reading Giannis Says He is Not Ready for the World Cup
A federal judge sentenced a former first-round NBA draft pick to 10 years in prison Thursday, saying he used his people skills to entice others to aid his $5 million health care fraud after he “frittered away” substantial earnings from his professional career. Terrence Williams, 36, of Seattle, was also ordered to forfeit more than… Continue reading Ten Year Prison Sentence for Former NBA First Round Pick
The Atlanta Hawks and Orlando Magic will play a regular-season game at the Arena CDMX in Mexico City on Thursday, Nov. 9, according to a recent announcement from the NBA and Zignia. Since 1992, the league has played 32 games in Mexico, the most of any non-North American nation. With Paolo Banchero, the No. 1… Continue reading Hawks and Magic to Play Regular Season Game in Mexico City
Starting next year, two of the top teams in college basketball, UNC and Kansas, will face off in a two-game series. The two universities announced on Monday that they have agreed to a home-and-home schedule for the 2024–2025 campaign. Why it’s important The game in 2024 will mark UNC’s second visit to Kansas’ illustrious Allen… Continue reading UNC & Kansas Agree to Play One Another at Home
(AP) CHARLOTTE, N.C. According to a person with knowledge of the matter, the NBA Board of Governors decided to endorse Michael Jordan’s sale of the Charlotte Hornets to an ownership group led by Gabe Plotkin and Rick Schnall. Due to the fact that the deal won’t be finalized for at least another week, the individual… Continue reading League Approves Michael Jordan’s Sale of Charlotte Hornets
LeBron James and Steph Curry go way back. In fact, the Los Angeles Lakers star even saw Curry play at Davidson more than ten years ago when the Warriors guard was still playing there, as depicted in a 2008 NCAA Tournament scene from Curry’s new Apple TV+ documentary “Underrated.” Curry was asked by Sports Illustrated… Continue reading How Does Steph Curry Describe His Relationship With Lebron?
Should the Celtics make one last attempt at Damian Lillard or should they wait for another superstar? NBA stories this summer will be dominated by Damian Lillard’s potential joining of the Portland Trail Blazers. More than a week ago, the elite point guard made a trade request, but nothing has happened as of yet. His… Continue reading Say What?! Blazers Want Four First Round Draft Picks for Damian Lillard?