New York, NY: The NBA Players Association and League executives have agreed to a collective bargaining agreement that removes cannabis from the list of prohibited substances. The new agreement formalizes modifications made in 2020 that restricted the authority of league officials to randomly test players for cannabis use and to penalize those who tested positive.… Continue reading NBA Removes Marijuana off the List of Prohibited Substances
Grant Williams will allegedly sign a four-year, $54 million contract with the Mavericks, according to reports that were made public Wednesday night when it was revealed that the Boston Celtics were sending Williams to Dallas as part of a sign-and-trade deal. Remember that Williams reportedly declined a four-year contract extension offer from the Celtics in… Continue reading Grant Williams Trade Details and Reaction
This summer, the NBA is experimenting with giving technical fouls for miscues. The initial one touched down quickly. Jaden Shackelford of the Oklahoma City Thunder earned the distinction of being the first player to receive a technical penalty from an NBA official for fumbling. At least the Summer League was included. Shackelford, a second-year guard… Continue reading Technical Foul for Flopping Explained
In the depths of Barclays Center, the Philadelphia 76ers players took their seats one by one at the table in the visitors’ interview room to discuss completing a four-game sweep of the Brooklyn Nets in the initial round of the 2023 NBA playoffs. Coach Doc Rivers, rookie guard Tyrese Maxey, seasoned forward Tobias Harris, and… Continue reading How Did James Find Himself in a Tumultuous Contract Predicament?
Anthony Edwards, an All-Star guard for the Minnesota Timberwolves, has agreed to a five-year extension of his rookie maximum contract with a potential value of $260 million, according to ESPN’s report on Monday from Bill Duffy and Joe Branch of WME Sports. In his third season, Edwards, the No. 1 overall choice in the 2020… Continue reading Timberwolves and Anthony Edwards Agree to Huge Contract Extension
Tyrese Maxey of the 76ers is one of the NBA’s quickest emerging talents. Maxey has developed into a borderline All-Star since Philadelphia took him with the 21st overall pick in the 2020 draft, while primarily playing in the MVP-sized shadows of Joel Embiid and James Harden. Maxey, a 22-year-old guard with a well-regarded work ethic,… Continue reading What are the 76ers Doing with Tyrese Maxey?
According to general manager Joe Cronin, the Portland Trail Blazers “remain committed to build a winner” around Damian Lillard. The announcement follows a meeting between Lillard and the team’s management during which the two parties discussed the team’s future orientation. Scoot Henderson of the G-League Ignite was chosen by the Blazers with the No. 3… Continue reading Is Damian Lillard Being Traded?
Following the resignation of longtime Mountaineers coach Bob Huggins last week, West Virginia point guard Kerr Kriisa said to ESPN’s Jonathan Givony on Friday that he had entered the transfer portal. Before he decided to transfer from Arizona to West Virginia this spring, Kriisa was one of the top transfers available in the portal. According… Continue reading Players Exodus at WVU After Huggins Resignation
Dan Hurley’s substantial contract extension is the outcome of Connecticut winning the national championship. Hurley signed a six-year agreement worth over $30 million, UConn said on Thursday. In April, the Huskies defeated San Diego State to win the championship. “It’s a commitment on behalf of the university and certainly a commitment on Coach Hurley’s behalf,”… Continue reading UCONN Head Coach Dan Hurley Gets Big Contract
The Washington Wizards finally moved All-Star guard Bradley Beal after years of rumors. Adrian Wojnarowski of EPSN reports that the group will trade for Beal and send him to the Phoenix Suns. According to the source, the Wizards will receive Chris Paul, Landry Shamet, several second-round picks, and pick swaps in the trade. According to… Continue reading Bradley Beal to Suns Trade Information