• CJ McCollum Agrees To Two-Year Extension With Pelicans

    Hoops Rumors "The Pelicans and CJ McCollum have reached an agreement on a two-year extension valued at $64MM, writes Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. This deal, which was confirmed by McCollum’s agent, Sam Goldfeder of Excel Basketball, will run through the end of the..." September 24

  • Chicago Bulls Acquire Ben Simmons In Blockbuster Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "What a tumultuous NBA offseason for the Brooklyn Nets.  In many respects, it’s hard to believe this team is still together. If you’re someone who writes hypothetical NBA trades for a living, rest assured, you committed the name Kevin Durant to your muscle memory to..." September 24

  • Every NBA Team's Best and Worst Value Contract

    Bleacher Report "A couple of decades ago, the amount of money NBA teams now guarantees to their players would've been unimaginable. This summer, Nikola Jokic signed a five-year, $264 million extension which is the biggest in league history. By the end of this deal, his career earnings will be..." September 24

  • Leon Rose 'thrilled' with Knicks' roster despite Donovan Mitchell miss

    Basketball News "On Friday, New York Knicks president Leon Rose opened up about the team's offseason and failed pursuit of Donovan Mitchell in an interview on MSG Network. While Mitchell has said that he was "very close" to becoming a Knick, the Utah Jazz ultimately dealt the..." September 24

  • Brian Windhorst Called Brandon Ingram The Closest Thing To Kevin Durant

    Fadeaway World "Brandom Ingram has been compared to some great players in the past, and adding to it was ESPN’s Brian Windhorst who compared him to Brooklyn Nets star, Kevin Durant. Looked at as one of the best shooters in the league, the New Orleans Pelicans forward was instrumental in taking..." September 24

  • Kristaps Porzingis shed weight in offseason to break trend of injury-shortened seasons

    Sportsnaut "Washington Wizards big man Kristaps Porzingis is hoping a little less weight and getting stronger might be the remedy to help him finally play in 60 or more games for the first time since his sophomore year in 2016-2017. For as talented as Porzingis is on offense as a lanky 7-foot-3..." September 24

  • Three Burning Questions Facing Lakers Entering 2022-23 NBA Training Camp

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Lakers have immense pressure entering the 2022-23 season. The whole NBA world will watch every game of the LA, especially with the unfortunate performance they showcased last season. Missing the playoffs and play-in tournament for a team composed of LeBron James, Anthony Davis,..." September 24

  • Nets’ Ben Simmons Fires Brutal Shot At Shaquille O’Neal

    NBA Analysis "With the 2022-23 NBA season right around the corner, many have no clue what to expect from the Brooklyn Nets. A lot of that will have to do with how Ben Simmons returns and fits with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Simmons has been in the news recently, not simply because of his game on the..." September 24

  • John Collins trolls Joel Embiid hard with epic birthday cake

    Clutch Points "Remember when John Collins posterized Joel Embiid in the 2021 playoffs? Yeah, the Atlanta Hawks forward hasn’t forgotten and neither has the team. Just check out this epic birthday cake the Hawks presented to Collins on Saturday, with a picture of the dunk..." September 24

  • Pistons hire Brandon Bailey for assistant coaching role

    Larry Brown Sports "After spending the better part of the last decade with the Boston Celtics, one assistant coach is switching sides. The Detroit Pistons announced on Friday that Brandon Bailey is joining the team as an assistant, per Rod Beard of The Detroit News. Ex-NBA players Keith Bogans and..." September 24

  • Two Burning Questions Facing Bucks Entering 2022-23 NBA Training Camp

    Clutch Points "The Milwaukee Bucks are excited for the upcoming season. After winning the 2021 NBA Finals, they ran out of gas against the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals last season, and were left wondering what could have been had just a few plays gone their way throughout that..." September 24

  • Trae Young Believes The Hawks Can Win The NBA Championship This Season

    Fadeaway World "The 2022-23 NBA season is shaping up to be a fascinating one, it's almost impossible to tell who will end up winning it all. The Golden State Warriors are the reigning champions and among the favorites to get back to the promised land, but the Nets have the most imposing lineup on paper..." September 24

  • Eric Gordon Wants Clarity On Houston Rockets Future

    NBA Analysis "Eric Gordon is the final remaining member of their roster from the previous era, a time when the team was focused on building around James Harden with the hopes of breaking through to the NBA Finals. How much longer will he remain with the organization? Gordon is set to earn just..." September 24

  • Steve Kerr Calls Out Stephen A. Smith For Negative Reporting On Jonathan Kuminga

    Fadeaway World "Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr called out Stephen A. Smith for his negative report on the team’s big man Jonathan Kuminga. The analyst graded Kuminga with a rather sub-par report by reportedly saying that the work ethic and the focus that was needed of him weren’t..." September 24

  • The Michael Jordan trump card Adam Silver nearly played if Robert Sarver wouldn’t sell Suns

    Clutch Points "Adam Silver took a ton of heat over the punishment he dished out to Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver amid the serious workplace allegations made against him. Fans felt the year-long suspension was too soft. $10 million is just a drop in the bucket for a billionaire. Even LeBron James..." September 24

  • Trae Young Jokingly Responds To Reporter Who Asks The Hawks Star If He's Gained Some Weight

    Fadeaway World "Trae Young doesn’t necessarily come into the hardwood with the big guns and musculature that some of the players in the NBA do, but safe to say, he’s working towards with while keeping his speed and agility intact, while getting a bit bigger. The Atlanta Hawks star..." September 24

  • Here's 5 potential coaches to replace Ime Udoka if Celtics suspension leads to firing

    Clutch Points "The Boston Celtics announced Thursday that Udoka has been suspended for the entire 2022-23 season for “violations of team protocols.” Keep in mind that he just led the franchise to the 2022 NBA Finals in his first season as head coach. Udoka was involved in an..." September 23

  • Dallas Mavericks Pair D’Angelo Russell, Luka Doncic In Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "Ask any NBA fan, and they probably have a different concept of how to construct a championship roster. Ultimately, there is no one-size-fits-all formula.  Some will suggest that depth is the most important element. They’ll argue that having quality players down to your 9th..." September 23

  • Nia Long releases statement after Ime Udoka suspension for affair with Celtics staffer

    Clutch Points "Ime Udoka saw his coaching career take a massive turn for the worse after he was slapped with a one-year suspension by the Boston Celtics for having an illicit affair with a female employee of the organization. It isn’t just his career that is in jeopardy right now, though, as his..." September 23

  • Miami Heat Land Zach LaVine In Blockbuster Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "Imagine if you could predict the future. What would you do with your newfound abilities? An NBA GM would probably have a few ideas. Would you make the world a better place? You could, in theory, stop wars before they started. Your ability to change the world would be..." September 23

  • Celtics made appropriate decision to suspend coach Ime Udoka, owner says

    The Athletic "The Boston Celtics made the appropriate decision to suspend coach Ime Udoka for an entire season over his intimate relationship with a female member of the organization, owner Wyc Grousbeck said Friday, telling a news conference there “was enough there to take an..." September 23

  • How the repeater tax looms over Lakers' failure to trade Russell Westbrook

    CBS Sports "The events of this past week dealt a serious blow to the thousands of Los Angeles Lakers fans desperately awaiting a Russell Westbrook trade. It started on Wednesday, when Pacers general manager Chad Buchanan revealed that Myles Turner would start the season in..." September 23

  • Celtics Coach Udoka Blindsided Nia Long, Let Her Move Fam to Boston 2 Weeks Ago

    TMZ "Nia Long says she's gonna need all the support she can get after getting blindsided by her fiance, Celtics Coach Ime Udoka ... who we've learned kept her in the dark about his affair, even though the team busted him months ago. Sources connected to the team and..." September 23

  • Every NBA team’s biggest question heading into training camp

    The Athletic "The NBA is (almost) back. Over the next week, teams across the league will hold their individual media days with training camp and the preseason to follow. Safe to say, there are a lot of looming questions entering training camp. Has your team addressed all it needed to..." September 23

  • Brad Stevens Got Emotional Discussing Women in Celtics Organization Unfairly Dragged Into Ime Udoka Situation

    The Big Lead "The Boston Celtics held a press conference to address the Ime Udoka situation on Friday morning. Co-owner Wyc Grousbeck and president of basketball operations Brad Stevens addressed the media and made Udoka's season-long suspension official. There were no specific..." September 23

  • Boston Celtics have gone from NBA championship favorites to a team in disarray almost overnight

    CBS Sports "The Boston Celtics should be flying high heading into the 2022-23 season. After finishing two wins shy of last year's championship, they've been regarded as the odds-on favorite to win the 2023 title all summer. Now, just as training camp is about to start, they've become..." September 23

  • With Celtics suspending Ime Udoka, what happens next for Boston?

    The Athletic "The Boston Celtics suspended head coach Ime Udoka for the entire 2022-23 NBA season on Thursday, noting his future with the organization after the suspension will be determined at a later date. The decision comes after the 45-year-old allegedly had an intimate and consensual..." September 23

  • Memphis Grizzlies Land Doug McDermott In Intriguing Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "Value looks different for everybody, and everything. You may value something that somebody else might not care about at all. NBA GMs are very similar in that regard. For example, suppose you owned an antique item. Let’s say it was passed down to you by your grandfather...." September 23

  • OKC's Sam Presti preaches patience ahead of 3rd rebuilding season

    The Score "Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti is calling for patience ahead of another rebuilding season for his team. "I don't think anybody would say that we're not a work in progress,"Presti said at a press conference Thursday. "At the same..." September 23

  • Kendrick Perkins Reveals His Top 5 Players In The NBA

    Fadeaway World "The NBA is in a pretty interesting place right now. As the older generation of NBA greats begins to fade, a new cast of characters is taking up the mantle and slowly edging out the same guys they grew up admiring. The result has been a rapidly-changing league that has destabilized the..." September 23

  • 3 biggest reasons Andre Iguodala’s return is a boon for the Warriors

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors’ wait is over. Andre Iguodala announced on Friday that he’s putting off retirement to play a 19th and final NBA season. The news comes just a day after both Bob Myers and Steve Kerr insisted they were still unaware of Iguodala’s plans, not..." September 23

  • Washington Wizards Land Mike Conley In Major Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "When you’re an NBA team trying to make a deal, you need to set an asking price. Ideally, you won’t accept a return that falls too far below it.  At the same time, it may not get met, either. Sometimes, market conditions change. If someone just sold something equally..." September 23

  • Andre Iguodala Will Return To Warriors For One More Season

    Hoops Rumors "Andre Iguodala will play his 19th and final NBA season with the Warriors, tweets Shams Charania of The Athletic. Iguodala made the announcement on his Point Forward podcast. Golden State had been keeping a roster spot open in hopes that Iguodala would return. His..." September 23

  • Spurs hire former WNBA champ Candice Dupree as assistant coach

    Yahoo! Sports "Another former WNBA player is joining Gregg Popovich's San Antonio Spurs staff. The Spurs are hiring WNBA champion Candice Dupree to the coaching staff, the team announced on Friday. Dupree last played in 2021 and was part of the NBA's Assistant Coaches..." September 23

  • Al Horford’s Sister Anna Horford Hits Back At Trolls Claiming She’s The Woman Ime Udoka Cheated On Nia Long With

    Total Pro Sports "Al Horford’s sister is not happy with having her name being slandered with what is going on with Ime Udoka. The Boston Celtics head coach has been suspended for an entire season for having an intimate relationship with a female staffer within the organization. Fans online began..." September 23

  • Stephen A. Smith and Malika Andrews Got Heated on 'First Take' Over Ime Udoka

    The Big Lead "Malika Andrews called in to First Take following the Boston Celtics press conference about the Ime Udoka situation on Friday morning. Andrews immediately seemed to take umbridge with Stephen A.'s repeated complaints about who was to blame for the story..." September 23

  • Kyle Kuzma gets brutally honest on ‘dark place’ after leaving Lakers

    Clutch Points "Former Los Angeles Lakers player Kyle Kuzma recently got brutally honest on his mindset after he left the team ahead of the 2021-2022 season. Washington Wizards reporter Chase Hughes shared the following report on Kuzma. “Kyle Kuzma says he was in a..." September 23

  • Lowering NBA Draft age minimum doesn’t help anyone. Especially not the players

    The Athletic "It’s no secret NBA commissioner Adam Silver has made lowering the NBA Draft age minimum from 19 to 18 a clear priority. He’s brought it up many times over the years and firmly believes the NBA should allow 18-year-olds to enter the draft. “I’m on..." September 23

  • Matt Barnes Says He Takes Back His Defense Of Ime Udoka After Finding Out The “Real Story”

    Black Sports Online "Here is what Matt Barnes initially said about the Ime Udoka situation. He stated what many people were thinking based on the information we had at the time. “I played in the league for a long time. Anyone in the league could tell you this is a very common situation...." September 23

  • Celtics' Williams expected to miss 8-12 weeks following knee surgery

    The Score "The Boston Celtics announced Friday that center Robert Williams is expected to miss 8-12 weeks following an arthroscopic procedure on his left knee. The anticipated 8-12-week absence is longer than the reported four-to-six-week timetable from earlier..." September 23

  • Woman who had relationship with Celtics coach Ime Udoka accused him of making unwanted comments

    CBS News "A new report about the relationship that led the Boston Celtics to suspend head coach Ime Udoka for the entire 2022-2023 season may explain why the punishment is so severe. The Celtics announced Thursday night that Udoka had been suspended for violations of team..." September 23

  • Who is Joe Mazzulla and why do Celtics trust him to take over for Ime Udoka?

    The Athletic "Joe Mazzulla, who served as an assistant coach for the Boston Celtics since 2019, has been named the team’s interim coach, the Celtics announced Thursday. Mazzulla steps into the role after Boston issued a one-year suspension to coach Ime Udoka, who had an..." September 23

  • Ime Udoka Releases Statement As Celtics Announce His Suspension

    SI "Ime Udoka has released a statement apologizing for his actions after receiving a one-year suspension from the Celtics. The organization announced Thursday Udoka, 45, has been suspended for the entire 2022–23 season for “violating team policies.” The..." September 23

  • Ray Allen Goes Off On Famous YouTuber Over Fart Prank

    TMZ "Ray Allen went off on a famous YouTuber after the guy attempted to pull a fart prank on the NBA Hall of Famer ... telling him, "keep it moving!" In the video, which was posted on YouTube, Allen was picking up a few things at Target when he noticed he was being followed..." September 23

  • Stephen Curry Started Taking Shots With A Kid While Walking Down The Street

    Fadeaway World "Stephen Curry is definitely one of the coolest NBA players out there, and he keeps demonstrating that whenever he has the chance. Not only has he given back to the community along with his wife, but Steph has also been spotted having fun with kids, especially in his..." September 23

  • Celtics suspend Ime Udoka for 2022-23 season; coach’s future with Boston in question

    The Athletic "The Celtics have suspended coach Ime Udoka for the entirety of the 2022-23 season for violations of team policies, the franchise announced Thursday. The team added in a statement that “a decision about his future with the Celtics beyond this season will be made at a later..." September 23

  • Austin Rivers seemingly accuses Ben Simmons of lying

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Simmons did a lot of complaining about his time with the Philadelphia 76ers in an interview that aired this week, and Austin Rivers implied that the former No. 1 overall pick was not truthful about the way things went down. Simmons discussed a wide range of topics during an..." September 23

  • M.J. Walker, Quinton Rose Waived By Knicks

    Empire Sports Media "The New York Knicks announced Friday that they are waiving Quinton Rose and M.J. Walker. And just like that, the Knicks have opened up two more spots five days before training camp. Rose and Walker played for the Knicks team that reached the NBA..." September 23

  • Steve Kerr says Stephen Curry has 'a lot more great years' ahead

    CBS Sports "Over the last decade-plus, debate has raged surrounding the ubiquitous incorporation of analytics into sports. Traditionalists flippantly decry the idea that computers are better at figuring out how to win games than human beings, and yearn for days when the term "load management" was..." September 23

  • Wizards pick up 2023-24 options for Deni Avdija, Corey Kispert

    Hoops Rumors "The Wizards have picked up their 2023/24 team options for Deni Avdija and Corey Kispert, both of whom are on their rookie scale contracts, according to Josh Robbins and Shams Charania of The Athletic. As Robbins notes, exercising the options was a mere..." September 23