• Rockets' Sterling Brown victim of assault in Miami

    TSN "Houston Rockets guard Sterling Brown is expected to make a full recovery from what the team is calling an "assault" that left him with facial lacerations. The Rockets say the incident took place Sunday night in Miami. "Last night, Sterling..." April 19

  • Jeanie Buss: Kobe Bryant Leaving Lakers for Clippers in 2007 Was 'Very Possible'

    Bleacher Report "The idea of Kobe Bryant playing for any other team besides the Los Angeles Lakers may seem blasphemous now, but there was apparently a time when he strongly considered joining the other squad in town. During an appearance on All The..." April 19

  • Brad Stevens addresses rumors of Indiana offer: 'I was never offered a package'

    NBC Boston "When the Indiana Hoosiers were looking for a new basketball coach, one of the coaches that they were targeting from the get-go was Brad Stevens.W Despite the rumors, the Boston Celtics' coach remained steadfast that he was going to stay with the team, and eventually, Indiana..." April 19

  • Lakers Rumors: 9 Players Who Will Be Free Agents This Summer

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers are a championship contender this season and have a fairly stacked roster around their two superstars in LeBron James and Anthony Davis. However, there could be massive upheavals on the roster next season: while LeBron James and Anthony Davis are locked in for the..." April 19

  • Lamar Odom gets emotional reminiscing on Kobe Bryant’s impact

    Clutch Points "Lamar Odom reflected on how much Lakers legend Kobe Bryant meant to him during his appearance on Showtime’s All The Smoke podcast with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson. Odom got emotional speaking about Bryant’s mindset and constant drive to be great. He..." April 19

  • 4 best fits for Gonzaga star Jalen Suggs in 2021 NBA Draft

    Sportsnaut "In what can’t be considered too much of a surprise, Gonzaga combo-guard Jalen Suggs has officially declared for the 2021 NBA Draft after leading his Bulldogs to the National Championship Game this past season.  The 6-foot-4 guard has been ascending the NBA Draft..." April 19

  • Nets Likely To Sign Mike James For Remainder Of Season

    SLAM Online "According to EuroLeague insider Chema de Lucas, point guard Mike James will join the Brooklyn Nets for the remainder of the season, leaving Russia’s CSKA Moscow.  Chris Sheridan of Basketballnews.com would confirm the report. " April 19

  • Kobe Bryant's Estate Reportedly Opts Not to Renew Nike Contract

    Bleacher Report "The estate of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant has declined to renew his endorsement deal with Nike, according to Complex's Brendan Dunne.  The contract officially expired on April 13, per Dunne, but Nike is still planning to release previously planned new..." April 19

  • Paul George Has Big Praise For Anthony Edwards: “He Is Elite."

    Fadeaway World "Anthony Edwards was drawing a lot of praise around the NBA even before making his debut as a professional. His brief stint at the University of Georgia was more than enough to prove that he was worthy of being last year’s first-overall pick. Edwards struggled with an..." April 19

  • Warriors Give Gary Payton II Another 10-Day Contract

    Hoops Rumors "APRIL 19: The Warriors have officially signed Gary Payton II, per a team tweet. APRIL 18: Gary Payton II will sign a second 10-day contract with the Warriors, tweetsAnthony Slater of The Athletic. The versatile..." April 19

  • LA Clippers Sign Yogi Ferrell To 10-Day Contract

    NBA.com "The LA Clippers announced that the team has signed Yogi Ferrell to a 10-day contract. Ferrell, 27, appeared in two games for the Cleveland Cavaliers this season, averaging 9.5 points. 3.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.5 steals. The 6-foot-0 guard also appeared in 14 games for the Salt..." April 19

  • Cavaliers season all but over, but still a success

    Cavs Nation "With their loss to the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night, the 2020-2021 NBA season is all but over for the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavaliers are currently 20-36 with 16 games remaining, which puts them 13th in the Eastern Conference. The league’s new play-in mini-tournament..." April 19

  • NBA free agency to open August 2

    TSN "NBA teams can begin negotiating with pending free agents on August 2 and begin officially signing them on August 6. The dates were announced after the National Basketball League and NBPA agreed upon the opening of free agency ahead of the 2021-22 season. The negotiation..." April 19

  • Heat have been ‘concerned now for months’ about Tyler Herro’s celebrity status

    Heat Nation "Miami Heat second-year guard Tyler Herro has struggled mightily recently. In fact, over the past four games, Herro has only logged one double-digit scoring effort. He scored 10 points in that game. In a recent episode of the “Inside the Paint”..." April 19

  • NBA Teams That Need a Full Rebuild This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "NBA fortunes can change overnight. Sometimes the stars align—literally, in a two- or three-star conglomerate—and an also-ran transforms into a top-flight title contender. That's the fun kind of basketball metamorphosis. Not to drag the room down, but..." April 19

  • How far can Nets go if Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kyrie Irving aren't all healthy?

    USA Today "Kevin Durant had been back in the Brooklyn Nets lineup for less than two weeks when he suffered his latest injury. Durant left the Nets' game Sunday against the Miami Heat early in the first quarter after suffering what the team called a left thigh contusion. He scored..." April 19

  • 3 reasons Luka Doncic is right to take blame for Mavericks’ slump

    Clutch Points "Like it or not, Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic is a top 10 player in the NBA, perhaps top 5 offensively. He is a rare breed of talent that automatically makes everyone around him better, and he is one of the most unique players the league has seen in recent memory. Therefore it is all the more..." April 19

  • De'Aaron Fox Seems Primed to Be the Next Big NBA Star to Hit the Trade Market

    The Big Lead "The Sacramento Kings won their first game in the month of April last night, beating the Dallas Mavericks, 121-107. De'Aaron Fox was immaculate yet again, posting 30 points and 12 assists on 12-of-21 shooting. Unfortunately, it probably won't mean much in the long run as the team is..." April 19

  • Sixers pass Suns, Nuggets and Clippers to top NBA Power Rankings: Plus third-quarter grades for each team

    The Athletic "We’re getting to the stretch run of a chaotic NBA season. We passed up the third-quarter mark for every team during the past week, meaning we just have one quarter of the season left before the postseason process begins. That gives teams roughly 15-18 games left to make their..." April 19

  • Gonzaga Star Jalen Suggs Entering 2021 NBA Draft

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  • NBA Insiders Reveal True Impact and Consequences of NBA's Nightmare Schedule

    Bleacher Report "Dating back to 2005-06, there’s been an average of three ACL tears each NBA season, according to injury buff Jeff Stotts at In Street Clothes. Jamal Murray’s season-ending injury last week marked the fourth player to tear his ACL during this cam “Blame..." April 19

  • Shaquille O'Neal admits he's 'jealous' of Rudy Gobert's $205M contract

    The Score "Shaquille O'Neal's criticism of the five-year, $205-million extension handed to Utah Jazz big man Rudy Gobert last year appears to have been spurred at least in part by jealousy. During an appearance on "The Rex Chapman Show" earlier this month,..." April 19

  • Darius Morris Comments On Video of Him Hitting His GF As She Screams For Help

    Total Pro Sports "Former Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets player Darius Morris is at the center of some major controversy as he is now being sued by a woman for alleged assault and battery, according to new court papers. Kristen Summer filed the Manhattan Supreme Court summons against the 30-year-old this..." April 19

  • This NBA Season’s Disabled Player Exceptions Set To Expire

    Hoops Rumors "The disabled player exceptions that teams have been granted throughout the 2020/21 season will expire if they go unused on Monday. April 19 is this year’s deadline to use or lose those exceptions. As our breakdown shows, the Warriors, Nets, Heat,..." April 19

  • NBA to allow vaccinated personnel to travel internationally for draft scouting

    ESPN "The NBA league office is eliminating restrictions on international travel for fully vaccinated personnel, according to a memo to teams obtained by ESPN. NBA team personnel based in the United States had been barred from traveling internationally for scouting purposes for the entirety..." April 19

  • Victor Oladipo says he will return this season

    Larry Brown Sports "Victor Oladipo gave Miami Heat fans a scare with his recent non-contact injury. But like Arnold Schwarzenegger, he is declaring that he will be back. Oladipo told Andy Slater of FOX Sports 640 South Florida this weekend that he will play again this season.  " April 19

  • Pelicans’ Eric Bledsoe on not fouling Knicks: ‘I wasn’t paying attention’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Pelicans coach Stan Van Gundy ripped his team after losing to the Knicks yesterday: “High school guys could’ve done what they’re supposed to do.” With New Orleans up three in the final seconds of regulation, Eric..." April 19

  • After learning from Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, Jordan Clarkson thriving as Jazz sixth man

    USA Today "First, Jordan Clarkson spent the beginning of his NBA career playing with and learning from Kobe Bryant and LeBron James. Since then, the Utah Jazz guard has become intent on pursuing a path that sounds both familiar and foreign to his two former star teammates. Just..." April 19

  • 3 reasons LaMelo Ball will be first Hornets player Michael Jordan inducts into Hall of Fame

    Clutch Points "Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan will speak at the Hall of Fame induction ceremony on behalf of Kobe Bryant in May. It is only right that Jordan was bestowed this honor. The two of them shared a special bond and had a big brother-little brother relationship throughout the..." April 19

  • Antron Pippen, son of Bulls legend Scottie Pippen, dies at 33

    Hollywood Life "Antron Pippen, the oldest child of NBA legend Scottie Pippen, has died at age 33. Here’s what you need to know. “I’m heartbroken to share that yesterday, I said goodbye to my firstborn son Antron [Pippen],” Scottie Pippen posted to social..." April 19

  • Porn Legend Sara Jay Posts Sexy Photo Celebrating New York Knicks Winning 6 Games In A Row

    Total Pro Sports "Sara Jay appears to be a huge fan of the surging New York Knicks. On Sunday, the Knicks extended their win streak to six games after defeating the New Orleans Pelicans in OT at home. The team is 19-17 against Eastern Conference opponents and the best team in the East at limiting..." April 19

  • Predicting the 7 Biggest Steals in 2021 NBA Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "While few NBA teams will have max cap space this offseason, there's still plenty of talent to be found for the price of a mid-level exception (or less). Perhaps no team nailed their value free-agent signings more than the New York Knicks last offseason, moves that have propelled..." April 19

  • Jimmy Butler calls Heat 'soft' after loss to the T-Wolves

    The Sports Daily "The NBA Playoffs are just around the corner, with the Heat still not having hit their stride, and their superstar leader is making it clear that they need to step up their aggression. Jimmy Butler is the heart and soul of the Heat, although the team might eventually be Bam..." April 19

  • Thunder’s Lu Dort interested in playing for Canada at Olympic qualifiers

    Talk Basket "Oklahoma City Thunder wing Luguentz Dort has expressed interest in potentially playing for Team Canada this summer at the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament. “Team Canada, yeah I’m looking to tryout and try and make the team for this summer and to compete for the..." April 19

  • Nate Robinson Reportedly Made $2 Mil for Jake Paul Fight, Rematch In Works?!

    TMZ "Ex-NBA star Nate Robinson raked in more than $2 MILLION for that horrific boxing performance against Jake Paul back in 2020 ... and there's a chance they could run it back!! That's all according to ESPN's Stephen A. Smith who says he spoke..." April 19

  • Indiana was reportedly prepared to make Celtics' Brad Stevens highest-paid coach in college basketball

    Sporting News "Indiana was unable to lure Brad Stevens away from Boston, but the Celtics coach certainly didn't turn down the job because of a lack of financial incentive. During Saturday's edition of "NBA Countdown," ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski revealed that Indiana was..." April 19

  • San Diego State Aztecs star Matt Mitchell enters NBA Draft

    Sportsnaut "San Diego State standout Matt Mitchell has declared for the 2021 NBA Draft, USA Today reported Sunday. Mitchell had the option to return for a fifth season under NCAA rules installed because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the Mountain West Conference Player of the Year instead hired..." April 19

  • Bol Bol Is Dating Beautiful IG Model Mulan Hernandez

    Fadeaway World "Bol Bol might not be getting a lot of action on the court but he definitely is off the court. The Denver Nuggets sophomore is making very good moves in his personal life, scoring a big win with his girlfriend. Recently, Instagram model Mulan Hernandez was spotted at the Toyota Center in Houston..." April 19

  • There's good reason to believe Glen Taylor's Timberwolves pledge

    Star Tribune "Fans who think the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx will leave the state as soon as new owners gain control of the operation have likely underestimated Glen Taylor. The men's team, the National Basketball Association's Timberwolves, didn't win nearly enough for Taylor to..." April 19

  • Don’t count on Zion Williamson becoming a Knick any time soon

    The Athletic "Zion Williamson loves playing in New York. “Honestly, outside of New Orleans, obviously, I think this might be my favorite place to play outside of New Orleans,” Williamson said Sunday, after his first NBA game at Madison Square Garden. It wasn’t just..." April 19

  • Tom Thibodeau is keeping the Knicks focused on the task at hand

    SNY TV "If you’re a Knicks fan, maybe you woke up on Saturday thinking about possible playoff matchups for your team. Or Julius Randle’s case for Most Improved Player. Or how everyone’s underestimated RJ Barrett. It’s totally understandable if you are..." April 19

  • Julius Randle continues to prove everybody wrong

    New York Daily News " It’s no small accomplishment, given the developments of the last two years, that Julius Randle has made us forget about Kristaps Porzingis. You remember the 7-3 Latvian, right? He is playing well enough for the Mavericks, carrying the same intrigue as a space-the-floor..." April 19

  • LaMarcus Aldridge one of his generation's unluckiest and most underappreciated NBA superstars

    CBS Sports "An undercurrent of disrespect permeated LaMarcus Aldridge's 2015 free agency. For a week that July, he was the center of the NBA universe, the lone championship-altering force on a market accustomed to players just a hair greater. Aldridge was never LeBron..." April 19

  • For the Jazz, it’s all about striking a balance between rest and relentlessness

    The Athletic "Earlier in the week, we wrote about how the Utah Jazz need to make some decisions when it comes to rest and the overall health of their roster. Especially with the playoffs looming in the next month. And Saturday afternoon’s 127-115 overtime loss to the Los Angeles..." April 19

  • Sale of Timberwolves adds layer of urgency to be competitive soon

    Star Tribune "The 2021-22 season has been shaping up, for probably the last two years since Gersson Rosas took over as Timberwolves President and at least a year since a massive roster overhaul paired D'Angelo Russell with Karl-Anthony Towns, as a defining season in the franchise's..." April 19

  • Barack Obama Heckles Charles Barkley For Being Fat and Gambling, Pushes COVID Vaccine

    TMZ "Welcome to the Dozens ... starring Barack Obama?!? He's got jokes! Fat jokes. Gambling jokes. Shaq jokes!! Plus, actual information about the COVID vaccine (no joke!)!! Obama sat down virtually with Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal as..." April 19

  • Hasheem Thabeet Attempting NBA Comeback

    SI "Hasheem Thabeet is looking to make an NBA comeback, his agent Jerry Dianis told me on Saturday. The 7'3" big-man just won MVP honors while playing in Taiwan for the Hsinchu JKO Lioneers. "Bottom line Hasheem Thabeet was given a opportunity, and he killed it," Dianis..." April 19

  • Kevin Durant’s latest injury is new hurdle in Nets’ attempt to build chemistry

    The Athletic "With Andre Iguodala in his face, Kevin Durant received the ball alongside the baseline, took two dribbles and stopped. His former teammate jumped at his pump fake, allowing Durant to hit a fadeaway, one of his trademark shots, and sank it. Less than two minutes later, he was..." April 19

  • Zion Williamson ‘can’t lie’ about MSG lovefest in potential New York Knicks intrigue

    New York Post "Pelicans superstar Zion Williamson had just suffered a tough overtime loss to the Knicks — the Pelicans’ third straight. And the players were just chewed out by their head coach Stan Van Gundy for botching the final play of regulation while on defense. But Williamson..." April 19

  • Raptors sign forward Yuta Watanabe to standard contract

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Raptors have signed Yuta Watanabe to a standard NBA contract, the team announced Monday. Prior to this, Watanabe was signed to a two-way contract with the team, which he inked on Dec. 20, 2020. Terms of the deal were not disclosed per team policy. " April 19