Heavy "The Los Angeles Lakers are going to have to get creative this offseason to make a major addition to their roster. Bleacher Report’s Greg Swartz suggests the Lakers make a run at Pistons bucket-getter Jerami Grant. Swartz’s proposal has the Lakers dangling Kyle..." June 13
Total Pro Sports "For the second time during the NBA playoffs, Giannis Antetokounmpo got hit with a 10-second violation while shooting free throws. During Thursday’s Game 3 matchup against Brooklyn, Antetokounmpo was called for a 10-second violation while shooting his second of two free..." June 13
Heavy "The Golden State Warriors may have caught an unexpected break in their bid to land an All-Star big man. Golden State has consistently emerged as a contender for Pascal Siakam, and an insider believes that an offseason procedure could give the Warriors a leg up in snagging..." June 13
NBC Sports Boston "Add Robert Williams' contract situation to the long list of challenges for Brad Stevens in his first few months as Boston Celtics general manager. Williams made the most of every minute on the court this season. Averaging 18.9 minutes in 52 games played, the Celtics big man..." June 13
Fadeaway World "Jarrett Allen is a young player that is well-known for his time with the Brooklyn Nets. He was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers as part of the blockbuster James Harden trade, and he has been fairly good when given the requisite touches. During his time with the Cavaliers, Jarrett Allen..." June 13
"The Boston Celtics are in need of a new head coach as Brad Stevens made the surprising move to step down from the role and has since taken over as team president, replacing Danny Ainge.
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Total Pro Sports "Zion Williamson is a very large man who can jump very high for a guy his size. He is listed at 6′ 7″ and 284 lbs. Read More - 5 Blockbuster NBA..." June 13
Clutch Points "The New York Knicks were arguably the best story of the 2020-21 NBA season. With their team eliminated from the playoffs so early, it’s easy to forget just how magical it was for them to actually just be there in the first place. The Knicks finished as the sixth worst team in..." June 13
"The next NBA superstar to win a title on their own will be the first.
Stars need help. They need good coaches, smart front offices and reliable role players.
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TMZ "LeBron James and the Lakers would still be playing right now if it weren't for Anthony Davis' brutal injury ... so says Ben McLemore, who tells TMZ Sports "everybody knows" things would've been a LOT different if AD stayed..." June 13
"The injury to Coby White only heightens the Chicago Bulls‘ need for a point guard.
There were more than a few questioning whether White is Chicago’s answer at point guard, with most leaning toward the negative.
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Fadeaway World "The Dallas Mavericks were just one win away from advancing to the second round of the Western Conference playoffs. Now, as they reflect on their future, it's looking increasingly likely they'll be busy in this summer's free-agent market. (via AHN Fire..." June 13
Clutch Points "The Portland Trail Blazers have a vacancy for a head coach. Among the candidates that are reportedly in the mix to fill in the spot is current Brooklyn Nets assistant coach Mike D’Antoni, who has had several coaching gigs in the past decade. D’Antoni..." June 13
NBC Sports Bay Area "Becky Hammon reportedly is set to interview with a very fitting NBA team: the Portland Trail Blazers. Fitting because Hammon has long been a trailblazer for women in sports as the first full-time female assistant coach in any of the four major North American professional..." June 13
Clutch Points "Things got a little bit chippy in Game 3 between the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers. Newly crowned Sixth Man of the Year Jordan Clarkson was in the thick of the action as he got whistled for a flagrant foul 1 for a blatant hit on Clippers big man Ivica..." June 13
Fadeaway World "Larry Bird was one of the fiercest competitors in the NBA. The Boston Celtics legend wasn't afraid of anybody, showing that night in and night out. Larry knew he was a threat to the rest of the teams in the league, which explains why he was mad when rivals didn't show him the respect he..." June 13
Sportsnaut "Kawhi Leonard recorded 34 points and Paul George scored 31 to help the host Los Angeles Clippers post a 132-106 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night to cut their deficit to 2-1 in the Western Conference semifinals. Reggie Jackson and Nicolas Batum added 17 points apiece for..." June 13
Clutch Points "It took them a couple days, but Paul George and the Los Angeles Clippers finally took a game from Joe Ingles and the Utah Jazz in the Western Conference Semifinals. George in particular got loose for a postseason-high 31 points on 12-of-24 shooting from the field, including..." June 13
Clutch Points "The Portland Trail Blazers are closing in on their next head coach. According to reports, the team’s front office has narrowed down its search to five primary candidates. As it is, it looks like Damian Lillard’s next coach is going to come from either the Los Angeles..." June 12
Hoops Rumors "Spurs assistant Becky Hammon is among the candidates who will be interviewed for the Trail Blazers‘ head coaching vacancy, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Sources tell Charania that other names on the list..." June 12
Larry Brown Sports "Those who were fans of the “LeBronzo” era in Los Angeles got a bit of a treat this week. New Orleans guard Lonzo Ball appeared recently on UNINTERRUPTED’s “Who’s Interviewing Who?” In the episode, Ball said that the best advice he has gotten in his..." June 12
The Score "The Brooklyn Nets security official who intervened during a scuffle between Kevin Durant and Bucks forward P.J. Tucker in Game 3 won't be permitted to work any of the series' remaining games in Milwaukee, a league spokesperson told ESPN's..." June 12
Fadeaway World "Anthony Davis didn't have the best season with the Los Angeles Lakers, struggling to find his touch in his first season as an NBA champion. Injuries and inconsistency prevented him from confirming he's one of the best players in the association. The next one will be a..." June 12
Sportsnaut "Very few people knew who Alex Caruso was when he went undrafted in 2016. Fast forward to 2021 NBA free agency and the 6-foot-4 guard has emerged as player many teams are targeting with a lucrative contract waiting for him. Caruso didn’t hear his name called during the 2016 NBA..." June 12
Heavy "For a team that is currently sitting at home while the 2021 NBA Playoffs are heating up, there sure is a lot going on in Boston Celtics-land right now. Kemba Walker’s future in Beantown continues to be a hot topic all over the hoops blogosphere. Meanwhile, pundits and..." June 12
"Every NBA team should be compiling a list of their potential trade targets this summer, regardless of whether they're still in the playoffs or not.
Of course, these have to be at least somewhat realistic.
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Total Pro Sports "Portland Trail Blazers superstar Damian Lillard and his squad did all they could against the Denver Nuggets in the first round, but it wasn’t enough as they were eliminated from the NBA Playoffs in six games. After the team parted ways with coach Terry Stotts, Lillard made his..." June 12
Fadeaway World "With the next batch of teams bowing out of the playoffs, it has begun to spin the rumor mill on what could happen next with their respective superstars. Teams like the Portland Trail Blazers, Dallas Mavericks, and Washington Wizards all have superstar talent but have not been able to piece..." June 12
Sportsnaut "New Orleans Pelicans swingman Josh Hart will enter the open market this summer, but even as a restricted free agent, he’s reportedly determined to play elsewhere. Cleveland.com’s Chris Fedor reported that Hart “would like a fresh start.” Making..." June 12
TMZ "A true one-of-a-kind pair of Michael Jordan's Air Jordan 1's just hit the market and they're literally from before the start of all J's -- 'cause it's his sample sneakers! Yes, a sample sneaker ... meaning these red, black and white kicks were specifically..." June 12
Larry Brown Sports "When it comes to winning awards, Nikola Jokic appears to be a man of few words. The Denver Nuggets center was presented with his MVP trophy prior to Game 3 against the Phoenix Suns. As is typical, Jokic was invited to give a brief speech to the home crowd upon receiving the..." June 12
The Big Lead "Friday night's CIF-SS Open Division final between Sierra Canyon and Corona Centennial was a star-studded affair. LeBron James, Drake, J.R. Smith and Jared Dudley all showed up in Chatsworth, CA to cheer on Bronny James' Sierra Canyon squad as it competed for a..." June 12
Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers suffered a disappointing defeat to the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the playoffs, marking the first time LeBron James has exited the postseason this early in his career. Anthony Davis was not healthy and neither was LeBron, meaning the Suns took care of business in..." June 12
Sportsnaut "With no offense intended toward Nikola Jokic and his MVP-winning season, Phoenix Suns point guard Chris Paul is absolutely sticking it to Jokic’s Denver Nuggets in the second round of the 2021 NBA playoffs to make a belated MVP case of his own. Paul scored 27..." June 12
Clutch Points "Philadelphia 7ers star Ben Simmons missed out on the Defensive Player of the Year award for the 2020-21 season, finishing second but way behind eventual winner Rudy Gobert. However, according to the Sixers playmaker, he couldn’t care less. After helping the Sixers take..." June 12
Hoops Rumors "Throughout the season, Hoops Rumors takes a closer look at players who will be free agents or could become free agents this offseason. We examine if their stock is rising or falling due to performance and other factors. With the playoffs in full swing, we take a look at players from the Western..." June 12
Total Pro Sports
"Lamar Odom and well-traveled recording artist Aaron Carter stepped inside the boxing ring to do battle on Friday night for whatever reason.
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Fadeaway World "Discussions about expansion teams are very common around the NBA in recent months. After all the events happening globally and in the United States, the league is reportedly considering adding one or two more teams to the 30 that already exist. The NBA lost a lot of money after..." June 11
Cavs Nation "Los Angeles Lakers guard Alex Caruso will be a target for the Cleveland Cavaliers when he hits unrestricted free agency this summer. According to Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com, the Cavs are eyeing Caruso and Indiana Pacers point guard T.J. McConnell..." June 11
Clutch Points "Given his current status with the Toronto Raptors, it’s becoming more likely that Kyle Lowry will be looking for a new home in NBA free agency. It would not be anything that’s considered cruel and cowardly on his part by any means, especially when you..." June 11
Total Pro Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers looked dead in the water in the first round when the Dallas Mavs took a 2-0 series lead, but they battles back to win in seven games. Now, they find themselves in the same situation in an 0-2 hole to the Utah Jazz and a trip to the Western Conference Finals on..." June 11
Heavy "The season just ended for the Los Angeles Lakers but there’s already been plenty of speculation on what the team might do so they don’t get knocked out of the playoffs early again. An issue they definitely need to address is shooting. The team was inconsistent from beyond..." June 11
Bleacher Report "Professional basketball player Jeremy Lin announced on social media that he will be rejoining the Chinese Basketball Association's Beijing Ducks: Lin played for the Ducks during the 2019-20 season, averaging 22.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.6 assists per game. He played for the G..." June 11
NBA Analysis "The Los Angeles Lakers were eliminated in the first round of the NBA Playoffs by the Phoenix Suns after what was a tough, grueling, and disappointing 2020-21 NBA season. LeBron James and Anthony Davis both missed major time with injury, but the worst part was that the rest of the..." June 11
Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors had a bittersweet year in 2016. The Dubs made history by virtue of their 73-9 regular-season record but found themselves on the bitter end of it when they blew a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals. For Draymond Green, the embarrassment did not stop in..." June 11
Total Pro Sports "There has been chatter all over social media that James Harden and Saweetie have some romance going on. It was brought up after Offset liked a tweet regarding the names of Saweetie and James. The Tweet said, “Now why ** are people saying sweetie and James..." June 11
BroBible "It’s not super uncommon to see NBA players get very heated with each other on the court, but in this day and age, it is pretty rare for those confrontations to end in the fisticuffs basketball fans were routinely treated to a few decades ago. Nowadays, most..." June 11
Fadeaway World "With Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, the Boston Celtics have a core that can last for years. The trick now for new team President Brad Stevens is figuring out which group of role-players best compliments the pair. For a long time, Celtics fans believed Marcus Smart was one of those..." June 11
Heavy "After just missing out on the playoffs following losses in the play-in tournament, the Golden State Warriors are most likely to get the No. 14 pick in the draft. However, when the NBA draft lottery takes place on June 22, Golden State could luck into a much higher..." June 11
Washington Post "As the NBA dusted off its coaching carousel this month and the Boston Celtics, Portland Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic and Indiana Pacers all made changes at the head coaching position — Nate Bjorkgren, we hardly knew ye — the Washington Wizards trundle on without an answer to the..." June 11