• This Hornets-Timberwolves Trade Features Karl-Anthony Towns

    NBA Analysis "If there was one NBA team who could use a splash trade for an impact big man, it is the Charlotte Hornets. This position has been a problem for years now as the front office has focused on building the backcourt. With that in place, the Hornets close shift gears down low. Karl-Anthony..." September 26

  • 3 Last-Minute Ben Simmons Trades We’d Like To See

    NBA Analysis "NBA training camps are set to begin on Tuesday, September 28, but one notable player missing from camp for the Philadelphia 76ers will be Ben Simmons. All offseason long, Simmons and the 76ers have been batting heads and between all the drama ensuing between him and the franchise/fan..." September 26

  • The ‘big’ Knicks question if they can’t pull off blockbuster trade

    New York Post "If the Knicks don’t pull off a blockbuster trade this season, they will go as far as the knees of their 30-year-old-plus point guards take them. Though Evan Fournier was their most expensive free-agent acquisition, team president Leon Rose’s decision to ink Kemba..." September 26

  • Warriors Appear to Shut Door on Idea of Signing Marc Gasol

    Heavy "The Golden State Warriors will have an open competition at training camp to fill the final roster spot, but it appears that big men — including one big name rumored to be a target — need not apply. The team has loaded up on guards and wing players to compete for..." September 26

  • NBA Fans Engage In Heated Debate Between Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons

    Fadeaway World "Several months after his Game 7 collapse in the second round of the 2021 NBA playoff, Ben Simmons is still the talk of the town in the league. This offseason, the point guard is trying to force his way out of Philadelphia to start a new chapter in his career with a different..." September 26

  • How Rosas Firing Effects Potential Ben Simmons Trade For Timberwolves

    NBA Analysis "The NBA preseason is set to begin soon, which made the Minnesota Timberwolves’ decision to fire Gersson Rosas as their president of basketball operations an interesting one. Everyone was caught off guard by the move, with Karl-Anthony Towns taking to Twitter to express..." September 26

  • Can Siakam, VanVleet Fill Raptors Leadership Void?

    Sportsnet "The 2021-22 Toronto Raptors campaign will begin in earnest this coming week with media day festivities on Monday and training camp tipping off Tuesday. For the first time since 2011, when the season started late because of the lockout, the Raptors will hold the entirety of..." September 26

  • Rockets Add Tyler Bey On Two-Way Deal

    Hoops Rumors "The Rockets have added free agent small forward Tyler Bey on a two-way contract, as mentioned in a team press release revealing the club’s full training camp lineup. The 6’7″ swingman out of Colorado will join Anthony Lamb as the..." September 26

  • Stats From Last 9 Seasons Prove Teams Perform Better When DeMar DeRozan Sits

    Fadeaway World "DeMar DeRozan will be starting a new life in the city of Chicago when the 2021-22 NBA season commences. For the most part of his career, he stayed with the Toronto Raptors but was traded for Kawhi Leonard in the 2018-19 season. While the Raptors received a lot of backlash for stabbing a loyal..." September 26

  • The NBA’s Anti-Vaxxers Are Trying to Push Around the League—And It’s Working

    Rolling Stone "One by one, the basketball players — non-vaccinated star here, fully-inoculated veteran on mute down there, a full-on anti-vaxxer front-and-center — logged into the video conference. The annual summer meeting of the powerful NBA union had gone virtual again on August..." September 26

  • Charles Barkley Takes A Shot At Ben Simmons

    Fadeaway World "Ben Simmons' situation with the Philadelphia 76ers has been worsening with each passing day over the last couple of weeks. He has made it pretty clear about not returning to Philly with his actions.  His actions have been quite surprising considering his poor form in the last..." September 26

  • Kyrie Irving's anti-COVID vaccine theories: Nets' title hopes in jeopardy?

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA has said that about 90% of its players are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 headed into the 2021-22 season. That’s an impressive figure. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid #eee;border-bottom:1px..." September 26

  • Magic’s Jonathan Isaac upset about ‘misrepresentation’ after Rolling Stone’s anti-vax report

    Clutch Points "NBA training camp is about to start up, and over 90% of the league has received the COVID-19 vaccine. However, there are a few high-profile holdouts and skeptics, including Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving, Golden State Warriors swingman Andrew Wiggins and Orlando..." September 26

  • Michael Jordan On Cedric Ceballos’ Blindfolded Dunk In 1992 Dunk Contest

    Fadeaway World "The NBA Slam Dunk Contest is the perfect place for players to show off and razzle-dazzle in front of the crowd. Over the years, many players have pulled off insane dunks in the contest that left the judges and the crowd in awe of them. One such moment was when Cedric Ceballos pulled..." September 26

  • Yogi Ferrell May Join Greek Team

    Hoops Rumors "Yogi Ferrell, who was waived by the Clippers three weeks ago, is in talks to join Panathinaikos in Greece, writes Dario Skerletic of Sportando. The news was first reported by Gazzetta.gr. The 28-year-old point guard appeared in eight games for L.A. last season..." September 26

  • T-Wolves' President Sachin Gupta Committed to Pursuing Ben Simmons

    Bleacher Report "Following their front-office shakeup, Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons remains a trade target for the Minnesota Timberwolves. SKOR North's Darren Wolfson reported on his radio show that new head of basketball operations Sachin Gupta "has full authority to go..." September 26

  • 76ers fans are major factor in Ben Simmons’ trade demand?

    Larry Brown Sports "Much has been made of why Ben Simmons wants out of Philadelphia. One report indicates that 76ers fans are a rather significant reason. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst told SiriusXM NBA Radio that his understanding is Simmons does not want to play in front of Philadelphia fans. The issue..." September 26

  • This Spurs-Warriors Trade Features Andrew Wiggins To San Antonio

    NBA Analysis "The Golden State Warriors are the best franchise in the NBA over the last seven years. They have been hit hard with injuries, and this has caused some inconsistencies. With the team getting healthy, Golden State could start to throw Andrew Wiggins into more trade conversations. It was..." September 26

  • Young stars to build your team around: LaMelo Ball or Anthony Edwards?

    Clutch Points "LaMelo Ball may have edged out Anthony Edwards for the Rookie of the Year award, but there’s no denying those two were the top rookies of their class for the 2020-21 season. Though the class of 2021 looked loaded with promising young talent across the board, it’s clear that Ball and..." September 26

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: NBA should mandate vaccine for all players, staff

    The Score "Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wants all NBA players and team personnel to be vaccinated against COVID-19. "The NBA should insist that all players and staff are vaccinated or remove them from the team," the Hall of Famer told Matt Sullivan of Rolling Stone as part of a look..." September 26

  • Leaked footage of LeBron James' special minicamp for Lakers emerges

    Yardbarker "If the Los Angeles Lakers were trying to keep their special LeBron James-led training camp under tight wraps, it appears that they were unsuccessful.  Twitter user @LakeShowChris_ posted multiple videos to the site this week of the Lakers practicing at his high school..." September 26

  • NBA Fans React To Luka Doncic Being Ranked Over Stephen Curry

    Fadeaway World "In just three seasons, Luka Doncic has made it clear to most NBA fans that he is here to stay for a long time. The European magician has established himself as one of the best point guards in the league. On top of that, he is just getting started and will only get better with..." September 26

  • Clippers President Has Strong Words on Patrick Beverley Exit

    Heavy "On September 24, Los Angeles Clippers president of basketball operations Lawrence Frank spoke to the media for the first time since the NBA draft, and he had a ton of interesting things to say. Frank discussed a number of topics, including the upcoming season, the return..." September 26

  • Michael Jordan's Worn Undies Sell For Almost $3K

    TMZ "Think your new J's are the s**t? Nah, think again ... 'cause somebody just copped a real deal pair of Michael Jordan's worn underwear, and they cost about 3 grand!! We're serious ... a lucky Jordan fan just bought a one of a kind pair of boxers at Lelands..." September 26

  • Steph Curry’s sly comment on Ben Simmons trade situation

    Yahoo! Sports "Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry has been contributing to Ryder Cup coverage this week for Comcast NBCUniversal in partnership with his company Unanimous Media. Curry made an appearance on the Brother From Another show with Michael Smith and Michael..." September 25

  • Ben Simmons Turned Down Meeting with 76ers Players in LA amid Trade Rumors

    Bleacher Report "Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons remains committed to getting a trade away from the franchise and rebuffed his teammates who wanted to fly out to meet him in Los Angeles, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania. Charania reported Joel Embiid, Tobias Harris and Matisse..." September 25

  • This Nuggets-Sixers Trade Is Headlined By Ben Simmons

    NBA Analysis "Nikola Jokic winning the league-MVP award was the pinnacle of the Denver Nuggets’ 2020-21 NBA season, which ended in injury disappointments and getting swept in the Western Conference Semifinals by the Phoenix Suns. As soon as Jamal Murray tore his ACL in mid-April, the..." September 25

  • Kings GM makes intriguing claim amid Ben Simmons trade rumors

    Clutch Points "The Sacramento Kings have long been linked as a frontrunner in the trade sweepstakes for Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons. They’ve consistently ranked as one of the top destinations for Simmons among various sportsbooks and also check the..." September 25

  • This Kings-Timberwolves Trade Includes Karl-Anthony Towns

    NBA Analysis "Some rebuilding teams could decide to blow it up a bit this NBA offseason. This trade features two of them, but only one would be sending away a star. The Minnesota Timberwolves have plenty of starpower to send away if they find the right trade partner. It would be interesting to see..." September 25

  • This Blazers-Timberwolves Trade Features Damian Lillard

    NBA Analysis "Damian Lillard could be getting fed up with the situation in Portland and this is bad news for the Trail Blazers. It could lead to the NBA All-Star point guard requesting a trade out of town. If this happens, the Blazers might have no choice but to grant his request and take advantage of the..." September 25

  • 3 best candidates for next Timberwolves president amid Ben Simmons trade rumors

    Clutch Points "Just when NBA fans thought that the month prior to the start of the regular season was going to be a dry point for the NBA news cycle, in came several intriguing stories this past week. Perhaps the spiciest is Ben Simmons’ ongoing trade saga and stand off with the Philadelphia..." September 25

  • Shake Milton should replace Ben Simmons in Sixers’ starting lineup

    Clutch Points "While some might feel the NBA season just ended, including Ben Simmons, the start of this upcoming season is rapidly approaching. The Philadelphia Sixers and other teams start training camp in a few short days, and the regular season kicks off in less than a month. One..." September 25

  • NBA Fans Blast Kendrick Perkins For Putting Karl-Anthony Towns And Bam Adebayo Among Top 5 Power Forwards

    Fadeaway World "Kendrick Perkins isn't strange to controversy. The 2008 NBA champion has become a living meme for his really hot takes on basketball. The big man isn't afraid of speaking his mind, which has brought more problems than benefits for him.  Last season, he claimed Khris..." September 25

  • The top 4 teams Kevin Durant has ever played for: where do the 2022 Nets stand?

    Clutch Points "The best player in the world plays for the Brooklyn Nets. Kevin Durant was recently ranked the league’s best player by both ESPN and Sports Illustrated.  James Harden cracked the top 10 and Kyrie Irving the top 20 of each list as well. So is this Nets team,..." September 25

  • Tyler Herro gives surprising reason for his struggles last season

    Larry Brown Sports "Tyler Herro’s sophomore season was on par with “Space Jam 2” in terms of disappointing follow-ups. Now the Miami Heat guard is offering a surprising reason for why he struggled. Herro spoke this week with Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press and said that..." September 25

  • 4 most compelling storylines headed into Rockets Media Day

    Clutch Points "Media Day is basically the NBA’s version of the first day of school crossed with picture day. All 30 teams, including the Houston Rockets, are starting off at 0-0 records, so there’s an enthusiasm and energy to get the season started. Players, coaches, and executives all talk..." September 25

  • NBA Fans React To New Ben Simmons Workout Video: "We Do This Every Year Stop."

    Fadeaway World "It's been a pretty explosive summer for young star Ben Simmons. After struggling to find his shot in the 2021 playoffs, and being eliminated by the young and inexperienced Atlanta Hawks, Simmons was put on blast by the NBA community. September 25

  • Michael Jordan's Son, Jeffrey, Accused Of Assault In AZ

    TMZ "Jeffrey Jordan, Michael Jordan's 32-year-old son, is accused of assaulting staff at a hospital in Arizona Friday night, where he was being treated for an injury he sustained in a bar, TMZ Sports has learned. Here's the deal ... Jeffrey was at Casa Amigos bar in..." September 25

  • Clippers star Paul George’s bold take without Kawhi Leonard

    Clutch Points "LA Clippers President of Basketball Operations Lawrence Frank spoke to a small group of reporters Friday morning to give status updates on his key players prior to the start of training camp. During the press conference, he spoke of Paul George’s mentality given that the All-NBA..." September 25

  • DeMarcus Cousins Is Solution to Knicks’ Biggest Hole

    Heavy "Ayear after turning heads around the NBA, the Knicks head into the 2021-22 campaign with a cast of characters that includes familiar faces and promising newcomers. Julius Randle, RJ Barrett and Derrick Rose are back to lead New York, which earned the fourth seed in..." September 25

  • 3 Players Primed For Potential Breakout 2021-22 NBA Season

    NBA Analysis "The start of the 2021-22 NBA season is rapidly approaching and each year the topic of the next potential breakout player is a hot one to debate. We can always rank teams and look at who has the best chance of winning a title, but one thing that always goes unnoticed is players that..." September 25

  • Isaiah Thomas drops 13-word outburst after workout with Warriors

    Clutch Points "Isaiah Thomas is still on a mission to make it back to the NBA. That’s despite failing to secure a contract with the Golden State Warriors following a reportedly “strong week of workouts” with the team. The point guard let his emotion out in a..." September 25

  • Leon Rose wants to be ‘aggressive’ as Knicks hope for blockbuster trade

    New York Post "Knicks president Leon Rose said Friday he was happy with how free agency played out, but didn’t sound like a man who is done shopping. Breaking his 14-month media silence in a 40-minute chat with a small group of writers at the team’s Tarrytown complex, Rose said..." September 25

  • Mattisse Thybulle On Ben Simmons

    Fadeaway World "The Ben Simmons saga has been dragging on for quite some time now, and it definitely seems as though his relationship with the 76ers has turned sour very quickly. There have been trade rumors swirling around him all offseason, with him being linked to a variety of destinations. Many..." September 25

  • LeBron James’ NSFW reaction after Jerry Colangelo threw Kevin Love under the bus

    Cavs Nation "Cavs veteran Kevin Love was given a chance at making Team USA this summer, despite barely playing during the 2020-21 NBA season due to a calf injury. He ultimately withdrew, which brought a rather blunt response from Jerry Colangelo, who said that Love wasn’t in shape. Love..." September 25

  • Kobi Simmons Signs In Poland

    Hoops Rumors "Free agent guard Kobi Simmons has signed in Poland with Stal Ostrow, agents Aaron Turner and Kshaun Daley of Verus Basketball told Hoops Rumors. This marks the first career overseas stint for Simmons, who went undrafted in 2017 after spending one..." September 25

  • Rudy Gobert Unfazed By NBA's 'Random' Drug Testing, I'm All-Natural!

    TMZ "Utah Jazz star Rudy Gobert says the NBA can come knocking on his door any time it wants ... telling TMZ Sports he ain't scared of the league's "random" drug tests!! Of course, it's become quite the trend in the Association -- you post a jacked pic on..." September 25

  • Knicks Add Wayne Selden To Camp Roster

    Hoops Rumors "The Knicks signed shooting guard Wayne Selden to a non-guaranteed training camp contract, per Keith Smith of Spotrac. Selden spent parts of three seasons in the NBA from 2016-19, seeing action in 124 games. He holds career averages of 7.3 PPG, 2.0 RPG, and 1.5 APG..." September 25

  • Why Michael Jordan's return with the Wizards was more impressive than you think

    Sporting News "Sept. 25, 2001. It's a date that doesn't exist in the minds of many Michael Jordan fans. Saturday marks the 20-year anniversary of MJ coming out of retirement to play for the Wizards. Jordan, 38 years old at the time, announced that he would be stepping down as..." September 25

  • Damian Lillard shuts down critic who invoked LeBron James, Anthony Davis

    Clutch Points "Fans who choose to come at Damian Lillard on Twitter better be prepared with bullet-proof comments or risk being shamed in front of over 2.8 million pairs of eyes. One Twitter user learned that the hard way when he chose to attack Lillard’s workout post. The person..." September 25