• Damian Lillard Can Create Two Superteams If He Wants To Leave The Portland Trail Blazers

    Fadeaway World "Damian Lillard is one of the most loyal players in the NBA. He has spent all of his career with the Portland Trail Blazers thus far, reaching superstar status, and has helped Portland be a perennial contender for the playoffs in the Western Conference. However, despite his successful career,..." April 16

  • Jabari Parker Agrees to 2-Year Contract with Celtics After Kings Release

    Bleacher Report "Jabari Parker will try to revitalize his career in Boston. The 26-year-old forward, who was released by the Sacramento Kings on March 25, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Celtics, according to Shams Charania of Stadium and The..." April 16

  • How Will Nets Fill LaMarcus Aldridge’s Roster Spot? Here Are 5 Options

    Heavy "The Nets, with their nonstop stream of roster-shaking transactions and injury-related absences this season, have grown accustomed to a sort of revolving door as it relates to their daily lineups. After LaMarcus Aldridge’s abrupt retirement announcement earlier this..." April 16

  • Stephen Curry’s surprising response on future with Warriors ahead of final year of his contract

    Clutch Points "After this season, Stephen Curry will just have one more year on his current deal with the Golden State Warriors. As such, there have been some whispers of late pertaining to the two-time MVP’s future with the Dubs. Curry has sounded off on the rumors of himself..." April 16

  • NBA & WNBA Teams Donate Worn, Signed Items to Raise Money for Daunte Wright Fund

    TMZ "The NBA and WNBA teams that honored Daunte Wright by wearing custom shirts in the wake of his death are now auctioning off the items to raise money for Wright's family, league officials confirm. Players from the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx -- along with the Brooklyn..." April 16

  • Kings To Retain Damian Jones On Another 10-Day Deal

    CBS Sports "Jones is signing a second 10-day contract with the Kings, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Jones has started the past two games for the Kings with Richaun Holmes (hamstring) sidelined. " April 16

  • Vince Carter On Kevin Durant Naming Him His Favorite Player

    Fadeaway World "Several years ago, Kevin Durant admitted that he wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors because of Vince Carter, lauding his energy, athleticism, and how he was able to turn a franchise around: “Believe it or not, I wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors; that was my favorite..." April 16

  • 4 reasons Chris Paul and the Suns are the true favorites to win the West

    Clutch Points "The Phoenix Suns, helped immensely by Chris Paul, have had an impressive season marked by considerable improvement. The Suns went from finishing 10th seed last season to being second in the west this season. They did this with important roster upgrades, including trading for..." April 16

  • Miami Heat Loses Chance to Sign Former No. 2 Pick Jabari Parker

    Heavy "The Miami Heat has exactly one month left to fill their 15th roster spot if they want the new addition to help the team during their postseason run. While the pool of players to pick from has whittled down since the trade deadline, the Heat could sign Jabari Parker, who..." April 16

  • NBA G League Elite Camp to return in June before Draft

    USA Today "On Friday, it was announced that the 2021 NBA G League Elite Camp will take place June 19-21 with prospective draft hopefuls at a location still to be determined. Of course, the camp was canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The scouting event gives prospects..." April 16

  • Stephen Curry-Charged Win Streak Complicates Impossible Situation for Warriors

    Bleacher Report "The Golden State Warriors (28-28) are positively mediocre this year, despite Stephen Curry's recent attempts to save his franchise from missing the playoffs. They've won four straight, but they may still need to get through the NBA's play-in tournament to earn a..." April 16

  • Miami Heat Owner Reveals Dwyane Wade Had Another Offer

    Heavy "There was a feeling of betrayal on Friday when news broke of Dwyane Wade buying an ownership stake in the Utah Jazz. The Miami Heat legend should have purchased a piece of the franchise that made him a three-time world champion. Why didn’t Wade pick up the phone and..." April 16

  • Pistons, Grizzlies, Thunder Carrying Most 2020/21 Dead Money

    Hoops Rumors "All 30 of the NBA’s teams are carrying some sort of “dead money” on their respective books for the 2020/21 season. Dead money is the guaranteed salary paid or owed to a player who is no longer under contract with the team. In some cases, teams are carrying cap hits..." April 16

  • USC's Evan Mobley, projected top-3 pick, declares for NBA Draft

    The Score "USC's Evan Mobley announced Friday his decision to enter the 2021 NBA Draft. He's expected to be a top-three pick following a stellar freshman campaign. Mobley, 19, was a consensus second-team All-American after guiding the Trojans to a 25-8 regular-season..." April 16

  • What does the future hold for the Pelicans' Lonzo Ball?

    ESPN "As they fight to avoid a third consecutive losing season, a bright spot for the New Orleans Pelicans has been Zion Williamson's sudden and successful transformation into a bruising point forward. This pivot has been made possible in part because of the adaptability..." April 16

  • NBA Free Agency: Ranking the Top 5 Players at Every Position

    Bleacher Report "As the 2020-21 NBA season rounds into its home stretch, plenty of teams and players around the league are surely starting to think about free agency. For individuals, it's a potential opportunity to sign for loads of money and long-term stability, as well as a chance to..." April 16

  • Wizards Could Trade Russell Westbrook This Summer

    Fadeaway World "Russell Westbrook is struggling to lead the Washington Wizards to the playoffs alongside Bradley Beal and even though they have collected a couple of good wins recently, things look very complicated for the capital team. The team’s front office could be ready to start a new..." April 16

  • Sixers Star Faces Stifling Competition in Quest to Be ‘Clear-Cut’ Best Defender

    Heavy "In the last week, Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons has made some of his most demonstrative statements to date on the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year race. After Monday’s 113-95 win over the Dallas Mavericks, Simmons declared that he wants to be the..." April 16

  • Dwyane Wade buys ownership stake in Utah Jazz, wants hands-on role

    ESPN "Three-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade has purchased an ownership stake in the Utah Jazz, joining majority owner and governor Ryan Smith with plans to take an active role in the franchise and region. Wade, an eight-time All-NBA player with the Miami Heat, is the latest of..." April 16

  • LeBron James NBA Top Shot moment of dunk honoring Kobe Bryant auctions for $387,600

    USA Today "One of the most coveted moments minted by NBA Top Shot has sold at auction for nearly $400,000.  The moment — a highlight of LeBron James dunking on a fast-break with a finishing move reminiscent of the late Kobe Bryant, who had died less than a..." April 16

  • ESPN Tim Bontemps Calls Brian Windhorst A Jacka** Over His Love For LeBron James And His Hate For Nikola Jokic

    Black Sports Online "I am not sure why Brian Windhorst hate Jokic so much. Jokic is having a historic season averaging 26, 11 and 9 as the CENTER position. He has carried the Nuggets who are now dealing with the lost of Jamal Murray. LeBron is not an MVP candidate this season. " April 16

  • Knicks dumping John Henson as Norvel Pelle emerges

    New York Post "The Knicks are expected to have an open roster spot when injured power forward/center John Henson’s 10-day contract expires after Thursday. The Knicks don’t plan to give him a second 10-day pact, according to an NBA source. When third-string center Norvel Pelle..." April 16

  • Ranking The Highest Career PPG In A Season For Every NBA Franchise; One Player Is Way Ahead Of The Pack

    Fadeaway World "Scoring the ball is a facet of the game that is most attractive and most sought after. Especially in today’s NBA, the game is all about getting buckets. But which player does that best, when looking at each team’s greatest scoring leader? By going through all 30 franchises..." April 16

  • Magic Sign Devin Cannady To Two-Way Deal

    Hoops Rumors "Former Princeton guard Devin Cannady is back under contract with the Magic, as the team announced today in a press release that Cannady has rejoined the roster on a two-way contract. Cannady signed a 10-day deal with Orlando on April 6, but the team ended..." April 16

  • Isaiah Livers Declares For 2021 NBA Draft

    BT Powerhouse "On Thursday, the Michigan Wolverines got some big news as senior leader Isaiah Livers announced he would be declaring for the 2021 NBA Draft. He put together an outstanding career in Ann Arbor and will now take his talents to the next level. This was an anticipated decision, but..." April 16

  • Ten NBA things Zach Lowe likes and doesn't like, including the Paul George vengeance tour

    ESPN "Let's roll with this week's 10 things, including Paul George's slithering attacks, the Tom Thibodeau effect and the most boring moment of the 2021 season. 1. The Paul George vengeance tour (regular season) is happening. Plus: Rajon Rondo! Watch..." April 16

  • Malachi Flynn Is Making Us Feel Better About the Raptors’ Future

    Complex "The Raptors’ Tampa experience has been wrapped in frustration and disappointment. Losing to a degree unfamiliar to the franchise for over seven years, emotions boiling over as a result, and being inflicted with a COVID-19 spread among both players and coaches has left them..." April 16

  • Marc Gasol channels Kobe Bryant in reaction to playing with dislocated finger

    Clutch Points "Marc Gasol channeled his inner Mamba Mentality on Thursday after the Los Angeles Lakers center dislocated his left finger against the Boston Celtics. Gasol gave Kobe Bryant flashbacks as he popped his finger back in place before returning and playing his heart..." April 16

  • Sure, It Would Be Great If Luka Doncic-Zion Williamson Became the Next Magic Johnson-Larry Bird

    The Big Lead "Colin Cowherd was back on the air today doing the thing he always does where he says something that initially seems quite ridiculous but grows on you as the segment goes on. Today his muse was the Luka Doncic-Zion Williamson tandem of young superstars, which in his mind is the..." April 16

  • Kyrie Irving says it’s time for all of us to retire the N-word

    The Athletic "Kyrie Irving is 100 percent right. The N-word needs to be put to sleep. It is a most wretched word, in all of its iterations: with “er” at the end of it, as well as “ga.” The former is, of course, the most vile curse word in human history, a..." April 16

  • Charles Barkley Roasts The Hawks In Hilarious Viral Clip

    Fadeaway World "With Trae Young, Clint Capela, and John Collins, the Atlanta Hawks have a talented core that is already making some noise in the East. Still, if you ask many within the NBA community, they aren’t quite there when it comes to being a legitimate title contender. On “Inside..." April 16

  • When Sports and eSports Meet, the Destination is Fun

    The Sports Daily "One of the great joys for fans of sports and eSports is when those two great institutions intersect. When that happens, the classic excitement of sports gets combined with the new technology of eSports and great things can happen. There are several great eSports games that make this..." April 16

  • Kyle Kuzma takes savage shot at Andre Drummond’s old coaches

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma is baffled why Andre Drummond’s old teams let go of such a phenomenal talent. Prior to the Lakers’ hosting of the Boston Celtics on Thursday, Kuzma did not hold back in criticizing the Detroit Pistons and the Cleveland..." April 16

  • Charles Barkley shares why he wants Nets to lose

    Larry Brown Sports "Charles Barkley wants the Brooklyn Nets to lose in the playoffs and has a good reason for feeling that way. Barkley and the TNT crew members were talking after the Boston Celtics-Los Angeles Lakers game on Thursday night. Barkley was talking about how the Washington Wizards could be a..." April 16

  • Tyronn Lue Indicates Clippers Have Already Decided on DeMarcus Cousins’ Future

    Heavy "It’s unknown if current Los Angeles Clipper DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins is familiar with the song “Centerfield” by John Fogerty, but either way, it’s likely the big man has been quietly repeating the song’s chorus for at least the last week..." April 15

  • The Pelicans Could Create A Powerful Team With Karl-Anthony Towns

    Fadeaway World "The New Orleans Pelicans clearly have some of the most promising prospects in basketball. Zion Williamson is one of the most dominant players in the league, being one of the best interior finishers in the game. Brandon Ingram is a promising scorer who can create his own shot from anywhere on..." April 15

  • Lamar Odom Says He Called Kobe Bryant To Bail Him Out Of Gambling Debt

    TMZ "Lamar Odom -- who made more than $100 million in his NBA career -- admits he struggled with a gambling problem ... and says things got so bad, he turned to Kobe Bryant for help paying off his debt. The 41-year-old says his call to Kobe about the gambling issue was one..." April 15

  • Lamar Odom issues warning to Mark Cuban over foot incident

    Larry Brown Sports "One of Lamar Odom’s final acts towards the sad end of his career involved a totally unprofessional tenure with the Dallas Mavericks. Odom was traded to Dallas ahead of the 2011-2012 season against his wishes. He literally cried when he heard the Lakers were trading him...." April 15

  • NBA trades: 20 stars who could be moved this summer

    Sportsnaut "NBA trades will be the name of the game this summer as some teams attempt to shed salaries of high-priced players. Other contending teams could very well look to find NBA All-Stars to team up with their already-elite players. Could the Washington Wizards pull the plug on a Bradley..." April 15

  • 4 reasons Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks are the true favorites in the East

    Clutch Points "The Milwaukee Bucks were the Eastern Conference favorites last season before they got stunned by the Miami Heat in the second round of the playoffs. They were the best team in the whole league during last regular season, but they had a historic playoff collapse. Despite that..." April 15

  • Dallas Wings take Texas star Charli Collier as the No. 1 overall pick in WNBA draft

    USA Today "The Dallas Wings didn't have to look far to find a new player to build around. With the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday's WNBA draft, the Wings selected Texas star Charli Collier, a 6-foot-5 forward/center who helped put women's basketball back on the map in..." April 15

  • Iowa G Joe Wieskamp to test NBA draft waters

    National Post "Iowa sharpshooter Joe Wieskamp will test the 2021 NBA Draft waters, Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery announced Wednesday. The 6-foot-6 guard averaged 14.8 points and 6.6 rebounds and shot 46.2 percent from 3-point range in 31 starts as a junior in 2020-21. " April 15

  • Lakers’ Talen Horton-Tucker Responds to Viral Derrick Rose Picture

    Heavy "It wasn’t long ago that not many people knew who Talen Horton-Tucker was. He came to the Los Angeles Lakers as a second-round pick and didn’t play at a big school. After getting a chance to see the court with the Lakers, he’s become a household..." April 15

  • Damian Lillard wants Trail Blazers to retire LaMarcus Aldridge's jersey

    Yardbarker "LaMarcus Aldridge unexpectedly announced his retirement from the NBA on Thursday after an impressive 15-year career, and Damian Lillard said the Trail Blazers should retire his jersey now that he's done playing.  "It's time for the Blazers to retire No. 12,"..." April 15

  • Spurs coach Gregg Popovich reacts to LaMarcus Aldridge retirement from the NBA

    Clutch Points "LaMarcus Aldridge took the NBA world by storm with his shocking retirement announcement on Friday morning. His former coach from the San Antonio Spurs, Gregg Popovich, has caught wind of this truly unexpected development and has since come out with his own statement..." April 15

  • Phoenix Suns, FanDuel to open in-arena sportsbook

    Sportsnaut "The Phoenix Suns and FanDuel announced Thursday the development of a sportsbook inside Phoenix Suns Arena not long after Gov. Doug Ducey signed a sports betting bill into law. According to FanDuel, a 6,300-square-foot area of the Suns’ home venue, complete with lounge seating,..." April 15

  • Thunder Sign Justin Robinson To Second 10-Day Deal

    Hoops Rumors "Second-year guard Justin Robinson, whose initial 10-day contract with the Thunder expired overnight, has inked a second 10-day deal with Oklahoma City, the team announced today in a press release. Having initially joined Oklahoma City’s roster on April 5,..." April 15

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo is out of excuses. This Bucks roster is good enough

    Clutch Points "The Milwaukee Bucks and two-time reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo are built to win a championship this season. Sound like something that has been said before, right? That’s because it has, on multiple occasions. The Bucks were the top seed in the..." April 15

  • Zach LaVine enters COVID protocol, could miss multiple games

    NBC Sports Chicago "  Bulls guard Zach LaVine has entered the NBA's COVID-19 health and safety protocols, a source confirmed to NBC Sports Chicago's K.C. Johnson Thursday afternoon. The length of LaVine's absence is unknown, but expected to be multiple games, a source..." April 15

  • Nerlens Noel’s emergence could complicate Mitchell Robinson’s future

    New York Daily News "As the Knicks overcome their biggest injury this season without skipping a beat, the question that requires examination is how much is Mitchell Robinson worth if easily replaced? Robinson, 23, may not play another game in the regular season because of his broken foot, and it’s..." April 15