• Latest Intel Surrounding Sacramento Kings and Ben Simmons Trade Talks

    NBA Analysis "Misery is something the Sacramento Kings are used to at this point and success is something they have not seen in close to two decades now. While they have finished with 31 wins the last two NBA seasons, showing improvements in terms of being a team that can sneak into the play-in tournament in..." October 17

  • Timberwolves’ front-office shakeup leaves a sour taste for woebegone franchise

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Timberwolves fired team president Gersson Rosas just six days before training camp after uncovering he had an intimate relationship with another member of the organization. It was a shocking scandal. Except to Karl-Anthony Towns. October 17

  • Atlanta Hawks Could Acquire Pascal Siakam In A Massive 6 Players And Two Picks Trade

    Fadeaway World "The Atlanta Hawks are a team that reached the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2020-21 playoffs, upsetting the No. 1 seeded Philadelphia 76ers in the process. Trae Young has solidified himself as an All-NBA caliber player, and some would go as far as calling him a bonafide superstar in the..." October 17

  • Doc Rivers Says Ben Simmons Isn't in Game Shape Ahead of 76ers' Season Opener

    Bleacher Report "Head coach Doc Rivers provided an update on Ben Simmons after the star point forward practiced with the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday for the first time since ending his holdout, telling reporters he doesn't believe Simmons is in game shape yet.  "I don't..." October 17

  • Suns To Sign Mikal Bridges To Four-Year Extension

    Hoops Rumors "The Suns have reached a deal to ink swingman Mikal Bridges to a fully-guaranteed four-year, $90MM rookie contract extension, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (via Twitter). Bridges’s agents at Excel Sports Management, Sam Goldfeder and Jordan Gertler,..." October 17

  • Jimmy Butler Wasn't Worried When His Agent Told Him How The Foul Rule Changes Would Affect Him

    Fadeaway World "Jimmy Butler is widely viewed as an All-NBA level player by people across the league, and a lot of people would consider him a superstar. He led the Miami Heat to the NBA Finals during the 2019-20 season, and perhaps he'll repeat his feat again in the 2021-22 season after a subpar showing..." October 17

  • Knicks Sign Luka Samanic

    Heavy "With only four days remaining until the New York Knicks season opener, the team’s front office remains hard at work in improving the 2021-2022 roster. Their latest move, first reported by The Athletic’s Shams Charania, is the addition of a former first-round..." October 17

  • Why Blazers were never to going reach contract extension with Anfernee Simons

    Clutch Points "There’s still time for the Portland Trail Blazers to sign Anfernee Simons to a contract extension. The league-wide deadline to ink fourth-year players still on their rookie contracts to an extension is October 18th, two days before Simons and the Blazers host the Sacramento..." October 17

  • Tobias Harris Reveals How 76ers Players Reacted To Ben Simmons Returning To Practice

    Fadeaway World "The Philadelphia 76ers have had a lot of media attention directed towards them ahead of the 2021-22 season due to the Ben Simmons trade saga. There's no doubt that Simmons requesting a trade has drawn a lot of eyes on the team, and it's clearly a hot topic among NBA fans. Ben..." October 17

  • Kyrie Irving Plays Pickup Football Amid Vaccine Holdout Drama

    TMZ "Kyrie Irving might not be able to play basketball this season as he continues to resist getting the COVID-19 vaccine -- but the dude's still stretching his legs ... with pigskin, no less. TMZ Sports has obtained video of the Brooklyn Nets superstar all in Sunday on a game of..." October 17

  • Wizards Pick Up Options On Rui Hachimura, Deni Avdija

    Hoops Rumors "The 2022/23 rookie scale contract options of Wizards forwards Rui Hachimura and Deni Avdija have been picked up by Washington, per Chase Hughes of NBC Sports Washington. Hughes adds that both moves were widely expected to be made by the club. Hachimura,..." October 17

  • Ben Simmons Participates in his First Sixers Practice Since Ending Holdout

    Clutch Points "Ben Simmons is playing basketball again for the Philadelphia 76ers. How his mindset has changed since ending his holdout and reporting to the team last week, though, seems poised to remain a major question mark heading into the Sixers’ regular-season..." October 17

  • NBA Scouts Sound off on ‘Terrible’ Lakers

    Heavy "The Los Angeles Lakers have encouraged fans not to panic based on their winless preseason, but not everyone is buying how their new roster fits together. During an interview on The Ryen Russillo Podcast, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst noted that some NBA scouts believe the Lakers..." October 17

  • Garrison Mathews Declines Celtics’ Two-Way Offer

    Heavy "The Boston Celtics have continued to trim their roster ahead of their October 20 season opener against the New York Knicks. And while none of their moves made waves like team president Brad Stevens’ decision to part ways with former No. 2 over pick Jabari Parker, one move..." October 17

  • Boston makes final decision on Jabari Parker

    Clutch Points "Jabari Parker hasn’t found his NBA home with the Boston Celtics after all. The former No. 2 overall pick of the 2014 NBA draft was waived by the Celtics on Sunday, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and STADIUM. October 17

  • Kemba Walker ‘Didn’t Know’ About Trade to OKC

    Heavy "New York Knicks veteran and former Boston Celtics All-Star Kemba Walker recently joined ESPN’s The Zach Lowe Post podcast and dished out how things went down over the summer between him and the Celtics. Walker, who was traded along with the..." October 17

  • Wizards Claim Two-Way Player Joel Ayayi Off Waivers

    Hoops Rumors "The Wizards have claimed two-way player Joel Ayayi off waivers from the Lakers, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Ayayi was one of four players released by Los Angeles on Friday. Ayayi, a 6’5 guard, went unselected in the NBA draft this..." October 17

  • Which NBA Players Have the Most to Prove this Season? Start with Joel Embiid

    USA Today "Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo is the epitome of NBA players who had something to prove and went out and proved it. Antetokounmpo took the next step in his development last season by not only leading the Bucks to the NBA Finals but carrying them to the title with an MVP..." October 17

  • How The Phoenix Suns Can Land Karl-Anthony Towns

    Fadeaway World "The Phoenix Suns came within two games of an NBA Championship last season. After surprising upsets against the Lakers, Nuggets, and Clippers, the young and talented team secured their ticket to the Finals before eventually being eliminated. Despite reaching a major milestone over the..." October 17

  • 5 Big Brooklyn Nets Questions for 2021-22 NBA season

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets have constantly been in the headlines due to the Kyrie Irving COVID-19 vaccine drama. Irving is currently in line to not play for the Nets this season because of his resistance to the vaccine, which could throw a wrench in their championship plans. Kevin..." October 17

  • Who Will Step Up For Pelicans Next To Zion Williamson And Brandon Ingram This Year?

    NBA Analysis "The days of Chris Paul running things in New Orleans are long gone and now, this franchise is run by two young NBA All-Stars in Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson. Ingram came over to the New Orleans Pelicans in the massive 2019 trade that sent Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers..." October 17

  • Andre Drummond Reacts After Being Booed In Detroit

    Fadeaway World "Andre Drummond is playing in his fourth team in one year after signing with the Philadelphia 76ers this offseason. Following two tumultuous stints with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Los Angeles Lakers, the big man joined Doc Rivers' team, trying to help them compete in a stacked Eastern..." October 17

  • Essential Boston Celtics Questions for 2021-22 NBA Season

    Clutch Points "The Boston Celtics are coming off a disappointing .500 season that saw them finish seventh seed in the Eastern Conference before losing to the Brooklyn Nets in the first round of the playoffs. Brad Stevens went from head coach to president of basketball operations and added..." October 17

  • Bleacher Report Staff Predicts Every Major Award for 2021 NBA Season

    Bleacher Report "The NBA feels as unpredictable as it's ever been, and that notion applies to more than the number of title contenders. Individual award races are wide-open too. Just look at the MVP field. FanDuel Sportsbook considers seven players more likely to win the award..." October 17

  • Kendrick Perkins Says Kevin Durant Joining The Warriors Excludes Him From His All-Time Top 10 Players List

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Durant is considered one of the greatest scorers in NBA history. He shows his skillset every night, surprising propers and strangers with his vast arsenal on the offensive end of the ball.  KD will start his second active season with the Brooklyn Nets (third overall),..." October 17

  • 5 big questions for 2021-22 Golden State Warriors

    Clutch Points "The Golden State Warriors look to finally make it to the playoffs this year after two years of striking out. They’ve dealt with injuries to their superstars and just sheer bad luck over the past two seasons. This year, they’re more than ready to finally make noise in the..." October 17

  • Michael Jordan On His Aspirations With The Hornets

    Fadeaway World "Michael Jordan had a terrific NBA career, winning six championships with the Chicago Bulls in a span of eight years. Besides, he won multiple individual awards during his time in Windy City, becoming the greatest player of all time for several people worldwide, marking an era in the..." October 17

  • Roster Moves Still Required For Hornets, Spurs

    Hoops Rumors "Nearly every NBA team currently has a roster in compliance with regular season limits — no more than 15 players on standard contracts and two on two-way deals. However, there are still a couple teams that will need to make at least one cut before Monday’s regular season..." October 17

  • Ranking the NBA divisions: West coast is the best coast

    The Score "6. Central It was a case of the Milwaukee Bucks and four also-rans in the Central Division last season. The NBA champs were the only team in the quintet to finish with a positive points differential, and they were the sole Central side to finish above .500,..." October 17

  • Nuggets HC Mike Malone: "We’re Just Not A Very Good Team Right Now."

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers may rule the Western Conference, but the Denver Nuggets aren't too far behind. With Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray, and Michael Porter Jr., Denver has the pieces to compete for a title this upcoming season and expectations are high for their newest..." October 17

  • Utah Jazz: 4 bold predictions for the 2021-22 NBA season

    Clutch Points "The Utah Jazz went through the 2020-2021 regular season with ease as they would rain three-pointers on majority of the teams and topple them by double digits. Expectations were high for the Quin Snyder-led squad because their core had been together for numerous years already. Their..." October 17

  • Raptors Waive Ishmail Wainright, Keep Sam Dekker

    SI "The Toronto Raptors have officially made their final cut. After a tough battle for the final two roster spots, the Raptors have reportedly parted ways with Ishmail Wainright, according to Spotrac's Keith Smith. Toronto will therefore keep Sam Dekker, Isaac Bonga, and, of..." October 17

  • Clippers Sign, Waive Nate Darling

    Hoops Rumors "The Clippers have signed and waived former Hornets guard Nate Darling, per NBA.com’s transactions log. Once he clears waivers, Darling appears headed to L.A’s G League affiliate, the Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario. Darling, 23, spent last season as a..." October 17

  • Seeing hurricane-torn town 'made it real' for Pelicans

    ESPN "For roughly an hour, the New Orleans Pelicans mostly rode in silence as they traveled to Nicholls State University for an open practice. The drive from the practice facility in the suburb of Metairie out to the campus is among one of the hardest-hit areas of the state from..." October 17

  • Knicks’ Evan Fournier off to concerning shooting start

    New York Post "The Knicks staged a perfect 4-0 preseason, delighting their optimistic fan base. But their highest-paid offseason addition, Evan Fournier, didn’t have a perfect preseason. Fournier struggled with his 3-point shot and still is attempting to get a feel for his new..." October 17

  • 76ers Isaiah Joe Stole The Show In Preseason

    NBA Analysis "NBA All-Star Ben Simmons is the talk of the town in Philadelphia for all of the wrong reasons and while management is dealing with that negative situation, they have a positive one happening on the court.  Coming off a year in which they claimed the 1-seed in the Eastern..." October 17

  • Rockets Sign, Waive Christian Vital

    Hoops Rumors "The Rockets have signed and waived former Connecticut point guard Christian Vital, according to NBA.com’s transactions log. He will likely wind up with the team’s G League affiliate in Rio Grande Valley after clearing waivers. Vital, 24, signed to play..." October 17

  • Adrian Wojnarowski Says The Nets Knew They Couldn't Count On Kyrie Irving

    Fadeaway World "When the Brooklyn Nets traded for James Harden last season, it was a classic example of the rich getting richer in the NBA. The Nets, who already had Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, traded for Harden to form, arguably, the best offensive trio in basketball. And while the move..." October 16

  • 3-Team NBA Trades Where Everybody Wins

    Bleacher Report "Nothing's trickier than finding a perfectly balanced NBA trade that benefits both teams. Well, nothing except the even more daunting challenge of constructing an equitable deal that involves a third organization. Don't worry, this is still..." October 16

  • Spurs Reportedly Preparing For Popovich To Retire Within Next Two Years

    Hoops Rumors "The Spurs are preparing for longtime head coach Gregg Popovich to retire within the next year or two, league sources tell Jordan Schultz of ESPN. According to Schultz, the organization is beginning an “extensive” search to identify Popovich’s..." October 16

  • Allen Iverson’s strong 7-word message for Ben Simmons amid Sixers trade drama

    Clutch Points "At least one Philadelphia 76ers icon is showing some love for the embattled Ben Simmons. After a summer that has been characterized by a lot of drama over a botched trade, Simmons is now back with the team ahead of Tuesday’s season tip-off. Sixers legend Allen..." October 16

  • Kyrie Irving For Ben Simmons: A Blockbuster Trade To Bolster Both Nets And Sixers

    Fadeaway World "The two players that are causing the most off-court drama are Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons. Irving is refusing to take the COVID-19 vaccination even though he is playing in the city of New York, where he will not be allowed to play at home. Of course, Irving is the only factor preventing the..." October 16

  • Grizzlies Exercise 2022/23 Options For Ja Morant, Brandon Clarke, Desmond Bane

    Hoops Rumors "The Grizzlies have picked up the fourth-year options for Ja Morant and Brandon Clarke and the third-year option on Desmond Bane, the team announced. The moves were expected as all three players deliver a level of production that exceeds their salaries for the..." October 16

  • Hornets waive LiAngelo Ball a day after signing him

    Yardbarker "The Charlotte Hornets raised eyebrows Thursday when the team announced it signed forward LiAngelo Ball. One day later, the Hornets left many scratching their heads when they promptly waived their newest player. There's a method to the madness, though. According..." October 16

  • Chicago Bulls Put Packers Logo On Video Board To Get Fans To Boo Opposing Team

    Total Pro Sports "The Chicago Bulls know how to get their fan base to interact with the game, preseason or not. While playing the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night, the team put a picture of the Green Bay packers logo on the video board, knowing their fan base would boo like crazy and to throw the free..." October 16

  • Dallas Mavericks waive Tyrell Terry

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Mavericks have waived 2020 draft pick Tyrell Terry. The 21-year-old point guard was the first pick of the second round (31st overall) out of Stanford. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid..." October 16

  • Bucks Waive Four Players

    Hoops Rumors "The Bucks have trimmed their roster by waiving four players, according to NBA.com’s transactions log. Jalen Lecque, Tremont Waters and Javin DeLaurier were all let go, along with Wenyen Gabriel, who was signed and waived today. All four..." October 16

  • Nuggets Waive Nik Stauskas

    MSN.com "The Nuggets have waived Nik Stauskas, who signed with Denver earlier Saturday, according to NBA.com’s transactions log. Stauskas is expected to land with Denver’s new G League affiliate, the Grand Rapids Gold, once he clears waivers. The well-traveled..." October 16

  • One Sixers rotation battle to watch following preseason

    Clutch Points "Following their matchup against the Detroit Pistons on Friday night, all eyes are now on the regular season for the Philadelphia Sixers. Their first official game comes in just four days on the road against the New Orleans Pelicans. Now that players had the chance to..." October 16

  • Rockets Waive Dante Exum

    Hoops Rumors "The Rockets have placed guard Dante Exum on waivers in order to set their roster for the regular season, the team announced today in a press release. Exum signed a three-year deal with the Rockets last month that had a base value of $8.1MM and included another..." October 16