• Are Clippers A Possible Trade Destination For Bradley Beal?

    NBA Analysis "This is going to be an interesting NBA offseason because of the number of teams that have a decision to make regarding a superstar player. The Washington Wizards continue to be at the top of this list, which they have been for a while now. Bradley Beal remained in D.C. as the..." May 16

  • Damian Lillard 'Likes' Tweet Suggesting Deandre Ayton Should Sign with Blazers

    Bleacher Report "The Phoenix Suns were eliminated from the postseason on Sunday in a blowout 123-90 loss to the Dallas Mavericks in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals. Now heading into the offseason, Suns center Deandre Ayton is likely set to be the most coveted young player available in free..." May 16

  • 3 Crazy Zach LaVine Sign-And-Trades We’d Love To See

    NBA Analysis "On some level, we’d love to see Zach LaVine stay with the Chicago Bulls. Their 2021-22 NBA season just feels a little incomplete. They had a solid year, but it was unexceptional. They finished the year 46-36 and got eliminated in the first round of the playoffs. After..." May 16

  • Chris Paul: 'I'm not retiring'

    SI "On Sunday night, the 64-win Phoenix Suns lost in Game 7 of the Western Conference Semifinals to the Dallas Mavericks, abruptly ending their season and ending all hope of possibly getting a second-chance at winning their first title. Between physical and mental fatigue, the Suns just..." May 16

  • Mavericks Named Potential Destination For Collin Sexton

    NBA Analysis "After missing much of the season due to injury, Collin Sexton will still return as one of this NBA offseason’s most exciting restricted free agents. The Cleveland Cavaliers had a spectacular season despite the loss of Sexton, nearly making the postseason. The special performance..." May 16

  • Suns' Monty Williams hints at 'internal' reasons for only playing Deandre Ayton 17 minutes in Game 7 loss

    CBS Sports "The Phoenix Suns' season ended in devastating fashion on Sunday, as they lost Game 7 of their second-round series with the Dallas Mavericks, 123-90. Their 33-point loss was the worst defeat at home in a Game 7 since the St. Louis Bombers lost by 39 in 1948.  While..." May 16

  • Why Grizzlies Should Pursue Victor Oladipo In NBA Free Agency

    NBA Analysis "The Memphis Grizzlies have a deep and talented roster comprised of mostly midlevel and rookie-scale contracts. The time for them to strike in NBA free agency is this offseason before Ja Morant’s new contract will begin in 2023-24. While they’re unlikely to have any cap..." May 16

  • Gary Payton II says ‘no hard feelings’ with Dillon Brooks

    Yahoo! Sports "Gary Payton II sported a bucket hat but not a brace for his fractured left elbow on Sunday at the podium when talking with reporters from Chase Center. What would it take for Payton to return to the Warriors during the NBA playoffs? Time. A priceless gift..." May 16

  • Patrick Beverley subtly hints Suns’ Chris Paul faked injury after Mavs embarrassment

    Clutch Points "The entire NBA world was made witness to the destruction of the Phoenix Suns at the hands of the Dallas Mavericks. Few players relish the on-court demise of others like Patrick Beverley does. The spitfire point guard locks horns with just about any opponent he..." May 16

  • 3 Trade Packages To Send Lakers’ Anthony Davis To Knicks

    NBA Analysis "If you write about the NBA for a living, chances are you’ve typed some version of the following sentence before: The Los Angeles Lakers had a horribly disappointing 2021-22 season. Russell Westbrook’s fit alongside LeBron James was always questionable. It turned out to be..." May 15

  • Warriors' Steve Kerr Returns to Team Ahead of WCF After Clearing COVID-19 Protocols

    Bleacher Report "Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr returned to the team Sunday after clearing health and safety protocols. Kerr missed the final three games of the Warriors' second-round win over the Memphis Grizzlies after testing positive for COVID-19. Associate head coach Mike..." May 15

  • Damian Lillard Names Giannis Antetokounmpo As The Player That Can Take Him To The NBA Finals

    Fadeaway World "Damian Lillard is one of the biggest absences of the 2022 NBA playoffs after the Portland Trail Blazers failed to make it to the big party. The team decided to blow things up and focused on building a good team this offseason to try and see if Damian Lillard can take them past the Western..." May 15

  • 3 Players For 76ers To Target With James Harden Trade

    NBA Analysis "The James Harden experience is a complicated one. It’s proven to be for multiple NBA franchises. There’s no question that he’s one of the most impactful offensive players in the history of the sport. On the other hand, there’s a case to be made that he tends to..." May 15

  • Grant Williams' career game leads Celtics past Bucks, on to East final vs. Heat

    The Score "The Celtics will take on the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals after crushing the Milwaukee Bucks 109-81 in Sunday's Game 7 in Boston. The Celtics were led by a game- and career-high 27 points from third-year power forward Grant..." May 15

  • 2 Dream Team Targets For Los Angeles Lakers To Monitor

    NBA Analysis "As the NBA playoffs rage on, LeBron James’ absence from the festivities only grows more noticeable. Fans of the league have grown accustomed to seeing him on its biggest stage. Unfortunately, his Lakers didn’t come remotely close to qualifying to perform there. In fact,..." May 15

  • Philadelphia 76ers Could Land Donovan Mitchell For 3 Players And A Pick

    Fadeaway World "The Philadelphia 76ers were eliminated in the second round once again, and it is clear that some changes must be made to the roster. Joel Embiid is a superstar-caliber center, but he definitely needs a good second option to help the 76ers make a deep playoff run. A player that could..." May 15

  • Likely landing spot for John Wall

    Larry Brown Sports "John Wall did not play at all for the Houston Rockets this year, and he clearly is not in their future plans. The five-time All-Star is expected to land with a new team in the near future, and one Western Conference team has been mentioned as a potential suitor. Zack Buckley of..." May 15

  • 3 Trade Packages To Send Knicks’ Julius Randle To Dallas Mavericks

    NBA Analysis "Three-point shooting is a swing skill for a lot of NBA players. When the shot is falling, it can make the difference between an average player and a star. Nobody highlighted that principle like Julius Randle last season. His accuracy nosedived from 41.1% to 30.8% between 2020-21 and..." May 15

  • Shaquille O'Neal Calls Out People Who Compared Joel Embiid And James Harden To His Duo With Kobe Bryant

    Fadeaway World "The Philadelphia 76ers brought in James Harden ahead of the 2022 trade deadline. The guard failed to make an impact on the team despite a promising start with the Sixers. Once again, he couldn't deliver in the playoffs and the Miami Heat dominated the 76ers in the second round of the..." May 15

  • Every Team's Biggest Need in the 2022 NBA Draft

    Bleacher Report "Most of the NBA is already operating in offseason mode. The rest will get there in the next month (give or take a few days). If you aren't thinking about your franchise's next step, you're already behind. We're here to bring everyone up to..." May 15

  • 2 Trade Packages To Pair James Harden With Ja Morant On Grizzlies

    NBA Analysis "Philadelphia 76ers general manager Daryl Morey has a longstanding love affair with star NBA players. It seems that they don’t always love him back. After all, last night the Miami Heat sent his Sixers home for the season. James Harden played particularly poorly, hitting four of..." May 15

  • Ja Morant Says He Wants To Stay In Memphis

    Fadeaway World "Even after a series loss to the Golden State Warriors, Ja Morant wasn't bleak when speaking about his long-term future in Memphis. In exit interviews Sunday afternoon, the young star happily confirmed his loyalty to the team and was quick to call the city "home." " May 15

  • Grant Williams hilariously infiltrates Bucks’ team huddle

    Larry Brown Sports "Grant Williams is known for having a quirky personality and at times getting under the skin of his opponents, and the swingman lived up to that reputation during Game 7 between the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics on Sunday. " May 15

  • 1 Bold Trade To Send Nets’ Kyrie Irving To Chicago Bulls

    NBA Analysis "The NBA is a wildly unpredictable place. Kyrie Irving is a wildly unpredictable person. Ergo, an Irving trade this summer wouldn’t be as shocking as one may think. At this point, his entire future in the league has come into question. Many observers are simply waiting for the..." May 15

  • Warriors Andrew Wiggins’ bold ask before Game 6 that proved he was ‘locked in’

    Clutch Points "Andrew Wiggins had arguably the best game of his young postseason career in Game 6 against the Memphis Grizzlies. Interim Golden State Warriors head coach Mike Brown knew it was coming even before the game started. Brown, who is holding down the fort amid Steve..." May 15

  • Nikola Vucevic Is Sent To The Mavericks In This Trade

    NBA Analysis "After an impressive start to the 2021-22 NBA season, the Chicago Bulls were unable to have it translate to postseason success. They now enter the offseason with the need to reconfigure the roster but face no shortage of questions. For starters, Zach LaVine played through knee issues..." May 15

  • Gilbert Arenas Accuses Michael Jordan Of Instigating Wizards-Bulls Brawl In 2005

    Fadeaway World "Michael Jordan is one of the biggest trash talkers in NBA history, always trying to get under his rivals' skins to win the game even before it started. MJ really mastered that art after learning from Larry Bird, and it's interesting to know that he kept using those tactics even..." May 15

  • This Pistons-Spurs Trade Sends Jerami Grant To San Antonio

    NBA Analysis "Sometimes, a productive deal can be made between two rebuilding NBA teams looking to shake things up. Could a deal involving the San Antonio Spurs and Detroit Pistons be beneficial for both sides? The Pistons have been building through the draft in recent years. Cade Cunningham was..." May 15

  • Ben Simmons, Nets To Work Together On Offseason Plan

    Hoops Rumors "Ben Simmons and the Sixers could never get on the same page last offseason, but it sounds like things will be different with the Nets, writes Brian Lewis of The New York Post. Simmons and his representatives will work with the team on a plan to optimize his physical and mental..." May 15

  • Steph Curry Completed His Degree From Davidson College While Leading The Warriors To The Western Conference Finals

    Fadeaway World "Steph Curry is an excellent role model for a lot of young people who look up to NBA stars. He was underestimated for a lot of his career due to being smaller than his peers but he made it through and became the greatest shooter of all time. And despite the hours that have gone into Curry..." May 15

  • TJ Warren Named Potential Free Agency Target For Miami Heat

    NBA Analysis "The Miami Heat could need to work some magic this NBA offseason when it comes to their roster. There is a chance that they need to fill multiple rotation spots as key players may be hitting the open market. The biggest wild card of the bunch is Victor Oladipo. It is anyone’s..." May 15

  • Draymond Green Claims He Makes Kendrick Perkins More Relevant

    Fadeaway World "Draymond Green is one of the most outspoken players in basketball. There's no doubt that he is someone who doesn't hold back when talking to or about others, and that was on display recently. After the Golden State Warriors beat the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 6, Draymond..." May 15

  • 2 Trade Packages To Send Knicks’ Cam Reddish To Pacers

    NBA Analysis "The New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers were both non-playoff teams in the Eastern Conference this past season, but their similarities might end there. The Knicks were coming off of an equally impressive and surprising postseason appearance in 2021. They followed up Head Coach Tom..." May 15

  • LeBron James Was Ecstatic About Liverpool Winning The FA Cup

    Fadeaway World "Liverpool FC continued their quest for a historic quadruple as they won the prestigious FA Cup yesterday over Chelsea FC. A certain LeBron James was thrilled to see the Reds win the trophy and his ties to Liverpool go back over a decade. LeBron has been a stakeholder at Liverpool for..." May 15

  • 2 Sign-And-Trade Deals To Send Mavericks’ Jalen Brunson To Lakers

    NBA Analysis "It wasn’t long ago that if you told an average NBA fan that Jalen Brunson’s name would dominate offseason rumors, they would have responded with “who?”. Those days are gone. Brunson is a household name. He’ll foray into unrestricted free agency this..." May 14

  • Cavs' Kevin Love drops truth bomb on LeBron James’ retirement plan

    Cavs Nation "There are few more memorable final games than that of the late, great Kobe Bryant in his last game with the Lakers before retirement. According to Cavs star Kevin Love, this is exactly the way his good buddy LeBron James wants to go out when he finally calls it a..." May 14

  • The perfect trade Hawks must offer Jazz for Rudy Gobert

    Clutch Points "Rumors are swirling around the Utah Jazz already and the NBA playoffs are still in full swing! Utah was eliminated in the first round of the postseason and it is becoming clear that they don’t have a roster capable of making a Finals run. This has led to speculation that one of..." May 14

  • This Celtics-Nets Trade Pairs Kevin Durant With Jayson Tatum

    NBA Analysis "What’s better than an oversized wing with fluid handles who can create his shot at will for an NBA offense? How about two of them. Kevin Durant and Jayson Tatum would put opposing NBA defenses in an almost unprecedented bind. Not only do you have to double team both, but you..." May 14

  • NBA Offseason Guide 2022: How the Memphis Grizzlies should approach the offseason

    ESPN "The biggest question surrounding the Memphis Grizzlies last summer was whether a healthy Jaren Jackson Jr. and another season of player development was enough to push the roster to the top six in the Western Conference. They answered that question in 2021-22, finishing..." May 14

  • Could Grizzlies Trade For Donovan Mitchell To Pair With Ja Morant?

    NBA Analysis "The Memphis Grizzlies showed some fight against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference semifinals. However, their 2022 NBA playoff run was cut short with Ja Morant not being available to help finish it out — losing in Game 6 against the Dubs. Since the Grizzlies..." May 14

  • Mike D’Antoni in “strong position” to be next Hornets coach

    Pro Basketball Talk "Apparently, concerns about the defense are not the primary drivers of the coaching search in Charlotte. The temptations of putting All-Star point guard LaMelo Ball and his creative playmaking in a Mike D’Antoni system may be too much for the Hornets to..." May 14

  • 3 trades Sixers must make in 2022 NBA offseason after ugly playoff exit vs. Heat

    Clutch Points "The Philadelphia 76ers have their work cut out for them this offseason. With almost no wiggle room, they will have to find ways to upgrade their roster after losing in the second round of the NBA playoffs for the fourth time in five years. Figuring out what to do with James..." May 14

  • Russia Asking For Release Of Victor Bout In Exchange For Brittney Griner’s Safe Return Home

    Total Pro Sports "It’s been almost three months since the arrest of Brittney Griner in a Russian airport, where she was busted for carrying vape products which contained cannabis oil. Since then, the U.S. has been working to get her back home, and they may finally have a better idea of what it’s..." May 14

  • 3 Crazy Trade Ideas Involving Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving

    NBA Analysis "Kyrie Irving may be the most unpredictable player in what’s become a wildly unpredictable league. Any headline with his name in it should not come as a surprise to NBA fans this summer. If that headline reads that the Nets traded him, it will anyway. That’s not a decision..." May 14

  • Stephen Curry Says Dillon Brooks Already Called Grizzlies 'A Dynasty'

    Fadeaway World "The Golden State Warriors are back in the Western Conference finals after beating the surprising Memphis Grizzlies in six games, returning to this round after a 3-year absence. Now they wait for either the Phoenix Suns or Dallas Mavericks while recovering after a tough series against the..." May 14

  • Legend of 'Game 6 Klay' Grows as Warriors Advance to Western Conference Finals

    Bleacher Report "Heading into Friday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies, Klay Thompson was averaging 16.2 points on 16.8 shots per game in this conference semifinal. He was shooting 29.3 percent from three. "When do we talk about Klay?" became a common sight on social..." May 14

  • Kevin Love Stung By Criticism From Jerry Colangelo

    Hoops Rumors "Following heavy criticism from his experience with USA Basketball prior to the Olympics, Kevin Love finally spoke out on the subject and said some people “threw me under the bus” in an interview with Taylor Rooks posted on Twitter by Bleacher..." May 14

  • Ja Morant And Jonathan Kuminga Trade Jabs On Twitter: "Gotta Earn Some Stripes First Kid"

    Fadeaway World "The Memphis Grizzlies-Golden State Warriors second-round series came to an end on Friday night, with the latter taking care of things and advancing to the Western Conference finals after a three-year absence. This duel was full of controversy from the very beginning, with Draymond Green, Dillon..." May 14

  • Cavs owner reveals harsh reality behind Koby Altman losing Executive of the Year title

    Cavs Nation "It was announced on Thursday that Memphis Grizzlies vice president Zach Kleiman has been voted as the Executive of the Year for the 2021-22 season — and deservedly so. The Cavs’ own Koby Altman finished second in the vote, and if you ask team owner Dan Gilbert, he knows..." May 14

  • 3 shot outside Milwaukee Bucks game; hours later, 17 others shot few blocks away

    ABC 6 "Seventeen people were shot Friday night in downtown Milwaukee just hours after three were shot a few blocks away, near the arena where the Milwaukee Bucks were playing in the NBA Playoffs. Ten people were taken into custody in the shooting downtown, and nine firearms were..." May 14