• 3 Best Scenarios For The Los Angeles Lakers This Summer

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers are certainly better than last year, although that isn’t exactly the most eye-opening statement considering the team is 10th in the Western Conference and under .500 in terms of the team record. Luckily, the Lakers found a way to move Russell Westbrook and somehow..." March 21

  • Nets Could Make Major Trade For Bulls’ Zach LaVine

    NBA Analysis "The Brooklyn Nets are a team that everyone is going to be keeping an eye on this NBA offseason. After trading away Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant ahead of the deadline, they reloaded their cache of assets. Brooklyn is flush with draft capital, tradeable contracts and very good players...." March 21

  • Celtics’ Jaylen Brown Noncommittal On Long-Term Plans

    The Ringer "When Jaylen Brown was being recruited to the University of California, he met Derek Van Rheenen, a prominent cultural studies professor. They struck up a friendship months later, in a Cal summer program that Brown attended. Impressed by Brown’s intellect and persistence, Van Rheenen..." March 21

  • Trail Blazers Could Make Trade To Pair Damian Lillard, OG Anunoby

    NBA Analysis "The 2022-23 NBA season has been another difficult one for the Portland Trail Blazers. Despite making multiple moves in the offseason to rebuild the roster around Damian Lillard, the results on the court have remained the same. Portland is currently 31-40 on the season with their..." March 21

  • Jaylen Brown Called Celtics' Jayson Tatum, Brad Stevens over Kevin Durant Trade Rumors

    Bleacher Report "When the Boston Celtics made inroads on a potential Kevin Durant trade last offseason, Jaylen Brown called two key people with the organization to get some clarity on his situation. Per The Ringer's Logan Murdock, Brown made a three-way call to Celtics president of basketball..." March 21

  • Damian Lillard admits defeat on another lost season

    CBS Sports "When the Portland Trail Blazers fell into the lottery last season, it was supposed to be a one-time thing. They had made the playoffs eight years in a row, but with Damian Lillard injured, they needed to take a gap year, reload, and come back strong in 2023. For a while, it..." March 21

  • 3 factors that could prevent the Lakers from keeping Austin Reaves in free agency

    Clutch Points "Austin Reaves is having a breakout sophomore campaign for the Los Angeles Lakers. Since Feb. 9 (17 games), Reaves — coming off a season-saving 35-point performance — is averaging 15.6 points and 4.3 assists on .581/.434/.81o shooting splits while among..." March 21

  • Spurs Land Hornets’ LaMelo Ball In Bold Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "For much of NBA history, the idea of trading a star in his rookie contract would be unthinkable.  It’s still extremely unlikely. On the other hand, the league is trending towards the possibility. These days, players change teams more than ever..." March 21

  • Dillon Brooks Gets Suspended Again After Earning 18th Technical Foul Of The Season

    Fadeaway World "Memphis' Dillon Brooks is set to miss time once again after assessing his 18th tech of the season in last night's win over the Dallas Mavericks. Brooks, who has made a living for earnign those kind of calls, will sit for at least one game and is expected to accumulate at least..." March 21

  • Several former Nets not surprised by breakup of Brooklyn superteam

    New York Post "Three former Nets teammates were all back in town together with Denver, and none was surprised at how their supposed superteam broke up and the Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving era ended in Brooklyn. As a matter of fact, a couple expected it. “No, [I’m not surprised]...." March 21

  • Is Austin Reaves Heading for an Arenas Rule Showdown with the Lakers?

    Bleacher Report "Austin Reaves is playing himself into a lucrative contract this season. The undrafted guard is helping to keep the Los Angeles Lakers in the playoff hunt with LeBron James out with a foot injury, and he has earned many fans across the league ahead of his restricted free agency in..." March 21

  • Domantas Sabonis, De'Aaron Fox and the rise of the Sacramento Kings

    ESPN "As Domantis Sabonis and Justin Holiday flew to Sacramento last February -- hours after being traded from the Indiana Pacers to the Kings in a blockbuster deal for Tyrese Haliburton -- they decided to scan social media for reaction to the trade. "The..." March 21

  • Mavs’ Kyrie Irving slammed for defending Ja Morant by Shannon Sharpe

    Clutch Points "Dallas Mavericks superstar Kyrie Irving defended Ja Morant publicly this week, and Shannon Sharpe is having none of it. The former NFL star made his opinion known on Irving’s comments on “Skip and Shannon: Undisputed” on Tuesday, and he..." March 21

  • Kyrie Irving says there was ‘an overload of judgment’ on Grizzlies’ Ja Morant

    The Athletic " Kyrie Irving is no stranger to controversy, to the attention being at the center of one brings on a person and to returning to the court after a suspension. Which is why, after the Memphis Grizzlies beat Irving’s Mavericks 112-108 on Monday night,..." March 21

  • Ja Morant Willing To Come Off The Bench For The Grizzlies After Suspension Return

    Fadeaway World "Ja Morant was willing to be the ultimate team man for the Memphis Grizzlies. The guard told the team that he was willing to come off the bench upon his return from suspension. ESPN's Tim MacMahon took to Twitter to report the development amid news of Morant expected to play..." March 21

  • Stephen A. Smith spits straight facts on Damian Lillard amid lost Blazers season

    Clutch Points "Another year, another lost season for Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers. The Blazers suffered their sixth defeat in a row after losing to the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday. And with the team now four games behind the final play-in spot in the..." March 21

  • Ja Morant Denies He Has Alcohol Problem: "I Went For Counseling On How To Manage Stress..."

    Fadeaway World "As Grizzlies star Ja Morant nears his return to the court, NBA fans across the world continue to look into his murky past. After a series of scandals threatened his NBA future, Morant had to apologize for his actions and even reportedly went to a counseling center in..." March 21

  • Five Players Whose NBA Draft Stock Improved at the NCAA Tournament

    The Big Lead "The first two weekends of the 2023 NCAA Tournament are behind us, and college basketball has never been crazier. A number of top teams failed to reach the Sweet 16 and major upsets dominated headlines. A number of top prospects for the 2023 NBA Draft have also been..." March 21

  • Bulls coach Billy Donovan reveals key factor for Chicago’s improved results

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bulls earned a huge double overtime win over the Philadelphia 76ers Monday night. It sees them sit in 10th with a 34-37 record while they are also just a game behind the eighth-placed Atlanta Hawks. Overall, they are notably 8-4 since the arrival of..." March 21

  • Tristan Thompson was in ‘good shape’ at Lakers workout, Tony Bradley was also there

    Silver Screen And Roll "Late last night, we got word that the Los Angeles Lakers would be working out centers Tristan Thompson and Tony Bradley this week as they continue to search the market for an emergency backup big in the wake of Mo Bamba’s injury. According to..." March 21

  • Kevin Durant: 'All NBA players appreciate' fans showing them love

    The Score "Kevin Durant doesn't take fans' support lightly. On a recent episode of "The ETCs" podcast, the Phoenix Suns star explained how much positive interactions with fans mean to him and other NBA players. "We all love that shit, man. Don't get it..." March 21

  • Josh Hart is loving life with the New York Knicks

    Andscape "“Happy wife, happy life” is a common phrase often heard from married men. Such was the case for Josh Hart after he got traded from the Portland Trail Blazers to the New York Knicks. Hart and his wife, Shannon, dated in high school in Silver Spring, Maryland, and they got..." March 21

  • Shaquille O'Neal reveals reason for hospitalization during 2023 NCAA Tournament

    CBS Sports "Over the weekend, Shaquille O'Neal worried fans when he posted a photo of himself in a hospital bed. On Monday, O'Neal clarified the situation and let everyone know that there was no reason to be concerned about his health. During the NCAA Tournament on Sunday..." March 21

  • Grizzlies’ enigmatic Dillon Brooks knows he has to ‘tone it down’ in NBA playoffs, but can he?

    The Athletic "If Ja Morant returns to the court Wednesday as expected, his Grizzlies teammate Dillon Brooks will probably miss it. If you’re wondering why, it’s because Brooks wanted to let Dallas Mavericks reserve Theo Pinson know..." March 21

  • Hawks’ Saddiq Bey sounds off on what to expect in potential revenge game vs Pistons

    Clutch Points "Atlanta Hawks forward Saddiq Bey gave a more neutral response when asked what to expect when he faced off against his former team in the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday. “I’m a competitor so I want to play hard and try to help my team win,” Bey..." March 21

  • New York Knicks legend Willis Reed dies at 80

    ESPN "Willis Reed, who won two NBA championships during his legendary career with the New York Knicks, has died, according to the National Basketball Retired Players Association. He was 80. Reed played 10 seasons in the NBA from 1964 to '74, all with the Knicks. He was named to the..." March 21

  • Pepperdine's Maxwell Lewis 'going all-in,' will enter NBA draft

    ESPN "Pepperdine sophomore Maxwell Lewis will enter the 2023 NBA draft, he told ESPN on Monday. "I'm going all-in and forgoing my college eligibility," Lewis said. "This is the right time to make this decision." Lewis, the No. 27 prospect in..." March 21

  • Fact or Fiction: Breaking Down Newest NBA Offseason Rumors

    Bleacher Report "As the NBA playoff races are heating up, so too are some early offseason rumors. Whether it be free agency, draft, coaching changes or more, a lot can be decided over the next few months, especially with reports already coming out regarding some big names. Which rumors..." March 20

  • Could the Knicks and Raptors Pull Off A Blockbuster Trade For O.G. Anunoby?

    NBA Analysis "The New York Knicks are eventually going to trade for an NBA star. Aren’t they?  For a long time, that seemed like the plan. The Knicks actively and aggressively pursued Donovan Mitchell over the summer. At the time, it felt like a foregone conclusion that..." March 20

  • LeBron James Reportedly Told A Crypto.com Arena Worker That He's Coming Back For The Playoffs

    Fadeaway World "Superstar LeBron James is widely considered to be the face of the Los Angeles Lakers, and they are clearly a much better team when he is on the court. The star has been sidelined for a while with a foot injury, though it seems as though he will end up returning at some point this..." March 20

  • Lakers' Austin Reaves is making a leap, but Gilbert Arenas rule may make it hard for L.A. to pay him for it

    CBS Sports "Take a deep breath, Lakers fans. I know all of this feels familiar. An undrafted guard has emerged as a key rotation player. He is thriving as the Lakers deal with major injuries elsewhere on the roster. His presence is keeping a potentially doomed season afloat. He's setting..." March 20

  • Warriors Land Raptors’ Pascal Siakam In Bold Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "Winning an NBA championship is a tremendous accomplishment. Winning multiple titles is practically impossible.  Think about it. Look at any decade in NBA history. Odds are, only a handful of teams walked away with championships. If your team was one of them, count yourself..." March 20

  • Chandler Parsons Believes Austin Reaves Deserves More Than A $50 Million Contract

    Fadeaway World "Austin Reaves and his future with the Los Angeles Lakers have been generating all the buzz after his game-winning performance against the Orlando Magic. And former NBA star Chandler Parsons believes the guard deserves more than a $50 million contract. Sharing his thoughts on The..." March 20

  • Fire Chauncey Billups? Trail Blazers endorse their coach amid season of struggle

    The Athletic "As the Trail Blazers’ season continues to spiral, Jerami Grant has made note of the growing fervor among a segment of Trail Blazers fans who are calling for head coach Chauncey Billups to be fired.  “I think those people are stupid,” Grant..." March 20

  • Celtics Land Hawks’ Trae Young In Bold Trade Scenario

    NBA Analysis "For some NBA fans, the regular season is just a warm-up for the offseason.  Some fans just love the transactions as much as the game itself. More power to them. No matter where you stand, you can’t deny that, if you love the NBA, you live for those..." March 20

  • Raptors, Hawks and Bulls: Analyzing the race for the East’s eighth seed

    The Athletic "You would like to think there are certain guarantees in the NBA. When a team has given up on most pretenses of trying to win, you figure it is going to lose games against any team playing for anything. That’s why they play the games, as has been noted. San..." March 20

  • Grizzlies Plan To Leave Cities Like Miami Early After Road Games So Ja Morant Can’t Go To Strip Club

    Heat Nation "The Memphis Grizzlies reportedly have decided to leave more road cities, especially “glitzier ones” like Miami, immediately after games instead of staying overnight this season. The Grizzlies are hoping to curtail nightlife habits of the team this season, as..." March 20

  • Ja Morant Could Return for Grizzlies vs. Rockets After Suspension for Video

    Bleacher Report "Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant could make his return to an NBA court on Wednesday against the Houston Rockets, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. Charania reported on FanDuel TV that Morant is still ramping up even though he has served his eight-game..." March 20

  • Knicks owner reportedly hired an investigator to find dirt on NYS employee

    Sportsnaut "It seems that James Dolan, the owner of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers hired a private detective to find dirt on a New York State liquor license investigator, and he isn’t denying the reports. As far as New York sports team owners go, James Dolan is likely to be found..." March 20

  • 2023 NBA draft: How top prospects fared in the NCAA tournament

    ESPN "Being a parent is hard. You have to explain the world to small people who literally know nothing about anything. Questions come up nonstop and sometimes you have to explain something that either you don't think your children are ready to understand or you yourself still don't fully..." March 20

  • Skip Bayless: Anthony Davis' Initials Stand For 'Always Disappointing'

    The Big Lead "The Los Angeles Lakers had a rather tumultuous weekend in which they dropped a critical game to the Dallas Mavericks on Friday before rebounding and pulling out a tight win against the Orlando Magic on Sunday. Anthony Davis played a big role in both games...." March 20

  • JJ Redick Had Unique NSFW Praise For Austin Reaves

    Fadeaway World "Austin Reaves has been the talk of the Twitter town since his 35-point performance that saw the Los Angeles Lakers pip the Orlando Magic 111-105 to keep their playoff hopes alive. Lauding the guard was former NBA star, JJ Redick who had a rather contrasting and unique NSFW..." March 20

  • Report reveals when Kevin Durant could return from ankle injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant has yet to make his Phoenix Suns debut due to an ankle injury, but he may not be sidelined for much longer. Shams Charania of The Athletic reported on Monday that Durant has ramped up his workouts on the court in recent days. The Suns plan to re-evaluate the two-time NBA..." March 20

  • Jamal Murray Gets Mad at Smack Talking Fan who Referenced his Girlfriend’s Oral Skills

    Egotastic Sports "Denver Nuggets player Jamal Murray was seen being held back by his teammate after reacting negatively to fans in Detroit who heckled him at a game earlier in the week. The fans mocked Murray from their seats, which triggered the player to come at them because they were making..." March 20

  • Why Patrick Beverley's leadership on the Bulls is undeniable

    NBC Sports Chicago "Early in the Chicago Bulls’ 113-99 victory over the Miami Heat Saturday night, which, coupled with losses by the Indiana Pacers and Washington Wizards, nudged the Bulls 1 ½ games ahead in the 10th seed, Patrick Beverley made two significant hustle plays on the same..." March 20

  • Colin Cowherd Says Michael Jordan’s Career Would Be Average If Not For Scottie Pippen And Phil Jackson

    Black Sports Online "This isn’t a smart take, but it will get people talking, which is the most important thing in sports media these days. It is a straw argument that you can use for anything elite athlete, especially in basketball. If you take the star players and good coaches away from..." March 20

  • Shannon Sharpe Has Hilarious Response To Larsa Pippen Having Sex With Scottie 4 Times A Night For 23 Years

    Total Pro Sports "Larsa Pippen revealed last week she used to have sex ‘four times a night’ during her 23-year marriage to ex-husband Scottie Pippen. Larsa said, “[I] always had sex four times a night. I had sex four times a night every night. I never had a day off for 23..." March 20

  • Michael Jordan had 1 big request for movie ‘Air’

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Affleck is preparing for the nationwide release of his upcoming film “Air,” and the actor/director says he had one big request from Michael Jordan when he approached Jordan with the idea for the movie. During the premiere of “Air” at the South by Southwest..." March 20

  • Sports World Praying For Shaquille O’Neal After He Posted Concerning Photo From Hospital Bed

    Total Pro Sports "While the majority of the “NBA on TNT” crew helps broadcast March Madness, Shaquille O’Neal was notably absent from coverage. While Candace Parker, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, and Ernie Johnson were covering the NCAA tournament on CBS, TNT, TBS, and truTV,..." March 20

  • Ja Rule Blames Rap Music For Ja Morant’s Behavior

    TMZ "Patrick Beverley's right -- at least, that's what Ja Rule is saying, telling TMZ Sports he believes Ja Morant is absolutely being poorly influenced by hip hop. The Chicago Bulls guard made waves earlier this week by sayin' he..." March 20

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