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  • 10 NBA Players Most Likely to Get Traded Before the Deadline

    Complex "The 2019 NBA trade deadline wasn’t blockbuster-heavy -- and not nearly as dramatic as 2018, when the Cavs blew up their roster in the name of clinging to LeBron -- but it did feature a number of noteworthy names heading to new teams. Markelle Fultz, Nikola Mirotic, Harrison Barnes, and..." January 21

  • NBA players pay homage to Martin Luther King Jr.

    Sportsnaut "Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a major holiday around the United States. It reminds us of a man who fought for and died to create the equality so many are still battling for today.  It’s also an absolutely huge day around the NBA world. That’s no different on this..." January 20

  • Sports stars talk race, recruiting, remembering MLK at Earl Lloyd Sports Symposium

    Commercial Appeal "Before they were honored at the Grizzlies-Pelicans game, four former sports stars discussed Martin Luther King's impact on their lives, the work they're doing to help carry on his legacy and their responsibilities to the community Monday at the Earl Lloyd Sports..." January 20

  • Forward Karl-Anthony Towns affirms loyalty to Timberwolves: 'This ain't the circus like it used to be'

    The Score "Karl-Anthony Towns returned for the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday after missing over a month with a knee sprain and illness, and during that time the center's name was still in headlines. In one December report, Towns was said to be unhappy with the..." January 18

  • Karl-Anthony Towns Returns To Action

    Hoops Rumors "Timberwolves star big man Karl-Anthony Towns returned to action on Friday,  according to the team’s PR department (Twitter link), a development which could impact the trade market. Towns hadn’t played since December 13th, mainly due to a knee injury. He..." January 17

  • NBA Owner Sounds off on NBA All-Star Weekend King of Court Proposal

    Heavy "NBA All-Star weekend is one of the most anticipated during the NBA season with dazzling and jaw-dropping events, such as the celebrity game, the rising stars’ game where you get you to see the league’s upcoming talent all in one place. There’s the three-point..." January 17

  • Timberwolves: Here’s what Minnesota should trade for D’Angelo Russell

    Clutch Points "The Minnesota Timberwolves made headlines on Thursday when they sent point guard Jeff Teague to the Atlanta Hawks, but it appears they have more in mind ahead of the February trade deadline. The Minnesota Timberwolves made headlines on Thursday when they sent..." January 17

  • Rockets Reportedly No Longer Interested in Trading for Robert Covington but Will Make Deadline Deals

    12 Up "The Houston Rockets made the biggest trade of the offseason, acquiring superstar Russell Westbrook in an effort to compete for a championship with the new wave of dominant L.A. teams. The Rockets still feel as though their team could use a little bit of reshaping, looking to make more..." January 17

  • Hawks Had Been Targeting Jeff Teague Since Beginning Of Season

    Hoops Rumors "The Hawks traded for Jeff Teague earlier today, adding a veteran presence to their second unit. Discussing the trade with Chris Kirschner of The Athletic , general manager Travis Schlenk said the franchise had been targeting the point guard since the..." January 17

  • Timberwolves Intensifying Pursuit Of D’Angelo Russell

    Hoops Rumors "Having traded Jeff Teague to Atlanta today, the Timberwolves are actively pursuing additional deals and have intensified their pursuit of Warriors point guard D’Angelo Russell, report Shams Charania and Jon Krawcznyski of The..." January 16

  • Atlanta trades Allen Crabbe to Timberwolves for Jeff Teague, Treveon Graham

    SLAM Online "The Atlanta Hawks have acquired Jeff Teague in a trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Headed to the Wolves in the swap is Allen Crabbe. Both Teague and Crabbe are on expiring contracts this season, as is Treveon Graham who is also..." January 16

  • Rodney Dangerfield is the Most Disrespected Man in the NBA History

    The Big Lead "Disrespect is a funny thing. Athletes and those tasked with motivating athletes find it everywhere. Draft position. Public opinion. Betting odds. Predictions from talking heads. If you aren't with a team, you're against them. If you're not propping them up, you're bulletin board..." January 16

  • Tony Parker Is The Only Player With A Positive Record Against All 30 Teams, Including San Antonio Spurs

    Hoops Hype "Tony Parker announced his retirement last summer following a memorable career that saw him win four NBA titles and make the All-Star Game six times. His final year with the Hornets was not the stuff of legend, but one particular event during that season made his NBA career even more..." January 14

  • Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns could return vs. Thunder

    Clutch Points "Karl-Anthony Towns has been deemed “questionable” since Dec. 20, keeping many Minnesota Timberwolves fans guessing as to when he will finally return to the floor. He suffered a sprained left knee on Dec. 13 and he’s been ramping up his activity since the..." January 13

  • Heat’s Jimmy Butler reveals his 5 toughest players to guard

    Clutch Points "Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler is widely considered as one of the best defenders in the league today. Recently, the four-time All-Defensive team member penned an article for The Players’ Tribune, wherein he openly spoke about some of the most challenging..." January 13

  • Two-Way Contract Situations To Watch This Week

    Hoops Rumors "January 15 is the last day that NBA teams can sign a player to a two-way contract this season. After that date, teams can still waive two-way players or promote them to their 15-man rosters, but they can’t bring aboard new players on two-way contracts as replacements. With that..." January 13

  • Stephen A. Smith, Michael Wilbon to coach NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

    Sportress of Blogitude "The All-Star Celebrity Game during NBA All-Star Weekend is often one of the more entertaining events of the three-day league showcase, simply due to the novelty of watching stars chucking up shots. With ESPN televising the All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, Feb. 14, it is not a..." January 10

  • Instagram model Tammy Hembrow: Entire sports team has invaded my DMs

    New York Post "Model and fitness influencer Tammy Hembrow is Australia’s hottest Instagram star right now — and at least one sport team agrees. The 25-year-old social media starlet has opened up on the number of direct messages she has been receiving recently from athletes around the..." January 10

  • Kevin Durant, Kendrick Perkins Beef on Twitter During Russell Westbrook Debate

    SI "As former Thunder guard Russell Westbrook was making his appearance as a visiting players in Oklahoma City, two other former Thunder players were busy exchanging tweets. The thread started earlier on Thursday when Perkins, an ESPN analyst who played for the Thunder from..." January 10

  • 3 Players That Can Help Joel Embiid And Ben Simmons Win A Championship This Season

    Fadeaway World "The Philadelphia 76ers looked like the team to beat entering this season. After an eventful offseason, many expected this team to coast through the Eastern Conference, but this doesn’t seem like the case. The Sixers have fallen back to Earth after their 5-0 start and this recent..." January 09

  • Eric Stern opens up about his dad David Stern, former NBA commissioner

    USA Today "Eric Stern appreciated all the words said and written about his father, former NBA commissioner David Stern, who died on New Year’s Day. “It’s all very nice,” Stern told USA TODAY Sports in a phone interview. But what also had tremendous meaning to..." January 08

  • The Top 5 Best Destinations For Lakers' Kyle Kuzma

    Fadeaway World "With the Trade Deadline approaching, many teams are expected to make changes to their rosters. While many of the teams expected to make some moves are fringe playoff teams, there are a handful of teams at the top of the league record-wise that could look to dabble in the trade market. One team..." January 08

  • NBA reconsidering playoff reseeding proposal

    Sportsnet "The NBA is reportedly reconsidering a proposal that would have reseeded the four conference finalists during the playoffs based on regular season record, re-shaping the league’s playoff structure, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe. Under the NBA’s..." January 07

  • NBA Execs Rip Load Management

    Bleacher Report "Want a surefire way to get almost any NBA coach to roll their eyes, snort or make some other derisive gesture? Mention load management. That is, as long as they're sure no one is looking. To be caught dismissing the practice would be "career suicide," says..." January 07

  • Is Karl-Anthony Towns the game-changer Suns need to end frustrations?

    USA Today "Every loss further drives the narrative for Phoenix to do something major. The Suns (14-22) are just a game behind San Antonio for the eighth playoff spot going into Monday after falling to Memphis (15-22) for a second straight time on Sunday night. Phoenix has gone from..." January 06

  • 3 potential trades for Kevin Love

    The Score "Kevin Love could use a change in scenery. The veteran power forward's stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers appears to be coming to a head after a reported outburst toward general manager Koby Altman on Saturday was followed up by an on-court..." January 06

  • From Danilo Gallinari to Chris Paul, 75 players who could be moved before Feb. 6

    CBS Sports "Just before the 2019 trade deadline, the Toronto Raptors acquired Marc Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies, hoping that he would be the final piece of a championship-worthy puzzle. On their way to their first title in franchise history, they outlasted the Philadelphia..." January 06

  • 6 Blockbuster Trades We Want To See This Season

    Fadeaway World "A couple of weeks ago, we finally had our first trade of the 2019-20 NBA season. Jordan Clarkson was traded to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Dante Exum and 2 second-round picks and this trade looks to be a win-win for both sides. Clarkson wasn’t in the plans for the Cleveland Cavaliers..." January 04

  • Three Trade Destinations For Pistons Center Andre Drummond

    The Big Lead "The Detroit Pistons went all-in when they traded for Blake Griffin in February of 2018. Just under two years later, nothing has gone right. Griffin had a career year in 2018-19, but his body failed him as the playoffs approached and Detroit was swept by Milwaukee in the first round. Three..." January 04

  • Free Agent Stock Watch 2020: Northwest Division

    Hoops Rumors "Every week, Hoops Rumors takes a closer look at players who will be free agents or could become free agents next offseason. We examine if their stock is rising or falling due to performance and other factors. This week, we take a look at players from the Northwest Division: Malik..." January 04

  • Steve Kerr sees youth playing hard for Wolves, Warriors

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Timberwolves hosted Golden State at Target Center on Thursday in a game between teams struggling with illness and injury. The Wolves’ list of unavailable players remains long, with Karl-Anthony Towns (knee), Andrew Wiggins (illness) and Jake..." January 03

  • From Charles Barkley to Joel Embiid: The fight to modernize the NBA big man

    ESPN "JOEL EMBIID RELISHES the opportunities to launch 3-pointers. The execution of that shot, the 7-foot Philadelphia 76ers center believes, classifies him as a modern NBA player, a multifaceted big man whose skills and athleticism should not -- and will not -- confine him to a..." January 03

  • Robin Lopez Went After Jarrett Culver After Culver Dunked On Him

    The Big Lead "Rookie guard Jarrett Culver dunked all over Robin Lopez during Wednesday's Milwaukee Bucks - Minnesota Timberwolves game. After throwing down the absolutely awesome dunk, Culver gave Lopez a look and talked some trash.  " January 02

  • The NBA Wouldn't Be the NBA Without David Stern

    Complex "The 1984 NBA Draft, held in the Felt Forum at Madison Square Garden, was a revolution that was barely televised—it was shown on the USA Network in the middle of a weekday afternoon. What are today household names didn’t get beamed into many households. There were future Hall of..." January 02

  • Jimmy Garoppolo’s Ex-Adult Film Star Hookup Kiara Mia Reveals She Has an NBA Player Who Pays Her For Sex

    Black Sports Online "Mia Kiara says she is the reason that Jimmy G and the 49ers are back in the playoffs. Hard to argue her point. Jimmy G has been balling and it started when he took her out on a date before having sex with her.  " January 02

  • LeBron James on David Stern: ‘He definitely should have something named after him’

    USA Today "LeBron James eulogized David Stern for his global vision and shrewd negotiating tactics. But with Stern passing away on Wednesday at age 77, the Lakers star suggested another way to honor the late NBA Commissioner. “He definitely should have something named after..." January 02

  • All NBA teams will wear black jersey stripe for the rest of the season as tribute to David Stern

    The Big Lead "David Stern, longtime former commissioner of the NBA, passed away on New Year's Day at the age of 77. The league released a statement on his passing, and teams and players everywhere have been giving their thoughts on the man who became a figurehead for the game of basketball. " January 02

  • Mavs’ Luka Doncic, Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo lead 1st All-Star voting returns

    NBA.com "The Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Doncic and the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo lead the NBA and their respective conferences in the first fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting presented by Google.  Doncic leads Antetokounmpo by 599 votes for the top spot among all players...." January 02

  • Could Warriors Trade D’Angelo Russell & 1st-rd Picks For Karl-Anthony Towns?

    Fadeaway World "The Minnesota Timberwolves keep struggling this NBA season, despite the good performances by Andrew Wiggings and Karl-Anthony Towns. The latter has been linked with trade rumors and there is one team very interested in his services. The T-Wolves have been unable to win consistently..." January 02

  • Buying or Selling NBA's Biggest Breakout Players

    Bleacher Report "The 2019-20 NBA season was always destined to be one for the ages. The injury bug dismantled the Golden State Warriors dynasty (or at least put it on a one-year hiatus). Dynamic duos sprouted up across the hoops landscape with Hollywood as the backdrop, where the Los Angeles Lakers..." January 02

  • ‘He thought big’: David Stern ushered in the modern NBA

    Sportsnet "The NBA All-Star Game is an annual gathering of some of the most gifted people on the planet — where some of the biggest and brightest among us shine. But so often in years past at All-Star Weekend, the event that carried the most weight — that was most anticipated by..." January 01

  • Karl-Anthony Towns to the Phoenix Suns a possibility?

    USA Today "Devin Booker and Karl-Anthony Towns grew close as teammates at Kentucky for a season. Could they team up in the NBA? The Phoenix Suns have come up in chatter as a possible trade destination for Towns after a report from The Athletic's Ethan Strauss that NBA..." January 01

  • Former NBA Commissioner David Stern dies at 77 after brain hemorrhage

    CBS Sports "David Stern, the former commissioner of the NBA, has died at 77 after suffering a brain hemorrhage in December, the NBA announced Wednesday.  Stern was the commissioner of the NBA from 1984 through 2014, presiding over a period of immense growth for professional..." January 01

  • Karl-Anthony Towns begins on-court activities; still no timetable for return

    CBS Sports "The Minnesota Timberwolves have desperately missed Karl-Anthony Towns in the seven games the All-Star center has been sidelined due to a knee injury. In that span, the Wolves have gone 2-5, plummeting further down the standings in the Western Conference. Minnesota was..." January 01

  • Ranking the top five sports video games of the 2010s

    Sporting News "The landscape of sports gaming has changed dramatically over the last decade, with a reduction in the number of games produced, evolution of distribution and a shift in newly prioritized features to maximize the revenue they generate. While there is legitimate reason to be frustrated..." December 31

  • Again: Cord Cutting is NOT the Biggest Reason For NBA Ratings Hiccups

    The Big Lead "The reasons for NBA ratings declines this season have been debated ad nauseam, but I keep seeing the decline in cable and satellite subscribers presented as the biggest variable. While it is certainly a factor, it is not the prevailing one. Every other major sport this year has weathered cable..." December 31

  • Multiple NBA execs believe Karl-Anthony Towns is unhappy with Timberwolves

    Clutch Points "Karl-Anthony Towns is reportedly unhappy playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves, a rumor that comes as he’s now missed six games due to a left knee sprain. According to Ethan Strauss of The Athletic, the Golden State Warriors have been actively monitoring..." December 30

  • Warriors monitoring Karl-Anthony Towns situation

    CBS Sports "Heading into the new year, the Minnesota Timberwolves sit at 11-20 with only two games separating them and the last-place Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference. To say that the Timberwolves have been an overwhelming disappointment to start the season is a massive..." December 30

  • 3 Teams Dumb Enough to Trade for Russell Westbrook

    12 Up "It was only a matter of time before the Houston Rockets realized that trading for Russell Westbrook was a mistake. Despite their 21-10 start to the year, the Rockets have struggled to find success when Westbrook is on the court, and now they're reportedly open to moving..." December 27

  • Players Eligible For Veteran Extensions During 2019/20 Season

    Hoops Rumors "As we noted in our glossary entry on veteran contract extensions, rookie scale extensions have historically been the most common form of contract extension in the NBA. However, the league’s latest Collective Bargaining Agreement loosened the rules on eligibility for veteran..." December 27