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Clippers concerned over Paul-to-Spurs rumors

Not long ago, Los Angeles expected to re-sign star point guard Chris Paul. Now, who knows?

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Kevin Love on Cavaliers: “I don’t feel like we’re underdogs”

The Cavaliers have three NBA stars. Is that enough against four NBA stars is the question.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 12:00 pm

2017 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions, Pro Comparisons for Elite Frontcourt Prospects

Point guards have received much attention in the months leading up to the 2017 NBA draft. It’s for a good reason: Three could go first, second and third overall, and five floor generals could land inside the top eight. Keep an eye on the frontcourt prospects in this year’s player pool, however

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 11:00 am

Keith Pompey: Sixers need to remember lessons of Turner pick

The easiest and safest pick for the 76ers in the NBA draft is Josh Jackson. That is of course if the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers do what we all envision on June 22 and take Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball first and second, respectively. That would leave Jackson there at No. 3. Most Sixers fans

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 8:44 am

The 10 Best Dallas Cowboys Players of All Time

‘America’s Team’ has hosted many of the best NFL players. Here is a look at the 10 best players in Dallas Cowboys franchise history.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 10:20 am

17 things you should absolutely do to pass the time until the NBA Finals

The NBA Finals are still a few days away. And you’re bored. Here are some (perhaps not so serious) suggestions for how to pass the time.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 5:57 am

LeBron James vs. Top NBA Players Ever: Where Does LeBron Rank?

LeBron James is, without a doubt, one of the greatest players to ever suit up in the NBA. But where does he rank among the top 10 true titans of the game?

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 9:26 am

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Matt Barnes thinks he has a few more NBA seasons left to play

The Warriors will face the Cavaliers in the 2017 NBA Finals. Warriors reserve Matt Barnes is still a hard-nosed competitor, but up there in age. Is retirement on the horizon? Not just yet. Here’s the San Francisco Chronicle reporting:

At age 37, Warriors forward Matt Barnes is a case study in persistence. The former second-round pick from UCLA […]

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 8:51 pm

No surgery for David Lee

David Lee, who averaged 7.3 points and 5.6 rebounds in 18.7 minutes per game for the Spurs this past regular season, and 4.1 points and 3.8 rebounds in 16.3 minutes per game in the playoffs, will be able to recover from his latest injury without the need for surgery, reports the San Antonio Express News:

Spurs forward […]

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 8:28 pm

Isaiah Thomas hopes to avoid surgery

Playing without injured star point guard Isaiah Thomas, the Celtics were recently eliminated in five games by the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals. Thomas, in recovery, must still figure out if surgery is a necessary option for him. Long-term health is in mind. Here’s the Boston Herald with the latest:

The goal now is to return to […]

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 8:11 pm

Heat, Chris Bosh may soon part ways

Chris Bosh is still technically a member of the Miami Heat, but the future between the two sides is clearly one of separation. Here’s with the latest:

The Miami Heat, Chris Bosh and the players’ association have tentatively agreed to a resolution that would allow all parties to move on, sources told ESPN on Wednesday.
Bosh, 33, hasn’t […]

Posted on 24 May 2017 @ 11:33 pm

Lakers hire Gunnar Peterson

The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Gunnar Peterson as Director of Strength and Endurance Training.
Peterson will design and implement a strength and conditioning program for the team with the goal of keeping the players performing at elite levels throughout the NBA season.
“From his time in college at Duke University until now, Gunnar has pursued excellence […]

Posted on 24 May 2017 @ 10:02 pm

Josh McRoberts elects to return to Heat

Here’s the Palm Beach Post with a report on forward Josh McRoberts and his Heat contract decision:

Josh McRoberts is back on the Heat’s books.
McRoberts has exercised his opt-in to return to the Heat for $6 million next season, agent Mike Conley told the Palm Beach Post on Tuesday. It’s the final season of the four-year, $22 million […]

Posted on 24 May 2017 @ 12:27 am

Orlando Magic hire John Hammond as general manager

The Orlando Magic have named John Hammond general manager, President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced today.
Hammond brings more than 35 years of coaching and administrative experience to Orlando, including the last nine seasons (2008-17) as general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks. During Hammond’s 26 years in the NBA, his teams have made 15 postseason […]

Posted on 24 May 2017 @ 12:00 am

NBA – United States

Defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers aren’t worried about ‘underdog’ label

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Vegas is betting against them and the bookies are hardly alone.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 3:15 am

Golden State Warriors’ Mike Brown still waiting for Cleveland Cavaliers’ Tyronn Lue to settle old bet

OAKLAND, Calif. — Mike Brown is ready for Tyronn Lue to pay up on a nearly two-decade-old bet. Yep, Lue owes him $100 and Brown plans to accept it at long last — perhaps even during the NBA Finals when they see each other.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 1:49 am

Cleveland Cavaliers’ Mike Brown waiting on Golden State Warriors’ Tyronn Lue to pay up overdue bet

OAKLAND, Calif. — Mike Brown is ready for Tyronn Lue to pay up on a nearly two-decade-old bet. Yep, Lue owes him $100 and Brown plans to accept it at long last — perhaps even during the NBA Finals when they see each other.

Posted on 28 May 2017 @ 1:16 am

Morning Shootaround (May 27) — ‘At peace’ Kevin Durant doing his best to ignore all outside noise

1. Durant ignoring outside noise — With the Warriors and Cavaliers storming their way to a three-match in the NBA Finals, both teams have heard the complaints that they’re bad for business, that they’ve upset the balance of competitive power around the NBA. And as Kevin Durant tells Sam Amick of USA Today, he’s ignoring all the outside noise and is focused on moving forward:

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 2:17 pm

Detroit Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy named Rudy Tomjanovic Award winner

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Stan Van Gundy of the Detroit Pistons has won the Rudy Tomjanovich Award, which honors an NBA coach for his cooperation with media and fans, as well as excellence on the court.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 3:11 am

Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he’ll need hip surgery

WALTHAM, Mass. — Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas wanted to keep playing in the Eastern Conference finals, but team doctors and officials convinced him he needed to shut down his season for his long-term health.

Posted on 27 May 2017 @ 12:29 am

Gone Fishin’ in the 2017 NBA Playoffs

Another NBA season is nearly over.

Posted on 26 May 2017 @ 11:35 pm

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