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Drake surprises Raptors fans at Jurassic Park, but Pacers dominate to force Game 7

A surprise appearance by Drake was some consolation to dejected Raptors fans, who watched their team get dominated by the Indiana Pacers 101-83 in Game 6 of their opening round playoff series Friday night. The homegrown rapper, who released his album VIEWS the same day, watched most of the game from

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 3:06 pm

NBA’s Stephen Curry responds to Donald Trump’s un-invitation

NBA star Stephen Curry responded to President Trump’s twitter message saying, “It’s not what leaders do.” In an early morning Twitter message on 24 September, the president rescinded a White House invitation to basketball star Stephen Curry, who had said he would “vote” against

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 3:04 pm

Runners take on Chicago Half-Marathon in record heat

Runners began to arrive for the 21st Chicago Half-Marathon amid reminders to stay hydrated in Sunday’s record-setting heat.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 2:56 pm

Stephen Curry deserved more from the NBA

The league and the Warriors’ front office should learn a lesson from how individual players defended Curry and the Warriors. President Donald Trump announced Saturday morning on Twitter that Stephen Curry had been disinvited from the White House over criticisms the two-time NBA MVP had levied a day

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 2:54 pm

Eastern Conference Sleepers

Tommy Beer lists a potential sleeper for each team in the Eastern Conference.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 1:58 pm

Answering pressing Miami Heat questions with camp opening Tuesday

Asking and answering Heat questions heading into the start of training camp on Tuesday: • So who starts at small forward? We’re told this is a complete toss-up, with Justise Winslow, Josh Richardson and dark horse Rodney McGruder all having a legitimate chance. Though the Heat in the past has spoken

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 1:30 pm

Trump takes on NBA and NFL stars

The president took shots at NFL players kneeling for the national anthem at a campaign rally and then disinvited NBA champion Steph Curry from the White House over Twitter.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 1:09 pm

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Lots of preseason travel for Timberwolves

The Timberwolves are doing a ton of traveling this preseason. The good kind of traveling. Where you get on planes and go visit interesting places. Not the bad kind of travel, where the referee is forced to blow a whistle at you. Well, maybe they’ll do that as well. We’ll see! Anyway, here’s the Minneapolis […]

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 12:03 pm

Warriors statement on Trump not inviting team to White House

While we intended to meet as a team at the first opportunity we had this morning to collaboratively discuss a potential visit to the White House, we accept that President Trump has made it clear that we are not invited. We believe there is nothing more American than our citizens […]

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 7:40 pm

Grizzlies trade Troy Daniels to Suns

The Phoenix Suns have acquired guard Troy Daniels and a 2018 second-round pick from the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for a conditional Suns’ 2018 second-round pick.
Daniels, a 6-4, 205-pound guard, is a four-year NBA veteran who has played 162 games with Houston, Minnesota, Charlotte and, most recently, Memphis. In 2016-17, Daniels averaged 8.2 points while […]

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 8:08 am

Suns sign Anthony Bennett and Peter Jok

The Phoenix Suns have signed forward Anthony Bennett and forward/guard Peter Jok (pronounced JOCK).
Until we hear otherwise, we will assume the deals are non-guaranteed training camp contracts.
Bennett, a 6-8, 235-pound forward, is a four-year NBA veteran who was the first overall pick of the 2013 NBA Draft. Bennett has played in 151 games with Cleveland, […]

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 8:05 am

Hornets promote Stephen Silas, hire Eddie Jordan

The Charlotte Hornets have promoted Stephen Silas to associate head coach and have hired Eddie Jordan as an assistant coach.
The team also made the following announcements regarding basketball operations personnel: Rick Higgins has been promoted to coaching assistant/video coordinator, Cam Twiss has been promoted to General Manager of the team’s G League affiliate the Greensboro […]

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 8:00 am

Rockets hire Sachin Gupta as Special Advisor

Sachin Gupta has re-joined the Houston Rockets, in the role as Special Advisor. In this role, Gupta will work closely with Morey and his executive staff of Gersson Rosas, Monte McNair, Eli Witus, and Jimmy Paulis.
“Sachin’s fingerprints are all over this team, from his first six seasons with the Rockets to contributions he’s made […]

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 7:55 am

Bucks waive JeQuan Lewis

The Milwaukee Bucks have requested waivers on guard JeQuan Lewis. The undrafted rookie from Virginia Commonwealth University originally signed a contract on July 6.
In four games during the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Lewis averaged 2.0 points and 1.5 assists per contest.

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 7:52 am

NBA – United States

NBA world reacts to reported Carmelo Anthony trade

With news of Carmelo Anthony reportedly being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a second-round draft pick, the NBA world shared its reactions after the news broke.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 4:11 am

Report: Trey Burke backs out of deal with Oklahoma City Thunder

On a day that saw Oklahoma City deal for 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony, another Thunder transaction nearly took place. This one would have addressed OKC’s backcourt, which appeared on the verge of adding former lottery pick Trey Burke according to Shams Charania of The Vertical.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 12:26 am

President Donald Trump withdraws White House offer to Golden State Warriors

SOMERSET, N.J. — Stephen Curry and President Donald Trump agree on one thing: The Golden State star is not going to the White House anytime soon.

Posted on 24 September 2017 @ 12:11 am

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver statement

NEW YORK – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following statement regarding the Golden State Warriors not being invited to visit the White House:

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 11:38 pm

Statement from the Golden State Warriors


Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 10:17 pm

Reports: New York Knicks trade Carmelo Anthony to Oklahoma City Thunder

The summer of blockbuster moves in the NBA extended right until the start of training camp with a final order of business: Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 8:09 pm

Report: Carmelo Anthony willing to accept trade to Cleveland Cavaliers

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has expanded the list of teams he’d be willing to join and waive his no-trade clause for, per’s Adrian Wojnarowski, who says the Cleveland Cavaliers are now an option.

Posted on 23 September 2017 @ 4:33 am

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