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Why a Charlotte Hornets veteran looks as…

25-06-2017

Why a Charlotte Hornets veteran looks as good as gone this week

One way or another, veteran point guard Ramon Sessions will be an ex-Charlotte Hornet by Thursday. Thursday is the deadline under NBA rules to decide on a team option for next season. So if the Hornets don't remove Sessions from their roster by then, his salary for next season – approximately $6.3... Read more

Tyus Jones' Pomeranian-Husky makes his c…

25-06-2017

Tyus Jones' Pomeranian-Husky makes his case for NBA's best dog

Look at him! Tyus Jones has the best six-month old husky-pomerian dog ever and he looks like a wolf and I will try my best to dognap him and keep him for myself. Tyus, if you’re reading this, I’m only partially serious and you should only be moderately concerned.Anyway, his name is Duke (where Jones... Read more

Ben Simmons is dunking after missing his…

25-06-2017

Ben Simmons is dunking after missing his entire first NBA season

PROCESS = TRUSTED. Guess what, fellow reader. You and I are both about to scream because look right here, BEN SIMMONS IS HEALTHY AND DUNKING AGAIN. A little fun after‍♂️ A post shared by Ben Simmons (@bensimmons) on Jun 24, 2017 at 9:15pm PDTWhat a beautiful sight during the week of Markelle Fultz... Read more

Ira Winderman: Will Heat, NBA free-agenc…

25-06-2017

For weeks, the NBA had been about weights and measurements and potential and upside – but not about the money. Such is the benefit of having a rookie salary scale for first-round draft picks. But that was then. Now, and, even more so, a week from now, cash again becomes the league's ultimate currency... Read more

Fancy footwork: who has the most stylish…

25-06-2017

Fancy footwork: who has the most stylish trainers in the NBA?

Fancy footwork: who has the most stylish trainers in the NBA?... Read more

Jimmy Butler trade sets the stage for lo…

24-06-2017

Jimmy Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency

It's already been a wild offseason, and it's about to get wilder.... Read more

Jimmy Butler trade sets the stage for lo…

24-06-2017

Jimmy Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency

It's already been a wild offseason, and it's about to get wilder.... Read more

Jimmy Butler trade sets the stage for lo…

24-06-2017

Jimmy Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency

It's already been a wild offseason, and it's about to get wilder.... Read more

Jimmy Butler trade sets the stage for lo…

24-06-2017

Jimmy Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency

It's already been a wild offseason, and it's about to get wilder.... Read more

Jimmy Butler trade sets the stage for lo…

24-06-2017

Jimmy Butler trade sets the stage for looming free agency

It's already been a wild offseason, and it's about to get wilder.... Read more

WWE Working on Lavar Ball Appearance For…

24-06-2017

WWE Working on Lavar Ball Appearance For Raw Next Week in Los Angeles

June 24, 2017 Pro Wrestling Sheet has learned WWE wants Lavar Ball to appear on Monday Night Raw next week in Los Angeles … and it sounds like he was talking about it during a recent livestream. Sources tell us the two sides have been in talks to make it happen and things are looking good — however,... Read more

Kevin Durant trolls haters with cupcake …

24-06-2017

Kevin Durant trolls haters with cupcake hat featuring NBA championship ring

Add the 2017 Finals MVP to the list of NBA stars shouting out the haters via articles of clothing.... Read more

Cuban's legacy should be competitive bal…

24-06-2017

Cuban's legacy should be competitive balance in NBA, not wishing for sprained ankles

The NBA offseason has become far more entertaining, intriguing and captivating than the regular season, and now the postseason, too. NBA (free agency).... It's faaaaaaaaaantastic! Between the NBA Draft and the expected hurried movement of your favorite stars as free agency approaches have trumped... Read more

Kevin Durant wore a cupcake hat to a cha…

24-06-2017

Kevin Durant wore a cupcake hat to a charity softball game and the NBA offseason is perfect

Kevin Durant has turned a negative nickname on its ear and is making sure everyone knows that he got the last laugh. Here he is at Javale McGee’s annual celebrity softball game. Durant showed up with a modest USA shirt, some shades, and a pretty standard-looking hat.... Read more

Meet Frank Ntilikina, who trusts Phil Ja…

24-06-2017

Meet Frank Ntilikina, who trusts Phil Jackson and has just one hobby

Knicks first-round draft pick Frank Ntilikina, an 18-year-old French League point guard taken eighth overall on Thursday, takes a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: What would you want to tell Knicks fans about Phil Jackson? A: He has a system that brings a lot of championships. We... Read more

2018 NBA Mock Draft - The Lottery Editio…

24-06-2017

2018 NBA Mock Draft - The Lottery Edition

The 2017 NBA Draft began with the selection of Upper Marlboro native and DeMatha product Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 overall pick. Josh Jackson, SF, Maryland -- The Canadian took a long look at entering the Draft after his freshman season, but ultimately stayed with the Terps. Jessie Govan, C, Georgetown... Read more

2018 NBA Mock Draft - The Lottery Editio…

24-06-2017

2018 NBA Mock Draft - The Lottery Edition

The 2017 NBA Draft began with the selection of Upper Marlboro native and DeMatha product Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 overall pick. Josh Jackson, SF, Maryland -- The Canadian took a long look at entering the Draft after his freshman season, but ultimately stayed with the Terps. Jessie Govan, C, Georgetown... Read more

Report: Celtics could land George if the…

24-06-2017

As rumors swirl in this post-draft, pre-free agency week for the NBA, Adam Kaufman of 98.5 The Sports Hub reported Friday that the Celtics could land long-rumored target Gordon Hayward AND trade for Paul George. Take this FWIW: Hearing #Celtics in position to deal 4 George with 3-yr ext in place, but... Read more

Five point guards — other than George Hi…

24-06-2017

Five point guards — other than George Hill — the Jazz would want

Patrick Beverley 6-foot-1, Houston Rockets Stats: 9.5 points, 5.9 rebounds, 4.2 assists per game 2016-2017 salary: $5.5 million Trade Bait: One of Utah's two first-round picks in the 2018 draft would be enough. Why him: Beverley can either be a starter for the Jazz, or be a high level backup to George... Read more

Five point guards -- other than George H…

24-06-2017

Five point guards -- other than George Hill -- the Jazz would want

Patrick Beverley 6-foot-1, Houston Rockets Stats: 9.5 points, 5.9 rebounds, 4.2 assists per game 2016-2017 salary: $5.5 million Trade Bait: One of Utah's two first-round picks in the 2018 draft would be enough. Why him: Beverley can either be a starter for the Jazz, or be a high level backup to George... Read more

Mavs' Top Offseason Priority Will Be Re-…

24-06-2017

The Dallas Mavericks' top priority in the offseason will be to re-sign Nerlens Noel in restricted free agency. Noel was acquired by the Mavericks at the deadline from the Philadelphia 76ers. The Mavericks have also been linked to signing Jrue Holiday, but it may be difficult for them to have sufficient... Read more

How the four Kings rookies fit in headin…

24-06-2017

The Sacramento Kings swung for the fences during the NBA Draft Thursday night. There are major roster questions that still have to be answered in free agency or through trade, but here is a look at how the new faces fit into the current situation in Sacramento. Sacramento let it be known early that... Read more

How the four Kings rookies fit in headin…

24-06-2017

The Sacramento Kings swung for the fences during the NBA Draft Thursday night. There are major roster questions that still have to be answered in free agency or through trade, but here is a look at how the new faces fit into the current situation in Sacramento. Sacramento let it be known early that... Read more

Ricky Davis Q&A: BIG3, Playing For P…

24-06-2017

Ricky Davis Q&A: BIG3, Playing For Pat Riley, And The State Of The NBA

Ricky Davis, the 12-year vet who had stints with the Celtics, Cavs and Heat (among others), thinks he would have thrived in today’s NBA.“I would have put my head down and gone straight to the basket. I would have gotten to the line 20 times a game,” Davis assured The Crossover earlier this month. The... Read more

How Danny Ainge can build a Celtics' sup…

24-06-2017

How Danny Ainge can build a Celtics' super team in 5 steps

COMMENTARY Danny Ainge has seemingly arrived at a crossroads in his quest to bring Banner 18 to Boston. He has been taking the slow and steady path to construct his roster in recent seasons, advancing his cause with young draft picks, smart trades and high-value contracts. That approach helped Boston... Read more

Upon further review: Winners, losers, sl…

24-06-2017

Upon further review: Winners, losers, sleepers from 2017 NBA draft

Now that the dust has settled until free agency opens July 1 in the NBA, let's look back at the draft. When the NBA season tips in October, however, a lot of names won't be mentioned again in such a positive light if at all.... Read more

'LeBron James will never be a Clipper,' …

24-06-2017

'LeBron James will never be a Clipper,' per sources

Late night radio may not be appointment radio, but believe it or not news does break after 12 a.m. And that's exactly what happened on the Freddie and Fitz show ESPN Saturday morning. Mike Wise has been doing this whole basketball reporting thing for a long time. He was an award-winning columnist... Read more

NBA Draft winners and losers: Sixers 'Tr…

24-06-2017

NBA Draft winners and losers: Sixers 'Trust the Process,' Phil Jackson loses any trust he had left

NEW YORK — There were rumors galore heading into Thursday's draft night, with stars ranging from trade-rumor veterans Paul George and Jimmy Butler to newbies Kristaps Porzingis and LaMarcus Aldridge grabbing headlines. In the end, only Butler was dealt, but on the whole, it was one of the more active... Read more

NBA Draft Grades: Evaluating each team's…

24-06-2017

NBA Draft Grades: Evaluating each team's full draft; Celtics come out with a D

The 2017 NBA Draft has come and gone, but there is still a lot to evaluate. This was not a quiet draft night. The No. 1 overall pick was traded. Jimmy Butler was traded. In a really deep class, a lot of teams added multiple players that, at first glance, look like the foundation of real progress. We... Read more

Isaiah Hicks and Kennedy Meeks sign with…

24-06-2017

North Carolina senior forwards Isaiah Hicks and Kennedy Meeks will have a chance to continue their careers at the next level after being passed on in Thursday night's NBA Draft. Hicks will sign with the Los Angeles Clippers, as first reported by David Aldridge of TNT, and Meeks will sign with the... Read more

Five Oregon Ducks Land In The NBA, Led B…

24-06-2017

Five Oregon Ducks Land In The NBA, Led By Jordan Bell

It took until the Second Round on Thursday night as three Oregon Ducks found new homes in the NBA and two former players signed free agent contracts. The first off the board was Jordan Bell, who was selected in the second round. The Golden State Warriors paid the Chicago Bulls over three million dollars... Read more

Jimmy Butler Gives the Wolves a Top-Tier…

24-06-2017

Jimmy Butler Gives the Wolves a Top-Tier 'Big-3' and Much More

After a year of rumors, the Wolves finally wound up getting a “Thibs-guy”. Jimmy Butler, like every other Chicago Bulls player coached by Tom Thibodeau from 2010-2015, has consistently had been connected to the Wolves since Thibodeau took the reigns last summer. But those rumors often felt more like... Read more

Phoenix Suns draft pick Josh Jackson mis…

23-06-2017

Phoenix Suns draft pick Josh Jackson misses the mark throwing first pitch

While playing his college basketball at Kansas, forward Josh Jackson exhibited the kind of all-around skill that makes NBA front offices drool. He could run, finish and even pass. That last quality is especially impressive for a 6-8 frontcourt player. Unfortunately, it doesn't appear to translate... Read more

Thompson: Swanigan likely to enhance Pur…

23-06-2017

Thompson: Swanigan likely to enhance Purdue's NBA Draft history

From the earliest days of the NBA to Caleb Swanigan's selection Thursday night by the Portland Trailblazers, 48 Purdue basketball players have been drafted. Like many endeavors, there are those who thrived in the NBA spotlight and those whose best days were in a Purdue uniform.  Two Boilermaker alumni... Read more

Triangle hoops stars meet their new NBA …

23-06-2017

Triangle hoops stars meet their new NBA teams

College stars from Duke, NC State and UNC discuss their new lives as top draft picks of NBA teams.... Read more

Ex-player Camby sued over nephew's drown…

23-06-2017

Ex-player Camby sued over nephew's drowning

Associated Press HOUSTON -- Former NBA player Marcus Camby has been named defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit over the drowning of his 9-year-old autistic nephew in a pond on Camby's Houston-area property last Thanksgiving. The federal lawsuit, filed Thursday by the boy's father, Marcus Kendall... Read more

Ex-player Camby sued over nephew's drown…

23-06-2017

Ex-player Camby sued over nephew's drowning

Associated Press HOUSTON -- Former NBA player Marcus Camby has been named defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit over the drowning of his 9-year-old autistic nephew in a pond on Camby's Houston-area property last Thanksgiving. The federal lawsuit, filed Thursday by the boy's father, Marcus Kendall... Read more

Jae Crowder was liking a lot of negative…

23-06-2017

While rumors were swirling about a possible Paul George deal on draft night, a bunch of people were tweeting at Jae Crowder, ready to send him to Indiana in a deal.... Read more

Chris Paul re-elected NBA players' union…

23-06-2017

Chris Paul re-elected NBA players' union president

Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul was re-elected as the president of the National Basketball Players Association Friday at the annual board meeting in New York. Paul was a big part of the negotiation of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement in 2011. “I'm humbled that my fellow players have voted... Read more

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