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Russell Westbrook Named NBA MVP

Russell Westbrook Named NBA MVP

Russell Westbrook was voted the NBA MVP Monday night after he set a league all-time record of 42 triple-doubles during his record-setting regular season. Westbrook led the NBA in scoring at 31.6 points per game and finished with per... 
Dallas to Decline Option on Dirk Nowitzki, Sign New Deal with Veteran

Dallas to Decline Option on Dirk Nowitzki, Sign New Deal with Veteran

The NBA’s Dallas Mavericks informed their veteran star Dirk Nowitzki that they would decline their option of $25 million for the 2017-18 season with an intention of re-signing the veteran to another contract, says league sources. Thursday... 
Blake Griffin and Chris Paul Decide to Become Free Agents

Blake Griffin and Chris Paul Decide to Become Free Agents

On Friday, the Los Angeles Clippers were told that both Blake Griffin and Chris Paul declined the options they had for the upcoming season and will be unrestricted free agents, according to executives from the NBA. The Clippers are... 
Sixteen Freshmen Selected in First Round of NBA Draft

Sixteen Freshmen Selected in First Round of NBA Draft

The first seven players chosen in the NBA Draft on Thursday night were freshmen. To open the Draft the Philadelphia 76ers took Markelle Fultz as the overall No. 1 pick. Fultz was followed by Lonzo Ball who was picked by the Lakers,... 
Lakers Trade Two and They Might Trade More Before the Draft

Lakers Trade Two and They Might Trade More Before the Draft

The Los Angeles Lakers traded away two of the previous management’s most significant moves on Tuesday, while improving the team’s position for next summer in the free agency market. While Magic Johnson the Lakers President of Basketball... 
Jimmy Butler Becoming Hot Commodity As NBA Draft Approaches

Jimmy Butler Becoming Hot Commodity As NBA Draft Approaches

For many fans of the Chicago Bulls, it is not about what players might be traded, but more about who will be making the trades and rebuilding the team. Jimmy Butler the leading scorer for the Bulls had become a popular name tossed... 
Report: Markelle Fultz Will Be Drafted By Philadelphia

Report: Markelle Fultz Will Be Drafted By Philadelphia

The 2017 NBA Draft is four days away but rumors of trades for the No. 1 pick ratcheted up on Friday and Saturday as reports came out that the Boston Celtics were willing to trade away the No. 1 overall pick and that they were negotiating... 
Los Angeles Lakers Continue Workouts for Possible Draft Pick

Los Angeles Lakers Continue Workouts for Possible Draft Pick

The Los Angeles Lakers have the No. 2 pick in the NBA Draft that will begin June 22. On Tuesday, the Lakers had Josh Jackson a forward from Kansas back for another look. The team also brought in De’Aaron Fox a point guard from Kentucky... 
Golden State Warriors Win Second NBA Title in Three Years

Golden State Warriors Win Second NBA Title in Three Years

The current Golden State Warriors team was designed to win NBA championships and on Monday was successful as the Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals to win the best of seven series 4-1 and... 
Technical Foul Confusion Just Part of NBA Finals Game 4 Tension

Technical Foul Confusion Just Part of NBA Finals Game 4 Tension

NBA referees said that miscommunication with members of the scorer’s table caused confusion following a technical foul on Draymond Green during third quarter in Friday night’s NBA Finals Game 4. The confusion led to Green being... 
Golden State’s Firepower Too Much for Cleveland

Golden State’s Firepower Too Much for Cleveland

LeBron James did all he could do to beat the Golden State Warriors Wednesday night in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The NBA superstar scored 39 points, while teammate Kyrie Irving was right behind with 38. The Cavaliers played better than... 
LeBron James Speaks About Racial Vandalism

LeBron James Speaks About Racial Vandalism

LeBron James the star NBA player for the Cleveland Cavaliers has become more and more willing over the years to address political as well as social issues. He denounced the police killings of black men and chose a candidate to support... 
NBA player Enes Kanter Reportedly has Arrest Warrant Back Home

NBA player Enes Kanter Reportedly has Arrest Warrant Back Home

Enes Kanter is reportedly being sought by Turkish authorities with an arrest warrant said to have been issued on Friday in his home country. The center for the Oklahoma City Thunder has be outspoken in his criticism for Turkey President... 
Spurs Veteran Manu Ginobili Not Sure About His Future

Spurs Veteran Manu Ginobili Not Sure About His Future

When Manu Ginobili was taken out of Monday’s game with 2:25 left in the game, the San Antonio crowd rose in unison to give the popular veteran from Argentina a standing ovation. Fans yelled, “Ma-nu, Ma-nu!!!” After the game,... 
Cleveland Cavaliers Continue to Dominant Eastern Conference

Cleveland Cavaliers Continue to Dominant Eastern Conference

During the 2016-17 NBA regular season, some started to doubt that the Cleveland Cavaliers were the dominant team in the Eastern Conference. However, through two rounds and two games of the conference finals series, the Cavaliers have... 
Mark Cuban Says Dallas Did All it Could to Lose Games

Mark Cuban Says Dallas Did All it Could to Lose Games

Mark Cuban, the owner of the NBA Dallas Mavericks, did not hold back anything this week. Once it was official that his Mavericks were not reaching the 2017 NBA postseason in the early part of April, he said they tanked. Just as he... 
Boston Celtics Reunion of 2008 Team Does Not Include Ray Allen

Boston Celtics Reunion of 2008 Team Does Not Include Ray Allen

Retired NBA star Kevin Garnett invited four of his former Boston Celtics teammates from the 2008 NBA Champion Boston Celtics to join him on Monday on a segment of his Area 21 prior to the broadcast on TNT of an NBA playoff game between... 
San Antonio Evens Series, But Loses Tony Parker

San Antonio Evens Series, But Loses Tony Parker

On Wednesday night, the San Antonio Spurs evened their best of seven NBA Western Conference semifinal series with the Houston Rockets at one win apiece with a convincing rout of 121-96. However, in the process the Spurs lost Tony Parker... 
Fans Outraged By Lay Offs at ESPN

Fans Outraged By Lay Offs at ESPN

Sports fans were outraged after hearing that ESPN was going to lay off close to 100 employees that included Trent Dilfer an NFL analyst, Ed Werder a beat reporter for the NFL and Jayson Stark who covered MLB, amongst a host of other... 
Reports: Kristaps Porzingis Misses Knicks Exit Meetings

Reports: Kristaps Porzingis Misses Knicks Exit Meetings

New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis has skipped the team’s exit meeting with management because of being frustrated over what he believes is drama and dysfunction surrounding the entire organization, said reports from team... 
NBA Begins Its Postseason on Saturday

NBA Begins Its Postseason on Saturday

The NBA ended another regular season on Wednesday, with eight teams from each conference and the matchups for the first round  complete with a few last minute details falling into place on Wednesday the regular season’s final day. The... 
Russell Westbrook Breaks Triple-Double All-Time Scoring Record

Russell Westbrook Breaks Triple-Double All-Time Scoring Record

While chasing Oscar Robertson’s triple-double legacy in the NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook made a big step forward in his pursuit on Wednesday night with a record breaking scoring performance on the road against... 
Philadelphia 76ers Announce That Ben Simmons Will Miss Season

Philadelphia 76ers Announce That Ben Simmons Will Miss Season

Bryan Colangelo the president of the Philadelphia 76ers opened his first news conference since the end of the NBA trade deadline with bad news for some fans. On Friday, Colangelo announced that Ben Simmons was not going to play this... 
Andrew Bogut Breaks Leg Leaving Hole in Cavaliers Roster

Andrew Bogut Breaks Leg Leaving Hole in Cavaliers Roster

In the span of less than one minute of one game, Andrew Bogut went from being the final piece of Cleveland jigsaw puzzle to just another broken piece of the puzzle. Because of that, the Cavaliers are still not complete. Just a few... 
Kevin Durant Sidelined for at Least One Month with Knee Injury

Kevin Durant Sidelined for at Least One Month with Knee Injury

Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant will be sidelined for a minimum of one month due to a knee injury he suffered on Tuesday against the Washington Wizards. His absence will be felt by the Warriors on both ends of the court as... 
New York Knicks Reach New Low at the Garden

New York Knicks Reach New Low at the Garden

The New York Knicks have had trade rumors swirling around their locker room for the past few weeks, but things took an even weirder turn during Wednesday’s game at Madison Square Garden. Former Knicks forward Charles Oakley was arrested... 
Rumor: LeBron Pushing Cavaliers to Trade for Carmelo

Rumor: LeBron Pushing Cavaliers to Trade for Carmelo

It appears the Carmelo Anthony to Cleveland trade will not be going away anytime soon. The Cavaliers have said numerous times they do not plan to trade Kevin Love to the Knicks for Anthony. Meanwhile New York is releasing information... 
Steve Kerr Calls Muslim Ban a Bad Idea

Steve Kerr Calls Muslim Ban a Bad Idea

NBA executives and players spoke out against the executive order by President Donald Trump this past weekend. Now coaches can be added to the list whom opposes the executive action. Steve Kerr, who all season has been vocal about his... 
Cavaliers Apparently Have No Interest in Love for Anthony Deal

Cavaliers Apparently Have No Interest in Love for Anthony Deal

The New York Knicks to date have not been successful in attempts made by them to entice the Cleveland Cavaliers into trade talks that would result in a Kevin Love for Carmelo Anthony deal leading up to the trade deadline of February... 
NBA: Referees Missed Two Calls Late in Cavs and Warriors Game

NBA: Referees Missed Two Calls Late in Cavs and Warriors Game

The Golden State Warriors lost on Christmas Day to the defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers 109-108. If that loss was not enough, on Monday a report on the last two minutes of the game released by the NBA said the referees in... 
Klay Thompson Scores 60 Points In Golden State Win

Klay Thompson Scores 60 Points In Golden State Win

Klay Thompson can get hot shooting the basketball, but his performance on Monday night reached another level. The Golden State Warriors’ guard hit 21 of his 33 shots on the night, including 8 of his 14 from beyond the three-point... 
Denver Nuggets Protest Loss After Blown Call Admitted by NBA

Denver Nuggets Protest Loss After Blown Call Admitted by NBA

On Thursday, the Denver Nuggets filed with the NBA an official protest over their loss of one-point to the Memphis Grizzlies earlier in the week. The filing came in response to NBA acknowledging in its post-mortem Last Two Minutes... 
Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose Return to Chicago for First Time

Joakim Noah and Derrick Rose Return to Chicago for First Time

A smattering of boos and a few cheers could be heard when Derrick Rose was introduced prior to the start of his first game back to Chicago on Friday night. He was booed as well the first couple of times he touched the ball. However,... 
Russell Westbrook Nets 51 Points and Triple Double

Russell Westbrook Nets 51 Points and Triple Double

Russell Westbrook posted the first triple-double that included 50 points scored since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar did it during 1975. The offensive explosion by Westbrook led the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 113-110 overtime win over Phoenix... 
Anthony Davis Joins Elite Company with 50-Point Opening Game

Anthony Davis Joins Elite Company with 50-Point Opening Game

The 2016-17 NBA season tipped off earlier this week and Anthony Davis offered two early reminders to basketball watchers on Wednesday night. The New Orleans Pelicans forward was plagued by nagging injuries last season that kept him... 
NBA Ready for One of a Kind Season Starting Tuesday

NBA Ready for One of a Kind Season Starting Tuesday

The NBA has a number of story lines as the season begins on Tuesday. The Western Conference will have a star-studded team by the name of the Golden State Warriors, the Cleveland Cavaliers will do anything necessary to retain their... 
Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons Has Bone Fracture in Right Foot

Philadelphia 76ers: Ben Simmons Has Bone Fracture in Right Foot

It appeared following the NBA draft this summer that things were beginning to finally look up for the Philadelphia 76ers. However, on Friday afternoon, those thoughts changed, when the No. 1 overall pick in the June NBA draft, Ben... 
Spotlight Shines on Kevin Durant as Golden State Opens Camp

Spotlight Shines on Kevin Durant as Golden State Opens Camp

On Monday, Kevin Durant started his first training camp with his new team the Golden State Warriors. He arrived at the team’s practice facility for media day getting ready to begin his own quest and that of his new team to win an... 
Kevin Garnett Retires Following 21 NBA Seasons

Kevin Garnett Retires Following 21 NBA Seasons

In over two decades of playing in the NBA, Kevin Garnett was the one who opened the door for a whole new wave of talent to enter the league. He also was in part responsible for the rewriting of the league’s collective bargaining... 
Basketball Hall of Fame Inducts Iverson, Shaq, Yao and Others

Basketball Hall of Fame Inducts Iverson, Shaq, Yao and Others

Allen Iverson, Shaquille O’Neal and Yao Ming were amongst 10 inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame during ceremonies held in Springfield, Massachusetts. Joining the three former stars of the NBA were Sheryl Swoopes, a three-time... 
Russell Westbrook Opens Up About Kevin Durant Leaving the Thunder

Russell Westbrook Opens Up About Kevin Durant Leaving the Thunder

Earlier this week, Russell Westbrook said that he became aware that Kevin Durant had left the Oklahoma City Thunder the same way, “y’all found out.” He said he heard through smartphones, social media and the news. This came from... 
Tim Duncan Calls It Quits After 19 NBA Seasons

Tim Duncan Calls It Quits After 19 NBA Seasons

Tim Duncan was always looking for trophies not the spotlight. He did not seek out endorsements and never looked for the accolades that come with winning NBA titles and MVP awards. His thoughts were all about the collective work of... 
Chicago Bulls Sign Dwayne Wade to Free Agent Deal

Chicago Bulls Sign Dwayne Wade to Free Agent Deal

Dwayne Wade appeared to be one of the few remaining players, such as Tim Duncan, Dirk Nowitzki and Kobe Bryant, who played their entire career in the NBA with just one team. Wade started his career with the Miami Heat won NBA titles... 
Thunder General Manager Had Indication that Durant Would Leave

Thunder General Manager Had Indication that Durant Would Leave

Sam Presti the general manager for the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder said late Monday he had a good indication that superstar forward Kevin Durant would leave the Thunder before the official announcement was made by Durant about becoming... 
Dwight Howard Signs with Atlanta Following Three Tough Years in Houston

Dwight Howard Signs with Atlanta Following Three Tough Years in Houston

Dwight Howard agreed to a 3-year, $70.5 million contract with the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks on Friday, said Perry Rogers Howard’s agent. Rogers said the deal did not have an option, but was completely guaranteed. Howard met only with... 
Philadelphia 76ers Have Sights on Harrison Barnes

Philadelphia 76ers Have Sights on Harrison Barnes

The NBA’s worst team in the 2015-16 season, the Philadelphia 76ers intend to push hard to sign Harrison Barnes a restricted free agent with the Golden State Warriors when the offseason free agent marketplace begins on Friday July... 
NBA Draft Was All About Ben Simmons and Trades

NBA Draft Was All About Ben Simmons and Trades

On Thursday night, the NBA Draft was all about Ben Simmons. The LSU Tigers freshman star was drafted No. 1 overall by the Philadelphia 76ers. The Los Angeles Lakers followed with the No. 2 overall pick and chose Brandon Ingram a freshman... 
LeBron James Brings NBA Championship Home to Cleveland

LeBron James Brings NBA Championship Home to Cleveland

Kyrie Irving took a long range jump shot that swished through the net with less than one minute remaining in Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night. The basket gave the Cleveland Cavaliers a lead they never relinquished as they won... 
Former NBA Player Sean Rooks Dead at 46

Former NBA Player Sean Rooks Dead at 46

Sean Rooks the former NBA Player turned assistant coach with the Philadelphia 76ers died Tuesday. Rooks was 46. Deborah Brown, Rooks’ mother released a statement that said it was with deep overwhelming grief and deep sadness that... 
NBA Commissioner Seeking Rule to end Hack-a-Shaq

NBA Commissioner Seeking Rule to end Hack-a-Shaq

Adam Silver the NBA Commissioner said he will take out his “bully pulpit” in an attempt to force through reform to end the tactic of intentionally fouling poor shooters of free throws, which has been dubbed Hack-a-Shaq. Silver...