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Pistons in “Win Now” Mode, Should Pursue Kemba Walker

Pistons in “Win Now” Mode, Should Pursue Kemba Walker

The Detroit Pistons came out hot to start the season, winning 14 of their first 20 games and looking like a top tier team in the eastern conference. Things have gone south over the past month and a half as the Pistons are now 22-20 and clinging to a playoff spot. There have been rumors [...]

January 17, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

James Harden, Trevor Ariza Went Into Clippers Locker Room Looking for Austin Rivers After Rockets Loss to LA

James Harden, Trevor Ariza Went Into Clippers Locker Room Looking for Austin Rivers After Rockets Loss to LA

Things turned chippy between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers’ during their Monday night contest—and they apparently devolved even further after the final buzzer. On the heels of the Clippers’ victory, James Harden (who did not play), Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green went into Los Angeles’ locker room looking for Austin Rivers (who also [...]

January 16, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Shaq Announces New Position as CFO

Shaq Announces New Position as CFO

Last night, on TNT’s pregame show Inside the NBA, NBA superstar and hall of famer Shaquille O’Neal announced his biggest role yet – CFO of Carnival Cruise Line. That’s right, Shaq will be shaking things up as the new Chief FUN Officer, personifying Carnival’s newest brand campaign ‘Choose Fun,’ that launched earlier this week. Shaq’s [...]

January 12, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Durant Becomes 2nd Youngest in NBA History to 20,000 Points

Durant Becomes 2nd Youngest in NBA History to 20,000 Points

Kevin Durant reached another historical milestone Wednesday night in his increasingly historic career: 20,000 points. Durant became the 44th player in NBA history to reach the milestone with his 40 point performance (albeit in a losing effort) against the Clippers. He got his 20,000th point with a jumper with 1:41 left in the 2nd quarter. [...]

January 11, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Danny Ainge Posts Photo of Hayward Without Brace: Could He Return?

Danny Ainge Posts Photo of Hayward Without Brace: Could He Return?

Gordon Hayward had one of the more grotesque leg injuries that we have seen in the NBA for a while on opening night when the Celtics took on the Cavaliers in Cleveland. While most would safely assume that Hayward was done until next fall, there have been rumors that have popped up at times over [...]

January 10, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kawhi Leonard Has Partial Tear in Left Shoulder

Kawhi Leonard Has Partial Tear in Left Shoulder

More bad news in what has been a rough season for Kawhi Leonard. The Spurs star small forward has only played in 8 games thus far this season and now is in line to miss more action because of an injury to his left shoulder in the Spurs victory over the Suns on Friday night. [...]

January 8, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Gregg Popovich Moves to 5th on All-Time Coaching Wins List

Gregg Popovich Moves to 5th on All-Time Coaching Wins List

Gregg Popovich’s run as head coach of the San Antonio Spurs has been as great as any run a coach has had with any professional sports team ever. He has been with the team in a front office capacity since 1994 and took over as head coach 18 games into the 1996-97 season. He has [...]

January 3, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

DeRozan Sets New Raptors Franchise High With 52 Points in Raptors OT Win Over Bucks

DeRozan Sets New Raptors Franchise High With 52 Points in Raptors OT Win Over Bucks

DeMar DeRozan continues to elevate his game and improve every season and is playing the best basketball of his career right now for the Toronto Raptors. DeMar DeRozan had the best night of his career on Monday night, when he rode a hot hand and a 21 point first quarter to a new franchise-record, 52 [...]

January 2, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kevin Durant: “I am on the Same Level as LeBron James”

Kevin Durant: “I am on the Same Level as LeBron James”

Any knowledgeable or logical fan of the game of basketball would likely tell you the two best players in the world right now are LeBron James and Kevin Durant. They also happen to be leading the two best teams in the league at the moment (Sorry Spurs and Rockets) and squared off once again on [...]

December 27, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Turkish Government Seeks Jail Term for Kanter for Insulting President

Turkish Government Seeks Jail Term for Kanter for Insulting President

As backwards as things seem to be in this country right now, you still have to remember that things could be much different if we lived in an actual dictatorship. In these sort of societies, activism and dissension are not only discouraged, they can be illegal. Enes Kanter has been very vocal with his disapproval [...]

December 21, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0