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Gordon Hayward Already Out of Walking Boot, But Celtics Still Don’t Expect Him to Return in 2017-18

Gordon Hayward Already Out of Walking Boot, But Celtics Still Don’t Expect Him to Return in 2017-18

Gordon Hayward continues to make progress in his recovery from a dislocated left ankle and fractured tibia—loads of progress, actually. Most recently, on Wednesday, Hayward divulged that doctors have cleared him to move around without his walking boot on a (hopefully) indefinite basis. As he told reporters, per ESPN.com’s Chris Forsberg: “The process is always [...]

December 14, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Could Rockets Have Shot at LeBron James?

Could Rockets Have Shot at LeBron James?

If you haven’t heard as of yet (and are living under a rock) LeBron James will enter free agency once again in 2018 and this time it feels like he will really go through the process once again as he did in 2010 and 2014 and possibly decide to leave the Cavaliers. Rumors have been [...]

December 11, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Ratings Up 32% Thus Far This Season

NBA Ratings Up 32% Thus Far This Season

The NBA is in a very good place right now and the numbers back it up. According to a piece from Michael Singer of USA Today, NBA national broadcast ratings are up 32% this season and are at their highest point since 2010-11, the season after the “The Decision”. “Between ESPN, TNT and NBA TV, [...]

December 5, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron James Thinks Dwyane Wade is ‘No. 1 Candidate’ for NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year Award

LeBron James Thinks Dwyane Wade is ‘No. 1 Candidate’ for NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year Award

LeBron James has now gone from defending Dwyane Wade’s addition to the Cleveland Cavaliers roster, to campaigning for his best buddy to win the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year award. Seriously. From ESPN.com’s Arash Markazi: LeBron believes that Dwyane Wade is the leading candidate for the Sixth Man of the Year Award right now [...]

December 4, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

So LaVar Ball Sent a Pair of Lonzo Ball’s Signature Shoe to Donald Trump After All

So LaVar Ball Sent a Pair of Lonzo Ball’s Signature Shoe to Donald Trump After All

Will this weird, and most recently one-sided, LaVar Ball-Donald Trump rivalry/mutual dislike/soap opera ever end? Maybe. But not right now. After promising to send the President of the United States a pair of Lonzo Ball’s signature shoes, the ZO2s, it seems that LaVar has delivered. TMZ Sports caught up with Papa Ball again (because why [...]

December 1, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Giannis Antetokounmpo Downplays Yelling Expletives at Milwaukee Bucks Assistant Sean Sweeney

Giannis Antetokounmpo Downplays Yelling Expletives at Milwaukee Bucks Assistant Sean Sweeney

Giannis Antetokounmpo has a mean streak…apparently. The Milwaukee Bucks fell to the shorthanded Utah Jazz on Saturday night, 121-108, and their early MVP candidate wasn’t happy. At one point, he took out his frustrations on a little old, unsuspecting chair: That’s not all he did, though. He also starting yelling at Bucks assistant coach Sean [...]

November 27, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Celtics Prez Danny Ainge After Kyrie Irving Dropped 47 Points Against Mavs: ‘Maybe The World is Flat’

Celtics Prez Danny Ainge After Kyrie Irving Dropped 47 Points Against Mavs: ‘Maybe The World is Flat’

Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge is officially good at Twitter. Kyrie Irving dropped 47 points and six assists on a ridiculous 16-of-22 shooting in an overtime win against the Dallas Mavericks Monday night. The game itself was, on some levels, a little unsettling. The Mavericks are the worst team in the NBA. The Celtics have [...]

November 21, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron on Kaepernick: “He’s Being Blackballed”

LeBron on Kaepernick: “He’s Being Blackballed”

Like in many other areas of his professional and personal life, LeBron James may be at the forefront of a new era of professional athletes who are outspoken about their beliefs and willing to add their commentary on controversial issues that are facing the country. The issue that has seemingly caused the most controversy and [...]

November 20, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 1

Stephen Curry Calls Golden State Warriors-Boston Celtics NBA Finals Matchup ‘Very, Very Likely’

Stephen Curry Calls Golden State Warriors-Boston Celtics NBA Finals Matchup ‘Very, Very Likely’

Avert your eyes, Cleveland Cavaliers fans! Stephen Curry is prepping himself, and his Golden State Warriors, to face an opponent other than your favorite team in this year’s NBA Finals. That opponent? The Boston Celtics. Here’s what Curry said on Thursday night following Golden State’s thrilling loss to Beantown, per the San Francisco Chronicle‘s Connor [...]

November 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Pistons Head Coach Stan Van Gundy Offers Impassioned Praise for Athletes Who Protest

Pistons Head Coach Stan Van Gundy Offers Impassioned Praise for Athletes Who Protest

Detroit Pistons head coach and president Stan Van Gundy stands with professional athletes who don’t stand during the national anthem. And he most definitely stands with those who have embraced other forms of protests in recent months. Van Gundy penned a piece for Time magazine, wherein he praised pro athletes for using their voices and [...]

November 15, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0