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Isaiah Thomas ‘Felt Like’ LeBron James Talked Down to Him When He Played for Cavs

Isaiah Thomas ‘Felt Like’ LeBron James Talked Down to Him When He Played for Cavs

Isaiah Thomas is happy he no longer plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers—in large part, apparently, because that means he no longer plays with LeBron James. During an appearance on Fox Sports 1’s Undisputed, Chris Broussard indicated the now-Los Angeles Lakers point guard wasn’t thrilled with the way LeBron spoke to him while they were both [...]

February 15, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LaVar Ball Claims Lonzo will Eventually Leave LA If Lakers Don’t Sign LiAngelo and LaMelo

LaVar Ball Claims Lonzo will Eventually Leave LA If Lakers Don’t Sign LiAngelo and LaMelo

LaVar Ball continues to stay LaVar Ball. And the latest in LaVar Ball is, mind you, very LaVar Ball. As relayed to us by Lithuanian basketball reporter Donatas Urbonas (h/t SI.com), LaVar now claims rookie Lonzo Ball will eventually leave the Los Angeles Lakers if they don’t sign his other two sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo: [...]

February 13, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kobe Bryant Says He Would Have Followed Colin Kaepernick’s Lead If He Were Still in NBA

Kobe Bryant Says He Would Have Followed Colin Kaepernick’s Lead If He Were Still in NBA

If Kobe Bryant was still in the NBA, he would not, it seems, be standing for the National Anthem. That, or he’d be finding some sort of other way to follow Colin Kaepernick’s lead. Speaking with The Undefeated’s Jemele Hill, Bryant said he would have absolutely followed in the footsteps of the former San Francisco [...]

February 12, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Cavaliers Almost Blow Up Entire Team…

Cavaliers Almost Blow Up Entire Team…

The Cleveland Cavaliers spread kerosene, lit a match and blew up about half of their roster yesterday. They essentially gave themselves a mulligan on their entire 2017 off-season in the process. Gone are both players that were acquired in the mega trade of Kyrie Irving to the Celtics. Isaiah Thomas is a Laker (for the [...]

February 9, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

If Kobe Bryant Were All-Star Captain, He’d Pick LeBron James Over Shaquille O’Neal

If Kobe Bryant Were All-Star Captain, He’d Pick LeBron James Over Shaquille O’Neal

Here’s to incandescent hypotheticals! Kobe Bryant never got the chance to partake in the NBA’s new All-Star Game format, which includes captains who build their team from a pool of 22 players, almost entirely irrespective of conference affiliation. It was only introduced this season, his second in retirement. But could you imagine if he were [...]

February 8, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Chris Paul Warns Cleveland Cavaliers Not to Take LeBron James for Granted

Chris Paul Warns Cleveland Cavaliers Not to Take LeBron James for Granted

If Chris Paul were the Cleveland Cavaliers, he would trade the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first-round pick in the name of LeBron James. That’s how it sounds, at least. ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst penned a super interesting piece about the root of the Cavaliers’ current malaise, both on and off the court. Their issues, according to him, [...]

February 6, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron: NBA Should Take Cavs Off National TV

LeBron: NBA Should Take Cavs Off National TV

The Cavaliers have had 8 nationally televised games thus far this season (seems very low) and to put it bluntly, they have embarrassed themselves. In the past few weeks they have lost by 32 at home to the Houston Rockets (Saturday night) and by 34 at home to the Oklahoma City Thunder. In all, they [...]

February 5, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron James Reportedly Willing to Meet with Golden State Warriors in Free Agency

LeBron James Reportedly Willing to Meet with Golden State Warriors in Free Agency

Since it doesn’t seem like LeBron James can beat the Golden State Warriors again, he might as well follow Kevin Durant’s lead and join them, right? Don’t laugh. Syncing up with the reigning champs, and the Cleveland Cavaliers’ arch NBA Finals nemesis, might actually be The King’s goal, according to ESPN.com’s Chris Haynes: If the [...]

February 1, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, LeBron James Talk About NBA’s Loyalty Problem After Blake Griffin Trade

Steph Curry, Kevin Durant, LeBron James Talk About NBA’s Loyalty Problem After Blake Griffin Trade

Most around the NBA were shocked after the Los Angeles Clippers traded Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons–including the league’s players. Griffin, after all, inked a five-year, $171.2 million pact just months before. That the Clippers would decide to cut bait so soon registered as a genuine shock. Then again, after letting it marinate for [...]

January 31, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

All-Star Winners Will Earn $100k

All-Star Winners Will Earn $100k

It is no secret that the luster of the All-Star game in major American professional sports lost its luster generations ago as the showcase typically devolves into a highlight fest with minimal effort until the last few minutes of the game if the game is close. That doesn’t mean that leagues like the NBA can’t [...]

January 29, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0