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Andrew Wiggins Didn’t Call Glass on Game-Winner vs. Thunder—But Karl-Anthony Towns Says He Called Game

Andrew Wiggins Didn’t Call Glass on Game-Winner vs. Thunder—But Karl-Anthony Towns Says He Called Game

Andrew Wiggins is a party pooper…if you’re an Oklahoma City Thunder fan. The Minnesota Timberwolves’ 22-year-old ruined a magnificent fourth quarter from Russell Westbrook on Sunday night, as well as what should have been a game-winner by Carmelo Anthony. And how: by sinking an actual game-winner just inside half-court. Here’s a video of the play: [...]

October 23, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron James Says ‘I’m Out of Shape’…After Almost Tallying Triple-Double Versus Boston Celtics

LeBron James Says ‘I’m Out of Shape’…After Almost Tallying Triple-Double Versus Boston Celtics

LeBron James is here to remind us all that he puts each and every one of us to shame. Most would be content with the line he turned in during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ opening-night victory over the Boston Celtics: 29 points, 16 rebounds, nine assists and two blocks. Sure, he turned the ball over four [...]

October 18, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Michael Jordan Is Not a Fan of the NBA’s Superteam Era

Michael Jordan Is Not a Fan of the NBA’s Superteam Era

Michael Jordan, he of the 72-win 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, is not a fan of NBA superteams. Speaking with cigar aficionado, the Charlotte Hornets owner expressed a distaste for the growing popularity of the superteam model, suggesting that, at some point, 28 of 30 squads will be left in the trash. Here’s SI.com’s Ben Golliver with [...]

October 13, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Joel Embiid’s $148 Million Extension with Sixers Described as ‘Perhaps The Most Complex’ in NBA History

Joel Embiid’s $148 Million Extension with Sixers Described as ‘Perhaps The Most Complex’ in NBA History

Joel Embiid just got PUH-AID…in apparently the most complicated manner imaginable. ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski first broke the news that the Philadelphia 76ers struck a five-year, $148 million extension with the skyscraper that could rise to as much as $178 million if he meets certain qualifications and incentives during it: Embiid, one of the NBA’s most [...]

October 11, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Klay Thompson Says Warriors Aspiring for Bulls Level Success

Klay Thompson Says Warriors Aspiring for Bulls Level Success

The current version of the Warriors, in my opinion, are likely the greatest team in NBA history with their perfect storm of stars with the right attitudes and skill sets to compliment one another and mesh perfectly for an offensive and defensive juggernaut. While the Warriors have already won more games than any team in [...]

October 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

T-Mac Joins Magic Front Office

T-Mac Joins Magic Front Office

As a basketball fan in my late 20s, there was no player in my formative years in the early 2000s that had a greater affect on me and entertained me more than Tracy McGrady. While he had his moments in Houston (13 points in 35 seconds to beat the Spurs anyone?), he was never more [...]

October 8, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Warriors Owner Joe Lacob Considered Offering Stephen Curry a ‘Contract Below the Max’

Warriors Owner Joe Lacob Considered Offering Stephen Curry a ‘Contract Below the Max’

Looking back to July, at the start of free agency, most of us could not imagine offering Stephen Curry anything less than a max deal. But Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob did. According to The Athletic’s Marcus Thompson: Curry went from on top of the world to second fiddle in the very franchise on [...]

October 6, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kawhi Leonard to Miss Spurs’ Entire Preseason Slate While Rehabbing Quad Injury

Kawhi Leonard to Miss Spurs’ Entire Preseason Slate While Rehabbing Quad Injury

Kawhi Leonard will not take the floor with the San Antonio Spurs until the start of the regular season…at the earliest. The NBA’s preseason slate tipped off accompanied by some bad news coming out of Texas this past weekend, with the Spurs announcing their superstar forward would not participate in the team’s exhibition lineup as [...]

October 2, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Dwyane Wade Joins Cavaliers With One-Year, $2.3 Million Deal

Dwyane Wade Joins Cavaliers With One-Year, $2.3 Million Deal

Reunited and it feels so good, reunited like I knew we would… LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are back together on a basketball court once again, if only for a year. After being bought out by the Bulls, Wade didn’t take long to agree to a one-year, $2.3 million deal with the Cavaliers. LeBron lost [...]

September 27, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Carmelo Writes Good Bye Letter to New York

Carmelo Writes Good Bye Letter to New York

The seven year saga that was Carmelo Anthony as a New York Knick is finally over. While there were some ups, and plenty of downs, the last year or two had been full of trade rumors as a frustrated Carmelo and an organization heading in a different direction lead to a strained union between the [...]

September 26, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0