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Markieff Morris Gets In Shoving Match With Suns Teammate Archie Goodwin

Markieff Morris Gets In Shoving Match With Suns Teammate Archie Goodwin

Three letters are all that’s needed to describe the 2015-16 Phoenix Suns season. Ugh. Now get ready for more ugh. Markieff Morris is making headlines again for all the wrong reasons. This time, it’s for his shoving and shouting match with Archie Goodwin, which took place in a timeout huddle during the Suns’ Wednesday night [...]

February 11, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Damian Lillard Added as Olympic Team Finalist

Damian Lillard Added as Olympic Team Finalist

Damian Lillard is flying under the radar so far in his young career. Much to his chagrin. He’s none to pleased about constantly being overlooked for all-star games and being left out of the “best PG” conversation. But in his defense, he’s sixth in scoring so it’s hard to argue against him. Today, Lillard was [...]

February 11, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kobe Bryant Talks About Playing With and Against NBA Players Who Grew Up Watching Him

Kobe Bryant Talks About Playing With and Against NBA Players Who Grew Up Watching Him

Man, Kobe Bryant sure is old. And he knows it. The 37-year-old Black Mamba is playing through his 20th NBA season, which is bound to lead to him facing players who were barely alive when he made his debut. Shit, Phoenix Suns rookie Devin Booker was born just four days before Kobe played in his [...]

February 10, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Heat to Retire Shaq’s Number 32 Jersey

Heat to Retire Shaq’s Number 32 Jersey

Shaquille O’Neal didn’t quite play four full seasons in Miami as a member of the Heat, but some people within the organization think he did enough to have his number 32 jersey retired by the organization. Sure, Shaq played a key role in the Heat winning the 2006 NBA Finals, but make no mistake, that [...]

February 9, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Sacramento Kings Reportedly Leaning Toward Firing George Karl

Sacramento Kings Reportedly Leaning Toward Firing George Karl

What, you didn’t think the Sacramento Kings were going to let the New York Knicks have all the fun, did you? Head coach George Karl has been on the hot seat for a while and, apparently, won’t have to wait much longer for a decision to be made on his future. The Kings have already [...]

February 9, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Thinks League Will Change Hack-a-Shaq Rules

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Thinks League Will Change Hack-a-Shaq Rules

The NBA has had enough of Hack-a-Shaq. No, seriously, it has. Talk of change has been prevalent for a while, but nothing was done over this past offseason to address the tactic that entails teams intentionally fouling poor free-throw shooters. But it looks like something will be done this summer. As commissioner Adam Silver said, [...]

February 5, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Will Barton, Andre Drummond, Aaron Gordon, Zach LaVine Headline NBA Dunk Contest

Will Barton, Andre Drummond, Aaron Gordon, Zach LaVine Headline NBA Dunk Contest

Meet those who will revive the NBA dunk contest. Or something. Sources gave Cleveland.com’s Chris Haynes a preview of next Saturday’s dunk-contest lineup, and he was kind enough to share his intel: The field for the NBA Slam Dunk Contest scheduled for Feb. 13 in Toronto is set, according to league sources. The defending champion [...]

February 4, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA’s Review of Blake Griffin Punching Incident Nearing Its End

NBA’s Review of Blake Griffin Punching Incident Nearing Its End

It’s almost over. The league’s investigation into how the Los Angeles Clippers’ Blake Griffin fractured his hand, which reportedly happened during an altercation with the team’s assistant equipment manager/Griffin’s friend, is nearing a conclusion. That’s what NBA commissioner Adam Silver told USA Today‘s Sam Amick on the A to Z podcast: The NBA’s investigation into [...]

February 4, 2016 admin Headlines, Hot Seat, NBA 0

Rockets, Celtics Are Apparently Talking About a Dwight Howard Trade

Rockets, Celtics Are Apparently Talking About a Dwight Howard Trade

Dwight Howard? On the Boston Celtics? Surely not. Or maybe so. From the New York Daily News’ Frank Isola: Meanwhile, the Celtics have engaged the Houston Rockets in talks about a possible deal for Dwight Howard, the Daily News has learned. Howard can opt out of his contract this summer, and considering his back and [...]

February 3, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Warriors May Be Emerging As Front Runners To Land Kevin Durant

Warriors May Be Emerging As Front Runners To Land Kevin Durant

I know every single NBA fan just re-read that headline three of four times as their eyes got bigger and then they made the Home Alone face… According to a recent report from NBA information breaker extraordinaire Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports in his “The Vertical” podcast, the Warriors are not only in the mix [...]

February 2, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0