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Otto Porter Expected to Receive Max Contract Offer This Summer

Otto Porter Expected to Receive Max Contract Offer This Summer

Despite the Wizards struggles and general lack of chemistry this season, one bright spot has been the emergence of Otto Porter Jr. Porter has improved his efficiency and production as much as any other player in the NBA. From last season to this season he has increased his scoring by 3//1 points per game, 2.9 [...]

December 7, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Chandler Parsons Won’t Need Surgery on Injured Left Knee

Chandler Parsons Won’t Need Surgery on Injured Left Knee

Breathe Memphis Grizzlies fans. Something is finally going right. Sort of. If everything were actually going right, Chandler Parsons, the team’s $94 million investment, would be fully healthy and on the court contributing. But he has appeared in just six games this season and been on the sidelines since Nov. 18 tending to a left [...]

December 6, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

James Harden Picks ‘The Beard’ to Win NBA’s MVP Award

James Harden Picks ‘The Beard’ to Win NBA’s MVP Award

James Harden is playing out of his mind, and he knows it. Asked for his own MVP pick by SI.com’s Ben Golliver, the 2014-15 MVP runner-up didn’t hesitate to name himself—in a manner of speaking: Harden didn’t pause or blink when asked for his own MVP pick. He simply nominated himself. “The Beard,” Harden told [...]

December 5, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Dwyane Wade Doesn’t Rule Out Playing with LeBron James Again

Dwyane Wade Doesn’t Rule Out Playing with LeBron James Again

Four years with LeBron James apparently wasn’t enough for Dwyane Wade, so he’s open to coming back for more. When LeBron James first left the Miami Heat in 2014, that was supposed to be it. He and Wade spent four seasons together. Made it to four NBA Finals. Won two championships. They played together, in [...]

December 2, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Stephen Curry Doesn’t Know If He’d Consider Signing with Hornets in 2017

Stephen Curry Doesn’t Know If He’d Consider Signing with Hornets in 2017

Sometimes, in sports, questions with obvious answers need to be asked. That’s the nature of the business—especially when it comes to free agency. Which brings us to Stephen Curry, who will be a free agent at season’s end, and who was recently asked by the Charlotte Observer‘s Scott Fowler whether he would consider signing with [...]

December 1, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Wearing a Ski Mask JR Smith Pleads Ignorance

Wearing a Ski Mask JR Smith Pleads Ignorance

Last night the Cleveland Cavaliers’ lost and while J.R. Smith’s “gaffe” wasn’t the reason they did, it certainly didn’t help. J.R. suffered a massive brain fart, letting Tony Snell score an uncontested layup after leaving the court to hug his friend Jason Terry. The Bucks were setting up for an inbound play when Smith saw [...]

November 30, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Bradley Beal Fined $15,000 For Choking Evan Fournier

Bradley Beal Fined $15,000 For Choking Evan Fournier

At 5-10, maybe frustration is setting in for the Wizards. I mean, why else would Bradley Beal seemingly wrap his hand around Evan Fournier’s neck in an attempt to defuse a minor scuffle when the Wizards visited the Magic a few evenings ago? Watching it live, at regular speed, everything seemed harmelss. But when you [...]

November 29, 2016 admin Balltribe TV, Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Teams Expect Suns to Make Brandon Knight Available Before Trade Deadline

NBA Teams Expect Suns to Make Brandon Knight Available Before Trade Deadline

Brandon Knight is not available for another NBA team’s taking…right now. But he probably will be…later. With the Phoenix Suns sitting at 5-13, staring down the barrel of another lost season, rival teams will no doubt look to see if they enter sellers mode ahead of the February trade deadline. And while they extent of [...]

November 28, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kevin Love Finally Feeling at Home with Cleveland Cavaliers

Kevin Love Finally Feeling at Home with Cleveland Cavaliers

It feels like forever ago that Kevin Love’s future with the Cleveland Cavaliers was shrouded in a thick cloud of doubt. Really, though, it was just last season. And yet, it doesn’t feel like that because Love has found a groove with the Cavaliers, per the Akron Beacon Journal‘s Jason Lloyd: What seems like a [...]

November 25, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Tearful Michael Jordan Receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Tearful Michael Jordan Receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom

On Tuesday, Michael Jordan was among the 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom awarded by President Barack Obama. The sports world was well-represented as legendary Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully and Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul–Jabbar also received Medals of Freedom on Tuesday. During his speech, President Obama said Jordan was [...]

November 23, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0