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Lakers Head Coach Luke Walton Wants Rookie Brandon Ingram to be Vocal Leader

Lakers Head Coach Luke Walton Wants Rookie Brandon Ingram to be Vocal Leader

Brandon Ingram is 19 years old, but the Los Angeles Lakers are pushing the rookie to carry himself like he’s 29. Head coach Luke Walton has been impressed with the newbie’s consistently gritty efforts. Many of the numbers won’t support it, but Ingram is already good. Though his three-point touch—and perhaps the speed of his [...]

March 23, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Robin Lopez Expects to be Suspended After Fighting with Serge Ibaka During Bulls’ Loss to Raptors

Robin Lopez Expects to be Suspended After Fighting with Serge Ibaka During Bulls’ Loss to Raptors

Serge Ibaka and Robin Lopez got into it during the Toronto Raptors’ Tuesday night overtime victory against the Chicago Bulls. The scene was so contentious, suspensions have to be coming. And Robin Lopez knows it, per the Chicago Tribune‘s K.C. Johnson: Jimmy Butler, who charged into the initial scrum but then took a step back, [...]

March 22, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Adam Silver Sent Memo to NBA Owners After Cavaliers Rested LeBron James Against Clippers

Adam Silver Sent Memo to NBA Owners After Cavaliers Rested LeBron James Against Clippers

If you were mad that the Cleveland Cavaliers rested LeBron James against the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night, you’re not the only one. Adam Silver is right there with you. Following the eyesore of a national TV matchup, the NBA’s commissioner sent a memo to owners urging them to get involved in the decision-making [...]

March 21, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

New York Knicks Are ‘Committed’ to Trading Carmelo Anthony Over Offseason

New York Knicks Are ‘Committed’ to Trading Carmelo Anthony Over Offseason

These next 13 games, or however many he plays in, may be Carmelo Anthony’s last with the New York Knicks. In a fantastically reported piece on Phil Jackson’s three-year tenure as team president, ESPN.com’s Ian Begley relayed that the organization plans to revisit its efforts to trade the All-Star, albeit ebbing, forward: The biggest issue [...]

March 20, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Wade Out For The Season; Is He Done In Chicago?

Wade Out For The Season; Is He Done In Chicago?

The MRI results came in and they weren’t good for 35-year-old Bulls star guard Dwyane Wade, he will miss the remainder of the season to recover from a broken elbow Wade’s homecoming hasn’t exactly been anything special as the Bulls are currently 10th in the east at 32-36. Wade has the ability to opt out [...]

March 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Chicago Bulls Haven’t ‘Ruled Out’ Bringing Back Rajon Rondo Next Season

Chicago Bulls Haven’t ‘Ruled Out’ Bringing Back Rajon Rondo Next Season

Will we betting an encore of the Rajon Rondo and Chicago Bulls show next season? Definitely maybe. The Rondo experiment has failed miserably, just like many knew it would. He cramps spacing for a team that cannot shoot and has vacillated not only in and out of the starting lineup, but in and out of [...]

March 15, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Dennis Rodman Street Performing in Vegas

Dennis Rodman Street Performing in Vegas

On Monday night, Dennis Rodman put his musical talent to the test. On the streets of Las Vegas outside of Planet Hollywood, Rodman teamed up with a bucket drummer to perform. Rodman was walking along the strip when he spotted a guy playing bucket drums. Dennis grabbed the mic and sang James brown’s ‘Get On [...]

March 14, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Phil Jackson Still Believes He Built a Good New York Knicks Roster

Phil Jackson Still Believes He Built a Good New York Knicks Roster

Imagine being so oblivious that even when you’re so obviously wrong, you believe you’re right. This is where New York Knicks president Phil Jackson is at. According to the New York Daily News‘ Frank Isola, he doesn’t believe he’s failed as an executive; he simply believes the Knicks have underachieved: Can Jackson, a Hall of [...]

March 14, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LaMarcus Aldridge Out Indefinitely with Heart Arrhythmia

LaMarcus Aldridge Out Indefinitely with Heart Arrhythmia

With Kevin Durant going down with a bum knee, the Spurs were no doubt licking their chops, as the #1 seed in the West seemed to be theirs for the taking. But that possibility has taken a hit with this recent news that LaMarcus Aldridge will be out for an indefinite period. The 31-year-old big [...]

March 13, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Golden State Warriors Remain Focused on Entering NBA Playoffs with No. 1 Seed

Golden State Warriors Remain Focused on Entering NBA Playoffs with No. 1 Seed

The Golden State Warriors have lost three of their last five games. Kevin Durant is sidelined with an MCL sprain. The San Antonio Spurs are 1.5 games back of the Western Conference’s No. 1 seed, with two more meetings against Golden State to go. Knowing all this, might Warriors head coach Steve Kerr abandon pursuit [...]

March 10, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0