Tuesday 23rd August 2016,
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LeBron James Isn’t Ready to Concede That He’s Going Downhill

LeBron James Isn’t Ready to Concede That He’s Going Downhill

LeBron James cares not for the semantics of aging in the NBA. He gets it. He is 31 and entering his 14th NBA season. He is supposed to be on the decline, firmly planted in the back end of his career, conceding touches and statuses to the younger stars, both on and off his Cleveland [...]

August 23, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Someone Bought Steph Curry’s Used Mouthguard

Someone Bought Steph Curry’s Used Mouthguard

There is no question about it, everything Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry touches is worth a lot, even his mouthguard. According to ESPN, Steph Curry’s mouthguard which was used in a game in December and has his name on it was up for auction yesterday. It was expected to sell for about $5,000, but [...]

August 22, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron James: I Did Not Retire From Team USA

LeBron James: I Did Not Retire From Team USA

LeBron James is not yet ready to take permanent leave from Team USA basketball. Shame on you for thinking he was. Just kidding. It makes sense that you would feel that way. LeBron is 31 and turned down an opportunity to play for Team USA this summer in Rio. He will be halfway toward his [...]

August 18, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Playing for Team USA Actually Increases Production Following Season

Playing for Team USA Actually Increases Production Following Season

Popular, ESPN affiliated statistical analysis website Fivethirtyeight posted some interesting numbers about the affect an Olympic basketball experience has on NBA stars in their regular season. Many assume, and understandably so, that players who add in the grind of a month long Olympic experience to shorten their already brief offseason would end up hampered by [...]

August 17, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Nick Young Is No Longer Beefing with D’Angelo Russell

Nick Young Is No Longer Beefing with D’Angelo Russell

Nick Young has, apparently, found a way to forgive Los Angeles Lakers teammate D’Angelo Russell. The two made headlines last season when Russell secretly recorded Young talking about cheating on then-fiancee Iggy Azalea. The couple, amid rumors and anecdotes of further infidelity from Young, are no longer together. Young appeared unreceptive at best when Russell [...]

August 16, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron Finally Becomes Highest Paid Player in the NBA

LeBron Finally Becomes Highest Paid Player in the NBA

LeBron James has possibly had the best first 13 seasons to a career in NBA history. He has won four NBA MVP Awards, 3 NBA titles, 3 NBA Finals MVP awards, 10 All-NBA 1st Teams and has scored more points in the NBA than anyone since he entered in 2003. Despite all of this success, [...]

August 12, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Dennis Rodman Broke His Penis Three Times

Dennis Rodman Broke His Penis Three Times

In a NSFW interview, retired basketball player Dennis Rodman discussed in graphic detail how he broke his penis on three separate occasions. Rodman, who is known for both his on and off court eccentricities, has decided to share how some of those antics resulted in him injuring his penis. “Me and my girlfriend, we were [...]

August 10, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Michael Jordan: Russell Westbrook Is Me 30 Years Ago

Michael Jordan: Russell Westbrook Is Me 30 Years Ago

His airness has been a little more outspoken lately with his stance on the police shooting issue currently affecting our country and his opinions on the current NBA product. With that in mind, Michael Jordan has named which player reminds him most of himself in the NBA today and it is not who you would [...]

August 8, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

After Extending Westbrook, Thunder Still Plan to Chase Blake Griffin During 2017 Free Agency

After Extending Westbrook, Thunder Still Plan to Chase Blake Griffin During 2017 Free Agency

After renegotiating his current contract, Russell Westbrook will be with the Oklahoma City Thunder through at least the 2017-18 season. The extension itself, while encouraging, has given the Thunder two seasons, before his player option ahead of 2018-19, to sell Westbrook on a long-term future in Oklahoma City. That long-term pitch begins immediately. And it [...]

August 5, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron States His Motivation Moving Forward in His Career

LeBron States His Motivation Moving Forward in His Career

As part of a long-form piece on Sports Illustrated that was published Tuesday morning and written by Sports Illustrated writer Lee Jenkins, the man who broke LeBron’s return to Cleveland in 2014, King James let it be known his desire for immortality. During a Nike summer camp for high school athletes in which LeBron is [...]

August 3, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0