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James Worthy Says Lakers Haven’t Had Lonzo Ball’s Talent ‘Really Since’ Magic Johnson

James Worthy Says Lakers Haven’t Had Lonzo Ball’s Talent ‘Really Since’ Magic Johnson

James Worthy has set a demonstratively high bar for Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball. TMZ caught up with the Hall of Famer and Lakers legend, and they asked him about young Lonzo, because why the frick not? It’s August. What else are they supposed to ask him about. Anywho, his take on Lonzo? He [...]

August 15, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Shawn Porter vs. Thomas Dulorme

Shawn Porter vs. Thomas Dulorme

I have made no secret of the fact that I view Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor as a triumph of hype over substance. It will prove to have no relevance to anything actually happening in the combat sports. But there is at least one very relevant fight on the card for August 26. On Thursday, [...]

August 15, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Gilberto Ramirez vs. Jesse Hart

Gilberto Ramirez vs. Jesse Hart

On Wednesday, word spread that undefeated WBO super middleweight title holder Gilberto Ramirez will return to action on September 22 against undefeated Jesse Hart. At 26, Ramirez has the potential to develop into a major star. I’d prefer to see him in a unification fight against somebody like James DeGale or Badou Jack, but Hart [...]

August 10, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Knicks Sign Michael Beasley

Knicks Sign Michael Beasley

The Knicks had the No. 1 pick of the 2008 NBA Draft class last year in Derrick Rose, and now they have decided to sign the No. 2 pick of the 2008 draft Michael Beasley. Beasley is 28 now and has been a pretty huge disappointment in his NBA career thus far. After showing some [...]

August 9, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Takes Aggressive Measures with 2017-18 Schedule to Improve Player Rest and Protect National TV Games

NBA Takes Aggressive Measures with 2017-18 Schedule to Improve Player Rest and Protect National TV Games

The 2017-18 NBA schedule is expected to drop soon, and when it does, you might notice some changes—fewer back-to-backs, more team-friendly travel and strategically placed National TV games among them. As relayed by ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst, the Association issued a memo to its squads that outlines a scheduling package for next season aimed at improving [...]

August 9, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Bryant Jennings Set to Return

Bryant Jennings Set to Return

One of the better American heavyweights of recent years is set to return to action. On Tuesday, ESPN’s Dan Rafael reported that Bryant Jennings has been added to the undercard for Terence Crawford’s August 19 clash with Julius Indongo. Jennings has been out of action since getting battered by Cuban sensation Luis Ortiz in December [...]

August 9, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

The Top 8 Fighters from 130 to 140 Pounds

The Top 8 Fighters from 130 to 140 Pounds

In June, light heavyweight superstar Andre Ward stopped Sergey Kovalev in a rematch of last year’s most important fight. In September, Saul Alvarez meets Gennady Golovkin in a battle for middleweight supremacy. But the months of summer have been all about the super featherweight, lightweight and junior welterweight divisions. On July 19, WBC lightweight title [...]

August 8, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

DeMarcus Cousins Not-So-Subtly Urging Carmelo Anthony to Waive No-Trade Clause for Pelicans

DeMarcus Cousins Not-So-Subtly Urging Carmelo Anthony to Waive No-Trade Clause for Pelicans

We know DeMarcus Cousins has been recruiting bigger names on the New Orleans Pelicans’ behalf. Now we know one of those marquee talents is Carmelo Anthony. No need for sources here. The revelation comes straight from a picture Cousins liked on Instagram, per ESPN.com’s Ian Begley: Cousins might be in luck: The New York Post‘s [...]

August 8, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Timothy Bradley Retires

Timothy Bradley Retires

Timothy Bradley announced his retirement over the weekend. I am happy to see him hanging up the gloves and I hope he stays away. He has been one of the top stars of his generation and involved in some of the biggest fights of the past five years. But he is also a dedicated family [...]

August 8, 2017 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

DeMarcus Cousins Recruiting Some of NBA’s ‘Biggest Names’ to Come Play for the New Orleans Pelicans

DeMarcus Cousins Recruiting Some of NBA’s ‘Biggest Names’ to Come Play for the New Orleans Pelicans

DeMarcus Cousins is slated for free agency next summer, and no one has a great pulse on whether he’ll leave the New Orleans Pelicans, to whom he was traded last February. But this uncertainty hasn’t stopped him from acting as the team’s chief recruiter. As relayed by Will Guillory of NOLA.com, Cousin is apparently reaching [...]

August 4, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0