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76ers’ Ben Simmons has Sprained AC Joint in Right Shoulder

76ers’ Ben Simmons has Sprained AC Joint in Right Shoulder

The Philadelphia 76ers welcomed one star back Wednesday night but lost another. Ben Simmons did not play in the second half against the Jazz after being diagnosed with what the team called a mild right shoulder sprain. He will be reevaluated Thursday in Denver. The injury appears to have happened in the first quarter when [...]

November 7, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Paul George to Miss Start of Season

Paul George to Miss Start of Season

The Los Angeles Clippers will enter the season without one of their two superstars. According to ESPN, Clippers forward Paul George will miss both the training camp and the start of the NBA season. He is hoping to return to action in November. George is currently recovering from an offseason shoulder surgery. During the Clippers’ [...]

September 30, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Brooklyn Nets Probably Won’t be Adding Melo to Their Roster

Brooklyn Nets Probably Won’t be Adding Melo to Their Roster

Even though Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are pushing to add Carmelo Anthony to the Brooklyn Nets’ roster, it seems very unlikely that the team will do so. Unfortunately for Melo, the players’ enthusiasm has yet to be shared by the front office. In fact, the Nets will most likely look to sign players they [...]

September 23, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Miami Heat’s Bam Adebayo Destroyed by Kobayashi in Burger-Eating Contest

Miami Heat’s Bam Adebayo Destroyed by Kobayashi in Burger-Eating Contest

It turns out burgers ain’t Adebayo’s forte. Bam Adebayo is a big dude. He is 6-foot-10 and weighs 255-pounds. But just because the Miami Heat center is big, doesn’t mean he can eat plate after plate of burgers and that was evident when Adebayo went up against Kobayashi in a burger eating contest. Adebayo, who [...]

September 19, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kevin Durant Trashes OKC in Interview

Kevin Durant Trashes OKC in Interview

Kevin Durant’s free-agent departure to the Golden State Warriors in 2016 brought anger to Oklahoma City Thunder fans. One fan even went so far as to record himself shooting bullets at Durant’s jersey! These actions though have pushed Durant away from the city in which he spent eight seasons. At his first game in Oklahoma [...]

September 10, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Dwight Howard Signs with the Lakers

Dwight Howard Signs with the Lakers

According to the Lakers, Dwight Howard is back in Los Angeles and will be wearing number 39, a number that has never been worn in Lakers history. His contract contains zero salary protection. As of October 21st, they will pay him $14,490 each day he remains on the roster, but if he proves to be [...]

August 27, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

James Harden Donates Over $240K to Renovate Houston Basketball Courts

James Harden Donates Over $240K to Renovate Houston Basketball Courts

James Harden has donated more than $240,000 to the city of Houston to renovate outdoor basketball courts in under-served areas that were ravaged by Hurricane Harvey. At an event Saturday to mark the donation, Harden said he wants to become a legend off the court and hopes the renovations will convince kids in the area [...]

August 26, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

5 Best Team USA Basketball Olympic Teams of All-Time

5 Best Team USA Basketball Olympic Teams of All-Time

A lot of hype was made of this year’s Team USA Basketball Olympic team—even some experts, like ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith, questioned whether or not the United States should even send our pro basketball players to the Olympics anymore. But, how good was the 2016 USA Basketball team anyway? How does the 2016 Olympic team [...]

August 26, 2019 admin NBA 0

Joseph Tsai to Pay $2.35B to Become Full Owner of Brooklyn Nets

Joseph Tsai to Pay $2.35B to Become Full Owner of Brooklyn Nets

Joseph Tsai, the co-founder of Alibaba, is about to sign a record $2.35-billion deal to acquire the remaining 51 percent of the Brooklyn Nets from Mikhail Prokhorov. Once the deal comes through, he will become the sole owner of the franchise. Tsai purchased 49 percent of the Nets last year for $1 billion and was [...]

August 14, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Carmelo Anthony Rejected by USA Basketball

Carmelo Anthony Rejected by USA Basketball

Carmelo Anthony will be watching Team USA compete for its third consecutive FIBA World Cup title from the sidelines. Anthony is the most decorated international player in the history of USA Basketball, so it was a bit surprising that the federation was so adamant that he wouldn’t get a shot. On Thursday, USA Basketball chairman [...]

August 8, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0