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LeBron James Says He ‘Almost Cracked’ During Los Angeles Lakers’ Early-Season Struggles

LeBron James Says He ‘Almost Cracked’ During Los Angeles Lakers’ Early-Season Struggles

LeBron James knows what he signed up for by joining the Los Angeles Lakers—a more gradual process than he enjoyed with the Miami Heat or during his second go-round on the Cleveland Cavaliers. He just forgot about that for a second. As he told Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes following the Lakers’ Saturday night victory over [...]

November 13, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Report: Several Rockets Players Don’t Expect Carmelo Anthony to Rejoin Team

Report: Several Rockets Players Don’t Expect Carmelo Anthony to Rejoin Team

Carmelo Anthony has, it seems, played his last game as a member of the Houston Rockets. Over the weekend, in advance of him missing Saturday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs due to ‘illness,’ ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski dropped the following bomb: Marc Stein of The New York Times then added this: General manager Daryl Morey [...]

November 12, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Free-Agent-To-Be Tobias Harris Wants to Remain with Los Angeles Clippers

Free-Agent-To-Be Tobias Harris Wants to Remain with Los Angeles Clippers

Tobias Harris is going to make a lot of money this summer when he hits free agency. He’s apparently hoping that windfall comes from his current team, the Los Angeles Clippers. From The Athletic’s Shams Charania: Tobias Harris is off to the best start of his career, averaging 21.3 points and 8.5 rebounds while shooting [...]

November 9, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

J.R. Smith Wants to Be Traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers

J.R. Smith Wants to Be Traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers

J.R. Smith wants off the Cleveland Cavaliers. This isn’t a rumor. It isn’t speculation. It’s what Smith himself told reporters, per ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski: Smith, unhappy with his playing time, was asked by a reporter Thursday if he hoped to be traded. “Yeah,” Smith said. “They know. They don’t want me here, so they obviously [...]

November 2, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Rumor: Lakers, Clippers and Knicks All Plan to Make a Run for Kevin Durant in 2019 Free Agency

Rumor: Lakers, Clippers and Knicks All Plan to Make a Run for Kevin Durant in 2019 Free Agency

If Kevin Durant wants to run his own show after (probably) winning three straight titles with the Golden State Warriors, he won’t have any shortage of suitors pining for him to be their leading man. There’s an element of “Well, duh!” to this statement. Every team will want to sign Durant if he declines his [...]

October 18, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Ben Simmons is Like Watching a Young Magic Johnson in 2018

Ben Simmons is Like Watching a Young Magic Johnson in 2018

Watching the opening night match-up between the Celtics and 76ers last night there was only one thing that kept running through my head, Ben Simmons is special. Simmons started his season great with a 19 point, 15 rebound, 8 assist, 4 steal and 2 block performance, albeit in a 76ers loss. He wowed with his [...]

October 17, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

There’s ‘No Indication’ Kristaps Porzingis and New York Knicks are Working Toward an Extension

There’s ‘No Indication’ Kristaps Porzingis and New York Knicks are Working Toward an Extension

It does not look like the New York Knicks and Kristaps Porzingis are going to reach an extension agreement by next Monday’s deadline. It’s not even clear that they ever seriously talked about one. From the New York Daily NewsStefan Bondy: Monday represents the deadline for Porzingis to sign a $158 million extension, but there’s [...]

October 11, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Suns Fire GM McDonough

Suns Fire GM McDonough

In a somewhat shocking and sudden move Monday morning, the Suns have decided to relieve GM Ryan McDounough of his duties. McDonough had two years left on his contract and was entering his sixth season as general manager. He had an up and down tenure to say the least, starting hot as he turned one [...]

October 8, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Expansion to Seattle May Not Happen For a Few Years

NBA Expansion to Seattle May Not Happen For a Few Years

Tonight the Golden State Warriors will face off against the Sacramento Kings in a preseason game, the first NBA game in Seattle since 2008. Unfortunately for Seattle though, it may be years before another game takes place in their city. Seattle groups interested in bringing a team to the city have met with NBA officials [...]

October 5, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA, Uncategorized 0

Pelicans’ Okafor Leaves Arena on Crutches

Pelicans’ Okafor Leaves Arena on Crutches

It seems like the New Orleans Pelicans big man, Jahlil Okafor, has injured his right ankle. Okafor was seen leaving the United Center on crutches after the team’s preseason loss to the Chicago Bulls. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Okafor was scheduled to undergo an X-ray and an MRI on the ankle after the [...]

October 1, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0