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Suns Rookie Deandre Ayton Drew a Picture of Him Dunking All Over Joel Embiid

Suns Rookie Deandre Ayton Drew a Picture of Him Dunking All Over Joel Embiid

Deandre Ayton has yet to appear in an NBA regular-season game, but he’s already berthing head-to-head to rivalries. The Phoenix Suns rookie drew a picture of himself on a trading card dunking all over Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid, and it is as glorious-looking at you might imagine: I’m going to be honest, if [...]

August 15, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

WNBA Legend Lindsay Whalen Announces her Retirement

WNBA Legend Lindsay Whalen Announces her Retirement

Minnesota Lynx guard and WNBA legend Lindsay Whalen who is about to finish her 15th season has announced she will retire at the end of the current season. “I would like to announce that after 15 seasons in the WNBA I am going to retire after the 2018 season,” Whalen said Friday. “I would like [...]

August 13, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kawhi Speaks (Sort of): Leonard Thanks Spurs and city of San Antonio in Multi-Paragraph Statement

Kawhi Speaks (Sort of): Leonard Thanks Spurs and city of San Antonio in Multi-Paragraph Statement

Kawhi Leonard has spoken, sort of, for the first time since joining the Toronto Raptors. In a statement that, surprisingly, spanned more than six syllables, the two-time Defensive Player of the Year thanked the San Antonio Spurs and their fans for the seven mostly wonderful years they spent together: As a housekeeping note, this reads [...]

August 9, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Dwight Howard Thinks Washington Wizards are ‘Going to Shock a Lot of People’

Dwight Howard Thinks Washington Wizards are ‘Going to Shock a Lot of People’

Dwight Howard believes the Washington Wizards are poised for an unspecified deep playoff run and primed to shock an unknown number of people in a totally ambiguous way. Allow the center to explain himself, per NBC Sports Washington’s Chase Hughes: Howard believes Washington is a good opportunity for him to not only return to the [...]

August 2, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Dwight Howard Credits John Wall for Him Joining Wizards Instead of Warriors

Dwight Howard Credits John Wall for Him Joining Wizards Instead of Warriors

If not for John Wall, Dwight Howard would probably be a member of the Golden State Warriors. Speaking with reporters, the newest member of the Washington Wizards detailed that he was leaning toward joining the reigning champs when the All-Star point guard reached out to him on, of all places, Instagram. From NBC Sports Washington’s [...]

July 31, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Paul George Admits He Was Tempted By Joining Lakers, but Loved Thunder Too Much to Leave

Paul George Admits He Was Tempted By Joining Lakers, but Loved Thunder Too Much to Leave

Paul George now bleeds all things Oklahoma City. This might have been implied by him re-signing with the Thunder on a four-year deal (player option after Year 3) before free agency ever officially started. Everything from the timing to the structure of the contract—a two-plus-one would have made more sense if this were a purely [...]

July 27, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Dirk to Sign One-Year, $5 Million Deal With Mavericks

Dirk to Sign One-Year, $5 Million Deal With Mavericks

It is official, Dirk Nowitzki will spend more time playing for the Dallas Mavericks than any player has spent playing with one team in NBA history. Nowitzki will sign a one-year, $5 million contract this season to play his record-breaking 21st season with the Mavericks: This was a foregone conclusion of course, but still pretty [...]

July 23, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Lakers Plan to Roll Out Warriors-Style ‘Death Lineup’ with LeBron James at Center

Lakers Plan to Roll Out Warriors-Style ‘Death Lineup’ with LeBron James at Center

Generally speaking, dating back to his tenure with the Miami Heat, LeBron James has not been one to embrace spending a lot of time at power forward. It sounds like that’ll need to change with the Los Angeles Lakers, who, as of now, have plans to roll him out at center in their own version [...]

July 20, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Rumor: The Philadelphia 76ers Tried Hiring Daryl Morey Away from the Rockets—And Failed

Rumor: The Philadelphia 76ers Tried Hiring Daryl Morey Away from the Rockets—And Failed

The Philadelphia 76ers are a pretty gutsy group, apparently. As they continue to search for new front-office leadership in the aftermath of Bryan Colangelo’s departure, they’ve reportedly already been rebuffed by one of their targets…because he’s currently employed….by the Houston Rockets…and his name is Daryl Morey. From The New York Times‘ Marc Stein: The Philadelphia [...]

July 17, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Charles Oakley Arrested in Vegas for Cheating at the Casino

Charles Oakley Arrested in Vegas for Cheating at the Casino

Former NBA player, Charles Oakley, was arrested in Las Vegas on July 8 after he was “suspected of adding to or reducing his wager on a gambling game after the outcome was known.” Oakley was arrested by Nevada Gaming Control Board Enforcement Agents. He was suspected of adding to or reducing his wager on a [...]

July 12, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0