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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

Andre Drummond is on a Beer Diet

Andre Drummond is on a Beer Diet

Prior to the start of a season, it is not uncommon for athletes to make changes to their diets and workouts. In preparation for his eigth season with the Pistons,, Andre Drummond is making some changes to his diet. He has decided to eliminate red meat. But by eliminating red meat, a solution had to [...]

August 6, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Jeremy Lin Thinks the NBA Has Given Up On Him

Jeremy Lin Thinks the NBA Has Given Up On Him

The 2018-19 season was a busy one for Jeremy Lin. He played for the Hawks from October through February and was then waived by Atlanta but immediately signed with the Raptors where he ultimately won a championship, but Lin struggled in Toronto. He appeared in 23 regular-season games and posted only 7.0 points and 2.2 [...]

July 29, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

76ers Sign Ben Simmons to Five-Year Extension

76ers Sign Ben Simmons to Five-Year Extension

According to Rich Paul, Ben Simmons’ agent, Simmons has agreed to a max deal with the 76ers that will pay him $170 million over five years. The Sixers announced the deal Tuesday. “Ben Simmons is an important piece of our core and he is one of the NBA’s most dynamic and talented young players,” GM [...]

July 16, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0

With Kawhi Leaving for the Clippers, What Should the Raptors Do?

With Kawhi Leaving for the Clippers, What Should the Raptors Do?

Toronto has two options: stay the course or blow it up! Kawhi Leonard has signed a maximum four years, $142 million with the LA CLippers and will be joining Paul George who was just acquired by the team. The Raptors did everything they could to keep their Finals MVP. They gave him both health, by [...]

July 6, 2019 admin Headlines, NBA 0