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Nearly Half of the NBA’s Teams Reportedly Lost Money During 2016-17 Season

Nearly Half of the NBA’s Teams Reportedly Lost Money During 2016-17 Season

A confidential report obtained by ESPN.com’s Zach Lowe and Brian Windhorst shows that nearly half of the NBA’s teams reported net losses last season. Though this field dwindles down to nine when taking into account the league’s revenue-sharing program, roughly one-third of the Association still finishes in the red. Here’s more from Lowe and Windhorst: [...]

September 20, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Wiggins to Sign $148 Million Extension Before Camp

Wiggins to Sign $148 Million Extension Before Camp

While it has been rumored all summer that Andrew Wiggins would get a massive extension, and that he was not on the table whatsoever in any Kyrie Irving trade talks, yesterday’s report from Darren Wolfson all but confirms that Wiggins has verbally agreed and will sign a five-year, $148 million extension before camp opens. The [...]

September 19, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kyrie Irving Why He Didn’t Tell LeBron James About Trade Request: ‘Why Would I Have To?’

Kyrie Irving Why He Didn’t Tell LeBron James About Trade Request: ‘Why Would I Have To?’

Bless the NBA offseason. Seriously, it’s awesome. It can be dull at points, but relative to other professional sports, we’re treated to a steady, if inundating, stream of amazing. Among the latest: Kyrie Irving appearing on ESPN’s First Take and saying everything without saying anything on the topic of LeBron James. Stephen A. Smith asked [...]

September 18, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Cleveland Cavaliers Have ‘No Plans’ to Trade Kevin Love

Cleveland Cavaliers Have ‘No Plans’ to Trade Kevin Love

To answer a question many of you had and many of you didn’t: No, the Cleveland Cavaliers don’t currently have a desire to deal Kevin Love in the aftermath of the Kyrie Irving trade. From ESPN.com’s Zach Lowe: The Cavs have contemplated trading Love off and on almost since that series, though they have no [...]

September 14, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Lakers to Retire Kobe’s No. 8, No. 24 Jersey on December 18

Lakers to Retire Kobe’s No. 8, No. 24 Jersey on December 18

According to reports from TMZ Sports and ESPN, The Lakers will retire Kobe Bryant’s jersey during their game against the Warriors on December 18. So which number of the Black Mamba’s will be hanging up in the rafters No. 8 or No. 24? The answer is both according to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN. This is [...]

September 13, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Dwyane Wade Feels Chicago Bulls ‘Misled’ Him About Direction of Team Before Jimmy Butler Trade

Dwyane Wade Feels Chicago Bulls ‘Misled’ Him About Direction of Team Before Jimmy Butler Trade

Dwyane Wade didn’t opt into the final year of his deal with the Chicago Bulls just so he could make $23.8 million. He stuck around at least in part because he thought they were trying to be something more than one of the NBA’s five worst squads. So much for that. According to HoopsHype’s Alex [...]

September 7, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Magic Johnson Told Lakers to Take NBA’s $500,000 Tampering Fine Out of His Salary

Magic Johnson Told Lakers to Take NBA’s $500,000 Tampering Fine Out of His Salary

Magic Johnson knows he screwed up on the Paul George front, and he doesn’t want the Los Angeles Lakers to pay for it. The NBA slapped the Purple and Gold with a $500,000 fine for tampering after allegations were brought about by the Indiana Pacers. In a nutshell, the investigation revealed the Lakers got too [...]

September 6, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Rockets Sell for Record $2.2 Billion

Rockets Sell for Record $2.2 Billion

In 2014 Steve Ballmer shocked the NBA and professional sports business world with his eye-popping $2 billion purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers. When it was reported that Houston Rockets Owner Leslie Alexander was selling the franchise just over a month ago, many wondered if the Rockets sale would top the price paid for the [...]

September 5, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

BIG3 Facing $250M Lawsuit

BIG3 Facing $250M Lawsuit

According to New York Daily News, the Champions Basketball League filed a $250-million lawsuit against the BIG3 for allegedly taking their players and ideas. Filed by CBL founder Carl George at the Manhattan Supreme Court on Friday (September 1), the lawsuit alleges Ice Cube and BIG3’s co-founder Jeff Kwatinetz only warmed up to the CBL [...]

September 5, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Lamar Odom: “Trade to Lakers Ended My Career”

Lamar Odom: “Trade to Lakers Ended My Career”

Lamar Odom’s life and career has taken a very tragic and sad turn. Once seen as one of the most exciting young prospects in the NBA, an NBA Sixth Man of the Year and a huge contributor for an NBA championship team Los Angeles Lakers team, Odom has sinced flamed out of the league, dealt [...]

August 30, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0