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Boston Celtics May Have Interest in Trading for Carmelo Anthony After All

Boston Celtics May Have Interest in Trading for Carmelo Anthony After All

The Boston Celtics, as per usual, are tough to get a read on. First, we think we have no interest in a Carmelo Anthony trade. Then, we believe they want to join the party as a third-team facilitator. Now, according to the Boston Herald‘s Steve Bulpett, they’re open to the idea of actually getting Melo: [...]

January 31, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Celtics Coach Brad Stevens Would ‘Welcome’ a Melo Trade, But Boston Ain’t Biting

Celtics Coach Brad Stevens Would ‘Welcome’ a Melo Trade, But Boston Ain’t Biting

The New York Knicks don’t appear any closer to resolving the Carmelo Anthony trade saga. They are, however, scouting Boston Celtics games, and Beantown’s head honcho, despite the sentiments of team president Danny Ainge, would welcome Melo’s arrival. According to the Boston Globe‘s Gary Washburn: A source indicated that Knicks president Phil Jackson has instructed [...]

January 30, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Zach LaVine Won’t Participate in 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest—But Aaron Gordon Will

Zach LaVine Won’t Participate in 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Contest—But Aaron Gordon Will

The 2017 NBA Slam Dunk Competition is now a little less awesome. Zach LaVine, the two-time reigning champion, will not be participating in the festivities, according to Basketball Insiders’ Michael Scott: So much for a rematch of the epic battle that took place between LaVine and Aaron Gordon last year. On the bright side, though, [...]

January 26, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Jimmy Butler, Dwyane Wade Call Out Chicago Bulls Teammates After Loss to Hawks

Jimmy Butler, Dwyane Wade Call Out Chicago Bulls Teammates After Loss to Hawks

Why no, everything is not fine with the Chicago Bulls. Thanks for asking. Following the team’s Wednesday night loss to the Atlanta Hawks, Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade ripped their teammates for a seeming lack of effort, per the Chicago Tribune‘s K.C. Johnson: I wish I could say that everyone in here is going to [...]

January 26, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Steve Kerr ‘Disappointed’ NBA Players Didn’t Take All-Star Vote Seriously Enough

Steve Kerr ‘Disappointed’ NBA Players Didn’t Take All-Star Vote Seriously Enough

Los Angeles Clippers rookie Brice Johnson, who has yet to play a minute of NBA action, received two All-Star votes from fellow players. That, in a nutshell, summarizes how seriously the league’s hoopsters assumed the responsibility of casting All-Star ballots. And Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is disappointed in them, per the Bay [...]

January 24, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron Considering Return to Olympics Under Gregg Popovich

LeBron Considering Return to Olympics Under Gregg Popovich

When broached about the subject on Saturday, LeBron James said his decision on whether he will return to the U.S. Men’s Olympic Basketball Team at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will largely depend on whether Spurs Head Coach and coaching legend Gregg Popovich takes over as head coach. LeBron has won two gold medals in [...]

January 23, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron Thanks President Obama

LeBron Thanks President Obama

After eight years as the President of the United States, Barack Obama’s presidency is officially coming to an end. In honor of Obama’s 8 years in office, LeBron James posted a touching video last night to thank him for all that he’s done. The video was posted on Uninterrupted, a multimedia site created by the [...]

January 20, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Anthony Davis Gets Injured Again During Pelicans’ Loss to Pacers

Anthony Davis Gets Injured Again During Pelicans’ Loss to Pacers

Anthony Davis has only missed four games this season, but it feels like so much more—perhaps because he keeps being forced out of contests early with various injuries. During the New Orleans Pelicans’ loss to the Indiana Pacers, for instance, Davis left the floor in the third quarter following a scary fall and didn’t return [...]

January 17, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Carmelo Anthony Seems to be Getting Suspicious of Knicks President Phil Jackson

Carmelo Anthony Seems to be Getting Suspicious of Knicks President Phil Jackson

In a column for the FanRag sports network, Charley Rosen, a known Phil Jackson confidant, blasted New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony. The line that left everyone questioning the article’s intentions? The only sure thing is that Carmelo Anthony has outlived his usefulness in New York. Rosen, it must be noted, is not Jackson. But [...]

January 16, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Allen Iverson, Ice Cube Start 3-on-3 League

Allen Iverson, Ice Cube Start 3-on-3 League

Do you often go to bed fantasizing about the NBA of the early and mid-2000s and wish you could see some of your players from your childhood grace the hardwood again? Do you wish that a professional 3-on-3 basketball league existed where these retired stars could flourish? I have good news for you, your dream [...]

January 12, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0