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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

Kawhi Leonard Says He’s Beginning Toronto Raptors Tenure with ‘Open Mind’

Kawhi Leonard Says He’s Beginning Toronto Raptors Tenure with ‘Open Mind’

Kawhi Leonard appeared at the Toronto Raptors’ Media Day full of awkward laughs, smiles and, relative to his typical demeanor, candor. This is to say, he wouldn’t commit to staying with the Raptors beyond this season, but he also said he’s looking for reasons to remain. From The Athletic’s Eric Koreen: No one in the [...]

September 24, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Space Jam 2 is Happening

Space Jam 2 is Happening

While from a critically acclaimed movie, Space Jam was a one of a kind film that used the immense popularity of the game of basketball and it’s growth, led by its biggest star ever to lead the Looney Toons to lead an underdog team to beat the alien invaders and save our planet. Cheesy but [...]

September 20, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Towns Won’t Sign Contract Until Butler Situation Sorted Out

Towns Won’t Sign Contract Until Butler Situation Sorted Out

The proverbial you-know-what is hitting the fan in Minnesota at the moment. There seem to be separate factions developing in the locker room and front office and neither of their two All-Star players appear to be very happy with the current state of the team. As has been previously reported, Jimmy Butler is meeting with [...]

September 17, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Rumor: Lakers Apparently Have Eyes for Klay Thompson in 2019 Free Agency

Rumor: Lakers Apparently Have Eyes for Klay Thompson in 2019 Free Agency

The Los Angeles Lakers are already thinking about 2019 free agency. That’s always been clear, and it became even more transparently obvious after they waived Luol Deng. But while many have them pegged as a likely destination for Kawhi Leonard, they might have another plan. That plan’s name is Klay Thompson. Consider what ESPN.com’s Ramona [...]

September 12, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Rumor: Former Laker Andrew Bynum Gearing Up for NBA Comeback

Rumor: Former Laker Andrew Bynum Gearing Up for NBA Comeback

The last time we saw Andrew Bynum in an NBA game, it was 2014, and he was wearing an Indiana Pacers jersey. His career was supposed to be over after that—derailed by injury and disinterest. It seems, however, Bynum is ready to give it another shot. From The Athletic’s Shams Charania: Former Lakers two-time champion [...]

September 10, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Giannis Antetokounmpo Reacts to Aaron Rodgers Extension with Packers: ‘That’s a Lot of Money’

Giannis Antetokounmpo Reacts to Aaron Rodgers Extension with Packers: ‘That’s a Lot of Money’

Aaron Rodgers reached an agreement with the Green Bay Payers on a four-year extension worth $134 million, with a $103 million guarantee and incentives that could inflate its value to $180 million. So, naturally, Giannis Antetokounmpo was asked about it. And of course he was. Why wouldn’t he be? Rodgers has been seen at Milwaukee [...]

August 31, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Rumor: Orlando Magic ‘Expected’ to Put Nikola Vucevic on Trade Block

Rumor: Orlando Magic ‘Expected’ to Put Nikola Vucevic on Trade Block

One way or another, Nikola Vucevic and the Orlando Magic are nearing the end of their time together. This parting of the ways, so to speak, could happen organically. Vucevic is entering the last year of deal and will almost certainly leave as a free agent if he remains in Orlando for the entire season. [...]

August 29, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kobe Bryant Believes Resistant Lakers Fans will ‘Fall in Line’ and Root for LeBron James

Kobe Bryant Believes Resistant Lakers Fans will ‘Fall in Line’ and Root for LeBron James

Kobe Bryant has a message for all the Los Angeles Lakers fans who are not rolling out the red carpet for LeBron James’ arrival: You’re kidding yourselves if you think this distaste for the three-time champ will last. Speaking on the The Rich Eisen Show, the Lakers legend didn’t so much as call for fans [...]

August 27, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

FYI: No, Kobe Bryant Isn’t Planning to Play in Big3 League Next Year

FYI: No, Kobe Bryant Isn’t Planning to Play in Big3 League Next Year

Kobe Bryant’s return to the hardwood will have to wait—assuming, of course, it ever comes. Oh, no, he isn’t rejoining the Los Angeles Lakers or playing in the NBA again. Get that conspiracy theory out of your pretty little head. But there has been hope that he might possibly lace them up to play in [...]

August 23, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0