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Mark Cuban Wants Dallas Mavericks to Get Better at Point Guard in Draft or Free Agency

Mark Cuban Wants Dallas Mavericks to Get Better at Point Guard in Draft or Free Agency

With his Dallas Mavericks eliminated from playoff contention , Mark Cuban is ready for the offseason to get here. So that his team can get a new point guard. As the always-candid NBA owner said, per Mavs.com’s Earl K. Sneed: The Mavericks already have some interesting names to monitor at point guard. J.J. Barea can [...]

April 5, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Giannis’ April Fools’ Prank

Giannis’ April Fools’ Prank

With April Fool’s Day right around the corner, NBA All-Star and DEW athlete Giannis Antetokounmpo got a chance to mess with several fans who sat down to catch a ride at a fake bus shelter. Yesterday, Giannis leaked his phone number to his 192K followers on Twitter, giving NBA fans nationwide the opportunity to reach [...]

March 31, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Soon-To-Be Restricted Free Agent Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Arrested on Suspicion of Drunk Driving

Soon-To-Be Restricted Free Agent Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Arrested on Suspicion of Drunk Driving

As if registering as one of the NBA’s biggest disappointments wasn’t causing enough problems for the Detroit Pistons. Fourth-year wing Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was arrested early Wednesday morning following the team’s loss to the Miami Heat “on suspicion of drunken driving in Auburn Hills,” according to Derick Hutchinson of WDIV 4 Detroit. Here are the details: [...]

March 31, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers Says John Wall is Having an ‘MVPish’ Season

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers Says John Wall is Having an ‘MVPish’ Season

Before the Los Angeles Clippers took down the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night, Doc Rivers had some high praise for John Wall. He’s playing like an MVP candidate. Sort of. Per Candace Buckner of the Washington Post: Rivers is correct. On both fronts. John Wall has been absolutely sensational this year. He’s posting career-high numbers [...]

March 30, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Adam Silver Wants to ‘Ensure’ NBA Has Female Head Coach ‘Sooner Rather Than Later’

Adam Silver Wants to ‘Ensure’ NBA Has Female Head Coach ‘Sooner Rather Than Later’

NBA commissioner Adam Silver is committed to having a female head coach in the Association in the near future. He made that much clear while talking about the league’s “LeanIn.org” campaign, per ESPN.com’s Ohm Youngmisuk: NBA commissioner Adam Silver told ESPN he believes there will be a female head coach in his league, and he [...]

March 29, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kobe Calls for Co-MVPs This Season, Introduces New Segment on ESPN

Kobe Calls for Co-MVPs This Season, Introduces New Segment on ESPN

As we all know, the race for league MVP this season has been an epic two-horse race almost from the very beginning, as Russell Westbrook and James Harden have each been having all-time great seasons. That makes the decision for who should be honored as the league’s most valuable player extremely difficult, and former league [...]

March 28, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Lakers Head Coach Luke Walton Wants Rookie Brandon Ingram to be Vocal Leader

Lakers Head Coach Luke Walton Wants Rookie Brandon Ingram to be Vocal Leader

Brandon Ingram is 19 years old, but the Los Angeles Lakers are pushing the rookie to carry himself like he’s 29. Head coach Luke Walton has been impressed with the newbie’s consistently gritty efforts. Many of the numbers won’t support it, but Ingram is already good. Though his three-point touch—and perhaps the speed of his [...]

March 23, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Robin Lopez Expects to be Suspended After Fighting with Serge Ibaka During Bulls’ Loss to Raptors

Robin Lopez Expects to be Suspended After Fighting with Serge Ibaka During Bulls’ Loss to Raptors

Serge Ibaka and Robin Lopez got into it during the Toronto Raptors’ Tuesday night overtime victory against the Chicago Bulls. The scene was so contentious, suspensions have to be coming. And Robin Lopez knows it, per the Chicago Tribune‘s K.C. Johnson: Jimmy Butler, who charged into the initial scrum but then took a step back, [...]

March 22, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Adam Silver Sent Memo to NBA Owners After Cavaliers Rested LeBron James Against Clippers

Adam Silver Sent Memo to NBA Owners After Cavaliers Rested LeBron James Against Clippers

If you were mad that the Cleveland Cavaliers rested LeBron James against the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night, you’re not the only one. Adam Silver is right there with you. Following the eyesore of a national TV matchup, the NBA’s commissioner sent a memo to owners urging them to get involved in the decision-making [...]

March 21, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0

New York Knicks Are ‘Committed’ to Trading Carmelo Anthony Over Offseason

New York Knicks Are ‘Committed’ to Trading Carmelo Anthony Over Offseason

These next 13 games, or however many he plays in, may be Carmelo Anthony’s last with the New York Knicks. In a fantastically reported piece on Phil Jackson’s three-year tenure as team president, ESPN.com’s Ian Begley relayed that the organization plans to revisit its efforts to trade the All-Star, albeit ebbing, forward: The biggest issue [...]

March 20, 2017 admin Headlines, NBA 0