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NBA Issued Warning to Drake Following His Altercation with Kendrick Perkins During Cavs-Raptors

NBA Issued Warning to Drake Following His Altercation with Kendrick Perkins During Cavs-Raptors

Drake has officially been warned by the NBA. Why yes, that is a real sentence. Welcome to 2018. The music mogul, who is also the Toronto Raptors’ global ambassador, was reportedly scolded by the league for his two confrontations with Cleveland Cavaliers benchwarmer Kendrick Perkins during and after Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. [...]

May 4, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron Caps Off Historic Series, Becomes Playoff Steals Leader

LeBron Caps Off Historic Series, Becomes Playoff Steals Leader

Sunday was another memorable day in a career full of them for LeBron James. He led the Cavaliers to a 105-101 victory over the Pacers in Game 7 of their first round series, with 45 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. It was the second most points by a player in a Game 7 in [...]

April 30, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Some NBA Executives Seem to Expect Blazers will Bust Up Damian Lillard-CJ McCollum Duo

Some NBA Executives Seem to Expect Blazers will Bust Up Damian Lillard-CJ McCollum Duo

Heads seem like they’re about to roll following the Portland Trail Blazers’ first-round sweep from the playoffs. Head coach Terry Stotts’ name has already entered the speculation mill, and apparently, the CJ McCollum-Damian Lillard backcourt isn’t far behind. According to The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor, certain NBA execs believed Blazers general manager Neil Olshey would break [...]

April 23, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Raising G-League Salaries

NBA Raising G-League Salaries

There is a large discrepancy between the salaries of NBA players and their G-League counterparts. According to data pulled from Statista, the average NBA salary for the 2017-18 season is about $7 million. Contrast that with the average G-League salary being between $19,000 and $26,000 this past season. This is the major reason why the [...]

April 18, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Updates Salary Cap Projections: $101 Million for 2018-19 and $108 Million for 2019-20

NBA Updates Salary Cap Projections: $101 Million for 2018-19 and $108 Million for 2019-20

The NBA doesn’t expect to see its salary-cap projections for this year or next year change by considerable margins. In a memo it sent to teams, the financial forecasts for the next two seasons remained largely the same, per Basketball Insiders’ Eric Pincus: Some other food for thought as well: The NBA’s actual salary cap [...]

April 17, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Chris Paul Told Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer That Doc Rivers Contributed to Him Leaving for Rockets

Chris Paul Told Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer That Doc Rivers Contributed to Him Leaving for Rockets

It turns out Doc Rivers is at least partially responsible for Chris Paul leaving the Los Angeles Clippers in favor of the Houston Rockets. Details surrounding the point guard’s exit continue to trickle out almost a year later. That’s how these things work. We’re given a partial picture, and oft-inflammatory interpretations, of a move at [...]

April 12, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Lamar Odom to Help Launch ‘Rich Soil Organics’—A Marijuana Venture

Lamar Odom to Help Launch ‘Rich Soil Organics’—A Marijuana Venture

Lamar Odom is getting into the marijuana business. Yes, that Lamar Odom. And yes, that marijuana business. In a press release (h/t SLAM Online), the former NBA star announced he would be investing in Rich Soil Organics after he found the use of cannabis very helpful during his rehab for substance abuse: While going through [...]

April 6, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Nerlens Noel, Thabo Sefolosha Suspended by NBA for Violating League’s Anti-Drug Policy

Nerlens Noel, Thabo Sefolosha Suspended by NBA for Violating League’s Anti-Drug Policy

Nerlens Noel and Thabo Sefolosha are having seasons to forget—and they’re not getting any better. The NBA suspended both players for five games on Monday for violating its anti-drug policy, according to Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania: Sefolosha played some quality minutes as a small-ball 4 for the Utah Jazz before suffering what was supposed to [...]

April 4, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kevin Durant on James Harden’s MVP Case: ‘Just Give It to Him. It’s His Time to Win It’

Kevin Durant on James Harden’s MVP Case: ‘Just Give It to Him. It’s His Time to Win It’

Kevin Durant doesn’t get an MVP vote. If he did, though, he’d give it to James Harden. As he recently told The Athletic’s Anthony Slater: “It’s his turn,” Kevin Durant told The Athletic recently. “Just give it to him. It’s his time to win it.” This is not the most eloquent way to lay out [...]

April 3, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Carmelo Anthony Guarantees Oklahoma City Thunder Won’t Miss NBA’s Postseason

Carmelo Anthony Guarantees Oklahoma City Thunder Won’t Miss NBA’s Postseason

Worried that the Oklahoma City Thunder might miss out on making the NBA playoffs? Well, don’t be. Because they won’t. Carmelo Anthony says so. From ESPN.com’s Royce Young: “We’ll be there. We’ll be there,” Anthony said Wednesday. “I think we’re confident enough to know that we’ll be there. Where? We’ll see when that time comes, [...]

March 29, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0