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Rumor: Stephen Curry & Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs, Part of Group Trying to Buy Panthers

Rumor: Stephen Curry & Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs, Part of Group Trying to Buy Panthers

Stephen Curry is a two-time MVP. He has a pair of NBA championships to his name. He was the headliner on the best regular-season team in Association history. He is considered the greatest player of all time. Is he now prepared to add “NFL minority stake holder” to his resume? Apparently so. Curry, who just [...]

March 15, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron James Would Like the Chance to Play with His Son in NBA

LeBron James Would Like the Chance to Play with His Son in NBA

LeBron James? LeBron James Jr.? In the NBA? At the same time? It could happen. And LeBron senior is hoping it does: This would be cool. As the LeBron Wire’s Chris Ross pointed out, the James boys would be the first father-son duo to play in the NBA together. That’d make for a compelling storyline, [...]

March 13, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Thinks NCAA Should Let Players Return to College if They Go Undrafted

Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Thinks NCAA Should Let Players Return to College if They Go Undrafted

Steve Kerr has an opinion about how the NCAA handles its players. This should surprise absolutely no one. The Golden State Warriors head coach has been unafraid to speak out on topics such as gun violence and racial inequality, so of course he has no problem addressing the current debate surrounding compensation and the well-being [...]

March 8, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Adam Silver Pushing Hard to End NBA’s One-and-Done Rule Following NCAA Wiretap Dumps

Adam Silver Pushing Hard to End NBA’s One-and-Done Rule Following NCAA Wiretap Dumps

It sounds like the NBA’s one-and-done rule is on the verge of being overturned. In light of the recent wiretap dumps that illuminate the general brokenness of the NCAA’s basketball recruitment, compensation and player-protection policies, league sources have told ESPN.com’s Brian Windhorst that commissioner Adam Silver is re-doubling his efforts to allow high school prospects [...]

March 5, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Some NBA Execs Think Lakers’ Brandon Ingram will be Better Than 76ers’ Ben Simmons

Some NBA Execs Think Lakers’ Brandon Ingram will be Better Than 76ers’ Ben Simmons

Brandon Ingram has been good lately. How good, you ask? So good, he has certain people around the NBA believing he’ll be better than Rookie of the Year favorite Ben Simmons. From The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor (h/t Lakers Nation): Brandon Ingram is rolling. A few execs told me at @SloanSportsConf they think Ingram will end [...]

March 2, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Top NBA Draft Prospect Michael Porter Jr. is Cleared to Resume Basketball Activities

Top NBA Draft Prospect Michael Porter Jr. is Cleared to Resume Basketball Activities

Initially slated to be in the running as the NBA’s No. 1 overall pick, University of Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. suffered a back injury expected to sideline him for the entire season. Since then, however, there has been speculation that he would strive to return before the year is over—and, well, that’s apparently where [...]

February 26, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Hooray Alert! Adam Silver Says NBA Will ‘Likely’ Televise 2019 All-Star Draft

Hooray Alert! Adam Silver Says NBA Will ‘Likely’ Televise 2019 All-Star Draft

Basketball fans rejoice. Be glad. Get pumped. All your dreams are about to come true. Actually, strike that. One of your dreams will come true…one of the minor ones…roughly one year now. After much ado about the NBA not televising the 2018 All-Star draft captained by Stephen Curry and LeBron James, the league appears likes [...]

February 20, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Isaiah Thomas ‘Felt Like’ LeBron James Talked Down to Him When He Played for Cavs

Isaiah Thomas ‘Felt Like’ LeBron James Talked Down to Him When He Played for Cavs

Isaiah Thomas is happy he no longer plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers—in large part, apparently, because that means he no longer plays with LeBron James. During an appearance on Fox Sports 1’s Undisputed, Chris Broussard indicated the now-Los Angeles Lakers point guard wasn’t thrilled with the way LeBron spoke to him while they were both [...]

February 15, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LaVar Ball Claims Lonzo will Eventually Leave LA If Lakers Don’t Sign LiAngelo and LaMelo

LaVar Ball Claims Lonzo will Eventually Leave LA If Lakers Don’t Sign LiAngelo and LaMelo

LaVar Ball continues to stay LaVar Ball. And the latest in LaVar Ball is, mind you, very LaVar Ball. As relayed to us by Lithuanian basketball reporter Donatas Urbonas (h/t SI.com), LaVar now claims rookie Lonzo Ball will eventually leave the Los Angeles Lakers if they don’t sign his other two sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo: [...]

February 13, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kobe Bryant Says He Would Have Followed Colin Kaepernick’s Lead If He Were Still in NBA

Kobe Bryant Says He Would Have Followed Colin Kaepernick’s Lead If He Were Still in NBA

If Kobe Bryant was still in the NBA, he would not, it seems, be standing for the National Anthem. That, or he’d be finding some sort of other way to follow Colin Kaepernick’s lead. Speaking with The Undefeated’s Jemele Hill, Bryant said he would have absolutely followed in the footsteps of the former San Francisco [...]

February 12, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0