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Ben Simmons is Like Watching a Young Magic Johnson in 2018

Ben Simmons is Like Watching a Young Magic Johnson in 2018

Watching the opening night match-up between the Celtics and 76ers last night there was only one thing that kept running through my head, Ben Simmons is special. Simmons started his season great with a 19 point, 15 rebound, 8 assist, 4 steal and 2 block performance, albeit in a 76ers loss. He wowed with his [...]

October 17, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

There’s ‘No Indication’ Kristaps Porzingis and New York Knicks are Working Toward an Extension

There’s ‘No Indication’ Kristaps Porzingis and New York Knicks are Working Toward an Extension

It does not look like the New York Knicks and Kristaps Porzingis are going to reach an extension agreement by next Monday’s deadline. It’s not even clear that they ever seriously talked about one. From the New York Daily NewsStefan Bondy: Monday represents the deadline for Porzingis to sign a $158 million extension, but there’s [...]

October 11, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Suns Fire GM McDonough

Suns Fire GM McDonough

In a somewhat shocking and sudden move Monday morning, the Suns have decided to relieve GM Ryan McDounough of his duties. McDonough had two years left on his contract and was entering his sixth season as general manager. He had an up and down tenure to say the least, starting hot as he turned one [...]

October 8, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Expansion to Seattle May Not Happen For a Few Years

NBA Expansion to Seattle May Not Happen For a Few Years

Tonight the Golden State Warriors will face off against the Sacramento Kings in a preseason game, the first NBA game in Seattle since 2008. Unfortunately for Seattle though, it may be years before another game takes place in their city. Seattle groups interested in bringing a team to the city have met with NBA officials [...]

October 5, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA, Uncategorized 0

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