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Phoenix Suns Name Earl Watson Their Permanent Head Coach

Phoenix Suns Name Earl Watson Their Permanent Head Coach

Two NBA head coaching vacancies have now been filled. The Brooklyn Nets already hired Atlanta Hawks assistant Kenny Atkinson, a sneaky-great choice, and the Phoenix Suns have now named interim head coach Earl Watson their indefinite head honcho, per a team release that, by normal standards, went nearly unnoticed: The Phoenix Suns have reached an [...]

April 20, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Russell Westbrook Pissed That Charlie Villanueva Interrupted Pregame Routine

Russell Westbrook Pissed That Charlie Villanueva Interrupted Pregame Routine

Russell Westbrook and Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Cameron Payne have a pregame routine. It’s extensive and elaborate and borders on interpretive dance. And it’s important to them. On Monday night, ahead of the Dallas Mavericks’ surprise win over the Thunder, Charlie Villanueva didn’t care. He interrupted the pregame ritual of Oklahoma City’s point guards, per [...]

April 19, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Stan Van Gundy Fined $25,000 For Criticizing Refs

Stan Van Gundy Fined $25,000 For Criticizing Refs

The Pistons nearly stole game 1 versus the Cavs in Cleveland, but the Cavs eventually pulled away late. If you ask Stan Van Gundy, the Cavs were able to win the game thanks in part to the refs. During an in-game interview, on national TV, Van Gundy implied the refs were not calling anything on [...]

April 19, 2016 admin Balltribe TV, Headlines, NBA 0

Kawhi Leonard Named Defensive Player of the Year For 2nd Time

Kawhi Leonard Named Defensive Player of the Year For 2nd Time

News came down Monday morning that Kawhi Leonard has been selected as the player of the year for the 2nd consecutive season. Leonard is the best two way player in the NBA today and has taken his offensive game to the next level this season, averaging 21-6-2 on 50-44-87 percent shooting. Kawhi Leonard averaged 1.8 [...]

April 18, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Staples Center Sold $1.2 Million-Worth of Kobe Merchandise During Final Game

Staples Center Sold $1.2 Million-Worth of Kobe Merchandise During Final Game

Everything around Kobe’s final game was pricey. Anyone even remotely associated with him or the team, in just about any capacity, had the opportunity to cash in. Tickets to the game were outrageous and ad prices probably spiked as well. During the game, Staples Center sold a whopping $1.2 million-worth of Kobe Bryant merchandise. That’s [...]

April 15, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kobe Bryant Promises He Won’t Return After Hanging 60 Points

Kobe Bryant Promises He Won’t Return After Hanging 60 Points

During Kobe Bryant’s final game, the Black Mamba had the kind of night that put certain thoughts in the back of your head. Maybe he isn’t done. Maybe he’ll retire from the NBA, only to ride again soon in a year or two, still a shell of his former self, but still able to have [...]

April 14, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA Expected to OK Advertising on Jerseys for 2017-18 Season

NBA Expected to OK Advertising on Jerseys for 2017-18 Season

According to ESPN reporters Brian Windhorst and Darren Rovell, the NBA is expected to vote in favor of allowing NBA teams to have advertisements on their jerseys starting in the 2017-18 season. This opens up a whole new revenue stream for NBA franchises and the league and could generate anywhere from $4 million to $6 [...]

April 13, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Funny Ad Featuring Michael B. Jordan and Kobe

Funny Ad Featuring Michael B. Jordan and Kobe

A new ad for Apple TV was released over the weekend, it features Kobe Bryant and Michael B. Jordan, actor and star of Creed. The commercial shows Kobe and Jordan sitting on a couch in Kobe’s trailer where Michael B. Jordan was apparently pegged to portray Kobe in a movie about his career. Jordan is [...]

April 12, 2016 admin Balltribe TV, Headlines, NBA 0

Michael Jordan Told Draymond Green to Beat Bulls’ Wins Record

Michael Jordan Told Draymond Green to Beat Bulls’ Wins Record

Think Michael Jordan would be salty about the idea of the Golden State Warriors tying and then breaking the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls’ record of 72 regular season victories? Think again. On the heels of Golden State’s Sunday night win over the San Antonio Spurs, Draymond Green revealed that Michael Jordan, now the owner of the [...]

April 12, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Shaq Rides A Mechanical Bull

Shaq Rides A Mechanical Bull

Here are some words that Shaq lives by: ‘If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.’ The biggest thing Shaquille O’Neal has brought to Inside the NBA is his ability to make us laugh and last night was no different as he attempted to ride a mechanical bull live on the air. Unfortunately for [...]

April 8, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0