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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Thinks League Will Change Hack-a-Shaq Rules

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Thinks League Will Change Hack-a-Shaq Rules

The NBA has had enough of Hack-a-Shaq. No, seriously, it has. Talk of change has been prevalent for a while, but nothing was done over this past offseason to address the tactic that entails teams intentionally fouling poor free-throw shooters. But it looks like something will be done this summer. As commissioner Adam Silver said, [...]

February 5, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

NBA’s Review of Blake Griffin Punching Incident Nearing Its End

NBA’s Review of Blake Griffin Punching Incident Nearing Its End

It’s almost over. The league’s investigation into how the Los Angeles Clippers’ Blake Griffin fractured his hand, which reportedly happened during an altercation with the team’s assistant equipment manager/Griffin’s friend, is nearing a conclusion. That’s what NBA commissioner Adam Silver told USA Today‘s Sam Amick on the A to Z podcast: The NBA’s investigation into [...]

February 4, 2016 admin Headlines, Hot Seat, NBA 0

Phoenix Suns Name Earl Watson Interim Head Coach

Phoenix Suns Name Earl Watson Interim Head Coach

The Phoenix Suns have a new head coach. Temporarily, at least. After firing head coach Jeff Hornacek on Monday, the Suns have decided to hand the reins to Earl Watson, per Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports: Suns have promoted assistant coach Earl Watson to interim head coach, a source told Yahoo Sports — Marc [...]

February 2, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Gregg Popovich Trolls Hard Again, This Time at Expense of Blake Griffin, Clippers

Gregg Popovich Trolls Hard Again, This Time at Expense of Blake Griffin, Clippers

I have something I must get off my chest. I love you, Gregg Popovich. You’d probably hate me, most definitely humiliate me for sport if we ever met, but I love you, and you’re awesome. Allow me to catch you up. Popovich first trolled the Cleveland Cavaliers’ decision to fire head coach David Blatt after [...]

January 28, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Report: LeBron James Apparently Left Miami Partially Because Heat Wouldn’t Fire Erik Spoelstra

Report: LeBron James Apparently Left Miami Partially Because Heat Wouldn’t Fire Erik Spoelstra

David Blatt, apparently, never stood a chance with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Not if the words of Miami Heat minority owner Raanan Katz are true. During an interview on ONE.co.il’s 102FM, an Israeli sports talk radio station, Katz alleged that LeBron tried to have Heat coach Erik Spoelstra fired, and then returned to Cleveland when it [...]

January 27, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

David Blatt’s People Apparently Think LeBron James Was Responsible for His Dismissal

David Blatt’s People Apparently Think LeBron James Was Responsible for His Dismissal

Someone close to former Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt has a theory. LeBron James is responsible for Blatt’s dismissal. From NBA.com’s David Aldridge: One of Blatt’s supporters believe that Blatt’s firing was “1,000 percent LeBron.” There is no question that in the Cavs’ grand scheme of things, James carried, and carries, the hammer. But [...]

January 26, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kobe Bryant Doesn’t Want NBA Peers to Take it Easy On Him at All-Star Game

Kobe Bryant Doesn’t Want NBA Peers to Take it Easy On Him at All-Star Game

Kobe Bryant may be 37 years old, and he may be on his way out of the NBA, and he may be at least three seasons removed from playing at All-Star form, but he nevertheless has a message for his superstar peers, specifically in the Eastern Conference, who will join him in Toronto for the [...]

January 21, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Joakim Noah’s Shoulder Injury to Seriously Impact Bulls’ Trade Deadline Plans

Joakim Noah’s Shoulder Injury to Seriously Impact Bulls’ Trade Deadline Plans

The 30-year-old center needs to undergo surgery on his left shoulder and will miss four to six months, ending his 2015-16 season. Joakim Noah is slated for unrestricted free agency this summer and will most likely leave. A breakup between he and the Bulls has, in theory, been brewing since new head coach Fred Hoiberg [...]

January 19, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Cavs Coach David Blatt Compares Spurs’ Boris Diaw to David Bowie

Cavs Coach David Blatt Compares Spurs’ Boris Diaw to David Bowie

David Blatt is at it again. No, the Cleveland Cavaliers head honcho isn’t spouting fighter-pilot analogies. He is, however, comparing San Antonio Spurs jack of all tradesman Boris Diaw to English singer and songwriter David Bowie, who just passed away on Jan. 10. From Fran Blinebury of NBA.com: David Blatt just compared Boris Diaw to [...]

January 14, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

LeBron James Takes A Ball In The Face

LeBron James Takes A Ball In The Face

Before Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers, LeBron James received an unexpected surprise: an basketball to the face. It happened during a warm up drill. All LeBron wanted was for someone to throw him some passes so he could practice his shots, and they did. He caught the first ball thrown to him but not [...]

January 11, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0