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Phil Jackson Wants NBA to Introduce 4-Point Line

Phil Jackson Wants NBA to Introduce 4-Point Line

In a recent interview with Today’s Fastbreak, New York Knicks President and NBA championship ring collector Phil Jackson shared his thoughts on how to make the NBA game even better. Unsurprisingly, the zen master presented a few outside of the box ideas while complimenting himself and pointing out the fact that his championship teams in [...]

July 20, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Typical NBA Player Spends More in a Month Than Some Make in a Year

Typical NBA Player Spends More in a Month Than Some Make in a Year

According to a study done by Kathleen Ponder of the San Francisco Chronicle and based on data compiled from Personal Capital, a wealth management company, your average NBA player spends $42,000 a month. According to recent data from the Social Security Administration, in 2015 51 percent of Americans made less than $30,000 per year. We [...]

June 10, 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

NBA Player Nate Robinson Attempting to Play in the NFL

NBA Player Nate Robinson Attempting to Play in the NFL

The writing has appeared to be on the wall for the end of 31-year-old Nate Robinson’s NBA career this season as he was picked up for a short two-game stint with the New Orleans Pelicans and hasn’t sniffed an NBA court ever since. Instead of trying to continue his basketball career playing overseas, which he [...]

March 10, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

PGA Tour Golfer Chips it in From Half-Court During Heats-Cavs Game

PGA Tour Golfer Chips it in From Half-Court During Heats-Cavs Game

There were plenty of PGA Tour stars last night watching the Miami Heat take on the Chicago Bulls prior to this week’s WGC-Cadillac Championship. The seven time PGA Tour winner Matt Kuchar took center stage and showed everyone his skills. Kuchar was chipping at the the basket from halfcourt after the first quarter for charity [...]

March 2, 2016 admin Golf, Headlines 0

Report: Chris Bosh Has Another Blood-Clot Issue

Report: Chris Bosh Has Another Blood-Clot Issue

Chris Bosh pulled out of the 2016 NBA All-Star Game with a strained calf, but the situation is apparently more serious. From the Associated Press’ Tim Reynolds: Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat is dealing with another blood-clot scare, making this the second consecutive year that he’s spent the All-Star break facing a most uncertain [...]

February 16, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Markieff Morris Gets In Shoving Match With Suns Teammate Archie Goodwin

Markieff Morris Gets In Shoving Match With Suns Teammate Archie Goodwin

Three letters are all that’s needed to describe the 2015-16 Phoenix Suns season. Ugh. Now get ready for more ugh. Markieff Morris is making headlines again for all the wrong reasons. This time, it’s for his shoving and shouting match with Archie Goodwin, which took place in a timeout huddle during the Suns’ Wednesday night [...]

February 11, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Kobe Bryant Talks About Playing With and Against NBA Players Who Grew Up Watching Him

Kobe Bryant Talks About Playing With and Against NBA Players Who Grew Up Watching Him

Man, Kobe Bryant sure is old. And he knows it. The 37-year-old Black Mamba is playing through his 20th NBA season, which is bound to lead to him facing players who were barely alive when he made his debut. Shit, Phoenix Suns rookie Devin Booker was born just four days before Kobe played in his [...]

February 10, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Sacramento Kings Reportedly Leaning Toward Firing George Karl

Sacramento Kings Reportedly Leaning Toward Firing George Karl

What, you didn’t think the Sacramento Kings were going to let the New York Knicks have all the fun, did you? Head coach George Karl has been on the hot seat for a while and, apparently, won’t have to wait much longer for a decision to be made on his future. The Kings have already [...]

February 9, 2016 admin Headlines, NBA 0

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