If you ask most people who they believed was the instrumental figure in helping Sacramento keep the Kings, the answer would be mayor Kevin Johnson. But according to a new book called Vagrant Kings, which covers the “drama-filled legacy” of the franchise, Johnson fought for keeping the Kings while secretly hating them.
From Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio: “One source familiar with [Andrew] Bynum’s progress told FOX Sports Ohio that Bynum is nowhere near ready and is likely to miss the entire preseason. He could, however, give it a go early in the regular season, if not for the opener Oct. 30 vs. the Brooklyn Nets.”
SI’s Chris Mannix shares a tale about the time Allen Iverson asked him to buy beer when Mannix was a Celtics ballboy
Sports Illustrated NBA writer Chris Mannix was a ballboy for the Boston Celtics for 10 years. So before he ever had stories to tell as a journalist, he had them as a ballboy. One of those stories involves Allen Iverson, beer, and about $2,000. A story that Mannix shared in recently as a part of […]
According to the New York Post, Jason Kidd is now head coach/owner of the Brooklyn Nets. How you ask? Because Jay Z has reportedly sold his minority stake in the Nets to the new head coach.
Now that LeBron James has become a two time NBA champion and he’s obviously comfortable with his standing, he’s beginning to branch out into many different areas. Earlier this summer, we saw him dab his toe in the NBA Player’s Union president waters. And now, he’s apparently dabbing his toe in the television sitcom water.
From the AP: “Prosecutors say Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger has been arrested on domestic violence-related charges. A spokeswoman for the Middlesex district attorney’s office says Sullinger is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Waltham District Court. Police did not immediately return a call from The Associated Press. They tell the Boston Herald that officers […]
From Sporting News: “I would say he is beyond toxic at this point,” one general manager told Sporting News. “Just going by what he is giving you on the court, he would have been a risk anyway, maybe someone you give a partial guarantee to just to see if he can turn things around. But […]
The flyer you see to the left is for a pool party that was hosted by Cleveland Cavaliers guard Dion Waiters by on August 11 at Menlo pool in the suburb of Perkasie. The party, which officials were led to believe would be a birthday party with about 100 people, ended up being attended by […]
Magic Johnson seems to be upset that LeBron James didn’t pick him as one of his 3 greatest players of all time
Fox Sports recently asked LeBron James who he felt were the 3 greatest players of all time. James’ first two picks-Michael Jordan and Larry Bird- can’t really be questioned. But James’ third pick-Julius Erving-has some, namely Magic Johnson, feeling the need to let everyone know that they disagree.
Allen Iverson officially retired from the NBA on Wednesday. So in response the basketball world is taking time to remember what Iverson did both on the court and off the court.