With NBA training camps on the horizon, Sports Illustrated named its ranking of NBA players. During an interview with Cine Sport, Kevin Durant was read the top 10 which of course had LeBron James at #1 and himself at #2. Durant was fine with the majority of the top 10, but thought that the list […]
From ESPN: “Some members of the Miami Heat have been told the NBA is considering having them and the Brooklyn Nets wear “nickname jerseys” in at least one of their four matchups this season. The NBA has not announced the plan, but teams apparently have been aware of the likelihood of it happening for at […]
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 […]