After leading the Denver Nuggets to 57 wins, the third seed in the West Conference, and winning Coach of the Year, George Karl was unceremoniously fired by the Nuggets of the summer. One would think that NBA teams would be chomping at the bit to hire Karl, but he was unable to find a NBA […]
After Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade sparred on Twitter about whether or not Wade is a top 10 player, there was speculation that the whole thing was a promotional stunt. Mainly because the two are paired against one another in those Gatorade ads.
LeBron James, the best basketball player on the planet, will be a free agent at the end of the upcoming season. And of course, the usual suspects are readying themselves to have both the cap space and the best potential to win to hopefully lure him their way. The Knicks will take a shot again, […]
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.