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NBA salary cap set at record $70 million for 2015-16 season

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

While the world is focused on the DeAndre Jordan hostage situation free agency mess, the NBA released some good news for most of the league late Wednesday night. The league has set the salary cap for the 2015-16 season at a record-high of $70 million. The cap for next season has ...

Manu Ginobili returning for 2015-16 season

Monday, July 6th, 2015

The San Antonio Spurs have been having quite the offseason so far. On Monday, it just got a little better. Manu Ginobili took to Twitter Monday afternoon to announce that he will return to the team for the 2015-16 season. The 37-year-old Argentine guard played in 70 contests last season, coming ...

Sacramento Kings continue to be an utter disaster

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

The Sacramento Kings are not having a good last few weeks. What with All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins demanding a trade, owner Vivek Ranadive publicly feuding with his head coach and vice president of basketball operations Vlade Divac making an underwhelming draft pick, things haven't been swell in Sactown. Now the ...

Lakers enlist Adam Levine’s help in LaMarcus Aldridge pursuit

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

The Los Angeles Lakers met with free agent power forward LaMarcus Aldridge last night while you were likely sleeping, and by all accounts the meeting went really well. The Lakers went all-in, enlisting Kobe Bryant, James Worthy and a host of other executives to try and convince Aldridge to be ...

Los Angeles Kings terminate Mike Richards’ contract

Monday, June 29th, 2015

On Monday, the Los Angeles Kings announced they have terminated the contract of center Mike Richards. The team put Richards on waivers on Sunday and many expected a buyout to be announced on Monday. Instead the Kings have fully terminated the deal, citing a breach of contract on Richards' part. The ...

Report: Celtics offered four first-round picks to move up in draft

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Post-draft analysis is fun in any sport, but the NBA draft is usually one of the craziest nights in sports. The stories that come out afterwards are insanely entertaining. Today a big one broke that is pretty mind-boggling. A report claims that the Boston Celtics offered four first-round picks (and up ...

2015 NBA Draft: The Lakers just got a whole lot better

Friday, June 26th, 2015

The last two seasons have been miserable for the Los Angeles Lakers. Between Kobe Bryant's injuries, Mike D'Antoni and Byron Scott's coaching and a combined 48 wins, things have been bleak. But the Lakers took a big step forward during the 2015 NBA Draft. After snagging forward Julius Randle at No. ...

Los Angeles Lakers won’t trade Julius Randle

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

The Los Angeles Lakers have a ton of balls in the air as Thursday night's draft approaches but they have put one rumor to rest. According to multiple reports, they are absolutely unwilling to trade forward Julius Randle. The Lakers selected Randle with the seventh pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. ...