Archive for the ‘NBA’ Category

Harlem Globetrotters drop Washington Generals as opponent

Friday, August 14th, 2015

The most prodigious losers in sports history are no more -- and no, that does not mean Indiana has dropped its football program. After more than six decades, the Harlem Globetrotters have dropped the Washington Generals as their primary opponent. The Generals' first -- and only -- win in the rivalry ...

Report: Griffin initially told Jordan to stick with Dallas

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

In a wonderfully detailed piece of reporting, ESPN.com's Ramona Shelbourne and Tim McMahon captured DeAndre Jordan's odyssey from committed future Dallas Maverick to guy hiding inside his house so he could avoid Mark Cuban and stay with the Clippers. There are plenty of interesting nuggets, but one in particular sticks out ...

Enes Kanter to sign max offer with Portland Trail Blazers

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

The Portland Trailblazers have been looking for a way to replace recently-departed All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge, and on Friday they may have found it. Reports claim the Trail Blazers have agreed to a max offer with power forward Enes Kanter worth $70 million over four years. Kanter is a restricted free agent ...

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 ...

Pelicans pay Anthony Davis a pretty penny, and get a deal

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson's estranged would-be heirs recently took the old man to court, trying to prove he has lost his marbles and that the control of the Pelicans and Saints and future fortune was essential weasled away from the doddering fool by his current wife. His daughter ...