Archive for the ‘NBA’ Category

Kobe Bryant says he’s still a few weeks away from returning

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Ever since he tore his Achilles' tendon, speculation has run rampant regarding when Kobe Bryant would return to the NBA. Now we have a clearer picture as to when he'll finally be back on the court. On Tuesday, Bryant confirmed that he was still two to three weeks of practice away ...

Los Angeles Lakers: Steve Nash could sit out games this season

Monday, October 28th, 2013

The Los Angeles Lakers have let it be known that they will monitor the minutes Steve Nash plays during the 2013-14 season. In fact, they have all but said the 39-year-old could sit out games this season to keep him healthy. The Lakers have 19 back-to-back sets this season and head ...

DeMarcus Cousins, Kings agree to four-year, $62 million extension

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Late Thursday night word came down that the Sacramento Kings and forward/center DeMarcus Cousins had agreed to a four-year, $62 million contract extension. The deal is also a full four-year deal and there is no opt-out clause after the third year. The agreement will keep Cousins in Sacramento through the ...

Steve Nash: Lakers may put point guard on minutes limit

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

During the 2012-13 season Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash never seemed like himself. Despite being back in head coach Mike D'Antoni's system where he thrived for years, Nash never got comfortable during his first season with the Lakers. As a result, reports have now surfaced that suggest Nash ...

Indiana Pacers, Paul George agree to five-year, $90 million extension

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

The Indiana Pacers and star forward Paul George are wasting no time in cementing their relationship. The Pacers and the 23-year-old have agreed to and are reportedly finalizing a five-year, $90 million extension, the maximum allowable amount under the NBA's collective bargaining agreement. George broke out during the 2012-13 season, averaging ...

Phoenix Suns unveil hideous new uniforms

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Perhaps the only upside to the Phoenix Suns new uniform design is that no one will be watching them next season to realize how ugly they are. The team unveiled the new look Thursday night, and it ended up like mama always said -- never look directly at the sun. OK, maybe ...

Flip Saunders threatens Shabazz Muhammad with D-League

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

Minnesota Timberwolves president Flip Saunders apparently has little patience for breaking the rules. After Shabazz Muhammad was kicked out of the NBA Rookie Transition Program for having a woman in his room, Saunders hinted that Muhammad might be staring at a lengthy stint in the D-League if he doesn't shape ...

Miami Heat add Greg Oden in free agency

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Multiple reports on Friday night confirmed that the Miami Heat have signed the oft-injured Greg Oden to a two-year deal. Year two of the contract is a player option. Oden, who was drafted No. 1 overall in 2007 by the Portland Trailblazers, never developed into the dominant center many believed he ...