Are the Philadelphia 76ers really going to be the next team in a long line of good teams to get duped into signing Jamal Crawford? Earlier today, Brandon Robinson reported that Jamal Crawford would sign with the Philadelphia 76ers if they can trade or buy out Jerryd Bayless. That will make them the third team
The Ryan Anderson trade finally happened. After players like James Johnson, Kent Bazemore, and Nicolas Batum were connected to the Rockets, an unexpected suitor swooped in and got the best of Daryl Morey. After about a month of the Rockets apparently looking for Ryan Anderson suitors, which included rumors floating around about a deal with
Kevin Hervey’s injury risk means he should be pursuing the newly open Thunder roster spot now rather than waiting a year. On Thursday, the Thunder waived Kyle Singler, with intent to use the stretch provision on him and escape $23.4 million in salary and tax obligations for a player who, realistically, wasn’t going to see
After winning their third straight WNBA Draft lottery, the Las Vegas Aces will hold the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 draft. Heading into the lottery, the Aces held a 27.6 percent chance of nabbing the top overall selection in the draft next summer after posting a combined record of 22-46 the last two
The Orlando Magic are looking to flip center Nikola Vucevic for some assets and draft picks. This should catch no one by surprise in the Magic Kingdom. For the past three seasons, it seemed that the one common thing around the Orlando Magic — other than losing — has been trade rumors surrounding Nikola Vucevic.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – April 08: Darius Bazley #55 Princeton HS, Cincinnati, OH in action during the Jordan Brand Classic, National Boys Teams All-Star basketball game. The Jordan Brand Classic showcases the best male and female high school basketball players who compete in the exhibition games at the The Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
With the dust having settled on the Houston’s offseason, it is fair for Rockets fans to wonder exactly how the team will transition from Trevor Ariza to Carmelo Anthony on the wing. Ariza, who signed a one-year deal with the Suns, displayed incredibly efficient shot selection by basically only launching from 3 and in the paint.
Nick Young’s traffic stop and subsequent arrest for obstruction of justice is a bad look, but it’s unlikely to hurt his career on the court. Late last night, according to TMZ, Nick Young found himself in an argument with the authorities during a traffic stop and was arrested for obstruction of justice. And it probably doesn’t
Jimmy Butler can opt to hit free agency next summer and he may have his eye on teaming up with LeBron James. With his eye on a max contact next summer, it made sense for Jimmy Butler to turn down a four-year, $110 million extension from the Timberwolves in July. But amid rumors of discontent
The idea of maintaining shooting efficiency as volume increases has been analyzed dozens of times before. Most of the previous analysis compared either effective field goal percentage (eFG%) or true shooting (TS%) with field goal attempts (FGA) or usage rate. With this comparison, we could then predict which players could increase the amount of FGA
There was some speculation that Kobe Bryant would come out of retirement and play in the BIG3 league. Well, that dream is all but over now. There was some chatter — some would say strong chatter — about Kobe Bryant joining the BIG 3 league next season. It would have been a dream come true
What if I told you that this offseason, there was a free agent who was coming off the best season of his career, during which he averaged 16.1 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 2.6 assists per game despite playing less than 27 minutes a night? What if I told you he did that while shooting 56
Kyrie Irving is set to be honored by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, of which he is a descendant on his mother’s side. Depending on who you ask, Kyrie Irving is either the most woke player in the NBA , the most absurd, or just the biggest troll in the league. From his questioning the
Stephen Jackson didn’t take too kindly when a reporter asked him if Kobe Bryant could handle the physicality of the 3-on-3 league. Stephen Jackson and Alan Anderson want the basketball world to know Kobe Bryant, one of best players ever to lace up a pair of basketball shoes, can play in the BIG 3 league.
Knicks fans hoping to see Kemba Walker come home need to start making other plans. Walker is very committed to helping the Hornets succeed. The idea of Kemba Walker returning to New York City to elevate the Knicks to NBA title contending status is an alluring, romantic notion. Unfortunately, that’s probably all it is. Walker
Welcome to mid-August, when half-game differences and tennis tournament series give you an excuse to talk about anything other than preseason football. Even in the 24/7 NBA calendar, it is a bunch of morass and one-year vet minimum deals; NBA Twitter actively celebrated the move of a reporter to The Athletic today, to tell you
The Washington Wizards decided to name their G League team the Capital City Go-Go. Yes, really. As one of the few remaining NBA teams without a G League affiliate until this coming season, the Washington Wizards are getting a chance to design and build a new franchise from the ground up. Washington is going bold
The Los Angeles Clippers have given commentator Bruce Bowen his walking papers after controversial comments about Kawhi Leonard. Bruce Bowen had some not-so-kind words for Kawhi Leonard after his bizarre insistence on being traded from the San Antonio Spurs. Those comments have now cost Bowen his job as a commentator for the Los Angeles Clippers. According
Not sure if you heard… Earlier this summer, LeBron James absconded his Northeastern Ohio throne for the bright lights of Hollywood. Maybe it was the fresh start and clean cap sheet he found so enticing. Or the enhanced off-court opportunities of being in Los Angeles and getting mentored by Magic Johnson he desired. Hell, it
Andre Iguodala says that Stephen Curry is the Warriors’ true GM, and would love to be on his good side when it’s time to re-up. Andre Iguodala would love to be on Stephen Curry’s good side, especially when his contract comes up in two years. Iguodala probably isn’t the only one on the Golden State