Good morning. We have that and more in Monday’s NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let’s basketball. RUDY SEES ALL: Paul Flannery’s Sunday Shootaround this week lasered in Rudy Gobert, who is fully a star now... on both ends. His Jazz are on pace for 50 wins and the playoffs despite injuries because Gobert has been making a huge difference in the middle. Show More Summary
Sure, he’s a free agent, but teams should be lining up to take a swing. Reports suggest the Hawks are listening to offers for three-time All-Star Paul Millsap, who will become a free agent at season’s end. Paul Flannery and Tom Ziller...Show More Summary
Noted limb-flailing enthusiast Draymond Green “accidentally” kicked so many guys in the junk during the 2016 NBA Playoffs that the NBA had to give referees special instructions to crack down on nutshots for the 2016-17 season. Unfortunately, as far as Green in concerned, the new rules don’t seem to have had any effect. Last week […]
ESPN is working on a “30 for 30? documentary about Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari, to be released April 13, between the end of the college basketball season and the start of the NBA Playoffs, according to SI.com’s Richard Deitsch. Show More Summary
If recent history is any indication, we need just one month to set up the NBA’s playoff races. Casual basketball fans often claim that there’s little reason to watch the NBA before Christmas, or even before the NFL season ends. ThisShow More Summary
Breaking down the teams that will make it.
Draymond Green's propensity for flailing his right leg toward opponents was the talk of the 2016 NBA playoffs, and the Golden State Warriors forward apparently hasn't learned his lesson. During Friday night's preseason clash with the...Show More Summary
DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors showed last spring that they have what it takes to win in the NBA playoffs
The Detroit Pistons, despite all of their braggadocio, were quickly booted out of the 2016 NBA Playoffs by the eventual champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Point guard Reggie Jackson is ready to The post Reggie Jackson: Pistons Have No Ceiling for Next Season appeared first on SLAMonline.
As you know, Thunder center Steven Adams got his hog and yams savaged on two separate occasions during last season’s NBA playoffs. Months later, Adams says his genitals are doing just fine. Read more...
This time last year, the Phoenix Suns had eyes on the NBA playoffs. Now, the question is whether the Suns will finish with the worst record in the Western Conference. The NBA released Phoenix's schedule for the 2016-17 season Thursday. Phoenix's 2015-16 campaign was a case of Murphy's Law in action. Head coach Jeff Hornacek was fired in February. Show More Summary
Fact: Seven of the 12 players on the U.S. men's Olympic team were in the conference finals of this year's NBA Playoffs (Klay Thompson, Harrison Barnes, Draymond Green, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan). Bleacher...Show More Summary
The NBA free agency period this year was filled with controversies and surprises. Now that it is on its way of cooling down, early predictions about the 2016-17 Western and Eastern Conference playoffs started to surface.
Lakers fans might be hoping their team can work its way into the playoffs next season, but finishing among the top eight teams in the talented Western Conference seems way too steep. Then again, the Golden State Warriors has the entire NBA in an uproar over forming the newest “super team.” The...
The wife of Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry, Ayesha made herself a target on social media during the 2016 NBA playoffs when she claimed Game 6 was rigged for money & ratings. It doesn’t help that she responds to trolls on twitter all the time which opens herself up to being trolled even […]
In the Western Conference Finals of the 2016 NBA playoffs, the Oklahoma City Thunder had the 73-win Golden State Warriors on the brink of elimination up 3-1 before the wheels came off and they ultimately lost in 7 games. Fast forward to July and Kevin Durant has joined the Warriors & this statement by Golden […]
The Golden State Warriors may have lost in the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers, but Andre Iguodala believes the best team in the playoffs was in the Western Conference. During an interview on Power 105.1 FM in New York, Iguodala...Show More Summary
Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green—who became nationally infamous during this year's NBA playoffs for becoming involved in multiple incidents in which he struck opponents' testicles—was arrested for assault early Sunday morning, the Michigan news site MLive and TMZ report. Show More Summary
Ayesha Curry, wife of Golden State Warriors PG & 2-time NBA MVP Steph Curry, is a regular fixture at every Warriors game and it’s never been any controversy surrounding her until the 2016 NBA playoffs. After Game 5 of the NBA Finals, Ayesha was not pleased about the refs and pondered on Twitter: Can […]