The Sacramento Kings will host MVP finalist James Harden, nine-time NBA All-Star Chris Paul and the Houston Rockets in their season opener from Golden 1 Center on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. For most Kings games this season, tip-off will return to the traditional 7 p.m. start time. Basketball fans have an opportunity to access [...]
It looks like disgruntled All-Star Kyrie Irving is ready to take on a bigger role for the next team he’ll play for after showing off some of the leadership skills he picked up from LeBron James. The superstar point guard can be seen yelling at a teammate for turning the ball over in an act reminiscent of his Cleveland Cavaliers teammate. Show More Summary
The power of the NFL continues to reign supreme in the United States. The 2017 NFL season kicked off Thursday night in the 2017 Hall of Fame Game between the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals and according to many reports, more people tuned in to a game that had little to no star power more […]
Playing the Hall of Fame game on a Thursday night didn’t generate quite the same numbers as it did on a Sunday. But it still fared well, especially for a football game that doesn’t count. The audience of 8.2 million for a game that featured no star players surpassed the 7.8 million who watched the […]
Seattle longs for the NBA to return, but still sports a strong basketball following
Major League Baseball's Home Run Derby had it's biggest television audience in years and it is a small sign that young stars like Aaron Judge are starting to breathe life back into the sport. A lot of people think baseballs are juiced...Show More Summary
Players will no longer be badgered with trade deadline questions throughout All-Star Weekend
Cousins was traded shortly after the 2017 All-Star Game. The NBA is moving its trade deadline to the Thursday before the All-Star Game for the 2017-18 season, according to The Vertical’s Shams Charania. Historically the deadline has occurred on the Thursday following the event, but next season’s is slated for Feb. Show More Summary
Derrick Rose is far from the player he was when he was winning the league’s Most Valuable Player award, starting in All-Star Games and establishing himself as one of the best point guards in the NBA. Injuries to both knees, and the subsequent surgeries, have made sure of that. However, he emerged to average 18 […]
The Bucks All-Star took his game and the NBA to new heights this season. Giannis Antetokounmpo ran away with the league’s weirdest award, a not-clearly-defined achievement set up to congratulate players who play significantly better than the year before. Show More Summary
LeBron James and Draymond Green will be on opposite sides of the court Friday night for Game 4 of the NBA Finals. But during the all-star game back in February, the two stars were getting their hair cut at a New Orleans barbershop and just having general conversation about various topics. James, Green along with former […]
The East and West combined for a record 374 points in the 2017 All-Star Game.
Three MVPs looked the part. In Game 2 of the NBA Finals, the series’ three MVPs all showed out in what was an exciting, tight game up until the Warriors’ all-stars exploded from deep to finish the job. The Warriors’ 132-113 win isn’t representative of the greatness we witnessed throughout. Show More Summary
Adam Silver says he's is open to new ideas on how to make the All-Star Game more competitive
Kevin Durant had already let it be known that he was all but a lock to return to the Warriors next season. According to a report that emerged Thursday, hours before Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the all-star forward is even willing to give Golden State a discount, all the better to help the […]
NEW YORK-Jun. 1, 2017- 2K today announced that Cleveland Cavaliers point guard, Kyrie Irving, as the cover athlete of NBA® 2K18, the next iteration of the top-rated and top-selling NBA video game simulation series of the past 16 years, which will be available on September 19, 2017. Show More Summary
Replacement bill of HB2 still concerning to LGBTQ groups, civil rights advocates
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The previous time Charlotte hosted the NBA All-Star Game was 1991, and Michael Jordan was the game’s leading scorer. On his 56th birthday, Charlotte Hornets owner Jordan will host the 2019 All-Star Game, the biggest sporting e… Read The post Charlotte to Host 2019 NBA All-Star Game Following HB2 Repeal LGBT Advocates Saw as Sham appeared first on Towleroad.
"We believe the recent legislation eliminates the most egregious aspects of the prior law," NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said. Some advocates for transgender rights have criticized the decision.
The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Charlotte in 2019, a couple of years later than anticipated. The NBA announced that the All-Star weekend will be held Feb. 15-17 in Charlotte and the game will be played at the Spectrum Center, home of the Charlotte Hornets. The league had selected Charlotte...