Over the past year or so, there have been a countless number of video clips surfacing online that have shown the criminal behavior police officers – of those sworn to protect and serve civilians. There has been a common theme when it comes to all those videos of cops abusing their powers, and that’s using brute force no matter how senseless it seems. Some have been worse than others, but the bottom line is that none of them have been justifiable.
The Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers faced off in another preseason game on Thursday live on TNT, but before that happened, we got to learn just how much respect Roy Hibbert has for Andrew Bogut’s game. Hibbert is expected to make an impact as a defensive stopper for the Lakers this season and when asked during an interview with Rachel Nichols about the role he’s going to have with his new team, the center quickly praised the role of Bogut on
Tristan Thompson and the Cleveland Cavaliers had been at a standstill due to a disagreement on what they felt was the appropriate amount for a new contract all summer long, but the distraction came to an end on Wednesday when it was announced that the two sides have come to an agreement: a five-year, $82 million deal. Thompson played a critical role last season during the Cavaliers’ championship run after Kevin Love went down with an injury in the first round of
The start of the NBA season is a wonderful thing and everyone is thrilled to get things going. Until the first serious injury happens and everyone gets bummed out as a result. Players suffer injuries every year, be it minor or devastating. From the 13th man to the best player on any given team, it’s simply unavoidable. Paul George was out for most of last season before the season had even started, Kevin Durant suffered a foot injury that derailed his team’s season,
The Los Angeles Lakers have a much different look so far in the preseason than recent years, thanks in large part to their suddenly dynamic group of young talents on the roster. The most impressive of the bunch have clearly been D’Angelo Russell and Julius Randle, who are showing there’s plenty of intrigue to their games and personalities. Not far behind from a highlight producing perspective, though, is rookie Larry Nance Jr. who managed to put Festus Ezeli in a mighty fine
If you haven’t heard by now, Dorell Wright has a younger brother in the NBA named Delon Wright who is entering his rookie season with the Toronto Raptors. In case you missed it, Dorell Wright showed just how much he cares about his little brother through this touching letter a few weeks ago. Needless to say, he is proud of his brother and although he won’t be able to follow what’s going on in the NBA as much now that he is in the CBA, he can
Since playing for the Los Angeles Clippers in 2013, Lamar Odom has largely kept quiet to himself with the exception of this one particular moment a couple of months ago. Unfortunately, TMZ Sports broke some disturbing news on Tuesday about the former NBA forward, who is now reportedly in critical condition: Lamar Odom is fighting for his life after falling into unconsciousness at Dennis Hof‘s Love Ranch South in Pahrump, Nevada … TMZ Sports has learned. Sources at the Love Ranch tell us …
It’s been said before and it must be said again: you’re never really going to win when ranking Kobe Bryant before the start of the season, no matter what year it is. This is particularly true when the viewers are former and current players. They simply refuse to entertain the idea that certain statistics can bring down the value of Bryant to the extent that ESPN claims. Naturally, there were plenty of reactions when Bryant was ranked 93rd overall by ESPN