ESPN ended their relationship with Bill Simmons five months ago and on Friday, suspended the popular site he founded – Grantland. Here is the official statement from ESPN PR: [Read more…]
Brandon Jennings, at this point, is pretty much known as a basketball junkie and never shies away from a hot debate on twitter. On Thursday, it was his view on who belongs on the list for Top 5 power forward of all-time, which included the still-relevant Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks:Dirk Top 5 PF of All Time!!! — Brandon Jennings (@thinkiminthe90s) October 30, 2015This is really a subjective topic because there isn’t exactly a set of criteria that determines which player
No one really thought much of the New York Knicks signing former No. 2 pick Derrick Williams over the summer as a free agent and in fact, some wondered how his particular skill sets would fit in a Triangle system. Williams isn’t an efficient offensive player, doesn’t exactly space the floor (career mark of 30.1 percent from beyond the arc), isn’t known for moving the ball, and certainly isn’t known as a defensive presence. With Phil Jackson looking to rebuild the
What championship rust? The Golden State Warriors received their very fat championship rings on Tuesday before the start of their season opener against the New Orleans Pelicans and soon after, Stephen Curry played like he was ready for another MVP season, scoring 24 points in the first quarter – the most he has ever scored in a single quarter – on an array of ridiculous shots: [Read more…]
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.
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