In today’s top NBA news stories, Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony says he will opt out and test free agency this summer, and Allen Iverson will officially retire from the NBA on opening night.
The NBA futures market has opened up across many different sports books and shops, not only in Las Vegas but also across the offshore markets as well. In this column, I am going to list all of the different odds and current opportunities between these shops to see if there are any differences worth noting and where the biggest discrepancies lie. Here are the two Las Vegas Sports Books that we will be comparing: The Las Vegas Hilton and William Hill;
In today’s news, one legend said good bye to the a formal role within the NBA for good while another legend opened up to why he returned after a one-year hiatus. Doug Collins ended all speculation of an eventual return to coaching and Larry Bird admitted that he was surprised to return to the Pacers after such little time away.
This is the time of year where everyone and their mothers offer up a series of fearless prognostications about the upcoming NBA season. Here’s what I can tell you about my skills at predicting the future. If I was really any good at it, I wouldn’t be wasting it on the NBA season. And neither would anyone else. I am not reading tea leaves, interpreting tarot cards, gazing into crystal balls, holding seances, poring over analytics or buying classified information on the
Be careful what you say into a mic. NBA Media Day kicked off on Friday, and Evan Turner of the Philadelphia 76ers was getting ready to provide his insightful thoughts on the upcoming season after losing Andrew Bynum and Jrue Holiday in the offseason. Thinking that the camera wasn’t rolling just yet, the guard decided to have a little fun with the mic. Unfortunately, the camera did roll at the worst time possible, at least for Turner:It’s a funny and honest
This summer included a war of words between the Knicks’ hot-shooting, weed-smoking(?) Sixth Man of the Year, J.R. Smith, and a new rival from across the river, Paul Pierce, who will be wearing a color other than green for the first time in his career. Can’t wait until Kevin Garnett and Metta World Peace get in on the trash talk, because both are better spoken than their aforementioned counterparts. The signing of a Russian (Andrei Kirilenko) by a Russian (Mikhail Prokhorov)
Royce White is often the subject of some harsh criticism when it comes to NBA fans speaking openly about the players.His career started with the Houston Rockets but was shipped to their D-League affiliate the Rio Grande Valley Vipers during the season. The 6-foot-8 forward is now on the Philadelphia 76ers roster after being traded in early July. White has a severe anxiety disorder which makes him scared to fly and he also suffers from obsessive-compulsive disorder. In turn, those illnesses affect
After a seemingly endless dead period of NBA news, the 2013-’14 season is lurking right around the corner. Training camp is in sight, and players are starting to reappear back on the map. And with that, let’s get right to it. Here’s today’s latest from around the NBA. We’ll start in New York, which will be home to this seasons hottest rivalry: Knicks vs. Nets.