When the Miami Heat loses 114-110 to the Philadelphia 76ers – a team that some experts believed might have single-digit wins this season – you expect them to suffer serious backlash. Usually, that is the burden of being a two-time champion, and it’s what happened on Tuesday night, when the Los Angeles Clippers surprisingly got run over by the Los Angeles Lakers and took some serious heat from ESPN analyst Bill Simmons. It didn’t matter that the Heat missed Dwyane
We knew this day was coming. Allen Iverson, affectionately known around the NBA and its fans as “The Answer,” hasn’t played a professional game since January 8, 2011. Yet, anytime he walks in front of the media and a microphone, it is bound to be an emotional experience. Such was the case Wednesday as Iverson officially announced his retirement. The NBA tweeted the announcement.
Want to know what David Stern’s legacy will be? Just take a look at NBA rosters on Opening Night. More than 20 years ago – when he was a relative pup as a commissioner – Stern worked with Russ Granik, USA Basketball and FIBA to clear the way for NBA players to play in the Olympics. That led to the creation of the “Dream Team,” which, among others, featured the holy trinity of Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan. Team USA
Whether by mere coincidence or divine providence, the start of the NBA season and Halloween coincide, with tip-off just two days before trick-or-treaters terrorize neighborhoods across the US. That being said, whether for a party, at a party or in preparation for spooky festivities, many NBA athletes took to social media to display costumes—of others or their own.
Recovering from a serious surgery isn’t fun. It can be agonizing. It takes forever. You can spend a lot of time just wishing you were back on your feet again. Philadelphia 76ers guard Jason Richardson spent most of the summer incapable of doing much with his left leg. After having a relatively new procedure called Denovo performed on his knee to repair the meniscus, he has spent most of the offseason in a loader brace. He is in the midst rehabilitating his knee,
In today’s news, several general managers shared their opinions on why Jason Collins is still a free agent. Meanwhile, in Philadelphia, the 76ers are reopening the door on a potential Nerlens Noel sighting this season. GM cite anticipated media attention as top reason Collins remains unsigned According to Ric Bucher, several NBA general managers attribute Jason Collins’ availability on the free agent market as a direct fear of the media distraction signing him would bring to a team. “If it were just an
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;