The Denver Nuggets head into the 2014-15 season with ambitious goals. The Nuggets are built around a young core that won a franchise-record 57 games only two seasons ago, only to be derailed by injuries and eliminated in the first round of the playoffs. That early exit precipitated the departure of their GM and coach. Last season, the injuries kept coming and the Nuggets missed the playoffs for the first time since 2003, the year they drafted Carmelo Anthony. The core is
Now that training camps across the NBA are getting ready to begin, teams and their social media accounts are making sure everyone who follows them knows just how soon the season gets under way. On Wednesday, though, numerous NBA teams took to their Twitter accounts to create a meme tying together basketball and food. Using the hashtag #NBAFastFood, teams like the Nuggets, Clippers and Jazz cropped some of their players – or an entire team – into popular fast food chain
Some NBA owners have a tendency to hold grudges when the star players on their team decide that it’s time to abandon ship, so it was no surprise when Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor provided a pretty good example of having some bad feelings towards Kevin Love when asked to speak about his former franchise player. To summarize, Taylor more or less said the following about Love: he’s the third best player on the Cleveland Cavaliers, he is injury prone, doesn’t
We’re approaching the quiet period in the NBA offseason, but there’s still some news to be found. Today’s big topic is the Pacers making themselves even better, adding Luis Scola to be their third big. Click that link right there for Chris Sheridan’s take on what the trade means for Indiana, and, by extension, the other teams jockeying for position at the top of the East. The other news today is Gary Neal signing with the Bucks. This might not have
Hello and welcome to the Evening News. As the offseason continues, we’ll keep you updated every evening. What’s happening today?
The Dwight Howard signing is behind us. The fallout is happening now — in Houston, in Los Angeles, and around the rest of the NBA. First and foremost, Omer Asik has asked for a trade out of Houston, but the Rockets are refusing his request. They believe Asik could be a valuable asset to play alongside Howard.
The wheels continue to turn in the world of NBA free agency. In case you missed it, Zaza Pachulia has decided to take his talents to Milwaukee and leaves the Atlanta Hawks after ending last season as its longest tenured player. We have been waiting on watching to see where some of our second tier free agents would end up, and the Dwight dominoes continue to fall. According to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, J.J. Hickson has agreed in principle to sign a
Hello and welcome to the 6 O’Clock News. As the NBA regular season dies down and the playoff races heat up, we’ll keep you updated every day at 6 O’Clock. What’s happening today? Here’s the latest news around the league: