NBA Schedule: Lot of Lakers, Heat, Other Usual Suspects on National TV

The NBA released their schedule Tuesday afternoon and unsurprisingly, all 30 teams will play 82 games. All will also play back to backs. Past that, it's all about the national TV schedule, which features a ton of the World Champion Miami Heat and both teams from Los Angeles. The Lakers will be on ABC, ESPN […]

Team USA: Filling out the 2014 World Cup roster

You probably heard already, but Team USA got together last week for a mini camp and scrimmage. The White Team, led by Kyrie Irving and Anthony Davis, won the exhibition in front of the crowd at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. It was an off year mini-camp, which means the big names […]

Report: Timberwolves and Nikola Pekovic near deal

The second best center on the free agent market appears to have finally locked up a new deal as the restricted free agent Nikola Pekovic is reportedly nearing an agreement with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski writes that Pekovic and the Timberwolves are Corey Brewer as well. Spurs out on Kirilenko as sign-and-trade […]

Report: Tyreke Evans receives huge offer from New Orleans

Chris Paul is back in Clipperland, C.J. Watson is headed to Indiana, but it has been a relatively quiet first day of free agency . . . Until now.  Tyreke Evans may or may not be on his way out of Sacramento after the New Orleans Pelicans made him a huge offer.  Several outlets are […]

Report: Thomas Robinson trade ‘potentially imminent’

The Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs and Chicago Bulls are three teams talking to the Houston Rockets about trading Thomas Robinson.  According to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle, talks have intensified to the point that a deal might be "imminent."  What the Rockets are asking for in return is pretty simple. The Rockets would […]

Spurs have at least one run left

It has already started and given how close the San Antonio Spurs were to winning their fifth title, given the age of their stars and the growing powers in the Western Conference, I cannot say I completely blame anyone writing off the San Antonio Spurs. It makes sense. It is hard to imagine this Spurs […]

Cody Zeller’s stock trending up

Two players, Cody Zeller and James Michael McAdoo, headed in to the 2012-2013 college basketball season as locks for the top five of this year's NCAA Draft. McAdoo disappointed and decided to return to North Carolina for another season.  Meanwhile, Zeller improved marginally in all aspects of his game, but concerns surrounding his size and […]

Celtics-Clippers deal reportedly dead… again

The back and forth between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers regarding Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett heading to L.A. seem once again reportedly off.  Several outlets, including ESPN's Ramona Shelburne, are reporting the Clippers pulled out because they were unwilling to give up an extra first round draft pick as compensation for Rivers. […]

Kyrie Irving, Paul George, 27 total invited to Team USA mini-camp

Summers for top NBA players seem to get busier and busier, and one reason is because of international competition.  Team USA will not attempt to qualify for the 2016 Olympics until next year's FIBA World Cup of Basketball (formerly the FIBA World Championships). However, this summer, 27 of the NBA's best young players will be […]

NBA Finals 2013: Whether it’s Heat or Spurs, someone wins in 6

The NBA Finals are set after the Miami Heat defeated the Indiana Pacers in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Finals. Awaiting the defending champions is the San Antonio Spurs, back in the Finals for the first time since their last title in 2007.  It is a curious match up.  The Spurs are playing their […]

On Jason Kidd and what a point guard should be

Jason Kidd announced through the New York Knicks' website that he is retiring after 19 years in the league.  Kidd is by any measure one of the best point guards in NBA history.  Six All-NBA first team or second teams, nine All Defensive first or second teams.  Per the Knicks release, he averaged 12.6 points, […]

Report: Chris Paul unhappy with Clippers

This is why the Los Angeles Clippers can't have nice things.  The Los Angeles Clippers have the best point guard in basketball and now, if reports are true, they're doing everything they can to get Chris Paul to leave.  According to ESPN's Chris Broussard, Paul is upset that the blame for the firing of Vinny […]

Shabazz Muhammed calls himself best player in draft

The NBA draft has not even happened yet, but next year's Rookie of the Year sleeper may be its most recognizable name.  Before the season started, UCLA's Shabazz Muhammed was one of the few household names in college basketball. He was one of three players, along with Nerlens Noel and Cody Zeller, projected to be […]

Sale of Kings to Sacramento group signed

Well that escalated quickly.  Less than two days after the NBA Board of Governors voted down the Sacramento Kings relocation, the Maloof family has agreed to sell the team to the group led by Golden State Warriors minority owner Vivek Ranadive. According to a Sacramento Bee report, both sides have signed the agreement and the […]

Kings relocation to Seattle denied, team will stay in Sacramento

The Sacramento Kings are staying in California's capitol. That comes after the NBA's Board of Governor rejected the relocation bid which would have moved the team to Seattle. The vote was 22-8 in favor of keeping the team in Sacramento. NBA Commissioner David Stern did not reveal which teams voted to allow the move. Stern […]