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Paul Pierce: No Loyalty to Franchise Anymore

Paul Pierce: No Loyalty to Franchise Anymore

Paul Pierce spent 15 seasons as a member of the Boston Celtics after being taken No. 10 in the 1998 NBA Draft. He won an NBA title, a NBA Finals MVP and made 10 all-star appearances. He would play for three more teams after being traded from Boston: Brooklyn, Washington and the Los Angeles Clippers, [...]

August 17, 2018 Ryan Bawek Blogs 0

Kemba Walker: ‘I just can’t see myself in a Knicks jersey’

Kemba Walker: ‘I just can’t see myself in a Knicks jersey’

Kemba Walker is entering the final year of his very affordable four-year, $48 million contract with the Hornets. The Hornets have been stuck in NBA purgatory in recent years without enough talent to make the playoffs in the weaker eastern conference, but too many veterans on big contracts to be bad enough to tank or [...]

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T’Wolves Might Not Have Drafted Curry Because… Minnesota Too Cold for Year-Round Golf?

T’Wolves Might Not Have Drafted Curry Because… Minnesota Too Cold for Year-Round Golf?

One of the more infamous recent draft mishaps was the Minnesota Timberwolves taking point guards back to back at No. 5 and No. 6 in the 2011 NBA Draft, Ricky Rubio and Johnny Flynn, and passing on 2x NBA MVP and 3x NBA Champion Steph Curry. Many experts marveled at Rubio’s ability to pass the [...]

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Did Durant Choose Warriors Day After Losing in 2016 Conference Finals

Did Durant Choose Warriors Day After Losing in 2016 Conference Finals

Kevin Durant’s decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 off-season after coming within minutes of defeating them a month before will go down as one of the most infamous decisions in NBA history. One would assume it was a decision Durant labored over for days and weeks [...]

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Kyle Kuzma Thinks People are Sleeping on the 2018-19 Los Angeles Lakers

Kyle Kuzma Thinks People are Sleeping on the 2018-19 Los Angeles Lakers

Everyone who thinks the Los Angeles Lakers are too young or topsy-turvy to not make the playoffs next year should know this: Kyle Kuzma disagrees with you. From ESPN.com’s Ohm Youngmisuk: Kuzma said he has worked out with LeBron James and the two are looking forward to seeing what the Lakers can do with free-agent signings such [...]

August 17, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

A Look Back at the Glittering 19-Year Career of Paul ‘The Truth’ Pierce

A Look Back at the Glittering 19-Year Career of Paul ‘The Truth’ Pierce

Last year, small forward Paul Pierce called time on his NBA career after a two-year spell with the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers’ elimination from the NBA Playoffs after their defeat to the Utah Jazz saw the 10-time All-Star pro bid a fond farewell to the sport that has treated him so kindly through the [...]

August 16, 2018 Anklesnap Blogs 0

Kobe Turned $6 Million Investment Into $200 Million

Kobe Turned $6 Million Investment Into $200 Million

Kobe Bryant was one of the more successful and accomplished basketball players on the court in NBA history (and a notoriously bad teammate most of his career) and he is proving to be one of the most successful athletes off of the court as well. He has already won an Oscar (seriously) for the animated [...]

August 16, 2018 Ryan Bawek Blogs 0

LeBron James Anthony Davis, Giannis Antetokounmpo Headline MVP Favorites for 2018-19 NBA Season

LeBron James Anthony Davis, Giannis Antetokounmpo Headline MVP Favorites for 2018-19 NBA Season

If the Bovada oddsmakers are correct this early into the process, then LeBron James is in line to win his fifth MVP award next season. Here’s how the odds for the NBA’s MVP race in 2018-19 are shaking out at the moment: There aren’t any real surprises on this list. Joel Embiid feels a little [...]

August 16, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Golden State GM Bob Myers Originally Told DeMarcus Cousins’ Agent Warriors Couldn’t Afford Him

Golden State GM Bob Myers Originally Told DeMarcus Cousins’ Agent Warriors Couldn’t Afford Him

Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers might not have landed DeMarcus Cousins if the big man’s agent took his first response at face value. True story. Speaking on 95.7 The Game’s The Greg Papa Show with Bonta Hill, Myers recounted how he at first basically said the Warriors couldn’t afford the All-Star center (h/t NBC [...]

August 15, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Not So Fast: Carmelo Anthony Pumps Brakes on Prospect of Him Coming Off Rockets Bench

Not So Fast: Carmelo Anthony Pumps Brakes on Prospect of Him Coming Off Rockets Bench

Well, that didn’t last long. Though it initially appeared Carmelo Anthony might be open to coming off the Houston Rockets’ bench, he pumped the brakes on that talk while speaking with TMZ Sports: Carmelo Anthony wants all the talk of him coming off the bench for the Houston Rockets to slooooow down … with the NBA superstar telling TMZ [...]

August 15, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0