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Jabari Parker Unhappy with Limited Playing Time in Bucks Series vs Celtics

Jabari Parker Unhappy with Limited Playing Time in Bucks Series vs Celtics

Jabari Parker has logged just 25 minutes through the Milwaukee Bucks’ first two games against the Boston Celtics. And he’s not happy about it. Per WISN 12 News’ Stephen Watson: Parker isn’t necessarily wrong—most definitely not about that last part. He’s working his way back from a second ACL injury. He hasn’t participated in either [...]

April 20, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Curry Could Miss Beginning of Round 2

Curry Could Miss Beginning of Round 2

The Golden State Warriors have picked up where they left off last postseason, winning their first three games of their seven-game series against the Spurs with ease and seemingly coasting to the second round of the playoffs. Then enter former MVP Steph Curry back into the lineup right? Not so fast. According to a report [...]

April 20, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Hawks Coach Mike Budenholzer to Withdraw Name from Phoenix Suns Head Coaching Search

Hawks Coach Mike Budenholzer to Withdraw Name from Phoenix Suns Head Coaching Search

Mike Budenholzer will not be the next head coach of the Phoenix Suns. That this was even a remote possibility remains somewhat surprising. Budenholzer already has a gig with the Atlanta Hawks, and while the new front office regime inherited him, seldom do you see gainfully employed head coaches being granted permission to hold court [...]

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Tyronn Lue Wants Cavaliers’ Supporting Cast to Give LeBron James More Help in Pacers Series

Tyronn Lue Wants Cavaliers’ Supporting Cast to Give LeBron James More Help in Pacers Series

LeBron James scored the Cleveland Cavaliers’ first 16 points and outscored the Indiana Pacers on his own in the opening frame to kick off his team’s Game 2 victory on Wednesday. It was all downhill from there. Despite leading by as many as 18 points and entering the second quarter with a 15-point advantage, the [...]

April 19, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Love Will Be Good to Go for Game 3

Love Will Be Good to Go for Game 3

Kevin Love is the x-factor for the Cavaliers in the 2018 NBA Playoffs, as the only star caliber and experienced playoff performer left alongside LeBron, Cleveland desperately needs him to play his best if they want to return to the NBA Finals for the fourth straight season. Love and the team had a scare on [...]

April 19, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Ettore Messina will Serve as Spurs Interim Head Coach After Passing of Gregg Popovich’s Wife

Ettore Messina will Serve as Spurs Interim Head Coach After Passing of Gregg Popovich’s Wife

The San Antonio Spurs announced on Wednesday that Gregg Popovich’s wife, Erin, passed away. The two were married for four decades, and she had apparently been sick for quite a while. Spurs general manager R.C. Buford released the following statement in the aftermath of Erin’s passing: LeBron James also sent his prayers and well-wishes to [...]

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LOL Alert: Jazz GM Threatened to Fire Anyone Who Leaked Details of Donovan Mitchell’s Pre-Draft Workout

LOL Alert: Jazz GM Threatened to Fire Anyone Who Leaked Details of Donovan Mitchell’s Pre-Draft Workout

Utah Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey badly wanted to make sure Donovan Mitchell would still be on the board when his team was on the clock, at No. 13, during last year’s draft. How badly? So badly, he apparently threatened to fire anyone who leaked any details of Mitchell’s pre-draft workout, and how well it [...]

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Re-Signing DeMarcus Cousins Would be a Huge Mistake for the Pelicans

Re-Signing DeMarcus Cousins Would be a Huge Mistake for the Pelicans

DeMarcus Cousins is a former All-NBA performer, a 4x All-Star and one of a select few active players who has averaged at least 20 points and 10 rebounds per game for his career. When you consider that and the fact that he is 27 and should be entering the prime of his NBA career, the [...]

April 19, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Knicks Owner James Dolan Says Kristaps Porzingis Could Potentially Miss All of 2018-19

Knicks Owner James Dolan Says Kristaps Porzingis Could Potentially Miss All of 2018-19

New York Knicks owner James Dolan has given his latest bi-quarterly interview or whatever, and he comes bearing some rather noteworthy news: Kristaps Porzingis could miss all of next season. From Dolan’s interview with the New York Post‘s Larry Brooks: “I’ve been told everything from December to him being out for the season, so I don’t [...]

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Joel Embiid at Risk of Permanently Damaging Left Eye if Philadelphia 76ers Rush Him Back

Joel Embiid at Risk of Permanently Damaging Left Eye if Philadelphia 76ers Rush Him Back

Joel Embiid really wants to rejoin the Philadelphia 76ers’ rotation. We always knew that, and it became infinitely more clear following the team’s Game 2 loss to the Miami Heat, when he posted some not-suitable-for-work sentiments on his Instagram. But if you think him applying passive-aggressive pressure to the Sixers will get them to rush, [...]

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