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Report: Suns to Pursue Capela This Summer

Report: Suns to Pursue Capela This Summer

Clint Capela has worked himself from being a very raw player and he is set to hit free agency this summer and cash in on his level of production. He should have plenty of suitors should the Rockets be unable to afford him. One of which will apparently be the Phoenix Suns. Here is an [...]

May 11, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Paul George and Thunder ‘Determined’ All-Star Forward Needed Knee Procedure in Advance of Free Agency

Paul George and Thunder ‘Determined’ All-Star Forward Needed Knee Procedure in Advance of Free Agency

Paul George will miss the next six to eight weeks while recovering from a left knee scope. Fortunately for the Oklahoma City Thunder, their season is already over, so this doesn’t impact their immediate plans. Unfortunately for them, George will still enter free agency (player option), and they still run the risk of possibly losing [...]

May 10, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Rick Carlisle Denies Rumors That He Wants to Leave Dallas Mavericks for Milwaukee Bucks

Rick Carlisle Denies Rumors That He Wants to Leave Dallas Mavericks for Milwaukee Bucks

Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle wants you to know he has no interest in becoming the next head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks. Speaking on 105.7FM The Fan earlier this week, the Racine Journal Times‘ Gery Woelfel loosely linked Carlisle to Milwaukee’s ongoing search for a Jason Kidd/Joe Prunty successor: This report was apparently strong [...]

May 10, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Celtics’ Brad Stevens Received Zero Coach of the Year Votes from His NBA Peers

Celtics’ Brad Stevens Received Zero Coach of the Year Votes from His NBA Peers

Brad Stevens may still win the NBA’s officially recognized Coach of the Year award, but he’s already lost the battle among his sideline peers. Similar to how the NBA’s player association has its own end-of-season award ballot, the coaches association does the same thing with their members. This year, Toronto Raptors head honcho Dwane Casey [...]

May 10, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Shaq and Barkley go at it on Inside the NBA

Shaq and Barkley go at it on Inside the NBA

Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal have always had a contentiously friendly relationship as NBA players and now as co-analysts on Inside the NBA on TNT. They have had numerous battles on the court and in the studio and haven’t shied away from getting physical or personal at times. Here is the infamous clip of Chuck [...]

May 9, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Chris Paul Makes History While Reaching 1st Conference Finals

Chris Paul Makes History While Reaching 1st Conference Finals

In his 13 NBA seasons Chris Paul has amassed a hall of fame resume, essentially averaging 19 and 10 while making eight All-NBA appearances. He has been the best pure point guard of the 2000s and haS had a level of consistency rarely seen in the NBA. One thing he could never say he had [...]

May 9, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Sixers May Have Joel Embiid Play Game 5 vs Celtics with a New Mask—or No Mask at All

Sixers May Have Joel Embiid Play Game 5 vs Celtics with a New Mask—or No Mask at All

When Joel Embiid takes the floor for Game 5 against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night, he may be wearing a different face mask. Actually, as it turns out, he may not be wearing any mask at all. Per CBS Philly’s Jon Johnson: This news comes while Embiid is struggling to maintain his offensive efficiency. [...]

May 9, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Kobe Bryant Doesn’t Want Lakers to Break Up Young Core to Facilitate Free-Agency Coup

Kobe Bryant Doesn’t Want Lakers to Break Up Young Core to Facilitate Free-Agency Coup

Kobe Bryant? A bastion of…patience? And…of process? No. Surely not. Like, seriously, no. Counterpoint: Yes. Speaking on Fox Sports Radio’s Chris and Caron, the five-time NBA champion and future Hall of Famer made it clear he doesn’t want his Los Angeles Lakers busting up their youth movement to facilitate an epic free agency coup. Here are [...]

May 9, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Draymond Green: “We Want Another Championship, it Doesn’t Matter to us Who we Play”

Draymond Green: “We Want Another Championship, it Doesn’t Matter to us Who we Play”

The western conference showdown that has felt destined for much of the NBA season has finally arrived, the Warriors vs the Rockets for the chance to go to the NBA Finals. Both juggernauts punched their tickets to the western conference finals on Tuesday night closing out the Jazz and Pelicans in five games respectively. The [...]

May 9, 2018 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Kyle Lowry Calls Toronto Raptors’ 2017-18 Campaign a ‘Wasted Year’

Kyle Lowry Calls Toronto Raptors’ 2017-18 Campaign a ‘Wasted Year’

Kyle Lowry is not taking the Toronto Raptors’ second-round sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers very well. Sure, his team won a franchise-record 59 games during the regular season. And yes, they snagged the Eastern Conference’s No. 1 seed. But he views the entire campaign as pointless in the aftermath of their third [...]

May 9, 2018 dfavale Dan Favale 0