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Victor Oladipo Isn’t a Fan of the Paul George Comparisons the Thunder-Pacers Trade Has Left Behind

Victor Oladipo Isn’t a Fan of the Paul George Comparisons the Thunder-Pacers Trade Has Left Behind

Victor Oladipo would like for us to maybe, quite possibly, if we could, stop talking about the winners and losers of the trade that sent him from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for Paul George. Speaking candidly, there’s about zero chance of that happening—especially now. Oladipo and and George are [...]

December 13, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Manu Ginobili Admits San Antonio Spurs Didn’t Expect Kawhi Leonard to Miss So Much Time

Manu Ginobili Admits San Antonio Spurs Didn’t Expect Kawhi Leonard to Miss So Much Time

Manu Ginobili has a message for anyone who’s confused and surprised that Kawhi Leonard missed the San Antonio Spurs’ first 27 games. That message? Me too. From the San Antonio Express-News‘ Tom Orsborn: This quote from Manu kind of sums up the entire Leonard affair: ““It was never expected we would play 20-plus games without him. [...]

December 13, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Danilo Gallinari to Miss the Los Angeles Clippers’ Next ‘Couple Games’ with Another Glute Injury

Danilo Gallinari to Miss the Los Angeles Clippers’ Next ‘Couple Games’ with Another Glute Injury

The losses just keep on coming for the Los Angeles Clippers. That is, the personnel losses. The Clippers actually won a game on Monday, taking down the streaking Toronto Raptors in what represented Milos Teodosic’s first dose of NBA action in almost two months following a bout fasciitis. But, just as the Clippers were welcoming [...]

December 12, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Marcus Morris Misses Extended Time to Let Knee Heal

Marcus Morris Misses Extended Time to Let Knee Heal

Marcus Morris has had a hard time being on the floor for the Boston Celtics this season. After serving a suspension to start the year and recovering from a knee injury Morris has appeared in 16 games, nine of which as a starter for the Celtics, Morris is back on the shelf. That leaves his [...]

December 12, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Shaq Told Rick Barry He Would Rather Shoot 0% From Line Than Shoot Underhanded

Shaq Told Rick Barry He Would Rather Shoot 0% From Line Than Shoot Underhanded

Shaquille O’Neal is infamous for a lot of things, his once in a generation combination of size, power and athleticism, his larger than life personality and his status as more than likely one of the 10 to 15 greatest players to ever play the game of basketball. One other thing he is infamous for and [...]

December 12, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Dwyane Wade Knew After ‘Game 1’ with Cleveland Cavaliers He Needed to Come Off the Bench

Dwyane Wade Knew After ‘Game 1’ with Cleveland Cavaliers He Needed to Come Off the Bench

Dwyane Wade has come off the bench in 23 of his 26 appearances with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Really, though, he’s been part of the second unit for 25 of those 26 cameos. After all, as he told USA Today‘s Jeff Zillgitt, he knew almost right away that he needed to remove himself from the starting lineup: [...]

December 12, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Paul George Says Thunder Remain ‘Optimistic’ They Can Turn Season Around After Loss to Hornets

Paul George Says Thunder Remain ‘Optimistic’ They Can Turn Season Around After Loss to Hornets

Some might be ready to give up on Paul George and the Oklahoma City Thunder. But, according to George, they aren’t ready to give up on themselves—not even after falling to the slumping Charlotte Hornets on Monday night. From ESPN.com’s Royce Young: “For the talent that we have, obviously this is not where we want [...]

December 12, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale 0

Dion Waiters Refuses to Come Off the Bench

Dion Waiters Refuses to Come Off the Bench

Dion Waiters has never been one to lack confidence or hold his tongue for that matter. Waiters’ efficiency is down a little bit this season after career-highs in a contract year for the Heat in 2016-17 (shocker) and there is some chatter whether the team would be better suited bringing him off the bench. Waiters [...]

December 12, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Matt Barnes Announces His Retirement From NBA

Matt Barnes Announces His Retirement From NBA

Matt Barnes has been controversial his entire NBA career. The classic guy that you loved to play with but hated to play against. Barnes played for nine different teams in 14 NBA seasons. Because of his inability to catch on with an NBA roster thus far this season, Barnes announced his retirement from the NBA [...]

December 12, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Bradley Beal Was Not Happy With Finish of Clips-Wizards Game

Bradley Beal Was Not Happy With Finish of Clips-Wizards Game

The Los Angeles Clippers got a much needed home win over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night, 113-112. Not without some controversy though. The Wizards got the ball trailing by one with 1.2 seconds left and inbounded the ball to Bradley Beal, who made what appeared to be a game-winning shot, but after the buzzer [...]

December 11, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0