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Blazers ‘Expected’ to Give Damian Lillard a 4-Year, $191M Contract

Blazers ‘Expected’ to Give Damian Lillard a 4-Year, $191M Contract

All-Star point guard Damian Lillard is expected to sign a four-year, $191 million supermax extension with the Portland Trail Blazers this summer. Lillard would be eligible for the supermax if he is named to one of the three All-NBA teams which is likely to happen since he averaged 25.8 points and 6.9 assists in the [...]

May 21, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Golden State Warriors Sweep the Portland Trail Blazers

Golden State Warriors Sweep the Portland Trail Blazers

The Golden State Warriors have swept the Portland Trail Blazers and are on their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals. Stephen Curry and Draymond Green both finished with triple-doubles, the first teammates to ever do so in a playoff game. Curry finished with 37 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists while Green concluded the [...]

May 21, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Tyreke Evans Banned from the NBA for 2-Years

Tyreke Evans Banned from the NBA for 2-Years

Indiana Pacers’ Tyreke Evans has been banned from the NBA for violating terms of the league’s anti-drug program. The Pacers released the folowing statement about the NBA’s decision: Evans, who was set to become a free agent this summer, will now have to sit out two seasons, after which he can apply for reinstatement with [...]

May 18, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Kevin Durant Will Not Travel to Portland, His Injury is More Serious Than Previously Thought

Kevin Durant Will Not Travel to Portland, His Injury is More Serious Than Previously Thought

Golden State Warriors’ general manager announced that Kevin Durant won’t travel to Portland for Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference finals. Durant has now sat ou for three games since injuring his right calf in Game 5 of the conference semifinals against the Houston Rockets. Unfortunately for Durant, he is “not close” to [...]

May 17, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Michigan’s John Beilein is the Cavaliers New Head Coach

Michigan’s John Beilein is the Cavaliers New Head Coach

Michigan’s John Beilein has agreed to a five-year deal to become the Cleveland Cavaliers’ next head coach. Beilein helped mold the Wolverines into one of the nation’s most consistent college programs, leading them to nine NCAA Tournament appearances in 12 years and two national championship games since 2013. As per ESPN Adrian Wojnarowski, talks with [...]

May 13, 2019 Anklesnap Blogs 0

The Shot that Silenced the North – Reactions to Kawhi’s Buzzer Beater

The Shot that Silenced the North – Reactions to Kawhi’s Buzzer Beater

Game 7 of the Raptors / 76ers playoff series is one that will go down in history. Kawhi Leonard hit a shot from the corner over Joel Embiid at the buzzer that bounced, bounced, bounced and bounced off the rim before falling setting off a wild celebration as the Raptors advanced to the conference finals [...]

May 13, 2019 Anklesnap Blogs 0

LeBron James Surprised I Promise Students With $1M Grant

LeBron James Surprised I Promise Students With $1M Grant

LeBron James surprised his I PROMISE School students by announcing a $1M Sports Matter grant from the DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation to build a brand new gym that will offer students a safe space for PE and afterschool sports. I Promise School students gathered at LeBron’s high school alma mater, St. Vincent – St. Mary [...]

May 10, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Kevin Durant Out For Game 6 With Right Calf Strain

Kevin Durant Out For Game 6 With Right Calf Strain

Kevin Durant left Wednesday’s Game 5 against the Houston Rockets with a non-contact injury after taking a jump shot. Durant, whose recent play has vaulted him into the best player in basketball debate, will be out for game 6 against the Rockets. “You lose your best player, it’s deflating,” Klay Thompson said. “Disappointed for him,” [...]

May 9, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Raptors Win Big and Take 3-2 Lead Over Philly

Raptors Win Big and Take 3-2 Lead Over Philly

The Toronto Raptors didn’t need a superhuman performance from Kawhi Leonard on Tuesday, but his 21 points sure helped. After shouldering the load through the first four games of this playoff series, Leonard got plenty of help from his teammates in Game 5. And now the Raptors are one win away from the Eastern Conference [...]

May 8, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Before Their Game 4 Loss, Joel Embiid Got No Sleep and Needed an IV

Before Their Game 4 Loss, Joel Embiid Got No Sleep and Needed an IV

Joel Embiid’s lethargic performance in Sunday’s Game 4 loss to the Toronto Raptors can now be explained. After dealing with a bout of gastroenteritis last week, Embiid was reportedly sick prior to the game and was forced to have an IV at 6 am ET after staying up all night. This current illness is unrelated [...]

May 6, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0