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Paul Pierce Launches The Truth Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL)

Paul Pierce Launches The Truth Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL)

While many people know Paul Pierce has successfully made the transition to life after the NBA with his work as a anchor on ESPN and ABC, very few know he also founded The Truth Elite Youth Basketball League (EYBL). As both a coach and mentor to an AAU team lead by head coach Jason Crown, [...]

October 30, 2018 Anou Enright News 0

Richard Jefferson Retires After 17 Seasons

Richard Jefferson Retires After 17 Seasons

Richard Jefferson will go down as one of the better players in NBA history to have never appeared in an All-Star game. The athletic and gifted 20 point scorer turned into valued role player for the San Antonio Spurs and Cleveland Cavaliers and now after 17 seasons he is retiring. Jefferson announced his intention to [...]

October 15, 2018 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

Raptors Motivated to Shed Salary

Raptors Motivated to Shed Salary

The Toronto Raptors went all in. On a last attempt to tinker their roster to compete for an NBA title with their current core this summer they dealt DeMar DeRozan in a trade to acquire disgruntled star Kawhi Leonard. The trade gives them a better shot now and a clearer path to rebuild in the [...]

July 26, 2018 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

Cavaliers to Sign Kendrick Perkins for Playoffs

Cavaliers to Sign Kendrick Perkins for Playoffs

Kendrick Perkins must be the greatest locker room guy of all time. According to a report from ESPN, the Cavaliers have signed Kendrick Perkins to fill their 13th and final roster spot for the final game of the regular season against New York and for the postseason. Perkins averaged 8.7 points and 7.1 rebounds in [...]

April 10, 2018 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

NBA Post All-Star Weekend Playoff Breakdown

NBA Post All-Star Weekend Playoff Breakdown

Before the season began, NBA fans and bettors alike would have put all their money on the Golden State Warriors to meet the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals in June. And why not? That’s been the Finals match-up for three straight seasons. Is there a reason to suspect this year will be any different? [...]

February 24, 2018 Anklesnap News 0

Cavaliers Almost Blow Up Entire Team…

Cavaliers Almost Blow Up Entire Team…

The Cleveland Cavaliers spread kerosene, lit a match and blew up about half of their roster yesterday. They essentially gave themselves a mulligan on their entire 2017 off-season in the process. Gone are both players that were acquired in the mega trade of Kyrie Irving to the Celtics. Isaiah Thomas is a Laker (for the [...]

February 9, 2018 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

NBA “City” Jerseys Leak on 2K18

NBA “City” Jerseys Leak on 2K18

As you know, the NBA switched to Nike as its major apparel sponsor this past off-season and a series of new uniforms have been unveiled for all 30 NBA teams, there are four jerseys for each franchise: Swingman, Association, Statement and Icon. These include the normal home white and team color away jerseys, along with [...]

December 15, 2017 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

Barkley: Lavar Exploiting Sons

Barkley: Lavar Exploiting Sons

LaVar Ball isn’t viewed as a very likable guy to many in the basketball world. The classic stage dad (or court dad in this case I suppose) that tries to feed off of the fame of his sons and capitalize on it for his own benfit and fame, even at the detriment to his sons. [...]

December 14, 2017 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

Steve Clifford Says Nicolas Batum Will Make Season Debut When Hornets Face Cavaliers

Steve Clifford Says Nicolas Batum Will Make Season Debut When Hornets Face Cavaliers

Offensive aid is on the way for the Charlotte Hornets. Defensive help, too. Nicolas Batum has yet to play this season while recovering from a torn ligament in his left elbow, and the Hornets have struggled without him. Jeremy Lamb has stepped up as a scorer, defender and even passer, but the team is still [...]

November 15, 2017 dfavale News 0

Detroit Pistons Head Coach Stan Van Gundy Offers Impassioned Praise for Professional Athletes Who Protest

Detroit Pistons Head Coach Stan Van Gundy Offers Impassioned Praise for Professional Athletes Who Protest

Detroit Pistons head coach and president Stan Van Gundy stands with professional athletes who don’t stand during the national anthem. And he most definitely stands with those who have embraced other forms of protests in recent months. Van Gundy penned a piece for Time magazine, wherein he praised pro athletes for using their voices and expressing [...]

November 15, 2017 dfavale News 0