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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

NBA and Bulls to Announce That All-Star Game is Headed to Chicago in 2020

NBA and Bulls to Announce That All-Star Game is Headed to Chicago in 2020

The NBA All-Star game is headed back to Chicago…in 2020. ESPN.com’s Nick Friedell brought word on Thursday that the league and the Bulls will be announcing plans to put 2020’s superstar meetup in The Windy City. Shams Charania of The Vertical relayed more details: The NBA All-Star Game is returning to Chicago in 2020. (AP) [...]

November 10, 2017 dfavale News 0

Uh-Oh: Al Horford Entered NBA’s Concussion Protocol Prior to Celtics’ Win Over Lakers

Uh-Oh: Al Horford Entered NBA’s Concussion Protocol Prior to Celtics’ Win Over Lakers

Just when it seems the Boston Celtics might experience a semblance of what it feels like to be at full strength, a minor-to-major inconvenience strikes. Al Horford entered the NBA’s concussion protocol on Wednesday, prior to the Celtics’ victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. It is unclear when he’ll be returning to the lineup. Here’s [...]

November 9, 2017 dfavale News 0

Tristan Thompson to Miss Month with Calf Injury

Tristan Thompson to Miss Month with Calf Injury

The 2017-18 season has not been good to the Cleveland Cavaliers thus far. Losers of four straight and currently sporting a 3-5 record, the 29th rated defense in the NBA thus far just lost their best defender for a month. According to The Vertical, the Cavs expect center Tristan Thompson to miss a month of [...]

November 3, 2017 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

Eric Bledsoe Has Played His Last Game for Phoenix Suns, According to GM

Eric Bledsoe Has Played His Last Game for Phoenix Suns, According to GM

According to general manager Ryan McDonough, Eric Bledsoe has likely played his last game for the Suns. The news comes following a tweet from Bledsoe that said, “I don’t wanna be here.” The tweet caused speculation around the player’s future with the Suns and seemed to suggest that he wanted out. We reported that he [...]

October 30, 2017 Anklesnap News 0

#BanInjuries: Ankle Injury Dennis Schroder Suffered in Hawks Loss to Nets Isn’t Serious, But he Could Miss Time

#BanInjuries: Ankle Injury Dennis Schroder Suffered in Hawks Loss to Nets Isn’t Serious, But he Could Miss Time

Ban. Injuries. Perhaps we say this every year, but for the life of me, I cannot remember a more brutal opening week in the NBA than the one we’re still living through. Gordon Hayward and Jeremy Lin are done for the season. Draymond Green was/is dealing with some knee problems. Andre Iguodala couldn’t play in the [...]

October 23, 2017 dfavale Dan Favale, News 0

Wiggins, T’Wolves Agree to Five-Year, $146 Million Extension

Wiggins, T’Wolves Agree to Five-Year, $146 Million Extension

The No.1 pick of the 2014 NBA Draft is now the 3rd player in his class to sign an over $100 million extension in the past week, joining Joel Embiid and Gary Harris. Andrew Wiggins has reportedly agreed to a five-year, $146.5 million max extension with the T’Wolves. It’s interesting that the deal includes no [...]

October 12, 2017 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0