By Jon Marks PHILADELPHIA — A new team, new city, new culture — and best of all, a new baby. Life couldn’t be much better these days for Omri Casspi, the only native Israeli currently playing in the National Basketball Association.
Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. will undergo back surgery on Tuesday and likely miss the remainder of the season, the school announced. Porter will undergo a microdiscectomy procedure of the L3-L4 spinal discs that is projected to sideline him for the next three to four months and will likely cause him to miss the remainder […]
LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers warms up prior to the game against the LA Clippers at Quicken Loans Arena on November 17, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. *YouTube has added a docu-series executive produced by LeBron James about a team of high-school hoop players learning life skills through the game of basketball, reports Variety.
By James Blackburn For the 5th straight year I was able to head to down to beautiful Charleston, SC to cover the Charleston Classic college basketball tournament. Although the field of talent was not quite as good as the past few years, there was still a number of pro prospects here and some teams to […]
Two-time All-Star David Lee announced his retirement on Sunday after 12 NBA seasons. The 34-year-old forward made the announcement on his Instagram page. Lee got engaged to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki earlier this month.
Anfernee Simons is a top-10 recruit in the class of 2018, but he is actually taking a year in a post-graduate program at IMG Academy. Now, he’s being declared eligible for the 2018 NBA Draft since he will technically be a year removed from high school and will be 19 years old by the time […]
Controversial NBA rule could be nearing resolution The NBA appears to be moving forward with talks in ending the controversial ‘one-and-done’ rule, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. NBA commissioner Adam Silver and NBPA executive director Michele Roberts met on Thursday with the new Commission on College Basketball to discuss various issues facing the Basketball […]
Kyrie Irving ditched his plastic mask and scored 11 of his 16 points in the final five minutes, sparking the Boston Celtics over Golden State 92-88 on Thursday in a showdown of the NBA’s top teams …
North Carolina guard Cameron Johnson will have surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn left knee meniscus, the school said in a press release. Johnson suffered the injury during practice on Monday and the school did not offer a timetable for his return in the release.
By James Blackburn Final Score: 108-81 Davidson wins I was able to catch my first Davidson game of the season last night to see them face off against visiting CAA foe UNC Wilmington. Each team has a star in their front-court. Peyton Alridge for Davidson and Devontae Cacok for Wilmington. Both players had big games […]
Five-star point guard Quentin Grimes has decided that he will be committing during the early signing period for basketball players and will do it on the last possible day too. He dropped this tweet to let everyone know when and where his commitment is going down. pic.twitter.com/rqv7Yj7cdo — Quentin Grimes (@qdotgrimes) November 13, 2017 The […]
Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr. will be a game-time decision for Monday night’s matchup against Wagner, according to Jon Rothstein of FanRag Sports. … to be a serious one and he doesn’t think it will affect him long term. Porter is considered by many to be a top-5 pick in next year’s NBA Draft. …