Thursday’s announcement confirmed what was expected: the Phoenix Suns, with a league-best 29-11 record, will have two representatives at the All-Star Game. Devin Booker and Chris Paul were selected as reserves, making it the first time since 2000 that the Suns have had two All-Stars. Both players have been instrumental in the Suns’ success this […]
In a heartwarming display of sportsmanship, Memphis Grizzlies star guard Ja Morant stepped up to help a young fan in distress. 11-year-old Ellie Hughes, a devoted Grizzlies fan from Forrest City, Arkansas, had her prized basketball, which she had collected signatures from players on for the past six years, stolen during Monday’s game against the […]
It is likely that the Utah Jazz will have a representative at the upcoming NBA All-Star Game in Salt Lake City. After the first fan returns, former Arizona star Lauri Markkaken is ranked seventh in the Western Conference amongst front court players. As fan votes make up 50% of the selection process, Markkanen has already […]
The NBA trade deadline is rapidly approaching, and several star players’ names have been swirling around in trade rumors. Here are the top five most likely trade candidates: Bradley Beal: The Washington Wizards’ guard has been linked to a number of teams, including the Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat, and Boston Celtics. Beal is a two-time […]
On Friday, the Mavericks announced they are waiving guard Kemba Walker after nine games. His salary was set to become guaranteed for the rest of the season the following day, according to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon. Walker was signed in November, but he didn’t make his first appearance with the team until December 10. Through nine […]
There are few names bigger in the basketball world than Julius Erving and the legendary swingman is an icon for multiple franchises across the league. With that said, the Philadelphia 76ers have a special bond with “Dr.
The Charlotte Hornets recalled shooting guard Dwayne Bacon and guard-forward Julyan Stone from the Greensboro Swarm of the G League on Sunday. Bacon, a rookie, is averaging 3.6 points and 3.1 rebounds in 15.9 minutes in 28 games for the Hornets including six starts.
Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball is out of the lineup after suffering a sprained left shoulder in Saturday’s NBA game against the Portland Trail Blazers. Ball will not play in the Lakers …
Former star NBA point guards Steve Nash and Jason Kidd head the list of first-time eligible candidates for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2018, the organization said Thursday. Canada’s Nash, a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player with the Phoenix Suns, ranks third in the NBA history with 10,335 assists. Kidd, the […]
Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant was hailed as the “greatest” Los Angeles Laker of all Monday by fellow legend Magic Johnson in a ceremony to retire Bryant’s jersey numbers. The tribute came …