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  • Los Angeles Sparks beat Minnesota Lynx in thrilling season opener

    Los Angeles Sparks beat Minnesota Lynx in thrilling season opener

    In another down-to-the-wire installment in what has quickly become the WNBA's finest rivalry, the LA Sparks took down the Minnesota Lynx in buzzer-beater fashion on opening night. In a deja vu sequence to the 2017 Finals, Sparks guard Chelsea Gray sealed the 77-76 victory off a last-second shot to...
  • NBA announces top defensive stalwarts

    NBA announces top defensive stalwarts

    Players around the NBA are starting to get recognition for their accomplishments during the 2017-18 season. In doing so, the league has announced its top defensive players. It was a great year for centers. Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz center and favorite to win the Kia Defensive Player of the Year Award...
  • Top 10 best NBA Finals in history

    Top 10 best NBA Finals in history

    The NBA Finals provide basketball fans with an opportunity to see the league’s best players on the biggest stage. History’s legends have fought tooth and nail to claim the ultimate prize, often making or breaking a player’s legacy. With the NBA Finals set to get underway, we take a look at the 1...
  • Detroit Pistons make key personnel hire

    Detroit Pistons make key personnel hire

    Long-time NBA executive Ed Stefanski is on his way to the Detroit Pistons. The move, which was first reported by ESPN, will put Stefanski in charge of overhauling basketball operations. He will serve as a senior adviser, taking responsibility for hiring the organization’s next general manager and...
  • Inaugural JBA season set to kick off

    Inaugural JBA season set to kick off

    With drama swirling around the NCAA in 2018, LaVar Ball–father of Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo–has established the Junior Basketball Association (JBA). Games will be coming to local arenas near you. The 8-team league will kick off its regular-season schedule on June 21–the same day as...
  • Jayson Tatum pushes Boston Celtics to brink of NBA Finals

    Jayson Tatum pushes Boston Celtics to brink of NBA Finals

    The Boston Celtics’ youth movement is evolving into the makings of Eastern Conference champions. Keyed by Jayson Tatum, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, Boston is one win away from advancing to the NBA Finals. Despite missing stars Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward, head coach Brad...
  • Houston Rockets continue to prove defense wins in the NBA

    Houston Rockets continue to prove defense wins in the NBA

    When Mike D’Antoni won his NBA Coach of the Year Award with the Houston Rockets, he did so by turning his new team into one of the league’s great offenses. James Harden, seemingly overnight, went from All-Star to perennial MVP candidate. It was certainly fun to watch. The Rockets flamed out of the...
  • Lakers’ Kuzma and Ball already preparing for next season

    Lakers’ Kuzma and Ball already preparing for next season

    The Los Angeles Lakers, coming off an overachieving season in which they vastly improved from the previous season, are not wasting any time preparing for the future. Rookies Kyle Kuzma and Lonzo Ball have both hit the gym in an attempt to set themselves up for success. "Consistency in the weight...
  • LA Clippers sign coach Doc Rivers to contract extension

    LA Clippers sign coach Doc Rivers to contract extension

    Heading into the 2018 offseason, one of the biggest questions around the LA Clippers surrounded the status of head coach Doc Rivers. That has been remedied, though, as the organization has inked Rivers to a contract extension to remain in LA. Although the Clippers have not experienced their ultimate...
  • Top 5 best Las Vegas players in franchise history

    Top 5 best Las Vegas players in franchise history

    The Las Vegas Aces play their first home game on Sunday at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, but the team itself has a long and storied history in the WNBA, dating back to 1997. That's because the franchise originated in Salt Lake City before moving to San Antonio and finally arriving in Sin City for...
  • LeBron James reaches another historical mark

    LeBron James reaches another historical mark

    LeBron James has often received criticism for his performance in the NBA Finals, but he’s played as well as any of the league’s legends. In their latest win, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ star passed another immortal. With a basket during a Game 4 win against the Boston Celtics, LeBron passed Kareem...
  • Steve Kerr wins NBA coaching award

    Steve Kerr wins NBA coaching award

    Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr received another distinction Tuesday, as he was recognized with the Rudy Tomjanovich Award for the second time. The award is bestowed upon the NBA coach who is considered the best at dealing with media and fans during the course of a season. In addition...
  • NBA rookies get rare distinction

    NBA rookies get rare distinction

    It’s rare that anything can be agreed upon in sports, but when it comes to the NBA’s top rookies there was little disagreement. Philadelphia 76ers point forward Ben Simmons and Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA’s All-Rookie team. Sports writers and broadcasters...
  • Kyle Korver provides Cleveland Cavaliers with emotional lift

    Kyle Korver provides Cleveland Cavaliers with emotional lift

    Throughout the postseason, the Cleveland Cavaliers have needed someone else to give LeBron James a boost. For the better part of the 2018 playoffs, the team’s savior has come in the form of Kyle Korver. Korver, who entered the league in the same draft as James, has given LeBron and the Cavs a...
  • Alvin Gentry hopes Pelicans can retain DeMarcus Cousins

    Alvin Gentry hopes Pelicans can retain DeMarcus Cousins

    The New Orleans Pelicans made a late-season surge following the loss of DeMarcus Cousins, and that success has led many to believe that the center will be playing elsewhere following the rehab of his torn Achilles tendon. According to head coach Alvin Gentry, the Pelicans would be best served to...
  • LA Clippers could move up in NBA Draft

    LA Clippers could move up in NBA Draft

    The LA Clippers have a multitude of options when the NBA Draft kicks off on June 21, 2018. With Jerry West, a legendary player and basketball executive calling the shots, he could go in several different directions with the Nos. 12 and 13 picks. West could choose to keep both picks and select the...
  • Los Angeles Lakers preparing for busy summer

    Los Angeles Lakers preparing for busy summer

    The Los Angeles Lakers have built a solid, young foundation, but they have also positioning themselves to be key players in free agency. Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka have already cleared a significant amount of cap space with deals involving Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance, Jr., D’Angelo Russell, and...
  • Houston Rockets look to regain form, toughness in Western Finals

    Houston Rockets look to regain form, toughness in Western Finals

    The Houston Rockets have found themselves in a precarious position against the defending champions. A game after blowing out the Golden State Warriors, the Rockets seemingly rested on their laurels before suffering the most lopsided defeat in franchise history. According to head coach Mike D’Antoni...
  • Fans raising funds for LeBron James statue in Akron

    Fans raising funds for LeBron James statue in Akron

    LeBron James means a lot to the Cleveland Cavaliers’ success on and off the court, and he means just as much to the fans. That’s why fellow St. Vincent-St. Mary High School alum Aaron Carey is trying to raise funds to build a statue of James in Akron, OH, LeBron’s hometown. Carey set up a GoFundMe...
  • Get tickets to the first-ever home game for the Las Vegas Aces

    Get tickets to the first-ever home game for the Las Vegas Aces

    The Las Vegas Aces lost their first game of the 2018 WNBA season on Sunday on the road in Connecticut, but the team's home opener should be an exciting moment at the Mandalay Bay Events Center for Las Vegas sports fans on Sunday, May 27, against the Seattle Storm. Season tickets are available to see...
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