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  • NBA has a ‘tanking’ problem

    NBA has a ‘tanking’ problem

    For all the success the NBA has enjoyed over the last several years, commissioner Adam Silver has a few issues that must be resolved. While teams arbitrarily resting players is a big concern–especially in primetime games–Silver must address the most glaring problem: tanking. It’s no secret that...
  • Lakers GM Rob Pelinka says team needs to add 'significant players' through NBA free agency

    Lakers GM Rob Pelinka says team needs to add 'significant players' through NBA free agency

    The new regime for the Los Angeles Lakers is officially in place and hard at work in terms of preparing for the upcoming NBA offseason. After being introduced as the new general manager last week, Rob Pelinka has embarked on his mission to help right the ship for the Lakers alongside Hall of Famer...
  • Lakers rookie Ivica Zubac wants to make an impression in final stretch

    Lakers rookie Ivica Zubac wants to make an impression in final stretch

    The Los Angeles Lakers may have gotten the steal of the 2016 NBA Draft. Center Ivica Zubac is quickly turning into a solid option for the team in the paint as he has worked his way into the starting lineup with hard work and the right attitude.  Head coach Luke Walton has praised his rookie center...
  • Lakers decide to shut down the team's two highest-paid players in veterans Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng.

    Lakers shut down veterans Timofey Mozgov and Luol Deng for the season

    The Los Angeles Lakers have changed directions, with the NBA playoffs out of reach for a fourth straight season. Head coach Luke Walton and his staff will solely focus on developing the team's young players while keeping veterans Luol Deng and Timofey Mozgov sidelined for the rest of the season...
  • The Brooklyn Nets basketball team retired the number and lyrics of the late Notorious B.I.G. on Sunday. 

    Notorious B.I.G. honored by P. Diddy and the Brooklyn Nets on ‘Biggie Night’

    Hip-hop and music fans around the world took some time to remember the late Notorious B.I.G. this past Thursday, on what was the 20th anniversary of his untimely death. Some fans even took the words of the late iconic rapper onto the house floor inside the United States Capitol Building. The murder...
  • Utah Jazz emerge as the Western Conference’s dark horse

    Utah Jazz emerge as the Western Conference’s dark horse

    While the successes of the Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs have been well documented, the team that could pose the biggest threat to the Golden State Warriors is rarely mentioned. The Utah Jazz, quietly amassing a 41-24 record, are built for each of the West’s top teams. Quin Snyder’s team...
  • Erik Spoelstra should win 'Coach of the Year' award

    Erik Spoelstra should win 'Coach of the Year' award

    While there is still 25 percent of the NBA season left, most coaches would probably agree that no one has done more with less than Miami Heat maestro Erik Spoelstra. If winning two titles with LeBron James clouded the public’s view, Spoelstra has gone above and beyond in clearing up the narrative...
  • Indiana Pacers president, Larry Bird, claims he didn't discuss a potential Paul George trade with Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers.

    Larry Bird claims he wasn't talking Paul George trade with Lakers' Magic Johnson

    Heading toward the NBA trade deadline on Feb. 23, the Los Angeles Lakers were rumored to be in trade talks with the Indiana Pacers for superstar Paul George. The Boston Celtics were also said to be in the running for George with Larry Bird left with a tough decision to make. Apparently, Magic...
  • Bogdanovic fits in seamlessly with Washington Wizards

    Bogdanovic fits in seamlessly with Washington Wizards

    The Washington Wizards were looking to bolster their bench during the NBA trade deadline, and they received even more than they could have imagined with sharpshooter Bojan Bogdanovic. The Wizards sent a first-round pick, Andrew Nicholson, and Marcus Thornton over to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for...
  • Kawhi Leonard makes his case for MVP

    Kawhi Leonard makes his case for MVP

    With the hype surrounding the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, it’s easy to forget that the San Antonio Spurs are 49-13. The one constant on the Spurs’ roster has been Kawhi Leonard. His repertoire was on full display against the Houston Rockets, a matchup that pitted Western...
  • Rob Pelinka officially named Lakers new general manager

    Rob Pelinka officially named Lakers new general manager

    The Los Angeles Lakers have officially announced another major move on Tuesday. The hiring of former agent Rob Pelinka as successor to Mitch Kupchak is official, according to Lakers.com: "The Los Angeles Lakers have named Rob Pelinka as General Manager, it was announced today." Along with the...
  • Cavaliers lose Bogut in less than a minute

    Cavaliers lose Bogut in less than a minute

    The Cleveland Cavaliers enjoyed 58 seconds of the Andrew Bogut experience. After signing the center to solidify the team’s interior defense, Cleveland watched as Bogut suffered a broken leg in a loss to the Miami Heat. Bogut needed to be helped off the floor after fracturing his left tibia...
  • Luol Deng understands why Lakers coach Luke Walton is not playing him

    Luol Deng understands why Lakers coach Luke Walton is not playing him

    The youth movement continues for the Los Angeles Lakers. With the NBA playoffs out of reach for the fourth year in a row, head coach Luke Walton has decided to play his young players while Luol Deng and Timofey Mozgov remain sidelined.  On Friday, Deng was listed as inactive and wasn't seen on the...
  • Shown here playing for Team U.S.A., small forward Kevin Durant is now hurt, and the Golden State Warriors would be wise to rest him for as l

    3 reasons why Kevin Durant's injury can be a good thing for the Golden State Warriors

    Golden State Warriors All-Star small forward Kevin Durant hurt his knee on Tuesday night in a 112-108 loss to the Washington Wizards, and the word is that Durant will be out for a minimum of four weeks. With only six weeks and 22 games left in the NBA regular season, this seems like it could be a...
  • Magic Johnson reiterates desire to see D'Angelo Russell become Lakers' leader

    Magic Johnson reiterates desire to see D'Angelo Russell become Lakers' leader

    With Magic Johnson now the president of basketball operations for the Los Angeles Lakers, the storied franchise is entering a new era with a new regime determined to right the ship. D'Angelo Russell appears to be a major part of the team's future with Johnson wanting the young point guard to take...
  • Lakers rookie Ivica Zubac will crack starting lineup in final stretch

    Lakers rookie Ivica Zubac will crack starting lineup in final stretch

    Head coach Luke Walton has been tinkering with the starting lineup of the Los Angeles Lakers in the second half of the season with the playoffs seemingly out of reach. Along with experimenting with Tarik Black and Brandon Ingram as starters, Walton will likely insert rookie center Ivica Zubac into...
  • Lakers waive Jose Calderon, plan to sign David Nwaba of the D-Fenders

    Lakers waive Jose Calderon, plan to sign David Nwaba of the D-Fenders

    The Los Angeles Lakers have made some drastic changes over the last few weeks. Magic Johnson is now the new president of basketball operations, the team has made two trades and is headed in a new direction. Along with all these changes, the Lakers waived Jose Calderon on Monday. According to The...
  • Resurgent after the break: 3 reasons the Utah Jazz rebounded after a bad start to February

    Resurgent after the break: 3 reasons the Utah Jazz rebounded after a bad start to February

    Whatever happened with the Utah Jazz between the first of February—in which it lost a slew of games—and now is remarkable. Not only did the Jazz—who lost back-to-back games to the Celtics and Clippers in embarrassing fashion—proverbially do what rhymes with spit to their beds, they also set a bad...
  • Raptors lose Kyle Lowry until playoffs

    Raptors lose Kyle Lowry until playoffs

    The Toronto Raptors appeared to be the big winners following the NBA trade deadline, with their acquisitions of Serge Ibaka and P.J. Tucker. The euphoria did not last long, however, as the team announced that All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry would undergo right wrist surgery. He is projected to...
  • Cavaliers gearing up for Finals repeat

    Cavaliers gearing up for Finals repeat

    The Cleveland Cavaliers could not enhance their team with a player of Kevin Durant’s caliber, but they have spared no expense in acquiring every capable role player to bolster a title defense. The Cavs are in talks to acquire buyout candidates Deron Williams and Andrew Bogut, two players who could...
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