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  • Indiana Pacers set to extend Nate McMillan

    Indiana Pacers set to extend Nate McMillan

    Following a season in which the Indiana Pacers dramatically bested expectations, the organization is prepared to reward head coach Nate McMillan. According to ESPN, McMillan is in the process of finalizing an extension with the Pacers, who went 48-34 last season and finished with the No. 5 seed in...
  • Top 5 NBA teams that could make playoff leap

    Top 5 NBA teams that could make playoff leap

    With the bulk of free agent signings completed in the NBA, a number of teams have solidified their rotations in hopes of ascending in 2018-19. The NBA Draft and free-agent signing period allow teams that missed the playoffs the previous season a chance to dream big for the future. Here are the five...
  • Shaq offers theory on Kobe Bryant return to Lakers

    Shaq offers theory on Kobe Bryant return to Lakers

    The excitement of signing LeBron James officially has the Los Angeles Lakers’ world in a frenzy. Even former players are getting in on the action. Shaquille O’Neal, a dominant center for the team in the early 2000’s, surmised that Kobe Bryant, one of the franchise’s all-time greats, could return to...
  • Stephen Curry returning to professional golf

    Stephen Curry returning to professional golf

    Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is one of the greatest shooters in NBA history, and he’s also a pretty fine golfer. A year after making his professional debut on the Web.com Tour, the two-time NBA MVP is once again trying his hand at golf. Curry will return to the site of his first...
  • Atlanta Gladiators to have auditions for Gladiator Girls

    Atlanta Gladiators to have auditions for Gladiator Girls

    The Atlanta Gladiators of the ECHL will have auditions for Gladiator Girls at the Infinite Energy Arena on Aug. 18. The Gladiator Girls are the new dance team that are affiliated with the Atlanta Gladiators this season.  All members of the dance team are to be women and be a minimum of 18 years of...
  • John Wall likes Wizards’ chances in Eastern Conference

    John Wall likes Wizards’ chances in Eastern Conference

    With LeBron James now in the Western Conference, John Wall feels pretty confident about his Washington Wizards. On the heels of acquiring center Dwight Howard, Wall believes that the East is “wide open,” and that the Wizards have improved from a year ago. In addition to signing Howard, the team also...
  • Lakers upgrade uniforms for 2018-19 season

    Lakers upgrade uniforms for 2018-19 season

    The Los Angeles Lakers have gone back to the future with their new-look jerseys. The organization unveiled the modifications, which include a throwback to the 1980s Showtime Era. The jerseys, which still feature the iconic purple and gold, will include a vertical drop shadow on the numbers. The move...
  • Dwyane Wade undecided on NBA future

    Dwyane Wade undecided on NBA future

    A surefire lock for the Hall of Fame, Dwyane Wade has not committed to playing another year in the NBA. Wade, who has played 15 seasons in the league, is currently a free agent. The shooting guard enjoyed a strong close to the 2017-18 season, as he performed well for the Miami Heat in their playoff...
  • LeBron James credits tradition and Magic Johnson for joining Lakers

    LeBron James credits tradition and Magic Johnson for joining Lakers

    What seemed like an impossibility over a year ago became a reality when the Los Angeles Lakers were able to lure LeBron James to sign as a free agent. LeBron had remained quiet on the topic, but he opened up to the media as he unveiled his new school in Akron, OH. A number of factors led LeBron, who...
  • Houston Rockets gambling on current core

    Houston Rockets gambling on current core

    While most teams are looking to retool in order to unseat the Golden State Warriors, who have won three of the last four NBA championships, the Houston Rockets have doubled down on their core. By re-signing guard Chris Paul and center Clint Capela to long-term deals this offseason, the organization...
  • John Wall helped recruit Dwight Howard to Washington

    John Wall helped recruit Dwight Howard to Washington

    John Wall, a perennial All-Star point guard with the Washington Wizards, was reportedly the driving force behind Dwight Howard’s signing in the nation’s capital. Wall reached out to Howard, a likely Hall of Famer who has bounced around the league the last few seasons, about joining the Wizards...
  • LeBron James opens school in Ohio

    LeBron James opens school in Ohio

    Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James notched one of his greatest career accomplishments Monday: he opened a school for at-risk children in his hometown of Akron, OH. The LeBron James Family Foundation and the Akron Public Schools combined on the venture. The I Promise School has taken nearly 1...
  • Houston Rockets re-sign burgeoning big man Clint Capela

    Houston Rockets re-sign burgeoning big man Clint Capela

    The Houston Rockets have locked up a significant part of their future, inking young center Clint Capela to a 5-year, $90 million contract. Capela was initially dismayed at not receiving a contract offer commensurate with his production and development, but Houston general manager Daryl Morey...
  • Oklahoma City wins big on Paul George gamble

    Oklahoma City wins big on Paul George gamble

    Paul George likened the Oklahoma City Thunder’s bold move to acquire him last summer as a high-risk gamble that came up blackjack. The star forward, who initially wanted to be traded from the Indiana Pacers to the Los Angeles Lakers, re-signed with the Thunder on a 4-year, $137 million deal. In fact...
  • Kevin Durant lauds LeBron James’ move to Lakers

    Kevin Durant lauds LeBron James’ move to Lakers

    Kevin Durant, who is no stranger to criticism for changing addresses, recently lauded LeBron James for making the move to the Los Angeles Lakers. LeBron agreed to a 4-year, $154 million contract to head to the Western Conference. James and Durant will now share the state of California, meeting each...
  • C.J. McCollum, Kevin Durant ramp up Western Conference rivalry

    C.J. McCollum, Kevin Durant ramp up Western Conference rivalry

    Rivalries have always been great for the NBA, and a new one continues to emerge in the Western Conference. During a recent podcast, Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum and Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant exchanged trash talk over Durant’s move to the Warriors two years ago. The...
  • Atlanta Hawks run new concession promotion

    Atlanta Hawks run new concession promotion

    Fans of the Atlanta Hawks now have an increased incentive to attend games at the Philips Arena. In addition to putting an exciting young core on the floor for the foreseeable future, the Hawks have slashed concession prices–making the games more enticing for Hawks fans. The Hawks are following the...
  • Vince Carter agrees to deal with Atlanta Hawks

    Vince Carter agrees to deal with Atlanta Hawks

    According to multiple reports, the ageless Vince Carter has inked a 1-year deal worth $2.4 million with the Atlanta Hawks. Carter, who has played with seven other franchises in his Hall of Fame career, joins the Hawks to serve in a mentor role. Carter, however, can still plat at 41 years of age. He...
  • San Antonio Spurs receive motivated DeMar DeRozan

    San Antonio Spurs receive motivated DeMar DeRozan

    While Kawhi Leonard had lost interest in playing for the San Antonio Spurs, the organization has received a highly-motivated All-Star in his stead. DeMar DeRozan, one of the league’s top shooting guards, arrives in San Antonio has a player with a chip on his shoulder. By pairing DeRozan with Gregg...
  • Kawhi Leonard passes physical, joins Toronto Raptors

    Kawhi Leonard passes physical, joins Toronto Raptors

    Kawhi Leonard has reportedly cleared a major hurdle in his return to the court, as he has passed his physical with the Toronto Raptors. The star forward, who was involved in a blockbuster trade between the Raptors and San Antonio Spurs, played just nine games last season as he battled a quadriceps...
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