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Chicago Bulls: 2019 NBA Mock Draft early March edition

The Chicago Bulls are anticipated to have a ton of stock weighted on the 2019 NBA Draft, so it is important to get this one right. The 2019 NBA Draft takes place on June 20 and the lottery for the draft is on May 14. There will be much anticipation between now and them, with new lottery rules, excit


The Lakers are expected to fire Luke Walton after the season

It appears that Luke Walton’s time as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers is nearing an end. The former assistant coach of the Golden State Warriors has been at the helm of an odd season for the increasingly-dysfunctional Lakers, and Marc Stein reports that the pairing will not last another year:


Los Angeles Lakers: 3 Players who need to step up with Kyle Kuzma out

In the loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Los Angeles Lakers saw Kyle Kuzma go down with an ankle injury. Here are three players that must step up with him out. Things are not looking good for the Los Angeles Lakers with the season coming to an end. After the loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, the


Memphis Grizzlies vs. Portland Trail Blazers Game Preview

PORTLAND: NONE (Must be nice) MEMPHIS: Mike Conley, Avery Bradley, Justin Holiday, Bruno Caboclo, Jonas Valanciunas. PORTLAND: Damian Lillard, C.J. McCollum, Maurice Harkless, Al-Farouq Aminu, Jusuf Nurkic.


San Antonio at Atlanta, Final Score: Spurs take care of business against Hawks, win 111-104

After a successful three-game homestand, the Spurs returned to the dreaded road to take on the Atlanta Hawks. In a refreshing change of scenery, the Spurs actually took care of business in semi-convincing, if unspectacular fashion for a 111-104 win. The Spurs were in control most of the night, and d


Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks set for Sunday matinee rematch

Just two days after the high-scoring thriller on Friday night in Atlanta, the Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks will head to Chicago for a rematch on Sunday at 2:30 PM CT. The Chicago Bulls will look to bottle up the red-hot Trae Young on Sunday afternoon, who in his last five outings has averaged 34.


Joel Embiid ruled out ahead of the Sixers’ road battle in Houston; he will miss his 8th straight game

Joel Embiid will miss his 8th consecutive game with knee tendinitis when the Sixers visit the Houston Rockets tomorrow at 8pm. The news was revealed this evening by Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer. After playing 23 minutes in the All-Star game back on February 23rd, the team declared that


Game 66: Jrue Holiday and Donovan Mitchell sure to provide fireworks in New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz matchup

The New Orleans Pelicans will be without their biggest man for their matchup against Rudy Gobert, Derrick Favors and the Utah Jazz. Jahlil Okafor, once again, is dealing with a right ankle sprain. Thus, Anthony Davis (who has been battling the flu the last few days but will play), Julius Randle and


Los Angeles Lakers: 4 Takeaways from loss to Denver Nuggets

As LeBron James passed Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list, the Los Angeles Lakers lost once again. Here are four takeaways from the game. LeBron James and the “Ghost” of Michael Jordan was the headline as the Los Angeles Lakers kept selling the ponzi scheme of a playoff push against the Den


Recap: Rodney Hood Catches Fire, Blazers Drop Hornets 118-108

The Portland Trail Blazers refused to let it be easy, but yet again took care of business on the road to hold off a moderately inspired Charlotte Hornets squad 118-108 thanks to some heroics from Rodney Hood.


8P9S NBA Mock Draft 1.0: With the 26th pick, the Indiana Pacers select…

Of course, Zion Williamson is going first in our first mock draft, but who will the Indiana Pacers select with the No. 26 pick?. With March Madness creeping up on us and the NBA regular season winding down, it’s time for every team — particularly those lottery teams — to start thinking about the NBA


How the Spurs held on for victory against the Nuggets

The Spurs narrowly avoided a late collapse against the Nuggets on Monday night. Despite holding a double-digit lead for most of the 4th quarter, they had to stop the Nuggets on 4 consecutive scoring opportunities to close the game. Miraculously, for a team that hasn’t been able to stop much of anyth


Jeanie Buss: Lakers’ Reported Pursuit of Anthony Davis ‘Fake News’

Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss says the media reported “fake news” about her team’s failed attempt to acquire Anthony Davis prior to the NBA trade deadline last month.


Report: Milwaukee Bucks Sign Pau Gasol

Look who has come to join his brother for an Eastern Conference Playoff stretch run. In a surprising turn of events, the Milwaukee Bucks have pounced on the Spurs buyout of Pau Gasol and signed the elder Spaniard to fill out their roster, per Adrian Wojnarowski.


Keys to the Portland Trail Blazers Successful Road Trip

The Portland Trail Blazers recently finished an important seven game road trip during a pivotal point in the season. Here are some keys from the impressive stretch. The Portland Trail Blazers were recently dealt a difficult hand: a seven-game road trip following the All-Star Break. The stakes were o


GAMETHREAD: Brooklyn Nets (32-32) @ Miami Heat (27-34)

This is our GAMETHREAD: Chat live about the game here!. The Miami Heat are looking to put their bitter loss to the Houston Rockets behind them when they host the Brooklyn Nets tonight at the AmericanAirlines Arena.


Blazers a Consensus Top-Five in Power Rankings

The Portland Trail Blazers, nearing the end of their monster seven-game road trip, are one of the hottest teams in the NBA—having dominated their competition since the All-Star break. They’re clicking at the perfect time, having won six of their last seven with the NBA Playoffs just around the corne


Rockets blow by Heat behind James Harden’s 58

It looked as if the Houston Rockets were going to suffer another one of those disheartening losses to an under .500 team. It was the second half, they were down double digits, and the defense couldn’t stop a thing.


Milwaukee vs. Phoenix: Bucks Burnt By Suns

Yes, the Milwaukee Bucks lost 114-105 to the Phoenix Suns last night at the Talking Stick Resort Arena. Yes, the Milwaukee Bucks have now lost consecutive games for the first time all season. No, the loss is definitely not a cause for concern. Here are three notables from Monday night’s defeat in Ph


Kings vs. Clippers Preview: Must Win Game

Must win game. That’s a term you hear get thrown around a lot in professional sports. For the Kings, it’s a term that’s probably been used too loosely over the last decade-plus of ineptitude. The Kings haven’t seriously contended for the postseason since 2006, and nobody expected them to end that st