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MSG: James Dolan Not Courting Offers to Sell the Knicks
The Madison Square Garden Company pushed back against the latest speculation that James Dolan is thinking about selling the New York Knicks. MSG said in a statement Monday that “the story is 100 percent false.”
Watch: Enes Kanter Appears on ‘The Daily Show’
Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter joined “The Daily Show” with Trevor Noah to talk about leaving the New York Knicks, his excitement about joining Portland, how he learned to speak English (“SpongeBob” and “Jersey Shore”) and his activism. You can find the almost seven-minute interview here:
Philadelphia 76ers Player of the Week: Joel Embiid attacks the glass
The franchise center of the Philadelphia 76ers has an elite overall game, but his strong rebounding earned him this player of the week award. This isn’t the first time that Joel Embiid has earned the player of the week award this season merely on the merit of his rebounding skills. There’s no doubt
Chicago Bulls: Zion Williamson knee injury impacts draft plans?
If there is anything that keeps the Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson hindered for a while with injury, do Chicago Bulls draft plans change?. With the Chicago Bulls general manager Gar Forman spotted at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Feb. 20 for the Duke Blue Devils-North Carolina Tar Heels rivalr
Portland Trail Blazers: How will Enes Kanter Affect the Big Man Rotation?
With the recent addition of Enes Kanter, the Portland Trail Blazers will need to reassess their big man rotation. After he was waived by the New York Knicks on February 7, the Portland Trail Blazers took little time in snatching up Enes Kanter for the remainder of this season. No doubt, the inclusio
Trae Young falls victim to halfcourt shot by Jayson Tatum in Skills Challenge final
After a stellar 25-point, ten-assist, seven-rebound performance in a win for Team USA in the Rising Stars game on Friday, Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young looked to build on what was an outstanding debut at All-Star Weekend in Saturday night’s NBA Skills Challenge.
‘Chi-Town’ Doc Staring Keifer Sykes Is a Can’t-Miss Hoops Film 🎥
The award-winning documentary film, Chi-Town, follows Keifer Sykes on his improbable journey from Chicago’s West Side to the pros. The 6-foot guard first appears as a young hooper at Marshall (IL) High, working hard for a chance to play in the NBA. Punctuated by personal loss, debilitating injury an
Houston Rockets: Chris Paul doesn’t care about rematch with Rajon Rondo
Months after an early season scuffle between Chris Paul and Rajon Rondo, the Houston Rockets guard says he has moved past the incident. Last season, the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers lit NBA Twitter on fire after details leaked about a post game altercation as Chris Paul led his Rockets t
Report: Denver Nuggets extend President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Denver Nuggets and President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly have reached an agreement on a contract extension. The announcement comes just hours after the New Orleans Pelicans, Connelly’s last employer, relived Dell Demps of his GM duties and accor
LA Clippers Mailbag: Offseason plans, the playoffs, and the rookies
In this edition of Clippers Mailbag, Garrett Chorpenning answers fan questions about the LA Clippers’ playoff chances and future plans. LA Clippers basketball doesn’t return for another three days, so now seemed like the perfect time to get a feel for what Clipper Nation really wants to know about t
Two years after the DeMarcus Cousins trade Dell Demps, not Vlade Divac, is out of out a job
Two years ago the Sacramento Kings traded DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans in the midst of All-Star weekend (in the middle of the All-Star Game, in fact). Now, as we enter All-Star weekend, Dell Demps has been fired as GM of the Pelicans. At the time of the trade, the Pelicans were widel
Sacramento Kings: De’Aaron Fox Shows Up On First Take
With some of the Sacramento Kings players participating in the All-Star festivities, one of them in De’Aaron Fox took time to make an appearance on ESPN. With 57 games into the 2018-2019 regular season, the Sacramento Kings finally get their much-needed break. But for some of the young Kings, the ti
Alvin Gentry Calls the Anthony Davis Saga a ‘Dumpster Fire’
The Pelicans are a raging “dumpster fire” — just ask head coach Alvin Gentry. Anthony Davis, who demanded a trade last month, left New Orleans’ 131-122 Thursday night win against the visiting OKC Thunder with a left shoulder injury, and cameras showed him exiting the building in the fourth quarter t
Toronto Raptors: Three Reasons Why Masai Ujiri is Great
In five years, Masai Ujiri took the Toronto Raptors from the laughingstock of the NBA to a consistent contender ranking among the NBA’s elite. Here are three reasons Masai has been great for Toronto.
Scottie Pippen Says LeBron James Lacks ‘Clutch Gene’
LeBron James doesn’t have the so-called “clutch gene,” according to Hall of Famer and TV talking head Scottie Pippen. Pip says James lacks the requisite end-of-game killer instinct Kobe Bryant and former teammate Michael Jordan were celebrated for.
New York Knicks: The best backcourt players to pair with Dennis Smith Jr.
With Dennis Smith Jr. projected as the New York Knicks starting point guard for the rest of the season, who should pair with him at shooting guard?. With the trade that sent the Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks netting the Knicks Dennis Smith Jr. In return, the young point guard has seen h
Knicks Dispute Claim They Didn’t Scout Giannis Antetokounmpo
According to “Finding Giannis,” a documentary premiering this weekend on TNT, the New York Knicks were the sole NBA team not to bother sending a scout to check out The Greek Freak ahead of the 2013 NBA Draft.
Markelle Fultz Feeling ‘at Home Already’ in Orlando
During his introductory press conference, Markelle Fultz told the Orlando press corps that he already feels “at home” with the Magic. Fultz, 20, was traded by the Philadelphia Sixers last week.
What are the Prospects of Rodney Hood Re-Signing in Portland?
Rodney Hood has made a good impression since coming to the Portland Trail Blazers from the Cleveland Cavaliers in a mid-season, trade deadline deal. Averaging 10 points on 66.7% shooting from the field, 50.0% from the arc will open eyes! Already Blazers fans have designs on keeping Hood beyond his c
Steve Kerr Fined $25K for ‘Verbally Abusing and Confronting’ Ref
The NBA fined Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr $25,000 for berating a ref during Wednesday night’s 129-107 loss in Portland. Kerr lost his mind (and was subsequently ejected) after Draymond Green was whistled for a flagrant foul on Blazers big man Zach Collins.