Jabari Parker played 25 games for the Milwaukee Bucks last season, before he suffered the torn ACL in his left knee that short-circuited his first campaign in the NBA. No matter. Bucks coach Jason Kidd is hitting the reset button on the rookie season for the former No. 2 pick out of Duke. “Someone asked a […]
Fred Hoiberg says he believes he can lead the Chicago Bulls to a championship. The 43-year-old first-time NBA head coach comes into his rookie season. Derrick’s doing great. It was good to get him in the building and it started with him a couple nights ago coming back into the arena, going out and getting […]
Through the decades, there’s been one route that, more than any other, has helped deliver the biggest stars to the Los Angeles Lakers: trades. It’s how Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howardand Pau Gasol all ended up donning purple and gold. It’s also how they acquired the first overall pick in the 1979 draft, which was used to select […]
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OAKLAND, Calif. – The big news Emmanuel Mudiay received nearly two months ago dramatically changed his rookie season with the Denver Nuggets before it even started.
The fledgling AmeriLeague announced Thursday that it has formally signed former NBA first-round draft pick Royce White. A Las Vegas-based startup league, AmeriLeague is pursuing top high school talent and well-known former NBA players by offering salaries higher than those available in the NBA Development League. White had been high among its initial list of […]
Tim Duncan eagerly carried the mantle of go-to guy for the San Antonio Spurs for much of his 18 seasons, as did Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili at different parts of their careers. But the emergence of Kawhi Leonard, coupled with the addition of four-time All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge, signifies a shifting landscape of transition in San Antonio […]
Los Angeles (AFP) – Former NBA player Lamar Odom was released from a Las Vegas hospital after showing signs of improvement following his drug-fuelled binge in a Nevada brothel, a report said. E! Online entertainment news website said Odom, who was left fighting for his life after collapsing at the Love Ranch brothel last week, […]
Never one to gauge public opinion with much accuracy, New York Knicks owner James Dolan courted controversy in May when he named Isiah Thomas as president of basketball operations for the WNBA‘s New York Liberty. Knicks fans can be forgiven for wondering why anyone would name Thomas to make personnel decisions for a basketball team, […]
Ten years ago on Oct. 17, 2005, NBA players received a surprising memo from then-commissioner David Stern. A league-wide dress code was going into effect. No more baggy jeans. No fitted baseball caps. No XXXL white T-shirts. No Timberland boots. Oversized necklaces – even ones with religious pendants – were also out. Players were not happy. […]