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Is the NBA Draft Lottery Rigged?
The 2017 NBA Draft Lottery ping-pong balls will be bouncing behind closed doors Tuesday, May 16, with the results unveiled at 8:00 p.m. ET prior to Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals between the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors....
Nathan Rush
2 months ago
It's easy to get frustrated with the media.    Draymond Green, for the most part, has had his fill ... well, at least when it comes to ESPN. The Warriors star recently expressed his frustration with the network and its ability to...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
NBA Draft Lottery explained
The NBA Draft Lottery can be confusing to newcomers... and long-time fans. To better understand this year's NBA Draft Lottery, here's a basic explanation of how it all works.   WHAT TIME IS THE NBA DRAFT LOTTER? The 2017 NBA...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
LeBron James is known for having a lot of fun during games.   During Game 4 against the Raptors, the Cavaliers star was having a little too much fun heckling a fan about his shoes. You can't wear just anything, especially when...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
The former Celtics' Big 3 are still not on speaking terms after Ray Allen's departure to the Miami Heat after falling to them in 2012.   On Kevin Garnett's Area 21 show, the Celtics 2008 championship team, including Paul...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
What if NBA Teams had Helmets?
What if NBA teams had helmets? It’s an interesting question posed by James Politi and Luke Daly.   The NBA has a good collection of logos – new and old-school designs – so what better way to answer that question than to...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Marshawn Lynch’s decision to come out of retirement has inspired many questions. Will he be the final piece Oakland needs to win a title or he has lost the needed edge and speed to compete in the NFL?   We will find out soon enough,...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
Cool Basketball Team Names
Only one team will win your league, but everyone can be a winner with a funny fantasy basketball team name. All you need to do is troll LeBron James, make a hipster or hip-hop pop culture reference and/or go meta with your NBA insight in a way...
Nathan Rush
2 months ago
Shaquille O'Neal is the newest cover athlete on NBA 2K18, a feat accomplished after his former Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant in 2017.   Bryant might be retired but he's still up to his old tricks, having a little fun with Shaq in an ad...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Football fans everywhere are wondering if Marshawn Lynch will be able to go back into Beast Mode in Oakland. The punishing running back, who retired from the Seahawks in 2015, is coming out of retirement to wear the silver and black following a...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but not when it comes to a logo design.   NBA prospect Lonzo Ball unveiled his ZO2 signature shoe yesterday and the logo looked familiar to some college football fans. Many began...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Lonzo Ball, son of outspoken Lavar Ball, has unveiled his signature shoe.   After being turned down from Nike, adidas, Under Armour and others because they didn't want to license the Big Baller Brand, the Ball family decided to go...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
The NBA Western Conference Playoffs shift into high gear as two of the more entertaining teams in the league this season are locked and loaded for an intriguing battle. The Warriors enter the second round well rested after taking more than a...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
It’s an NBA Texas Two-Step in one half of the Western Conference bracket as I-10 rivals Houston and San Antonio square off in yet another juicy second round series.   A lot was made about James Harden battling fellow MVP candidate...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
Through ups and downs, trials and tribulations of what is the NBA season, we enter the Eastern Conference Semifinals with a bit of the expected: the Cleveland Cavaliers facing off against the Toronto Raptors. Both teams took meandering paths to...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
The backcourt in this semifinal takes center stage as a pair of MVP candidates on each side goes head-to-head in perhaps the most interesting of the four second round series in these NBA playoffs. While both the Wizards and the Celtics had a few...
Bryan Fischer
2 months ago
99 Funny Fantasy Basketball Team Names
The NBA season is here, which means it’s time for fantasy basketball. Only one team will win your league, but everyone can be a winner with a good, clever and, most of all, funny fantasy basketball team name. Pop culture references? Of...
Nathan Rush
2 months ago
The NBA playoffs may very well be the toughest gauntlet in professional sports. Teams have to play up to 28 games over a two-month period to win a title and because of the nature of pro basketball, lower seeds upset higher seeds on a regular...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
If you follow basketball at all, you've probably inadvertantly heard of Lavar Ball.   Lavar is the father of NBA prospect Lonzo, and UCLA commits LiAngelo and LaMelo. He's been everywhere from ESPN to Fox Sports and most times being...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Isaiah Thomas crying
Isaiah Thomas' sister Chyna tragically passed away in a car accident a day before the Celtics were set to begin their playoff push. The star point guard was obviously overcome with grief.   There was talk about Thomas missing Game 1...
Jasmine Watkins
3 months ago
Few debates in sports has become as heated as who should be this year’s NBA Most Valuable Player so is it too late to just hold off voting and declare the winner of the Western Conference’s most compelling first-round playoff series...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
The Western Conference is stuffed with compelling matchups but if you’re grading first-round series’ based on the potential for fantastic late night games, it’s hard to go wrong with the compelling pairing of the Portland Trail...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
The fact that the two most historically successful Eastern Conference teams are meeting in the NBA playoffs this year shouldn’t exactly come as a big surprise but the fact that the Boston Celtics and Chicago Bulls are matching up in the first...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
The term “redefined the game” is one of the most clichéd phrases in all of sports. As individuals in all professions will tell you, revolutions usually come in small tweaks and not sweeping changes.   Yet in basketball, there...
Aaron Tallent
3 months ago
Steve Nash is a two-time NBA MVP, consultant with the Golden State Warriors, father of three (with a fourth on the way) and all-around good guy. We caught up with Nash, 43, to discuss his contributions to the Allstate NABC (National Association of...
Nathan Rush
3 months ago

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