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LeBron James offered serious praise for Stanley Johnson following an impressive Jan. 17 performance against the Utah Jazz.  With top draft players that have moved around quite a bit, it can sometimes be difficult to remember how they entered the league. For Stanley Johnson, a 25-year-old Lakers forward who was originally drafted by the Detroit
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Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine. (Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports) Florida football schedule 2022: Way-too-early game-by-game picks for Billy Napier’s first season by Ethan Lee Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine had to leave Friday’s game against the Warriors with a knee injury but the latest update leans towards optimism. The Bulls got a big scare on
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The New Orleans Pelicans have announced that injured power forward Zion Williamson will continue rehabilitating his foot “away from the team.” In December, Pelicans fans awaited for the return of Zion Williamson before receiving a depressing update: Williamson’s foot injury actually regressed, and it would be much longer until he was able to return to
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Seth Partnow, author and former Director of Basketball Research for the Milwaukee Bucks, spoke with FanSided about his new book, The Midrange Theory. Last month saw the release of Seth Partnow’s new book, The Midrange Theory. Throughout the book, Partnow, the former director of basketball research for the Milwaukee Bucks, explores the evolution of basketball
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Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green isn’t happy with the NBA’s decision to cancel their game against the Denver Nuggets. Green cited the Nuggets getting an unfair advantage, as well as inconsistent policy, for his frustration in a well-time social media discussion. Many NBA players, including LeBron James, have grown upset with the Association’s COVID-19
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Nov 7, 2021; New York, New York, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers guard Ricky Rubio (3) celebrates after scoring a three-pointer against the New York Knicks during the fourth quarter at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports The Cleveland Cavaliers will be without guard Ricky Rubio for the remainder of the season with a
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If you’re in the market for an NBA small forward or even a point guard, a peat bog isn’t a bad place to start. Maybe you’re a general manager or a head coach. Maybe you’re just a guy with a couch and a League Pass subscription. Maybe you’re just into playing Fantasy Basketball to kill
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DALLAS, TEXAS – DECEMBER 15: Luka Doncic #77 of the Dallas Mavericks works through pregame warm ups before the Dallas Mavericks take on the Los Angeles Lakers at American Airlines Center on December 15, 2021 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) Bills lose Cole Beasley to COVID, out 10 days at minimum by
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Philadelphia 76er Joel Embiid revealed his additional sporting aspirations, stating how his “ball-hawk abilities” would make for a perfect NFL cornerback. It’s difficult to imagine Joel Embiid doing anything besides dominating downcourt for the Sixers, but truthfully, it’s something that Embiid himself has pondered over. If Embiid ever did try his hand at American football,
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Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors (Photo by Maddie Malhotra/Getty Images) Bears victimized by horrendous call on great tackle (Video) by Scott Rogust Steph Curry has pretty clearly been the best shooter ever for some time but the Warriors star is finally now comfortable calling himself that.  It’s certainly been a December to remember for Steph
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Dec 3, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Wizards guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (1) reacts after a basket during the second half against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports Jared Anderson banishes Oleksandr Teslenko from MSG with big TKO (video) by Jeremy Herriges UFC 269: Kai Kara-France dominates
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Dec 11, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) looks on from the bench during the third quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports UFC 269: Geoff Neal earns split decision over Santiago Ponzinibbio (Video) by Adam Stocker Steph Curry was on record
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PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – MARCH 01: Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers calls to teammates during the third quarter against the Indiana Pacers at Wells Fargo Center on March 01, 2021 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the
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Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James made history on Thursday night in the team’s loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. The Los Angeles Lakers had the odds in their favor on Thursday night, facing a Memphis Grizzlies team without star guard Ja Morant. Coming off a win over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night, the Lakers
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Draymond Green, Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors. (Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports) Mets add Max Scherzer to continue titanic free agency haul by Cody Williams Draymond Green took the time to praise his Golden State Warriors teammate Steph Curry’s improved play on the defensive end of the floor. While Steph Curry has been an offensive
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Detroit Pistons power forward Isaiah Stewart filed a trademark for “Beef Stew”, a reference to the Stewart-James debacle on Nov. 21.  There’s a beef stewing between Isaiah Stewart and LeBron James — at least, that’s the brand Isaiah is building. According to trademark attorney Josh Gerben, the 20-year-old Pistons power forward has filed a trademark
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Ty Jerome, Oklahoma City Thunder, Desmond Bane, Memphis Grizzlies. (Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports) Watch: Notre Dame football players react to Marcus Freeman being named Fighting Irish head coach by John Buhler Memphis Grizzlies fans chanting “DE-FENSE” when up 78 points on the Oklahoma City Thunder is the type of inherent pettiness all NBA fans’
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Neil Olshey, Portland Trail Blazers. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images) When is the 2022 College Football Playoff National Championship Game? by Patrick Schmidt Portland Trail Blazers fans are over the moon about former general manager Neil Olshey getting fired. While an inevitable rebuild is coming to the Pacific Northwest, Portland Trail Blazers fans rejoiced over
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Ben Simmons has been excused for mental health-related reasons, but the team is now fining him if he does not cooperate with team doctors.  The Ben Simmons saga rages on in Philadelphia, as the 76ers have once again begun to fine the once-successful 76er. According to ESPN NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, the 76ers fined the All-Star
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Nov 28, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) reacts against the Detroit Pistons in the first half at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Virginia football: 5 replacements for Bronco Mendenhall after surprise resignation by Cody Williams LeBron James tested positive for COVID on Tuesday but the
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In a new interview, Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl Anthony-Towns shared a sweet memento he still keeps from his mom, who passed away from COVID in 2020. The focus of The Undefeated’s recent profile on Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns fixates on how the game is coming together for the 26-year-old. “There’s just way more joy in his
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Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson believes 15-2 record is a “great indicator” of Warriors winning championship.  Klay Thompson has been the ultimate Warriors hype man all season. From the sidelines, Thompson has been cheering his teammates on as he rehabilitates his right Achilles tendon. He may not play until Christmastime, but Klay is
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN – OCTOBER 30: Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets reacts to a call on the court in the first quarter of the game against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target Center on October 30, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Nuggets defeated the Timberwolves 93-91. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that,
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Though not known as a basketball fan, Taylor Swift has had a long-running relationship with the NBA that predates her recording career and continues today. On Friday, Taylor Swift released Red (Taylor’s Version), the second installment in her ongoing quest to re-record each of her first six albums. Red remains her best record as well
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Nov 10, 2021; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges (0) dribbles as Memphis Grizzles guard Dillon Brooks (24) defends during the first half at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports Twitter has a meltdown when Jorge Masvidal pulls out of Leon Edwards fight by Curtis Calhoun Hornets play-by-play announcer Eric Collins went
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Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver was accused of racist, misogynistic behavior in a toxic workplace and now his wife has sent messages to former employees. While Phoenix Suns fans await any resolution to the bombshell report that alleged team owner Robert Sarver created a toxic workplace environment with rampant racism and misogyny from the executive,
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Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo joked around about one day running for U.S. president while celebrating his championship at the White House. The celebration for winning the 2020-21 NBA Championship continues, as the Milwaukee Bucks visited the White House on Nov. 8 to celebrate their momentous achievement. But being in the political atmosphere got Giannis Antetokounmpo thinking:
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Portland Trail Blazers General Manager Neil Olshey looks on during warm ups before the game against the Brooklyn Nets at Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports Aaron Rodgers loses endorsement deal after admitting he didn’t get COVID vaccine by Patrick Schmidt Shailene Woodley responds to haters blaming her for Aaron Rodgers vaccination drama
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Oct 20, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. (1) against the Phoenix Suns at Footprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Zach Calzada injured: Who is Texas A&M backup quarterback Blake Bost? by Alicia de Artola Is Jac Collinsworth related to Cris Collinsworth? by Cody Williams Michael Porter Jr.
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Portland Trail Blazer point guard Damian Lillard makes a throwback Millennial reference by suggesting an Instagram tweak inspired by MySpace.  Generation Z kids remember the days before TikTok and Instagram, but before there was Twitter or even Facebook, there was the predecessor for all major social media: MySpace. At least, that’s the case for Millennials,
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Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images ESPN reveals College GameDay Week 9 location by Ethan Lee As the Oklahoma City Thunder lost their third straight game, one Thunder fan walked out of Paycom Center with $20K in a halfcourt heave contest. The halfcourt heave contest is like a carnival game for NBA fans: there’s a tantalizing
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Los Angeles Lakers point guard Russell Westbrook terrified announcers on Halloween with a missed shot that’s reminiscent of his “Westbrick” nickname.  Russell Westbrook hasn’t been himself since he’s been traded to the Lakers — or, maybe, he’s been more of himself, but in the worst way. Westbrook took a mid-range jump shot against Houston Rockets
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Oct 24, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) looking to pass against Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis (3) during the second quarter at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kiyoshi Mio-USA TODAY Sports Michael Vick congratulates Braves on reaching World Series by Scott Rogust NFL Twitter wants Jimmy Garoppolo benched after
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New York Knicks have two words to symbolize their early-season success. It’s simple. It’s catchy. It’s…big bong. The catch phrase has gone viral on NBA Twitter, and every win brings with it more bings, and more bongs. Just one week into the season, the Knicks were first in the Eastern Conference. It all started on
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Apr 18, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes (40) celebrates making a three point basket against the Dallas Mavericks during the second quarter at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports 2021 PFL Championship: Kayla Harrison mauls Taylor Guardado, earns armbar finish to secure lightweight title (Video) by Curtis
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Gerald Green is finally ending his NBA career after 12 years and will join the Houston Rockets coaching staff in player development. After 12 years playing for eight different teams, Gerald Green has officially retired. The journeyman swingman announced his retirement on Friday ahead of the Rockets’ game against the Rockets game against the Thunder,
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Rookie extension talks for Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton have reached a conclusion without a deal on the books, making Ayton’s future in AZ uncertain. It seems as if everyone from the 2018 NBA Draft class got the payday they deserved. Luka Doncic, Trae Young, Michael Porter Jr. and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander all got the contract extensions
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The Phoenix Suns hit back with a forceful statement denying “baseless claims” of racism, sexism and sexual harassment by owner Robert Sarver. Reports of allegations of racism, sexism and sexual harassment against owner Robert Sarver were met with unequivocal denial from the Suns organization on Friday. “We understand that an outlet is considering publishing a
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Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports College football media reacts to Washington State firing Nick Rolovich for refusing COVID mandate by Cody Williams Seahawks rumors: Cam Newton not in play with Russell Wilson out by Aryanna Prasad Ben Simmons was at 76ers practice but was casually wearing sweatpants with his phone
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Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Mike Zimmer finally said something nice about Kirk Cousins after Seahawks win by Josie Rohach Tyron Woodley finally got the Jake Paul tattoo and its hilarious (Photo) by Curtis Calhoun New Orleans Pelicans superstar Zion Williamson is apparently recovering from foot surgery. Third-year superstar Zion Williamson, of the New Orleans Pelicans,
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Los Angeles Lakers, Pau Gasol (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images) Yankees vs. Red Sox MLB live stream reddit: Watch AL Wild Card Game by Jordanna Clark 2021 PFL Championships: Raush Manfio reflects on gauntlet on the path to the lightweight finals by Curtis Calhoun Pau Gasol announced his retirement from professional basketball and the Los
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Federal prosecutors announced an enormous fraud case Thursday morning, which included the arrest of 18 former NBA players. The final days before the NBA season finally starts are usually filled with injury updates, glowing assessments of preseason games and optimistic goals for the upcoming season. Oh, and accusations of massive, collaborative insurance fraud. On Thursday,
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Russell Westbrook, Pau Gasol, Los Angeles Lakers Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports Giants: Second-half stats back up Gabe Kapler’s pitcher choices for NLDS by Alicia de Artola Los Angeles Lakers’ Russell Westbrook reveals that Pau Gasol was his favorite player growing up. Pau Gasol officially announced his retirement from professional basketball on Tuesday,
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Golden State Warriors, Andrew Wiggins, Jusuf Nurkic (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images) Jaguars owner responds to Urban Meyer’s ‘inexcusable behavior’ by Josie Rohach Golden State Warriors’ Andrew Wiggins got vaccinated just in time to put Jusuf Nurkic on a poster.  After what felt like an eternity debating Andrew Wiggins’ possibilities this season with the Golden State
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