Tag: basketball

WATCH: Lakers Rob Pelinka Laughs At Magic Johnson’s Former Role

Getty Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Rob Pelinka discuss the upcoming Los Angeles Lakers’ season. Lost in the shuffle of a wild 30-minute press conference following Magic Johnson’s tell-all interview on ESPN’s First Take was Rob Pelinka throwing some quick shade towards his former boss. While Pelinka kept things as cordial and professional as possible throughout, […]

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LeBron James Attends Frank Vogel’s Introductory Press Conference [PHOTO]

Getty Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James When the Los Angeles Lakers began Frank Vogel’s introductory press conference to welcome the team’s newest coach, there was one very notable name in attendance. LeBron James made sure to swing by and take in what his new coach had to say about the team and their future. […]

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Former Laker Ivica Zubac Reacts to Magic Johnson Interview

Getty Ivica Zubac, back when he played for the Los Angeles Lakers. Former Laker President of Basketball Operations hopped on ESPN’s First Take this morning and delivered one of the most explosive, tell-all interviews in recent memory. Sounding off on a number of topics ranging from Rob Pelinka to specific signings or trades, Magic didn’t […]

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Magic Johnson’s Interview Called ‘Selfish’ And ‘Ruined’ Lakers’ Summer

Getty Los Angeles Lakers former president Magic Johnson Magic Johnson sent a cryptic tweet after resigning from the Los Angeles Lakers following the 2018-19 NBA season. The team’s former president of basketball operations said that “the truth will always come to light,” but as we found out on Monday, he apparently meant that he’d bring […]

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Warriors vs. Trail Blazers Game 4 Prediction: Betting Odds, Line & Pick

Getty Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors shoots the ball against CJ McCollum #3 of the Portland Trail Blazers in game three of the NBA Western Conference Finals at Moda Center on May 18, 2019 in Portland, Oregon. The Golden State Warriors look to secure their fifth straight NBA Finals appearance when they […]

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LeBron James’ Comment Fuels Darius Garland to Lakers Draft Speculation

Getty Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James As the rumors and chatter surrounding the 2019 NBA Draft pick up steam on a daily basis, the Los Angeles Lakers remain a focal point of the conversation. Specifically, fans are curious whether the Lakers will opt to use the No. 4 pick which they were fortunate enough […]

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Kevin Durant Injury: Trainer Reveals Eye-Opening Comment on Warriors’ Return

Getty Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant after injury in the NBA playoffs Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant has been out for some time with a strained calf. Durant suffered the injury during Round 2 of the Warriors’ NBA Playoffs matchup against the Houston Rockets. Many believed that it was an Achilles injury, but […]

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Bulls’ Lonzo Ball Interest to Help Lakers in Anthony Davis Trade

Getty Anthony Davis and Lonzo Ball The Chicago Bulls have interest in adding a new point guard while the Los Angeles Lakers appear to still have their sights set on Anthony Davis. And one of the most logical options to make all three parties happy could be a three-team trade, although it’d involve the Lakers […]

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Jimmy Butler, Tobias Harris Appear Ready to ‘Run It Back’ With Sixers

Getty Philadelphia 76ers guard Jimmy Butler and forward Tobias Harris Ben Simmons isn’t shying away from his interest in bringing back the whole 2018-19 Philadelphia 76ers group. While multiple players, including Jimmy Butler, Tobias Harris and JJ Redick are all likely to become free agents, Simmons sounded off on the season and gave a quick […]

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On Pro Basketball: Draymond Green Has Never Been Better. Or This Quiet.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Draymond Green loves to talk. To teammates. To coaches. To opponents. To himself. For seven seasons running, he has ranked among the league leaders in words per minute. But in recent weeks, as the Golden State Warriors prepared for another crack at another N.B.A. championship, Green decided to do some listening. In […]

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Bucks vs. Raptors Game 3 Prediction: Betting Odds, Line & Pick

Getty Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks dribbles the ball while being guarded by Kawhi Leonard #2 of the Toronto Raptors in the fourth quarter during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at the Fiserv Forum on May 17, 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Bucks try to […]

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Mark Jackson, Jeff Van Gundy disagree on Steph Curry’s rebounding skill

Mark Jackson, Jeff Van Gundy disagree on Steph Curry‘s rebounding skill originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Mark Jackson coached Stephen Curry for three seasons, so he knows the Warriors superstar pretty well. That made Jackson’s comments regarding Curry’s rebounding ability during the early moments of Game 3 interesting. When Curry grabbed a rebound 75 seconds into Saturday night’s Western Conference […]

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When Is DeMarcus Cousins Coming Back? Latest Injury Updates & Status

Getty Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins As the Golden State Warriors attempt to advance to the NBA Finals by taking down Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers, big questions loom around the team. Specifically, questions about the health of two of their key stars in Kevin Durant and DeMarcus Cousins. While Durant’s status […]

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Enes Kanter’s Muslim Faith: What Religion Is Blazers’ Center?

Enes Kanter is observing Ramadan during the NBA playoffs. Enes Kanter is a devout Muslim and is currently partaking in the religious observance of Ramadan. This means that from sunrise to sunset Kanter cannot eat or drink. This has proved especially challenging during the Blazers deep playoff run. Often times, the Blazers games are before […]

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Kevin Durant Injury Status: No Set Return Timeline for Warriors Star?

Getty Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant After facing initial concern over Kevin Durant’s injury suffered during the Golden State Warriors’ second-round matchup, a fairly positive update was revealed. Durant avoided an Achilles injury, but a strained calf would leave him sidelined for the foreseeable future. When the diagnosis came one day after the Warriors […]

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Steph Curry’s Dad, Dell Curry, Told the Golden State Warriors Not to Draft Son

Getty Dell Curry pictured with wife, Sonya Curry, during the Western Conference Finals. It is hard to imagine the Warriors without Steph Curry, but his dad, Dell Curry, initially told Golden State not to draft his son. Dell had a relationship with then-Warriors head coach Don Nelson who asked his opinion on drafting Steph. The […]

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