Tag: NBA

Ben Simmons hits 1st 3-pointer of his NBA career

A professional basketball player making a routine 3-pointer generally doesn’t constitute news. When Ben Simmons does it, stop the virtual presses. The Philadelphia 76ers point guard notorious for the massive hole in his game that is his shooting stroke set up in the corner in a halfcourt set early during Wednesday’s game against the New […]

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Charles Barkley’s ‘Joke’ About Hitting A Black Woman Reporter Under Fire

Former NBA player Charles Barkley is getting heat for a so-called “joke” he made to a reporter. Now he is being called out on social media. See Also: Black Leaders Mourn The Tremendous Loss Of Rep. Elijah Cummings Axios reporter Alexi McCammond wrote on social media, “Just FYI Charles Barkley told me tonight ‘I don’t […]

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Spencer Dinwiddie reportedly still plans to launch investment platform despite NBA prohibiting it

Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie was planning to move forward with his innovative investment plan despite the NBA prohibiting it. Then, he decided to meet with the league in search of compromise. Without a satisfactory resolution, Dinwiddie is apparently back to barreling ahead. Shams Charania of The Athletic: Dinwiddie still plans to move forward and launch […]

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NBA Waiver-Wired: Week 5

A great fantasy draft will get you into the playoffs, but so many leagues are often won on the waiver wire and that has never been truer than right now with the NBA on pace for a record-setting amount of DNPs from big-name players. Guys like Devonte’ Graham, Kendrick Nunn, Aron Baynes and Luke Kennard are […]

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Bill Russell Ends 44-Year Basketball HoF Boycott—but the Backstory Proves He’s the G.O.A.T.

Ask anyone who is the greatest basketball player of all time, and you’ll surely get a diversity of opinions—including Michael Jordan, Lebron James, Magic Johnson and that dude who played for your cousin’s high school in 1987 whose jump shot was wet but he got shot in his layup leg running from the police his […]

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‘Load management’ isn’t actually a problem, but it might expose one

(Michael Wagstaffe/Yahoo Sports illustration) Kendrick Perkins called it “BS.” David Fizdale’s word of choice was “crap.” Jalen Rose hates it, Doris Burke says it’s “ridiculous,” and Twitter Eggheads, for a solid week, have been “pissed off.” All because Kawhi Leonard chose to not play in a basketball game, just like he did 22 times last season. But last week, on Leonard’s second scheduled rest […]

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Hampton University to host inaugural ‘Hampton Engages with the Majors’ Forum

Hampton University HAMPTON, Va. (Hampton University Relations) – On Tuesday, November 12, beginning at 5 p.m., Hampton University’s Sports Management Program, within the School of Liberal Arts and Education, in collaboration with the University’s Career Center, will host an event entitled “Hampton Engages with the Majors.” The event will feature speakers who are either Hampton […]

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