The NBA canceling a deal between the Lakers and Hornets involving Chris Paul wasn’t enough to discourage the Clippers from pursuing a similar trade. According to the LA Times, the Clippers are close to a deal that would send Chris Kaman, Eric Bledsoe, Al-Farouq Aminu, and a first-round pick in the 2012 draft to the…Read More
Kobe Bryant may not have wanted to see Lamar Odom go when the Lakers traded the forward to the Hornets, but at least they were getting Chris Paul in return. After the NBA canceled that deal for “basketball reasons,” the Lakers dealt Odom to the Mavericks for a first-round pick and a trade exception. Bryant…Read More
After a tumultuous week that saw Chris Paul traded to the Lakers, then denied for “basketball reasons,” Deron Williams summed up what a lot of players and fans were probably thinking about the NBA’s commissioner. “You’re fighting a bully,” Williams said according to the NY Daily News. “David Stern is a bully, you can’t really…Read More
The Musketeers and Bearcats took the court on Saturday with every intention of proving who the better college team was in the city of Cincinnati. Little did we know, basketball would not be enough to settle the score. Xavier blew Cincinnati out, 76-53, but the big story was a brawl broke out that resulted in…Read More
I guess Shawn Marion is feeling emboldened now that he’s an NBA champion. The Mavericks forward showed up to camp Friday rocking the Sisqo. I know brazen fashion statements paid off for Dallas last year, but I can’t imagine this is a good sign for the upcoming season.
The Washington Generals have written a letter to Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert, inviting him to coach or play in an exhibition game on December 27th against the Harlem Globetrotters. The invitation was a response to an email Gilbert sent to NBA commissioner David Stern, who stopped a Chris Paul to the Lakers trade citing “basketball…Read More
Based on all indications, Dwight Howard wants out of Orlando. He is under contract for this season, but can opt out of his deal after the year (he has a player option for 2012-2013). The Lakers may try to acquire him via trade or free agency, but for now, reports say Dwight is trying to…Read More
Warriors guard Charlie Bell was arrested back in October for driving while under the influence. That doesn’t exactly make him the best role model for the children, but it happens. Everyone makes mistakes, so hopefully Bell will learn from this. Sadly, he isn’t exactly off to a great start in terms of redemption. According to…Read More