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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Basketball

Austin Rivers: I’m ‘better than a lot of those dudes’ on Team USA

As he looks to play a key role off the bench for a loaded Los Angeles Clippers team next season, one thing guard Austin Rivers cannot be lacking in is confidence. Well, it certainly looks like he’s all checked out in that respect. After watching Thursday night’s Team USA scrimmage, Rivers puffed out his chest…Read More

Kobe Bryant wants to earn spot on 2016 Olympic team

Kobe Bryant could very well retire after the 2015-2016 season, but will his basketball career last a few months after that? USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo revealed on Thursday that he has spoken to Kobe about the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Colangelo said it would be a “great story” if Bryant ended his…Read More

Andre Drummond tweets displeasure with Pistons’ schedule

The 2015-16 NBA schedule was officially released on Wednesday, and most people are exceptionally pleased with it. The league cut down on the number of back-to-back games and slashed the number of four-games-in-five-nights sets by more than half. The amount miles traveled by teams was also reduced. But this wasn’t good enough for Andre Drummond,…Read More

Mike Scott facing up to 25 years in prison for felony drug possession

It looks like Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott is in some serious hot water. According to a report published by the The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Chris Vivlamore on Wednesday, Scott is looking at a maximum of 25 years in prison on two separate felony drug charges after being arrested at a traffic stop last month. Scott…Read More

Report: LaMarcus Aldridge scared off by Knicks’ Porzingis commitment

LaMarcus Aldridge may have chosen not to sign with the New York Knicks this offseason for a variety of reasons. But according to a new report, the tipping point may have been the team’s unflinching commitment to play No. 4 overall pick Kristaps Porzingis at Aldridge’s desired power forward position. In a story by Stefan…Read More

Kevin Durant delivers priceless quote about Russell Westbrook

The debate over who wears the pants in Oklahoma City between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook is an ongoing one. But it looks like we just got another key piece of evidence to work with. Speaking with reporters at Team USA Basketball minicamp on Tuesday, Durant was asked for the umpteenth about his plans for…Read More

Bucks GM: Giannis Antetokounmpo could play some center next year

The Greek Freak Experience just got a little bit freakier, and it’s awesome. Milwaukee Bucks GM John Hammond made an appearance on “The Baseline NBA Podcast on Tuesday and spoke about the team’s plans for the upcoming 2015-16 NBA season. Amongst them, the Bucks could be exploring the possibility of playing 20-year-old Giannis Antetokounmpo at…Read More

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