Cavaliers Defeat Raptors in Eastern Conference Finals Rematch

Cavaliers Defeat Raptors in Eastern Conference Finals Rematch A fourth quarter comeback bid came up just short for the Toronto Raptors on Friday night, as they fell to the Cleveland Cavaliers by a final score of 94-91. It was a close encounter throughout with the Raptors only grabbing their first lead of the game late […]

Strong Second Quarter Lifts Pistons to Victory

Strong Second Quarter Lifts Pistons to Victory

Strong Second Quarter Lifts Pistons to Victory Basketball games aren’t won in the second quarter, but they can certainly be lost as the Orlando Magic found out on Friday night. The Detroit Pistons used a 16-0 run in the second to take a 54-31 lead into halftime. The visitors were never able to stage a […]

Russell Westbrook sends less than subtle message in ‘Now I Do What I Want’ Nike ad

If it wasn’t already clear, Russell Westbrook isn’t weeping over the Great Kevin Durant Departure. Westbrook’s spent the intervening time between Durant’s signing with the Golden State Warriors and the NBA season laughing off questions about his former teammate and, well, clowning. And in a new Jordan Brand ad, Westbrook promotes his lifestyle shoe, the Westbrook 0.2, […]

Ben Simmons insists there are no plans to sit out his entire rookie season

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons suffered a foot fracture in the team’s final training camp scrimmage, and while the estimated timetable for his return was placed at three months, there has been some speculation that the No. 1 pick in the 2016 NBA Draft may simply shut it down for the entire regular season. But Simmons, speaking to […]

Lakers make contract decisions on their young core ahead of season opener

Hours before their regular-season opener against the Rockets on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Lakers picked up team options for their young trio of Larry Nance Jr., Julius Randle and D’Angelo Russell for the 2017-18 season. The Lakers are looking to build around their nucleus of young players in the hopes of ending their three-year playoff […]

Who is Jonathon Simmons, the San Antonio Spurs’ sorta secret weapon?

After everyone picked up their jaws from the floor following the San Antonio Spurs’ season-opening beatdown of the Golden State Warriors, the most popular non-Warriors question on people’s minds was this: Who was that Jonathon Simmons kid? Simmons, thrust into the lineup thanks to Danny Green’s injury, was a man on fire. He flew through […]

LeBron starts the season with a triple-double in Cavs’ blowout win

LeBron James took time to reflect as the Cleveland Cavaliers raised their championship banner. Then it was business as usual. James had his 43rd career triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 29 points and the Cavaliers beat the New York Knicks 117-88 on Tuesday night in the NBA season opener. James scored 19 points and added 11 […]

Why the Cleveland Cavaliers will repeat as NBA champions

The 2016-17 NBA season is about to get underway, and while there are hundreds of things to talk about and enjoy this year, we all know where this thing is heading.  No matter what some might tell you, there are only four teams that can realistically win the title this year.   Sorry Clippers fans, […]

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