Tag: Basketball

USA smashes Serbia in a 105-79 finish before Paris Olympics

USA smashes Serbia in a 105-79 finish before Paris Olympics

The U.S.A. Basketball team beat Serba 105-79 in the final game of the U.S.A. Basketball Showcase in Abu Dhabi, just over a week ahead of the 2024 Olympics.in Paris. Stephen Curry demonstrated his offensive prowess with 24 points, pulling through with a great game after two games that were lacking offensively. Miami Heat center Bam […]

Kawhi Leonard steps down from Team USA

Kawhi Leonard steps down from Team USA

A spot on the Team USA basketball roster opened on Wednesday after Los Angeles Clippers star forward Kawhi Leonard withdrew due to injuries sustained last season, an unfortunate blow for the national team. Leonard was originally chosen to be on Team USA over New York Knicks guard Jalen Brunson, a second-team All-NBA winner this past […]

Ben Simmons: Bandit of Brooklyn (Op-Ed)

Ben Simmons: Bandit of Brooklyn (Op-Ed)

Ben Simmons is siphoning money from the Brooklyn Nets. Simmons is currently taking up over 28% of the cap space for the Nets, having played a grand total of 57 games for them over the past two seasons. With his current salary, just above $40 million, Simmons has made over $700 thousand per game, averaging […]

Diving into the appeal of March Madness (Op-Ed)

Diving into the appeal of March Madness (Op-Ed)

As the calendar flips to March, the sports world braces itself for the whirlwind of excitement that is March Madness.  This annual basketball extravaganza isn’t just a tournament; it’s a cultural phenomenon that captivates millions across the globe. From die-hard basketball fans to casual observers, everyone gets caught up in the madness, and for good […]

Caitlin Clark deserves the hype for her basketball prowess (Op-Ed)

Caitlin Clark deserves the hype for her basketball prowess (Op-Ed)

Caitlin Clark is one of the most well-recognized basketball players in the U.S., not only meeting and exceeding certain records on the court, but blowing them out of the water.  As the University of Iowa’s guard, she made headlines by breaking the NCAA all-time scoring record by putting up 49 points against Michigan. This brought […]

Erik Spoelstra and Miami Heat agree to historic contract extension

Erik Spoelstra and Miami Heat agree to historic contract extension

Erik Spoelstra and the Miami Heat have agreed to an eight-year, $120 million contract extension, the most valuable contract in NBA history for a single coach. Spoelstra is one of the longest-serving coaches in the NBA, and has only ever worked with the Heat across his 29 total seasons, the past 16 as head coach […]

Draymond Green suspended indefinitely by NBA

Draymond Green suspended indefinitely by NBA

The NBA has suspended Golden State Warriors Draymond Green indefinitely following another altercation on the court during the Suns losing game against the Phoenix Suns Tuesday. The indefinite suspension according to NBA Executive Vice President Joe Dumars, was due to Greens repeated altercations including in November, when Green put Minnesota Timberwolves Rudy Golber into a […]

Player of the year Caitlin Clark signs with Gatorade

Player of the year Caitlin Clark signs with Gatorade

Iowa Hawkeyes star player Caitlin Clark signed a deal with Gatorade, the fourth college athlete to do so. “I am fortunate to be part of the first generation of collegiate athletes who are not only able to contribute to the legacy of our colleges and universities, but also start to build something of our own […]

Las Vegas Sands family to buy Dallas Mavericks

Las Vegas Sands family to buy Dallas Mavericks

The Adelson and Dumont families secured an agreement to buy a majority stake in the Dallas Mavericks from Mark Cuban, with the deal still being finalized. The sale is likely to be finalized by the end of the year, though the timeline is flexible, as the NBA vetting process can take weeks to months. The […]

Golden State Warriors Draymond Green addressed his fifth suspension

Golden State Warriors Draymond Green addressed his fifth suspension

Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green addressed his latest suspension on Sunday, stating that he’d do better in pressing moments in the future but that the situation “wouldn’t change his playing style.” According to ESPN, Green had been suspended on November 14, after putting the Minnesota Timberwolves center Rudy Gobert in a chokehold in an attempt […]

James Harden’s criticism of the 76ers president as a ‘liar’ raises questions about its implications for future plans

James Harden’s criticism of the 76ers president as a ‘liar’ raises questions about its implications for future plans

JamesHarden’s accusation of dishonesty against the 76ers president, Morey, raises concerns about its impact on future team strategies.

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