Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball/NBA’ Category

Clippers’ Chris Paul dealt to Rockets in blockbuster: report

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers are sending star point guard Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Kyle Lowry, Raptors at crossroads in free agency

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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With Kyle Lowry set to hit free agency on July 1, both the all-star point guard and the Toronto Raptors face a fascinating decision on whether they're better off together or apart.

Knicks part ways with Phil Jackson, reportedly eyeing Raptors’ Ujiri

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

The New York Knicks announced on Wednesday that president Phil Jackson has left the team, effective immediately.

Michael Jordan, Taylor Swift salute MVP Russell Westbrook

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Russell Westbrook has earned kudos from Michael Jordan and Taylor Swift after being honoured with his first league MVP trophy at the NBA Awards show.

LaVar Ball appears at WWE event, son LaMelo uses racial slur

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

LaVar Ball has brought his Big Baller Brand from the basketball court to the wrestling ring. The outspoken father of NBA draft No. 2 pick Lonzo Ball showed up with the newly minted Los Angeles Laker and another son, 15-year-old LaMelo, for a live segment on Monday's "WWE Raw" in Los Angeles.

Russell Westbrook caps record season with NBA’s MVP Award

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP Award after setting single-season record for triple-doubles.

Toronto’s Drake brings A-game to NBA Awards

Monday, June 26th, 2017
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Canadian rapper Champagne Papi, ahem, Drake brought his A-game as the host of the first televised NBA Awards.

Clippers’ Griffin, Paul will test free-agent market after opting out of contracts

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Blake Griffin has decided to test free agency, telling the Los Angeles Clippers that he is opting out of the final year of his contract. Point guard Chris Paul will also opt out next week, according to several reports.

New Raptor OG Anunoby hungry to get to work

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Raptors draft pick OG Anunoby is not lacking in confidence, but recognizes the areas in which he needs to improve.

Raptors select OG Anunoby with 23rd overall pick

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The Toronto Raptors have selected OG Anunoby with the No. 23 pick in the NBA draft.