Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball/NBA’ Category

Guard Isaiah Taylor signs with Raptors

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

The six-foot-three, 170-pound Taylor has averaged 6.3 points, 2.9 assists and 17.2 minutes in 71 career NBA games with the Atlanta Hawks and Houston Rockets.

‘Some days I hate the circus of the NBA’: Nets’ Kevin Durant weary of politics in league

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Two-time NBA champion Kevin Durant understands the business side of the league and the attachment of fans to their teams, but that doesn't mean he likes it.

Sacrificing rest for FIBA World Cup after NBA title win ‘worth it’ for Marc Gasol

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

The Spanish national team has occupied a huge space in Marc Gasol's heart for the better part of 20 years. It's why he reported for national team duty shortly after the Toronto Raptors' NBA title win. And now he's one win away from appearing in the FIBA World Cup final.

Nick Nurse busy formulating plan to help Canada clinch Olympic basketball berth

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Coach Nick Nurse has barely had time to pause and digest the Toronto Raptors' first-ever NBA title. Days after their victory, he was handed the reins of Canada's national men's team, and now he's confident he can get Canada to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

Raptors’ Brittni Donaldson is NBA’s 10th female assistant coach

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

The Toronto Raptors are adding Brittni Donaldson to their bench in a coaching shuffle, with Eric Khoury moving to the club's 905 squad to serve in a more significant assistant role.

Kawhi Leonard’s sister charged in deadly robbery

Saturday, September 7th, 2019

A relative of NBA star Kawhi Leonard has confirmed his sister is one of two women accused of robbing and killing an elderly woman at a Southern California casino.

Brooklyn Nets’ Rodions Kurucs charged with assaulting girlfriend

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
Nets Player-Assault

Brooklyn Nets player Rodions Kurucs has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his former girlfriend inside his apartment.

Arrest warrant issued for Lakers’ DeMarcus Cousins on misdemeanour domestic violence

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Alabama police have issued an arrest warrant for Los Angeles Lakers centre DeMarcus Cousins on a misdemeanour domestic violence charge for harassing communications. .

Nets’ Wilson Chandler suspended 25 games after positive drug test

Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Brooklyn Nets forward Wilson Chandler has been suspended 25 games without pay by the NBA for testing positive for Ipamorelin, a drug that increases the release of growth hormone.

Lakers plan to sign Dwight Howard: report

Friday, August 23rd, 2019
Wizards Nuggets Basketball

A person familiar with the decision says the Los Angeles Lakers intend to sign centre Dwight Howard after he completes a buyout with Memphis.