Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball/NBA’ Category

It’s the Golden State Warriors — and then everyone else

Monday, October 15th, 2018

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will be at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night, handing the Golden State Warriors what will be their third set of championship rings from the last four seasons, but the team isn't ready to pack in its dominance just yet.

Disgruntled Butler expected to play in Timberwolves’ season opener

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jimmy Butler practised with the NBA team on Sunday and is expected to play in Wednesday's season opener in San Antonio, according to coach Tom Thibodeau.

Canadian Chris Boucher lands contract with Raptors

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Montreal's Chris Boucher has secured one of the Toronto Raptors' two-way contracts. The 25-year-old forward from Montreal had nine points, two rebounds and four blocks in 19 minutes of action over four pre-season games with the Raptors.

Lowry tossed as Raptors rout Nets in pre-season visit to Montreal

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Danny Green had 22 points and three rebounds and Kyle Lowry was ejected for a pair of technical fouls as the Toronto Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 118-91 in NBA pre-season action Wednesday.

Unhappy Butler unloads ‘brutal honesty’ on T-Wolves

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
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Jimmy Butler returned to practice with the Minnesota Timberwolves for the first time this season, and told ESPN in an interview that he was "brutally honest" with teammates and other officials in that workout.

Watch the updated efforts to bring an NBA team to Montreal

Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

Watch live coverage today starting at 2 p.m. ET as officials in Montreal give the latest on their plan to land an NBA franchise. The announcement comes the same day the Toronto Raptors play a pre-season game against the Brooklyn Nets at Montreal’s Bell Centre at 7 p.m. ET.

Montreal’s Chris Boucher hopes long and winding road ends with Raptors

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Chris Boucher will be back in Montreal on Wednesday with the Toronto Raptors in a remarkable full-circle moment. The road he's travelled to get there reads like a Hallmark movie script.

Mavericks fire photographer accused of sexual harassment: report

Monday, October 8th, 2018

The Dallas Mavericks have reportedly fired a team photographer amid allegations of sexual harassment from several women.

Suns fire general manager Ryan McDonough days before start of season

Monday, October 8th, 2018

The Phoenix Suns have fired GM Ryan McDonough barely a week before the NBA season begins. James Jones and Trevor Bukstein will share the GM duties on an interim basis.

Raptors come up short in pre-season loss to Jazz

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Jonas Valanciunas had 18 points and nine rebounds but the Toronto Raptors still came up short in a 105-90 loss to the Utah Jazz on Tuesday night in NBA pre-season action.