Daily Archives: June 22, 2023

Qatari investment fund buys minority stake in parent company of Wizards, Capitals

[ad_1] Getty Images A Qatari fund has purchased a minority stake in Monumental Sports & Entertainment, according to a report from Sportico. Monumental is the parent company of the NBA’s Washington Wizards, NHL’s Washington Capitals and the WNBA’s Washington Mystics. The Qatari Investment Authority will buy 5% of Monumental, per the report. The deal will value the company at roughly …

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Bronny James will wear his dad LeBron’s jersey number at USC

[ad_1] Bronny James is modeling his USC threads. He’s not shying away from his father’s massive shadow. USC shared an image of its incoming freshman Thursday donning his game uniform. He’ll wear No. 6, the same jersey number LeBron James wears for the Los Angeles Lakers. It’s a bold move from Bronny that further enforces that he’s fully embracing the …

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Bronny James’ USC basketball jersey number revealed

[ad_1] The arrival of Bronny James has already changed the USC basketball program in dozens of different ways. People near the program, or who have followed the program avidly over a longer period of time, will immediately understand that point. Casual sports fans and people who have never made a significant emotional investment in USC basketball might need a little …

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2023 NBA Draft red carpet roundup: A look at the best outfits from Victor Wembanyama, Scoot Henderson, more

[ad_1] Getty Images NBA Draft night is a life-changing event for the prospects involved, which means they won’t hesitate to dress to the nines for the special occasion. The draftees are showing their personal style and letting their creativity flow on the red carpet ahead of the big night. While some future NBA players might choose to dress more conservatively, …

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Warriors reportedly trading Poole for CP3 sets NBA Twitter ablaze

[ad_1] The Warriors and the Washington Wizards sent shockwaves through the NBA world just hours before the 2023 NBA Draft on Thursday, when they reportedly agreed to a blockbuster trade involving Jordan Poole and Chris Paul. Under terms of the agreement, first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski citing sources, the Warriors will send Poole, 2022 second-round draft pick Ryan Rollins, …

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NBA draft prospect Henderson dumbfounded by Steph’s unreal workout

[ad_1] Is there a better shooting coach than the greatest shooter in NBA history? As top prospect Scoot Henderson prepared for the 2023 NBA Draft, he had a chance to work out with Warriors superstar Steph Curry and take notes from the 3-point king himself. Henderson was working on shooting from range more efficiently, so Curry’s trainer, Brandon Payne, knew …

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2023 NBA Draft trade tracker: Chris Paul sent to Warriors for Jordan Poole; Celtics get Kristaps Porzingis

[ad_1] Getty Images The NBA Draft is doubly exciting for basketball aficionados, because you generally get a glut of two different types of exciting transactions: picks and trades. Especially after the first round, picks and players tend to start changing hands at breakneck speed, and sometimes it can be hard to keep up. Case in point — big man Kristaps …

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Bulls urged to inquire about Jonathan Kuminga-Alex Caruso trade

[ad_1] The Chicago Bulls don’t have a pick in the 2023 NBA Draft, but that doesn’t mean they won’t stay active. On the one hand, they could attempt to trade into the draft and add a new young prospect, and on the other, they could make a move completely irrelevant to the draft. Chicago could get in on a three-team …

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Penn State fields team for annual The Basketball Tournament

[ad_1] The Basketball Tournament has turned into one of the best basketball events in the United States. It’s a single elimination bracket with the majority of team rosters full of college basketball alumni from years past. The winning team of the tournament takes home $1 million. This event first started in 2014 and takes place every summer. This year, Penn …

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Warriors trade Poole, picks to Wizards for CP3 in stunner

[ad_1] The Warriors are ready to win now, and they’ve reportedly acquired an 18-year NBA veteran guard in hopes of doing just that. Golden State is sending Jordan Poole to the Washington Wizards for 12-time All-Star Chris Paul, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Thursday, citing sources. The Warriors are also trading 20-year-old Ryan Rollins, who they drafted in the second round …

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Chris Paul trade: Warriors send Jordan Poole, draft picks to Wizards to land future Hall of Famer

[ad_1] Getty Images The Washington Wizards are trading Chris Paul to the Golden State Warriors for Jordan Poole and a package of draft picks, CBS Sports’ Bill Reiter confirmed Thursday. Paul never actually suited up for Washington, and was included in their blockbuster Bradley Beal trade with the Phoenix Suns over the weekend only as salary filler. As the Wizards are about …

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Marcus Smart, Kristaps Porzingis and trading your soul for a title shot

[ad_1] Sometimes you don’t win with the players who brought you to the brink, and that’s sports. The Boston Celtics decided that trading Marcus Smart — their longest-tenured member, a driver on five trips to the Eastern Conference finals and the only guard this century to win Defensive Player of the Year — for Kristaps Porzingis, a tantalizing 7-foot-3 talent, …

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Five intriguing options for Kings at No. 24 in 2023 draft

[ad_1] For the first time in nearly 20 years, the pressure is off the Kings’ front office in Thursday night’s NBA draft. Sacramento, which holds the No. 24 overall pick in the first round, doesn’t need to draft a superstar to save the franchise from the depths of the Western Conference. The Kings’ 17-year playoff drought was snapped by the …

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Clippers forward Paul George subject of trade talks

[ad_1] Clippers forward Paul George, an eight-time All-Star, has been the subject of trade talks this week. (Ringo H.W. Chiu / Associated Press) The Clippers and Knicks have had conversations about a potential trade for wing Paul George, according to people with knowledge of the situation not authorized to speak publicly on the matter, talks that were initiated by New …

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