Daily Archives: June 26, 2023

Do the Boston Celtics need to find a new lead point guard?

[ad_1] Does the Boston Celtics’ roster need a starting point guard to strengthen the team to true contender status? The Celtics’ reliance on a committee of guards in the past has fans used to seeing the team play one kind of way wondering if the addition of Kristaps Porzingis will make the team better or worse — and if having …

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CP3 details mindset going from Warriors villain to teammate

[ad_1] Dub Nation has four months to accept the idea of Chris Paul in a Warriors jersey before the 2023-24 NBA season starts. And like his new fanbase, Paul, too, is getting used to the shocking turn of events after years of a high-profile rivalry with Golden State. Just a few days after the blockbuster trade that sent Jordan Poole …

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Seth Lundy gets his official jersey number with Atlanta Hawks

[ad_1] Former Penn State guard Seth Lundy is already making himself at home with his new team, the Atlanta Hawks. But with a new team and a new career comes a new uniform number for Lundy. The Hawks introduced their NBA draft picks on Monday, including Lundy, and had their newest additions pose with their new uniforms and jersey numbers. …

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Twin recruiting targets dish on UNC basketball program

[ad_1] The North Carolina Tar Heels are in pursuit of a few different prospects in the 2025 recruiting class as Hubert Davis and the staff have six offers out to players. Among the players with offers are twins Cayden and Cameron Boozer, the sons of former Duke standout Carlos Boozer. Even with the ties to Duke, Davis is doing his …

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New report suggests Cam Johnson could get close to $100M

[ad_1] Former North Carolina Tar Heels forward Cam Johnson is a name that is already generating a lot of buzz ahead of the NBA free agency period this summer. The Brooklyn Nets forward is set to be a restricted free agent this offseason and should receive a lot of interest not only from his current team but potentially others. The …

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Bulls urged to continue fielding trade offers for Zach LaVine

[ad_1] The Chicago Bulls have some crucial choices to make this summer as they ponder the direction of their franchise. Arturas Karnisovas is determined to run back the same core, but the group of Zach LaVine, DeMar DeRozan, and Nikola Vucevic isn’t quite good enough to make a serious playoff run. In turn, a rebuild could be the better option …

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On getting used to the new Boston Celtics

[ad_1] Many fans of the Boston Celtics are still trying to absorb the changes to their favorite team that happened in the lead-up to the 2023 NBA draft, with a core member of the ball club — some might say the heart and soul of the team — now part of the Memphis Grizzlies organization. To that end, the hosts …

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College basketball rankings: Kentucky adds West Virginia transfer Tre Mitchell, makes jump in Top 25 And 1

[ad_1] 1 Kansas This ranking is based on the Jayhawks returning three starters – Dajuan Harris, Kevin McCullar and K.J. Adams – from a team that won the Big 12 regular-season title before securing a No. 1 seed in the 2023 NCAA Tournament. Bill Self has reshaped the roster with a top-10 recruiting class highlighted by former Michigan All-American Hunter …

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CP3’s value to Warriors perfectly explained by single stat

[ad_1] Aside from the supposed beef Chris Paul and the Warriors had in the past, the point guard’s fit with Golden State basketball-wise has been a head-scratcher the NBA world is trying to crack since the blockbuster trade was first reported. While many pundits around the league don’t understand how the 12-time All-Star will fit in with Golden State’s style …

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College basketball coaching changes tracker 2023: West Virginia, Texas, Syracuse, St. John’s top list of hires

[ad_1] Out: Mike Brennan | In: Duane Simpkins Brennan lasted a decade at American, but only made the NCAAs in his first season there. Simpkins get plucked locally, after having served the past two seasons on Kim English’s staff at George Mason. He played at Maryland and is from the area. Logical hire. Out: Mike Balado | In: Bryan Hodgson …

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Boston rookie Jordan Walsh hoops with young fans as Celtics unveil renovated Cambridge Community Center

[ad_1] The Boston Celtics unveiled a freshly-renovated basketball court at the Cambridge Community Center with the help of the team’s No. 38 pick of the 2023 draft, Jordan Walsh. The Arkansas alum led shooting drills, signed autographs, and took pictures with local youth. Team mascot Lucky the Leprechaun was on deck for a dunk exposition, which Walsh emceed. Walsh is …

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Wemby is a star, Scoot’s role in Portland & Bronny James at USC

[ad_1] Subscribe to Ball Don’t Lie Vincent Goodwill sits down with Yahoo’s NBA Draft expert, Krysten Peek, to recap the 2023 NBA Draft before looking ahead to what’s coming in the 2024 NBA Draft. Vincent Goodwill chats with Yahoo Sports NBA Draft analyst Krysten Peek about her experience at the 2023 NBA Draft and her 2024 mock draft. First, Vincent …

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Hoyas Made Mitchell Attempt – HoyaReport

[ad_1] Yesterday, Tre Mitchell decided to attend Kentucky, leaving West Virginia as well as disappointing a slew of fan bases in the process. Zach Smart updated Hoya World on Mitchell’s GU dance. His submission follows, with scant editing. The report was scheduled to be published this weekend, but Caleb Williams’ eventual commitment, as well as a plethora of ‘Live’ events …

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Why Warriors’ CP3 trade makes sense, is mutually beneficial

[ad_1] We’re now into Day 6 of the emotional adjustment required for many Warriors fans to accept, much less embrace, the idea of Chris Paul as a member of their favorite NBA team. And, for some, it still feels like a horrible choice. The casual fan wants to know why, of all people, the Warriors invited that guy into their …

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Alabama basketball 2023-2024 season SEC opponents revealed

[ad_1] The Alabama Crimson Tide men’s basketball team is coming off of what is likely their best season in program history. The 2022-2023 Alabama team won both the SEC regular season and tournament titles as well as earning the No. 1 overall seed in March Madness. Since taking over the Alabama basketball program, head coach Nate Oats has prioritized playing the …

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Amen Thompson to wear No. 1 jersey, Cam Whitmore No. 7 for Rockets

[ad_1] When Jabari Smith Jr. recently announced plans to change to a No. 10 jersey — which he wore in college at Auburn, but was previously occupied by longtime Houston Rockets veteran Eric Gordon — the No. 1 jersey from Smith’s rookie season became vacant. That jersey will now be filled by Amen Thompson, Houston’s newly drafted top rookie at …

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MSU freshman PF Xavier Booker listed in ESPN 2024 NBA mock draft

[ad_1] What are the chances Michigan State star freshman power forward Xavier Booker will be a one-and-done? Decently high, according to ESPN’s Jonathan Givony. Booker was listed as a fringe first round pick in ESPN’s first mock for the 2024 NBA Draft. Givony has Booker going No. 33 overall to Portland in his initial mock for next year’s draft. Booker …

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Tre Mitchell, transfer portal forward from West Virginia, commits to Kentucky basketball

[ad_1] LEXINGTON, Ky. — After months of trying, and failing, to land an offseason transfer, Kentucky basketball and coach John Calipari finally hit paydirt Monday, as former West Virginia forward Tre Mitchell committed to the Wildcats. Mitchell arrived in Lexington for an official visit Saturday, committing two days later. Mitchell entered the NCAA transfer portal Thursday after spending last season …

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Dennis Rodman says Larry Bird would play in Europe, not NBA, in modern era

[ad_1] Dennis Rodman’s latest hot take is another jab toward Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird. During a recent episode of VladTV, DJ Vlad asked Rodman about his thoughts on Gilbert Arenas’ comments that Bird would beat NBA’s all-time scoring champion LeBron James in a one-on-one matchup. The Worm vehemently disagreed with the three-time All-Star’s claims and said that Bird, a …

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