Daily Archives: July 11, 2023

Dunleavy confident Dubs are title contenders with current roster

[ad_1] Dunleavy confident Dubs are title contenders with current roster originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area The Warriors needed to make a change this offseason after their 2022-23 NBA title defense fell short in the second round of the playoffs. Several factors played into their season-ending exit, and certain areas of concern had to be addressed to get back …

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Tre Mann out rest of 2023 summer league with finger fracture

[ad_1] With just four summer league games remaining, the Oklahoma City Thunder will be without one of their best players. The Thunder will be without Tre Mann for the rest of summer league, as he suffered a small avulsion fracture in his right middle finger, per multiple reports. He is expected to return to basketball activities in two weeks. This …

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The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty’ out in early August

[ad_1] The hit television series “Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty” which traces the storied rivalry between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics during one of the most intense eras of that rivalry in the 1980s is set to debut a second season early next month. Streaming on MAX this August 6, Winning Time shifts its …

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Victor Wembanyama’s potential comes to forefront

[ad_1] The Las Vegas NBA Summer League offered the first glimpse into the futures of many bright young players in the Association. Victor Wembanyama was obviously the main attraction, but I was impressed by several players’ performances. They may not contribute to fantasy immediately (or even this season), but it’s worth reflecting on some of the best performances throughout the …

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‘A chance to prove myself’

[ad_1] The Chicago Bulls entered the offseason with zero draft picks in this year’s draft, as all of their potential selections were either traded away or stripped from them by the NBA. But on the night of the draft, the Bulls stayed active, trading in to pick up Tennessee forward Julian Phillips. They didn’t stop there, though, as they signed …

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John Calipari finally fills Kentucky roster after working longer for recruits and transfers

[ad_1] Syndication: The Courier-Journal LEXINGTON, Ky. – The angst among Kentucky’s fervent fan base was palpable as the Wildcats listed just seven scholarship players and coach John Calipari worked to fill out a roster that lost 2022 consensus national player of the year Oscar Tshiebwe among eight departures. A month’s work on the recruiting trail and the transfer portal has …

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NBA Cup is a fantastic idea that will enhance OKC Thunder season

[ad_1] Europeans have brought many things across the pond. Some good, some bad. Sugarcane, Roman law, guns, wheat, diseases. Sort them out any way you want. And we’re still stealing ideas from the Euros. The NBA Cup, for example. The NBA on Saturday announced the details of its long-anticipated in-season tournament, to be held this November and December, and while …

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver talks possible league expansion in Las Vegas, pressure on Victor Wembanyama

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wanted to make one thing clear about possible league expansion. The league is not currently considering that topic. “We are not engaged in that process now,” said Silver at the Associated Press Sports Editors conference Monday at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. “We’re not taking meetings right now with any …

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Xavier F Jerome Hunter sidelined indefinitely with undisclosed medical issue

[ad_1] Xavier forward Jerome Hunter will be sidelined from all on-court basketball activities with an undisclosed medical issue. A possible return date for Hunter will be established “at a later time,” the school announced Tuesday. The school said its medical team is working with him on a full return to basketball activities.  Hunter averaged 7.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.3 …

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Dunleavy shares heartfelt message to JP after CP3 trade

[ad_1] Dunleavy shares heartfelt message to JP after CP3 trade originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area Warriors new general manager Mike Dunleavy Jr. on Monday addressed the media for the first time since swinging the blockbuster trade that sent Jordan Poole to the Washington Wizards for Chris Paul. Dunleavy explained his thought process behind the move that stunned the …

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Jones makes strong case for Kings’ third PG spot vs. Clippers

[ad_1] Jones makes strong case for Kings’ third PG spot vs. Clippers originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area The Kings are looking to fill in their third point guard roster spot, and rookie Colby Jones is making a strong case for himself. Jones, who Sacramento traded up to select at No. 34 in the 2023 draft, showcased his versatile …

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How to watch, livestream, schedule, channels and more

[ad_1] San Antonio Spurs’ Victor Wembanyama prepares to shoot during the NBA Summer League game between the San Antonio Spurs and Charlotte Hornets, at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 7, 2023. (Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images) NBA Summer League games are here. During this summer offseason, all 30 teams will hit …

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Arrest warrant issued for Ja Morant’s friend over fight involving teenager at Grizzlies star’s home in 2022

[ad_1] An arrest warrant has been issued in Shelby County, Tennessee for Davonte Pack, a close friend of Ja Morant, over a fight involving a teenager at the Memphis Grizzlies star’s home in 2022. Joshua Holloway, now 18, accused Pack and Morant of beating him up during a pick-up basketball game.  “The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office obtained a warrant for …

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Razorbacks will play in Fort Myers Tip-Off in November

[ad_1] The biggest slate of games for the Arkansas women’s basketball team – at least, the biggest slate of games before SEC play begins – is now known. Coach Mike Neighbors, in his seventh season at the helm, will take the Razorbacks to the Fort Myers Tip-Off from Novemeber 23-25. The eight-team tournament will see Arkansas matched on the same …

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Could Pascal Siakam be traded before Lillard or Harden?

[ad_1] Pascal Siakam LAS VEGAS — Damian Lillard trade talks are stalled out . James Harden’s deal likely doesn’t get done until after Lillard’s, and Joel Embiid would love Harden to return to Philadelphia next season . The one star generating actual trade buzz at Summer League? The Raptors’ Pascal Siakam (who is not even in Vegas). The Raptors and …

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Thunder trade Russell Westbrook to the Rockets

[ad_1] On this day in 2019, the Oklahoma City Thunder officially signaled the beginning of their rebuild by shipping off their most iconic player in franchise history. Days after the Thunder shocked the world by trading Paul George to the LA Clippers, the final nail in the coffin for the first era of OKC basketball was hammered in. The Thunder …

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4-star power forward Dallas Thomas commits to Clemson basketball

[ad_1] It’s a relatively slow time of the year for basketball recruiting, but that doesn’t mean programs are not out looking for young talent. On Monday, Clemson got a commitment from Parkview Magnet (Ark.) four-star power forward Dallas Thomas. Thomas (6-foot-7, 170 pounds) had offers from 10 other schools, including Arkansas, Auburn, Houston, Illinois, Missouri State, Oklahoma State, St. John’s, TCU, …

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