Daily Archives: August 6, 2023

Who are the top remaining options for the Boston Celtics in free agency?

[ad_1] The NBA’s new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) was designed with punishing high-spending ball clubs like the Boston Celtics in mind, the idea being to make it fairer for the other teams to acquire top-shelf talent for their rosters. As a result, to fill out the remaining roster spots, Boston needs to find players willing to take a pay cut …

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Teaser of Klay Thompson’s appearance on Paul George’s podcast.

[ad_1] Since the Golden State Warriors season ended at the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers, Klay Thompson has been away from the media spotlight. Where Steph Curry has been attending multiple interviews, Thompson hasn’t been seen since losing in ‘The Match’ – where he and Curry came up short against Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce. However, it would appear …

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Heat reach camp agreement with former Lakers 3-point specialist

[ad_1] MIAMI – The Miami Heat will be adding 3-point insurance to their training-camp roster with an agreement with former Los Angeles Lakers forward Cole Swider. The agreement, an Exhibit 10 contract, can only become finalized once the Heat add a 14th player under standard contract. The Heat currently have 13 such players: Bam Adebayo, Jimmy Butler, Tyler Herro, Kyle …

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Watch dunk champ Jason Richardson’s son throw down nasty slam

[ad_1] Jason Richardson gets a bit overlooked in the channels of basketball history. Despite somehow never making an all-star appearance, he had a five-year stretch in the mid-2000s with averages of about 20 points, six rebounds and three assists per game while being a good 3-point shooter. He was a key part of a few playoff appearances, including the Phoenix …

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Former Celtics draft pick RJ Hunter signs with Charlotte Hornets

[ad_1] According to Bleacher Report’s Chris Haynes, former Boston Celtics first-round draft pick R.J. Hunter is joining the Charlotte Hornets for the upcoming season. Hunter came into the league as the 28th pick in the 2015 NBA draft and had a reputation as a high-level perimeter scorer who could shoot off the catch and the dribble. At the time, the …

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Report suggests SEC would target a few ACC schools

[ad_1] With conference realignment being the hot topic in college athletics right now, rumors are swirling left and right about the future for college football and basketball. Oregon and Washington left for the Big Ten and Arizona, Arizona State, and Utah left for the Big 12, as a lot of things changed in a span of just under 24 hours. …

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Dallas Mavericks become jersey sponsor for Dallas Wings

[ad_1] Getty Images The Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Wings announced a historic partnership Sunday afternoon that would make the Mavericks the jersey sponsor for the Wings. The deal makes the Wings the first team in the WNBA to agree to a jersey sponsorship with an NBA team. The jersey patch will feature the Mavericks logo, as well as the “Girls …

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Huskers add transfer guard Jarron Coleman

[ad_1] The Nebraska basketball program added guard Jarron “Boogie” Coleman out of the transfer portal on Sunday. He entered the portal on Aug. 1. The 6-foot-5, 210-pound Coleman spent a total of four seasons at Ball State and one at Missouri. He enters the Husker program as a graduate transfer immediately eligible with one season left to play. >>> Subscribe: …

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Who do you wish stayed at UNC for longer?

[ad_1] Marvin Williams and Brandan Wright were two of the best one-and-dones to play basketball at UNC. Williams, who helped the Heels capture the 2005 NCAA Championship over Illinois, averaged 11.3 points per game and shot 50.6% from the field, while grabbing 6.6 rebounds per game in Chapel Hill. He was named 2004-2005 NCAA and ACC Rookie of theYear, plus …

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Bulls guard Coby White buys Chicago home listed at $5.1 million

[ad_1] The Chicago Bulls made sure to keep hold of their players this summer. In addition to re-signing Nikola Vucevic and Ayo Dosunmu, they also brought back Coby White on a three-year contract. The 23-year-old guard will be entering his fifth NBA season next year and hoping to take another leap with the Bulls. And with his new contract, White …

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The Top 24 shooting guards for the 2023-24 season

[ad_1] The shooting guard position has seen better days, though it has seen an influx in elite, potential-laden talent over recent years. Still, the days of Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade roaming the perimeter are long gone. As we continue our preview series ahead of the 2023-24 NBA season, today, we are going to take a look at who we believe will …

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Lakers summer player goals: Max Christie

[ad_1] Training camp for the 2023-24 NBA season is slowly but surely approaching, and while there is plenty of time before it begins, it’s time for players to start ramping up their training and preparation. That’s especially true for the Los Angeles Lakers, who are hoping to win their 18th world championship next summer. They magically remade what was a …

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Jabari Smith Jr. aiming to win NBA’s Most Improved Player in 2023-24

[ad_1] For Jabari Smith Jr., the No. 3 overall pick of the 2022 NBA draft by the Houston Rockets, his 2022-23 rookie season wasn’t all that he envisioned. While Smith did earn All-Rookie Second Team honors, the projected sharpshooter out of Auburn connected on just 40.8% of his overall shots and 30.7% from 3-point range. His 2023-24 league year, however, …

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What can be expected from the Brooklyn Nets’ 2023 draft class?

[ad_1] The Brooklyn Nets are transitioning from a team that many believed to be a championship contender to a squad that has some good players, but does not have the superstar to take the organization over the top. After the superstar era of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and James Harden did not result in much, Brooklyn looks to move forward …

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Is Jaylen Brown going to conclude his upcoming supermax contract extension with the Boston Celtics?

[ad_1] Is star Boston Celtics wing Jaylen Brown going to conclude his upcoming supermax contract extension with the Celtics? Brown’s future with the Celtics seems uncertain to some due to various factors, including potential contract issues for the ball club under the NBA’s new, punitive collective bargaining agreement and Brown’s desire to compete for a championship. On a recent episode …

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Nuggets reserve Vlatko Cancar suffers torn ACL while playing for Slovenia

[ad_1] Greece v Slovenia – International Friendly Vlatko Cancar, the floor-spacing reserve power forward for the Nuggets who averaged 15 minutes a game for the defending champions, suffered a torn ACL during a FIBA World Cup tune-up game for Slovenia and will almost certainly miss the entire upcoming season. Mike Singer of the Denver Post broke the news. It was …

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Every player in Boston Celtics history who wore No. 54

[ad_1] The Boston Celtics have more retired jerseys than any other team in the NBA, but that doesn’t mean the rest of their jerseys have little history of interest tied to them. In fact, with 17 titles to their name and decades of competitive basketball played in them, their unretired jersey numbers pack in some of the most history not …

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