Archive for the ‘NBA’ category

Carmelo Anthony Comments on No-Trade Clause, Rumors and Knicks’ Front Office

January 20th, 2017
With questions swirling regarding Carmelo Anthony's future with the New York Knicks, the nine-time All-Star has addressed his feelings on the matter.  According to Al Iannazzone of Newsday, Melo said this week he would consider waiving his no-trade clause if approached by management: "I think it will be more on the front office. ...

Chris Bosh: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation on Heat PF’s Future

January 20th, 2017
Although it's unclear whether Miami Heat power forward Chris Bosh will be able to resume his NBA career due to blood clots, front offices around the league are reportedly monitoring the situation in case the Heat decide to release him later in the season. Continue for updates. Bulls Keeping Tabs on Bosh's ...

NBA All-Star Game Rosters 2017: Voting Results for Starters, Predicting Reserves

January 20th, 2017
Although the player with the NBA's highest player efficiency rating (Russell Westbrook at 29.5, per ESPN.com) isn't starting the NBA All-Star Game this year, the starting lineups for the Eastern and Western Conferences, which were announced on Thursday night, are still loaded. Eastern Conference Starting Lineup: Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, Chicago ...

Giannis Antetokounmpo: First Buck to Make an All-Star Team Since Michael Redd

January 20th, 2017
Fact: Giannis Antetokounmpo was announced as one of the All-Star starters on Thursday, becoming the first Buck to make an All-Star team since Michael Redd in 2004. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Facts of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: B/R Insights Read ...

NBA All-Star Game 2017: Least-Deserving Starters, Top Snubs After Lineups Reveal

January 20th, 2017
The NBA finally announced the 10 players who will start the 2017 NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans on Thursday. Fans, players and media members all had a say in the starters for the first time in the event's history. Overall, the results were pretty good. The new system helped weed ...

Courtney Lee Says Wizards Assistant Coach Distracted Him on Final Sequence

January 20th, 2017
After passing up a potential game-tying three-point attempt in Thursday's 113-110 loss to the Washington Wizards, New York Knicks guard Courtney Lee said a Wizards assistant coach distracted him by stepping on to the court. As seen in the following video courtesy of Turner Sports PR, Washington assistant Sidney Lowe stood in ...

Bleacher Report Staff Picks for 2017 NBA All-Star Game Reserves

January 20th, 2017
The 2017 NBA All-Star Game will take place Feb. 19 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, and now we know who'll be on the floor for the opening tip. Kyrie Irving, DeMar DeRozan, Jimmy Butler, LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo have been named starters for the Eastern Conference based ...

Timberwolves vs. Clippers: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

January 20th, 2017
There was only one superstar on the floor during Thursday's game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Minnesota Timberwolves with Chris Paul and Blake Griffin dealing with injuries, and Karl-Anthony Towns lived up to the description. Towns led Minnesota to the 104-101 victory at Staples Center behind 37 points and 12 ...

Thursday NBA Roundup: John Wall’s All-Star Snub Makes Red-Hot Wizards Dangerous

January 19th, 2017
Take a look at John Wall's Twitter feed, and you'll see the same thing over and over again: The Washington Wizards point guard has spent the better part of January constantly retweeting messages that include his name and the all-important "#NBAVote" hashtag.  Of course, it didn't pay off. Wall was omitted from ...

Wizards vs. Knicks: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

January 19th, 2017
The Washington Wizards (23-19) have been a mess away from the friendly confines of Verizon Center all season, but they snapped out of their road funk and captured a 113-110 victory over the New York Knicks (19-25) at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.  However, the win didn't come without some tense moments.  Although the ...