Basketball

The WNBA Commissioner’s Cup will launch in the 2021 season with a high-profile championship game and a $500,000 purse. (Image: WNBA)

WNBA Reveals Details for First Commissioner’s Cup, Including $500K Prize Fund

The WNBA will launch its first Commissioner’s Cup competition during the 2021 season as an added competition that will include $500,000 in prize money and a championship game in a lucrative time slot on the league calendar. The WNBA announced details of the Commissioner’s Cup on Wednesday, along with additional […]

LeBron James, seen here screaming in agony when he rolled his ankle against the Atlanta Hawks in late March, missed 24 games with the LA Lakers while recovering from the injury. (Image: Marcio Jose Sanchez/Getty)

LeBron James to Return for LA Lakers and NY Knicks Game?

LeBron James missed 24 games due to a severely sprained ankle injury, but he participated in practice on Monday and could return to the hardwood when the New York Knicks play the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center in downtown LA on Tuesday evening. LeBron is considered day-to-day for the […]

Jaylen Brown, Boston Celtics second-best scorer, will miss the remainder of the season recovering from a wrist injury. (Image: Lynne Sladky/AP)

Boston Bad Beat: Celtics Lose Jaylen Brown with Wrist Injury

The Boston Celtics can’t catch a break after they lost All-Star Jaylen Brown to a season-ending wrist injury. Brown suffered a torn scapholunate ligament in his left wrist, which requires surgery. He will also miss the postseason. Brown dealt with pain all season. He finally got the wrist checked out […]

Late-blooming rookie Isaac Okoro is the only decent thing for the Cleveland Cavs during their current eight-game losing streak. (Image: David Richard/USA Today Sports)

Cleveland Cavs Extend 8-Game Losing Streak with Second-Worst ATS Record

The Cleveland Cavs (21-45) hit the skids again and they’ve been fade-worthy material in recent weeks with an 0-8 against the spread clip during their losing streak. Last night, the Cavs were steamrolled by Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers, who handed them their eighth-straight loss, in a 36-point […]

Domantas Sabonis of the Indiana Pacers are jockeying for a spot in the Eastern Conference play-in tournament. (Image: Rick Bowmer/AP)

Prop Bet: Will the Indiana Pacers Make the Playoffs?

The Indiana Pacers experienced a tumultuous season marred by injuries, COVID-19 postponements, high-profile trades, and drama between the head coach and players. Despite all the craziness, you can wager on a prop bet from DraftKings on whether the Indiana Pacers will make the playoffs. The Pacers (30-35) currently occupy the […]

Michigan’s Franz Wagner attentively listens to advice from head coach Juwan Howard during a game against Indiana in 2020. (Image: Rick Osentoski/USA Today Sports)

Michigan Swingman Franz Wagner Declares for NBA Draft

German-born Franz Wagner, a sophomore swingman at Michigan, will bypass his junior season in Ann Arbor and declare himself eligible for the 2021 NBA Draft. Wagner is the younger brother of NBA player and former Michigan standout Moritz Wagner. Wagner, 19, averaged 12.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 3.0 assists per […]