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Jimmy Butler wants to take his ball and get out of Minnesota sooner rather than later. (Image: Hannah Foslien/Getty)

Jimmy Butler to Minnesota Timberwolves: Please Trade Me

Four-time NBA all-star Jimmy Butler wants out of Minnesota. Team officials seem reluctantly ready to oblige. The lingering question: where could he be headed next? One of the best two-way players in basketball, Butler demanded a trade last Tuesday. Less than a week before the beginning of training camp, the […]

Media Day Shines Light on How NBA Stars Plan to Mesh with New Teams

The NBA’s biggest stars were front and center during media day on Monday, as several players faced questions about how exactly they would fit in with their new teams in the coming season. With teams preparing for the start of training camp and the NBA preseason, this was the first […]

The Philadelphia 76ers hired former player Elton Brand to be the team's new general manager. Brand has worked in the organization's front office since 2016. (Photo: Patrick Gorski/USA Today)

Elton Brand Returning to Philadelphia 76ers as New General Manager

The Philadelphia 76ers have their new general manager, and he’s a familiar face. Former 76er big man Elton Brand has been tasked with overseeing the roster of one of his former teams. The 76ers announced the hire on Tuesday. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the team will make the move official […]

LaVar Ball, father of Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball, has been known to be outspoken. (Image: Getty)

Trio of Unusual Prop Bets Tempt Daring Gamblers

Internet sportsbooks usually offer some unusual prop bets that cover anything from what color shirt a golfer might wear to President Donald Trump’s chances of winning a Nobel Peace Prize. MyBookie has three wagers currently available that are slightly outlandish. OG has taken a look, and offers some advice for bettors […]

LeBron James Jr. is taking after his famous father, and is being courted by college basketball teams. (Image: Getty)

LeBron James Jr. Following in Famous Father’s Footsteps

LeBron James Jr. is taking after his famous father when it comes to basketball, and the 13-year-old star is already getting the attention of college programs. He is turning out to be so popular, that bookmaker.eu has put odds on what university he will go to. Never mind that he […]

Four more NBA franchises will be adding squads to the NBA 2K League for its second season, bringing the esports competition to 21 teams. (Image: Michelle Farsi/NBAE/Getty)

NBA 2K League to Add of Four Expansion Teams for Second Season

The NBA 2K League is still finishing up its first season, but the esports competition is already announcing that there will be some more teams in contention when its second year begins. According to a Wednesday announcement from the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers, Atlanta Hawks, Brooklyn Nets and Minnesota […]

Charles Oakley (center) pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge that allowed him to avoid jail time after a cheating incident at the Cosmopolitan. (Image: Sporting News)

Charles Oakley Pleads No Contest in Cosmopolitan Casino Cheating Case

Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct, a move his lawyers say will fully resolve the casino cheating accusations leveled against him by the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Oakley was arrested by Nevada Gaming Control Board agents on July 8 […]