Tag: NBA

Washington Wizards Bradley Beal slices through the Brooklyn Nets. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

No BB Wiz Restart, Bradley Beal Out with Shoulder Injury

Another bad beat for the Washington Wizards. The NBA’s second-best scorer, Bradley Beal, won’t join the Washington Wizards during the NBA restart in Orlando due to a nagging shoulder injury. The team hoped Beal’s shoulder would heal during the shutdown, but his pain increased. The Wizards (24-40) decided it will […]

Portland Blazers star Damian Lillard will grace the cover of NBA 2K21. (Image: 2K Sports)

Dame 2K: Damian Lillard Lands Cover of NBA 2K21

Portland Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard will appear on the next cover of the popular video game NBA 2K21 by 2K Sports. Lillard, one of the most dynamic scorers in the NBA, earned his first spot on an NBA 2K cover. 2K Sports dropped the trailer for the upcoming version […]

Spencer Dinwiddie (left) and DeAndre Jordan (right) during a game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. (Image: AP)

Brooklyn Down; Spencer Dinwiddie, DeAndre Jordan Test Positive for COVID-19

It’s another bad beat in Brooklyn. Two members of the Brooklyn Nets — Spencer Dinwiddie (starting point guard) and DeAndre Jordan (backup center) — have tested positive for coronavirus. Jordan says he will opt-out of the NBA restart at Disney’s World of Sports in Orlando, Florida. Dinwiddie, the Nets leading […]

New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson guards LeBron James of the LA Lakers at the Smoothie King Center in NOLA. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Zion Bubblicious: New Orleans Pelicans NBA Restart Schedule

Can Zion Williamson, the former #1 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a playoff berth? The NBA released its restart schedule and hoops fans in New Orleans were eager to see who the Pelicans will face in the final eight games before the playoffs […]

LA Clippers F Kawhi Leonard defends LeBron James of the LA Lakers at Staples Center in Los Angeles. (Image: Wendy Nguyen/Getty)

LA LA Land Coin Flip, Lakers and Clippers Co-Favorites for West Title

LA or LA? LeBron James or Kawhi Leonard? With the NBA on the cusp of returning to action in Orlando, oddsmakers at the Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas released an update of their Western Conference championship odds. Both Los Angeles-based teams, the Lakers and the Clippers, are the top favorites […]

Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets center, at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Image: Jerome Miron/USA TODAY Sports)

Joker Infected; Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic Tests Positive for COVID-19

Nikola Jokic, two-time All-Star with the Denver Nuggets, tested positive for coronavirus in his home country of Serbia. Jokic came in contract with tennis star, Novak Djokovic, who also tested positive for COVID-19. Jokic, 25, encountered Djokovic in Belgrade. Jokic tested positive for coronavirus last week and he’s been asymptomatic. […]

Washington Wizards forward Davis Bertans celebrates drilling a 3-pointer at Capitol One Arena in Washington, DC. (Image: Davis Bertans)

Davis Bertans Skips Disneyworld, Wiz Sharpshooter Opts Out of NBA Restart

Washington Wizards forward Davis Bertans will sit out of the upcoming NBA restart to be hosted in the bubble city of Orlando, Florida, at Disney’s World of Sports. The Latvian sharpshooter averaged 15.4 points off the bench for the Wizards and is the team’s second-best scorer behind Bradley Beal. Bertans, […]

NBA commish Adam Silver congratulates Zion Williamson for becoming the #1 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft via the New Orleans Pelicans. (Image: Sarah Stier/Getty)

2020 NBA Draft and Free Agency Dates Set

NBA commissioner Adam Silver confirmed that the 2020 NBA Draft will take place on Oct. 16. NBA free agency will begin two days later on Oct. 18. Anthony Edwards, a shooting guard from the Georgia Bulldogs, comes into the NBA Draft as the potential #1 pick. James Wiseman, a 7-foot […]

LaMarcus Aldridge, forward on the Spurs, during a game against the Rockets in San Antonio, Texas. (Image: Eric Gay/AP)

Stop the L-Train, LaMarcus Aldridge Dunzo

San Antonio Spurs All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge won’t return to the team after undergoing surgery to repair his shoulder injury. Aldridge, 34, went under the knife in April to repair a rotator cuff debridement injury. Even with the delayed return to the season and postseason, Aldridge hasn’t fully recovered from […]

Model Kendall Jenner and NBA star Devin Booker (of the Phoenix Suns) have been romantically linked according to the Hollywood tabloids. (Image: Harpers)

Sushi Date Night at Nobu with Devin Booker and Kendall Jenner

TMZ reported that Kendall Jenner and Devin Booker were spotted at Nobu in Malibu for a fancy sushi dinner before Booker reported to the Phoenix Suns for the continuation of the NBA season and playoffs. “They both looked really good,” said TMZ. “In fact, Kendall walked out of the restaurant […]

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal defended by LA Lakers center Dwight Howard in 2019. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

LBJ, AD, and BB? LA Lakers Interested in Wiz’s Bradley Beal

Bradley Beal, the star guard from the Washington Wizards, has drawn the eye of the Los Angeles Lakers. Beal’s name popped up in multiple trade rumors involving the Brooklyn Nets, New Orleans Pelicans, and the Lakers. In reality, the chances that the Lakers pull off a trade for Beal are […]

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dennis Schorder during a game against the Houston Rockets in 2020. (Image: Cooper Neill/Getty)

NBA Sixth Man of the Year: Dennis Schroder or Montrezl Harrell?

Schro or Trez? Who was the dominant reserve player this season? Dennis Schroder (Oklahoma City Thunder) or Montrezl Harrell (Los Angeles Clippers) are the favorites to win the 2020 NBA Sixth Man of the Year. Either Schroder or Harrell will dethrone Lou Williams (LA Clippers), who won the NBA Sixth […]

Power-forward Wes Unseld with the Baltimore Bullets in the late 1970s. (Image: Getty)

Hall of Fame Player and Ex-Coach Wes Unseld Dies at 74

Baltimore Bullets All-Star forward and Washington Bullets ex-head coach, Wes Unseld, passed away at 74. Unseld also worked in the front office as general manager of the Washington Wizards. Unseld is known as one of two players in NBA history to win the Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable […]

The Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 will be postponed until 2021. (Image: NBA)

Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 Class Inductions Postponed Until 2021

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts, will postpone the class of 2020’s induction until the first quarter of 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 class features nine inductees, including Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, Eddie Sutton, Rudy Tomjanovich, Kim Mulkey, Tamika Catchings, Barbara […]

Damian Lillard, 5-time All-Star with Portland Trail Blazers, and the Moda Center. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Portland’s Damian Lillard: No Playoffs for Rip City, No Dame

Portland Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard says he won’t return to action if the Blazers have zero chance at the NBA playoffs because it won’t be worth the risk during the coronavirus pandemic. No real opportunity for playoffs in Rip City? Then no, Dame. When the NBA shut down its […]