April 21, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performers Kawhi LeonardTOR @ ORL 34 6 2 2 stl, 2 blk Kevin DurantGSW @ LAC 33 7 6 Paul GeorgeOKC vs. POR 32 10 6 12-14 ft Aaron GordonORL vs. TOR 25 7 5 Klay ThompsonGSW @ LAC 32 1 0 6-9 3-pt CJ McCollumPOR @ OKC 27 4 3 5-9 3-pt S. Gilgeous-AlexanderLAC vs. GSW 25 2 2 Darren CollisonIND vs. BOS 19 6 5 2 stl Gordon HaywardBOS @ IND 20 3 2 2 stl B. BogdanovicIND vs. BOS 22 8 3 Yesterday’s Scores Boston Celtics…

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NBA Playoff Recap: April 16, 2019

Top Performances Kawhi LeonardTOR vs. ORL 37 4 4 2 stl CJ McCollumPOR vs. OKC 33 8 5 DeMar DeRozanSAS @ DEN 31 7 2 2 stl Damian LillardPOR vs. OKC 29 4 6 3 stl, 2 blk Kyle LowryTOR vs. ORL 22 4 7 2 stl Nikola JokicDEN vs. SAS 21 13 8 2 stl Jamal MurrayDEN vs. SAS 24 2 4 Paul MillsapDEN vs. SAS 20 7 1 Paul GeorgeOKC @ POR 27 8 3 Gary HarrisDEN vs. SAS 23 5 1 Today’s Games (all times EST) Indiana…

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Kawhi Leonard and New Balance unveil OMN1S Basketball Shoe

Last week, New Balance dropped a teaser video of their upcoming basketball sneaker featuring Kawhi Leonard ( and took some not-so-subtle runs at a few prominent players). In the same tweet , the company also announced that their basketball sneaker would debut at the NBA All-Star game. At Sunday’s game Kawhi Leonard broke out his New Balance OMN1S basketball sneaker. Five additional colorways were shown by the brand, and each of them draw inspiration from personal details that shaped Kawhi into the player he has become. Release details of the…

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New Balance and Kawhi Leonard dangle sneaker debut

In November, we covered Toronto Raptors small forward Kawhi Leonard had reached an multiyear endorsement deal with New Balance . Leonard’s sneaker options were wide open after he rejected a 4-year, $22 million dollar extension on his, at the time, deal with Jordan Brand. In that interim, Leonard has been seen rocking New Balance gear walking into the arenas, but he has still been wearing the Air Jordan 32 on the hardwood in lieu of a shoe from New Balance. It appears that time may be drawing nigh. Earlier today on…

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Kawhi Leonard will not play against Pacers tonight

Toronto Raptors star small forward Kawhi Leonard will not suit up for the team’s game tonight against the Indiana Pacers. Doug Smith reports that the reason for Leoanrd’s absence is what the team has termed as “load management.” Smith adds this is code for “rest” and that point guard Kyle Lowry is listed as “questionable.”

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Kawhi Leonard signs endorsement deal with New Balance

Earlier today, Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes reported that Toronto Raptors small forward Kawhi Leonard reached an agreement with New Balance on a multiyear endorsement deal. Leonard turned down a 4-year, $22 million dollar extension with Jordan Brand earlier this year. That deal expired this year which made him a sneaker free agent. Kawhi will serve as the face of New Balance basketball, as like brands Converse and Puma, are looking to re-establish a presence in the performance basketball space. Terms of the deal with Leonard were not immediately released.    …

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Kawhi Leonard, Jordan Brand to Part Ways

It looks like when the NBA season begins anew in October, the name across the front of the jersey will not be the only thing different he will be wearing. That is because Leonard and Jordan Brand will part ways after his contract expires later this year. ESPN’s Nick Depaula reports that the brand is “going to let Leonard walk when his contract expires later this year.” Extension talks between Leonard and Jordan Brand hit an impasse when Leonard rejected a four year, $22 million extension. The rejected deal apparently…

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NBA Players react to DeMar DeRozan getting traded

With a little less than 500 players across its 30 teams, the NBA is a very small community. News travels fast around the league and even moreso in the age of social media. So when news of the DeMar DeRozan-Kawhi Leonard deal broke, many players took to social media to express their sentiments. Here is what the man, DeMar DeRozan,himself had to say: DeMar reacts to being traded pic.twitter.com/TGDMfS7tcN — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 18, 2018 Smh cold game — Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) July 18, 2018 No matter what…When I…

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Kawhi to the Raptors?

The ever-evolving saga of Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs may have a yet a new and unexpected turn. Now there appears to be a new contestant in the Quest for Kawhi- surprisingly the Toronto Raptors. Reporting from the Washington Post’s Tim Bontemps indicated that the Raptors have emerged as a potential trade landing spot for Leonard. From Bontemps; The Toronto Raptors also generated buzz as a potential destination for Leonard. With LeBron James out of the Eastern Conference, perhaps Raptors President of Basketball Operations Masai Ujiri is willing to swing…

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Spurs likely will take their time with Leonard decision

In true Spurs fashion, don’t expect a rash decision to conclude the Kawhi Leonard situation. Woj doesn't think a Kawhi Leonard trade will happen before the 2018 NBA draft. "I don't think the Spurs are in any rush to make a decision about Leonard's future, certainly on the trade front" pic.twitter.com/TTMllBJqCz — Rob Lopez (@r0bato) June 18, 2018 According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, it’s unlikely the Spurs would make move before draft day. Quite simply, it would be foolhardy for the Spurs to jump the gun and pull the trigger…

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