Will James Harden work in Brooklyn?

I was not a fan of the conceptthat the Rockets needed to trade James Harden. The team still had him under contract and there was intrigue and some hope as how the new pieces John Wall, Christian Wood and DeMarcus Cousins. However once Harden “jumped off the cliff”in that now infamous postgame presser , he painted the Rockets in a corner. The only way the team could avoid having their season completely torpedoed was to ,as expeditiously as possible , sever their ties with the disgruntled star. As we know…

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NBA fines Kyrie Irving for violating Heath and Safety Protocols

from the NBA: NEW YORK — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving has been fined $50,000 for violating the league’s Health and Safety Protocols, which among other things prohibit attending indoor social gatherings of 15 or more people or entering bars, lounges, clubs or similar establishments, it was announced today by Byron Spruell, President, League Operations. The violation occurred when he attended a private indoor party last weekend. Irving will forfeit salary for any games he misses due to his five-day quarantine period, which will allow him to return to team activities…

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January 14, 2021 NBA Recap

Who Got it Done pt rb ast Shake MiltonPHI vs. MIA 31 2 7   2 stl Chris BoucherTOR vs. CHO 25 10 2   2 blk Nikola JokićDEN vs. GSW 23 14 10   Triple-double Keldon JohnsonSAS vs. HOU 29 6 2   12-16 fg Stephen CurryGSW @ DEN 35 11 4   2 stl Malcolm BrogdonIND @ POR 25 5 7   3 stl D. SabonisIND @ POR 23 15 5   2 stl Terry RozierCHO @ TOR 22 3 5   2 stl Sterling BrownHOU @ SAS 23 7 3   2 stl Kyle LowryTOR vs.…

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More images of the “University Gold” Air Jordan 9

The “University Gold” Air Jordan 9 is a new colourway of MJ’s ninth signature shoe that is slated to release in the early part of 2021. it sports a black nubuck upper overlaid by charcoal. University gold accents are foundon the “AIR JORDAN” on the tongue,the “23” and global Jumpman logo on the heel pull tab and inner. This upper sits atop a black midsole and a black rubber outsole with university gold Jumpman branding at the heel. The “University Gold” Air Jordan 9 is scheduled to make its retail…

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Check out these images of “Club 58” Nike Dunk SB Low

The latest installment of the “Club 58” theme, which was seen on their 2018 Blazer SB is back again, this time on a pair of Dunk SB Lows. Like that aforementioned Blazer from 2018, this Dunk low SB was designed by a group of skate shop employees. It sports a blue chill suede upper adorned with black-bordered white leather Swooshes on the lateral and medial sides. Nike sb’s “58” logo appears on both the tongue and lateral low ankle, with black Nike branding embroidered on the rear heel. Below the…

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“Taupe Haze” Air Jordan 4: Official Images

The ” Taupe Haze”” is a new colorway of the Air Jordan 4 that is planned to make its retail debut later this month. It sports a taupe haze upper that wears away, revealing a new pattern underneath. Black shows up at the lace tabs and on the rear underlay; an infrared 23 Jumpman is found on the tongue while taupe haze takes care of the same branding on the rear This upper sits atop a white midsole and a black midsole with sections of infrared 23 and white, with…

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Jacksonville Jaguars hire Urban Meyer as head coach

From Joseph Zucker of B/R: Urban Meyer is returning to the coaching ranks, but it won’t be at the college level.  On Thursday, the Jacksonville Jaguars announced they hired Meyer. It will be the 56-year-old’s first time as an NFL head coach: Meyer most recently coached at Ohio State, compiling an 83-9 record in seven years at the school. The Buckeyes were national champions in 2014 and claimed the Big Ten title on three occasions under his watch. Meyer announced ahead of the 2019 Rose Bowl he was stepping down, with Ryan…

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Saturday’s Suns and Pacers game postponed

From the nba: NEW YORK – The National Basketball Association game scheduled for Sat., Jan. 16 between the Indiana Pacers and Phoenix Suns at Phoenix Suns Arena has been postponed in accordance with the league’s Health and Safety Protocols. Because of ongoing contact tracing within the Suns, the team does not have the league-required eight available players to proceed with Saturday’s game against the Pacers.

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“Topography” Adidas Ultra Boost on the way

This upcoming Adidas Ultra Boost DNA sports a solar red Primeknit upper with a lace cage of the same hue that sport black-outlined Three Stripes branding. Solar red tongue branding and a black medial and lateral heel clips round out the upper, with the aesthetic being completed by a gradient Boost midsole with a pattern reminiscent of topographical maps and black Continental rubber outsole. The “”Topography”” Adidas Ultra Boost is already available in China, but a domestic debut is soon anticipated at adidas.com. The sticker price will be set at…

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January 13, 2021 NBA Recap

James Harden to Brooklyn In a 4-team trade: The Brooklyn Nets acquire James Harden and Cleveland’s 2024 2nd round pick. The Houston Rockets acquire Victor Oladipo, Rodions Kurucs, Dante Exum, Brooklyn’s unprotected 1st round picks in 2022, 2024 and 2026; 1st round pick swap rights with Brooklyn in 2021, 2023, 2025 and 2027; and Cleveland’s 2022 1st round pick via Milwaukee. The Cleveland Cavaliers acquire Jarrett Allen and Taurean Prince. The Indiana Pacers acquire Caris LeVert and Houston’s 2023 2nd round pick. Who Got it Done pt rb ast Damian LillardPOR @…

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