Milwaukee GM says Giannis will be offered Supermax in 2020

Milwaukee Bucks GM John Hart said Thursday that “of course” the team will offer their MVP forward Giannis Antetokounmpo a “supermax” contract extension in 2020 when he will be eligible. Antetokounmpo is coming off a monster season where put up 27.7 points, 12.5 rebounds, 5.9 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.3 steals in leading the Bucks to the Eastern Conference Finals and capturing league MVP honors. So it is only natural the Bucks will offer him the supermax the second he is eligible. Back in 2014 Giannis declared his intention to…

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Joe Johnson signs with Pistons

Joe Johnson’s domination of the BIG3 caught the attention of several NBA teams, and multiple teams brought him in for a workout. The Detroit Pistons reached an agreement with the 7-time NBA All-Star earlier Thursday. While this is good news for the 38-year Johnson, for Micheal Beasley it means that his NBA journey will have to continue with another ballclub as he will be waived to make room for Johnson.

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Lebron James’ Taco Tuesday trademark denied

Lebron James’ presence on social media cannot be ignored. Often times lighthearted and fun and other times he clumsily attempts to navigate through certain approves social issues. One his most notable enjoyable is his Taco Tuesday post, something he has somewhat become synonymous with. As someone who does think with a ruling class mentality in some aspects, James sought to trademark the “Taco Tuesday “ phrase. According to Gerben Law Firm Founder, Josh Gerben, Lebron’s trademark application was denied , as it was deemed a “commonplace message.”

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Grizzlies are not looking to buy out Andre Iguodala, want him to report to camp

The roster spots on good teams that have been allegedly reserved for Andre Iguodala will sit unfilled, at least for the foreseeable future. It appears that the forward will spend at least some time in Grizzlies gear because according to a report by The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, Memphis wants the veteran wing to report to training camp, and the team , at this juncture, has no interest in a buyout. It was thought that after the three-time champion was acquired via trade from the Warriors, that he would…

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‘Buddy Bowl’ ends in defeat for Grambling

By: Candice Dixson, Sports Information Staff  Story Links RUSTON, La. l J’Mar Smith threw for 220 yards, including one touchdown, as Louisiana Tech’s football team delivered a 20-14 victory over Grambling State on Saturday afternoon at Joe Aillet Stadium.  “I thought we did some good things, but we got to play better,” said Grambling State Head Coach Broderick Fobbs.  “We have to finish. We had an opportunity, several opportunities, but we didn’t take advantage of them today.” Saturday afternoon’s game paid homage to Orville Kince (O.K. “Buddy”) Davis, a native of Ruston who…

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Rui Hachimura to miss last two games of FIBA World Cup

Washington Wizards’ 2019 NBA Draft Lottery pick Rui Hachimura has been playing for Japan in the FIBA World Cup. The former Gonzaga standout will miss the final two games of the World Cup due to knee discomfort and general fatigue. Here is a statment from JBA on Hachimura’s status: The Wizards and Japan Basketball have been operating under a carefully created load management plan to protect Rui’s health after a long NCAA season, the NBA draft and the NBA summer league. Rui experienced knee discomfort and general fatigue during the…

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Chandler Hutchison suffers hamstring injury

Bulls wing Chandler Hutchison suffered a hamstring injury yesterday during a workout. The Bulls announced the injury earlier today. If Bulls fans are letting out collective groans it is because last season the injury bug kicked the team in the junk before the season began with several key players (Lauri Markkanen, elbow; Kris Dunn, MCL; Bobby Portis MCL) missing substantial time and Denzel Valentine was out for the entire season with an ankle injury (that had nothing to do with what Frank Nitty did to him in the Drew League.…

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JaVale McGee’s home burgled, championship ring stolen

Los Angeles Lakers center JaVale McGee’s was burglarized and amongst the items taken was one of the two NBA championship rings he won as a member of the Golden State Warriors. According to TMZ Sports, McGee’s Los Angeles home was broken into on Saturday. The burglars swiped two safes, one of which held one of the rings as well as the goggles used in the locker room celebration. The value of the cash and things stolen is at around $200,000. The report adds that police are currently reviewing surveillance footage…

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Joe Johnson’s big game powers Triplets to BIG3 title

In his rookie season in the BIG3, Joe Johnson quickly established himself as the undisputed best player in the league, hitting several game-winning shots, leading the league in both total points scored (175) and points per game (21.9) en route to winning league MVP. Johnson’s on-court exploits helped expansion team Triplets to a league-best 7-1 record and the prohibitive favorite heading into the playoffs. Johnson’s dominance of the league was not unnoticed by the NBA, with the 76ers bringing him for a workout last Thursday, with other teams, including the…

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Eric Gordon and Rockets agree to 4/$76 million extension

This time of the NBA year is typically known as the “dead period” because major transactional moves are typically at a minimum, save signing to fill rosters out for training camp. This was not the case for the Houston Rockets. According to the Houston Chronicle’s Jonathan Feigen, the Rockets signed Eric Gordon to a four-year , $76 million contract extension, which was the most the club could offer. The deal will not kick in until the 2020-21 season, as Gordon ( who is only 30 years old) enters the final…

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