Nets says Kyrie won’t play or practice until he meets vaccination eligibility requirements

There is a very real possibility that the basketball will not get treated to the basketball genius that is Kyrie Irving, at least not this season. Tuesday, Sean Marks announced that star guard Kyrie Irving will not play or practice with the team until he fulfills local COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Marks said this in a statement: “Kyrie has made a personal choice, and we respect his individual right to choose. Currently the choice restricts his ability to be a full-time member of the team, and we will not permit any…

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Sources: Ben Simmons could rejoin Sixers this week

Been Simmons could be back in Philadelphia sooner than it was assumed and not as a visiting player. According to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, talks have progressed between the team and Simmons’ agent Rich Paul that could potentially have the disgruntled star back with the team as soon as this week. Simmons time in the City of Brotherly seemed to be on the clock since the David Copperfield he pulled in conference semifinals against the Atlanta Hawks. Following the series, Simmons was subsequently and unceremoniously chucked completely under…

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Golden State Warriors updates on James Wiseman and Klay Thompson

Since their defeat in the 2019 NBA Finals at the hands of Kawhi Leonard, their quest to reascend to the summit of the NBA’s Mount Olympus has been hampered by injuries. Whether is was Stephen Curry being limited to only five games in 2019-20 or Klay Thompson missing the last two seasons with ACL and Achilles tears, the Warriors team that has been on the floor has had little resemblance of the team we saw competing for an winning three championships over a five-year span. Even lottery pick James Wiseman,…

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Giannis and the Milwaukee Bucks: winning the the right way cements a legacy

The Milwaukee Bucks hoisted the Larry O’Brien for the first time in 50 years and dare I say, it was one of the most satisfying championships that I have witnessed in the past several years. Why is that you may ask, and that is because this championship was the culmination of a team building itself up over time to reach this point; it had a feel from an era gone by. As enjoyable as it was seeing Lebron James finally getting that championship gorilla off his back, it was seen…

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DeAndre Jordan to reportedly sign 1/$2.6 million deal once waivers are cleared

From Paul Kasabian of B/R DeAndre Jordan will sign a one-year, $2.6 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers after clearing waivers, per Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic. Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Brooklyn Nets dealt Jordan to the Detroit Pistons earlier Friday: Charania and Wojnarowski both reported that the Pistons intended to waive Jordan following a buyout, making him a free agent if he clears waivers. Charania and James Edwards III of The Athletic also added that Jordan intends to give back $4 million of the remaining $20 million on his deal as…

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NBA trade alert: Memphis sends Hernangomez to Celtics

With NBA training camps just about three weeks away, teams are still hard at work improving their rosters. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Memphis Grizzlies and the Boston Celtics have engaged in a deal that will send send big man Juancho Hernangomez to the C’s in exchange for Kris Dunn, Carsen Edwards and second-round pick swap in 2026. Hernangomez a talented big man has shown flashes of his abilities. He had his best statistical campaign in 2019-20, in which he only appeared in 14 contests( all of which…

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Damian Lillard says he’s not leaving Rip City….for now

The name of Portland Trail Blazers superstar guard Damian Lillard has been the subject of trade talks and rumors for months and they have continued even into the offseason. Despite the winds of trade speculation swirling about him, Lillard has consistently maintained his desire to remain a Blazer. He was asked the same question once again on a live and he quelled the speculation……sort of. While on said live, Lillard responded to a question from one of the chatters asking if he was leaving the PDX, to which Dame gave…

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Rick Pitino says FIBA basketball is three times as physical as the NBA

Rick Pitino shared his opinion on the toughness FIBA basketball brings to the floor compared to the NBA By Eurohoops team at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Rick Pitino’s Iona Gaels squad has been on the road trip across Greece as part of preparations for the upcoming season and their first opponent was Peristeri, with whom the American coach is quite acquainted. “It was a great experience for us. We played against a professional team that will compete in the Champions League. Three of their players played for my national team, they are…

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Marc Gasol’s second season in LA is now an uncertainty

By Johnny Askounis/ info@eurohoops.net Despite his plan to return to the Los Angeles Lakers for a second season, Marc Gasol might end up considering other options, per Marc Stein. Gasol, 36, inked a two-year contract with the Lakers last November. After Spain was eliminated from the Olympic Games in Tokyo, he shared his plans of heading back to Los Angeles. However, his spot on the roster is uncertain, according to the latest report. The Spanish big put up 5.0 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.1 assists, and 1.1 blocks in a rocky season with the Lakers, his 13th…

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NBA releases 2021-22 game and national television schedule

From nba news services: 2021-22 Regular Season Schedule Ticket info & buying options Team-by-team broadcast schedules NBA TV to televise 107 regular season games NEW YORK – The NBA today released the complete game schedule and broadcast schedules for TNT, ESPN, ABC, NBA TV and ESPN Radio for its landmark 75th Anniversary Season. The complete regular-season schedule and team-by-team schedules are attached and available at NBA.com/schedule. The 2021-22 regular season, which comprises 82 games per team, will tip off on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, and conclude on Sunday, April 10, 2022.…

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