The rockets will likely pick up options on Jeff Green and Jae’Sean Tate

via Scott Polacek, Bleacher Report The Houston Rockets challenged for a play-in tournament spot for much of the 2023-24 campaign, and they reportedly plan on bringing back multiple role players for next season. Kelly Iko of The Athletic reported Tuesday that “all signs point toward the Rockets picking up the options on veteran forwards Jae’Sean Tate and Jeff Green.” Houston ended up 41-41 and five games behind the Golden State Warriors for the final spot in the Western Conference play-in tournament. It was a notable improvement from the previous three seasons…

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DeMar DeRozan says Kyrie is the most talented player he’s ever seen

via Soctt Polocek, Bleacher Report NBA fans can debate who the greatest of all-time is between Michael Jordan and LeBron James, but DeMar DeRozan has a different answer when it comes to the most talented player he has ever seen. The Chicago Bulls forward answered Kyrie Irving when asked that during an appearance on the Pivot Podcast. DeRozan is not the only one who feels that way, as former NBA player Jay Williams and Phoenix Suns star Kevin Durant are among those who have said in the past that Irving is the most skilled player…

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DeMar DeRozan says he would “love” to return to the Bulls

Courtesy of FanSided In the wake of Zach LaVine’s devastating season-ending injury during the 2023-24 NBA season, DeMar DeRozan stepped up as the Chicago Bulls’ leading scorer. Despite the team’s season concluding with another disappointing play-in tournament exit, DeRozan’s ability to deliver in crucial moments kept fans on the edge of their seats. As DeRozan’s contract comes to an end, the big question looms: Should the Bulls invest in keeping the 34-year-old star? With plans potentially shifting towards moving LaVine either this offseason or before the next trade deadline, the…

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A’Ja Wilson is getting her own signature sneaker

In a move that should have happened fat sooner, Two-time WNBA MVP A’ja Wilson will finally receive her own signature sneaker.  The Las Vegas Aces star made the announcement on her Instagram account, wearing a hoodie that reads, “Of Course I Have a Shoe Dot Com.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by A'ja Wilson (@aja22wilson) Her upcoming debut silhouette, the A’One is slated to debut in 2025.  Alexa Phillippou also reported that Wilson is also added to the ranks of the Nike signature athletes, joining the likes…

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Michael Wilbon has had enough of the LeExcuses

The recent, and to many the unjust, firing of former Lakers coach Darvin Ham has been a tipping point on breaking the gag hold that’s seemingly been in place as it relates to any degree of criticism directed at LeBron James. Over the past several days a multitude of media personages have gotten on James’ case for yet another one of his coaches getting broken off. Ham’s replacement will mark the Lakers’ fourth coach during the LeBron era in Tinseltown and the ninth coach of his career. One of those…

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Candace Parker named President of Adidas Women’s Basketball

Courtesy of Sean Leahy, Yahoo Sports A little over a week after announcing her retirement from the WNBA, Candace Parker is moving into a new role as president of Adidas women’s basketball. According to Adidas, Parker will “collaborate with the brand to create a powerful platform aimed at influencing and elevating the future of women’s sports. She will drive innovative strategies and empowering initiatives to push the game further while inspiring the next generation of hoopers to dream bigger and reach higher under her guidance. “Parker’s role will also involve overseeing…

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PE Corner: ”FAMU PE” Nike LeBron XX NXT Gen

This LeBron XX NXXT Gen was made for the Florida A&M basketball program. The green of the upper peeks through the white open hole mesh. Dual -branded Green and orange Swooshes adorn the later side, while a large single Swoosh takes care of the branding on the medial side.  A Rattler logo has its home on the left tongue, while LeBron’s signature is perched atop the right. Both tongues sports “NIKE” and LBJ branding, with “XX” showing up on the rear heel.  Underneath the aforementioned upper resides a white midsole…

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Former Laker Robert Horry spits facts on LeBron James

On the Lakers postgame show following Game 2 of the Nuggets/Lakers series, former player Robert Horry offered something rarely heard in modern sports media-an honest accessment or Lebron James and his play. Although it will place him squarely in the crosshairs of the LeMedia and the Lesychophants, “Big Shot Bob” laid some ly the culpability at the feet of the supposed “King.”

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