HBCU Alum named president of Basketball Africa League

The NBA announced Tuesday that Amadou Gallo Fall was named the president of the new Basketball Africa League (BAL).  Fall, a graduate if the University of the District of Columbia and a native of Senegal, has been with the NBA since 2010. He will begin immediately in his new role as president while concurrently helping in the hiring and transitioning of a new director of NBA Africa, which was his previous role.  “I am extremely excited about the opportunity. I am grateful for the trust that NBA commissioner Adam Silver…

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Andrew Bogut’s play is putting the NBL on NBA Radars

From nbl.com.au : Andrew Bogut keeps getting asked about the NBL, and those in the NBA are listening after his stellar start to the Playoffs with the Golden State Warriors. Speaking with the Daily Telegraph’s Matt Logue, Bogut has opened up on the added intrigue in the NBL he is seeing in NBA circles. “People are now genuinely intrigued,” Bogut told The Daily Telegraph. “I think this is a perfect storm for the NBL, especially for myself to come over here and play valuable minutes for a championship contending team. “People over…

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Lebron James out vs Jazz

Earlier today the Los Angeles Lakers announced that Lebron James will not play in the club’s Wednesday night game against the Utah Jazz due to ( say it with me) load management. This will be his third game missed in the Lakers’ last seven outings. It seems the missed games will pile up as the Lakers will not be participants in this year’s postseason. Look to see more Kyle Kuzma and Lance Stephenson in James’ absence.

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NBA Recap: March 26, 2019

Top 5 Performers Kemba WalkerCHO vs. SAS 38 9 11 Trae YoungATL @ NOP 33 1 12 Christian WoodNOP vs. ATL 23 9 1 3 stl, 6 blk Dwight PowellDAL vs. SAC 21 13 3 4 blk K. Caldwell-PopeLAL vs. WAS 29 5 1 Yesterday’s Scores San Antonio Spurs     116 OT Charlotte Hornets     125 PTS K.Walker-CHO – 38 TRB L.Aldridge-SAS – 15 Boston Celtics     116 Cleveland Cavaliers     106 PTS C.Sexton-CLE – 24 TRB K.Love-CLE – 11 Sacramento Kings     125 Dallas Mavericks     121 PTS L.Doncic-DAL – 28 TRB D.Powell-DAL – 13 Detroit Pistons     92 Denver Nuggets     95…

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Kyrie Irving out tomorrow against Cavaliers

According to Jay King of the Athletic, Boston Celtics star point guard Kyrie Irving will miss the team’s game Wednesday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers for , the annoyingly increasing used term, “load management.” His colleague at The Athletic, Joe Vardon, had an interesting take observation on Irving’s absence tomorrow. Jayson Tatum and Al Horford are listed as questionable, while Robert Williams is doubtful. Playing the Cavaliers , even sans Kyrie could help the Celtics get back in the win column. They have been just 6-10 since the All-Star break…

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March 20, 2019 NBA Recap

Top 5 Performers James HardenHOU @ MEM 57 7 8 9-17 3-pt Joel EmbiidPHI vs. BOS 37 22 4 20-21 ft Damian LillardPOR vs. DAL 33 5 12 6-12 3-pt Lauri MarkkanenCHI vs. WAS 32 13 5 5-8 3-pt Mike ConleyMEM vs. HOU 35 5 8 Yesterday’s Games Washington Wizards     120 OT Chicago Bulls     126 PTS L.Markkanen-CHI – 32 TRB L.Markkanen-CHI – 13 Milwaukee Bucks     102 Cleveland Cavaliers     107 PTS K.Middleton-MIL – 26 TRB K.Middleton-MIL – 12 Houston Rockets     125 OT Memphis Grizzlies     126 PTS J.Harden-HOU – 57 TRB J.Valanciunas-MEM – 15 Utah Jazz     137 New…

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Pro Basketball Recap March 11, 2019

Top Performers: Kemba WalkerCHO @ HOU 40 10 7 6-6 3-pt Lou WilliamsLAC vs. BOS 34 4 5 Bradley BealWAS vs. SAC 27 9 9 4 stl Collin SextonCLE vs. TOR 28 4 5 James HardenHOU vs. CHO 28 6 10 11-12 ft Yesterday’s Scores: Detroit Pistons      75 Brooklyn Nets     103 PTS S.Dinwiddie-BRK – 19 TRB A.Drummond-DET – 20 Toronto Raptors     101 Cleveland Cavaliers     126 PTS C.Sexton-CLE – 28 TRB K.Love-CLE – 18 Charlotte Hornets     106 Houston Rockets     118 PTS K.Walker-CHO – 40 TRB C.Capela-HOU – 15 Boston Celtics     115 Los Angeles Clippers     140 PTS L.Williams-LAC…

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NBA Recap March 6, 2019

Top 5 Performances: Devin BookerPHO vs. NYK 41 5 4 6-10 3-pt Andre DrummondDET vs. MIN 31 15 3 2 blk Zach LaVineCHI vs. PHI 39 5 4 Dwight PowellDAL @ WAS 26 10 2 11-12 fg Luka DoncicDAL @ WAS 31 11 7 4 stl Yesterday’s Scores San Antonio Spurs     111 Atlanta Hawks     104 Cleveland Cavaliers     107 Brooklyn Nets     113 Philadelphia 76ers     107 Chicago Bulls     108 Miami Heat     91 Charlotte Hornets     84 Minnesota Timberwolves     114 Detroit Pistons     131 Denver Nuggets     115 Los Angeles Lakers      99 Utah Jazz     114…

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Warriors plan on signing Andrew Bogut

After Andrew Bogut broke his leg 58 seconds into his Cleveland Cavaliers, it seemed we might have seen the last of the veteran big man in the NBA. However, he returned to his native Australia and continued to ply his trade in the country’s National Basketball League, playing for the Sydney Kings. In his debut season Bogut averaged 11.4 points, 11.6 rebounds and and 2.7 blocks per game and took home the League’s Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year and also made the All NBL first team. After…

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Clippers to trade Blake Griffin to Pistons

According to reports from TNT’s David Aldridge, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Yahoo’s Shams Charania, the Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to trade Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons. The Clippers have agreed to a deal to send Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons, league sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 29, 2018 Sources: Clippers, Pistons are finalizing a deal that would send Blake Griffin, Willie Reed for Tobias Harris, Avery Bradley and a draft pick. Multiple players involved have been informed of deal. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January…

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