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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Lauri Markkanen headed to Cleveland in three-way swap

The Lauri Markkanen saga has finally come to an end. In a three-team trade between the Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trail Blazers, the Bulls sent the fourth year power forward to the Cavaliers in a sign-and-trade. The Markkanen deal is four years, $67 million. The Blazers will receive forward Larry Nance Jr and the Bulls will get wing Derrick Jones Jr and a lottery protected first round pick from the Blazers and a 2023 second round pick from the Cavs. The picks could be crucial for the Bulls…

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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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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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NBA releases 75th anniversary national television schedule

Official release from the NBA: NEW YORK – The NBA today announced the national television game schedule across TNT, ESPN and ABC for opening week and Christmas Day for its landmark 75th Anniversary Season. The complete game schedule and broadcast schedules for TNT, ESPN, ABC, NBA TV and ESPN Radio for the 2021-22 season will be announced on Friday, Aug. 20 at 3 p.m. ET and include several milestone matchups that celebrate “NBA 75.” The first four days of the league’s 75th Anniversary Season (Oct. 19-22) will feature eight national television games as part…

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Joel Embiid agrees to supermax extension with 76ers

From nba news services: All-Star center Joel Embiid is reportedly staying with the Philadelphia 76ers after agreeing to a supermax contract with the team. Per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, Embiid has agreed to a four-year, $196 million deal that will keep him with the 76ers through the 2026-27 season. Per reports, the deal guarantees Embiid a total of $261 million because he was already set to make $65 million in the final two seasons under the terms of his current deal. Sources: 76ers star…

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Damian Lillard agrees with Luka Doncic, says it is easier to score in the NBA

Damian Lillard echoed the sentiments of fellow nba star Luka Doncic, who said that scoring in Europe was more difficult than in the NBA. The current face of the Portland Trail Blazers in this brief statement echoed many of the critiques of the modern nba that is shared by fans , mostly older ones, and many former players. Here is our take on Dame’s comments below

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