Why Robert Sarver will come out on top

The NBA season is right around the corner, with training camps set to begin later this week. However the talk around d the league is not about players and teams to watch, potential MVP candidates or potential championship contenders but rather the anti-black and misogynistic behaviour of the Phoenix Suns’ owner Robert Sarver and the environment it created within the organization.  Although Baxter Holmes’ hard-hitting expose into Sarver and the cutter he cultivated within the Suns elucidated what was happening in Phoenix to the masses, as with the disgraced former…

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Spida traded to Cavaliers

It appears the other trade saga not dealing with Kevin Durant has finally drawn to a conclusion. According to reporting from Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Donovan Mitchell is heading to Cleveland. Cleveland gets: Donovan Mitchell Utah receives Lauri Markkanen Colin Sexton ( sign and trade) Ochai Agbaji three unprotected first round draft picks ( 2025, 2027 and 2029) pick swaps in 2026 and 2028 Wojnarowski adds that Sexton agreed to a sign-and-trade to join the Jazz. By trading Mitchell, the official start of…

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Lakers and Jazz finalizing deal for Patrick Beverley

Patrick Beverley, the guy you want to have on your team, appears to be on the move again. The veteran guard who was part of the haul the Jazz got back in the Rudy Gobert trade, is returning to his old stumping grounds, but to the opposite locker room. According to reporting from Adrian Wojnarowski the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Lakers are finalizing a deal that would bring Beverley to the purple and gold in exchange for Talen Horton – Tucker and Stanley Johnson. Last season Beverley averaged 9.2…

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Milwaukee Bucks announce 2022 Preseason Schedule

From the Milwaukee Bucks: The Milwaukee Bucks will play a five-game 2022 preseason schedule that tips off on Saturday, Oct. 1 when the Bucks host the Memphis Grizzlies at Fiserv Forum. Milwaukee’s preseason schedule also includes two games as part of the NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022, one road matchup and an additional game at Fiserv Forum on Oct. 12. The previously announced NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2022 will feature two games between the Bucks and Atlanta Hawks on Thursday, Oct. 6 and Saturday, Oct. 8 at Etihad Arena in…

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Bulls sign Goran Dragić

From bulls.com: The Chicago Bulls announced that the team has signed guard Goran Dragić. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not announced. A native of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Dragić (6-3, 190) has appeared in 888 career games (530 starts) recording averages of 13.7 points, 3.1 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.0 steals in 27.9 minutes per game while shooting 46.0 percent from the field, 36.2 from three-point range and 76.7 from the free-throw line. Over the course of his 14-year NBA career, Dragić has made stops in Brooklyn…

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SIAC, SWAC and NBPA partner again on Top 50 Bball Camp

Courtesy of the SIAC: The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (“SIAC”) and the Southwestern Athletic Conference (“SWAC”) are pleased to announce their continued partnership in hosting the Top 50 Basketball Camp. After a two-year break due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Top 50 Camp will take place from July 28th to July 30th on the campus of Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, GA.  First developed in 2017, the Top 50 Camp features a group of the best players from the SIAC and…

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DeAndre Ayton signs 4-year, $133 offer sheet with Pacers

The ongoing saga of where Deandre Ayton will suit up for has a new chapter. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the restricted free agent big man has agreed to a 4-year, $133 million offer sheet with the Indiana Pacers. The relationship between Phoenix and Ayton began to go awry prior to the start of the 2021-22 season, he sought a maximum contract extension in the realm of 5-years and 172 million before the October 18 deadline. The difference in the evaluation of his value by the Suns and Ayton himself led…

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Knicks complete trade with Pistons

Monday morning the announced the completion of their trade with the Detroit Pistons. In the deal the Knicks sent guard Alec Burks, center Nerlens Noel, two future seconds and cash in exchange for the draft rights to Nikola Radicevic and a future second. Burks averaged 11.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.0 assists this past season and overall 12.2 points 4.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists in his two seasons as a Knickerbocker on .403/.408/.832 shooting splits. Injuries limited Nerlends Noel to just 25 games this season and as a result, Noel’s…

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Big players got big bags in free agency

Day 2 of NBA Free Agency has come and we have seen some player movement, most notably the trades of Dejounte Murray and Rudy Gobert to the Atlanta Hawks and Minnesota Timberwolves, respectively . However the saga in Brooklyn notwithstanding, several star players remained with their teams, either through opting to ink a new deal or just outright signing extensions. Here are some of players, who may have reached an even higher tax bracket over the past 48 hours: Nikola Jokić, 5-year, $270 million Nikola Jokić is coming off a…

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Good for Bradley Beal

Although you may have missed it with all the attention directed at the seemingly out-of-nowhere Kevin Durant trade request but Bradley Beal agreed to remain with the Washington Wizards by agreeing to a 5-year, $251 million contract. Many in the professional peanut gallery , ask the mainstream sports media derided Beal’s decision, sting that the three-time All-Star should have bolted to a more ready-made contender, rather that opting to secure the bag. This sentiment once again puts the deranged, delusional mindset of not only the gasbags of the sports media…

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