Memphis Grizzlies bring back classic jerseys and show updated court for upcoming season

The Memphis Grizzlies’ history dates back to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1995 when they, along with the Toronto Raptors were the NBA’s expansion in to Canada. After the 2000-01 season the franchise relocated to Memphis, where they have remained ever since. This upcoming season, the Grizzlies will be commemorating their 25th year in existence and one of the way they will do that is by paying homage to their past and by bringing back the original Grizzlies jersey. They used this video to show the gamers they’ll be rocking…

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Breaking News: Kawhi Leonard to sign with Clippers

The last major free agent domino has finally fallen. After much speculation, which at one point included aerially following SUV’s thought to contain Leopard he has finally made a decision regarding where he will be playing next year and that will be with the Los Angeles Clippers. According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, Leonard will sign with the Clippers. It will be a four year, $142 million maximum contract. Kawhi had been linked with the ballclub at several points throughout this past season. After helping the Toronto Raptors win…

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NBL and NBA teams to play as part of third consecutive preseason

The previous two years have seen NBL teams play NBA teams in the preseason and it will continue next season. The NBA and NBL made the announcement recently. The Adelaide 36ers,Melbourne United, and SKY Sports New Zealand Breakers of the NBL will play a total of five preseason games against the Los Angeles Clippers , Utah Jazz, Sacramento Kings, Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzlies from October 6-17. NBL Chief Executive Jeremy Loeliger had this to say of the continuation of the interleague preseason games: That this series is now…

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Could KD and Kawhi be discussing teaming up?

The NBA’s second season is gearing up to begin Sunday and with some of the big names that will be available, could result in a power shift within the league. Apparently two of the most prominent names in the upcoming free agent bonanza, Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard have been discussing possible scenarios that could include the two playing together according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne. If this were to happen then the two would obviously have to sign with the same team and there are two teams…

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San Antonio Spurs release their summer league schedule

The San Antonio Spurs recently announced their summer league schedule. It will be fans’ first chance to see draftees Luka Samanic, Keldon Johnson, and Quinndary Weatherspoon on an NBA court. Amongst the team will also be Kenny Williams, who was undrafted out of North Carolina. The Spurs will also take on the Cleveland Cavaliers, Memphis Grizzlies and Utah Jazz in the Utah Summer League from July 1-3. When the Spurs head to Vegas, they will tip-off on July 5 against the Orlando Magic. Las Vegas Summer League Schedule (all times…

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Rockets are the new face of NBA disfunction

Move over Los Angeles Lakers, there is a new sheriff of disfunctionality in town. I submit to you the present-day Houston Rockets. After a successful 2017-18 that saw them come within one game of a trip to the NBA Finals, expectations were so high heading into this season, as the thought around the team was that they could be the team to dethrone the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors.  It was thought their defense would take a step back, namely because of the loss of wings Trevor Ariza and…

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Cash and Health, not hoops undoes Warriors run this year and likely for the future.

If losing your best player in Kevin Durant for the NBA Finals, and potentially permanently, then losing the Finals, the chance to repeat and having to watch the other ballclub celebrate in their house were not bad enough, the Golden State Warriors got another steel-toed kick in the junk Thursday night when it was revealed that Klay Thompson tore the ACL in his left knee.  Thompson blew out the knee when he landed awkwardly after a slam dunk in the fourth quarter of Game 6. He immediately went down in…

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Celtics did not make Tatum available in Davis trade talks

According to the New York Times’ Marc Stein, the Boston Celtics “refused” to make Jayson Tatum in trade talks with the New Orleans Pelicans. Earlier today it was initially reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that Anthony Davis was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, three first round picks, including the number 4 pick in this year’s NBA draft.

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NBA Finals Game 3 Preview

The NBA Finals resumes tonight with Game 3 from Oracle Arena. The talk of the series has shifted to the health, specifically the lack thereof, issue of the Golden State Warriors. They have dealt fairly well with the loss of Kevin Durant but now injuries to Klay Thompson, Kevon Looney and Andre Iguodala could impact the series. Iguodala suffered a lower leg strain late in Game 1 but finished that game and played in the next game. Klay Thompson is dealing with a hamstring strain late in Game 2 and…

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D’Antoni ends extension talks with Rockets

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni has cut off contract extension talks with the club and will coach out the final season of his deal. D’Antoni signed a four-year deal back in 2016; the upcoming 2019-20 season is a team option. Charlotte Carroll of Sports Illustrated reported recently that D’Antoni relayed to management that he wanted to coach three more years and that he felt “energized.” In his three seasons in Houston, D’Antoni has compiled a regular season record of 173-73.

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