The Lakers are going to be terrible again this season

Last season, the media arm of Klutch Sports, led by Shannon Sharpe and Nick Wright convinced a lot of people that Russell Westbrook was one of the worst players in the Association and that he alone was the sole cause of the basketball maelstrom that was the 2021-22 Los Angeles Lakers. They conveniently ignore the fact the roster was aged, displayed at best an indifference to defense, did not shoot well, and ran no real offensive system, which was the real root causes of why the team was so awful. …

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NBL News: Adelaide 36ers defeats Phoenix Suns in exhibition match

Courtesy of the National Basketball League: The Adelaide 36ers loaded up for NBL23 with an exciting roster ready to play an up-tempo, high scoring style and all of that was on display with phenomenal shooting to make history beating the Phoenix Suns 134-124. The 36ers have loaded up under coach CJ Bruton to try and blow the rest of the NBL away with their firepower. They knocked down a remarkable 24/43 from three-point land on Sunday night local time to become the first NBL club to beat an NBA team…

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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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“Starfish” Air Jordan 1 High OG coming October 27

The ” Starfish” Air Jordan 1 High OG is a women’s-exclusive iteration of the silhouette that apparently is also the latest addition to the “Shatteted Backboard” series. Its white leather base is overlaid with that of statfish at the starfish toe, eyerow and wrapping the heel. Starfish Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial sides, with cacao present at the collar underneath a starfish overlay that is home to the Wings logo. Below is home to a sail midsole and a starfish rubber outsole. The ” Starfish” Air Jordan 1 High…

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Chet Holmgren out for the year, will the League limit player activities?

Unfortunately, for Oklahoma City Thunder, and possible basketball fans as a whole, the wait to see the triumvirate of Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Josh Giddey and Chet Holmgren share the court in an NBA game will have to wait one more year.  Holmgren, the no.2 overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, will miss the entire 2022-23 season with a lisfranc injury. Holmgren seems to have suffered the injury guarding Lebron at The Crawsover Pro-Am game last Saturday night. While not a career-ending injury anymore, and even with the youth Chet has…

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Warriors announce 2022 preseason schedule

From the Golden State Warriors The 2022 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors will host three games at Chase Center as part of a five-game preseason slate to tip off the 2022-23 season, it was announced today. The Warriors open their preseason schedule with two games in Japan against the Washington Wizards as part of the NBA Japan Games 2022 Presented by Rakuten. The Warriors and Wizards will face off on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 (game dates reflect Pacific Time) at Saitama Super Arena, marking the first Japan visit…

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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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NBA All-timer Bill Russell passes at 88

Celtics legend and 11-time NBA Champion Bill Russell died ‘peacefully’ at the age of 88, his family confirmed Sunday. Associated Press and staff reports Bill Russell, the NBA great who anchored a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships in 13 years — the last two as the first Black head coach in any major U.S. sport — and marched for civil rights with Martin Luther King Jr., died Sunday. He was 88. His family posted the news on social media, saying Russell died with his wife, Jeannine, by his…

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Suns expected to match Ayton offer sheet

As news recently repored that restricted free agent Deandre Ayton signed an offer sheet with the Indiana Pacers. Although the Pacers are in the process of clearing cap space for Ayton by stretching and waiving Duane Washington and waiving and stretching the players who they acquired in the deal that sent Malcolm Brogdon to Boston : Malik Fitts, Juwan Morgan and Nik Staukas. Last season Ayton averaged 16.3 points and 10.5 rebounds and his loss would be a bog blow to the Suns. For Indiana, it is more evidence that…

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Adam Silver on board with lowering NBA age limit

At his yearly new conference following the league’s Board of Governors meetings in Las Vegas, NBA Commish Adam Silver said that he was “hopeful” the league would reduce the age of entrance from 19 1o 18., saying the change would be “the right things to.” “I think there’s an opportunity [to change it],” Silver said, via ESPN. “It’s [based on] larger conversations than just whether we go from 19 to 18, but I’m on record: When I balance all of these various considerations, I think that would be the right thing…

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