Coming off a 4-2 series victory over the Los Angeles Clippers in the Conference Finals and sweeping the Denver Nuggets with League MVP Nikola Jokic the round before, Devin Booker and the Suns could not overcome Giannis Antetokounmpo, in the 2021 NBA Finals. In his first Finals appearance, Booker averaged...
Happy Monday everyone! Shanna McCarriston here, thrilled to be bringing you all the Olympics news -- and more -- of the day. While I added that "and more" in the prior sentence, let's be real: what an opening for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. To the surprise of nobody, American swimmers...
The 2021 NBA Draft will take place on Thursday, and this could be arguably the most important draft in the 32-year history of the Orlando Magic. The Magic have two draft picks in the Top 10 at Nos. 5 and 8 as well as the third pick of the second round at No. 33. It could be make-or-break time for the Magic, and the future of the franchise rests in the balance. With that in mind, we look at the ...
Bulls guard Zach LaVine scored eight points and started for Team USA in his Olympic debut, but the Americans were unable to score enough buckets late in a 83-76 defeat in Olympic pool play. When Zach LaVine made a three pointer with 5:25 left in the game for a 72-67...
The No. 22 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, Jarrett Allen enters restricted free agency with career averages of 10.7 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game. He's widely considered to be one of the best players available in this year's free agent class. The Toronto Raptors are expected...
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Welcome to the Open Thread. During the month of July, we are talking NBA Draft. As we lead up to the 2021 NBA Draft on July 29th, we will be revisiting the Spurs draft choices. Today we remember the 2014 NBA Draft. Talk about being the new guy. Everyone- EVERYONE-...
It might be scheduled roughly one month later in the year than it normally is, but 2021 NBA Draft week is finally here. When the draft gets underway on Thursday, Jul. 29 at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC and ESPN, a couple Louisville men's basketball players are hoping to hear their name called.
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The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in basketball. All the excitement of the Olympic event gives us long days with exciting and quality matches. NBA figures throughout the tournament, elite coaches and mythical teams. Are you going to miss it?. More | Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games basketball guide: squads, format, groups...
Building a championship-caliber roster in the NBA is all about exploiting market inefficiencies. Just ask the Milwaukee Bucks. Maximum contracts restrict what top-level players can get paid, so they often far outproduce their salary. Finals MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo earned only $27.5 million this past season, but ProFitX estimated his real-time value to be $35.2 million.
The 2021 NBA Draft is scheduled for Thursday, June 29 at 8:00 p.m. (EST). The draft will be televised on ESPN and ABC. The location of the draft is at the Nets’ Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Nonetheless, although ABC is indeed airing the draft this year, they are only televising the first round. This is the first NBA draft to be held in the month of July since the 1947 Basketball Association of America (BAA) Draft.
Danny Green didn’t endear himself to Sixers fans when he said on a podcast with John Clark that the fans basically should cut Ben Simmons some slack. “With a guy like Ben and other guys, I think [fans] need to stick behind them, and stick by them as long as they can, until the horn blows,” Green said,
Tape delay was once one of the ugliest words in basketball. When the NBA Finals were tape-delayed prior to the league’s explosion in popularity in the 1980s, it was a sign of disinterest from fans and corporate sponsors. But now, with interest as high as it’s ever been, the NBA...
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A Morrisania street corner is being renamed for a trailblazing unicycle act that was first discovered near its location. Rev. Bill Minson first noticed the King Charles Unicycle Troupe in 1965 at a playground near Clinton Avenue and 170th Street. Minson would become the group’s manager and would have them...
The 2021 NBA Draft is scheduled for Thursday, July 29. The draft will begin at 8:00 p.m. (EST) on ESPN platforms at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and it is the first time the draft is being televised on both ABC and ESPN. Free agency will also begin on Monday, Aug. 2 at 6:00 p.m. (EST). For NBA Draft betting, there are several available apps for placing bets, like from Bovada, MyBookie, Intertops, BetUS, BetOnline, BetNow, 5Dimes, and Sportsbetting.ag. DraftKings and FanDuel are other feasible options, in addition to the sites listed above.
To kick off the Olympics, we have a four-game slate on the mens side of things. We’re bringing this to you ALL free, so let’s get going!. It’s been said that Iran is the weakest team in the Olympics this year and this spread and line suggests just that. This *should* be a walk in the park for the Czech squad, but we all know how that goes.
The Chicago Bulls took too long to come together in their first season under head coach Billy Donovan, but as
SAITAMA, Japan — When the U.S. men’s basketball team lost its exhibition opener to Nigeria this month, Coach Gregg Popovich said that he was “kind of glad it happened” and that it “could be the most important thing in this tournament for us.”. That defeat, pitched as a wake-up call,...
The New York Knicks’ need for a point guard and upgrade in offense is no secret. Despite the Knicks having its best season since 2013 this year, it was evident that they still needed to improve their roster to truly be considered one of the East’s elite teams — especially during the playoffs.
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Before we drift aimlessly into the bleak and barren landscape of many months without the nightly sustenance of NBA hoops, here are some final thoughts on the Finals on the 2021 NBA Finals:. My recap of Game Six included a list of candidates for “Best Close-out Finals Game”. I should...