The Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to a trade that will send Marquis Teague to the City of Brotherly Love. Per Rod Boone of Newsday, the Nets will receive Casper Ware and a second-round pick in the 2019 draft in exchange for Teague: The move was officially confirmed by the Nets and general manager Billy King on NBA.com: The Brooklyn Nets ha […]
ESPN's ranking of the top 500 NBA players has already left some superstars angry (see: Bryant, Kobe), and its ranking of 2013-14 NBA MVP Kevin Durant at No. 8 has understandably raised some eyebrows. ESPN justified the ranking by explaining that the Jones fracture in Durant's right foot bumped last year's No. 2 down six spots, with Royce Webb […]
The NBA preseason is about development and acclimation, first and foremost. It takes some time to work the rust out of bodies that haven’t played the five-on-five game all summer. But for many, it’s also a tryout of sorts. And since the Chicago Bulls come into the 2014-15 season with a handful of fresh pieces to work in, many of their new players are certain […]
Jose Calderon has his work cut out for him in his first year wearing blue and orange. Assuming his calf strain doesn't prevent him from suiting up next Wednesday for opening night, Calderon is the likely choice for the New York Knicks' starting point guard. A star he is not. But since creating shot opportunities for teammates is a responsibility s […]
A U.S. District Judge granted a temporary restraining order to the NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues Friday, crushing a New Jersey racetrack's hopes of offering legal sports betting this weekend.
The New York Liberty announced today that the franchise has not renewed the contract of Bill Laimbeer, the team's general manager and head coach. "We thank Bill for his hard work and contributions to the New York Liberty," said Allan Houston, the New York Knicks' assistant general manager, who also oversees Liberty basketball operations. […]
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Maya Moore scored 18 points and the U.S. beat Spain 77-64 to win its second straight gold medal at the women's world championship Sunday. Lindsay Whalen added 12 points for the United States (6-0), which hasn't lost in a gold medal game in the world championship since 1983, when it was beaten by the Soviet Union 84-82. Except for a […]
Indiana Fever star Tamika Catchings made a statement in a TV interview Thursday that acknowledged her intention to retire following the 2016 WNBA season. Today, the three-time Olympic gold medalist and perennial WNBA All-Star has confirmed those intentions, intending to retire following the 2016 season. Tamika Catchings: "I will be retiring in 2016, Lor […]