The ESPN family of networks will now be carrying the NBA’s D-League postseason for this year and the next as announced on Monday. That link has the full schedule that could feature up to 19 games including the Finals. The postseason for the D-League begins on April 7th and the Finals are slated to start […]
In a recent episode of ESPN’s Brian Windhorst’s Cleveland Cavaliers podcast “Hey Windy!”, which airs on ESPN Cleveland, Windhorst breathed new life into the Kevin-Love-and-Russell-Westbrook-are-going-to-team-up-in-Los-Angeles rumor where he said the following: “Love enjoys Westbrook. they have a relationship. there’s a conspiracy theory that exists out there that Kevin Love will go to the Lakers this […]
NBA Hall of Famer and current advisor to the Sacramento Kings, Chris Mullin, has been offered a job at his alma mater in St. John’s. He helped lead the team to the 1985 Final Four and now could take the path of another former player like Fred Hoiberg at Iowa State. Of course, Mullin is […]
Even though Dwight Howard has been one of the most dominant centers of his era, at 29 years old, what most NBA fans and analysts will talk about years after he’s retired is what surrounded Howard off the floor; the “Dwightmare” saga in Orlando, the “This Is Going To Be Fun” team in Los Angeles […]
In this week’s episode of the Crossover Chronicles Podcast, Chase Thomas is joined by Ben Bornstein and Jon Wolf in which they discuss the Western and Eastern Conference playoff picture, the MVP race, the Orlando Magic’s development, and much more.
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New Orleans wasn’t supposed to make the playoffs. The West didn’t appear to have any playoff vacancies, and if an outsider did crack the conference’s Top 8 slots, the best odds belonged to the Suns, not the Pelicans, considering that Phoenix missed the postseason with 48 wins a season ago. Yes, the Pelicans have Anthony […]
The hottest topic on every sports show the past few days has been Kevin Love and his views on LeBron James. This week Kevin Love appeared on Mike & Mike and when questioned about teammate LeBron James had this to say: “You know, we’re not best friends, we’re not hanging out every day, but we […]
In last season’s triumphant Western Conference, 13 wins separated first-place San Antonio (62-20) from eighth-place Dallas (49-33), and ninth-place Phoenix, who won 48 games, missed the playoffs despite being, theoretically, better than all but two East teams. As of Tuesday, 17 wins separate the first-place Warriors (57 wins) and the eighth-place Thunder (40), and the Pelicans, in tenth-place […]
The New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers are undoubtedly two of the NBA’s most popular franchises, which probably has something to do with them being based in the United States’ two biggest cities. However, even as Madison Square Garden and the Staples Center continue to fill up to capacity, the respective product on the […]
The playoff race in the NBA is heating up and that means that the pretenders and non-contenders are looking forward to the NBA Draft. Of course, that also means those teams are looking toward March Madness in the college ranks to get a feel for who they want to draft. While there are plenty of […]
Thus far in the 2014-2015 NBA season three head coaches have lost their jobs. Mike Malone, formerly the Kings head coach, led the way followed by Orlando’s release of Jacque Vaughn, and most recently Brian Shaw in Denver. George Karl quickly filled the Kings’ coaching hole, but Orlando and Denver stay committed to their interim […]
Here’s some things you already know. The Spurs, the defending NBA champions, are a contender. The Hawks, the top seed in the East, are heavily influenced by San Antonio — in the front office, on the court, and at head coach, where Mike Budenholzer and Greg Popovich have an elaborate history. And last night’s 114-95 […]
In a piece published in The Players’ Tribune, 18-year NBA veteran Steve Nash announced his retirement from the NBA months after being ruled out for the season due to a back injury. But Steve Nash, the encapsulating point guard fans will remember forever, has been gone for some time now. The dastardly, undefeated entity that […]
Many considered the Big 12 the best conference in the country this season. I wouldn’t disagree. While previewing the conference for USA Today Sports this fall, I looked at team after team — Iowa State to Oklahoma State to West Virginia — and thought “Wow, the Big 12 may get eight teams in the Big […]
Former Miami Heat great Alonzo Mourning recently did an interview with Adam Figman of SLAM Online that elicited some very interesting, and possibly controversial, opinions about former Heatle LeBron James and current Cleveland Cavalier Kevin Love. Here’s the Q & A portion that included a discussion on LeBron and the Miami Heat culture Pat Riley […]