Celtics interested in adding shooter like free agent Chase Budinger

The Boston Celtics might find themselves involved in trade rumors for players such as Blake Griffin and Russell Westbrook, but the reality is much simpler. The Celtics just want some shooting. It’s the minimum requirement to cap off the offseason, at least according to Sporting News’ Sean Deveney: SMall bit of

Phil Jackson calls out Knicks players on Twitter

Phil Jackson remade the New York Knicks this offseason and now he’s calling them out. Jackson, the sometimes hard-to-understand tweeter, put his thumbs to work recently and publicly challenged his players: Here’s what: We have brought change to the Knicks team. The real dimension of change is how much the players what to unite in […]

Bulls take Jimmy Butler off trade block

In a not-so-shocking turn, it doesn’t sound like the Chicago Bulls want to entertain trade offers for Jimmy Butler. After Butler and Derrick Rose came up in trade rumors, the Bulls wound up trading the latter. Many weren’t ready to agree the Bulls were done with a blowup, though, meaning the front office might have […]

Jahlil Okafor rips trade rumors on Twitter

Jahlil Okafor doesn’t like you, sources. The Philadelphia 76ers’ big man took to Twitter recently to clear the air on how he felt about the constant trade rumors: One second I’m reportedly upset to be in Philly, then the next I’m upset about trade rumors and having to leave Philly. — Jahlil Okafor (@JahlilOkafor)

Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons, five NBA titles with Spurs

San Antonio Spurs forward and surefire Hall of Famer Tim Duncan announced his retirement Monday after 19 seasons with the team. The first pick of the 1997 draft, Duncan helped the Spurs achieve an era of prosperity, winning at least 50 games in each of the last 17 seasons. Not only did Duncan help the […]

Bulls rebuild takes odd turn with Rajon Rondo and Dwyane Wade

Do the Chicago Bulls have a plan? Maybe not. A matter of weeks ago, the front office spoke about getting younger and building around guys who could act as the carriers of the franchise for years. Now the team has Rajon Rondo (30) and Dwyane Wade (34). So much for getting playing time for guys […]

Spurs expect Tim Duncan retirement answer this weekend

The San Antonio Spurs figure out the direction of the franchise this weekend when Tim Duncan will decide whether he calls it quits on a legendary career. Duncan exercised his contract option for next season earlier this summer, but doubt remained as to whether he would go for season No. 20. Alex Kennedy of […]

Michael Jordan lookalike takes the streetball court in full MJ gear (video)

Michael Jordan made a streetball appearance over the July 4 weekend. Well, sort of. The world of streetball is known for shirts vs. skins, the lastest fashion and And1 style dunks and tricks. One wouldn’t expect Michael Jordan himself to make an apperance, but he did, albeit just a tad shorter than usual: Dawg I […]

Thunder must trade Russell Westbrook after Kevin Durant’s exit

The plight of the small-market NBA team doesn’t stop with Kevin Durant departing the Oklahoma City Thunder—it’s only beginning because now the team has to decide what to do with Russell Westbrook. What to do? It’s funny to joke about how Westbrook might go off for 40/12/12 next season while alone, chip on his shoulder […]

Iggy Azalea caught Nick Young cheating on house’s security camera

The Iggy Azalea-Nick Young saga keeps taking wild twists and turns. Remember when Los Angeles Lakers guard D’Angelo Russell secretly taped Young, who at the time was apparently talking about cheating on the rapper and the globe blew up, mostly angry at Russell for “snitching?” Turns out Young might have got caught on another tape. […]

76ers targeted Ricky Rubio and Patrick Beverley via trade

After a 10-win season, drafting Ben Simmons and some front-office shuffling, the Philadelphia 76ers sound ready to make a major splash. This isn’t much of a shocker, not with the team clutching a trio of talented big men in the form of Jahlil Okafor, Joel Embiid and Nerlens Noel. What is shocking, though, is just […]

Thon Maker age debate continues

How old is Thon Maker? After the Australian center found a loophole in the NBA draft process and catapulated up draft boards, the next biggest question became simple—how old is the guy? The 7’1″, 216-pound center apparenlty came off more than a few draft boards because NBA teams couldn’t find the information, according to Sports […]