Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Tag: NBA

‘Change Can Be Uncomfortable’ NBA Teams Unite...

https://twitter.com/SacramentoKings/status/978033647868461056 The Sacramento Kings and Boston Celtics were competitors once the buzzer sounded at Sunday's game, but the NBA teams joined forces to deliver a...

NBA Proposes Going In Business With High...

In wake of the NCAA pay-for-play college basketball scandal, the National Basketball Association has proposed an alternative that'll allow it to strengthen relationships with...

Lebron James Fires Back Once More at...

https://twitter.com/BenGolliver/status/964966724842876928 Lebron James fired back once more at Fox News host Laura Ingraham after she told the NBA star to "shut up and dribble." Although the...

NBA Leads All Pro Leagues In Race,...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A diversity report shows the NBA "significantly ahead" again in professional sports in racial and gender hiring practices. The league received...

Whites Cheer Black Athletes and Loathe Them...

In 2016, USA Today asked Baltimore Orioles’ center fielder Adam Jones why no Black baseball players mimicked football player Colin Kaepernick’s protest of the...

Kobe Bryant’s Record-Setting Finale Puts a Smile...

Kobe Bryant's last game managed to put a smile on Kanye West's face as the L.A. Lakers player scored 60 points to win the...

Thabo Sefolosha, Former Atlanta Hawks Player, Files...

Thabo Sefolosha, who played for the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, filed a civil suit against the New York City Police Department and New York City after...

College Athletics Is Selling Young Black Men...

As the nation gears up for March Madness, a recent news report says college athletics is failing young Black men. The Associated Press reports that...

Twitter Reacts to Kobe Bryant’s Retirement Announcement

For the last two years, Lakers legend and five-time champion Kobe Bryant has been plagued with injuries to his back, legs and knees. In...

Lamar Odom Found Unconscious at Nevada Brothel

Lamar Odom is currently hospitalized after he became unconscious at a Nevada brothel. The former Los Angeles Lakers basketball player was found on Oct. 13 laying...

If Black NBA Players Can Fly to...

A billionaire has sent a group of NBA players to Israel on his private plane to fight the economic boycott against that country, even...

NBA and NBPA Announce Full Rosters for...

JOHANNESBURG — The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today the full rosters for the first NBA game...

Former NBA Star Latrell Sprewell Living Very...

Former NBA star Latrell Sprewell is the latest professional athlete to run into post-career financial problems. Several websites are reporting the retired basketball...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: The ‘Baltimore Uprising Is Not...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the Hall of Fame former NBA player who won six championships and transformed the game with his patented “sky hook,” underwent quadruple coronary...

Hawks’ Thabo Sefolosha Blames NYPD For Broken...

The Atlanta Hawks are amid the best regular season in their franchise history, with realistic ambitions on an NBA championship for the first time....

7 Kentucky Players Headed To The NBA...

Kentucky did not win the National Championship, as expected by many, and that failure is magnified by yesterday’s never-before-seen press conference where seven—seven—underclass teammates...

Spencer Haywood Finally Gets His Hall of...

Today’s players, who en masse bolt college for the NBA before completing four years, likely had not ever heard of Spencer Haywood before he...

Greedy ‘Coaches’ Trafficking Young Men With Promise...

Last month, Faith Baptist Christian Academy South in Ludowici, Ga., was raided by the Department of Homeland Security. Found inside the school’s gym were...

2 Black Basketball Coaches Hired in 3...

Give college basketball a hand for what has happened in the last week. Yes, the NCAA Tournament delivered as March Madness somehow, amazingly, always does,...

Kevin Durant’s Season-Ending Injury Means OKC’s Championship...

Before the season, Oklahoma City was a prime candidate to challenge for the NBA champion, what with reigning league MVP Kevin Durant and this...

Ex-NBA Star Jimmy Jackson’s Son, Traevon, Took...

In 14 NBA seasons, Jimmy Jackson played for 12 teams. His movement mostly was more about other teams wanting him than teams not wanting...