Basketball

Knicks re-acquire Derrick Rose

The Detroit Pistons have traded former NBA MVP and All-Star Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks, where he spent one season, in exchange for Dennis Smith Jr. and a 2021 second-round draft pick via Charlotte. Rose returns to the Big Apple, where he spent a rough 2016-17 season while averaging 18.0 points. While the deal has been agreed to ...

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Reported Trade Sends Dennis Schroder to Lakers in exchange for Danny Green and 28th overall pick

It’s been a couple months, but we’re finally back with some huge news! In what is probably the first major transaction of the 2020-21 NBA offseason, the Oklahoma City Thunder are shipping point guard Dennis Schroder to the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for shooting guard Danny Green and this year’s 28th overall pick. Schroder, who averaged 19 ...

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Five things we learned from Clippers-Nuggets Game 7

Wow. I mean wow. This is probably the most abject failure in a sports franchise’s history. A team with so much talent, so much expectation, didn’t come up short. They were humiliated. The LA Clippers, touted by many to be the Western Conference, and even NBA, champion, were blown out for the second straight game by the Denver Nuggets, who ...

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Billy Donovan mutually parts ways with Thunder organization, won’t be going back to team next season

The Oklahoma City Thunder organization has announced that it has mutually decided against a contract extension for head coach Billy Donovan. Donovan, who was with the team since 2015, leaves the Thunder with a 243-157 record and qualifying for the postseason every year he was in charge. This season, he led a Thunder team that many had written off to ...

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Giannis Antetokounmpo named 2019-20 NBA Defensive Player of the Year

The debate between who will win this season’s NBA Defensive Player of the Year (D.P.O.Y.) award is now over. Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks has won the first D.P.O.Y award of his career in what has been a record-breaking season for him, arguably even better than his MVP-winning season last year. Antetokounmpo, who in many eyes is the presumptive ...

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5 Teams to Look Out For in the NBA Restart

With the NBA’s “bubble” return less than three weeks away, all 22 teams are preparing themselves for what could be the craziest and most open NBA playoffs of all time, where we’ll most likely see pure, emotional basketball in order to obtain what could be the most difficult and hard-earned championship in league history.  With that being said, there are ...

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Buddy Hield tests positive for COVID-19

And we thought COVID-19 was out of the basketball world. Buddy Hield, shooting guard for the Sacramento Kings, has tested positive for the coronavirus only 36 days before the restart of the NBA season on July 31.  The Bahamian joins Denver Nuggets star center Nikola Jokic on the new list of players who have contracted the disease. The NBA season ...

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