The Most Important NBA Rumors: Dwight Howard, DeMar DeRozan And Carmelo Anthony

For the fans out there that cannot keep up with all of the NBA rumors, we got you covered.The 2020 NBA Season is almost upon us and most NBA teams currently have their rosters set, but it seems the rumors are really starting to ramp up.As stated by Khris Johnson, “The Pistons, Bulls and Magi

Gilbert Arenas says Carmelo Anthony Should Play for the Los Angeles Lakers (EXPLAINS WHY)

During his final game with the Rockets, he scored only two points and grabbed five rebounds finishing the game shooting one percent from the field.Rockets’ general manager Daryl Morey would then inform the future Hall of Famer Carmelo Anthony, that his services were no longer needed.Back in

The Donald Sterling Tapes Fundamentally Changed the NBA—And All of Sports

And I think there's probably more, but I think that generation of owners, at least in professional sports, is probably on its way out.There were few people closer to it than ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne—who followed the final months of Sterling’s ownership of the Clippers and Adam Silver’s investigat

Royce White Slanders Jared Dudley While Asserting Melo Is Being Blackballed, NBA Twitter Gaslighted

He also called out LeBron James for not getting his homie a spot on his Los Angeles Lakers squad, which includes Dudley.“LeBron is walking around like he’s the face and voice of the players.

2018-19 NBA Awards: Raptors forward Pascal Siakam named Most Improved Player

Siakam spoke of making his dream a reality while accepting the Most Improved Player of the Year award.

Pascal Siakam Wins 2019 NBA Most Improved Player over Fox and Russell

"Something like that, in terms of who I am and the person that I've become, and people that know my story and how I came up, that would mean a lot just because that's me.

Raptors' Pascal Siakam wins NBA's Most Improved Player Award

Playing 11 more minutes a game, Siakam upped his scoring from 7.3 points last season to 16.9 this year, his rebounding from 4.5 to 6.9 and, most notably, his three-point percentage from 22 to 36.9 percent.More Raptors coverage from Yahoo SportsHe emerged as a secondary scorer to Kawhi Leonar

Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam wins NBA's most improved player award

READ MORE: Toronto Raptors Nick Nurse lands coaching job with Canada’s men’s basketball team The native of Cameroon was rewarded with a spot in the starting lineup after coming off the bench most of last year.

Raptors' Pascal Siakam named NBA's most improved player

"For the people who know my story, also know how important my dad is and him not being able to be here today," said Siakam, whose father was killed in a car accident in 2014."I want to thank the Toronto Raptors for believing in me -- a little scrawny kid from Cameroon," said Siakam when he recie

Raptors' Siakam aims higher after NBA most improved player award

You thought for a young guy that’s starting and scoring and this, that you would see … can he keep this up?Capping a meteoric rise from prospect to star, Siakam won the NBA’s most improved player award for the 2018-19 season in results announced Monday night, a fitting reward for a third-year pl

Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam wins most improved player award

Story continues below advertisement The native of Cameroon was rewarded with a spot in the starting lineup after coming off the bench most of last year.

NBA 2K20 predictions: 10 best (or most fun) rookies to play as

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JUNE 20: (L-R) NBA Draft prospects Kevin Porter Jr., Nicolas Claxton, Sekou Doumbouya, Goga Bitazde, Keldon Johnson, Nassir Little, Nickeil Alexander-Walker, Rui Hachimuri, Jarrett Culver, Cam Reddish, Coby White, Zion Williamson, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, Ja Morant, De’Andr

NBA: Milwaukee Bucks Dealing With the High Cost of Winning

Behind a breakout year by MVP favourite Greek Freak Giannis Antetokounmpo and a wonderful coaching job by Mike Budenholzer, the Bucks dominated the NBA this year.Hill’s combination of experience, defence and shooting makes him an extremely valuable asset for any contender.

Paul George barely cracks oddsmakers' top-10 2019-20 MVP contenders

By: Nick Friar | 10 hours ago Monday night, the NBA will announce its Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year, along with other accolades, over on TNT starting at 9 p.m. EST.Meanwhile, Antetokoumpo is the favorite (+350) and Harden isn’t far behind at third (+600).

Where Will The New York Players End Up Tonight?

Syracuse Orange players Tyus Battle and Oshae Brissett's future is still undetermined.As noted by syracuse.com earlier this month, only one national outlet believes either player will be drafted tonight.Do you believe Tyus Battle will be drafted tonight?Or his teammate Oshae Brissett?<br

Which 2019 NBA Draft prospect would be the best Dolphins player?

And yet he still sports a vertical jump that exceeds 40 inches.Basketball players are long and lean — football players are typically dense, they need to be if they wish to survive the wear and tear of 12-15 games of high contact.Tight ends Antonio Gates and Jimmy Graham were college basketba

NBA draft: Will Syracuse go second consecutive year without a player being drafted?

An interesting wrinkle involving the Syracuse players in this year’s draft is that both Battle and Brissett left school with eligibility remaining.Syracuse had at least one first-round pick for six consecutive years, starting in 2012 and ending in 2017.There is a chance that Battle and Briss

NBA Hall of Famer Steve Nash Joins Wolf & Shepherd as Brand Ambassador

Nash, an 18-year NBA veteran, 2X MVP and Hall of Famer, connected with Founder and CEO Justin Schneider last summer in Los Angeles, and has since been collaborating with the brand on opportunities.Schneider said, "Collaborating with Steve has been an awesome experience from the start.

5 Blockbuster NBA Trades That Would Blow Up Draft Night

Unlike in a trade for Davis, the Knicks would actually get to keep most of their young core (Dennis Smith Jr., Kevin Knox, Mitchell Robinson) to use as rotation pieces or future trade bait.3 pick With Davis off the star big board, the New York Knicks could turn to the next-best player potentiall

Weekly Run podcast: Is Mike Conley again a possibility? Plus, more Jazz draft thoughts

Once again, the Jazz have been reported as “a frontrunner” in the Mike Conley negotiations.Does that mean they’ll trade the No.Hosts Andy Larsen and Eric Walden get into the trade possibilities and evaluate the draft prospects we’ve seen come through Salt Lake City.Well, we know one thin

Chris Paul and James Harden at Center of Latest Report on Rockets Drama

The Rockets ownership have been in a very public fight over how much they are willing to pay for their coach Mike D'Antoni.

Smith: Third star to fix Rockets' drama problems?

Leave it to Morey to throw an oddly timed curveball, just when we think we're starting to know what's coming.talk by signing Mike D'Antoni to a long-term extension this week, since their coach is expected to be back in Houston.He also plays defense and isn't afraid to call out his teammates.

Rockets GM: Chris Paul Won't Be Traded, Team Trying to Add Another Star

Rockets general manager Daryl Morey: Chris Paul won't be traded and hasn't asked for one.Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey ended any speculation about guard Chris Paul's future with the team saying that not only has Paul not requested to be traded, but he won't entertain teams trying t

Rockets GM Denies Reports Of Chris Paul Wanting Out Of Houston

The Rockets GM appeared on SportsTalk 790 in Houston today where he explained how Paul wants to come back to the Rockets next season and that the team is looking to add another star to the roster.While this would certainly make the Lakers a super team, Lakers fans shouldn't get too excited as th

Rockets Have 'Hard Feelings Right Now Everywhere'

Between contract talks with Mike D'Antoni and the possibility of a major trade, the Houston Rockets are undergoing a tumultuous offseason."Chris wants to coach James," a source familiar with the stars' dynamic said.Paul cherishes the opportunities he gets to play without Harden on the floor

Sixers draft workout notes: Could a Euro stash be in the cards for Philly?

But he's an interesting candidate that they might want to bring in for Summer League to get a closer look at him, as the Sixers could certainly use big, athletic bodies on the interior.After getting tangled up in the college corruption scandal that had far-reaching effects across the NCAA, Dewan

The Truth CBD Product Line to Launch by Retired NBA Basketball Player Paul Pierce

He tweeted about the incident and CBD use, stating, “To all the people who ask why I vape cbd who on here been stabbed 11 times had to deal with death threats and had to deal with anxiety when in large crowds and depression.Current ESPN analyst and retired Celtics Player Paul Pierce is launching

Eaze to Exclusively Deliver Former NBA Star Paul Pierce's New CBD Line

The former member of the Boston Celtics is now the founder and chief executive officer of The Truth CBD Remedies.“Paul Pierce isn’t just any athlete.

Paul Pierce Launches CBD Line Called "The Truth CBD Remedies"

He tweeted: "To all the people who ask why I vape cbd who on here been stabbed 11 times had to deal with death threats and had to deal with anxiety when in large crowds and depression then u will kno."The Truth CBD Remedies partnered with Eaze Wellness because of the shared commitment to getting

Drake Calls Himself Toronto Raptors 'Future Owner'

We appreciate all the support, all the support from the fans.Whether Drake is on the Raptors payroll has been debated, but Pitchfork reported the rapper does not earn a salary from the franchise.Drake’s record label OVO Sound has naming rights for the Raptors practice facility and the logo i

Raptors in court battle over logo; Monster Energy says clawmarks too similar

The fight over who has the rights to use what look like traces from some large and violent beast has continued for four years, which is a long time in these cases, said Josh Gerben, a Washington, D.C., trademark lawyer.“(Monster) will be damaged by registration of the (Raptors) in that the mark

NBA, Canada Basketball join forces on youth initiative

The NBA and Canada Basketball are forming a group in an effort to grow youth basketball in Canada.The Jr. NBA Canadian Leadership Council features many familiar names from the sport, including Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame member Steve Nash, Canadian women's team star Kia Nurse and Toronto Rapt

'We The Real North:' Fans In The High Arctic Cheer On The Raptors

“It’s a group of us watching it most of the time, so we’re all watching it together, we’re on our toes,” he said, adding that the station’s limited internet bandwidth often adds to the tension of the games’ biggest moments.The team “being able to represent Canada, from here all the way down to w

If Miles Bridges starts for Hornets, where does that leave Marvin Williams?

One of the benefits of having Williams on this team is he’s a great teammate; he wouldn’t let his ego interfere with what’s best for the team.Could that make Dwayne Bacon the starting small forward?I think Bacon will get the chance to compete for a starting spot next season regardless of oth

Pascal Siakam, Steve Nash Join New Leadership Council To Grow Youth Basketball In Canada

This newly formed leadership council will provide direction on the programming and development of Jr. NBA Youth Basketball to empower local organizations in more than 300 communities across Canada.The NBA and Canada Basketball will merge and expand their existing youth basketball development pro

NBA rumors: Kemba Walker 'not likely' to land with Knicks?

But some opposing execs monitoring Charlotte’s free agent situation believe, currently, that if Walker chose to sign somewhere outside of Charlotte, going to New York isn’t a likely outcome for the point guard, per SNY sources.NBA rumors: Knicks have ‘puncher’s chance’ at landing Raptors’ Kawhi

Colin Cowherd Says the Knicks are a Hotbed for Players No One Else Wants

Check out the audio above as Colin points out the fact the team hasn’t been a major player in free agency for almost 20 years and the franchise has essentially become a safebed for teetering veterans who have nowhere else to go.

Ask Sam Mailbag: 06.07.2019

Could you even compete with Davis after what you would have to give up?Failing to get picks 1 or 2, the Knicks aren't in a great spot because then Davis might not find enough success with them given what they have to give up and then leave after one season.How much would you have to give up

Celtics' immediate future hinges on Horford's player option

Forsberg notes that by opting in, Horford could make himself an attractive trade piece to help Boston match salaries in a deal for Anthony Davis or another star.

Boston Celtics Future Might Be In Jeopardy

Many expected a massive jump from all three this year.It’s important to note that both Horford and Irving have the ability to opt out of their contract.If Boston can manage their contract situation and properly develop their young talent, they can save themselves from inevitable mediocrity.

Sixers mailbag: Realistic backup centers, shift in draft philosophy and more

Sixers mailbag: Realistic backup centers, shift in draft philosophy and more originally appeared on nbcsportsphiladelphia.com Hopefully you're winding down this Memorial Day Weekend, but we still have another round of Sixers mailbag questions to get to while you sit back and relax.Receive compre

Lakers Rumors: Jason Kidd Hired To Lure In Giannis Antetokounmpo As Future Replacement For LeBron James

It has been reported that the franchise hired NBA All-Star veteran Jason Kidd to apparently do a very important and bizarre task of persuading his former player, Giannis Antetokounmpo, to play for the Lakers.The Los Angeles Lakers have gone through a lot this offseason, and just recently, the fr

Kyrie Irving Rumors: 'Don't Sleep on the Nets' in 2019 NBA Free Agency

The Brooklyn Nets reportedly could make a push to sign Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving during the NBA's free-agent period this summer.On Thursday, Ben Standig of NBC Sports Washington reported "don't sleep on the Nets getting involved" despite ample speculation linking Irving to the riva

Thursday Sports in Brief

The judicial official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to discuss the investigation publicly, said Al-Khelaifi is suspected of corruption "in regards with Qatar's track and field worlds."MIAMI (AP) — Phoenix Suns big man Richaun Holmes was arrested for mi

Thursday Sports in Brief

The judicial official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to discuss the investigation publicly, said Al-Khelaifi is suspected of corruption "in regards with Qatar's track and field worlds."MIAMI (AP) — Phoenix Suns big man Richaun Holmes was arrested for mi

LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan weren't snubbed from All-NBA

Eventually the Spurs will likely have to move on from one or both of them before reaching contender status again, but those days are not here yet.Both DeMar DeRozan and LaMarcus Aldridge, who had been named to the second team last year, were left out this time around despite having similar numbe

For LaMarcus Aldridge, a transformation awaits - if he wants it

But if he and the Spurs hope to keep up with a league that has discovered that 3-point attempts are far more efficient than every 2-point jumper, they need their best offensive players to be more willing to venture outside the arc.But as more teams have spread the floor with smaller lineups, mor

LeBron James & Anthony Davis Meeting Fuels Lakers Trade Rumors [PHOTO]

When the Pelicans parted ways with former general manager Dell Demps, there was hope that it could open the door for a trade to happen.Beyond that, the Lakers have plenty of competition in a potential trade for Davis.Getty Anthony Davis and LeBron James

LeBron James Is Reportedly Acting As 'Tamperer-In-Chief' Recruiting Jimmy Butler And Kawhi Leonard

There’s no tampering enforcement by players, and while Magic Johnson, the guy that got in trouble for tampering before, is no longer there, LeBron is tamperer-in-chief of the Lakers right now.” Windhorst mentioned that meeting with James may not be able to help the Lakers overcome some of the other

ESPN's Brian Windhorst speculates DeMar DeRozan could possibly 'be on the trade block' this summer

Would they be willing to make an offer for a guy like DeMar DeRozan, who possibly could be on the trade block depending on whether the Spurs want to extend his contract.” DeRozan was traded by the Toronto Raptors last summer in the blockbuster Kawhi Leonard trade.Would they be willing to make an