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Kemba Walker's All-NBA selection puts Hornets in tough position

Kemba Walker's All-NBA selection puts Hornets in tough position

Whether Kemba Walker will re-sign this offseason has been a pressing question for the Charlotte Hornets the last several years. The All-NBA honor makes Walker, 29, eligible for a supermax contract, which means that the Hornets can offer him a five-year, $221 million contract in free agency. The Hornets already had the rights to offer him… ... Continue Reading
There was only one team on the pitch - Messi on Liverpool defeat

There was only one team on the pitch - Messi on Liverpool defeat

Barcelona star Lionel Messi lamented that his side 'did not compete' during their infamous defeat to Liverpool. ... Continue Reading
Report: LeBron James has started recruiting, reached out to Kawhi Leonard, Jimmy Butler

Report: LeBron James has started recruiting, reached out to Kawhi Leonard, Jimmy Butler

If the Lakers are going to land another superstar this summer — in spite of a front office shooting itself in the foot over and over again — it's going to be because LeBron James got involved and saved the day. Right now, the Lakers do not look like an organization free agents with options… ... Continue Reading
Blazers' CJ McCollum describes what separates Warriors from everybody

Blazers' CJ McCollum describes what separates Warriors from everybody

Blazers' CJ McCollum describes what separates Warriors from everybody originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com Programming note: Watch the NBA Finals pregame edition of Warriors Outsiders on Thursday, May 30 at 4:00 p.m. streaming live on the MyTeams app. The Golden State Warriors swept the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference finals. ... Continue Reading
Derek Fisher on Lakers Coaching Drama: Head Coaches Deserve 'High Level of Autonomy'

Derek Fisher on Lakers Coaching Drama: Head Coaches Deserve 'High Level of Autonomy'

Derek Fisher knows what it's like to succeed with the Lakers and what it's like to be an NBA head coach. Fisher joins SI Now to discuss some of the challenges Frank Vogel and Jason Kidd might face on LA's sidelines next season. ... Continue Reading
Draymond Green calls not playing LeBron James in NBA playoffs a 'mindf--k'

Draymond Green calls not playing LeBron James in NBA playoffs a 'mindf--k'

Draymond Green calls not playing LeBron James in NBA playoffs a 'mindf--k' originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com The NBA playoffs have looked a lot different this year, and it all starts with LeBron James. Or the lack thereof. For the first time in 14 years, instead of chasing a crown that is an NBA title, The… ... Continue Reading
Danny Ainge, back at work for Celtics, shouts out Kyrie Irving on Twitter

Danny Ainge, back at work for Celtics, shouts out Kyrie Irving on Twitter

Danny Ainge could only be kept away for so long. The Boston Celtics president of basketball operations, who suffered a mild heart attack earlier this month, already has been back with the team for weeks, head coach Brad Stevens admitted Thursday, via MassLive.com. Ainge wouldn't be forgiven for taking some recovery time after the Celtics bowed out… ... Continue Reading
'Jeopardy!' Champ James Holzhauer Pushed To Brink Against Tough Opponent

'Jeopardy!' Champ James Holzhauer Pushed To Brink Against Tough Opponent

Nate Scheffey gave “Jeopardy! champ James Holzhauer a rare scare on Thursday. The quietly confident challenger, a technology consultant from New York City, led by as much as $12,800 during Double Jeopardy and entered Final Jeopardy just $5,400 behind Holzhauer. ... Continue Reading
Premier League move most likely for 'special talent' Bale - Villas-Boas

Premier League move most likely for 'special talent' Bale - Villas-Boas

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas believes a return to the Premier League is most likely for struggling Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale. ... Continue Reading
A matter of trust: Pats' No. 1 pick shows promise

A matter of trust: Pats' No. 1 pick shows promise

For the first time in 23 years the Patriots picked a WR in the first round, and N'Keal Harry looks like the real deal, But earning the trust of QB Tom Brady won't be easy. ... Continue Reading
Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins could return in time for start of NBA Finals

Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins could return in time for start of NBA Finals

A lot better than I was," Cousins said Thursday afternoon. Following Thursday's practice, Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Cousins' availability for Game 1 of the Finals on May 30 will depend on his conditioning level. ... Continue Reading
Bucks fail to foul Lowry down the stretch

Bucks fail to foul Lowry down the stretch

With 18 seconds left in regulation, Marc Gasol inbounds to Kyle Lowry who appears to be fouled but no call is made leading to a Pascal Siakam dunk on the other end. ... Continue Reading
Stephen Curry, family recall his difficult college recruiting process

Stephen Curry, family recall his difficult college recruiting process

Stephen Curry arrived in Charlotte for his sixth All-Star selection. It was a reunion for Curry, who had spent his childhood in the area and throughout his college years when he played for Davidson College about 30 minutes outside of Charlotte. Let's rewind to Curry's sophomore year -- that's when the recruiting process began. ... Continue Reading
Klay Thompson's All-NBA team snub is fair, even though it seems unfair

Klay Thompson's All-NBA team snub is fair, even though it seems unfair

Klay Thompson's All-NBA team snub is fair, even though it seems unfair originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com OAKLAND - Klay Thompson failed to make any of the three All-NBA teams Thursday, and by now, you've probably seen his reaction. He looked as if he had been cheated out of a potential $30 million in salary and,… ... Continue Reading
Aaron Rodgers does not do Wisconsin proud with shameful beer chug at Bucks game

Aaron Rodgers does not do Wisconsin proud with shameful beer chug at Bucks game

He may be a California native, but quarterback Aaron Rodgers has gone all in on his adopted state since joining the Green Bay Packers. A regular attendee of Badgers, Milwaukee Bucks and Brewers games, the Packers quarterback has done his best to endear himself to the home crowd. He even bought a minority stake in… ... Continue Reading
Must See: Bledsoe Lobs To Giannis For Alley-Oop

Must See: Bledsoe Lobs To Giannis For Alley-Oop

Giannis climbs all the way UP to snag Eric Bledsoe's lob and throw down the hammer in Game 5 vs. the Raptors. ... Continue Reading
Rob Pelinka thinks Lakers have ‘very, very strong appeal’ to free agents

Rob Pelinka thinks Lakers have ‘very, very strong appeal’ to free agents

There have been rumors of infighting between Johnson and Rob Pelinka, and heading into a crucial free agent summer, it's not clear if players are looking at the Lakers seriously. LeBron has already started to do some recruiting, apparently with Jimmy Butler and Kawhi Leonard on his call list. For the front office staff left… ... Continue Reading
Draymond Green, Charles Barkley weigh in on Drake's sideline antics: He can't shoot, nor can he pass

Draymond Green, Charles Barkley weigh in on Drake's sideline antics: He can't shoot, nor can he pass

Drake has been front and center for the Toronto Raptors' playoff run this postseason, even drawing criticism for getting too close to the action during their Game 4 win against the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday. Draymond Green and the Golden State Warriors — who already swept the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4… ... Continue Reading
Why this first place MLB team still won't make the playoffs

Why this first place MLB team still won't make the playoffs

Yahoo Sports' Tim Brown explains why the N.L. East-leading Philadelphia Phillies may not make the postseason ... Continue Reading
Rip City Future is bright: Trail Blazers rookie Anfernee Simons praised for “crazy potential”

Rip City Future is bright: Trail Blazers rookie Anfernee Simons praised for “crazy potential”

Rip City Future is bright: Trail Blazers rookie Anfernee Simons praised for crazy potential originally appeared on nbcsportsnorthwest.com As all of Rip City reflects on the Trail Blazers 2018-19 season, April 10th 2019 will most likely be a date that fans and players will remember for years to come. It was the last game of… ... Continue Reading

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