Kristaps Porzingis trade rumors ‘not accurate,’ Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says

Kristaps Porzingis trade rumors ‘not accurate,’ Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban strongly denied trade rumors surrounding Kristaps Porzingis Tuesday morning that Dallas was, per Bleacher Report’s Jake Fischer, sniffing around to gauge the big man’s trade value. The Mavericks also reached out to the Golden State Warriors to determine their level of interest for a potential Porzingis deal, according to SNY’s Ian Begley. […]

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 NBA All-Star Game 2021: Damian Lillard, James Harden among reserves selected by league’s coaches

NBA All-Star Game 2021: Damian Lillard, James Harden among reserves selected by league’s coaches

The NBA announced its All-Star Game starters last Thursday, but given the somewhat predictable nature of picking the top five players in each conference, tonight’s reveal is the more important one. On Tuesday, the league unveiled the seven All-Star reserves for each conference as selected by the coaches within those conferences. The seven slots were […]

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 NBCA expresses ‘issue’ and ‘frustration’ regarding Timberwolves’ hiring process for new head coach

NBCA expresses ‘issue’ and ‘frustration’ regarding Timberwolves’ hiring process for new head coach

Earlier this week, the Minnesota Timberwolves fired head coach Ryan Saunders and immediately replaced him with Toronto Raptors assistant coach Chris Finch. The move raised eyebrows across the league as it didn’t seem like the Wolves did their due diligence when it came to their coaching search. Some players, including Portland Trail Blazers stars Damian Lillard and […]

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 Nets’ Kyrie Irving responds to $25,000 fine from NBA for not speaking to media: ‘I do not talk to pawns’

Nets’ Kyrie Irving responds to $25,000 fine from NBA for not speaking to media: ‘I do not talk to pawns’

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving was fined $25,000 for his refusal to speak to the media during the league’s “media week” ahead of the 2020-21 NBA season. Instead of speaking for himself, Irving instead issued a statement. The Nets organization was also fined $25,000 for allowing Irving to go without speaking to media members.  On Friday, […]

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 Kyrie Irving, Nets fined $25,000 each after All-Star guard skips media availability in violation of NBA rules

Kyrie Irving, Nets fined $25,000 each after All-Star guard skips media availability in violation of NBA rules

During normal times, each team has a set media day, where the front office personnel, coach and players address the media and speak about the upcoming season. Due to COVID-19, that was changed to a media week, where everything was spread out and taking place virtually video videoconferencing.  Even if it wasn’t in person, players […]

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 Paul George signs max contract extension with Clippers worth reported $190 million over four years

Paul George signs max contract extension with Clippers worth reported $190 million over four years

Paul George won’t be leaving Los Angeles anytime soon. The former All-Star forward has signed a contract extension with the Clippers, the team announced Thursday. The deal, which will pay him $190 million over four years, kicks in after this season and runs through 2025, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.  George’s current contract had a […]

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