Dwyane Wade gets to leave NBA on his terms, a rare gift

Dwyane Wade gets to leave NBA on his terms, a rare gift

Pro athletes don’t always decide when they retire. Sometimes, it’s a career-ending injury. Others, there is no market for the player’s exhausted ability. But sometimes, a player gets to leave the game on his or her terms. Dwyane Wade has said he…

NBA team executive on leave amid $13.4M federal embezzlement probe: reports

NBA team executive on leave amid $13.4M federal embezzlement probe: reports

An executive with the NBA’s Miami Heat has been placed on leave amid an embezzlement probe involving his previous employment with the Sacramento Kings, reports said.  (Associated Press) A former executive with pro basketball’s Sacramento Kings is under federal investigation for allegedly…

NBA rookies believe the Kevin Knox hype, too

NBA rookies believe the Kevin Knox hype, too

Kevin Knox just got some love from his fellow rookies, but perhaps a few more chips for his shoulder, too. Knox’s dominant summer league appeared to impress his fellow rookies, but not enough to move to the top spot in any of…

Knicks and Warriors are the same in one gambling sense

Knicks and Warriors are the same in one gambling sense

LAS VEGAS — You can make the regular season of any sport a bit more special by betting on a team’s win total. Every game becomes a small wager — even a “meaningless” matchup in January. While tying up money for six…

Melbourne United watching NBA cuts for import role

Melbourne United watching NBA cuts for import role

Melbourne United won’t rush to sign their third import as they wait to see which players are released by NBA clubs. With point guard Casper Ware and centre Josh Boone both re-signed, Melbourne want a player who can play both small forward…

Ex-NBA star snaps after bar patron’s brutal taunt

Ex-NBA star snaps after bar patron’s brutal taunt

It appears being a local legend doesn’t buy you much stock with Arizona fans – at least not if you’re ex-NBA star Tom Chambers. The former NBA All-Pro is staring down assault charges after allegedly attacking a fan who became verbally abusive…

C.J. McCollum’s ‘I’m Trying, Jennifer’ Tweet Gets Blazers Guard Roasted On Social Media

C.J. McCollum’s ‘I’m Trying, Jennifer’ Tweet Gets Blazers Guard Roasted On Social Media

McCollum’s reply to a fan calling out the Portland Trail Blazers’ recent lack of playoff success has become meme-worthy for many NBA fans. Given his well-documented feud with Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant and his recently unearthed comments about not wanting…

NBA Rumors: Giannis Antetokounmpo Was ‘Shocked’ By LeBron James And DeMarcus Cousins’ Free Agency Decisions

NBA Rumors: Giannis Antetokounmpo Was ‘Shocked’ By LeBron James And DeMarcus Cousins’ Free Agency Decisions

Standing at 6-foot-10 with the ability to play multiple positions, the Milwaukee Bucks’ so-called “Greek Freak,” Giannis Antetokounmpo, has quickly emerged as one of the NBA’s finest all-around players. However, he isn’t unlike many of his fellow players around the NBA, as…

NBA Rumors: Gilbert Arenas Opens Up On What Led To Gun Incident With Javaris Crittenton In 2009

NBA Rumors: Gilbert Arenas Opens Up On What Led To Gun Incident With Javaris Crittenton In 2009

Arenas spilled the beans in a recent interview with the ‘Action Network,’ explaining how the feud between both Wizards guards started shortly before the infamous locker room incident. Despite having played in three All-Star Games and having been among the NBA’s top…

NBA Rumors: Marc Stein Of ‘NY Times’ Explains Why Carmelo Anthony Hasn’t Officially Signed With Rockets

NBA Rumors: Marc Stein Of ‘NY Times’ Explains Why Carmelo Anthony Hasn’t Officially Signed With Rockets

Ever since it was reported last week that Carmelo Anthony cleared waivers and is ready to sign with the Houston Rockets, reports had gone quiet on whether the 10-time All-Star had officially joined the team or not. With many fans wondering why…

NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Could Trade Kyle Korver For Future First-Round Pick, Says Joe Vardon

NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Could Trade Kyle Korver For Future First-Round Pick, Says Joe Vardon

According to ‘Cleveland.com’s’ Vardon, the Cavaliers are looking to free up cap space by trading “at least” one veteran guard. Due to the recent exit of LeBron James via free agency, the Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to be fielding a noticeably different…

NBA Rumors: Brandon Ingram Could Play ‘Scottie Pippen Role’ Alongside LeBron James, Says Chris Broussard

NBA Rumors: Brandon Ingram Could Play ‘Scottie Pippen Role’ Alongside LeBron James, Says Chris Broussard

The Fox Sports analyst cited ‘some people close to LeBron,’ who believe the 20-year-old forward could support James like Pippen supported Michael Jordan on multiple championship-winning Chicago Bulls teams in the ’90s. After LeBron James signed with the Los Angeles Lakers last…

There is buzz around the NBA that legal betting could cause player salaries to spike again and create more wild offseason spending sprees

There is buzz around the NBA that legal betting could cause player salaries to spike again and create more wild offseason spending sprees

The NBA cap spike in 2016 allowed the Warriors to sign Kevin Durant. Another spike could be coming. Ezra Shaw/Getty There is a buzz in the NBA that legal sports betting could create another salary cap spike, paving the way for free…

LeBron James opens school in hometown Akron for underprivileged children in amazing gesture from NBA star

LeBron James opens school in hometown Akron for underprivileged children in amazing gesture from NBA star

The 33-year-old NBA great will house 240-at-risk children at the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio offering free tuition. The LeBron James Family Foundation and Akron Public Schools will run the school in a joint venture for eight, nine and ten-year-olds. The…

NBA Rumors: New York Knicks To ‘Play It Safe’ With Irving, Butler, Other 2019 Free Agents, Per ‘Sporting News’

NBA Rumors: New York Knicks To ‘Play It Safe’ With Irving, Butler, Other 2019 Free Agents, Per ‘Sporting News’

The NBA’s free agent class of 2019 is expected to feature a bumper crop of top-tier veterans who could easily take their talents to other teams if the price is right. While this summer saw the likes of LeBron James, DeMarcus Cousins,…

Michael Beasley Leaving Knicks To Join The Lakers

Michael Beasley Leaving Knicks To Join The Lakers

After just one year in New York with the Knicks, Michael Beasley is heading to the East coast to join the Los Angeles Lakers. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Beasley and the Lakers have agreed to a one year deal. The veteran…

Paul George's stunning $134 million contract with the Thunder has 'emboldened' teams to take one of the biggest risks in the NBA

Paul George's stunning $134 million contract with the Thunder has 'emboldened' teams to take one of the biggest risks in the NBA

Sean M. Haffey/Getty The Oklahoma City Thunder’s gamble for Paul George paid off when they re-signed him to a four-year, $137 million contract this offseason. The Toronto Raptors are taking a similar gamble by trading for Kawhi Leonard one year before his…

DeMar DeRozan is furious after Raptors’ broken promise

DeMar DeRozan is furious after Raptors’ broken promise

Kawhi Leonard is not the only one frustrated. The Raptors have agreed to a deal to send DeMar DeRozan to the Spurs for Leonard. The longtime Raptors star was frustrated after team officials met with him during summer league to tell him…