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What are the Knicks getting with Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott?

As the dust settles from the deal that sent Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder, most of the talk has been about how the former New York Knicks star has created a three-headed monster for the Western Conference club alongside reigning MVP Russell Westbrook and four-time All-Star Paul...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 2:25pm

Sixers in 2017-18 will be defined by youth and health

Two words will come up all season for the 76ers. Youth and health. If the dynamic young core can stay healthy throughout the marathon 82-game NBA season, then the Sixers have a chance to exorcise the demons of the first four years of the Brett Brown era. Dare we say it – they...

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 1:54pm

NBA trade rumors: Sixers not shopping Jahlil Okafor

The rumors won't be squashed — even with the Sixers' general manager, and Jahlil Okafor himself saying the former No. 3 overall pick will stay in Philadelphia. Last offseason a day didn't pass without the center's name being linked to a team like the Celtics, the Suns and...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:58pm

Knicks star Kristaps Porzingis: "Fresh mind for a new season"

Kristaps Porzingis is back in the United States and ready to lead the New York Knicks out of the Carmelo Anthony era. At least, that's what he says.  The Latvian star who fled the country shortly after a difficult 2016-17 season ended is returning to a very different-looking franchise as...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:47pm

Knicks GM Scott Perry comments on Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis

It's been a whirlwind of a few days for the New York Knicks, who finally dealt Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round draft pick.  On Monday, general manager Scott Perry, alongside president Steve Mills, took the stage at media...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 1:27pm

Sixers' have seen National Anthem protests, may participate in upcoming season

Amid a flurish of protests prior to Week 3 NFL games — in Philadelphia and all over the country — freedom of speech and the treatment of minorities are making headlines even in sports sections. After President Donald Trump stirred the pot with incendiary tweets, encouraging NFL owners...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:51pm

Joel Embiid won't play 82 games, wants to "stop flopping"

The news isn't great on Joel Embiid — but it isn't terrible either. After getting season-ending knee surgery after one of the most memorable 31-game stretches in recent NBA history, Embiid has spent the summer traveling and practicing. But with training camp kicking off in Camden, NJ...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:11pm

Ben Simmons is 100 percent healthy, wants to be Sixers' leader

The following exchange occured between Sixrs' 2016 first overall pick Ben Simmons and the media Monday morning. "Ben Simmons, what are you better at after a year in the NBA?" "Everything." "What specifically?" "Everything." "But what in...

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 11:52am

Anthony Davis Celtics NBA trade rumors: Latest on Davis and Jahlil Okafor

With Danny Ainge at the helm, the Celtics are always at the top of the list when it comes to NBA trade rumors and the big names that will pop up this season are big dudes in Anthony Davis and Jahlil Okafor. It’s no secret that the Celtics are weak up front, with Al Horford as the only...

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 6:27pm

Knicks trade Carmelo Anthony to Thunder

The New York Knicks have agreed to trade 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a 2018 second-round draft pick that was acquired from the Chicago Bulls, as first reported by the Vertical's Shams Charania.  The trade is not...

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 1:48pm

Donald Trump cancels White House celebration for NBA champ Warriors, Steph Curry on Twitter

President Donald Trump is withdrawing his invitation to the Golden State Warriors, the reigning NBA champions, as many on the team were contemplating not attending the ceremony due to disagreements with what Trump has done as President and as a Presidential candidate. Going to the White House...

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 11:03am

NBA trade rumors: Carmelo Anthony - Rockets, Cavs, Thunder, Blazers

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony wants out of town and it looks like he is willing to go somewhere other than the Houston Rockets.  ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Anthony has expanded his list of teams that he would be willing to waive his no-trade clause for the Cleveland...

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 12:34am

NBA Trade Rumors: Sixers shopping Jahlil Okafor, Celtics have interest

The Sixers are reportedly actively shopping center Jahlil Okafor, a player who has been attached to trade rumors for nearly three seasons now. After being selected third overall three years ago, the center showed he could score in the NBA but not much else. The emergence of Joel Embiid has made...

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 2:42pm

When does NBA basketball season start begin for 2017-18?

The 2017-18 NBA basketball season will start its regular season earlier than usual this October. The typical start of the pro basketball season occurs just ahead of the Halloween holiday, but this season – one of the most anticipated NBA seasons in years due to an inordinate amount of player...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 5:57pm

NBA trade rumors: On Kevin Love Cavaliers Marc Gasol and Celtics

In the latest edition of NBA trade rumors, we discuss the possibility of Kevin Love being traded away from the Cavaliers and the possibility of Marc Gasol being traded to the Celtics. First, we discuss Love and how his trade situation centers on where Carmelo Anthony winds up. Anthony seems almost...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 2:59pm

Sixers say no restrictions on Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid extension possible

Remember Joel Embiid minute watch last season?  Sixers fans — the hardcore ones at least — learned to memorize exactly when the star center was expected to step on and off the floor as part of his frustrating 25-minutes per game restriction last season. Though his status for 2017...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 1:55pm

NBA trade rumors: Carmelo Anthony - Rockets done by Monday?

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony will only waive his no-trade clause if he were dealt to the Houston Rockets.  His wish actually might come true sooner rather than later.  A report by Frank Isola of the New York Daily News revealed that Anthony's representation is "...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:35pm

Kevin Durant: Possible names for fake Twitter accounts

Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant further proved to us this week that it's an amazing time to be alive.  Only in 2017 could we be talking about a league and NBA Finals MVP creating at least one fake Twitter account in order to clap back at detractors on the deep, dark internet...

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 12:14pm

Knicks Michael Beasley: I can score 25 points per game

New York Knicks forward Michael Beasley might be new to the bright lights of Manhattan, but he isn't afraid to lay down some bold statements.  Speaking with the media on Tuesday, the 28-year-old who just signed with the Knicks in August sees big things in his team's future: "If...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 2:51pm

Tupac alive not dead? Latest 2017 conspiracy theory

The conspiracy theory that Tupac Shakur is alive and not dead will never die. When Tupac was “seen” at a Celtics game in 2014, we posted about it and it got an ungodly amount of Internet attention. Here are some images from that fateful night. “@NotExplained: Tupac sighting...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 2:15pm