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2018 NBA Rookie Rankings: Trae Young, Luka Doncic, Landry Shamet

In the second edition of our 2018 NBA Rookie of the Year power rankings, we saw Luka Doncic reign supreme once again at the top spot. The 19-year-old 'Wonder Boy' has been a joy to watch this season as he is making serious noise to be a Western Conference All-Star. However, when it comes...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 5:52pm

Messy Celtics getting reprieve thanks to Patriots: Picard

If anybody should be pulling for the New England Patriots to win Sunday’s AFC Championship and extend their season to Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3, it’s Brad Stevens. The Boston Celtics coach could use a couple more weeks to fix the mess he has on his hands at the moment. Perhaps...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 6:23pm

NBA trade rumors: Sixers looking at Taurean Prince

The Sixers are still searching the trade market in hopes of upgrading their bench, despite signing veteran swingman Corey Brewer to a 10-day contract on Tuesday. Earlier this week, we wrote about how the Sixers are reportedly interested in the quartet of Frank Kaminsky, Jeremy Lin, Noah Vonleh and...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 5:50pm

Problems galore for the slumping Celtics

And you thought the Patriots had trouble on the road? The Celtics returned to Boston licking their wounds after an abysmal 0-3 road trip through Miami, Orlando, and Brooklyn – not quite the powerhouses of the Eastern Conference. The losses come off the heels of a four-game winning streak (...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 11:11am

Kyrie Irving NBA Trade Rumors Anthony Davis Celtics Knicks talks

The Celtics have hit rock bottom in the 2018-19 NBA season having lost three straight games, the most recent to the lowly Brooklyn Nets. Kyrie Irving, who sat on the bench with a thigh injury in the loss to the Nets, has been the most vocal about the Celtics chemistry issues. Most of the blame...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 6:14pm

NBA rumors: Sixers sign Corey Brewer to 10-day contract

After holding a couple of workouts this week to fill their vacant roster spot on the 15-man roster, the Sixers announced on Tuesday that they have signed veteran forward Corey Brewer to a 10-day contract. Keith Pompey of the Philadelphia Inquirer was the first to report about Brewer along with NBA...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 5:28pm

Dennis Smith NBA trade rumors: Knicks, Frank Ntilikina, Suns, Magic

Forget a sophomore slump, Dallas Mavericks Dennis Smith Jr. is looking at the possibility of a sophomore shipment as the NBA trade deadline approaches on Feb. 7.  According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the 20-23 Mavs are looking for trade partners to ship off the second-year point guard...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:44am

Sixers NBA trade rumors: Jeremy Lin, Noah Vonleh, more

The NBA trade deadline is still a few weeks away, but it appears that the Sixers will be one of the more active teams trying to upgrade their bench. According to Sean Deveney of the Sporting News, the Sixers are one of the many teams angling for the playoffs that are willing to part ways with...

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 4:54pm

Sixers NBA trade rumors: Teams calling about Jimmy Butler

Last week, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelbourne reported that Jimmy Butler aggressively challenged Sixers head coach Brett Brown about his role within the team's offense. Wojnarowski and Shelbourne mentioned in their report that at a film session in Portland, Butler's...

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 1:31pm

The Knicks defense is an utter trainwreck

The New York Knicks are broken. That goes without saying.    Should they lose on Sunday afternoon to the Philadelphia 76ers, it will be the team's 19th defeat in their last 22 games as the race for the top pick in the 2019 NBA Draft is fully on.    There is a litany of...

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 12:44pm

Knicks NBA trade rumors: Enes Kanter, Kings, Zach Randolph

It looks like the next time Enes Kanter gets consistent playing time as a starter, it won't be coming with the New York Knicks.  ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Wednesday morning that the Knicks are in talks with the Sacramento Kings to trade the expiring contract of Kanter'...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 11:20am

Sixers NBA rumors: Latest on Haywood Highsmith

The Philadelphia 76ers announced on Tuesday that they signed Delaware Blue Coats forward Haywood Highsmith to a two-way contract on Tuesday. The Sixers had an open two-way slot after they waived point guard Demetrius Jackson on Sunday. Shams Charania of The Athletic reported that Jackson is...

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 3:42pm

Jazmine Cashmere alleges Carmelo Anthony affair on Twitter (Instagram pics,photos, NSFW video)

What a year it has been for former pornstarsclaiming to have slept with current NBA stars. A couple months after Lisa Ann said that a Golden State Warriors player wants to be her pimp (she also claims to have bedded the player), Jazmine Cashmere went on a Twitter rant regarding a New York Knicks...

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 3:29pm

Ben Simmons is making major strides on offense in second season

Over the last five games or so, there has been a major development within the Philadelphia 76ers' organization and it has nothing to do with Jimmy Butler "calling out" head coach Brett Brown. It actually involves second-year point guard Ben Simmons, who is willingly taking and making...

Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 2:59pm

Knicks NBA trade rumors: Enes Kanter on his way out?

Teams around the NBA are taking notice of New York Knicks center Enes Kanter's dwindling playing time in the Big Apple.  The Athletic's Mike Vorkunov reported on Sunday that the Knicks are receiving calls about a deal involving Kanter and they are listening, although nothing has...

Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 2:01pm

NBA trade rumors: Could Nets go for Knicks Kristaps Porzingis?

Once considered the centerpiece of the New York Knicks' future, star big man Kristaps Porzingis is at a crossroad with the organization.  The 23-year-old, who is currently recovering from a torn ACL suffered last February, will be a restricted free agent this summer after the Knicks opted...

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 10:04am

Knicks NBA rumors: Tanking for Zion Williamson

You might not find many more peculiar seasons than the 2018-19 campaign of the New York Knicks.  Mired in a horrendous stretch that has seen them drop 13 of their last 14 games, the Knicks are one of the worst teams in basketball with a 9-29 record, which is still somewhat of a surprise....

Thursday, January 3, 2019 - 9:01am

Ranking top Philadelphia sports teams of 2018

As we wrap up another fun year in Philadelphia sports and look forward to 2019, it is a great time to rank the top professional teams in the city. There were a lot of great team performances this year that not only brought excitement to the city but also shined a light on some tremendous...

Monday, December 31, 2018 - 4:24pm

Ranking top Philadelphia athletes of 2018: Nick Foles, Joel Embiid, Aaron Nola

As we wrap up another fun year in Philadelphia sports and look forward to 2019, it is a great time to look at who were the top athletes in the city. There were a lot of great individual performances from various Philly athletes such as Joel Embiid and Nick Foles that not only brought excitement to...

Monday, December 31, 2018 - 3:55pm

Ranking top New York teams, athletes of 2018

Another year, another championship-less 365 days for the major New York City-area professional sports franchises in 2018.  There were some contenders, some pretenders, and some that probably should have just taken the year off. But with the flip of a calendar, hope springs anew, just like for...

Monday, December 31, 2018 - 12:10am