Tag: N.B.A.

LeBron James Rips “Hater” Charles Barkley [VIDEO]

LeBron James hit back at criticism from commentator and NBA legend Charles Barkley. “All I’ve done for my entire career is represent the NBA the right way,” James said. “Fourteen years, never got in trouble. Respected the game. Print that.”

Derrick Rose Investigator Found Dead of Gunshot Wound

A Los Angeles Police Department detective who was working on the case against New York Knicks star Derrick Rose has been found dead from a gunshot wound. Nadine Hernandez, 44, was one of two investigators looking into the rape allegations against the NBA player. Police got a call at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday about an attempted…

LeBron James Endorses Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

On Sunday, LeBron James announced he’s supporting Hillary Clinton for president. Writing in an op-ed for the Akron Beacon Journal, the Cleveland Cavaliers star said he returned to Ohio with two missions: to win an NBA championship and to “make sure my kids in Akron have what they need to become their best selves.” James…

NBA San Antonion Spurs ’s Tim Duncan Announces Retirement

San Antonion Spurs power forward Tim Duncan announced Monday that he is retiring after spending all 19 of his seasons with the team. A five-time NBA championship winner, Duncan, 40, won the Most Valuable Player award twice in his career and the Finals MVP award three times. The Spurs had a .710 winning percentage during…

Golden State Warriors Defeated Oklahoma City Thunder [VIDEO]

The Golden State Warriors beated Monday the Oklahoma City Thunder, 96-88, rebounding from a 3-1 series deficit to advance to the NBA Finals. League MVP Stephen Curry proved unstoppable, sinking six three-pointers and netting 30 points overall. With their resurgence, the 2015-16 Warriors became the 10th team in NBA history to bounce back from a…

76ers Become First Team to Sell Ads on Uniform [VIDEO]

The Philadelphia 76ers is officially the first team among the four major professional sports leagues to sell sponsorship on their official uniforms. The NBA franchise announced Monday morning that ticket resale company StubHub will place its logo on the upper-right corner of the last-place team’s jersey, starting in the 2017-18 season. According to ESPN sources,…

Kobe Scores 60 in Final Game; Warriors Break Wins Record [VIDEO]

The NBA ended its regular season Wednesday night with two historic moments: The league said goodbye to the iconic Kobe Bryant while the Golden State Warriors won their 73rd game—a new single-season record. Bryant scored 60 points in his final NBA game, rounding out the Los Angeles Lakers season with a 101-96 victory over the…

Knicks Player Cleanthony Early Robbed, Shot at Strip Club [VIDEO]

New York Knicks forward Cleanthony Early was shot in the leg in the early hours of Wednesday outside a strip club in Queens. According to police sources who spoke to the New York Daily News, “Early was surrounded by four to six people wearing ski masks and robbed of his items and jewelry—including a gold…

NBA Suspends Matt Barnes for Attacking Coach

The NBA has reportedly suspended Memphis Grizzlies player Matt Barnes two games for a physical altercation with New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher in October. Barnes allegedly drove 95 miles to confront Fisher at the home of the player’s ex-wife, whom Fisher was now dating. A fight reportedly ensued, with Barnes’ children present at the…

Kobe Bryant Announces Retirement [VIDEO]

Basketball icon and Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant announced Sunday he will retire from the game at the end of the NBA season. Bryant broke the news that he would end his 20-year career in a letter posted to the Players Tribune website. The 37-year-old wrote that basketball “gave a 6-year-old boy his Laker dream…

Lamar Odom Heads to L.A. for Recovery [VIDEO]

Lamar Odom reportedly left Las Vegas with Khloe Kardashian to return to Los Angeles for more specialized treatment on Monday, according to TMZ. The former NBA star was hospitalized last week after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel, where he had been staying for several days. Former college coach Jim Harrick said the…

NBA Legend Moses Malone Dead At 60 [VIDEO]

Moses Malone, a three-time NBA MVP and Pro Basketball Hall of Famer, passed away at the age of 60 Sunday. Nicknamed the “Chairman of the Boards,” Malone was named one of the NBA’s 50 greatest players. He led the Philadelphia 76ers to the 1983 championship. Malone was the first player to go pro straight out…

Watch as LeBron James goes off for 61 points vs. Bobcats VIDEO

LeBron James was scoring wherever he wanted against Charlotte — the seventh best defense in the NBA this season — he was 10-of-12 at the rim, 7-of-8 from three from the left side of the floor. Here are all 61 of his points. Watch him get going early and he just could not miss, he…

North Korean Leader Kim Jong And Dennis Rodman Watch Basketball Game

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watched an exhibition basketball game together today in Pyongyang, North Korea. Rodman told the leader, “You have a friend for life,” a delegation spokesman told AP. The encounter makes Rodman the most high-profile American to meet with Kim.

Jerry Buss, Longtime Lakers Owner, Is Dead at 80

Jerry Buss, who bought the Los Angeles Lakers in 1979 and turned them into the N.B.A.’s glamour team, winners of 10 league championships and the cornerstone of his Southern California sports empire, died on Monday in Los Angeles. He was 80. His death was announced by the Lakers. He had been hospitalized with cancer for…