Former NBA player DJ Strawberry talks about career and talent overseas

Former NBA player DJ Strawberry talks about career and talent overseas

shares share tweet pin sms send e-mail By Sam Yip | May 24, 2022 Ahead of the quarterfinals in the Basketball Africa League (BAL) playoffs, one-time NBA guard DJ Strawberry spoke with HoopsHype after a recent practice with Zamalek. Zamalek SC is looking to defend its title at Kigali Arena in Rwanda. The White Knights … Read more

Slain NBA player Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife Sherra Wright denied parole

Slain NBA player Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife Sherra Wright denied parole

Lorenzen Wright’s ex-wife will not be granted early release from a 30-year prison sentence she received after pleading guilty to plotting the retired NBA player’s 2010 slaying, the Tennessee Board of Parole said Monday. The board voted to deny parole for Sherra Wright, who entered a guilty plea in July 2019 to facilitation of first-degree … Read more

Malaki Branham could be 2022 NBA Draft option for Knicks

Malaki Branham could be 2022 NBA Draft option for Knicks

Some of the more highly touted prospects may not drop to the Knicks at No. 11 – even the intriguing 6-foot-8 point guard, Dyson Daniels, of the G-League Ignite via Australia. Indications are Daniels helped his stock tremendously at the Chicago Draft Combine after a Pro Day in which he rained in deep jump shots … Read more

Inflation is rising, but fans are paying for NBA, NFL, other sports tickets

Inflation is rising, but fans are paying for NBA, NFL, other sports tickets

People are changing their spending habits as prices surge at rates not seen in four decades, making choices that favor experiences. That means big demand for live sports. Demand for sports attendance is usually “unresponsive to price changes,” said Dennis Coates, a sports economics professor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. “Good times, bad … Read more

The highest-paid NBA players in 2022

The highest-paid NBA players in 2022

Sportico recently published the top 100 highest-paid athletes in 2022 and – lo and behold – LeBron James is the king ahead of the three soccer superstars Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar. James earned almost three times more than his current salary with the Los Angeles Lakers thanks to his many endorsement deals. No … Read more

Adele and Rich Paul yuk it up court side during NBA game

Adele and Rich Paul yuk it up court side during NBA game

Adele and Rich Paul are still going strong, as the pair was seen enjoying each other’s company while sitting court side at the Warriors vs Mavericks NBA game in San Francisco Friday night. The Grammy-winner, 34, looked casually chic in an ombre denim button-up shirt and jeans paired with nude heels, minimal makeup and gold … Read more

Luka Doncic, Ja Morant, Warriors put NBA in strong media rights position

Luka Doncic, Ja Morant, Warriors put NBA in strong media rights position

Ja Morant # 12 of the Memphis Grizzlies drives to the basket to shoot against the Golden State Warriors in the second half of Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals of the NBA Playoffs at Chase Center on May 07, 2022 in San Francisco, California. Thearon W. Henderson | Getty Images The NBA is … Read more

Column: NHL’s Hurricanes are the minnows of the Metro | Sports News

Column: NHL’s Hurricanes are the minnows of the Metro |  Sports News

DAVID DREYER Lenoir-Rhyne University The Hartford Whalers became the Carolina Hurricanes when they relocated to Raleigh in 1997. “Hurricanes” is seemingly a fitting moniker for a team based in North Carolina. But perhaps keeping the name the “Whalers” would have been more appropriate. Not because North Carolina is known for whaling. But because as a … Read more

Pelicans Picking Up Trade Calls During NBA Draft Combine

Pelicans Picking Up Trade Calls During NBA Draft Combine

David Griffin said to expect a calmer, quieter summer but all has not been quiet on the offseason front for the New Orleans Pelicans. Perhaps he was playing his cards close during the exit interviews but the Pelicans are one of the most talked-about teams at the NBA’s Draft Combine. Jake Fischer reports, “there’s a … Read more

UCLA Wings Johnny Juzang, Peyton Watson Work Out at NBA Draft Combine

UCLA Wings Johnny Juzang, Peyton Watson Work Out at NBA Draft Combine

The Bruins’ two 2022 NBA Draft Combine participants spent the past three days taking part in events and meeting with organizations in the hopes of being selected on June 23. UCLA men’s basketball guard Johnny Juzang and guard / forward Peyton Watson declared for the NBA Draft while forgoing their collegiate eligibility in April. From … Read more