The NHL will always be a niche sport

The NHL will always be a niche sport

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Wayne Simmonds (24) and Boston Bruins’ AJ Greer (10) fight during the third period, Feb.1, 2023, in Toronto.Image: AP There is no fanbase that can whipsaw from beseeching the masses to watch their sport to getting pissed off at any mainstream coverage or attention quite like hockey fans. Any discussion of hockey’s … Read more

James Harden Deserves To Be Selected For The 2023 NBA All-Star Game

James Harden Deserves To Be Selected For The 2023 NBA All-Star Game

PHILADELPHIA, PA – JANUARY 28: James Harden #1 of the Philadelphia 76ers reacts against the Denver … [+] Nuggets at the Wells Fargo Center on January 28, 2023 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions … Read more

Five NBA Players Who Deserve Their First All-Star Game Nod In 2023

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 20: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander #2 of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives … [+] to the basket against De’Aaron Fox #5 of the Sacramento Kings in the third quarter at Golden 1 Center on January 20, 2023 in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using … Read more

Meet Bol Bol, The 7’2 NBA Guard

ORLANDO, FLORIDA – NOVEMBER 09: Bol Bol #10 of the Orlando Magic looks on in the second half against … [+] the Dallas Mavericks at Amway Center on November 09, 2022 in Orlando, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the … Read more

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Charlotte Hornets: Live Stream, TV Channel, Start Time | 1/31/2023 – How to Watch and Stream Major League & College Sports

The Milwaukee Bucks (33-17) will try to continue a four-game win streak when they host the Charlotte Hornets (15-36) on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at Fiserv Forum. The contest airs at 8:00 PM ET on BSSE and BSWI. Below you’ll find all the info you need to watch this contest, including on FuboTV. How to … Read more

2023 NBA Trade Deadline: Identifying Buyers

Boston, MA – January 28: Los Angeles Lakers SF LeBron James falls to his knees in frustration after … [+] the final play of regulation. The Lakers lost to the Boston Celtics, 125-121, in overtime. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Boston Globe via Getty Images The NBA Trade Deadline is February … Read more

Jaren Jackson Jr.’s stats aren’t biased. A former NBA scorekeeper explains the process

This weekend, in the span of just hours, Grizzlies center Jaren Jackson Jr. was accused and then vindicated of benefiting from hometown scoring bias that inflated his defensive stats. A viral Reddit post claimed the Grizzlies scorekeepers were potentially engaged in a conspiracy to log all borderline calls as Jackson steals or blocked shots to … Read more

NBA trade deadline: What Shams is hearing about the Raptors and trade talks around the league

The NBA trade market has officially heated up with next week’s Feb. 9 deadline upon the league, and conversations among team executives are expected to become more serious as the next few days unfold. Across the NBA, it’s no secret the Toronto Raptors are viewed as a swing team in this year’s trade market. Raptors … Read more

Is there enough time for Lonzo Ball to make a comeback this season?

The Chicago Bulls are hoping that a potential return of ace point guard Lonzo Ball can save their season. However, with the All-Star break approaching and the end of the NBA season becoming closer, there is a pressing question: Is there enough time left for Ball to make a comeback? Ball’s status remains uncertain The … Read more