Boston Celtics’ Jayson Tatum ‘thankful’ for making All-NBA first team but wants rules around voting

Boston Celtics’ Jayson Tatum ‘thankful’ for making All-NBA first team but wants rules around voting

2:31 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN MIAMI – Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum has said repeatedly over the past year that he felt disrespected by being left off of last year’s All-NBA teams – a decision that cost Tatum tens of millions of dollars on his current contract. After Tatum was selected to the All-NBA first … Read more

Supermax contracts now possible for Booker, KAT

Supermax contracts now possible for Booker, KAT

The 2021-22 All-NBA teams were announced on Tuesday, and for the most part, the results were exactly what was expected. Nikola Jokic – the back-to-back MVP this season – made it to the first team alongside Luka Doncic, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Devin Booker, and Jayson Tatum. Each player was 27 years old or younger. The second … Read more

NBA Announces 2021-22 All-NBA Teams

NBA Announces 2021-22 All-NBA Teams

The 2021-22 Kia All-NBA Teams were announced by the NBA on Tuesday evening and a couple of league MVP’s led the way in terms of the voting. Milwaukee Bucks big man and former two-time MVP in Giannis Antetokounmpo was the only unanimous selection to the All-NBA First Team this year and right behind him was … Read more

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

NBA execs, scout see Paolo Banchero as most complete 2022 rookie

NBA execs, scout see Paolo Banchero as most complete 2022 rookie

If Houston stays at No. 3 overall in the first round of the 2022 NBA draft, the most common projection to the Rockets at that spot is Duke forward Paolo Banchero. Should things play out according to forecast on the June 23 draft night, the addition might have immediate implications. Per NBA insider Michael Scotto … 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

Michigan men’s basketball coach Juwan Howard declines Los Angeles Lakers’ interest

Michigan men’s basketball coach Juwan Howard declines Los Angeles Lakers’ interest

University of Michigan coach Juwan Howard recently declined a Los Angeles Lakers overture for the franchise’s coaching job, electing to remain at his alma mater, where Howard will coach his two sons next season, sources told ESPN. The Lakers have a formal search process in place, but courting college coaches typically requires a different level … Read more