The world’s most talked about mascot, Gritty, made his Harlem Globetrotters debut in a trick shot video released minutes ago. The Philadelphia Flyers mascot joined Globetrotters stars Hoops Green, Zeus McClurkin, and Philly native Speedy Artis around the Wells Fargo Center for a series of tricks. It culminates with Zeus
Tommie Weatherspoon has three sons all playing basketball. Two of them Nick and Quinndary play for Mississippi State. The third, Brandon, is a high school senior, and he plays as well for Canton, Mississippi.
Clarence Weatherspoon, former 76ers star, is a coach for Southern Miss, no relation. Both of Tommie's sons
Hear what Devonte Graham thinks about the Charlotte Hornets and owner, Michael Jordan.
With the NBA Finals kicking off on May 31 and the league allowing teams to sell ad space on uniforms as of 2017, estimated to generate $100 million to $150 million in yearly revenue, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst Cities for Basketball Fans.To
As the Golden State Warriors raise the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy tonight and put a bookmark on the 2016-17 NBA season, Bud Light – the official beer of the NBA – is in-turn raising a beer to all the the dunks, steals, blocks and most of all, friendships formed over
With the end of the National Basketball Association season fast approaching and the endless play-off season on the horizon, how some of the teams got their names is always a fascinating topic. Read on and learn more.
Back in the day, as some are apt to say, I was interviewing and
SAN FRANCISCO -- Bill Russell, who led the University of San Francisco (USF) to back-to-back NCAA Championships in 1955 and ’56 and won 11 NBA Championships in his 13-year professional career with the Boston Celtics, has been selected as one of three recipients for the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy
Isaiah Whitehead made his first career NBA start last night for the Nets. It had nothing to do with how he played. He started only because Jeremy Lin and Greivis Vasquez were out with injuries.
Not surprisingly, Whitehead was terrible in making the most of his first start. He finished the
There was no blather from the Nets about being a championship team. There was no nonsensical talk about the Nets taking over New York. The Nets ended the practice of trashing the Knicks.
That’s what four disappointing years can do to this Brooklyn franchise. That’s what harsh reality does to the
The Knicks are selling hope for this season with a new head coach and a new point guard. They spent money building around Derrick Rose, Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis by signing Joakim Noah and Courtney Lee. If nothing else, the Knicks have a competent starting five, which they couldn’t