NBA

  • David Fizdale Fired by Memphis Grizzles After 8th Straight Loss

    David Fizdale Fired by Memphis Grizzles After 8th Straight Loss

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA November 27, 2017 at 11:20 pm 0 comments

    The Memphis Grizzlies fired coach David Fizdale on Monday, one day after the team dropped to 7-12 on the season, including eight straight losses. Associate head coach J.B. Bickerstaff, who was 37-34 as an interim coach with the Houston Rockets in 2015-16, has been promoted to interim head coach. Fizdale’s […]

     
  • Mike Malone, Nikola Jokic of Nuggets Ejected After Ref Confrontation

    Mike Malone, Nikola Jokic of Nuggets Ejected After Ref Confrontation

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA November 19, 2017 at 11:22 pm 0 comments

    Denver Nuggets coach Mike Malone and star Nikola Jokic were ejected Sunday after Malone stepped onto the court during play to confront referee Rodney Mott about a no-call. Mott also called a technical foul on Denver guard Jamal Murray moments later in the second quarter after another no-call in the […]

     
  • Mike Conley out Indefinitely With Sore Heel and Achilles

    Mike Conley out Indefinitely With Sore Heel and Achilles

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA November 17, 2017 at 11:09 pm 0 comments

    Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley is out for an indefinite period because of soreness in his left Achilles and heel, the team announced Friday. The Grizzlies did not provide a timetable for his return, saying only that they would provide an update in approximately two weeks. “It’s unfortunate,” Grizzlies coach […]

     
  • Suns Trade Eric Bledsoe to Bucks For Greg Monroe, Draft Picks

    Suns Trade Eric Bledsoe to Bucks For Greg Monroe, Draft Picks

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA November 7, 2017 at 11:46 pm 0 comments

    The Phoenix Suns have traded disgruntled guard Eric Bledsoe to the Milwaukee Bucks for center Greg Monroe, a 2018 protected first-round draft pick and a 2018 protected second-round pick. The teams reached an agreement in principle late Monday night and finalized the terms Tuesday morning, league sources told ESPN. The […]

     
  • Joseph Tsai Has Agreement to Purchase 49% of Brooklyn Nets

    Joseph Tsai Has Agreement to Purchase 49% of Brooklyn Nets

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA October 27, 2017 at 1:21 pm 0 comments

    Joseph Tsai, the executive vice chairman and co-founder of Chinese e-commerce goliath Alibaba, has reached an agreement in principle to purchase a 49 percent minority stake in the Brooklyn Nets that includes the option to acquire controlling interest of the NBA franchise in 2021, league sources told ESPN. The purchase […]

     
  • Chris Paul to Miss Two-to-Four Weeks With Bruised Left Knee

    Chris Paul to Miss Two-to-Four Weeks With Bruised Left Knee

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA October 20, 2017 at 9:53 pm 0 comments

    Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul will likely be sidelined two to four weeks while recovering from his bruised left knee, sources confirmed to ESPN. Sources said the Rockets are calling agents about available point guards. One such point guard is Jameer Nelson, who was released by the Denver Nuggets […]

     
  • Nikola Mirotic Out Indefinitely After Fight With Teammate Bobby Portis

    Nikola Mirotic Out Indefinitely After Fight With Teammate Bobby Portis

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA October 17, 2017 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

    Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic is out indefinitely after suffering fractures to his upper jaw and a concussion in an altercation with teammate Bobby Portis at practice Tuesday. The players had been talking trash to one another in practice, going back and forth before those exchanges escalated into a physical […]

     
  • LaMarcus Aldridge Agrees to Three-Year Extension With Spurs

    LaMarcus Aldridge Agrees to Three-Year Extension With Spurs

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA October 16, 2017 at 11:42 pm 0 comments

    Five-time All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge has reached an agreement on a three-year, $72.3 million contract extension with the San Antonio Spurs, league sources told ESPN. The extension will keep Aldridge, 32, under contract with the Spurs through the 2020-21 season. It includes a partially guaranteed salary in the deal’s final […]

     
  • Joel Embiid Signs 5-Year, $148 Million Extension With 76ers

    Joel Embiid Signs 5-Year, $148 Million Extension With 76ers

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA October 9, 2017 at 10:38 pm 0 comments

    Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has agreed to a five-year, $148 million designated rookie scale maximum contract extension, league sources told ESPN. Embiid, one of the NBA’s most talented and popular young players, has the ability to earn an additional $30 million — bringing the value of the contract to […]

     
  • NBA Thinking About Reseeding Playoff Format

    NBA Thinking About Reseeding Playoff Format

    Mike Aglialoro, NBA October 8, 2017 at 11:07 pm 0 comments

    NBA commissioner Adam Silver acknowledges that the league will “continue to look at” the possibility of reseeding teams 1-16 in the playoffs, regardless of conference affiliation. In the wake of changes to the All-Star Game earlier in the week, in which players will be selected by captains and will be […]