Posts Categorized: NBA

LeBron passes Hakeem on All-Time Scoring List

LeBron James helped cement his place in NBA history even further this past weekend, becoming the 10th all-time leading scorer in the history of the league. James surpassed Hakeem Olajuwon in entering the top ten, with Olajuwon scoring 26,946 points in an eighteen-year career. James’ 25 points for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their 102-101 win…read more

Men’s basketball battles on the Big Ten stage in exhibition against Illinois

  Up against Division I the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—a program with 17 Big Ten Championship—the Washington University men’s basketball group drove for the greater part of the principal half, fell behind by as much as 29 lastly went on an 18-1 raced to close the crevice. It was sufficient to make the manager…read more

NBA player James Jones wanting to retire?

James Jones, the long-extend sharpshooter from the Miami Heat, may leave the amusement now that he has won a ring. Reports the Sun-Sentinel: “After nine seasons, Jones, 31, is at a point where he is deduction post-b-ball. ‘Without a doubt,’ Jones said of perhaps resigning after this season. ‘I’ve been going throughout the previous two…read more

Durant: Time to say how I feel

Kevin Durant says he is going to be more honest and open when speaking to the media, whom he claims twist anything he says. Durant made the shocking decision to end his nine-year association with the Oklahoma City Thunder (Seattle Supersonics for the first season) when he signed with the Golden State Warriors in free…read more

LeBron urges Cavs to resign J.R. Smith

LeBron James has reiterated his desire to see the Cleveland Cavaliers ensure J.R. Smith is resigned for the upcoming season. James, 31, signed a three-year extension with the Cavs himself this summer after bringing Cleveland its’ first NBA Championship last season and believes Smith, who played a huge part in their title run, deserves to…read more

Tony Parker hosts basketball game at Swiss Alps

Dynamic and previous b-ball experts around NBA-Star Tony Parker play a b-ball game on the Aletsch icy mass a great many meters above ocean level on Jungfraujoch, Switzerland, 14 September 2016. The San Antonio Spurs and France point monitor, together with Swiss watchmaker Tissot, The 34-year-old Frenchman, clad in a warm coat, led the b-ball…read more

Donovan explains Westbrook’s new role

Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan insists his team will not become all about Russell Westbrook on offense after losing Kevin Durant during the offseason. Westbrook signed a new three-year, $85.7 million contract extension with the Thunder in the aftermath of Durant’s departure to the Golden State Warriors, having also traded Serge Ibaka to the…read more

Rio 2016: Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant in US Olympic basketball squad

Kyrie Irving, Carmelo Anthony and Klay Thompson have all been named in the US squad for the Olympics. Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder also made the 12-man team. Thompson’s Golden State Warriors team-mates Harrison Barnes and Draymond Green were also named, but Steph Curry, the NBA’s most valuable player, had already ruled himself out….read more

LA Lakers sign British ex-Miami Heat forward Luol Deng in $72m deal

British forward Luol Deng has joined the Los Angeles Lakers on a four-year deal worth $72m (£55m). The 31-year-old free agent averaged 12.3 points from 74 games for Miami Heat last season after joining them in 2014 from the Cleveland Cavaliers. Sudan-born Deng represented Britain at the 2012 Olympics and also played for the Chicago…read more