Source: Kelly Dwyer / Yahoo! Sports Nearly three years ago, LeBron James was roundly criticized for his hubris in talking up not just one but several Miami Heat championships in the wake of his signing with the team, in a move that may have actually been the least tactless of all the antics that LeBron and crew gave us [...]
Source: Ramona Shelburne / ESPN The Los Angeles Clippers informed the Boston Celtics on Tuesday morning they are pulling out of talks to acquire Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers, sources told ESPN. The teams have no plans to speak again, the sources said, and the Clippers are preparing to move on and hire a coach this week. The Boston Globe, meanwhile, [...]
Source: USA Today Retired NBA star Allen Iverson has reportedly abducted his five children at a Sheraton Hotel in Georgia, according to reports from TMZ and NESN. According to the reports, the former player told his ex-wife, Tawanna Iverson on May 22 that he was taking the kids on a vacation to Charlotte, North Carolina [...]
Source: Scott Powers / ESPN CHICAGO – Derrick Rose didn’t deserve to be criticized by fans for sitting out the entire 2012-13 season while rehabbing from a torn ACL in his left knee, Bulls Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen said. “I was kind of surprised people turned on him knowing the difficulty of Derrick’s injury,” Pippen said at Nike’s basketball pro-am [...]
Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss how much blame LeBron James deserves for the Heat’s Game 5 loss to the Spurs.
ESPNLA.com’s Ramona Shelburne discusses the latest news on the trade talks between the Clippers and Celtics, where Eric Bledsoe is the key piece and how Dwight Howard impacts the potential deal.
Source: Dan Feldman / Pro Basketball Talk Danny Green rose for his 33rd 3-point attempt of the 2013 NBA Finals, and for the 23rd time, the ball splashed through the net. On cue, the Heat called timeout, creating a scene similar baseball’s game stoppages to honor broken records. Green – who broke the record for 3-pointers [...]
Source: AP / ABC News A contrite Chad Johnson apologized Monday for disrespecting a judge when the former NFL star slapped his attorney on the backside in court last week, and his immediate release from jail was ordered. Broward County Circuit Judge Kathleen McHugh accepted Johnson’s apology and cut his 30-day jail term for a [...]
Chris Broussard discusses the reports that Chris Paul and Dwight Howard are talking about the possibility of becoming teammates next season.
Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss Manu Ginobili’s struggles in the NBA Finals.