Jusuf Nurkic Called Out Ben Simmons After Confrontation

Jusuf Nurkic Called Out Ben Simmons After Confrontation

The Portland Trail Blazers defeated Philadelphia, 130-115, in a matinee matchup on Saturday, Feb. 23, and the highlight from the game wasn’t the outcome, but Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic and 76ers forward Ben Simmons’ confrontation on the court. During the second half of the game, Simmons was overheard telling Nurkic to “be f—– quiet,” assuming [...]

Lakers star LeBron James reacts to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s praise

Lakers star LeBron James reacts to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s praise

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James was recently praised by Laker legend and Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, calling him this generation’s hero. The four-time MVP responded to KAJ’s comments, saying that he’s honored to be recognized by one of the players he idolized growing up. https://twitter.com/kaj33/status/1099077873896312832 LeBron James has always been compared to Michael Jordan, who [...]

Raptors fans gives Kawhi Leonard ‘MVP’ chants in match-up with Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan

Raptors fans gives Kawhi Leonard ‘MVP’ chants in match-up with Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan

For the first time since being traded last July, San Antonio Spurs forward DeMar DeRozan returned to Toronto to face the Raptors, his former team. Fans gave him a standing ovation during pregame introductions. He was also presented with a tribute video during the game. However, Raptors fans knew that they got the better end of the deal with [...]

Nuggets coach Michael Malone admits Mavs’ Luka Doncic’s flair reminds him of Pistol Pete, Jason Williams

Nuggets coach Michael Malone admits Mavs’ Luka Doncic’s flair reminds him of Pistol Pete, Jason Williams

Friday evenings’ contest between the Denver Nuggets and Dallas Mavericks ended 114-110, in favor of the Nuggets. After the game, Nuggets head coach Michael Malone spoke of his impression of Mavs rookie Luka Doncic. He compared Doncic to other great Caucasian guards, such as Pistol Pete and Jason Williams. Malone told Mavs.com: “He has a flair about his game that reminds [...]

Lakers’ LeBron James praises Kemba Walker for making Hornets relevant

Lakers’ LeBron James praises Kemba Walker for making Hornets relevant

The Charlotte Hornets’ Kemba Walker had an underwhelming performance as a starter for Team Giannis during the All-Star Game. The eight-year veteran finished with four points, eight assists, and a rebound in 20 minutes of action. Still, Walker was praised by Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James during the post-All-Star Game press conference. https://twitter.com/rodboone/status/1097354392255246337?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1097354392255246337&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fclutchpoints.com%2Fnba-all-star-news-lebron-james-praises-kemba-walker-for-making-hornets-relevant%2F Walker is averaging 23.9 points, 5.6 assists, [...]

Kemba Walker Explains How Michael Jordan Trash-Talked Him During His Pre-Draft Workout With The Bobcats

Kemba Walker Explains How Michael Jordan Trash-Talked Him During His Pre-Draft Workout With The Bobcats

Even as the legendary Michael Jordan grows older, he hasn’t lost that snappy trash-talk that made him such a fierce competitor in the 80’s and 90’s. In an interview with Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix, Charlotte Hornets’ All-Star starting guard Kemba Walker detailed his first interaction with the GOAT — who owned the team by this point [...]