Saturday, July 20, 2019

Offseason Roundtable | Taking Stock of Simmons’ Present, Future

For the latest installment of our 'Offseason Roundtable' series, Sixers.com's Brian Seltzer, Sixers Radio Network announcer Tom McGinnis, and 97.5 FM The Fanatic host Devon Givens share their thoughts on the significance of Ben...

Ty Jerome: Overcoming Adversity to Win a Championship

Ty Jerome grew up in New York where he was a four-year varsity star at Iona Preparatory School in New Rochelle. Although he wasn’t receiving much interest from schools early on, that all changed...

Lakers Sign Jordan Caroline | Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Jordan Caroline, it was announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. In 138 games (135 starts) for Southern Illinois and Nevada, Caroline averaged 14.8 points,...

5 Things Harrison Barnes Can’t Live Without

We take a look at what the Sacramento forward needs with him on a daily basis. Whether you’re driving, flying or somewhere in between, everyone needs their essentials. It could be our phones, Apple AirPods,...

Sources — Wizards make Sheppard permanent GM

9:08 PM ETTim BontempsESPN The Washington Wizards have made Tommy Sheppard their permanent general manger, league sources confirmed to ESPN on Friday.Sheppard has held the job on an interim basis for the past three and a half months,...

Harden — New move will look like a travel; it’s not

James Harden says he tries to come up with something innovative every offseason, something more creative than his latest move.Two years ago, Harden perfected the step-back jumper. Last summer, the Houston Rockets guard perfected the side step-back jumper....

Kings Waive BJ Johnson | Sacramento Kings

The Sacramento Kings announced today that the team has waived guard BJ Johnson. Johnson recently appeared in three MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019 games with the Kings where he averaged 7.3 points (.455 FG%,...

Kings hire ex-WNBA star Harding as assistant

The Sacramento Kings have hired former Duke and WNBA star Lindsey Harding as an assistant coach."Lindsey is a rising star and I'm so excited to have her join our incredibly experienced team of coaches," Kings coach Luke Walton...

A Day at NBA Summer League

<!-- Photography by Tommy Zweibel --> The desert sun beats down on the UNLV campus as doors to an auxiliary gym open. A cool, air-conditioned breeze rushes out and players, coaches and staff file in...

Kings Add Stacey Augmon, Lindsey Harding and Rico Hines to Coaching Staff

The Sacramento Kings have added three members to Head Coach Luke Walton’s coaching staff for the 2019-20 season, naming Stacey Augmon and Lindsey Harding as assistant coach/player development and Rico Hines as player development...

HEAT Wins Three Golden Matrix Awards at 2019 Idea Conference

MIAMI, July 19th – HEATV, the in-house broadcast production arm of The HEAT Group, walked away with three Golden Matrix Awards (GMAs) at the 37th Annual Information Display and Entertainment Association (IDEA) Conference held...

Denver Nuggets Dancers 2019 Finals: What to Watch For

After weeks of grueling auditions, the Denver Nuggets Dancers auditions come to what should be an exciting end at the finals on Saturday.  One hundred and two women entered their names with the hope of...

Denver Nuggets Dancers veteran hoping to make history in upcoming finals

Ariel vividly remembers the moment she cemented her place as a Denver Nuggets Dancer.  “I kept looking at my number, because it was so surreal,” she recalled. “It was almost like I was in...

Summer League Takeaways | Zhaire Smith

Zhaire Smith entered 2018 Summer League as a rookie. Smith left 2019 Summer League as a leader. “I feel like I’m playing more calm,” Smith said in Las Vegas. “I know what intensity to bring.” That balance...

Embiid, Brand to Participate in Basketball Without Borders Africa 2019

The National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Senegalese Basketball Federation today announced the top 60 boys and girls ages 17 and under from 29 African countries who will participate...

Drafted, stashed, but not forgotten: Nigel Williams-Goss kept close contact with the Utah Jazz...

Right after a big win, Nigel Williams-Goss could expect a congratulatory text. After a tough night, there might be a “Hang in there” message waiting for him after the game. The point guard was alone in...

Jazz Sign Nigel Williams-Goss | Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed guard Nigel Williams-Goss. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released. Williams-Goss (6-3, 190, Gonzaga) was originally selected by Utah in the second...

Ranking NBA’s Best Point Guards for 2019-20 Season

OrlandoMagic.com's Josh Cohen projects the best point guards in 2019-20. Click through this slideshow for full analysis and rankings. Note: The contents of this gallery have not been reviewed or endorsed by the Orlando Magic...

La Renovación de Ben Simmons Asegura un Brillante Futuro Para los Sixers

Por Miguel Ángel Martín, Columnista de Sixers.com El gerente general de los Philadelphia 76ers, Elton Brand, anunció hoy que el equipo y Ben Simmons acordaron una extensión del contrato. El nuevo contrato extiende a Simmons...

Luke Kornet to add three-point shooting and high basketball IQ to the Bulls

Phil Jackson likes Luke Kornet. Is it time for another three-headed monster? "We liked Luke out of college," Jackson wrote in an email Thursday after the Bulls announced the signing of the seven-foot something center...

Daily News – July 19, 2019

**NOTE: The news clips and articles listed don't necessarily reflect the views or beliefs of the Cleveland Cavaliers or their Basketball Operations staff, partners, or sponsors.** Cavaliers unveil plans for 'first-of-its kind’ esports center in...

Mark’s Mailbag: Taking an Early Look at the Rotation

Have a question for Mark? Want it to be on Pacers.com? Email him at [email protected] and you could be featured in his next mailbag. Editor's Note: Some Mailbag questions have been edited for clarity...

Raptors Sign Matt Thomas | Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors announced Friday they have signed guard Matt Thomas. Per team policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Thomas, 6-foot-5, 190 pounds, spent the last two seasons playing in Spain. He...

Brogdon Headlines Basketball Without Borders Africa 2019 in Senegal

JOHANNESBURG AND NEW YORK, July 19, 2019 – The National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Senegalese Basketball Federation today announced the top 60 boys and girls ages 17 and...

Pelicans News Around the Web (7-19-2019)

Derrick Favors sits down with Pelicans Radio's Todd Graffagnini Derrick Favors talks with Pelicans Radio play-by-play announcer Todd Graffagnini about his new role with the Pelicans as a leader of a young team, and his...

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