Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Magic’s Win Over Warriors in Late February Has Even Greater Significance Now

ORLANDO - The Golden State Warriors, to nobody’s surprise, are returning to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight season after sweeping the Portland Trail Blazers in this year’s Western Conference Finals. As you probably...

Daily News – May 21, 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.** John Beilein’s age shouldn’t be a concern for Cavs...

Pelicans News Around the Web (5-21-2019)

New Orleans Pelicans in rare position to hit ground running with first overall NBA draft pick in Zion Williamson We often complicate various aspects of decision-making with athletes. By doing this, we create...

Pre-Draft Workout Recap | 5.20.19

With a second prospect workout in the books, it’s safe to say that draft season is in full swing for the 76ers. Monday’s session featured six players participating in scrimmages and drills at the Training...

Harley-Davidson Teams with Bucks for Limited-Edition Merchandise

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Warriors Announce 2019 NBA Finals Tickets On-Sale Information

The back-to-back NBA Champion Golden State Warriors today announced that single game tickets for the team’s first two home games of the NBA Finals will go on sale Tuesday, May 21 with exclusive presale events...

Golden State Advances to Fifth-Straight NBA Finals

The back-to-back NBA Champion Golden State Warriors have earned a berth in the NBA Finals for the fifth-straight season following tonight’s 119-117 overtime road victory against the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4 of the...

Podcast: Stepped Up | Golden State Warriors

The Warriors completed the sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a win in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals and now advance to the 2019 NBA Finals. Get postgame reaction from Steve Kerr...

Series Preview: 2019 NBA Finals

The Warriors will make their fifth consecutive appearance in the NBA Finals powered by <!--- Warriors vs. Trail BlazersTuesday, May 146:00 p.m.Oracle ArenaOakland, CA FIND TICKETS ...

NBA Finals Bound

Sweeping the Portland Trail Blazers in the Western Conference Finals with Monday’s win, the Warriors will be making their fifth-consecuti Source link

Devin Booker’s Case for All-NBA Selection

With his historic streaks, multiple 50-point performances, and ranking among some of the greatest to ever play, Devin Booker not only had one of the most impressive seasons in Suns history, but may have...

Warriors’ Iguodala (calf strain) out for Game 4

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Golden State Warriors swingman Andre Iguodala will not play in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers because of a strained left calf."He has a sore left calf," Warriors coach...

Magic — Lakers GM Pelinka was ‘backstabbing’

Using the word "betrayal," Magic Johnson made it clear that general manager Rob Pelinka was the one "backstabbing" him, telling people that Johnson wasn't working hard and wanting to take his job with the Los Angeles Lakers.In an...

The Lakers’ public drama is a crisis of ownership

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Los Angeles Lakers controlling owner Jeanie Buss listened to the news conference in which Magic Johnson abruptly resigned as president of basketball operations on April 9 and felt like she was in a time...

2019 NBA Draft Combine Recap

The NBA Draft process continued this past weekend, with the two-day Combine bringing in prospects from around the country. In addition to the over 60 participants, the NBA selected 11 players from the G League...

With his sights set on a championship, Rudy Gobert says, ‘It’s time for me...

Rudy Gobert has heard his doubters. They wondered if a lanky kid from France could make it to the NBA, if he could crack a rotation, if he could defend in a league in love...

Frank Vogel’s Approach to NBA Basketball

On Monday morning at the UCLA Health Training Center, GM Rob Pelinka introduced Frank Vogel as the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers.Vogel keyed on his optimism about his new team’s prospects, and...

New Orleans Pelicans Coach Alvin Gentry can’t tip hand, even if everyone knows the...

Cam Jordan will say what Alvin Gentry cannot, and what every other rabid New Orleans Pelicans fan – and, yes, Jordan resides among the flock – has been screaming since Gentry unleashed his “Eff...

Denver Nuggets’ Josh Kroenke: Tim Connelly staying to finish what he started

Denver Nuggets’ President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly has decided to stay in the Mile High City, despite interviewing with the Washington Wizards last Friday. Although Connelly has local ties to the Eastern Conference...

Brian Bowen II: 2019 Draft Prospect

Height: 6-7Weight: 200Position: SFClub: Sydney Kings (NBL in Australia)Age: 20 2018-2019 Season Stats PPG: 6.3RPG: 3.2APG: 0.6BLK: 0.3STL: 0.2 Player BioCourtesy of Sydney Kings Maybe the most intriguing player in the entire National Basketball League could be...

Lamar Stevens: 2019 Draft Prospect

Height: 6-8Weight: 230Position: SF/PFCollege: PurdueAge: 21 2018-2019 Season Stats PPG: 19.9RPG: 7.7APG: 2.1BLK: 0.8STL: 0.7 Player BioCourtesy of Penn State Athletics AS A SOPHOMORE (2017-18)Named NIT Most Outstanding Player with 19.2 points per game over five postseason...

Derrik Smits: 2019 Draft Prospect

Height: 7-1Weight: 235Position: CCollege: Butler (transferring from Valparaiso)Age: 22 2018-2019 Season Stats PPG: 12.2RPG: 5.7APG: 0.8BLK: 1.0STL: 0.4 Player BioCourtesy of Valparaiso Athletics 2017-18: Appeared in all 32 games for the Crusaders as a sophomore, making 18...

Saunders Has Earned His Shot To Coach The Wolves

Ryan Saunders is the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves.  The Wolves held interviews for the position over the last week and Saunders distinguished himself, winning the right to become the youngest head coach in...

Martin Krampelj: 2019 Draft Prospect

Height: 6-9Weight: 205Position: PFCollege: CreightonAge: 24 2018-2019 Season Stats PPG: 13.5RPG: 6.9APG: 0.8BLK: 0.8STL: 1.1 Player BioCourtesy of Creighton Athletics 2018-19: Junior at CreightonOne of the best BIG EAST post players, Krampelj averaged 13.5 points and 6.9...

Minnesota Timberwolves Name Ryan Saunders Head Coach

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today named Ryan Saunders as the team’s Head Coach. Saunders was named the team’s Interim Head Coach on January 6, 2019. “I’m pleased to announce Ryan Saunders as our...

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