Saturday, July 4, 2020

The Pressure is on to Take Advantage in Orlando

There are just eight guaranteed games left on the Kings schedule. Anything past that is up to them. The squad is well aware of the opportunity at hand to make a push for the postseason...

JJ Redick keeping playoff goal in perspective as Pelicans prepare for Orlando

On Media Day, JJ Redick jokingly threatened rookie Zion Williamson not to – ahem – “mess up” Redick’s flawless streak of reaching the playoffs for 13 consecutive pro seasons. Nine months later, however, when...

Turner Thankful for Father’s Recovery, Ready to Get Back to Work

Myles Turner once was among those NBA players openly hesitant to resume the season. Your outlook tends to change when you witness something rather than just read about it. Turner's father, David, contracted the...

Transcript: Pelicans guard JJ Redick media availability – July 3, 2020

JJ Redick Media Availability – July 3, 2020On the overall outlook of how the NBA is handling the social justice movement:"I think number one I'm always very appreciative of our league, our union, our...

Transcript: Pelicans forward Darius Miller media availability – July 3, 2020

Darius Miller Media Availability – July 3, 2020 On his health status over the last few months:“It’s hard to tell because I haven’t been able to get on the court much with the virus going...

How NBA coaches are preparing for the bubble in Orlando as restart nears

WHEN FRANK VOGEL has chatted with the Los Angeles Lakers ahead of traveling to the NBA's campus at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida, next week, the conversation has mostly been informational.Players want clarity...

Season Recap: Nic Batum Embraces Reduced Role in 12th NBA Season

More On Nic Batum: Gallery Undeniably one of the toughest seasons of combo guard Nic Batum’s NBA career, the seasoned veteran handled injury and a scaled-down role with admirable professionalism and a positive attitude...

Healthy Simmons Ready to Return

Ben Simmons is ready for action - on and off the court. Sidelined with a back injury prior to the hiatus, the extended time away has given the All-Star an opportunity not just to come...

2019-20 Offered A Teaser Of Things To Come For D’Angelo Russell, Timberwolves

D’Angelo Russell  PG | 6’4, 193 lbs  2019-20 season: 45 games, 32.3 MPG, 23.1 PPG, 6.3 APG, 3.9 RPG, 1.1 SPG, 42.6 FG%, 36.7 3P%, 80.9 FT% The worst-kept secret heading into the 2019-20 season was that the...

Grayson Allen Goes Beyond The Arc And Helps Provide 333,333 Meals In Memphis

While we all try and find different ways to cope with the COVID-19 global pandemic, Grizzlies guard Grayson Allen is making a difference here in Memphis. Allen, who wears number 3 and found a groove this...

Bulls 2019-2020 Season Recap: Kris Dunn

Bulls Season Highlights: Kris Dunn 2017-18 52 29.3 ...

Pelicans News Around the Web (7-3-2020)

Jim Eichenhofer on the New Orleans Pelicans podcast presented by SeatGeek - July 2, 2020 Daniel Sallerson hosts Pelicans.com writer Jim Eichenhofer to discuss the return of Pelicans basketball. Fans can also listen to practice...

Beal surprises four RBHS students with HBCU scholarships, gifts for college

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, Bradley Beal found a way to connect with his little brothers at Ron Brown College Preparatory High School. Beal, of course, won the 2018-19 NBA Cares Community Assist Award...

Joe Harris and Brooklyn Nets Adjusting to New Routine

A shooter without a rim to target can get a little rusty. So it was for Joe Harris when he started back to work with individual sessions at HSS Training Center after the sudden...

Hawks Players Open Up About Protests, Current State of the Country

by Cassidy Allen Chubb (@cassidymilan) Nearly four months ago, a single tweet with just six words sent the sports world into a frenzy. When ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted “The NBA has suspended the season,”...

Warriors Archive: Dubs Make NBA History with 73 Wins

Warriors Archive: 73-Win Season, presented by Oracle, continues Friday with an NBA record-breaking game in which the Warriors claimed their 73rd win of the 2015-16 season. The matchup, originally aired on April 9, 2016, was...

Back on the Farm: Steven Adams’ Hiatus Experience

Being 7,600 miles away from the comfort of home and the security of family and friends could be a strain on anyone. Even more so during a global pandemic that hit very close to...

DMV native Jerian Grant on joining the Wizards: “A dream come true”

On Wednesday, the Wizards announced the signing of Jerian Grant, a versatile, long-armed guard who has played a total of five seasons in the NBA and NBA G League. Grant will don a Wizards...

“Forget Mickey” | Phoenix Suns

Less than a week away from departing to Orlando, the Phoenix Suns are gearing up for the tough grind ahead before tipping-off for the restart of the NBA season. “We're not going to ride on Space Mountain and do...

Return of the Kings: Bagley III and Brewer Eager to Resume

Though it will be the first time fans have seen any of the Kings players in action since March, there are two members of the roster who have been waiting even longer to step...

Fully Healthy Anthony Davis Is Ready for NBA’s Return

We learned what might be the best thing that’s happened for the Lakers during the COVID-19 hiatus on Thursday when talking to All-Star Anthony Davis: he’s 100 percent healthy. “It’s been good,” he said of...

Josh Hart emphasizes mental toughness aspect of Orlando bubble

Although the math didn’t quite work, one of the most famous quotes in Major League Baseball history came from catcher/accidental philosopher Yogi Berra, who said, “Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is...

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