John Beilein officially steps down as Cavaliers head coach

John Beilein has officially resigned as head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team announced on Wednesday. Associate head coach JB Bickerstaff has been elevated to take over as full-time head coach. The team is reassigning Beilein to a different role within the organization. “Over these last nine months, I have given my all to this organization, but […]

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Blogtable: Who are the true contenders to win it all in the West?

* * * Who are the true contenders to win it all in West?  * * * Steve Aschburner: Can I just say “Los Angeles” and cover my bets? The Lakers beat the other teams, the Clippers beat the Lakers. That’s how this season has gone out West. I can’t ignore the intensity with which the Lakers have played this […]

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Report: Reggie Jackson plans to sign with Clippers after being waived by Pistons

Detroit Pistons guard Reggie Jackson has agreed to a contract buyout with the team and plans to sign with the LA Clippers after clearing waivers, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Guard Reggie Jackson has agreed to a contract buyout with the Detroit Pistons and plans to sign with the Los Angeles […]

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10 post All-Star break storylines: Should Stephen Curry return?

CHICAGO — NBA All-Star 2020 concluded Sunday with one of the more riveting finishes in recent history. Teams are now going back on grind for the playoff push that naturally accompanies the rest of the season. Here, we look at 10 storylines worth watching after the All-Star break: * * * 1. Has Morant locked […]

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Kyrie Irving elected to NBPA Executive Committee as Vice President

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets was elected a Vice President of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) at today’s annual winter meeting of the Board of NBPA Player Representatives. A 9-year veteran of the NBA, 6-time NBA All-Star and 2016 NBA Champion, Irving will replace Pau Gasol who has served on the […]

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New look All-Star Game unleashes Kobe Bryant-level intensity in Team LeBron victory

CHICAGO — The night, his night, ultimately proved to be a setup that 24 players and a pair of entertainers managed pull off wonderfully and tastefully without a snag. Let’s just say it was Kobe flavored, Kobe-centric and with the intense finish, certainly would have been Kobe approved. This 69th edition was a different NBA […]

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Kawhi Leonard named Kia Kobe Bryant All-Star Game MVP

CHICAGO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard made it look effortless, nailing one 3-pointer after another and nearly matching an All-Star Game record. The tough part came afterward. Finding the right words to express how he felt after becoming the first Kobe Bryant MVP award winner wasn’t so easy. Leonard scored 30 points and hit eight 3-pointers […]

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