Last night, like every NBA night, morphed into a sweaty, LeBron James symposium. And the firewall between factions is rather defined. He’s either a chump who cheated his team out of a win, or he’s a victim of fate or faulty wiring, a hardwood martyr who can’t get a break.
With the recent season-long suspension of Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington making news, let’s take a look at other hefty player suspensions throughout the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB.
If Donald Sterling will indeed be swept under the rug of memory, his Jim Crow ideology and Bull Connor comments along with him, then … what have we learned from Donald Sterling?
The NBA is trying to force Clippers owner Don Sterling to sell the team after a racial rant to his gal pal V. Stiviano was leaked to the press. He’s digging in his heels. Sterling is despicable – but as far as owners go – the team could do worse. Here’s a list.
Secretary of State John Kerry poked a little fun at the Donald Sterling controversy while also urging Yale University graduates on Sunday to keep faith in the government’s ability to break gridlock.
Word on the street is that the big cheeses at the NCAA and NBA have agreed on a new age requirement for playing pro ball. NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who really doesn’t need the NCAA’s approval, is increasingly vocal on the matter.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
Massachusetts prosecutors say Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger has been arrested on domestic violence-related charges.
Thursday marks the day of this year’s NBA draft, where 60 young men will get drafted to play in the NBA. While everyone knows about the big names out there, such as Nerlens Noel, Alex Len, Otto Porter, and Victor Oladipo, there are numerous guys being projected as second round picks that could end up having some of the more noteworthy careers from this draft class.
The 2013 NBA Draft kicks off tomorrow and here is our list of potential picks, what each teams weaknesses are and what voids need to be filled.