NBA draft, transfer portal give NCAA stars crucial options

NBA draft, transfer portal give NCAA stars crucial options

Keion Brooks Jr. may be in the transfer portal, but don’t ask him which schools are recruiting him. He doesn’t know. “I couldn’t even tell you who’s recruiting me or who’s reaching out because I just let my parents handle it all,” Brooks told reporters Monday. Brooks is one of six players at this year’s … Read more

Stephen Curry, Warriors rout Mavericks in Game 1

SAN FRANCISCO – Steph Curry was trapped in the corner, all escape routes and passing lanes cut off, leaving few options, none of them great. Curry being Curry, he chose the highest-degree-of-difficulty play: a no-look, looping, over-the-shoulder pass that could easily have been a turnover but somehow found its way to Draymond Green, back by … Read more

The revolutionary Golden State Warriors defeated Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks by embracing old-school ball

SAN FRANCISCO – Something has dawned on Stephen Curry as the Golden State Warriors stage their first legitimate title quest in nearly three years: He’s now the old guy. “When I look at some of those guys, you’re reminded of how young they are,” Curry said, contemplating the NBA’s starscape while the Warriors prepared for … Read more

2022 NBA Draft Lottery: Behind the scenes of Orlando Magic’s Win

CHICAGO – “We’re going to get this ball rolling,” said Jamin Dershowitz, the NBA’s assistant general counsel, an unintentional pun that kicked off one of the league’s most elaborate — and perhaps a little absurd — postseason events. The NBA draft lottery has been around since 1985, back when David Stern, annoyed at a handful … Read more

NBA playoffs 2022 – For better or worse, Jimmy Butler is the Miami Heat’s driving force

MIAMI – Jimmy Butler is worth the drama. That isn’t exactly how Erik Spoelstra termed Butler’s game on Tuesday night, of course. The Miami Heat coach was his usual controlled self after guiding his team to a 118-107 victory over the Boston Celtics, fueled by Butler’s greatness, to take a 1-0 lead in the NBA … Read more

An Ode to Danny Green

Between Luka and the Mavs taking Phoenix’s soul, the relentless chatter surrounding the Ja Morant injury, the fantastic Celtics-Bucks series and the fever pitch that descended upon James Harden, Doc Rivers and the Sixers after their dud of a season-ending loss, I worry that one of the league’s most depressing story lines of the week … Read more

NBA Releases Comment Amid Rajon Rondo Allegations

Editor’s note: This story contains alleged accounts of domestic violence. If you or someone you know is a survivor of domestic abuse, contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 or at https://www.thehotline.org/ The NBA has issued a statement in response to a report detailing an alleged domestic dispute involving Cavaliers guard Rondo area. In … Read more

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