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James Harden loses MVP award to Giannis Antetokounmpo

By: Kelly Cohen | 6 minutes ago The reigning MVP failed to make it a two-peat on Monday night. James Harden lost the MVP award to Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Greek Freak took home the award and was physically at the awards...

Gameday: Blazers Tip Off at 12:30 pm Saturday!

The Blazers’ Summer League stint is underway! After one championship and two consecutive appearances in the Summer League title game, the new-look Blazers will hit the court for four games before learning if they qualify for the playoffs. Summer League...

NBA Free Agency July 5th Open Thread: Kawhi Watch enters its surreal period

Part of the silence yesterday was definitely because of the July 4th holiday in America. If you look at the feeds of our usual NBA buzz men — Woj, Shams, Haynes — there’s either little activity or absolutely none....

Summer League Game 1: Hawks vs. Bucks

After almost three months of dead time (at least from an on-court perspective), the Atlanta Hawks will be participating in an NBA-sanctioned basketball game on Saturday evening. Las Vegas is the venue for the festivities over the next ten...

Heat trade Hassan Whiteside to Trail Blazers for Meyers Leonard, Maurice Harkless

The Miami Heat have reportedly traded center Hassan Whiteside to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for center Meyers Leonard and forward Maurice Harkless. As solid as the deal already looks on paper, the trade will be able to...

Lakers are speaking with Magic Johnson about how he can help in free agency,...

At the time of his abrupt resignation, there was a vibe that Magic Johnson might not totally understand the gravity of his actions. Now, months later and with the Los Angeles Lakers potentially on the verge of adding Kawhi...

Why Tyus Jones?

Lots of folks on social media and in various comment sections have been questioning why the Grizzlies would prefer Tyus Jones over Delon Wright. Who tf is Tyus Jones and why is he stealing 28M from the nice people down...

Laker Film Room: The complementary skills that LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Danny Green...

After missing out on Kawhi Leonard, the Lakers made Danny Green the centerpiece of their free agency, signing him to a two-year, $30 million deal. While Green wasn’t “Plan A,” his outside shooting complements the considerable talents of...

Bench is best for Brandon Clarke

Brandon Clarke is all the rage across Grizz Nation right now, and for the good reason. The 21st pick in the 2019 NBA Draft took the Las Vegas Summer League by storm, combining highly effective effort with highlight reel...

The Warriors’ NBA 2K League team has made the playoffs for the first time

If we were to take a count of people who love basketball and then another count of folks who enjoy video games, I’d bet a Venn diagram would illustrate a wide swath of overlap between the two sides. To understand...

Summer Celtics impress in 96-82 win over the 76ers

We got our first taste of the Summer Boston Celtics as they tipped off their Las Vegas Summer League slate with a bout against the Philadelphia 76ers. In typical Celtics-Sixers fashion, Boston made quick work of their division rivals....

The Jimmy Butler deal almost gave Toronto an edge in keeping Kawhi — until...

NBA free agency is a wonderful, crazy time for NBA junkies. For Raptors fans, the recent championship has amped up the off-season to “a six-year old on pixie sticks” level of intensity. As we stare at our phones the...

Recap: Suns lose second Summer League game, 79-69, as Elie Okobo gets first start

The Grizzlies’ NBA talent was a little too much for the Suns on Tuesday night as Memphis beat Phoenix, 79-69. The Las Vegas nightlife jumped out to an early lead in this one, as both teams were lethargic and...

Rockets rumored as possible destination for Russell Westbrook

After missing out on Jimmy Butler at the start of free agency, there is speculation that Daryl Morey has his eyes set on another unhappy superstar ready to move on from his current situation. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski,...

NetsDaily Off-Season Report – No. 12

Jerseys are everywhere We’re gonna leave this right here... Consider for a second the author, the location and the message ... “Still stunning” ... as you contemplate what just happened and realize again the transformational nature of this month. Things that...

Malik Monk enters the 2019-2020 season surrounded by uncertainty

The debate over Malik Monk’s future role with the Charlotte Hornets has been one of the biggest topics surrounding the team recently. During the 2019 NBA Draft, there was a segment of fans calling for the team to trade...

Sixers fall to Thunder in OT: Box Score & Highlights

After first falling behind by as many as 31 points, the Philadelphia 76ers forced overtime against the Oklahoma City Thunder, only to see the Thunder take the win 84-81. The Sixers’ Summer League record sits at 1-2, with the...

GSoM chats with Jacob Evans III about his improved defense

GSoM sent myself, Thomas “Dr. Tom” Bevilacqua, and Brady Klopfer down to Las Vegas for the NBA’s 2019 Summer League in order to investigate whether or not the dynasty’s younglings showed the potential to buoy Dub Nation’s great expectations. The...

Purple Mountain-themed colorway among three new D.O.N. Issue #1s surfacing online

Just a few days ago, Donovan Mitchell himself hinted at several new colorways dropping during this coming NBA season. Hope your ready for the in season colorways — Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) July 20, 2019 This was after Mitchell had...

Blazers & Lillard Working on Supermax Extension

The Trail Blazers and Damian Lillard are working toward a supermax contract extension as the start of free agency approaches. Lillard, who is currently under contract through the 2020-21 season, is eligible for the league’s most coveted extension due...

Summer League Game Thread: Pacers vs. Grizzlies

Pacers fans will have their first opportunity to see Goga Bitadze and the other Summer Pacers Saturday evening as they take on the Summer Grizzlies in their first Las Vegas Summer League game of the year. The game tips off...
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