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Sixers Intrasquad Fantasy Draft: Fourth Pick

Shout out to Liberty Ballers community member gramercy riffs, who has already made a fanpost about a Sixers intrasquad fantasy draft. We’re tweaking his idea a bit and putting the draft to a community vote in this exercise. After our...

Open Thread: Austin Spurs will hold open tryouts

If you’ve been a Spurs fan for more than a few seasons, then you have most assuredly heard the tale of Jonathon Simmons. His rise through the ranks of the Austin Spurs after betting on himself and putting together...

The Posting & Toasting Show: Episode 7

Shwin is out, but Drew holds down the fort as he speaks with Posting & Toasting’s Matthew Miranda about the state of NBA writing. They address questions such as do more writers having outlets create less original work, does...

How the Knicks can maximize the Julius Randle-Mitchell Robinson pairing on defense

At the end of my last piece on Julius Randle’s defense, I noted that the fit between he and Mitchell Robinson posed some puzzles. On the defensive side of the ball, Randle struggles in standard PnR coverages (Drop, Ice,...

Monday Morning Media Roundup: August 19th, 2019

Well, we had the league release the schedule, and the initial exhibition contests of the international basketball season are going on (featuring Giannis Antetokounmpo, Ersan Ilyasova, and the US team including Brook Lopez and Khris Middleton), but there’s only...

Storm 82, Lynx 74: Cloudy Sunday

The achilles heel of the 2019 Minnesota Lynx has been turnovers. They’ve inadvertently given the ball to their opposition more than any team in the WNBA all season. In fact, at this pace the Lynx will have more total...

Draymond Green and Terry Rozier say they had no problems with Kevin Durant and...

Everything is beautiful ... in its own way, of course. In interviews last week, both Draymond Green and Terry Rozier said they were cool with teammates —and new Nets— Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. All that reporting about...

An attempt to understand why the Suns won’t just stretch the players they don’t...

No matter what anyone thought of De’Anthony Melton as a player, most everyone panned the Suns this summer for including him (and two second-round picks) in a trade to shed the $7 million owed to Josh Jackson this upcoming...

The Spurs longest tenured employee, Pete Anton, has passed away

Pete Anton, the Spurs’ longest tentured employee, has passed away at age 93 following complications from a stroke. He was also the NBA’s oldest active employee. Per Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express News: Anton joined the...

Grizzlies reportedly grant Lakers permission to speak to Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard and the Los Angeles Lakers reportedly have mutual in a reunion next season, but before the two parties go any further with their plans, the Lakers need permission from the Memphis Grizzles to speak to Howard. The Grizzlies...

Determining the greatest play in Spurs playoff history

Anyone who frequented PtR during the doldrums of last summer may remember The MANU Tournament. It was an NCAA-style tournament where you voted over the course of a few weeks to determine Manu Ginobili’s greatest play of all...

Recap: Mystics make WNBA-record 18 threes, win 107-68

The Washington Mystics (20-7) are on another level right now. They won their sixth consecutive game, beating the Indiana Fever (9-17), 101-68. That’s right, Washington won by 39 points! Elena Delle Donne led Washington’s scorers with 25 points and Aerial...

Dwight Howard is reportedly ‘excited about the prospect’ of teaming up with LeBron James,...

Over the course of his 15-year career, Dwight Howard has had the privilege of playing with some of the best players to ever lace up a pair of sneakers, including Vince Carter, Kobe Bryant and, most recently, James Harden....

Lakers and Dwight Howard have ‘mutual interest’ in a reunion, are expected to speak...

After unexpectedly losing DeMarcus Cousins for the season, the Los Angeles Lakers will explore every option there is at the center position, including an option their fans never thought the team would pursue again: Dwight Howard. The Lakers traded for...

Lakers Want to Talk to Dwight Howard

Following DeMarcus Cousins, ACL injury, the Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly interested in speaking with Dwight Howard, according to Shams Charania of the Athletic. Howard is currently with the Memphis Grizzlies, and while the Grizzlies have not bought out...

Larry Legend’s last game

On Saturday afternoon, NBA TV broadcast Game 7 of the 1992 Eastern Conference semifinals between Boston and Cleveland, played at the Richfield Coliseum on Sunday, May 17. The defending champion Chicago Bulls and Michael Jordan would take on the...

Whiteside to be Tested in Blazers’ Early Schedule

The Trail Blazers will feature three new starters in their lineup for the 2019-20 regular season. Zach Collins, Rodney Hood, and newcomer Hassan Whiteside are tasked with rounding out Terry Stotts’ opening rotation that features a star-studded backcourt. Whiteside,...

NetsDaily Off-Season Report – No. 16

The Transformative Summer, Chapter II Where to begin?? Mikhail Prokhorov and Dmitry Razumov out! Brett Yormark out! Joe Tsai in! Maybe David Levy, too! The Nets, once seen as the woeful little brother in New York, are...

Getting to know Jarell Martin

Earlier this week, the Cavs reportedly signed former first-round pick Jarell Martin to a one-year, non-guaranteed deal with the expectation that he’d compete for a roster spot in training camp. So what does he have to offer the Cavs,...

New Orleans Pelicans reloaded and ready to assist vaulting Southwest Division back to usual...

Pokémon video games have evolved a lot since they first hit North American stores in September of 1998, but the freedom to catch any and, if the slogan has any say, all of the titular creatures has remained intact....

History of Celtics retired numbers

The biggest quandary that players have when coming to Boston is trying to find a number that hasn’t been retired. There have been 23 numbers retired by the Celtics, more than by any other team by far. We all...