The Orlando Magic have signed both of their first round picks from last week’s NBA draft.
Athletes have long been known for having great style and the 2014 draft class did not disappoint.
LeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he’s once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.
A person familiar with the deal says the Charlotte Hornets have traded the rights to Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier to the Miami Heat.
Andrew Wiggins of Kansas was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night.
Two weeks have now passed since we last saw the San Antonio Spurs dismantle the Miami Heat to win their fifth championship. On Thursday, it will be time for the winners to put the champagne down as the 2014 NBA Draft commences
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 New York Knicks are reportedly closing in on a deal to bring legendary coach Phil Jackson to the team in the front office. The Knicks have a lot of work to do, not many resources to do it, but owner James Dolan has one target in mind with the hiring of Jackson, Miami Heat president Pat Riley.
For decades the Los Angeles Lakers have been the measuring stick for NBA franchises. But eventually everything that is on top will fall to the bottom and that may have happened to the Lakers Thursday night.
College players deal with eligibility problems from time to time, but Thursday night, Florida International guard Raymond Taylor was pulled from the game by school officials over an eligibility question.