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8 Fun Basketball Facts You Probably Didn
8 Fun Basketball Facts You Probably Didn't Know

Basketball is among the most beloved and celebrated sports within the professional sports fraternity. It has an extensive history dating back to 1891. Back when basketball became recognized as a sport, the rules were significantly different than ...

Deandre Ayton free agency: Pacers a team to keep an eye on
Deandre Ayton free agency: Pacers a team to keep an eye on

ESPN's Brian Windhorst said on the most recent The Hoop Collective podcast that he would "keep an eye on Indiana" in regards to restricted free agent Deandre Ayton and that the Pacers were interested in a potential Ayton trade before last season's ...

Market for John Collins has dwindled down
Market for John Collins has dwindled down

Chris Kirschner on John Collins' trade market: From talking with people since the draft, it seems like the market for Collins has decreased quite a bit. Now, I'm not really sure who's interested in him… As it stands now for John, the market has ...

Heat players lobbying PJ Tucker to stay with the team
Heat players lobbying PJ Tucker to stay with the team

But Heat players are said to be lobbying Tucker to remain with the team. Butler is very much hoping he re-signs with Miami. Source: Miami Herald What's the buzz on Twitter? Sam Quinn @ SamQuinnCBS I'm feeling really good about the Sixers right now. ...

Hawks were among teams monitoring Kevin Durant situation
Hawks were among teams monitoring Kevin Durant situation

While the Murray talks were evolving, sources say the Hawks were monitoring Brooklyn's situation closely and - like so many other teams around the league - seriously preparing for the possibility that Nets star Kevin Durant might ask for a trade. ...

Brian Windhorst: Dejounte Murray wasn
Brian Windhorst: Dejounte Murray wasn't going to sign extension with San Antonio

However, ESPN's Brian Windhorst reported that the Spurs decided to part ways with Murray because it was inevitable that they'd lose the 25-year-old. "He and his agent, Rich Paul, made it known that he was not going to extend his contract with the ...

Miles Bridges arrested for felony domestic violence
Miles Bridges arrested for felony domestic violence

NBA star Miles Bridges was arrested for felony domestic violence in Los Angeles on Wednesday, TMZ Sports has learned. The 24-year-old forward - who most recently played for the Charlotte Hornets - turned himself in to a local jail regarding an ...

Sophie Cunningham with a 3-pointer vs. Indiana Fever
Sophie Cunningham with a 3-pointer vs. Indiana Fever

Sophie Cunningham (Phoenix Mercury) with a 3-pointer vs. Indiana Fever, 06/29/2022

Gabby Williams with a 2-pointer vs. Las Vegas Aces
Gabby Williams with a 2-pointer vs. Las Vegas Aces

Gabby Williams (Seattle Storm) with a 2-pointer vs. Las Vegas Aces, 06/29/2022

Skylar Diggins-Smith with a Last Basket of The Period vs. Indiana Fever
Skylar Diggins-Smith with a Last Basket of The Period vs. Indiana Fever

Skylar Diggins-Smith (Phoenix Mercury) with a Last Basket of The Period vs. Indiana Fever, 06/29/2022

Skylar Diggins-Smith with a 3-pointer vs. Indiana Fever
Skylar Diggins-Smith with a 3-pointer vs. Indiana Fever

Skylar Diggins-Smith (Phoenix Mercury) with a 3-pointer vs. Indiana Fever, 06/29/2022

Kelsey Plum with a Deep 3 vs. Seattle Storm
Kelsey Plum with a Deep 3 vs. Seattle Storm

Kelsey Plum (Las Vegas Aces) with a Deep 3 vs. Seattle Storm, 06/29/2022

Jewell Loyd with a Deep 3 vs. Las Vegas Aces
Jewell Loyd with a Deep 3 vs. Las Vegas Aces

Jewell Loyd (Seattle Storm) with a Deep 3 vs. Las Vegas Aces, 06/29/2022

Destanni Henderson with a 3-pointer vs. Phoenix Mercury
Destanni Henderson with a 3-pointer vs. Phoenix Mercury

Destanni Henderson (Indiana Fever) with a 3-pointer vs. Phoenix Mercury, 06/29/2022

Danielle Robinson with a 3-pointer vs. Phoenix Mercury
Danielle Robinson with a 3-pointer vs. Phoenix Mercury

Danielle Robinson (Indiana Fever) with a 3-pointer vs. Phoenix Mercury, 06/29/2022

Jewell Loyd with a 3-pointer vs. Las Vegas Aces
Jewell Loyd with a 3-pointer vs. Las Vegas Aces

Jewell Loyd (Seattle Storm) with a 3-pointer vs. Las Vegas Aces, 06/29/2022

Iliana Rupert with a 3-pointer vs. Seattle Storm
Iliana Rupert with a 3-pointer vs. Seattle Storm

Iliana Rupert (Las Vegas Aces) with a 3-pointer vs. Seattle Storm, 06/29/2022

Report: Hornets
Report: Hornets' Miles Bridges arrested for felony domestic violence

Bridges was set to land a massive payday in free agency.

Report: P.J. Tucker to sign with 76ers on three-year, $30M contract
Report: P.J. Tucker to sign with 76ers on three-year, $30M contract

James Harden opting out opens the door for him to take a low enough salary that the 76ers can use their non-taxpayer mid-level exception.

NBA rumors: Kings not extending Donte DiVincenzo a qualifying offer
NBA rumors: Kings not extending Donte DiVincenzo a qualifying offer

Donte DiVincenzo is expected to draw 'significant' interest after Kings decline him a qualifying offer.

Former Buff Alec Burks traded to the Detroit Pistons
Former Buff Alec Burks traded to the Detroit Pistons

Alec Burks was traded to the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday, marking his seventh NBA team

NBA player options: James Harden, Bradley Beal opt out and what it means for free agency
NBA player options: James Harden, Bradley Beal opt out and what it means for free agency

Wednesday was the deadline for James Harden, Bradley Beal and others to make decisions on their player options ahead of NBA free agency

Clippers extend qualifying offer to Amir Coffey; Jay Scrubb, Xavier Moon not offered
Clippers extend qualifying offer to Amir Coffey; Jay Scrubb, Xavier Moon not offered

The Clippers extended a qualifying offer to wing Amir Coffey to make him a restricted free agent while qualifying offers were not extended to guards Jay Scrubb and Xavier Moon.

Boston reportedly among frontrunners to sign Danilo Gallinari if bought out
Boston reportedly among frontrunners to sign Danilo Gallinari if bought out

The Italian wing might also sign with the Bulls or Heat if bought out by the Spurs.

Bulls decline to make qualifying offer on Troy Brown Jr.
Bulls decline to make qualifying offer on Troy Brown Jr.

In a move that has been widely anticipated, the Bulls are declining to extend a qualifying offer to Troy Brown Jr., making the wing an unrestricted free agent.

Former Georgia basketball star Kentavious Caldwell-Pope traded to Denver Nuggets
Former Georgia basketball star Kentavious Caldwell-Pope traded to Denver Nuggets

KCP to the Nuggets...

Lakers will be one of several teams interested in Mo Bamba
Lakers will be one of several teams interested in Mo Bamba

The Lakers will reportedly try to acquire Mo Bamba, a young and improving center who is currently with the Orlando Magic.

Klay Thompson finally felt pressure from
Klay Thompson finally felt pressure from 'Game 6 Klay' moniker in NBA Finals

Klay Thompson has embraced the nickname of "Game 6 Klay," but admitted that the pressure caught up with him in Game 6 of the NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics.

Detroit Pistons decline team option on former Iowa Hawkeyes star Luka Garza
Detroit Pistons decline team option on former Iowa Hawkeyes star Luka Garza

The Detroit Pistons declined their team option on former Iowa Hawkeyes star Luka Garza, but his NBA journey likely isn't over yet.

OKC Thunder pick up Isaiah Roby
OKC Thunder pick up Isaiah Roby's team option

The Thunder picked up Isaiah Roby's option for next season.

Patty Mills opts out of Nets contract
Patty Mills opts out of Nets contract

The Nets' best guard - Kyrie Irving - opted in for $36,934,550.

Emoni Bates says he's transferring to hometown E. Michigan

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Emoni Bates, one of the top recruits in the 2021 men's basketball recruiting class, says he is transferring from Memphis to Eastern Michigan. Bates, in an Instagram post Wednesday, announced his decision to return to his hometown of Ypsilanti to play for the Eagles of the Mid-American Conference.An EMU spokesman said he could not confirm Bates' transfer. Bates averaged 9.8 points and 3.3 rebounds per game his freshman season at Memphis and started 13 of 18 games.

Warriors pick Ryan Rollins agrees he was steal of NBA Draft in second round
Warriors pick Ryan Rollins agrees he was steal of NBA Draft in second round

Warriors rookie Ryan Rollins exuded confidence when speaking with reporters on Wednesday.

Kyle Lowry assured that Heat won
Kyle Lowry assured that Heat won't trade him for Kyrie Irving

There's no indication that the Heat wants to move on from 36-year-old Kyle Lowry - who is very close with Jimmy Butler - but Pat Riley has said that Lowry needs to get in better shape. The Heat has assured Lowry that it has no intention of trading ...

Heat would be interested in Bradley Beal if he requests trade to Miami
Heat would be interested in Bradley Beal if he requests trade to Miami

Wizards All Star guard Bradley Beal declined his $36.4 million player option but has not requested a sign-and-trade to another team. The Heat would have interest in Beal if he asked to be traded to Miami. But as of Wednesday, he had not. Source: ...

Moment Draymond Green knew he took Jaylen Brown
Moment Draymond Green knew he took Jaylen Brown's heart in NBA Finals

Draymond Green knows the exact moment that he took Jaylen Brown's heart in the NBA Finals and explained why he grabbed at his shorts in Game 2.

Lakers interested in Coby White?
Lakers interested in Coby White?

The Lakers could also look to acquire players via trade, with rival executives believing Chicago's Coby White could be a target. Moving Talen Horton-Tucker, a player whose ball-dominant skills are viewed by rival scouts as being redundant with the ...

PJ Tucker officially hits unrestricted free agency
PJ Tucker officially hits unrestricted free agency

Anthony Chiang: PJ Tucker is officially an unrestricted free agent, by the way. He allowed his opt-in deadline to pass. Source: Twitter @Anthony_Chiang What's the buzz on Twitter? Jason Dumas @ JDumasReports Darryl Morey is a creature of habit. He's ...

Hawks Rumors: John Collins, Deandre Ayton, Clint Capela, De
Hawks Rumors: John Collins, Deandre Ayton, Clint Capela, De'Andre Hunter, More

HoopsHype's Michael Scotto and Chris Kirschner report on John Collins' trade market, Deandre Ayton trade talks, De'Andre Hunter's extension.

Alabama Basketball: 2022-2023 SEC schedule rotation
Alabama Basketball: 2022-2023 SEC schedule rotation

Alabama MBB 2022-2023 schedule rotations announced

Chicago Sky
Chicago Sky's Candace Parker nominated for two 2022 ESPY Awards

Chicago Sky star Candace Parker was nominated for two of ESPN's top ESPY awards.

Jalen Brunson heading to Knicks?
Jalen Brunson heading to Knicks?

Dr. A, Noah Rubin and Brad Stonestreet talk Jalen Brunson, John Wall, the Lakers, Kyrie and more in Wednesday's Roundball Stew. (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)

NBA Free Agency 2022: Daydreaming of ways Celtics can sign Kyle Anderson
NBA Free Agency 2022: Daydreaming of ways Celtics can sign Kyle Anderson

Free-agent forward Kyle Anderson checks all the boxes for the Celtics, but what will it take to get Slo Mo to Boston? Our Chris Forsberg breaks it down.

James Harden expected to re-sign with Sixers
James Harden expected to re-sign with Sixers

Clutch Points: "James Harden, one way or another, he'll be back with the Sixers." Harden is expected to remain in Philly as the two sides negotiate a deal beneficial to both, per @Adrian Wojnarowski. pic.twitter.com/EVgEhM1jxO Source: Twitter ...

Ranking best NBA sons of former players in league today: Warriors have multiple second-generation stars
Ranking best NBA sons of former players in league today: Warriors have multiple second-generation stars

The champion Warriors just won the NBA title with multiple sons of former players, while two sons of Hall of Famers are hoping to make the league.

Warriors
Warriors' James Wiseman, Jonathan Kuminga, Moses Moody summer league plans

Here's where and when you can expect to see these three young Warriors play this summer.

Warriors
Warriors' Steph Curry honored to host 'exciting' 2022 ESPYS show

Four-time world champion going on host?

Rockets decline Jae
Rockets decline Jae'Sean Tate's player option; new contract in works

Rather than waiting until 2023, the Rockets will try to work out a new contract with Jae'Sean Tate in 2022 after declining his team option. The move makes Tate a restricted free agent.

Celtics offseason: Key dates for Jaylen Brown extension, other roster deadlines
Celtics offseason: Key dates for Jaylen Brown extension, other roster deadlines

The Celtics probably won't make a huge splash, but they still have a busy offseason ahead of them. Here are some key dates to monitor, including the window when Boston can offer Jaylen Brown a contract extension.

Former Memphis basketball player and No. 2 recruit Emoni Bates transferring to Eastern Michigan
Former Memphis basketball player and No. 2 recruit Emoni Bates transferring to Eastern Michigan

The Memphis basketball chapter of Emoni Bates' career has concluded. The former No. 2 recruit will continue his career at Eastern Michigan.


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