Found August 09, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
For people like Mark Cuban, it looks like the next four years are going to be just as long as the last four were. As you probably know, there is no one more vocal than Cuban when it comes to the idea of superstar athletes competing in the Olympics without their NBA teams receiving compensation. He and David Stern, among others, have made it a goal to restrict Olympic play to players who are 23 years old or younger. It doesn’t look like that plan will be coming to fruition any time in the near future.
According to Sports Illustrated’s Ian Thompson, a source told SI.com on Thursday that it is “unlikely” any type of age limit could be put into place in time for it to affect the 2016 Olympic in Rio, Brazil. Owners are aiming to eventually create a World Cup of basketball that would become the premier international basketball tournament every four years, but a plan of that magnitude could reportedly take years to complete.
As the opinions of NBA stars like Kobe Bryant and Tyson Chandler ...
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Dirk Nowitzki has put bachelorhood behind him.
The 34-year-old Dallas Mavericks star forward has married Jessica Olsson. State District Judge Craig Smith said Wednesday that he performed a July 20 wedding at Nowitzki's home in the posh Preston Hollow section of Dallas.
Smith said Nowitzki and his bride are honeymooning somewhere in the Caribbean, where they will go through...
Few players in NBA history have been as fiercely debated as Vince Carter. From season to season, team to team and over his entire career arc, Carter has always invoked passionate opinions of both praise and severe criticism from all walks of basketball life.
As we all know, coming out of out college, Vince drew many comparisons to Michael Jordan, particularly the athleticism and...
Last month we discussed Mavs Superstar, Dirk Nowitzki’s Kenyan nuptials to Jessica Olsson. Even though reps for the Mavs kept denying the union took place, we now also know that the second ceremony happened last month as well. On July 20th and his home in Dallas, Dirk and Jessica exchanged vows. The service was officiated [...]
Dirk Nowitzki is in uncharted territory going into this NBA season. He doesn’t have his running mate of the past eight seasons in Jason Terry, and he also lost Jason Kidd, a guy who came to be very close to him. With a new cast of teammates, Dirk will have to adjust his game, but it should without question benefit him and the Dallas Mavericks.
Dirk often spent some much energy...
Photos of Dirk Nowitzki at what appeared to be a traditional Kenyan wedding circulated the Internet late last month. Nowitzki was standing next to his fiance Jessica Olsson in the pictures, making some believe the couple had tied the knot.
Spokespeople for the Dallas Mavericks denied the report, saying Nowitzki was still single.
But according to The Dallas Morning News, the Mavericks...
Dirk Nowitzki is in uncharted territory going into this NBA season. He doesn’t have his running mate of the past eight seasons in Jason Terry, and he also lost Jason Kidd, a guy who came to be very close to him. With a new cast of teammates, Dirk will have to adjust his game, but [...]
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Le dunk de la mort or "the dunk of death", as the French referred to it, is the inspiration for today's #ThrowbackThursday post.
Twelve years ago, a young and savage Vince Carter, 6'6, further cemented his legacy as one of the greatest dunkers
The Portland Trail Blazers hired Terry Stotts as head coach on Tuesday.
Stotts has spent the previous four seasons as an assistant with the Dallas Mavericks. Scott's first head coaching job in the NBA came in 2002 when he replaced Lon Kruger, and coached the Atlanta Hawks to a 52-85 record. He went on to become an assistant with Golden State before getting his second chance...
The final vacant head coaching position remaining in the NBA was filled Tuesday when the Portland Trail Blazers hired Mavericks assistant coach Terry Stotts to replace Nate McMillan.
Stotts has four seasons of prior head coaching experience, spending a year and a half each with the Hawks and the Bucks. His overall record is not incredibly sterling and he has just one Playoff...
Dirk Nowitzki married Jessica Olsson on July 20th at his home in the Preston Hollow section of Dallas.
Outside of Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov might be second most intriguing own in the NBA.After having previously rapped on a Russian television show, it appears that Mikhail might be rapping with co-owner Jay-Z in concert to help open the new Barclays center:Yes, I will rap at his concert,” Prokhorov wrote in an email. “I am in rehearsals...