LaVar Ball Fires Back at LeBron James and His Angry Comments

A war of words between Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James and LaVar Ball, the father of three standout basketball players, has developed over the last 10 days, focusing on each other’s sons. In the most recent volley, Ball has responded to James’ comments from Tuesday which demanded that the latter’s children and family be kept out of any future comments. Ball appeared...
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Warriors head coach Steve Kerr willing to take pay cut for shortened season

There’s a whole heck of a lot of debate going around in the NBA surrounding teams resting their star players. We’ve seen the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs and Cleveland Cavaliers all come under fire recently for doing just that.We’ve also seen NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issue a stern warning about teams resting their players without advanced notice.Since then,...
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LaVar Ball stands by comments he made about LeBron's kids

LaVar Ball has made a new enemy in four-time NBA MVP LeBron James, and you won’t be surprised to hear how concerned the patriarch of the Ball family is about it.Not at all.Just hours after LeBron warned Ball to “keep my family out of your mouth,” Ball was a guest on FOX Sport Radio’s JT “The Brick” and Tomm Looney Show. LaVar said he has no issue with LeBron and defended...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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LeBron James believes he’s the reason NBA is upset about rest issue

The matter of NBA teams resting star players during nationally-televised games has boiled over, and LeBron James thinks it’s only become a problem because of him.Things really began two weeks ago when the Golden State Warriors rested their top players for a Saturday night game on ABC against the San Antonio Spurs. The Cavaliers did something similar the following week, resting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Cavaliers’ LeBron James sends warning to LaVar Ball

LaVar Ball has been giving his opinion on anything — and everything– in the world of basketball of late.And the outspoken father of UCLA star Lonzo Ball finally crossed someone that he probably shouldn’t have — Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James.James fired a warning shot at the loud-mouthed Ball on Tuesday at Cavaliers’ practice, according to ESPN’s Dave McMenamin...
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Adam Silver warns owners of ‘serious penalties’ in memo about resting players

Over the last couple years in the NBA, top teams in the league that were 99.9% sure they would be making the playoffs have rested players repeatedly throughout the season. On Monday, ESPN reported that commissioner Adam Silver wants to do something about it.This season it seems like the Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs have taken to resting their...
Via The Comeback
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LeBron James on teams resting players: ‘It sucks at times’

The Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night became the second high-profile NBA team to rest starters during a nationally televised game, following the Golden State Warriors last week. The Cavs were already sitting Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving was deemed out due to knee soreness, so Tyronn Lue elected to rest LeBron James as well in a 108-79 road loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.This...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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How to beat the Cavaliers in the playoffs

It has been seven years since LeBron James was last absent from the roster of the team representing the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals. While his success has been enjoyed by Miami Heat fans from 2010-2014, and now by Cleveland Cavaliers fans, it has become irritating for other NBA fans. In addition to the pain that LeBron’s chokehold on the East has caused fans of teams...
Via The Sports Quotient
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Cavs received call from league office after resting stars

The Cleveland Cavaliers heard it from the highers-up after sitting their stars on Saturday in a nationally televised game against the Los Angeles Clippers.Cavs general manager David Griffin said that he received a call from the league office minutes after it was announced that the team would be holding out their Big Three of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, and Kevin Love for rest Saturday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nigel Hayes credits Michael Jordan for inspiring game-winning shot

Nigel Hayes admitted that the move that led to his game-winning shot against Villanova on Saturday had a little bit of inspiration from a legend.After Wisconsin beat Villanova 65-62, Hayes credited Michael Jordan with inspiring the move that got him open for the shot. “I drove baseline and if you guys are familiar with the Michael Jordan highlight, that fake spinback, I did my...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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