Lakers News: Lonzo Ball is more popular in the media than Jayson Tatum and Markelle Fultz combined

The rookie doesn’t need to talk. The press is doing it for him. On certain days this summer, this blog might have seemed like a Lonzo Ball-centric site rather than one centered on the Los Angeles Lakers. It would appear Silver Screen and Roll wasn’t alone, as Chris Herring of FiveThirtyEight outlined in his latest piece, focused on impact Ball has made on the media. According...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
17 days ago

Jeff Hornacek might not have to run triangle with Knicks

The New York Knicks are working on a deal to make Jeff Hornacek their new head coach in a move that would come as a stunner to most. Hornacek, 53, served as head coach of the Phoenix Suns for two and a half seasons before being let go in February. A former second-round pick by the Suns who also had a lengthy playing career with the Utah Jazz, Hornacek was a latecomer to the Knicks’...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant has interesting reason for lying about height

Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant wants to be labeled a small forward. He wants to be labeled a small forward so badly that he’s willing to lie about his height. Chris Herring of the Wall Street Journal quoted Durant, who’s listed at 6-foot-9 but is actually 6-foot-11, discussing why he shorts himself those two inches. “For me, when I’m talking to women...
Via Sportsnaut
May 03, 2016  |  Discuss

La La Anthony: Porzingis has ‘earned’ a dinner invite

Kristaps Porzingis is quickly becoming the toast of the Big Apple due to the impressive start of his rookie season. And because of that, La La Anthony, the wife of New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, says the young phenom has earned the right to share a toast at the couple’s dinner table. “I’m going to invite him over soon. I think he’s earned his way to a spot at our...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: Kobe might play for team other than Lakers

Kobe Bryant is entering his final season with the Los Angeles Lakers and many have assumed based on reports that the legendary player will retire after the year. Not so fast, my friends. Speaking with the media on Friday, New York Knicks president Phil Jackson told reporters that he doesn’t think Kobe will retire yet. What’s more is that he thinks Kobe might play for another...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Kristaps Porzingis is going unconventional places for help

Kristaps Porzingis is coming into New York with a ton of pressure. We're talking first-overall pick pressure, even if the 20-year-old kid didn't hear his name called until fourth in June's NBA draft. But that's what happens when you're a relative unknown to the casual fan and are entering one of the more disgruntled and pessimistic fan bases in the league. The Zinger has grown on...
Via FOX Sports
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

MotoGP: Donington Park named British GP venue for 2015

Donington Park has been elected by the Circuit of Wales and Dorna Sports as the alternative venue for the British Motorcycle Grand Prix for the 2015 event. Whilst the Circuit of Wales is scheduled to host the British Motorcycle Grand Prix until 2024, after agreeing a five-year contract with the option for further five year extension with the Championship’s commercial rights holders...
Via FOX Sports
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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