The Suns are pushing to spice up the rivalry between themselves and the Los Angeles Lakers as the team has purchased the domain beat.la. According to the WHOIS database, the website is registered under Dan Hilton, Digital Director for the Phoenix Suns.
The site currently features a splash page with a Phoenix Suns logo and the words “Beat LA” accompanied by two links that will...
More fun from this year’s rookie photo shoot. Watch former Indiana teammates and NBA rookies, Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller, posterizing Minnesota’s Shabazz Muhammad, Brooklyn’s Mason Plumlee, OKC’s Steven Adams, CJ Mcollum and Utah’s Trey Burke during the annual Panini Rookie Photo Shoot in New York Tuesday.
Ebony magazine is dedicating four separate covers of their September issue, titled “We Are Trayvon,” to Trayvon Martin – one displaying Dwyane Wade and his two sons, Zion and Zaire, wearing hoodies. The other covers feature Spike Lee and his son, Boris Kodjoe and his son, and Trayvon Martin’s family.
According to Jared Zwerling of ESPN, the Knicks have signed 22-year-old forward, Jeremy Tyler, who averaged 12.8 points and 6.4 rebounds in five games with the team’s Summer League squad.
The third-year player averaged 1.1 points and 0.9 rebounds in just 21 games with the Warriors last season before being traded to the Hawks in February. After Atlanta waived him in March, Tyler joined...
The official schedule of the 2013-14 NBA season was released Tuesday night. Here are the highlights and marquee match-ups for next season.
Opening Night highlighted by Derrick Rose’s return at Miami Heat for their championship ring ceremony.
2013 Christmas Day lineup:
2014 Martin Luther King Day games:
Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce will return to play their first game...
During his introductory press conference with the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday, Brandon Jennings said he’s excited to get to work with such a talented front court that he even went as far as to assert Detroit the new ‘Lob City’ – a nicknamed coined by the Clippers last season.
According to Keith Langlois of NBA.com:
“This will be my first year playing with a frontcourt like...
Brandon Jennings, Amir Johnson, Orlando’s Andrew Nicholson, Celtics rookie Kelly Olynyk, Cavs’ Tristan Thompson and Anthony Bennett, projected 2014 NBA top draft pick, Andrew Wiggins, and more all came out for the first annual OVO Bounce basketball tournament, a four-day event, in Toronto this past weekend. Pistons’ Brandon Jennings and Raptors’ Amir Johnson were the only...
According to 12 News in Arizona, Suns’ Michael Beasley was arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession on Tuesday.
BREAKING: @Suns player Michael Beasley arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession in #Scottsdale.
— 12News (@12News) August 6, 2013
Derrick Rose, John Wall, Kenneth Faried, Iman Shumpert, Damian Lillard, Austin Rivers and Derrick Favors were all on hand courtside to watch the adidas Nations championship game between USA Red and USA Blue at Long Beach City College Monday night. USA Blue, led by Theo Pinson, D’Angelo Russell and Myles Turner, took home the trophy, defeating USA Red 81-77.
The NBA rookies were on hand for the annual Panini Rookie Photo Shoot in New York on Tuesday afternoon. Check out some of the rooks throwing down some crafty dunks during some downtime:
Tony Mitchell of the Detroit Pistons:
Archie Goodwin of the Phoenix Suns:
Knicks’ Tim Hardaway Jr., Pistons’ Tony Mitchell and Jazz’s Trey Burke combine for the alley-oop:
Here’s J.R. Smith channeling his inner Chris Brown / Dennis Rodman as he has dyed his hair blonde!
via @slowbucks, reddit
After watching a game from 1985 on NBA TV Monday night, Clippers forward Matt Barnes took to Twitter to voice his opinion on how the game has changed, saying “the NBA is so soft now.”
Watching this Pistons v Celtics from 85.. Where u had to #REALLY foul some1 to hear the whistle. #NoFlopping #NoCharges (cont)
— Matt Barnes (@Matt_Barnes22) August 6, 2013
You could hand check...
The Drew League in LA was packed with NBA ballers again this weekend including James Harden, DeMar DeRozan, JaVale McGee, LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Durant, Austin Daye and more – here’s James Harden finishing the fast break alley-oop from DeMar DeRozan:
Harden and Team Money Gang dominated with the Rockets shooting guard, who showed up late midway through the first quarter,...
While playing in an exhibition game over the weekend for his native Slovenia to prepare for the upcoming Eurobasket games, Suns guard, Goran Dragic, got into an altercation with Turkey’s Dogus Balbay, which led to a bench-clearing skirmish. Dragic didn’t approve of Balbay’s foul on him on a drive to the basket, immediately confronting him which led to the scuffle between...
Blake Griffin says all of the right things about Jordan Brand, Foot Locker, extra caliente salsa…and Lithuania, as long as he stays plugged into his endorser machine in this new Foot Locker commercial starring himself and teammate Chris Paul.
Stephen Curry is always finding ways to work on his game. Following the best season of his career, the Warriors guard is looking to stay in great shape this summer and this is how he’s doing it: Zumba. Curry uploaded this vine of himself and about 30 females dancing to Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” in a Zumba class.
'WARIER' AND PEACE
Metta World Peace is trying to bring peace to the world in his latest rap single, Peace.
The NBA announced Monday that Blazers guard, Terrel Harris, has been suspended five games without pay for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program.
The NBA announced today that Terrel Harris of the Portland Trail Blazers has been suspended without pay for five games for violating the terms of the NBA/NBPA Anti-Drug Program. Harris’ suspension will begin with the...
While on a promo tour in China, Kobe Bryant, who will reportedly be ready for the start of the season, says he’s “shattered” the recovery timeline from a ruptured Achilles.
According to NBA.com:
“The surgical procedure was different […] and because of that the recovery has been different,” Bryant said in the southern city of Shenzhen. “The normal timetable for recovery...
In a recent segment of “The Fashion Forward” in the Chicago Sun-Times, Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler shared some of his tastes in fashion and in doing so added a little flare to the Bulls-Heat rivalry when he answered “Miami Heat jersey” to “The one thing I’d never wear” question:
According to Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN, Timberwolves restricted free agent center, Nikola Pekovic, who’s currently in contract negotiations with the team, is reportedly looking for $15 million per season.
….The Wolves are offering Pekovic a four-year, $48 million extension. Schwartz wants more. In fact, at least initially, a lot more. One league source said his opening asking...
In the latest episode of Nate Robinson’s “State of Nate” series which documents his life, Nuggets point guard and father of three, Nate Robinson, brings us to his hometown of Seattle and gives us an inside look at his family.
Brook Lopez, sporting a walking boot, spent the week in Santhe, Malawi with former president, Bill Clinton, and his daughter, Chelsea. The Nets center is part of a delegation that’s traveling with Bill and Chelsea Clinton to check out the Clinton Foundation projects, including the one in Malawi, and see how they are expanding access to health care and supplying economic opportunity...
According to J. Michael of CSN Washington, John Wall still plans on training with Hall of Fame guard, Gary Payton, in Seattle before heading to training camp on August 2oth.
Wall still plans to hook up with Gary Payton, a Hall of Fame point guard who was one of the best of his generation, in Seattle before returning to train with the Wizards on Aug. 20. Plus, he had ample time to...
According to the Phoenix Suns, they will unveil their new uniforms for the upcoming season during a runway show on August 15th.
The Phoenix Suns will add some style to an action-packed summer when they unveil their new uniforms during a runway show at Scottsdale Fashion Square on Thursday, Aug. 15. The public reveal will take place at 7 pm inside Fashion Square on the east end...