As we continue to keep an eye on where NBA free agent Carmelo Anthony will be playing his basketball next season, Lakers star Kobe Bryant discussed it today during a press conference.
One of the comments that Kobe made about Carmelo’s eventual free agency decision was that it would define his basketball-playing legacy as noted byESPN’s Chris Palmer:
Kobe on Melo's decision...
As the NBA free agency wheel continues to turn, the Los Angeles Lakers are still looking to make a splash during the period.
Today, Lakers star Kobe Bryant held a press conference before the start of his basketball camp and was asked about the possibility that if Carmelo came to the Lakers, would he be able to play with Melo?
Below is the response as noted by Lakers Nation reporter...
As the very real possibility that LeBron James might return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, it appears that Cleveland-native celebrity chef Michael Symon is trying to sweeten the pot.
Earlier today, Symon posted on his official Twitter account that if King James decided to return to Cleveland, he would put a special burger on the menu of his Cleveland-based restaurant, B-Spot Burgers...
It seems that almost every famous NBA player has a notable nickname and Portland Trail Blazers stand-out guard Damian Lillard doesn’t have one….yet.
Earlier today, Lillard did an online chat with ESPN’s SportsNation and one fan decided to suggestion a lizard nickname for Damian.
After the comment was made, Lillard was quick to block it from becoming a thing:
I guess Damian...
With rumors flying that LeBron possibly making his free agency decision later tonight, there appears to be some sort of movement at LeBron’s Miami mansion.
A couple of moving trucks taking foreign cars from LeBron’s house have been documented in Twitter photos by Jorge Sedano of ESPN and Alex Musibay of WQAM:
Two Exotic Auto Transport Trucks outside of LeBron's home have...
With now a likely possibility that LeBron James could return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, it doesn’t surprise me that some entrepreneurial folks are poised to create merchandise if he does.
The fine folks over at Fresh Brewed Tees (based in Cleveland) decided to unveil their new look “Forgiven” t-shirts if LeBron does decide to return to the city he spurned.
Check out the look...
For some NBA players, the offseason can get a tad long for their tastes and they have find ways to entertain themselves while trying to keep their skills up. Recently, Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan made a trip to Walmart and decided to show off his handling ability in an Instagram video. DeRozan also decided to don a caution jacket and use a kickball to cross many inanimate objects...
As the LeBron James free agency extravaganza continues, part-owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers famed singer Usher Raymond was in Chicago to do an interview with WGCI 103.5 FM.
During the radio interview, Usher was asked about possibly recruiting LeBron to re-join the team that he left back in 2010.
In response to the question, Usher stated that he could possibly give LeBron a call...
One of the Orlando Summer League’s breakout stars has to be Detroit Pistons second year guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope.
During today’s Pistons-Heat Summer League affair, Kentavious was matched-up with Tyler Johnson around the three-point line.
Watch the below Vine clip which shows Caldwell-Pope’s crossover causing Johnson to spin around in a circle and Kentavious to have a...
After a great second season for the Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard is holding his annual kids camp this week.
Nearing the end of the first day of the camp, Lillard decided to show off his aerial abilities for the campers on hand.
Check out the two nasty slam dunks in the below Instagram video:
That second one was pretty darn nice…
Lillard image courtesy of Getty Images
While the Orlando Summer League continues, the 2014 World Cup in Brazil has reached the semifinal round and Germany faces off against Brazil today. In the first fifteen minutes of action, Germany got on the board first with a goal from Thomas Muller and native-German Dirk Nowitzki was pleased with the result. Check out his response on his official Twitter account to the goal: Jaaaaaa...
There are few NBA players as fashion-forward as Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook and it doesn’t come as a shock to me that Westbrook has decided to enter the designer sunglasses game.
Westbrook’s line of stylish new designer sunglasses is called “Westbrook Frames” and it officially launched as of today.
Check out the below Instagram photo of Westbrook wearing...
In case you didn’t know, Toronto annually holds a Lithuanian song and dance festival and it shouldn’t surprise you that Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas (who grew up in Lithuania) would attend it.
Recently, Jonas shot a video with the Toronto Raptors cheerleaders to show teach and educate them about Lithuanian dance.
Clearly, Jonas knows dance:
Jonas teaches Raptors cheerleaders...
As day three of the Orlando Summer League is about to wrap up, Brooklyn Nets second-year player Mason Plumlee decided to show off his passing ability with a couple nice alley-oop passes.
In the first half of today’s Thunder-Nets game, Plumlee finds teammate Markel Brown for the nasty slam dunk:
Later in the game, Plumlee showed that his first alley-oop wasn’t a fluke with this...
So far, Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid has been pretty consistent with his Twitter use and earlier today, he decided to send a shout-out to former Kansas teammate Andrew Wiggins.
Embiid sent out the below tweet which notes that he misses his former teammate and put together a solid line of emoji’s:
Bro I miss you @22wiggins
— Joel-Hans Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) July 7, 2014...
Only a few moments ago, Josh McRoberts was reported to have signed a free-agent contract with the Miami Heat for four years and worth up to 27 million.
As you might figure, that came at possible shock to Charlotte Hornets guard and former teammate Kemba Walker who had this response on Twitter:
— Kemba walker (@KembaWalker) July 7, 2014
Clearly, that reaction speaks volumes…...
If you happen to be wondering what Miami Heat star Chris Bosh has been doing the last couple of days, it appears that he and his family decided to take a relaxing vacation in Sri Lanka.
During one stop of his trip, Bosh and his wife Adrienne got the chance to met some elephants and below is picture proof of Bosh with the elephant on Instagram:
Adrienne Bosh also posted a couple...
For those of you who didn’t know, Indiana Pacers star Paul George took part in a Drew League game today in Los Angeles and showed off his aerial acrobatics with an impressive dunk. During one point in the game, George got a steal and an open breakaway attempt with no one in front of him. Check out George pulling out the 360 slam dunk for the spectacular slam: That was straight...
As rumored last week, the Los Angeles Clippers are close to signing Spencer Hawes to a long-term contract and Hawes decided to reach out to Clippers star Blake Griffin to talk about a number situation.
Last season, Hawes wore the number 32 with the Cleveland Cavaliers and posted this tweet asking Blake to arm wrestle over the number:
Hey @blakegriffin32 you know 32 is my number you...
In case you didn’t know already, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka was born in Republic of the Congo (specifically, Brazzaville)
This week, Serge decided to take a trip back to his home and got the chance to play an African drum during a stop of his trip.
Check out Serge’s drumming skills in the below Instagram video from his personal account:
Ibaka image courtesy of Getty Images
In terms of the new class of stars in the NBA, you have to include Indiana Pacers forward Paul George after the Pacers rise to the top of the Eastern Conference.
If you happen to miss any of George’s great plays from the previous season, fret not.
The below video clip shows off the top ten best plays from Paul and let’s note that number one is a doozy:
George image courtesy...
As day one of the Orlando Summer League got started today, we got our first look at Philadelphia 76ers Nerlens Noel.
On the first possession of the game, Noel got the first touch and found his way to throw down a big slam dunk against the Orlando Magic:
Nice jam for Nerlens!
Nerlens Noel big slam at Orlando Summer League [gifdsports]
Noel image courtesy of Getty Images
We all know that Miami Heat star LeBron James is a pretty good athlete on the basketball court but if you had any questions about LeBron James physical capabilities, you need to see the below photo.
Check out the below Instagram image of LeBron James lifting a huge tire while walking down a street during a workout:
That’s just impressive on so many levels…
James image courtesy...
As the NBA’s Orlando Summer League gets fully underway, the Brooklyn Nets cruised to a victory in their first game against the Indiana Pacers.
One of the notables on the Nets Summer League roster is Mason Plumlee and when asked about Jason Kidd’s departure from the team, Mason was pretty frank about how it came on all of a sudden:
Mason Plumlee on how surprised he was by Jason...
Prior to the start of the July 4th weekend, the Los Angeles Lakers held their meeting with New York Knicks star/free agent Carmelo Anthony.
As you would probably figure, the Lakers decided to go all-out with their pitch and even produced a short documentary-style trailer about Melo’s life to try to sway him according to the Los Angeles Times:
Executives from Anschutz Entertainment...