Chris Broussard explains how LaVar Ball is hurting Lonzo’s career and questions his trade value
Chris Broussard joins Rob Parker,Greg Jennings and Holly Sonders on Undisputed to discuss Lonzo Ball’s trade value after LaVar threatened Lonzo would not re-sign with the Los Angeles Lakers if they didn’t sign LiAngelo.
Nick Wright reveals what LeBron is doing differently in the post-Isaiah Thomas era to elevate his new-look Cavs
In his conversation with Cris Carter and Eboni Williams, Nick Wright dives into the numbers behind the Cavs’ new players making shots, illuminating that LeBron James is, once again, making those around him better by being the ultimate facilitator.
Chris Mannix: Golden State is better this year than last, you can’t make that argument about the Cavs
Joining Nick Wright, Cris Carter and Eboni Williams on First Things First, Yahoo’s Chris Mannix unveils who he believes to be the top teams contending for an NBA championship in both the East and the West, outlining why he believes the Warriors are better this year than they were before. Additionally, Mannix details why the Cavs without Kyrie are not better this year than they were last year. Do you agree with Chris Mannix?
Nick Wright weighs in on LaVar Ball’s threats to pull Lonzo from Lakers: ‘You’re playing this wrong, man!’
Reflecting on LaVar Ball’s latest threats that he will pull Lonzo away from the Lakers if the Purple & Gold don’t sign LiAngelo and LaMelo, Nick Wright reveals how Lavar’s controversial media storm will derail Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka from attracting LeBron James, let alone another star player who could truly elevate the historic SoCal franchise. How do you think LaVar’s antics will impact Lonzo’s career?
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Donovan Mitchell scored 25 points, including a go-ahead pull-up jumper with 39.2 seconds left, and the Utah Jazz extended their league-best winning streak to 10 games with a 101-99 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night.
Saric scores 24 to lead 76ers past slumping Knicks (Feb 12, 2018)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) ��� Dario Saric scored 24 points to pace all five starters in double figures, and the Philadelphia 76ers won their fourth in a row, 108-92 over the slumping New York Knicks on Monday night.
Chris Broussard reveals why the Cavs would’ve won the East before the trades
In his discussion with Greg Jennings, Rob Parker and Holly Sonders, Chris Broussard explains why LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers would have still won the Eastern conference regardless of the trades.
Cavaliers beat Celtics 121-99 on Paul Pierce’s day
BOSTON (AP) LeBron James quieted a Celtics crowd that came to celebrate Paul Pierce on Sunday, finishing with 24 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds to give new-look Cleveland a 121-99 victory over Boston in an individual performance reminiscent of the rivalry’s heyday.
Myles Turner: ‘We can’t check out’ before All-Star break
Myles Turner on the Pacers’ upcoming matchup with the Nets: “This is one of those games that you look back at down the road and you want something good to come out of it. … We’ve gotta stay focused and stay sharp over these next couple days and prepare for it.”
Victor Oladipo: Pacers ‘did a good job of settling down at both ends of the floor’ against Knicks
Victor Oladipo says it won’t be difficult for the Pacers to stay focused with the All-Star break approaching: “All-Star Weekend is great, but at the end of the day we have bigger aspirations and bigger goals for this group and this season so we’ve got to be ready to play.”
Nate McMillan: ‘We still didn’t establish ourselves defensively’ in win over Knicks
Nate McMillan says the Pacers can’t afford to start thinking about the All-Star break yet: “The strong survive and we want to just keep our focus and show some road toughness and try to go and get Brooklyn.”
Dedmon powers Hawks past Griffin, Pistons 118-115 (Feb 11, 2018)
ATLANTA (AP) Dewayne Dedmon gave Atlanta the lead with a three-point play and then padded the margin with a 3-pointer, lifting the Hawks to a 118-115 win over Blake Griffin and Detroit Pistons on Sunday.
Truth is: Cavaliers beat Celtics 121-99 on Paul Pierce’s day (Feb 11, 2018)
BOSTON (AP) LeBron James quieted a Celtics crowd that came to celebrate Paul Pierce on Sunday, scoring 24 points with 10 assists and eight rebounds to give new-look Cleveland a 121-99 victory over Boston in an individual performance reminiscent of the rivalry’s heyday.
Tony Hinkle’s daughter Patty Watson on her father’s legacy
Legendary Butler coach and AD Tony Hinkle was so versatile that he coached swimming despite not knowing how to swim, says his daughter Patty Watson.
She caught up with Chris Denari to share memories of her father before Sunday’s Indiana Pacers game.
Orlando Magic head coach Frank Vogel breaks down Saturday night’s loss to visiting Milwaukee Bucks, noting that the Bucks are more than Giannis Antetokounmpo, the team continues to work together and that he couldn’t be prouder of how the guys are performing.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 points and Jason Terry came off the bench to score 11 points in the second half in the Milwaukee Bucks’ 111-104 victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday night.
Davis has 44, Pelicans blow 28-point lead, top Nets in 2 OTs (Feb 10, 2018)
NEW YORK (AP) Anthony Davis had 44 points and 17 rebounds, Rajon Rondo had a triple-double, and the New Orleans Pelicans recovered after blowing a 28-point lead to beat the Brooklyn Nets 138-128 in two overtimes on Saturday night.
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MIAMI (AP) Dwyane Wade returned to Miami with a quiet game, but his mere presence got a rise out of Heat fans, and teammates Hassan Whiteside and Tyler Johnson led the way to a 91-85 victory against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday that snapped a five-game losing streak and capped a celebratory night.
Nate McMillan: ‘I thought our guys showed toughness’ against Celtics
Nate McMillan was happy with the way the Indiana Pacers defended Kyrie Irving tonight: “We just tried to stay in front of him. … If he’s shooting over the top of the defense, that’s about as good as you can do.”
All the Right Moves: Cris Carter reveals why the Cavs’ crucial trades will keep LeBron from leaving The Land
In his discussion with Nick Wright and Jenna Wolfe, Cris Carter explains how the trade moves made by owner Dan Gilbert and the Cav’s brass setup up Cleveland to entice LeBron James to remain on his throne. Are the Cavaliers now the top team in the East?
WASHINGTON (AP) Kyrie Irving scored 12 of Boston’s last 17 points and finished with 28 to help the Celtics remain in sole possession of the Eastern Conference lead with a 110-104 overtime victory over the Washington Wizards on Thursday night.
Pistons’ Griffin faces former team in matchup with Clippers (Feb 08, 2018)
Blake Griffin re-signed with the Los Angeles Clippers last July with the understanding that he’d be a ‘Clipper for life.’ His tenure with the Clippers after inking the five-year, $171 million contract lasted just over half a season.
Nick Wright says Cavs owner Dan Gilbert wants to be Jerry Jones
Nick Wright tells Colin Cowherd that Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is at fault for his team’s struggles this year. Wright to Gilbert: “You are squandering your last best chance to win a title so you can end up with the 7th overall pick.”
Skip Bayless: ‘Russell Westbrook is finally starting to get his revenge on Kevin Durant’
In a discussion with Shannon Sharpe and Joy Taylor, Skip Bayless discuss the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 125-105 win against the Golden State Warriors. OKC snapped their 4 game losing streak. Russell Westbrook scored 34 and Paul George scored 38 points in the win.
Giannis dunks over Knicks, who lose Porzingis to knee injury (Feb 06, 2018)
NEW YORK (AP) Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 23 points, jumping over Tim Hardaway Jr. for one high-flying slam, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 103-89 on Tuesday night in a game that featured a knee injury to Kristaps Porzingis.
Orlando Magic head coach Frank Vogel talks about how the Magic came back for the win and Jonathon Simmon’s performance and Cavalier’s coach Tyronn Lue as he breaks down Tuesday night’s victory over Cleveland Cavaliers.
Cris Carter’s advice for Cavs owner Dan Gilbert: ‘I would trade LeBron James if he doesn’t opt into his contract’
Drawing upon the Cleveland Cavaliers’ volatile season with drama inside the locker room and the difficulties integrating Isaiah Thomas, Cris Carter reveals how he would handle LeBron James if he were the Cavs’ owner Dan Gilbert heading into the trade deadline. Is trading The King the best for The Land?
Paul, Rockets roll to fourth straight win, rout Cavs 120-88
CLEVELAND (AP) Chris Paul had 22 points and 11 assists, Ryan Anderson added 21 points and the Houston Rockets became the latest team to thump Cleveland on national TV, beating the disconnected Cavaliers 120-88 on Saturday night.
Victor Oladipo: ‘Our bigs did a great job’ containing Joel Embiid
Victor Oladipo on deciding whether to take the lead or delegate to teammates: “You’ve just gotta be smart. You read the game. There’s different types of games. … Some games they’ll double me and guys will have to step up and make shots. That’s what we did tonight.”
Nate McMillan: ‘We needed to establish solid defense’ against 76ers
Nate McMillan was happy with the way Lance Stephenson played against the Philadelphia 76ers: “That’s what we expect him to do — bring energy off the bench and be solid on both ends of the floor. When he plays that way he really helps this club.”
Kings seek to end home woes in game vs. Mavericks (Feb 03, 2018)
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A quick first-quarter start might bolster the Sacramento Kings’ chances for more than it ultimately did on Friday night. So, too, would another individual burst similar to what guard Buddy Hield produced for them.
Pelicans acquire Mirotic from Bulls for 3 players and pick
NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Pelicans have acquired forward Nikola Mirotic and a second-round draft pick from the Chicago Bulls for center Omer Asik, guards Jameer Nelson and Tony Allen and a 2018 first-round pick.
Colin breaks down the percentages of where LeBron James will land if he leaves the Cleveland Cavaliers
Colin Cowherd breaks down the percentages of where LeBron James will land if he leaves the Cleveland Cavaliers in free agency. If he leaves The Land, where will King James go: Clippers, Lakers, Rockets or the Warriors?
Colin reveals why LeBron’s camp would leak story about The King leaving the Cavs for the Warriors
Reflecting on the report that LeBron James is open to the notion of leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to go to the Golden State Warriors, Colin Cowherd reveals why he believes this was all a disruptive stunt by The King’s camp.
Griffin to make Pistons debut vs. Grizzlies (Feb 01, 2018)
Blake Griffin admits he never imagined wearing a Detroit Pistons uniform. Griffin re-signed with the Los Angeles Clippers last summer but finds himself in the Midwest after a blockbuster deal that included six players and two draft picks.
LeBron gets 24, Cavs top Heat 91-89 in 1st game without Love
CLEVELAND (AP) LeBron James scored 24 points, Jae Crowder made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:21 left and the Cleveland Cavaliers began a long stretch without injured All-Star Kevin Love by holding off the Miami Heat 91-89 on Wednesday night.
Colin Cowherd on LeBron: ‘He is absolutely so done psychologically and emotionally with Cleveland’
Colin Cowherd examines the factors that caused LeBron James to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat in the past, comparing those situations to what he is currently facing in his second stint with the Cavs. Where will LeBron call home next season?
Shannon Sharpe reacts to James Harden’s 60-point night: ‘I don’t know how you keep him out of the top 5 list’
Last night, James Harden became the first player in NBA history to score 60 points as part of a triple-double in the Houston Rockets’ 114-107 home win over the Orlando Magic. Shannon Sharpe shares his thoughts on Harden’s MVP-caliber night.
Griffin’s departure leaves Clippers in free-agent hunt
LOS ANGELES (AP) Suddenly, the Big Three is down to one. With star guard Chris Paul in Houston and face-of-the-franchise Blake Griffin traded to the Detroit Pistons, only DeAndre Jordan is left from the power trio that propelled the Los Angeles Clippers to relevance.