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NBA – Barnes fined $35,000 for comments condoning violence

REUTERS - Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes has been fined $35,000 by the National Basketball Association for inappropriate public comments directed at New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher, the league announced on Sunday. Barnes and Fisher had a physical altercation...

Another shot for Richardson

Jason Richardson might have discovered another home for himself. Subsequent to fighting persistent knee wounds in Philadelphia amid his time, he has chosen to restore his vocation somewhere else. It was reported on Saturday by Marc J. Lances that...
2017 NBA Playoffs Preview: Round 1 – essentiallysports.com

Race to the 2017 NBA Playoffs

Gone are the days when the Eastern Conference was considered soft and the Western Conference more competitive. If the current standings have to be judged, the East has overtaken the West as the more competitive conference. This changes a...

Clippers’ Griffin breaks hand in fight, out 4-6 weeks

REUTERS - Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin is expected to miss four to six weeks of action after breaking his hand while throwing a punch, the National Basketball Association team said on Tuesday. The five-time NBA All-Star, who has...

Russell Westbrook: The 2016-17 MVP

The MVP debate is over.  The 2016-17 NBA season MVP is Oklahoma City's guard, Russell Westbrook. He beat James Harden of Houston and Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio to win it. 100 journalists and the fans all got to vote....

The NBA Finals Preview

Avid NBA fans around the world must be experiencing a Déjà vu of the 2015 Finals. The Golden State Warriors, overcoming a tough series against the Oklahoma City Thunder will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2016 NBA finals....
Jahlil Okafor

Sixers centre Okafor suspended two games by team

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Philadelphia 76ers have suspended rookie centre Jahlil Okafor for two games after his involvement in off-court incidents in the past few weeks, the NBA team said on Wednesday. Okafor, the number three overall...
2017 NBA Draft Class

Major Trades and Takeaways from the 2017 NBA Draft

These last 24 hours have been a roller-coaster ride for fans and players alike. The 2017 NBA Draft finally went down last night with Markelle Fultz getting selected by the Philadelphia 76ers No.1 overall. Teams such as Los Angeles Lakers and...