After spending much of his first professional season in the NBA’s Developmental League, former first-round pick Fab Melo has been traded to a team that may give him some actual playing time. According to ESPN.com, the Boston Celtics traded Melo to the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday for forward Donte Greene. The Celtics drafted Melo 22nd overall in 2012, but failed to find room for him, sending...
Mike Miller will be wearing this uniform for the second time in his career. Mike Miller is headed back to Memphis to join the Grizzlies for a second stint with the franchise. Miller and the Grizzlies agreed to a two-year deal on Wednesday. Miller was released by the Heat last week via their amnesty clause. He is still owed nearly $13 million on his contract that he signed back in the summer of 2010....
After announcing that they wanted to go in a different philosophical basketball direction, the Memphis Grizzlies decided to part ways with Lionel Hollins earlier this month and embark on a search for a new head coach – a search that ultimately led them back to Memphis. According to ESPN.com, the Grizzlies interviewed several candidates, including former Phoenix Suns coach Alvin Gentry, but decided...
Even after guiding the Memphis Grizzlies to their first-ever Western Conference Finals appearance, Lionel Hollins will not return as the team’s head coach next season. According to ESPN.com, the Grizzlies have decided not to offer Hollins a contract extension. In past weeks, there was some speculation that Hollins would not return, but the two sides officially parted ways on Monday. Sources...
Who needs offense? The Memphis Grizzlies certainly didn’t in their 88-84 game five win against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, a win that instantly became the most monumental milestone in the franchise’s relatively young history. In typical Grizzlies fashion, defense won the day, as Memphis advanced to the Western Conference Finals for the first time in the franchise’s 18-year...
The 2013 NBA season has been exciting, and things are going to heat up even more. With the playoffs around the corner, basketball fans are on the edge of their seats as teams prepare to square off. For those planning to watch the playoffs — and place their bets with the best sportsbook bonuses — there are a few NBA teams that are favorites to win the NBA Finals for 2013: Miami Heat The Heat had...
The NBA recently released their holiday commercial. Jingle Hoops may be the league’s most clever commercial; finding a fun and interesting way of bringing basketball and Christmas together in a way that doesn’t feel forced, or overly branded. That got us searching for past NBA holiday ads. We were able to find four Christmas commercials on YouTube. Take a look at the last four X-Mas Ads: 2013-14: Jingle Hoops NBA stars Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Steph Curry, James Harden, […]Read more →
Chandler Parsons, a 6-9 small forward in the NBA, recently took off his Houston Rockets jersey and put on a shirt halfway for David Bitton’s Buffalo brand. Parsons’ first modeling shoot found him posing with professional model Ashley Sky. The fashion marketing campaign covers both print and video and will be featured across several magazines. Turns out that Parsons’ intangible follows him off the court. See more of the shirtless Chandler Parson photoshoot.Read more →
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Here’s our look at the chances that each NBA team has of winning an NBA championship this year. As of the beginning of December, not much has shifted in the rankings. The reigning, two-time NBA champions Miami Heat sit pretty at #1 in NBA futures. The Heat have a 19/10 odds of winning the 2014 NBA championship. LeBron, Wade, and Chris Bosh further solidified their place as favorites after they defeated the #2 team on the list, the Indiana Pacers, […]Read more →
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I was curious – I wondered who was the lightest player in NBA history? Without doing too much sleuth work, I was able to determine within a few clicks that Spud Webb, weighing in at just 133lbs, has the the honor the NBA”s lightestplayer in the history of the league. Ok, not much of a surprise, so who else is on that list of lightest players in the NBA ? Where did Nate Robinson and Muggsy Bogues sit? What about […]Read more →
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Last year, the NBA released a creative commercial called “Dribbling the Bells” where NBA superstars Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, and Joe Johnson, dribbled to the tune of “The Carols of the Bells.” In this year’s edition, the NBA’s current stars – Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Steph Curry, James Harden, Derrick Rose and Steve Nash – use their shooting skills to play jingle bells to promote their new jerseys with sleeves, or sleeved jerseys, or game shirts, […]Read more →
Several clubs have already booked their places in the Top 16 of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague but spots are still up for grabs and a number of teams are aiming to grab them. Heading into penultimate week of clashes, Fenerbahce Ulker, FC Barcelona, CSKA Moscow, Real Madrid, Olympiacos, Galatasaray, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Lokomotiv Kuban, Laboral Kutxa and Panathinaikos know they will be competing in the next round of the competition. Discuss Euroleague Top 16 in our forum Real Madrid are […]Read more →
Russell Westbrook finally got his game-winning three against the Golden State Warriors. Earlier this month, Westbrook hit a huge three that put his Thunder up by 1 only to have Andre Iguadola hit a buzzer beater. With the Thunder down 2 – Kevin Durant missed a 7 foot jumper. Serge Ibaka gathered the rebound and shot a 15 foot jumper that also missed. Thabo Seolosha saved the ball from going out of bounds. The ball went right into Westbrook’s hands. […]Read more →
Here are a few of our picks of the new Canadian basketball stars. Torontonian Tristan Thompson triumphs after a shaky start Twenty-two years old and measuring 6ft 9in, Tristan Thompson is one of the new batch of Canadian born players tipped for major success. In 2011 he was selected 4th overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Born in Toronto and having played at College level over in Texas, Thompson is a tireless worker – but his rookie season was perhaps […]Read more →
The Boston Celtics’ rookie head coach, Brad Stevens, finally earned his first win in the big leagues with a 97-87 victory over the another winless team in the Utah Jazz on Wednesday. Discuss the NBA in our NBA forum The Celtics were 0-4 up until that point, and getting one in the win column was a big step forward for Stevens, especially. While the win was a load off the team’s shoulders, it certainly won’t be helping the Boston Celtics […]Read more →
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Minutes from now, the NBA Developmental League (NBDL, or “D-League”) Draft will start and, according to agent Ara Vartanian, it is very likely that his client Kris Rosales, a 6’0” 165-lb Filipino-American point guard hailing from Bellflower in Southern California, will become the first “Fil-Am” player ever drafted into the D-League. Last year the Santa Cruz Warriors, an affiliate of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors drafted the 6’9” 210-lb power forward Japeth Aguilar with the 13th pick of the seventh […]Read more →