Basketball Timeline

Kobe Bryant and Lakers Agree To Contract Extension

kobe bryant agrees to contract extension with lakers

Kobe Bryant and the L.A. Lakers have agreed to a 2 year contract extension, according to the Lakers organization. General Manager Mitch Kupchak made the announcement Monday morning. The contract extension comes just days after Kobe returned to the practice floor for the Lakers. Details of the extension have not been released yet, as is… Read more »

‘Thunder’ Law Smashes World Record Basketball Throw [Watch]

world record basketball throw

Corey ‘Thunder’ Law, the rookie star of the Harlem Globetrotters, smashed the Guinness World Record basketball throw on Thursday at the Phoenix Suns’ US Airways Arena. He lobbed the ball a massive 109 feet and 9 inches from one end of the arena to the basket on the court smashing the existing record of 104… Read more »

When Dwyane Wade Is Hot, The Miami Heat Look Unbeatable

Veteran Guard Dwyane Wade

When the Miami Heat’s veteran guard Dwyane Wade is on top of his game, the team is on top of the world. The stylish Wade, who recently launched a neckwear line—Dwyane Wade for The Tie Bar—to complement his socks in the Dwyane Wade Collection, is second on the roster with 16.7 points per game, behind… Read more »

Globetrotter Dunk: Basket Destroyed, Player Avoids Crushed Skull [Watch]

globetrotter dunk

William “Bull” Bullard, who plays for the Harlem Globetrotters, narrowly avoided serious injury after a spectacular slam dunk which went wrong. Bullard managed to totally destroy the basketball hoop in the Globetrotter’s game against Honduras. He also nearly had his skull crushed by the falling backboard. Bullard performed the heart stopping Globetrotter dunk at the… Read more »

Kobe Bryant Is The Exception: No News Is Bad News

Shooting Guard Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant may be content to obfuscate via Twitter, but Los Angeles Lakers fans have had enough of the run-around and clamor for the shooting guard’s return. Bryant taunted fans with the enigmatic hashtags #blackout and #bearhunt last Tuesday on his Twitter account, @KobeBryant. Speculation was that #bearhunt might be a veiled reference to the… Read more »

Celtics, Avery Bradley Unable To Reach Contract Extension Deal

Avery Bradley, Celtics unable to reach deal

The Boston Celtics and Avery Bradley were unable to reach a contract extension deal by the October 31 deadline. Boston Globe Celtics reporter Gary Washburn tweeted early Friday that the team and Bradley were unable to agree to the framework of a four-year deal, and that the 22-year-old will become a restricted free agent next… Read more »

Allen Iverson Broke, Will Retire As A Philadelphia 76er

Allen Iverson Broke As He Retires As Sixer For Philadelphia 76ers, Not The Miami Heat

As Allen Iverson retires it’s been revealed he’s broke. So what’s the good news about Allen Iverson’s NBA career? As previously reported by The Inquisitr, LeBron James says Allen Iverson is the best “pound-for-pound” NBA player he’s ever seen. You might be wondering what could make Allen Iverson broke if he’s such a great basketball… Read more »

Kobe Bryant Achilles Heel Update: No Go For Season Opener

Kobe Bryant Achilles Heel

Kobe Bryant will not return for the Los Angeles Lakers home opener against the Clippers on October 29. The 15-time All-Star guard is still recovering from an achilles heal injury and when asked if he would return for the match Mike D’Antoni bluntly responded, “No, my God. I know he’s Superman, but my God. He… Read more »

Pat Summitt Statue Dedication: Expect Something Special

Pat Summitt

The Pat Summitt plaza and statue is almost ready for its unveiling after a long and anticipated wait. November 22 is the day, 11:00 a.m. is the time and Knoxville, Texas is the place. Summitt was a very successful coach when she lead the Tennessee women’s basketball program from 1974-2012. During her career, which spanned… Read more »

Sylvia Hatchell, UNC Women’s Basketball Coach Has Leukemia

Sylvia Hatchell, UNC Women's basketball coach has leukemia

Sylvia Hatchell, University of North Carolina Women’s Basketball Coach, has been diagnosed with leukemia. This will sideline her for an undetermined period of time while she undergoes treatment, she announced on Monday. In a heartfelt statement, Hatchell said: I am going to be involved in a treatment plan established by Dr. Pete Voorhees, medical oncologist,… Read more »

Kobe Bryant Shares Plasma Therapy Photos On Instagram

Kobe Bryant PRP Treatment in Germany

Kobe Bryant traveled to Germany last week to undergo yet another round of platelet-rich plasma therapy on his injured knee. Apparently Bryant didn’t tell Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni or anyone else about the new round of treatment. Instead Bryant posted photos of the procedure to Instagram. Platelet-rich plasma therapy involves removing two tablespoons of a… Read more »

Russell Westbrook Will Miss 4-6 Weeks After Knee Surgery

Russell Westbrook's second knee surgery will sideline him 4-6 weeks.

The Oklahoma City Thunder will be without superstar guard Russell Westbrook for the first 4-6 weeks of the regular season after he underwent his second knee surgery Tuesday. The Thunder were hopeful Westbrook would be ready for the season opener after his rehab showed positive progress. His knee took a step backwards recently, and swelling… Read more »