Basketball Timeline

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 »

Kevin Garnett In Ring Or Bust Mode For Nets

Kevin Garnett is in ring or bust mode for the brooklyn nets

Kevin Garnett, the Brooklyn Nets prized offseason acquisition, is in “ring or bust” mode with his new team, a sentiment which should make fans very happy. Garnett signed with the Nets, along with Boston Celtics‘ teammate Paul Pierce, to be the finishing touches on a team that just fell short of greatness last season. The… Read more »

Erik Spoelstra Agrees To Extension With Miami Heat

Erik Spoelstra has agreed to an extension with the Miami Heat.

Erik Spoelstra and the Miami Heat have agreed on a multiyear contract extension two days before training camp starts. Spoelstra has been with the Miami Heat in some capacity for more than two decades. The relationship has been incredibly fruitful for both sides, and will be for years to come. Because of Erik Spoelstra’s long-standing… Read more »

Big Changes Coming To NBA Finals

As soon as 2014 the NBA Finals format could be changed

The NBA Finals might be getting a big makeover in 2014, returning to an old format that’s better for business. Since 1985, the NBA Finals have been played in a 2-3-2 format, which mean two home games, then three away games, and then two more home games. The 2-3-2 was adopted when the Boston Celtics… Read more »

Russell Westbrook Might Not Be Ready For Season Opener

The Thunder may not have Russell Westbrook for their opener

Oklahoma City Thunder super star Russell Westbrook may not be ready to play in the team’s season opener after offseason knee surgery. The Thunder held their team media day on Friday in anticipation of the 2013-14 NBA season. Russell Westbrook was there and was open with the media about his health status: “I don’t know… Read more »

DeMarcus Cousins Signs Extension With Kings

The Sacramento Kings signed DeMarcus Cousins to a contract extension

The Sacramento Kings have signed DeMarcus Cousins to a four year contract extension. DeMarcus Cousins new contract comes on the heels of the Kings announcing Shaquille O’Neal’s minority ownership in the team. One of the O’Neal’s main responsibilities with the Kings is to play mentor to Cousins. O’Neal’s mentorship must be working, DeMarcus Cousins’ four… Read more »

Stephen Curry Flavored Mouthguards Exist

The Stephen Curry flavored mouthguard is real

The Stephen Curry flavored mouthguard is coming to sports stores everywhere, and yes, it is sponsored by the Golden State Warriors’ super star player. Stephen Curry announced his partnership with MoGo Sport via his Twitter account Thursday with the tweet, “Excited to announce my partnership w/@MoGoSport, the 1st flavored mouthguard! I’ll be wearing “Steph Curry”… Read more »

Top NBA Draft Picks Who Were Chosen Over Better Players

NBA Draft Choices - Failures

For every Michael Jordan or LeBron James to win big in the NBA draft there is a Joe Smith or Chris Washburn. Top NBA draft picks are not always the best choice. Sometimes future hall-of-famers are chosen as the No. 2 draft choice or even selected outside of the first round. In our list we… Read more »

NBA Nickname Jersey Could Be Coming This Season

The NBA wants to test out nickname jerseys.

Remember the XFL? No? The failed football league was famous for players having nicknames on the back of their jerseys. The NBA apparently likes the idea and might bring nickname jerseys back. The NBA’s nickname jersey plan isn’t quite as ridiculous as the XFL’s was. According to a report, the league is interested in testing… Read more »

Shaquille O’Neal Buys Minority Share In Sacramento Kings

Shaquille O'Neal has joined the Kings as a minority owner

The man who once famously called the Lakers’ northern rivals the “Sacramento Queens,” has changed his colors. Shaquille O’Neal has bought a minority ownership share in the Sacramento Kings and will be introduced by the team on Tuesday. The move by Shaquille O’Neal was a long time coming. The future Hall of Fame center has… Read more »

Lamar Odom In Rehab, Teammates React

Lamar Odom in car accident last Sunday

As Lamar Odom heads into rehab to battle a reported drug problem, former teammates and coaches of the NBA star say despite his recent troubles, the player is a good dude. Clippers player Jordan Farmar says Lamar Odom is not the type to stay out of touch — and as rehab reports circulate, Farmar says… Read more »

Chicago Bulls Promote Adrian Griffin To Lead Assistant

Adrian Griffin Lead Assistant Coach - Chicago Bulls

Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau has promoted assistant coach Adrian Griffin to lead assistant. News of the promotion was handed down by a source at Speaking on the condition of anonymity, the source says the deal will be announced in the near future. Two months ago, the Chicago Bulls released lead assistant Ron… Read more »

Celtics Forward Jared Sullinger Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

Celtics forward Jared Sullinger arrested on domestic violence-related charges

Waltham, MA — Boston Celtics forward Jared Sullinger was arrested on domestic violence-related charges over the weekend. Prosecutors said the 21-year-old arrested following a domestic situation with his girlfriend Saturday evening. Assistant District Attorney Sarah Ellis said there was a verbal argument about infidelity, and that Sullinger pushed his girlfriend several times. After the argument,… Read more »

Allen Iverson May Need To Pay $1.2 Million To Ex-Wife

Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson is waiting on a court ruling that could see him paying his ex-wife child support, upfront, for the next 13 years! Iverson avoided jail time back in June by paying his ex, Tawanna Turner, $40,000 in unpaid child support. He said he hadn’t paid it because he felt the couple could reconcile and… Read more »

Allen Iverson’s Ex-Wife Wants $1.2 Million Worth Of Child Support

Tawanna Iverson wants 13 years worth of child support

Allen Iverson’s ex-wife, Tawanna, wants the former NBA player to pay for 13 years worth of child support, totaling more than $1.2 million. Iverson was ordered to pay his ex-wife $8,000 a month in child support for their five children back in January. Tawanna Iverson has had to go to court on several occasions because… Read more »

Lamar Odom In Car Accident Days Before DUI Arrest

Lamar Odom in car accident last Sunday

Lamar Odom was in a car accident days before he was arrested for DUI Friday. The 33-year-old former Lakers player was the driver who caused a chain reaction collision last Sunday. The accident happened during the 72-hour period that Odom allegedly “went missing.” The crash wasn’t reported to police, so there was no record of… Read more »