Basketball Timeline

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 »

Atlanta Hawks Coach Mike Budenholzer Arrested On DUI Charge

Mike Budenholzer

Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer was arrested Wednesday night after being pulled over on suspicion of DUI. Budenholzer was released in the early Thursday morning hours after posting a $1,524.50 bond. According to an official police report from the Georgia State Patrol, the Hawks coach was pulled over at approximately 10:30 pm. An officer pulled… Read more »

Allen Iverson Retiring After Years Without An NBA Home

Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson is retiring from the NBA, although the decision is a bit anti-climatic since no NBA team has offered him a job since the 2009-2010 season. An unnamed source at SLAM says of the NBA players retirement: “He loves his fans more than anyone. He loves how they ask for his return constantly, on… Read more »

Tim Duncan Divorce Secretly Finalized

Tim Duncan finalizes divorce in secret

Tim Duncan officially and secretly got divorced yesterday in a private, out-of-court hearing behind closed doors in San Antonio. Duncan, the San Antonio Spurs superstar, and his wife Amy avoided the media and the paparazzi by finalizing their divorce at his attorney’s office. The presiding judge made a house call or more precisely an office… Read more »

One-Handed Basketball Player Receives Florida Walk-On Offer

Zach Hodskins - One Armed Player Gets Florida College Ball Offer

Zach Hodskins has defied the odds not only in high school basketball but now in college ball. The one-handed basketball player was born with a birth defect that left him without the lower half of his left arm. Despite missing a second hand, the Alpharetta, Georgia high school guard has excelled enough to be given… Read more »