Basketball Timeline

JFK Airport Workers Caught Stealing Kevin Durant’s Sneakers

Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts during the game against the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on January 23, 2015

Kevin Durant may have had 24 steals this season, but two JFK workers are facing the long arm of the law for hijacking 24 pairs of sneakers from Durant’s exclusive Nike Collection. Two employees at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York — Calvin Colain Nelson, 23, and Audley Russell, 47 — have been apprehended… Read more »

Warriors’ Klay Thompson Expects To Be Ready For NBA Finals

Warriors

The Warriors’ Klay Thompson expects to be fully prepared for game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. ESPN is reporting that the Warriors’ Thompson, who took a knee from Trevor Ariza to the side of his head in game 5 of the Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, was removed from… Read more »

Scott Skiles: Orlando Magic Welcome Home Former Player As Head Coach

Scott Skiles Hired AS Orlando Magic Head Coach

Scott Skiles is coming home. The former Orlando Magic standout is returning to the team he played for, only this time, as their new head coach. The Orlando Magic officially named Skiles their head coach, plastering a giant banner image on their web site home page with the tagline “Welcome Home.” “Scott clearly distinguished himself… Read more »

Allen Iverson Sock Endorsement: Former NBA Star Gets New Deal

Allen Iverson

Retired NBA star Allen Iverson has a brand new endorsement deal. TMZ Sports reports that the 39-year-old former 76ers point guard has secured a multi-year deal with Stance, a sock company that has locations in New York and California. Allen Iverson — I’LL SOCK YOU OUT… I’m Back In Endorsement Game http://t.co/au3nDkARdD — TMZ (@TMZ)… Read more »

John Wall Kicked Off Plane: NBA Star Booted From Flight By Pilot

John Wall

NBA star John Wall was reportedly kicked off of a Las Vegas flight Tuesday by the airplane’s pilot. TMZ reports that a member of Wall’s crew allegedly threatened another passenger shortly after boarding the plane, which was heading to Washington D.C. NBA’s John Wall — Kicked Off Plane In Vegas… After Altercation http://t.co/i0zJu0I7oO — TMZ… Read more »

The Chicago Bulls Have Fired Head Coach Tom Thibodeau

Tom Thibodeau Fired

In a move that has long been suspected, the Chicago Bulls officially dismissed Tom Thibodeau as head coach of the team on Thursday. The announcement comes after years of tension between Thibodeau and Bulls front office staff members John Paxson and Gar Forman. The Bulls officially announced Thibodeau’s dismissal via a release on their website…. Read more »