Saturday , March 28 2020
Home / NBA (page 30)


An NBA player rescued a dolphin by reaching into its stomach

Sometimes it seems like athletes’ extreme bodies and extreme skills are uniquely suited for the games they play. Other times, you get stories like this one: In the ‘70s, a zoo in California faced disaster when a bottlenose dolphin swallowed a screw, and the screw got lodged way deeper in …

Read More »

3 ways the Blazers can try to save their season

Twenty-six games into their NBA season, the Portland Trail Blazers have won just 10, sitting in 11th place in the Western Conference. The franchise that surprisingly reached the conference finals just months ago has fallen into mediocrity. The injury bug is punishing Portland as hard as any team in the …

Read More »

¡Viva la Liga G en México!

Amid the league’s games in Mexico City this week, NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced that a new G League team would be based there beginning in the 2020-21 season. This is a mammoth move forward for the NBA’s relationship with Mexico, extending beyond the ongoing slate of a couple of …

Read More »

15 players NBA contenders should trade for

On Dec. 15, all NBA players who were signed during the offseason will become trade eligible. That means it’s officially gossip season, as the league passes through its quarter-of-the-year mark and most of the NBA is technically on the market. This year, maybe even more than most, could be a …

Read More »

Bam Adebayo is redefining what an NBA center can be

On the morning of Nov. 27, Bam Adebayo was told, from the very first moment of that night’s game against the Houston Rockets, his primary defensive assignment would be Russell Westbrook. Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra delivered the news during the team’s shootaround at the Toyota Center. The decision …

Read More »

What can the Nets do about Kyrie Irving?

The Nets collapsed against the Hornets on Wednesday, dropping Brooklyn to 13-11 on the season and 9-4 since Kyrie Irving went out with a shoulder injury. Irving could be back any day now, which will shift Spencer Dinwiddie inevitably into more of a supporting role, unless Kyrie radically changes who …

Read More »