Tag: Basketball

‘Bring Brittney Home’ Campaign Presses For Player’s Release

Source: Tim Clayton – Corbis / Getty WNBA star Brittney Griner’s prolonged detention raises concerns about how much longer she will be kept away from her wife and loved ones. After nearly three months of detention, there’s little information about her potential release.   … Continue Reading “‘Bring Brittney Home’ Campaign Presses For Player’s Release”

Adreian Payne, Former Michigan State Basketball Standout, Shot & Killed At 31

Source: VCG / Getty Early Monday morning, former Michigan State basketball star Adreian Payne was killed in a suburban neighborhood right outside of Orlando, Florida. As reported by the Detroit Free Press, the Orange County Sherriff’s Office says it received a call at 1:37… Continue Reading “Adreian Payne, Former Michigan State Basketball Standout, Shot & Killed At 31”

Texas University Basketball Player, Who Fought Leukemia, To Enter NBA Draft

Source: Icon Sportswire / Getty AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas shooting guard Andrew Jones, whose college basketball career was interrupted for nearly two years by leukemia, has announced he will skip a final season with the Longhorns and turn pro. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW… Continue Reading “Texas University Basketball Player, Who Fought Leukemia, To Enter NBA Draft”

Concerns Grow After News Of Russia Detaining WNBA Player Brittney Griner For Drugs

Source: Christian Petersen / Getty News broke Saturday morning that Russian customs officials detained WNBA star Brittney Griner sometime in February. Russian authorities claim Griner was detained at an airport near Moscow for having an illegal substance in her luggage.   According to the… Continue Reading “Concerns Grow After News Of Russia Detaining WNBA Player Brittney Griner For Drugs”

GoFundMe Started For Black American Basketball Player Stuck In Ukraine Amid Russian Invasion

Source: Icon Sports Wire / Getty Maurice Creek never imagined that his love for basketball would one day place him smack-dab in the middle of a war halfway across the world. Creek, an Oxon Hill, Maryland native, has been playing basketball professionally in the… Continue Reading “GoFundMe Started For Black American Basketball Player Stuck In Ukraine Amid Russian Invasion”

Hate on This Skip: LeBron James Museum Opening In His Hometown Akron In 2023

Source: Michael Owens / Getty The Los Angeles Lakers season looks like a complete wash, but King James still has plenty to celebrate. In fitting tribute for a king, LeBron James will be getting his own museum in his hometown Akron, Ohio. Per USA… Continue Reading “Hate on This Skip: LeBron James Museum Opening In His Hometown Akron In 2023”

Ben Simmons: Struggles in Philadelphia Began Before Last Season

Source: Mitchell Leff / Getty NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Simmons said Tuesday his mental health struggles began well before the 76ers’ season ended and he didn’t believe he’d be able to overcome them in Philadelphia. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO… Continue Reading “Ben Simmons: Struggles in Philadelphia Began Before Last Season”

WNBA Superstar Liz Cambage Sounds Off on WNBA’s Pay Structure & Inequities

Source: Christian Petersen / Getty Four-time WNBA All-Star and current free agent Liz Cambage ripped the league on Twitter and cast major doubt if she returns next season.  Tuesday (Feb.1), Cambage sounded off about the WNBA’s current pay structure and the pay inequities that… Continue Reading “WNBA Superstar Liz Cambage Sounds Off on WNBA’s Pay Structure & Inequities”

Do GOATs Expire? Dwyane Wade Causes Debate By Saying Younger Generation Will Forget Michael Jordan

If you ever want to start a heated conversation, just ask a basketball fan who the greatest player of all-time is. While you might hear a lot of people throwing the name LeBron James around, or some who believe without question that the late… Continue Reading “Do GOATs Expire? Dwyane Wade Causes Debate By Saying Younger Generation Will Forget Michael Jordan”

Brooklyn Nets’ Kevin Durant Won’t Push Kyrie Irving To Get Vaccinated So He Can Play Full-Time

Source: Sarah Stier / Getty Don’t count on Kevin Durant to talk some sense into the “voice of the voiceless,” Kyrie Irving. Following the Brooklyn Nets’ fifth consecutive home loss, Kevin Durant spoke on having conversations with Kyrie Irving about the importance of becoming… Continue Reading “Brooklyn Nets’ Kevin Durant Won’t Push Kyrie Irving To Get Vaccinated So He Can Play Full-Time”