Lonzo Ball

LeBron James on Lonzo Ball: “Sometimes he doesn’t realize how great he is”

As the Lakers have now won seven out of their last eight games, sitting at 11-7 after a win against the Utah Jazz on Friday, much of the focus has expectedly been on LeBron James. But the potential of this Lakers team extends beyond LeBron and into the ceilings of his new young constituents like

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Markelle Fultz

Report: Markelle Fultz Out Until He Sees New York Shoulder Specialist

More bad news for the Philadelphia 76ers and guard Markelle Fultz. As David Aldridge reports that, in the direction of his attorney, Fultz is scheduled to see a shoulder specialist early next week. He will not be with the team during this time. At the direction of his attorney, Raymond Brothers, @MarkelleF is scheduled to

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Otto Porter

Report: Pelicans interested in Wizards’ Otto Porter

The New Orleans Pelicans are reportedly interested in trading for Washington Wizards small forward Otto Porter, according to Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer.  Porter’s name has been linked to multiple trade rumors in the NBA, there has been little traction on any deal involving him, according to Candace Buckner of The Washington Post: While Otto Porter Jr.’s name

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Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose’s charity gives student up to $200,000 in scholarship money

Over the summer, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Derrick Rose announced he was starting his own scholarship called the The Rose Scholars. Rose is encouraging high school students to pursue their dreams of college by awarding over $400,000 in tuition money through the program. Last week, Alberto Ruiz won $10,000 for his college education at Middle Tennessee State University, and on Monday

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John Wall

Report: Wizards’ John Wall and Kelly Oubre cursed at head coach Scott Brooks

Turns out, Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall isn’t the only player to curse at head coach Scott Brooks this season. According to Candace Buckner of the Washington Post, Wizards swingman Kelly Oubre hurled expletives at Brooks during a recent game. According to sources, John Wall and Jeff Green also got into it and their player-on-player verbal altercation led to

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Weekly NBA Fantasy Starting Five: Vol. 3

On any given night any NBA player can achieve a great stat line, and if he is to close out that strong week with a string of strong performances then he will wind up on this list. This weekly column sets out to find the top five performers each week, one at each position, and create

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Jimmy Butler

Philly Sports Max’s Quick Hits: Jimmy Butler, New Look 76ers Thriving

The 76ers began the week with an 8-6 record and played four games this week to improve to 11-7, let’s take a look at some quick hits: Road Woes No More: Since starting 0-5 on the road, the 76ers have found a way to start winning games on the road. After getting their first road

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The Atlantic Files

The Atlantic Files Episode 106: Hello Jimmy Butler

Subscribe to The Atlantic Files on Apple Podcasts || Subscribe to Basketball Society on Apple Podcasts Alex is back in the country which means Alex and Mike are both back with another episode of The Atlantic Files! While away, Jimmy Butler came to Philadelphia, Caris LeVert suffered an ugly injury, and the Atlantic Division continued

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Steve Kerr

Steve Kerr: ‘We’re banged up physically and spiritually’

Draymond Green addressed the media for the first time yesterday since his verbal altercation with Kevin Durant on Monday at the end of regulation against the Clippers. Green served a one-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team. Draymond Green addressed the KD situation for the first time: “We’re not going to crumble off an

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Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony isn’t done but the Rockets might be

To put it simply the Houston Rockets should be embarrassed by the way they handled Carmelo Anthony. To sign this man to a veteran’s minimum contract and cut him just 10 games into the season is straight up disrespectful to a player of his caliber. Hell even most G-League players get at least two 10-day

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