Draymond Green joins TNT as possible Charles Barkley heir

Draymond Green has signed with TNT — but he is staying with the Warriors. Green, a three-time NBA champion with Golden State, has inked a multi-year deal with Turner that will have him serve as an analyst, while he keeps playing. Green has long been viewed as a potential heir apparent to Charles Barkley on … Read more

‘My Son Was Targeted,’ Laguna Hills High Student Spouts Racial Slurs At Black Player During Basketball Game – CBS Los Angeles

LAGUNA HILLS (CBSLA) – A Laguna Hills High School student unleashed a flurry of racial slurs during a game last week against the only black player on Portola High School’s basketball team. Cell phone video during a game between Laguna Hills High School and Portola High School in Laguna Hills, California, on Jan. 21, 2022. … Read more

David Ortiz headlines my votes

David Ortiz’s Hall of Fame candidacy shares similarities with Mariano Rivera. They are specialists – a designated batter and a poet – and voters tend to keep those with limited jobs at the higher level. Me as a voter. But I think Ortiz, like Rivera, has reached the higher standards. Rivera and Ortiz were not … Read more

John Stockton ripped by NBA legends for ‘bats–t crazy’ COVID claims

Detlef Schrempf didn’t mince words about fellow NBA All-Star John Stockton’s wild COVID-19 takes. Stockton, arguably Gonzaga’s most famous alum, had his season tickets to home basketball games suspended due to his refusal to comply with the university’s mask mandate. Schrempf quoted an article from the Spokesman-Review that discussed Stockton’s history of non-factual COVID-19 claims … Read more

John Stockton’s Gonzaga tickets suspended over mask refusal

John Stockton’s last pass cost him his Gonzaga subscriptions. The Hall of Fame point guard and Gonzaga alum had his basketball subscriptions suspended after refusing to fulfill the school’s mask mandate at the McCarthey Athletic Center, according to The Spokesman-Review. “Basically, they asked me to wear a mask to the games and because I was … Read more

Nets assistant’s tip may have helped Brooklyn steal win

WASHINGTON – The Nets’ best defensive play on Wednesday night came not on the field, but from the bench – from a coach. In the fourth quarter of the Nets’ 119-118 win over the Wizards, assistant David Vanterpool made a profit by reaching for the field and deflecting a pass from former Net Spencer Dinwiddie. … Read more

Cam Reddish feels like he can be ‘a legit star’ with Knicks

ATLANTA – Cam Reddish acknowledged that his career didn’t take off in Atlanta. But with a new head coach, a bigger city and a bigger podium, the 6-foot-8 Reddish thinks the Knicks got something special back on Thursday when they traded Kevin Knox and a first-round parole for the small forward who just turned 22. … Read more

Cam Reddish will have to earn minutes

ATLANTA — Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau met with Cam Reddish at a hotel here before the game Saturday night against the Hawks. If Thibodeau told Reddish what he subsequently told reporters, the former Hawk hasn’t been promised anything in a crowded Knicks rotation. The Knicks traded for Reddish without parting with a player in the … Read more

Cam Reddish’s signing should be wake-up call for Knicks’ incumbents

Cam Reddish returned home to Atlanta, and to a series of hugs and selfies before sitting back on his back ankle and watching his new team beat his old team. He’d wanted to leave the Hawks for a bigger role, and so the Knicks became a sought-after destination, and everyone in New York seemed perfectly … Read more