Blake Griffin

Looking at the Detroit Pistons’ front-court unit

It appears that the Detroit Pistons are done in free agency. So how are the four and five positions going to stack up this season? Who will back up …

NBA

Looking for Detroit's next star? Start with the Lions and Red Wings

The Lions begin their training camp later this week carrying the weight of the Detroit pro sports scene. In other words, it's up to them to end all …

Detroit

Montrezl Harrell, Clippers Agree to 2-Year, $12 Million Contract

Restricted free-agent center Montrezl Harrell agreed to terms on a two-year, $12 million deal to return to the Los Angeles Clippers, agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday.<p>The Clippers acquired Harrell from the Houston Rockets as part of the trade that sent Chris Paul to …

NBA

The NBA's Most Untradeable Contracts

No NBA front office is perfect. They all make mistakes—expensive gaffes either inexplicable at the time, in hindsight or both. So unless you're rooting for the Golden State Warriors, chances are your favorite team has some near-immovable money on its books.<p>Please place stock in the "near-immovable …

NBA

Raptors GM Masai Ujiri Is Sorry For "Miscommunication" With DeMar DeRozan

Management, especially in a volatile industry like professional basketball, will say and do a lot of shit to appease the labor. Blake Griffin …

Toronto

Is Tinashe Dating Kevin Durant?

<b>Tinashe</b>'s dating life has been making the celebrity news cycle rounds as of late.<p>Earlier this year, the singer was dating NBA rookie of the year, …

Los Angeles

20 questions, Pistons edition: How will Dwane Casey make the pieces fit

The draft is a month in the rear-view mirror, Summer League has packed up and left, free agency has slowed to a trickle.<p>In fact, free agency is …

NBA

Dwane Casey: Goal for Blake Griffin is to be the best passing power forward in the league

Dwane Casey spoke in depth about Blake Griffin’s role in convincing him to accept the Pistons head coach job. Casey was impressed by what he heard …

Basketball

NBA power rankings: Detroit Pistons' road toughens with Kawhi to Raptors

The Pistons have talked a good game.<p>The addition of new coach Dwane Casey has brought a positive vibe that buoyed confidence toward the upcoming …

NBA

John Wall to represent Team USA next week

@WashWizardsJohn Wall is used to wearing red, white and blue. Next week, he’s trading in his Wizards’ garb for Team USA practice uniforms.The former …

Devin Booker

Hyperice Partners With Foundry IV to Bring Recovery Technology to Esports

Tsubasa Aihara aka Reba plays against Katsuhiro Inoue aka Katsupeeya during the esports Asian Games Japan Qualifying at LFS Ikebukuro on May 27, 2018 …

Sports Technology

Detroit Pistons: Pump the brakes on Glenn Robinson III

<b>One of the newer Detroit Pistons, Glenn Robinson III, comes to the Motor City with a great deal of potential. Robinson should be a solid piece, but</b> …

NBA

DBB Mailbag: Wing Rotation Edition

I’m going let y’all in on a secret - the mailbag is a GREAT way to solicit stuff to talk about when you don’t know / don’t have stuff to talk about. …

NBA

It's Okay to Believe in Blake Griffin

The five-time All-Star is by and large no longer considered one of the NBA's very best players. His new head coach, Dwane Casey, has some different thoughts.<p>Dwane Casey, the NBA’s reigning Coach of the Year, could’ve stepped into almost any available job he wanted, this year or next, after the …

Basketball

Kendall Jenner’s latest date night with Ben Simmons again ruined by Tinashe, reports say

There’s no peace for lovebirds Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons, even at Drake’s rollicking West Hollywood party Wednesday night, because Simmons’ …

Ben Simmons

Coach in LaVar Ball's Junior Basketball Association who got physical with player no longer with team

The coach in LaVar Ball’s Junior Basketball Association (JBA) who roughed up one of his players last week was not on the sideline Thursday night for his team’s first game since the incident.<p>Eddie Denard, the embattled coach, has been replaced, the JBA’s two on-air announcers said Thursday during …

Sports

Whicker: Mike Trout is a regular guy who happens to be the best player in baseball

It was early in the 2002 season, another beautiful night in a beautiful stadium in Anaheim, another parade of cars on the 57 South, visible beyond …

Baseball

Julius Randle an absolute steal in free agency for Pelicans plus his fit more alluring than DeMarcus Cousins

Three years ago, Kobe Bryant viewed Julius Randle as Lamar Odom in a Zach Randolph body. While more appropriate comparisons have been made since, it …

NBA

Giannis: No such thing as the '2K curse,' I'll be a 'Buck for life'

It seems like a pretty cool thing to get to be on the cover of a very popular basketball video game. Your face and likeness gets emblazoned on the …

NBA

Detroit Pistons: Why are fans so excited for Arnie Kander’s return?

Former strength and conditioning coach Arnie Kander is rejoining the Detroit Pistons. Why are Detroit fans so excited about a seemingly unsubstantial …

Detroit Pistons

The San Antonio Spurs Just Miami Heat'ed Themselves into Mediocrity

One sentence and an obligatory Twitter photo.<p>The San Antonio Spurs' parting gift to Kawhi Leonard amounted to just that after seven years with the organization, a tenure in which the 27-year-old earned the 2014 Finals MVP award, two Defensive Player of the Year honors and multiple All-NBA …

NBA

DeMar DeRozan repped Toronto like he was born there

The guard will be revered up north for the word tatted on his left hand: Loyalty<p>NBA fans in the United States probably cannot relate, since many only …

Sports

Warriors’ Stephen Curry only player from 2009 NBA Draft still with original team

Oh, how time has passed …After Wednesday morning’s blockbuster trade that sent DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs for estranged forward Kawhi …

Basketball

Thunder agree to trade Carmelo Anthony, protected first-round pick to Hawks

As part of a three-team deal, the Oklahoma City Thunder have reached an agreement to trade forward Carmelo Anthony and a top-14 protected 2022 first-round draft pick to the Atlanta Hawks for guard Dennis Schroder, two people with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports. If the pick doesn't …

NBA

Iggy Azalea Holds Court in Glow-in-the-Dark Fishnet Tights & Glossy Thigh-High Boots

Iggy Azalea used her music for a good cause last night at UCLA’s Pauley Pavillon for the $50K Charity Challenge Celebrity Basketball Game, presented …

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Warriors' Curry only 2009 draft pick still with original team

And then there was one.<p>Prior to Wednesday's blockbuster deal involving the Toronto Raptors and San Antonio Spurs, both two-time NBA Most Valuable …

NBA

Report: Clippers' Blake Griffin Broke His Hand By Hitting Team Equipment Staffer

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin broke his hand during a fight with a team equipment staffer, according to ESPN. Griffin is expected to …

Basketball

Everything We Know About the Rumored ‘Space Jam’ Sequel

When is the movie coming out? Will LeBron be in it? Has Michael's Secret Stuff been added to the list of banned substances? Here's what we know so …

Space Jam

Blake Griffin, Iggy Azalea & Tyga Step Out for 50K Charity Challenge Celebrity Basketball Game!

<b>Tyga</b> and <b>Iggy Azalea</b> strike a pose together backstage while attending the <b>50K Charity Challenge Celebrity Basketball Game</b> held at UCLA’s Pauley …

Celebrity News

Ranking all 15 teams in the 2018-19 Eastern Conference, from least to most watchable

It seems like the perfect time to revisit our annual “watchability” rankings: Who you’d want to watch more if you have NBA League Pass or national games to choose from?<p>Let’s go from least watchable in the East to the most:<p>15. New York Knicks<p>This is assuming Kristaps Porzingis doesn’t come back for …

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