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Zion Williamson blocked a shot so hard it flew deep into the stands

Top-rated high school recruit and Duke Blue Devils commit Zion Williamson has provided us with some amazing plays on both sides of the ball during his brief career. The 6'7 high-flyer out of South Carolina continued that on Tuesday night as he erased an opposing player's layup with an insane block.

SB NATION - 2018-02-21 05:16:04

Former 76ers GM Sam Hinkie routinely contacted by NBA execs for advice

Hinkie, who is still only 40, was hired as Sixers GM in 2013 and instituted a controversial strategy (dubbed "The Process") of intentionally and blatantly bottoming out in order to accumulate as many high lottery picks as possible. He sold off virtually all of the team's existing NBA-caliber players

YARDBARKER - 2018-02-21 04:35:25

Mavs owner Mark Cuban: Wasn't aware of misconduct claims against Terdema Ussery

Former Dallas Mavericks president and CEO Terdema Ussery has been accused of multiple incidents of inappropriate behavior toward female employees during his 18 years with the team, according to a Sports Illustrated report. The report detailed allegations of sexually suggestive comments and inappropr

ESPN - 2018-02-21 03:51:19

Giannis Antetokounmpo says doctors told him his knee needs more rest (VIDEO)

Giannis Antetokounmpo is the franchise cornerstone for the Milwaukee Bucks, but even as the Greek Freak has continued to grow his game on an NBA floor, that doesn't mean he's been immune to the injury bug. Antetokounmpo has dealt with a few small knee issues in recent memory, causing him to miss Eur

NBC SPORTS - 2018-02-21 02:45:10

Jaren Jackson Jr. shows why he's a top-5 NBA draft pick in 3 plays

Jaren Jackson Jr. doesn't have the name recognition or the numbers of the other big men expected to be available at the top of the 2018 NBA draft. While Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley III flirt with 20-10 seasons, Jackson is averaging a modest 11.6 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. Watch closer, an

SB NATION - 2018-02-21 01:53:03

John Paxson delivered transparency, not Brazilian music

It's what every fan base deserves, along with players on a roster where tough conversations must be had to set a course for the present in order to secure a better future. Transparency. It's ugly and while not aesthetically pleasing to the eye, everyone can see what the Bulls are doing for the remai

NBC SPORTS - 2018-02-21 01:22:14

Anthony Davis: Pelicans would've been title contenders if DeMarcus Cousins not hurt

Unfortunately, there have been a number of serious, long-term injuries to key players in the NBA this season. Kawhi Leonard has barely played, Paul Millsap has been out for months, and Kristaps Porzingis tore his ACL. The list goes on. But perhaps none of the injuries have had as much of an impact o

CBS SPORTS - 2018-02-21 00:33:23

ESPN player poll: Celtics give best free agency pitch

The Boston Celtics have massively changed their reputation around the NBA. Once known as a team which can't land marquee free agents, the Celtics have landed Al Horford and Gordon Hayward in consecutive seasons. That seems to support an ESPN poll, which ranks the Celtics as the top recruiting team i

NBC SPORTS - 2018-02-21 00:15:54

Bruno Caboclo: Solving the mystery of the newest Sacramento King

Bruno Caboclo is the latest addition to the Sacramento Kings' roster. Today, we take a look at what he brings to the court. Who is Bruno Caboclo? This question was undoubtedly on the minds of many Sacramento Kings' fans after the conclusion of the NBA trade deadline. Caboclo was acquired on Feb. 8 b

AROYALPAIN.COM - 2018-02-20 22:02:11

Wizards Tipoff podcast: Wizards have big questions to answer coming out of All-Star break

On the latest episode of the Wizards Tipoff podcast presented by Greenberg and Bederman, Chase Hughes and Chris Miller look ahead to the biggest questions the Wizards need to answer after the All-Star break. They also explain why Bradley Beal proved a lot in his first All-Star Game appearance. They

NBC SPORTS - 2018-02-20 21:40:23

Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo addresses his knee issues: 'I play too much'

In just five short years, Giannis Antetokounmpo has gone from unknown prospect to MVP candidate. He's perhaps the most unique player in the league, and also one of the best. As he propels their quest for home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs, he does it all for the Bucks, leading t

CBS SPORTS - 2018-02-20 21:00:40

San Antonio Spurs: ESPN projects Melvin Frazier in 2018 NBA Draft

CHAPEL HILL, NC - DECEMBER 03: Melvin Frazier #35 of the Tulane Green Wave against the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at the Dean Smith Center on December 3, 2017 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 97-73. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images) With about four months befo

AIRALAMO.COM - 2018-02-20 20:52:53

Huggins 'happy to win' to end road trip

The Mountaineers brushed off Saturday's loss and build and then held a big lead against Baylor. No. 21 West Virginia trailed just once on the road Tuesday against the team with the longest winning streak in the Big 12, and Baylor's 2-0 lead lasted only 47 seconds. The Mountaineers led by 22 points

247SPORTS - 2018-02-20 20:52:00

Magic, Rashad Vaughn Agree To 10-Day Deal

Former first-round pick Rashad Vaughn is set to join his fourth NBA team of the last month. According to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports (via Twitter), Vaughn has agreed to sign a 10-day contract with the Magic. It has been an eventful few weeks for Vaughn, who was originally traded from Milwaukee to

HOOPSRUMORS.COM - 2018-02-20 20:33:00

Rumor: Charlotte Hornets, New York Knicks discussed Malik Monk trade before deadline

According to Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer, the Charlotte Hornets and the New York Knicks discussed a potential trade for Malik Monk. O'Connor said that "prior to the deadline, I heard he was somebody that they were listening to offers for already ... I heard some noise the Knicks were going for him

SWARMANDSTING.COM - 2018-02-20 19:58:26

Malik Monk Involved in Car Accident, Cited by Police for Careless Driving

Jason E. Miczek/Associated Press Charlotte Hornets rookie shooting guard Malik Monk was cited for careless driving by police in Arkansas after crashing his vehicle into a gate early Sunday morning. On Tuesday, TMZ Sports reported the incident happened around 5:46 a.m. local time near the University

BLEACHER REPORT - 2018-02-20 19:53:37

Utah Jazz: Who will be Utah's next All-Star?

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - FEBRUARY 14: Donovan Mitchell #45, Joe Ingles #2, and Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz ;dt; against the Phoenix Suns on February 14, 2018 at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using th

THEJNOTES.COM - 2018-02-20 19:23:59

Rick Pitino's tattoo artist is happy to help him vacate his Louisville championship ink

Rick Pitino made the promise after Louisville lost to Notre Dame in a five-overtime classic on Feb. 9, 2013. If his team went on to win the national championship, Pitino would get a Louisville tattoo. The Cardinals didn't lose another game the rest of the season. When Russ Smith, Luke Hancock and P

SB NATION - 2018-02-20 19:18:46

Adam Silver jokingly thanks Magic Johnson for paying for All-Star Legends Brunch

The NBA held its annual All-Star Legends Brunch last weekend. Jerry West, James Worthy, Bill Walton and Magic Johnson were honored. And NBA commissioner Adam Silver delivered a great line while addressing the event. Silver, via Steve Aschburner of NBA.com: "Magic, thank you for paying for the brunch

NBC SPORTS - 2018-02-20 19:17:00

Midseason Report Card: Bogdan Bogdanovic

This article will analyze how Bogdan Bogdanovic has performed with the Sacramento Kings, as well as what grade he deserves so far this season. After a year of anticipation, Bogdan Bogdanovic is finally with the Sacramento Kings as both parties agreed to a three-year contract worth $27 million this p

AROYALPAIN.COM - 2018-02-20 19:14:47