The Bounce: Happy Weekend to everyone celebrating!

Good morning! Do you tweet negatively about your team? Thanks Welcome to Wembsday!There are two things NBA teams should play for this season: the Larry O’Brien trophy and the first draft pick. I know; we’re not supposed to openly accept the tank here. But most of your teams are not competing for the title. If … Read more

Aaron Gordon 1 on 1: On his All-Star case, facing Nuggets star Nikola Jokić and more

PHILADELPHIA — When the Denver nuggets came to town last weekend, all eyes were on Nikola Jokic and his MVP match with Joel Embid. Jokić is Denver’s undeniable star, but while the Nuggets have risen to the top of the Western Conference standings this season, they’ve done so thanks to a number of highly productive … Read more

NBA trade deadline: What Shams is hearing about the Raptors and league trade talks

The NBA The trade market has officially heated up with the Feb. 9 deadline for the league next week, and conversations between team executives are expected to get more serious over the coming days. In the whole NBA, it’s no secret Toronto Raptors are considered a dynamic team in this year’s trading market. Raptors vice … Read more

Giannis Antetokounmpo 50 points against New Orleans, latest news

Ja Morant posted a triple-double as the Memphis Grizzlies halted their slide with a behind-the-scenes victory over Indiana as Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 50 points in Milwaukee’s NBA win over New Orleans. The Bucks were already on their way to a blowout when Antetokounmpo drained a wide-open three-pointer with 1:38 remaining to take his total to … Read more

NBA All-Star Game 2023 debutants: LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo named captains

NEW YORK — Five East and West players have been named starters for the 2023 All-Star Game, the NBA announced Thursday. Here’s what you need to know: james lebron and Giannis Antetokounmpo were selected as captains for garnering the most votes in their respective conferences. James has captained every All-Star game since the league transitioned … Read more

The seven teams that have a real chance of winning the NBA title

A handful of NBA teams continue to jockey for position at the top of each conference as we approach the final two weeks before the Feb. 9 trade deadline, with real contenders already parting ways with contenders across the league. Perhaps one of the middle teams will enter the small group of title contenders with … Read more

Nuggets’ Aaron Gordon builds his All-Star case: ‘He never shy away from a challenge’

Nikola Jokic was the hero for the Denver Nuggets on Sunday at a 119-116 win above Orlando Magic after a 3-point winning setback and yet another triple-double (17 points, 10 rebounds, 14 assists). The Nuggets are 30-13 and lead the Western Conference, and the reigning two-time MVP is a virtual lock to start next month’s … Read more

Josh Giddey, reactions, response, American POV, scoring boost, three-point shooting, edge driving, stats, highlights, breaking news, Oklahoma City Thunder

Josh Giddey’s soaring goals are making waves in the American media. The Aussie continued his hot form with a 20-point performance in the OKC Thunder’s win over the Washington Wizards on Saturday (all-time AEDT), marking a fifth game in his last seven, he scored 20 points or more. Prior to this current run, he had … Read more

Kyrie Irving improved his form for Brooklyn Nets, next contract, maximum, $288 million contract, anti-Semitic video, problems

Joe Tsai had no words for what he was watching. Instead, he turned to emojis — a few exploding heads, a few faces saluting on Twitter — as he watched Kyrie Irving’s emphatic, one-handed, put-up dunk on Monday night. As if there was any doubt, the Nets owner noticed what his star point guard was … Read more