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    5 Things To Know About David Fizdale

    The NBA season is right around the corner and we’re debuting a new series of profiles on the global majority’s representation among league coaches. We begin our series with a closer look at the Knicks new head coach David Fizdale.   His Los Angeles upbringing helped shape his worldview Fizdale grew up in LA’s South […] More

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    Sterling Brown Blamed For Violent Arrest

    Milwaukee’s top lawyer backs police officers’ use of a stun gun on Bucks guard Sterling Brown during a January arrest over a parking violation. City Attorney Grant Langley put the blame on Brown for the incident in a court filing on Friday. “The injuries and damages sustained by the plaintiff, if any, were caused in […] More

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    Skylar Diggins Wants Fair Pay For The WNBA

    Basketball champion Skylar Diggins and several other players have been extremely vocal about the pay discrepancies between WNBA players and the NBA. This week, Wealthsimple published a piece penned by Diggins where she called out the National Basketball Association for the pay disparity. “Players in the NBA get about 50% of the revenue,” she wrote. “For women, […] More

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    NBA Games to Watch This Season

    Fans protesting the NFL season may feel a sports shortage in the dog days of August. But the new NBA season is just months away. And the league is building anticipation by releasing its schedule for the 2018-2019 regular season. There are plenty of storylines to follow this year, including the Warriors’ quest for a […] More

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    NBA Summer League Standouts To Watch

    The dust has settled after an exciting showing from the NBA’s young talent at the Summer League. We’ve already recapped some of the great play by Knicks rookie Kevin Knox. But with training camp a few months away, we want to take a look at some of the other standouts to keep an eye on […] More

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    5 Things About Lonnie Walker IV

    Name: Lonnie Walker IV Pick: No. 18 Overall, San Antonio Spurs School: Miami Stats: 11.5 PPG, 2.6 RPG, 41.5 FG% He comes from humble beginnings To know Walker’s story, you first must get acquainted with where he grew up. He proudly reps his hometown of Reading, Pa., a place where 37 percent of the population […] More

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    5 Questions For NBA Offseason

    When the clock strikes midnight on July 1st, the new NBA year will officially begin with the start of Free Agency. With plenty of big names on the market, there is sure to be a major shake up to the league by the time training camp opens in September. Here are some of the big […] More

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    5 Things To Know About Michael Porter Jr.

    Name: Michael Porter Jr. Pick: No. 14 overall, Denver Nuggets School: Missouri Stats: 10.0 PPG, 6.7 RPG, 33.3 FG% 1. Porter slipped in the draft due to concerns over a back injury Some draft experts projected the 6-11 swingman as the No. 1 prospect before his freshman year at Missouri. But Porter’s season was cut short […] More

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    5 Things To Know About DeAndre Ayton

    Name: DeAndre Ayton Pick: No. 1 Overall, Phoenix Suns School: Arizona Stats: 20.1 PPG, 11.6 RPG, 61.2 FG%   1. Ayton is a Native of the Bahamas Ayton was born and raised in Nassau with his family, who are devout Seventh Day Adventists. He played soccer before deciding to put his full attention towards basketball […] More

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    Puma Hires Jay-Z

    You could call it a resurrection of sorts. After decades on the sidelines, Puma is making another huge splash in the business of hoops naming Jay-Z as its president of basketball operations. The music and business mogul, whose real name is Shawn Carter, will help recruit players and lead the brand’s marketing strategies and art […] More

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    Parking Car #WhileBlack

    The body cam of the tasing of Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown was released today showing officers using excessive force. Brown was arrested Jan. 26, after confronting police who were writing him a ticket for parking his Mercedes Benz across two disabled parking spaces outside of a Walgreens drugstore in Milwaukee. Officers said they needed […] More