Basketball

NBA Hall Of Famer Elgin Baylor Dead

LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Monday, March 22 that Elgin Baylor, former player of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Hall of Famer, passed away from natural causes in Los Angeles at the age of 86. The Lakers said in a statement: "Former Lakers player and Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor passed away peacefully of natural causes today in...

USC And UCLA Advance In March Madness

INDIANA—Often overlooked and disrespected by narrow minded college basketball pundits, the PAC-12 has steamrolled through March Madness, going a perfect 6-0 to open the tournament. Included in this run is double-digit victories by both USC and UCLA, which has both advancing to the round of 32. In a year in which the world has seen many unthinkable firsts; the...

J And J Find A Way For UCLA

WEST LAFAYETTE, IND—Rallying from 14points down the UCLA Bruins earned a furious come from behind overtime victory over the Michigan State Spartans, 86-80 in the play in round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, March 18 at Mackey Arena. The tandem of Johnny Juzang and Jaime Jaquez Jr. led the way as the Bruins outscored the Spartans 53-36 in the...

March Madness Is Here People!

UNITED STATES—It is here people the one time of year in the sports arena that I find way more entertaining than even the Super Bowl, I’m referring to March Madness. I mean 2020 was the first year that I can recall where the NCAA Tournament was cancelled. Yeah, it was a blow to many sports fans, especially those avid...

Paul George Signs Multi-Year Contract With Clippers

LOS ANGELES—On December 10, the Los Angeles Clippers announced they would sign six-time NBA All-Star and five-time All NBA forward Paul George with a multi-year contract extension. For the club policy, the terms of the agreement were not publicized. “This is an important moment for our franchise and our fans, to secure a long-term commitment from one of the premier...

Anthony Davis And Lebron James Sign New Contracts

UNITED STATES—On Thursday, December 3 and Friday, December 4, Lebron James and Anthony Davis re-signed new contracts with the Los Angeles Lakers. Anthony Davis, 27, a Lakers Forward, signed a 5 year contract for $190 million, which is the maximum contract a player can sign, with an option for easy termination after the fourth year.  Davis is on track to...

Klay Thompson Suffers Season-Ending Injury

LOS ANGELES—Golden State Warriors Guard Klay Thompson is expected to miss the 2020-2021 season following a tear to his right Achilles tendon. According to ESPN, Thompson was in Los Angeles on November 18 working out with several NBA players. He felt a pain in the calf area when he landed on his leg. Warriors general manager Bob Myers confirmed Thompson...

2020-2021 NBA Season Delayed

SAN FRANCISCO—On Thursday, September 10, there has been an announcement that the 2020-2021 NBA Season will be delayed. The Athletic and Stadium NBA Insider, Shams Charania, tweeted, "NBA's league office informed Board of Governors today that the 2020-21 season won't begin earlier than Christmas Day, sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium. Nov. 18 Draft date, 20-21 start date remain fluid." During the NBA...

Former Warriors Consultant Steve Nash Is New Coach

BROOKLYN—On Thursday, September 3, The Brooklyn Nets have hired hall of famer, Steve Nash to become their new head coach. Nash has signed a four year deal with the Nets, which wasn't expected since many did not believe Nash was interested in coaching. On Brooklyn Nets.com, Nash stated in the Nets press release: "Coaching is something I knew I wanted to pursue...

NBA Postpones Playoff Season

UNITED STATES—All NBA playoff games that were going to take place on Wednesday, August 26 were postponed as a result of players boycotting against racial injustice. The decision to postpone the games started when the Milwaukee Bucks decided to boycott their playoff game after the shooting of Jacob Blake in the team’s home state of Wisconsin. The NBA posted the...
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