Timberwolves huffing fumes of playoff berth instead of coasting off them

UGHphoto: Getty Images The Minnesota Timberwolves were eliminated from the playoffs on April 29, and with that 114-106 loss to Memphis, we thought all aspects of the T-Wolves franchise would be gone until next season. For those of us who enjoy Anthony Edwards putting guys on posters and stupid fouls from Karl Anthony-Towns, it was … Read more

Ime Udoka is leading the NBA’s coaching reformation

Ime Udoka has the Celtics through to the Easter Conference Finals.Image: Getty Images If the success of Boston’s Ime Udoka and New Orleans’ Willie Green has taught NBA ownership anything, when it comes to hiring coaches, it should be out with the old, in with the new. These two rising coaching stars stepped into dysfunctional … Read more

NBA news 2022: Kardashian dating curse gets worse after Phoenix Suns capitulation

The infamous Kardashian dating curse has gotten so much worse, with Devin Booker’s Suns suffering an agonizing loss in the NBA Playoffs. Giants wide receiver Darius Slayton appears to have been keeping up with some of the sports world’s urban legends. Last week, SportsCenter’s Twitter account pressed its followers about what they believe to be … Read more

Milwaukee empathizing with last season’s Brooklyn team

Giannis Antetokounmpo is playing the role of last season’s Kevin Durant.Image: Getty Images It’s deja vu all over again for the Milwaukee Bucks — their conference semifinals are looking eerily similar to last year’s series against the Brooklyn Nets. To refresh your memory, they were saved from being felt packing by none other than Kevin … Read more

NBA news 2022: 76ers are the real losers in James Harden-Ben Simmons trade bust

In February this year, the question was who won the James Harden-Ben Simmons trade. Now it’s a question of who lost it worse. In February, the question was who won the James Harden-Ben Simmons trade. Now it’s a question of who lost it worse. And right now, Philadelphia has a Harden problem. Watch Live Coverage … Read more

“James Harden was so bad, so horrible last night, it almost looked intentional”

James Harden played so poorly in Game 6, Stephen A. Smith believes it was a purposeful attempt to make Doc Rivers look bad. James Harden believed to not want Doc Rivers as head coach Smith weighed in with his opinion: “James Harden was so bad, so horrible last night. It almost looked intentional.” After only … Read more

Butler, Heat eliminate Sixers to advance to Eastern Conference finals

Jimmy Butler carried the Miami Heat to another conference finals.Image: Getty Images In any sport, the postseason is where stars carve out their legacy. The NBA playoffs are no different. In the NBA, it’s said that teams usually need a superstar or multiple stars to compete for a championship. Jimmy Butler is the man for … Read more

Joel Embiid needs to carry the 76ers to victory

It’s do or die time for Joel Embiid and the Sixers.Image: Getty Images Joel Embiid’s MVP-caliber season could come crashing down tonight if he can’t lead his Philadelphia 76ers to a win over the Miami Heat. If Philly gets sent packing in the semifinals again, this will be the fourth time in five years that’s … Read more

James Harden will be a headache for Philadelphia

It’s getting awfully hard to see James Harden as a superstar these days.Image: Getty Images After Tuesday night’s 120-85 loss to the Miami Heat, James Harden and Joel Embiid are Thelma and Louise-ing towards the cliff’s edge. In Embiid’s defense, the MVP runner-up has played with a broken bone in his face since Game 3. … Read more

The good, the bad, and the unknown in athlete investments

illustration: Getty/Shutterstock (Getty Images) Whenever I hear about crypto crashing, I think of the simpsons episode where the tech bubble bursts and a young startup nerd gives Lisa company stock from a spool of toilet paper. (The joke was tech stocks were so abundant and worthless that their only concrete value was using them to … Read more