Category Archives: NBA News

Q&A: Warriors’ security guard assists on Curry’s pregame tunnel shot, describes the genesis

There is no pregame ritual quite like the one executed by Stephen Curry, the two-time MVP guard whose shooting display has become must-see. When the doors open at Oracle Arena, hundreds of fans make a mad rush to the lower seats near the north basket to catch a glimpse of Curry in action before he takes action roughly an hour

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Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward Lift Celtics to Sweep of Pacers with 110-106 Win

Jeff Haynes/Getty Images The Boston Celtics don’t have all their issues solved, but they’ll be heading into Round 2 on plenty of rest. Gordon Hayward scored 20 points off the bench and Jayson Tatum added 18 as the Celtics earned a 110-106 win over the Indiana Pacers in Sunday’s Game 4 matchup to complete a sweep in their first-round series.

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Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan Fined $25K for Throwing Ball at Referee During Nuggets Loss

David Zalubowski/Associated Press The NBA fined San Antonio Spurs star DeMar DeRozan $25,000 after he threw the game ball at a referee during San Antonio’s 117-103 defeat to the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. DeRozan was whistled for a charge with 5:01 left in the fourth quarter. He responded by throwing the ball

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Cavs Rumors: ‘Zero Truth’ Rick Pitino Is Being Considered for Head Coach

Petros Giannakouris/Associated Press The Cleveland Cavaliers said there is “zero truth” to the team being interested in hiring Rick Pitino as their next coach. “We are, respectfully, not interested in him at all. No conversations with him by Dan (Gilbert) or anyone else,” a source told Chris Fedor of Pitino, 66, is currently the head coach at Panathinaikos of EuroLeague. He

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Nets GM Sean Marks Suspended 1 Game, Fined $25K for Entering Referee Locker Room

Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty Images Things got heated on the court Saturday in Game 4 between the Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets, and some of that emotion apparently remained after the contest. According to an NBA press release, Brooklyn general manager Sean Marks was suspended for a game and fined $25,000 for entering the referee’s locker room following the game: Alex

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Michael Avenatti Accused of Embezzling Nearly $2M from Heat’s Hassan Whiteside

FREDERIC J. BROWN/Getty Images Attorney Michael Avenatti is accused of embezzling nearly $2 million from Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside as part of a civil agreement he came to with an ex-girlfriend. According to Michael Finnegan of the Los Angeles Times, Avenatti was the attorney for Alexis Gardner, Whiteside’s ex. The two sides came to an agreement on a $3 million payment

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