Category Archives: NBA News

Pat Riley on LeBron James’ Heat Exit: ‘I Saw a Dynasty Fly out the Window’

J Pat Carter/Associated Press Miami Heat team president Pat Riley opened up Tuesday about how he felt when LeBron James left the Heat to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers in free agency nearly five years ago. In an interview with ESPN’s Dan Le Batard, Riley expressed his belief that the Heat were a “10-year team” had James decided to stay:

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NBA Rumors: Ex-Lakers Forward Michael Beasley Signs with Guangdong of CBA

Joe Robbins/Getty Images Michael Beasley is finalizing a deal with the Chinese Basketball Association’s Guangdong Southern Tigers after being bought out by the Los Angeles Clippers earlier this month, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The 30-year-old forward signed a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers last offseason and was traded to the Clippers alongside center Ivica Zubac in exchange for

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Report: Tim Donaghy Said He Would Fail Polygraph If Asked If He Fixed NBA Games

Louis Lanzano/Associated Press Disgraced former NBA referee Tim Donaghy reportedly refused to take a polygraph test in 2009 on the subject of whether he fixed NBA games because “he would fail it.” According to ESPN.com’s Scott Eden, publisher Shawna Vercher said Donaghy refused to take the test in anticipation of the release of his memoirs.  Donaghy spent 11 months in prison

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Kevin Durant Rumors: Warriors ‘Have No Idea’ What Star Will Do Amid Knicks Links

Nick Wass/Associated Press The Golden State Warriors are just like the rest of us—they reportedly have no clue what two-time NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant will do in the offseason. “We have no idea what he’s going to do,” a Golden State source told The Athletic’s Frank Isola. “Everyone wants him to stay. There’s not much more we can sell him

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James Harden: Scoring Streak ‘Something I Have to Do’ to Give Rockets a Chance

Rick Bowmer/Associated Press While a historic 31-game 30-point streak has gotten the basketball world’s attention, Houston Rockets star James Harden‘s only focus is on doing whatever his team needs. He recently told ESPN’s Rachel Nichols: “The scoring streak is obviously amazing, but it’s something that I just had to do because of our situation. We had all the injuries and guys in and

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Scottie Pippen: Phil Jackson Could Win Title with LeBron James, Lakers Roster

Julie Jacobson/Associated Press Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen believes that under the right guidance, LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers could win an NBA title. When TMZ asked if the Lakers could win a championship under Phil Jackson as currently constructed, Pippen responded, “Yes, that’s all he do is win.” Jackson, Pippen and Michael Jordan won six titles together

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