The East Needs Some Beasts

The East Needs Some Beasts

News Alert: N.B.A. Commissioner Adam Silver has introduced the dissolution of the league’s Eastern Conference on grounds of terminal lack of competitiveness and profound irrelevance. The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will headline the newly created More or Less Competitive Conference, joined by Indiana, Toronto, Milwaukee and maybe Villanova University. The Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat […]

The East Needs Some Beasts

The East Has Fallen Off the Map

News Alert: N.B.A. Commissioner Adam Silver has introduced the dissolution of the league’s Eastern Conference on grounds of terminal lack of competitiveness and profound irrelevance. The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers will headline the newly created More or Less Competitive Conference, joined by Indiana, Toronto, Milwaukee and maybe Villanova University. The Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat […]

LeBron James to the Lakers: There’s Much to Unpack Here

LeBron James to the Lakers: There’s Much to Unpack Here

James naturally desires extra rings and absolutely believes that the Lakers will hold making strikes to construct the kind of squad that may truly assist him win his fourth — presumably by persevering with their efforts to commerce for Kawhi Leonard. But he’s additionally not going to power himself to go to Philadelphia within the […]

The Lakers Got Their Man. (That’s What the Lakers Do.)

The Lakers Got Their Man. (That’s What the Lakers Do.)

Fans of the Los Angeles Lakers will be forgiven if they aren’t precisely stunned by the information that LeBron James, a once-in-a-generation expertise, determined to hitch their workforce. After all, they’ve been watching this state of affairs play out because the late 1960s. The Minneapolis Lakers of the 1950s turned a powerhouse dynasty after buying […]

LeBron James Heading West in Deal With Lakers

LeBron James Heading West in Deal With Lakers

The largest title in basketball is headed to Hollywood. Through a brief information launch issued by his brokers at Klutch Sports, LeBron James introduced at eight:05 p.m. Sunday evening that he would be a part of the Los Angeles Lakers in free company and signal a four-year, $154 million contract. In what has develop into […]

2018 N.B.A. Free Agency Tracker: Live Updates

2018 N.B.A. Free Agency Tracker: Live Updates

• Kevin Durant plans to signal a two-year most cope with the Golden State Warriors. He’ll have a participant choice for the second 12 months, based on New York Times columnist Marc Stein. More beneath. • All eyes are on LeBron James Kawhi Leonard, who’re each reportedly within the Los Angeles Lakers. Multiple studies say […]

The N.B.A. Has the Hottest Stove. LeBron James Is the Flame.

The N.B.A. Has the Hottest Stove. LeBron James Is the Flame.

LeBron James is about to modify N.B.A. groups for the third time in his profession. Or he’ll quickly pledge to stick with his home-state Cleveland Cavaliers. Either final result will likely be as noisy because it will get for the social media plenty clamoring for N.B.A. participant motion. Whether LeBron bolts for Hollywood or opts […]

The N.B.A.’s Decider: How LeBron James Controls Fortunes

The N.B.A.’s Decider: How LeBron James Controls Fortunes

LeBron James knowledgeable the Cleveland Cavaliers, his present employer, on Friday that he was exercising his choice to develop into a free agent reasonably than remaining underneath his present contract for one more yr. The resolution vigorously revived an annual phenomenon within the N.B.A. that’s unknown to each different sports activities league: One individual grabs […]

LeBron James Opts for Free Agency. Next Stop ... Lakers?

LeBron James Opts for Free Agency. Next Stop … Lakers?

LeBron James has determined to turn out to be a free agent slightly than exercising his $35.6 million choice to remain below his present contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers for yet one more yr, in keeping with two individuals conversant in the choice. James’s agent, Rich Paul, notified the Cavaliers of the choice on Friday […]

Why the N.F.L. and N.B.A. Are So Far Apart on Social Justice Stances

Why the N.F.L. and N.B.A. Are So Far Apart on Social Justice Stances

Over a 16-hour interval final September, President Trump took intention on the nation’s two hottest sports activities leagues, the N.F.L. and the N.B.A. In a speech on a Friday evening in Alabama, Trump used an expletive to check with skilled soccer gamers who had been kneeling in the course of the nationwide anthem as a […]