Carmelo Anthony signs deal with Rockets

HOUSTON, Texas — The Houston Rockets announced Monday afternoon that it has officially inked a deal with Carmelo Anthony. Anthony was waived by the Atlanta Hawks on July 30, after being traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder on July 19.The contract is expected to be a one-year deal worth $2.4 million. The 10-time All-Star averaged…

NBA unveils full 2018-19 season schedule

NEW YORK — The NBA today released its complete game schedule and broadcast schedules for ABC, TNT,ESPN, NBA TV and ESPN Radio for the 2018-19 regular season. The league’s 73rd regular season will tip off on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, and conclude on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. As part of the 2018-19 schedule, the number…

Lebron putting in work with Lakers

LOS ANGELES, California — Lebron James put in some work in his all new Lakers attire — as he worked out with his new teammates and coaches at the UCLA Health Training Center in California. The four-time NBA Most Valuable Player, joined the Lakers this summer on a 4-year $154 million deal. All business 💪…

Kawhi Leonard sends Thank You to San Antonio Spurs, Gregg Popovich

TORONTO, Canada — Newly acquired Toronto Raptors forward, Kawhi Leonard, penned a thank you letter to the San Antonio Spurs organization, coach Gregg Popovich and the team’s fans. Leonard, a two-time All-Star in seven seasons with the Spurs  and Finals MVP in 2014, submitted the letter to the San Antonio Express-News. In his letter, Leonard praised…

Chris Paul donates $2.5 million to Wake Forest hoops program

WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina — Houston Rockets All-Star guard and former Wake Forest Demon Deacon CP3 (Chris Paul) is donating $2.5 million in support of the basketball team. The donation announced Tuesday is the school’s largest by a former Wake Forest basketball player. School officials say it will assist a project to expand and enhance the…

LeBron James to Executive Produce Showtime documentary

BEVERLY HILLS, California. — LeBron James is set to produce a three-part documentary series, “Shut Up and Dribble,” announced Monday by Showtime. Set to air in October — the series looks at the changing role of athletes in the current political and cultural climate against the backdrop of the NBA. James is the executive producer…

Team World defeated Team Africa 96-92 in the NBA Africa Game 2018

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Team World defeated Team Africa, 96-92 tonight in the NBA Africa Game 2018. Danilo Gallinari (awarded Manute Bol MVP Award) finished with a team-high 23 points (9-10 FG) along with 8 rebounds and 3 assists for Team World, while Harrison Barnes recorded 14 points and 11 rebounds in the game. Joel…

NBA players defend LeBron James after President Trump tweet

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — NBA Hall of Famer and G.O.A.T — Michael Jordan and other fellow NBA players issued a statement to defend Lebron James against a tweet sent out by President Donald Trump. The President who exercised his Freedom of Speech rights, criticized NBA star Lebron James in a tweet on Friday night, days…

Grizzlies unveil FedEx as 1st jersey sponsor

MEMPHIS, Tennessee — The Memphis Grizzlies unveiled their refreshed identity system on grizzlies.com which marks the newest evolution of the team’s brand since 2004 and includes three newly designed Nike uniforms and two new courts at FedExForum along with a reimagined logo, icon and wordmark system. In addition, the team announced FedEx as the Memphis…

Derrick Rose launches college scholarship fund

CHICAGO,Illinois — The Minnesota Timberwolves guard and former NBA MVP, Derrick Rose, announced he has started a college scholarship program, which will award more than $400,000 in tuition money via twitter. I'm excited to share the launch of The Rose Scholars program, a scholarship program which seeks to give high school students the opportunity they…