Sixers Ben Simmons cleared for full basketball activity

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia 76ers 2016 No. 1 pick Ben Simmons “has been cleared to resume full basketball activity for some time.” Simmons, who missed his NBA rookie season due to a fractured right foot, scored 34 points Monday, including 17 in the fourth quarter in a pickup game in his native Australia. Time to…

Cavs Trade Kyrie Irving To Celtics For Isaiah Thomas

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to a trade that would send four-time All-Star and 2016 NBA Champion Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for guard Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, center Ante Zizic and the rights to the Brooklyn Nets’ 2018 first round pick. Irving has three…

James Harden Flexes in new Adidas ad

GERMANY – The Houston Rockets James Harden seems to be having a pretty good summer filled with runways, private jets, backstage appearances and more in his his new ad with Foot Locker in his Adidas gear. Harden recently signed a $200 million contract extension with the Houston Rockets.

Lonzo Ball: Thanks Jay-Z for supporting Big Baller Brand!

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Lakers Lonzo Ball was very appreciative to found out that Jay-Z purchased three pair of his sneakers. The hip-hop mogul in a recent interview with Rapradar admitted to the purchase and his support for the brand. Lonzo Ball says he’s incredibly thankful to Jay-Z for ordering 3 pairs of…

NBA announces National television schedule on TNT and ESPN

NEW YORK – The NBA’s national television schedule on TNT and ESPN for the opening week of the 2017-18 season as well as its lineup of five Christmas Day games, will include a record three games on ABC on Dec. 25th, 2017. The first four days of the season (Oct. 17th-20th) will feature 14 different…

Westbrook named MVP, Kawhi named Best Defender by Players Association

NEW YORK – The National Basketball Players Association announced their third annual Players Voice Awards on Friday, with Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook being named MVP. The awards, listed below, were voted on solely by NBA players. 2017 Players Voice Awards Winners: Best Rookie-Malcolm Brogdon Comeback Player of the Year-Joel Embiid Best Off the…

Hawks and Sharecare Announce Partnership, Reveal Jerseys

ATLANTA – On Thursday, the Atlanta Hawks announced their new partnership with Sharecare along with their new jerseys that include the Sharecare patch. Featured speakers included Dr. Oz, Vice Chair of the Board Grant Hill and Sharecare CEO Jeff Arnold. #ICYMI, we've partnered with @SharecareInc on an innovative health movement. Details: https://t.co/U24rAJbAqh#TrueToAtlanta — Atlanta Hawks…

Detroit Pistons announce 2017-18 Schedule

DETROIT – The Detroit Pistons announced their schedule set for the upcoming 2017 season. Highlights include two appearances by LeBron James and the Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers (November 20 and January 30) and two visits from Isaiah Thomas and the Eastern Conference finalists, the Boston Celtics (December 10 and February 23). The NBA Champion Golden…

LeBron, Melo and KD play pick up in NYC

NEW YORK – NBA superstars Lebron James (Cleveland Cavaliers), Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks) and Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors got together for what appears to be some elite level pick up games at Life Time Athletic at Sky in New York. "Positive Energy Always Create Elevation" M7 @academy.basketball BLACK OPS Session PT.1…

76ers and Boston Celtics headline NBA London Game 2018

LONDON — The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) announced today that the NBA London Game 2018 will feature the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics playing a regular-season game at The O2 on Thursday, Jan. 11. Tickets for the game will go on sale in October 2017. Fans can register their interest…