Kawhi Leonard Wanted Challenge of Winning Without LeBron James

Kawhi Leonard Wanted Challenge of Winning Without LeBron James

Kawhi Leonard chose L.A.’s other NBA squad as a free agent this summer to prove he could win in at the highest level—in LeBron James‘s backyard—according to Kobe Bryant. Bryant says Leonard and new Clippers teammate Paul George both “relish the challenge of taking on something new.” Kobe adds that James, Anthony Davis and the … Read more Kawhi Leonard Wanted Challenge of Winning Without LeBron James

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Raptors Convert Oshae Brissett’s Deal Into Two-Way Contract

Oshae Brissett of the Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors have converted Oshae Brissett’s standard exhibit 10 contract into a two-way pact, the team announced in a press release. The Ontario native will split time between the reigning champs’ big league club and their G League affiliate in Mississauga. The Raptors had until the end of the business day to reduce their … Read more Raptors Convert Oshae Brissett’s Deal Into Two-Way Contract

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College basketball awards: 20 centers named to 2020 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award preseason watch list

College basketball awards: 20 centers named to 2020 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award preseason watch list

Springfield, Mass. — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list members for the 2020 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award. Named after Class of 1995 Hall of Famer and three-time NCAA Champion Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the annual honor in its sixth year recognizes the top centers in men’s college basketball.  A national committee … Read more College basketball awards: 20 centers named to 2020 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award preseason watch list

James Harden Could Average ‘Close to 40’ Points

James Harden Could Average 'Close to 40' Points

James Harden can average “close to 40” points a game, according to Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni. D’Antoni says Harden is prepared and eager to once again carry his typically large burden for Houston. Harden led the NBA in scoring last season with an incredible 36.1 points a night. Per The Houston Chronicle: “We can … Read more James Harden Could Average ‘Close to 40’ Points

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