This is the August 14, 2013 news archive. View today's NBA rumors and news.
Clippers Forward Matt Barnes Weds In Front Of A Star-Studded NBA Crowd & A Drunk PelicanUpdated Aug 14 Share Tweet
The Clippers’ defensive-minded small forward, Matt Barnes, got married to Gloria Govan last weekend in front of some of his LA teammates, including groomsmen DeAndre Jordan. Blake Griffin was in attendance, as was Ryan Hollins and a few other players fr…
And now, a couple of sentences written about Amar'e Stoudemire: "Stoudemire has been selected as oneUpdated Aug 14 Share TweetAnd now, a couple of sentences written about Amar'e Stoudemire: "Stoudemire has been selected as one of the judges for this year’s Miss America Pageant on Sept. 14, according to the Knicks website. He and former ‘N Sync member Lance Bass are headli…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetThe new owners of the New Jersey Devils are keeping long-time executive Lou Lamoriello in charge of hockey operations, bringing in a new business team and committing to make the three-time Stanley Cup champions an organization looked toward as a model o…Source: nba.com
James Harden is not a very good singer, but listen to the full “Harden Soul” song anyway (Video)Updated Aug 14 Share TweetFamous athletes are more willing than ever to promote themselves by embarrassing themselves. Blake Griffin's mockery of his own tendency to endorse everything stands as the most obvious recent example, but Houston Rockets All-Star James Harden entered a…Share TweetGia Allemand, who was the girlfriend of NBA Pelicans player Ryan Anderson and appeared on ABC's "The Bachelor" and "Bachelor Pad," has died, her publicist said Wednesday. She was 29.
Lakers sign Elias Harris to two-year dealUpdated Aug 14 Share TweetForward Elias Harris has agreed to a two-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.Source: nba.com
The 10-man rotation, starring 15 minutes of Magic Johnson being awesome (Video)Updated Aug 14 Share TweetA look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: ProBasketballTalk. Happy 54th birthday…Share TweetBrett Brown's thick, New England accent wouldn't have fit well in Philadelphia when the 76ers and Dr. J were one of the NBA's elite teams, consistently battling Larry Bird's Boston Celtics for Eastern Conference titles in the early 1980s.Share TweetEarlier this afternoon, Timberwolves Team President Flip Saunders announced via Twitter that the ‘Wolves had reached an agreement on a new contract with their Montenegrin center, Nikola Pekovic. Marc Stein of ESPN tweets that the contract looks to be in…Share TweetMiami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra is pulling for Butch Jones and the Volunteers, so he dropped by Knoxville to talk with the team.Share TweetThe Washington Wizards have signed veteran forward Al Harrington.
The NBA, A-through-Z: Larry BirdUpdated Aug 14 Share TweetThe free agents have just about all been signed up. The NBA is down to a series of Instagram photos from moving yachts and crossed fingers from worried teams hoping their players stay safe in the summer off. There’s nothing going on, save for that clock…Share TweetBecause of the success of the initial re-release of Shaquille O’Neal‘s iconic Reebok Shaqnosis earlier this year, Reebok Classic is bringing us yet another dope new colorway. First, they came with the Orlando Magic edition. Next up was a Miami Heat colo…
Let’s get real psyched for Kyle Korver popping out of a slide and John Jenkins dancing (Video)Updated Aug 14 Share TweetHe did it! I mean, sure, Kyle Korver didn't stick the landing, but you try executing a proper pop-up at 6-foot-7 out of a half-size tube, especially when there's a crowd of people around you waving their hands in the ay-er like a group of proper young A…
Detroit Pistons Unveil New “Motor City” Alternate UniformUpdated Aug 14 Share TweetFor the first time since Chauncey Billups was hitting pull-up three-balls and Rasheed Wallace was doing crazy pregame dance routines, the Detroit Pistons will be exciting next year. Perhaps no team improved more this summer; they added a new point guard…
The NBA, A-through-Z: Kobe BryantUpdated Aug 14 Share TweetThe free agents have just about all been signed up. The NBA is down to a series of Instagram photos from moving yachts and crossed fingers from worried teams hoping their players stay safe in the summer off. There’s nothing going on, save for that clock…
Challenges for new coaches in Eastern ConferenceUpdated Aug 14 Share TweetThe Nets' Jason Kidd is one of eight new coaches in the Eastern Conference. Here is each hire's to-do list for this season and beyond.Source: CNNSI.com
Kobe reacts to dismal projection for LakersUpdated Aug 14 Share TweetKobe Bryant tweeted reaction to the Lakers being projected to finish 12th.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetAfter the Celtics surprised a lot of NBA followers by naming former Butler coach, Brad Stevens, to shepherd the rebuilding project in Boston, he’s been killing it. He visited Rajon Rondo at his camp in Kentucky and was intelligent and personable in his …
Phil Jackson & Iman Shumpert Respond To The Kendrick Lamar “Control” VerseUpdated Aug 14 Share TweetYesterday we spotlighted Kendrick Lamar‘s blazing verse on the Big Sean “Control” single from his unreleased Hall of Fame album as a way to plot the 2013 NBA Rookie mix-tape. A former championship coach and a Knicks player both responded directly to K.D…
Who's That Guy (Creeping Up the 2014 NBA Draft Board)? Dante Exum!Updated Aug 14 Share TweetEarlier this week, ESPN draft insider Chad Ford released his first 2014 NBA draft big board of the season. The upcoming draft (only 315 days away!) pr...Source: grantland.com
Summer Forecast: MVPAug 14Our panel of voters says LeBron will win MVP again. Tom Haberstroh thinks it might go a little differently this time.
Summer Forecast: Rookie Of The YearAug 14Our panel of voters says Victor Oladipo has the inside track, but David Thorpe is working from a different playbook.
Nikola Pekovic agrees on new deal with Minnesota Timberwolves - sourcesAug 14The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a new contract with restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic.