2:24 PM EDT, Sat September 22, 2018
10 mins ago
Warriors’ DeMarcus Cousins unveils basketball court in Alabama for which he contributed $253,000

Warriors’ DeMarcus Cousins unveils basketball court in Alabama for which he contributed $253,000

DeMarcus Cousins of the Golden State Warriors recently unveiled an outdoor basketball court in his hometown of Mobile, Alabama in which he donated $253,000 to help rebuild. Another successful weekend in the books! See you next year!#LoyaltyisLove pic.twitter.com/nc5yKQjsXI — DeMarcus Cousins (@boogiecousins) September 16, 2018 Cousins had made the commitment to donate for this cause […] The post Warriors’ DeMarcus Cousins unveils basketball court in Alabama for which he contributed $253,000 appeared first on ClutchPoints.
24 mins ago
Report: Tom Thibodeau holding firm in not trading Jimmy Butler

Report: Tom Thibodeau holding firm in not trading Jimmy Butler

Who knows what’s going on in Minnesota right now. Tom Thibodeau seems intent on keeping Jimmy Butler, but Glen Taylor doesn’t seem so sure. According to Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic, Thibodeau is holding firm in his idea that Butler is not going anywhere. Players on the team have been searching for answers, but Thibodeau […] The post Report: Tom Thibodeau holding firm in not trading Jimmy Butler appeared first on ClutchPoints.
39 mins ago
Adam Silver explains why league office decided to not ban Mavs owner Mark Cuban

Adam Silver explains why league office decided to not ban Mavs owner Mark Cuban

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver explained why Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was not banned, despite the multiple sexual harassment charges that have arisen from within the Mavs organization. Silver said that through investigation, he discovered that Cuban was not directly implicated in the conduct. Therefore, suspending him wasn’t necessary. From Ian Begley of ESPN: “That […] The post Adam Silver explains why league office decided to not ban Mavs owner Mark Cuban appeared first on ClutchPoints.
53 mins ago
Report: Celtics’ Gordon Hayward close to deal with Nike

Report: Celtics’ Gordon Hayward close to deal with Nike

Boston Celtics swingman Gordon Hayward, who missed all but five minutes of the 2017-18 NBA season due to an ankle injury, is close to agreeing to a multi-year deal with Nike, according to a report from A. Sherrod Blakely of NBC Sports Boston. The #Celtics Gordon Hayward close to coming to terms on a multi-year […] The post Report: Celtics’ Gordon Hayward close to deal with Nike appeared first on ClutchPoints.
1 hour ago
Report: Some around NBA believe Jeff Bzdelik is Rockets’ biggest loss this offseason

Report: Some around NBA believe Jeff Bzdelik is Rockets’ biggest loss this offseason

There has never been a shortage of offensive prowess on Mike D’Antoni’s Houston Rockets. However, many believe what took their game to the next level last season was their improved defensive mentality. This is exactly why the recent departure of associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik, who is credited in having played a key role in […] The post Report: Some around NBA believe Jeff Bzdelik is Rockets’ biggest loss this offseason appeared first on ClutchPoints.
1 hour ago
Report: Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler will not participate in media day, on-court activities at start of training camp

Report: Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler will not participate in media day, on-court activities at start of training camp

After requesting a trade earlier this week, Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Jimmy Butler will not be participating in media day with the team this year. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Butler was granted permission by the organization to be absent from Monday’s event. All-Star Jimmy Butler has been granted permission to not participate […] The post Report: Timberwolves’ Jimmy Butler will not participate in media day, on-court activities at start of training camp appeared first on ClutchPoints.
1 hour ago
Tracking cameras rank Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins low in ‘running fast’ on court

Tracking cameras rank Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins low in ‘running fast’ on court

There have been some reports that Andrew Wiggins’ lack of heart was one of the main reasons why Jimmy Butler requested a trade away from the Minnesota Timberwolves. A new advanced statistic has recently been unearthed that appears to support this theory about the young Wolves forward. Zach Lowe of ESPN pointed out a very specific piece […] The post Tracking cameras rank Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins low in ‘running fast’ on court appeared first on ClutchPoints.
2 hours ago
DeAndre Jordan explains what he’d have changed from when he spurned Mavs in 2015

DeAndre Jordan explains what he’d have changed from when he spurned Mavs in 2015

When the Dallas Mavericks tried to sign DeAndre Jordan three years ago, they were almost successful before things suddenly took a turn. Jordan agreed on a four-year, $80 million deal with the Mavs to have him play alongside Dirk Nowitzki, but they couldn’t sign the big man formally until the moratorium ended. Jordan had second […] The post DeAndre Jordan explains what he’d have changed from when he spurned Mavs in 2015 appeared first on ClutchPoints.
2 hours ago
Lakers’ Magic Johnson says LeBron James is in ‘midseason form’

Lakers’ Magic Johnson says LeBron James is in ‘midseason form’

While the rest of the NBA is busy getting ready for opening night, it appears that Los Angeles Lakers stud LeBron James is already way ahead of the pack at this point in the preseason. According to team president Magic Johnson, his prized superstar is already in “midseason form.” “LeBron comes in, and he’s already […] The post Lakers’ Magic Johnson says LeBron James is in ‘midseason form’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
2 hours ago
Dirk Nowitzki knew he was headed toward bench role when Mavs signed DeAndre Jordan

Dirk Nowitzki knew he was headed toward bench role when Mavs signed DeAndre Jordan

The writing was on the wall for Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki when he found out that center DeAndre Jordan signed with the team in the offseason: he would be in a bench role for the first time since his rookie year. The future Hall of Famer chimed in his thoughts on coming off the […] The post Dirk Nowitzki knew he was headed toward bench role when Mavs signed DeAndre Jordan appeared first on ClutchPoints.
2 hours ago
Bulls’ Omer Asik out indefinitely with inflammatory arthritis

Bulls’ Omer Asik out indefinitely with inflammatory arthritis

The Chicago Bulls announced Saturday that Omer Asik is dealing with inflammatory arthritis. Though the Turkish-born center has been receiving medical treatment for the ailment, the team has ruled him out indefinitely. OFFICIAL: Bulls center Omer Asik is out indefinitely with inflammatory arthritis. He has been receiving ongoing medical treatment and management, but his return […] The post Bulls’ Omer Asik out indefinitely with inflammatory arthritis appeared first on ClutchPoints.
2 hours ago
Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki should be ready for season despite ‘minor setback’ with sore tendons

Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki should be ready for season despite ‘minor setback’ with sore tendons

At 40 years of age, every minor injury for Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki becomes a relevant cause for concern. Thankfully, it appears that the Mavs veteran is going to be ready for opening night despite suffering a “minor setback.” Nowitzki reportedly sustained a tendon-related injury while taking part in a pickup game. He has […] The post Mavs’ Dirk Nowitzki should be ready for season despite ‘minor setback’ with sore tendons appeared first on ClutchPoints.
3 hours ago
Brad Stevens’ No. 1 concern is that Celtics don’t ‘skip steps’

Brad Stevens’ No. 1 concern is that Celtics don’t ‘skip steps’

The Boston Celtics were the surprise package from last season. Despite losing their stars through injury, the C’s still put up quite a formidable fight up and fell one game shy of the NBA Finals, thanks in part to the coaching wizardry of Brad Stevens. However, despite this young team’s rapid and unexpected rise to […] The post Brad Stevens’ No. 1 concern is that Celtics don’t ‘skip steps’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
3 hours ago
Seahawks News: Pete Carroll unsure if Earl Thomas will play Week 3

Seahawks News: Pete Carroll unsure if Earl Thomas will play Week 3

The Seattle Seahawks are still looking for their first win of the 2018 NFL season. However, head coach Pete Carroll feels there is a chance that they will be without safety Earl Thomas in Week 3. Thomas did not participate in practice Friday due to personal reasons. According to NFL Network’s Steve Wyche, Carroll indicated that his […] The post Seahawks News: Pete Carroll unsure if Earl Thomas will play Week 3 appeared first on ClutchPoints.
3 hours ago
Report: Tom Thibodeau would be willing to make ‘fair’ Jimmy Butler deal

Report: Tom Thibodeau would be willing to make ‘fair’ Jimmy Butler deal

Earlier this week, news came down the wire indicating that Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Jimmy Butler requested a trade. While there have been reports that president and head coach Tom Thibodeau doesn’t want to trade his star player, another report suggests Thibs would consider making a deal — if it’s a fair one. Via Chris Hine […] The post Report: Tom Thibodeau would be willing to make ‘fair’ Jimmy Butler deal appeared first on ClutchPoints.