November 19th, 2004. Detroit, Michigan. The day that anyone associated with the modern NBA will never forget. A predominately black league with a growing image problem had what looked to be Armageddon. That’s the night it looked like it would all come crashing down for David Stern and the league.
It finally happened. Carmelo Anthony has been traded by New York. For his critics it didn’t matter where he went, they just wanted him gone. So, as the reports came out that he had been traded to OKC, most immediately started thinking about what was Anthony’s legacy in New York? His critics
The world took notice yesterday of a blockbuster trade involving The Cavs and Celtics. Celtics traded away Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and 2018 protected pick for Kyrie Irving. One teams declines for the time being while the other is doing everything in it’s power to keep LeBron around.
The NBA announced the rosters for NBA Africa 2017. The game will take place Saturday, August 5 in Johannesburg, South Africa. It’s the 15th edition of Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Africa. The format will be Team Africa vs Team World and will support UNICEF, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and SOS Children’s Villages
VCU’s JeQuan Lewis signed a free agent deal with the Milwaukee Bucks. He will head to Las Vegas and play for the Bucks Summer League team. Lewis worked out with six teams (Milwaukee, Washington, Denver, LA Clippers, Boston and Brooklyn) before the draft. He ranks 16th in school history with 1,444
According to league sources, the Washington Wizards have purchased an NBA G-League team. There will be a lot of suggestions for what the name should be but expect the most support to be for the nickname “Bullets”. I really hope @TedLeonsis and Monumental staff will consider calling the G-League team