Is LeBron James playing tonight against the OKC Thunder? | February 7, 2023

LeBron James will have a chance to become the NBA’s all-time leading scorer against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The LA Lakers will host the Thunder on Tuesday night and fans are hoping to see James break the record. Unfortunately, the four-time NBA champion may not play tonight. He is questionable for Tuesday night’s matchup due … Read more

Lakers are biggest losers in Nets-Mavericks Kyrie Irving trade

Kyrie Irving: still not a LakerPhoto: Getty Images During a season in which league-wide parity has been the overarching theme, the drama-free Dallas Mavericks dove headfirst into unknown depths by acquiring team arsonist Kyrie Irving from the Brooklyn Nets. All it took was Dorian Finney-Smith, point guard Spencer Dinwiddie, some second-round picks, and a first-round … Read more

Hey Adam Silver, glossy new trophies won’t fix the NBA’s regular season

Two pretty good basketball playersPhoto: Getty Images They say millennials are obsessed with trophies, but our elders have been expanding the ones propping up that industry. Commissioner Adam Silver’s quest to revitalize the regular season’s infrastructure has been his pet project for almost his entire eight-year stint. One day after Kawhi Leonard expressed his apathy … Read more

LSU coach Kim Mulkey still silent regarding Brittney Griner

Brittney Griner and Kim Mulkey in 2012, en route to Baylor’s national championship victory.Photo: AP Editor’s note: This column has been updated to include a comment from Kim Mulkey. If you dance with the devil, you’ll get burned. If you play for Kim Mulkey, you’ll be discarded. It’s almost been a week since we woke … Read more

Brittney Griner returns to basketball court as U.S. works to secure Paul Whelan’s release

Brittney Griner returns to basketball court as U.S. works to secure Paul Whelan’s release – CBS News Watch CBS News WNBA star Brittney Griner returned to the basketball court for the first time after being freed from a Russian prison. The Biden administration is still working to secure the release of Paul Whelan from Russia. … Read more

White House continues to defend Griner-for-Bout prisoner swap, despite criticism

White House continues to defend Griner-for-Bout prisoner swap, despite criticism – CBS News Watch CBS News WNBA star Brittney Griner is still under medical supervision in Texas, but played basketball for the first time since being released from a Russian prison. The Biden administration is defending the deal that brought her home in exchange for … Read more

What were Russell Westbrook’s stats in his MVP winning year?

Russell Westbrook is one of the most electrifying players in the history of the NBA. His tenacity on the court was unmatched and was on full display back in the 2016-17 season, where he was the best player, winning the MVP award. Back then, he was still with the Oklahoma City Thunder, trying to carry … Read more

Chris Paul is going to lose any argument that’s anti Zion Williamson dunking

Zion in winter.Image: Getty Images The NBA season is nearly one-third over, and the team with the best record in the Western Conference is… the New Orleans Pelicans. They have the highest average point differential of any team in the conference by almost two points, outscoring teams by 7.1 points per outing. The team with … Read more

“But I know that was a happy phone reunion to hear his daughter’s voice”

Brittney Griner has returned to the United States after being detained in Russia for almost 300 days. The WNBA player was detained in February 2022, just a week before the Russian invasion of Ukraine began. The 32-year-old basketball star received an evaluation at a U.S. military hospital in San Antonio, Texas. She is grateful to … Read more

Paul Silas, 3-time NBA champion, longtime coach, dies at 79

Basketball taught Paul Silas how to be patient. As a player, he waited 10 years before winning his first championship. As a coach, he waited 15 years for a second chance at running a team. As a father, he waited 20 years before seeing his son get a chance to lead a franchise. “I always … Read more