Christian Clark: The Anthony Davis trade continues being bountiful for Pelicans | Pelicans

The first time he spoke publicly after being named lead basketball executive of the New Orleans Pelicans, David Griffin said, “You are either all the way in or all the way out. There is no in between.” This proclamation was made about Anthony Davis. Outwardly, Griffin maintained that the team’s relationship with the disgruntled star … Read more

How DJ Bamboozle went from unknown to NBA party essential

DJ Bamboozle, who has been tabbed as the unofficial DJ of the Los Angeles Lakers, found himself on vacation at Four Seasons Private Island in the Maldives in April as part of a small crew led by LeBron James. The group included LeBron, his wife Savannah, his chief of staff Ernie Ramos (real name Randy … Read more

A Celtics opponent last won a title in Boston in 1985. Here’s how Lakers did it

You shouldn’t hang me on a hook. My father hung me on a hook once. Once! — Danny Vermin, “Johnny Dangerously,” 1984 The Golden State Warriors are in rare air entering Game 6 of the 2022 NBA Finals. They don’t just have a chance at capturing their fourth NBA championship since 2015; they have a chance … Read more

Hollinger’s Top 75 NBA Draft prospects: Jabari Smith No. 1, plus tiers and breakdowns of 2022 class

Are you watching the NBA Finals? Are you watching them and thinking about what they might mean for this year’s draft? We’re in a little bit of a weird place, right? The consensus top three players are fours and fives, but all the value is in big wings. Unlike a year ago, there isn’t an … Read more

When we’ll see Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James for an NBA title

You know you want it.Image: Getty Images It’s the 2043 NBA Finals. The erosion of the east coast is impossible to ignore, and it will be illegal to hold summer football activities outdoors because the average temperature in most places will be 115 degrees. But indoors, the matchup the world has been waiting for will … Read more

NBA’s top free-agent shooting guards in 2022: James Harden, Bradley Beal, Zach LaVine and more

Hollinger’s Free-Agent rankings and projections:Top 25 free agents by BORD$ projectionsTop point guards by BORD$ projections At least in theory, it’s a stellar NBA shooting-guard market when free agency begins. Three max-caliber All-Stars headline the offerings at this position, although that excitement might fade quickly with the reality that all three players seem overwhelmingly likely … Read more

Lakers offseason analysis: Russell Westbrook, Darvin Ham, free agency and expectations

There is always something to talk about with the Lakers. In just the last couple of weeks, Russell Westbrook’s future with the franchise seemingly flipped, Darvin Ham was hired as head coach after a nearly two-month search, and LeBron James became the first active billionaire North American athlete (and might start a podcast). To analyze … Read more

2023 NBA Finals odds, futures: Kyrie Irving Lakers rumors

Commercial Content 21+ Rumors, chatter, uncertainty; let the speculation begin! Even before we crown a champion between the Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors, we can look at the 2023 NBA Finals odds and speculate on who could end up here this time next year. So, let’s look at some potential offseason storylines, and see … Read more

NBA Masterminds of a Kind: LA Lakers’ LeBron James Lauds Dallas Mavs’ Luka Doncic’s Game – Again

Luka Doncic has taken the NBA by storm in his first four season, making the All-NBA First Team three times and carrying the Dallas Mavericks as far as the Western Conference Finals this year despite not having an All-Star teammate. The 23-year-old Slovenian sensation holds career averages of 26.4 points, 8.5 rebounds and eight assists, … Read more

LeBron James wants to play with Steph Curry

LeBron wouldn’t mind being Steph Curry’s teammate fulltime.Image: Getty Images This year’s NBA postseason has been pretty good, minus all the injuries, even with the absence of LeBron James. While the era of James playing into June every year is over, that doesn’t mean we won’t hear from the King during the playoffs and especially … Read more