Here’s hoping the WNBA’s Brittney Griner is receiving better legal advice than us

Brittney Griner should have been home long ago.Image: Getty Images I’m not a legal expert, or a hostage negotiator. I’ve seen The Negotiator, but it’s been a while, so these are just the thoughts of a casual observer. The advice being given in the Brittney Griner case is strange. Being told not to talk about … Read more

Golden State Warriors Win 4th NBA Championship In Eight Years

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates during the second half of Game 5 of basketball’s NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics in San Francisco, Monday, June 13, 2022.Photo: Jed Jacobsohn (AP) For the fourth time in less than a decade, the Golden State Warriors are kings of the NBA, and this time around … Read more

Draymond Green keeps it real and creates Boston bulletin board material at the same time

Draymond GreenPhoto: Getty Images Although the 2022 NBA Finals has been an up and down series for veteran Draymond Green, that hasn’t stopped him from giving his honest opinion during media sessions. Ahead of Game 6 in Boston, Green was asked about the mental challenge of preparing to face the Celtics as opposed to getting … Read more

New Orleans Pelicans and Zion Williamson optimistic about contract extension

All’s swell in the Big Easy these days.Image: Getty Images Barring any unforeseen circumstances, such as another Zion Williamson injury, in the 2022-23 season expect to see the full New Orleans Pelicans team that basketball fans wish had taken on the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. The Pelicans can offer … Read more

Without Kevin Durant, it’s easy to like the Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are easy to root for again.Image: Getty Images There was just something about Kevin Durant on the Golden State Warriors that almost ruined basketball. It wasn’t ever about the burner accounts and snowflake sensitivity. The lack of competitive advantage made the NBA challenging to enjoy while Durant was in the Bay … 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

How can anyone root against Steph Curry? I’ll tell you how

Is this your king?Image: Getty Images I tend to cringe when NBA pundits incredulously ask, “How could anyone root against Steph Curry?!” I’m not a LeBron true believer, here to disparage the greatest shooter in the history of the game. He’s incredible. The hand-eye coordination is something out of Star Wars. When little Anakin Skywalker … Read more

Timberwolves win a lot of championships, just not for Minnesota

Andrew WigginsPhoto: Getty Images Since the Minneapolis Lakers won half of the league’s first 10 NBA titles and then shuffled off to Los Angeles where they won13 more, Minnesota has been an incubator for NBA championship parades–in other cities. After the Lakers’ relocated to L.A., the NBA didn’t return to Minnesota until 1989. The Timberwolves … Read more

Nets’ Kyrie Irving is way better at basketball than at Twitter

Kevin Durant (l.) and Kyrie IrvingPhoto: Getty Images Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant were supposed to be a generational duo on the hardwood. Three years later, Durant has been about what we expected, but Irving hasn’t held up his end of the bargain. Even on social media, Durant is running circles around Kyrie. Durant and … Read more

Add ‘COVID outbreak’ to the list of reasons Phoenix Suns burned out in the playoffs

The Suns allegedly had a COVID outbreak during their series with Dallas.Image: Getty Images Having a season end the way it did for the Suns — finishing with the best record in the NBA and failing to make it out of the second round — will leave any organization aimlessly ambling around the neighborhood asking … Read more