I hope that Stephen A Smith and every other analyst that works for sports giant ESPN today realizes what a hypocritical company they work for. Surely the nice paychecks make up for some of the inadequacies of said employer and Smith could be chilling on the beautiful beaches of St Thomas right now, but i am disgusted by his suspension. Read the rest of this entry »
By definition, it means “the ability or willingness to tolerate something, in particular the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with.”
The last part of the definition is very telling “…behavior that one does not necessarily agree with”. Read the rest of this entry »
Normally I don’t care what an olympic athlete is doing when they are not competing for medals. Especially someone that was annoying right after the olympics like like Ryan Lochte was. Read the rest of this entry »
When he’s not coaching/gm/playing for the Cav’s, Lebron James is coaching up his son in AAU tournaments around the country.
Check out LBJ Jr. as he takes the ball to the hoop at least one time in this video.
After numerous complaints from multiple players, including LeBron James himself, new commissioner Adam Silver has went back to standard jerseys, not the ones wiht sleeves we saw last season.
I see 23 teams here represented. Did Christmas get extended to two days or something?
From the company that brought you “Heatles” wear, these new shirts will probably be in full demand in about 24 hours.
Dwyane Wade instagramed those words on when he announced his return.
MIAMI, FL – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward James Ennis. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We were excited to draft James a year ago and have been impressed by the growth of his game in Summer League and Puerto Rico, as well as his terrific experience in Australia, leading Perth to a championship,” said HEAT President Pat Riley. “We are looking forward to the infusion of energy he will bring to our roster.”
Ennis, who was acquired by the HEAT in a draft night trade during the 2013 NBA Draft, spent last season with the Perth Wildcats of the Australian Basketball League appearing in 33 games (32 starts) and averaged 21.2 points, 7.2 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 1.42 steals and 31.7 minutes while shooting 46.6 percent from the field, 35.5 percent from three-point range and 77 percent from the foul line. He helped the team win the 2014 Australian Basketball League Championship and capped the season finishing third in MVP voting while being named Australiabasket.com’s All-Australian NBL Player of the Year, Forward of the Year, Import Player of the Year, First Team and All-Imports Team. Additionally, after his stint in Australia, Ennis appeared in 12 games (all starts) with Piratas de Quebradillas of the Puerto Rican National Superior Basketball League and averaged 16.6 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 1.75 steals, 1.00 blocks and 33.6 minutes while shooting 47 percent from the field and 76.2 percent from the foul line.
This summer, Ennis has appeared in six Summer League games with the HEAT (all starts) and averaged 15.5 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.33 steals while shooting 51.7 percent from the field, 48.1 percent from three-point range and 80 percent from the foul line. He posted a 29-point, four-rebound, two-assist game in 25:33 minutes of action while shooting 10-of-12 from the field, 7-of-8 from three-point range and a perfect 2-of-2 from the foul line in a 110-91 win against the Brooklyn Nets on July 6. He previously spent the 2013 Summer League with the HEAT, appearing in 11 games (10 starts) and averaged 13.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.45 steals while shooting 44 percent from the field, 39.1 percent from three-point range and 76.9 percent from the foul line.
Ennis was originally drafted in the second round (50th overall) by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2013 NBA Draft.
If reports are true that Lebron James was really upset when Mike Miller was amnestied by the Miami Heat in 2013, today’s news should make him a lot happier on top of the fact that he’s going back to Cleveland to play at home.
Sources: Mike Miller will sign with Cleveland. 2 yr deal with player option after 1 yr. Miller turned down more $ from Houston & Denver
— Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) July 15, 2014
A highly regarded player in his own right, Mike Miller will be a good security blanket for Lebron James in Cleveland. Miller will do most of the same things that he did for him in Miami, which is knock down wide open shots when he gets the ball as Lebron is in the lane drawing double teams.
And this from Miller’s Instagram account.
MIAMI, FL – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Danny Granger. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“One of our main priorities this offseason was obtaining a proven veteran like Danny with All-Star experience,” said HEAT President Pat Riley. “We expect him to be a multi-position player and have a very successful season in our system.”
Granger, a nine-year NBA veteran, has appeared in 556 career NBA regular season games (425 starts) and averaged 17.4 points, 5.1 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 32.1 minutes while shooting 43.5 percent from the field, 38.1 percent from three-point range and 84.9 percent from the foul line. Among Indiana’s all-time franchise leaders, he ranks second in three-point field goals made, fourth in points, steals and free throws made, sixth in blocks, seventh in games played, minutes played and field goals made and 10th in defensive rebounds.
He split the 2013-14 season between the Indiana Pacers and Los Angeles Clippers, appearing in 41 total games (two starts) and averaged 8.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 20.7 minutes while shooting 37.8 percent from the field, 33.6 percent from three-point range and a career-high 94 percent from the foul line. He appeared in all 13 postseason games with the Clippers, including a 15-point outing in a Game Two win against Golden State on April 21 as they advanced to the Western Conference Semifinals after defeating the Warriors, 4-3, in the First Round.
Granger, a 2009 NBA All-Star and the NBA’s 2009 Most Improved Player, has appeared in 35 career postseason games (19 starts) and averaged 10.8 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 25.7 minutes while shooting 41.7 percent from the field, 35.8 percent from the three-point range and 84.2 percent from the foul line.
He was originally drafted in the first round (17th overall) by Indiana in the 2005 NBA Draft.
What a well orchestrated exit plan by Lebron James. The King ended his essay to America with the words “I’m Coming Home”. After four glorious years in a Miami Heat uniform Lebron James decided to take his talents back to Cleveland. Read the rest of this entry »