At 7-foot-2 and 250-plus pounds, the Philadelphia 76ers big man is one of the NBA’s most unique players and he put his varied skillset on display in the Skills Challenge at NBA All-Star Saturday Night. Embiid forgot to remove the tag from his shorts. At the passing portion, Markkanen calmly got the ball through the hoop on his first try.
LOS ANGELES — Long considered a playground clash of wills anyway, the NBA All-Star Game will fully embrace its inner schoolyard Sunday at Staples Center with its hand-picked teams captained by two alpha males of the league. Whether the competitive nature
Boston Celtics star Jaylen Brown has revealed himself as a big Arsenal fan and lists Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as one of his favourite players
San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge and Boston Celtics power forward Al Horford were the last two picks in the inaugural 2018 NBA All-Star Draft, according to a report from ESPN, citing sources. Aldridge joined LeBron James' team for Sunday's event as the draft's last overall pick, while Horford was Stephen Curry's final selection.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver predicted the NBA All-Star draft order would leak. The complete starter round and one pick in to the reserves was already reported. Now, the intriguing final pick has been revealed – LaMarcus Aldridge, preceded by Al Horford.
One of the most ubiquitous features of the internet is the ability to link to content elsewhere. Everything is connected via billions of links and embeds to blogs, articles, and social media. But a federal judge’s ruling threatens that ecosystem. Katherine Forrest, a Southern District of New York judge, ruled Thursday that embedding a tweet containing an image in a webpage could be considered copyright infringement. The decision can be appealed, but if it stands and is adopted by other courts, it could change the way online publishing functions. Here’s what happened: In 2016 Justin Goldman took a photograph of NFL quarterback Tom Brady and Boston Celtics president and manager Danny Ainge in the
Dennis Scott chats with Jayson Tatum from the Boston Celtics about what it's like playing on a contending team his first year in the league.
Rajon Rondo slamming the idea of Isaiah Thomas‘ tribute video a month ago – “What has he done?” Rondo asked of the other former Celtics point guard – wasn’t just the silent undercurrent of Rondo’s and Thomas’ ejections last night. No, no, no. Rondo actually brought up the tribute video during the Pelicans’ win over the Lakers. “Whatever reason, he’s an upset guy about me,” Thomas said after Wednesday’s game.
Damian Lillard scored 44 points as the Portland Trail Blazers ended a seven-game losing streak and overcame the Golden State Warriors with a 123-117 win on Wednesday. Portland overcame a 50-point display from Kevin Durant — his best in a Warriors jersey — to head into the All-Star break with a morale-boosting victory. Lillard was backed by C.J. McCollum (29 points) and Jusuf Nurkic, who finished with 17 points.
BOSTON — Brian Scalabrine would have none of the suggestion. After key members of Boston Celtics' 2007-08 title squad reconvened Sunday in Boston for Paul Pierce's jersey number retirement ceremony at TD Garden, Scalabrine was sought out to answer whether the 2017-18 Celtics had any similarities to the championship team of a decade ago. "First of all, let me preface this: No team?was like the 2008 championship team," Scalabrine said. "I'm telling you, I've been a part of this league for a long time now and that was so unique. That team was like no other team I've ever been around." Scalabrine is expertly qualified to opine on the matter, given his reserve role on the 2007-08 team and his position