Ben Simmons explains his infamous no-dunk, plus more quotes of the week

Ben Simmons opens up about his infamous no-dunk, Becky Hammon proves her right and more from our quotes of the week. “At the moment I was just spinning and I guess Trae [Young] comes over faster. So I think he’s going to be full blast and I see Matisse [Thybulle] walking — you know, Matisse … Read more

Responding to Ben Simmons addressing the end of his 76ers tenure | KJM – ESPN

Responding to Ben Simmons addressing the end of his 76ers tenure | KJMESPN Austin Rivers is apparently accusing Ben Simmons of lyingYard barker “You Ain’t Reached Out Once”: Ben Simmons comes at Shaq for ignoring their LSU brotherhoodShadow League Ben Simmons: Joel Embiid, Doc Rivers didn’t help mental issuesNBC Sports Ben Simmons says the Philadelphia … Read more

And-Ones: Rondo, Season Questions, EuroBasket

18 September 2022 at 6:53 p.m. CST by JD Shaw Veteran Guard Rajon Rondo has agreed to a settlement with the woman who accused him and his girlfriend of assault and battery in 2020, according to TMZ. According to the report, Rondo was allegedly upset with the plaintiff for parking too close to his car. … Read more

The Nets’ formula for harmony is obvious, but it may not be easy

After suffering through a summer of discontent, how can the Nets become one big happy family again? Or at least tolerate a marriage of convenience? It might not be that easy. Look up discord and you’ll likely find the app; but it might as well have a picture of Brooklyn’s offseason, a contentious one they … Read more

NBA2K New Game, Ratings, Australian Players, Reaction, Josh Giddey, Patty Mills, Boomers, Dyson Daniels

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Josh Giddey had to do a double take when the Australian player ratings for the latest NBA 2K game were released. Not because he disagreed with his own assessment. The 19-year-old’s breakout rookie season saw him go from a 75 rating in last year’s game to 82 – just one behind … Read more

Australians, Josh Giddey, Dyson Daniels, Australian basketball preview, Lauren Jackson return to Opals

Last year finally came the moment. Five times they had fallen short in Olympic semi-finals, four times in the bronze medal match. But no more. At last, the Boomers finally won an Olympic medal, led by flag bearer Patty Mills, at the heart of the golden generation in Australian men’s basketball. Order ‘An Evening with … Read more

And-Ones: Players with the Most to Prove, Trade Market, GL Trades

The Athletics staff recently released an article focusing on one player who had the most to prove for each of the NBA’s 30 teams in 2022-23. Interestingly, several players mentioned are current or former All-Stars, including a trio that missed all of last season: Ben Simmons of the nets, Kawhi Leonard of the Clippers, and … Read more

Kevin Durant to stay with Brooklyn Nets, updates, future, contract, Kyrie Irving, Ben Simmons, statement, trade

Kevin Durant is staying in Brooklyn. And the Nets aren’t just driving it back—they’re staying together. Nets general manager Sean Marks said in a statement that after a face-to-face to clear the air, Durant — who had requested a trade — and the team are “moving forward” together in pursuit of the franchise’s first-ever championship. … Read more

The Nets don’t question Kevin Durant or Kyrie Irving

While Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving have been the big — OK, just make it — storylines around the Nets so far this offseason, they aren’t the only questions Brooklyn has to answer. From GM Sean Marks to coach Steve Nash and the Nets themselves, there are a number of things that need to be … Read more