Atlanta Hawks look to improve communication between Trae Young, coach Nate McMillan

ATLANTA — The Hawks are heading into training camp looking for a bit of a reboot. First up: improving the communication between coach Nate McMillan and star guard Trae Young. McMillan already got the ball rolling after the Hawks were eliminated in the opening round of the NBA playoffs, a bitter comedown from their run … Read more

Vecenie: Lowering the minimum age for the NBA Draft isn’t helping anyone. Especially not the players

It’s no secret NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has made it a clear priority to lower the minimum age for the NBA draft from 19 to 18. He’s brought it up many times over the years and believes strongly that the NBA should allow 18- years to participate in the draft. “I’m on the record β€” … Read more

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. β€œAt 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

Golden State Warriors veteran forward Andre Iguodala returns for 19th NBA season

1:04 p.m. ET Kendra AndrewsESPN Andre Iguodala will return to play his 19th season in the NBA with the Golden State Warriors, the veteran announced on his “Point Forward” podcast Friday morning. His return is the team’s 14th ranked heading into training camp. According to Iguodala, this will be his last season. β€œI want to … Read more

The Boston Celtics have suspended coach Ime Udoka for the 2022-23 season, effective immediately

The Boston Celtics have suspended coach Ime Udoka for the 2022-23 season, the team announced Thursday night. The Celtics cited violations of team policies in their announcement. Sources previously told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that Udoka had an intimate relationship with a female member of the franchise’s staff. The suspension is effective immediately, and a decision … 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

NBArank 2022 – Ranking the best players for 2022-23, from 5 to 1

NBArank is back for its 12th season of counting down the best players in the league. Where are MVP candidates like Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic? What about rookies and young stars ready to make the leap into the top tier of NBA players? To get the final NBArank prediction, we … Read more

Jon Lovitz’s photo corroborates Ed O’Neill’s Chris Farley ‘Kitten Sandwich’ story | The Rich Eisen Show – The Rich Eisen Show

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The Boston Celtics have suspended coach Ime Udoka for the 2022-23 season, effective immediately

The Boston Celtics have suspended coach Ime Udoka for the 2022-23 season, the team announced Thursday night. The team cited violations of team policies in its announcement. Sources previously told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that Udoka had an intimate relationship with a female member of the franchise’s staff. The suspension is effective immediately, and a decision … Read more

Stephen A. Smith demands Aaron Judge stay with Yankees | The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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