photo credit Draymond Green has become that annoying athlete that you know is good at what he does but you still can’t stand him. He routinely finds a way to make himself the center of attention, rather it be for his antics on the court or for the crap he’s always talking. Case in point would be a fake beef he created out of thin air with the Knicks young star, Kristaps Porzingis.
photo credit Tonight’s game between the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Clippers just got much more interesting. Despite DeAndre Jordan being an All-NBA first team selection last season, Hassan Whiteside doesn’t respect his game very much. In fact, he absolutely hates when anyone mentions both of them in the same sentence.
photo credit This Monday night, the Washington Redskins will host the Carolina Panthers in a game with huge playoff implications for the Skins’. It will also be the first time that Josh Norman faces off against his old team after a not so friendly split during the off season. Norman has enjoyed a decent season in Washington but it doesn’t shake his feelings of being done wrong in Carolina.
photo credit Current Memphis Grizzlies head coach, David Fizdale, knows Lebron James very well. Prior to getting the coaching gig in Memphis, Fizdale was an assistant with the Miami Heat during Lebron’s time in South Beach. He isn’t shy about giving credit to James for helping him become a better coach and getting the opportunity to run his own team. Earlier this week before the Grizzlies played the Cavs, a game in which Lebron wasn’t even at the arena, Fizdale was asked about the prospects of Lebron coaching when his playing days are done. He was quick to say he wouldn’t be a good coach but his reasoning was pretty funny.
photo credit NFL players like Todd Gurley most likely have people in their mentions on twitter and comments on Instagram each week complaining about what they didn’t do for their fantasy team. For the most part you just have to ignore the fools who forget fantasy football is just that, a fantasy. However last night after the Rams lost to the Seahawks, Gurley had time to respond to a moron who threatened to attack him if he ever saw him over his lack of fantasy production.
photo credit I have no clue why people still think it’s OK to talk trash to Michael Jordan. Don’t they know their history? Haven’t people heard all the stories of someone trying to trash talk him only to see him toy with their emotions and make them regret ever speaking? Apparently Toronto Blue Jays star, Josh Donaldson, never got that memo and decided to run his mouth a little bit on the golf course.
photo credit Steve Kerr has always been known as a class act and last night was a perfect example of why. Prior to the Warriors home game against the Knicks, players from both teams gathered at mid court and Kerr took the microphone and delivered a loving, passionate speech about Craig Sager. Rather than ask the crowd for a moment of silence, Kerr chose to go a different route based on the way Sager lived his life.
photo credit With the news of Craig Sager passing away yesterday, we knew that “Inside The NBA” and the Thursday night games on TNT were going to be tough to watch. If you’ve been a big basketball fan for years now then I’m sure there were a few times yesterday you may have wanted to tear up. Sager was a strong guy who kept fighting through his leukemia and made sure he enjoyed his life the way he wanted to. It didn’t take long last night for things to get emotional as the crew from Inside The NBA had a tribute ready for Sager.
photo credit A Brooklyn woman who claimed Knicks forward, Kyle O’Quinn and his girlfriend assaulted her this past May, now claims video evidence proves her side of the story. The main issue however is the video is so grainy and the camera was far enough away from the street that you will find it incredibly hard to make out anything.
photo credit Lebron James won Sports Illustrated’s “Sportsperson Of The Year” award in part because of his continued willingness to speak out on social injustices and use his platform as one of the most popular athletes in the world to bring awareness. During his acceptance speech last night, he made sure to say that everything going on is bigger than him and paid homage to past greats in the sports world such as Jim Brown, Bill Russell and Muhammad Ali for paving the way for a night like last night.