NBA: Adam Silver Says Kevin Durant Signing With Warriors is Not ‘Ideal’ & Shows Need to Change CBA

When Kevin Durant decided to join the Golden State Warriors during this year’s free agency, many people considered them a “super-team” practically guaranteed to win an NBA championship.  The league doesn’t have much parity as it’s pretty much considered a two-team league with many thinking the Cleveland Cavaliers and Warriors will meet in the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year.  NBA commissioner Adam Silver expressed his concern on the matter.

(Video) CBA: Chinese Basketball Team Gets Into A Big Brawl With Fans Of The Opposing Team

In China, as members of the Liaoning Flying Leopards were walking inside of their hotel, they got into a fight with a FAN of the Sichuan Blue Whales. Yes a FAN. One thing lead to another and a big brawl broke out.

NBA: Kobe Bryant On Player Salaries: ‘We Are Overpaid, At the Same Time So Are The Owners’

The NBA’s new TV deal worth $24 billion plus the Clippers selling for $2 billion has caused a lot of talk about player salaries especially with new CBA negotiations approaching.  The players have seen how much money the owners are bringing in and refuse to take less this time around.

NBA: Kobe Bryant Says Players Are Encouraged To Take Less Money Or Be Seen As Selfish

The NBA’s new $24 billion television deal has a lot of players speaking up about their salaries and the collective bargaining agreement.  During the 2011 lockout that yielded the present day CBA, the owners claimed to be losing money and the players made a lot of concessions on the division of revenue.  Now that NBA teams are more valuable than ever coupled with the new TV deal, players aren’t trying to hear that story anymore.

NBA: Another Lockout Coming? LeBron Says ‘No Way’ Owners Can Cry Broke This Time

Yesterday the NBA announced a new mega television deal with ESPN and TNT for nine years, worth around $24 billion.  This television deal coupled with the fact that the Clippers sold for $2 billion means NBA teams are more valuable than ever and the NBA players aren’t trying to hear the owners whining about losing money like they did during the last CBA negotiations.  Both sides can opt-out of the current collective bargaining agreement following the 2016-17 season and are expected to given the new circumstances.  Questions now arise if they can come to a new agreement and some think a lockout is possible.

NBA: The Miami Heat May Have to Break Up The “Big 3”

We all vividly remember the NBA lockout that shortened the 2011-12 season.  It dragged on and on as the two sides argued mostly about money, mainly the owners wanting a larger portion.  Also many small market teams wanted more parity within the league rather than just being outspent by the big market teams.  In order to achieve this the luxury tax had to be raised.  Read more after the jump. Shay Marie

NHL Officially Locks Out Players AGAIN As The CBA Expires

The NHL locked out its players following the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement at midnight ET Saturday, signaling the league’s fourth work stoppage since 1992.  Read more after the jump. Shay Marie x Sabrina B.

NFL: Rams Rookie Janoris Jenkins Has 4 Kids With 3 Women & Is Forced to Get Financial Management

If you want to know what Janoris Jenkins, the Rams’second-round pick who had some of the biggest character concerns of anyone entering the 2012 draft, has been up to lately, we’re happy to fill you in. Things, um, aren’t going well. Read more after the jump. Shay Marie x Sabrina B.

(Video) Stephon Marbury & Fans Cry As He Leads the Beijing Ducks to their First Championship

Former NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury scored 41 points on Friday to lead the Beijing Ducks to their first-ever Chinese Basketball Association title, beating the defending champion Guangdong Tigers 124-121 in Game 5 of the best-of-seven series.  He obviously was very emotional afterwards.  Check it out after the jump. @Shay_Marie x @gametimegirl

(Photo) Chinese Fan Gets a Tattoo of Stephon Marbury’s Face!

Despite reports of fights, the people in China actually love Stephon Marbury.  Well he did lead his team to win the Chinese Basketball Association championship.  Marbury dropped 41 pts winning the Beijing Ducks their first ever championship.  One fan showed their appreciation by getting a tattoo of Marbury’s face.  Check it out after the jump. @Shay_Marie x @gametimegirl

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