Russell Westbrook signs extension with Thunder

Russell Westbrook has spent the first eight seasons of his career with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Now, it looks as if he’ll spend at least the next three years in OKC, as well. Westbrook will sign a three year extension worth over $85 million, according to ESPN. Westbrook also has the ability to opt out…

Should the Kings trade DeMarcus Cousins?

DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings have had an interesting relationship, to say the least. Since being drafted 5th overall in the 2010 draft, Cousins has been one of the most productive centers in the NBA. Last season, he had the best year of his career, dropping nearly 27 points per game, 11.5 rebounds and…

Tim Duncan reties after 19 seasons

One of the most legendary players in NBA history, Tim Duncan, is hanging it up after 19 successful seasons. He spent all 19 years with the San Antonio Spurs, where he won five titles, three finals MVPs and two regular season MVPs. There’s no doubting his accolades, but where does Duncan rank all-time? It’s rare that…

The Rockets lock up James Harden

It looks as if ‘The Beard’ will be in Houston at least until the year 2020. James Harden has signed an extension with the Rockets for $83.5 million over the next 4 seasons, according to The Vertical. The timing is a little unusual because Harden still had 2 more years on his current deal. But…

Did DeMar DeRozan just change the future landscape of the NBA?

DeMar DeRozan has signed a max deal with the Toronto Raptors. He’s returning to the team that drafted him and where he’s spent his entire career. It’s not a major shock that he resigned. The deal is worth $139 million over 5 years. However, his reasoning behind the move, along with his explanation, is what…

The Lakers are quietly making waves this off-season

It’s been a great start to the summer for the Los Angeles Lakers. First, they drafted former Duke forward Brandon Ingram with the 2nd overall pick in the NBA draft. Ingram will join a young nucleus that already has a ton of potential. He, along with D’Angelo Russell and Julius Randle look to be the future of…

Top NBA players aren’t playing in the Olympics… And that’s okay

The 2016 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team will be missing some superstars when the games start in early August. Players such as LeBron James, Steph Curry, James Harden, Russell Westbrook and Chris Paul have all withdrawn their names from consideration. The reasons vary. Some could be nervous about the Zika Virus. Others may just want to…

The Oklahoma City Thunder stole the show on draft night.

Despite not having one of the top picks, the Oklahoma City Thunder made a huge splash at the NBA draft. The Thunder traded forward Serge Ibaka to the Orlando Magic for Victor Oladipo, the draft rights to the 11th pick which is former Gonzaga big man Domantas Sabonis and Ersan Ilyasova, who they’ll likely release. Ibaka…

Which top NBA draft pick will have the best rookie season?

Nobody should be stunned at who was taken with the top 2 picks in the NBA draft. The Philadelphia Sixers took LSU forward Ben Simmons with the number 1 pick. The Los Angeles Lakers selected Duke forward Brandon Ingram after that.  Those picks have been a given for months. But now that the draft is over,…

Where in the world will Kevin Durant end up?

Kevin Durant led the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Western Conference Finals in 2016. But could he be leading another team deep in the playoffs next season? The hottest name in NBA free agency is Durant. He will have several suitors when free agency officially starts July 1st, but what’s the best option for him? He…