NBA, NHL see simultaneous upticks in scoring

NBA players, like the NHL counterparts, are scoring a lot.Image: Getty Images Rarely does it make sense to link the NBA and the NHL, other than they tend to play in the same buildings at the same time of year. You wouldn’t really call them roommates, because when one is home the other never is. … Read more

NHL continues history of applauding violent payback for exciting play

Trevor Zegras (second from left) is held back during a scuffle.Photo: Getty Images The appeal of hockey, to an ever-shrinking insular fanbase that gets more and more shrouded by a new one (though not big enough), is that it’s not the other three sports. There are good reasons for that, we all love our cults. … Read more

Boston Pride defeat Connecticut Whale in PHF

The Boston Pride beat the Connecticut Whale in the Isobel Cup Final.Screenshot: PHF While NC State and UConn were producing the college basketball game of the year in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament, professional women’s hockey was also having a blinder on its biggest night as well. The Boston Pride beat the Connecticut … Read more

Let’s not put Chet Holmgren in the Hall of Fame just yet

Chet Holmgreen: A solid player? Yes! One of the best ever? No! Certainly not yet, at least! What?Photo: Getty Images One of the favorite pastimes of sports enthusiasts has always been player comparisons. That’s especially true with college players heading into any professional sport. With basketball prospects, these comparisons begin in high school and follow … Read more

Heat players, coach lose it in bench scuffle in loss to Warriors

MIAMI — Jimmy Butler and Udonis Haslem were shouting at each other, fingers were pointed in various directions, some Miami players were trying to play peacemaker and Heat coach Erik Spoelstra slammed a clipboard to the floor in frustration. And that wasn’t the evening’s low point for the Heat. The short-handed Golden State Warriors made … Read more

Kawhi Leonard Called Tyronn Lue After Clippers Had A 35 Point Comeback Against The Wizards: “So You Just Going To Keep Getting Down 25, Come Back And Win, Huh?”

Credit: © Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Clippers have been without Kawhi Leonard and Paul George for the majority of this season. However, they have still been a respectable team with the pieces that they currently have. The Los Angeles Clippers are currently 36-37 and 8th in the Western Conference. A huge part … Read more

Mayor Adams still not allowing unvaccinated Kyrie Irving to play in Brooklyn

New York Mayor Eric Adams said he is not feeling any pressure to lift vaccine mandates to allow professional athletes like Kyrie Irving to play at home.Illustration: Getty Images I know this is March Madness and NFL Free Agency season, but the NBA Playoffs start in less than 30 days. That last, and most entertaining, … Read more

Utah Jazz coach Quin Snyder speaks on Marc Stein report that he’s a candidate for other NBA teams

Snyder has been linked to Los Angeles and San Antonio in recent days (Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz Utah Jazz head coach Quin Snyder reacts to a no-call at Vivint Arena on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. The Utah Jazz coach, who has led the team since 2014, spoke Wednesday about rumors … Read more

Knicks still face ‘profound rebuild’ and a not quick fix

Well, this much we can say with a fair amount of confidence: It isn’t all No. 30’s fault. The wreckage of this 2021-22 Knicks season can’t be draped exclusively around Julius Randle’s shoulders, and it can’t be dumped entirely at his feet. Logically, you would think most Knicks fans understood, and understand, that. But when … Read more

Ranking The Best NBA Players By Height: From Isaiah Thomas To Tacko Fall

Basketball is one of those games where you can lack skills in the beginning because if you have the height, you can get by. With that said, some of the best players will develop those skills in addition to their long frame to make one heckuva player. On the other hand, we have seen some … Read more