When the Trail Blazers traded All-Star guard Damian Lillard Wednesday to the Milwaukee Bucks, it closed the door on the once-promising relationship in Portland that ended with a messy divorce. Bleacher Report’s Chris Haynes constructed the timeline for how the eight-player, three-team deal came to fruition. After receiving his ticket out of town, Lillard wasn’t
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Photo: Milwaukee Bucks/Twitter The Portland Trail Blazers have added Jrue Holiday to their roster as part of the much-anticipated Damian Lillard trade. However, the Blazers are focused on developing their promising young guards, namely Scoot Henderson, Anfernee Simons, and Shaedon Sharpe, and they intend to trade Holiday to another team. One potential destination for Holiday
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The NCAA announced that ESPN has exclusive television and streaming rights to the inaugural WBIT tournament. The event will have a 32-team field and be played for the first time in 2024. ESPN will serve as the television broadcast partner for all WBIT games, with ESPN+ being the exclusive home for all preliminary-round games. The
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2023 WNBA MVP Breanna Stewart. Photo: WNBA. New York Liberty forward Breanna Stewart is the 2023 WNBA Most Valuable Player the league announced today. She is the first MVP in Liberty franchise history. This is Stewart’s second WNBA MVP honor. She is the eighth player in league history to win the award multiple times, joining
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With one week until NBA teams hold their annual media days and open training camp, Damian Lillard’s future remains a major focal point. The Chicago Bulls have been loosely linked to the Portland Trail Blazers’ icon for months, with NBC Sports Chicago’s Bulls Insider K.C. Johnson reporting in July that the teams held preliminary talks
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Photo: Peter Baba Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Bucks’ dominant force, recently had the privilege of a workout session with NBA legend and fellow Nigerian, Hakeem Olajuwon. Following their training together, the Greek Freak took to social media to express his profound appreciation for the experience. In a heartfelt post on X, Giannis shared a photo capturing
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Photo: paobc In their inaugural match at their home arena and during the 5th edition of the tournament honoring their esteemed late president, Pavlos Giannakopoulos, the newly revamped Panathinaikos, led by coach Ergin Ataman, secured a hard-fought 80-73 victory over Bayern Munich. The standout performers for the Panathinaikos team were Kyle Guy and Mathias Lessort,
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2023 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year, A’ja Wilson. Photo: WNBA. Las Vegas Aces center A’ja Wilson is the 2023 WNBA Defensive Player of the Year. A 6-4 sixth-year league veteran, Wilson also earned the honor last season. This season she garnered 32 votes from a national panel of 60 sportswriters and broadcasters. Connecticut Sun
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Photo: USA Basketball/Twitter Jamal Crawford remembers former Ohio State Buckeye/Milwaukee Buck Michael Redd as a lethal shooter/scorer. (via NBA.com): Why doesn’t Michael Redd get more love league-wide? – from Jack in St. Louis, MO It’s just short-term memory issues. Michael Redd was a problem to deal with. He had the left-handed slingshot and was always
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Getty Images In a recent conversation between Bovada’s Scoop B Talks host Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson and the legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, an intriguing topic surfaced: the possibility of NBA athletes making the transition to competitive swimming. Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history with a staggering 23 gold medals, offered his insights on this
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New York Liberty General Manager Jonathan Kolb is the 2023 WNBA Basketball Executive of the Year. Kolb, in his fifth year as General Manager, earned the honor for the first time. He is the first New York executive to win the award. “I am profoundly humbled to be named this year’s WNBA Basketball Executive of
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