Tag: NBA

LeBron James Fires Back at Conservative Critics

Los Angeles (AFP) – A defiant LeBron James said Saturday he would continue to speak up about social issues and racism in America despite criticism this week from conservative commentators.

Charles Barkley ‘Not a Fan’ of ‘Very Divisive’ Trump

NBA analyst and Hall of Famer Charles Barkley said during a Friday appearance on ESPN’s “First Take” that out of respect for the office, he will not speak ill of President Donald Trump, electing simply to call the president “divisive.” “I’m not

Charles Barkley Admits to Playing a Game Drunk

Wednesday, NBA legend and TNT analyst Charles Barkley revealed he once played a game drunk. Barkley said he was told he had been traded from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Los Angeles Lakers and went out and got “blasted” in

Popovich: ‘We Live in a Racist Country’

Monday, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich argued that it was important for the NBA to promote Black History Month because America is a “racist country” and everybody needs to be reminded of it because there is “still a lot

NBA: Clippers Trade Griffin to Pistons

Los Angeles (AFP) – The Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to trade Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons in a multi-player deal that features a package of NBA players and draft picks, the US media reported Monday.

FS1’s Whitlock: ‘LaVar Ball Is a Stereotype’

Tuesday on Fox Sports 1’s “Speak for Yourself,” co-host Jason Whitlock reacted to Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball buying his father, LaVar, a $400,000 Rolls Royce, calling the outspoken basketball father a “stereotype” because he worked his way to money and

Magic Johnson Hints Kobe Bryant Should Get Into Politics

The Los Angeles Lakers retired both of Kobe Bryant’s jersey numbers Monday night at Staples Center. Team president Magic Johnson shared a speech about Bryant’s amazing NBA career and concluded that he thinks Bryant should get into politics and use his