Portland Trailblazers hire Chauncey Billups as their new Head Coach

After firing former head coach Terry Stotts, the Portland Trailblazers have been on a coaching search for three weeks. That coaching search is finally over as it was announced that Chauncey Billups would be the Portland Trailblazers new head coach. Billups spent this season being a part of Tyronn Lue’s coaching staff for the LosContinue reading “Portland Trailblazers hire Chauncey Billups as their new Head Coach”

Dallas Mavericks hire Jason Kidd and Nico Harrison

A little over a week ago, the Dallas Mavericks lost Rick Carlisle as their head coach and GM Donn Nelson. The Mavericks didn’t take long to Carlisle’s and Nelson’s replacement. The Dallas Mavericks hired Jason Kidd as their new head coach and Nico Harrison as GM and president of basketball operations. This will be Kidd’sContinue reading “Dallas Mavericks hire Jason Kidd and Nico Harrison”

The Boston Celtics Trade Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder

Brad Stevens is already making moves just two weeks after taking over as President of basketball operations for The Boston Celtics. A trade was announced Friday morning involving the Boston Celtics, and Oklahoma City Thunder agreed to a trade. Oklahoma City receives Kemba Walker, the 16th pick in the 2021 NBA draft and a 2025Continue reading “The Boston Celtics Trade Kemba Walker to the Oklahoma City Thunder”

New Orleans Pelicans fire Stan Van Gundy

It was announced Wednesday the New Orleans Pelicans are firing Stan Van Gundy after one season. Per ESPN, ” Van Gundy and vice president of basketball operations David Griffin had been engaged in talks for weeks.” The pelicans struggled mightily throughout the season, going 31-41 and missing the playoffs. Van Gundy did some good asContinue reading “New Orleans Pelicans fire Stan Van Gundy”

Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard out with a knee sprain

The Los Angeles Clippers announced that their star small forward, Kawhi Leonard, has suffered a right knee sprain and will miss game 5 of the Jazz vs. Clippers series. Leonard sustained the injury in game 4, trying to drive to the rim. Leonard has been dealing with lower-body injuries since 2017. The clippers are alreadyContinue reading “Los Angeles Clippers star Kawhi Leonard out with a knee sprain”

Chris Paul out enters health & safety protocols

On Wednesday afternoon, the Phoenix Suns announced that All-star point guard Chris Paul had to enter health and safety protocols and will be out indefinitely. The NBA’s health and safety protocols last for 10-14 days. For Paul, it may not be 10-14 days since he is vaccinated. The team will provide another update on paul’sContinue reading “Chris Paul out enters health & safety protocols”

Josh Hart wants a change of scenery

Josh Hart was a part of the trade that sent Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers. That trade sent Hart to the New Orleans pelicans along with some other young players. Since arriving in New, Orleans Hart has been an excellent role player. Hart has put up 9.7 points and 7.2 rebounds per gameContinue reading “Josh Hart wants a change of scenery”

Serge Ibaka undergoes season-ending back surgery

Los Angeles Clippers announced that power forward Serge Ibaka will miss the rest of the playoffs after undergoing back surgery Thursday. Ibaka only played two games in the playoffs before injuring his back. Ibaka has been struggling with injuries throughout the season; he only played 41 out of 72 games this season. This is aContinue reading “Serge Ibaka undergoes season-ending back surgery”

Important dates for 2021-22 NBA season announced

Shams Charania of The Athletic first reported that the NBA is announcing important dates for the 2021-22 season. The important dates include the start and end date of the season, the start of the playoffs, the start of the NBA finals, etc. Training camps will start on September 28th. The regular season will begin onContinue reading “Important dates for 2021-22 NBA season announced”

Changing Of The Guard

When Prince made the record 1999 back in 1982, the lyrics “they say 2 thousand 00 party over oops out of time, so tonight we’re going to party like its 1999.” had so much meaning going into Y2k. But who knew that Prince would be so prophetic with those lyrics as they pertained to theContinue reading “Changing Of The Guard”