Lakers boil after a missed call leads to a loss vs. Celtics

BOSTON — The lead referee in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 125-121 overtime loss to the Celtics on Saturday admitted there was a missed throwing error by Jason Tatum against LeBron James in the final seconds of regulation, leaving Los Angeles in the throes of yet another tied defeat. official. The Lakers had a golden opportunity … Read more

Michael Bridges goes supernova in the OT Phoenix Suns’ win against the Spurs

If the Phoenix Suns finished a game ahead of another team in the Western standings, remember their 128-118 overtime win over the San Antonio Spurs and what Mikal Bridges did to make it happen. In a game quiet for over three quarters, a crazy fourth quarter broke out that Phoenix couldn’t come close to controlling. … Read more

Heat Laurie is experiencing a change in role, direction and playing time

Miami Heat guard Kyle Lowry (7) leads Minnesota Timberwolves guard Bryan Forbes (10) during the first quarter of an NBA game at FTX Arena in Miami, Fla., on Monday, Dec. 26, 2022. David Santiago dsantiago@miamiherald.com He arrived 18 months early as the seemingly missing piece – a polished, balanced, standout point guard with a championship … Read more

Is Nix really building something?

Each week during the 2022-23 NBA season, we’ll take a deeper look at some of the league’s biggest happenings in an effort to determine if the trends are based more on fact or fantasy moving forward. [Last week in Fact or Fiction: Should Kyrie Irving represent the NBA in the 2023 All-Star Game?] The New … Read more

Bucks use record scoring first half, 41 points from Giannis to beat Pacers 141-131

INDIANAPOLIS – The Milwaukee Bucks won their third straight game and for the fifth time in their last six with a 141-131 victory over the Indiana Pacers Friday night at Gainbridge FieldHouse. The Bucks moved to a season-best 15 games over .500 at 32-17. The Pacers lost for the ninth time in their last 10 … Read more

James Dolan supports Knicks President Leon Rose

10:24 PM GMT Tim BontempsESPN As part of a wide-ranging interview with New York City radio station WFAN on Friday afternoon, New York Knicks owner James Dolan said he believes in starting quarterback Leon Rose, and that he “fully expects” the Knicks to make the playoffs. this chapter. “Yes, absolutely,” Dolan said on WFAN’s “Cartoon … Read more

Portland intends to extend the Jerami Scholarship but is open to others in the trade market

Jerami Grant became eligible for a contract extension with the Trail Blazers earlier this month, and Portland has offered the athlete their maximum possible four-year deal, $112 million, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Sources said Grant did not accept the offer, largely because the Blazers could extend him a larger contract with an additional fifth … Read more

Should Broni James have made an all-American McDonald’s game? Scouts weigh in.

Broni James has found himself through no fault of his own at the center of this week’s debate. Beginning when the rosters for the 46th Annual McDonald’s Boys All-American Games were announced, the eldest son of LeBron James was among the 24 players selected for the prestigious All-Star Game. The omissions of high-profile players like … Read more