The Brooklyn Nets named Jacque Vaughn their head coach on Wednesday, quashing reports that the franchise planned to hire suspended Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka as Steve Nash’s replacement. Vaughn, a Nets assistant since 2016, was named acting head coach after the Nets parted ways with Nash following a 2-5 start and amid franchise chaos […]
Irving, the Nets guard, is facing backlash, but said he was “not going to stand down on anything I believe in.” Nets guard Kyrie Irving doubled down on his support of an antisemitic documentary and a “New World Order” conspiracy theory about secret societies during a testy news conference Saturday night, a day after his […]
Russell Westbrook is getting most of the heat, but the Lakers’ problem is its roster. As Lakers guard Russell Westbrook went up for a 3-pointer against the Clippers, his home crowd groaned before the ball even left his hand. The shot clanked off the rim, justifying the fans’ apprehension. Westbrook missed all six of his […]
It’s safe to say that Jimmy Butler was feeling it.
Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter Freedom blasted former NBA player Jeremy Lin for choosing to play in the Chinese Basketball Association and called on him to “stand with Taiwan.” Freedom, 29, originally from Turkey, has been outspoken on various social and political issues, in particular, being critical of Communist and repressive regimes. Lin, 33, is […]