Markieff Morris Making Nice?

All it took for Markieff Morris to check his attitude at the door was a $10,000 fine levied by the NBA. Morris unprofessional attitude on social media (he specifically targeted his employers, the Phoenix Suns) took a turn for the worse this summer. But on his first day back in Phoenix, Morris wanted to turn…

Who’s Calling the Shots in Cleveland?

Since he entered the league, LeBron James has snubbed his nose at the status quo at every turn. Whether it be forming his own management team with his childhood buddies, empowering his friends Rich Paul and Maverick Carter, or looking America in the eye and turning his back on the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron has made…

NBA FrontPage: Bosh Is Cleared, Derek Asks Phil, Cavs Are Quiet

After an entertaining (DeAndre Jordan), perplexing (Tristan Thompson) and rich-getting-richer (San Antonio Spurs) summer, training camps begin this week for every NBA team, putting to rest the chatter and noise and hyperbole. The good news is the return of Chris Bosh. Sidelined by a blot clot and on blood thinners as his treatment regimen, Bosh has been…

Big Al (Jefferson) Not So Big Anymore

Charlotte Hornets big man Al Jefferson took a page out of the Tim Duncan playbook but at a much younger age. Jefferson, a 30 year old seven footer who was drafted out of high school by the Celtics, shed 25 pounds mostly by giving up his favorite chicken snack, Popeyes. Jefferson’s continued craving for the…

He’s Back: Metta World Peace Returns to Lakers

Two years after he left the Lakers, Metta World Peace has signed a non-guaranteed contract to return to the team he helped make a champion. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported that the Lakers deal for World Peace is for one year. That World Peace is back with Los Angeles is the worst kept secret…

Jason Richardson: Walking Away

Every athlete comes here. This place is hallowed ground. It is the land of no return when you acknowledge so much is over. Jason Richardson, three point shooter extraordinaire, did it in an Atlanta park. Others have done it in an agent’s office. Or in a church. Or in their living room. It comes down…

Los Angeles Clippers: Will A Good Summer Lead To A Title?

Things were looking very promising for the Los Angeles Clippers during last season’s playoffs. Up 3-1 against the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference semi-finals, it looked like the Clippers might finally find their way into the Conference Finals for the first time in franchise history. The Clippers have been knocked out of the Conference…

Pat Riley and the Post LeBron Facelift

Let’s go back to a year ago when the Miami Heat’s 2014 offseason was marked most notably with the departure of superstar LeBron James and the haphazard scrambling which followed it. With little notice or forewarning of the four-time MVP’s impending hometown reunion, Miami Heat president Pat Riley was forced to fill the vacuous black…

Tristan Thompson Approaching Midnight

It’s almost midnight for Tristan Thompson and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Will the Cavs add more meat to their five year $80 million offer? Thompson and his representatives are asking for $94 million, the full maximum salary and so far have been met with resistance. Soon, Thompson has to figure out what exactly he is willing…