Tag Archives: nba

  • NBA’s First Openly Gay Player Jason Collins Retires

    Nov 19, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in the NBA, announced Wednesday that he is retiring from the league. According to Yahoo Sports, the 35-year-old athlete made the announcement in a first-person story for Sports Illustrated. It’s the same forum he used in April 2013, to publicly reveal his sexuality and become the […]

  • Kevin Garnett Looking to Buy the Timberwolves Upon Retirement

    Nov 14, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Kevin Garnett is still hooping with the Brooklyn Nets, but when the 38-year-old is ready to retire, he reportedly wants to buy the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Marc J. Spears. Garnett told Spears he’d love the opportunity to put together an ownership group that would buy the team he once played for. Minnesota’s […]

  • Kobe Bryant Set an NBA Record Tuesday…For Missed Field Goals

    Nov 12, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Kobe Bryant entered the history books on Tuesday when he set an NBA record for most missed field goals of all time. The 13,418th miss of his career came during the fourth quarter against Memphis, simultaneously breaking Celtics legend John Havlicek’s old record of 13,417 career missed field goals. The new distinction conversely means that […]

  • NBA Vet Mookie Blaylock to Serve Prison Time for Fatal Car Crash

    Oct 27, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Former NBA guard Mookie Blaylock pleaded guilty Monday and received reduced prison time for his role in a suburban Atlanta car accident that killed a mother of five. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Blaylock was sentenced to 15 years for vehicular homicide and other charges in the death of Monica Murphy in a head-on collision […]

  • Clippers Star Chris Paul Developing Autobiographical ABC Comedy

    Oct 24, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Chris Paul of the LA Clippers is taking a page from LeBron James and bringing an autobiographical project to television. The NBA star has teamed with comedy scribe Warren Lieberstein and producers Eric Tannanbaum and Kim Tannenbaum to develop a family comedy for ABC from CBS TV Studios that is inspired by his experiences growing […]

  • Kobe Bryant Learns a Valuable Lesson at Age 6: ‘I Was Scared as S**t’

    Oct 21, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *ESPN The Magazine may be blaming Kobe Bryant’s off-the-court “attitude” for the Lakers’ woes of late, but Showtime head honcho David Nevins was actually impressed by the NBA superstar’s down-time demeanor shown in footage from a then-proposed documentary about the player’s recovery from a torn Achilles in April 2013. Nevins was so fascinated that he […]