Durant says Kaepernick Changed His View Of Being Black In America

Durant says Kaepernick Changed His View Of Being Black In America

On Monday, November 27, the Golden State star sat down for an interview with San Jose’s Mercury News. In the piece, Durant discussed his 10 year history in the NBA and the state of race-relations across the country. Durant told writer Logan Murdock that he’s had an “awakening” since moving to the Bay area: “Just kind of […]

Athletes Are Ready to Stand Up, But The NBA’s Anti-Protest Policy Is Shackling Players

Athletes Are Ready to Stand Up, But The NBA’s Anti-Protest Policy Is Shackling Players

As we’ve mentioned before, the NBA currently has rules against protesting during the national anthem. At the beginning of the season, they sent out a memo reminding the players that they will be heavily penalized if they break those rules. Luckily, that hasn’t stop people from coming up with their own ways to protests. For […]

Bulls Rebuild: Markkanen Sets New Record In First Three Games

Bulls Rebuild: Markkanen Sets New Record In First Three Games

Well, after a dysfunctional 16-17 season, the Chicago Bulls have clearly committed to the rebuilding process. Currently the team is 0-3 after trading Jimmy Butler to the Timberwolves in exchange for Zach LaVine (injured), Kris Dunn (injured) and a 7th overall draft pick that turned into Lauri Markkanen. While the trade looked lopsided at first, […]

NBA Will Punish Players If They Don’t Stand During The Anthem

NBA Will Punish Players If They Don’t Stand During The Anthem

Earlier today the NBA issued an official memo reminding teams and players that they are required to stand during the national anthem. The memo, originally distributed by deputy commissioner Mark Tatum, is making it’s rounds in the press after ESPN got it’s hands on a copy. In the letter, Tatum states [via ESPN]: “the league office will […]

Carmelo Anthony Joining Westbrook and Paul George in OKC

Carmelo Anthony Joining Westbrook and Paul George in OKC

After a disappointing year and a tumultuous off-season, the New York Knicks and Carmelo Anthony have finally parted ways. Melo will begin the 2017-18 season playing with the Oklahoma City Thunder. As Sean Highkin pointed out on Twitter: OKC’s GM has managed to turn Victor Oladipo, Damontis Sabonis, Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a 2nd round […]

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