Well, The Chicago Bulls Are Officially Screwed

Well, The Chicago Bulls Are Officially Screwed

After months years of Jimmy Butler trade rumors, the Chicago have officially traded him to the Minnesotta Timberwolves. The trade was announced yesterday before the draft, with Bulls sending Butler and the 16th overall pick to the Timberwolves for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn, the rights to Lauri Markannen (7th overall pick) and a $15.3 million trade exception. In short: it was […]

Warriors Win NBA Championship, May Skip White House Visit

Warriors Win NBA Championship, May Skip White House Visit

Following their championship victory in Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the Golden State Warriors are still undecided about whether they’ll visit the White House. According to the RealGM Wiretap, there were several reports circulating  on Tuesday morning that claimed the team had unanimously voted against visiting the White House. USA Today’s Jeff Zillgitt later contradicted these claims on Twitter, writing: “reports right now on […]

Erdoğan Issues Arrest Warrant For Gülen-Supporter Enes Kanter, Accuses Him Of Backing Terrorism

Erdoğan Issues Arrest Warrant For Gülen-Supporter Enes Kanter, Accuses Him Of Backing Terrorism

Yesterday, the Turkish government issued an arrest warrant for Enes Kanter of the Oklahoma City Thunder. Erdoğan’s government allege that Kanter’s support for exiled preacher Fethullah Gülen constitutes “membership of an armed terrorist organization”. This is not entirely unexpected, Kanter was detained in Romania last weekend after being informed that his Turkish passport had been cancelled. The 6’11” center was eventually rerouted […]

If Flopping Is Banned In The NBA, Why Aren’t Refs Calling It?

If Flopping Is Banned In The NBA, Why Aren’t Refs Calling It?

The NBA Conference Finals were happening this week and so far both series have featured prominent flops. Draymond Green flopped after minor contact with Jonathan Simmons in the Spurs-Warriors game, and Jonas Jerebko called out Kevin Love for flopping during Game 3 of the Cavs-Celtics series. Technically, both of these incidents are rule violations worthy of being penalized by the league […]

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