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Kevin Pelton’s weekly mailbag – Next Victor Oladipo?

This week’s mailbag features your questions on the next Victor Oladipo, the Warriors’ bench and NBA draft projections. You can tweet your questions using the hashtag #peltonmailbag or email them to “Is there a statistical way to project next year’s Victor Oladipo or what a third option would do if they had a first […]


Rajon Rondo says Ray Allen just wants attention with book

Rajon Rondo says he’s confused why his name is being brought up in connection to Ray Allen’s new book, as Rondo says he has moved on from his tumultuous relationship with Allen. In “From the Outside: My Journey through Life and the Game I Love,” which will be published March 27, Allen, who retired from […]


Stan Van Gundy of Detroit Pistons critical of ’embarrassing’ officiating in loss to Portland Trail Blazers

With a 30-39 record, the Detroit Pistons know what it’s like to lose, but the way in which they lost Saturday night in Portland to the Trail Blazers left head coach Stan Van Gundy fuming. “It’s embarrassing. It’s embarrassing for them and embarrassing for the league,” Van Gundy said of Saturday’s officiating, following a 100-87 […]


Nuggets vs. Grizzlies – Game Recap – March 17, 2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Denver Nuggets did something no NBA team has done in almost seven weeks: They lost to the Memphis Grizzlies. Dillon Brooks scored 24 points, Tyreke Evans added 20, and the Grizzlies snapped a 19-game losing streak with a 101-94 victory over the Nuggets on Saturday night. “It was great. We’re all […]



New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry slams officiating after loss to Houston Rockets — ‘All we want is an equal opportunity to win the game’

12:02 AM ET Stefano FusaroESPN NEW ORLEANS — For the second consecutive game, the opposing coach facing off against the Houston Rockets finished the night with an epic rant against the officials. Following the Pelicans’ 107-101 home loss to Houston, New Orleans head coach Alvin Gentry fired off against the referees. “The thing that bothers […]


Fernando Alonso considered quitting F1 at end of season

Alonso finished 15th last season with just 17 points Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso has said he considered quitting Formula 1 at the end of last season. In the wake of three years of poor results with struggling McLaren, the Spaniard pondered switching full-time to IndyCar or endurance racing. However, he said: “I felt it […]


Winnipeg Jets’ Dmitry Kulikov out at least eight weeks for back surgery

One minute Dmitry Kulikov was feeling fine, the next moment he wasn’t. And now the Winnipeg Jets’ defenseman will undergo back surgery and miss at least eight weeks. Jets coach Paul Maurice said it was the same injury Kulikov suffered last season while with the Buffalo Sabres. Kulikov was hurt while taking a shot during […]


Indian Wells: Venus Williams beats Carla Suarez Navarro to reach semi-finals

Venus Williams is ranked eighth in the world and has reached the final of all four Grand Slams Venus Williams registered a straight-set win over Carla Suarez Navarro to reach the semi-finals of the BNP Paribas Open in California. The seven-time Grand Slam champion won 6-3 6-2 in just 71 minutes. Williams, ranked eighth in […]