Category Archives: Around the NBA

Free Agency Starts Sunday

What does this year’s free agency look like? It all starts at 12:01 a.m. Sunday. “This isn’t the greatest class,” said TNT’s Charles Barkley. “But there are some players out there who can help some people.” There is a 10-day

Lebron Will Play For Team USA

Lebron James ended uncertainty about his status with the U.S. national team on Tuesday night by saying he will play in next month’s FIBA America’s Tournament, where the Americans will try to qualify for the 2008 Olympics. “I’m going to

Are Paperless Tickets Here to Stay?

Most airlines have done away with paper tickets, and now a Cleveland company called Flash Seats is pushing the same concept for ballgames and concerts, to give fans more flexibility and teams greater control over the tickets they sell. The

NBA Considers Reseeding After Each Playoff Round

Stu Jackson, the league’s executive vice president of basketball operations, says the league this summer plans to look into the possibility of reseeding teams after each playoff round. But they are unlikely will make any changes to the draft lottery

Bryant Asks Lakers to Trade Him

Kobe Bryant asked to be traded from the Lakers on Wednesday, a day after calling the team’s front office “a mess.” “I would like to be traded, yeah,” Bryant told ESPN radio. “Tough as it is to come to that

How About Our Cavaliers?

For some reason, the Cavaliers are under the radar this playoffs season. No  body is talking about them. Two of the four games in the first round were played on NBA TV. Ok… the Wizards were without their stars and

No execuses for Lebron, Better show up for Team USA or Else…

If LeBron James wants to assure himself of a trip to the Beijing Olympics, he’d better show up for Team USA in Las Vegas this summer. Team USA managing director Jerry Colangelo told ESPN.com that James could be jeopardizing his

Around the NBA

  ALL BETS OFF Gilbert Arenas was admonished by the NBA for making $10 bets with fans during the Washington Wizards’ loss at Portland on Wednesday.  Arenas made the bets as he bantered with fans throughout the Wizards 100-98 loss.