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Despite Sophomore Slump, Porzingis Shines at ASG Festivities

After coming off of a monumental rookie year, Kristaps Porzingis has digressed in the first half of his second season. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons - Jerry Langan

By Sandy Mui Published: February 22nd, 2017 This past weekend, the NBA hosted its annual All-Star Weekend in New Orleans. Among the All-Star festivities were the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge and Taco Bell Skills Challenge, two events where New York Knicks’ sophomore Kristaps Porzingis displayed unworldly talent. In a 150-141 …

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Sacramento Kings Fail to Acquire Significant Assets in Blockbuster Cousins Trade

Former Sacramento King DeMarcus Cousins (right) will now look to dominate the front court with co-star Anthony Davis (left) after being traded to the New Orleans Pelicans. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons

By Samip Delhiwala Published: February 22nd, 2017 The DeMarcus Cousins trade rumors have been going on for years. The Sacramento Kings hesitated to trade their superstar center in the summers of both 2015 and 2016, and have now paid the ultimate price for pulling the trigger so late. On late …

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Red Sox Acquire Chris Sale to Reinforce Already-Dominant Rotation

Chris Sale, shown here in a 2012 game against the Baltimore Orioles, was traded to the Boston Red Sox yesterday after spending his entire seven-year career with the Chicago White Sox. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons - Keith Allison

By Samip Delhiwala Published: December 7th, 2016 After days of speculation that the Washington Nationals were nearing a deal, the Boston Red Sox stunningly won the Chris Sale sweepstakes, acquiring the starting pitcher from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday afternoon in exchange for Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech, and two …

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Conley’s Injury Deals Significant Blow to Grizzlies’ Playoff Hopes

Mike Conley, shown here in a 2013 regular season game against the Atlanta Hawks, is expected to miss six to eight weeks due to a fracture in his lower back. PHOTO/ Flickr Creative Commons - Mark Runyon

By Samip Delhiwala Published: November 30th, 2016 After leading the Memphis Grizzlies to an 11-7 start heading into tonight’s matchup against the Toronto Raptors, starting point guard Mike Conley is expected to miss six to eight weeks due to a diagnosis of a transverse process fracture in his lower back. …

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