Middle schooler sinks ‘miracle shot’ in kids vs. teachers basketball game

A Beverly, Massachusetts, middle school tradition made a dramatic comeback this year with a buzzer-beater play to tie an annual basketball game.Every year before the pandemic, bragging rights have been on the line at Beverly Middle School, where the eighth graders take on their teachers to close out their middle school careers in a basketball … Read more

Flint hoopers lost in the shadows | Sports

The Flint basketball scene has seen a huge change in the past 20 years. What was once a hot-bed for NBA and college talent is drying up. Flintstones are getting lost in the shadows. Most people will agree that the golden era of Flint basketball was the early 1980s. But in recent years the city … Read more

Charles Barkley’s feud with Warriors fans escalates after Game 5

The feud between Warriors fans and Charles Barkley appeared to reach a new level Thursday night. Once Golden State knocked off the Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, the postgame coverage commenced on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” – with Warriors fans seemingly tossing yellow T-shirts in Barkley’s direction. Barkley, who originally … Read more

A 75-year old Knicks’ streak could have been broken tonight

Frank Ntilikina was a Knick between 2018 and 2021.Image: Getty Images 2021 saw the end of one of the most famous Finals streaks of all-time. Thirty-seven consecutive NBA Finals between 1984 and 2020 saw at least one teammate of Shaquille O’Neal’s on one of the competing rosters. No one on last year’s Suns or Bucks … Read more

Russell Westbrook, Tyrese Maxey and more

Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports There has been a lot of talk on the Russell Westbrook trade front lately, so let’s just get right into it. According to The Athletic’s Johan Buvathe Los Angeles Lakers are now leaning towards keeping Westbrook, as opposing teams are still asking for a first-round pick to take on the former … Read more

Stephen A. Smith doesn’t accept Jalen Rose’s Kyrie Irving apology

Stephen A. Smith completely lost it on ESPN’s “NBA Countdown” when he learned that Jalen Rose was responsible for the single vote Kyrie Irving received for All-NBA Third Team. Ahead of Game 5 between the Celtics and Heat on Wednesday, Rose expressed his regret over voting for the Nets point guard, who played just 29 … Read more

Getting rid of Kyrie Irving isn’t going to be easy

Damned if you do, damned if you don’t.Image: Getty Images Logically, it makes zero sense to give Kyrie Irving a long-term contract. Regardless of your stance on vaccines – because somehow public health is a political issue as well – his decision to not receive a vaxx for COVID was selfish. It was a choice … Read more