Carmelo Anthony Gives LaMelo Ball His Blessing

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Keep calm, we can now officially call LaMelo Ball, ‘Melo’. Ever since LaMelo Ball stepped foot into the league, there has been a never-ending Twitter debate about whether or not it’s permissible to call him “Melo”—considering that the nickname already belongs to 10-time All-Star, walking bucket, and NBA vet Carmelo Anthony. When Ball started mimicking …

Anthony Edwards, Jaylen Brown, Miles Bridges Declined Dunk Contest Invites

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The NBA received a number of rejections to their invites for players to participate in the 2021 Slam Dunk Contest. Anthony Edwards, Jaylen Brown and Miles Bridges are among the players who rejected the league’s overtures. Zach LaVine, Aaron Gordon and Derrick Jones Jr. each previously stated they were not interested in participating.  Zion Williamson …

Hawks Fire HC Lloyd Pierce After Uninspiring Start to 2020-21 Season

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According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowksi, the Atlanta Hawks have parted ways with coach Lloyd Pierce after two-plus seasons with the team, with the Hawks currently holding a 14-20 record (11th in the East) despite having the most highly praised offseason of any team. Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk would release an official statement regarding Lloyd’s …