Daily Hoops Report

  • James Harden Says Media ‘Narrative’ Cost Him the MVP Last Season
    by Marcel Mutoni on August 22, 2019 at 6:59 pm

    James Harden blames his second-place finish to Giannis Antetokounmpo in last season’s MVP race on a media-driven “narrative.” Harden says he did his part to win the award by putting up historic numbers for a winning team. The 29-year-old superstar and 2018 Most Valuable Player adds that he’s solely focused on being an even more […] The post James Harden Says Media ‘Narrative’ Cost Him the MVP Last Season appeared first on SLAM.

  • These are the highest-paid point guards in NBA history
    by HoopsHype staff on August 22, 2019 at 6:50 pm
  • Montrezl Harrell: ‘There’s Going to Be a Lot More Stuff You’re Going to See This Year&#821…
    by Marcel Mutoni on August 22, 2019 at 6:32 pm

    Montrezl Harrell has worked hard to expand his offensive repertoire this summer, and promises to show off “a lot more stuff” next season. Harrell, 25, has focused on improving his ball handling and perimeter shooting, including three-pointers. The fiery big man is excited for what he expects to be an “amazing” year for the LA […] The post Montrezl Harrell: ‘There’s Going to Be a Lot More Stuff You’re Going to See This Year̵… appeared first on SLAM.

  • Kemba Walker Leads Team USA Past Australia
    by Marcel Mutoni on August 22, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    Led by Kemba Walker‘s game-high 23 points, Team USA held off Australia 102-86 before 51,218 people Thursday, the largest crowd to ever watch a basketball game Down Under. Myles Turner added 15 points and 14 rebounds for the U.S., which pulled away in the second half. Patty Mills and Chris Goulding each scored 19 for […] The post Kemba Walker Leads Team USA Past Australia appeared first on SLAM.

  • Happy 18th Birthday LaMelo! His Evolution Over the Years Has Been Crazy!
    by Arek Kissoyan on August 22, 2019 at 5:12 pm

    Watch LaMelo Ball’s evolution and growth over the years as we go through the each year beginning from when he was a 5’5″ 13 year old …(Read more) The post Happy 18th Birthday LaMelo! His Evolution Over the Years Has Been Crazy! appeared first on Ballislife.com.

  • Boston Celtics Roster Count: 2019 Training Camp
    by Chris Crouse on August 22, 2019 at 4:41 pm

    After a wild NBA offseason, training camps are fast approaching. Teams around the league are scrambling to iron out their rosters and will have plenty of decisions to make before rosters condense at the start of the regular season. Below is a list of the contract types the Boston Celtics have heading into training camp. […] The post Boston Celtics Roster Count: 2019 Training Camp appeared first on SLAM.

  • Memphis Grizzlies: 3 players facing the most pressure in 2019-20
    by Amaar Burton on August 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Most NBA teams in full rebuilding mode aren’t under any pressure to win, and the 2019-20 Memphis Grizzlies are no different. Despite an 11-win improvement last season (33-49) from their 2017-18 campaign, there is nothing resembling a “win-now” atmosphere surrounding the Memphis Grizzlies. After trading veteran stars Marc Gasol and Mike Conley Jr., and finally […] Memphis Grizzlies: 3 players facing the most pressure in 2019-20 – Hoops Habit – Hoops Habit – NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

  • Oklahoma City Thunder: 3 candidates for a breakout season in 2019-20
    by Albert Dadson on August 22, 2019 at 2:30 pm

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have transformed their team into a less competitive unit but there are still some players that should have breakout seasons. The Oklahoma City Thunder are not the same team that lost in the playoffs after Damian Lillard made the deep three that sent them home. The Thunder lost their two best […] Oklahoma City Thunder: 3 candidates for a breakout season in 2019-20 – Hoops Habit – Hoops Habit – NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

  • Boston Celtics: Brad Stevens has a point to prove this year
    by Adam Taylor on August 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Brad Stevens presided over numerous successful seasons as head coach of the Boston Celtics until provided with the most talented roster of his career. Hired as head coach of the Boston Celtics in 2013 to usher in a new era following the blockbuster trade with the Brooklyn Nets, Brad Stevens has developed a reputation as […] Boston Celtics: Brad Stevens has a point to prove this year – Hoops Habit – Hoops Habit – NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

  • Dallas Mavericks: 5 reasons to be optimistic
    by Garrett Smith on August 22, 2019 at 11:30 am

    We all know just how bad things were for the Dallas Mavericks last season, but let’s look on the bright side. 2018-19 was an interesting season for Dallas Mavericks fans, just not on the scoreboard. The Mavericks were only better than the 19-63 Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference last year and missed the playoffs […] Dallas Mavericks: 5 reasons to be optimistic – Hoops Habit – Hoops Habit – NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats