First-year Bull Jabari Parker is thankful he's in position to give back to his hometown

Nov 20, 2018 | by K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune
First-year Bull Jabari Parker is thankful he's in position to give back to his hometown

Continuing a tradition they started in Milwaukee and held during each of his four seasons there, Jabari Parker and his family handed out Thanksgiving dinners Tuesday afternoon.

This time, it was at home.

‘I love you, Son’: Lancaster plays for family

Nov 18, 2018 | by Bill Huber,

On Oct. 6, the Green Bay Packers promoted rookie defensive tackle Tyler Lancaster from the practice squad. The timing – during the first week of the NFL’s annual “Crucial Catch” campaign – was fitting.

In January, Lancaster’s father, Brad, died of oral cancer.

Phillip Lindsay moves from comforts of home to top NFL rookie candidate

Nov 18, 2018 | by Mike Klis,

ENGLEWOOD — In football, an inconvenient sport in the sense games are once a week leaving six other days for newspapers and TV stations to fill, the star returning to play at home has long been a go-to storyline.

Broncos’ running back Phillip Lindsay, who has emerged as a star in his very first professional season, home is where his bed ...

EuroLeague focuses on CSKA’s Alec Peters

Nov 16, 2018 | by John Askounis,
EuroLeague focuses on CSKA’s Alec Peters

Alec Peters started his debut EuroLeague season averaging 6.8 points and 2.8 rebounds in CSKA’s six first matches. In the latest “Focus on”video, he talked about his adjustment to life in Moscow and the differences between European and American basketball.

On his decision to join the Russians he said: “I knew some of the American guys here. Obviously I knew the success the club has each year”.

E’Twaun Moore off to fantastic start and has evolved well beyond glue guy role for New Orleans Pelicans

Nov 16, 2018 | by Preston Ellis, SB Nation
E’Twaun Moore off to fantastic start and has evolved well beyond glue guy role for New Orleans Pelicans

Let’s just be honest with one another: I am an unabashed E’Twaun Moore homer.

From his time in Chicago — and even earlier in Orlando, I have been absolutely infatuated with his basketball resiliency, his soft and steady scoring touch inside the perimeter, his unapologetic and instantaneous long-range trigger, and his penchant to do whatever the team asks, with little to no regard ...

Bradley Beal becomes youngest player in NBA history to reach 900 career 3-pointers

Nov 14, 2018 | by Bob Trosset, NBC Sports

Before Wednesday's Wizards-Cavs game, J.R. Smith held the record for youngest NBA player to reach 900 career 3-pointers. 

With 4:31 left in the opening quarter. Bradley Beal caught a pass from Otto Porter andknocked down his 900th career triple. 

The 25-year-old is a career 39 percent 3-point shooter. Through 13 games this season, Beal is stroking it at 34 percent, but scoring ...

Grizzlies: How Jevon Carter is adapting to wild NBA and G-League schedule

Nov 14, 2018 | by David Cobb, Memphis Commercial Appeal

How was your weekend? 

Here's how Grizzlies rookie point guard Jevon Carter spent his:

Friday morning he participated in shootaround with the Memphis Hustle at the Landers Center in Southaven before driving 17.5 miles to FedExForum in time to practice with the Grizzlies at noon.

By late afternoon, he was back in Southaven, where he scored 25 points in 38 minutes and led the Hustle to a 124-111 victory over ...


Nov 14, 2018 | by Tom Dowd,

It was the day before Halloween, and while costumes were at the ready across the city to turn kids into everything from the most popular superheroes to beloved characters, Jared Dudley was thinking about a different type of transformation.

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Social Sidelines: The Legend of Headband Joe Ingles

Nov 13, 2018 | by Aaron Falk,
Social Sidelines: The Legend of Headband Joe Ingles

Games against the Memphis Grizzlies are always tough, grit-and-grind slugfests that leave both teams beaten up, and Monday night was no exception. Joe Ingles caught an elbow from Grizzlies guard MarShon Brooks late in the fourth quarter, cutting the Jazzman above the left eye. Blood ran down Ingles’ face and he had to leave the game to be stitched up.

E'Twaun Moore's big night helps Pelicans beat league-leading Raptors 126-110

Nov 12, 2018 | by Holly MacKenzie, The New Orleans Advocate

Prior to the Pelicans taking on the league-leading Toronto Raptors on Monday night, Toronto coach Nick Nurse had high praise for New Orleans.

“They’re an offensive juggernaut,” he said. “They’re trying to hit you quick, with everything that they do. If you think you’re going to ease into possessions defensively… they’re going to score on you.”


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