Indiana Pacers: 2019-20 NBA season preview

(Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)The Indiana Pacers made big changes to their roster in the offseason, but will it get them off the 48-win plateau?Two years ago, the Indiana Pacers, faced with Paul George‘s impending free agency...

All hosts announced for the 2019 FIBA Women’s Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournaments

Photo: FIBA.Basketball FIBA has confirmed all five hosts for the 2019 FIBA Women’s Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournament, taking place in November across three regions – Africa, Americas, and Asia-Oceania.There are five tournaments in total, with Africa hosting one tournament and the Americas...

Luis Scola on playing in his 5th Olympic Games: “Now I’m so close, I...

Photo: Armani Milano Luis Scola shared his thoughts on the 2020 Olympic Games, which will be the fifth competition the Argentinian legend will participate. Here is what the center of Armani Milano said in the latest “All Access” episode: “For two or three years...

Win totals, MVP and Sixth Man odds

Where will the Brooklyn Nets finish in the East? Do any Nets have a shot at the MVP or Sixth Man of the Year awards? Vegas has some predictions.With Kevin Durant unlikely to return this season, the Brooklyn Nets...

10 bold predictions for 2019-20 season, including a new champ

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)For diehard basketball fans the upcoming NBA season can’t get here soon enough. With that in mind, it’s time to make a few bold declarations that may actually have a chance at coming to fruition.Although...

Sources: Malik Beasley, Nuggets Discussing Extension | Basketball Insiders

Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors have agreed on a one-year, $31 million contract extension that takes the five-time All-Star guard out of July’s free-agent market, agent Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports told ESPN. The extension guarantees Lowry two years...

Sources: Marcus Morris Expected to Avoid Suspension after Flagrant 2 Ejection

According to an industry official, it does not appear new Knicks forward Marcus Morris will receive a suspension after his Flagrant 2 ejection in Monday’s preseason opener for batting a ball in the face of Wizards forward Justin Anderson....

NBA DPOTY Watch 2019-20: Preseason Edition | Basketball Insiders

At long last, the preseason is finally in full swing, giving basketball fans limited time to process the NBA’s drastically-altered state of play before the 2019-20 season officially tips off in a couple of weeks. But one dynamic that was...

NBA MVP Watch 2019-20: Preseason Edition | Basketball Insiders

In the ultra-competitive Western Conference, multiple playoff bids may be determined by presently unexpected or unproven players. Every game matters, particularly as franchises begin counting up the wins and losses headed into the springtime. Superstars can carry a roster,...

Oklahoma City Thunder could be scary defensively

Nobody is expecting this Oklahoma City Thunder team to go anywhere, but they could threaten teams with their defense.The Oklahoma City Thunder are not contenders this season or projected to make the playoffs for the first time in a...