Most Canadians prefer the NHL over the NBA. Likewise, while the Boston Celtics may sign Gordon Hayward in free agency, they'll still be looked at as the underdogs against James and the Cavs. According to data provided by Brittni Donaldson, a data analyst from SportVU, the NBA's camera-based tracking system, James scored 12 points in 11 possessions with Tucker as the primary defender, with just two baskets coming in isolation, a staple of James's offense.
Gay may not be the young talent that the Kings are looking for, but he's not exactly 35. If Randolph and Calderon were to join the Cavs, it would likely be for the veteran's minimum of about $1.6 million.
The NBA free agency period has become incredibly compelling theater over the years, at times outpacing the excitement of the season itself. After losing to the Golden State Warriors in this year's NBA Finals, the Cavaliers obviously need to make some changes if they want to compete for the title next season as well. He could bring Wade with him too. The Warriors eventually dethroned the Cavs in five games.
Sidney Crosby will be a lifer with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Connor McDavid is about to sign long-term with the Edmonton Oilers, and the Chicago Blackhawks always find a way to keep their big three of Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, and Duncan Keith.
Off season headlines spark passion, controversy, and considerable debate. For the last few weeks it has been heavily speculated that Chauncey Billups (2004 NBA Champion/Finals MVP with the Detroit Pistons) would take over the General Management/president of operations position with Cleveland. So the Lakers are an option.
Connolly hasn't reached his potential, but with increased ice time and responsibility, there's still time for him to blossom into the player that came into the league with much fanfare as the sixth overall pick of the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2010.
Basketball Reference estimates that if Love's career ended today at age 28, he'd have a 42.8% chance of making the Hall of Fame. But this last season was his best thanks to significant improvement behind the three-point line. It's possible he could head back down to play for the Heat again.
Defense attorney Gregory P. Isaacs, at a news conference Friday, said the state can't prove that the horseplay of the boys sparked a fire in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that caused the deadly wildfires in Gatlinburg five days later. Perhaps it will now become a three-team league with the Houston Rockets' acquisition of Chris Paul.
Myles Mattila, a Cariboo Cougars player in 2016-17, has been recognized by the Prime Minister himself after receiving the Chair of the Board Award from BC Hockey.
The NBA offseason is in full swing, which means it's peak season for dumping on Kevin Love. But at what cost?
The biggest thing the Knicks have going for them in this situation? It's the modern NBA offseason life cycle.
A streaker clad in only his socks ran across the field at a Brewers-Giants game in Milwaukee before three security personnel finally tackled him near shortstop.