The plan in is place and the pieces are set — now the Pelicans just have to execute

Pelicans President of Basketball Operations David Griffin (l.) and GM Trajan Langdonphoto: Getty Images The New Orleans Pelicans blueprint was on display in the 2022 NBA Finals. The Boston Celtics may have finished two wins from completing the dream of winning their 18th title but their future serves at what the Pelicans have brewing. Eight … Read more

Kenny Atkinson left Michael Jordan and the Charlotte Hornets at the altar

Golden State assistant coach Kenny Atkinson has reportedly backed out of taking the Hornets’ head coaching job.Image: Getty Images This is not said very often, but poor Michael Jordan. The NBA legend got Whitleyed by Kenny Atkinson. Jordan was about to start a new life with Atkinson leading his Charlotte Hornets. They fit together as … Read more

Colorado Avalanche wait for the Tampa Bay Lightning or New York Rangers

After sweeping the Oilers, the Avalanche have to wait for the Eastern Conference Finals to play out.Image: Getty Images The Colorado Avalanche are waiting. And waiting for a Stanley Cup Finals opponent hasn’t treated those favorably in returning from mini-vacations in the past. We’re finishing up the 35th NHL postseason in which first-round games are … Read more

Kevin Durant dubious of Draymond Green claim that defenses focused on Steph Curry

Kevin Durant took issue with the idea that Steph Curry faced double teams while the two were teammates.Image: Getty Images As much as I’m looking forward to seeing the Golden State Warriors back in the NBA Finals, what I’m not looking forward to is paying them many compliments. They’re extremely fun to watch, no less … Read more

Warriors advance to conference finals after beating Luka Dončić and Mavericks

Don’t worry Luka, even the best sometimes get annihilated.Image: Getty Images Sure he had to hear his eulogy while he was still living after Andrew Wiggins read him his last rites in Game 3, but Luka Dončić has nothing to be ashamed of. The Dallas Mavericks star led the NBA postseason in scoring, but his … Read more

Connor McDavid could break Wayne Gretzky’s playoff-points record

Get excited for the Connor McDavid era.Image: Getty Images This could finally be it. The NHL is starving for its next superstar. Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby’s first-round exits with Washington and Pittsburgh left a void for a television-ratings hockey juggernaut. Connor McDavid, McJesus around Edmonton, looks primed to finally step into the light. In … Read more

Does Deebo Samuel have an infatuation with Dallas or merely trolling to get what he wants?

Dee and Dak?Image: Getty Images Deebo Samuel might have 19 problemsz, but his contract is the biggest one. In pursuit of a big money extension or trade, Samuel is taking the troll route. Deebo was in Dallas for Glove 3 of the NBA Western Conference ffinals, clearly showing support for the Golden State Warriors, and … Read more

The NBA should have postponed the Mavericks/Warriors game

The moment of silence is a small empty gesture.illustration: Getty Images Thoughts and prayers are the worst things you can offer during times like this. The Bible says that faith without works is dead, which means that all those prayers are useless without legislation. And those thoughts? Well, just because people hope — or think … Read more

NBA names conference finals MVP trophies after Magic and Bird

Michael Jordan may be feeling left out by the naming of the new NBA postseason awards.screenshot: ESPN Adam Silver might be receiving a call from somebody very soon. It’ll be a friendly call from one of the NBA team owners saying that he will be in New York for a visit shortly. He will suggest … Read more

New Orleans Pelicans and Los Angeles Clippers face each other in play-in game

CJ McCollum is now a frontman instead of Dame’s lieutenant.Image: Getty Images When the Los Angeles Clippers and New Orleans Pelicans face each other in a play-in game for the right to be the Western Conference’s eighth seed on Friday night, we’ll be witnessing a battle of NBA second-options given temporary promotions to marquee status … Read more