Articles by Ashish Mathur

Clippers’ Beverley: ‘We are the best team in LA’

Los Angeles Clippers guard Patrick Beverley has never been one to mince words and the rugged defender continued that trend Wednesday night. At an event for season ticket holders, Beverley said the Clippers, and not the Los Angeles Lakers, are the best team in LA and that the Clippers will make the playoffs in 2018-19. “I’ll […]

Suns’ Knight ‘very excited’ to get back on the court after ACL injury

Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight, who missed the entire 2017-18 season, can’t wait for the upcoming season to start and is ready to take on more of a leadership role. Knight suffered a torn ACL in his left knee during the summer of 2017. The 26-year-old played in 54 games in 2016-17 with the Suns and averaged 11.0 […]

Clyde Drexler says Nuggets ‘a great place’ for Thomas

Isaiah Thomas signed a one-year, $2.2 million free-agent deal with the Denver Nuggets in July and NBA Hall-of-Famer Clyde Drexler believes Denver is a great fit for Thomas. “Denver is a great place for him,” Drexler told Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson on Scoop B Radio. “I think he’ll have a chance to get out of the spotlight, […]

Former Cavs GM Griffin says LeBron, Lakers can’t afford slow start

When LeBron James returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014, the team started 19-20 and had major chemistry issues. James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love were struggling to coexist on the court and it took the three All-Stars quite some time to figure out how to play with each other. Luckily for the Cavs, they’re in the […]

Hornets’ Walker says ‘it was fun’ to play with Howard

Since requesting a trade from the Orlando Magic, Dwight Howard has played for the Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, and will suit up for the Washington Wizards in the 2018-19 season. The former All-NBA center has been unable to stay anywhere and is reportedly a huge locker room issue. Hornets point […]

Curry reveals why Timberwolves didn’t draft him

The 2009 NBA draft will likely forever haunt the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Timberwolves had the fifth and sixth overall picks in the draft and were in desperate need of a floor general. So, the club drafted Ricky Rubio with the fifth pick and Jonny Flynn with the sixth.

Moore not surprised Cousins left, thought Rondo was coming back

New Orleans Pelicans shooting guard E‘Twaun Moore wasn’t too surprised DeMarcus Cousins didn’t return to the team in free agency this summer, but was confounded when he heard Rajon Rondo signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. Cousins, who tore his left Achilles’ tendon in January, turned down an extension from the Pelicans before the season ended and didn’t receive any […]

Wade, Heat deny a deal has been reached

Both Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat seem to have refuted a report from Sports Radio 610 claiming Wade has re-signed with the club for one year and will retire after the 2018-19 season. Wade is an unrestricted free-agent and will only sign with the Heat if he decides to play in his 16th season in […]

Lakers’ Kuzma says ‘a lot of people are underestimating us’

Many have questioned LeBron James’ move to the Los Angeles Lakers after the superstar signed a four-year, $153.5 million free-agent deal with the team. The roster appears nowhere near ready to compete for a championship in the rugged Western Conference and the Lakers might even struggle to make the playoffs, considering James is surrounded by a […]

Blazers’ McCollum finds superteams ‘disgusting’

Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard C.J. McCollum says he finds superteams in the NBA “disgusting” and would never openly join a team that already has multiple All-Stars or future Hall-of-Famers. During an interview in China, McCollum was asked about the Golden State Warriors and their superteam dynamic and McCollum didn’t mince words. “I would never […]

Vegas picks LeBron to win MVP next season

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James is the favorite to win the 2018-19 MVP award, according to Las Vegas Bovada Official. James has won MVP four times in his career. He signed a four-year deal with the Lakers this summer, joining the rugged Western Conference after spending the first 15 years of his career in the […]

Haslem expected to return to Heat

Udonis Haslem is expected to return for his 16th NBA season with the Miami Heat, though nothing was finalized as of Wednesday morning — according to a report from Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Haslem has spent his entire pro career in South Beach and is the Heat’s all-time leader in rebounds. “It was […]