After turning down $55 million, James Harden gets $80 million

After turning down $55 million, James Harden gets $80 million

The Houston Rockets landed their star player after all, but it came at a hefty price. Shooting guard James Harden has agreed to sign a five-year, $80 million extension with Houston before tonight’s 11:59 ET deadline. Harden, the regining NBA Sixth Man of the Year and an Olympic gold medalist, was traded from the Oklahoma […]

New York vs Brooklyn game postponed

New York vs Brooklyn game postponed

The National Basketball Association game scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 1 between the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center has been postponed due to the conditions in the New York area caused by Hurricane Sandy. “Mayor Bloomberg informed us this afternoon that after further analysis of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy that […]

Christmas in Moscow

Christmas in Moscow

Dionte Christmas (196 cm, Temple’09) has signed for Russian team CSKA Moscow for the rest of the season. Christmas was one of the last cuts by the Boston Celtics before the NBA season started. Last season he started in Greece and ended with the Houston Rockets.

3×3 basketball is big in Venezuela

3×3 basketball is big in Venezuela

3×3 basketball is big in Venezuela. 2012 is the country’s first year participating the FIBA 3×3 tournament which means that this type of basketball will grow even more. Venezuala won 3 out of the 7 games in Group B this year, but that modest record does not mean that 3×3 is losing any popularity in […]

Greivis Vásquez may be starting player for Hornets

Greivis Vásquez may be starting player for Hornets

Venezuelan guard Greivis Vásquez (197 cm, Maryland’10) might be a starting player for the New Orleans Hornets. When he was playing his last year in the NCAA, few thought that he would be drafted in the 1st round (28th) or that he would be in the NBA long enough for a contract. Vásquez, compared to […]

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