Basketball

Enes Kanter
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Nick Friar
August 24, 2019 - 1:27 pm
In two years, Enes Kanter intends to become a United States citizen. When he does, the new Celtics center is thinking about “adding (an) ‘American name,’” as he told TMZ Sports . Kanter hasn’t decided which direction he wants to go in yet, so he’s taking suggestions on Twitter. (What could go wrong...
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Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
August 24, 2019 - 11:23 am
Following Team USA’s first-ever loss to the Australian national team, USA Basketball has announced its official roster for the 2019 FIBA World Cup. In the end, Kyle Kuzma was the odd man out, not San Antonio’s Derrick White. Though, it wasn’t a performance-based decision. The Lakers forward didn’t...
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Jayson Tatum and Marcus Smart
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Nick Friar
August 23, 2019 - 2:42 pm
When Marcus Smart didn’t play one minute against the Australian Boomers for Team USA on Thursday, it looked like he might be the odd man out. Although Smart is the best defender on the team, he’s coming off an injury and Gregg Popovich appears to have his rotations set. So why not keep Derrick...
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Tacko Fall
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Nick Friar
August 22, 2019 - 3:59 pm
It may take more than a few hours to fly from Boston to Senegal, but Tacko Fall is getting the same “at home” feeling he has when he goes back to Africa as he tours around New England. The undrafted Celtics rookie recently took a trip to New Hampshire to visit Canobie Lake Park and stopped in...
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Charles Barkley and Kevin Garnett
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Nick Friar
August 22, 2019 - 10:52 am
Almost exactly one month ago, TNT made an adjustment to its NBA coverage, making “Players Only” broadcasts a thing of the past. It was the right move for everyone. But it looks like TNT isn’t stopping there. According to The Big Lead , the station’s “Inside the NBA” will no longer feature Kevin...
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Marcus Smart
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Nick Friar
August 22, 2019 - 8:29 am
Derrick White didn’t exactly play much for Team USA in Thursday’s game against Australia, and the game was essentially over when he entered in the fourth quarter. But the Spurs guard still played. The same cannot be said for Marcus Smart, who was the only member of Team USA who didn’t get in the...
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