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“Too Much Sauce”: Sixers guard Stauskas spicing it up for Philly

“Too Much Sauce”: Sixers guard Stauskas spicing it up for Philly

Nik Stauskas — who adopted the nickname “Sauce Castillo” because of a closed captioning error — is spicing up the game for the Philadelphia 76ers. Stauskas’ nickname has increased his popularity in Philadelphia, which is the same city in which rapper Lil Uzi Vert hails from. Uzi and fellow rapper Future teamed up to create “Too […]

Embiid epitomizing “The Process” for Sixers

Embiid epitomizing “The Process” for Sixers

Joel Embiid waited over two years to prove his worth as a center in the NBA. Now, he has his chance to shine with the Philadelphia 76ers and he is doing more than living up to the hype. In seven games played so far in 2016, the 22-year-old rookie from Yaounde, Cameroon is leading all […]

With Kanter ascending, twin tower starting frontcourt may be a go for OKC

With Kanter ascending, twin tower starting frontcourt may be a go for OKC

It has been ‘Kevin Durant said this, Russell Westbrook said that’ all offseason for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Such drama is overshadowing the potential the Thunder have to form something big…real big. Although the NBA preseason just started in early October, Enes Kanter has not wasted any time getting into regular season form. The 6-11 […]

Seriously, dude? DeAndre Jordan values Olympics golds over NBA rings

Seriously, dude? DeAndre Jordan values Olympics golds over NBA rings

What’s worth more, NBA championships or Olympic gold? USA center DeAndre Jordan is apparently going with the Olympics in this argument. In an interview with ESPN prior to USA’s quarterfinal matchup against Argentina on Wednesday night, Jordan explained why he sees more importance in winning Olympic gold than winning an NBA title. “I think they’re […]

Is Harrison Barnes really worth $94 million?

Is Harrison Barnes really worth $94 million?

In an offseason highlighted by NBA franchises handing out dollar bills to free agents like Monopoly money, a major question remains; can Harrison Barnes become an “it” guy? As a free agent this summer, Barnes left the Golden State Warriors, the team he won an NBA championship with in 2015. He signed a four-year, $94 […]

Westbrook agrees to three-year, $85 million extension with OKC

Westbrook agrees to three-year, $85 million extension with OKC

Russell Westbrook will be playing a couple more years in an Oklahoma City uniform. According to league sources, the All-Star guard has agreed to a three-year, $85.7 million contract extension with the Thunder. The 27-year-old will sign the contract on Thursday in Oklahoma City, sources said. Westbrook’s salary for the 2016-17 season will now jump […]

Can They Finally Kill the .500 Bug?

    (Photo by:www.washingtonpost.com)   2014 All-Star John Wall and his gritty teammates have been maintaining a pretty good standing in the Eastern Conference but for some reason, they just can’t seem to get over .500 in the win percentage column. The last time the franchise was over .500 dates back to October 31st, 2009. […]