Marcus Smart to donate his blood plasma to National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project

Well we warned the coronavirus back when Smart tested positive:The coronavirus has done fucked with the wrong person now. https://t.co/hMuPY2bvw5 https://t.co/RH0Pp88KRs— CelticsLife.com (@celticslife) March 20, 2020Now that Smart is coronavirus free, he's going on the offensive:Smart has been one of...

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7 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

Celtics' Marcus Smart to donate blood plasma for COVID-19 research

Boston Celtics star Marcus Smart recently was cleared after testing positive for COVID-19, and now he’s going to do his part in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Shams Charania of The Athletic shared Tuesday night that Smart plans to donate his blood plasma to the National COVID-19 Convalescent...

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7 hours ago, Yardbarker, Boston Celtics

Quarantine Question of the Day: Who are your favorite non-Celtics players in today's NBA?

Unfortunately we will have no recaps or Green Envy's for a while, so figured it might be fun and give people a distraction to debate in the comment section on a different question every day while we are stuck in this new normal.Today's question:Who are your favorite non-Celtics players in the NBA?Pretty...

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7 hours ago, Celtics Life, Boston Celtics

LeBron James, Kevin Durant among handful of players who got this year’s contract money up front

LeBron James, Kevin Durant among handful of players who got this year’s contract money up front

The majority of players are on 12-month pay cycles as part of their contracts.

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7 hours ago, NBC Sports

Steph Gonna Steph, Even in Times Like These

Like many of us, Stephen Curry has been compelled make a change in lifestyle due to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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8 hours ago, Golden State Warriors, Golden State Warriors

Report: NBA could use Las Vegas casino, play games in ‘ballroom with courts’

As the NBA attempts to wrap its head around a solution to getting the season back on amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a new idea has emerged. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, reporting live from his home on SportsCenter Tuesday, said the NBA is considering using a Las Vegas casino to play at least some regular...

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8 hours ago, Yardbarker

Warriors Bracketology presented by Budweiser

As one of four charter members of the NBA, the Warriors franchise's rich history has been defined by iconic moments, beloved players and

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8 hours ago, Golden State Warriors, Golden State Warriors

Toronto official: Ban doesn't include pro teams

Toronto's cancellation of all city-led and permitted events through June 30 amid the coronavirus pandemic does not apply to professional sports leagues such as the NBA, NHL, MLB or MLS, a spokesman for Mayor John Tory said Tuesday.

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8 hours ago, ESPN, Toronto Raptors

Report: LeBron James, Kevin Durant Among 'All You Can Get' Contract Players

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James , Brooklyn Nets stars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving , Washington Wizards star John Wall and Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin are among ...

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9 hours ago, Bleacher Report

Kendrick Perkins Says He Has $16,000 Worth of Fortnite Bills on His Credit Card

Fortnite is a free video game—unless you're Kendrick Perkins . On an episode of Hoop Streams on Tuesday, t he former NBA star revealed his kids spent so much money ...

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9 hours ago, Bleacher Report

Damian Lillard opposes idea of later NBA season start running into summer

Damian Lillard opposes idea of later NBA season start running into summer

"I’m definitely not a fan of that and I don’t see many guys being a fan of that."

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9 hours ago, NBC Sports

Durant, Young highlight players-only NBA 2K tourney on ESPN

Durant, Young highlight players-only NBA 2K tourney on ESPN

Kevin Durant and Trae Young will lead a 16-player field of NBA players in an NBA 2K20 tournament airing on ESPN

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9 hours ago, FOX Sports

Social Roundup: See what athletes are doing with their seasons suspended – March 31

Social Roundup: See what athletes are doing with their seasons suspended – March 31

With play suspended across all professional sports leagues, athletes are spending more time on social media than ever before.

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9 hours ago, FOX Sports

Let’s appreciate a Laker: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, the manna from heaven

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images Kentavious Caldwell-Pope may have been viewed as the right player for the Lakers at the wrong time a few years ago, but he’s a beloved member of the team now. Editor’s Note: For as long as the NBA season is stopped, we’ll be taking a daily look back...

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9 hours ago, Silver Screen and Roll, Los Angeles Lakers

KD leads field of 16 in NBA 2K tourney on ESPN

The Nets' Kevin Durant will lead a field of 16 NBA players competing in the 2K20 Player Tournament that will take place on ESPN beginning Friday. The winner will receive $100,000 to give to a select charity in support of the coronavirus relief efforts.

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9 hours ago, ESPN

LeBron James, Kevin Durant among few players already receiving 90% of salary

The current work stoppage has complicated financial matters for most NBA players, but LeBron James and several others are better off than the majority. Marc Stein of The New York Times reported on Tuesday that players are receiving paychecks on April 1 but have not been assured further payments. Stein...

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10 hours ago, Yardbarker

The Most Knicks Moment Ever* tournament: Joy Division I & Slam Dunks

Which is the Knicksiest #Knicks of them all? Quarantine isn’t life. Also it is, though. Our seven-year-old has started making her own breakfast. This little biped who used to need us to do every little thing for her can now feed herself. She’s also developed an outsized attitude where she’s suddenly...

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10 hours ago, Posting and Toasting, New York Knicks

Sabonis to Participate in First-Ever "NBA 2K Players Tournament" on ESPN and ESPN2

New York, NY – March 31, 2020 – 2K, the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) tod

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10 hours ago, Indiana Pacers, Indiana Pacers

Odds each New Orleans Pelicans free agent re-signs this summer

While they won’t have too many dramatic free agents hitting the unrestricted market, the New Orleans Pelicans have choices to make on their roster. The New Orleans Pelicans have an interesting summer ahead of them, one way or the other, with six players on their roster hitting free agency in some...

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10 hours ago, Pelican Debrief, New Orleans Pelicans

Minnesota Timberwolves Roundup: Restricted free agency and more

The Minnesota Timberwolves have some well-documented tough decisions to make this offseason in restricted free agency. Plus, an intriguing profile of  head trainer Gregg Farnum. We’ve spent plenty of time here at Dunking With Wolves covering the challenges on deck for the Minnesota Timberwolves...

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10 hours ago, Dunking with Wolves, Minnesota Timberwolves

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