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Texas lands nation’s top available college basketball transfer in former Iowa State guard Tyrese Hunter

Former Iowa State guard Tyrese Hunter, the nation’s top available transfer, announced his commitment to Texas on Friday. Hunter chose the Longhorns over a final list that included Tennessee, Gonzaga,…

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The Golden State Warriors have weaponized their continuity

The Golden State Warriors are demonstrating the power of roster continuity and chemistry and they’re not the only contender benefiting. One of the most beautiful and impressive sequences of the…

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Best memes, tweets and reactions

May 26, 2022; San Francisco, California, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) and guard Stephen Curry (right) hug after winning game five of the 2022 western conference finals…

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Zion Williamson has finally been cleared to return to the court

New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson has been “cleared in his return to play progression without any restrictions,” according to a Pelicans statement. Even though Zion Williamson is firmly in Greg…

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Warriors vs. Mavericks prediction, odds: 2022 NBA playoff picks, Game 5 best bets from model on 87-59 run

The Golden State Warriors will have their second chance to close out the Dallas Mavericks when the teams collide for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night…

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LeBron James surprises students at his I Promise School before summer vacation

LeBron James has been busy off the court since the Los Angeles Lakers failed to make the postseason this year. He enjoyed a vacation to the Maldives with his family…

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Joel Embiid tweet, Miami Heat, trade rumours, Jimmy Butler, Philadelphia 76ers, Skip Bayless, reaction, video, latest, updates

Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid single-handedly sent the NBA world into meltdown and put the rumour mill into overdrive when he sent out a four-word tweet during Game 5 of…

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NBA DFS: Top Mavericks vs. Warriors DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for May 26, 2022

The Golden State Warriors have a chance to make it back to the NBA Finals for the first time since the 2018-19 season, but first they need to close things…

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Jaylen Brown leads Celtics’ second-half turnaround as Boston beats Miami Heat to reach brink of advancing to NBA Finals

1:04 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN MIAMI — The Celtics found themselves trailing the Heat by five, on the road, at halftime of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday…

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NBA playoffs 2022 – For the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat, the most important ability has been availability

MIAMI — In late January, the San Antonio Spurs traded backup guard Bryn Forbes to the Denver Nuggets. Five months later, that unassuming move has made a major impact on…

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Dribble Handoff: Trevor Keels, Drew Timme among those who should withdraw from NBA Draft, return to college

With the NBA Draft Combine behind us and the June 1 withdrawal deadline for early entrants looming, some college basketball players are mulling tough decisions about whether to stay in…

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Jalen Rose admitted he made a mistake voting Kyrie Irving for All-NBA

NBA analyst Jalen Rose admitted he made a mistake when he was the lone person to vote Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving to All-NBA 3rd Team.  It’s not easy…

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Did Joel Embiid just hint that he wants to join Jimmy Butler in Miami?

Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid hinted at a possible reunion with Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler — but it wouldn’t be in Philadelphia.  The majority of the NBA started their…

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Warriors are back and the Mavs have arrived

This isn’t the same Golden State team that once ran the NBA, but these playoffs have proven that Steph, Draymond and the Warriors are still a force. Only for a…

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3 win-win trades for the Rockets with the No. 3 pick

The Whiteboard is The Step Back’s daily basketball newsletter, covering the NBA, WNBA and more. Subscribe here to get it delivered to you via email each morning. From all indications, the…

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Norman Powell shares video of white woman harassing him at his gym

Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Norman Powell was harassed at a gym in Las Vegas by a white woman who asserted he was not “American” due to his race. Unfortunately,…

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