Lonzo Ball said on Tuesday that he’s better than another player most see as superior to him: Washington point guard Markelle Fultz. In fairness to Lonzo, though, the margin between the UCLA point guard and Fultz is a universe closer than the one between his father LaVar and Michael Jordan. The Vertical’s Jonathan Givony currently has Fultz going No. 1 to the Celtics in his latest mock draft with Ball going to the Lakers with the second pick.
Carmelo Anthony is all about sustainability. For a dude who’s sported fur in the locker room and whose “friends'” marijuana found its way into his gear not once, but twice, we shouldn’t be surprised Carmelo Anthony is “more of a natural guy.” That philosophy apparently extends to the New York Knicks star’s stance on performance-enhancing drugs. Asked about teammate Joakim Noah’s 20-game suspension for his alleged use of Androgen, a steroid-like testosterone-boosting substance banned by the NBA, Anthony shared his extremely mellow thoughts on injury recovery agents after Monday’s 109-95 win over the Pistons.
Mike Felger and Marc Bertrand talk about the Celtics clinching the No. 1 spot in the Eastern Conference and other potential threats for the C's.