LeBron James rejects the idea he’s ever played on a “superteam”—despite numerous protestations to the contrary—but he may just be about to form one. ESPN reports the Cleveland Cavaliers tried to do a three-way deal heading into the 2017 draft that would have sent Paul George to Cleveland. Kevin Love would have gone to Denver, with the Nuggets giving the Indiana Pacers draft picks and young players for a rebuild.
LaVar Ball took part in what was supposed to be a fun segment with his sons Lonzo and LaMelo on WWE’s “Monday Night Raw” TV show, but the segment quickly went off the rails in more ways than one. “Monday Night Raw” was broadcast live from Staples Center on the USA Network, and the Balls appeared on Miz TV, the in-show interview segment hosted by WWE heel The Miz. The ring had four mannequins wearing “Big Baller” T-shirts. Miz introduced LaVar Ball and his son, LaMelo. LaVar got booed as he ran down and slid into the ring. LaVar started hyping the Big Baller brand and got booed again. LaMelo didn’t say anything, but seemed to be having the time of his life. LaVar then introduced Lonzo, who came
New Orleans Pelicans DeMarcus Cousins has been known to carry a bit of weight on his frame. Cousins has reportedly dropped quite a bit of weight during his off-season regimen, eating right and even hiring the personal trainer who made Julius Randle look so good in just a short amount of time for the Los Angeles Lakers. Speaking to WDSU, Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry Said cousins was primed to take a new role for the pelicans next season, taking on a bit of a ball handler role as a point center.