James Harden’s departure from Houston is likely a welcomed change for several Rockets players who spoke out publicly this week against his criticism of the team, which opened the door to a multiteam trade deal that landed him with the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Rockets’ DeMarcus Cousins rips James Harden’s approach before Nets trade: ‘The disrespect started way before’
Sources said that multiple players expressed displeasure with Harden’s recent attitude and effort toward the team and when Silas asked players for their "unfiltered views" that’s when Wall and Cousins asked for a direct response from Harden on his "level of commitment," the report stated. … [Read more...] about Rockets’ John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins confronted James Harden in locker room meeting before trade: report
Morris was ejected in the first quarter after an altercation with Cousins. Morris knocked Jae’Sean Tate to the ground in the lane with a hard shoulder to the chest and Cousins quickly pushed Morris to the ground. Cousins then turned and was bending down to help Tate off the court when Morris jumped up, charged at Cousins and shoved him with both hands. He was quickly pulled away by teammates and officials but continued jawing at Cousins and trying to follow him to the Houston bench. … [Read more...] about Davis has 27 as Lakers roll to 120-102 win over Rockets
Playing on a team that includes Stephen Curry and Draymond Green, and even while part of franchise that only two years ago also had a healthy Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant, Kevon Looney was still mentioned as one of the “foundational pieces” by Warriors head coach Steve Kerr. … [Read more...] about Can Warriors’ Kevon Looney be ‘metronome’ they need in the middle?
Wednesday's scheduled home game at TD Garden versus the Orlando Magic was called off after the league said in a statement that testing and contact tracing within the Celtics organization has left the team short of the eight available players required by the NBA for the Celtics to take the court. … [Read more...] about LeBron James hits no-look three pointer to win mid-game bet with teammate in LA Lakers rout