NBA Trend Values The Versatility Of… Lawyers?

Image Credit: Michael Silver / Front Office Sports The NBA, one of the most entertaining and star driven professional leagues, recently has found lawyers to be valuable as general managers and/or president of basketball operations. Although this trend is relatively new and not common with other professional leagues, there appears to be a natural fit... Continue Reading →

General Manager’s Tweet Impacting NBA Salary Cap

Image Credit: Jerome Solomon / Houston Chronicle Currently, the NBA regular season is just over half-way through. This season has featured several captivating storylines such as: the "Battle for LA" between the Showtime Lakers and the Kawhi Leonard-led Clippers, the analytics-driven Rockets, and a highly competitive Eastern Conference post-LeBron James. As a result, NBA fans... Continue Reading →

Towns and Embiid Square Off.. Kinda

Wednesday night saw the first fight of the 2019-20 NBA season. An entertaining scuffle broke out midway through the third quarter of the Timberwolves and 76ers game between Karl-Anthony Towns and Joel Embiid. The altercation started after the two got tangled up going for a steal under the basket. Both players are 2x All-Stars and... Continue Reading →

Hey, NCAA, the NBA is Taking Charge

After Arizona Head Coach Sean Miller was directly linked to a $100,000 payment offer to his freshman phenom and now PAC-12 Player of the Year, Deandre Ayton, I argued that the pay for play culture in college basketball was the logical consequence of the influx of money the NCAA receives and its unwillingness to accept governance responsibility... Continue Reading →

Two Huge Sports Hires Show the Power of #MeToo

The #MeToo Movement has helped create a safe space for all victims to come forward with their accounts of sexual harassment, and the pro sports world is one of the latest that has been impacted.  The openness and safe space that the movement has created has likely contributed to the recent investigations of two high-powered,... Continue Reading →

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