NBA

NBA pros on the big screen: can these stars act?

Does every NBA superstar really want to be in the movies? You might think so, judging by the long, eventful history of players going to Hollywood (not to mention the number of flops in the game today). As the new “Space Jam: A New Legacy” takes the burgeoning subgenre of …

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NBA rumors: several teams interested in Nerlens Noel

The New York Knicks were one of the most surprising teams in the NBA this season. Their motley group, led by most improved player Julius Randle, shocked the league and climbed to fourth place in the Eastern Conference. For the first time in nearly a decade, playoff basketball has returned …

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NBA Hall of Fame trades basketball for insurance brokerage

NBA Hall of Fame member Isiah Thomas named one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history is making waves again, not as a basketball player, but as a as an insurance broker. Thomas’ firm, ISIAH International, is expanding its portfolio by entering the global insurance and benefits brokerage markets. …

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2021 NBA Draft prospect profile: Ziaire Williams

Ziaire Williams, AVANT, Standford 6’8 “(6’11” wingspan) 185 pounds from Lancaster, Calif. Last season with Stanford – 20 games played, 27.9 minutes per game, 15.3 points per 40 minutes, 37.4% from the field (29.1% from three of 79 attempts), 79.6% from the line free throws, 6.5 rebounds per 40 minutes, …

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