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NBA Submits Proposal to Lower Draft Age to 18

The NBA has submitted a formal proposal to the National Basketball Players Association to lower the draft age for the league to 18, USA Today reports. The publication, which cited an anonymous source that has “knowledge of the proposal,” added that it’s the “first step in formal negotiations to lower the age limit by the 2022 draft.”

The current draft-eligible age is 19. Continue reading NBA Submits Proposal to Lower Draft Age to 18

Anthony Davis Reportedly Isn’t Playing for Pelicans Beyond This Season

Much has been made of where Anthony Davis might go if he were to leave the New Orleans Pelicans. Publicly, AD has continued to say all the right things, even handling the LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo’s fawning with graceContinue reading Anthony Davis Reportedly Isn’t Playing for Pelicans Beyond This Season

Kobe Bryant’s Mamba Sports Academy Coming to L.A.

The next phase of Kobe Bryant‘s post-NBA career is taking shape. Bryant is teaming up with the Sports Academy to create the MAMBA Sports Academy, a 100,000 square-foot palace in Thousand Oaks, California that, according to the former Lakers star, is “a natural expansion of my commitment to educating and empowering the next generation of kids through sports.” The press release describes it as an “academy to a holistic, multi-sport training for young athletes.” Continue reading Kobe Bryant’s Mamba Sports Academy Coming to L.A.

Gilbert Arenas Drains 95 of 100 Three-Pointers for $100K Bet With Nick Young

Former Wizards teammates Gilbert Arenas and Nick Young are making it feel like ’07, popping off on YouTube like they’re hitting Ozio and Love later in the evening. But their wacky partnership happened over a decade ago, and Hibachi has long since retired following his infamous brandishing of firearms in the Wizards locker room and a succession of leg injuries. So much time has passed, in fact, you can now call Nick Young a champion without a hint of irony. Continue reading Gilbert Arenas Drains 95 of 100 Three-Pointers for $100K Bet With Nick Young