Thunder star Kevin Durant has foot pain, remains out (Yahoo Sports)


Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant likely won't return this season. General manager Sam Presti said Friday that Durant still has pain in his right foot, well after he was expected to be ready to return. The Thunder led the New Orleans Pelicans by a game for the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference playoffs heading into Friday night's games. Yahoo Sports - Top News Read more [...]

Should Raiders Spend Big on Randall Cobb or Draft Kevin White to Fill WR Need?


The Oakland Raiders have a glaring need at wide receiver heading into the offseason. Who should the Raiders target at wide receiver? Should they look at free agency or the draft? Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NFL Analysts Chris Simms and Matt Miller discuss the Raiders' need at wide receiver in the video above. Bleacher Report - Front Page Read more [...]

OKC Thunder’s Supporting Cast Key to Surviving Without Kevin Durant


So far, all indications are that Kevin Durant's right ankle will be fine. The Oklahoma City Thunder's staff had to convince Durant to sit out the second half of the team's 114-109 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Thursday, and once again got their way on Friday, though the reigning MVP was spotted without any injury-related gear on by Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com. Still, after playing their first 17 games of the 2014-15 NBA season without Durant, the Thunder likely understand the need to Read more [...]

Ethan Skolnick and Kevin Ding Debate Kobe Bryant vs. LeBron James


Kobe Bryant and LeBron James have arguably been the two biggest names in basketball for over a decade. Bryant's career achievements are unrivaled whereas LeBron's current statistical domination of the league is unmatched. Who is the better player? Which player has changed the game more? Who will have a greater legacy? Watch as Ric Bucher gets Kevin Ding and Ethan Skolnick to give answers on the Kobe vs. LeBron debate in the video above. Bleacher Report - Front Page Read more [...]

Texas A&M Players and Kevin Sumlin Go Nuts After Upsetting South Carolina


The Texas A&M Aggies simply dominated the South Carolina Gamecocks with a 52-28 win after coming in as underdogs thanks to a terrific night from Kenny Hill.With the dominant win to prove that they're still one of the best teams in the SEC, the team had a right to celebrate.After the win, head coach Kevin Sumlin came into the locker room and started getting his players fired up. It didn't take long before everyone in the locker room was going crazy.[YouTube, h/t College Spun] Bleacher Report Read more [...]

Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA (Yahoo Sports)


Kevin Love still doesn't know where he will play next season, his NBA future hanging in the air while a seldom-used league rule complicates a potential trade to Cleveland. The only thing certain from a basketball standpoint for Love is that he won't be playing for Team USA this summer. Love had to withdraw from Team USA's roster while the Minnesota Timberwolves field offers for their three-time All-Star, a process that was extended when Cavaliers rookie Andrew Wiggins signed his contract this week. Read more [...]

Kevin Johnson Meets with NBA Agents, Signaling New Approach from Players Union


Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, who is spearheading the NBA Players Association’s search for a new executive director, held a brief meeting in Chicago to update player agents on the current state of the search and the plan moving forward. That doesn’t sound earth-shattering unless compared to how former executive director Billy Hunter operated before being unanimously voted out of office 15 months ago following an audit that revealed a host of questionable financial and hiring decisions Read more [...]