1. Klay Thompson in 2016 Rio Olympics so far...
China: 1-6 FG, 0-3 from three
Venezuela: 0-5 FG, 0-4 from three
Australia: 2-9 FG, 2-6 from three
Serbia: 1-6 FG, 1-3 from three
2. LeBron may be worth $33 M now but...
Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson could be worth more when they signed their deals in 1997 and 1981, respectively. Jordan's salary was $33M for 1997-98, which is worth about $50 million today; on the other hand, Magic had his $25 M a year 35 years ago, and that could've been worth Read More
Some NBA Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Picks for a six-game Thursday:
Kyle Lowry, PG ($8,500)
Kyle Lowry has been an absolute stud the past five games. He compiled at least 43 fantasy points during that span including topping at 52 points in a road game at Cleveland. The battle with Orlando is the Toronto Raptors' fifth consecutive road game so at this point, it doesn't matter whether Lowry is at home or in another building. He simply produces.
Kawhi Leonard, SF ($8,100)
Unlike Read More
I can barely keep up with the transactions happening around the league and it's still January.
In the past few days, the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith from New York while paying a steep price (two first round picks) to land Timofey Mozgov from the Denver Nuggets. Dion Waiters, too, went from Ohio to Oklahoma in the same deal.
(Mozgov is potentially more valuable now that he's on a team desperate for a rim-protecting big man. He should be getting minutes as a back-up Read More