Back-to-back NBA MVP Stephen Curry will not slow down in the 2016-17 season despite health woes in the past months. His personal trainer revealed that the Golden State Warriors superstar is stronger than ever.
Brandon Payne, Curry's longtime trainer, told USA Today that the 28-year old point guard is the "strongest he's ever been". He disclosed that Curry spent the whole summer recovering from his right knee injury and undergoing an intense offseason workout regimen in the San Francisco Bay Area. more >>
The NBA off-season continues to be busy with trades, signings, and trade rumors. Here are some of the latest trade rumors for the 2016-17 NBA Season.
1. Michael Beasley to Milwaukee Bucks
Kevin Durant earned massive backlash after he departed from the Oklahoma City Thunder to join the Golden State Warriors. Russell Westbrook, his former teammate, is among the NBA stars who criticized him for his controversial decision.
From close allies, Durant and Westbrook will turn enemies in the 2016-17 NBA season. They will not only play for two of the strongest teams in the Western Conference, they are also heavily pitted as top contenders for the 2016-17 NBA MVP title. Who will dominate?
Durant vs Westbrook: Predictions more >>
The 2016-17 EFL Cup enters its fourth round, with teams fighting to get on top of each other and survive into the fifth round. A lot of heroes from the previous rounds, however, had their efforts undermined by the fact that their teams got eliminated early on.
Around half of the top scorers list of this year's EFL Cup have had their teams bow out of contention for the title, with the best of them included. Peter Crouch, Dean Bowditch and Jack Dunn sits at the top of the list, but will most probably vacate their places when the tournament proceeds in October.
Peter Crouch (3 goals) more >>
Jeremy Lin and the Brooklyn Nets do not aim of making the playoffs or winning the championship title in the 2016-17 NBA season. Nets general manager Sean Marks and head coach Kenny Atkinson revealed they have no expectations from the newly formed roster other than progress.
Per Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Marks and Atkinson both emphasized in a press conference that their primary focus in the upcoming season is to develop their newly acquired players in order to establish a strong foundation. Marks stated they want to do things strategically and systematically because they are aiming to build a longstanding foundation. more >>
Even though the Jeremy Lin phenomenon known as "Linsanity" died down years ago for most people, a comic writer hasn't forgotten it and is honoring the Brooklyn Nets star with his own Marvel Comic book.
Comic writer Greg Pak became a fan of Lin when he was dubbed "Linsanity" in 2012 after becoming the first player in NBA history to score 20 points with seven assists in his first four starting games with the New York Knicks. After creating the Marvel Asian-American comic book character Amadeus Cho with artist Takeshi Miyazawa, Pak thought Lin would fit perfectly into the storyline.
"I was here in New York when Linsanity happened and it never stopped for me," Pak said in a CBS sports report. "I followed him everywhere. I just love the guy. And at a certain point, I just found myself thinking, 'Hey, wouldn't it be cool if the biggest Asian-American superhero met the biggest Asian-American sports star?'" more >>