Justified or not, Kristaps Porzingis’ afterthought concerns were a long time coming

Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis of the Dallas Mavericks react against the LA Clippers in the first quarter in game three of the Western Conference...

Having agreed a five-year max contract with the Dallas Mavericks in 2019, teaming up with fellow European import Luka Doncic, it’s unsurprising that reports have surfaced over the big man’s disapproval at his role as an afterthought to their star guard – but things need to change. Continue reading

Back to work: Lakers win Andre Drummond race after he agrees buyout

Andre Drummond of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots over LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers during the first quarter at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse...

After agreeing to a buyout on Friday from the Cleveland Cavaliers, two-time All-Star center Andre Drummond has joined the Los Angeles Lakers for their postseason push – despite a competitive race for his services with the Boston Celtics and LA Clippers among four other teams to meet with the 27-year-old this past weekend before his final decision was made.
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Preview: Utah Jazz vs Dallas Mavericks – Can Doncic & co snap Jazz’s nine-game streak?

Luka Doncic and Jalen Brunson of the Dallas Mavericks hi-five during the game against the Denver Nuggets on January 25, 2021 at the American Airlines...

Two Western Conference sides clash in the early hours on Thursday, as the Dallas Mavericks (8-9) travel to Salt Lake City against an in-form Utah Jazz (13-4) team next.  In what will be billed as the battle of the duos: Mitchell-Gobert vs. Doncic-Porzingis, the hosts put their nine-game winning streak on the line once more – no-one else leaguewide boasts a similar run of late. Continue reading