“Teaming up with LeBron James was a hell of an opportunity we tried to make happen”: Bulls star DeMar DeRozan reveals how close he was to signing with the Lakers

DeMar DeRozan wanted to join LeBron James and the Lakers before joining forces with Zach LaVine and Lonzo Ball at the Bulls. DeMar DeRozan joined forces with Zach Lavine and Nikola Vucevic in Chicago this off-season. The Bulls have formed…

“Andre Iguodala news was not broken by Shams Charania”: Warriors legend trolls Athletic insider regarding his latest scoop

Andre Iguodala is coming home! Shams Charania broke the news, well, not literally, according to Iggy himself. The 2015 Golden State Warriors team was a force to be reckoned with. After all, they hold the record for amassing the most…

“Luka Doncic, Steph Curry, James Harden and Trae Young are finished”: NBA Twitter reacts to new offensive foul rules that prohibit arm-hooking and shooters’ exaggerated follow-throughs

NBA Twitter piles on Luka Doncic, Trae Young, James Harden and other star offensive players after offensive foul rule changes. NBA insider Shams Charania posted a Twitter update confirming the league’s decision last evening. This comes in the wake of…

“New York Knicks want to trade up to a lottery pick in the 2021 NBA Draft”: Shams Charania reports that Leon Rose is aiming for a big move

NBA Insider reveals the New York Knicks’ plans for the 2021 NBA Draft after having just the 19th and 21st picks As just about everyone in the NBA community knows by now, the New York Knicks had a resurgent campaign…

“NBA implements new Trae Young rule”: New NBA offensive foul rules and how they keep James Harden and co in check, explained

Trae Young and James Harden force the NBA to take a deep look at the rule book and potentially implement changes next season. It is no secret that Trae Young has quickly developed into a very dangerous player on the…

“Shams Charania is a creep, yo”: Kevin Durant hilariously accuses NBA insider of being a CIA insider on ‘Catching Up with KD’ podcast

Kevin Durant spun around some hilarious theories about how The Athletic sportswriter and NBA insider Shams Charania gets his scoops. One of the preeminent NBA insiders over the past 5 years, Shams began his career with micro-articles on RealGM. He…