Perennially underrated Lowry gets fitting reward with big extension
When staring uncertainty in the face there's a comfort to be found in having known commodities. $31 million is a tremendous amount of money. Lowry, by the on-court player he was as recently as one season ago and by what he's grown to mean from all the Toronto years prior, is equal parts deserving and worth every penny.
Ranking the top 5 NBA duos who will play together in the 2019-20 season
For one season at least, the NBA's hierarchy isn't ruled by a single super-team. Instead, duos run the NBA, with most playoff contenders featuring two stars to pull them into a top-eight seed by the end of 82 games. But which of those duos stand head and shoulders above the rest?
Where does a solo-star like Westbrook fit in today's duo-dominant NBA?
Oklahoma City trading Paul George for draft assets signalled a shift in focus toward the future and put in bold the writing that already existed faintly on the walls: Russell Westbrook's Thunder days are numbered. But where does a solo-star like Westbrook go in a league run by stars who've teamed up?
Kia Nurse sees bid for Toronto WNBA expansion as next step in game's growth
In the wake of the Toronto Raptors winning their first-ever NBA Championship, news broke of a potential bid to bring a WNBA franchise north of the border. For Canadian WNBA star Kia Nurse, such a move presents a unique and essential opportunity to continue the game's growth in Canada.