After two years in the cellar, the Warriorsâ return to contention is lifting NBA ratings. Tuesdayâs Warriors-Nets NBA regular season game averaged a 1.4 rating and 2.29 million viewers on TNT, trailing only Warriors-Lakers on Opening Night (1.9, 3.39M) as the highest rated and most-watched game of the season.
August 15, 2022 | 2:10 am EDT Update
Fox 32 Chicago Sports: Giannis on playing for the #Bulls someday tonight on The Sports Zone on Fox 32 Chicago. @fox32news @foxkickoff @LouCanellis @CassieCarlsonTV @Giannis_An34
âI think anyone asked that question who plays basketball, if he said no, heâd be a liar. Itâs a team that won multiple championships, a team with one of the greatest players, if not the greatest player to ever play this game. Itâs a no-brainer, everybody would love to play for Chicago. Down the line, you never know. You never know how life brings it. Maybe I play for Chicago,â Antetokounmpo said. âBut right now, Iâm committed to Milwaukee.â
Dave McMenamin: The L.A. Clippers will tip off their regular season against the Los Angeles Lakers on Oct. 20, a source told ESPN, in what will be a designated âroadâ game for LAC. The Clippers currently have a seven-game winning streak versus their Crypto.com Arena cohabitants
Clippers coach Tyronn Lue is unbeaten in seven games against the Lakers since taking over two seasons ago, while it will be Lakers coach Darvin Hamâs first meeting of arena tenants since his hiring in May. The game will be the Clippersâ season opener, while the Lakers will open two days earlier, on Oct. 18, at defending champion Golden State, according to a person with knowledge of the schedule.
Duane Rankin: #Suns at #Nuggets Christmas Day, sources confirm to @azcentral. Phoenix 2-1 vs. Denver last season, winning last two. Won at Denver 140-130 Mar. 24 for 60th win. Devin Booker 49 after Amir Coffey’s face was on screen instead of his in starter intro. “That was disrespectful.” pic.twitter.com/7sPb2PDQ0J
On Sunday, Durant sent a tweet hinting that heâs going to delete his account on the platform amid the talks that it is ruining his legacy. However, he has since deleted the post. Whatâs interesting is Kevin Durant sent it out after people kept criticizing him for being the culprit in the current state of the player empowerment era in the NBA. A lot of players seem to be abusing that power to get out of situations they donât like despite signing their contracts and teams paying them tons of money.
Clutch Points: Steph Curry, Seth Curry, Jayson Tatum, Rich Paul and company at Draymond Green’s wedding đŻ (via tatum_camps/IG) pic.twitter.com/NYHtcmFrhr