You may have heard the rumblings during the All-Star Game about James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo. Apparently, the beef between these two superstars lives on. Today, we'll look back at the history of James Harden and Giannis Antetokounmpo, so we can better understand why these two superstars continue to jaw at each other almost a … Continue reading Giannis and Harden Beef – Explained
Often times, basketball related injuries end basketball careers. If they don't end careers, they often slow the player down, or make them less aggressive. Of course this is for large-scale injuries. Players bounce back from sore knees and sprained ankles easily. But a torn ACL, a ruptured Achilles, a broken leg, only a few come … Continue reading 8 Stars Who Are Coming off Injury – Will They Ever Be The Same?
In the world of basketball, so many great players will not receive the credit they deserve, just because they're not in the NBA. The truth is, there's hundreds of basketball players out there who are almost as good, if not as good as the current NBA players. Players who have the skill, but are just … Continue reading Introducing… Mathieu Kamba
The inaugural season of the CEBL was a complete success in every shape and form. Everything seemingly went right for CEBL Commissioner Mike Moreale. Highlighted by an incredible Championship Weekend, Moreale shocked the pain-numb Canadian basketball fans with a league that not only garnered attention, but has completely revolutionized the Canadian basketball scene. The CEBL … Continue reading The CEBL – What Can We Expect In Season 2?
It seems as though most of the players on part 2 of this series (https://leaguealertsofficial.com/2019/07/14/forgotten-free-agents-who-havent-signed-yet-part-2/) have signed with teams, whether NBA or overseas. Now, it's time to restock this list, and introduce the 12 players who are currently not on any basketball roster, who need to be signed going down the second half of the … Continue reading 12 Free Agents Who Need To Be Signed NOW!!! (Part 3)
Kyle Kuzma being reportedly targeted by the Sacramento Kings has a lot of people thinking. Kuzma certainly hasn't gotten the success he had hoped for prior to this season, and he now sits on the Lakers bench buried among the superstar talent and average- somehow starting - role players. The bench is hardly the place … Continue reading Where Might the Lakers Trade Kyle Kuzma?
An infamous video (below) has blown up overnight. A short 6 second clip from the TV Broadcast shows Steph Curry talking to Giannis after the Bucks defeated the Curry-less Warriors. The internet has frantically been decoding this short conversation, and internet lip readers have many theories about what exactly Steph Curry said to Giannis Antetokounmpo. … Continue reading We Now Know What Curry said to Giannis Last Night!
The NBA is full of drama and mystery. Markelle Fultz and Kyrie Irving have baffled the NBA with mysterious shoulder injuries, DeAndre Ayton and John Collins claim their innocence after being suspended for PED use, and Kyle Kuzma is on the bench. But perhaps one mystery everyone is forgetting about, is "what is happening with … Continue reading The Truth About The Andre Iguodala and Memphis Drama
As we near the half way mark of the 2019-2020 season, playoff pictures, awards and other achievements are becoming more and more clear to NBA fans. But while we're busy focusing on the MVP's like Luka Doncic and Giannis Antetokounmpo, as well as the breakthrough stars like Brandon Ingram and Andrew Wiggins, sometimes we lose … Continue reading 10 Super Underrated Players Going into 2020
The Canadian Elite Basketball League has wrapped up its inaugural season. A year full of surprises, indeed, some good and some not so much. While it's not the NBA, there is a lot to like about the CEBL, and many things that need to change. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the CEBL, … Continue reading CEBL Inaugural Season Review
Every year, we see plenty of horrendous injuries. Sadly this is the baggage that comes with being a professional basketball player. Quite often, injuries can keep players out of the lineup for multiple seasons or a full year. Today, I want to shine some light on those players, who've suffered injury in the recent course … Continue reading 5 Players You Forgot About Who Could Bounce Back From Injury
Following an incredible 9 game win streak, the Stingers had a rough week. Edmonton's pro team dropped two games, today and yesterday to the red hot Rattlers. Neither of these games were run away victories however, but more or less a result of streaky scoring and poor luck in the final seconds. Despite the loss, … Continue reading CEBL – Edmonton Stingers Game Recap: August 9 vs Saskatchewan Rattlers
It may not seem like Isaiah Thomas is a crucial player following what many have considered the rise and fall of Isaiah Thomas. But Thomas could actually be the most important player in the entire league. Isaiah Thomas could carry a very similar impact on the league as Kawhi Leonard did this past off season. … Continue reading How Isaiah Thomas Could Control the Fate of the League
The highly anticipated match up between the two top seeds, Edmonton Stingers and Niagara River Lions certainly didn't disappoint. With the first seed on the line, both teams came out to play tonight. And play they did. From the Stingers, it was an excellent effort from the entire team! After a fairly even start to … Continue reading CEBL – Edmonton Stingers Game Recap: July 26 vs Niagara River Lions
Just hours after finishing a game in Guelph, the Edmonton Stingers looked to increase their win streak to 7 in a row as they faced off against the well rested Hamilton Honey Badgers. This game was one of the most nerve-wracking back and forth games of the season. New Honey Badger Xavier Rathan-Mayes (former Memphis … Continue reading CEBL – Edmonton Stingers Game Recap: July 21 vs Hamilton Honey Badgers
The Edmonton Stingers have secured their 6th consecutive win! The Stingers knocked down the struggling Nighthawks 99-84 in a game that came down to speed, turnovers and inside physicality. Let me start by saying, Edmonton played yet another excellent game. It seems the Stingers have the Nighthawks figured out as they secured the third consecutive … Continue reading CEBL – Edmonton Stingers Game Recap: July 20 vs Guelph Nighthawks
We sure do love a good breakthrough story. There are so many young potential filled players who are due to break out onto the scene of eliteness. Today, we'll highlight a few players (one from each team that is) that could experience a breakthrough season this upcoming season! Atlanta Hawks - Kevin Huerter Huerter was … Continue reading 1 Breakout Candidate from Every Team
What an offseason. All the superstar free agents signed, all the bench players have signed, but wait! There's more. Many don't realize that there are still so many good options. Today, we'll be looking at 12 free agents who are still on the market, and where they could go! Iman Shumpert Shumpert's career experienced a … Continue reading Forgotten Free Agents Who Haven’t Signed Yet! (Part 2)
The hottest team in the league - the Edmonton Stingers once again defended their home court and improved to a 7-1 record at home, and improving to 9-4 in total. This victory of 110-91 over the Nighthawks marks the 5th straight win for the Stingers - and continues Jermaine Small's perfect 5-0 record as the … Continue reading CEBL – Edmonton Stingers Game Recap: July 11 vs Guelph Nighthawks
Demarcus Cousins' free agency has been super anti-climatic. Cousins was expected to have a ton of interest, and sign a nice big deal after a disappointing finish to his season. Teams like the Lakers and Knicks were expected to pursue Cousins, however, Demarcus remains unsigned, with little interest. Cousins reportedly met with the Celtics and … Continue reading This is Why Nobody Wants DeMarcus Cousins
The first wave of free agents have made their commitments. While this free agency has certainly been shocking and wild, there's still many free agents who need a team this upcoming season. Here's some of the top free agents who need a team, and where they could be going... Kawhi Leonard Shocker, despite many rumors … Continue reading Best Free Agents who still need a team!
Just in: the Lakers have traded Isaac Bonga, Mo Wagner and Jemerrio Jones to the Washington Wizards. Also just in: Anthony Davis has waived his 4 million dollar trade kicker. What does this all mean? First we need to travel back in time. A few weeks ago, the Lakers revealed that they intended to trade … Continue reading Do the Lakers Have a Promise from a Superstar Free Agent?
The story with Kemba Walker seems to be changing every day. One day he's off to New York, then LA, then he's staying, then Boston. What can we believe. Walker is one of the more overlooked free agents in this years free agency class. But his impact on whatever team can acquire him will be … Continue reading Where is Kemba Walker Going?
By now, you may have heard the news. Mike Conley is headed to the Utah Jazz where he will join the newly formed super team with superstar Donovan Mitchell, and DPOTY Rudy Gobert. In exchange, the Jazz have given up Grayson Allen, Jae Crowder, and the 23rd overall pick in the draft (became Darius Bazley), … Continue reading Breaking Down the Jazz- Grizzlies Trade
You either know the name, or you should. Xavier Moon. Born in Goodwater, Alabama, this 6'2 point guard has quickly taken the Canadian basketball scene by storm. Despite being an American basketball player, Moon has played a couple seasons in Canadian, American, and French basketball leagues. Following an impressive start to his pro-basketball career, Xavier … Continue reading Xavier Moon – Landing Among the Stars