NBArank 2022 – Ranking the best players for 2022-23, from 5 to 1

NBArank is back for its 12th season counting down the best players in the league. Where are MVP candidates such as Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic? What about rookies and young stars ready to take the leap into the upper tier of NBA players? To get the final NBArank prediction, we … Read more

Ben Simmons says Philadelphia 76ers didn’t provide support as he dealt with mental health

Ben Simmons said in an interview published Thursday that he just wanted help during his time with the Philadelphia 76ers, and that many within the organization didn’t support him as he struggled with his mental health. “I was in such a bad place where I was like, f —, I’m trying to get here and … Read more

2 sports execs launch firm to invest up to $ 50M in early-stage firms

Newcastle United’s Alexander Isak in action with Crystal Palace’s Cheick Doucoure. Lee Smith | Reuters Two longtime sports executives are launching an investment firm they say will back startups capitalizing on the growing opportunities at the intersection of sports, media and entertainment. Velocity Capital Management said Tuesday it will invest up to $ 50 million … Read more

Furkan Korkmaz allegedly attacked by Georgia players after EuroBasket game

A brouhaha during a EuroBasket 2022 game between Turkey and Georgia allegedly turned violent off the court in an incident involving 76ers forward Furkan Korkmaz. Korkmaz, 25, was allegedly attacked by members of the Georgia basketball team while walking to the locker room after being ejected from the game on Sunday, according to a statement … Read more