No incoming rookie has faced immediate criticism like Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young. The Crossover defends his play at NBA Summer League and explains why people should stop comparing him to Stephen Curry.
It's Hollywood's ultimate celebrity marriage: the best and brightest star joining the league's glitziest franchise. With his latest seismic signing as a free agent, LeBron James gives the Lakers new life. But will he ever get the help he'll need to raise their 17th banner?
One-year contracts have been the theme of this year's free agency period. With a star-studded class set to join the market in 2019, teams and players are both seeking short-term deals to get what they want.
Before LeBron changed the NBA's balance of power (again), Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Shaquille O'Neal were the three most prominent stars to engineer moves to Los Angeles. In addition to being era-defining centers, they had one other thing in common: Jerry West, who had a hand in shaping each of their Lakers careers.
Deandre Ayton, Lonnie Walker IV and Hawks fans were clear winners on draft night. Michael Porter Jr. and Kings fans can't say the same. The Crossover breaks down the biggest winners and losers from the 2018 NBA draft.
LeBron James will become a Laker, and while his latest free-agency move is undoubtedly complicated, the decision is less about what type of team Los Angeles is more about his ability to build franchises and wield power in a way no other player could.
Which Dennis Rodman should we remember? The unselfish, relentless Hall of Famer that was ahead of his time? Or the one popping up on TMZ and traveling to North Korea? The NBA's rebounding king carries a complicated legacy.
Salvador "Kickstradomis" Amezcua is a sneaker customizer to the stars but he wasn't always in such a prime position. He talked to The Crossover about his rise in the sneaker game as a partially color blind designer.
On behalf of Tissot, the 5th pick in the NBA Draft and new Atlanta Hawks Guard, Trae Young, joins Crossover TV to talk about flat Earth theories and more. For more of this interview and Crossover TV, subscribe to SI TV.
Fizdale is inheriting a really difficult job with the Knicks. The lack of surefire young talent on the roster coupled with the expectations to immediately compete for the Eastern Conference playoffs will give the new coach a serious challenge.