Sixers the real losers in James Harden-Ben Simmons trade bust

In February, the question was who won the James Harden-Ben Simmons trade. Now it’s a question of who lost it worse. And right now, Philadelphia has a Harden problem. The former MVP passive-aggressioned his way from the Nets to the Sixers back in February. But Harden’s season-ending performance on Thursday was so putrid that people … Read more

James Harden vanishes in Game 6 amid contract uncertainty

James Harden was nowhere to be found in Thursday’s Philadelphia flop. The Sixers point guard — who was traded to Philadelphia at the deadline in February to help Joel Embiid in pursuit of a deep playoff push — was 4-of-9 with 11 points in 42 minutes of action. Harden took just two shots in the … Read more

Lakers owner Jeanie Buss denies LeBron James rumors

Lakers owner Jeanie Buss let the world know who runs the famed franchise in a fiery interview about the direction of the team after Los Angeles’ awful season. “Do they have final say? No. Are they running the team? No, no, not at all,” Buss told The Los Angeles Times about Lakers star LeBron James … Read more

Pressure’s on James Harden with Joel Embiid injury

Compared to Ben Simmons, James Harden has been magical. Compared to the Harden of yesteryear, “The Beard” has shown his age — no longer looking like the max-like player that won him the 2018 MVP and three scoring titles. Whether it’s his troublesome left hamstring or still getting used to his new teammates in Philly, … Read more

Rudiger returns, Tuchel discusses James’ best position

We round up the key Fantasy Premier League (FPL) talking points of the day in FPL Daily, a series that services weekdays where there is no press conference round-up or Premier League match. The big news of Wednesday from a Fantasy perspective, of course, was the confirmation of a Double Gameweek 36 for Manchester City … Read more

Is James Ward-Prowse the best free-kick taker in Premier League history?

James Ward Prowse has become so deadly from free-kick situations, that commentators will often half-joke that giving Southampton a free-kick anywhere around the penalty area is worse than giving away a penalty for the opposition. True to form, the English netted his 14th free-kick in the Premier League as he helped his side fight back … Read more

The James injury latest as Mount, Havertz and Werner disappoint

We round up the key Fantasy Premier League (FPL) talking points from Sunday’s Gameweek 34 fixtures in our Scout Notes summary. The graphics below are taken from LiveFPLRagabolly’s excellent and ever-improving website (which now has a new look!), and our own Premium Members Area. GOALS, ASSISTS AND BONUS INJURIES AND BANS Rece James (£6.4m) missed … Read more

James injured as West Ham ring the changes

Double Gameweek 34 of Fantasy Premier League (FPL) continues on Sunday, with Brighton and Hove Albion v Southampton, Burnley v Wolverhampton Wanderers and Chelsea v West Ham United kicking-off at 14:00 BST. The big FPL team news comes from Stamford Bridge, where Rece James misses out through injury. Malang Sarr, Andreas Christensen and Romelu Lukaku … Read more

The LeBron James tweet that changed everything for Josiah Johnson

LeBron James follows 182 accounts on Twitter, and Josiah Johnson is one of them. Johnson (@KingJosiah54 on Twitter) is a social media savant who has built a lucrative career using sports and pop culture satire, ultimately winning over professional athletes, entertainers, and hundreds of thousands online. His comedic efforts include sending witty tweets in real-time, … Read more