Sam LaFrance

NBA, Basketball
University of Rhode Island
Warwick, Rhode Island


Sam LaFrance covers the NBA for, focusing on the Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat. He also covers the NBA for FanSided, and is the co-host of the "How 'Bout Them Celtics" podcast.


Sam LaFrance holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Rhode Island, where he graduated in 2021.

Latest Articles From Sam LaFrance

  • Warriors GM Casts Doubt on Return of 4-Time NBA Champion

    Golden State Warriors general manager Mike Dunleavy Jr. hinted that forward Andre Iguodala will not be with the team for the upcoming season.

  • Heat Proposal Trades Haul for All-NBA Forward, NBA Champion

  • Celtics Coach Sounds Off on Grant Williams After Mavericks Move

  • Warriors ‘Really Hated’ Jordan Poole, Says NBA Legend

  • Ex-Heat Wing Sounds Off on Time in Miami: ‘I Didn’t Like Them at All’

  • Warriors ‘Expected’ to Show Interest in Ex Top-10 Pick: Report

    According to HoopsHype's Michael Scotto, the Golden State Warriors are expected to show interest in a former top-10 draft pick in free agency.

  • Draymond Green’s Relationship With Warriors Teammate Is a ‘Problem’: Report

  • Jordan Poole’s Dad Fires Shot at Draymond Green After Warriors Trade

  • Luka Doncic ‘Predicted’ to Request Trade From Mavericks

  • Mavericks Proposal Sends Away Blossoming Scorer in Trade for All-Defensive Guard

  • Warriors Proposal Sends Bundle of Young Assets in Trade for 6-Time All-NBA Forward

    A mock trade from Bleacher Report nets the Golden State Warriors an All-NBA wing in exchange for a bundle of picks and young assets.

  • Warriors Proposal Sends Haul in Trade for All-NBA Wing

  • Mavericks Could Use ‘Very Attractive Trade Pieces’ to Add to Roster

  • Proposed Heat Trade Sends Multi-Time All-Star to Miami for Tyler Herro

  • Jordan Poole Sounds Off on Role With Warriors After Being Traded

  • Stephen Curry Sends Strong Message to Jordan Poole After Warriors Trade

  • Chris Paul Trade May Have Blocked Warriors From Landing 7x All-NBA Guard

  • Grant Williams Issues Statement on Luka Doncic & Kyrie Irving After Mavs Trade

  • Heat Interested in Landing Former All-Rookie Guard in Trade: Report

  • Warriors Were Finalists to Land Ex-6th Man of the Year: Report

    According to The Athletic, the Golden State Warriors were in the mix to sign a former Sixth Man of the Year winner this summer.

  • Mavericks Interested in Landing Top Bench 3-Point Scorer: Report

  • Insider Floats Kyrie Irving Trade to Land Mavericks Former MVP

  • Key Rotation Piece Won’t Return to Warriors in Free Agency: Report

  • Heat ‘Expected’ to Pursue Former MVP After Trade Request

  • Warriors’ Thoughts on Jordan Poole Revealed After Trade: ‘Wanted Out’

    According to The Athletic's Tim Kawakami, the Golden State Warriors had some harsh thoughts on Jordan Poole, leading them to trade him away.

  • Breakout Playoff Performer Floated as Possible Kyrie Irving Replacement for Mavs

  • $41 Million Big Man ‘On Heat’s Radar’ in Free Agency: Report

  • Klay Thompson Airs Feelings on Chris Paul Trade to Warriors

  • Mavericks’ Rookies Get Honest About Playing With Luka Doncic

  • Draymond Green’s Comments on Chris Paul Could Make for Awkward Warriors Start

    Comments that Draymond Green made about his distaste for Chris Paul back in 2020 could make for an awkward start as Golden State Warriors teammates.