Articles Written by Joey Held

Articles Written by Joey Held

If there's a story anywhere in the world of music, sports, or entertainment, Joey wants to tell it. He's been freelancing since 2010, and prior to that, he attended the University of Miami, where he double majored in broadcast journalism and sport administration. A Chicago native, Joey currently resides in Austin, TX. Follow him on Twitter and always feel free to suggest a song for his next karaoke performance. Joey's favorite billionaire is Mark Cuban.


The Brooklyn Nets Are Committing Nearly $350 Million To Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, And DeAndre Jordan

The Brooklyn Nets Are Committing Nearly $350 Million To Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, And DeAndre Jordan

30 Jun 2019 @ 7PM PDT

The NBA free agency signing period has just begun, but after the massive haul of the Brooklyn Nets, can any team do better?

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The Golden State Warriors Will Owe More Than $200 Million In Taxes If They Sign Klay Thompson And Kevin Durant

The Golden State Warriors Will Owe More Than $200 Million In Taxes If They Sign Klay Thompson And Kevin Durant

30 Jun 2019 @ 2PM PDT

The Golden State Warriors have made the NBA Finals five years in a row. And they're willing to do whatever it takes to win another championship – including paying a ton in luxury taxes.

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Damian Lillard Just Signed A Massive Extension, Including A Record-Setting Final Year

Damian Lillard Just Signed A Massive Extension, Including A Record-Setting Final Year

30 Jun 2019 @ 2PM PDT

Damian Lillard isn't leaving Portland anytime soon. And his player option for the final year is worth more than any single-year salary in NBA history.

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Floyd Mayweather Went From The Highest-Paid Athlete Of 2018 To Out Of The Top 100 In 2019 – Who's The New #1?

Floyd Mayweather Went From The Highest-Paid Athlete Of 2018 To Out Of The Top 100 In 2019 – Who's The New #1?

30 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

This time last year, Floyd Mayweather was the highest-earning athlete of all. But in 2019, it's an entirely different story. Who's overtaken him for the top spot?

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Drew Brees Won His Lawsuit Against A Jeweler – Here's How Much He's Owed

Drew Brees Won His Lawsuit Against A Jeweler – Here's How Much He's Owed

28 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Drew Brees sued a jeweler last fall, claiming the jeweler overcharged him by millions of dollars. The verdict is in: Brees is a winner. So how much will he make?

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Bol Bol Is Losing Out On Millions Of Dollars After Sliding In The NBA Draft

Bol Bol Is Losing Out On Millions Of Dollars After Sliding In The NBA Draft

27 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

After being projected as a potential lottery pick, Bol Bol fell all the way to the 44th selection. Here's a look at how much money he'll be missing out on with his first contract.

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Here's Shaquille O'Neal's Financial Advice For The Latest NBA Draft Picks

Here's Shaquille O'Neal's Financial Advice For The Latest NBA Draft Picks

26 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Shaquille O'Neal played 19 seasons in the NBA, making plenty of money along the way. And he's got some financial advice for this year's incoming rookies.

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Even After His Injury, Kevin Durant Can Make An Extra $57 Million – Here's How

Even After His Injury, Kevin Durant Can Make An Extra $57 Million – Here's How

25 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

It was long thought that Kevin Durant would leave in free agency after this season. But his injury opened up new possibilities – including one where he could earn $57 million more.

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A Fan Placed A Huge Bet On The Lakers Just Before They Traded For Anthony Davis

A Fan Placed A Huge Bet On The Lakers Just Before They Traded For Anthony Davis

23 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

The New Orleans Pelicans and Los Angeles Lakers made a massive trade that will send superstar Anthony Davis to L.A. – and one (perhaps lucky) bettor placed a bet just before it happened.

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Here Are The Six Highest-Paid Fighters Of The Past Year

Here Are The Six Highest-Paid Fighters Of The Past Year

21 Jun 2019 @ 4AM PDT

Six fighters from the boxing and UFC worlds are among the top 100 highest-paid athletes. Here's a look at those six guys – and how much they made last year.

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