Month: June 2021

12:14 PM ET Fans of Team USA should not expect to see LeBron James wearing red, white and blue again, USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo told ESPN’s Keyshawn, JWill and Zubin on Wednesday. “You know, Father Time takes its toll,” Colangelo said of the 36-year-old James. “… If you’re a human being, your body
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Chauncey Billups, Portland Trail Blazers. (Sarah Stier/Getty Images) Paul George quotes LeBron when talking about ‘impossible’ injury recovery by Josh Hill Chauncey Billups’ introductory press conference as the next head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers went over so horribly. The Portland Trail Blazers hiring Chauncey Billups as their next head coach was a controversial decision, and one
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Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images Mark Cavendish wins stage 4 as rider protest halts Tour de France by Marisa Wikramanayake Veteran guard Danny Green is the latest player nf the Philadelphia 76ers to call out Ben Simmons in a public fashion.  It’s been a rough few weeks for Philadelphia 76ers standout Ben Simmons. After the
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1:21 PM ET Kevon Looney is exercising his $5.1 million option to return to the Golden State Warriors next season, his agent Todd Ramasar told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The 6-foot-9 big man signed a three-year, $15 million deal with the team prior to the 2019-20 season. Golden State selected Looney with the 30th overall pick
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2:40 AM ET PHOENIX — After scoring a playoff-career-high 41 points on seven different Phoenix Suns defenders to help the LA Clippers stave off elimination, Paul George took a well-deserved seat with 1:14 remaining in Monday night’s Game 5 when he was greeted by a line of Clippers coaches all congratulating him one-by-one. Finally, Ty
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OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA – MAY 16: The center logo for the Oklahoma City Thunder is shown before a game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 16, 2021 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting
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James Wiseman, Golden State Warriors, Pascal Siakam, Toronto Raptors. (Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports) Who is Dee Devlin? by Maria Morales The Golden State Warriors could trade James Wiseman and the No. 7 overall pick to the Toronto Raptors for former All-Star Pascal Siakam. Needing to make the NBA Playoffs after a two-year postseason absence, the Golden
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7:59 PM ET PHOENIX — The LA Clippers will have to stave off elimination in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals without their starting center, Ivica Zubac. Zubac was ruled out before Monday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns with a sprained right MCL injury that he suffered in Game 4. The 7-footer was
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John Calipari, Kentucky Wildcats. (Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports) College coaches have not fared well in the NBA. Which current coaches will likely try to make the jump and are attractive to the NBA? As difficult as it is for college basketball players to take the next step and succeed in the NBA, it’s
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12:13 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN New Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka said Monday that he’s excited to get the chance to work with the team’s young stars, forwards Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, and, specifically, to push them as hard as he can to get even better than they already are. “They’re going to allow
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