Daily Archives: August 25, 2022

Randle likely remains with Knicks, team reportedly will not attach pick in trade

Charlotte Hornets v New York Knicks The Los Angeles Lakers are looking for roster upgrades (as evidenced by the Patrick Beverley trade), particularly along the front line to go around Anthony Davis. However, the Lakers have no interest in bringing back current Knick Julius Randle “considering his contract (three years plus a player option on the fourth year) and less-than-ideal …

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Celtics’ Grant Williams, Malcolm Brogdon to coach at 2022 Basketball without Borders Africa camp

Veteran point guard Malcolm Brogdon and Grant Williams aren’t exactly new to leadership positions as members of the National Basketball Players Association executive committee. But the Boston Celtics duo will continue to build on that experience from a coaching perspective while assisting NBA Africa, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), and the Egyptian Basketball Federation host the 2022 Basketball Without Borders …

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Patrick Beverley returning to Los Angeles with Lakers

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) Patrick Beverley is returning to Los Angeles, this time joining LeBron James and the Lakers. A fan favorite when he played for the Clippers, Beverley was acquired from the Utah Jazz on Thursday in exchange for guard Talen Horton-Tucker and forward Stanley Johnson. ”Woke up a Laker!!! Its On!!!” Beverley wrote in a Tweet that included …

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K-State All-American Ayoka Lee to have season-ending surgery

Kansas State v Washington State MANHATTAN, Kan. – All-American forward Ayoka Lee will undergo knee surgery and miss Kansas State’s upcoming season, though Wildcats coach Jeff Mittie said Thursday she intends to take a medical redshirt and return for one more year. Lee, who has dealt with lingering knee injuries the past two seasons, set a Division I record by …

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Sixers’ Furkan Korkmaz scores 10 points in Turkey’s loss to Latvia ahead of EuroBasket

It is August, which means players around the league are getting their final workouts in as they prepare to report to training camp at the end of September for their respective teams. While some are in the gym getting some individual workouts in, others are playing in pro-ams or competing internationally. Philadelphia 76ers guard Furkan Korkmaz is going the international …

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Baylor, Gonzaga players to get paid for promoting rematch

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Baylor and Gonzaga will meet in a men’s basketball game in South Dakota on Dec. 2 and organizers will pay players on both teams who agree to help promote the game. Complete Sports Management and Range Sports announced this week that it would put on the game at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls. Baylor and …

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Kansas State Wildcats football Josh Hayes Daniel Green Adrian Martinez Phillip Brooks Chris Klieman Cincere Mason

TRANSITION According to safety Josh Hayes, the transition to Kansas State has been seamless. That’s even when switching positions from cornerback to safety. And it helps a lot that he was at North Dakota State prior to his stint at Virginia. Though his time with the Cavaliers was uneventful, he has been someone that has been adored and loved in …

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Warriors join Michael Jordan’s Bulls with rare NBA playoff feat

Warriors join MJ’s ’97 Bulls with rare playoff achievement originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Along their journey to the 2022 NBA championship, Steph Curry and the Warriors achieved something only done one other time in league history. Per Sportradar, Golden State became the second team in league annals to take down the Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the …

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Baylor, Gonzaga players to get paid for promoting rematch

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Baylor and Gonzaga will meet in a men’s basketball game in South Dakota on Dec. 2 and organizers will pay players on both teams who agree to help promote the game. Complete Sports Management and Range Sports announced this week that it would put on the game at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls. Baylor and …

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Opens at NY Knicks on TNT

The Detroit Pistons’ preseason schedule will include almost as many national television appearances as the regular season slate. The four-game exhibition schedule, released Thursday, begins on Oct. 4 at the New York Knicks on TNT. In the regular season, the Pistons have three national TV shots, two on NBA TV (including the international game against the Bulls in Paris). Cade …

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Kristaps Porzingis dominates for Latvia in World Cup qualifier against Turkey

Porzingis dominates for Latvia in World Cup qualifier originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington It’s summertime, which means while some NBA players go to Cancun, others keep their skills sharp by playing in friendly pro-am games. Or, for Kristaps Porzingis and the rest of the Latvian national team, playing in World Cup qualifying matches. Porzingis laced up for Latvia on …

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Patrick Beverley vs. Russell Westbrook: Lakers teammates’ past beef

Patrick Beverley, then with the Clippers, tries to draw a charge but was called for a blocking foul against then-Rockets guard Russell Westbrook in a 2020 game. (David J. Phillip / Associated Press) Russell Westbrook wanted a timeout. Patrick Beverley wanted a steal. Neither got what they were looking for. And for now, they’re teammates on the Lakers. The Lakers …

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Chet Holmgren is latest high pick sidelined with injury, but history shows he can still have All-Star future

The news out of Oklahoma City isn’t ideal. After injuring his foot while playing in a Pro-Am exhibition over the weekend, No. 2 overall pick Chet Holmgren will be sidelined for the entirety of the 2022-23 NBA season — or what should have been his rookie campaign. Obviously, this isn’t the way that the Thunder or Holmgren hoped that his career would …

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How 5 players returned after the foot diagnosis

Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Chet Holmgren has been ruled out for the entire 2022-23 season due to a Lisfranc injury in his right foot, the team announced. Holmgren suffered the injury playing in the annual CrawsOver Pro-Am in Seattle, Washington. He was seen attempting to defend a layup attempt by LeBron James, but came up limping after the play and eventually …

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Brooklyn Nets bringing back classic ABA-inspired jerseys

Even though the Brooklyn Nets have taken a breath of fresh air following Kevin Durant’s trade rescindment, the organization will look a lot different going forward on the hardwood. Earlier this week the Nets decided to showcase their new ‘Stars and Stripes’ uniform, which they will don this season. The jerseys are new iterations on the classic ABA-New York Nets …

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Kobe Bryant’s top 100 games: No. 98

During the lockout-shortened 1999 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers were a chaotic mess. Head coach Del Harris got fired early in the season after a poor start and was replaced by longtime assistant Kurt Rambis, the team traded fan favorite Eddie Jones and big man Elden Campbell for sharpshooter Glen Rice and it even experimented with Dennis Rodman for …

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Bracketology: Gonzaga is early projected 2023 NCAA Tournament top seed; Houston, UNC and Kentucky also No. 1s

It’s only two days before the start of the college football season and that can mean only one thing –   it’s time for a never-too-early look at Bracketology. March Madness is a few months away, but we have a pre-preseason projection of the 2023 NCAA Tournament and the field of 68. The vast majority of team schedules have not released …

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Nuggets’ Murray, Porter Jr. look healthy heading into season

Jamal Murray Attends Melbourne NBA Store Opening The Denver Nuggets are slept-on title contenders. They might have been the trendy pick to win it all a couple of years ago after the team made a mid-season trade to land Aaron Gordon — that was a team with Nikola Jokic coming into his own and on his way to winning his …

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Los Angeles Lakers acquire guard Patrick Beverley from Utah Jazz

The Los Angeles Lakers acquired guard Patrick Beverley from the Utah Jazz for Talen-Horton Tucker and Stanley Johnson, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told USA TODAY Sports. The person requested anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly until the deal was officially announced. The Lakers get a defensive-minded guard who fits into first-year coach Darvin …

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Brooklyn Nets have mutual interest in free agent Markieff Morris

While this offseason was very stressful for the Brooklyn Nets over the last three months, it seems that the organization has mutual interest in a consistent roleplayer in Markieff Morris. According to Chris Milholen of NetsDaily, Brooklyn and Morris have a mutual interest in one another. Per Milholen: League sources tell NetsDaily that the Nets and Markieff Morris have mutual …

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Chet Holmgren injury update: Thunder rookie out entire 2022-23 season after hurting right foot at Pro-Am

Getty Images Chet Holmgren, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s No. 2 overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft, will miss the entire 2022-23 season, the team announced Thursday. Holmgren suffered a Lisfranc injury to his right foot. “Certainly, we are disappointed for Chet, especially given the excitement he had about getting on the floor with his teammates this season,” Thunder general …

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