Daily Archives: November 2, 2022

Gonzaga AD reportedly talked to Big 12 boss; Pac-12 war with Big 12 continues

The Pac-12 and Big 12 continue to fight for leverage, money, memberships, and seemingly everything else under the sun in college sports. A new plot twist: They might be fighting over Gonzaga, though the extent of that particular battle is unclear. On Wednesday afternoon, ESPN’s Pete Thamel reported that Gonzaga Athletic Director Chris Standiford talked to Big 12 Commissioner Brett …

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Inside the Nets’ curious path to fix their ailing franchise

The whispers began over the weekend. Steve Nash’s tenure as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets was in jeopardy. That smoke proved to be a raging fire come Tuesday afternoon. Nash piloted Monday night’s victory over the Indiana Pacers, but Brooklyn management had already determined his fate prior to tipoff, sources told Yahoo Sports. Nash’s close ties to general manager …

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EMAW Radio 11/2: Exhibition thoughts, CFP Rankings and live mascots

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Bulls’ Zach LaVine to play first back-to-back of season vs. Hornets

LaVine to play first back-to-back of season vs. Hornets originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The Chicago Bulls got some good injury news ahead of Wednesday’s home matchup against the Charlotte Hornets. Zach LaVine, who had been questionable with left knee injury management, is active, head coach Billy Donovan said pregame. Paired with the 37 minutes he logged in Tuesday’s win at …

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Knicks vs. Hawks prediction, odds, spread, line: 2022 NBA picks, Nov. 2 best bets from proven model

Trae Young leads the Atlanta Hawks into Madison Square Garden on Wednesday evening. The Hawks are 4-3 overall this season and will face the 3-3 New York Knicks, who are 3-0 at home this season. Cam Reddish (non-COVID illness) and Quentin Grimes (foot) are listed as questionable for the Knicks. Onyeka Okongwu (shoulder) is listed as questionable for the Hawks, …

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Big 12, Gonzaga leaders meet with league open to expansion, Zags considering power conference move

Getty Images Gonzaga athletic director Chris Standiford met with Big 12 commissioner Brett Yormark last week in Frisco, Texas, while the Bulldogs were in the state to play Tennessee in a preseason scrimmage, sources confirmed to CBS Sports’ Dennis Dodd and Matt Norlander. The two sides discussed the possibility of Gonzaga joining the conference in the future. ESPN was first …

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Bucks, Suns hold on to top spots while Cavaliers climb

This early in the season there are always a lot of wild swings in the NBC Sports NBA Power Rankings — a 3-game winning or losing streak can change everything fast this early. However, we’ve got stability at the top this week with the Bucks and Suns staying put. Bucks small icon 1. Bucks (6-0, Last week No.1). If you …

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Embiid out for game vs. Wizards with ‘non-COVID’ illness

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Joel Embiid will miss his third game of the season, sitting out the Philadelphia 76ers’ game against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night with what the club called a ”non-COVID-related” illness. Sixers head coach Doc Rivers said before Wednesday’s game that Embiid has the flu and has not be around the team in recent days to avoid spreading …

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‘He’s the glue to our team’

The Chicago Bulls have been without starting point guard Lonzo Ball since January of last season after undergoing surgery for a meniscus tear. And Ball has still yet to return to the floor after his knee has yet to respond to rehab with pain and discomfort lingering, which led to a second surgery in September. Bulls All-Star Zach LaVine spoke …

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Red-hot Kevin Huerter living up to billing as Kings’ 3-point savior

Red-hot Huerter living up to billing as Kings’ 3-point savior originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Over his first six games in a Kings uniform, Kevin Huerter has been as advertised. And then some. Acquired by Sacramento for Justin Holiday, Moe Harkless and a future first-round pick in a trade four months ago, Huerter was general manager Monte McNair’s primary …

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After ‘awful call’ in loss, Warriors face ailing Magic

The Golden State Warriors hope to vent the frustration of what they considered to be poor officiating in their previous game when they visit the injury-plagued Orlando Magic on Thursday night. Golden State has lost three in a row to begin a five-game swing. After disappointing themselves in losses at Charlotte and Detroit, the Warriors blamed the officials for Tuesday’s …

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander leads Thunder into matchup vs. Nuggets

The last time the Denver Nuggets and the Oklahoma City Thunder faced off — Oct. 22 in Denver — chants of “MVP” echoed throughout the arena for Nuggets star Nikola Jokic. Jokic earned the chants, both with his triple-double performance in that game and with his track record in winning the award the past two seasons. When the Thunder beat …

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Dribble Handoff: Pete Nance, Andre Jackson among snubs from college basketball’s Top 100 And 1 rankings

The start of a new college basketball season is just days away, and that means predictions, rankings and hot takes about the 2022-23 campaign are hitting full throttle. At CBS Sports, we’ve previewed every conference, ranked the top 100 And 1 players and looked at the biggest question facing each top-10 team.  The Top 100 And 1 is a gargantuan undertaking …

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Marcus Smart has passionate reaction to Ime Udoka reportedly joining Nets

Marcus Smart has passionate reaction to latest Ime Udoka report originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston If you were surprised and confused by Tuesday’s report that suspended Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka was in line to take over as the Brooklyn Nets’ head coach after Steve Nash’s firing, you’re not alone. Celtics guard Marcus Smart shared some very candid …

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‘We wish he was here,’ says Boston’s Marcus Smart on the chance the Celtics lose Ime Udoka to the Brooklyn Nets

You might think that the Boston Celtics might feel betrayed by their head coach last season given accountability was Ime Udoka’s calling card and his lack of it led to his season-long suspension for the team’s 2022-23 campaign. But if you did, you would be wrong in at least some of the cases of players on Boston’s roster. Several such …

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Kentucky vs Missouri Prediction Game Preview

Kentucky vs Missouri prediction, game preview, how to watch. Week 10, Saturday, November 5 Kentucky vs Missouri How To Watch Date: Saturday, November 5Game Time: 12:00 ETVenue: Memorial Stadium, Columbia, MOHow To Watch: SEC NetworkRecord: Kentucky (5-3), Missouri (4-4)– Sign up and live stream college football on ESPN+ CFN 1-131 Rankings | Rankings by ConferenceBowl Projections | Expert Picks Week 10Week 10 Schedule, …

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Brian Windhorst on whether Ime Udoka should accept an offer from the Nets

ESPN’s various NBA commentators spent the entire morning on Wednesday discussing the series of bombshell reports emanating from the Brooklyn Nets organization, following a series of days during which Kyrie Irving became embroiled in an off-court controversy, Steve Nash was fired, and the Nets reportedly reached advanced plans to hire Boston’s Ime Udoka as a replacement. The Udoka situation is …

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Kansas basketball finally gives up on its ‘Victim Jayhawks’ routine

Jim Nantz presents the trophy to head coach Bill Self of the Kansas Jayhawks after they defeated the North Carolina Tar Heels to win the 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament National Championship. (Jamie Schwaberow/NCAA Photos via Getty Images) Kansas basketball gave up on its “Victim Jayhawks” routine Wednesday when it announced a slew of self-imposed sanctions designed to appease the …

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Celtics vs. Cavaliers odds, line: 2022 NBA picks, Nov. 2 predictions from proven computer model

The Cleveland Cavaliers (5-1) will try to extend their five-game winning streak when they face the Boston Celtics (4-2) on Wednesday night. Cleveland picked up an overtime win at Boston last Friday before beating the Knicks on Sunday. Boston bounced back from its loss to the Cavaliers with a 112-94 win over Washington.  Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET from Cleveland. …

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