Daily Archives: November 4, 2022

If Nets’ Kyrie Irving is a beacon of light, why does he shroud his beliefs in ambiguity?

Kyrie Irving calls himself a “beacon of light.” He described himself this way in Thursday’s contentious press conference at the Brooklyn Nets’ practice facility, and in a prepared statement released the previous night by the Nets, the Anti-Defamation League and Irving himself. He also described himself this way last season, first on Instagram Live on media day, then after a …

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Cavs cry foul after Embiid scores 44 in Sixers’ 122-108 win

CLEVELAND (AP) Joel Embiid did plenty of damage on his own. The Cavaliers, though, felt the big man got some unwarranted help. Cleveland coach J.B. Bickerstaff was highly critical of the officiating after Embiid scored 44 points – and made 20 trips to the free throw line – in Philadelphia’s 112-108 win over the Cavs on Sunday night. ”That game …

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Kyrie Irving didn’t respond to Nets owner Joe Tsai’s text messages before he was suspended, per report

After several days of calls for the Brooklyn Nets to suspend Kyrie Irving for promoting a film filled with antisemitic tropes on his social media accounts, the franchise went through with it on Thursday, suspending the All-Star guard for a minimum of five games without pay. This came after giving Irving several attempts to apologize for promoting the film and …

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Hopefully Kyrie Irving’s research will uncover allyship between Jewish and Black people in face of racism, bigotry

As he addressed reporters Thursday, as Kyrie Irving again refused to show any contrition for his own behavior and be accountable for his actions and promoting a movie that contains verifiably false information about Jewish people, he deflected more than once. Asked if he was surprised that his actions hurt people, Irving replied, “I think I can ask a better …

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6 props for Sixers vs. Knicks

The Philadelphia 76ers will look to bounce back on Friday when they play host to the New York Knicks after they fell at home to the Washington Wizards. The Knicks are a tougher team and they will give Philadelphia their challenges, especially given how shorthanded the Sixers are at the moment. The game on Friday can be seen locally on …

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‘At this point, we have to look ahead,’ says Celtics’ Al Horford of Ime Udoka’s potential exit to Brooklyn Nets

The players on the Boston Celtics’ roster were in many ways as much in the dark as the fans regarding the unexpected suspension for head coach Ime Udoka for the entirety of the 2022-23 NBA season, as was evidenced by their comments in the immediate aftermath of the suspension’s announcement. Now several weeks removed from that tense media day, the …

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College basketball schedules 2022-23: Teams with the easiest slates this season

Every year there are teams in college basketball that schedule aggressively in the nonconference. And, every year, there’s teams that do quite the opposite. Today, after highlighting the former earlier in the week, we’re going to highlight the latter.  Each of the five teams that qualified for our list are teams within the power conference structure. Because of that, they …

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Brooklyn Nets drop to 28th in Bleacher Report’s power rankings

The Brooklyn Nets are in crisis mode as an organization so far this regular season, and Bleacher Report’s updated power rankings absolutely prove just how far the team has fallen. Basketball writer Andy Bailey of Bleacher Report ranked the Nets near the very bottom of the league, following a very slow start to the regular season. “As if the Brooklyn …

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Warriors to rest Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green vs. Pelicans despite four-game losing streak

Getty Images The Golden State Warriors will not have Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green or Andrew Wiggins on Friday night when they take on the New Orleans Pelicans. All four players are being held out on the second night of a back-to-back despite the team’s current four-game losing streak. While the Warriors are using this as a load management …

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Joakim Noah recruited LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh to Bulls

Failed recruitment began animosity between Noah, Heat originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago Before the landmark “Big Three” of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh formed with the Miami Heat in the summer of 2010, Joakim Noah attempted to lure that trio to the Chicago Bulls. That recruitment, Noah told JJ Redick and Tommy Alter in an appearance on …

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Bold predictions for UNC basketball 2022-23 season

The UNC basketball program tips off the 2022-23 season on Monday night at home against UNCW as we finally reach the start of what could be a special year in Chapel Hill. UNC enters this season returning four of five starters from a team that went to the national championship game. They have also added transfer Pete Nance plus more …

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EMAWOnline – Big 12 Picks ATS

EMAW Online Standings Mason reclaimed separation, while Alec claws back into the race Texas Tech at #7 TCU -9.5, 11:00 AM FOX Mason: A few weeks ago, I had high hopes for Texas Tech. But after their disappointing showing against Baylor last weekend, I am rethinking that. It isn’t out of the question that they could do something wild in …

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Jenkins brings years of experience to young Purdue squad

David Jenkins Jr. made a checklist for what he wanted on his final stop on a six-state basketball journey: face top competition, find a new challenge, play for a coach with an impeccable resume and experience something completely different. Purdue filled all of those desires and the Boilermakers are ready to start this season with a well-traveled 6-foot-1 guard. ”It …

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Could the Brooklyn Nets hiring Ime Udoka bring some closure to the Boston Celtics?

The Boston Celtics are something of a ball club in limbo while the season-long suspension of head coach Ime Udoka plays out after the former Brooklyn Nets assistant had an improper relationship with alleged unwanted contact reportedly a mitigating factor for the length of the suspension. Now, in recent days, rumbles of the supremely dysfunctional Nets organization having an interest …

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