Daily Archives: January 27, 2023

Luka Doncic injury update: Mavericks star to miss Saturday’s game vs. Jazz with mild ankle sprain

Freshly-named NBA All-Star starter Luka Doncic gingerly walked off the floor with an ankle injury in the first quarter of the Dallas Mavericks game against the Phoenix Suns Thursday night. Though he is expected to be listed as day-to-day with what was determined a mild left ankle sprain, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Mavericks announced Friday evening that Doncic will miss Saturday night’s game against …

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LeBron James jersey sells for whopping $3.7 mn

A game-worn jersey of basketball superstar LeBron James sold for $3.7 million at auction Friday, five times more than the previous record for one of his shirts. The sale comes with interest even higher than usual in the 38-year-old LA Lakers icon as he nears the NBA’s all-time scoring record. Sotheby’s in New York sold the jersey, which James wore …

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Clemson’s Brevin Galloway describes NSFW injury that left him in ‘the worst pain I’ve ever experienced’

Getty Images Clemson basketball player Brevin Galloway will miss some time with a unique and graphic injury, and he explained the situation in great detail on an Instagram story. Following a workout, Galloway suffered testicular torsion and had to be taken to the hospital for emergency surgery. After he got out of surgery, Galloway provided a very graphic description of …

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Ranking this season’s SEC-Big 12 Challenge slate

One of College Basketball’s premier events is back for the 2023 season. The 2023 edition of the SEC-Big 12 Challenge will be the final installment, as the SEC is planning to transition to an all-new ACC-SEC Challenge that is set to begin during the 2023-24 season. The end of the deal is primarily due to ESPN ending the contract, and …

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Tennessee-Texas, Kansas-Kentucky headline best games of college basketball weekend

The SEC/Big 12 Challenge series is a bit of a curiosity in the men’s basketball realm. Most such made-for-TV events between power conferences take place before league competition begins. This one, by contrast, lands near the midpoint of the league slate. But even though this set of games interrupts the quest for all-important positions in the standings, there are quality …

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Saint Louis vs. Davidson prediction, odds: 2023 college basketball picks, Jan. 27 best bets from proven model

The Davidson Wildcats (10-10) host the Saint Louis Billikens (14-6) on Friday night in an Atlantic 10 battle. This is the first of two regular-season matchups between these foes. Davidson has dominated the series, logging a 2-8 overall record, including a three-game win streak over the Billikens. Saint Louis currently sits in second place in the conference standings. Meanwhile, Davidson …

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Daryl Morey blames ‘shameless Boston media’ for Joel Embiid not being named an All-Star starter

The NBA has no greater hype man than Daryl Morey. Philadelphia’s president of basketball operations once claimed that James Harden was a better scorer than Michael Jordan. Between Harden and Joel Embiid he finds ways to insert himself into the MVP conversation almost every year. But with the NBA announcing this year’s All-Star starters on Thursday, he took things in …

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Fans pay tribute to legendary broadcaster

As college hoops fans and broadcasters mourned the loss of Billy Packer, some recalled some of the famous calls Packer was known for during his storied career. Packer died Thursday night after being hospitalized in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the past three weeks. His son, Mark Packer, said he died of kidney failure. Billy Packer was 82. Billy Packer’s voice …

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Keyontae Johnson at No. 5 K-State to face ex-Gator teammates

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There are still a handful of players left at Florida who remember the exact moment, during a timeout against rival Florida State more than two years ago, that Keyontae Johnson collapsed to the floor and time seemed to stand still. Johnson was loaded onto a stretcher, taken to the hospital and remained there for more than …

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Delon Wright believes he’s found a great fit with Wizards

Wright believes he’s found a great fit in D.C. originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington WASHINGTON — As Delon Wright spent a month recovering from a severe hamstring strain, a rehab he says was among the most difficult of his basketball career, he sat on the Wizards’ bench paying close attention to what was transpiring on the court. He processed …

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NBA DFS: Top DraftKings, FanDuel daily Fantasy basketball picks for January 27 include Giannis Antetokounmpo

Donovan Mitchell has missed four of the last five games as he deals with a lingering groin injury, but he could be back in action when the Cavaliers play the second of back-to-back games on Friday against Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and the Thunder. Should Mitchell play, NBA daily Fantasy players should consider that he averaged just 17.7 points and hit just …

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EagleAction – Basketball Preview: BC-UVA

Saturday afternoon, the BC men’s basketball team faces its biggest test yet when they visit No. 7 Virginia for a noontime tip. Winners of two straight, the Eagles will be looking to get to .500 as they currently sit at 10-11. Right now, Vegas has BC as a 16.5-point underdog. Virginia is second in the ACC at 15-3 overall and …

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