Daily Archives: April 25, 2023

Magic forward Paolo Banchero named 2022-23 NBA Rookie of the Year

Orlando Magic forward Paolo Banchero on Tuesday was named the 2022-23 NBA Rookie of the Year, becoming the first No. 1 pick to win the award since Ben Simmons in 2018. Banchero received 98 out of 100 first-place votes from a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. He finished with 494 total points in the final voting, topping the 241 …

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Warriors-Kings: Will Steve Kerr put Draymond Green back in starting lineup, or continue to prioritize spacing?

Heading into Warriors-Kings Game 5 on Wednesday night, the question on everyone’s mind is whether De’Aaron Fox, with his shooting hand broken finger, will be able to play. The answer appears to be yes.  Fox went into great detail about his injury, the protective covering he’ll wear, and why he doesn’t think it’ll be a major problem. That remains to …

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Paolo Banchero named NBA Rookie of the Year

Paolo Banchero was named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year on Tuesday. The Orlando Magic forward won the award over fellow finalists Jalen Williams and Walker Kessler. He secured 98 out of 100 first-place votes. A 6-10 forward out of Duke, Banchero averaged 20 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists in 72 games. He experienced typical rookie struggles with efficiency …

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Celtics’ Joe Mazzulla reacts to Ime Udoka landing Rockets head coach job

Joe Mazzulla reacts to Ime Udoka landing Rockets head coach job originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston BOSTON — Joe Mazzulla’s Celtics predecessor has returned to the NBA coaching ranks. Ime Udoka has agreed to a deal to become the Houston Rockets’ next head coach, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Monday. It’s Udoka’s first job since the Celtics suspended him has their …

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Celtics veterans react to Ime Udoka joining Rockets as head coach

For confidentiality reasons, Boston Celtics players reportedly still don’t know all the specifics regarding the workplace scandal that cost former head coach Ime Udoka his job before the 2022-23 year. Nonetheless, as they’ve stated multiple times this season, they do still appreciate his work with them over the previous season — which is when the Celtics were 2021-22 Eastern Conference …

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Sixers big man Paul Reed to enter restricted free agency

While the Philadelphia 76ers have their eyes set on a championship at the moment, they do have to begin thinking about the offseason and how they are going to handle things. While the biggest situation to worry about in the offseason is James Harden’s as Philadelphia wants to extend the future Hall of Famer, they also want to take care …

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Bruce Fraser reveals Klay Thompson NBA All-Star break conversations

Bruce Fraser, a champion surfer and the talks Klay needed originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea SAN FRANCISCO — Straddling his surfboard in the waters of the Baja peninsula, Warriors assistant coach Bruce Fraser turns to Klay Thompson. It’s the middle of February, the 2023 NBA All-Star break. A time of hoopla and festivities for a select few, and relaxation …

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ICONIC 1st Round Clinching Moments #NBAPlayoffs

Take a look back at some of the best 1st round clinching moments! Never miss a moment with the latest news, trending stories and … Source link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHGz9ffE_s8 Author : Publish date : [publish_date] Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

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Kyrie Irving says Nets would have won 2021 NBA title if he stays healthy

Dallas Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving said on Twitter on Tuesday that the Brooklyn Nets would have won the NBA championship for the 2020-2021 season if he doesn’t get hurt along the way. The series that Irving is referring to is their Eastern Conference Semi-Finals series against the Milwaukee Bucks that Brooklyn went on to lose in seven games. The Bucks …

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Kings-Warriors Game 4 averages 7.5 million viewers in most-watched first-round game since 2002

The Sacramento Kings are a small market team seeing big-time viewership numbers. ABC’s broadcast of the team’s Game 4 matchup with the Golden State Warriors recorded the largest audience for a first-round NBA playoff game in 21 years, ESPN announced Tuesday. The Warriors’ Sunday night victory averaged 7.5 million viewers, peaking with 10.4 million viewers during the 6 p.m. ET …

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Corey Kispert made sizable leap in second NBA season

Kispert made sizable leap in second NBA season originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington WASHINGTON — Corey Kispert became one of the league’s most efficient 3-point shooters this season, just his second in the NBA. Though it was known he had the potential to reach this point, getting here so quickly was arguably a surprise. Of the 10 players with …

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Knicks End Game 3 Win In Electric Fashion!!

Never miss a moment with the latest news, trending stories and highlights to bring you closer to your favorite players and teams. Source link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgUnawKtXnw Author : Publish date : [publish_date] Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

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Juan Toscano-Anderson still rooting for Warriors as ‘lifelong’ fan

JTA still rooting for hometown team as ‘lifelong’ Warriors fan originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea NBA champion Juan Toscano-Anderson isn’t on the Warriors anymore, but they’ll have a special place in his heart forever. The impending free agent and Oakland native has attended Golden State’s last two home games of their opening-round NBA playoff series against the Sacramento Kings, …

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Is drafting Zion Williamson in 2023-24 worth the risk?

With the NBA Playoffs underway, it is time to take one last look back on how each position has stacked up against each other across the 2022-2023 regular season. The point guard, shooting guard and small forward exit interviews are complete — now it’s time to assess the power forwards. It was a big year for power forwards, with half …

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