Daily Archives: April 28, 2023

Texas transfer Arterio Morris announces he has committed to Kansas men’s basketball

LAWRENCE — Arterio Morris announced his commitment to Kansas men’s basketball Friday, and is set to become the latest addition to the Jayhawks’ roster. Morris entered the transfer portal after spending the 2022-23 season as a freshman at Texas, another Big 12 Conference program. The 6-foot-3 and 190-pound the guard averaged 4.6 points and 1.4 rebounds per game in 38 …

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Sixers vs. Celtics playoff series storylines and thoughts

11 thoughts and tidbits on Sixers-Celtics series in Round 2 originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia Sure enough, the Sixers will have to beat the defending Eastern Conference champions in order to take that title. With Game 1 of the team’s second-round playoff series against the Celtics set for Monday night, here are 11 thoughts and tidbits on the matchup: …

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‘I don’t know my purpose here’

Jae Crowder wasn’t happy with how his season ended with the Milwaukee Bucks. His anger, however, isn’t based on the fact that the top-seeded Bucks were upset by the Miami Heat in just five games in the opening round of the NBA playoffs. It’s the fact he was barely used in the series. Crowder, who was traded to the Bucks …

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Kentucky All-American Oscar Tshiebwe to work out for Bucks, Celtics

Kentucky senior Oscar Tshiebwe will reportedly work out with several teams in the immediate future, including the Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings, according to Adam Zagoria on Twitter. Tshiebwe announced on April 7 that he would declare for the 2023 NBA draft while maintaining the right to return to school next season. He has one year of eligibility …

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Jae Crowder questions why Bucks traded for him after loss to Heat: ‘I don’t know my purpose here’

Given how little he played during the postseason, veteran forward Jae Crowder isn’t sure why the Milwaukee Bucks traded for him. The Bucks acquired Crowder prior to the trade deadline in February, and he appeared in 18 games for the team during the regular season and played nearly 19 minutes per performance. In the playoffs, though, Crowder’s role diminished. He …

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Ron Holland, the No. 6 recruit in Class of 2023, decommits from Texas in latest change to Longhorns roster

Getty Images Five-star prospect Ron Holland announced Friday that he is decommitting from Texas and reopening his recruitment after ranking as the No. 6 overall prospect in the Class of 2023, according to 247Sports. The news comes as a blow to Texas’ 2023-24 roster outlook less than 24 hours after the Longhorns landed a commitment from the No. 2 ranked …

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Sixers’ James Harden ranked as 5th-best shooting guard in NBA history

Philadelphia 76ers star James Harden has accomplished a ton in his decorated NBA career. He has won three scoring titles and two assist titles while also winning an MVP award and countless All-Star and All-NBA appearances. The only thing missing from his Hall of Fame resume is a title. He is looking to finally accomplish that during this current 2023 …

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EMAW Radio 4/28: Anudike-Uzomah goes to KC, basketball recruiting & draft

EMAW Radio 4/28: Anudike-Uzomah goes to KC, basketball recruiting & draft – EMAWOnline PHNjcmlwdD4KICAoZnVuY3Rpb24odyxkLHMsbCxpKXsKICAgICAgICBpZiAo d2luZG93Ll9kaWRBc3luY0luamVjdEdvb2dsZVRhZ01hbmFnZXIpIHJldHVy bjsKICAgICAgICB3W2xdPXdbbF18fFtdO3dbbF0ucHVzaCh7J2d0bS5zdGFy dCc6CiAgICAgICAgbmV3IERhdGUoKS5nZXRUaW1lKCksZXZlbnQ6J2d0bS5q cyd9KTt2YXIgZj1kLmdldEVsZW1lbnRzQnlUYWdOYW1lKHMpWzBdLAogICAg ICAgIGo9ZC5jcmVhdGVFbGVtZW50KHMpLGRsPWwhPSdkYXRhTGF5ZXInPycm bD0nK2w6Jyc7ai5hc3luYz10cnVlO2ouc3JjPQogICAgICAgICdodHRwczov L3d3dy5nb29nbGV0YWdtYW5hZ2VyLmNvbS9ndG0uanM/aWQ9JytpK2RsKycm Z3RtX2F1dGg9JysnS2hINmhlQ3BvV0pVSG5xVnpkRWE3dycrCiAgICAgICAg JyZndG1fcHJldmlldz0nKydlbnYtMScrJyZndG1fY29va2llc193aW49eCc7 Zi5wYXJlbnROb2RlLmluc2VydEJlZm9yZShqLGYpOwogICAgICAgIHdpbmRv dy5fZGlkQXN5bmNJbmplY3RHb29nbGVUYWdNYW5hZ2VyID0gdHJ1ZTsKICAg ICAgfSkod2luZG93LGRvY3VtZW50LCdzY3JpcHQnLCdkYXRhTGF5ZXInLCdH VE0tTUY2UFhYQycpOwo8L3NjcmlwdD4KPG5vc2NyaXB0Pgo8aWZyYW1lIGhl aWdodD0nMCcgc3JjPSdodHRwczovL3d3dy5nb29nbGV0YWdtYW5hZ2VyLmNv bS9ucy5odG1sP2lkPUdUTS1NRjZQWFhDJmFtcDtndG1fYXV0aD1LaEg2aGVD cG9XSlVIbnFWemRFYTd3JmFtcDtndG1fcHJldmlldz1lbnYtMSZhbXA7Z3Rt X2Nvb2tpZXNfd2luPXgnIHN0eWxlPSdkaXNwbGF5Om5vbmU7dmlzaWJpbGl0 eTpoaWRkZW4nIHdpZHRoPScwJz48L2lmcmFtZT4KPC9ub3NjcmlwdD4KCgo= PGRpdiBjbGFzcz0ncmEtY29udGFpbmVyIGRpc3Ryb19hZCc+CjxkaXYgY2xh c3M9J3ZpZGVvLWFkLXdyYXBwZXInPgo8c2NyaXB0IGFzeW5jIHNyYz0nLy9j LmpzcmRuLmNvbS9zL2NzLmpzP3A9MjI1NDYnIHR5cGU9J3RleHQvamF2YXNj cmlwdCc+PC9zY3JpcHQ+CjxkaXYgY2xhc3M9J3ZpZGVvLWNvbnRhaW5lcicg aWQ9J2RzX2RlZmF1bHRfYW5jaG9yJz48L2Rpdj4KPC9kaXY+CjwvZGl2PgoK {{ timeAgo(‘2023-04-28 15:38:21 -0500’) }} football Edit Mason Voth • EMAWOnline Managing Editor Covering Kansas State since 2017 and a background in radio, …

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Julius Randle injury update: Knicks star progressing but still in doubt for Game 1 vs. Heat with ankle injury

Julius Randle’s status is still up in the air for Game 1 of the New York Knicks’ second-round series against the Miami Heat, which will begin on Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. Randle is dealing with a sprained ankle, which he re-injured in Game 5 of the Knicks’ first-round series against the Cleveland Cavaliers.  “He didn’t do much today, …

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Should the Celtics be on upset alert against Sixers in Round 2?

A Philly perspective on how Sixers stack up with Celtics in Round 2 originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The Boston Celtics enter yet another NBA playoff series with expectations to advance. The No. 2 seed Celtics are heavily favored in their second-round playoff matchup with the No. 3 seed Philadelphia 76ers — despite needing six games to finish off …

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Is Nets wing Mikal Bridges truly untouchable?

Brooklyn Nets wing Mikal Bridges has shown a lot during his short stint in Brooklyn after being sent there in the Kevin Durant trade. Bridges has shown his ability to handle being the main scoring option on a playoff team and even though the end of his season was not the best that anyone has seen from him, he has …

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NBA star Kevin Durant signs lifetime deal with shoe and apparel company

Phoenix Suns star Kevin Durant has worn Nike basketball shoes his entire career. He will wear them well beyond his days as a professional basketball player, too. On Friday, Durant announced he agreed to a lifetime deal with Nike. “When I first signed with Nike, I couldn’t have dreamed of how far we’d go in this partnership,” Durant said in …

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Ex-Celtics big man Guerschon Yabusele apologizes for Dante Exum bodyslam in Partizan-Real Madrid fight

Former Boston Celtics big man Guerschon Yabusele has apologized for an incident in which he bodyslammed fellow former NBAer Dante Exum in the middle of an on-court fight between EuroLeague teams Partizan and Real Madrid on Thursday that resulted in a ruptured tendon and chipped tooth for the latter, per USA TODAY’s Tom Schad. “Euroleague Basketball strongly condemns the events …

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Josh Hart, Jalen Brunson emphasize impact of Knicks fans at MSG ahead of Heat playoff series

After finishing off the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games, the Knicks earned the benefits of home court advantage in the second round when the eighth-seeded Miami Heat upset the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks. As a result, New York would host a potential game seven in a renewed playoff rivalry. Throughout this season, the Knicks have thrived in their home environment inside …

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Former Miami F Danilo Jovanovich picks Cards

A goal for Louisville men’s basketball coach Kenny Payne during a pivotal offseason at the helm of his alma mater was to determine who “deserves” to don a Cardinals uniform after the worst season in modern program history. “If you don’t deserve to be in that jersey, as much as I love you, I can’t have you in that jersey,” …

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