Daily Archives: May 3, 2023

How Warriors can close free-throw gap vs. Lakers in NBA playoff series

How Warriors can close free-throw gap in series vs. Lakers originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea SAN FRANCISCO — The contrasting styles between the Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers couldn’t have been more clear Tuesday night in Golden State’s 117-112 Game 1 loss to begin the Western Conference semifinals. The Warriors had a 45-point advantage behind the 3-point line, cashing …

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Kansas men’s basketball guard Kyle Cuffe Jr. has entered the transfer portal

Kyle Cuffe Jr.’s stay with the Kansas men’s basketball program will last just two seasons. He has entered the transfer portal. LAWRENCE — Kyle Cuffe Jr.’s run with the Kansas men’s basketball program will end after two seasons. A KU official confirmed Wednesday that Cuffe, a redshirt freshman guard this past season, has entered the transfer portal. Cuffe’s decision comes …

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Ex-New Mexico State players speak out after lawsuit, sexual assault and hazing allegations

Content warning: This story contains depictions of alleged sexual assault. Two former New Mexico State basketball players spoke out on Wednesday about the lawsuit they filed against the university over the alleged sexual assault and abuse they were subject to last season. The troubling allegations were among several incidents the program was faced with last season before the school fired …

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Southern Miss basketball gives coach Jay Ladner contract extension

Southern Miss basketball coach Jay Ladner has been rewarded following the Golden Eagles (26-8, 14-4 Sun Belt) winning the conference regular season title last season. Ladner signed a contract extension to remain at Southern Miss through the 2026-27 season on Wednesday. “I’m very blessed and humbled to continue to be the head basketball coach at this incredible institution that has …

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Alabama basketball will face Purdue in Canada in 2023-24

Alabama basketball has scheduled a game against Purdue for the 2023-24 season, a source with direct knowledge of the schedule confirmed to The Tuscaloosa News. The game will be played in Toronto, meaning the game could be a Canada homecoming for Alabama center Charles Bediako and Purdue center Zach Edey. Bediako is from Brampton, Ontario, while Edey is from Toronto. …

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Sixers GM Elton Brand gives his thoughts on Joel Embiid winning MVP

BOSTON–Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid has been through a lot in his NBA career. From having to battle back through devastating injuries and having to miss the first two full seasons of his career to have to deal with the passing of his brother to all of the other obstacles he’s had to overcome, he’s persevered through it all. …

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Alabama men’s basketball schedules non-conference matchup with Purdue

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NBA picks, best bets for Celtics-76ers Game 2: James Harden scores less, creates more; Jaylen Brown steps up

Getty Images Now that we’re in the thick of the NBA playoffs, the basketball betting market is hotter than ever. CBS Sports will be providing daily picks for the duration of the postseason. Sam Quinn will make at least one pick for every game between now and the NBA Finals. All lines courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook. Featured Game | Boston Celtics vs. Philadelphia 76ers …

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Utah State is adding another scorer to its revamped roster

The transformation of the Utah State men’s basketball roster took another step toward completion on Wednesday. Former Coastal Carolina guard Josh Uduje announced his commitment to the Aggies program via social media, the sixth transfer to join the program since Danny Sprinkle took over as head coach. The 6-foot-5, 190-pound Uduje is expected to be another solid scoring option for …

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Sixers’ James Harden surprises Joel Embiid with engraved Rolex watch as MVP gift

Harden surprises Embiid with engraved Rolex as MVP gift originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia BOSTON — James Harden is keenly attuned to luxury and fashion. As for Joel Embiid, Harden’s MVP gift to his star big man Wednesday was the 29-year-old’s first Rolex watch. “How do you wear watches?” Embiid asked. Harden surprised Embiid with the gift, which has “23 MVP” …

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Western Kentucky Hilltopper Basketball-College of Charleston transfer F Babacar Faye signs with WKU

The Hilltoppers added another talented player to the roster on Wednesday afternoon as WKU head coach Steve Lutz announced that College of Charleston transfer forward Babacar Faye signed with Western Kentucky for the 2023-24 season. The 6-foot-8, 210-pound forward has played two seasons at the College of Charleston, making appearances in 31 games as during his freshman season and 34 …

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BYU basketball signs high-scoring transfer guard Ques Glover

Ques Glover, who started his college career at Florida before starring at Samford the past two seasons, signed with BYU as a graduate transfer on Wednesday. | John Amis, Associated Press For the second time in three days, BYU’s guard line was bolstered by an addition from the NCAA transfer portal. The latest addition comes from Samford guard Ques Glover, …

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Who’s headed where at the six sites

Getty Images The fields are set for the NCAA men’s regional tournaments, which will take place May 15-17. Thirteen teams and 10 individuals whose teams did not qualify will compete at three of the six regions. The other three will have 14 teams and five individuals. The top five teams and the low individual whose team is not among that …

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Memphis basketball’s Johnathan Lawson will join high school teammate Brock Vice at Creighton

Former high school teammates Johnathan Lawson and Brock Vice will be teaming up again in college. Lawson, a former Memphis basketball player, and Vice, a former Saint Louis signee and current senior at Houston, announced Wednesday their commitment to Creighton basketball. The duo will be teaming up with former Houston teammate Mason Miller, who will be a redshirt sophomore next …

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