Daily Archives: May 5, 2023

The Lakers’ lapses and inconsistency could cost them a championship

[ad_1] Over the last several weeks, the Los Angeles Lakers have been increasingly considered by many to be a legitimate championship contender. It’s no wonder why, as they have seemed reborn after multiple midseason trades that remodeled the supporting cast around LeBron James and Anthony Davis while giving them pieces that fit well. They had the NBA’s second-best regular season …

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North Carolina expected to face UConn in Jimmy V Classic

[ad_1] The North Carolina Tar Heels will return to Madison Square Garden next season and face off against the defending national champion UConn Huskies according to a new report. The two teams are slated to face off in the Jimmy V Classic for the 2023 season. Jon Rothstein of College Hoops Today reported the news on Friday afternoon, stating that …

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2023 NBA playoffs scores, results, series schedules: Sixers host Celtics in Game 3 on Friday night

[ad_1] Eight teams are left vying for the 2023 NBA title. Four second-round matchups are all in action this week, including Game 3 of Sixers-Celtics on Friday night. With this series tied at 1-1, the winner of tonight’s matchup in Philadelphia will be in the driver’s seat in this series. The other three second-round series will continue this weekend. Friday …

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Talking second round of playoffs, where Grizzlies go next

[ad_1] After a summer of brash talk and high-profile distractions — including poking the bear that is LeBron James — the Memphis Grizzlies exited the playoffs with a whimper. That was quickly followed by reports they were not bringing back free agent Dillon Brooks as part of a shift to make this more of a playoff team. Is that the …

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LeBron James hilariously booed by George Kittle in Warriors-Lakers Game 2

[ad_1] Watch Kittle hilariously boo LeBron at Warriors-Lakers Game 2 originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea George Kittle makes his presence known on the football field, and that was no different while sitting courtside at the Warriors’ Game 2 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday at Chase Center. The 49ers’ star tight end sat alongside his teammates Christian …

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KU basketball coach Bill Self announces addition of Michigan transfer Hunter Dickinson

[ad_1] LAWRENCE — Hunter Dickinson is officially a part of the Kansas men’s basketball program, with Jayhawks head coach Bill Self announcing the addition Friday. Dickinson was widely viewed as the top available talent in the transfer portal this year, after his decision to move on from Michigan. Dickinson, a junior center this past season listed at 7-foot-1 and 260 …

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EMAW Radio 5/5: Is Brett Yormark crazy or about to strike gold in Mexico?

[ad_1] EMAW Radio 5/5: Is Brett Yormark crazy or about to strike gold in Mexico? – 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(‘2023-05-05 17:07:14 -0500’) }} football Edit Mason Voth • EMAWOnline Managing Editor Covering Kansas State since 2017 and …

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James Harden to bring Michigan State student injured in shooting to 76ers-Celtics game

[ad_1] Michigan State University student John Hao was severely injured in the deadly shooting on campus on Feb. 13. He spent weeks at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing recovering from the injuries, but he is getting better. Now, according to ESPN’s Malika Andrews, Hao will be attending Sunday’s NBA playoff game between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers in Philly, courtesy …

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James Harden to bring Michigan State student injured in shooting to Celtics-76ers game

[ad_1] Michigan State University student John Hao was severely injured in the deadly shooting on campus on Feb. 13. He spent weeks at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing recovering from the injuries, but he is getting better. Now, according to ESPN’s Malika Andrews, Hao will be attending Sunday’s NBA playoff game between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers in Philly, courtesy …

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Nets’ Ben Simmons hoping to play for Australian national team this summer, per report

[ad_1] Brooklyn Nets guard Ben Simmons hopes to play for the Australian national team this summer during the FIBA World Cup, according to Brian Windhorst. Simmons has been included in Australia’s initial player pool for the event, which will run from Aug. 25 through Sept. 10 in the Philippines, Japan and Indonesia.  Australia’s head coach, Brian Goorjian, told a radio …

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Former Arkansas forward Barry Dunning announces transfer destination

[ad_1] Barry Dunning is going back home. Arkansas’ freshman forward, who entered the transfer portal shortly after the end of the 2022-23 regular season, announced Friday he was transferring to Alabama-Birmingham. Specifically, Dunning said he had signed with UAB, even. Dunning played in just 16 games, averaging 3.1 points per, in his first and only season with the Razorbacks. He …

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What must Phoenix Suns do to win Game 3 vs. Denver Nuggets? Here’s what The Republic’s writers say

[ad_1] The Phoenix Suns return to Footprint Center down 2-0 in their best-of-seven Western Conference semifinal series against the Denver Nuggets. It doesn’t overstate things to say Friday is a must-win game. So what will it take for the Suns to win Game 3? Here’s what The Arizona Republic’s writers who have been covering the playoffs say: It comes down …

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Charles Oakley’s lawsuit against Madison Square Garden reinstated; Seeking James Dolan added as defendant

[ad_1] New York Knicks legend Charles Oakley will have his day in court once again. A federal appeals court panel overturned a decision made in 2021 by a district judge to dismiss Oakley’s lawsuit against Madison Square Garden. The lawsuit stems from a 2017 incident in which Oakley was forced to leave a Knicks game by security. The former All-Defensive …

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Chicago Bulls 2022-23 stat leaders in every category

[ad_1] Another season of Chicago Bulls basketball is in the record books. The Bulls bowed out in the play-in tournament final following a 40-42 regular season. Here’s a look back at the top performers in every category for the 2022-23 year. Also check out: All stats via NBA.com and Basketball Reference. Games played: 82 – Nikola Vucevic and Patrick Williams …

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Celtics work out elite rebounding forward ahead of 2023 NBA draft

[ad_1] The Boston Celtics remain focused on the 2023 NBA Playoffs, but the team is also monitoring and working out prospects projected to go in the second round of the 2023 NBA draft. Maximizing the roster around the margins will become an increasingly important part of how the Celtics stay competitive under the increasingly punitive rules for contenders in the …

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Kansas men’s basketball forward Zuby Ejiofor has entered the transfer portal

[ad_1] Then with Kansas, Zuby Ejiofor (35) looks to make a play during the second half of a game this past season against Indiana inside Allen Fieldhouse. LAWRENCE — Zuby Ejiofor has become the latest Kansas men’s basketball player to decide to transfer. A KU official confirmed Friday that Ejiofor, a freshman forward this past season, has entered the transfer portal. …

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NCAA committee proposes change to block-or-charge calls and other rule modifications for upcoming season

[ad_1] USATSI The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee recommended a number of changes Friday including tweaks to the block/charge call and circumstances around how it is called, a relaxing of jersey number restrictions and other various changes. Recommendations from the committee will go to the Playing Rules Oversight Panel for review on June 8. They would apply to the 2023-24 …

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Three best bets for Friday night’s NBA action

[ad_1] The NBA playoffs roll on Friday night, with the Celtics traveling to the city of brotherly love to face the Sixers in Game 3 with the series tied up at one apiece, and the Suns looking to avoid going down 3-0 to the Nuggets in front of the Phoenix crowd. The Eastern Conference semifinals tip off at 7:30 p.m. …

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Tennessee basketball’s B.J. Edwards enters transfer portal

[ad_1] B.J. Edwards has entered the transfer portal Friday after one season with Tennessee basketball. The guard from Knoxville Catholic averaged 4.3 minutes in 14 games. He posted 1.2 points per game. Edwards likely was not in line for a significant role in a deep backcourt in the 2023-24 season after UT added two transfers and Santiago Vescovi opted to …

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