Daily Archives: May 17, 2023

Caleb Love will not attend Michigan: Highly coveted North Carolina star to remain in transfer portal

One of the biggest transfer names in college basketball is back on the market. Former North Carolina guard Caleb Love will not play for Michigan next season after initially committing to join the Wolverines, sources told CBS Sports. Love did not have the adequate amount of transferable credits to easily clear the admissions bar at Michigan, sources told CBS Sports. …

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Houston offers Kelvin Sampson revised contract amid interview for Milwaukee Bucks head coaching job

Getty Images Houston’s Kelvin Sampson recently interviewed for the Milwaukee Bucks head coaching position, a source confirmed to CBS Sports’ Matt Norlander. Sampson was an assistant on the Bucks’ staff from 2008-11 when current Milwaukee general manager Jon Horst was a member of the front office. Sampson released a short statement to multiple media outlets after news of the interview …

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Guard Caleb Love reportedly decommits from Michigan basketball

Michigan basketball’s expected depth at point guard may not be so deep, after all. Guard Caleb Love, who had committed to transfer to the Wolverines after three seasons at North Carolina, reportedly decommitted on Wednesday, according to Joe Tipton of On3.com. Love was ranked as the No. 16 transfer available this offseason by 247 Sports. Love averaged 16.7 points, 2.8 …

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Guard Caleb Love reportedly decommits from Michigan basketball

Michigan basketball’s expected depth at point guard may not be so deep, after all. Guard Caleb Love, who had committed to transfer to the Wolverines after three seasons at North Carolina, reportedly decommitted on Wednesday, according to Joe Tipton of On3.com. Love was ranked as the No. 16 transfer available this offseason by 247 Sports. Love averaged 16.7 points, 2.8 …

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James Harden will opt out with 76ers to test free agency

Last summer, James Harden declined his $47.4 million player option then ultimately re-signed with the 76ers for $14.4 million less in a move that opened up room for Philly to round out a contending roster (the league called that tampering). Harden’s sacrifice didn’t lead to a ring. Now Harden wants to get paid. He will opt out of his $35.6 …

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Draymond Green refutes Victor Wembanyama better NBA prospect than LeBron

Draymond refutes narrative Wemby is better prospect than LeBron originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea The Victor Wembanyama hype train has left the station. Wembanyama, the 19-year-old French phenom center who stands 7-foot-4 and boasts a level of athleticism and coordination never seen in a big man his size, likely will land with the San Antonio Spurts after they won Tuesday’s …

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What’s the NBA playoff record for rebounds in a single game?

What’s the NBA playoff record for rebounds in a game? originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Another game, another mind-blowing stat line for Nikola Jokic. The two-time MVP powered the Denver Nuggets to a 132-126 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals. Jokic tallied his 12th career playoff triple-double, leading the Nuggets in …

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Steve Kerr offers hilariously snarky retort about Warriors’ road woes

Kerr’s hilariously snarky retort about Warriors’ season woes originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea There were several things that went wrong during the Warriors’ 2022-23 NBA season, but one struggle was the obvious talking point. So when coach Steve Kerr was asked when he realized Golden State wouldn’t be securing its second consecutive NBA title, he quipped back with the …

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Former Kent State forward among latest Auburn transfer portal targets

The Auburn Tigers have reached out to Robert Carpenter, a former forward for the Kent State Golden Flashes. Aside from Auburn, Carpenter has been contacted by programs such as Eastern Illinois, UT Martin, Albany, Coastal Carolina, Bryant, Fairfield, Alcorn State, and CSU Northridge. Auburn would be Carpenter’s fourth stop. The Detroit, Michigan native originally played for St. Bonaventure in the …

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Doc Rivers’ firing ‘shocked’ Joel Embiid, 76ers president Daryl Morey says

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was “shocked” by the team’s decision to fire coach Doc Rivers, president Daryl Morey said during his end-of-season press conference on Wednesday. Asked about ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith saying that Embiid was unhappy about Rivers’ dismissal, Morey said, “They had a strong relationship.” Then he likened the situation to a trade.  “I have to make …

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Florida basketball welcomes two freshmen to campus

The newest additions to the Florida Gators men’s basketball team have arrived on campus. Forwards Alex Condon and Thomas Haugh are the two freshmen listed on the 2023-24 roster, and the team’s social media accounts posted a video of their arrival on Monday. Condon hails from Perth, Australia, and has the height to play center at 6 feet-11 inches tall. …

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Nick Smith Jr. confirms pre-draft visit with the Thunder

The 2023 NBA draft lottery is officially over, as it confirmed the Oklahoma City Thunder will pick No. 12 in the first round of the draft. It’s also draft combine week, which means all of the top prospects are gathered in Chicago, Ill. This means that most players will likely be asked who they’ve worked out and met with so far. …

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NBA rumors: James Harden intends to opt out of 76ers deal, seek long-term contract with ‘basketball freedom’

Much like last offseason, the most pivotal roster decision facing the Philadelphia 76ers this summer is what to do with James Harden, who has a $35.6 million player option for next season that he reportedly intends to decline, per Bleacher Report’s Chris Haynes. Haynes reports that Harden will be seeking a new, long-term deal, and further, that he “will only …

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Twitter reacts to the idea of UNC leaving the ACC

The idea of the North Carolina Tar Heels leaving the Atlantic Coastal Conference emerged again, with UNC being one of the seven schools engaged in talks to get out of a contract. To no surprise, this caused quite the reaction from North Carolina, ACC, and out-of-conference fans as they discussed where the best fit would be. 247 Sports even came …

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