Daily Archives: May 26, 2023

Kansas State’s Keyontae Johnson medically cleared for NBA Draft after heart condition, collapse

Keyontae Johnson collapsed while playing in a game at Florida in 2020, and was later diagnosed with a heart condition. (Brad Penner/USA Today) Keyontae Johnson is now officially cleared and eligible for the NBA Draft. Johnson was medically cleared on Friday by the NBA’s Fitness to Play panel, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. That marked the last step Johnson needed …

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Marquette’s Prosper says he will stay in draft rather than returning to school

MILWAUKEE — Olivier-Maxence Prosper announced he is keeping his name under NBA draft consideration rather than returning to Marquette. The 6-foot-8 forward announced his decision. “Thank you Marquette nation, my coaches, my teammates and support staff for embracing me from day one,” Prosper said in an Instagram post. “My time at Marquette has been incredible. With that being said, I …

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Twitter reacts to Scottie Pippen calling Michael Jordan a horrible player

Despite not saying a word, Michael Jordan’s name continues to stay in headlines, this time with former teammate Scottie Pippen calling out the former Tar Heel. It’s no secret that since the Last Dance documentary dropped, Pippen has not been too fond of Jordan, finding ways to take shots at him. Once again, the opportunity presented itself for Pippen to …

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NBA’s Fitness to Play Panel clears Keyontae Johnson for NBA Draft

On Friday afternoon the NBA’s Fitness to Play Panel officially cleared K-State’s Keyontae Johnson medically for his participation in the NBA Draft. Johnson started his college basketball career at Florida, where he played two full seasons before collapsing in the fourth game of his junior season against Florida State. Johnson would eventually be diagnosed with “Athlete’s Heart,” which is an …

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Is Nick Nurse the perfect fit as head coach of NBA team?

As the Phoenix Suns’ coaching search continues, a couple of names continue to lead the speculation about who could replace Monty Williams as the coach of the NBA team. Nick Nurse, the former coach of the Toronto Raptors, is one of those names. Many NBA writers and sports personalities have discussed Nurse’s potential fit in Phoenix in recent days, with …

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Coby White should be on Chicago Bulls ‘free-agent big board’

The Chicago Bulls only have six players fully under contract heading into next season. They have two more on options and another two on non-guaranteed contracts. However, there are five players who were in their regular-season rotation last season who will be free agents this summer, whether restricted or unrestricted. Arturas Karnisovas has made it clear that he does not …

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Game Recognizes Game: Nikola Jokic

Some of the biggest stars in the NBA express their appreciation for Denver Nuggets two-time #KiaMVP Nikola Jokic. Source link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5Z2UgEjeMA Author : Publish date : [publish_date] Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

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Mikal Bridges wants Brooklyn Nets to pay Cam Johnson

It’s no secret that one of the more important matters that the Brooklyn Nets have to address how much would the team pay to keep talented restricted free-agent wing Cam Johnson from leaving. Regardless of the price, Mikal Bridges wants the Nets to pay Johnson to keep him in Brooklyn. Johnson is expected to command a contract in the neighborhood …

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1 Hour of Aaron Gordon's BEST Dunks 🔥

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=qYpGZXZrY4o Author : Publish date : [publish_date] Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

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LeBron James foot injury: Lakers star could require surgery after playing through torn tendon, per report

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James might have surgery this offseason after playing through a torn tendon in his right foot, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. James’ foot will be re-evaluated in the near future, and, if he requires surgery, the procedure would reportedly sideline him for two months.  James originally injured his foot on Feb. 26 during a regular …

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Nikola Vucevic could ask for raise from Chicago Bulls this offseason

Despite getting eliminated in the first round, the 2021-22 season was a massive success for the Chicago Bulls. They snapped a four-year playoff drought thanks to the solid play of their new-look core. Unfortunately, they took a step back this past year, getting bounced in the Play-In Tournament. Now, they will have some tough decisions to make this summer. Blowing …

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Evaluating the Thompson twins and Houston’s 2023 draft targets

Rockets fan and NBA draft analyst Nathan Fogg joins Ben DuBose and Paulo Alves on Friday’s The Lager Line to scout Houston’s potential first-round options at No. 4 and No. 20 overall. With a particular emphasis on the twin brothers of Amen and Ausar Thompson, the roundtable discussion compares and contrasts Houston’s most likely possibilities with its high lottery pick. …

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