Daily Archives: June 2, 2023

How might Nick Nurse’s experience with Marc Gasol help in coaching Joel Embiid?

How might Nurse’s experience with Gasol help in coaching Embiid? originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia During the final answer of his first press conference as Sixers head coach on Thursday, Nick Nurse brought up an outstanding center not named Joel Embiid. “We’re just trying to maximize what the roster looks like,” Nurse said. “We really had to generate turnovers …

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58 projections after the early entry withdrawal deadline

The NBA pre-draft process crossed another important checkpoint on the schedule with the early entry withdrawal deadline coming and going this week. Those prospects had the opportunity to test the waters and meet with teams to gain feedback on their potential draft stock. In order to maintain their remaining college eligibility, they had to withdraw from consideration by 11:59 p.m. …

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Big 12 reportedly eyeing further expansion

The Big 12 and expansion are practically synonymous at this point in time. The conference that was once caught off guard by losing Texas and Oklahoma to the SEC has been ultra proactive to ensure their future. Led by Big 12 commissioner Brett Yormark’s efforts, the conference has been able to secure a media rights deal and also added four …

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What do the Heat need to do to handle the Nuggets?

DENVER — After a heartbreaking last-second loss in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals — the fourth straight outing in which he’d scored fewer than 20 points, a night that saw him go just 4-of-16 from the floor — Bam Adebayo fielded a question about what he could do to help the Heat survive a Game 7 back in …

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Chicago Bulls need owner ‘willing to put his money’ on the line to win

Historically speaking, the Chicago Bulls are one of the best organizations in the history of the NBA. However, they haven’t won a championship since the Michael Jordan years, and he’s the only reason they have as much historical significance as they do. And outside of the Derrick Rose-led Bulls, Chicago hasn’t been competitive since Jordan. Meanwhile, other teams around the …

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Dallas Cowboys top Forbes list of most profitable sports teams after making $1.2 billion in three years

Getty Images The Dallas Cowboys topped a new Forbes study of the world’s most profitable sports teams over the past three years, pocketing a total of nearly $1.2 billion over that timespan. The Cowboys’ operating income — defined by Forbes as earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization — was substantially greater than any other professional sports team, and far …

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Full Brad Stevens press conference on the state of the Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Brad Stevens held a press conference on Wednesday afternoon to put the Celtics’ loss to the Miami Heat in the 2023 East finals some context ahead of a busy offseason to address the team’s shortcomings in that loss. Stevens evaluated Celtics head coach Joe Mazzula’s performance last season, lauding his accomplishments despite being thrust …

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USI men’s basketball lands transfer from national champion UConn

EVANSVILLE — A national champion will call Screaming Eagles Arena home next season. University of Connecticut transfer forward Yarin Hasson has signed with the University of Southern Indiana men’s basketball program, USI announced in a news release Friday afternoon. He committed last Saturday, days after visiting the White House to celebrate the Huskies’ title win over San Diego State. The …

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Gave Kalscheur to work out for the Thunder in pre-draft visit

The 2023 NBA draft is roughly three weeks away, which means pre-draft visits and workouts have ramped up. The Oklahoma City Thunder own the draft picks at No. 12, No. 37 and No. 50, which creates a wide range of prospects they could select at those spots. Iowa State guard Gabe Kalscheur could be an option, as he reportedly will …

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What point guard Ques Glover brings to Big 12-bound BYU

Former Florida guard Ques Glover will play his final year of college basketball for the Cougars as they head into the Big 12. | Matt Stamey, Associated Press It appears that BYU has its point guard as it enters the Big 12 era. Ques Glover, a 6-foot, 180-pound grad transfer from Samford University, fills several big needs for the Cougars …

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ESPN’s Kendrick Perkins says Ja Morant may need to leave Memphis ‘for his own well-being’

Ja Morant has received an abundance of fan support from Memphis Grizzlies fans through his previous off the court incidents, but ESPN’s Kendrick Perkins believes the two-time all-star may be best suited to play elsewhere. On ESPN’s show “First Take,” Perkins stated that even though Morant didn’t commit a crime when he appeared to brandish a gun in an Instagram …

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Cameron Boozer, Darryn Peterson lead loaded team

Cameron Boozer is the top boys basketball player in the 2025 high school class. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — This is a busy time for every NBA team as they prepare for the upcoming draft on June 22, bringing in prospects for team workouts and meetings. NBA scouts are also on the road during this time evaluating the …

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Suns to hire ex-Lakers coach Frank Vogel to replace Monty Williams

The Phoenix Suns will hire Frank Vogel as their next head coach, as first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and confirmed by CBS Sports’ Bill Reiter. Vogel will receive a five-year deal that will pay him $31 million over the course of the contract, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Phoenix assistant coach Kevin Young and former Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers …

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