Daily Archives: June 8, 2023

Mike Miles Jr. to work out for the Thunder in pre-draft visit

[ad_1] The 2023 NBA draft is two weeks away, which means draft prospects are touring the country and meeting with several teams. The Oklahoma City Thunder are looking at possibly adding three rookies to their roster. They own the No. 12, No. 37 and No. 50 picks in the draft. A possible addition in the late second round is TCU …

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Nolan Richardson to be enshrined in another Hall of Fame

[ad_1] Former Arkansas basketball coach Nolan Richardson is set to be enshrined into his third Hall of Fame on Thursday. Richardson will take his place in the National Junior College Athletic Assocation Found Hall of Fame in Charlotte. He was already a member of the College Basketball Hall of Fame and the Basketball Hall of Fame, where he was enshrined …

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Miami has thrived in adversity all playoffs. They have plenty of it in Game 4.

[ad_1] MIAMI — Throughout the Heat’s playoff run, Erik Spoelstra has been confiding in and getting encouragement from another Miami coach — and it’s not Pat Riley. Dolphins’ coach Mike McDaniel and Spoelstra have become friends. “We’ve been texting back and forth,” Spoelstra said. “We share very similar thoughts about finding strength in adversity and using those as lessons to …

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NBA’s rules committee is mulling awarding a second coaches’ challenge if first one is successful

[ad_1] The NBA is considering tweaking the coaches’ challenge system. Coaches currently get one challenge to use over the course of a game, regardless of its outcome, but the league is thinking about adding a second challenge that would be used if the first one is deemed successful. If a coach’s initial challenge is unsuccessful, they wouldn’t be awarded the …

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How Big Ten football scheduling model affects Purdue

[ad_1] CHICAGO − With USC and UCLA set to join the Big Ten Conference in 2024, the league announced a new scheduling model on Thursday. No longer will there be divisions, as has been the case since 2011 when Nebraska joined the conference. The Big Ten will instead use what is called the Flex Protect Plus model. In the Flex …

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The hardest place to watch Denver Nuggets games … is Denver

[ad_1] To John Eckman, the Denver Nuggets’ ascent into NBA title contention is laced with irony. They’ve never been more must-see. They’ve also never been harder to watch. At the same time that Nikola Jokić has blossomed into a two-time MVP and transformed a forlorn franchise into a title contender — the Nuggets hold a 2-1 lead over the Heat …

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Jamal Murray sustained a next-level floor burn in Denver’s Game 3 win

[ad_1] Denver Nuggest guard Jamal Murray’s hand looks a little gnarly. (Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post) The Denver Nuggets have a 2-1 NBA Finals advantage over the Miami Heat after Wednesday’s 109-94 win. Jamal Murray was on display in that victory, recording 34 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists before the final buzzer. It’s enough to be in awe …

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Chris Paul, LeBron James and more

[ad_1] It’s been a busy week for NBA trade rumors featuring some of the biggest names the NBA has to offer, so we decided to return with one more pre-offseason edition of our trade rumors rankings series, in which we rank the five players who have appeared most often over the previous week on our trade rumors page. This week’s …

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Heat’s Jimmy Butler on Game 4 of NBA Finals: ‘I expect to win’

[ad_1] MIAMI – It might not be an outlandish guarantee by any means. Just some cool, collected confidence from Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler. “Obviously, I expect to win,” Butler said Thursday before Friday’s Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Denver Nuggets. “We’re going to come out with a lot more energy and we’re going to get one …

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