Daily Archives: June 10, 2023

Leaky Black has another workout ahead of 2023 NBA draft

Former North Carolina forward Leaky Black is getting his shot at making a good impression with NBA teams ahead of the league’s annual draft later on this month. After working out for Boston, Golden State and Atlanta, Black was back on the court to work out with another team. The forward worked out for the Washington Wizards on Friday, as …

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Conor McGregor’s punches send Miami Heat mascot to emergency room

MMA fighter Conor McGregor takes a swing at Burnie, the Miami Heat mascot, during a break in Game 4. MMA star Conor McGregor sent the person who plays the Miami Heat’s mascot “Burnie” to the emergency room Friday after decking him during a partnership announcement between McGregor and the Heat, a person familiar with the situation told USA TODAY Sports. …

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Raptors hire Darko Rajakovic as head coach, think former assistant can lead contender or rebuilder, per report

Getty Images The Toronto Raptors are hiring Darko Rajakovic as their next head coach, Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The Raptors went with Rajakovic, a Memphis Grizzlies assistant, over other finalists, including Sacramento Kings associate head coach Jordi Fernandez and former Raptors assistant coach Sergio Scariolo. Rajakovic will take over as head coach after the team parted ways with Nick Nurse at the …

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Raptors hiring Darko Rajakovic as head coach to replace Nick Nurse, per report

Getty Images The Toronto Raptors are hiring Darko Rajakovic as their next head coach, Adrian Wojnarowski reports. The Raptors went with Rajakovic, a Memphis Grizzlies assistant, over other finalists, including Sacramento Kings associate head coach Jordi Fernandez and former Raptors assistant coach Sergio Scariolo.  Rajakovic will take over as head coach after the team parted ways with Nick Nurse at the …

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Former Memphis Grizzlies assistant hired as new Toronto Raptors head coach

Lead Memphis Grizzlies assistant coach Darko Rajakovic is heading north of the border. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Toronto Raptors are hiring Rajakovic as their next head coach. Rajakovic was an assistant coach for the Grizzlies over the past three seasons after spending one year with the Phoenix Suns and six with the Oklahoma City Thunder. When he was …

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WNBA, WNBPA release statements regarding incident involving Brittney Griner at Dallas airport

The WNBA released a statement Saturday afternoon addressing an incident that took place at an airport in Dallas involving players of the Phoenix Mercury, and specifically Brittney Griner. It’s unclear exactly what took place during the incident, but Mercury forward Brianna Turner tweeted about the situation, saying that people were “following with cameras” and “saying wild remarks” as the team …

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WNBA says player safety is its ‘top priority’ after Brittney Griner was harassed in an airport

Brittney Griner and the Mercury were reportedly harassed at the Dallas Airport. (AP Photo/Jeff Lewis) The WNBA is gathering “additional information” after Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner was harassed in an airport. Following the incident, the league released a statement calling player safety its “top priority.” The league’s full statement read: “As we gather additional information about today’s incident at …

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Should Nets re-sign Seth Curry?

This offseason is set up to be a crucial one for the Nets, entering a new post-superstar era with lots of ill-fitting assets and a blank check to reshape the team as they please. One victim of the mid-season blow-up is Seth Curry, a perfectly competent role player for any contender that struggled to find footing on a roster suddenly …

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Bulls ‘aren’t as far away’ as last year’s record indicates

This past season, the Chicago Bulls failed to improve. Instead, they took a step back, getting bounced in the Play-In Tournament by the eventual Eastern Conference champions, the Miami Heat. Now, they will have to take a serious look in the mirror if they want to get back into the playoffs next year. However, they may not be too far …

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Creighton transfer Arthur Kaluma to visit Alabama next week

Creighton transfer Arthur Kaluma will take an official visit to Alabama next week, according to Jeff Borzello. Borzello also reported that Kaluma is visiting Kansas State and Kentucky as well. Kaluma was ranked as a four-star coming out Dream City Christian School in Glendale, Arizona. He chose the Bluejays over other programs like UNLV, Kansas, and Syracuse. Kaluma had been …

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UAH transfer Chaney Johnson picks up NSWA Small College Athlete of the Year acknowledgement

Former UAH basketball player Chaney Johnson was named ASWA Small College Athlete of the Year. Johnson has transferred to Auburn for his final two seasons of eligibility. An AL.com article written by Mark McCarter dove into Johnson’s journey as a collegiate athlete and everything that led to him earning this achievement. McCarter includes part of a scouting report from a …

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Eric Musselman didn’t know if Devo Davis would return until final hour

Eric Musselman challenged Devo Davis to become a leader after the team’s spell of bad luck during the 2022-23 basketball season. He became the best player during the Razorbacks’ postseason run. So far, Musselman has been able to get three players out of the NBA Draft, Davis being the latest.  Musselman didn’t know whether or not his floor general would …

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NBA’s Top 5 Plays of the Night (ASL) | June 9, 2023

Check out top plays from Game 4 of the #NBAFinals presented by YouTube TV with analysis that is interpreted into American Sign … Source link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kiVsCrAESqU Author : Publish date : [publish_date] Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

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Trevor Hudgins sees Ime Udoka bringing fire, energy to Rockets

As an undrafted rookie out of Northwest Missouri State, Trevor Hudgins bounced back and forth between the Houston Rockets and their NBA G League affiliate — the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Vipers — while on a two-way contract during the 2022-23 season. In a new podcast interview with Kelly Iko of The Athletic, Hudgins said he appreciated the guidance of …

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