Daily Archives: July 16, 2023

Isaiah Mobley leads Cavs to NBA summer league championship round

[ad_1] The NBA career of Isaiah Mobley is trying to take off. This July at the NBA summer league, Mobley gained more altitude. Mobley scored 23 points with seven rebounds and five assists to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers’ summer league team over the Brooklyn Nets’ summer squad in a semifinal game. Mobley hit the game-winning basket to carry the Cavs …

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NBA Twitter awestruck by Steph’s clutch ACC title win

[ad_1] NBA Twitter awestruck by Steph’s clutch ACC title win originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area Steph Curry’s athletic abilities are no secret, but the Warriors star still found a way to leave the sports world in awe by claiming his first American Century Championship title Sunday at Edgewood Tahoe Resort. And it wasn’t Curry’s ACC victory alone that …

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Boston Celtics make Dalano Banton signing official

[ad_1] The Boston Celtics have officially announced their signing of point guard Dalano Banton via a press release, though the details of the contract have not been disclosed, as is Boston’s practice. Shams Charania of The Athletic reports the deal is for the minimum over two seasons with the second season being unguaranteed Banton, who stands at 6-feet-9 inches and …

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Armoni Brooks scores 22 as Nets lose to Cavaliers 102-99

[ad_1] The Brooklyn Nets took on the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA2K24 Summer League semi-finals on Sunday and lost in a hard-fought game 102-99. For the Nets, Armoni Brooks had 22 points and three rebounds while Jalen Wilson had 22 points and 11 rebounds. Matt Lewis had 14 points off the bench and RaiQuan Gray had 12 points as a …

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Ranking the most important trade requests in NBA history

[ad_1] Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Result of trade request: Traded from New Orleans to LA Clippers Just ahead of the 2010-11 trade deadline, Chris Paul had his agent tell the then-New Orleans Hornets that he would not be signing a contract extension and wanted to be traded to the Knicks. Less than two weeks later, Paul was on a …

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Dalen Terry’s Summer League struggles ‘disappointing’

[ad_1] After this past season, the Chicago Bulls had a few different directions they could go with their roster. But Arturas Karnisovas made it clear that he didn’t want to rebuild. Instead, he wanted to run it back with the same core in an attempt to make it back to the postseason. And so far, all of Chicago’s offseason moves …

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Best of Boston Celtics vs. Orlando Magic in Las Vegas Summer League

[ad_1] The NBA’s 2023 Las Vegas Summer League is over for the Boston Celtics after going 3-2 in the annual Nevada exhibition series, with the Celtics not winning their second game of summer league until the very last game on their schedule vs. the Orlando Magic. The Sin City Celtics managed to best the Summer Magic 94-77 with arguably their …

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Adams hired as assistant at East Carolina less than a year after resigning at Texas Tech

[ad_1] NCAA Basketball: Big 12 Conference Tournament First Round – West Virginia vs Texas Tech GREENVILLE, N.C. — Mark Adams is returning to the sideline as an assistant at East Carolina, less than a year after resigning as Texas Tech’s head coach for making racially insensitive comments toward one of his players. “We feel very fortunate about the addition of …

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Bol Bol is headed for the desert on a one-year deal with the Suns

[ad_1] Bol Bol is on the move once again. The former Oregon center has signed a one-year contract with the Phoenix Suns, according to multiple reports. Bol has been battling foot injuries ever since he was a Duck, but he managed to stay healthy this past season and had a career year in Orlando. He averaged nine points and nearly …

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Chicago Bulls front office called out for recent draft failures

[ad_1] For the Chicago Bulls, trades and free agency have been the main tools used to construct the current roster. Zach LaVine and Nikola Vucevic were acquired via trade, while DeMar DeRozan, Alex Caruso, Lonzo Ball, and even guys like Andre Drummond, Jevon Carter, and Torrey Craig were signed in free agency. The only rotation staples who the Bulls drafted …

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Hubert Davis, UNC basketball program on recruiting trail

[ad_1] With the evaluation periods open again here in June, Hubert Davis and the UNC basketball staff had a busy last week watching recruits. The Peach Jam took home the headlines, as it always does, but there was action on other circuits as well. And that continues on this weekend. Davis and his staff are in Las Vegas to watch …

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Rebuild has taken longer than planned; it’s time to win now

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — Tom Gores took his basketball team to dinner Tuesday night on the Strip. A steakhouse-sushi mash-up where sashimi comes topped with caviar AND black truffle. But then, no one ever claimed Gores was cheap. The opposite, in fact, if we’re judging by what he has paid his coaches and spent on practice gyms and, I’d bet, …

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LeBron James changing number back to 23 next season

[ad_1] Los Angeles Lakers v Washington Wizards LeBron James has worn No. 23 during both his stints in Cleveland, plus the first three years he was with the Lakers. However, the last two years in Los Angeles he wore the No. 6 that he first wore for the Miami Heat. LeBron is changing back to No. 23. The reason is …

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Suns trade Cameron Payne to Spurs, use roster spot to sign Bol Bol, per report

[ad_1] The Phoenix Suns executed three separate moves on Sunday that ultimately resulted in them swapping out backup point guard Cameron Payne for free-agent big man Bol Bol, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Here are Phoenix’s three moves in succession: Acquired three second-round picks from the Orlando Magic in exchange for a 2026 first-round pick swap. Notably, the Suns …

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Bulls officially sign free agent forward Torrey Craig

[ad_1] Bulls officially sign free agent forward Torrey Craig originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The Bulls finally made their signing of three-and-D forward Torrey Craig official on Sunday. The signing was first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski, then confirmed by NBC Sports Chicago earlier this month. Craig started 60 games last season for the Suns and appeared in 79 in …

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Jordan Walsh shines for C’s

[ad_1] What happened in Vegas: Jordan Walsh shines for C’s originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The Celtics’ 2023 summer league entry didn’t have nearly the hype and overall interest that many of Boston’s recent squads packed for the annual trip to Vegas. And, yet, the Celtics’ summer vacation was maybe more encouraging than any in recent years. Rookie Jordan …

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