Daily Archives: July 17, 2023

Steph accepts Ionescu’s 3-point challenge, vows to chase record

[ad_1] Steph accepts Ionescu’s 3-point challenge, vows to chase record originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area WNBA star Sabrina Ionescu and NBA phenom Steph Curry could go from close friends to worst enemies soon. After winning the WNBA All-Star 3-point contest on Friday, the New York Liberty guard challenged the Warriors guard to a 3-point shootout. And if there’s …

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Lamar Stevens cut by San Antonio Spurs

[ad_1] It looked like Lamar Stevens was getting a change of scenery for the upcoming 2023-24 season after he was traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the San Antonio Spurs. He was included in a three-team trade that was headlined by guard Max Strus heading from the Miami Heat to the Cavaliers. Stevens was set to make $1.93 million if …

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Lacob clarifies ‘no such thing’ as Warriors’ two-timeline plan

[ad_1] Lacob clarifies ‘no such thing’ as Warriors’ two-timeline plan originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area Warriors owner Joe Lacob set the record straight one more time for those wondering about Golden State’s supposed “two-timeline” plan. “There’s no such thing as the two timelines,” Lacob told the Bay Area News Group (h/t The Mercury News’ Madeline Kenney). “There never …

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Post Free Agency NBA Power Rankings, Nuggets start on top

[ad_1] I have put off doing an off-season NBA Power Rankings for a couple of weeks, waiting to see if a trade for Damian Lillard, James Harden or Pascal Siakam would come through and change the dynamic. I’m done waiting, so here are the NBC Sports NBA Power Rankings as of this summer. Again, these rankings reflect where we are …

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5 things Wizards fans should know about Landry Shamet

[ad_1] 5 things Wizards fans should know about Landry Shamet originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington The Washington Wizards made a flurry of trades this summer that led to a revamped roster in the nation’s capital. Landry Shamet, along with point guard Chris Paul, arrived in D.C. on the heels of the trade which sent Bradley Beal to the Phoenix …

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Nets’ Jalen Wilson makes NBA 2K24 All-Summer League Second Team

[ad_1] The Brooklyn Nets made it to the NBA 2K24 semi-finals thanks to the team amassing a 3-1 record and a 10-point average point differential to get them to that stage. Thanks to a recent announcement by the NBA, it looks like one of the players that played a role in that journey is being recognized for his efforts. In …

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Bleacher Report suggests a Lu Dort for O.G. Anunoby swap for Thunder

[ad_1] 2023 summer league is officially over, which means we’ve reached the slowest part of the NBA calendar as the Oklahoma City Thunder prepare for training camp in September. Even though free agency is mostly settled, that doesn’t mean transactions have to slow down the first couple of months. As the Thunder have shown, the trade market is open 24/7 …

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Former Spartan Max Christie named to All-Summer League Second Team

[ad_1] Former Michigan State basketball one-and-done Max Christie had a breakout performance at the NBA’s summer league this year, and earned his way onto the All-Summer League second team as a result. Christie got Los Angeles Lakers fans excited (and even earned some comparisons to Kobe Bryant) after averaging 19 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3.7 assists, and 2.3 blocks per game …

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Hunter Dickinson tried to have podcast host say he had better college career than Cassius Winston to come on show

[ad_1] In one of the most ridiculous stories I’ve heard in a while, the hosts of The Sleepers, a college basketball podcast, shared a story this week that Hunter Dickinson apparently told the hosts that he would only join their podcast if they publicly stated that he had a better college career at Michigan than Cassius Winston had at Michigan …

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Howdidformer UConn men’s basketball players perform at NBA Summer League? What you need to know

[ad_1] Jul. 17—Here’s how the former UConn players performed throughout the entire NBA Summer League stint. James Bouknight Bouknight was less impressive than his counterparts, especially when considering that he’s entering his third year with the Charlotte Hornets. While he did average 13.5 points per game, other rookies were averaging a similar number or scoring more. He also averaged 5.8 …

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You either have the feel of passing or you don’t

[ad_1] Drafted sixth overall, Anthony Black is the highest Arkansas player selected since Sidney Moncrief went fifth to the Milwaukee Bucks in 1979. Black joins the likes of ROY Paolo Banchero, Franz Wagner, and other talent in Orlando. The new Magic guard sat down with HoopsHype to talk about the advice he got for the one year he was at …

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‘Michigan is like a fake Midwest’

[ad_1] Hunter Dickinson is still getting used to his new college basketball team ahead of the 2023-24 season. After three years in Ann Arbor, the former Michigan center announced in May he would play his senior season for coach Bill Self at Kansas. On an appearance on the “Rock Chalk Unplugged” podcast, Dickinson said he feels he has more to …

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Duke basketball to play Baylor at Madison Square Garden

[ad_1] Duke basketball will play 2021 national champion Baylor at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Dec. 20, the Blue Devils announced Monday. The Blue Devils and Bears are expected to be among the top 25 programs in the nation entering the 2023-24 season. Duke is coming off a 27-win season that included an ACC Tournament championship in …

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Steph drops humorous quip about Kings, Warriors fans at ACC

[ad_1] Steph drops humorous quip about Kings, Warriors fans at ACC originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area Steph Curry drew quite the crowd over the weekend at the American Century Championship in Stateline, Nev. The Warriors megastar was the clear fan favorite at the celebrity golf tournament, but apparently, not all fans were a part of Dub Nation. “Yeah, …

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Kentucky basketball: Five takeaways after Wildcats dominate GLOBL JAM Tournament in Canada

[ad_1] Following another season in which Kentucky failed to make the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament, the Wildcats this past week spent part of their summer bounceback preparations for the 2023-24 season in Canada participating — and ultimately, dominating — the 2023 GLOBL JAM. UK went a perfect 4-0 at the event and boat-raced Canada in the final 89-72 …

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What Vanderbilt basketball said about adding Brad Calipari to Jerry Stackhouse’s staff

[ad_1] Vanderbilt basketball has officially hired Brad Calipari as director of on-court player development, the program announced in a release Monday. Calipari, the son of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari, was previously a player and graduate assistant with the Wildcats and the Director of Player Development for Long Island University. “Brad is a talented, young coach who has worked hard …

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