Daily Archives: July 25, 2023

Warriors Moses Moody shares how childhood coach incentivized defense

[ad_1] Since being drafted by the Golden State Warriors with the 14th pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, Moses Moody has leaned on his defensive intensity to earn minutes. At 6’6”, Moody has the size and length to be a disruptive presence on the perimeter and in the driving lanes. Last season, Moody participated in 63 regular-season games and made …

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Dave Smart joins Texas Tech basketball staff as assistant coach

[ad_1] Dave Smart has been announced as a new assistant coach for the Texas Tech men’s basketball team. Head coach Grant McCasland announced Smart’s hiring via news release Tuesday. Smart spent 18 years as a coach at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. During his tenure, he amassed 656 victories and was named the U SPORTS Coach of the Year …

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Celtics’ Jaylen Brown agrees to $304M extension, biggest in NBA history

[ad_1] The Celtics are set to give Jaylen Brown the biggest contract extension in NBA history, agreeing to a 5-year, $304 million super-max deal. The contract goes into effect for the 2024-25 season, during which Brown will earn $52.3 million, his agent told ESPN on Tuesday. The extension runs through the 2028-29 season, when the forward will make $69.1 million. …

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A summer breakdown of 2023-24 Sixers’ depth chart

[ad_1] A summer breakdown of 2023-24 Sixers’ depth chart originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia As president of basketball operations Daryl Morey stressed last week in his radio interview with 97.5 The Fanatic’s Anthony Gargano, the Sixers’ roster now doesn’t matter nearly as much as the team they field in the playoffs. Still, with the NBA offseason at a relatively …

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5 things Wizards fans should know about Ryan Rollins

[ad_1] 5 things Wizards fans should know about Ryan Rollins originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington It became apparent earlier this summer that the Washington Wizards’ roster heading into the 2023-24 season would be different than what fans had seen in years past. The team’s new front office has been adjusting on-court personnel, most notably by engaging in a deal …

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Four OKC Thunder players appear

[ad_1] The Ringer’s staff recently published their latest version of the top 125 NBA players. The latest rankings were updated on July 25. The trio of Rob Mahoney, J. Kyle Mann and Michael Pina helped update the list based on recent results. With the NBA entering the slowest part of the year, teams will rest and prepare for training camp …

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Nets to sign former Marist standout Patrick Gardner to Exhibit 10 contract

[ad_1] Former Marist standout Patrick Gardner, who went undrafted this year, has reportedly agreed to sign a contract with the Brooklyn Nets, according to Michael Scotto of HoopsHype. It was reported by NetsDaily that Gardner will sign an Exhibit 10 contract. Gardner was named to the All-MAAC second team last season after averaging 19.1 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists …

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Jaylen Brown, Celtics agree to 5-year supermax deal worth up to $304 million, biggest in NBA history

[ad_1] BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have answered their most pressing question of the offseason. Jaylen Brown will be part of the franchise for the foreseeable future. The Celtics’ wing has agreed to terms on a five-year supermax contract extension that will pay him up to $304 million, his agent said Tuesday. It’s the richest contract in NBA history, …

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With legends on his side, Tristan Vukcevic eyes NBA dream

[ad_1] With legends on his side, Tristan Vukcevic eyes NBA dream originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington LAS VEGAS — Tristan Vukcevic remembers checking into a game for Real Madrid back in 2021 and going up to then-Barcelona big man Pau Gasol to inform the Hall of Famer he loved watching his highlights on YouTube. “It’s a pleasure to play …

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CP3-Warriors union has Barkley skeptical but intrigued

[ad_1] CP3-Warriors union has Barkley skeptical but intrigued originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area STATELINE, Nev. – When Chris Paul made cryptic comments that turned his role with the Warriors into national debate, he provided many in the media and around the NBA with further bait for doubt. Count Charles Barkley among those who see Golden State’s acquisition of …

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New Rockets coach Ime Udoka reportedly placed high value on Dillon Brooks

[ad_1] With an average annual salary of more than $20 million for the next four seasons, Dillon Brooks was somewhat of a controversial signing for the Houston Rockets in 2023 NBA free agency. But according to ESPN’s Tim MacMahon, the gritty, hard-nosed defender was a priority for new head coach Ime Udoka. Despite occasional antics and questionable shot selection, Brooks …

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Tatum, Brunson, NBA world reacts to Bronny James news

[ad_1] USC’s James suffers cardiac arrest at practice USC basketball player Bronny James, the son of LeBron James, suffered a cardiac arrest at USC’s basketball practice Monday. He is now in stable condition. The good news is that Bronny James is out of the ICU and in stable condition after suffering a cardiac arrest on the court at the Galen …

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Bronny James cardiac arrest: Magic Johnson, Damar Hamlin react, share support for USC freshman

[ad_1] Bronny James, a freshman basketball player at USC and the eldest son of NBA superstar LeBron James, is in stable condition after going into cardiac arrest during practice on Monday. Since the news broke on Tuesday morning, there has been an outpouring of support from the basketball community and the sports world at large. According to a spokesperson for …

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Jaylen Brown needs to improve to justify his supermax contract

[ad_1] On Tuesday, July 25, Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics agreed to a five-year supermax contract worth $304 million. The deal will have no player option, although there is a trade kicker. Brown became eligible for a ‘Designated Veteran Player Extension’ after being named to the 2023 All-NBA second team.  In a recent episode on his new YouTube channel, …

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Arizona basketball roster breakdown: Starting lineup prediction, bench rotation, depth outlook for 2023-24

[ad_1] One constant for Arizona basketball thus far under third-year coach Tommy Lloyd has been a changing roster. After his inaugural 33-4 season in 2021-22, the Wildcats saw three starters selected among the top 35 picks in the 2022 NBA Draft. Now, after reloading and finishing with a 28-7 record in Year 2, Lloyd is grappling with another significant talent …

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Sixers set to hire Mike Longabardi as Blue Coats coach, promote Coby Karl

[ad_1] Sixers set to hire Mike Longabardi as Blue Coats coach, promote Coby Karl originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia The Delaware Blue Coats will have a new head coach the season after winning their first championship. Mike Longabardi will lead the Sixers’ G League affiliate, sources confirmed to NBC Sports Philadelphia. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the hiring. Longabardi …

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Brooklyn Nets have agreed to deal with Patrick Gardner

[ad_1] The Brooklyn Nets have one Two-Way spot left to fill before next season and it’s possible that they have a player who can fill that spot. Per Michael Scotto of HoopsHype, the Nets have agreed to a deal with big man Patrick Gardner. As of this writing, it is unknown what kind of deal Gardner agreed to, but it’s …

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Steph reveals timeline of Warriors’ CP3-Poole blockbuster

[ad_1] Steph reveals timeline of Warriors’ CP3-Poole blockbuster originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area Steph Curry has been in the NBA long enough to understand the business side of things, but that didn’t make the Warriors’ Jordan Poole-Chris Paul trade any easier for the four-time champion. The star point guard recently broke down the timeline of the blockbuster trade …

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Sports world reacts to LeBron James’ son’s cardiac arrest

[ad_1] Bronny James, a freshman for USC basketball and son of Lakers star LeBron James, is in stable condition after suffering a cardiac arrest Monday during basketball practice. (Kyusung Gong / For The Times) USC freshman Bronny James suffered a cardiac arrest Monday during a Trojans basketball workout, and reaction on social media was almost immediate after the news broke …

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