Daily Archives: August 30, 2023

Team USA dominates again & Giannis makes the Bucks nervous

[ad_1] Subscribe to Ball Don’t Lie Jake Fischer, from Manila where he’s covering the FIBA World Cup, joins Dan Devine (not in Manila) to talk about Team USA’s 3-0 record, Steve Kerr’s coaching and Giannis making the Milwaukee Bucks fans nervous. On this episode of No Cap Room, Jake Fischer returns from vacation and joins the show from Manila, where …

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Referee Eric Lewis retires in wake of social media controversy

[ad_1] 2023 NBA Playoffs – Los Angeles Lakers v Golden State Warriors After working the previous four, Eric Lewis didn’t work last June’s NBA Finals, pending the outcome of an NBA investigation into him having a burner account on then Twitter (now X) where he defended himself. Lewis has decided to retire, the league announced Wednesday. Here is the full …

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How Daniel Gafford’s role could change and expand in 2023-24

[ad_1] How Daniel Gafford’s role could change and expand in 2023-24 originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington Daniel Gafford has had an evolving role the past few seasons, between starter and backup, but his status as a starter may now be more secure than ever before. He played his way into the lineup down the stretch of last season, performed …

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Greece, Brazil advance to next round, Dončić dominates (again)

[ad_1] Slovenia v Cape Verde: Group F – FIBA Basketball World Cup Team USA remained undefeated with an easy win over Jordan and now advances to the second round of group play at the World Cup, where they will face Montenegro and Lithuania. There was plenty of other action on the final day of group play, with Greece and Puerto …

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Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo invests in Los Angeles team in Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy’s TMRW Golf League

[ad_1] Getty Images Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo is getting involved with another business venture away from the court. On Tuesday, Antetokounmpo, along with his brothers, Thanasis, Kostas, and Alex, announced that they are investing in the Los Angeles Golf Club along with tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams. The Los Angeles Golf Club is one of three teams confirmed …

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Simmons would welcome a trade … back to the Sixers?

[ad_1] Simmons would welcome a trade … back to the Sixers? originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia Just when we thought we were out, he pulls himself back in. Former Sixers guard Ben Simmons did everything he could to get himself off the Sixers’ roster 18 months ago, and he succeeded. Since his trade to the Brooklyn Nets, he has …

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Australia is first Olympic men’s basketball qualifier, extends longest streak

[ad_1] Patty Milles Australia became the first nation to qualify for the 2024 Olympic men’s basketball tournament, joining France, which got in automatically as host nation in the 12-team field. Australia, which has the longest active streak of 13 Olympic appearances (since 1972), earned Oceania’s spot by advancing to the last 16 at the ongoing FIBA World Cup. The other …

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Michigan State basketball to host exhibition game with Tennessee to benefit Maui

[ad_1] Michigan State basketball and Tennessee are taking their “secret scrimmage” to the public – for a good cause. The Spartans will host the Volunteers on Oct. 29 at Breslin Center for an exhibition game, with all proceeds going to the Hawai’i Community Foundation Maui Strong Fund, providing financial resources to the relief efforts from the devastating Maui wildfires. Further …

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Tennessee basketball, Michigan State to play charity exhibition to benefit Maui fire relief

[ad_1] Tennessee basketball and Michigan State will play a charity exhibition on Oct. 29 in East Lansing, Michigan, MSU announced Wednesday. Proceeds will benefit the Maui wildfire relief efforts. The Vols and Spartans originally agreed to a closed-door scrimmage at MSU’s Breslin Center. The teams played a closed scrimmage at Thompson-Boling Arena in October 2022. UT played an exhibition for …

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United States cruises past Greece with balanced effort; Luka Dončić scores 34 points in Slovenia’s blowout win

[ad_1] Jalen Brunson and the United States dominated their group stage win over Greece. (Photo by Ezra Acayan/Getty Images) The United States booked its ticket to the second round of the FIBA World Cup with a 28-point win over Greece on Monday. The Americans took a four-point lead after the first quarter and never relented in the easy 109-81 win. …

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How to watch the Utah vs. Florida game

[ad_1] The Utah Utes kick off their 2023 season with a game against the Florida Gators this Thursday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, FIle) NCAA college football is now in full swing for the fall season, kicking off last weekend with a whopping 10 games on Saturday. This Thursday, Week 1 begins when the Florida Gators visit No. 14 Utah for …

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