Daily Archives: September 2, 2023

Warriors’ Kevon Looney reveals secret to being great NBA rebounder

Warriors’ Kevon Looney reveals secret to being great NBA rebounder originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area There’s no denying Kevon Looney could go down in history as a Warriors great, known for his elite rebounding skills and status as the ultimate teammate. His fingerprints are all over Golden State’s success, most evident by the fifth 20-rebound night of his …

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BYU basketball gets commitment from 4-star transfer Marcus Adams Jr.

Marcus Adams Jr., a true freshman four-star talent from California, committed to BYU after recently re-opening his recruitment. He previously had signed with both Kansas and Gonzaga. | BYU Photo Less than a week after re-opening his recruitment, four-star transfer Marcus Adams Jr. verbally committed to the BYU basketball program on Saturday. Adams went on an official visit to BYU …

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Bucks sign and waive Alex Antetokounmpo, brother of Giannis, in apparent plan to keep him on G League team

USATSI The Milwaukee Bucks have done quite well with two Antetokounmpo brothers on their team in recent years, so why not spring for a third? On Friday, the Bucks signed Alex Antetokounmpo, the youngest of the basketball-playing brothers, only to waive him soon after. They did this seemingly for the sake of retaining his G League rights, as their NBA …

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Iowa State starting lineman Jake Remsburg suspended 6 games by the NCAA for gambling

Iowa State starting offensive lineman Jake Remsburg has been suspended six games by the NCAA, a source with direct knowledge of the situation told The Des Moines Register on Friday. Iowa State administrators would not confirm the news, nor would they comment on any other player involved in the state’s sports gambling probe of student-athletes at ISU and Iowa. “Iowa …

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Kings’ Sasha Vezenkov weighs in on NBA ‘world champs’ debate

Kings’ Sasha Vezenkov weighs in on NBA ‘world champs’ debate originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area Several members of the Kings organization have voiced their opinions about whether or not victors of the NBA Finals should be considered world champions — a debate recently sparked by U.S. track and field star Noah Lyles. But perhaps no one inside Golden …

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‘I’m the best ever’ rebounder, makes Hall of Fame case

Chicago Bulls v Miami Heat – Play-In Tournament The conventional wisdom is that for most players to stick in the NBA, they need one elite skill. Andre Drummond has that — he’s an elite rebounder. He believes he’s the best rebounder ever, something Drummond said on ‘The Comfortable Pod. With that, Drummond makes his Hall of Fame case. “I used …

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Nikola Vucevic alludes this season could be a ‘last chance’ to make something happen

Nikola Vucevic alludes this season could be a ‘last chance’ to make something happen originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago Artūras Karnišovas and the Bulls’ front office have preached “continuity” since they started building a competitive roster during the summer of 2021. And they’re not wavering off that plan. Despite outside cries for the Bulls to dismantle their roster and …

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Thompson shares how Draymond speech inspired iconic ‘Game 6 Klay’

Thompson shares how Draymond speech inspired iconic ‘Game 6 Klay’ originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area Over seven years ago on a May night in Oklahoma City, a legend was born. Warriors star Klay Thompson still gets chills when he thinks about his ‘Game 6 Klay’ performance against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2016 Western Conference finals, when …

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Warriors’ owner Lacob talks Chris Paul trade, Kerr extension

2022 NBA Summer League – Golden State Warriors v San Antonio Spurs It feels like the end of a championship era is looming in the Bay Area. Bob Myer, the general manager and architect of the championship Warriors, is out. Stephen Curry is still one of the game’s elite players, but at age 35 how much longer will he be …

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Florida basketball loses sophomore forward to foot injury

Florida’s men’s basketball team suffered a tough loss on Tuesday when sophomore forward Aleks Szymczyk went down with a foot injury during team practice. After being evaluated, it turns out that the 6-foot-10-inch, 250-pound frontcourt player will miss 10 to 12 weeks and will require surgery, Florida Gators senior writer Chris Harry reports. Somewhat ironically, Szymczyk appeared in a majority of …

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Japan, South Sudan qualify for Paris Olympics basketball tournament

Japan v Venezuela: Group O – FIBA Basketball World Cup South Sudan made history just by being here — this was the African nation’s first FIBA World Cup appearance. They were not done. Led by Bulls’ point guard Carlik Jones — who scored 26 points and had 15 assists — South Sudan beat Angola 101-78, and with the win earned …

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South Sudan, world’s newest country, qualifies for Olympic men’s basketball after epic rise

South Sudan Basketball South Sudan, the world’s newest nation (2011), qualified for the 2024 Olympic men’s basketball tournament. South Sudan, ranked 62nd in the world, earned a spot in the 12-team tournament in Paris next year as the top African nation at the ongoing FIBA World Cup. It is the lowest-ranked team to qualify for an Olympic men’s tournament since …

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INSANE PUTBACK By Christian Braun! 😲 | #shorts

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Lacob admits Draymond-Poole Warriors dynamic caused some concern

Lacob admits Draymond-Poole Warriors dynamic caused some concern originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area The Warriors’ decision to part ways with young guard Jordan Poole this offseason was anything but easy. Poole’s breakout 2021-22 NBA season helped Golden State secure its fourth championship in eight seasons and the then-23-year-old was rewarded with a four-year, $128 million contract extension later …

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