Daily Archives: December 11, 2023

Illinois State issues formal apology to Norfolk State after fan shouts racial slur during game

[ad_1] Getty Images Illinois State University has issued a formal apology to Norfolk State after a fan yelled a racial slur toward an athlete during a men’s basketball game held Saturday at Horton Field House. The incident led to the ejection of multiple fans from the game as well as a confrontation between Norfolk State coach Robert Jones and Illinois …

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LeBron James, Anthony Davis headline In-Season Tournament team

[ad_1] NBA: In Season Tournament-Indiana Pacers at Los Angeles Lakers The inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament is in the rear-view mirror — and it was a success in achieving what it wanted to do, putting more eyeballs on an often overlooked part of the NBA season. Having LeBron James and the Lakers win helped draw those eyeballs, no doubt. There was …

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Lakers will hang NBA In-Season Tournament banner despite previous policy of doing so only for championships

[ad_1] Getty Images The Los Angeles Lakers typically have a very stringent policy on banners. They don’t hang them for anything less than a championship. They don’t retire player numbers either unless the player has been enshrined in the Hall of Fame. It’s a strict policy by the standards of most teams, but remember, these are the Lakers we’re talking …

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Sam Purcell, 2 starters expected back for Mississippi State women’s basketball vs Kennesaw State

[ad_1] STARKVILLE — Mississippi State women’s basketball is expected to have coach Sam Purcell back Monday against Kennesaw State along with starting forwards Erynn Barnum and Jessika Carter, a team spokesperson told the Clarion Ledger. Tip-off between the Bulldogs (8-2) and Owls (3-4) is slated for 6:30 p.m. on SEC Network+. Purcell missed two of MSU’s last three games due …

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I never believed he needed a jumper

[ad_1] Joel Embiid on Ben Simmons: I never believed he needed a jumper originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia Ben Simmons’ rise and fall with the Sixers has been well-documented. For the most part, his former teammate Joel Embiid has steered clear of really speaking his mind on the former #1 overall pick. However, the topic of Simmons came up …

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Kings called Raptors on Siakam trade over past year

[ad_1] Report: Kings called Raptors on Siakam trade over past year originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area The Kings are off to an even better start than last season, but that doesn’t mean that reigning NBA Executive of the Year Monte McNair hasn’t previously tried to improve his team. In the past year, the Kings have “checked in and …

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Lakers win NBA Cup, LeBron for MVP, Ja Morant’s return & Anthony Davis’ ceiling with David Aldridge

[ad_1] Subscribe to Ball Don’t Lie Legendary NBA reporter and columnist David Aldridge joins Vincent Goodwill to talk about the Lakers winning the In-Season Tournament, LeBron potentially winning a 5th MVP, Ja Morant’s return from suspension and more. This embedded content is not available in your region. On this episode of the Good Word with Goodwill, legendary NBA reporter and …

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Yahoo Plays and Strategy for Monday, December 11

[ad_1] The NBA returns from a day off Sunday with 13 games on the schedule Monday. That leaves us with a ton of options to sift through on Yahoo. Here are some of the top players to target at each position, as well as a few to possibly avoid. GUARDS Coby White, CHI at MIL ($22): The absence of Zach …

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Kobe Savage enters the transfer portal. What’s next for K-State?

[ad_1] Kansas State was delivered a debilitating blow on Monday, when safety Kobe Savage announced his intentions to enter the transfer portal. Savage finished the season with 57 total tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, and three interceptions. In their win against Texas Tech, Savage had two of those interceptions. Savage will have one year of eligibility at this next school. …

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Suns’ Beal targeting return from back injury vs. Warriors

[ad_1] Report: Suns’ Beal targeting return from back injury vs. Warriors originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area The Phoenix Suns’ new Big Three has yet to share the floor together, but that could change against the Warriors. Three-time NBA All-Star guard Bradley Beal is aiming to make his return when Phoenix hosts Golden State on Tuesday, The Athletic’s Shams …

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Washington State’s Myles Rice earns second straight Pac-12 Freshman of the Week, presented by Nextiva

[ad_1] Washington State’s Myles Rice was named the Pac-12 Freshman of the Week, presented by Nextiva, for the second straight week. Averaged 11.0 points, 5.5 assists and 4.5 steals as Washington State rolled to two victories and improved to 7-1 on the season, its best start since 2020-21 (9-1). Finished with 14 points, seven assists and seven steals in Sunday’s …

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Mitchell Robinson injury: Knicks big man needs ankle surgery as standout season will be paused for 8-10 weeks

[ad_1] Getty Images The New York Knicks announced that center Mitchell Robinson will miss 8-10 weeks and will undergo ankle surgery. Robinson sustained an ankle injury on Dec. 8 during a game against the Boston Celtics in which he only played 18 minutes. The injury occurred in the first half of that game, and Robinson had X-rays done but Knicks …

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Florida moves into ESPN BPI top 25 after beating Richmond

[ad_1] The Florida Gators men’s basketball team moved up two spots to No. 25 on ESPN’s College Basketball Power Index rankings after beating Richmond on Saturday. BPI measures a team’s true strength going forward, according to ESPN. Florida’s 9.1 BPI means the Gators are expected to beat average teams on a neutral court by a little more than nine points …

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2 Hours of the BEST Moments of NBA Week 7 | 2023-24 Season

[ad_1] Never miss a moment with the latest news, trending stories and highlights to bring you closer to your favorite players and teams. [ad_2] Source link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQMXMDgVIGE Author : Publish date : [publish_date] Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

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Knicks lose center Mitchell Robinson for 8-10 weeks after ankle surgery

[ad_1] Mitchell Robinson will miss roughly 8-10 weeks after ankle surgery. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images) The New York Knicks will be without center Mitchell Robinson for at least two months. Robinson will undergo surgery on his left ankle, the team announced Monday. He’s expected to miss 8-10 weeks recovering from the surgery. Mitchell Robinson will have left ankle surgery …

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CBS Sports ranks UNC basketball in Top 10

[ad_1] The North Carolina Tar Heels are in a stretch where they will play just 2 games in 10 days for non-conference. But they are playing some tough competition. After beating Tennessee and then Florida State at home, the Tar Heels lost to UConn on a neutral court and now have games against Kentucky and Oklahoma, both ranked opponents on …

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