an end to a 16-year career that saw him make seve


Free agent forward announced his retirement from the Monday, bringing an end to a 16-year career that saw him make seven All-Star games. 

McGrady averaged 19.6 points, 5.6 rebounds and 4.4 assists p’s icoach Paul Nevin is impressed by the “energy” at the club.Nevin joined manager David Moyes’ staff last week.He told the club’s website: “Firstly, I’m impressed by the general attitude to the situation. There’s an energy in the building. I think you cnterest in Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has been dismissed as a publicity stunt.Eladio Parames, who is close to Jose Mourinho, has insisted the La Liga giants had no intention of landing the Frenchman this summer because they knew he wer game in his career. He finished his career playing with the last season, but didn’t make much of an impt has revealed that he was idolised by Manchester City star Raheem Sterling when they were teammates at Queens Park Rangers.Taarabt was at QPR for a total of six years, starting with a loan move and eventually signing a permanent deal.During that firact, playing just 31 minutes over six postseason games. 

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Report: Andre Drummond could return in ‘a week or so’


suffered a back injury this month and was expected to miss four-to-six weeks. But it lohe Barcelona midfielder is being linked with Inter Milan.”Juve remain Juve, but they also have the Champions League in their minds and that is a distraction,” Capello told La Gazzetta dello Sport.“Inter can focus entirely on Serie A, because after oks like he’ll be back in the lineup sooner. From the Detroit Free Press: 

The news also was good concerning Drummond, who suffered a stress fracture in the fifth lumbar vertebra in his back. The team designed a brace, and Paolucci said he has progressed to the point where he could be ready to hit the court within a week or so.

The original prognosis on Feb. 8 was for Drummond, a center/forward, to be out at least four to sixuld love to be working during the 2019/20 season.The Englishman was sacked the day after keeping Brighton in the Premier League at the end of last term.He said: “It is always difficult adjusting because you are doing something you haven’t done for fo weeks.

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Pistons Blog Piston Powered doesn’t feel the need to rush Drummond back: 

The Pistons have been difficult to watch while Andre Drummond has been out, but they’re improving their lottery position. Drummond makes this team better right now, and while I want to see a better pready to test himself against Unai Emery when they go to Arsenal on Sunday.Villa travel to the Emirates in the Premier League on Sunday with Smith having studied his opposite number Emery.Smith observed Emery when the Spaniard was in charge at Valencioduct on the floor, I have the patience to realize more losses this season are helpful.

More importantly, the Pistons should wait until Drummond is completely healthy for no other reason than he’s essential to Detroit’s future and it’s in the team’s best interest he can play as much as possible in future seasons.

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Thing is … Detroit’s six games back of the eighth seed, which is a lot, I’ll grant you. But Philadelphia’s in a tailspin, Toronto is very uneven night to night, Milwaukee is nearly schizophrenic, and Boston has more players injured than healthy at this point. There’s a window. 

Would making the playoffs and getting swept do much for them? No, but it might do as much as getting a 10-plus lottery spot. If they try for it and miss, they still have an outsider’s chance at a top-three pick. If they make it, they’ve given the fans something to actually care about. 

I’m all for tanking, but the time’s not quite right. And who knows, if Drummond gets back and Lawrence Frank actually plays him, good things could happen. 

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signing of the Japanese international from Red Bu


In onbke up the numbers.The Reds bolstered their squad with the astute signing of the Japanese international from Red Bull Salzburg.And Klopp believes the youngster has what it takes to push the regular starters for a position in the first eleven.”We will at Juventus ahead of their Champions League clash at Lyon.Lyon host Juve in the first-leg of their Champions League round 16 tie on Wednesday night.Sarri said, “I feel frankly even more responsibility in Italy to achieve every result. You all seee of the most overwhelming decisions in NBA history, Heat forward captured the league’s MVP award on Sunday. James collected 120 of 121 first-place votes among a panel of media members who cover the league to claim the honor for the second straight season. He became the fifth player to win at least four MVP awards, joining Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain. All four of James’ awards have come in a five-year span, a feat only achieved by Russell. “I’m so thankful,” the 28-year-old said. “I try to be the best player on the floor eng Liverpool out of the Champions League last night.Atletico took the round 16 tie into extra time before eventually winning the second-leg 2-3 – and the tie 4-2 on aggregate.“What I have to say, and will be saying at the next UEFA coaches’ meetingvery time I step on the court.” Oklahoma City’s finished second in the voting while Knicks forward was third. Anthony received the only other first-place vote, preventing James from a unanimous win.

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VIDEO: LeBron tells the media to ‘get the f— out of my face’


Disclaimer: Language in this video is NSFW

He meant it in that moment to literally move out of the way so he could celebrate with his teammates.

But really, after lifting a second straight championship and completely carrying his team to do it, telling the media to “Get the f— out of my face’ in the locker room really meant so much more. 

At about the 1:10 mark of the video, LeBron is in the locker room just minutes after winning believes that his star player Mohamed Salah needs rest.The Liverpool winger is set to miss the nation’s friendly against Botswana during the upcoming international period.And El Badry knows he must take the long term health of the player into considehis second ring and second Finals MVP. Cameras and reporters everywhere as the pop bottles of champagne and try to share an incredible moment together.

LeBron takes a minute to answer a few questions to begging reporters but then finally just says, “It feels great. It feels great. I don’t want to ide West Ham’s Declan Rice.Mount madChelsea boss Frank Lampard is angry over claims from Jose Mourinho that Antonio Rudiger helped get Heung-min Son sent off in Tottenham’s defeat on Sunday.Lampard plans talks with Rudiger on Christmas Eve to reassure the Germany star of his and Chelsee his England debut as a 67th substitute in Saturday’s 4-0 win against Bulgaria. Rice was on the field when his former Chelsea youth team-mate entered the fray.”We’ve obviously known each other for a very, very lontalk to y’all no more. Leave me alone. Get the f— out of my face. I’ll see y’all at the podium.”

Perfect. In so many ways perfect. 

We all know the criticism that LeBron has endured and, despite winning a title last season, questions about his legacy and who he is as a player resurfaced. But with a dominant Game 7 in which he dropped 37 points, including the game-clinching dagger, those questions are done. At least until they’re not, because who am I kidding?

His last words at the podium on Thursday night were to thank the media for “motivating” him. He hears it. He knows what people say. But as a four-time MVP and now two-time champion, LeBron is on top of the world and rightfully so. 

Get the bleep out of his face, indeed. 

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Report: Raja Bell to be bought out from Jazz, reportedly considering Lakers, Heat


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signed with the twoester City boss Pep Guardiola has spoken of the Anfield effect that helped Liverpool win the Champions League title last season.City were dumped out of the Champions League by the Reds in 2018 and Guardiola’s former club Barcelona also suffered humil years ago and it was supposed to be a huge addition for their team and locker room. Instead it’s been a disaster, with Bell unable to stay on the floor, and clashing with coaches and management. He’s wanted and needed out for over a year, and it looks like that’s finally happening. 

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Bell has agreed to a buyout: 

Veteran shooting guard Raja Bell told The Salt Lake Tribune on Sunday he has reached a verbal agreement with Utah for a buyout of his 2012-13 contract. Once the deal is formalized, Bell said he’ll be free to sign with any team in the league.

“I’ve been given the greenlight and we’ve agreed to terms,” said Bell, who’s set to make $3.4 million this season.

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that both the and the . Bell turned down an offer from the Lakers to sign with the Jazz intzka insists they’re confident knocking Chelsea out of the Champions League.The two teams meet next month in the round 16 tie.”We want to go further than last year, when we immediately got the winner in the round of 16,” Goretzka told Goal.”I was ver 2010, after a direct recruiting visit from . Bell is known to be extremely close to Steve Nash, however, and Nash could likely swing him to L.A.. 

The Heat aren’t in desperate need for Bell, considering their depth at the 2-guard position with , Ray Allen, and ‘s ability to play the position. But Bell calls Miami home, and that could swing him. He’ll likely take the veterathe best striker in the world.Momentum is building for the Frenchman to move to the Premier League this summer, with Manchester United and Arsenal interested.”I would like to become the best striker in the world,” Edouard said upon receiving the Scotn’s minimum either place. What he can offer at this point will be up for debate, but in a different situation, there’s reason to believe he can contribute, especially defensively.

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Report: Warriors shopping for top small forward


The Warriors have talked for a while about upgrading at small forward, and the Contra Costa Times reports they aren’t aiming low. 

Golden State has long since had interest in ‘s , who is exactly the playmaking athlete the Warriors need at small forward. Other small forwards high on their list, according to league sources, are ‘s Nick Batum, Indiana’s and ‘ . And don’t be surprised if the Warriors make a play for Atlanta forward .

Trading the No. 7 pick for a veteran wouldn’t rule out the Warriors’ filling a need with a rookie from this year’s draft. Tter United during his ped how former teammate Luis Suarez would mock him in training.Henderson, who was only 20 at the time and had just one England cap under his belt, has opened up on his early relationship with the now Barcelona star.He told Jamie Carragher’s podcast: “laying career.Evra says he rejected a move to Real Madrid in 2008 in favour of signing a new contract at United.“When we won the Champions League in 2008, I was at the end of my contract and Real Madrid came with a big opporthe Warriors could potentially move up using their other three picks and have a shot at Illinois center Meyers Leonard, St. Bonaventure power forward Andrew Nicholson or maybe even Kentucky’s Jones (who some mocks have falling out of the lottery).

via .One by one:The Sixers have held out trading Iguodala multiple times over the past three years and never seem to get enoug has confirmed he’s joining Arsenal.The Spaniard is set to sign for the Gunners in an initial loan deal.Arriving at Heathrow Airport on Saturday lunchtime with Edu, Mari was asked by Goal if he was excited about signing for Arsenal – to which the defh value to move him. Coming off what you could consider to be his best season in his career, it’s hard to see him moved for whatever the Warriors are trying to unload. David Lee could have some value to the Sixers were they to trade or amnesty him, but neither is likely. The Blazers have held onto Batum like he’s the precious to their Gollem. Good luck with that. Memphis is an interesting option. The Grizzlies need a backup center, badly, so Andris Biedrins could be an option. They also need shooters, and Dorrell Wright is a crack perimeter guy. If the Warriors were to be willing to part with Klay Thompson, that’s a game changer for them. That’s a deal that could get done in tandem with the No. 7. The will likely hold onto Granger, as the Warriors don’t offer much they can’t obtain through other means, and Granger might be able to pull more value, despite being arguably the third best of Iguodala, Gay, and himself. The will apparently never trade Josh Smith just to spite him.The prospects aren’t great, but we’ve seen some strange things happen. If they can get one of those teams wanting to make huge changes without getting top value back, it could happen.  

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Thunder F Kevin Durant throws down dunk during NBA Finals Game 1 vs. Heat


OKLAHOMA CITY — Takeoff time.Oklahoma City All-ove for Liverpool striker Sadio Mane, it has been revealed.Real coach Zinedine Zidane, it has been claimed, had Mane’s commitment before the end of season 2017/18, only for the Frenchman to quit his job.The well-connected Soccer Link says Zidane wentStar forward threw down a vicious dunk during the second quarter on 21 goals in 14 Premier League games and are without a league win since early October.Speaking ahead of Wednesday’s clash with Brighton, Ljungberg denied that his defenders were inept.”No,” the Swede responded when asked if criticism of his backlinef Game 1 of the 2012 Finals against the Miami .Durant received a pass from Thunder guard Russell Westbrook after losing Heat forward LeBron James on a high screen. He attacked hard off the dribble, blowing by Heat center Joel Anthony, before getting to the rim to rise high and throw it down over Anthony and Heat forward Chris Bosh. Durant led the Thundstal Palace matchwinner Patrick van Aanholt was delighted for victory at Manchester United.Van Aanholt felt they had luck on their side.He said, “I’m very happy; we knew it was going to be a hard game today; we’ve been working very hard all week on oer in scoring with 13 points on 5-for-7 shooting in the first half. The Heat entered halftime with a 54-47 lead on the road at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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Derrick Rose fully practices, expected back Wednesday


, point guard wasTottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has let it be known he sees his future with Real Madrid.The Argentine was linked with Real last season before the return and re-appointment of Zinedine Zidane.Speaking to Catalunya Radio, Pochettino says the Real job is on his career agenda.”Training in Madrid is a dream,” he is quoted saying.However for now, Pochettino is committed to his job with Spurs. back to full strength, the Chicago Tribune reported from the team’s practice. 

Thibodeau said DRose and Noah practiced fully. At this point, expects them to play Wednesday.

— K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop)

Rose saying same stuff today he said Saturday in Rio. Could’ve played. Front office held him out. Etc. Is it season opener yet?

— K.C. Jor Nolito.Celta are enjoying an impressive transfer window and are in talks with Sevilla to sign Nolito.”We have to see them reach an agreement, Sevilla and Celta, and in turn our club with Nolito. I would like him to come back, as I said last seasonohnson (@KCJHoop)

Rose told reporters that he could have played, . We discussed how management . (Leave it to Bulls managemenx weeks on the sidelines.Former Celtic fullback Tierney could have to wait six weeks to make his Arsenal debut after the club confirmed he is continuing to receive treatment for a groin injury.The Scottish left-back joined the Gunners from Celtic fort to be “aggressively cautious.”)

So how long is the subject going to be a nervous one? Well, for a while. Every time Rose has knee soreness, or misses practice or a game, there will be some baited breath in the Windy City and elsewhere for a bit. In time, without further injury, this will fade. But it’s going to take a little while for things to get back to normal. 

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on. Pekovic,s the victim of circumstances as he fa


center of Thursday’s against the Pistons because of a quad contusion. Pekovic,s the victim of circumstances as he failed to land a move to Inter Milan latri is being tracked by Arsenal.The 17 year-old attacker is being watched by the Gunners, Atletico Madrid and Barcelona this season.El Observador says Pellestri could be on the move from Uruguay in January.The youngster shares the same agent as Real st month.Materazzi says the failed swap involving Matteo Politano and Roma defender Leonardo Spinazzola ultimately wrecked the move.He told Sky Italia: “Inter were very clos who dr.He believes that James is in his best years as a player and argued that being sidelined at Madrid won’t do him any good.”They know him and he’s worked with [Zinedine] Zidane, but the big problem I see is that he doesn’t want him,” Valderrama explainessed for Thursday, was held out as a precaution, according to the team’s official website.Pekovic should be ready to go on Oct. 30 against the Magic.

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OUTLOOK: David West


Another year removed from knee surgery, was able to take on a bigger role for the Pacers in 2012-13. He was able to bounce back to his former highs, averaging 17.1 points and 7.7 rebounds per game, re-emerging as a nearly must-start Fantasy option in most formats. He agreed to return to the Pacers with little drama this offseason, and should be ready to return to a similar role this season. One big change for him might be the return of Danny Granger, who was tasked with carrying much of the scoring burden that shifted West’s way before this season. West might see a slight reduction in his production, but he has a long way to go before he stops being a useful FantaIn what is being interpreted as a dig at Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, Mourinho argues possession football can often be an ‘exercise in PR’.He said in the Coaches’ Voice: “Many people believe that the team with more possession is the team thsy option. West is worth targeting in the first five roundsce fullback Patrick van Aanholt scored the only goal of the game.Bruce said: “The better team won.on with Santos.Emerson admits he began his career as a midfielder before being switched to wing-back by his Santos coaches at 16.He told “I started doing this and I liked it. They tried me in one game, it worked well and I stayed there We have had decent possession, but we gave the ball away too cheaply especially when in good areas.”We didn’t ask questions, maybe it is a time to chan in most formats on Draft Day.

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OKC didn’t make a statement against the Spurs, but did send a reminder


OKLAHOMA CITY — With only seven games to go and now 55 wins in the books, the Thunder should really be past proving anything.

This is a team to Vlasic.The Liverpool Echo says Vlasic has spent this season on loan with CSKA and has impressed with eight goals and seven assists, including a strike against Real Madrid in the Champions League.The Croatian international asked for a move away fromhat played in the Finals last season, went to the Western finals the year before and is headed for at least a top two regular season finish this season.

They’re good. We should understand that by now.

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But doubt has lingered over them all season like a beard-shaped shadow. Coming in to Thursday’s game, the Thunder were 1-2 against San Antonio, and only 3-9 against the , Spurs, and . Oklahoma City has a sparkling margin of victory and a pile of wins, but without anything in about two months over an elite team, there were low grumbles about what they really are.

And with a 100-88 victory against the Spurs, a game that placed the top seed in the West into their hands, it’s not so much that the Thunder made a statement as it was sending a reminder. And, maybe most important, to themselves.

“Yeah, I think so,” said when asked if this victory boosts the team’s confidence. “Late in the year, you want to be playing well and any time you can get a win over a playoff team, it’s big for your confidence. It’s not going to win us any game in the future, but all those things help.”

Said : “We never lost confidence, that’s one thing. We lost a few buzzer-beaters to some of these teams. I know we lost to Denver, we lost to San Antonio at their place, but we never lose confidenty boss Mark Robins concedes they could lose Sam McCallum in the January transfer window.Aston Villa and Leeds United have been linked with the youngster.Asked if his side can hold onto the teenage talent, Robins told CoventryLive: “I would like toce, man. It’s the regular season. We just want to continue to get better, and I think that’s what we’re doing.”

The Thunder are even with the Spurs both in the season series and now the loss column. With the tiebreaker in favor of OKC, homecourt advantage in the West is now theirs to lose. And with the way the Thunder have performed at home against San Antonio as of late, it seems to be important.

On Thursday, it was a 12-point victory. Earlier in the season, a 17-point one. Last postseason in the Western Finals, three consecutive victories in OKC, including Game 3 that was a blowout and completely changed the dynamic of the series. Chesapeake Energy Arena has been a house of horrors for the Spurs, which says that if it comes down to OKC and San Antonio again, that little edge of homecourt might be a difference-maker.

“We’re a team that’s been through it,” Durant said. “We went to the Finals. We’ve been to the Western Conference finals the last two years. We know the importance of it in the playoffs. This isn’t like it’s our first go around. We know we want to play as many games as we can here in Oklahoma City.”

The Spurs were playing the second night of a back-to-back, and sat the entire fourth quarter because of leg soreness. But while the Thunder piled up a 20-point lead at one point, the Spurs had it to three with 4:41 left. Thees have made in the Premier League.When their first game ended in a 4-0 loss to Manchester United, many worried for the Blues and boss Frank Lampard.But they have bounced back and are firmly in contention for a top four a lot.Their away form is espec Thunder closed on an 11-2 run, defending brilliantly in the halfcourt and were boosted by a dagger 3 from Durant. It might’ve been better that the Spurs pressed the Thunder late, too. It forced OKC to feel some pressure to finish, something they haven’t had to do a lot at home.

And they closed extremely well.

“I liked our poise, the way we stayed composed, withstood the runs they were making and made plays,” Durant said.

The big question from Thursday though is, did we really learn anything we didn’t already know? It seems like if the result were flipped, the Thunder would be hearing it quite loudly right now. That sparkling margin of victory and the heap of wins might seem like fool’s gold when lined up against their failures versus the top teams. Instead, OKC dominated on their home floor and reminded everyone that they still might be the favorite to win the Western Conference, again.

Gregg Popovich probably said it best before the game when asked if this Thunder team was better or about the same this season.

“I’m not going to evaluate and say if they’re as good or better or worse or anything like that. They’re a championship-caliber team, and they’re capable of winning a championship. That’s what’s important.”

And they reminded us of exactly that Thursday night.

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Bulls-Nets Game 3 Preview: Get back inside, it’s freezing out here


Previewing Game 3 of the Nets-Bulls first round series.

The series is even at 1-1 after the bounced back from an embarrassing performance in Game 1 with a great effort on both ends of the floor to beat the  in Game 2. While the Bulls are often known as a defensive unit, they were actually pretty accurate from inside the 3-point line. The Bulls knocked down 48.1 percent of their shots in Game 2. fueled the fire with his valiant effort (essentially on one foot) and stepped up to make some big shots.

30. After scoring 56 points in the paint in Game 1, the Brooklyn Nets managed just 30 points in the paint in Game 2. Thrid coach Diego Simeone praised Angel Correa for their 2-0 win over Athletic Bilbao ot to Barcelona on Sunday night.The Andalusians missed a number of opportunities to take the lead before falling behind, but once they were trailing there was only going to be one winner.”Devastating and undeserved,” was how Lopetegui described the ren Saturday.Simeone feels that the win deserved even more credit due to the busy schedule that proceeded the encounter.”It was [a big win] because we have played three Nets made 74.3 percent of their shots in the restricted area in the first game. made seven shots, made six shots, and made four shots — all in the restricted area. They lived in the paint because they could push the ball and force matchup problems. That didn’t happen in the second game because the Bulls made shots and ended up taking away the transition chances for Brooklyn. Without that luxury for Brooklyn, they made just 46.7 percent of their shots in the restricted area.

Taking away the paint. The Bulls ability to take away the paint turned the Nets from a team pounding the ball in the paint to a team that was forcing to get the ball into the middle and settling for bad jumpers when it didn’t work. And predictably, the bad jumpers were a terrible backup plan. Part of this was the effort of Joakim Noah inside. He was able to play stellar defense and that set the tone for everybody walling off the inside. Brooklyn had to pray for their 3-point shots to fall and they made just 4 of 21 attempts. The Bulls’ do a great job of forcing the ball from a confined area on the baseline to a contested jumper on the weak side. The Nets will have to get creative to find open looks in the paint again.

Which Deron Williams is going to shows enjoying his time under manager Jose Mourinho.Spurs have won three out of four in the Premier League since Mourinho came in last month and have closed the gap on fourth-placed Chelsea to six points.Spurs have won three out of four in the Premier Le up? The Deron Williams we’ve seen since the All-Star break carried over into the first game of this series, prompting Nets fans to pound their chest at the dominating superstar they loved to root for. Unfortunately for Deron, that went completely away when they took away the painted area. He made just one shot in nine attempts and never looked comfortable attacking while looking for his own shot. He was still able to distribute nicely (10 assists and just two turnovers), but without the threat of him scoring, it took away a major weapon for his team.

8:30 p.m. ET start time. Joakim Noah is playing through plantar fasciitis and  is out with a year-old ACL tear.

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m was forced to go smallLiverpool legend Jamie Car


Bulls guard played a big role Thursday against the Knicks, as the team was forced to go smallLiverpool legend Jamie Carragher supports Manchester United’s decisle United are struggling to find a deal for AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek.The Toon are the only club willing to buy the Polish striker, 24, outright after Spurs pulled out of the running for his signature, says The Sun. However, Piatek would onlyion to Lazio president Claudio Lotito admits Sergej Milinkovic-Savic could be sold.Manchester United are favourites to sign the Serb.“We’ll see the conditions that line up,” Lotito told Sky Sport Italia.“Milinkovic has a good rapport with the club, justallow Erling Haaland to join Borussia Dortmund.United vice-chairman Ed Woodward reportedly decided against the deal as Haaland’s agent Mino Raiola was demanding too much and Ca often due to injuries. Hinrich played 50 minutes in the game, a 118-111 overtime win. Hinrich scored 11 points on 3 of 11 shooting in the game, while filling out the box score nicely. He added six rebounds, five assists, one steal and two blocks, with just one turnover. This was the first time since 2005 that Hinrich has played at least 50 minutes in a game.

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Kidd: ‘When the ball sticks, we become one of the bottom teams’


The have a lot of talent that seems ready to compete in today’s . They do rely heavily on the 3-point shot, which is where the league is headed. They have a superstar in who can get them points in the clutch. And they have just enough defensive ability as a team to compete with just about anybody on any given night. 

They’re trying to find their way to the Eastern Conference finals so they t to make an opening offer for Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff.The Mirror says United are ready to test Newcastle’s resolve to keep Longstaff by making a £30million bid for the midfielder.United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made Longstafcan challenge the Miami Heat for supremacy in the East. If they can get past the , then they’ll get their chance. But to do that, they’re going to have to keep the ball moving and play team basketball. Just ask .

Kidd: ‘When we move the ball we’re pretty good. When the ball sticks, we try to go 1 on 1, we become one of the bottom teams in the league.’

— Ian Begley (@IanBegley)

Kidd is dead-on here, and the numbers back it up. 

Before the playoffs began, Eye on Basketball tried to take a look at what certain teams would have to do to get to the NBA Finals. for one of them and talked about how they didn’t use their passing to get a lot of assists but did use “selfish ball movement” to create space for their guys to attack. There are times in which that space is properly used. But for much of this playoff season, they’ve struggled in isolation opportunities. 

So far in the playoffs, the Knicks have had 187 isolation possessions that have resulted in a field-goal attempt, free-throw attempt or turnover, according to Synergy Sports. They’ve scored 144 points on those possessions or 0.77 points per isolation possession. On all other types of plays, they’ve scored 0.94 points per possession. This huge disparity speaks to exactly what Kidd was saying in his analysis of the team. 

If they want to move past the Pacers, who happened to have the best defense in the league this season, the Knicks need to keep moving the ball to get shooters good looks and create proper spacse Mourinho says VAR is too blame for his emotional reactions during Sunday’s 2-0 win over Manchester City.Mourinho admits he went “viral” after becoming an animated character on the sideline for the Sampdoria midfielder.The Gunners are targeting in the midfielder, along with his teammate Joachim Anderson.However, Praet spent time on trial with Arsenal as a teenager and has featured against them in the Champions League.Speaking about hiss at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.”[I went viral] in a funny wing on the floor for guys like Anthony and to operate on offense.

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Chris Bosh’s house robbed of $340,000 in goods


star ‘s house was robbed of a significant amount ored not buying a replacement for injured centre-forward Harry Kane.Jose Mourinho finds himself desperately l Madrid teammate Eden Hazard.Like the Belgian, Rodrygo is another new addition for Real this summer.The former Santos starlet told Marca: “Hazard! He is a player that I always followed. I had him as the screen photo of my mobile. So imagine. And nowshort of forward options, with both Kane and Heung-min Son expected to be out for the majority of the remainder of the season.“I think they tf goods according to NBC 6 in Miami: 

: Miami Beach Police said Chris Bosh’s house was robbed and $340K in watches, handbags rings were stolen

— NBC 6 South Florida (@nbc6)

It wasn’t reported whether anyone was home at the time of the robbery or hurt. 

Bosh was not home when the robbery occurred according to News 6: 

But on Wednesday night, Bosh was out celebrating his 29th birthday at Briza on the Bay on Bayspp’s Liverpool side.The Reds are 12 games away from equalling Arsenal’s feat in 2004/05 of going an entire Premier League season unbeaten.But Lehmann thinks his former team would beat the rampaging Reds.”I would say the Premier League is not as stronhore Drive in Miami with a Moroccan themed party, which included belly dancers and fire breathers. And a camel named Henri greeted guests. The festivities started at 9 p.m.

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… OK, the robbery is not funny. At all. 

But the fact that Bosh was out at a party with a camel named Henri? That’s pretty funny.

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