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Jazz sign rookie forward J.J. O’Brien (Yahoo Sports)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz have signed free-agent rookie J.J. O’Brien.

Posted on 28 August 2015 @ 10:48 pm

Chris Jent to coach Bakersfield Jam in D-League (Yahoo Sports)

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Chris Jent will coach the Bakersfield Jam, the Phoenix Suns’ affiliate in the NBA Development League.

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 10:58 pm

Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka ‘Chocolate Thunder’ has died (Yahoo Sports)

Darryl Dawkins was once summoned in the Philadelphia 76ers’ locker room to come meet a celebrity who wanted to meet the man known for dunking with backboard-breaking force. The guest was Grammy Award winner Stevie Wonder. The entertainer is blind, yet even he could tell there was something very unique about Dawkins’ game.

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 10:49 pm

Philadelphia 76ers owner donates $3.5M to local nonprofit (Yahoo Sports)

The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers has pledged a $3.5 million donation to the Philadelphia Police Athletic League – the largest amount ever recorded by the nonprofit youth group. The PAL supports disadvantaged youths by pairing them with police officers who volunteer to direct sports, educational and cultural programs. Team owner Joshua Harris, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, is making the donation through a family foundation with which he’s affiliated.

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 6:22 pm

Former Kentucky standout Lou Tsioropoulos dies at 84 (Yahoo Sports)

Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky’s 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten ’53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. Tsioropoulos’ nephew, Michael Johnson, said Wednesday night that his uncle died Saturday in Louisville of natural causes. The 6-foot-5, 190-pound Tsioropoulos teamed with Naismith Memorial Hall of Famers Frank Ramsey and Cliff Hagan to beat Kansas State 68-58 in 1951 to win the third of Kentucky’s four NCAA titles under coach Adolph Rupp.

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 2:26 am

Clifford: Hornets play better, win more with Kidd-Gilchrist (Yahoo Sports)

Charlotte coach Steve Clifford can rattle off a dozen reasons why the Hornets gave small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist a big contract extension. The Hornets were 62-55 with Kidd-Gilchrist in the starting lineup the last two seasons and 14-33 without him. Kidd-Gilchrist agreed to the contract on Monday and signed it on Wednesday.

Posted on 26 August 2015 @ 8:38 pm

Iguodala takes NBA championship hardware to tour of Tokyo (Yahoo Sports)

Andre Iguodala has taken his NBA championship hardware to Japan. The Golden State Warriors swingman is on a two-day tour of Tokyo, bringing along the Larry O’Brien trophy and the Bill Russell trophy, which he won as the NBA Finals MVP. The NBA became the first American pro league to stage regular-season games outside of North America with a pair of games in Tokyo to open the 1990-91 season.

Posted on 26 August 2015 @ 1:01 am


ESPN - United States

Report: Possible Jan. return for Cavs' Irving

Report: Possible Jan. return for Cavs' Irving

Posted on 28 August 2015 @ 1:35 am

Dawkins celebrated for kindness, powerful dunks

Dawkins celebrated for kindness, powerful dunks

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 8:44 pm

76ers owner donates $3.5M to local nonprofit

76ers owner donates $3.5M to local nonprofit

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 7:29 pm

Celtics Summer Forecast: Room for improvement

Celtics Summer Forecast: Room for improvement

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 4:24 pm

Bulls' Rose denies sexual misconduct allegations

Bulls' Rose denies sexual misconduct allegations

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 4:17 pm

Kobe, Shaq express regret over feud on podcast

Kobe, Shaq express regret over feud on podcast

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 2:14 am

Source: LeBron sells Miami home for $13.4M

Source: LeBron sells Miami home for $13.4M

Posted on 26 August 2015 @ 10:23 pm

Inside Hoops - United States

Video: Best NBA crossovers from 2014-15

Enjoy this video showcasing the 60 best NBA crossovers from the 2014-15 season:

Posted on 29 August 2015 @ 9:52 pm

Video: 2014-15 NBA hustle plays

Enjoy this video showcasing some of the best hustle plays from the 2014-15 NBA season:

Posted on 28 August 2015 @ 9:50 pm

Jazz sign forward J.J. O`Brien

The Utah Jazz have signed free agent forward J.J. O’Brien.
The deal is likely non-guaranteed and merely brings O’Brien to training camp.
O’Brien (6-7, 220, San Diego State) played one season at University of Utah (2010-11) before transferring to San Diego State (2011-15) to finish his collegiate career. He averaged 10.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists […]

Posted on 28 August 2015 @ 8:52 pm

Hawks announce additions to Athletic Performance Team

The Atlanta Hawks have made hires to their Athletic Performance Team, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations/Head Coach Mike Budenholzer. Keke (kay-kay) Lyles has been named Executive Director of Player Performance, Art Horne Head Athletic Trainer, Mike Roncarati Director of Rehabilitation and Chris Chase Athletic Performance Coach. They join Assistant Athletic Trainer […]

Posted on 28 August 2015 @ 5:57 pm

Video: Russell Westbrook explosiveness

Enjoy this video showcasing the explosiveness of Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook:

Posted on 28 August 2015 @ 6:35 am

Statement from family of Darryl Dawkins, who has passed away

The following is being sent on behalf of the family of Darryl Dawkins:
STATEMENT FROM THE FAMILY OF DARRYL DAWKINS
“It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our beloved husband and father, Darryl Dawkins, who succumbed today to a heart attack. Darryl touched the hearts and spirits of so many with his big […]

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 8:36 pm

LeBron James sells Miami home

In case you just woke up from a year-long coma, LeBron James left the Miami Heat in the summer of 2014 and returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers. And now his Miami home reportedly has a new owner. Here’s ESPN.com reporting:

LeBron James took his talents to Miami, and now he’s taking his money out of it.
James, who played […]

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 1:22 am

NBA - United States

Jazz sign free agent J.J. O’Brien

(August 28, 2015) — The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free agent forward J.J. O’Brien. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not released.

Posted on 28 August 2015 @ 8:55 pm

Ex-NBA star Darryl Dawkins, aka ‘Chocolate Thunder’ dies

Darryl Dawkins was once summoned in the Philadelphia 76ers’ locker room to come meet a celebrity who wanted to meet the man known for dunking with backboard-breaking force.

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 10:54 pm

NBA issues statement on passing of Darryl Dawkins

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following statement regarding the passing of Darryl Dawkins:

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 9:59 pm

Dawkins family issues statement on passing of Darryl Dawkins

“It is with great sadness that we share the passing of our beloved husband and father, Darryl Dawkins, who succumbed today to a heart attack. Darryl touched the hearts and spirits of so many with his big smile and personality, ferocious dunks, but more than anything, his huge, loving heart. His family, wife Janice, children Dara, Tabitha, Nicholas and Alexis, along with countless family, friends, and fans, all mourn his loss. More than anything Darryl accomplished in his basketball career as the inimitable ‘Chocolate Thunder,’ he was most proud of his role and responsibility as a husband and father. We ask that the public please respect our privacy as we grieve his loss.”

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 8:35 pm

76ers owner donates $3.5 million to local nonprofit

The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers has pledged a $3.5 million donation to the Philadelphia Police Athletic League – the largest amount ever recorded by the nonprofit youth group.

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 6:29 pm

Tsioropoulos, champion with Celtics, Kentucky, dead at 84

Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky’s 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten `53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84.

Posted on 27 August 2015 @ 2:36 am

Pacers, St. Vincent join forces on new training facility

The Indiana Pacers and St. Vincent, a local health provider, have released more details plans for a $50 million training facility in downtown Indianapolis.

Posted on 26 August 2015 @ 9:27 pm


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