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‘Believeland’ corn mazes celebrate Cleveland Cavaliers (Yahoo Sports)

BRUNSWICK, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio farm is honoring the Cleveland Cavaliers with corn mazes designed in the shape of their championship trophy, LeBron James’ head and the words ”Homegrown Hero” and ”Believeland.”

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 4:34 am

2 Chicago men charged in shooting of NBA star Wade’s cousin (Yahoo Sports)

CHICAGO, IL - JULY 29: Dwyane Wade is introduced as a new member of the Chicago Bulls at the Advocate Center on July 29, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, Chicago police announced Sunday. Darwin Sorrells Jr., 26, and Derren Sorrells, 22, also were charged with attempted murder in Friday’s shooting. Nykea Aldridge, a 32-year-old mother of four, was pushing her baby in a stroller near a school where she’d planned to register her children when she was shot in the head and arm.


Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 12:25 am

Jazz trade Pleiss to 76ers for Marshall, waive Marshall (Yahoo Sports)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Utah Jazz have traded center Tibor Pleiss to the Philadelphia 76ers for guard Kendall Marshall in a cost-cutting move. The Jazz announced the deal Friday morning and then waived Marshall.

Posted on 26 August 2016 @ 5:20 pm

LA Lakers sign No. 2 pick Brandon Ingram, vet Yi Jianlian (Yahoo Sports)

TARRYTOWN, NY - AUGUST 7: Brandon Ingram #14 of the Los Angeles Lakers poses for a portrait during the 2016 NBA rookie photo shoot on August 7, 2016 at the Madison Square Garden Training Facility in Tarrytown, New York. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have signed top draft pick Brandon Ingram and Chinese NBA veteran Yi Jianlian and re-signed center Tarik Black.


Posted on 24 August 2016 @ 8:25 pm

City officials declare Kobe Bryant Day in Los Angeles (Yahoo Sports)

PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 19: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers adjusts his jersey during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on February 19, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Lakers 102-90. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lakers fans packed Los Angeles City Hall chambers to witness the mayor and other officials declare Kobe Bryant Day in honor of the retired NBA superstar.


Posted on 24 August 2016 @ 8:17 pm

Timberwolves’ Towns chosen as face of 2K mobile app (Yahoo Sports)

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns has been tabbed to be the face of 2K’s mobile companion application to NBA 2K17 video game, which is set to launch on Sept. 8. The reigning rookie of the year will be the icon cover athlete for MyNBA2K17, the latest in a series of high-profile endorsements for Towns. The NBA 2K franchise has been the No. 1 selling NBA video game for the last eight years.

Posted on 24 August 2016 @ 4:59 pm

Milwaukee Bucks sign free agent guard Jason Terry (Yahoo Sports)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent guard Jason Terry.

Posted on 23 August 2016 @ 12:28 am


ESPN – United States

Bosh boosting workout efforts in hopes of return

Bosh boosting workout efforts in hopes of return

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 10:38 pm

Could Avery Bradley be Defensive Player of the Year?

Could Avery Bradley be Defensive Player of the Year?

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 8:45 pm

Thunder teammates belt out Backstreet Boys song

Thunder teammates belt out Backstreet Boys song

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 6:54 pm

Jamal Crawford schools defender in summer league

Jamal Crawford schools defender in summer league

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 4:52 pm

'Believeland' corn mazes celebrate Cavaliers

'Believeland' corn mazes celebrate Cavaliers

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 5:48 am

Ex-Pacer Lawson to sign 1-year deal with Kings

Ex-Pacer Lawson to sign 1-year deal with Kings

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 4:35 am

Sixers' Embiid feels '100 percent,' ready to play

Sixers' Embiid feels '100 percent,' ready to play

Posted on 28 August 2016 @ 12:52 am

Inside Hoops – United States

Former MSU player Keith Appling arrested again

Here’s the Detroit Free Press with an unfortunate update on a former MSU player:
For the third time since May, former Michigan State University basketball player Keith Appling has been arrested and once again a gun is involved, police say.
Appling, 24, was arrested at about 9 p.m. Sunday on Detroit’s east side after first driving away from a […]

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 9:06 pm

Expect an up-tempo Heat offense next season

How will the Heat be different this upcoming season, their first in many years without star shooting guard Dwyane Wade? According to their head coach, they plan to speed things up. With Chris Bosh’s return still uncertain due to health reasons, the squad is built around Goran Dragic, Tyler Johnson, Josh Richardson, Justise Winslow and […]

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 8:51 pm

Pacers sign Julyan Stone and Alex Poythress

The Pacers signed Julyan Stone and Alex Poythress today.
Stone is a 6-6 guard that is a three-year veteran of the NBA, spending time with both the Denver Nuggets and the Toronto Raptors. He has NBA career averages of 1.3 points and 1.1 assists per game. He also played in the D-League, where he averaged 4.7 […]

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 6:31 pm

New Sacramento Kings arena costs rise

The Kings will soon have a new home in Sacramento to call their own. Here’s the Sacramento Bee with the latest:
Barely a month before opening, the Sacramento Kings continue to pour money into their new downtown arena, bringing the latest estimate of Golden 1 Center’s construction costs to $556.6 million.
The estimate has risen by $21.7 million in […]

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 5:31 pm

Dwyane Wade`s cousin shot in Chicago

The violence in Chicago is out of control. Or rather, continues to be out of control — because this isn’t new. But once again, a relative of Dwyane Wade is a victim. Here’s CSN Chicago reporting:
On Thursday, Dwyane Wade appeared on an ESPN special for The Undefeated to talk about gun violence. The next day, Wade’s cousin […]

Posted on 28 August 2016 @ 1:33 am

Jazz waive Kendall Marshall

That was quick. The Jazz have waived guard Kendall Marshall, whose rights were acquired by trade from Philadelphia on Friday.
Marshall (6-4, 200, North Carolina) is a four-year NBA veteran who has appeared in 160 career games (57 starts) over four seasons with Phoenix, the Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee and Philadelphia.

Posted on 26 August 2016 @ 6:05 pm

Sixers trade Kendall Marshall to Jazz for Tibor Pleiss

The 76ers have acquired center Tibor Pleiss (”TEE-bore Plice”), two 2017 second-round draft picks and cash considerations from the Jazz in exchange for Kendall Marshall.
The Sixers will receive the most and least favorable of the four 2017 second-round picks currently held by Utah (their own, in addition to those of Detroit, Golden State and New […]

Posted on 26 August 2016 @ 6:02 pm

NBA – United States

Bucks re-sign free agent forward Novak

The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed free agent forward Steve Novak, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Terms of the contract were not disclosed in accordance with team policy.

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 10:35 pm

Lakers sign forward Auguste

The Los Angeles Lakers have signed forward Zach Auguste, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 10:32 pm

Top plays from 2015-16

The 2015-16 season is over and done and 2016-17 is drawing closer sooner than you think. As we close in on the start of the new season, relive the best of 2015-16 right here.

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 3:04 pm

Two men charged in shooting of Wade’s cousin

Two brothers who were on parole for prior criminal activity have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, Chicago police announced Sunday.

Posted on 29 August 2016 @ 2:10 am

Wade’s cousin killed in hometown Chicago

NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin was shot and killed in Chicago while pushing her baby in a stroller near a school where she intended to register her children. Wade took to Twitter to lament what he called another “act of senseless gun violence.”

Posted on 27 August 2016 @ 2:22 pm

Dwyane Wade’s cousin fatally shot pushing baby in stroller

A family spokesman says a cousin of Chicago Bulls star Dwyane Wade was fatally shot Friday while pushing a baby in a stroller on the city’s South Side.

Posted on 27 August 2016 @ 4:30 am

Jazz trade Pleiss to 76ers for Marshall, waive Marshall

The Utah Jazz have traded center Tibor Pleiss to the Philadelphia 76ers for guard Kendall Marshall in a cost-cutting move. The Jazz announced the deal Friday morning and then waived Marshall.

Posted on 26 August 2016 @ 5:29 pm


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