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Sep 24

2017-18 Roster Breakdown: The Bigs

BOSTON – With all the versatility on the Boston Celtics roster, it’s not easy placing positional labels on the players. However, Brad Stevens does his best seeing as he doesn’t classify his guys with the traditional 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 positional tags. Instead, the Celtics coach sings to his own

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Sep 24

Toronto Raptors take tight affair against visiting Atlanta Hawks

Luis Scola was espousing some truths earlier this week, as any team’s veteran is expected to do. The Raptors forward had just pulled himself out of a terrible funk that lasted much longer than he’d wanted, but he had a 21-point outing to his name after Sunday’s loss to the Houston Rockets

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Sep 24

Raptors leader Kyle Lowry NBA Eastern player of the month

Kyle Lowry ended 2014 with a bang. Forced into an even bigger role with the Raptors in the absence of the injured DeMar DeRozan, Lowry played well enough to be named the NBA Eastern Conference player of the month for December. He’s just the second Raptor to be named player of the month: Chris Bosh

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Sep 24

Trump’s comments about anthem, Curry inflame sports stars

President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation from league executives and star play…

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Sep 24

30Q: What is #Lensface and Why Should We Care?

Hey there team! Last season, in addition to taking & editing photos for this fine platform, I produced a content stream called #Lensface. You can check out the entire season’s worth of work on Youtube, Instagram, or Facebook. The Instagram also features cool shots you won’t find elsewhere and

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Sep 24

Bulls beat King James with President watching

CHICAGO—Nikola Mirotic scored 19 points and Derrick Rose added 18 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a season-opening 97-95 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers with President Barack Obama watching on Tuesday night. Pau Gasol blocked a potential tying layup by James in the closing seconds.

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Sep 24

Three things we saw in the Raptors loss to Chicago

I suppose, all things considered, it was to be expected. Good team, at home, well-rested, star guard back, beats good team, on road, finishing back-to-back, star guard still out. Sure, there were troubling signs as we point out here but, all in all, kinda saw that one coming, didn’t you? Anyway …

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Sep 24

Steph Curry responds to Trump’s comments: ‘That’s not what leaders do’

Stephen Curry’s comments Friday at Golden State Warriors media day that he didn’t want to go to the White House have sparked a much bigger discussion than he probably ever could have imagined.  The world woke up Saturday morning to President Trump’s tweets rescinding Curry’s invitation

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Sep 24

Lowry shouldn’t have say in future of coach: Feschuk

In the days since Sunday’s ugly capitulation in the U.S. capital, there has been no ringing endorsement of Raptors head coach Dwane Casey from a couple of key voices. And maybe you can understand the politics of the situation. Masai Ujiri, Toronto’s folk hero of a general manager, sat in front

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Sep 24

Warriors critical of Donald Trump’s withdrawn invitation

OAKLAND – The news startled Warriors coach Steve Kerr. But that’s only because he was “half asleep.” What Kerr thought once he became conscious? “Not surprised,” Kerr said. Kerr’s wife informed him that President Donald Trump announced in an early Saturday morning tweet that he would withdraw

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Sep 24

La La Anthony Elated Carmelo Was Traded To The Thunder — His Happiness May Save Marriage

After a rocky period, La La and Carmelo Anthony’s marriage could be headed in a good direction now that he’s going to Oklahoma City! Our insider has the EXCLUSIVE details! Carmelo, 33, and La La Anthony’s, 38, marriage reportedly went to pieces in April when word got out that the NBA star

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Sep 24

The Raptors search for the real Raptors: Arthur

Before Game 1 we were all out of good questions, more or less, so I offered a last one to Dwane Casey before the thing began: Do you have any idea, Dwane, how your team is going to play? “We’ve established a playing personality, defensively, offensively, that I expect that we’re going to play

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Sep 24

The 6 most important things the Warriors said in response to Donald Trump

On Saturday morning, after feuding with the NFL the previous night, President Donald Trump took aim at the NBA. In a tweet — naturally — he “disinvited” Stephen Curry from the typical White House visit that most sports championship teams make after their trophy. Curry had said Friday that he wouldn’

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Sep 24

Basketball – Golden State’s Kerr unsurprised by Trump snub

– Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he was unsurprised by President Donald Trump’s White House snub as the NBA champions announced plans to make their own trip to the capital. A relaxed and smiling Kerr told reporters that he had expected Trump to withdraw the invitation after several

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Sep 24

Steph Curry: It’s ‘beneath’ Trump’s position to target me (Jacqueline Thomsen/The Hill)

Trump Attacks Warriors’ Curry.  LeBron James’s Retort: ‘U Bum.’  —  President Trump took aim at two of the world’s most powerful sports leagues and some of their most popular athletes, directly inserting himself into an already fiery debate over race, social justice and the role athletes

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Sep 24

OKC’s Big 3 Suddenly Has Fighter’s Chance Against Western Conference Elites

General manager Sam Presti tried to keep expectations in check when he gave his end-of-season press conference in early May. His Oklahoma City Thunder had just completed a 47-35 effort with a first-round exit, losing to the Houston Rockets in five games. The Thunder finished with the franchise’s

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