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Zinedine Zidane has emphasised it's Real Madrid vs. PSG in the Champions League, not Cristiano Ronaldo against Neymar. (read more)


Mavericks swingman Harrison Barnes recently came through with a great gesture that put smiles on faces of young kids.Barnes invited the entire Boys and Girls Club Greater Dallas to a private viewing of “Black Panther,” which he hosted. (read more)

It’s been a foregone conclusion since last year that LeBron James is going to leave Cleveland this summer when free agency hits. He’ll be able to opt out of his contract and be the most coveted player on the market — teams will line up for his services. (read more)

It didn’t take Jeremy Lin, the only Chinese player currently in the NBA, long to weigh in about JJ Redick’s poor choice of words about the league’s New Year’s greeting.Chinese media company Tencent produced a video that featured a number of NBA players, including Lin, Spencer Dinwiddie and D’Angelo Russell, in which they provided unscripted takes in wishing fans a happy Chinese New Year. (read more)

Victor Oladipo knew a breakout season was possible after speaking with Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard on the team’s private plane prior to his introductory press conference last summer, as Lee Jenkins of Sports Illustrated divulges in a feature story. Pritchard assured Oladipo that the club truly coveted his services, rather than just matching up salaries to facilitate the Paul George blockbuster with (read more)

Lou Williams does not seem too happy that he missed out on a spot in the All-Star Game while Jimmy Butler was selected and sat the entire thing out.In a tweet just hours after the game on Sunday went final, the L. (read more)

Fergie attempted to steal the spotlight by completely slowing down the National Anthem before Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game, and the end result was downright embarrassing.The Black Eyed Peas star tried to hold notes way too long, and her rendition was tough to listen to, leading to her being blasted by critics for it. (read more)

Fergie has apologized for her strange rendition of the national anthem prior to Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game.The singer was widely criticized and mocked for her bizarre, slowed-down jazz version of the anthem, and she told TMZ Sports that she tried to take a risk that obviously didn’t pay off. (read more)

The evolution of the NBA G League

19-2-2018 10:59 PM | yardbarker | similar news

Minor leagues are clearly not a new concept in sports. Major League Baseball has had several levels of minors since before they were even called Major League Baseball. (read more)

Fergie’s version of the national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game is drawing anything but rave reviews. In light of that, the Rochester Red Wings, the Triple-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, are having some fun. (read more)

With a big offeason looming once the 2017-18 NBA regular season comes to an end, several ESPN writers spoke to NBA players to get their predictions on where they expect some of this summer’s top free agents to land. In total, 48 players weighed in. (read more)

Jimmy Butler opted to sit out of the 2018 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night, citing fatigue and the need for rest before the Minnesota Timberwolves continue their run at notching a playoff berth. One individual in particular took issue with Butler’s decision: Los Angeles Clippers star Lou Williams. (read more)

As we noted last week when we identified the clubs with open roster spots, NBA rules generally prohibit teams from carrying fewer than 14 players on their 15-man squads (not counting two-way players). However, teams are permitted to dip to 13 – or even 12 – in special circumstances, as long as they get back up to 14 within two weeks. (read more)

Mike D’Antoni was the head coach of the losing team in Sunday night’s surprisingly entertaining NBA All-Star Game, and he took a funny jab at the Golden State Warriors while describing what the experience was like.D’Antoni was the coach of the team Stephen Curry drafted, so its no surprise Klay Thompson and Draymond Green also ended up on the squad. (read more)

Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr. hit up the 2018 NBA All-Star Game at Staples Center, and he was kind of a jerk while there. (read more)

Franchise Tag Candidate: Sammy Watkins

20-2-2018 5:29 AM | yardbarker | similar news

The Rams pulled off a blockbuster move leading up to the 2017 season, trading defensive back E.J. (read more)

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