Acknowledging James as “a great basketball player,” Trump said, “But people don’t wanna see a guy that way. They don’t want to see that. We have enough difficulty during the week, you don’t wanna sit down watching a basketball game and then watch somebody that hates your guts, okay, He’s a hater.”
The 16-time All-Star became the first National Basketball Association (NBA) player in history to claim the Finals MVP award with three different franchises on Sunday, after the Lakers defeated the Miami Heat 4-2 in the best-of-seven series.
“But, I also know what’s right is right and what’s wrong is wrong, and I grew up in the inner city in a Black community in what we call the hood or the ghetto, however you want to picture it. And, I’ve seen a lot of counts first hand of a lot of Black people […]
Anthony Davis had 28 points and 12 rebounds, but was slowed when he aggravated the bruise on his right heel right at the end of the first quarter. He seemed to tweak it again in the fourth quarter when he got tangled up with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. He didn’t move well at the end of the […]
“At the end of the day, I like those decisions,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said of his team’s defense on that play. “I mean we had everybody in the paint, LeBron just had a bunch of those possessions in the fourth quarter where he was just getting to the basket, offensive rebounding, everything at the […]
The Dodgers secured their first championship in 32 years with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday at Globe Life Field, finally reaching the pinnacle that eluded them in 2017 and 2018 (that first World Series loss coming to the Astros, who were later found to have cheated).
This counts as a striking turnaround. Then-Clippers head coach Doc Rivers estimated this summer that only about 20% of NBA players voted in the 2016 election. More than 90% of players now are registered to vote in Tuesday’s election, according to Chris Paul, the players’ association president.
“We battled through a lot this year starting with the beginning of the season and we know the job’s not done,” Davis said during a trophy presentation in a mostly empty arena at Disney World, instead of in front of their fans at Staples Center. “It’s a great feeling but we’ve got four more to […]
Mitchell — who played at the University of Louisville for 2 seasons — showed support for his former home in a tweet minutes ago … saying, “I don’t have many words right now…. but all I can say is I’m praying for the city of Louisville right now!!! 😔😔”
Not surprisingly the Lakers are the favorites — they are the defending champions and will have LeBron James and Anthony Davis back. Oddsmakers have the Clippers and their new coach (whoever it is) and the finally-healthy Warriors not far behind the Lakers in the West. You may also notice not a lot of respect for […]