On Tuesday, ESPN reported the NBA and the NBA Players Association were planning to paint “Black Lives Matter” on the court at the three arenas that will be used at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, when the season resumes on July 31.
The Jazz made moves to accelerate their ascent last summer, trading for Conley and signing Bogdanovic. With those two on the wrong side of 30, Utah wanted to accomplish more this season. The costs – the surrendered draft picks and financial flexibility – will be felt later.
Simmons is the rookie of the year by the way, and it’s not really close. The Sixers rookie’s advanced analytics are better than Mitchell’s, and with the way Philly has been playing with Embiid out it kind of guts the one thing — value — the Jazz rookie held over his rival.
The NFL draft is scheduled for Las Vegas in April, and already there are rumblings that perhaps the draft shouldn’t be a large-scale public event, as it has been in the past. Las Vegas is expecting upwards of 60,000 people to attend the draft’s first day, which are being held in front of the fountains […]
3:03 p.m. Placer County health officer resigns after officials declare ‘end of local COVID-19 health emergency’: Dr. Aimee Sisson resigned as Placer County health officer, effective Sept. 25, after county supervisors unanimnously declared the county’s local health emergency ended. She said in a Sept. 8 memo that supervisors’ action “made it clear that I can […]
The Clippers had been in control for a while by then, using a team-record, 45-point second quarter to build a big lead. And when Dallas cut it to eight midway through the fourth quarter, Leonard responded with a 3-pointer and left-handed dunk on consecutive Clippers possessions to restore a comfortable lead.
Murray, who hit a long 3-pointer near the buzzer, had the most-ever by a Denver player in a postseason game, surpassing Spencer Haywood’s mark of 45 in an ABA playoff contest on April 19, 1970. Murray also had 11 rebounds. Nikola Jokic added 29 points for Denver.
Artist Molly Tuttle was the first woman to win the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Guitar Player of the Year for two years in a row. She stunned listeners with last year’s genre-defying solo debut “When You’re Ready” and her subsequent live shows. Her new album includes covers of songs by The Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, […]
LeBron added, “Kap was someone who stood up when times weren’t comfortable, when people didn’t understand, people refused to listen to what he was saying. If you go back and go look at any of his postgame interviews when he was talking about why he was kneeling, it had absolutely nothing to do with the […]
“With me having two boys and me being an African American in America and continuing to see what is happening with police brutality against my kind. It is very troubling. I am never going to lose track of what is going on in the world, especially here in America. My prayers go to that family.”