“I never came into the league as a kid saying, ‘I want to be number one in playoff wins.’ I always said I want to be a part of a winning culture and be a winning player and do whatever it takes to help my team-mates win and this is the result of it.
“I don’t want to get into a word or sentence feud with Daryl Morey but I believe that he wasn’t educated on the situation at hand and he spoke,” the EP and host of HBO’s engaging yak fest The Shop told reporters today in L.A. after spending several days in China as the Communist government […]
After Morey sent his tweet, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued an initial statement that tried to soothe tensions between the league and China. That created its own furor in the U.S., as politicians and other public figures accused the league of being overly concerned with its bottom line than of freedom of expression. He since […]
LeBron James (29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists) led the way at the Walt Disney World Resort as the Lakers reached the conference finals for the first time since winning the title in 2010 thanks to a 4-1 series win.
Gonzalez and Haft co-created and executive produce with Lauren Iungerich the praised Netflix comedy-drama series On My Block, whose third season was released in May. Gonzalez and Haft, who previously wrote on Gang Related and Empire, are repped by Matt Luber of Luber Roklin Entertainment and by Sandy Weinberg at Summit Talent.
“I get where he’s coming from,” Noah said of James. Morey made the tweets before James arrived in China for what was supposed to be a goodwill tour featuring two games against the Brooklyn Nets. Noah tried to put himself in the same position.”
Lakers coach Frank Vogel made a key adjustment, starting started power forward Markieff Morris over center JaVale McGee in the second half. The Lakers’ defense became far more versatile and active, especially when double-teaming James Harden (33 points, nine rebounds and nine assists).
On top of the list is Stephen Curry at 470. LeBron may be ageless, but he’s not playing long enough to catch Curry. Not even close. Klay Thompson is fourth on that list and may pass Allen and LeBron eventually.
That’s an aspect of bubble life that has been underdiscussed. NBA players are focused on playing in the playoffs. Games and preparation take up a significant portion of time. For family members, that’s a lot of downtime – especially for children.
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 […]