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Pistons reportedly gauging trade market for Andre Drummond, Reggie Jackson

Big changes could be coming to the Detroit Pistons this offseason.Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders reports on Thursday that the Pistons are gauging the trade market for center Andre Drummond and guard Reggie Jackson, also noting that both were available this past trade deadline. Drummond, who will be 24 in August, averaged 13.6 points and 13.8 rebounds per game in 2016-17. While...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

JR Smith won't call Warriors best team he's ever faced

JR Smith has quite an interesting take on the relative greatness of these Golden State Warriors.Addressing the media on Thursday, the Cleveland Cavaliers swingman was asked if the Warriors were the best team he has ever faced. He dropped this great response, per Rob Mahoney of Sports Illustrated. It was Blair Academy in New Jersey where future NBA players Deng and Villanueva ran...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Edelman, Patriots agree to multi-year extension

The New England Patriots have locked up one of Tom Brady’s favorite targets for several more years.After NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported on Thursday that Julian Edelman and the New England Patriots were closing in on a contract extension, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported that the two sides have reached a multi-year deal. Edelman was entering the final year of his four-year contract...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Green calls out 'rude' Cavs fan over altercation with his mother

Draymond Green is letting Cavs fans hear it after an incident involving his mother following Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Thursday.As the two teams were leaving the court after the Warriors’ 118-113 victory at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Green’s mom Mary Babers-Green was involved in a verbal altercation with a Cavs fan that had to be broken up by police. Beware of some foul...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: George's trade value limited by belief he'll sign with Lakers

The Indiana Pacers have to give serious consideration to trading Paul George this summer if they believe he will leave in free agency next year, but they may not end up getting a respectable enough offer.While George is obviously the type of talent you would expect teams to give up a ton of assets for, there is a growing belief that the 27-year-old is dead set on signing with the...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Steph Curry says he did not pretend to go to bathroom on Cavs’ court

Stephen Curry broke out an interesting celebration after Kevin Durant hit a clutch 3-pointer in Game 3 of the NBA Finals Wednesday night, but the star point guard says he was not doing what many people have accused him of.On Thursday, Curry told reporters he was not pretending to go No. 2 on Cleveland’s home court. “I really don’t know what I did last night,” he said of the celebration...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Ex-Warrior sends funny tweet to Iguodala about LeBron's groin kick

Mo Speights may not be an active participant in the Cavs-Warriors rivalry anymore, but he’s still finding ways to leave his fingerprints on it.Speights sent this funny tweet to former Golden State teammate Andre Iguodala on Thursday in response to LeBron James’ apparent groin kick on Iguodala in the closing seconds of Game 3. The incident was part of a few plays by LeBron the refs...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Jazz C Withey won't be charged with domestic violence

Jeff Withey was accused of domestic violence back in April by his ex-girlfriend, but the Utah Jazz center is not going to be charged.According to TMZ, investigators have determined that Withey acted in “self-defense” during a July 2016 physical altercation with Kennedy Summers, a former Playboy Playmate. Withey reportedly admitted to using force against Summers and leaving bruises...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers, Clippers are 'viable destinations' for LeBron

If LeBron James expects to win more NBA championships before he retires, one of two things is likely going to have to happen — the Cleveland Cavaliers get much better, or LeBron leaves town once again.With the Cavs on the verge of being swept by the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, rumors about LeBron jumping ship are popping up. Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer says he spoke...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick on not proposing rule changes: ‘We love the rules’

The New England Patriots almost always propose offseason rule changes to the league office, but they chose not to this year. Why?According to Bill Belichick, his team likes things just the way they are.When asked on Thursday about not submitting any rule change proposals, Belichick had a response that the “Patriots are cheaters” crowd is going to love.“We love the rules the way they...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Edelman, Patriots nearing agreement for extension

Julian Edelman is entering the final year of his contract with the New England Patriots, but it does not sound like the star wide receiver will be hitting free agency next March.Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports that Edelman is on the verge of signing a contract extension. Edelman is set to make just $3 million in base salary in 2017, which is an incredible value for the type...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Vikings still giving no timeline for Teddy Bridgewater’s return

Teddy Bridgewater has progressed to the point where he is able to throw passes in practice, but it still sounds like the quarterback is a long way away from being ready for game action.On Thursday, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was asked for an update on Bridgewater’s health. He said there is still no timeline for the 24-year-old’s full recovery. Bridgewater suffered...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

LeBron James got away with groin kick, shove during Game 3

LeBron James was unable to carry his team to victory in a must-win NBA Finals game Wednesday night despite getting some help from the officials on more than one play.LeBron appeared to get away with at least two questionable plays in the second half of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 118-113 loss to the Golden State Warriors in Game 3. The first came late in the third quarter, when he blatantly...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson wants to play five more seasons

The common belief across the NFL is that Adrian Peterson is nearing the end of his career, otherwise there would have been more teams that expressed interest in signing him. But as far as the 32-year-old is concerned, those teams will be kicking themselves in several years when he is still playing.Nick Underhill of the New Orleans Advocate described a moment Peterson had at Saints...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Car in Fisher accident registered to Matt Barnes

Derek Fisher apparently was not driving his own car when he was involved in a serious car accident over the weekend and arrested for suspicion of driving while under the influence. We’ll give you one guess who the car belonged to.Matt Barnes, of course.Fisher was driving with his girlfriend, Gloria Govan, when he rolled over in a 2015 Cadillac Escalade. Govan, of course, was married...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Steph Curry had odd celebration after Kevin Durant 3-pointer

Kevin Durant hit arguably the biggest shot of his career in Game 3 of the NBA Finals Wednesday night, and Stephen Curry had a very interesting way of celebrating the clutch bucket.With the Golden State Warriors trailing the Cleveland Cavaliers by two and less than a minute remaining, Durant dribbled up the court and drained a 3-pointer in LeBron James’ face. Here’s how Curry reacted...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Odom’s daughter says father’s drug use was ‘humiliating’

Lamar Odom has been a mainstay in the media for all the wrong reasons for the past several years, and that has been very difficult for members of his family. Odom’s daughter, Destiny, opened up about that recently.Destiny, 17, said in a PEOPLE/Entertainment Weekly feature that she dealt with ridicule after Lamar began dating Khloe Kardashian. She says it became “humiliating” after...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

How the Houston Astros became the best team in baseball

It was three short years ago that the June 30, 2014 cover of Sports Illustrated proclaimed the Houston Astros as “your 2017 World Series champs.” Widely mocked at the time — to put it politely — that cover is looking quite clairvoyant now.The team presently sits at 42-18 and is comfortably pacing the entire league. Their dominance is thanks to the best offense and pitching staff...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

LeBron James: Warriors have ‘most firepower’ I’ve ever faced

You get the sense — especially after what happened on Wednesday — that LeBron James knows his Cleveland Cavaliers are outmanned and outgunned by the Golden State Warriors. Pressed with a question about whether or not the Warriors took Cleveland’s best shot and still beat them in Game 3 118-113, James didn’t shy away from praising the beast he faces. By acknowledging the greatness...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr: Game 3 was our toughest effort of season

Steve Kerr summed things up well after his Golden State Warriors pulled out a 118-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night. The Warriors coach talked about the challenge the team overcame: The Warriors were down late but didn’t fret and came back to take it all. They took the lead on a 3-pointer by Kevin Durant, and they secured the game...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

JR Smith says ‘Cavs in 7’ then deletes tweet

The Cleveland Cavaliers may have blown a lead late in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night, but that doesn’t mean they have lost faith.JR Smith sent a tweet after the game in which he said “Cavs in 7.”: Smith quickly deleted the tweet, but when it comes to the internet, nothing is ever forgotten.Cleveland was down 3-1 in the NBA Finals last year and won it all in 7, so we...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Ohio State reportedly offers job to Greg McDermott

Ohio State may be on the verge of hiring a new coach.ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reports that the Buckeyes offered their head coaching job to Greg McDermott: The news comes the same night that Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg was also linked to the job, but he made it seem like he wasn’t leaving Chicago. That may have led the school to turn to McDermott.McDermott, 52, played college...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Cubs' Addison Russell blasted by wife on Instagram

Addison Russell was about to face a world of problems after Wednesday’s game.The Chicago Cubs shortstop was blasted by his wife Melisa on Instagram. In her post, Melisa talked about “being cheated on” and hinted at a potential breakup. “Being free to be able to make your own choices for your own happiness beats being cheated on, lied to, & disrespected any day. #herestonewbeginnings...
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June 07, 2017  |  Discuss

MLB prematurely closes auction for Hunter Strickland brawl jersey

The auction for the game-worn jersey of Hunter Strickland during his Memorial Day brawl with Bryce Harper has been abruptly closed.MLB had made Strickland’s San Francisco Giants jersey available in an auction on its online site. The auction began last Thursday and was set to end on Wednesday evening. As of a few hours before the scheduled closing time for the auction, the bidding...
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June 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Fred Hoiberg: I have no intention of leaving Chicago Bulls

Fred Hoiberg has already issued a statement in response to being reported as a candidate for the Ohio State head coaching job.Hoiberg, who has been the coach of the Bulls the past two seasons, says he has no intention of leaving Chicago. Ohio State has a vacancy after Thad Matta said on Monday that he will be leaving his position as Buckeyes head coach. CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish reported...
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June 07, 2017  |  Discuss
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