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Why return of Gordon Hayward makes Celtics unguardable

Oct 04, 2018 | by Jordan Greer, Sporting News
Why return of Gordon Hayward makes Celtics unguardable

Just minutes into last year's regular-season opener, Gordon Hayward suffered a gruesome leg injury that sidelined him for the entirety of the 2017-18 season. So it shouldn't come as a huge surprise that he felt some nerves, the shot was a little flat and the rhythm wasn't quite right when he stepped onto the Dean Smith Center floor Friday night for his first NBA ...

Nik Stauskas is exactly where he wants to be with the Portland Trail Blazers

Oct 03, 2018 | by Carlan Gay, CA.NBA.com

Nik Stauskas got his first action with his new team on Saturday night in his home country. It was the perfect stage to make a debut for the Portland Trail Blazers and begin a new chapter in his NBA career.

The result of the game was a 122-104 loss to the Toronto Raptors and Stauskas finished with five points, four rebounds in 16 minutes. It's the preseason, ...

Former Bengal Mohamed Sanu has been perfect fit for Falcons

Sep 29, 2018 | by Vaughn McClure, ESPN
Former Bengal Mohamed Sanu has been perfect fit for Falcons

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- When Mohamed Sanu reflects on his days with the Cincinnati Bengals, he thinks about the good times he shared bowling alongside fellow wide receiver A.J. Green and the great meals he enjoyed at Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse.

"It was a cool city," Sanu said. "The fans were awesome. Had a couple things to do, nice restaurants. That's where I started my career. I'm ...

Promoted from practice squad, Justin Jackson finally gets chance to show Chargers what he can do

Sep 28, 2018 | by Helene Elliott, Los Angeles Times

Running back Justin Jackson had a busy schedule at Northwestern. He majored in economics and minored in French and business while becoming the school’s all-time leader in rushes, rushing touchdowns, and rushing yards with 5,440, the third-highest total in Big Ten history.

But Jackson, who never missed a game in his college career, still made a point of carving out time ...

Ryan Broekhoff’s journey from Australia to the NBA — with plenty of stops along the way

Sep 28, 2018 | by Isaac Harris, Mavs.com

First-year Maverick Ryan Broekhoff joins Followill and Coop on our Mavs.com Live stream!

Sitting on the front porch of his in-laws’ house, Ryan Broekhoff was finally getting to relax as the past few weeks were a whirlwind. Traveling from city to city, Broekhoff had dedicated the first part of his summer traveling the United States working out for NBA franchises with ...

Bradley Beal is using his platform to encourage people to register and vote

Sep 27, 2018 | by Chase Hughes, NBC Sports Washington
Bradley Beal is using his platform to encourage people to register and vote

Tuesday was National Voter Registration Day, which prompted a reporter's question about casting ballots, and Beal had plenty to say about it.

"Voting is beyond important. This is our world. This is our country. We have the freedom to dictate and choose who we want to lead and who we want to run it," he said.

Clippers’ Sindarius Thornwell celebrates a daughter, mourns a father and chases his hoop dreams

Sep 26, 2018 | by MIRJAM SWANSON, Press-Telegram
Clippers’ Sindarius Thornwell celebrates a daughter, mourns a father and chases his hoop dreams

His lap bar down and secured, Sindarius Thornwell is on one heck of a roller coaster ride, determined to keep it moving.

He’s getting after it at Clippers training camp, which tipped off Tuesday at the University of Hawaii exactly one week after Thornwell’s father, Gregory Wade, died in his sleep, the victim of a heart attack at age 46.

Five days ...

BOBBY PORTIS WORKED DURING THE SUMMER TO EXCEL IN HIS ROLE FOR THE SEASON

Sep 26, 2018 | by Sam Smith, NBA.com/Bulls
BOBBY PORTIS WORKED DURING THE SUMMER TO EXCEL IN HIS ROLE FOR THE SEASON

Last year they said it was make or break for me. Every year I guess is make or break. I'm having fun, having a good time, enjoying my teammates, trying to be more of a leader this year, leading by example. Do all the little things. Just try to bring everyone together and be one. That's all I'm worried about. ...

Notebook: O'Quinn Jumps Out and Other Early Storylines

Sep 26, 2018 | by Mark Montieth, NBA.com/Pacers

Asked Wednesday if any players had managed to distinguish themselves after just three training camp practices, Nate McMillan brought up newcomer Kyle O'Quinn.

O'Quinn, 27 and a six-year NBA veteran, averaged 7.1 points and 6.1 rebounds for New York last season. He's expected to fill the role Al Jefferson held last season as the third center behind Myles Turner and Domantas ...

Broncos’ Phillip Lindsay continues to write his NFL story

Sep 25, 2018 | by Alex Pepper, CU Independent

Through the first two weeks of the 2018 season, former Buffalo and current Broncos rookie tailback Philip Lindsay quickly etched his name into the NFL record books.

After the Broncos’ week 2 win over the Raiders, Lindsay became the first undrafted free agent to total 100-plus scrimmage yards in each of his first two professional games.

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