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The NBA's Man of Many Faces

Oct 17, 2018 | by Michael Pina, Vice Sports
The NBA's Man of Many Faces

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter is on a mission to improve (and confuse) the entire world. In so many different ways, he's already succeeded.

New York Knicks SG Tim Hardaway Jr. explodes for 22 in 1st half

Oct 17, 2018 | by Ronny Sabo, Elite Sports NY

Twenty-four minutes into the New York Knicks 2018-19 NBA season and the results are mind-boggling.

Setting the new franchise mark with 49 points in the second quarter, the Knickerbockers took a comfy 72-49 lead into halftime over the visiting Atlanta Hawks. The main man leading the charge for the young Knicks was Tim Hardaway Jr.

THJ poured in 22 while chipping in with four assists ...

Mason Crosby named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

Oct 17, 2018 | by Packers.com
Mason Crosby named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week

GREEN BAY – Mason Crosby’s two-week roller-coaster ride hit another peak on Wednesday.

The Packers’ veteran kicker was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his flawless performance on Monday night against the 49ers, which included a walk-off, game-winning field goal.

Gordon Hayward Makes Long-Awaited Return For Celtics

Oct 17, 2018 | by Matthew Geagan, CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — Gordon Hayward made his long-awaited return Tuesday night as the Boston Celtics tipped off the 2018-19 NBA season.

There was some obvious signs of rust, which was to be expected from a player who just missed an entire season. But Hayward was not timid and made the most of his 25 minutes on the floor, finishing with 10 ...

Kirk Cousins has Vikings all fired up with speeches, and his play

Oct 16, 2018 | by Josh Slagter, mlive.com
Kirk Cousins has Vikings all fired up with speeches, and his play

Kirk Cousins isn't just going to sit quietly and collect his $84 million from the Minnesota Vikings.

It's clear the former Michigan State quarterback plans on leading not only on the field with his play -- 1,921 passing yards through six games -- but also in the locker room.

Cousins' pregame huddles have started earning some extra attention around the NFL. He ...

Larry Nance Jr., Cavaliers agree on 4-year, $44.8M extension, sources say

Oct 15, 2018 | by Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPN

Center-forward Larry Nance Jr. has signed a multiyear extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team announced.

The Cavs did not disclose terms of the deal, but sources told ESPN that Nance's deal is for four years and worth $44.8 million.

Nance's extension gives Cleveland some flexibility in later years, descending annually from $12.7 million to $11.7 million to $10.6 million to $9.6 million in ...

Collins' game against Kings shows another step in his maturation

Oct 13, 2018 | by Mike Richman, NBC Sports

So much of the NBA growth process happens behind the scenes. But there are little moments when you can watch progress in real time.

Less than 90 seconds into the second half of the Portland Trail Blazers final preseason game against the Sacramento Kings on Friday night, Zach Collins’ maturation process played out in front of the entire arena in a ...

Cavs' Larry Nance Jr. is happy to be home: My Cleveland

Oct 12, 2018 | by Grant Segall, The Plain Dealer
Cavs' Larry Nance Jr. is happy to be home: My Cleveland

Larry Nance Jr. has gone from Revere High to the University of Wyoming and the Los Angeles Lakers and back to Cleveland to play for his Dad's Cavaliers.

Larry Nance Jr. wears his dad’s number 22 for the Cleveland Cavaliers and plays beneath dad’s jersey, which hangs in honor at Quicken Loans Arena. 

Enes Kanter Contains Multitudes

Oct 11, 2018 | by Jordan Ritter Conn, The Ringer

The 26-year-old is many things: New York Knicks center, devout Muslim, star of #NBATwitter, and enemy of the Turkish state. To Kanter, basketball is far more than a paycheck or even a passion. It’s a pathway to something he’s lost: family.  

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