Michael Porter Jr.: "I Get To Prove Everybody Wrong"

Jun 27, 2018 | by Ed Black, Fox Sports Radio

Dan Patrick brings on the number 14 pick of the NBA draft Michael Porter Jr. He was a player that had high expectations coming out of high school but was sidelined with an injury during college. Now, as a Denver Nugget, he's motivated to prove doubters and teams that passed him up, wrong. 

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Westchester teen with Crohn's disease partners with NBA star Larry Nance Jr. to launch charity

Jun 26, 2018 | by REUVEN BLAU, NY Daily News
Westchester teen with Crohn's disease partners with NBA star Larry Nance Jr. to launch charity

A Westchester teen diagnosed with Crohn’s disease teamed up with an NBA star with the same condition to create a slam-dunk charity.

Noah Weber was 11 when he began to feel lethargic during sporting events with classmates.


Jun 26, 2018 | by Gordon Hayward,

As most of you probably know, I recently had surgery to remove the plate and screws that were put in my ankle after I broke it in the opener. It’s not something we were expecting to be a part of this recovery process, but I’m happy to report that I’ll be back out there resuming rehab soon, with my sights ...

Wait for It

Jun 26, 2018 | by Jordan Ritter Conn, The Ringer

They can tell he is falling by the cameras. As Michael Porter Jr. sits at a table on the floor at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, his family watches as a camera crew floats around the NBA draft’s greenroom, filming other men surrounded by other families as they experience the great joys of their lives. Porter’s brother, Jontay, sees Porter’s agent, Mark ...

Vikings' Trevor Siemian: Faring well in new system

Jun 25, 2018 | by RotoWire Staff,

Siemian showed good command of the Vikings offense during spring workouts.


Jun 25, 2018 | by Sam Smith,

It's all Chandler Hutchison ever heard, that he can't. So all he ever showed them not only was that he could, but really better than they could.

The NBA could be next: How Ryan Broekhoff is following in Joe Ingles’ footsteps

Jun 25, 2018 | by Damian Arsenis,

The modern-day NBA values three-point shooting and defence. Joe Ingles, together with his high IQ and playmaking ability, has proven he fits the mould.

As one of the NBA’s elite three-point marksman last season, Ingles has become one of the Utah Jazz’s most valuable players and one of a growing number of standout Australians in the NBA.

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Tyler Lydon healthy, hosting Pine Plains camp this week

Jun 25, 2018 | by Stephen Haynes, Poughkeepsie Journal

Tyler Lydon was back on the court at Stissing Mountain High School Monday.

The Pine Plains student turned Denver Nuggets forward demonstrated for the estimated 100 children at his basketball camp the basics, such as chest passes.

That’s to be expected at an athletic clinic. But it is significant for Lydon, in that it’s another indication of his improving health, now sixth ...

For Mid-Missouri, lifelong memories of NBA-bound Porter are in Tolton blue

Jun 24, 2018 | by Daniel Jones, Columbia Daily Tribune

Nobody in Mid-Missouri had ever seen anything like Michael Porter Jr. before.

They’d certainly never seen anything like him on the doorsteps of their communities, soaring through their high school gymnasiums, squaring off against the best young basketball players their town had to offer.

Memphis pick Jevon Carter grew up going to Grizzlies games

Jun 22, 2018 | by Tashan Reed, commercial appeal

In the weeks leading up to the NBA Draft, people asked Cynthia Johnson where she wanted her son, Jevon Carter, to get picked. She didn't have to think about it for a second. "Well I only have one team," she replied, "and that's the Memphis Grizzlies."

Johnson, who was born in Memphis and moved back to Chicago just two weeks ago, said she knew ...


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