Portland Trail Blazers recover from slow start to beat New York Knicks for second NBA summer league title since 2017

( ESPN.com ) LAS VEGAS — Brandon Williams scored 22 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to an 85-77 victory over the New York Knicks in the NBA summer league championship on Sunday. It marked the third time Portland played in the championship game since 2017, and its second title since. The Trail Blazers got 36 points from their reserves, led by Jabari Walker, who finished with 14 points and 11 … Continue reading Portland Trail Blazers recover from slow start to beat New York Knicks for second NBA summer league title since 2017

2022 NBA Draft results: Picks 1-58

We would to send our loudest CONGRATULATIONS to all these athletes! 1st Round: 1. Magic draft Paolo Banchero (Duke) 2. Thunder draft Chet Holmgren (Gonzaga) 3. Rockets draft Jabari Smith (Auburn) 4. Kings draft Keegan Murray (Iowa) 5. Pistons draft Jaden Ivey (Purdue)6. Pacers draft Bennedict Mathurin (Arizona) 7. Blazers draft Shaedon Sharpe (Kentucky) 8. Pelicans draft Dyson Daniels (G League Ignite) 9. Spurs draft Jeremy Sochan (Baylor) 10. Wizards draft Johnny Davis (Wisconsin) 11. Knicks draft Ousmane Dieng (New Zealand Breakers) — Traded to OKC 12. Thunder draft Jalen Williams (Santa Clara) 13. Hornets draft Jalen Duren (Memphis) — Traded to DET in 3-team deal 14. Cavaliers draft Ochai Agbaji (Kansas) 15. Hornets draft Mark Williams (Duke) 16. Hawks draft A.J. Griffin (Duke) 17. Rockets draft Tari Eason (LSU) 18. Bulls draft Dalen Terry (Arizona) 19. Timberwolves draft Jake LaRavia (Wake Forest) … Continue reading 2022 NBA Draft results: Picks 1-58

Jaylon Ferguson, Ravens linebacker, dead at 26

Ravens linebacker Jaylon Ferguson has passed away at age 26, the team announced on Wednesday morning. “We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson,” the team said in a statement. “He was a kind, respectful young man with a big smile smile and infectious personality.” Ferguson, who starred at Louisiana Tech, was a third-round pick by the Ravens in the 2019 NFL … Continue reading Jaylon Ferguson, Ravens linebacker, dead at 26

The incredible quest for the world’s most famous fitness record

ANTHONY ROBLES IS CRUTCHING, and he is crutching fast. It’s only 7:58 a.m. on this day in May, but Robles, the NCAA champion wrestler at Arizona State born with one leg, is practically skiing in the air, even though he’s carrying two backpacks around his wrists, and a box in his hands. He operates his crutches with just his armpits — they have gotten so strong … Continue reading The incredible quest for the world’s most famous fitness record

LeBron James Is Officially A Billionaire

( Forbes.com ) He missed the playoffs for just the fourth time in 19 seasons but LeBron still scores as the first active NBA player to make our list. LeBron James–18-time NBA all-star, 4-time NBA champion, 2-time Olympic gold medalist–has hit yet another milestone, this time doing something no other NBA player has ever done. After another monster year of earnings–totaling $121.2 million last year–Forbes estimates that … Continue reading LeBron James Is Officially A Billionaire

Sending prayers for Jeff Gladney family, Cardinals cornerback, dead at 25 in car accident

NYP – Arizona Cardinals cornerback Jeff Gladney died Monday in a car accident, according to multiple reports. He was 25. “We are asking prayers for the family, and privacy at this most difficult time,” Brian Overstreet, Gladney’s agent, said in the report. Gladney’s former TCU teammate and fellow 2020 first-round draft pick Jalen Reagor posted his condolences to Twitter and that spread word of Gladney’s … Continue reading Sending prayers for Jeff Gladney family, Cardinals cornerback, dead at 25 in car accident