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Kyrie Irving only scored one basket in Team USA's 107-57 exhibition win against China, which came off of a fast break in the first quarter. He added four rebounds and four assists.
27 July 2016
On today's episode, host Chris Manning is joined by Complex News Editor Chopz to talk about the summer of Kyrie Irving and about the possibility of Larry Sanders joining the Cavs. You can read Chopz' interview with Irving here and his piece on Sanders here. and on Stitcher.
26 July 2016
The Celtics were reportedly interested in Jahlil Okafor, but they aren’t willing to give up much. You know where that leads. Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald: It’s possible the Celtics and Philadelphia could revisit talks for Jahlil Okafor, but, according to sources, those talks a…
25 July 2016
Team USA rolled again yesterday in beating China 106-57 in an exhibition showdown and the Americans don't look like they are anything less than a favorite to win gold at the 2016 Olympic Games. A big part of Team USA's play was again Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving.
25 July 2016
On Sunday, the Americans beat China 106-57 in a exhibition match at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Cavs guard Kyrie Irving scored 10 points on 4-6 shooting to go along with 4 assists.
25 July 2016
With just seconds left before the half, Irving blew by Zou Yuchen with a nasty crossover and got to the rim before finishing a sick layup off the glass.
25 July 2016
Brandon Ingram has yet to play his first game donning the Lakers’ official uniform, but fans are already wondering how they can get their hands on his jersey Even after a somewhat underwhelming Summer League campaign from the Lakers’ second overall ...
24 July 2016
After spending three seasons with the Cleveland Cavaliers , Matthew Dellavedova , who was the Cavaliers primary facilitator off the bench, inked a deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, leaving the backup point guard position vacant. There are plenty of candidates for the position, but one name that has gon…
24 July 2016
Kyrie Irving and the rest of Team USA started off their exhibition tour last night against Manu Ginobli and rest the Argentinian National Team. It played out as you might expect.
23 July 2016
This deal wouldn't be good for Sixers, either.
22 July 2016
It doesn't make sense to trade Jahlil Okafor to the Boston Celtics unless the 76ers' only goal is to dump one of their bigs at any cost. Word out of Boston is that the Celtics will not give up much for the 6-foot-11, 257-pounder.
22 July 2016
Los Angeles Lakers rookie Brandon Ingram says it was a “surreal” experience getting to play against Kevin Durant, talks Team USA and Gregg Popovich. Watch the interview below.
22 July 2016
More so maybe than ever before, the Team USA experience is about bonding. LeBron James became friends with Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade during his time with USA Basketball and the time where guys didn't bond over the shared experience is gone.
21 July 2016
Rookie Brandon Ingram is a young, versatile weapon for the Lakers going forward, but they shouldn’t make the mistake of moving him off of the wing Although he didn’t dominate Summer League, lanky sharp-shooter Brandon Ingram showed the tools and well ...
20 July 2016
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones tries to elude former teammate San Antonio Spurs guard Andre Miller in the fourth quarter at Target Center on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The Spurs beat the Wolves, 116-91.
20 July 2016
We’re nearly three weeks removed from the start of 2016’s free agent period, and more and more of the deals agreed to in the first half of July are now official. In some instances, the full details of those contract agreements weren’t reported initially, but Eric Pincus of Basketba…
19 July 2016
It is a given that the young Lakers will be shooting a lot more threes than they did last year under head coach, Byron Scott Upon watching the bits of Team USA Camp that we could piece together from Twitter, Periscope, Youtube, etc. one of the reoccurring ...
19 July 2016
As of late, Kevin Durant has had nothing but good things to say about the Los Angeles Lakers’ players and their organization Team USA camp is finally underway in Las Vegas providing three of the Lakers’ youngsters — D’Angelo Russell, Julius Randle ...
19 July 2016
Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones, the former Apple Valley High superstar, was named Most Valuable Players of the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas even before Monday night's 84-82 overtime loss to Chicago in the title game. Despite the loss, Jones put on another excellent performance.with 27 points and 10…
19 July 2016
With the Blazers cap at just above 85 million according to basketball reference, do you think Plumlee is worth that type of money or more going forward? Mason will also be the beneficiary of an increased cap next year, as well. So if you factor the cap increase with Mason playing better than his bro…
18 July 2016
The often, uber-aggressive Mavericks changed their free agency philosophy ever so slightly this summer, bringing in Seth Curry from the Sacramento Kings. The 6"2 point guard from Duke spent some time in the Warriors camp with his older brother Steph, before latching onto a roster spot with George Ka…
18 July 2016
Tyus Jones , behind an incredibly strong run leading the Summer Wolves to today's finals, has been named the Las Vegas Summer League MVP. Jones has averaged over 19 points and six assists over the seven games so far.
18 July 2016
Isn't it interesting how a change in direction during an overlooked batch of glorified exhibition games can impact a narrative? Roughly a week ago, Wolves fans were raving about No. 5 overall pick Kris Dunn and the impact he was having in the NBA Summer League.
18 July 2016
Wishing to gif share for all, especially for those stolid few Tyus Jones belevers that lurk these pages. Nonetheless, this poll is directed at measuring a less biased favorability rating of him.
18 July 2016
Jahlil Okafor's participation on the United States' Select team will be limited to non-contact activity when he trains with the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team Monday through Thursday in Las Vegas. The 76ers center had surgery on March 22 to repair the meniscus in his right knee.
18 July 2016
Timberwolves 93, Suns 83 a Tyus Jones fought through an injured left wrist and thumb to lead Minnesota to the final of the tournament with 29 points, six assists and three rebounds. Jones had 18 points in the first half, but was injured when he landed hard on the court before halftime.
18 July 2016
The Timberwolves Summer League team has been a showcase for a top pick - only it has been Tyus Jones, not Kris Dunn. Jones scored 29 points Sunday and the Wolves won their fourth consecutive game without Dunn, beating Phoenix 93-83 to advance to the NBA Summer League tournament finals.
18 July 2016
Bob Cooney has been the 76ers beat writer for the Daily News for the last seven years. Prior to that, he covered anything and everything, including a lot of college basketball.
17 July 2016
The Las Vegas Summer League is nothing more than an organized form of street basketball in which ball-handlers dominate and little defense is played. Indeed, players often compete against sub-par competition and even coaching staffs don’t utilize their ...
17 July 2016
Tyus Jones hit two free throws with 0.4 seconds left and the Timberwolves advanced to the semifinals of the NBA Summer League tournament, beating top-seeded Toronto 81-79 on Saturday. The Wolves won their third game in a row, all in the tournament, after starting play in Las Vegas 0-3.
17 July 2016
The Mavericks continued the completion of their 2016-17 roster with three signings, all of which were expected and none of whom was Dirk Nowitzki. They officially came to terms with Argentine swingman Nicolas Brussino, Seth Curry and Jonathan Gibson.
16 July 2016
It's going to be interesting to see how all the pieces fit together.
16 July 2016
The Philadelphia 76ers have signed international prospect Dario Saric two years after they acquired his rights on a draft-night deal.
15 July 2016
After losing the first three games of Summer League, the Wolves entered tournament play as the lowest seed, 24, and without their most dynamic weapon - Kris Dunn - available to play. Behind the cool, calming influence of second-year point guard Tyus Jones , the Wolves have found their grove when it…
15 July 2016
Aside from celebrating with his teammates after winning Game 7 against the Warriors, Cavs guard Kyrie Irving also shared that moment with one Kobe Bryant. "I actually FaceTimed Kobe after the game as soon as I got in the locker room," Irving says.
15 July 2016
The Apple Valley High School product had 26 points and 10 assists and the Wolves won their second consecutive NBA Summer League game in a row, beating Memphis 89-85 on Thursday. Jones shot 9-for-15 from the floor and 7-for-9 from the free-throw line for the Wolves, who played without first-round dra…
14 July 2016
The New York Knicks have signed undrafted free agent Marshall Plumlee to three-year deal. Here’s why you should love this signing. For the first time since the 2010-11 season, the New York Knicks are embracing a youth movement. The previous attempt ...
14 July 2016
Irving, in Q&A with Complex's Zach Frydenlund , Irving said that he doesn't know what it's like to be an underdog and never has. I don't know what that feels like.
13 July 2016
There’s an obvious reason Nerlens Noel and Jahlil Okafor have come up so frequently in trade talks. The 76ers have too many big men. With Joel Embiid — who might finally be healthy — Philadelphia has three highly touted young centers. Sliding one to power forward is untenable…
13 July 2016
Hello everyone and welcome to today's 'Fear the Newsletter', where Kyrie Irving doesn't think the Cavs are underdogs. If you have questions, concerns or complaints, drop me an e-mail at christopherwmanning@gmail.com.
13 July 2016
John Smallwood has been with the Daily News since 1994. He began as the beat writer for Villanova University basketball and was promoted to columnist in 1995.
13 July 2016
The 76ers post player arrived here on Monday and worked out with Jerami Grant and Joel Embiid on Tuesday. His goal is to get into some type of basketball shape for next week's U.S. basketball training camp and be fully ready to go in the NBA regular season.
13 July 2016
When word leaked out about the Mavericks signing Seth Curry to a modest 2-year, $6 million deal, I leaned back in my chair and basically impersonated the thinking face emoji. I only knew a handful of things about Seth Curry at that time: He is the younger ...
13 July 2016
Philadelphia 76ers C Jahlil Okafor (knee) said Tuesday, July 12, that his surgically-repaired knee is progressing. ‘Everything is going well. I’m healthy. I’m back. I worked out with some coaches today. It was fun,’ Okafor said. Tip: It remains ...
12 July 2016
The New York Knicks have signed former Duke Blue Devils standout Marshall Plumlee to a three-year deal. Mike Krzyzewski explains what to expect. Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks caught many by surprise when they gave Marshall Plumlee a three-year ...
12 July 2016
The caption reads: "If you're in the greater LA area, check out [Seth Curry's camp] at Ventura College. Won't cost you 2K and it will be a great time learning from a really TALENTED player." If you're in the greater LA area, check out @sdotcurry at Ventura ...
12 July 2016
In a message promoting his brother Seth Curry’s camp in Ventura County (north of Los Angeles), Curry pointed out that the new Dallas Mavericks guard offers a much cheaper alternative: If you're in the greater LA area, check out @sdotcurry at Ventura College.
11 July 2016
Kyrie Irving gives back to Cleveland in more ways than one Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving teamed up with Foot Locker and the Boys and Girls Club of America to give away 190 pairs of shoes in honor of his 190 points scored in the 2016 NBA Finals.
11 July 2016
Rich Hofmann arrived at the Daily News in 1980 for a job whose status was officially designated as "full-time, temporary." A senior at Penn at the time, he was hired to fill in on the copy desk during a staff illness.
11 July 2016
The Portland Trail Blazers went out and signed Festus Ezeli to be their new center. Is he a better fit than the guy they already had? There's an old rule of thumb about the use of the "question mark headline" in journalism.
10 July 2016