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Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker was having a season that would've put him in consideration for Rookie of the Year when an ACL tear derailed that chance. His team was still able to make the playoffs, though, and they even gave the Chicago Bulls a good fight in the first round.
27 July 2015
FLINT, MI Duke University isn't one Miles Bridges' top five choices, but former Blue Devil Jabari Parker recognizes his great talent. The Milwaukee Bucks star used his Twitter page to praise Bridges, a Flint native and five-star basketball recruit, on Sunday night.
27 July 2015
Nearly two months after Kyrie Irving left Oracle Arena on crutches, his season coming to a dejecting end because of a fractured left kneecap, Irving was back on a basketball court. "Great," Irving said when asked how he is feeling following surgery in early June.
25 July 2015
On the night Justise Winslow was drafted by the Miami Heat, he received a tweet from the wife of the greatest player in franchise history. Actress Gabrielle Union wrote, "oeHey, Justise Winslow" Welcome to Miami, now get used to ppl misspelling your 1st name.
25 July 2015
On the night Justise Winslow was drafted by the Miami Heat, he received a tweet from the wife of the greatest player in franchise history. Actress Gabrielle Union wrote, "Hey, Justise Winslow... Welcome to Miami, now get used to ppl misspelling your 1st name.
25 July 2015
Almost every day during the two summer leagues the Utah Jazz participated in, fans eagerly wondered about the availability of the team's most popular players. Exum only played in one game - the first of the Utah Jazz summer league - and was sidelined the following two weeks with a sprained ankle.
24 July 2015
On Wednesday, Bucks.com posted photos and videos of his recent workouts with the team's coaches and training staff in Vegas, including footage of him casually driving and dunking during a routine drill . Considering Kendall Marshall is also dunking again , I'm guessing this isn't a super-new phenome…
23 July 2015
Free agent forward and Bucks target Chris Copeland made his way to Milwaukee on Tuesday, not surprisingly triggering a new round of speculation as to whether a deal was imminent with the 6'9", 31-year-old three-point specialist. ESPN sources say Milwaukee indeed finalizing a deal with Chris Copeland…
22 July 2015
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Seth Curry has agreed to a 2-year contract with the Sacramento Kings. The deal is reportedly worth $2 million and gives Curry two guaranteed years with the Kings. After leading the NBA Summer League in scoring at 25 points per game with the New Orlea…
22 July 2015
And whether you have a stellar physique, like Cavaliers' point guard Kyrie Irving, or you're an athlete-wanna-be-couch-potato, or land somewhere in between, guys, especially hard-core Cavs fans, may want to scramble to get a pair from Irving's new premium underwear collection for PSD Underwear, hitt…
20 July 2015
The first-round picks were given closing day off and the Miami Heat ultimately wilted in the desert to the finish off their summer-league schedule, closing two weeks of play with a 73-68 overtime loss Friday to the Sacrament Kings at the Thomas & Mack Center on the UNLV campus. With Justise Wins…
18 July 2015
Winslow hasn't set the 2015 NBA Summer League on fire, but the 19-year-old's composure, two-way versatility and athleticism have shown why many felt he was one of the draft's biggest steals. The Miami Heat have deployed the 10th overall selection at every position but center, which has allowed him t…
17 July 2015
The exhibition - Team Africa vs. Team World - is set for August 1 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Deng will lead Team Africa, which will be comprised of players either born in Africa or with parents from the continent.
17 July 2015
Utah Jazz guard Olivier Hanlan attempts to get around San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson during the Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs Summer League basketball game at EnergySolutions Arena on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 in Salt Lake City. One night after scoring 100 points in their summer league debut,…
16 July 2015
It's always nice to see the home team win, but the 10,000-plus fans who turned out at EnergySolutions Arena on a warm summer's night Monday may have hardly noticed how much the Jazz summer league team blew out the Boston Celtics. For the record, the Jazz won 100-82, but the main thing for the fans w…
15 July 2015
Why Tyus Jones could be the Duke rookie in the best spot to succeed in the NBA this season. Three Duke players were drafted into the NBA on June 25. Two of those players were among the first ten players selected. But it’s possible that the third player, drafted 24th overall and traded away not…
15 July 2015
Before ever seeing him in a Miami uniform, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was already putting a fairly high expectation on the shoulders of rookie forward Justise Winslow. The Heat believe Winslow can fill plenty of roles on the court, and the rookie's summer league debut at Orlando, Florida, this weeken…
14 July 2015
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14 July 2015
The Utah Jazz were again without all of their players with guaranteed contracts for Monday's NBA Summer League game. The Summer Jazz fared fine without their top players anyway, beating No.
14 July 2015
Idaho Stampede guard Dante Cunningham leads Jazz with 17 points as Utah beats No. 1 pick Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves 91-82 at the Thomas & Mack Center.
14 July 2015
Curious what rehabilitation from a torn ACL looks like? For many months, Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker has been hard at work on the rehab front as he works his way back from his December 2014 injury. Thanks to the Twitter account of trainer Suki Hobson we can take a quick glimpse at WHOA WHA…
13 July 2015
Las Vegas Summer League, Day 2: Timberwolves rookie Tyus Jones promised his coach he'd do better Saturday than he did Friday...and he was right.
12 July 2015
Wolves first-round pick Tyus Jones, right, took direction from assistant coach Ryan Saunders during a scrimmage on July 8 and said he'd continue to learn as Summer League play continued. Timberwolves rookie point guard Tyus Jones promised his coach he would do better on Saturday's second day of Las…
12 July 2015
After the Sacremento Kings somewhat surprisingly took Willie Cauley-Stein , one of Emmanuel Mudiay and Justise Winslow would be available for the Pistons to draft despite both being projected as top 7 picks. Denver took Mudiay and that left the front office with the choice between Winslow and Stanle…
10 July 2015
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10 July 2015
Cool little vid of KG talking about Plumlee. I don't think anyone's posted this yet, but if they have, I apologize.
10 July 2015
Clippers guard J.J. Redick holds up his hands after hitting a three-pointer against the Golden State Warriors during a 2014 NBA playoff game. Clippers guard J.J. Redick holds up his hands after hitting a three-pointer against the Golden State Warriors during a 2014 NBA playoff game.
10 July 2015
The Philadelphia 76ers and newcomer Jahlil Okafor kicked off summer league play in Salt Lake City on Monday night against the San Antonio Spurs. Although the Sixers fell in a 74-71 defeat, the team and fans should feel very optimistic about the impressive performance from Okafor. The 2015 ACC Player…
7 July 2015
After being the National Freshman of the Year, Jahlil Okafor will now look to become the 2016 NBA Rookie of the Year. According to the latest odds from Bovada, the new center for the Philadelphia 76ers has the best chance to win the award next season. Despite being taken behind Karl-Anthony Towns an…
30 June 2015
Replacing LeBron James is impossible for anyone, but Luol Deng did a nice job stepping into the small forward spot for the Miami Heat last season. And based on multiple reports, it sounds like Deng will be assuming the position again next season as he’s opted in to the second year of his contr…
30 June 2015
Get ready, Philadelphia. Jahlil Okafor is coming to town to play for your Sixers. The guys at ACC Digital Network know he’ll be so beloved in the City of Brotherly Love, they started imagining all of the different ways Jah will become synonymous with his new hometown. So enjoy the video below.
27 June 2015
If you watched Duke over the final month of the season, Justise Winslow was the obvious x-factor for the Blue Devils. When he played well, which he did in nearly every NCAA Tournament game, Duke was virtually unstoppable. With his ability to play multiple positions, defend multiple positions, and sc…
26 June 2015
Watch Miami fans go crazy during a draft watch party as the Heat select Justise Winslow with the 10th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. The post Miami Heat Fans Go Crazy For Duke’s Justise Winslow appeared first on Duke Report.
26 June 2015
Although multiple Duke players heard their names called Thursday night, Quinn Cook wasn’t one of them. The captain of the 2014-15 national championship team and All-ACC selection wasn’t one of the players taken in the 2015 NBA Draft. Considering where Cook was at this point last year, it…
26 June 2015
Duke waited three years to get Tyus Jones. It paid off for Mike Krzyzewski and his staff as Jones helped lead the Blue Devils to the 2015 National Championship. Now, the Cleveland Cavaliers will hope Jones can be another piece in a championship puzzle after taking him with the 24 overall p…
26 June 2015