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USA Basketball Announces 57 Finalists for U.S. Olympic Men’s Team

Adding 15 players to 42 previously selected USA Basketball Men’s National Team finalists, 57 athletes today were announced by USA Basketball as finalists for the U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team. The player selections were approved by the USA Basketball Board of Directors. The official 12-member U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team roster will be announced later […]

News and notes from the New York Mets

Excitement continues to build for the New York Mets as the team has begun Spring Training. Here are some news and notes from the team It was announced recently by the franchise that the team will wear a  “41” Tom Seaver tribute patch on the right sleeve of their home and road uniforms during the […]

Trae Young has a career night in honor of Kobe with a Bizarre story of numbers

Today is one of the saddest days in the history of sports, as all-time great Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter accident earlier this morning. Many celebrities and athletes payed tribute to Kobe through all social media platforms, one of them being Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young. There is a video on the internet […]

New York Liberty Announce Additions to Basketball Staff

The New York Liberty announced on Thursday that the team has named  Herb Williams and Katie Smith assistant coaches, and Teresa Weatherspoon director of player development. Per team policy, terms of the deals will not be disclosed. “In her first season, Katie showed that she has the leadership and communication skills required to be an excellent coach, and I expect her […]

Rockets’ Beverley to replace Wizards’ Wall in Taco Bell Skills Challenge

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley will replace Washington Wizards guard John Wall in the 2015 Taco Bell® Skills Challenge during State Farm® All-Star Saturday Night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Feb. 14. TNT will exclusively televise the Taco Bell® Skills Challenge, which features a head-to-head, bracket-style tournament format for the first time. State Farm All-Star Saturday Night begins at […]

Butler, Wall headline 2015 Taco Bell Skills Challenge

Four guards from the Eastern Conference All-Star team — starters John Wall of the Washington Wizards and Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors, as well as reserves Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls and Jeff Teague of the Atlanta Hawks — and defending champion Trey Burke of the Utah Jazz will headline the 2015 Taco Bell® Skills Challenge during State Farm® All-Star Saturday Night at Barclays […]

Starters Announced for 2015 NBA All-Star Game

Dramatic late runs by Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors headline the final results of NBA All-Star Balloting 2015 presented by Sprint. Curry (1,513,324 votes) edged the Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James (1,470,483) to become the top overall vote-getter after trailing by 13,285 votes in the most recent […]