NEW YORK >> Stephen Curry won a tiebreaker to join Golden State teammate Kevin Durant in the lineup, while LeBron James and Kyrie Irving also gave Cleveland two starters in the NBA All-Star Game.Curry and Houston's James Harden beat out Russell Westbrook for the two Western Conference backcourt spots in the new voting system that included players and media for the first time this season.
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The Cleveland Cavaliers will have at least two players in the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, as LeBron James and Kyrie Irving have been selected as Eastern Conference starters.
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CLEVELAND: LeBron James and Kyrie Irving were both elected Thursday to start the All-Star game for the Eastern Conference. It is James' 13th appearance (all starts) while Irving has made the team for the fourth time in his six seasons. James led all players in voting and will become the fifth player...
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The Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant the Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James were left off nearly half of the players' All-Star ballots. That's a problem.The Golden State Warriors' Zaza Pachulia gets a lot of love from the people of his home country of Georgia. After hene...
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Toronto's DeMar DeRozan won a tiebreaker to join Cleveland’s LeBron James among the East’s starters for the NBA All-Star Game.
Carmelo Anthony could not have missed a more wide open look at the basket. It encapsulates why he is not starting in the NBA All-Star Game.Things are not going over very well for the Super Team that is the 2016-17 New York Knicks. New York is 19-24 on the year through 43 games and in 11th place in...
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NEW YORK (AP) John Wall had 29 points and 13 assists, scoring Washington's final four points in the last 32 seconds as the surging Wizards beat the New York Knicks 113-110 on Thursday night.
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Carmelo Anthony is back in the NBA trade rumors and if the New York Knicks do end up trading the polarizing superstarbefore the 2017 NBA trade deadline, it appears the Los Angeles Lakers could be a realistic landing spot.We've reached the boiling point in the Big Apple. With the New York Knic...
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NEW YORK -- John Wall had 29 points and 13 assists, scoring Washington's final four points in the last 32 seconds as the surging Wizards beat
The 2017 conference championship games are almost upon us. Here is a look at some of the picks from around the media, including my own. The 2017 NFC and AFC title games take place this Sunday, and we have four great quarterbacks squaring off for a chance to advance to Super Bowl 51. Sunday afternoon at 12:05 p.m. PT, Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons host Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers. That is followed by Tom Brady and the New England Patriots hosting Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC conference championship game, with kick off set for 3:40 p.m. PT. The...
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Aaron Rodgers vs. Matt Ryan: Who has ball last might be Super Bowl-bound
• Striker could return to side for Sunday’s visit of Hull City• ‘The idea of a move to China is far from his mind’ says ConteDiego Costa is ready to return to the Chelsea side and “wants to stay” at the club, Antonio Conte has insisted.The Chelsea manager said Costa’s absence from the team last weekend was simply due to a back injury and refused to even acknowledge that the striker had been in conflict with the club over a multimillion pound offer from the Chinese Super League.
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CHELSEA boss Antonio Conte claims controversial striker Diego Costa wants to stay at Stamford Bridge. The Italian coach has welcomed the forward back into his squad after exiling him last week following his row with the fitness coach. But the pair seem to have patched things up, and the ex-Atletico Madrid star looks set to […]
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MANCHESTER CITY face Tottenham this week knowing they have to improve or their title dreams could be over. Leaders Chelsea are boosted by the return of Diego Costa after he was axed following a training ground bust-up for the visit of struggling Hull. Keep up to date with ALL the latest transfer news and speculation […]
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FCs Stewart Robson and Paul Mariner have differing opinions on how Diego Costas teammates will view him after his absence. Antonio Conte has confirmed Diego Costa will be available for Chelseas Premier League game against Hull City on Sunday. Conte had previously said Costa was not available for last...
Spurs center Pau Gasol out indefinitely with broken left hand.
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Pau Gasol sustained a fractured fourth metacarpal in his left hand during warmups Thursday before the Spurs hosted the Denver Nuggets. He immediately walked off of the court during grimacing and holding his left hand. X-rays revealed the fracture. The Spurs said that there is no immediate timeline for Gasol’s return. Kawhi Leonard suffered a
The Grizzlies need this one after two straight losses. WHO: Memphis Grizzlies (25-19, 14-8 home) vs. Sacramento Kings (16-25, 8-12 road) WHERE: FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee WHEN: 7:00 PM CT HOW TO WATCH/LISTEN: Fox Sports Southeast/92.9 FM ESPN Memphis INJURY REPORT: Memphis: Brandan Wright (out, ankle) Sacramento: Ty Lawson (questionable, ankle), Omar Casspi (out, calf), Rudy Gay (out, Achilles) PROJECTED STARTERS: Memphis: Mike Conley, Tony Allen, Chandler Parsons, JaMychal Green, Marc Gasol Sacramento: Darren Collison, Arron Afflalo, Matt Barnes, DeMarcus Cousins, Kosta...
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Late in the third quarter of the Sacramento Kings'loss to the Indiana Pacers,Rudy Gay went down with a seemingly non-contact injury. He appeared to be in a ton of pain and had to be helped off the court by teammates and staff. Gay suffered a torn Achilles, an injury that will sideline him for t...
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An MRI exam on Thursday confirmed the Sacramento Kings' fears that forward Rudy Gay ruptured his left Achilles tendon and will miss the rest of the NBA season. Gay was hurt in the third quarter of the Kings' loss to the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday. The Kings said Gay would have surgery in the near future, but did not specify a date.
ATLANTA Jimmy Butler insisted being a starter in the All-Star Game means next to nothing, but it seems to go against his never-ending battle for
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On this edition of Chicago Bulls Blurbs, Jimmy Butler is named as an All-Star Game starter, Rajon Rondo received a player's vote to the ASG and Robin Lopez talks about the Bulls' mental state of mind.In case you've been living under a rock or have been completely turned off watching...
Joel Embiid on Thursday was not named an All-Star Game starter, but still has a chance to be voted in by the coaches as a reserve. By Jessica Camerato
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The Sixers are worth watching again, and Embiid is responsible for it. For the past three seasons, the goal for Philadelphia 76ers fans each year was just to make it to the finish line. Game one through 82 felt like a burden to get through every night, a painstaking two-and-a-half hours of self-torture...
Daniels has a tasty matchup with an Atlanta lineman who has given up a ton of pressure all season long. In an earlier edition of Cheese Curds this week, we discussed how the Green Bay Packers will need to get big performances from Nick Perry and Julius Peppers this week as pass-rushers. With the Atlanta Falcons possessing a big-play offense with an excellent quarterback, moving him off his spot in the pocket will be a critical factor. However, one player whose contributions in the pass rush are constantly undersold is Mike Daniels. The defensive tackle ranked fourth on the team in sacks...
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Climbing Mount Everest and forging peace in the Middle East may seem like child’s play next to keeping a rocket-fueled Falcons offense to under 30 points considering how this 800-pound gorilla has averaged 34.6 points over the past three months and 38 points per game in its last five contests. While...
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The Atlanta Falcons face the Green Bay Packers for the right to advance to Super Bowl LI. Will Matt Ryan's fairytale season continue for a trip to Houston or will the Pack continue running the table since Aaron Rodgers suggested that's exactly what they'd
Now that Mark Trumbo is on the verge of finalizing a three-year deal, the Orioles are in a position to have one of Major League Baseball's most powerful lineups for the foreseeable future. Trumbo, who reportedly has agreed to terms on a three-year, $37.5 million deal pending a physical, is coming...
By halftime, the Nuggets' 118-104 loss at San Antonio on Thursday night became known more for the big names who weren’t on the court at least as much as the names who were.
J.R. Smith's return to the Cavs' is a "long ways away," he said in exclusive interview with cleveland.com.
LOS ANGELES (AP) Karl-Anthony Towns scored 37 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 45 seconds left, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Los Angeles Clippers 104-101 on Thursday night.
The Jazz are in a high stakes waiting game For the last six years, Derrick Favors has been an integral part of the Utah Jazz and one of the major identities of the team. He’s been a force inside and a stalwart defender helping us achieve ridiculous defensive ratings night to night and season to season. Because of his talent and continued improvement, Favors will garner a lot of attention and almost certainly some max type offers when his contract is up. And it’s going to be a big problem for the future of the Jazz. For two years now, Derrick Favors and Rudy Gobert have been the best...
The 2017 Knicks are Chinese water torture and tonight was the night the drip turned truly tortuous. Two good quarters were undone by two abominable ones, and a nightmarish end sequence on both ends on the floor sealed a 113-110 loss to the Washington Wizards. Here is a graphic representation of tonight’s contest: The Triangle LolPosted by The Knicks Discussion on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Both teams were on the second night of back-to-backs, with New York playing its fourth game in five nights, but the opening half was scintillating. The Wizards dominated the opening quarter...
Man Utd have already sold Memphis Depay to Lyon and Morgan Schneiderlin to Everton in the transfer window.