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NetsDaily Aug 9, 2016

Greivis Vasquez ... The Olympian who isn't there

Team USA beat a resilient Venezuela Monday, but the South Americans were without their best player, Greivis Vasquez, who is back in the US trying to get ready for training camp with the Nets. The Nets need him more than the Venezuelans. After swinging and missing on restricted free agents Allen Crabbe and Tyler Johnson, Sean Marks had to go to plan B in mid-July.. Part of plan B was signing a point guard to backup Jeremy Lin.  Marks quickly signed Greivis Vasquez to a one-year deal worth $5 million, $4.35 million guaranteed and $650,000 in (unlikely) bonuses. Now, that Vasquez is out of...

Ankle to keep Nkemdiche out two weeks

Cardinals rookie defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche will miss about two weeks with a high ankle sprain, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians told reporters Saturday. The No. 29 overall pick last April, Nkemdiche has been a spectator since before the start of full training camp. He injured the ankle during a workout with other rookies and quarterbacks

Chiefs extend Eric Fisher

When the Chiefs took Eric Fisher as the first overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft, they envisioned him as their franchise left tackle for years to come. They still feel that way. Thats why the Chiefs have reached an agreement on a four-year contract extension with Fisher, a league source tells PFT. Before agreeing

Report: Monty Williams to accept role on Spurs coaching staff next season

He will be a head coach in the league again someday.

Report: Blue Jackets on the verge of signing Sam Gagner

There was also reported interest from the Vancouver Canucks.

Taylor Heinicke out for a while after bizarre off-field injury

From time to time in pro sports, bizarre tales emerge of unusual injuries suffered by athletes. On many occasions, the official story isnt the true story, whether its guys tripping over dogs or falling down the steps or slipping on a McDonalds bag. The history of misdirection results in skepticism whenever reports emerge of an