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ClutchPoints May 1, 2020
Wizards’ John Wall once received thousand dollars worth of shoes from Gilbert Arenas

Wizards’ John Wall once received thousand dollars worth of shoes from Gilbert Arenas

Former All-Star guard Gilbert Arenas had a one-of-a-kind reputation during his playing days. He was not, however, exactly known for being a great teammate (case in point: the infamous gun incident involving then-teammate Javaris Crittenton). However, Washington Wizards star John Wall, who himself was able to play with Arenas for a brief period, shared a […] The post Wizards’ John Wall once received thousand dollars worth of shoes from Gilbert Arenas appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Mexican protest singer Óscar Chávez dies of coronavirus

Singer-songwriter Óscar Chávez, one of the leading voices of Mexico’s protest music movement, died of coronavirus on Thursday at age 85. The beloved musician, whose work often ridiculed the country’s corrupt political elite, was hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms on Tuesday and later succumbed...
ClutchPoints May 1, 2020
Kobe and Gigi Bryant’s best moments together

Kobe and Gigi Bryant’s best moments together

In January 2020, the whole world mourned as we lost the legendary Kobe Bryant to a tragic helicopter crash. Sadly, Gigi Bryant and seven others also died in the accident. As Vanessa Bryant put it, heaven gained two angels on that fateful day. Kobe had so much love for his daughter, and he was grooming […] The post Kobe and Gigi Bryant’s best moments together appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints May 1, 2020
Jason Kidd’s son responds to LaVar Ball’s claim that Lonzo is ‘hungrier’ than his dad

Jason Kidd’s son responds to LaVar Ball’s claim that Lonzo is ‘hungrier’ than his dad

The son of former NBA player and now Los Angeles Lakers assistant Jason Kidd had some bark for mouthpiece LaVar Ball after the father of Lonzo Ball argued he’s “hungrier” than Kidd was. “Everybody would like to compare that to him,” LaVar told Brandon Robinson of Heavy.com in a phone in an interview on Thursday afternoon. […] The post Jason Kidd’s son responds to LaVar Ball’s claim that Lonzo is ‘hungrier’ than his dad appeared first on ClutchPoints.

New Jersey woman spit on police officer, claimed to have coronavirus: police

A New Jersey woman was slapped with a charge of assaulting a police officer after cops said she spat on one and claimed to have the coronavirus. West Deptford police responded to a disturbance call between two women on Cinnamon Road Thursday around 3:15 p.m. During the call Jenna Richardson, 24,...
ClutchPoints May 1, 2020
An appreciation of the NBA in the 2000s

An appreciation of the NBA in the 2000s

NBA basketball in the 2000s has its share of detractors because of the style of play, but it deserves appreciation because there was still greatness every single night. The studs who played within the era speak for themselves, from Kobe Bryant to Kevin Garnett to Tim Duncan to LeBron James to a host of others […] The post An appreciation of the NBA in the 2000s appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Inquisitr May 1, 2020
Michael Jordan Once Turned Down $100 Million For A Two-Hour Appearance, His Former Agent Says

Michael Jordan Once Turned Down $100 Million For A Two-Hour Appearance, His Former Agent Says

There are very few people on the planet who would turn down $100 million for two hours of their life back. As it turns out, Michael Jordan is one of those people. His former agent, David Falk, said that the basketball legend was so picky about where he would appear that he once turned down $100 million for a two-hour appearance. Falk told the story during an interview on WFAN’s Boomer & Gio this week, and used it as an example of how selective Jordan could be. “I brought him a deal three years ago for $100 million. All he had to do was, other than giving his name and likeness, make a...
ClutchPoints May 1, 2020
Warriors’ Steve Kerr recalls hilarious autograph request by young Klay Thompson

Warriors’ Steve Kerr recalls hilarious autograph request by young Klay Thompson

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr still recalls the moment his soon-to-be player Klay Thompson asked for his autograph. Reminiscing on his days with the Chicago Bulls, Kerr recalled when the young Warriors shooting-guard-to-be asked for his John Hancock: Via the Runnin’ Plays podcast: “I looked at him, I remember the moment really well. […] The post Warriors’ Steve Kerr recalls hilarious autograph request by young Klay Thompson appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Madhouse: Week of 5/1 - Thoughts on ‘The Last Dance’

The Madhouse: Week of 5/1 - Thoughts on ‘The Last Dance’

Photo by Michael Bezjian/ for Mammoth Media Institute Dennis Rodman is my hero. This coronavirus thing is really getting to me. I mean I hate it. I’m ready to be done with it. I need my sports. Give me Baltimore at Miami, I’ll eat that s*** up like it’s game seven of the World Series. But we’re finding some sports to talk about, aren’t we? ESPN, or Netflix, or ESPN and Netflix, I can’t be bothered to look it up, bumped up its 10-part miniseries on the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls because why the hell not? There’s nothing else to do. It’s good. Very good. Great? I’ll stop short...
ClutchPoints May 1, 2020
Best centers in Los Angeles Lakers history

Best centers in Los Angeles Lakers history

When talking about the best centers in Los Angeles Lakers history, the first name that will likely come to mind is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — and understandably so. In his prime, the 7-foot-2 Lakers center was a dominant force with one of the most iconic shots in NBA history. Nevertheless, there are still a number of […] The post Best centers in Los Angeles Lakers history appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Gunman with fake grenade in his car charged: NYPD

Police on Thursday charged a man they say opened fire on a rival in Queens and was later caught with a fake explosive in his car. Rene Quiaoit, 37, of Queens if facing attempted murder and multiple weapon, drugs and assault charges for the Wednesday afternoon clash on Midland Parkway near Dalny...
Lakers Nation May 1, 2020
Luke Walton Discusses Similarities Between Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant While Watching ‘The Last Dance’

Luke Walton Discusses Similarities Between Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant While Watching ‘The Last Dance’

With live sports currently on hold, the Michael Jordan documentary -- 'The Last Dance' -- is currently the hottest topic in...
Daily Knicks May 1, 2020

Knicks: Why retaining Scott Perry makes sense, for now

The Knicks surprised many fans by exercising Scott Perry’s option to keep him as general manager of the team through 2020-21. It almost feels as if the Knicks are conducting a clinical trial. I shouldn’t be joking about such a thing as the world’s smartest scientists are racing to find a vaccine for the coronavirus. […] Knicks: Why retaining Scott Perry makes sense, for now - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Mercury News May 1, 2020
Kurtenbach Q&A: Warriors GM Bob Myers on the 2020 NBA Draft, player evaluation, and quarantine haircuts

Kurtenbach Q&A: Warriors GM Bob Myers on the 2020 NBA Draft, player evaluation, and quarantine haircuts

Warriors general manager Bob Myers built arguably the greatest teams in NBA history. He talked to Dieter Kurtenbach about the lessons he's picked up along the way.
Valley of the Suns May 1, 2020

Phoenix Suns: Please, Monty, go easy on “Point Booker”

Monty Williams said he’d like the get Devin Booker more time at point guard for the Phoenix Suns next season, and it seems like a bad idea. Recently, Phoenix Suns General Manager, James Jones, and Head Coach, Monty Williams, sat down with local media via a conference call and dished out a variety of info. […] Phoenix Suns: Please, Monty, go easy on “Point Booker” - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the Suns - A Phoenix Suns Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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