3:49 AM EDT, Fri September 04, 2015
Atlantic Rumors & News
In an interview with RAI, the big Italian broadcaster, Andrea Bargnani spoke Thursday about how his Italian national teammates are "frustrated" and "motivated" to do well in Eurobasket which begins Saturday. It's "necessary" to win, Bargnani said. He also spoke about how over his career, his attitude toward winning has changed, that now, after 10 years in the NBA, he's no longer satisfied with individual achievement. Indeed, his lack of team play has been a source of criticism over the years. "I strive always to improve and try to move forward, despite the injuries, stops and overwhelming...
Posting and Toasting 18 hours ago
Back home in New York and poised for a breakout season. What should we expect from Kyle O'Quinn? In the offseason, your New York Knicks overhauled their lineup for the hundred-thousandth time this century. This go-round, Phil Jackson and company made compact alterations that brought in legitimate position players and potential studs to create an actual depth and identity around Carmelo Anthony. There are a few risky fliers in the bunch, but they either didn't get significant contracts or aren't on long term offers. One of the two long term free agent contracts handed out was to former...
Raptors HQ 14 hours ago
In an interview with Stack, Kyle Lowry shares the secrets behind his dramatic off-season weight loss. Okay, you schlubs. I'm sure you've seen the picture circulating this off-season. First posted on New York Knicks guard Kyle O'Quinn's Instagram, it shows a merry bunch of NBA players with a very notable, very skinny Kyle Lowry in the middle. Good AM run with the Fellas!!! A photo posted by Kyle OQuinn (@kyle.oquinn) on Aug 5, 2015 at 10:57am PDT So what's the man's secret? In an interview with Stack, Lowry shares his secrets so we, the lazy watchers, can get in on the...
Newark Star-Ledger Aug 28, 2015
Francesa fans: Time to start thinking about your costumes.
THEY STOOD along the side wall and shifted in their shoes. They looked at each other and crinkled their noses. The taller ones draped their arms over the shoulders of the shorter ones, played with their hair, placed their hands on the sides of their heads, made them shake and nod. They did what kids do when you ask them to be still.
Drafted by the Sixers out of high school, he was known for his fun-loving ways and backboard-shattering dunks.
An excerpt from a 1982 Daily News column by Mark Whicker written when the Sixers traded Darryl Dawkins.
His Wall Street fortune was built using data as an investment beacon. He is rebuilding the 76ers with the same gusto for analytics. And on Thursday, Josh Harris made clear he has put even the Philadelphia Police Athletic League through the private equity wringer.
Dawkins, nicknamed 'Chocolate Thunder' passed away Thursday.
Chocolate Thunder will be missed
The Knicks open their preseason schedule against a team they know they can beat — a touring Brazilian club, Paschaolatto/Bauru, on Oct. 7 at the Garden. Also in the Knicks’...
The man known for naming his dunks reportedly passed away on Thursday.
The Twitter reaction from today's news that Dawkins passed away at the age of 58.
Darryl Dawkins, the flamboyant center who went from high school directly to the 76ers in 1975, has died at the age of 58.