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NBA Playoff Picture 2021: Lakers, Warriors in Mix for Play-In Tournament Seeds

1 hour ago   |   Bleacher Report

LeBron James made headlines recently when he told reporters that the creator of the NBA 's play-in tournament format "needs to be fired...
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Basketball star threatens Olympic boycott over ‘lack of diversity' in team pics - then calls out Indigenous athlete for ‘fake tan'

Basketball star threatens Olympic boycott over ‘lack of diversity' in team pics - then calls out Indigenous athlete for ‘fake tan'

2 hours ago   |   RT

A bizarre row has broken out after Australian basketball player Liz Cambage threatened to boycott the Olympic Games over a photo set, complaining that the shots meant her...
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Who needs senior prom or the NCAA? Overtime Elite to pay top hoops prospects to play

3 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Will NBA prospects give up high school basketball and March Madness to play in Overtime Elite league, which plans to offer annual salary of $100,000?
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Biggest Red Flags for Projected 2021 NBA Draft Lottery Picks

3 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Even when NBA front offices are high on a prospect, they'll make sure to address his biggest red flag. Each prospect has at least one weakness or flaw that should create some...
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Lakers' Anthony Davis 'Should Be Good to Go' vs. Blazers Despite Back, Ankle Injuries

3 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis said he expects to play in Friday's road game against the Portland Trail Blazers despite leaving Thursday's loss to the...
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Larry Sanders On Possible NBA Return, Entrepreneurship And Why He Left Basketball

4 hours ago   |   Forbes

While Larry Sanders is doing well as an entrepreneur and businessman, he very much has the desire to return to the NBA - but the league's policies on marijuana have to change...
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'It was like basketball!' - Maguire admits Man Utd were 'edgy' during second leg defeat to Roma

'It was like basketball!' - Maguire admits Man Utd were 'edgy' during second leg defeat to Roma

8 hours ago   |   Sporting News

The defender was happy to reach the final of the Europa League, but felt the Red Devils gave away too many chances at Stadio Olimpico
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Luka Doncic on League-High 15 Technical Fouls: 'I've Been Complaining Way Too Much'

11 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

Luka Doncic understands he's been a bit more prone to losing his temper this season. With 15 technical fouls in 59 games, the Dallas Mavericks star is...
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Nets' Steve Nash: Adversity of 4-Game Losing Streak 'Good for Us' Ahead of Playoffs

11 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

After losing their fourth consecutive game on Thursday night, Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash tried to keep perspective on the bigger picture: At least...
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Kyrie Irving: Nets' 'Iso Basketball' in 4th Quarters Won't Get Us over the Hump

12 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

The Brooklyn Nets are in championship-or-bust mode this season, but they have hit a snag with four straight losses following Thursday's 113-109 defeat to the...
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4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights... Read more ...

Debris from massive Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

Debris from massive Chinese rocket expected to crash into Earth this weekend

Experts have said that debris from China's Long March 5B rocket could fall anywhere from as far north as New York to as far south as New Zealand. Read more ...

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

4 ex-officers indicted on civil rights charges in death of George Floyd

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights... Read more ...

Ripple's XRP sales almost doubled in the first quarter of 2021 thanks to a...

Ripple's XRP sales almost doubled in the first quarter of 2021 thanks to a surge in uptake of on-demand liquidity services

Summary List Placement Ripple said on Thursday its XRP sales almost doubled in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the last three months of last year. XRP sales rose 97% to... Read more ...

Logan Paul didn't seem to mind Jake Paul stealing his shine with Floyd...

Logan Paul didn't seem to mind Jake Paul stealing his shine with Floyd Mayweather brawl

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Thursday was supposed to be about Logan Paul , not his brother Jake Paul. After all, Logan is fighting Floyd Mayweather on June 6 in a boxing exhibition... Read more ...

U.S. added just 266,000 jobs in April as hiring slows

U.S. added just 266,000 jobs in April as hiring slows

America's employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers as the economic... Read more ...

The April jobs report shocks as 266,000 payroll additions badly miss the...

The April jobs report shocks as 266,000 payroll additions badly miss the forecast of 1 million

Summary List Placement The US labor market's recovery slowed considerably in April as continued reopening butted heads with hiring difficulties. The country's count of nonfarm... Read more ...

Pfizer becomes first company to ask FDA for full approval of COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer becomes first company to ask FDA for full approval of COVID-19 vaccine

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Keisha Lance Bottoms' News Shocks Atlanta

Keisha Lance Bottoms' News Shocks Atlanta

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Thursday she will not seek a second term, an election-year surprise that marks a sharp turnabout for the city's second Black woman... Read more ...

After All-Night Session, Texas House Approves New GOP-Backed Election Law

After All-Night Session, Texas House Approves New GOP-Backed Election Law

The bill was criticized by Democrats, progressive groups, and voting rights advocates as "voter suppression." Republicans view it as "sensible election integrity legislation." Read more ...