Month: April 2019

The NBA Draft process is in full swing with teams gearing up for workouts and the annual NBA Draft Combine. Last week, draftable seniors took the floor at the annual Portsmouth Invitational, and while the quality of the players that take part in Portsmouth has diminished over the years, that did not stop NBA executives
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2:17 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Once Gregg Popovich formally commits to return for his 24th season as San Antonio Spurs coach, he’s expected to sign a three-year contract that will keep him as the highest-paid coach in the NBA, league sources told ESPN. A Popovich contract extension has been a foregone conclusion for months, but
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How Shamorie Ponds adapts to the demands of being an NBA point guard will make or break his career. Throughout his college career, Shamorie Ponds did a great job of establishing that he’s a good offensive player. The St. John’s point guard scored nearly 1,900 points in his three-year college career, and despite being 6-foot-1,
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Growing up in South Florida, my first memory of winning came in 2001. The Miami Hurricanes went undefeated and beat Nebraska in the national championship game. Look at this roster. Stacked. That was my first championship, but the last for the once-dynastic Hurricanes. My next memory was only a few years later, in 2004. The
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6:53 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO — Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul has been fined $35,000 for “aggressively confronting and recklessly making contact with a game official,” the NBA announced Monday afternoon. 1 Related The incident occurred with 4.4 seconds remaining in the Rockets’ 104-100 loss to the Golden State Warriors in Sunday’s Game 1 of
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1:53 PM ET Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — Coach Gregg Popovich is negotiating a new deal with the San Antonio Spurs. The 70-year-old Popovich just finished his 23rd season with the Spurs. The Spurs have made the playoffs in each of the last 22 seasons, a streak that ties for the longest in NBA history,
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Previewing the second-round series between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets with shot charts, assist maps, offensive style charts and expected win probabilities. Shot charts The Golden State Warriors finished off the Los Angeles Clippers in six games on the offensive strength of Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant. Curry averaged 25 points per
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7:59 PM ET OAKLAND, Calif. — James Harden, whose Houston Rockets have been eliminated by the Golden State Warriors in three of the last four postseasons, firmly believes the fourth time will be different. “We’re a very confident group of guys,” Harden said before the Rockets’ practice at Oracle Arena on Saturday, a day before
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