NBL Round 13 Studs and Duds

Written for nbl.com.au by Liam Santamaria A trio of gutsy comebacks highlighted an eventful Round 13 – a weekend full of big-time players making big-time plays, more surprising results and, of course, plenty of studs and duds. STUDS Melo Trimble (Cairns Taipans) With his mum paying a visit from the States, Trimble poured in a massive 74 points across Round 13, connecting on a flat-out ridiculous 13-of-17 from long range. Wheeling and dealing off the dribble, the talented point(s) guard was borderline unstoppable for most of the weekend as he…

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NBL oncourt kicks : Who rocked the best sneakers in Round 13

The sneaker culture in National Basketball League, the professional league in Australia, has not reached the level that it is in the NBA yet but that is starting to change. On the league’s website, nba.com.au, a recent story was featured with a poll asking fans who wore the best sneakers in the latest round of games. Since we are fans of this league, basketball and sneakers, we thought we would let you weigh in on their poll. The nominees will be posted below as well as the poll. Melo Trimble…

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Rockets’ center Clint Capela out 4-6 weeks with a thumb injury

The injury bug just kicked the Rockets in the keister once again. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Houston Rockets center Clint Capela will miss be out four to six weeks. Capela suffered the injury in the third quarter of the team’s game against the Orlando Magic on Saturday. He did not miss any game time , however an MRI reveled there was ligament damage. The Rockets’ center had this to say about the injury postgame: As I was going up for the lob, I got hit in the hand. We’re…

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“OKC” Jordan Why Not Zer0.2

This next colorway of Russell Westbrook’s second signature shoe features an OKC theme. Outfitted in the Thunder’s team colors, this sneaker features a white mesh and textile upper with orange on the heel counter. Varying shades of blue occupy the midfoot shank, the collar and tongue tab. A white midsole and outsole complete the look of this shoe. These are scheduled for a release later this year at select Jordan Brand retail locations. The sticker price is set at $125 USD

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: MA man robs sellers of sneakers

This edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneaker comes out New Bedford, Massachusetts and it serves as yet another example of why sellers who decide to engage in face-to-face transactions need to do so in a manner that maximizes their safety. Police there are investigating an incident in which a group of youths that were robbed of a pair of sneakers. Tuesday, New Bedford PD received and responded to a report of an armed robbery. According to police, a group of youngsters were selling sneakers to another individual, and for…

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Official images of the Lebron 16 “Equality Rise Above”Pack

Continuing a theme started with the Lebron 15, the Lebron 16 will also feature an “Equality” shoe. The “Equality” Lebron 16 features two dual colored pairs, each with a white shoe and a black shoe. One pair features a right white shoe with black laces with a black left shoe with white laces. The other pair is the opposite. Both pair feature clear translucent outsole with the word “equality” emblazoned across them. Both of the “Equality Rise Above” Lebron 16 are slated for a January 21 release date. They can…

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The 2018 Don Hansen All-Super Region Two Team announced

From thesiac.com: BROOKFIELD, Ill. — The Don Hansen Football Committee has released the 2018 Don Hansen NCAA Division II All-Super Region Two squad today (Jan. 11). The Don Hansenteam carries out the legacy of long-time small college football advocate Don Hansen, who passed away at age 75 on Aug. 29, 2010. Hansen, from Brookfield, Ill., started and published Don Hansen’s National Weekly Football Gazette for three decades, selecting NCAA Division II All-America teams for the first time in 1988.  Don Hansen’s Football Gazette began selecting Division II All-Region squads in 2003. The first-team and second-team All-Region…

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Giannis Antetokounmpo out vs Wizards due to Hip and Quad Injuries

Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo will miss the team’s game Friday against the Washington Wizards. The Journal-Sentinel’s Matt Velazquez reports that Antetokounmpo was listed on the NBA’s injury report with a left hip contusion and right quad soreness. Velazquez adds that Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said that an injury that has been lingering for a couple of games will keep Giannis out of the game. Although the Bucks will miss the 26.6 points, 12.8 rebounds and 6.0 assist that Antetokounmpo provides, Khris Middleton, Malcolm Brogdon , Eric Bledsoe and…

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