Pau Gasol on Team USA losses: “I don’t give much importance to those defeats “

USA began its preparation for the Olympics with two straight losses. By Eurohoops team at Eurohoops.net/ info@eurohoops.net Two-time NBA champion Pau Gasol commented on the back-to-back defeats of Team USA to Nigeria and Australia in their first two preparation games saying that he doesn’t consider the results to have any serious importance. These losses marked the third time since 1992 and the creation of the Dream Team that USA gets beaten in consecutive matches. “I don’t give much importance to those defeats,” Gasol said per Marca. “They are not a hundred percent…

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July 10, 2021 WNBA Recap

Who Got It Done pt rb ast Tina CharlesWAS vs. CHI 34 17 2   2 stl Candace ParkerCHI vs. WAS 17 13 6   2 stl , 2 blk Stefanie DolsonCHI vs. WAS 20 6 0 C. VanderslootCHI vs. WAS 13 4 15   4 stl Allie QuigleyCHI vs. WAS 16 2 3 Yesterday’s Scores  Washington Mystics (7-10) Chicago Sky (10-9)    PTS T.Charles-WAS – 34 TRB T.Charles-WAS – 17 Today’s On Court Docket Indiana Fever  (2-16) Atlanta Dream  (6-11) Las Vegas Aces  (14-5) Dallas Wings  (9-11) Minnesota Lynx  (10-7) Los Angeles Sparks  (6-12) Connecticut Sun  (12-6) New York Liberty  (10-9) Phoenix Mercury  (8-9) Seattle…

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Derrick Williams signs with Maccabi Tel Aviv

Derrick Williams has joined Maccabi Tel Aviv for the upcoming season By Eurohoops team at Eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net After the one-year stints in Germany, Turkey, and Spain, Derrick Williams is adding another destination to his career after penning a deal with Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv for the 2021-22 season, the Israeli club announced. Per Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv: Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv is proud to announce the signing of Derrick Williams (30 years old, 2.03 meters) on a contract for the upcoming season. Derrick Williams is an athletic and strong forward with diverse offensive abilities…

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Supreme court rules against NCAA in athlete compensation dispute

Monday the Supreme Court ruled unanimously (9-0) against the NCAA in a dispute over limitations on types of compensation that athlete-student can receive. The Justice Neil Gorsuch penned decision will pave the way for athletes to finally being able to partake in the mountains of cash they generate for everyone else.

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A 51-point donkey kicking could only happen to the Clippers

Extremely lopsided defeats are often seen in high school basketball and even college basketball but it is rare to see an nba game where the preseason broadcast lasts longer than the competitive portion of the game itself. Unfortunately for basketball and/or Clippers fans, this was the for their game , and I use that term very loosely. The Clippers were absolutely laid waste to by the Dallas Mavericks 124-73 in a matchup that was settled pretty early on. The Clippers never lead in the ball game and the 4-2 deficit…

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“Discouraging” Pro Day could hurt Edwards’ draft stock

From Bleacher Report’s Rob Goldberg: Anthony Edwards has been considered a potential No. 1 pick for the 2020 NBA draft on Nov. 18, but his televised pro day on Oct. 29 might have hurt his stock. According to Jonathan Givony of ESPN, “multiple front offices were somewhat discouraged watching Edwards” during his pro day because of his “sluggishness and inconsistencies with his jump shot.” Some have reportedly been concerned the Georgia guard has a low likelihood of reaching his potential, and his pro day didn’t help silence the criticism. Givony still believes Edwards will be taken…

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James Jones releases statement on Ayton suspension

Earlier Thursday , it was announced that Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton would serve a 25-game suspension after testing positive for a banned diuretic. This evening, Lebron James benefactor and current Suns General Manager James Jones released a statement on the issue. Ayton will be eligible to return December 17 against the Clippers of Los Angeles.

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Kevin Durant to miss Thunder game; likely to return Monday

Golden State All-World forward Kevin Durant will miss his second straight game because of an ankle injury, according to the Mercury News’ Mark Medina. KD suffered the injury in the Warriors’ 115-111 loss to the Phoenix Suns on March 10 and missed Wednesday’s game against the Houston Rockets. However it appears that the Warriors will not be without KD for too long. Nick Friedell of ESPN reports that Golden State head coach Steve Kerr said that Durant will “most likely” return Monday against the San Antonio Spurs, The Warriors’ three-peat…

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Garrett Temple and Omari Caspi reportedly involved in Physical Altercation at Team Meeting

Losing ten out your last thirteen games has a way of causing nerves to fray. According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, the Memphis Grizzlies held an “emotional team meeting” in the locker room following the team’s 101-94 loss to the Detroit Pistons Wednesday night. The meeting,while volatile, turned physical between Garrett Temple and Omari Caspi. Neither player set the world on fire in the Pistons game, with Temple scoring just seven points and missing six of his eight shots and Caspi just got five minutes of fun and…

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