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Treadmill Mentality

Jul 19, 2018 | by Jevon Carter, The Players' Tribune

What’s up, Memphis? I wanted to introduce myself to y’all, but I didn’t really know how to start this letter. Anybody who knows me knows that talking about myself isn’t really in my comfort zone.

So I’m gonna tell you about a treadmill. It might not make sense right away but hopefully by the end of this letter it will, and ...

La'el Collins continues to give back

Jul 17, 2018 | by Chad Sabadie, brproud.com

He may be just 24-years old, but there's a distinct maturity to La'el Collins. The Dallas Cowboys right tackle was back home in Baton Rouge this week to launch a foundation in his name to help area children with disabilities.

"Just kinda looking forward to getting involved more in the community, so I think that's a big way to do it," Collins ...

Wade Baldwin earns All-NBA Summer League Second Team honors

Jul 17, 2018 | by NBC Sports Northwest
Wade Baldwin earns All-NBA Summer League Second Team honors

The following is a press release from the NBA:

LAS VEGAS, July 17, 2018 – The Los Angeles Lakers’ Josh Hart today was named Most Valuable Player of MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2018.  The 6-5 guard also headlines the All-NBA Summer League Teams.

Baldwin's dedication to playing the point paying dividends

Jul 16, 2018 | by Dwight Jaynes, NBC Sports Northwest

Wade Baldwin is doing something I really didn't think he could do -- and it's probably doing as much to prove he has a role in the NBA as anything we've seen from him.

I knew he was explosive. Knew that while he isn't yet a big-time shooter, he is certainly a scorer. And we've all seen signs of his defensive ...

Chicago native Jabari Parker's 2-year, $40M deal with Bulls makes sense for both sides

Jul 14, 2018 | by K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune

Jabari Parker wants to play for the Bulls.

Let’s start there with Saturday’s news that the Chicago native and former Simeon star signed a free-agent contract with his hometown team, which sources said is for two years and $40 million with a team option for the second season.

Through ups and downs, Clippers’ Sindarius Thornwell not letting his confidence waver

Jul 13, 2018 | by Tom Azarly, Clutch Points
Through ups and downs, Clippers’ Sindarius Thornwell not letting his confidence waver

LAS VEGAS – The LA Clippers grabbed an 88-78 victory over the Sacramento Kings in their second game of the Summer League. That win was led by second-year guard Sindarius Thornwell, who finished with 22 points, six rebounds, four assists, and one blocked shot on 7-of-12 shooting from the field and 3-of-6 from beyond the arc.

Sterling Brown’s mindset during arrest: ‘Get home’

Jul 13, 2018 | by Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated
Sterling Brown’s mindset during arrest: ‘Get home’

LAS VEGAS — Sterling Brown has stopped asking himself why his poor parking judgment resulted in him being surrounded by police officers, struck by a stun gun, handcuffed and arrested instead of receiving a parking ticket.

The Milwaukee Bucks guard has a platform as an NBA player and plans to be “that voice” to shine a light on the poor treatment of black ...

Mason Crosby Is Building a Legacy With the Packers

Jul 13, 2018 | by Ryan Brunner, Cheeseheadtv.com

As Mason Crosby enters his 12th year in the NFL with the Green Bay Packers, the veteran kicker looks to add to his already impressive legacy with the team.  After being selected in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL draft, Crosby has slowly climbed the Packers all-time leading scorer list where he passed Ryan Longwell back in 2015 as the ...

Lance Stephenson is excited to play with Kyle Kuzma and rest of Lakers young core

Jul 12, 2018 | by Christian Rivas, SB Nation

The Los Angeles Lakers raised some eyebrows when they inked eight-year veteran Lance Stephenson to a one-year, $4.5 million contract on Tuesday, and not in the best way.

Aside from the fact that he has a history with LeBron James, who the Lakers signed earlier this month (in case you forgot), Stephenson’s fit with the team is questionable, especially for what he’s making. He’s not an efficient scorer by ...

Dallas Mavericks: Ryan Broekhoff is a sneaky good acquisition

Jul 12, 2018 | by Kohl Rast, The Smoking Cuban

It’s time for Dallas Mavericks fans to meet their newest sharpshooter that will help us get over the losses of Seth Curry and Doug McDermott in free agency. Here is a quick look at Ryan Broekhoff, the newest Aussie NBA player.

The NBA loves shooters. The NBA loves shooters so much that they teach everyone to shoot no matter what their ...

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