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BOBBY PORTIS WORKED DURING THE SUMMER TO EXCEL IN HIS ROLE FOR THE SEASON

Sep 26, 2018 | by Sam Smith, NBA.com/Bulls
BOBBY PORTIS WORKED DURING THE SUMMER TO EXCEL IN HIS ROLE FOR THE SEASON

Last year they said it was make or break for me. Every year I guess is make or break. I'm having fun, having a good time, enjoying my teammates, trying to be more of a leader this year, leading by example. Do all the little things. Just try to bring everyone together and be one. That's all I'm worried about. ...

Notebook: O'Quinn Jumps Out and Other Early Storylines

Sep 26, 2018 | by Mark Montieth, NBA.com/Pacers

Asked Wednesday if any players had managed to distinguish themselves after just three training camp practices, Nate McMillan brought up newcomer Kyle O'Quinn.

O'Quinn, 27 and a six-year NBA veteran, averaged 7.1 points and 6.1 rebounds for New York last season. He's expected to fill the role Al Jefferson held last season as the third center behind Myles Turner and Domantas ...

Broncos’ Phillip Lindsay continues to write his NFL story

Sep 25, 2018 | by Alex Pepper, CU Independent

Through the first two weeks of the 2018 season, former Buffalo and current Broncos rookie tailback Philip Lindsay quickly etched his name into the NFL record books.

After the Broncos’ week 2 win over the Raiders, Lindsay became the first undrafted free agent to total 100-plus scrimmage yards in each of his first two professional games.

Healthy Hayward Wowing Teammates During 5-on-5 Play

Sep 24, 2018 | by Taylor C. Snow, NBA.com/Celtics
Healthy Hayward Wowing Teammates During 5-on-5 Play

CANTON, Mass. – Later this week, Celtics fans will finally get to see Gordon Hayward play competitive basketball again.

Can’t wait that long for preseason action to begin? Well, then let his teammates provide you with a sneak peek at what they've been witnessing of late.

Not Your Average Gamer: Cleveland Cavaliers Rising Star Larry Nance Jr.

Sep 23, 2018 | by Evan Dammarell, Forbes.com

Not many NBA players can say that they got the opportunity to play for their childhood team. Well, in early February Larry Nance Jr. became one of those select few when he was traded from the Los Angeles Lakers to his favorite team, the Cleveland Cavaliers. Nance grew up about forty minutes away in Akron and attended Revere High School, ...

Can't Wait

Sep 21, 2018 | by Gordon Hayward
Can't Wait

Here we are. Training Camp 2018 is upon us. It feels like it’s taken forever to get back to this point, where I can put on the green and white and play with my teammates again, kind of for the first time. And I feel like, in a lot of ways, things have come full circle for me personally.

2018-19 Pistons Profile: Jose Calderon

Sep 20, 2018 | by Keith Langlois, NBA.com
2018-19 Pistons Profile: Jose Calderon

Josh McCown Is More Than Just a Backup to Sam Darnold

Sep 19, 2018 | by Conor Orr, Sports Illustrated
Josh McCown Is More Than Just a Backup to Sam Darnold

A few days before Sam Darnold would become the youngest quarterback in modern NFL history to start a season opener, at 21 years and 97 days, he watched his 39-year-old backup, Josh McCown, fish a little blue pill out of a bottle and wash it down.

“Aleve?” Darnold said, mocking him for taking the all-day pain reliever that’s typically marketed in ...

Phillip Lindsay has gone from undrafted to unforgettable

Sep 17, 2018 | by Arnie Stapleton, The Associated Press
Phillip Lindsay has gone from undrafted to unforgettable

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Phillip Lindsay is taking the NFL by storm. He's also taking it all in stride.

''I am just playing football, that's it,'' the Denver Broncos running back said after becoming the first undrafted player in NFL history to eclipse 100 yards from scrimmage in each of his first two NFL games.

''I am just playing football for our team. I don't think ...

With second 100-yard day, Phillip Lindsay adds another historic night to his young career

Sep 16, 2018 | by Ben Swanson, Denverbroncos.com
With second 100-yard day, Phillip Lindsay adds another historic night to his young career

DENVER — History doesn’t faze Phillip Lindsay.

What he achieved Sunday night in the Broncos’ thrilling 20-19 win over the Raiders wasn’t on his mind in the ecstatic locker room — only the victory.

As a Denver native, he knows this win — one over the rival Raiders — means more than others, and the small, personal victories mean even less.

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