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Joe Harris loves the Nets organization, his coach and where his game is at

Jan 17, 2018 | by Net Income, netsdaily.com

The trade winds are buffeting Joe Harris, mainly because he’s become a valuable commodity: a young, confident shooter who increasingly can do other things. He can hit the three, is finishing at a high rate and become a reliable rebounder and defender.

But the 26-year-old Harris, whose contract expires in June, left little doubt in an interview published Tuesday where he wants to be ...

Nick Young hopeful he can have same career renaissance as J.R. Smith

Jan 17, 2018 | by Mark Medina, mercurynews.com

CLEVELAND — Instead of continuing to worry about his NBA future as he had done in the two previous offseasons, Nick Young finally felt some joy. He had just inked a one-year, $5.5 million deal with the Golden State Warriors, fulfilling his nearly two-year long aspiration to join a playoff team that needed some secondary scoring.

Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker hopes to return within two weeks before All-Star game

Jan 15, 2018 | by NBA.com
Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker hopes to return within two weeks before All-Star game

Already trying to take a step up the Eastern Conference ladder, the Milwaukee Bucks may soon get a boost from a much-missed member of their frontcourt.

Jabari Parker, who has been out since Feb. 8, 2017, with a torn ACL, told Scott Grodsky CBS 58 (Milwaukee) on Monday that he hopes to make his long-awaited return before the All-Star break.

In playoffs for first time, Penn State's Paul Posluszny helps Jaguars beat Steelers in divisional round

Jan 14, 2018 | by Lauren Kirschman, pennlive.com
In playoffs for first time, Penn State's Paul Posluszny helps Jaguars beat Steelers in divisional round

PITTSBURGH -- Paul Posluszny is in his 11th NFL season, but this is his first time in the playoffs.

The Jacksonville linebacker made his postseason debut last week in the Jaguars' 10-3 victory over the Buffalo Bills in the Wild Card round. Then Posluszny, who grew up near Pittsburgh and attended Hopewell High School, got to come home.

Former Rocket Isaiah Canaan happy for opportunity with Suns

Jan 12, 2018 | by Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle

PHOENIX - Suns guard Isaiah Canaan still does not entirely understand what happened in his three-day stint with the Rockets, but said he was unconcerned with showing his previous team what they let get away in October.

Canaan has been out with a strained groin muscle since Jan. 3, but with the Suns off since Sunday, he missed just two games. ...

Troy Daniels has thrived in Suns’ quickly evolving offense

Jan 11, 2018 | by Kevin Zimmerman, Arizonasports.com

PHOENIX — Large-scale schematic changes in the middle of a season aren’t unheard of in the NBA.

For the Phoenix Suns, firing head coach Earl Watson three games into the 2017-18 season did erase the team’s plans to some degree. Interim coach Jay Triano went to a more traditional lineup off the bat, and he’s since installed more of his own ...

Ex-Vikings fullback Zach Line eager to return with Saints

Jan 11, 2018 | by Chris Tomasson, twincities.com
Ex-Vikings fullback Zach Line eager to return with Saints

Zach Line is a rugged fullback, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t sentimental.

Line played for the Vikings from 2013-16, but Minnesota elected not to bring him back and he eventually signed with New Orleans. He’s looking forward to returning Sunday with the Saints to U.S. Bank Stadium for a divisional playoff game.

Haloti Ngata wins #WPMOYChallenge with #OnePride Twitter's help

Jan 11, 2018 | by Ty Schalter, Lions Wire

Every year since 1970, each NFL team has nominated a player for the Walter Payton Man of the Year award, with the league-wide honor to be selected from that group.

The Detroit Lions nominated defensive tackle Haloti Ngata for 2017—and while it’ll be hard to win the national award when Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt raised over $37 million for hurricane ...

Kilpatrick getting his chance with Bucks

Jan 10, 2018 | by Fox Sports Wisconsin

After being cut by Brooklyn, Kilpatrick took a chance and signed a two-way contract with Milwaukee -- meaning he could only participate with the Bucks when he wasn't in the G League (where, by the way Kilpatrick was never sent) for 45 days. But Sunday, the Bucks put Kilpatrick on a full-season deal. With his new contract in hand, Kilpatrick ...

South Bay Lakers point guard Scott Machado proving he should be back in the NBA

Jan 08, 2018 | by Shereen Rayan, lakeshowlife.com

South Bay Lakers point guard Scott Machado has played in the NBA, the G-League and around the world, he belongs in back in the NBA.

South Bay Lakers point guard Scott Machado is 27 years old, stands 6-foot-3 and weighs 210 pounds. Machado is a product of Iona College where he played from 2009-2012 and holds the all-time MAAC Conference record for most career assists ...

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