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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.

Brandon Stokley's path to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

Jul 10, 2018 | by KTBS.com
Brandon Stokley's path to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

The path to success in professional sports is different for every athlete. For Louisiana native Brandon Stokley, it began by giving up football until his senior year of high school, "I played quarterback and back then it was all option football. I was about 5'4, 115 pounds going into my sophomore year of high school. I couldn't throw the ball ...

What Leaders Can Learn From Steve Kerr

Jul 10, 2018 | by Adam Mendler, Forbes
What Leaders Can Learn From Steve Kerr

Opportunity knocking for Spurs’ Blossomgame

Jul 09, 2018 | by Jeff McDonald, San Antonio Express-News
Opportunity knocking for Spurs’ Blossomgame

LAS VEGAS — As a basketball fan, Jaron Blossomgame made sure he tuned into to watch Golden State and Houston put on a seven-game hoops clinic in the Western Conference finals last May.

As a prospective applicant for an NBA job, Blossomgame found the series to be must-see TV for another reason.

Tyler Kroft ready to build off breakout 2017 season, not worrying about contract

Jul 09, 2018 | by Jason Marcum, Cincyjungle.com

The Bengals have a lot of questions at the tight end position, now and for the future.

Now, the question is if Tyler Eifert can step up and get back to the Eifert we saw dominated the league in 2015, or if he’ll remain the injury-prone player that’s rarely been on the field in three of the last four seasons.

Wade Baldwin makes case for roster spot as Portland Trail Blazers beat Utah Jazz in NBA Summer League

Jul 08, 2018 | by Joe Freeman, The Oregonian

LAS VEGAS -- There were encouraging rookie debuts, double-doubles, a plethora of fourth-quarter highlights and heated exchanges.

But more than anything, as the Portland Trail Blazers opened NBA Summer League with a convincing 93-78 victory over the Utah Jazz, there was a whole lot of Wade Baldwin.

Ryan Broekhoff: NBA dreams come true

Jul 07, 2018 | by Damian Arsenis, The Pick And Roll
Ryan Broekhoff: NBA dreams come true

Back when Ryan Broekhoff was in primary school, he was told to write about his ambition as part of a school assignment, about what he would like to be.

Everyone holds different dreams, but one could tell even back then, basketball was on young Broekhoff’s mind. He wrote a simple sentence. Something that seemed so far away back then, he might ...

Tyler Lydon begins Summer League with something to prove

Jul 06, 2018 | by Stephen Haynes, Poughkeepsie Journal

Tyler Lydon enters his second NBA season with a few important items on a figurative checklist, and with that comes a bit of pressure.

The Elizaville native, seven months removed from a knee operation that cut short his rookie year with the Denver Nuggets, must now prove he's healthy and demonstrate the improvements he's made since being drafted into the NBA last summer. And, with his contract ...

NBA Player & Brooklyn Native Taj Gibson Visits Summer Camp In East Harlem

Jul 05, 2018 | by CBS New York
NBA Player & Brooklyn Native Taj Gibson Visits Summer Camp In East Harlem

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – There was a double-treat for kids in East Harlem as they kicked off the first day of summer camp Thursday.

They were met with a generous donation, plus a visit from an NBA star, who developed his basketball skills in Brooklyn.

It’s not every day you get slam-dunk help from a professional basketball player, but 6-year-old Christopher Clark is one lucky kid.

“Cool, yeah!” ...

Shelby’s Gabe DeVoe, Charlotte Hornets head to Las Vegas Summer League

Jul 05, 2018 | by Richard Walker, Gaston Gazette

CHARLOTTE - Gabe DeVoe’s NBA dreams get real on Friday afternoon in Las Vegas.

That’s when Shelby’s DeVoe and the Charlotte Hornets begin their MGM Resorts Summer League play at 5:30 p.m. against Oklahoma City at 5:30 p.m. ET on ESPNU.

“It’s exciting,” DeVoe said Thursday before the team boarded a charter plane bound for Las Vegas. “I’m ready to go to ...

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