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Tyler Lydon talks about leaving Syracuse basketball, preparing for NBA draft

May 09, 2017 | by Donna Ditota, syracuse.com
Tyler Lydon talks about leaving Syracuse basketball, preparing for NBA draft

Syracuse, N.Y. -- Tyler Lydon declared with a tweet last March his decision to leave Syracuse University and his college basketball career for a chance to pursue his ultimate dream job.

Lydon wants to play in the NBA. He believes he is ready after two college basketball seasons. He has spent the past few weeks in Chicago, working on his weaknesses, ...

CHICAGO BEARS’ JHAJUAN SEALES SAYS HE ADMIRES SUCCESS OF NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS’ ELANDON ROBERTS

May 08, 2017 | by Omari White, thesource.com

Port Arthur, Texas is the place to be from. They produce the best in sports and entertainment too!

Pimp C, Bun B, Stephen Jackson, Jamaal Charles and Elandon Roberts all call that place home.

So does recent NFL Draft pick, Jhajuan Seales out of Oklahoma State.

Seales caught 37 passes for 615 yards and four touchdowns in his senior season.

“You know we breed ...

Cowboys LB Sean Lee No. 79 on NFL Network top 100 list

May 08, 2017 | by Stephen Knox, all22.com
Cowboys LB Sean Lee No. 79 on NFL Network top 100 list

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee enjoyed the best season of his career in 2016.

His peers took notice and voted him No. 79 on NFL Network’s top 100 players of 2017 list.

Lee’s career has been up and down due to injury, which is what caused him to fall to the Cowboys in the second round of the 2010 NFL draft. He ...

Bradley Beal’s offensive explosion in Game 4 was fueled on the defensive end

May 08, 2017 | by Gene Wang, The Washington Post
Bradley Beal’s offensive explosion in Game 4 was fueled on the defensive end

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal’s night began with the ball in his hands on the second possession of the game and Isaiah Thomas guarding him. Beal dribbled several times as he backed down the Boston Celtics’ diminutive point guard, then separated for a fadeaway jumper that swished through as part of another favorable start for the Wizards.

Look: Usain Bolt declares Nets' Sean Kilpatrick 'the future of basketball'

May 07, 2017 | by Caitlyn Holroyd, thescore.com
Look: Usain Bolt declares Nets' Sean Kilpatrick 'the future of basketball'

The world's fastest man thinks very highly of Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Sean Kilpatrick.

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DeMarre Carroll nominated for annual NBA award for charity work

May 03, 2017 | by Mark Inabinett, al.com

Former John Carroll Catholic basketball star DeMarre Carroll is one of the finalists for the NBA Community Assist Award for the 2016-17 season.

Fans can help the Toronto Raptors forward win the award by voting through social media. Voting ends at 10:59 p.m. CDT Friday. To vote:

Sam Dekker ready to lend a hand after rigorous rehab

May 03, 2017 | by Jonathan Feigen, chron.com

SAN ANTONIO — Though Sam Dekker's left hand still bulges where the plate and six screws were inserted to repair the fracture, the pain has long-since left him. He ached, anyway.

The Rockets had reached the post-season with Dekker still pushing to make up for the time lost.

As the second-round neared, he was cleared to run, pushing himself through daily drills ...

Five questions with Jose Calderon

May 03, 2017 | by Chris Vivlamore, ajc.com
Five questions with Jose Calderon

Most Hawks players held exit interviews with the media last week following the season-ending playoff loss to the Wizards. Over the next few days I will post five questions with some of those players to give some insight into their season and offseason plans.

Today: Jose Calderon, who will be an unrestricted free agent.

Q. What are you expecting this summer?

For Sean Kilpatrick, giving back takes different paths

May 03, 2017 | by Net Income, SB Nation

Sean Kilpatrick is proud of his New York heritage, happy he grew up in New York City hoops, even if he was born and raised just north of the city in Westchester. But there are few Nets who do more in the community —and often in low-profile ways— than Kilpatrick.

Gonzaga forward Zach Collins draws Bill Laimbeer comparison

May 02, 2017 | by Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press

Any prospect garnering a Bill Laimbeer comparison raises eyebrows among longtime members of the Pistons fan base.

A college coach evoked the name of the tough-minded Pistons great in a talent evaluation of Gonzaga power forward Zach Collins, a projected lottery pick in next month’s NBA draft.

The quote, from an unnamed coach whose team played Gonzaga this season, appears in NBA.com’s ...

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