DeMarre Carroll got to be the star against his former team

Oct 23, 2017 | by Brian Lewis, New York Post

Nets forward DeMarre Carroll had his breakthrough in Atlanta when Kenny Atkinson was the lead assistant there. Sunday against those same Hawks, he reminded them how good he can be.

Carroll had 17 points, three rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks in 28 minutes, leading Brooklyn to a 116-104 win. And it was his switch from small forward to ...

Zane Gonzalez earns Browns player of game in 12-9 overtime loss to Titans

Oct 22, 2017 | by Jeff Risdon, BrownsWire

It’s hard to find anyone in orange and brown worthy of much acclaim from Cleveland’s 12-9 overtime loss to the Tennessee Titans.

The Browns defense played well in holding the Titans to just four field goals, but the Tennessee offense’s poor play deserves some credit for immolation. If at first it didn’t succeed at running between the tackles, it kept trying ...

Eagles preview: Kirk Cousins gets the spotlight on Monday Night Football

Oct 22, 2017 | by Mathhew Paras, The Washington Times

Kirk Cousins understands the way “water cooler” talk works and the narratives that come with it. After a 30-17 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 1, the Redskins quarterback was hammered for going 23-for-40 for 240 yards and an interception.

Jazz's Ingles: the 'Joe of all trades'

Oct 20, 2017 | by Marcos Aragon,

SALT LAKE CITY — Joe Ingles again flashed his Swiss Army knife-like set of skills for the Jazz on opening night.

Ingles started in 26 games for the Jazz last season and played in all 82 games. He was in the starting lineup Wednesday night. In the first half, Ingles was extremely efficient at finding open spots on the floor for ...

From Chandler High to UCLA to the NFL: Can Brett Hundley impress again?

Oct 20, 2017 | by Rob Demovsky, ESPN

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The most calming moment for a football coach comes when he realizes his quarterback can play -- really play. Not just function, but play at a level that makes everyone around him stop and take notice.

Brett Hundley has made that happen for two different coaches.

Demetrius Jackson getting ample opportunity with Rockets

Oct 18, 2017 | by Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Demetrius Jackson is on the Rockets roster on a two-way contract, limiting him to 45 days with the Rockets once the NBA G League season begins. But in the Rockets' first two games, he stood in at the pregame captain's meeting with Stephen Curry at Golden State and then filled in as the backup point guard at Sacramento ...

Nick Young Becomes 3rd Player to Post a 20-Point Half on Team Debut in 10 Years

Oct 18, 2017 | by Bleacher Report
Nick Young Becomes 3rd Player to Post a 20-Point Half on Team Debut in 10 Years

Golden State Warriors' shooting guard Nick Young scored 20 points in the first half of Tuesday's season-opening 122-121 loss to the Houston Rockets. By doing so, he joined just LeBron James and Joe Johnson as the only players to score at least 20 points in a single half during a team debut in the last 10 years, per the Elias Sports Bureau ...

Tim Hardaway Jr Talks About Signing with Jordan Brand

Oct 18, 2017 | by Peter Walsh,
Tim Hardaway Jr Talks About Signing with Jordan Brand

Tim Hardaway Jr had a good summer. He inked a big-time contract with the Knicks and he also became the newest member of the Jordan Brand family, joining an elite group of players that includes Kawhi Leonard, Russell Westbrook, Maya Moore, Mike Conley and Jimmy Butler, among others.

From the Grill to the Gridiron, Roy Miller’s Journey Back to Kansas City

Oct 17, 2017 | by Matt McMullen,

Sometimes when times are tough, life has a funny way of bringing you back to where it all began.

That was the case for former Kauffman Stadium food service employee and current Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive tackle Roy Miller, who returned to the Truman Sports Complex this season after a 15 year hiatus elsewhere.

“I did everything from putting hot dogs on rollers ...

Kyle Kuzma Q&A: Steal of 2017 NBA Draft, Lakers, Kobe Bryant

Oct 17, 2017 | by Dan Duangdao,
Kyle Kuzma Q&A: Steal of 2017 NBA Draft, Lakers, Kobe Bryant

At the 2017 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers (via Brooklyn Nets) selected Kyle Kuzma out of the University of Utah with the 27th overall pick. Some said he was drafted too high.

At the 2017 Las Vegas Summer League, Kyle Kuzma earned the championship game MVP after averaging 21.9 points and 6.4 rebounds. Some said it was just Summer League.


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