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Raptors ease Carroll into winning mix

Jan 13, 2017 | by Doug Smith, thestar.com
Raptors ease Carroll into winning mix

“Trust The Process” has become the rallying cry for the Philadelphia 76ers over the past couple of seasons, a plea to have faith in the slow and often painful exercise of building something.

It’s working there. The Sixers have already won more games this year than they did in the entire 2015-16 season.

Seems to work in a different way in Toronto, ...

Inside Zaza Pachulia’s Epic Starting Five Role, Expansion of Hoops Academy Abroad

Jan 13, 2017 | by Jared Zwerling, nbpa
Inside Zaza Pachulia’s Epic Starting Five Role, Expansion of Hoops Academy Abroad

At the start of every Warriors game, Zaza Pachulia, the only current NBA player from the Republic of Georgia, finds himself on the court alongside the most star-studded cast on one team in the NBA: Olympians Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson.

How does Pachulia think he earned that distinguished role in his 14th season in the NBA?

D.J. Fluker staying loyal to troubled youngsters even as Chargers leave San Diego

Jan 13, 2017 | by Mark Inabinett, al.com

The San Diego Chargers announced on Thursday that they would relocate to Los Angeles, but the possibility of the move loomed over the NFL team throughout the 2016 season.

That's why D.J. Fluker, the Chargers' right guard, wanted to make sure that the youngsters at the Kearny Mesa Juvenile Detention Facility knew he'd be there for them no matter what happened ...

UVa's Joe Harris Having Breakout Season with NBA's Brooklyn Nets

Jan 12, 2017 | by Marty Hudtloff, nbc29.com

Former University of Virginia basketball star Joe Harris is having a breakout season in the NBA with the Brooklyn Nets.  He's averaging career-highs in all major statistical categories. 

Harris is playing an average 23 minutes per game and averaging 8.5 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.

Harris is a big part of the Nets' second-unit coming off the bench, although ...

Sean Lee: 'Blessed' to finally play in first career playoff game

Jan 11, 2017 | by Patrik Walker, cbssports.com

No one is more geared up to play the Green Bay Packers than Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee.

It's not simply because it's the team who ended the Cowboys' special 2014 season on a controversial call, but it's due to the fact it'll be the first playoff game of Lee's career. The veteran was forced to watch the battle helplessly from ...

Gordon Hayward adds to All-Star case by dominating defending champs

Jan 11, 2017 | by Tim MacMahon, ESPN
Gordon Hayward adds to All-Star case by dominating defending champs

SALT LAKE CITY -- How long should it take for Gordon Hayward's name to come up in conversations about the league's best small forwards?

"It shouldn't take five seconds," Utah Jazz teammate George Hill told ESPN. "He's one of the best in the league right now."

Haloti Ngata gives former prep star battling cancer trip of a lifetime

Jan 10, 2017 | by Jeremiah Jensen, ksl.com
Haloti Ngata gives former prep star battling cancer trip of a lifetime

DRAPER — Cancer took away football.

It took away his chance to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

For the past nine months, Cameron Forte of Draper has been fighting back.

“The last 9 months have been long and hard," Forte told KSL Sports, "but they’ve almost been like the best 9 months and I’m grateful and ...

Lions QB Jake Rudock makes strides during rookie year

Jan 10, 2017 | by Kyle Meinke, mlive.com
Lions QB Jake Rudock makes strides during rookie year

ALLEN PARK -- Jake Rudock didn't play a down for the Detroit Lions this season. But that didn't stop the rookie quarterback from showing up to the practice facility before sunrise anyway, poring over film for games he knew he would never play in.

"It was six-something most days," Rudock said. "They get here early, so I get here early."

Raptors' DeMarre Carroll: Scores season-high 26 in Sunday's loss

Jan 09, 2017 | by RotoWire Staff, cbssports.com

Carroll scored 26 points (7-12 FG, 6-10 3Pt, 6-6 FT) while adding eight rebounds and a steal in 34 minutes during Sunday's 129-122 loss to the Rockets.

Taj Gibson sparking Bulls' offense with sterling shooting efforts

Jan 07, 2017 | by Chris Kuc, Chicago Tribune

While Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade are grabbing the majority of the Bulls headlines with their scoring from longer range, Taj Gibson is taking care of business closer to the basket.

Gibson ranked 16th in the NBA with a career-high 53.2 field-goal percentage entering Saturday night's game against the Raptors at the United Center and that has helped open up the ...

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