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Kyle Wiltjer: Hooping Abroad

Jun 06, 2018 | by Eddie Kamber, Athlete's Quarterly
Kyle Wiltjer: Hooping Abroad

For most college basketball players, the dream is to play basketball at the professional level. While there’s may rungs on the ladder that is professional basketball, more often than not, folks associate the NBA with “going pro”. For Kyle Wiltjer, his professional career began at the NBA, but has since taken him to Greece and the Euro League.

ROSTER REVIEW | ANTHONY BROWN

Jun 06, 2018 | by Kyle Ratke, NBA.com/Timberwolves
ROSTER REVIEW | ANTHONY BROWN

SG | 6’7, 224 lbs

2017-18 season (with Iowa Wolves): 45 games, 43 starts, 37.7 MPG, 18.9 PPG, 4.8 RPG, 3.7 APG, 45.9 FG%, 40.4 3P%

Why Canadian Kevin Pangos likely won’t make jump from Europe to NBA

Jun 04, 2018 | by Michael Grange, sportsnet.ca
Why Canadian Kevin Pangos likely won’t make jump from Europe to NBA

The secret to Kevin Pangos’ success at the highest level of European basketball is a simple one, because the problem itself is simple.

The job is all encompassing, requiring a similar approach.

TAJ GIBSON WINS TEAM'S NBPA 'BACKBONE' AWARD

Jun 01, 2018 | by Kyle Ratke, NBA.com
TAJ GIBSON WINS TEAM'S NBPA 'BACKBONE' AWARD

The National Basketball Players Association named its “Backbone Award” winner for each NBA team earlier this week.

The award is described as followed:

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Heading into Vital Season, Kamalei Correa Has a New Mindset

May 30, 2018 | by Garrett Downing, baltimoreravens.com

Kamalei Correa was one of the few people left in Baltimore’s locker room after a recent day of Organized Team Activities (OTAs).

The third-year linebacker was finishing up work in what is a critical offseason for him, and he recognizes the importance of putting in extra time over the next few months. 

“As soon as we started up again, my mindset was ...

Kuzma Heads to China to Celebrate NBA Finals and Support Youth Development Initiatives

May 30, 2018 | by NBA.com/Lakers
Kuzma Heads to China to Celebrate NBA Finals and Support Youth Development Initiatives

BEIJING, May 31, 2018 – NBA China today announced that Harrison Barnes of the Dallas Mavericks, Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers, and Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer David Robinson will visit China from June 1 to 9 to celebrate the NBA Finals 2018 with Chinese fans and support the continued growth of basketball in China.

Get to Know: Michael Porter Jr.

May 30, 2018 | by Jordan Ramirez, NBA.com/Kings
Get to Know: Michael Porter Jr.

"I know without a doubt that I'm the — I played against all these guys, they're all great players — but I'm the best player in this draft," Michael Porter Jr. said to ESPN at the NBA Combine. "And I just can't wait to show what I'm capable of."

Former Futures Football player Phillip Lindsay inspires next generation

May 28, 2018 | by Aric DiLalla, Denver Broncos
Former Futures Football player Phillip Lindsay inspires next generation

On Wednesday, May 23, more than 200 youth football players gathered at Sports Authority Field at Mile High for the annual Futures Football Banquet. The Futures program, which is supported by the Broncos, gives kids in Denver the opportunity to play tackle football and to develop personally.

Garrett Temple previews annual Father & Son Basketball Camp

May 25, 2018 | by Chad Sabadie, brpoud.com

Former LSU Basketball standout and current NBA player Garrett Temple continues to give back to Baton Rouge.

Garrett Temple Elite is hosting its second annual Father & Son Basketball Camp June 22nd and 23rd.

To register for the camp, you can visit  https://www.garretttempleelite.com/fatherandsondaycamp

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Bengals DE Michael Johnson delivers passionate keynote speech at high school graduation 9

May 25, 2018 | by Rebecca Toback, cincyjungle.com

Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Michael Johnson gave the keynote speech at Dohn Community High School’s graduation this month.

The 2017 Bengals Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee spoke passionately and offered advice to the high school graduates as they embark on their next journeys.

“Set goals, smash them. Set more goals, smash them,” Johnson said. “And just keep going. It doesn’t stop.”

He was engaging, funny (poking ...

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