Mystics’ Elena Delle Donne earns second WNBA MVP award

Washington Mystics power forward Elena Delle Donne has won her second career WNBA MVP award, the league announced Thursday. “It’s a huge thing,” Delle Donne said (per ESPN). “It’s something that, when my career is over, maybe I’ll look back on it and brag to my kids or grandkids.” Delle Donne received 41 of 43 first-place votes with a total of 420 […]

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Source: Ingram, Ball full participants in workouts

New Orleans Pelicans forward Brandon Ingram and guard Lonzo Ball have been full participants in the team’s voluntary offseason workouts in New Orleans, a source told ESPN on Tuesday. Neither player has been restricted by the injuries that shut them down last season while members of the Los Angeles Lakers, representing a significant step with training camp around the corner […]

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Eddie Jones urges England side to change history

Eddie Jones is on a ­mission to achieve the unthinkable and become an Aussie we love to love as he leads England into battle at the rugby World Cup. The men from Down Under have left us cussing and cursing following their ­retention of the Ashes this summer. But the focus of the sporting world for the next six weeks […]

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Lonzo Ball called ‘damaged goods’ by father LaVar during Big Baller Brand argument

The fallout of Big Baller Brand appears to have inflicted damage within the Ball family along with the brand’s reputation. After it was discovered that LaVar Ball’s business partner and family friend Alan Foster allegedly stole $2 million from the company, Pelicans star Lonzo Ball has actively distanced himself from the brand. In the latest episode of Facebook’s “Ball in the […]

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NBA players who will benefit from FIBA World Cup

For a long time, international competition during the summer has paid dividends for NBA players returning to the USA for the regular season. From Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley after 1992, to Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James after 2008 and 2012, the high level of competition at the FIBA World Cup – rather than playing pick-up basketball – means players […]

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Michael Jordan selling part of Hornets to 2 New York investors

Michael Jordan owns roughly 97 percent of Charlotte’s NBA franchise, but he’s in the process of selling a “large chunk” of the team, according to the Charlotte Observer. The Hornets’ majority owner is bringing two New York investors into the fold in Gabe Plotkin and Daniel Sundheim, the team announced Saturday. Plotkin is a founder of Melvin Capital while Sundheim is […]

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Shaun Livingston Outlasted Everything

Given everything we know and can reasonably surmise about where the organization was and the people in charge of it, it seems safe to say that the Los Angeles Clippers didn’t have anything specific in mind when they drafted Shaun Livingston out of an Illinois high school with the fourth pick of the 2004 NBA Draft. It wasn’t an inexplicable […]

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