• Trail Blazers sign five-year NBA veteran Wes Iwundu

    The Portland Trail Blazers have signed free agent forward Wes Iwundu to a training camp deal, according to multiple sources. This is a non-guaranteed, one-year deal. Iwundu was selected 33rd overall by the Orlando Magic in the 2017 NBA Draft. In 62 appearances and 12 starts for the Magic during his rookie 2017-18 season, the […]
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  • Vasilije Micic on NBA: “People there are hesitant to give me the role that I want”

    Vasilije Micic was selected 52nd overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2014 NBA Draft. However, he never appeared in an NBA game. The 6’5″ guard is disappointed. In December 2020, along with Al Horford, Theo Maledon, and a 2025 first-round draft pick, Micic was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Terrance Ferguson, Danny […]
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  • Draymond Green says Jayson Tatum is the ‘young GOAT’ or ‘next greatest’

    Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has hailed Olympics teammate and Boston Celtics superstar Jayson Tatum as the ‘young GOAT’ or the ‘next greatest’. On the ‘Draymond Green Show‘ earlier this week in a podcast episode where the 32-year-old discussed the Warriors recent trip to Japan amongst other topical conversations across the NBA, Green had […]
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  • 2023 NBA Draft prospects Victor Wembanyama and Scoot Henderson steal the show in exhibition

    The number one and two prospects for the 2023 NBA Draft went head-to-head on Tuesday as Victor Wembanyama and Scoot Henderson combined for 65 points on the night. French professional basketball club Metropolitans 92 played an exhibition game vs the G League Ignite in Las Vegas on Tuesday, allowing NBA fans to get a glimpse […]
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  • Kenya - We must dominate the boards, says insist coach Mufutu

    Erick MutoroFormer national champions Ulinzi Warriors coach Bernard Mufutu insists his team must be more dominant on the boards in their coming games. The soldiers beat Lakeside 83-61 in a Kenya National Basketball League (KNBL) after rebounding 42-37 in the tie played over the weekend. The win pushed the soldiers to 17 points, two behind leaders Kenya Ports Authority (KPA). Both teams have played 10 games. Mufutu said: "We did rebound the ball well but I still believe we can do a better job at
  • 76ers coach Doc Rivers says Reed, Harrell, and Tucker will back up Embiid

    On Tuesday, Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doc Rivers clarified that Paul Reed, Montrezl Harrell, and P.J. Tucker will serve as backups for Joel Embiid throughout the 2022-23 season. While Reed is still playing power forward, Rivers has been giving the 23-year-old reps at center. The 6’9″ wing was selected 58th overall by the Sixers in […]
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  • Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns is ready for season opener

    Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns is eager for the 2022-23 season to begin. For their season opener, the Timberwolves face off against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Oct. 19. More importantly, Towns is looking forward to working together with new teammate Rudy Gobert. Last season, the three-time All-Star averaged 15.6 points and a career-high 14.7 […]
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  • Domantas Sabonis believes the Kings will end their 16-year playoff drought

    Sacramento Kings center Domantas Sabonis thinks his team’s 16-year playoff drought will soon come to an end. The sixth-year NBA player expects the Kings to qualify for the postseason. Though, the question is when? When Sabonis was asked by NBA.com if making the playoffs is a realistic goal, he said, “Of course.” Sacramento has not […]
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  • Morocco - Antranik inks Keith Charleston, ex Club Bni

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    Antranik Beirut (LBL) signed 27-year old American guard Keith Charleston (203cm-94kg-1995, college: SE Louisiana). Charleston joins another USA player Omega Harris who is already in the roster. In his first game he scored 16 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and 6 assists helping his new team beat Hoops 72-63. He played last season at Club Bni in Moroccan D1 league. Charleston has played also professionally in Mexico (Caballeros de Culiacan). His team made it to the Southland Conferen
  • Tyler Herro’s $130 million contract bonuses with Heat revealed

    On Monday, Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro signed a four-year contract extension with the team worth $130 million. According to sources, $120 million is fully guaranteed. But the deal also includes $10 million in incentives. Tyler Herro’s contract incentives include $1 million for winning MVP, $1 million for winning Defensive Player of the Year, $1 […]
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  • Warriors coach Steve Kerr on Stephen Curry’s load management: “We have to pace him”

    Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is doing everything he can to maintain a healthy roster ahead of the 2022-23 season, and one of his goals pertains to Stephen Curry’s load management. In order to extend Curry’s prime, Kerr believes he has to limit the guard’s playing time. During an interview with NBC Sports […]
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  • Victor Wembanyama: “My goal is to be like something you’ve never seen”

    French prospect Victor Wembanyama plans on becoming one of the greatest basketball players of all time. He’s 7’3″ and has a 7.5-foot wingspan. The 18-year-old forward/center is also shooting for originality. “I’m gonna tell you something that’s been going on in my life, like for my whole life, since I’ve been a kid, even before […]
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  • Pacers, Buddy Hield remain open to trade

    The Indiana Pacers and guard Buddy Hield are still open to a trade. The sixth-year NBA player has two years left on his four-year, $94 million deal. He will earn $21,177,750 for the 2022-23 season and $19,279,841 for the 2023-24 season. Per multiple NBA betting sites, the Pacers have bottom-five odds of winning the championship […]
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  • Jamal Murray impresses in first preseason game

    Jamal Murray had not played meaningful NBA minutes until the Nuggets suited up for their first preseason game. The team succumbed to the division rival, Oklahoma City Thunder, 112-101. However, the defeat is honestly the least of Denver’s worries. If anything, the Nuggets should feel hopeful for the coming season after Jamal Murray showed he […]
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  • Knicks guard Derrick Rose wants to stay healthy for the 2022-23 season

    New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose has not appeared in at least 60 games since the 2016-17 season. Of course, the three-time All-Star has not played a full season dating back to the 2010-11 season, when he won MVP. After Monday’s practice, Rose was asked how many games he thinks he’ll play in the 2022-23 […]
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  • London Johnson signs two-year contract with G League Ignite

    London Johnson, a four-star recruit in the 2023 recruiting class, will bypass college and sign a two-year contract with the G League Ignite. He has also reclassified to 2022. Per ESPN’s ranking, he’s the No. 32 overall prospect in the 2023 recruiting class. Though, 247Sports has the young star ranked at No. 37 overall and […]
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  • 76ers guard James Harden on his explosiveness: “It’s getting there”

    Philadelphia 76ers guard James Harden is aiming to elevate his performance in the 2022-23 season. Last season, the 10-time All-Star missed games due to a lingering hamstring injury. This time around, Harden hopes he can still play with the same level of explosiveness he did while with the Houston Rockets. In the 2018-19 season, the […]
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  • Lakers have ‘seriously considered’ trading Russell Westbrook

    The Los Angeles Lakers key decision makers have seriously considered a blockbuster trade including Russell Westbrook, according to a report. Westbrook, 33, is a former MVP and nine-time NBA All-Star alongside nine All-NBA honors, but has been a shadow of the player he once was since teaming up with LeBron James and Anthony Davis in […]
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  • Adelaide 36ers become first NBL team to defeat an NBA team

    On Sunday, the Adelaide 36ers of the NBL made history in their 134-124 win over the Phoenix Suns, becoming the first Australian-based club to defeat an NBA team. At one point, the 36ers had a 16-point lead. The 36ers became the first non-NBA team to win a preseason game in the United States since Fenderbahce […]
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  • Angola - Silvio de Sousa selected the top Angolan playing abroad in last week's games

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    Here is the weekly review of the top performing Angolan players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is former international forwardSilvio de Sousa (206-1998). He could not help Chorale de Roanne (3-0) in their last game. Despite de Sousa's good performancethe league leader Chorale de Roanne was crushed 109-85 on the road by the second-ranked Monaco.
  • Ben Simmons to make Brooklyn Nets debut vs 76ers on Monday

    Ben Simmons will make his Brooklyn Nets debut vs former team Philadelphia 76ers on Monday in his side’s first preseason game ahead of the 2022-23 NBA campaign. Simmons was at the center of the NBA’s biggest holdout to date and is the most fined player in league history after refusing to play for the Philadelphia […]
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  • Heat, Tyler Herro agree to four-year, $130 million contract extension

    The Miami Heat and guard Tyler Herro have agreed to a four-year, $130 million contract extension. Per sources, $120 million is fully guaranteed. This multi-year contract also includes $10 million in incentives. While the incentives are unknown, several NBA players receive bonuses for receiving All-NBA honors and playing in a certain number of games. Plus, […]
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  • Heat, Tyler Herro agree to four-year, $120 million contract extension

    The Miami Heat and guard Tyler Herro have agreed to a four-year, $120 million contract extension. Per sources, this is a fully guaranteed deal. This multi-year contract also includes $10 million in incentives. Therefore, Herro can receive a maximum amount of $130 million. While the incentives are unknown, several NBA players receive bonuses for receiving […]
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  • Jaylen Brown leads Celtics to 134-93 preseason win vs Hornets

    Jaylen Brown scored a game-high 24 points as the Boston Celtics cruised past the Charlotte Hornets in Joe Mazzulla’s first outing as head coach of the 17-time NBA champions. TD Garden welcomed the reigning Eastern Conference champions back home on Sunday afternoon in Boston’s first preseason game ahead of the upcoming 2022-23 campaign and the […]
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  • Congo-Brazaville - Jonathan Tabu signs at Brussels

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  • Angola - Rockets Signing Bruno Fernando To Four-Year Deal

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    The Rockets have agreed to a four-year, $10.9MM deal with center Bruno Fernando (6'10''-C-1998, college: Maryland), his agents informed ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Fernando was recently converted from an Exhibit 10 contract to a two-way contract, but he'll be converted again to this multi-year deal. Houston acquired Fernando, 24, in a deal with the Celtics earlier this year. The team sent away center Daniel Theis, also receiving Dennis Schroder and Enes Freedom. Fernando then aver
  • Egypt - Corey Raley-Ross (ex Bashkimi) joins Al Zohour

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    Al Zohour SC agreed terms with 31-year old American guard Corey Raley-Ross (192cm-88kg-1991, college: Buffalo). Raley-Ross played last season at Bashkimi in Kosovan Superliga. In 11 games he had 13.9ppg, 4.5rpg, 4.4apg and 1.8spg. He helped them to make it to the cup final. Raley-Ross also played for Tallinna Kalev in Estonian league that season where in 7 Lat-Est BL games he recorded 8.0ppg, 3.7rpg, 2.6apg and 1.1spg. He is quite experienced player. Raley-Ross has played also.
  • Tunisia - ProA Round 3: Ezzahra lose to US Monastir

    Here is the last round review presented by Job Market.Ezzahra (1-1) recorded a loss at the home court on Saturday night. Hosts were defeated by US Monastir (1-2) 67-58. Club Africain delivered the third consecutive win. This time they beat DSG (0-2) 83-68 in Tunis.Other games of round 3 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are: winless JS Kairouan was defeated by ES Rades in a road game 71-61. Bottom-ranked US Ansar was beaten by ES Sahel at home 47-52....
  • Senegal - Mbaye N'Diaye selected the top Senegalese player playing abroad in last week's games

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    Here is the weekly review of the top performing Senegalese players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is former international small forwardMbaye N'Diaye (203-1999). Heto a victory against the eighth-ranked Chorale de Roanne in the French Betclic ELITE ProA in Friday night's game.
  • Uganda - NBL Round 2 of Finals. Blazers draw things level

    Amisi SaidiCity Oilers - Blazers 60-71Blazers held off City Oilers to draw things even in the Finals. 25 personal fouls committed by City Oilers helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was DR Congolese center Amisi Saidi (200-1987) who had a double-double by scoring 24 points and 10 rebounds. Deng Dikong chipped in 19 points and 6 rebounds. Nigerian Francis Azolibe produced a double-double by scoring 16 points and 10 rebounds and center Mer Maker