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Legendary Stu Jackson returns home

Basketball has run through the veins of Stu Jackson since he was a young child in Reading. From leading Reading High to a state...

Report: ‘Culture of me’ plaguing Rockets as CP3 wants trade – NBCSports.com

Report: 'Culture of me' plaguing Rockets as CP3 wants trade NBCSports.comIt's true that the Warriors are in a tough spot as they head into the offseason. After losing Kevin Durant (for a season, if not ever) and Klay Thompson (at least for ... Source link

The Jays might be terrible, but there’s hope in these prospects – The Athletic

The Toronto Raptors are champions of the NBA. And not only is that a really fun sentence for me to type, it’s one that’s very relevant to the Toronto Blue Jays. The NBA playoff drama has unfolded, the parade has come and gone, so now, finally, the city and country’s...

Nailbiter series with Raptors tops memorable moments of Sixers’ season

While the regular season started off slowly, Philadelphia made headlines multiple times with big moves, fun off-the-court antics and impressive victories on their way to another 50+ win season. In the playoffs, the Sixers also made some noise, advancing to the second round only to lose in heartbreaking fashion to the eventual NBA champion Toronto Raptors after a...

Report: Harden-Paul relationship now ‘unsalvageable’ – NBCSports.com

Report: Harden-Paul relationship now 'unsalvageable' NBCSports.comSo, much for Daryl Morey's PR spin. The Rockets general manager claims he has no plans to trade Chris Paul, but it appears he might not have a choice. Source link

Study: NBA earns overall A grade in diversity hiring

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A diversity report shows the NBA still leads men’s professional sports leagues in racial and gender hiring practices. The annual report card from The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at Central Florida on Tuesday indicated almost identical scores from last year. The grade for racial hiring was an A-plus with an unchanged...

Through crowded streets and hot weather, the Toronto Raptors’ championship parade was a celebration to be remembered forever | NBA.com Canada

If YOLO is a word, YOLAFCPO should be one: You Only Live A First Championship Parade Once. Toronto lived its yesterday, and made sure it was an affair to remember.The city of Toronto estimates 1.5 to 2 million people were present at the streets at the...

Charleston Church Shooting Was ‘Like a Family Tragedy’ for Stephen Curry, ‘Emanuel’ Director Says

Following yet another NBA Finals run with the Golden State Warriors for Stephen Curry, the three-time champion’s production company, Unanimous Media, has released a new documentary film focused on the mass shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. “Emanuel,” which Unanimous executive produced along with Viola Davis, tells the story of June 17, 2015,...

TTC, Metrolinx struggle to cope with Raptors parade crowd

Toronto’s public agencies struggled to cope on Monday as hundreds of thousands of basketball fans descended downtown to join in the Raptors’ victory parade.Transit providers were overwhelmed as crowds inundated surface routes and rail stations, and while emergency services initially reported the situation was challenging but manageable, a shooting near the parade’s end-point at Nathan Phillips Square caused...

United States Sports Academy May Athletes of the Month are Leonard and King

USSA.edu DAPHNE, Ala. – A pair of top American athletes have won the United States Sports Academy’s contest for the May Male and Female Athlete of the Month honors. Basketball player Kawhi Leonard and swimmer Lilly King took home the institution’s top honors for the month. Leonard averaged 30 points in 12 NBA Playoff games for the Toronto Raptors...

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