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Rennia Davis is Ready for Major WNBA Leap

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Rennia Davis is Ready for Major WNBA Leap

After a dominant career at Tennessee Rennia Davis was poised to be one of the top picks in the 2021 WNBA Draft. A YouTuber just beat a former UFC champion inside the boxing. That sounds like a bad punchline, but it’s actually the reality of combat sports nowadays.The Jake Paul versus Tyron Woodley 8-round boxing bout took place inside a packed Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland on Sunday.While a lot of fans and pundits were hoping that Paul would finally get a piece of some humble pie, it wasn’t the case. The 24-year-old online sensation kept his pristine boxing record...

The Bitter Truth Behind The Warriors’ Pursuit For Ben Simmons Amid Trade Demand

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The Bitter Truth Behind The Warriors’ Pursuit For Ben Simmons Amid Trade Demand

Ben Simmons has been dominating headlines of late. This isn’t at all surprising considering how the Sixers want-away star made his trade demand official. The Golden State Warriors have emerged as one of the favorites to land Simmons amid all the trade drama. As it turns out, however, it doesn’t look like the Warriors are as interested in the former Rookie of the Year as we’ve all been led to believe. According to Anthony Slater of The Athletic, the Warriors were never really serious about bringing Simmons to The Bay:“The Warriors front office isn’t currently split on whether or not...

Rajon Rondo Gets Brutally Honest About Rumored Beef With Russell Westbrook

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Rajon Rondo Gets Brutally Honest About Rumored Beef With Russell Westbrook

Rajon Rondo and Russell Westbrook are without a doubt two of the most competitive players in the NBA today. These two have had their fair share of run-ins in the past, and now that they’re teammates with the Los Angeles Lakers, these two vets will now look to put their “beef” behind them. Rondo recently opened up about the prospect of playing alongside Westbrook. According to Rondo, he’s definitely looking forward to sharing the floor with a guy like Russ:“More excitement, more energy in practice,” Rondo said, via Corey Hansford of Lakers Nation. “Looking forward to a lot more competitive...

LeBron James, Kevin Durant Given Harsh Reality Check By Former NBA Star Rasheed Wallace

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LeBron James, Kevin Durant Given Harsh Reality Check By Former NBA Star Rasheed Wallace

There is no doubt that LeBron James and Kevin Durant are two of the best players in the game today. As a matter of fact, one could argue that they are actually the two top players in the league right now. Former four-time All-Star Rasheed Wallace does not dispute this fact. However, the one-time NBA champ firmly believes that both superstars would have failed to create a significant impact in the league in a different era:“He probably would’ve done good with his physical stature, with him being bigger than the majority of the rest of the players,” Wallace said of...

Chris Bosh Gets Emotional During Hall Of Fame Ceremony

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Chris Bosh Gets Emotional During Hall Of Fame Ceremony

Paul Pierce had a pretty epic speech prepared for his Hall of Fame acceptance speech on Saturday. Unsurprisingly, he had nothing but good things to say for the Boston Celtics organization. Pierce, however, wasn’t too cordial about his call out for the nine teams that passed on him during the 1998 NBA Draft. Pierce was selected 10th overall by the Celtics more than two decades ago, but it is clear that the events of that fateful day had a lasting impact on his decorated career:“Coming out of college, I was a first team All-American, a projected No. 2 pick,” Pierce...

Dennis Rodman’s Epic Mid-Season Las Vegas Vacation To Get ‘The Last Dance’ Treatment

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Dennis Rodman’s Epic Mid-Season Las Vegas Vacation To Get ‘The Last Dance’ Treatment

Dennis Rodman is without a doubt one of the most polarizing players in NBA history. The Hall of Famer had no shortage of controversies during his time in the league, with none more high-profile than his decision to abandon the Chicago Bulls to head to Las Vegas for a mid-season vacation. Rodman’s outlandish behavior was relived during ESPN and Netflix’s epic Michael Jordan docu-series, The Last Dance. As it turns out, Rodman is now following in the footsteps of the mega-hit series by coming out with his own documentary about his infamous Las Vegas trip. According to Scott Polaceck of...

Rajon Rondo Reuniting With LeBron James, Lakers After Grizzlies Buyout

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Rajon Rondo Reuniting With LeBron James, Lakers After Grizzlies Buyout

The rich only get richer. Four-time All-Star Rajon Rondo has reportedly agreed to terms with the Los Angeles Lakers to sign a one-year, $2.6 million deal for the 2021-22 season. This development comes after Rondo completed a buyout with his now-former team, the Memphis Grizzlies. This report comes from NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski: Rondo will clear waivers on Monday and will likely be signed to fill the final available roster spot with the Lakers, sources tell ESPN. https://t.co/fLABLEls3Q— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 28, 2021 It’s been quite a summer for Rondo, who saw himself traded by the Los Angeles Clippers...

Draymond Green Could Be The Biggest Stumbling Block To Warriors’ Chase For Ben Simmons

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Draymond Green Could Be The Biggest Stumbling Block To Warriors’ Chase For Ben Simmons
The Golden State Warriors have been identified as one of the teams that have shown a serious interest in Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons. As it turns out, however, Draymond Green and his role with the Dubs could just serve as the biggest stumbling block to Simmons taking his talents to San Francisco

Blazers dodged a bullet in the Lauri Markkanen trade

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Blazers dodged a bullet in the Lauri Markkanen trade

A three-team deal between the Portland Trail Blazers, Chicago Bulls, and Cleveland Cavaliers recently went down.In case you missed it, Lauri Markkanen landed with the Cavs, the Bulls got Derrick Jones Jr. and a 2022 first-round pick, and the Blazers received Larry Nance Jr. and a 2021 2nd-round pick. Well, that wasn’t the initial deal. It was supposed to be just a two-team deal between the Bulls and the Blazers, which would have sent Markkanen to Rip City. However, a third team was needed to shore up the contracts, so the Cavs came in and swooped in to grab the...

Ray Allen Takes First Step In Quest Towards Becoming An NBA Head Coach Someday

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Ray Allen Takes First Step In Quest Towards Becoming An NBA Head Coach Someday

NBA Hall of Famer Ray Allen is now well on his way to becoming the next player-turned-coach in the NBA. The 46-year-old was recently announced as the head coach of Gulliver Prep’s Varsity Boys basketball team. The Miami-based school made the announcement via Twitter as they confirmed that Allen will also be the director of Gulliver Prep’s basketball program: https://twitter.com/GPrep_Athletics/status/1428745102600531968 (embed the Tweet in the article, please) To be clear, Allen hasn’t made any statement about his intention to return to the NBA someday in a coaching capacity. As a matter of fact, this recent development comes as a bit...

Draymond Green Channels LeBron James As He Takes Shot At Haters

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Draymond Green Channels LeBron James As He Takes Shot At Haters

At 31, one might think that Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green is no longer the dominant force he once was in the league. Don’t tell him that, though, as Green won’t be too pleased with all this slander. Dray recently took to Instagram to take a shot at his haters as he flexed some of his most jaw-dropping stat lines from the previous season. For good measure, Green had to drag LeBron James into the conversation as the former inducted himself into the “all-washed” team alongside the Los Angeles Lakers star: #WashedDraymond?? 🤣 pic.twitter.com/mJY6jlIVPr — Dime (@DimeUPROXX) August 23,...

Stephen Curry’s Mom, Sonya, Files Divorce From Dell Curry After 3 Decades Of Marriage

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Stephen Curry’s Mom, Sonya, Files Divorce From Dell Curry After 3 Decades Of Marriage

There are few more popular NBA parents than that of Sonya and Dell Curry. Not only do they have two sons that are prominent players in the league, but you can also say that the image of this endearing couple was part and parcel of the Golden State Warriors’ dynasty run a couple of years back. Shockingly, Sonya and Dell, the parents of Stephen Curry and Seth Curry, have apparently filed for divorce after 33 years of marriage. This report comes via TMZ Sports: “TMZ Sports has learned Sonya Curry has filed for divorce from Dell Curry. 55-year-old Sonya put in the paperwork back...

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