Kobe Bryant an Olympian again?

Kobe Bryant has a chance to be a member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic team, even though he is not attending Team USA’s minicamp this week, USA Basketball Executive Director Jerry Colangelo told SheridanHoops Tuesday. “If he had a great year, it would be a great story for him to try to close out his career by winning a gold medal,” Colangelo said.

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October 4, 2015 | 9:09 pm EDT Update
Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge told the Boston Globe there is “nothing imminent” regarding contract extension negotiations for Jared Sullinger and Tyler Zeller, but the team will continue to speak to representatives for both players. The Celtics have until an Oct. 31 deadline to reach extensions with Zeller and Sullinger, who are entering the final seasons of their rookie contracts.
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October 4, 2015 | 4:41 pm EDT Update
As I started to settle in, I’m sure that you have heard about my struggles getting into the arena. The security lady was giving me a hard time so I tweeted it out and it picked up way more publicity than I anticipated. The media did exaggerate it a little bit. The conversation went something like this: Her: Hi how can i help you? Me: Hi im trying to get into the tunnel. Her: It’s only for players. My Friend: He plays on the team. Her [scans car]: Who?? Me: I do. Her: What team?!? Me: Uhh, Charlotte Hornets. Her: Players can’t park here today (there was a conference). Park across the street. Funny thing is I have experienced this multiple times in New York, Houston, and LA. I’m not sure if she believed me but I’ll give her the benefit of the doubt!
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October 4, 2015 | 3:47 pm EDT Update
James’ Instagram post – from the wedding of Majestic Steel president Todd Leebow – was perceived as his first formal application of pressure for the Cavs’ to accept Thompson’s terms. Thompson’s been seeking a maximum salary (an average of about $17.5 million per season) over five years or three. James, though, was steadfast in that he remains neutral in the negotiation, and team sources say James hasn’t pushed the issue internally.
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The more you hear from 76ers coach Brett Brown, the more you realize that he’s not in denial about where the team is going this season. And you realize he’s the right person to coach the team through this rebuilding process. “When you lose the volume of games we lost over the years . . . holding a locker room together [is key],” Brown said Saturday at the conclusion of training camp at Stockton University. “The pain of losing is real. So you need spirit throughout. It’s my job to keep them together and keep them moving forward.”
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