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July 3, 2015 | 11:41 am EDT Update
The Nigeria Basketball Federation has selected William B. Voigt ahead of others to lead its campaign at the 2015 Aftobasket Men’s Tournament in Tunisia. Coach Voigt was the Head Coach/General Manager of the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League from August 2009 to July 2014 during which period he won more games than any other Coach in the D-League and helped his team to be regular Season Champions in 2012-2013.
July 3, 2015 | 11:25 am EDT Update
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Giannis Antetokounmpo: My mind should be focused on basketball but it’s not possible for it not to wander back to Greece. Even if you don’t want to think about it, the events won’t let you. I’m young and inexperienced to talk about these kinds of issues. I don’t possess the knowledge to judge and have an opinion. The only thing I’m entitled to share is my feelings. I feel sorrow for Greece and everything the people are going through. I know how hard it is. Honestly, for many years in my life, before I became 18 and got into the draft and the NBA, I felt first hand the stresses of survival. The insecurity, the feeling of not knowing what tomorrow will bring and how you will manage to survive.
Giannis Antetokounmpo: It’s a very difficult situation to manage. I want to wish the people strength, courage, a positive mentality and patience. Personally, I managed to come out stronger from the difficult situations I experienced in my childhood and teenage years, with only one thing as a weapon: my love for my family, the emotional bond that we had between us, the fact that we were all going through it together, by giving strength to one another. When you have people by your side that love you, people you care about, and everyone supports each other, then even the greatest problems, if they cannot be overcome, they can at least be endured. It has been proven many times in history that no matter what Greece went through, Greece never perished. Greece always found a way to get up again and move forward. The same will happen now.
July 3, 2015 | 11:01 am EDT Update
The newest member of the Toronto Raptors spoke to TSN 1050 to talk about his decision to sign with the team. After signing a four year, $60 million deal, DeMarre Caroll said the team left a great impression. “I had 8 teams call me, and actually the Raptors were the very first team, and they gave me a great impression,” said Carroll. “They came to my house at 10 o’clock and I had four other teams: Detroit, Phoenix and New York. The Raptors were the first team to come in, and they blew me away with there presentation. They blew me away told me about the fan base, they told me about the city, they told me about how my family was going to live there and then last but not least, they told me about the team and I feel I can help this team in a lot of areas.”
July 3, 2015 | 9:53 am EDT Update
Greg Anthony’s second act in sports broadcasting begins on Saturday. Turner Sports will use Anthony as an NBA TV game analyst for NBA Summer League play in Orlando from July 4-10. His first appearance will be Saturday at 9 a.m. ET for the Heat-Pacers game. Turner Sports would not elaborate on whether this meant Anthony is back in the fold for the longterm, but it is clearly an entrée to getting reps again as an NBA studio or game analyst.
July 3, 2015 | 9:10 am EDT Update
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Golden State has explored dealing ex-Knicks power forward David Lee, who wants to play in New York and has one year and $15.5 million left on his pact. According to a source, this scenario has been discussed among the parties. Pacers center Roy Hibbert, who opted in to the last year of his deal ($14 million) and shares an agent with Monroe, reportedly is available as well, and the Knicks have interest.
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Jae Crowder did take a bit of time to see if the grass was greener elsewhere, but he didn’t take long to decide to stick with the capital “G” Green. According to league sources, Dallas and New York were the other main suitors for the 6-foot-7 winger, but after finally finding a team that was willing to play to his strengths, he wasn’t about to leave the Celtics. The restricted free agent’s return was secured with a five-year, $35 million deal.
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July 3, 2015 | 7:19 am EDT Update
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