HoopsHype The Game rumors
With his decision up in the air, there are rumors that Minnesota has talked to Billups about an assistant coaching job. "That's a no comment, I plead the 5th," said Billups laughing. In fact Billups said he would pick television or a front office position before coaching. "Although I know that with a little time I could probably be a good coach," said Billups. "I know a lot about the game, know how to lead, I know how to inspire, how to motivate." 9news.com
Side by side in the Heat locker room afterward, Ray Allen and Shane Battier dressed after a game for perhaps the last time. These are two pros who helped create the fabric of this team. It's been known for a while Battier is retiring. "I've given all I can to the game,'' he said. "I can't give anymore. I'm OK." South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Kevin Durant is not a gambling man. The league MVP jumped on Twitter Wednesday to dispel rumors that he lost $20,000 in a bet to west coast rapper The Game. The Game - aka Jayceon Taylor - posted a video Tuesday on his Instagram account, saying that he bet Durant $20,000 he could make a 3-point shot from NBA range. Durant's Twitter response Wednesday morning, which has since been deleted, said "Aight this is it. I never bet the game 20k cash. I never bet him. I told him I would give his aau team kd gear. That's all." Oklahoman
The Game got defensive on Instagram because TMZ.com posted a story Wednesday claiming that Durant said "straight up ... 'HE'S LYING.'" Everything was cleared up later in the day, when the rapper apologized, saying he jumped the gun on calling out Durant for "not wanting to help the kids." Oklahoman
Brandon Jennings didn’t have a lot to say about a reported run-in with The Game. At Pistons media day Monday, he acknowledged an altercation with the rapper, but stopped short of calling it a fight. “Well, actually I didn’t really get into a fight with a rapper, it was just an altercation, but at the end of the day you can see I’m fine, everybody’s fine, everybody went their separate way,” Jennings said. “That’s all with that.” Detroit Free Press
According to the site, the club eventually had to be shut down after scuffles between the men’s entourages. Jennings reportedly tweeted about the incident, writing : “Sucker punch when I wasn’t looking. Ps my face is great looks the same. See!!!” and linking to a picture. But the post has since been removed. Detroit Free Press
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