He has been watching the NBA playoffs. He has been prep…

He has been watching the NBA playoffs. He has been preparing for the arrival of his third child in the coming months. And he has been staying in touch with the Tommy Sheppard, the Wizards’ president and general manager, as Sheppard prepares for June’s NBA draft. But mostly, Beal has had a lot of down time to ponder life off court — including his charitable endeavors and his legacy in D.C. The timing of the court refurbishment felt perfect. “This injury also gave me a mental break, a time to evaluate life, and I haven’t changed my mind-set,” Beal said. “I enjoy being in D.C., I enjoy being on this team.”
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August 17, 2022 | 1:20 pm EDT Update
Nets star Kevin Durant enjoyed a trip to Saint-Tropez just days before he doubled down on his trade request earlier this month in a meeting with team owner Joe Tsai. The two-time NBA champion took in the French Riviera as he walked the streets of Saint-Tropez in photos taken on Tuesday, Aug. 2, — a few days before he met with Nets brass that weekend, and proposed an ultimatum to trade him or fire coach Steve Nash and GM Sean Marks.
Maizon Dort’s mission will focus on promoting the health and well-being of young people. The foundation will focus on providing opportunities for children to be active in team sports, such as basketball and soccer. “Basketball and soccer have not only kept me healthy and active as a child, but these team sports have also kept me in a safe environment and on the right path to success,” said Dort. “I learned principles such as hard work and teamwork, which carry over into many aspects of my life today.”
August 17, 2022 | 1:04 pm EDT Update
Christos Tsaltas: Turkey started the Acropolis Tournament with a win over Georgia (101-88). Cedi Osman 22pts, 9-14 FG, 3rebs Furkan Korkmaz 18pts, 4rebs Alperen Sengun 17pts, 6-8 FG, 3rebs Tornike Shengelia 20pts, 5rebs, 6asts Sandro Mamukelashvili 16pts, 14rebs #BizBirlikteyiz #GoGeorgia