August 11, 2022 | 1:25 pm EDT Update
USA Basketball has picked its 12-man roster for the opening second-round window of World Cup qualifying, as the Americans look to move closer to clinching a spot in the field for next year’s event. Jim Boylen will return as coach, assisted again by Ty Ellis and Othella Harrington. The roster will include six players — Michael Frazier II, Langston Galloway, David Stockton, DaQuan Jeffries, John Jenkins and Eric Mika — who were with the Americans for the previous qualifying window in July.
Kyle Anderson, an NBA basketball player on the Minnesota Timberwolves, recently hosted a basketball tournament and clinic in North Bergen. The Celebrate Life Basketball Tournament & Clinic at Braddock Park on Saturday, August 6. Hundreds of kids from many municipalities joined North Bergen to participate in the special event.
The Jordan Challenge, the centerpiece of a landmark work in sports video gaming 12 years ago, returns in NBA 2K23 with a spared-no-expense level of detail and presentation that is, even from the preview slice shown to media on Monday, legitimately impressive.
It’s not just the five additional moments that Visual Concepts’ designers have brought to the mode, for a total of 15. It’s also the testimonials from the figures so closely associated with Jordan and his career — from Dennis Rodman and Phil Jackson to Mike Fratello and Ahmad Rashad — and the genuine affection they rekindle for a player with no shortage of admirers.
August 11, 2022 | 1:20 pm EDT Update
Giannis Antetokounmpo still plays the game and lives life with child-like joy. Yet the calendar doesn’t lie, this season will be 10 years in the league. “I’m an old soul, Antetokounmpo told NBC Sports. “Like, in my mind I feel like I’ve been a vet five years now. But like my body… I have so much energy. I’m so hungry to accomplish more. I want to go out there and help you know my team in the best way possible. And a lot of people know that I’m a winner. I love to win. I love to go out there and leave everything on the court. But definitely I agree with you that people don’t think I’ve been 10 years in the league and they see me as kind of the young guy. You know the new guy on the block but it’s okay, you know, but at the end of the day, I won’t go out there and do the best job possible and try to win games.”