Westbrook happy to be ‘Rocketman’

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Sat, 27 Jul 2019 13:30:43 +0000

“To be able to win something you have to be able to sacrifice some parts of your game and we both understand that,” Westbrook said. “We both understand that we have one common goal and that’s to win championships. We understand what we have to do.”

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Rockets star Harden will skip World Cup

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Sat, 20 Jul 2019 14:49:16 +0000

Harden, speaking at a charity event, told the newspaper he wants to spend the rest of the NBA off-season preparing to play with a new-look Rockets, who acquired Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook in a trade for Chris Paul this month.

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Sorry AD, LeBron can’t give No. 23 over Nike money issues – reports

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 10:05:12 +0000

ESPN and Yahoo Sports, citing unnamed sources, reported that the swap would be delayed because of production and financial issues for Nike.

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NBA: Thunder trade Westbrook to Houston for Paul, picks

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 05:42:44 +0000

The Houston Chronicle and ESPN, each citing unnamed sources, reported the agreement, the latest blockbuster move in an NBA off-season of major relocations for NBA stars and huge lineup changes for many clubs. #NBA

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NBA: Simmons seeking a 5-year deal

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 14:00:27 +0000

The All-Star point guard and the 76ers are negotiating a $170 million, five-year extension, according to a person with knowledge of the situation who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because neither the team nor Simmons revealed any details publicly. #NBA

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NBA: Thompson staying in Dub City

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:08:52 +0000

Thompson announced his decision to stay with the Golden State Warriors for $190 million over the next five years, meaning the five-time reigning Western Conference champions have their ‘Splash Brothers’ backcourt of Thompson and Stephen Curry locked up long-term. Thompson made the announcement on social media, using the hashtag “Warrior4life.”

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‘Supermax’ for Damian Lillard

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 14:50:47 +0000

Free agency opened Sunday with more than $2 billion in deals getting struck in the opening hours — and that’s even without Kyrie Irving officially joining Brooklyn, as has been expected, or any word from Kawhi Leonard about his future plans to either stay with NBA champion Toronto or move elsewhere.

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NBA: Kevin, Kahwi talk about teaming up

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2019 16:00:09 +0000

ESPN and The Athletic websites each cited unnamed sources in reporting Durant and Leonard have discussed the possibility of each signing with the New York Knicks or Los Angeles Clippers.

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Kawhi wants Magic-Buss Lakers chat in NBA talks

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Sat, 29 Jun 2019 12:00:16 +0000

Johnson, a legendary star for the Lakers in their 1980s “Showtime” era, resigned from his job in April and accused Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka of backstabbing him. #NBA

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