Curry says US still the best in the world

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 04:47:36 +0000

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry says he expects to play for the United States at next year’s Tokyo Olympics, telling ESPN: “That is the plan, for sure.” The 31-year-old guard, a three-time NBA champion and two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, has never played for a US Olympic squad, although he did […]

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All the bounces going Bianca's way, unlike Canadian men's hoops squad

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 22:38:01 +0000

OPINION: Andreescu wants nothing more Saturday than to prove her 19-minute walkover win against an injured Williams in the Rogers Cup in Toronto last month is not the only way she can beat the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion

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Lakers may tap Dwight Howard as replacement for Cousins

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 08:56:33 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Dwight Howard has been given permission by the Memphis Grizzlies to talk with the Los Angeles Lakers, who are seeking a center after a knee injury to DeMarcus Cousins, according to reports. ESPN, USA Today and sports website The Athletic say the Grizzlies have approved talks between the Lakers and Howard, […]

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Lakers’ Cousins could miss this season due to injury

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:10:43 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Injury-nagged Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins could miss the entire 2019-20 NBA season with a torn left knee ligament, his agent told ESPN on Thursday. In a major setback for a team that added star big man Anthony Davis to four-time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James, Cousins suffered the […]

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Durant won’t blame Warriors for torn Achilles tendon

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 02:35:16 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Two-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant does not blame the Golden State Warriors for the torn Achilles tendon he suffered in the NBA Finals, Yahoo Sports reported Wednesday. Durant, who signed a four-year deal worth $164 million with the Brooklyn Nets last month, was hurt in game five of the […]

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No angst as US enters World Cup camp – NBA exec

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 03:28:06 +0000

LAS VEGAS (AP) – USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo said Sunday that he is not worried about the Americans’ chances as they begin preparations for the FIBA World Cup, even after a wildly unpredictable process was needed just to fill a training-camp roster for the tournament that starts in China at the end of […]

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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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Kawhi, George seek history for Clippers

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 15:00:56 +0000

“We’re not looking at the Battle of LA. We’ve got bigger goals in mind,” George said. “We’re not thinking about the Lakers shadow. We want to be holding that trophy and we’ll build up Clipper Nation along the way.”

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