NBA: Clarkson inks $52 million deal for Jazz

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 07:05:50 +0000

        By JONAS TERRADO   Jordan Clarkson received the biggest contract of his NBA career after officially signing a four-year extension worth $52 million to remain with the Utah Jazz. The Jazz made the announcement Monday (Tuesday night) days after US sports media reported the agreement between the team based in Salt […]

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Celtics’ Tatum, Jazz’ Mitchell set to get rich extensions

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 04:11:32 +0000

    LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Boston’s Jayson Tatum and Utah’s Donovan Mitchell landed lucrative extensions to their NBA rookie deals, US media reported Sunday on the second day of the league’s free agency negotiating period. Tatum, 22, also emerged as a star last season, setting career highs in scoring with 23.4 points per game, […]

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Oh, boy! Klay Thompson out for season after torn Achilles

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 08:54:56 +0000

  SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson was ruled out of the entire 2020-2021 season after suffering a torn Achilles tendon, the team said Thursday, in a shattering blow to the five-time All-Star who was bidding to return after a year-long injury absence. Thompson, who missed all of last season after […]

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Uh-oh, Warriors sharp-shooter Thompson injured in workout

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 04:43:05 +0000

    LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson suffered a leg injury during a workout on Wednesday, the NBA team confirmed without elaborating. News that Thompson was hurt trickled out in US sports media, with few details available apart from the fact that it was a lower leg injury. “We will […]

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‘Victorious’ LeBron roasts Trump with a throwback meme

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 22:15:23 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN NBA star LeBron James didn’t need any caption to describe his mood over the victory of Democratic bet Joe Biden against Republican Donald Trump in the US Presidential Election. In a caption-less Instagram post Sunday, LeBron shared an edited throwback meme of Biden blocking Trump’s attempt to shoot a basketball, poking fun […]

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NBA ROUNDUP: D’Antoni added to Nets coaching staff

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 06:00:06 +0000

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – The Brooklyn Nets announced Friday they have hired Mike D’Antoni as an assistant coach, reuniting the former Phoenix Suns bench boss with newly-hired Nets head coach Steve Nash. Nash won two league MVP awards while playing point guard for D’Antoni with the Phoenix Suns in the mid-2000s. Last month, the 69-year-old […]

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Bulls & Bears: Dodgers finally cash in on World Series, but TV ratings didn't hit home

Credit to Author: Gord Kurenoff| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 20:35:55 +0000

Opinion: Despite the presence of the second-largest media market in North America and the national, multi-generational following behind the Dodgers, the pandemic World Series was a dud in terms of national TV ratings

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NBA eyes December start, 72-game season, Olympics: reports

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 03:59:59 +0000

NEW YORK (AFP) – The NBA is looking at starting a 72-game 2020-21 season in December and finishing in time for players to compete at the Tokyo Olympics according to multiple reports Friday. The Athletic and ESPN, citing unnamed sources, said the league told team owners in a Friday conference call about the plans, which […]

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