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  1. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    Cautionary tale of squandered athletic talent

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 09:25pm by Reuters

    ... of squandered athletic talent Lenny Cooke, a New York City basketball legend who was ranked the No 1 high school player in America in 2000 ahead of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, accepted ... Athletic Union] team in New York and I learned a lot from him." Noah, the son of grand slam tennis champion Yannick Noah, said although it was a sad story, he was proud of Cooke, a gifted ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    Derek Fisher ready to step up as New York Knicks head coach

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:03am

    ... as a professional athlete, and that’s being a champion. Derek Fisher But whether on the court with Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal, or across the bargaining table from NBA commissioners David Stern ... of people achieve the greatest gift in the world as a professional athlete, and that’s being a champion. “That I have experience in, and that’s the experience that I plan on sharing ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    Cleveland Cavaliers on edge as LeBron James decides his future

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:48pm by NYT

    ... "It's not about him leaving," Gilbert said. "It's the disrespect. It's time for people to hold these athletes accountable for their actions. Is this the way you raise your ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    Duncan helps Spurs rout Thunder in series opener

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:13pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Antonio The San Antonio Spurs were planning to attack the lane whether Oklahoma City big man Serge Ibaka was playing or not. The fact that the Thunder’s athletic ... than us and more athletic, and so we have to be more perfect.”   ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    Yao Ming throws his hat into the Clippers ring

    Posted May 25th 2014, 12:21am by AFP

    ... a trail-blazing career that made him China's best-known athlete and helped spur the game's growth all across Asia. He owns a mainland team, the Shanghai Sharks, and maintains close ties ...


    LeBron James wins 3 trophies at ESPY Awards

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:26pm by Associated Press in Los Angeles

    ... Associated Press in Los Angeles LeBron James padded his trophy collection, receiving three at the ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year for helping the Miami Heat win a second ... Wednesday night. James beat out Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps for male athlete honours.  Serena Williams won ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    Brooklyn Nets a perfect match for Jason Collins

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 09:31pm by NYT

    ... historic return to the NBA. Perhaps, as numerous players insisted after Collins came out in a Sports Illustrated article last April, athletes were ready to accept a gay teammate. Maybe Collins ... "If you're going to exclude one group of people, you're going to exclude more than one group. I think it's great for the league." The next gay athlete may not have ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    Jason Collins becomes first openly gay man to play in NBA

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 10:04am by Associated Press

    ... Rogers became the first openly gay male athlete to play in a US pro league when he took the field for a Major League Soccer match last May, three months after revealing he was gay. In addition, ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    The three Wiggins brothers have basketball in their blood

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 09:36pm by APSPT

    ... what I did," said Wiggins, who played for several years in the NBA before finishing his career overseas. "They grew up in the gym, and mom and dad are athletes, so a lot of things ... He's missed the first part of the season with a shoulder injury and is only now getting ready to step on the court again. To hear it from his brothers, he may be the most athletic of them all. ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - BASKETBALL

    Who will take a chance on Collins?

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... that he be signed by a team as it was for him to come out as a gay athlete. "It's very significant because it's a big obstacle to overcome," said Hudson Taylor, a former college wrestler and founder of Athlete Ally, an organisation working to end homophobia in sports. "It would make it clear that a player's sexual orientation doesn't affect ...




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