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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Compares Roy Keane To Michael Jordan

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has compared Roy Keane to Michael Jordan, saying his former teammate was Manchester United’s equivalent of Jordan.  The Chicago Bulls legend has been back in the news cycle recently thanks to the excellent ESPN documentary series, The Last Dance, which has aired on Netflix over the last few weeks. Jordan led the NBA franchise to six championships …

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Michael Jordan Reportedly Wouldn’t Let Teammate Eat After Bad Games

The early episodes of ESPN’s exceptional “Last Dance” docu-series has already shown us that Michael Jordan wasn’t always the easiest teammate to play with. It’s likely that the coming weeks will continue to show the ruthless, win at all costs side of Jordan, who is widely considered the greatest basketball player who ever lived. The first glimpse the public got …

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Shaquille O’Neal Pays Emotional Tribute To “Little Brother” Kobe Bryant

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Shaquille O’Neal cut an emotional figure when discussing his former teammate Kobe Bryant, who tragically died alongside his eldest daughter Gianni and seven others on Sunday.  When discussing one of their careers, the other inevitably comes up. Considering what they achieved together at the LA Lakers, that’s not surprising. Both prodigious talents as youngsters, “Shaq” was drafted by the Orlando …

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David Beckham Posts Emotional, Moving Tribute To Kobe Bryant

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David Beckham has posted an emotional, moving tribute to Kobe Bryant, after the basketball legend tragically died on Sunday. Byrant lost his life in a helicopter accident in California. He was just 41. Kobe’s teenage daughter Gianna Maria was also on board the helicopter when it crashed and has passed away. She was just 13. The terrible tragedy stunned the …

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Watch: LeBron James Injured In Lakers Christmas Rout Of Warriors

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LeBron James left with a groin injury but the Los Angeles Lakers regrouped for a 127-101 blowout win over two-time defending champion Golden State that snapped an 11-game losing streak on the Warriors’ home court. “That was our most complete game of the season,” said Lakers coach Luke Walton. “We knew they were going to go on a run and …

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James Delivers Triple-Double In First Home Win With Lakers

LeBron James had a triple-double in his first home win at Staples Center as the Los Angeles Lakers came from behind to defeat the Denver Nuggets 128-111 on Thursday. James had 28 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds while leading the Lakers’ late rally against the previously unbeaten Nuggets. “We got stops. They are one of the best offensive teams …

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Sky Sports Announce Four-Year NBA Broadcasting Deal

Sky Sports is the new home of the NBA in Ireland and the UK. The broadcaster announced a four-year deal to show NBA games live, starting on Wednesday.  Under the partnership, announced on Monday, Sky Sports becomes the NBA’s exclusive broadcast partner and official website operator in the Ireland and the UK. The partnership will also see live games and highlights of …

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Five Players To Watch Ahead Of 2018-19 NBA Season

Pundit Arena outlines five players to watch in the 2018-19 NBA season that starts on Tuesday: ___ Kawhi Leonard – Toronto Raptors The former NBA Finals Most Valuable Player and two-time Defensive Player of the Year missed all but nine games last season with a right quadriceps injury, his relationship with the San Antonio Spurs deteriorating to the point that …

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Aussies And Filipinos Sorry For ‘Basketbrawl’ In Manila

Australia and the Philippines apologised Thursday for bringing basketball into “disrepute” with a massive on-court melee between players, fans and officials during a World Cup qualifier. The violence on Monday in Manila, which made international headlines, left the Australian team fearing for their safety, and they sought embassy help to fast-track their departure from the Philippines. “We wish to apologize …

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LeBron James Blasts ‘Bum’ Donald Trump In Passionate Defence Of Steph Curry

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US President Donald Trump caused controversy this weekend with his comments surrounding the NFL, suggesting that players who take a knee during the national anthem should be fired by their clubs.  Trump called for owners of the American football franchises to take action and fire the players in question, and also suggested that fans should boycott the games. He didn’t …

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Ice Cube Has Booking At T-Mobile On August 26, Has No Plans To Move For McGregor-Mayweather

TMZ Sports published an interesting report today, revealing that Ice Cube’s BIG3 has already reserved the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for August 26th and that decision-makers for the professional basketball league are reluctant to give up that reservation to facilitate the recently announced Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. bout, which is supposed to take place at the venue on …

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