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Philippines' Clarkson calls on NBA to free players for global tournaments

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 1 day ago.

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson has called on the NBA to let players compete in more global tournaments to boost the sport's popularity worldwide, ahead of his first appearance for the Philippines at the Asian Games. Clarkson, who dashed to Jakarta last week after the US league released him in a last-minute U-turn, said Sunday he had wanted to play for the Philippines for years but had been repeatedly blocked. Excitement is brewing in the basketball-mad Philippines over Clarkson, who was born in the US but has Philippine citizenship through his grandmother.

Clarkson: Being Philippines flagbearer ranks with NBA finals

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 1 day ago.

Being the flagbearer at the opening of the Asian Games may have matched it. Clarkson has an American father, and a mother with Filipino roots, which qualifies him to play for the Philippines at the Asian Games. Clarkson lobbied for permission to play and the NBA, after a drawn out negotiation, eventually let him board a flight to Jakarta a few days ago.

Stephen Curry explains trash talk with LeBron James at end of 2018 Finals Game 1

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 2 days ago.

LeBron James had been a dominant force in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but he was a frustrated man at the end after the legendary J.R. Smith blunder at the end of regulation, and the fact the Cavaliers still had a timeout at that point. Rarely does an NBA Finals feel over after one game, but LeBron had been brilliant and pushed that Cavaliers team as far as he could, and they still lost in overtime. LeBron showed his frustration at the end of OT (the video is above).

Kevin Love Shares the 1 "Super Powerful" Thing LeBron Said to Him About Mental Health

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 3 days ago.

Earlier this year, the Cleveland Cavaliers power forward penned a painfully honest essay about his first-ever panic attack in the middle of a game. Now, Kevin is opening up to Carson Daly on the Today show about why one person in particular had a response that meant the world to him, and it was none other than LeBron.

NBA releases Philippines' Clarkson for Asian Games

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 5 days ago.

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson will suit up for the Philippines at the Asian Games in Indonesia, the country's basketball federation announced Wednesday, just days after the NBA said it would not release him for the event. The National Basketball Association granted a "one-time exception" for the 26-year-old Clarkson and two Chinese players -- Houston Rockets centre Zhou Qi and Dallas Mavericks forward Ding Yanyuhang -- to represent their countries at the 2018 Asiad.

2018-19 NBA over/under win totals from Las Vegas have Wizards lower than some many expect

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 5 days ago.

The Westgate sportsbook in Las Vegas released their over/unders for NBA win totals for the 2018-19 season earlier this month and the Wizards were set at 44.5. That, of course, sparked some debates among fans and the media.Chase Hughes and Nick Ashooh

NBA player Jordan Clarkson ‘terribly disappointed’ he wasn’t allowed to play at Asian Games

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 7 days ago.

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson expressed disappointment today that the NBA rejected the Philippine national basketball team’s request for him to compete at the this week’s Asian Games in Jakarta. Clarkson posted a message on his Facebook account today which reads: “I am terribly disappointed to say that I have not received the required consent to participate in the upcoming Asian Games with our [n]ational [t]eam.

Mannix: LeBron, Lakers will fall short of postseason

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 7 days ago.

After reaching the NBA Finals in eight straight seasons while shouldering an unprecedented workload, the idea of LeBron James missing the playoffs entirely sounds blasphemous. Chris Mannix, however, thinks, with their current roster, the new-look Lakers will fall short of the postseason for the sixth straight season. "It's the island of misfit toys out there...and LeBron James," said Mannix.

Jordan Clarkson unlikely to play for Philippines in Asian Games, will play in FIBA qualifying

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 7 days ago.

In September, when the next round of FIBA World Cup qualifying gets underway, a number of NBA players will be playing for their respective national teams for a couple of games. It’s the only window in FIBA’s ridiculous new soccer-style qualifying schedule where NBA players will be allowed to compete. The Philippines will have Jordan Clarkson for that.

Five NBA Teams' Win Totals That Are the Best Bets on the Board

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 7 days ago.

There’s no better way for frothing NBA diehards and degenerates to pass the brief August lull than to dissect the projected win totals for the upcoming 2018-19 season. Here are Westgate’s updated over/under lines for all 30 NBA teams (current as of Aug. 6).

Isaiah Thomas quickly apologizes for calling Cleveland a 's---hole' on Facebook Live

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 8 days ago.

Isaiah Thomas probably won’t see a warm welcome from Cleveland anytime soon. More than a year later, the Isaiah Thomas trade somehow got even worse for the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Denver Nuggets’ guard took to Facebook Live on Saturday and started reviewing the past cities of his NBA career.

Wade: Will only play for Heat if returning

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 8 days ago.

Dwyane Wade is still deciding whether he will return and play a 16th season this fall. "If I'm playing the game of basketball this year, it'll be in a Miami uniform," Wade told the Associated Press at the Jr. NBA World Championships in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday. Wade was reportedly offered a three-year, $25 million contract last month to play for the Zhejiang Golden Bulls of the Chinese Basketball Association, which would have made him the highest-paid player in China.

Report: LeBron James returning to Cleveland with Lakers on Nov. 21

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 10 days ago.

The last time LeBron James played in Cleveland, I wrote: LeBron looked beat. By the Warriors, by the burden he carried leading an underwhelming supporting cast to the NBA Finals, by the weight of his second Cleveland tenure possibly ending. He

Cleveland newspaper headline takes passive-aggressive shot at LeBron James

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 11 days ago.

The Los Angeles Lakers posted pictures of LeBron James practicing in purple and gold to their Twitter account on Thursday. The purpose of a headline, they say in journalism school, is to draw the reader in, so the headline writer for Cleveland Cavaliers beat writer Chris Fedor’s story in The Plain Dealer did his job Thursday. On top of Fedor’s story about LeBron James’ first game at Quicken Loans Arena as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers, the headline writer wrote, “Lonzo Ball and Lakers at The Q on Nov. 21” — an obvious dig at the former Cavaliers star who will be the main attraction that night, and then topped it off with a wonderful subheadline: “Former Cav James also expected to play.” That’s the good stuff right there.

Celtics' Jaylen Brown: 'We're Getting To The Finals. No Question'

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 11 days ago.

Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown says there is "no question" that his team will be the Eastern Conference representatives in the NBA Finals next season. Brown made his feelings known on CJ McCollum's "Pull Up" podcast, when asked about Boston's championship chances. No question about it," Brown said.

LeBron James' Lakers to face Curry's Warriors on Christmas Day

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 11 days ago.

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are slated to take on Stephen Curry and the defending NBA champions Golden State Warriors on Christmas Day. The Warriors have defeated James' former franchise the Cleveland Cavaliers in each of the past two NBA Finals, securing a dominant 4-0 clean sweep earlier this year.

Andre Iguodala supports LeBron James' decision to join Lakers

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

Andre Iguodala believes most of the detractors regarding LeBron James' move to the Los Angeles Lakers stem from social media. Much has been said and written about James' switch this off-season, with some criticising the former Cleveland Cavaliers star for "chasing a championship". Others wonder if the four-time NBA MVP made the move just so he could play in a major market, creating more business opportunities for his personal brand.

Clippers pay Cavaliers to take Sam Dekker in trade

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 12 days ago.

The Clippers agreed to trade Sam Dekker to the Cavaliers a couple days ago. The Cleveland Cavaliers have acquired forward Sam Dekker from the Los Angeles Clippers, Cavaliers General Manager Koby Altman announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. In exchange, Cleveland will send the draft rights to Vladimir Veremeenko to the Clippers.

Stephen Curry ready to see LeBron James even more often

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 13 days ago.

Stephen Curry can only imagine the intensity level of the Lakers-Warriors rivalry now that LeBron James has landed in L.A. After four straight NBA Finals against James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, two-time defending champion Golden State will get four matchups against James during the regular season. It should be fun, the Bay Area and L.A. and the whole thing,” Curry said Monday in a sit-down with The Associated Press while hosting his annual elite camp at Ultimate Fieldhouse.

Stephen Curry ready to see LeBron James even more often

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 13 days ago.

Stephen Curry can only imagine the intensity level of the Lakers-Warriors rivalry now that LeBron James has landed in L.A. After four straight NBA Finals against James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, two-time defending champion Golden State will get four matchups against James during the regular season. It should be fun, the Bay Area and L.A. and the whole thing,'' Curry said Monday in a sit-down with The Associated Press while hosting his annual elite camp at Ultimate Fieldhouse.

Report Cavaliers still trying to trade J.R. Smith or Kyle Korver

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 14 days ago.

The Cavaliers are not going full tear-it-down rebuild. J.R. Smith and Kyle Korver, in particular, remain on the trade block, Joe Varden of the Oklahoman reiterated on his latest podcast. Maybe the Cavaliers will just accept the lesser offers as they best they can do.

Clippers finalizing deal to send F Dekker to Cavs

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 14 days ago.

The Los Angeles Clippers are in talks to finalize a trade of forward Sam Dekker to the Cleveland Cavaliers, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Sunday. Per the report, the Clippers hope to open a spot on the roster while shipping out Dekker, a 24-year-old who has played in limited minutes in his first three NBA seasons. Although no trade was official yet, the negotiations are clearly far enough along for Dekker to react on social media on Sunday, as he jokingly called out possible teammate and Cavaliers forward Larry Nance, Jr. "Excited to get out the #TheLand and play with the dirtiest dude in the league," Dekker posted on Twitter.

AP source: Cavs to acquire F Sam Dekker from Clippers

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 14 days ago.

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers will acquire forward Sam Dekker in a trade from the Los Angeles Clippers. The 6-foot-7 Dekker averaged 4.2 points, 2.4 rebounds and just 12.1 minutes last season, his first two with Houston. The Rockets selected the former Wisconsin standout with the No. 18 overall pick in 2015.

Report: Clippers finalizing deal to send F Dekker to Cavs

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 14 days ago.

The Los Angeles Clippers are in talks to finalize a trade of forward Sam Dekker to the Cleveland Cavaliers, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Sunday. Per the report, the Clippers hope to open a spot on the roster while shipping out Dekker, a 24-year-old who has played in limited minutes in his first three NBA seasons. Although no trade was official yet, the negotiations are clearly far enough along for Dekker to react on social media on Sunday, as he jokingly called out possible teammate and Cavaliers forward Larry Nance, Jr.

Report: Clippers trading Sam Dekker to Cavaliers

Source sports.yahoo.com. | 15 days ago.

In accordance with that idea, on Sunday, the Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly traded for Los Angeles Clippers forward Sam Dekker. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski says that Los Angeles is unlikely to take back a player in return for Dekker, making room for an extra roster spot. The Cavaliers, who are in transition after a LeBron James left for the Los Angeles Lakers, might be a better fit for Dekker moving forward.