Jalen Duren, after developing “in a lot of different ways” in one season with the Memphis men’s basketball program, will enter the NBA draft

Memphis freshman Jalen Duren will participate in the 2022 NBA draft, he told ESPN on Monday. “My plan is to sign with Agent Chafie Fields from Wasserman and get in the NBA draft,” Duren said. Duren, number 7 on the ESPN 100, was named AAC Freshman of the Year and First-Team All-AAC after averaging 12.0 … Read more

Miami Heat remains suspicious of Trae Young despite choking the Atlanta Hawks in Game 1

MIAMI — The Heat’s defense may have choked Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young in a 115-91 win in Game 1 of their first-round series on Sunday, but the East No. 1 knows she can’t wait for Young and eighth-place Hawks, to go quietly. “He’ll hit the ball,” Heat forward PJ Tucker said of Young. “It’s … Read more

Denver Nuggets’ Michael Porter Jr. is hoping for a return during the series against the Golden State Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO — Injured Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. is hoping to play in his team’s first-round series against the Golden State Warriors. “Right now I’m going game by game. I’m not ruling anything out,” Porter told ESPN’s Andscape after the Nuggets’ 123-101 loss to the Warriors in Game 1 on Saturday night. “That’s … Read more

Here’s how to watch nets at Celtics Game 1 on Sunday

In one of the most anticipated first-round playoff matchups this year, the Brooklyn Nets will take on the Boston Celtics on Sunday, a repeat of last year’s first-round playoff series that the Nets won in five games. As the 2021-22 season began, many were ready to ditch the Celtics, with some even calling for the … Read more

Trae Young’s late exploits help the Hawks take care of business by winning the Cavaliers in play-in play

Faced with a double-digit deficit under the weight of a rough road environment and with starting center Clint Capela sidelined with a knee injury, the Atlanta Hawks went into halftime of Friday’s play-in game against dismal odds. Up until then, Hawks head coach Nate McMillan was preaching to his players to “believe,” but what McMillan … Read more

Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver is stepping down as Western Alliance chief executive amid the NBA investigation

Phoenix Suns majority owner Robert Sarver will retire as executive chairman of Western Alliance Bancorporation in June, ending a two-decade tenure at the nearly $56 billion assets firm. The company’s latest announcement of Sarver’s imminent departure comes amid the NBA investigation into the Suns and Sarver that the league launched in early November 2021 after … Read more

How a mini-tour pro turned the devastation of his stolen clubs into something positive | Golf news and tour information

We’ve all heard stories about the crazy lives of Mini Tour players and the struggles they sometimes face. Ben Hadden, who has been playing professionally since 2018 and in his first season on the PGA Tour Canada, has built a large following on social media and shared his experiences with swing tips and fun golf … Read more

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