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No Brinks truck: Isaiah Thomas takes historic tumble from top five in MVP to minimum salary

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

In the summer of 2016, as he was stuck on a relatively low-paying contract he'd signed years earlier and lesser players were landing massive deals, Isaiah Thomas looked ahead to his 2018 free agency: “They better bring out the Brinks truck.” He backed up that statement with a top-five finish in MVP voting then declared again last summer: “I'm a max guy. Yesterday, Thomas agreed to a one-year, minimum contract with the Nuggets. Thomas' fall has been sharp and costly.
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The Lakers built their team with the Warriors in mind: 'If your goal is to win a championship .'

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

When you win the LeBron James sweepstakes, that's a good thing. Kentavius Caldwell-Pope, Rajon Rondo, Lance Stephenson and JaVale McGee will suit up for the Lakers in 2018-19. On Thursday, Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka was asked about the team's roster construction.
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2018 NBA free agency winners and losers: Warriors get better; Lakers land LeBron James, but still fall short

3 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

NBA free agency is far from over, but there have been enough moves, particularly with the big names at the top, that we can start to assess the situation around the league. With any decision there are always pros and cons, winners and losers, so we decided to sort things out for you as rosters for next season continue to take shape. Obviously things can change with a big signing or trade before the season starts, but as of now, here are the winners and losers of 2018 NBA free agency. Until the days leading up to the start of free agency, Paul George going to Los Angeles was considered one...
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Ken Rosenthal talks with AJ Hinch after the AL's thrilling win in the 2018...

Ken Rosenthal talks with AJ Hinch after the AL's thrilling win in the 2018 All-Star Game

AJ Hinch was impressed by his American League squad in their 8-6 win over the National League in the 2018 All-Star Game. Read more ...

Watch the Scooter Gennett home run that forced extra innings in the MLB...

Watch the Scooter Gennett home run that forced extra innings in the MLB All-Star Game

Scooter Gennett hits incredible 2 run home run off Edwin Diaz during All-Star game. Read more ...

Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim pleads guilty to extreme DUI

Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim pleads guilty to extreme DUI

TEMPE, Ariz. The Arizona Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty to extreme DUI following a Fourth of July... Read more ...

MLB trade rumors: Matt Kemp would welcome 'Hollywood' Manny Machado if...

MLB trade rumors: Matt Kemp would welcome 'Hollywood' Manny Machado if Dodgers land shortstop

“LeBron and Machado?” Kemp said. “That would be a big couple of weeks in L.A., huh?” Read more ...

Lonzo Ball injury update: Lakers guard undergoes successful knee surgery

Lonzo Ball injury update: Lakers guard undergoes successful knee surgery

Ball will be ready for training camp this fall, the team announced. Read more ...

Everton pre-season 2018-19: Fixtures, transfers, squad numbers & complete...

Everton pre-season 2018-19: Fixtures, transfers, squad numbers & complete Premier League schedule

Goal gives you the complete look at the Toffees' full fixtures least for the upcoming season, including all pre-season and Premier League games Read more ...

Islanders keep young defenseman in town for two more years

Islanders keep young defenseman in town for two more years

Rather than go long term for a player of whom they think a lot, the Islanders were able to sign restricted free-agent defenseman Ryan Pulock to a two-year bridge deal on... Read more ...

LeBron sends congrats to Lakers' Josh Hart

LeBron sends congrats to Lakers' Josh Hart

LeBron James is happy for his young Lakers teammate. Read more ...

Hot Links: Ben Powers crushes dreams, Greg Burks discusses new rules, and more!

Hot Links: Ben Powers crushes dreams, Greg Burks discusses new rules, and more!

How's it going, friends and fans? So Oklahoma's part in Big 12 Media Days is wrapped up, but there were plenty of tasty soundbites and fun interactions with the players and... Read more ...

'We kill them, Messi or no Messi' - Pogba's pre-Argentina World Cup speech...

'We kill them, Messi or no Messi' - Pogba's pre-Argentina World Cup speech revealed

The France star made a number of speeches en route to the final and footage of him giving impassioned speeches in the knock-out rounds has emerged Read more ...