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The Homies come together and the first thing Dave recognizes is Rock-T’s glasses 04:04 FATHERS DAY was well for the guys 06:51 JA MORANT did NOT get what the guys thought he deserved 10:57 CP3 got disrespected out of this world!!! 21:59 Gabrielle Union and Taraji P. Henson went to a movie premiere but left […]

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky point guard Ashton Hagans will enter the NBA draft and forego his final two seasons of eligibility. He said Sunday the “time is now” to pursue his dream of playing professionally. The 6-foot-3 Hagans was named Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a freshman and became one of the […]

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Andre Emmett, Texas Tech University’s all-time leading scorer and former NBA player was shot and killed this morning in Dallas. Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests And Breaking News On Your Phone. Text BOX to 24042 to join! https://twitter.com/Carchia/status/1176162404784381953?s=20 Emmett, 37, had just finished his second season playing in the Big […]

Last night the NBA Draft started and it was an emotional night for many young men and their parents. Tom didn’t notice too many girlfriends but Damon says those girlfriends won’t be around long. “Draft girlfriends never last,” Damon says. As far as he knows, Steph and LeBron are the only ones who kept their […]

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former Duke star Zion Williamson is suing to terminate his contract with a sports marketing company, saying the agency violated the state’s sports agent law. A lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Greensboro says the star player should be allowed to void his contract with Florida-based Prime Sports Marketing […]

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson is leaving Duke after one high-flying season to enter the NBA draft. Widely projected as the top overall pick in the June draft, the AP national player of the year announced his decision Monday. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson captivated all of college basketball with his freakish, once-in-a-generation athleticism, his […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers got the player they wanted and Lonzo Ball the team he wanted.   Lonzo to Lakers at #2 #nbadraft pic.twitter.com/hV3uG8JGE1 — #PraiseRichCho (@Panthers4life50) June 22, 2017 The 76ers selected guard Markelle Fultz on Thursday night with the No. 1 pick and the Lakers followed by taking Ball, the […]

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LaVar Ball has already made headlines as one of the most controversial Black sports fathers ever – surpassing Cecil Newton, Richard Williams and Earl Woods, whose children, Cam, Serena, Venus and Tiger have all gone on to stellar careers. Whether or not that applies to likely lottery pick Lonzo Ball or LaVar’s other two basketball […]

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ben Simmons was signing 76ers jerseys and eating cheesesteaks before he was even drafted. He’ll wear a team uniform for real soon enough. With the great hope he can lift one of the worst franchises in professional sports, the Philadelphia 76ers took Simmons with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, the first time since 2004 the team with the worst record won the No. 1 pick. After years of bad luck in the lottery, things finally worked out for the Wolves, who can perhaps choose between big men Karl-Anthony Towns of […]

Jabari Parker is making power moves on his Draft Day. Prior to being drafted to the Milwaukee Bucks at the 2014 NBA Draft, Parker signed…