A Final Salute to Stuart Scott
January 28th, 2015
2015, January 4th, Sunday, Stuart Scott left this world making a decision that this was the right time to do something with his life, something which will be better than what he was doing at the present moment: fighting cancer. This battle lasted for several years and he even got it three times, and every single time he managed to defend himself and to continue his life. This time he found a different way to fight the disease; he was not going to be its victim. He rose above it and went on to a better place.
He was born in Chicago, Illinois, when he was seven, together with his family, he moved to North Carolina where he went to the University of North Carolina. After he graduated he went on to work as a news reporter at WPDE-TV in Florence, South Carolina. After that he worked as a news reporter at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Atlanta Hawks: To Sell or Not To Sell
January 24th, 2015
Atlanta Hawks give their best to practice, develop and to improve their game and due to this effort they are number one in the Eastern Conference.
According to some the Hawks have been a worthy jewel in the league for a lot of years. Even though all of the players love coming to Atlanta and a great number of them live in Atlanta when the season is over, still, Atlanta has not been an on-court destination for these same players. Hopefully, this kind of situation will change once the conundrum with its ownership is solved.
There are three ownership groups, according to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and they have reached an agreement to sell hundred percent of the team. By doing this, there will be no more dysfunction between the two older groups. The first group is based in Washington, D.C. and led by primary owner Bruce Levenson with almost half of the ownership, and the second group is based in Atlanta and is led by Michael Gearon, Jr. who owns thirty percent. The third group includes investors which are in New York and own the remaining twenty percent.
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NBA’s Amazing Final Moments of All Time
January 21st, 2015
NBA is that dynamic, power-packed, and energetic zone, from where fully spirited and immensely strong basketball warriors emerge. It is the zone where basketball payers have to demonstrate their charm and wit with the basketball in its entirety. NBA has indeed accepted the challenging responsibility of giving birth to basketball legends, who carve out their legacies in the DNA of this league. On its way to its 70th birthday in a few years, NBA has amassed a huge wealth of treasured moments of basketballs finals that it will continue to cherish forever.
There are stunning players such as Michael Jordan, Jerry West, Magic Johnson, and Larry Bird, who rose to the peaks of their performances while surviving the tremendous pressure of the championship series. While NBA finals are in full swing, we present to you a throwback of NBA’s amazing final moments of all time.
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Mel Raines is becoming Senior Vice President of Pacers Sports & Entertainment
January 13th, 2015
First, she helped in managing what was considered the most successful Super Bowls ever held in Indy in 2012. Then, in Tampa, FL she was a part of a national political convention together with a group of people who were in charge of running the Super Bowl of politics. At this present moment, she is known as Mel Raines, the woman who is about to join Pacers Sports & Entertainment as the Senior Vice President.
Mel Raines, 45, a native of South Bend and an honours graduate at the Indiana University has been a key person in the organization and realization of five Republican National Conventions, and besides this she has been a staff member in the second term of former Vice President Dick Cheney.
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December 5th, 2014
Cleveland made its fifth consecutive victory after winning with 90:87 over host New York. Kyrie Irving realized a season-record 37 points, including a crucial basket 10 seconds before the end, but the star guest LeBron James finished with 19 points and 12 assists. Carmelo Anthony missed leveled at the buzzer after an inaccurate shot from the 3 points. He scored only 4 of 19 attempts from the game, and New York made a sixth consecutive loss. Tim Hardaway Jr. was best for the hosts with 20 points and Amar Studamayer finished with 18 points 9 rebounds. The driver in the Northwest Division Portland recording a third consecutive success after 88:82 over the visiting Indiana. Damien Lilard realized 23 points for the hosts, and LaMarkas Aldridge record fourth consecutive “double-double” in 18 points and 13 rebounds. Rodney Stuckey was the top scorer for the visitors with 16 points. Indiana tied at 64:64 at the beginning of the fourth, but later pulled Portland to 75:66 and the end withheld to record 12th win in their last 13 games.
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December 5th, 2014
The leader in the NBA Golden State won versus New Orleans with 112:85 and recorded 11th straight victory, which tied the club record for this indicator of season 1971/1972. Klay Thompson scored 23 points and Stephen Curry made 19 points and a record for the campaign 11 assists. Harrison Barnes scored 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Draymond Green contributed 14 points and 14 rebounds for the 16th success in 18 games at Golden State. The hosts caused his stroke with a series of 20: 4 points in the second quarter, then completely controlled the match. Anthony Davis recorded 12 and “double-double” for New Orleans with 30 points and 15 rebounds, but it was far from enough.
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DeMar Derozan will miss 1 month
November 29th, 2014
The team of the Toronto Raptors enjoyed a flying start to the season with 13 wins and 3 defeat, but the mood of the northerners was marred by bad news. Toronto Raptors suffered a severe blow after it became clear that one of the main players on the team – DeMar Derozan will be absent from the field in the next month. The 25-year-old guard has adductor tear and will rest forced at least four weeks. Derozan injured by inept way in loss of Dallas, slipping the orchestra in “Air Canada Center.
In 16 games for the Toronto Raptors this season, he achieved 19.4 points, 4.2 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.4 steals.
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November 8th, 2014
AJ Price will put the team Indiana Pacers after a break of nearly two years. 28-year-old guard was chosen by “pedestrian” in №52 in the draft in 2009, then was part of the team between 2009 and 2012, and except for the Pacers played for the Washington Wizards and Minnesota Timberwolves, according to Basketball NBA news. The team of Frank Vaughan experiencing major problems of guards positions – from the beginning of the season with injuries are George Hill, CJ Watson and Rodney Stuckey. The 188 cm Price left fairly good impression during his previous stay in Indianapolis and played 150 matches, which has made 6.0 points, 2.0 assists and 1.5 rebounds in 14.9 minutes per game. Price history is very interesting and inspiring. He missed his rookie season with Connecticut College (2004/2005) as suffering from arteriovenous malformation, which causes bleeding in his brain. Guard received special treatment and was sidelined 14 months, returning to the game only in the 2006/2007 season and played three seasons for “huskies” before making the step to the NBA.
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October 29th, 2014
The champions of San Antonio Spurs started NBA 2014/15 season with a victory, having won very dramatic in their household Dallas Mavericks 101:100. For San Antonio Spurs very good present star trio after Tony Parker scored 23 points, Manu Ginobili include from the bench with 20 points and Tim Duncan on his account “double-double” of 14 points and 13 rebounds. Besides them, Marco Belinelli and Danny Green also had a significant contribution to the success after added respectively 15 and 13 points for success. Monta Ellis was the top scorer for the Mavericks – 23 points, Dirk Nowitzki and Devin Harris scored respectively 18 and 17 points. From the first whistle, both teams came in strong battle for every inch of ground, having exchanged the lead several times, but the difference in results in no time was more than 2-3 points.
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October 29th, 2014
The team New Orleans Pelicans delighted fans with a landslide victory at the start of the 2014/15 season in the National Basketball Association after he had in his household Orlando Magic 101:84. Anthony Davis was unstoppable for the hosts, as the record of your account 26 points, 17 rebounds and 9 umbrella, Ryan Anderson teamed properly with 22 points and 9 rebounds and Yumer Ashak and Tayrik Evans scored respectively 14 and 12 points. Tobias Harris was the top scorer for the “Wizards” – 25 points, Nicolas Vuchevich was marked by “double-double” – 15 points and 23 rebounds, and Evan Fornie and Aaron Gordon ended with 11 points each. Orlando basketball were more concentrated at the beginning of the game and managed to get six points, but by the end of the first quarter the hosts melted liability until only one point – 24:25, and in the second period New Orleans Pelicans were complete masters of the field, and came a complete reversal of the break – 48:41.
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