Kareem Abdul-Jabbar calls Kyrie Irving’s Alex Jones tweet ‘what happens when education system fails’
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — the leading scorer in NBA history — dunked on Kyrie Irving in an essay accusing the Nets guard of “gelatinous ignorance.” He also called on consumers to give the 30-year-old ball handler the hook following Irving’s promotion of a clip showing “Infowars” host Alex Jones babbling a conspiracy theory. “Kyrie Irving’s thought process is an example of what happens when the ...news.yahoo.com
Ime's way: Celtics' Finals run a product of coach's vision
The Celtics’ transition from a team that has gone from just outside the top tier of the Eastern Conference to one that's four wins way from the franchise’s 18th NBA championship began the moment Ime Udoka took the microphone at his introductory news conference.
Durant leads big rally at MSG as Nets storm past Knicks
Kevin Durant had 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds, leading the Brooklyn Nets back from 21 points down to a 110-98 victory over the New York Knicks that strengthened their chances of the best spot possible in the Eastern Conference play-in tournament.
Giannis becomes Bucks' scoring leader in OT win over Nets
Giannis Antetokounmpo passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become Milwaukee’s career scoring leader on a 3-pointer that forced overtime, and then made two free throws in the final seconds to give the Bucks a 120-119 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night.
Yankees, Mets and all MLB again affected by COVID in 2022
The cardboard cutouts are long gone. “Life is not back to normal yet,” Yankees reliever Zack Britton said Wednesday. Fans of the Yankees and Mets were shaken Tuesday by confirmation from New York City that the same private employer vaccine mandate that has sidelined NBA star Kyrie Irving for Brooklyn Nets’ home games would also apply at the outdoor baseball parks in the Bronx and Queens.news.yahoo.com
Analysis: NBA All-Star voting by players, again, was flawed
It has become an annual joke, one that NBA players keep repeating. For the sixth consecutive year, players had the right to have a significant say in the process of deciding who will start the All-Star Game. The NBA uses a formula to do that now, with fan voting counting for 50% of the total, a media panel counting for 25% and the players themselves getting 25%.news.yahoo.com
Stan Van Gundy pokes a giant hole in Kyrie Irving’s supposed vaccine agenda
Stan Van Gundy poked a giant hole in Kyrie Irving’s supposed reasoning for refusing his vaccination. “The only thing I’m going to disagree with is this whole ‘voice for the voiceless’ thing,” Van Gundy, the former coach and current analyst on TNT broadcasts. “The anti-vax people right now are not without a voice. “I live in Florida, man. There are prominent people — our governor [Republican ...news.yahoo.com
Sage Steele has controversial interview with Jay Cutler, compliments Candace Owens
Former NFL quarterback Jay Cutler and ESPN sports anchor Sage Steele found themselves in hot water after Cutler compared Steele […] The post Sage Steele has controversial interview with Jay Cutler, compliments Candace Owens appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
Kyrie Irving welcomes first child with partner Marlene Wilkerson
Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving is celebrating the birth of a son with partner Marlene Wilkerson. The couple had kept their pregnancy quiet until this week when Wilkerson, the model-YouTube star, announced with a video on her page, The Find Guru, where she regularly posts videos about entrepreneurship and health. Titled “Our Pregnancy Journey,” the 11-minute clip features images of Wilkerson and Irving together throughout the experience and a meditation dedicated to “Black women, Black mamas and Black families,” written by Tiffanny Burns and narrated by Jamarah Amani.news.yahoo.com