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Lindsey Peterson
March 22, 2019 - 4:14 pm
Nacho is 26 years old and he’s from Ohio. He described himself as “smart but lazy…I never really tried hard in school but I loved video games”. He started playing NBA 2K several years ago and he thought he was pretty good. “I didn’t know if I was good enough to be one of the best in the world. But...
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March 21, 2019 - 11:14 am
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced updates on three injured players who have all missed significant time. None of the news was particularly good for a team trying to play out the stretch with limited options. Forward Robert Covington, a key piece in the Jimmy Butler trade with Philadelphia...
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Big KAT in Charlotte
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February 18, 2019 - 4:44 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - LeBron James was trading lob pass with Dwyane Wade again, one last time. Lobs from Kyrie Irving once again, too. And after making a stepback 3-pointer late, he stared down Joel Embiid to send a message without saying a word. Oh, this mattered. Team LeBron, down by 20 in the...
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Josh Okogie plays for World Team
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February 16, 2019 - 7:56 am
Timberwolves rookie Josh Okogie scored 13 points for the World Team in Friday's Rising Stars Challenge at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Charlotte, NC. It wasn't enough to win the game, though, as Team USA wound up in the razzle-dazzle-filled 161-144 triumph. Okogie, born in Nigeria and the 20th...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
January 24, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Jimmy Butler has only been with the 76ers for a littler over two months since pushing his way out of the Timberwolves , and apparently, the franchise is already wondering if he's more trouble than he's worth. Reporter Jackie MacMullan recently wrote a feature on Butler's time in Philadelphia for...
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Brad Rempel USA Today
October 10, 2018 - 4:31 pm
There was high drama at Tuesday's Minnesota Timberwolves practice. Jimmy Butler finally showed up, and made quite a scene, according to plugged-in NBA reporters. Do you think his behavior ultimately helps or hurts the team? Butler gave his version of events to ESPN, confirming reports he blew up at...
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