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Kevin Durant, Basketball Twitter go nuts for Thomas 'Snacks' Lee, a Jackson State legend

Thomas “Snacks” Lee should be your new favorite basketball player. The Jackson State senior guard, who had previously served as the team manager, took the floor for the first time in his career Monday night against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. His first few shot attempts failed to find the bottom of the net, but with less than a minute to go in regulation, Lee launched from way downtown and … splash. Just listen

LeBron James posts heroic triple double as Lakers beat Pelicans

LeBron James posts heroic triple double to topple Zion Williamson’s highest-scoring game yet as star duo stage thrilling duel with LA Lakers beating New Orleans Pelicans LeBron James scored 34 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds against the Pelicans  The Lakers overcame New Orleans 122-114 on Sunday after James’s top display  He beat Zion Williamson’s highest scoring game to help his team to victory  LeBron James keeps finding ways to

76ers clipped as Philly folds without Simmons

Kawhi Leonard scored 30 points, Paul George added 24 and the Los Angeles Clippers extended their winning streak to four with a 136-130 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. Reserves Montrezl Harrell and Lou Williams also had 24 points. The Clippers — who shot 59.2 per cent from the field — trailed by two at halftime but took control in the third quarter, outscoring the Sixers 38-24. Already missing the injured

NBL rocked by nuclear WhatsApp claims

The NBL has been rocked by a staggering series of social media posts from Adelaide 36ers guard Kevin White, accusing former coach Joey Wright of misconduct towards players. White made a series of serious accusations against the veteran NBL coach, coming just one day after the American mentor’s split from the 36ers was confirmed. The three-time NBL coach of the year departed after seven years in South Australia after a

‘Kiss my a**’: LeBron schools Zion

When the prince takes on the king, the older statesman is always going to want to pull out his best. In the second meeting between LeBron James’ LA Lakers and Zion Williamson’s New Orleans Pelicans, both men put on a show but it was King James who came out the victor. Watch the 2019/20 NBA Season with ESPN on KAYO. Up to up to 7 LIVE games every week! New

Vanessa Bryant 'devastated' graphic photos of crash site were shared

Vanessa Bryant is "absolutely devastated" by allegations that Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies personnel shared photos of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, their 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others. In a statement by her attorney that Vanessa Bryant shared on Instagram, Gary Robb requested an internal affairs investigation into the accusations and the "harshest possible discipline". Vanessa Bryant released a statement through her lawyer describing her devastation at

Banged up Golden State beat Phoenix with eight players

Eight months ago, the Golden State Warriors were trying to force Game 7 in the NBA Finals to seal their fate as arguably the greatest dynasty in NBA history. Now the Warriors are just trying to keep healthy bodies on the court. Source: Read Full Article

Russell Westbrook takes the lead with James Harden's Rockets

BOSTON — Since the moment James Harden became a member of the Houston Rockets in October 2012, the team has been almost exclusively built around him and his prodigious talent. That has led to plenty of Rockets victories on the back of Harden’s incredible offensive displays. And when Houston has lost, it can generally be traced back to Harden having a rare off night. Saturday against the Boston Celtics at

'He stood up': Didi Louzada in NBA sights after game-saving shot

Kings star Didi Louzada is shaping up to be the NBL's next NBA success story after single-handedly taking Sydney to victory in the dying minutes of Saturday night’s opening finals series match against Melbourne United. After laying relatively low throughout the entire match, Louzada swooped in where it counted, nailing a three-pointer with just 40 seconds left in the game just metres away from NBA Pelicans president David Griffin. Kings

Bane, TCU stun No. 2 Baylor with late 18-1 run

FORT WORTH, Texas — Desmond Bane scored 23 points, including eight straight in TCU’s tiebreaking run as the Horned Frogs upended No. 2 Baylor 75-72 on Saturday. Bane made a long tiebreaking 3-pointer with 4:42 left that put the Horned Frogs (16-13, 7-9 Big 12) ahead to stay. After blocking a shot by Jared Butler, Bane then made a turnaround jumper before adding another 3 to make it 63-55 with