The ESPY Awards are rewarded to athletes by fan vote through polls, and the fans appear to be done with the LeBron James hate based on the results of the winners on Wednesday night, rewarding James with three different trophies – male athlete of the year, best championship performance and best NBA player. Though he wasn’t available at the ceremony due to his obligations to Team USA, he did make an appearance through video to make an acceptance speech. His team,
The Dwight Howard saga finally came to an end on Wednesday, at least for the Brooklyn Nets. After much anticipation of a possible trade between the Orlando Magic and the Nets, talks completely broke down and the one team that Howard desired is the only team that now appears to have no shot at acquiring the prized center. See how it broke down, along with a lot of official free agent signings in today’s news:Chris Sheridan explains the only way
Lol why do u guys believe everything? No quotes from me = probably not true — Jeremy Lin (@JLin7) July 11, 2012 Tweet of the Day goes to Jeremy Lin, who had to debunk articles and reports from this morning that he was unhappy with the New York Knicks organization. Mitch Lawrence of New York Daily News reported the following: “He was surprised that the Knicks didn’t make the first move,’’ a league source said. “They know they’ve got to mend some
why is magic mike holding a basketball?!?!? twitter.com/JLin7/status/2… — Jeremy Lin (@JLin7) July 10, 2012 Tweet of the Night goes to Jeremy Lin, who called Tyson Chandler “Magic Mike” after witnessing him pose naked for the next cover of ESPN’s “The Body Issue”. To see who Magic Mike is, you’ll have to click the provided link. Chandler is the second current Knicks player to pose for the cover of the magazine, joining Amare Stoudemire, who “graced” the cover back in 2010. Here is
Happy 4 my former college teammate & gd friend @stevenovak20 on his new deal..every1 has finally seen wht we’ve known since U wr in HS.. — Dwyane Wade (@DwyaneWade) July 9, 2012 Tweet of the Day goes to Dwyane Wade for congratulating his former college teammate in Steve Novak for agreeing to terms with the New York Knicks on a nice big contract. Novak was a rookie in the lone season he played together with Wade in Marquette, but showed his long
Deron Williams stayed. Jason Kidd left. Steve Nash was traded, and so was Kyle Lowry. Thus far, the NBA’s free agency season has been dominated by point guards, but as we count down the days to the end of the moratorium on July 11, there are plenty of other deals, signings, and trades being made. On Friday, the Celtics were dealt a crushing blow (exactly how crushing will be determined in part by Jason Terry) when Ray Allen decided to join the Miami Heat.
Before Ray Allen agreed to join the Miami Heat, nothing of major significance happened in free agency today, with the exception of the return of one Brandon Roy and the Philadelphia 76ers making some major roster adjustments. Aside from that, today’s news is filled with teams and players’ options, desires, possibilities and opinions.First reported by Jason Quick of the Oregonian, Brandon Roy has agreed to deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves: “Brandon Roy has agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal