We're still waiting for an update on Sixers guard Markelle Fultz, weeks after the second-year player was ruled out indefinitely with thoracic outlet syndrome. But while we wait for Fultz and his jumper to get right in the darkness, a fellow member of the 2017 NBA Draft class is reportedly on the market.According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Dallas Mavericks are in pursuit of a Dennis Smith Jr. trade, with Woj claiming the Mavericks are "escalating discussions" in advance of February's trade deadline. That makes a good deal of sense for the Mavericks, who have found themselves a wunderkind in Luka Doncic. Since they now have a player who is more effective with the ball in his hands than DSJ and could use it there as much as possible, exchanging Smith Jr. for better-fitting parts makes some sense. That goes double if Smith Jr. is bristling at playing second fiddle to Doncic.On first glance, the Mavericks' desire to move Smith Jr. doesn't have a whole lot to do with the Sixers or … [Read more...] about NBA Trade Rumors: Does Dennis Smith Jr.’s availability impact Markelle Fultz market?
San Miguel Alab Pilipinas defeated Hong Kong Eastern 87-75 in the ASEAN Basketball League in Laguna on Friday. PJ Ramos finished with 31 points, while Ray Parks Jr. added 24 at Sta. Rosa Multi-Purpose Sports Complex to help Alab rebound from their loss to Westsport Malaysia Dragons in Wednesday. Alab improved their record to 6-1, while handing Eastern's fifth defeat in 12 games. (More details to follow.) For more sports coverage, visit the ABS-CBN Sports website. … [Read more...] about ABL: PJ Ramos, Ray Parks Jr. power Alab to bounce-back win vs HK
CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta fired back at Trump Organisation executive Donald Trump Jr. after Donald Trump Jr. described a video Acosta posted as “one of the best self-own videos ever.” Acosta, who was covering President Donald Trump’s inspection of the US-Mexico border in Texas, challenged Trump’s description of a “crisis” at the border in his video. The two went back and forth on Twitter on Thursday. CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta fired back at President Donald Trump’s son and Trump Organisation executive Donald Trump Jr. after he described a video Acosta posted as “one of the best self-own videos ever.” While covering President Donald Trump’s inspection of the US-Mexico border at McAllen, Texas, on Thursday, Acosta scrutinised the characterization of the border as a “crisis.” Trump and White House officials have described the border as a “crisis” as a justification for a … [Read more...] about CNN reporter Jim Acosta claps back at Trump Jr. in Twitter feud over border wall
By Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle Published 4:17 pm CST, Thursday, January 10, 2019 PHOTOS: Rockets vs. Bucks Houston Rockets forward Danuel House Jr. (4) drives around Memphis Grizzlies forward Omri Casspi (18) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke) >>>See game action from the Rockets' game against the Bucks on Wednesday ... less PHOTOS: Rockets vs. Bucks Houston Rockets forward Danuel House Jr. (4) drives around Memphis Grizzlies forward Omri Casspi (18) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in ... more Photo: Michael Wyke/Associated Press Photo: Michael Wyke/Associated Press Image 1 of / 34 Caption Close Image 1 of 34 PHOTOS: Rockets vs. … [Read more...] about With Danuel House Jr. running out of 2-way NBA days, Rockets open talks in standard contract
John Haltiwanger, provided by Published 10:09 am CST, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Mark Wilson/Getty Images Donald Trump Jr. on Tuesday compared immigrants to zoo animals in a controversial post to Instagram regarding the wall his father wants to build along the US-Mexico border. Trump Jr. shared the post via his Instagram story, which said, "You know why you can enjoy a day at the zoo? Because walls work." Trump Jr.'s social media habits, much like his father's, have often landed him in hot water. Donald Trump Jr. on Tuesday compared immigrants to zoo animals in a controversial Instagram post regarding the wall his father wants to build along the US-Mexico border. Though the post does not appear on his main profile, a source close to Trump Jr. pointed out to INSIDER that it was shared via the Instagram story feature. It will delete after 24 hours. Trump Jr.'s post said, "You know why you can enjoy a day at the zoo? Because walls work." Many on social media took … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Jr. compared immigrants to zoo animals in an Instagram post on the border wall