Lakers Rumors: Kyrie Irving ‘More Open’ to Joining LeBron, LA in Free Agency
Jae C. Hong/Associated Press Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving is reportedly "more open" to signing with the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency than he was. According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst, there has been a "thawing" between Irving and LeBron James in recent months that could make L.A. an option for Kyrie. Windhorst theorized that…
Refugee suicide attempts spike on Manus after Australia election
Melbourne, Australia - Refugees on Papua New Guinea's (PNG) Manus Island say there is increasing desperation on the Pacific island and at least 10 people have attempted suicide or committed self-harm following the re-election of Australia's conservative government at the weekend. For years, the Australian government has been sending asylum seekers who attempt to reach…
Michigan agrees to deal with former player Juwan Howard to become basketball coach
CLOSE A look back at the history of Juwan Howard, the former Michigan basketball star, on the national stage. Wochit, Wochit Nine days after losing the greatest coach the men’s basketball program had ever seen, Michigan brought back one of its own in an effort to fill the void. Juwan Howard, a former Michigan All-American…
BS Meter on Latest NBA Draft, Free-Agency and Offseason Rumors
0 of 7 Jae C. Hong/Associated Press With the NBA draft and free agency only weeks away, it's officially rumor season in the Association. While the New Orleans Pelicans are locks to select Zion Williamson first overall in the draft, the intrigue begins from there. Where will the top prospects land, and which teams will…
Think Your Team Should Blow It Up? Before You Do, Remember the Blazers
Craig Mitchelldyer/Associated Press TUALATIN, Ore. — The Portland Trail Blazers' unlikely playoff run came to an end when a Damian Lillard three-point attempt from the right corner rimmed out at the buzzer, the final nail in a four-game sweep at the hands of the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals.…