Basketball

Kyrie Irving expresses frustration about vaccination

Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving opted to not receive the COVID-19 vaccine. On Tuesday, Nets General Manager Sean Marks announced Irving is ineligible to practice or play in a game until he is vaccinated. The NBA champion said the organization is using him as an example. Irving’s explanation “I …

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Former Gator Jai Lucas pivoted from playing to coaching

Jai Lucas transitioned from being a Gator to being Wildcat. Lucas left playing basketball in the past to recently joining the Men’s Kentucky Basketball team staff as a coaching assistant and recruiting coordinator for the 2020-2021 season. How Lucas Stayed in Basketball Lucas said the connections he made at Florida …

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Kyrie Irving held from Nets until vaccinated

The Brooklyn Nets officially announced star point guard, Kyrie Irving, will not be allowed to practice or play in a game until he is vaccinated. Irving and Vaccination Status NBA champion, Irving has yet to comply with New York’s COVID-19 mandate as of Tuesday. The Nets said Tuesday that he …

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Mike White Talks First Gator Hoops Practice, Keyontae Johnson

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Florida basketball tipped off its first practice on Tuesday. Afterward, seventh-year head coach Mike White met with the media. White reflected on the first day of practice before previewing the Gators’ offensive and defensive identities. He also spoke to Keyontae Johnson’s role and the progress of returning players like Colin …

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Russell Westbrook discusses being a Laker

At his first media day as a Laker, Russell Westbrook reflected on what it means to be in Los Angeles. The 2017 league MVP landed in L.A. this summer after a stunning trade from Washington in exchange for Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Montrezl Harrell, and the 22nd overall pick of …

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NBA Training Camps Open

As the NBA season is less than a month away, teams are suiting up for their 2021-22 campaigns. On the heels of a truncated season due to COVID-19, training camps opened this week and teams from around the NBA met with the media ahead of October’s start. Eastern Conference The …

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