Who is Toni Kukoc? 5 fast facts about the European prodigy who drew the ire of Michael Jordan

The 10-part ESPN documentary “The Last Dance” continues to chronicle the Chicago Bulls’ last championship run, and Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman have been the focus through four episodes.   What about Toni Kukoc?   The 6-11 forward was a complementary piece on the 1997-98 team, but that doesn’t do his story justice. He was one of the most accomplished European players of all time – and one of the targets for Jordan and Pippen because of their angst toward Bulls general manager […]

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James Wiseman is the best center in the NBA Draft, says Mike Tuck

Despite being suspended by the NCAA for a financial infraction, James Wiseman is the best center in the NBA Draft and will be a great addition for any lottery team, says Mike Tuck. Follow Mike Tuck on Twitter Follow Mike Tuck on Instagram Jordan's Last Dance on Sky Q from April 20 Watch The Last Dance, a 10-part documentary on the 1997-98 Bulls, on Netflix via your Sky Q box Obi Toppin Age: 22College: DaytonPosition: Forward Source: Read Full Article

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Thiago Silva is proud of PSG team after being crowned champions

‘This is the strangest championship I have won’: PSG captain Thiago Silva says he is proud of his team after Ligue 1 cancellation saw them crowned champions – as he dedicates triumph to medical staff fighting coronavirus League leaders Paris Saint-Germain have been crowned champions of Ligue 1  Ligue 1 holders were 12 points clear with game in hand when the league stopped  Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva is proud of the team for their title win He dedicates triumph […]

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This is how MLB teams responded to a disgruntled Cubs fan seeking to switch fandom

For a long time, being a Cubs fan wasn’t easy. The Chicago franchise famously went on a 108-year World Series championship drought, with some serious down years. In the 1980 season, the Cubs finished 64-98, placing sixth (last) in the NL East. The down year was enough for one fan, Don Costello, to consider switching teams, and so he wrote other MLB franchises to see whether they’d accept an upset fan. These letters were brought to light recently by that fan’s son, Don Kostelec, […]

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Pablo Mari is Mikel Arteta's loan star and wants an extended stay

He was on Manchester City’s books for three years but was farmed out each season; now he is a Flamengo player at Arsenal… Pablo Mari is Mikel Arteta’s loan star and wants to stay with the Gunners for ‘many years’ On loan Arsenal defender Pablo Mari wants to be at the club for ‘many years’  Mari says he is grateful for the opportunity he was given by Manchester City Spaniard and his team-mates were ‘scared’ when Mikel Arteta got coronavirus  […]

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Hugo Lloris says it is 'a privilege' working with Jose Mourinho

‘He’s great, it’s a privilege’: Tottenham keeper Hugo Lloris loves working with Jose Mourinho on a daily basis despite his controversial image in the media Hugo Lloris says it is ‘a privilege’ to work with Spurs manager Jose Mourinho The French goalkeeper enjoys his experience and his large trophy cabinet Mourinho took over from Mauricio Pochettino as Tottenham boss in November  Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has heaped praise on manager Jose Mourinho, saying it’s ‘a privilege’ to talk to […]

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Luka Doncic is the most confident European player to grace NBA since Drazen Petrovic, says Mike Tuck

BBL legend and Sky Sports NBA analyst Mike Tuck discusses his favourite European players and draws comparisons between current star Luka Doncic and 1990s legend Drazen Petrovic. Follow Mike Tuck on Twitter Follow Mike Tuck on Instagram ‘Doncic the confident European NBA player since Petrovic’ I was so impressed by how developed Luka Doncic already was when he came into the NBA in the 2018 Draft. He was probably the most hyped European player to come into the league for […]

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Who is Neville Gallimore? Meet Canada’s 2020 NFL Draft prospect selected by the Cowboys

Canadian Neville Gallimore was expected to hear his name called during the 2020 NFL Draft and it finally happened in the third round. The Oklahoma defensive tackle was tapped at 82nd overall by the Dallas Cowboys and will now join fellow Canuck’s L.P. Ladouceur and Tyrone Crawford in Texas. Here’s everything you need to know about the newest Canadian in the NFL. Where is Neville Gallimore from? The Ottawa, Ont., native attended Canada Prep Academy in St. Catharines, Ont., in hopes of getting recognized by […]

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Here is what UEFA's latest guidelines mean for Europe's top leagues

UEFA DECISION FALL-OUT: Premier League turn down play-off option, France will play every three days from mid-June while Holland and Scotland look to cancel seasons in line with new rules … here is what UEFA guidelines mean for Europe’s top leagues UEFA held a meeting on Thursday in a bid to find resolutions for 2019-20 season Leagues across Europe are making their own judgement calls on how to proceed Bundesliga bosses unanimously signed off on an agreement to return on […]

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Who is Clyde Edwards-Helaire? Meet the Chiefs draft pick eager to become NFL’s next pocket-sized star

Clyde Edwards-Helaire had not yet started 15 games at running back for the college football’s playoff champions, had not yet delivered his massive contributions to LSU’s 15 consecutive victories. He hadn’t yet blistered the Alabama Crimson Tide, gashed Auburn or dominated Clemson. And when he walked into Kevin Faulk’s office that day, he surely didn’t have to duck under the door frame. Edwards-Helaire made one heck of a first impression, though, after Faulk was hired as LSU’s director of player […]

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