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Teenage NBA Prospect Abiodun Adegoke Has Reportedly Grown To 7-Foot-11-Inches Tall

Two years on and he’s said to be still growing. According to multiple reports, including his personal Wikipedia page, Adegoke has grown by two inches – meaning he is now 7-foot-11-inches tall. Despite still being a teenager, the Nigerian athlete is already four inches taller than the legendary Manute Bol who was the tallest player …

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Brooklyn Nets governor Joe Tsai voices support for front office, coaches in wake of Kevin Durant’s trade demands

Brooklyn Nets governor Joe Tsai voiced his support Monday night for the front office and coaching staff after Kevin Durant told Tsai to choose between him and the team’s general manager and coach. Tsai and Durant recently met in London, ESPN sources confirmed, and Durant reiterated his desire to be traded and suggested the franchise …

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NBA players must be vaccinated or have medical clearance to play in Canada, memo says

5:53 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The NBA informed teams Monday that players still need to have either received a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine or been given a medical clearance from getting one in order to play games in Canada, according to a league memo obtained by ESPN. The memo also states that, players …

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Former KU guard Rex Walters hired by NBA’s Charlotte Hornets

Rex Walters, seen here coaching for the University of San Francisco, has joined the Charlotte Hornets’ coaching staff. AP file photo Former University of Kansas guard Rex Walters has been hired as an assistant coach by the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets. Walters, 52, who played basketball at KU during the 1991-92 and 1992-93 seasons, recently was …

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Former NBA player Iman Shumpert arrested at Texas airport for pot possession

DALLAS — — Former NBA player Iman Shumpert was arrested at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport last weekend for allegedly trying to bring six ounces of cannabis through security. The police report from the DFW Airport Department of Public Safety shows police were called to a TSA checkpoint at about 3:40 pm on Saturday, …

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Iman Shumpert facing charges after airport marijuana arrest

Former Knicks guard Iman Shumpert was arrested over the weekend after officers found a “sizable” amount of marijuana in his backpack at the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. Shumpert was stopped at a TSA checkpoint around 2:40 pm on Saturday by authorities responding to a possible drug violation call, according to TMZ Sports. Upon further examination, they …

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