Missed the Team USA game today? Check out the highlights here as Team USA beat France, 98-71.
Congratulations to Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder! Four years after moving the franchise from Seattle, the Thunder have captured a Western Conference Final and are headed to their first NBA championship as the Oklahoma City Thunder!
After dropping the first two games of the series, the Thunder came back to win four straight games to capture the series and drop the San Antonio Spurs on the way to victory. The determination and focus to come back after digging themselves into a deficit shows how hard work can truly help capture your dreams.
Oklahoma City will be playing the winner of the Eastern Conference Finals, either the Boston Celtics/Miami Heat. Congratulations again to the Thunder organization and the city of Oklahoma City!
Justin Combs, son of hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs, is under fire this week after receiving a full athletic scholarship (worth $54,000) to play football at UCLA. Many people believe that he should return the scholarship due to his father’s net worth of $500 million. Combs stated that he “put that work in” and deserves this scholarship. He has no plans to return the scholarship at this time.
Former world boxing champion, Johnny Tapia, has passed away this past Sunday. After surviving the first four times he was pronounced dead he has unfortunately passed with results from the autopsy on hold. Tapia won world championships in three different weight classes proving how much of a pound for pound boxer he was. We would like to send well wishes to his family and we hope success to those he has influenced in life. Rest in peace, Mr. Tapia.
Kevin Garnett and the Boston Celtics took down the Philadelphia 76ers yesterday with the score of 85-75. Teammate, Rajon Rondo, was amazing piling up another triple-double on the season and helping his team when they most needed it. The Celtics will face the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals which starts on Monday, May 28th.
The Miami Heat knocked off the Indiana Pacers tonight behind a strong performance from star, Dwyane Wade. Wade poured in 41 points with 10 rebounds to help the Heat beat the Pacers 105-93. The Heat will play the winner of the 76ers/Celtics series in the Eastern Conference Finals. Congratulations Miami!
Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder flew past the Los Angeles Lakers last night with the score of 106-90. The Thunder were able to fight through a valiant effort by Kobe Bryant as he scored 42 points. The Thunder will be playing the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals. Congratulations Oklahoma City!
Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers failed to get past the San Antonio Spurs who managed to stay perfect this postseason with a win last night. The Spurs were led by Tim Duncan to beat the Clippers 102-99 in game 4 of the series. San Antonio is the first team to get to the conference finals. They will play the winner of the Los Angeles/Oklahoma City series. Congratulations San Antonio!
Legend Babe Ruth’s jersey auctioned for an immense amount of $4.4 million becoming the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever. The buyer of the item specified that they plan to give it to one of their clients to keep within their private homes rather than in a museum where most believe it rightly belongs.
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