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Author: 0 NBA Great Tim Duncan Retiring After 19 Seasons In San Antonio

In that time, he led the team to five NBA championships, secured the league MVP title twice, won three NBA Finals MVP trophies and is widely considered the best power forward ever. Duncan averaged 15.4 points and 10 rebounds per game while shooting 56.9 percent in that series. San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan shoots the ball past Memphis Grizzlies' Chris Andersen during the second half in Game 1 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs April 17 at AT&T Center.

Sports Dwyane Wade's Free Agency Being Taken Seriously Across NBA
Author: 0 Dwyane Wade's Free Agency Being Taken Seriously Across NBA

If Wade actually progresses to meetings with other teams, the odds are highest that Wade is only using them as posturing to assure Miami pays him the money he thinks he deserves after sacrificing for the franchise over the years. Miami is awaiting its meeting with Durant on Sunday in the Hamptons outside NY, where president Pat Riley and owner Micky Arison will make a presentation to Durant.

Sports Canadian Milos Raonic comes up short in his first Grand Slam final
Author: 0 Canadian Milos Raonic comes up short in his first Grand Slam final

Yes, at last Andy Murray , the homeboy, will play for the championship of a tennis Grand Slam and not be facing two of the men who the last few years have been the best in the sport, Roger Federer or Novak Djokovic. "It's a great feeling to be giving myself a chance to play in my first final". The eight-time Grand Slam victor guided the Scot to victories at the Olympic Games in London and US Open in 2012 and his famous Wimbledon win 12 months later.

Sports Murray Beats Raonic for Wimbledon Title
Author: 0 Murray Beats Raonic for Wimbledon Title

Shortly after Andy Murray won in front of the home crowd, British player Heather Watson won another Wimbledon final on Centre Court in mixed doubles. As he accepted the trophy, Murray said that he reserves a special place in his heart for the London competition: "It's the most important tournament for me every year".

Author: 0 Michael Conley Signed the Richest Contract in NBA History Last Night

Parsons averaged 16.9 points and 5.5 rebounds for the Mavericks in his two years there. Then the Chandler Parsons news dropped Friday afternoon that he would be joining the Grizzlies on a max deal, thus adding to the speculation that Mike Conley was heading back to Memphis.

Author: 0 Golden State Officially Welcomes Kevin Durant to the Warriors

But he always told the Warriors he wasn't sure if he could leave OKC because of everything that had been built there, and because of his loyalties to Westbrook and others. Here's Barnes's shot chart this past season season, via StatMuse : And here's Durant's: The Warriors are getting Kevin Durant , and Kevin Durant is still a beast.

Sports UFC 200 results: Daniel Cormier wins unanimous decision over Anderson Silva
Author: 0 UFC 200 results: Daniel Cormier wins unanimous decision over Anderson Silva

With all due respect to Amanda , I'm very happy for you and congratulations on your big night, and with all due respect to Miesha (Tate), thank God I don't have to fight my friend". "It took me a little while to get acclimated", said Lesnar , who turns 39 this week. Moved from the main event fight-in which he was supposed to defend his light heavyweight title against Jon Jones-to a non-title fight against former middleweight champion Anderson Silva on two days' notice after Jones failed a ...

Sports UFC 200 preview and predictions
Author: 0 UFC 200 preview and predictions

While the fight card was originally set to feature a headlining bout between former light heavyweight king Jon "Bones" Jones and current champion Daniel "DC" Cormier, a failed out-of-competition drug test forced Jones to be scratched from the card.

Author: 0 Fans won't give up on Milos Raonic

But Djokovic showed rare signs of vulnerability in his shock Wimbledon third round loss against Sam Querrey and Murray believes he has an opportunity to establish himself as the sport's preeminent force at a time when Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have struggled with injuries and inconsistent form.

Author: 0 Where will Mike Conley sign this summer?!

He has averaged 15.7 points per game and 5.9 assists per game over the last four seasons with the Grizzlies . He shot 49.2 percent from the field and 41.4 percent from three-point range, showing he can be a weapon on offense. Parsons committed to the Grizzlies immediately after a Friday meeting at agent Dan Fegan's home in Beverly Hills, California. That's part of what makes it so odd how little interest they have in considering probability in their free agent strategies.

Author: 0 Why Tim Duncan is the Greatest Power Forward in NBA History

But the back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back playoff appearances and 17 consecutive 50-win seasons sort of makes up for that. Tim Duncan was all about the game - right up until his exit from it forever. He was unstoppable, averaging 27 points and 14 rebounds over the five game series, Kurt Thomas had no answer for him.

Sports France loses Euro 2016, but can claim security victory
Author: 0 France loses Euro 2016, but can claim security victory

Games are decided by goals, however, and it was Eder's strike on 109 minutes that tipped the balance in Portugal's favour. Coach Fernando Santos had dubbed the team "the ugly duckling". "That we were going to fight for him". It was a mostly boring and stodgy final but the record books will only show that Portugal went from third-place in its group to champion, and with little help from Ronaldo in its last match.

Author: 0 Chris Sale named American League starter

Sale's 14 wins are the best in the majors and opponents are hitting just.225 against him. Even more surprisingly, San Francisco seems to have acquired a rare bargain at starting pitcher in free agency over the winter: Cueto's $15.83 million salary this season is just the 21st-largest salary for a starting pitcher in the majors, and is just a rounding error larger than the one-year $15.8 million qualifying offer.

Sports Portugal triumph over France in final
Author: 0 Portugal triumph over France in final

Portugal rode their luck at times, notably when France substitute Andre-Pierre Gignac hit the post in stoppage time, but hit the woodwork themselves in extra-time through Raphael Guerreiro's free-kick. Matches early on in the tournament, most notably the 1-1 draw between England and Russian Federation in Marseille on June 11, were marred by hooligan violence.

Sports Messi to appeal against tax fraud conviction
Author: 0 Messi to appeal against tax fraud conviction

Messi and his father are believed to have paid nearly 15 million Euros since the news first broke out. The court ruled that Messi and his father, who managed his son's affairs since he was a child, should serve a sentence of seven months for each year of those three years.

Sports A main-event revolving door is a disaster - except for UFC 200
Author: 0 A main-event revolving door is a disaster - except for UFC 200

Former middleweight champion Anderson (The Spider) Silva got a $600,000 cheque for taking a non-title fight on two days notice with light-heavyweight champion Daniel (DC) Cormier after Jon (Bones) Jones pulled out of the bout in the wake of a positive drug test.

Author: 0 British Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg penalised for radio message

For Hamilton , there was no such drama as he claimed his fourth victory in five races to get the defence of his championship firmly back on track. It was all celebration for Hamilton , however, who had his fourth career British GP win. By Lap 25, Hamilton was surging 5.9sec clear of Verstappen , who was in second place and defending against a rampant Rosberg . Hamilton and Rosberg have been told they are on a final warning, with new rules of engagement and the threat of tough ...

Author: 0 Nico Rosberg: "Lewis did a better job over the whole weekend"

Rosberg , subjected to a chorus of pantomime boos on the podium, added: " Max got me and it was an exciting race against him. Rosberg finished as runner-up but, four hours after the race had ended, was handed a 10-second penalty and demoted to third place behind Red Bull's Dutch teenager Max Verstappen for a breach of radio regulations.

Author: 0 History girl Serena relieved to land 22nd major title

For Mahut and Herbert, this is their second major title together. They won the U.S. Open a year ago. "I learned not to get involved in those debates and conversations", Serena said. Babos held serve to stay in touch but Venus , with a bit of help from Serena with a fine backhand volley, served out for victory. Kerber saved one but Williams was too strong on the second forcing the error from Kerber to take the first set.

Sports Jojo selects final four for hometown dates
Author: 0 Jojo selects final four for hometown dates

Jojo Fletcher has narrowed her search for love down from 20 plus dudes to the final 6. Steve initially stated that Chase McNary would be eliminated after the hometown dates, making Luke , Robby, and Jordan her final three guys. During the Hometown dates, she'll go to Castle Rock, Colorado to see Chase before visiting Robby in Jacksonville, Florida. They hit up Pleasant Valley High School, which Jordan attended.

Sports Allyson Felix misses chance at Olympic double
Author: 0 Allyson Felix misses chance at Olympic double

Youth seemed to be the theme of this year's Olympic Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field. She planned to celebrate by going out for dinner. In the 5,000, Hall ran with the leaders for most of the 12/2-lap race, The group of 16 finalists ran as a pack for the first third, while Hall stayed among the top eight, who were in a tight pack.

Sports Four arrested Auburn players won't face suspension
Author: 0 Four arrested Auburn players won't face suspension

Nothing like a rivalry we can celebrate even on SEC Media Days. All three were defensive coordinators in the SEC last season. We all love football here, you've got the Alabama and Auburn rivalry, and it just makes it fun. Our players were flying around during the spring. Like I said earlier, he's at his best. The Malzahn magic in tight quarters didn't vanish forever in the Rose Bowl.

Author: 0 Biles, Douglas headline US gymnastics team headed to Rio

And only four months ago Douglas put up a competitive score of 60.165 in winning the AT&T American Cup , a prestigious invitational world cup meet. In Rio, she will be targetting five gold medals - team, all-around, balance beam, floor and vault.

Author: 0 Simmons' 76ers lose to Lakers

Russell himself caused six turnovers giving the ball to the Sixers. The game itself was also a grind, particularly in the first half when the Lakers shot just 7-of-30 while committing 13 turnovers. However, D'Angelo did stand out in the final seconds of the game on a three-pointer that lifted the Lakers to victory. Then, against the 76ers, he literally put the game in his own hands by showing off his slick handles and cashing several jumpers out of pick-and-rolls.

Sports Larry Sanders hints he could be joining Warriors or Cavaliers
Author: 0 Larry Sanders hints he could be joining Warriors or Cavaliers

Nichols herself cleared up afterwards that it was "way too early for official training camp invites" so there is no way that Jackson and the Warriors had already talked to one another. Captain Jack last played for the Los Angeles Clippers during the 2013-14 season and was cut after only playing in nine games. The 15th overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, Sanders finished seventh in Defensive Player of the Year voting for the 2012-13 season.

Author: 0 Juventus want Pogba to renew his contract - Raiola

Sir Alex Ferguson and a team of observers have overlooked United target Paul Pogba in their choice as Euro 2016s best XI. "There is a lot of talk about Paul's future, but maybe he will not leave Juventus", Raiola told the paper. The 23-year-old ended the UEFA Euro 2016 final on the losing side on Sunday following the 1-0 extra-time defeat to Portugal at the Stade de France.

Sports Serbia, Croatia earn Olympic basketball berths; 1 spot left
Author: 0 Serbia, Croatia earn Olympic basketball berths; 1 spot left

The Olympic Games are less than a month away and final three teams have earned their spots in Rio de Janeiro via qualifying tournaments. Group B is Spain, Lithuania, Argentina, Brazil, Croatia and Nigeria. Canada took a step closer to qualifying for the Rio Games with a 78-72 victory over New Zealand. And, sadly, ever since Canada disappointed in the Mexico tournament last summer, it felt inevitable they'd lose their spot to the more experienced European squad.

Sports Arsenal Looking To Bolster Attack After Tabling Formal Bid For Turkish Star
Author: 0 Arsenal Looking To Bolster Attack After Tabling Formal Bid For Turkish Star

The Express also claim that Barca are willing to cut their losses and cash-in on Turan and I think a deal in the region of £20m for a player of his ability sounds like an excellent piece of business in today's market. According to SPORT , the Catalan club could be planning to let go of the Turk, in order to make way for Valencia and Portugal midfielder Andre Gomes.

Author: 0 Ko takes lead after 3rd round of US Women's Open

New Zealand's Lydia Ko has fired a final round three-over 75 to miss out on a third major title after leading at the US Open with 10 holes to play. Ko, meanwhile, moved to within one stroke of the lead early in her round, rolling in 20-foot birdie putt following Park's first bogey.

Sports Miko Grimes blasts Dolphins owner Ross over
Author: 0 Miko Grimes blasts Dolphins owner Ross over "Jew buddies"

Miko Grimes loves to hop on Twitter and trash Brent's co-workers and employers. "What would I have against jewish people?" she wrote to the Times in an exchange Monday afternoon. Last year, she openly criticized Ryan Tannehill, who threw 24 touchdowns and 12 interceptions on the season. This is nothing new, per se, because Miko really doesn't like the Dolphins.

Author: 0 Pokemon Go: When is it released in the UK?

The O'Fallon Police Department in Missouri", reports Business Insider , "announced on Sunday that it has arrested four people it suspects of using "Pokémon Go" to track down players before stealing their valuables. "Please do not forget to be safe and alert at all times ". A player named Porosareus described his "painful landing" after trying to skateboard while playing.

Author: 0 Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons in the NBA, Twitter reacts

Duncan was a 5 time champion and had Coach Gregg Popovich which resulted in a great player\coach tandem in American sports. Duncan , a two-time MVP victor, ranks 14th all-time in scoring, sixth in rebounding and fifth in double-doubles, in which a player records double digits in any two categories of points, rebounds, assists , steals and/or blocks during a game.

Sports Jordan Spieth Joins The Many Golfers Skipping Rio Olympics Over Zika
Author: 0 Jordan Spieth Joins The Many Golfers Skipping Rio Olympics Over Zika

Spieth, the world's third-ranked golfer, was set to be the highest ranked player to compete in Rio. After eight years of intense planning and preparation for golf's historic return to the Olympic Games, the IGF is extremely excited finally to have reached this important milestone of identifying those players who are eligible to compete in Rio de Janeiro.

Author: 0 Andy Murray shakes off Tsonga

Lendl won eight grand slam titles under the Czech flag, although he is now an American citizen, and Berdych made no secret of his desire to tempt Lendl back onto the circuit following his split from Murray. "He had to hold on to serve and keep in front because he had not been behind in the whole match". And, in the final quarterfinal to be decided, Murray faced a battle for the first time here this fortnight.

Sports Men's basketball field set for 2016 Rio Olympics
Author: 0 Men's basketball field set for 2016 Rio Olympics

Joining France in Rio are Croatia and Serbia, who on Saturday emerged as champions of the two other qualifying tournaments in Turin and Belgrade respectively. 5 in the world. France joined Croatia and Serbia as the last three teams making the Olympics. Canada did their best to stay in the game, but they just couldn't find a way to beat one of the best teams in all of the Olympic Qualifiers in this French squad.