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Steve Kerr Tells Steph Curry He Can Just Take Rest of Season Off If He Wants

by Alex Poletti
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Though two-time MVP Steph Curry is making great progress in his recovery from a broken left hand that’s left him sidelined since October, he may not be seeing the basketball court any time soon. Warriors head coach Steve Kerr told Steph Curry that, given the state of the current season, he can just take the rest of year off if he wants. Continue reading “Steve Kerr Tells Steph Curry He Can Just Take Rest of Season Off If He Wants”

Gonzaga Basketball Looking into Possibility that Magic Underpants Gave BYU Unfair Advantage in Upset Victory

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports

The March Madness upset machine came early for No. 2 Gonzaga, who let their guard down and lost to the No. 23 BYU Cougars; however, the Bulldogs are looking into a possible conspiracy, claiming that the Mormon underwear worn by many of the BYU players gave them an unfair advantage. Continue reading “Gonzaga Basketball Looking into Possibility that Magic Underpants Gave BYU Unfair Advantage in Upset Victory”

Lakers Sign Markieff Morris, Hoping He’ll Switch Out with Brother Marcus During Games

by Alex Poletti
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Gearing up for the postseason, the Los Angeles Lakers waived former All-Star big man DeMarcus Cousins to make room for Markieff Morris, meaning that Morris will play in the same city as his twin brother Marcus, who came to the Clippers in a trade deadline deal with the Knicks. The Lakers tell The Second String that this move is meant to help the team beat their crosstown rivals in the playoffs, as they hope Markieff and Marcus will switch teams during the games.

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Kyrie Irving Elected VP of Players’ Union: Petitions to Make Balls Flat to Mirror Shape of Earth

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Brad Penner

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving was elected as the vice president of the National Basketball Players Association, replacing Pau Gasol after his three-year term expired. Irving went straight to work following the election, proposing to replace balls with frisbees in order to better replicate the shape of the Earth. Continue reading “Kyrie Irving Elected VP of Players’ Union: Petitions to Make Balls Flat to Mirror Shape of Earth”

James Harden Gets Into Charitable Spirit of All-Star Weekend by Donating $300,000 to Local Strip Club

by Alex Poletti
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At the heart of the NBA All-Star weekend is charity. While Teams Giannis and Lebron fought valiantly to win the ceremonial affair, the true victors were Chicago Scholars and After School Matters, two Chicago-based charities that received $400,000 and $100,000, respectively. All-Star starter James Harden, not to be outdone by the NBA, made his own charitable contributions, giving out $300,000 to several Chicago strip clubs after the game. Continue reading “James Harden Gets Into Charitable Spirit of All-Star Weekend by Donating $300,000 to Local Strip Club”

Devin Booker Finally Gets All-Star Nod Through Hard Work, Bashing in Damian Lillard’s Knee Caps

by Alex Poletti
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After two years of playing All-Star-level basketball, Devin Booker has finally been recognized. The Phoenix Suns shooting guard was selected to replace Damian Lillard for Team LeBron following the Portland star’s injury. For his success, Booker credited God, his work ethic and his decision to smash Damian Lillard’s knee caps with a baseball bat.

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Zion Williamson Surprised to Be Living Up to Expectation of Being First Overall Pick

by Alex Poletti
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After scoring a career-high 31 points in a 138-117 victory over the Portland Trail Blazer, Pelicans superstar Zion Williamson admitted to reporters that he did not expect to be living up to the hype of being the first overall draft pick in 2019. Continue reading “Zion Williamson Surprised to Be Living Up to Expectation of Being First Overall Pick”