Dwyane Wade

PHILADELPHIA | 76ers overcame Joel Embiid’s absence to beat Heat 106-102

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tobias Harris had 12 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, JJ Redick hit a late 3-pointer and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame All-Star center Joel Embiid’s absence to beat the Miami Heat 106-102 on Thursday night. Ben Simmons added 21 points, Boban Marjanovic had 19 — including three free throws in … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | 76ers overcame Joel Embiid’s absence to beat Heat 106-102

NBA Preview: It’s the Warriors, and then everyone else

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will be at Oracle Arena on Tuesday night, handing the Golden State Warriors what will be their third set of championship rings from the last four seasons. A banner will be displayed. Highlights will be shown. And then the Warriors will have to start all over again. The NBA’s 73rd season … Continue reading NBA Preview: It’s the Warriors, and then everyone else

NBA teams ready to hold their annual pre-camp media days

Media day — the day where most of the league’s 30 teams will have players and coaches answer questions about how they spent their summer vacation and discuss other more-pertinent matters — is Monday around the league. Dallas and Philadelphia got their media-day responsibilities out of the way late last week, because they are off … Continue reading NBA teams ready to hold their annual pre-camp media days

MIAMI | Dwyane Wade still not saying if he will play a 16th season

MIAMI — Dwyane Wade‘s future remains a mystery. The Miami Heat guard wouldn’t say Monday if he has decided whether to play this season, which would be his 16th in the NBA. His future has been the source of much speculation for several weeks, with retirement a possibility. “In due time,” Wade said. “Time will … Continue reading MIAMI | Dwyane Wade still not saying if he will play a 16th season

PARKLAND, Fla.  | At Stoneman Douglas, football season comes with heavy hearts

PARKLAND, Fla. — The first practice of the new season was over, and the only sound on the campus of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was dozens of football players screaming in delight. At 2:15 a.m., they were having a water balloon fight. Finally, on a campus known for tragedy, there was joy. The Eagles … Continue reading PARKLAND, Fla.  | At Stoneman Douglas, football season comes with heavy hearts

Former ref McCutchen adjusting to new role within NBA

January 31, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—Monty McCutchen’s father raised an interesting point not long ago, and it resonated right away with the former NBA referee who decided to hang up his whistle earlier this season. “He told me that no decision is real if it is easy,” McCutchen said. McCutchen’s move off the floor and into the NBA … Continue reading Former ref McCutchen adjusting to new role within NBA