Thursday, July 17, 2014

Nerlens Noel leaves Summer League game with with hamstring injury

Update : seems like Nerlens only rolled his ankle and will be available for return

Early in the 3rd Quarter of Bulls-Sixers summer league game Nerlens Noel slipped on a defensive play and started favoring his hamstring . The injury doesn't look serious but its likely to keep him out for the rest of Summer League play

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Pierre Jackson raptures achilles in Orlando Summer League

NBA D-League Star Pierre Jackson ruptured his achilles in the first quarter of NBA Summer League game between the Orlando Magic and Philadelphia 76ers.

It appears that Jackson was first hurt when he drove to the basket during a fastbreak , on the very next play while trying to get a pass from Nerlens Noel he collapsed and had to be carried off the court

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Donald Sterling's Lawyer ",Sterling will expose NBA as a band of hypocrites"

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Donald Sterling's lawyer Bobby Samini appeared on NBC's the Today show to discuss Sterling's change of heart to sell his team and to challenge NBA's lifetime ban on sterling .

The sale which appeared to be going through until Sterling vowed this week to fight against it .

Shelly Sterling , Donald Sterling's wife was able to sell the team without his consent after medical examination concluded Sterling had Alzheimer's disease and was declared mentally incapacitated to make any financial decisions regarding the LA Clippers

However Sterling's Lawyer told Matt Lauer that eventhough Sterling was diagnosed with Alzheimer's he is still of sound mind .

“Matt I know you’ve spoken to him,” . “I’ve spent a fair amount of time with Donald Sterling. There is no issue with his mental capacity.”

Samini also shifted his focus on discrimination cases filed against the NBA in the last few years , which includes a 2007 case settled by Isiah Thomas and the NY Knicks Sa

Samini went on to issue threats to expose NBA as a band of hypocrites

“If you’re going to come after Sterling maybe it’s time for the NBA to take a close reflection on their own conduct,” “They seem to think gender discrimination is OK.”

“But again I think the bigger issue is that my client is out to clear his name and he’s going to basically expose the NBA for what it is — it’s a band of hypocrites.”