The long wait is over as the 12 players for the USA Basketball Team has been finalized barely two months before the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Star Players Out
This year's roster is different from previous lineups for the past Olympic games with NESN noting that big names like Stephen Curry, LeBron Hames, Chris Paul, James Harden and Russell Westbrook, among others, decided to opt out of the tournament due to a variety of reasons. However, it was highlighted that all the players selected for the 2016 Olympics are the best among the 30-player shortlist earlier released. more >>
Kevin Durant is an off-season restricted free agent for the first time in his career. Riding on an incredible career with an exceptional performance last season, Durant is easily the best player in free agency right now, and NBA teams are clamoring to get him.
The number of teams who are lining up to get a shot at Durant will continue to grow as free agency comes to an end. Durant will continue to do what it takes to win an NBA championship. If he ever decides to leave Oklahoma, here are five teams that could help him win that coveted NBA trophy.
1. Golden State Warriors more >>
The Germans are aware of the threat that Slovakia brings to a match, and the former will be tested in the knockout round of the UEFA Euro 2016 on Sunday night.
Slovakia Beat Germany Last May
Even though Germany is the favored team to win in the matchup, UEFA.com indicated that Slovakia beat them in a 3-1 victory during a friendly game last May in Augsburg. Germany team coach Joachim Löw said they now have an idea on what Slovakia can do during a game. "We're aware they have great quality," Löw added. more >>
Phil Jackson has a big task to bring quality players to the New York Knicks and make the team a contender once more. After the Derrick Rose trade, the Knicks now lack a center, a starting SG and bench shooters.
The team has five players on its roster to date: Justin Holiday, O'Quinn, Porzingis, Anthony and Rose. With $30 million to spend for free agents, here are some of the best players the New York Knicks should target.
1. Kevin Durant more >>
With the UEFA Euro 2016 now on the Round of 16 phase, star players from each team have also displayed immense skills and talents on the field through scoring, attack and defense.
There are standout players for each team who have showcased great strategy on the field. Below are the top scorers, so far, for the UEFA Euro 2016:
1. Alvaro Morata (Spain, 3 goals) more >>
Manny Pacquiao publicly speaks about his Christian faith often. Now, the Filipino senator is revealing where his knowledge of God comes from.
"Our devotion everyday and night is reading the Scriptures and [meditating] on it," the Filipino boxer turned senator wrote on Instagram. "I learn a lot about the knowledge of the secret of the Kingdom of God. Thank you Lord Jesus."
While Pacquiao has spoken about his devout Christian faith for some time, a trip to Israel last November strengthened that faith. In his fourth visit to the country, Pacquiao sat in an area that had once been frequented by Jesus. more >>