Monday, July 16, 2018

Aaron Mansfield

Aaron Mansfield is a freelance sports writer. His work has appeared in Complex, USA Today, and the New York Times. You can reach him via email at aaroncmansfield@gmail.com.

Sports Betting Tips with Chris Sheridan Episode 5: Kawhi Leonard To The Knicks?

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Episode 5 of the Sports Betting Tips podcast, featuring veteran NBA journalist Chris Sheridan and SiriusXM host Noah Coslov, is now live. In this episode, Sheridan and Coslov discuss NBA Summer League, Kawhi Leonard’s future, the 2019 NBA offseason, and more. Stream the podcast below. The conversation commences with Noah discussing his experiences in Las Vegas for Summer League. All …

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The Rockets Reportedly Made Clint Capela A Monster Offer

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U[p-and-coming, 24-year-old center Clint Capela remains on the restricted free agency market, but that’s not because the Rockets are being stingy. The team recently offered the former No. 25 pick (2014) a five-year deal worth up to $90 million, per a new report, which adds that the Rockets are confident they will ultimately land Capela. Rockets offer to Clint Capela …

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Here’s How Rob Pelinka Learned LeBron Was Signing With The Lakers

The entire basketball world waited anxiously to learn where LeBron James would sign — especially his potential suitors. In the end, it came down to the Lakers (his ultimate selection), Cavaliers, and Sixers. So, how did Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka learn he had won the prize — landing the best basketball player on earth? Via text. A simple text, …

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Kyrie Irving’s Injury In 2015 Playoffs Reportedly Annoyed LeBron ‘To No End’

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State recently accomplished something that had never been done before: they met for the fourth straight year in the NBA Finals. Pretty amazing when you think about it. In the first of those four years, 2015, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving were sidelined for most of the Finals. Miraculously — on the back of a …

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Celtics Rookie Robert Williams Has Rare Artery Condition In Legs

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Boston Celtics rookie Robert Williams looked like one of the biggest steals of the 2018 draft, but we now may know why he slipped all the way to No. 28. Williams has a rare artery condition in both of his legs. The condition is titled Popliteal Artery Rntrapment Syndrome (PAES). It’s a vascular disease in which the muscles and tendons …

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The Cavs Are Reportedly Actively Shopping Kyle Korver, Not Kevin Love

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LeBron James now plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. Left with little beyond veterans like Kevin Love and Kyle Korver, Cleveland’s title hopes appear nonexistent for the foreseeable future. So, where do the Cavs go from the here? Apparently, they’re open to moving Korver — in fact, they may be actively seeking out such a move. “I hear the Cavs …

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There Is Reportedly A ‘Strong Sense’ Marcus Smart Will Return To Celtics

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The majority of the most intriguing NBA free-agency dominos have already fallen, but a few remain. Where will Clint Capela end up? Isaiah Thomas? How about Marcus Smart? Smart, 24, was the heart and soul of the Celtics last season. He played 29.9 minutes per game and averaged 10.2 points, 4.8 assists, 3.5 rebounds, and 1.3 steals per game. Most …

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Sports Betting Tips with Chris Sheridan Episode 4: Looking at the Kawhi Leonard Trade Situation

Kawhi Leonard, NBA, San Antonio Spurs, Kawhi

Episode 4 of the Sports Betting Tips podcast, with veteran NBA journalist Chris Sheridan and SiriusXM host Noah Coslov, is now available. In this episode, Sheridan and Coslov discuss Kawhi Leonard deals, NBA free agency, and more. Stream the podcast below. Sheridan and Coslov chatted about the possibility of Kawhi ending up in Philadelphia, a logical potential destination. Many have …

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Amir Johnson Will Reportedly Return To The Philadelphia 76ers

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Veteran forward Amir Johnson didn’t make a huge impact last season for the Philadelphia 76ers, but he provided good energy and rebounding off the bench, as well as leadership. Johnson, 31, will return to the Sixers on a one-year deal, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Free agent Amir Johnson is finalizing a one-year deal to return to the 76ers, league …

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Harry Giles Regrets Playing As A Freshman At Duke

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There’s a lot of Harry Giles buzz growing. When GetMoreSports recently sat down with Vince Carter and chatted pre-interview, Carter — who spent this season with Giles in Sacramento — raved about the young big man. In an interview with Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated, Giles reflected on his journey from No. 1 prospect to No. 20 pick after …

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