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Kyrie Irving is returning to Boston to face his former team in the NBA Finals and the fans he once called out for their “subtle racism.” The post NBA Finals: Kyrie Irving Faces Celtics 3 Years After Calling Out Boston’s Anti-Black Racism appeared first on NewsOne.

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Grambling State is the latest HBCU to join a growing list of historically Black college basketball teams to win an NCAA Tournament game. The post Grambling State Joins Growing List Of HBCU Basketball Teams To Win NCAA Tournament Game appeared first on NewsOne.

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On Episode 6 of SZN Opener, USC forward Vincent Iwuchukwu reflects on his cardiac recovery and supporting teammate Bronny James. The post SZN Opener: USC Forward Vince Iwuchukwu Talks Joining The Big Ten, Cardiac Recovery & More appeared first on NewsOne.

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While Kobe Bryant’s net worth grew immensely during his lifetime, one of his biggest financial successes came, sadly, after he passed away.   The post How Has Kobe Bryant’s Net Worth Changed Since His Death? appeared first on NewsOne.

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Throughout his illustrious career, Kobe Bryant wore three iconic jerseys, each representing a distinct era of his basketball journey. The post The Evolution Of Kobe Bryant’s Jersey appeared first on NewsOne.

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LeBron James is a father before anything else. The post LeBron James: The NBA Champ And Dedicated Dad appeared first on NewsOne.

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LSU’s Aneesah Morrow joins SZN Opener for an in-depth conversation about her journey as a rising star in women’s basketball. The post SZN Opener: LSU Guard Aneesah Morrow Talks Leaving DePaul, Learning from Injuries And More appeared first on NewsOne.

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A Russian court ruled Tuesday to reject Brittney Griner’s appeal of her drug conviction and uphold her 9 year sentence. A decision was made to recalculate her sentence to include her pre-trial detention which means Griner will still have to serve at least 8 years in Russian prison.

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The NBA has suspended and handed down a $10 million fine to Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury owner Robert Sarver for “workplace misconduct and organizational deficiencies” after a league investigation.

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Julius Erving feels that the NBA should not retire Kobe's jersey number like they just did for Bill Russell's #6 jersey because there is no comparison between the two.  

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L.A. Clippers guard John Wall says he considered taking his own life during the last three years after dealing with a torn Achilles and family deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Judge Anna Sotnikova of the Khimki city court has sentenced WNBA star Brittney Griner to 9 years in a Russian court.