“Playing the NBA five is tough,” Lacob said. “You have to be strong, but you have to have these other skill sets as well. We’re really hopeful this is kind of coming together for (Bender) at the right time. He’s got 10 days to show us what he can do.” … [Read more...] about Can Dragan Bender shore up the Warriors’ center rotation?
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Less than four years later, that segment serves as a cautionary reminder: To become an All-Star, one must do more than just fit the physical profile. After failing to find his NBA footing in three seasons with Phoenix and a brief stint with Milwaukee, Bender, 22, signed a 10-day contract with the Warriors on Sunday in hopes of finally tapping into his considerable promise. … [Read more...] about Why Warriors’ Dragan Bender could be a steal on a 10-day contract
“And I also encourage you to go to MambaOnTthree.org, to give to the Mamba in Three Fund, which was created to honor and provide financial support to the Chester, Altobelli, Zobayan and Mauser families. I can only imagine how painful this is for them. I don’t think any of us could have imagined this. … [Read more...] about Read Jimmy Kimmel’s speech from Kobe Bryant memorial
Still, he wanted to pay his respects to Bryant, whom he’d been a fan of since Bryant entered the NBA. He said the news of the helicopter crash that killed Bryant and eight others last month devastated him because Bryant “had so much life left to live.” … [Read more...] about Kobe Bryant memorial: Fans come from across the country, without tickets but holding out hope