Neymar leads Brazil stars as they gather at Hertfordshire base ahead of friendly double-header with Uruguay and …

Neymar leads Brazil stars as they gather at Hertfordshire base ahead of friendly double-header with Uruguay and Cameroon Brazil have arrived in England for their friendly double-header in the next week Selecao face Uruguay at Emirates Stadium on Friday and Cameroon in Milton Keynes next Tuesday as part of their global tour The 23-strong squad …

LeBron James says Tyson Chandler has been ‘great’ for Lakers, praises vet for rare game-winning block

Since adding Tyson Chandler to the team, the Los Angeles Lakers have won three straight games. Furthermore, the veteran center has played a role in all of them, including getting a game-securing block on Trae Young in the closing seconds of the matchup against the Hawks on Sunday night.  After the victory, LeBron James spoke to …

LeBron James says smoke from California wildfire affected him during game in Sacramento

Smoke generated from the deadly Camp Fire in Northern California seeped into the home of the Sacramento Kings on Saturday which ended up impacting some players on the court — including LeBron James. The Los Angeles Lakers were able to get to .500 for the first time this season after beating the Sacramento Kings, 101-86, …

LeBron James on Thousand Oaks shooting: ‘It all comes back to this gun situation’

Last week’s Thousand Oaks mass shooting is still at the top of many people’s minds, and Los Angeles area athletes are no exception. Before the Los Angeles Lakers faced the Atlanta Hawks at the Staples Center, many were spotted wearing tribute shirts with the names of the 12 people murdered at the Borderline Bar & …

NBA news: LeBron James SLAMMED by pundit – ‘I get angry watching his games’

Speaking on the Dunc’d On podcast, Duncan explained he was not impressed with how the Lakers closed the game. Duncan likened the situation in Los Angeles to that of the superstar’s time in Cleveland. James scored 25 points as the Lakers saw the win out 107-106. With seconds of the game to go, James missed …

LeBron James, Adam Silver and More Comment on Gun Violence, ‘Enough’ Shirts

Marcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Sunday he supports players wearing “Enough” T-shirts to honor the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting in California.  “As I’ve always said, our players aren’t just ballplayers, they’re citizens,” Silver told ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk. “They have strong feelings about what’s happening in society and they react to them. I …

Chhattisgarh polls: PM Modi puts Gandhi family in crosshairs at election rally in Bilaspur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a rally in Chhattisgarh’sBilaspuron a day when the state is witnessing the first phase of polling in 18 constituencies spreading across the Bastar and Rajnandgaon division. The Prime Minister attacked the Congress party and the Gandhi family over its criticism of demonetisation. He also asked the voters to come out …

Rajasthan Assembly Polls 2018: Narendra Modi, Vasundhara Raje betrayed jobless youths, says Congress

Congress leader Randeep Surjewala accused the BJP governments at the Centre and in Rajasthan of “betraying” the jobless youths of the country and the state. The Congress chief spokesperson also alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had ordered the labour department to stop releasing employment figures to “cover its failures”. “After coming to power, the …