The Golden State Warriors and Minnesota Timberwolves spent the last week spreading the gospel of the NBA throughout China. I was there alongside both teams for the journey. Here are some of the stories collected along the way. David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, Shenzhen Gymnasium, 4:26 p.m. local time Taj Gibson […]
Thabo Sefolosha had a memorable summer — and not just because of his new two-year deal with the Utah Jazz. Sefolosha, when asked by reporters after the team’s Friday morning practice, revealed that he saved a woman last month from drowning while he and his family were on a rafting trip down the Provo River. […]
Guardiola has ‘no problem’ with Aguero trip Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he had “no problem” with Sergio Aguero being in Amsterdam as he confirmed the striker suffered a broken rib in a car accident on Thursday. The Argentine was in a taxi on his way to the airport after watching singer Maluma when […]
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he had “no problem” with Sergio Aguero being in Amsterdam as he confirmed the striker suffered a broken rib in a car accident on Thursday. The 29-year-old Argentine was in a taxi on his way to the airport after watching singer Maluma perform when the accident happened.
7:36 PM ET Kevin WangESPN.com The Minnesota Timberwolves underwent a significant makeover this offseason, and coach Tom Thibodeau expects to learn more about his new-look team during next week’s trip to China, where the Wolves will play two games against the defending champion Golden State Warriors in Shenzhen and Shanghai. The Timberwolves, who added Jimmy […]
About to turn 37 years old, Henrik Sedin didn’t sound overly thrilled about the prospect of having to fly across the Pacific Ocean to play a couple of exhibition games ahead of the gruelling NHL season. The captain of the Vancouver Canucks at the same time also understands what getting a foothold in China, a […]
OKLAHOMA CITY — Paul George was the last person to step off a private jet sent by Oklahoma City Thunder owner Clay Bennett to fly George and his family from Los Angeles to Oklahoma City. The 6-foot-9 forward ducked his head under the doorway and adjusted the brand new Thunder hat he’d worn on the […]