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guard will likely miss the first few preseason games as he continues to work his way back from offseason knee surgery, according to the New York Daily News. Terry said he’ll for full contact practice in “a couple of wee Pjanic says they’re happy with Inter Milan pushing them this season.Pjanic regards Inter as their biggest threat to their Scudetto defence.He told Tuttospened to Rino Gattuso and joined Milan’s youth academy when he was a child, but it’s the Rossoneri who are left with regrets.He recalled, “I was eight years old and had a trial for the Milan academy, although at the time I was a striker. “They rejecort: “It’s beautiful, it makes you stay focused confirmed Stephen Bergwijn will likely miss the rest of this season due to injury.Bergwijn suffered an ankle injury during Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Burnley at Turf Moor.He joins fellow attackers Harry Kane and Heung-min Son on the sidelines.”Steven,and not relax. “But we don’t care too much abouks.” He has not played a full court game since the playoffs last season.

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Sacramento Kings extend contract of coach Keith Smart

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Very little is ever certain about the Sacramento , but at least their head coach will be feeling a little less heat.

at the English club.The 18-year-old joined in 2017 from Paris Saint-Germain.Now he has managed to force his way into the under-23 side, highlighting his quick progression since joining the club.While a first team opportunity is not imminent, Traore The Kings announced on Monday that coach Keith Smart’s contract has been extended through the 20rton have made the biggest step out of all the Premier League clubs to sign Meunier.The Blues have ‘already met’ the player’s agent, most likely with an aim to find out the terms wanted by the defender to then make him an offer.Meunier’s ultimate dre13-14 season, ensuring thaw at Norwich City.The wantaway Dane was judged man of the match, scoring in the four goal thriller.Asked about Eriksen, Mourinho would only offer: “I don’t want to speak about it.”We are so open with one another. We keep it to ourselves. Obviously Iat next year won’t be a lame duck season.

“Keith’s extension gives us the stability we need to continue the development of our team,” Petrie said. “He has the commitment, energy and vision necessary to succeed in building a winning team. We are all looking forward to working with him as we pursue an exciting and productive future.”

“I’m excited to continue this process with the Kings,” Smart said. “We’re trying to get our franchise moving in the right direction. The goal is to keep moving in that positive direction, and I’m glad that I get that opportunity. It’s been great working with Geoff and his staff and communicating with the Maloofs in this process.”

The Kings have been a trainwreck in recent years, having missed the playoffs every season since 2005-06. They’ve been worse off the court, with constant rumors of relocation and ongoing struggles to secure a new arena deal in Sacramento. 

Smart, who joined the Kings as an assistant coach for the 2011-12 season, took over for the fired Paul Westphal back in January after the Kings began the season 2-5 and Westphal reportedly clashing with big man . The Kings then went 20-39 under Smart, finishing in the Pacific Division’s basement for the fourth straight season. Sacramento is not expected to make the playoffs next season.

Smart, 47, holds a career coaching record of 65-116 (.359), serving as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers briefly in 2002-03 and as coach of the Golden State Warriors in 2010-11, where he went 36-46.

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Howard says accomplishments with Magic ‘can never be taken away’

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ORLANDO, Fla. — got to see the house he still has in Orlando, and an even more important dwelling called the Waffle House — an appropriate venue, considering the way Howard left here. Suffice it to say the prelude to Howard’s return to face the Tuesday night was much more enjoyable than the event itself will be.

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At least for him. For the Magic fans who will pack the Amway Center with the kind of energy it’s lacked since Howard left, this is their one-and-done playoff game, a showdown steeped in kind of drama.

It’s the first time Howard has faced his former team in Orlando since his long, painful exit. In fact, it’s the first time Howard has been to Orlando since he left for LA last spring to undergo back surgery. An even more complicated procedure to rehabilitate his public image is a work in progress, but for now, Howard can only brace for the reception that awaits.

“We had a lot of great memories here and that will never be taken away from me [or] from the people who supported us,”ummer.The German has reportedly been made one of Juve’s targets to replace Max Allegri, who has ended his five-year stay at the club.But Klopp has categorically denied he will be swapping Merseyside for Turin.”Of course it’s a league that I like, Ita Howard said on the Amway Center court during shootaround Tuesday. “I had eight great years here; we did a lot of great things. I saw the city go from [having] nobody in the stands to we got a new arena and a packed house every night to see our team play. So it was great to see that.

“I’ve said it plenty of times, I have nothing but love for the fans here,” Howard said. “They made me into the player that I am today, and I’ll always be thankful for that. I came here a boy and I left a man and it made me a better person by being here. So thank you to all the fans who supported me, even throughout all the bad times.”

Contrition from Howard, along with his public apology to fans and teammates in a USA Today interview this week, weren’t the only backdrops for Howard’s return to Orlando with the . There also was the back-and-forth between Howard and former teammates after Howard said his team in Orlando was “full of people nobody wanted.” Former teammates J.J. Redick and Rashard Lewis responded by questioning Howard’s credibility and truthfulness, and — Howard’s only former teammate who will be on the floor for the Magic Tuesday night — chided Howard to “take ownership.”

Nelson said Tuesday that the public apology from Howard was the only one he got. Howard said he reached out to Nelson but that the two have not spoken.

“You make friends in the course of your life, and that’s on the court and off the court,” Nelson said Tuesday. “And some of them stick in your life and some of them don’t. We still have a lot of life to live and hopefully we can be friends after basketball.”

When pressed on whether he still considers Howard a friend, Nelson said, “He’s not a bad guy. I don’t see why everybody’s making him out to be such a bad guy. We all make mistakes and make decisions we have to deal with. … I always told him from Day 1 that he had to make a decision for himself and for his family, and whatever decision it was, stick with it and move forward. And I always wished him the best.”

The anger that Howard undoubtedly will hear from Magic fans Tuesday night emanates more from the way he left — the indecision, Liverpool and Manchester City are likely to draw Atletico Madrid in their Champions League group, according to reports.BayernForum.com has run 50 million simulations to determine the likely outcome of Thursday’s draw.The three aforementioned English the waffling, which makes Howard’s trip to the Waffle House on his return to Orlando all the more delicious. But this was not an area that Howard wanted to explore as he spoke with a crowd of about 50 reporters on the Amway Center court Tuesday.

“All that stuff is over with now,” Howard said. “Today’s a new day. Whatever happened in the past, I’m going to leave it behind me. And like I said, I have nothing but love for the fans here. They treated me well. It didn’t end right, the way we all wanted it to end. But I’m in a bettert has gotten a lot more difficult for top teams in the Premier League lately.The Red Devils have struggled against sides lower than them in the table, as they have a better record against teams in the so called top six.And Matic believes a lot of tea place and everybody has to move on.”

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NBA Offseason Report: Houston Rockets

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Over the next month, CBSSports.com’s Eye On Basketball will take a team-by-team look at the 2012 offseason. Next up: the Houston Rockets. You can .

The Houston Rockets, under new head coach Kevin McHale, finished the 2011-12 season in the same spot as the previous two campaigns: just barely over .500 and just outside the Western Conference playoff picture. How they crash-landed to their 34-32 record — losing seven of their final nine games — was particularly gruesome. It was all the more demoralizing because GM Daryl Morey traded for veteran center Marcus Camby at the deadline to help with the playoff push. 

Over the last 15 seasons, the Rockets have won just a single playoff series (a first-round triumph over the Portland Trail Blazers in 2009), a prime motivating factor as Morey constantly swings for the fences when it comes to trading for a star. Being stuck in the middle is getting really, really, really old.

An outsider would have looked at the Rockets’ roster and come to conclusions like, “They need to make a decision between Goran Dragic and Kyle Lowry as their long-term solution at point guard” or “they need to get younger and better in the middle.” The Rockets looked at their roster and decided instead that it was time to blow up the entire thing in order to accumulate as many minor assets as possible to facilitate a run at trading for the team’s first franchise player of the post-Yao Ming era.

After failing to land Los Angeles Lakers All-Star big man Pau Gasol in a three-team trade thatrom Chelsea after Wednesday’s Europa League triumph over Arsenal.The Belgium international scored twice as the Blues won 4-1 over their London rivals.The French midfielder is happy for Hazard, who is expected to join Real Madrid, to leave Stamford Br was nixed for “basketball reasons” back in December, the Rockets plotted a course to land Orlando Magic All-Star center Dwight Howard. Howard, who never seemed particularly interested in playing for the Rockets, wound up with the Lakers instead, leaving Houston a smorgasbord of young talent and draft picks that fit together a lot better as a potential trade package rather than as a 2012-13 lineup. 

Say this about the Rockets: they know how to put together an incredible Las Vegas Summer League team. With three picks among the first 18 during June’s Draft, Morey landed a trio of intriguing talents who boast significant upside: Jeremy Lamb, Royce White and Terrence Jones. All three represented good value for where they were picked, all three should have lengthy pro careers and all three showed promise in Vegas: Lamb played his smooth scoring game, White impressed with his great vision and energy, and Jones showed off his athleticism and finishing ability. 

The issue for McHale — and it’s a monstrous one — is finding the ideal way to incorporate and develop this young talent. Also joining the Rockets in the NBA this season is Donatas Motiejunas, a skilled forward who was selected in the 2011 Draft. Add in Marcus Morris and JaJuan Johnson, two other 2011 first-round picks on the roster, and that’s six players competing for time who are 23 or younger with than 40 games of NBA experience on their resumes. None of the six has immediate star potential, making this an even more difficult — probably impossible — propositon.

The point guard and center positions were the areas of focusA documentary put together by club sponsave been drawn together for the Europa League round of 16.Nuno said: “They will be very tough. They are a very good team which we just saw yesterday [against Arsenal], so they are a difficult team.“All the opponents that we play are very difficulors Rakuten lifts the lid on Barca’s 4-0 semifinal second-leg defeat at Anfield to the eventual European champions.In the footage, it’s clear the previous season’s collapse to Roma weighed heavily on the player entering the summer and the Rockets did get around to addressing them, albeit in a complicated and unexpected manner. 

At the one, Houston elected not to retain either Lowry or Dragic. Lowry was shipped to the Toronto Raptors for a future first-round pick while Dragic was allowed to sign with the Phoenix Suns as a free agent. Make no mistake, that is a lot of outbound talent. In the middle, Houston sent center Samuel Dalembert to the Milwaukee Bucks to move up in the draft and then sign-and-traded Camby to the New York Knicks for guard Toney Douglas, cash and future picks.

To plug those new holes, the Rockets went big-game (well, medium-game) hunting in the restricted free-agent market, giving out 3-year, $25 million offer sheets to New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin and Chicago Bulls reserve center Omer Asik. Both offers were structured so that the third year was particularly painful; ultimately, both the Knicks and the Bulls allowed their young talent to walk. While the Rockets didn’t indicate any buyer’s remorse, the Lin/Asik combination, a relatively unproven and fairly expensive pairing, now becomes major building blocks as the team moves forward. That’s not exactly a duo that will inspire fear in the hearts of their competitors. In terms of depth and overall talent, it’s fair to say that the Rockets took a step backwards at both positions — at least in the short-term —  relative to the end of last season. 

After those house-cleaning moves, the Rockets made a particularly surprising trip to the amnesty pool, dumping forward Luis Scola after he averaged 15.5 points and 6.5 rebounds while playing all 66 games last season. The amnesty decision cleared $21 million over three years off of Houston’s salary cap, although the move was undertaken without an obvious understudy waiting to replace his production. 

In another move aimed to the future, the Rockets dealt productive guard Courtney Lee to the Celtics for Johnson, roster scraps and a future pick. Finally, in August, the Rockets signed Carlos Delfino to a reasonable 2-year, $6 million deal. Strong arguments can be made that Houston suffered short-term losses at the off guard and power forward positions too.

Where did all of those moves leave the Rockets? Young. Very young. With no particular residual chemistry and way, way more questions than answers.

Only three of the 10 players given the most playing time last season will return: guard Kevin Martin, who was benched by McHale last season and who has a $12.4 million expiring contract that makes a nice trade asset; Chandler Parsons, a talented 23-year-old wing who distinguished himself as a do-everything guy during his rookie year; and Patrick Patterson, a hard-working reserve forward who put up 7.7 points and 4.5 rebounds off of McHale’s bench but will now compete with the many new youngsters for playing time. The others, who are no longer: Scola (amnestied), Dragic (left as free agent), Lowry (traded), Lee (sign-and-traded), Chase Budinger (traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves), Dalembert (traded), and Jordan Hill (traded to the Los Angeles Lakers at the 2012 deadline). Fall training Camp will have the look and feel of an early round “American Idol” audition.

The upside here is that the Rockets clearly are not done. (Are they ever done?) They have extra picks spilling out of their pockets and they have achieved a fairly flexible financial position, with only Lin and Asik on the books for real money going into the future. While those contracts were both too generous, neither is particularly prohibitive of future moves. Martin’s contract remains as the key to making a blockbuster trade package legal although it’s unclear who is left for the Rockets to target after their failed passes at Gasol and Howard. If they strike out yet again he simply comes off the books next summer.

It’s quite possible that this is the season the Rockets resolve their “stuck barely above average” problem by totally bottoming out. McHale is going to have his hands full, even if the team manages a consolidation or position balancing trade or two by opening night. On paper, at least right now, they look like the worst team in the Southwest Division and one of the worst teams in the Western Conference.  

Rebuilding can be painful, complicated and disorienting. But there does seem to be a method to the madness here, even if the short-term results are likely to drive McHale insane.

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Mavs’ owner Mark Cuban fined $50,000 for criticizing officials

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‘ owner Mark Cuban has been fined $50,000 for a tweet sent Jan. 5 that openly criticized officiating, .

Cuban’s frustrations with officiating boiled over following a loss to the , which prompted him to send this tweet to his 1.4 million followers:

Im sorry NBA fans. Ive tried for 13 yrs to fix the officiating in this league and I have failed miserably. Any Suggestions ? I need help

— Mark Cuban (@mcuban)

Cuban had probably already written the check before he even sent the tweet. He had to know he wasn’t going to get away with that one.

The tweet was retweeted nearly 3,000 times.

Cuban has been fined more than $1.5 million by the league in his 13 years as the Mavs owner.

The last fine Cuban was hit with came in 2012 when he was nailed for $75,000 for criticizing officiatingile he is not being signed as a first choice player, Adrian is still very excited to represent Liverpool.The Spaniard claims that he will speak with his friend Reina, a former Liverpool keeper, about the club.He said to the club’s official website: ” following a loss to the Thunder.

“I haven’t said a whole lot about the officiating in a long, long time, but I haven’t seen it this bad in a long, long time,” Cuban said, vias High Court case has begun this morning.The Mirror reports the court heard that a WhatsApp message sent by the club’s former commercial director declared a ‘matching clause’ in the pair’s current contract “screws” the Reds from inking a big-money de ESPN.com. “Guys miss calls; that’s part of the game. You’re not always going to have a great crew. Officials have got to learn that’s part of the game. But these were officials that have been part of the league for years, and it was just off-th his mind up on his international allegiance.The 21-year-old striker, who scored a hat-trick against Wolves on Saturday, can play for England and Nigeria.”Yes, I have heard the talk. I have not really been focused on that yet,” Abraham said at Molinee-charts bad. And, if no one ever says anything, nothing ever happens.”

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Suns exec Lon Babby says ‘distinct possibility’ team saves cap room this summer

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So long, . Your time in the desert is almost assuredly over. At 38 years old, Nash had made things pretty clear to the : Getke four new signings for the start of next season.The Manchester Evening News says United want to sign a full back, midfielder, a forward and a striker to add depth and quality to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad.United chiefs ‘held a recruitment meeting better this summer, or I’m out. Nash is an unrestricted free agent and despite and incredible amount of loyalty to the organization, city and fans, he isn’t going to deal with painful rebuilding in the twilight of his career. Nash had said the organization told him they intended to improve the roster this summer, but .”I definitely do want to win,” he said. “I’m not going to come back to the Suns if there isn’t an improvement. If they’re not ambitious and they’re not looking to upgrade the roster seriously. And I think they are. They’ll have a lot of flexibility in free agency. I think I’ve been standing pat so they could do some things this summer. I think they’ll become a definite possibility for me, but I do want to win and I do want to consider all my options.”Well, start thinking about those options , it doesn’t sound like the Suns are planning on getting any better this summer.The Suns will have a league-high $23 million in cap space that could be used to sign free agents in July or make a one-sided trade that takes on salary.Essentially, that means it’s over for Nash and the Suns. That feeling was already fairly anticipated, but it’s becoming increasingly clear that Phoenix isn’t interested in improving right away. Nash has said he’ll consider his options and those will likely include the Mavericks, Magic, , Jazz, Lakers, Knicks and maybe even the Heat, a team he said he’d listen to. He wants to find a contender, and he probably still wants to start. It’s a shame, but then again, it makes sense for the Suns. They are looking at a long term plan and that really doesn’t include a 38-year-old, even if he is Steve Nash. The Suns have a precious amount of cap space and are trying to get younger with their roster. They have some youth, some assets and some picks and most importantly, money to spend. Whether historically stingy owner Robert Sarver will shell out money n West Ham United debut in defeat to Liverpool.The fullback admits getting on the pitch was a dream come true.He told the club’s website, “It’s what I dreamed of doing as a child. I remember watching Match of the Day all the time,ttenham’s head of academy John McDermott is leaving to join the FA.McDermott worked at the club for over 15 years, more recently in the role as the head of Tottenham’s academy and player development. “I am extremely grateful to the Board who have e and now I’m there.ext season is yet to be seen, but one thing’s for sure: He’s probably done signing checks for Nash.

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and to the Bucks for , nandinho’s 90th-minute

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CBSSports.com Insider Ken Berger reports that the Magic have traded , and to the Bucks for , nandinho’s 90th-minute own goowe insists he remains the right man for the job.Howe’s position as Cherries boss has come under heavy scrutiny following an alarming slump which has left the club second bottom of the table.”It might be hard for you (the media) to be positive. I’ve al ensured the Eagles claimed a draw at Etihad Stadium in a remarkable conclusion to the game.The result leaves champions City 13 points behind Premier League leaders Liverpoiration for Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson.Guardiola was only five when Hodgson began his managerial career at Swedish club Halmstad.The Spaniard marvels at how the former England boss has retained his enthusiasm for the game, although Hodgson’s ol, who have two games in hand and play Manchesand .

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ge said he anticipates that forward will return t

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ESPN reports that Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he anticipates that forward will return to Boston next season. Garnett, 37 when next season starts, could consider retirement, especially if thiashile.RMC says the 18 year-old is the subject of a €25m offer from Los Che.Valencia have seen their chance after new ASM coach Robert Moreno relegated the teen to the bench. Moreno’s predecessor Leonardo Jardim had regarded Badiashile as a first-e Celtics start a rebuilding project. “I’ll touch base with esperate to leave Crystal Palace in order to play European football next season.Arsenal and Everton have both moved on to other targets after being putnho.Lingard has always looked happy on the pitch but it also comes from a piece of advice from one of his favourite footballing heroes.“When I watched videos of Ronaldinho, he’s always smiling no matter what,” said Lingard to the Mirror. “It’s th off by Palace’s valuation.Sky Sports says Napoli are now trying their hand at signing the 26-year-KG probably sometime next week,” Ainge said. “He’s put so much into the game, he invests as much as any player I’ve ever seen. And he just needs time to chill and contemplate his life and then we’ll talk at some future time. But I do anticipate that KG will play. Just like I did last year, I feel the same this year. I don’t know for sure, but we’ll know more in the next couple weeks.”

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The 4-Point Play: Rubio or Westbrook, get there early

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Thursday night’s – matchup provides a showdown between two of the most exciting point guards in the league. and are each highlight-reel performers who dazzle with their play. What’s interesting is the contrast in styles. Westbrook is the high-flying, jam-hammering speed freak, and Rubio is the no-look whipping, cross-court tossing assist machine. 

In many ways, it’s athleticism vs. skill, though Rubio is very athletic and Westbrook very skilled. But their styles manifest themselves differently. Likewise, Rubio is the one looking for the great, seemingly impossible play to set up a teammate while Westbrook is always hunting the rim himself, even as his assist totals and percentages climb this season. 

The matchup should provide endless entertainment between two of the league’s brightest young stars. 

The one big takeaway when you watch them, however, is how great they are in transition. The fast break provides Rubio with the spacing to get defenders’ heads turned, and a defense’s transition state before it sets allows Westbrook to attack before help can arrive. The key for both players in trying to slow down the other’s incredible offensive abilities is getting to them early. As in, half-court. 

Let’s take a look at how Rubio uses the space coming across halfcourt in transition to find those dazzling assists. 

Here you’ll notice the Thunder trying to play Rubio in the traditional format, waiting for him to get to the 3-point line before engaging him. But Rubio likes that extra space, and he uses it exceptionally well. What’s also odd is that the only attempts made to stop the ball here are done so with the intent to try to prevent Rubio from getting into the lane. The concern with Rubio isn’t him making layups. It’s these exact passes that he makes. Having better rim protection from the bigs will help after the pass is made, but Rubio simply has a tremendous ability to lure the defense away from where he wants and zip the pass in, often through seemingly impossible angles.

In truth, the best approach might be to pick up Rubio earlier across the timeline and, if he gets around, to bring help on the layup at the last moment. Funneling Rubio to scoring opportunities, particularly jumpers, is much safer than letting him pick apart your team with passing. 

Westbrook, on the other hand, is a scoring machine. As you’ll see here, he takes a half-second opening and exploits it to the furthest degree. 

You’ll notice how quickly Westbrook goes from seeing the opening to turning on the jets. He’s pretty much at Mach 5 by the time the defense realizes he’s coming. It’s a huge reason why Westbrook is so aggressam’s incredible Champions League semi final coed’s No1 comes off contract in June.And Solskjaer said today: “I want David to stay here, he knows that. “For me, David is the best goalkeeper in the world. We have seen that over the years. “I hope I can make sure that he will finish his career at Umeback.The Reds were 3-0 down against Barcelona after the first leg.They also had to do without Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah for the game.Yet they managed an impressive 4-0 win at home to progress inive —  he’s really good at it. These aren’t bad looks, and that’s something that often gets lost with Westbrook. He’s not isolating to take contested jumpers. But he’s not going to wait to make a pass to Kevin Durant if he has a lane to the basket. And why would he?

But don’t get suckered into thinking you can just bring help on Westbrook to stop him. As you’ll see here, when that happens, he glides it to his open man, usually Serge Ibaka, to find an easy assist. 

If these two teams want to prevent getting torched by the young point guards, they need to have their guys attacking the other team’s guy as soon as he crosses halfcourt. That’s how quick and talented they are. 

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“I said what I said. That’s it.” — to reporters on who the best team in New York is before the ‘ 100-86 loss to the Knicks on Wednesday. For the record, he said the Nets were the best team. 

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“I don’t find [playing with ] tough,” ack Ricardo Pereira.The Daily Express says Jose Mourinho is a big fan of the attacking right-back but will face some stiff competition this January as he looks to make Pereira his first signing as Spurs boss.Despite Mourinho being ready to offer £30[the ‘ said as he stood at the loading dock. “It’s more the system right now that makes it tough at times, because [coach Mike D’Antoni] wants four guys to be spread and one interior guy and it’s a guard-oriented system, so that makes it tough.

“I think there’s enough looks for both of us. But again, it’s not a system that you post up a lot, so we’ll see. We’ve just got to figure it out. But if you’ve got two great post-up players, you’ve got to utilize it.”

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“That system was a great system for my style of play,” [the Nets’ said of the “flex” offense run by Utah coach Jerry Sloan. “I’m a system player. I love coach Sloan’s system. I loved the offense there.”

The comments were provocative on multiple levels.

Williams was widely blamed for Sloan’s sudden retirement in February 2011, just before the  traded Williams to the Nets. And his openly pining for Sloan’s system could be viewed as subtle criticism of [coach Avery] Johnson’s offense.

Williams did nothing to discourage that interpretation when he was asked to compare the offense used by the Nets with the one he ran in Utah. “Is it as good as there? No,” he said. “There’s just more one-on-one and isos” in Johnson’s offense.

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Eye on Basketball Podcast: Is this the last night of the season?

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I’m joined by Matt Moore, who is in Miami for Game 6 of the NBA Finals, to discuss whether or not this is the last night of the 2012-13 NBA season. With the up 3-2 against the , the Heat’s backs are finally pressed so far up against the wall they can’t possibly go anywhere else but forward or to ager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.Tuanzebe has been promoted to the first-team under the Norwegian manager and he credits his own improvement with the man in charge.“He has an understanding of the players himself,” Tuanzebe told the United App.“It is a lthe floor.

Can the Heat force a Game 7? Isn’t a 3-2 Spurs lead heading back to Miami how this series is supposed to look in theory? And how bad has the Heat’s defense against been?

Wit extra time after training to work on his finishing. Martial reclaimed the No.9 shirt at United in the summer and is clearly hungry for goals.”Now, it’s all about scoring goals for me,” he toto enjoy the Europa League after clinching their second group stage win on Thursday. The Premier League collected a courageous away victory over Slovan Bratislava, winning the match 2-1.Andraz Sporar’s deflected shot opened the scoring for the hosts ld United’s official website.”That’s my number one aim. It h the news that Doc Rivers and might be heading from the to the , how much of this should we be paying attention to? Is this what it takes to keep around? Should be a deal-breaker for the Clippers? If it falls apart, can Rivers really go back and coach the team? And is this ultimately a smart deal for the Clippers?

We discuss all of this, plus BBQ, and cascades, and offer up predictions for Game 6.

Have questions for the podcast? Send them to  or ask them on Twitter with the hashtag , and we’ll answer them on the show.

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