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Jaylen Brown Inks Historic $304 Million Supermax Deal with the Boston Celtics
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Jaylen Brown Inks Historic $304 Million Supermax Deal with the Boston Celtics

Jaylen Brown, the versatile two-time All-Star wing of the Boston Celtics, has secured his future with a record-breaking five-year, $304 million supermax contract extension. The deal, confirmed by his agent Jason Glushon of Glushon Sports Management, makes Brown the highest-paid player in NBA history. ESPN's Marc J. Spears first reported the groundbreaking agreement.The fully guaranteed contract includes no player option for the final year, demonstrating the Celtics' unwavering commitment to their star player. Additionally, the deal incorporates a trade kicker that further enhances Brown's salary should he be traded in the future.Brown's remarkable performance in the 2022-23 season showcased his scoring prowess, averaging an impressive 26.6 points per game with shooting splits of 49...
Miles Bridges Returns to Charlotte Hornets with Apology: Hornets GM Mitch Kupchak Defends
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Miles Bridges Returns to Charlotte Hornets with Apology: Hornets GM Mitch Kupchak Defends

Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges expressed remorse for the pain and embarrassment caused by his involvement in a domestic violence investigation, which led to his absence from the league last season. Bridges came back after signing a $7.9 million qualifying offer for the 2023-24 season with Charlotte Hornets. He and Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak who orchestrated Bridges' return along with fellow team leadership sat side by side while speaking with reporters during a news conference.Bridges pleaded no contest in November to a felony charge stemming from allegations of assaulting the mother of his children in their presence and was sentenced to three years of probation."I want to apologize to everybody for the pain and embarrassment that I have caused everyone, especia...
Victor Wembanyama Shuts Down Summer League: What’s Next for the Rising French Star?
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Victor Wembanyama Shuts Down Summer League: What’s Next for the Rising French Star?

French basketball sensation Victor Wembanyama has made quite an impact in his first two Summer League games in Las Vegas. However,  the 19-year-old Victor Wembanyama will not play for the remainder of the Summer League, providing him with some much-needed rest.Wembanyama, who was selected as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2023 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs, showcased his potential in his debut game, although he admitted feeling a little lost on the court. He recorded 9 points, leaving fans eager to see more. And he didn't disappoint in his second outing against the Portland Trail Blazers, putting up an impressive 27 points and 12 rebounds, despite the team's  85-80 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.The second performance didn't come as a surprise for anyone who followed We...
Victor Wembanyama’s Journey Begins: The Ups and Downs of the No. 1 Draft Pick’s Opening Game
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Victor Wembanyama’s Journey Begins: The Ups and Downs of the No. 1 Draft Pick’s Opening Game

Victor Wembanyama, the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft, made his Summer League debut for the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night. The 7-foot-4 center faced high expectations as fans eagerly awaited his performance at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. While Wembanyama's stats were not as impressive as some had hoped, he remains optimistic about his future in the league.In front of a sold-out crowd, Wembanyama contributed 9 points, 8 rebounds, and five blocks in the Spurs' 76-68 victory over the Charlotte Hornets. However, his shooting percentage was relatively low, as he made just two of his 13 field goal attempts, which accounted for approximately 15% accuracy. Despite the challenging start, Wembanyama expressed his determination to improve and adapt to the NBA style of play...
Britney Spears and Victor Wembanyama Altercation: Surveillance Video Reveals Surprising Twist
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Britney Spears and Victor Wembanyama Altercation: Surveillance Video Reveals Surprising Twist

No Charges Filed as Investigation Clears Victor Wembanyama and Spurs Security in Altercation with Britney SpearsIn a recent turn of events, Las Vegas police have announced that no charges will be filed following their investigation into the altercation involving pop star Britney Spears, San Antonio Spurs rookie Victor Wembanyama, and a member of the player's security team. After careful examination of the evidence, it was determined that Spears inadvertently "hit herself in the face" during the incident, clearing Wembanyama and his security personnel of any wrongdoing.The incident took place at a Las Vegas casino complex, where Spears claimed she was struck by a security guard while attempting to approach Wembanyama near a restaurant. However, Wembanyama offered a different account...
Kobe Bryant’s Legacy Lives On: NBA 2K24 Cover Athlete Revealed!
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Kobe Bryant’s Legacy Lives On: NBA 2K24 Cover Athlete Revealed!

Kobe Bryant, the legendary Los Angeles Laker, has been chosen as the cover athlete for the upcoming edition of the NBA 2K24 video game. This selection is a perfect match, considering Bryant's iconic jersey number, 24. As the franchise celebrates its 25th year, This latest iteration of the game has a few key features and upgrades that fans have come to expect from each annual update to the game. Fans can look forward to getting their hands on the game starting September 8.The significance of this milestone cannot be overstated. NBA 2K has become a cultural phenomenon, deeply embedded in the hearts of basketball enthusiasts worldwide. Including Kobe Bryant in the celebration is a testament to his unparalleled impact on the sport.Greg Thomas, President of Visual Concepts, the parent c...
Trail Blazers Make Bold Move, Match Offer Sheet for Matisse Thybulle
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Trail Blazers Make Bold Move, Match Offer Sheet for Matisse Thybulle

The Portland Trail Blazers have made a bold move to secure Matisse Thybulle by matching the Dallas Mavericks' three-year, $33 million offer sheet, according to sources on Thursday. This decision highlights the Blazers' commitment to Thybulle and their ongoing efforts to rebuild the franchise while also exploring potential trades involving their star player, Damian Lillard.The deal includes an intriguing $11.5 million player option in the third year, providing flexibility for Thybulle as he continues to develop and contribute to the team's success. The Blazers had a limited window of two days to decide on whether to match the offer or allow Thybulle to join the Mavericks.Thybulle, 26, showcased his skills and potential during his 22-game stint with the Blazers last season. Avera...
Grant Williams to Join Dallas Mavericks for $53 million in Exciting Three-Way Trade
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Grant Williams to Join Dallas Mavericks for $53 million in Exciting Three-Way Trade

Grant Williams, the 24-year-old forward, is set to leave the Boston Celtics and join the Dallas Mavericks in a three-way trade involving the San Antonio Spurs, according to reports from The Athletic's Shams Charania.As a restricted free agent, Williams agreed to a four-year, $53 million contract to facilitate the sign-and-trade deal. In return, the Spurs will receive Reggie Bullock and an unprotected 2030 pick swap with Dallas. Meanwhile, the Celtics will acquire multiple second-round picks.Williams has spent his entire four-season NBA career with the Celtics since being drafted with the No. 22 pick in 2019. Standing at 6-foot-6, he primarily played off the bench, averaging 8.1 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game last season. He showcased his shooting skills by hitting 4...
Anthony Parker Named General Manager: Exciting News for Orlando Magic Fans
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Anthony Parker Named General Manager: Exciting News for Orlando Magic Fans

In a significant organizational move, the Orlando Magic announced the promotion of Anthony Parker to the role of general manager on Wednesday. Parker, who used to serve as an assistant GM, replaced the longtime league executive John Hammond to transition into a senior advisory role.For Parker, this promotion represents a remarkable journey from his days as a player in the NBA and EuroLeague to becoming a scout for the Magic, followed by an executive role in the G League. His dedication and preparation have earned him recognition from other teams throughout his 11-year tenure with the franchise, yet he remained committed to the Magic organization. Weltman commended Parker's leadership, experience, and energy, emphasizing his importance as the ultimate team player.Parker played p...
Tom Brady’s Surprise Appearance at Star-Studded Celebrity Bash Leaves Social Media Buzzing
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Tom Brady’s Surprise Appearance at Star-Studded Celebrity Bash Leaves Social Media Buzzing

Tom Brady, the iconic former quarterback, and future NFL broadcaster, created a stir among fans when photos of him at a star-studded celebrity party started circulating on Twitter. The event in question was Michael Rubin's exclusive Fourth of July bash at his luxurious $50 million Hamptons mansion. The event drew an impressive guest list, featuring Hollywood A-listers such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Kim Kardashian, and Ben Affleck. However, it was the unexpected presence of a Boston Celtics player that left social media users astounded.Rubin, the CEO of Fanatics and a man with an estimated net worth of $11.4 billion, has extensive connections, particularly in the sports world. So, it comes as no surprise that his annual gathering attracts a star-studded crowd. Yet, even among the gl...