When Jay-Z decided to sell his small stake in the Brooklyn Nets to start up a full-fledged sports representation agency, many knew athletes would be unable to resist the temptation of aligning themselves with the famous rapper. Jay-Z once famously boasted : “I can sell water to a well.” The speed of which his agency has collected talent shows it wasn’t baseless bluffing.


Sources confirmed on Sunday that the Los Angeles Clippers will sign Doc Rivers to a three-year contract worth $21 million. The Boston Celtics, who agreed to release Rivers from the remaining three years and $21 million remaining on his current contract, will receive a 2015 first-round draft pick as compensation in the deal.

 While some thought that the league would block the deal, the NBA has approved the Clippers’ acquisition of Rivers. With the league’s approval, the official announcement of the deal is currently in the hands of the two teams.


A Facebook user says: “The writer for Scandal must be directing these NBA Finals.” With a clutch three-point shot from Ray Allen to send game 6 into overtime, Lebron James and the Miami Heat edge the San Antonio Spurs to force game 7.

Neither team has yet to win back to back games in this series, yet the Heat must do so to win the Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy.


With the Sacramento Kings continuing their general manager search, a most-unexpected candidate has been revealed. The candidate is former Kings player and TNT commentator Kenny Smith.  

Smith told USA TODAY Sports on Sunday night that he has been in discussions with new owner Vivek Ranadive. Longtime general manager Geoff Petrie has been told that he will not be re-signed after his contract expires later this month, and Smith is clearly hoping to be part of the new regime.


Former NBA Star Mookie Blaylock faces second degree vehicular homicide charges for a traffic accident in which his SUV crossed a median and killed a woman passenger in another vehicle.

Police investigators also charged Blaylock with driving under a suspended license, improper lane change, crossing the median and driving on the wrong side of the road.

“The investigation is still underway and we are awaiting the toxicology report from the crime lab to determine if alcohol or drugs were present in Mr. Blaylock’s system,” Jonesboro police said.


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