Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka posted a lengthy essay on social media Saturday night insinuating that critics who question the African-born player's birth date are xenophobic.
Serge Ibaka has been in the National Basketball Association for eight seasons, long enough to face the unforgiving glare of expectations and nitpicking analysis.
He did not divulge terms of the deal, although sources had pegged it at three years and somewhere around $90 million (all figures U.S.). The Magic would go on to trade that pick, the 25th in the draft, to the Philadelphia 76ers for Oklahoma City's 2020 first round pick and the worst of Brooklyn or New York's 2020 second rounders.
Ibaka didn't remain in Orlando for long, either.
Ibaka's new contract is easily the largest one he's ever signed. He averaged 14.2 points and 6.8 rebounds in 23 games with the Raptors.
The landing spots for a 31-year-old dried up rapidly even before the NBA's free-agency period opened overnight Friday, all but forcing Lowry's hand as he sought a high-paying, long-term deal. Still an athletic specimen, he shot 39 percent on four 3-point attempts per game last season, and he's only missed more than four games in a season once since his rookie year, making him an attractive power forward or center option in the pace-and-space era.
That said, on a more positive note, the length of the three-year deal is ideal.
The silver lining: Conditions will improve for a few days, with plenty of sunshine and highs in 80s on Sunday and Monday . The humidity returns on Thursday along with more heat and thunderstorm chances that will linger into the weekend.
All arrivals to John Wayne Airport were closed temporarily but have since reopened, airport officials said. The incident occurred north of MacArthur Boulevard, in an area near John Wayne Airport, authorities said.
The complaint also alleges that one of the threads on the forum that Christensen visited was entitled "Perfect abduction fantasy". A court document says the front passenger door, where Zhang would have been sitting, was cleaned "to a more diligent extent ".
If Golden State can manage to talk Iguodala to taking a discount - not a big one - there is a big chance that he could stay. Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders and a Web Producer at NBC Sports Bay Area.
Trump set up the commission in May to study his allegations of widespread voter fraud in last year's presidential election. US President Donald Trump's White House is clarifying his allegations about wire tapping by US President Barack Obama.
Supreme Court on Monday exempted people from the ban if they can prove a "bone fide" relationship with a U.S. citizen or entity. At some point, however, President Donald Trump's travel ban could begin to impact refugee resettlement in Utah, he said.
The incident comes after a man drove a van at Muslim worshippers leaving a mosque in Finsbury Park, north London, last week. The driver, who was also the owner of the vehicle, fled but was later arrested "without incident" at his home.
To get his way, Christie had threatened to use his line-item veto power to cut Democratic spending initiatives from the budget. Prieto said he is willing to pass the budget if the Horizon bill can be dealt with in summer sessions after the budget passes.
Showers and thunderstorms will be possible each of the next few days, forecasters say, particularly on Monday night and Tuesday. We will once again face a threat for isolated severe storms with damaging wind gusts, hail and/or an isolated, weak tornado.
He is in the same age range as Utah's other core players, including Rudy Gobert , Derrick Favors, Dante Exum and Rodney Hood. He played in 75 games, which is big for the Jazz, who were among the most injured teams in the league this past season.
Second Chinese Long March-5 mission fails
The rocket boosts the country's lift capabilities by 2.5 times, using new, cleaner fuels than older Long March series rockets. The payload is the Shijian-18 experimental communications satellite destined for geostationary orbit.
JJ Redick to Sixers: How much cap space do they have left?
Redick had interest from other clubs, including Minnesota, but couldn't get the Wolves to totally engage in moves toward a deal. Redick recently located to the East Coast from Los Angeles, where he spent the past four seasons with the LA Clippers .
World leaders bid farewell to 'patriot' Helmut Kohl
Kohl, who oversaw German reunification and was a driving force in Europe's integration, died on June 16 at age of 87. President Bill Clinton said, citing Kohl's willingness to put global cooperation before national interests.
Victor Oladipo traded to the Indiana Pacers
Sabonis averaged 5.9 points and 3.6 rebounds in his rookie season with the Oklahoma City previous year . The Thunder have taken that gamble with this trade for George , but it certainly was one worth making.
Former Northside standout Tae Daley suspended at Vanderbilt
Coppet reportedly carried with him a pellet pistol, which he had in the waistband of his trousers when he got out of the vehicle . While that's a serious-sounding headline, it could've been a lot worse for a pair of Vanderbilt football players.
Police Respond To Active Shooter In Bronx Hospital
Gunfire broke out at 2:50 p.m. inside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital at 1650 Grand Concourse, according to the NYPD. Bratton, the former NY police commissioner, said in an interview on MSNBC Friday afternoon.
Marriage Equality Moves Forward in Germany
Merkel shocked the country's media earlier this week when she announced plans for a snap vote on the issue. However, the conservative parties have repeatedly blocked the issue from being voted on in Parliament.