Allen Iverson rules out D-League comeback
Allen Iverson has turned down an opportunity to return to basketball with the Dallas Mavericks’ Development League affiliate. Iverson posted a series of tweets on Tuesday explaining his decision to decline an offer from the Texas Legends. Iverson, the 2001 NBA MVP with the Philadelphia 76ers, says, “While I think the D-League is a great opportunity, it is not the route for me.” Gary Moore, Iverson’s manager, confirmed the decision with The Associated Press. Iverson was not available for an interview. Iverson also wrote, “I realize my actions contributed to my early departure from the NBA.” The 37-year-old Iverson has …
Boston games postponed, cancelled after blasts
The National Hockey League has postponed Monday's game between the Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators due to the deadly explosions that hit the Boston Marathon earlier in the day, while the NBA has called off a Boston Celtics game.
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Texas' Myck Kabongo declares for NBA draft
Guard played just the final 11 games of his sophomore season after a 23-game suspension.
Texas sophomore Kabongo declares for draft
Texas sophomore guard Myck Kabongo, who missed 23 games this season while under an NCAA suspension, will forgo his final two seasons of eligibility and enter the NBA draft.
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Pressey Declares for NBA Draft
Missouri point guard Phil Pressey is skipping his senior season to enter the NBA draft. The decision was announced in a statement from the school on Wednesday. Players who declare for the draft have until April 16 to withdraw and keep their NCAA eligibility, but Pressey is hiring an agent, essentially sealing his decision. Pressey, a 5-foot-11 guard from Dallas, averaged 11.9 points, 7.1 assists and 1.8 steals per game in leading the Tigers to a 23-11 record and an appearance in the NCAA tournament, where they lost their opening game to Colorado State. He was all-Southeastern Conference and is Missouri's career in assists with 580. He tied Anthony Peeler for the school's career steals lead with 196. But Pressey made only 37.6 percent of his field goal attempts and struggled with late-game decision-making and crucial turnovers in losses to UCLA, Louisiana State, Texas A&M, Arkansas, Kentucky and Tennessee. He averaged 3.5 turnovers per game. Pressey said in the...