‘It’s My Job To Make Sure He Never Has to Carry That Weight’: Dwyane Wade Opens Up How Challenging It Is Not Having His Youngest Son Live with Him
Dwyane Wade opened up about the challenges he often faces not having his youngest son Xavier Zechariah Wade, 8, live with him. Wade, who was […]news.yahoo.com
‘Don’t Disrespect Me Like That’: Dwyane Wade Calls Out His Wife Gabrielle Union for Planting This Story About Him in the Media
Dwyane Wade revealed during a recent interview the rumor his wife of seven years, Gabrielle Union, allegedly planted in the media. The 39-year-old was promoting his newly […]news.yahoo.com
‘She Ain’t Messing with Y’all’: Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union’s Daughter Kaavia James’ New Look Leaves Fans In Tears After Zooming In on Her Face
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union’s daughter, Kaavia James Wade‘s recent hair post, goes left after fans view the toddler’s facial expression. In the Instagram upload, […]news.yahoo.com
Lawmakers demand NBA players cut ties with Chinese firms accused of "human slavery"
Some Republican lawmakers are demanding that NBA players end their endorsement contracts with Chinese sports retailers Anta and Li-Ning, which continue to source cotton from the Xinjiang region, Politico reports.Why it matters: The U.S. government has warned that businesses with supply chains and investments in Xinjiang — where China has been accused of carrying out a genocide against Uyghur Muslims — run a "high risk" of violating U.S. laws on forced labor.Get market news worthy of your time winews.yahoo.com
Lucky to be alive, Tiger Woods faces difficult recovery after rollover crash
A law enforcement officer looks over a damaged vehicle following a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. Woods suffered leg injuries in the one-car accident and was undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. Chiu)LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County sheriff on Wednesday characterized the crash that seriously injured Tiger Woods as “purely an accident" and appeared to rule out any potential criminal charges even as authorities were still investigating. Justin King, a personal injury attorney in California, said that if investigators prove the road is unsafe and contributed to Woods’ crash and others, the municipality that controls it could be held liable. He was in Los Angeles over the weekend as the tournament host of the Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club.
The Latest: NFC East will produce sub-.500 champ next week
(AP Photo/Mark Tenally)The Latest on Week 16 in the NFL (all times EST):___8 p.m.For the first time since 2014 there will be an NFL playoff team with a losing record. The winner will remain alive in the NFC East playoff race if Washington loses to Carolina. ___6:05 p.m.Washington is well on the way to blowing its first chance to clinch the NFC East. ___6 p.m.Eleven teams in the NFC are still harboring hopes of making a playoff run with Week 16 winding down. 1 seed in the NFC with a win Sunday night against the Titans and a Seattle loss or tie.
Stan Van Gundy agrees to become New Orleans Pelicans' coach
Two people with knowledge of the situation say Stan Van Gundy has agreed to become the next coach of the New Orleans Pelicans, where hell get the chance to work with No. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)Stan Van Gundy is headed to the New Orleans Pelicans, where he'll take over a promising team that includes 2019 No. “It will be an honor to work with our players and to work for Mrs. Benson and David Griffin, Trajan Langdon, their staff and the great people of New Orleans," Van Gundy wrote. Redick has readily credited Van Gundy for helping him develop into a reliable double-digit scorer. Van Gundy, 61, is a seasoned coach with a more traditional and direct style of communicating with players.
Heat force Game 6, top Lakers to stave off elimination
“That’s Jimmy Butler," Heat center Bam Adebayo said. Butler got fouled with 46.7 seconds left, then slumped over the baseline video boards, clearly exhausted. He made both foul shots for a one-point lead; Davis’ putback with 21.8 seconds left got the Lakers back on top. Butler drove the lane, drew contact and made both with 16.8 seconds left for a 109-108 lead. Lakers: James and Davis were a combined 24 for 36.
Butler's big night helps Heat cut Lakers' Finals lead to 2-1
With a triple-double, he joined NBA Finals lore — and the short-handed Miami Heat might have made this title matchup a series after all. Miami's starters outscored the Lakers' starting five 89-51, and the Heat held the Lakers to a 14-for-42 night from 3-point land. It’s going to be a tough game, Game 4," Herro said. ... Nick Aquilino, the son of Heat neuromuscular therapist Vinny Aquilino, performed the anthem -- a recording from a Heat game with fans in Miami. BUTLER’S TRIPLE-DOUBLEButler became the 21st player to have a triple-double in the NBA Finals — and four of the 21 were part of Sunday’s game.
The Finals are set: LeBron, Lakers will meet Butler, Heat
Get ready for the NBA Finals — a title series like none other, to end a season like none other. The Heat won the Eastern Conference title Sunday night, finishing off Boston a day after the Lakers won the Western Conference crown. So, for the first time — well, excluding the league’s inaugural season — two franchises that missed the playoffs the previous season will meet in the NBA Finals. “We know why I came here,” said Lakers All-Star forward Anthony Davis, whose first finals trip comes in his first L.A. season. The last Lakers’ championship was in 2010, when Bryant got his fifth and last title.
Celtics’ singular goal: Stop Heat 3’s to force Game 7
Boston Celtics' Kemba Walker (8) reacts to a play against the Miami Heat during the second half of an NBA conference final playoff basketball game Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – There have been two undeniable truths about the Miami Heat this season. The Boston Celtics have scouting and analytics teams that undoubtedly know these trends. HEAT ON 3’SFor whatever reason, 31.1% is the magic number for Heat 3-pointers this season. BIG FINISHThe Celtics scored 103 points in the final three quarters of Game 5.
He's a Herro: Heat top Celtics, move a game from NBA Finals
Tyler Herro — still just 20 years old — scored a Heat rookie-record 37 points, Jimmy Butler had 24 and Miami beat the Boston Celtics 112-109 on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. They erased a double-digit deficit to take a one-point lead in the fourth — then saw the Heat run away again. The other: Magic Johnson, who had 42 in Game 6 of the 1980 NBA Finals for the Los Angeles Lakers. And the Heat rookie playoff record was 27 by Dwyane Wade in 2004; it now belongs to Herro, who scored 17 points in the fourth alone. The biggest Heat lead in the first three games had been eight points.
Butler makes FTs with no time left, lifts Heat past Bucks
This was just a free throw, no time on the clock, nobody else from the Miami Heat or Milwaukee Bucks standing along the lane. That got Milwaukee within two, and Butler made one free throw with 7.7 seconds left to get the lead back to three. Bam Adebayo scored 15 points, Butler and Duncan Robinson each had 13 and Kelly Olynyk added 11 for Miami which is 6-0 in this postseason. Middleton scored 23 points for Milwaukee, which got 16 apiece from Lopez and Eric Bledsoe and 14 from George Hill. FOULING ON 3SThe Heat fouled the Bucks five times on 3-point tries in the game, including twice against Lopez in a 26-second span of the first quarter.
Doncic and Mitchell reaching new heights in the postseason
The dynamic Doncic made sure of that with a buzzer-beating, 3-pointer in overtime Sunday to cap another triple-double. Not to be outdone in the nightcap, Mitchell erupted for 51 points in Game 4 to give the sixth-seeded Utah Jazz a 3-1 lead over Denver. Mitchell is playing out of this world right now, Nuggets coach Michael Malone said. Both Doncic and Mitchell are accomplishing rarely seen postseason feats inside the bubble. Whats more, his 28-foot buzzer-beat to win was the second-longest in postseason history, the Mavericks announced on social media.
Dwyane Wade on supporting his LGBTQ child: "Nothing changes with my love"
Retired NBA star Dwyane Wade spoke at length about his 12-year-old child Zion, and how his understanding of the LGQBT community has changed, in a recent podcast interview. Wade told "All The Smoke" that he had to "look in the mirror" when he realized his son did not identify as a boy. I understand I'm speaking for a lot of people that don't have the same voice." "His unconditional love for Zion will give other parents the courage to love and respect their children for who they truly are," Castro tweeted. Wade and Union, Zion's stepmom, have publicly supported Zion.cbsnews.com
Dwyane Wade fires back at haters criticizing son's appearance in family photo
Dwyane Wade came out in defense of his 12-year-old son, Zion, after internet trolls criticized his appearance in a family photo. The Instagram photo shows Wade, Union, Zion and baby Kaavia next to each other on stairs. "Shout out D. Wade for setting the example of a Black father loving and accepting their children as they are," one user wrote. "As a parent my only goal is that my kids feel that I see them, love them and support them," Wade wrote back. Wade and Union, Zion's stepmom, have publicly supported the boy.cbsnews.com
NBA Experience at Disney Springs is now open
There was whole squad of sports stars on hand Monday for the NBA Experience at the Disney Springs shopping and entertainment center near Orlando. The attraction isnt in a theme park at Walt Disney World, but at the dining and entertainment complex. On the ground level, an exhibit spotlighting NBA and WNBA players, the Combine experience and the NBA Store await. Upstairs there are more activities, including a dunking and slingshot experience and a basketball court where a game clock counts down your shots. The NBA Experience is located at 1486 Buena Vista Drive in Lake Buena Vista.dailycommercial.com
This app shows you what you'll look like as you age
CNN imageEver wanted to know how you'll age? Launched in 2017, FaceApp isn't necessarily new. But it's making headlines again because the app has gotten good -- like, eerily good -- at showing users what they'll look like when they age. And rapper Drake got in on the aging action (though it isn't clear if he used FaceApp to do it). The app can literally put a smile on your face, make you look younger, or swap your gender, too.