Basketball

Pros & Cons: Should Miami Heat Trade for Chris Paul?

Pros & Cons: Should Miami Heat Trade for Chris Paul?, Chris Paul and Bradley Beal, Clippers at Wizards

The idea that the will ultimately trade for Chris Paul this season has been circulating for a while now, with some sources going so far as to call the deal a sure thing. As of now, no actual trade has materialized, but it’s hard to recall a situation when there seemed to be such universal agreement that an eventual deal was likely. The question is whether or not this is a good idea for a Miami team that looks ready to compete in 2019-20 – but which likely isn’t good enough to get back to title contention. We’re taking a look …

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NBA Roster Projections: Thin at Guard, Miami Heat Look to Young Wings to Contribute

Thin at Guard, Miami Heat Look to Young Wings to Contribute, Miami Heat NBA Roster Projections, Duncan Robinson

Miami Heat NBA Roster Projections Earlier, gave you a preview of the projected final roster for the Orlando Magic. We’ll take a trip to South Beach this time around and Join Jimmy Buckets Butler in Miami as Dwayne Wade hangs them up. Who is going to have to get along with Butler this season, you ask? Look no further.  https://folioweekly.com/2019/08/02/in-wide-open-eastern-conference-magic-rely-on-youth/ The Miami Heat did not finish the 2018-19 season the way they wanted to. Sure, a tie for second-place in the division is nice. But sitting at 39-43 and having your playoff chances ruined by a division rival certainly leaves …

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NBA Roster Projections: In Wide-Open NBA Eastern Conference, Orlando Magic Rely on Youth

In Wide-Open NBA Eastern Conference, Orlando Magic Rely on Youth, Orlando Magic NBA Roster Projections, Jonathan Isaac

Orlando Magic NBA Roster Projections This offseason has been one to remember. With many of the league’s top stars changing teams, it seemed like everyone was getting in on the action. Everyone except the , that is.  Sure, the Magic didn’t make any flashy moves, but that doesn’t mean that free agency has been a loss. All-Star center Nikola Vucevic and sharp-shooting guard Terrance Ross both re-signed with the team to multi-year contracts. Newcomer Al-Farouq Aminu signed a 3-year, $29 million-dollar deal to join the squad from Portland. With Summer League over for Orlando, how does the roster look, and …

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Orlando Magic Venture to Vegas, NBA Summer League Spotlight on Mo Bamba

Mohamed Bamba, Orlando Magic Venture to Vegas, NBA Summer League Spotlight on Mo Bamba, Mo Bamba looks to avoid a sophomore slump in Orlando after a brief but impressive showing at Summer League, Feud Sports

NBA Spotlight: Orlando Magic’s Mohamed Bamba The NBA Summer League has become a destination event for elitists and fans alike. It gives newly drafted players their first taste of NBA action. Not to be outdone, sophomores looking to avoid the slump lace them up to show they have made improvements from their rookie season. Even undrafted players get a look and attempt to impress the NBA’s brass in hopes of scoring a roster spot. Summer League for the Orlando Magic faithful isn’t nearly as exciting this time around as it has been in recent years, with all eyes on the …

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Where Jacksonville Scores: Jacksonville Sports Complex

Jacksonville’s is home to great neighborhoods, restaurants and idyllic views of downtown and the water front. It is also home to Jacksonville’s Sports Complex, comprised of three distinct venues located within a mile of each other: the , and . They combine to host one major and four minor league franchises that offer year-round sports entertainment for local fans. The love affair between the citizens of Jacksonville and professional team sports dates back to the late 19th century when the city hosted Major League Baseball’s first-ever spring training in 1888. In 1904, the city welcomed its first pro team, the …

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GAME REPORT: JACKSONVILLE GIANTS VICTORIOUS – WIN 5TH CONSECUTIVE HOME OPENER

The Jacksonville Giants (4-0) added a big statement win Friday to capture their 5th consecutive home opener, defeating the  by a score of 116-103. In their first matchup since last year’s Final Four in Shreveport, Louisiana, The Giants have now won two straight against South Florida, and avenged their only regular season loss from the 2013-2014 season. With only an 8-point lead going into halftime, the Giants turned up the heat in the third quarter and held off a late South Florida rally to seal the win. Tonight’s high scorer for the Giants was  with 17 points, and he also added …

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Jacksonville Giants over Jackson Showboats, 142-100

by Mike Bonts Last time the Giants and Showboats played Jacksonville came away with a ten point victory in Jackson, Miss. That wouldn’t be the case Saturday night as Jacksonville improved to 16-0. The Giants opened on an 11-0 run and never trailed in a 142-100 ABA victory over the Showboats (3-6) before record crowd of 5,290 at the Veterans Memorial Arena. “We had a great team effort tonight. Brandon Davis came up with some key three pointers in the first half and we were on our way. The Giants opened the game on an 11-0 run and never looked …

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Davis Leads Giants Past Blackhawks 135-106

by Mike Bonts First year player Brandon Davis scored 35 points to lead the Jacksonville Giants (14-0) to a 135-106 win over the Montgomery Blackhawks at the UNF Arena Saturday night. Davis was 10 of 16 from three point range and 12 of 19 from the field. He led the team with eight rebounds. “Brandon is a rookie from Lamar University. He is a big time shooter. He really helped us out with his hot shooting. I am very fortunate to have him on the team,” said Jacksonville head coach Kevin Waters said. Elijah Smith added 14. Travis Johnson and …

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Giants Attack Birmingham’s Blitz Late in 2013 Home Opener

Jacksonville Giants vs. Birmingham Blitz by Ryan Smolka

The Back to Back  Champion  overtook the  tonight with a 31 point fourth quarter push. The Giants, who started off slow, ultimately survived Birmingham’s best effort by a score of 108-90. Leading scorer for the night was  with 21 points to go along with 5 steals. Rookie, , provided a spark with 12 points and 14 rebounds to highlight his home debut. Assistant coach  called the win a, “gritty, grind-it-out type of win. This is the type of win that really shows our mental toughness.” Prior to game time, the Giants presented last year’s National Championship team with their championship …

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GIANTS ATTACK BIRMINGHAM'S BLITZ LATE IN 2013 HOME OPENER

by Jordan T. Martin The Back to Back ABA Champion Jacksonville Giants overtook the Birmingham Blitz tonight with a 31 point fourth quarter push. The Giants, who started off slow, ultimately survived Birmingham’s best effort by a score of 108-90. Leading scorer for the night was Anthony Jackson with 21 points to go along with 5 steals. Rookie, Elijah Smith, provided a spark with 12 points and 14 rebounds to highlight his home debut. Assistant coach David Graham called the win a, “gritty, grind-it-out type of win. This is the type of win that really shows our mental toughness.” Prior …

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