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Daytona 500: Almirola defends Dillon over race-deciding collision

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THE BEST Template for “E-Sports Gaming” for After Effects CC 2018

Date: 2018-02-19 05:48:21 E-Sports Gaming Package – Best of 2018 in the category “E-Sports Gaming” Template here: Tutorials Watch tutorials online : Soundtracks Soundtrack…

Red Bull F1 launch: 2018 RB14 revealed in temporary livery

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Unable to Golf, Trump Unwinds by Attacking Oprah

Things seem to go off the rails every time President Trump declares it’s “infrastructure week,” but last week was particularly terrible. In addition to another horrific mass shooting, the administration was dealing with a number of uniquely Triumpian controversies: the White House’s mishandling of domestic violence allegations against a top aide, new reports suggesting Trump had a system for keeping his mistresses silent, and indictments from Special Counsel Robert Mueller that undercut Trump’s frequent claims that Russia did not meddle in the 2016 election. It seemed Trump’s strategy was to keep a low profile. After tweeting out just one offensive

Fergie’s national anthem confuses, amuses

3:08 AM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Fergie tried something different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was cheering. The Black Eyed Peas singer’s slow, bluesy rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” on Sunday before the 67th edition of the NBA’s annual showcase wasn’t particularly well received at Staples Center or on social media. A low chuckle rumbled through the sold-out arena after Fergie finished the first line of the song with a throaty growl on “the dawn’s early light.” Fans throughout the star-studded crowd reacted with varying levels of bemusement and enthusiasm while

Team LeBron earns high marks after All-Star rally

1:24 AM ET The captain format that gave us a 148-145 Team LeBron win over Team Stephen featured never-before-seen lineups, a fourth-quarter comeback and game-saving defense. Here’s how every player graded out: Team LeBron LeBron JamesCleveland CavaliersForward | Grade: A-plus Game stats29 points, 12-17 FGs, 10 rebounds, 8 assists, 1 steal, 4-8 3s Even when his team trailed, James was the best player on the court throughout the evening. James finished two assists shy of a triple-double, tying for a game high with 10 rebounds in addition to leading all scorers with 29 points. He was an obvious MVP choice

Silver happy with All-Star, says TV draft likely

3:59 AM ET ESPN News Services NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he was pleased with the new format for the league’s All-Star Game and believed next year’s player draft would be televised. “I thought it was incredible. I can’t tell you how appreciative I am of the players,” Silver told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne following a 148-145 win for Team LeBron over Team Stephen at Staples Center in Los Angeles. After a competitive All-Star Game that ended with the winning team putting forth a defensive stand to secure the victory, perhaps the only knock on the new format was that the

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Bubba is back! After a two-year winless drought and thoughts of retirement, Bubba Watson is a champion again

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Lowe: Steph or KD? A fun question is about to get answers

Stephen Curry‘s ankle injury brings a challenge the Warriors haven’t faced for any extended period, save five games in the 2016 playoffs, since they became the Warriors: figuring out what exactly their team looks like without the two-time MVP.

“Of course I’m curious,” Bob Myers, the team’s GM, told ESPN.com. “I’m always curious. I was curious when Kevin [Durant] went down [last season]. But I’ve seen what our team looks like without Kevin. This will be new.”

With nothing new to say about the Warriors in Year 2 of Durant-Curry, league insiders and NBA Twitter die-hards have engaged in a barroom debate: Who’s better, or more important, to the Warriors — Durant or Curry?

On one level, it’s a stupid question. They are both transcendent. Why does one have to be more important?

But it’s a fun thought exercise with useful implications for team building. None other than Steve Kerr fueled it to some degree when he called Durant “the second-best player in the world” behind LeBron James during the Finals and then seemed to double down on that stance in a post-Finals edition of the Lowe Post podcast.

Durant is a better defender than Curry, and it is obviously not close. If both are all-world offensive players, logic suggests Durant’s defense makes him better.

But better and more important aren’t the same thing. And sometimes being more important can in effect make you better — at least in a particular team context.

Curry is a revolutionary NBA player. He makes shots that didn’t exist before, from angles and locations once considered impossible — in violation of basketball’s moral codes. Those shots are worth an extra point. He makes them almost half the time. Give most expert NBA 3-point shooters Curry’s exact shot distribution — off the dribble, 30 feet away, or body twisting to make a catch in the corner — and how many would they hit? Thirty percent? Worse? No one knows, because no one has dared try.

The Warriors saw that unprecedented skill set, and loosed it upon the league in increments — first under Mark Jackson (their 2013 playoff run, when they pushed the Spurs, is considered a watershed moment within the team), and then in a torrent when Curry and Kerr stretched it beyond imagination in 2015-16.

Curry’s singular shooting is the organizing principle for everything the Warriors have built. It is the electrical current powering the body — doing indispensable, foundational work even when you don’t see it.

“People took it the wrong way when we had our conversation after the Finals,” Kerr said of his podcast appearance. “I was talking specifically about two-way players, and Kevin is right there with LeBron and Kawhi [Leonard]. But does that mean he’s better than Steph? All that stuff is subjective. Who’s better: James Harden or Kawhi? I don’t know. But if you’re talking about who has the biggest impact on the way people guard us — on the identity of our team — then it’s Steph. He’s the engine. Everything starts with Steph.”

“What we built was initiated by Steph,” Myers added. “The offense starts with him.”

In the most literal sense, the Warriors look the way they do because of Curry. Teams trap Golden State’s pick-and-rolls 30 feet from the rim, unlocking shots for everyone else, because those pick-and-rolls involve the only human in history capable of hitting 40 percent of his off-the-dribble 3s from that distance. Draymond Green emerged as the team’s assist leader in part because he was Curry’s go-to pick-and-roll partner — and those traps sprang him for 4-on-3s that flummoxed the league for a full season.

Kerr instituted a more egalitarian offense, with everyone screening and cutting off the ball, because Curry understands the power he exercises screening and cutting off the ball. You can give most shooters, even the best ones, a brief, tiny window to put out another fire. You cannot give Curry any space, even if he is 25 feet away, has his back to the basket, or is in mid-collision while setting a pick. He’s too accurate, his wrist-snap release too fast.

If you’re guarding Curry and he nails your teammate with a pick that frees Klay Thompson, you can’t lunge away from Curry to blanket Thompson for a split second. Switch a bigger guy onto Curry, and he’ll keep moving until the behemoth can no longer keep up:

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