(Photos) NBA: OKC’s Enes Kanter Shows the Death Threats He Got After Failed Military Coup in Turkey

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Oklahoma City Thunder forward Enes Kanter posted screenshots on Twitter of the death threats he’s received since Friday, following the failed military coup in his native Turkey.


NBA: Carmelo Anthony on Officers Going Free in Freddie Gray Case & His Plans to Fight Injustice

On Monday during Team USA Basketball practice in Las Vegas, Carmelo Anthony was mostly all smiles.  But afterward, the star forward who grew up in Baltimore, was told that for the fourth time, prosecutors in Baltimore failed to get a conviction in the Freddie Gray case as Lt. Brian Rice was acquitted on Monday of all charges related to Gray’s arrest and death.


(Video) NBA: Chinese Police Form Moving Human Wall to Protect Dwyane Wade & Gabrielle Union

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Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union were well protected while in China because a moving human wall of hand-holding Chinese police officers were dedicated to keeping them safe at the mall.


NBA: Carmelo Anthony on Kevin Durant Not Giving Knicks a Meeting & Signing With Warriors

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Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant are good friends and are also teammates on Team USA for the 2016 Rio Olympics.  Anthony also wanted Durant to be his teammate on the Knicks, and lobbied KD to consider the option.  Durant however signed with the Golden State Warriors and never even gave the New York Knicks a meeting.  Anthony spoke about it after a Team USA practice session.


Sports: Champion Skier Matilda Rapaport Dies After Avalanche While Filming For Video Game

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Champion big mountain skier Matilda Rapaport died during an avalanche in Chile after she was caught in a snowstorm while shooting scenes for an upcoming video game.


NBA: James Harden Compared Himself to Steve Nash in Pitch to Get Free Agents to Sign With Rockets

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The Houston Rockets struck out on Atlanta Hawks free agents Al Horford and Kent Bazemore so they then turned their sights to New Orleans Pelicans’ free agents Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon.  They flew to Los Angeles and visited Anderson’s home in Hermosa Beach. After a nearly two-hour afternoon meeting with Anderson they locked him in with a four-year, $80 million deal.  He then called his close friend and teammate Gordon, and set up a meeting to have him join the Rockets as well.  The Rockets sales pitch had an interesting angle.


NBA: Carmelo Anthony Thanks Phil Jackson For Offseason Moves & Calls Knicks Playoff Team

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Carmelo Anthony is finally happy and has something to look forward to in his new-look New York Knicks.  This offseason, Knicks president Phil Jackson traded for Derrick Rose and added Joakim Noah, Courtney Lee and Brandon Jennings during free agency.  Saying Jackson “stepped up,’’ Anthony called the Knicks “a playoff team,” adding the group is “a very special team on paper’’ and has its “competitive edge’’ back.


UFC: Brock Lesnar Failed TWO Tests for PED’s But Will Only Be Punished For One

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Brock Lesnar caught a big break because despite the fact he reportedly tested positive for a banned substance TWICE, he’ll only face punishment for one violation.


NBA: Usually Stoic Gregg Popovich Emotional Over Tim Duncan Retiring But He’s Not Retiring Too

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Gregg Popovich, the former military man and current coach of the San Antonio Spurs is usually very stoic but the loss of Tim Duncan made him emotional.


(Photo) Boxing: Adrien Broner Arrested For Contempt Wants Fans To Write Him

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Lord have mercy on this young man’s heart. Adrien Broner was due in court earlier today in Cincinnati for an alleged assault hearing where charges were expected to be dropped…but super-duper-fly Broner showed up 3 hours late. Clearly this judge is unaware of CP time.


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