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Florida Today: Magic unveil new look

September 25, 2008

  BY JOHN DENTON • FLORIDA TODAY • SEPTEMBER 24, 2008   When he wasn’t doing impersonations of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Michael Jackson over the loud speaker and mockingly crying after receiving a key to the city, Dwight Howard was asked if he looked better in the Orlando Magic’s new pinstriped uniforms than Shaquille O’Neal […]

Basketball 24/7: DENG OVER THE MOON

September 19, 2008

09/18/2008  LUOL Deng does not often show his emotions but the Chicago Bulls superstar made no attempt to conceal them in the locker room after GB qualified for Eurobasket 2009 on Wednesday.  The GB talisman, winner now of nine of his ten international games, conceded that this was not his or his country’s greatest ever […]

Telegraph.co.uk: Basketball: Great Britain await confirmation of London 2012 spot

September 18, 2008

As Great Britain nursed their well deserved hangovers yesterday and stretched their long legs on a sunny five hour coach journey from Zagreb to Cazin there was only one cloud in the blazing autumn sky after their historic achievement of qualifying for the European Championship finals in Poland next year.   By Brendan Gallagher Last […]

Telegraph.co.uk: Luol Deng proves constant threat as Great Britain hammer Israel in European qualifiers

September 15, 2008

Great Britain showed impressive strength from the bench in Liverpool last night to defeat Israel 96-86, and leave qualification for next year’s European Championships in Poland in their own hands.   By Brendan Gallagher Last Updated: 12:33AM BST 15 Sep 2008 Inspiration: Luo Deng leads Great Britain to victory over Isreal Photo: PA Two wins […]

CBSSports: Position rankings: Centers get in line behind Superman

September 15, 2008

Sep. 15, 2008 By Tim Povtak The Sports Xchange/CBSSports.com     Dwight Howard is a long, long way from reaching his lofty goal of being one of the best to ever play the game, but he certainly is pointed in the right direction.   The sky is the limit for Dwight Howard. (Getty Images)   […]

Chicago Tribune: Deng is Britain’s money player

September 14, 2008

  Bulls forward costly, but he’s paying off with wins By Mark Woods | Special to the Chicago Tribune 10:51 PM CDT, September 13, 2008 LIVERPOOL, England – The northern English city of Liverpool has always worshiped its heroes like deities. Around every corner, it seems, there is a shrine to the timeless genius of the Beatles. […]

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September 12, 2008

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September 11, 2008

09/10/2008    LUOL Deng continued his and Great Britain’s remarkable basketball journey at Birmingham’s NIA this evening (Wed) as his 29 points helped beat Bosnia-Herzegovina 82-74.  The result, coupled with group favourite Israel’s shock defeat in the Czech Republic keeps Chris Finch’s team on course for their first ever place in the European Championship Finals […]

Rotowire: Channing Frye: (Ankle) Out Until Mid-November, Diogu likely to see more minutes

September 9, 2008

9/9/2008 8:56:28 AM Update: Frye will be out 8-10 weeks after undergoing surgery on Monday to remove bone spurs from his left ankle, the Oregonian reports. Recommendation: It’s a tough break for Frye, who was looking to solidify his role as backup power forward with the Blazers this season. Frye will miss all of training […]

Brandweek Magazine: NBA Star Howard Asks: Got Chocolate Milk?

September 8, 2008

Sept 8, 2008 -By Barry Janoff NBA all-star Dwight Howard, tennis star Ana Ivanovic and teen soccer star Jozy Altidore will be the latest athletes to be featured in a Got milk? Effort. The effort will differ from past campaigns in that it will promote chocolate milk as well as support milk’s role in exercise […]

The Jerusalem Post: Deng leads British charge on EuroBasket

September 7, 2008

By ROEE FARKASH  Chicago Bulls star Luol Deng was only given permission to play for Great Britain in Wednesday’s EuroBasket 2009 qualifier against Israel over the weekend. But on Tuesday he showed he’s raring to go. While his Bulls teammate Ben Gordon was left behind as the British team was unable to cover his insurance policy, […]

ESPN: Olajuwon, Ewing, Riley, and Vitale among seven HOF inductees

September 7, 2008

Associated Press Updated: September 6, 2008, 7:55 AM ET Comment Email Print SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Hakeem Olajuwon, Patrick Ewing and Pat Riley were enshrined into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday night, but it was inductee Dick Vitale who, as expected, stole the show. Others in the class, which also included Adrian Dantley, Detroit […]