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Report: Potential Kevin Durant Trade Suitor Has Been Identified

Before Kyrie Irving decided to exercise his 2022-23 player option, the entire NBA considered the alluring scenario of Kevin Durant seeking a trade. Had Irving left the Brooklyn Nets, there's a chance Durant may have also wanted to exit. If the two-time NBA Finals MVP requested a trade, suitors would have lined up for an opportunity to acquire the 33-year-old superstar.
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College Basketball Head Coach Reportedly Fired On Wednesday

LIU has fired head men's basketball coach Derek Kellogg after five seasons, according to reports. Firing your coach on June 29 is an interesting decision, but the Sharks already have a replacement ready to go: G-League Ignite program manager and former longtime NBA guard Rod Strickland. Strickland, a native of...
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Pennsylvania Road Rage Suspect Killed Man for Driving Too Slow: Cops

A man was shot dead in his car by a raging driver who thought the victim was driving too slowly, police said. King Hua, 54, was shot while stopped at a red light in Springfield Township near Philadelphia at around 8.40 a.m. on Wednesday. “A man lost his life today over traveling in his car too slow in rush-hour traffic,” Springfield Township Police Chief Joseph Daly told reporters at a news conference. “It’s just not acceptable.” Witnesses described seeing a dark SUV use the shoulder to pull ahead of Hua’s car before a male passenger got out of the vehicle and fired two rounds into Hua’s windshield and fled the scene, Daly added. Hua’s wife was also in the car at the time of the murder. Around 10 miles away on Tuesday night, a 21-year-old woman was shot and killed in a Philly bar over an argument about whose turn it was to use a pool table.

Mother, 20, fatally shot while pushing baby stroller in NYC’s Upper East Side

A young mother pushing her 3-month-old infant in a stroller was fatally shot Wednesday night on an Upper East Side street, police and law enforcement sources said. The 20-year-old woman was shot once in the head at point-blank range by a suspect who approached her from behind at Lexington Avenue and East 95th Street around 8:25 p.m., according to the NYPD and sources. The baby was unharmed, police said. First responders found the woman unconscious at the scene. She was rushed to Metropolitan Hospital, where she was pronounced dead about an hour later, authorities said. The gunman, dressed in a black...

Man, 72, beaten to death by cousin during wild fight in their Brooklyn apartment

A 72-year-old man was beaten to death by his cousin during a wild fight in their Brooklyn apartment early Thursday, police sources said. Cops called to the apartment on Kosciuszko St. near Marcy Ave. in Bedford-Stuyvesant at 4:30 a.m. found the victim dead in bed with a massive head injury. His name was not immediately released. Also at the scene was the victim’s 60-year-old cousin, who ...

3 people, including 2 teens, shot in overnight NYC gun violence: cops

At least three people, including two teens, were shot in another bloody night of gun violence in New York City — which also saw a young mother shot dead while pushing a stroller on the Upper East Side, authorities said. The youngest victim, a 16-year-old boy, was shot in the buttocks and walked into Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx around 4:45 a.m. Thursday, cops said.  His injury was non-life-threatening. Cops say the teen was uncooperative with investigators and provided no information on where the shooting happened.  The other teen, an 18-year-old male, was shot in the leg around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday on East...

Man Killed In Road Rage Shooting In Springfield Identified, Authorities Say

SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (CBS) — Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting on the roads of Delaware County. Investigators say it was a case of road rage. Police are searching for the person who pulled up to a vehicle and fatally shot another driver on a busy road in Springfield Township. A bullet hole is visible in the windshield of the victim’s car left on State Road/Route 1 near Meetinghouse Lane. “It’s really unnerving and a little scary,” Jackie Washco, who heard the shooting, said. It happened just before 8:45 a.m. Wednesday. Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer says a man and woman in a dark-colored...

Motorcyclist Killed Exiting Route 3

A 53-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash while exiting Route 3 in Rutherford, responders said.The borough resident was leaving the westbound highway when the crash occurred at the Ridge Road exit shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday, Police Chief John Russo said.He was pronounced dead at the scene, t…

Atlantic Rumors: Knicks, Barrett, Harris, DiVincenzo

With the Knicks expecting to re-sign Mitchell Robinson, the next focus will be on finding a back-up center, writes Ian Begley of There’s an opening with Nerlens Noel headed to the Pistons in a salary dump trade. New York has expressed interest in several free agent centers, sources...

Celtics Reportedly Turned Down Notable Trade Offer

Hindsight is 20/20 and it may be over a year before we can fully evaluate this current NBA offseason. But the Boston Celtics may come to regret turning down a notable trade offer that was made to them recently. According to Brian Robb of MassLive, the Celtics turned down a...