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Atlantic Notes: Nesmith, Barnes, Knox, Vildoza

Aaron Nesmith‘s rookie season saw him go from the end of the Celtics‘ bench to a spot in their playoff rotation and he’s hoping to make a greater impact in his second year, writes Brian Robb of MassLive. The 14th pick in the 2020 draft was dealing with a foot injury when last season started, and he had to adjust to the NBA during a short offseason with no Summer League. The swingman eventually settled into a consistent role and shot 50% from the field and 42% from three-point range over the final two months of the season.
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Kenny salutes 'unbelievable' Raphinha after Leeds reveal

Leeds United star Rapbinha has an “unbelievable” mentality that serves him well in the cut-throat Premier League world. So says ex-Leeds goalkeeper Paddy Kenny, speaking exclusively to Football Insider about the Brazilian attacker’s recent revealing interview comments. He told the Players Tribune on 7 September: “I want to be booed....
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Kobe Bryant Day 2021: Celebrating Mamba's legacy in LA, OC, and worldwide

LOS ANGELES - Tuesday marks "Kobe Bryant Day," in the city of Los Angeles and in Orange County. While the special day has been made official in parts of Southern California, there are numerous ways to celebrate the Hall of Famer from your living room, throughout the City of Angels, and beyond.