There are a lot of talented young backcourts in the NBA, and the Cleveland Cavaliers’ duo of Donovan Mitchell and Darius Garland is up there in the rankings. One of the other great duos is made up of Atlanta Hawks stars Trae Young and Dejounte Murray. Another great duo consists of Memphis Grizzlies phenom Ja Morant and teammate Desmond Bane. Michael Porter Jr., who plays for the Denver Nuggets, asked the "Road Trippin'" hosts who they would pick among those three backcourt duos, and former Cavs forward Channing Frye was clear with his choice.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jalen Suggs scored nine of his 26 points in the final two minutes, and the Orlando Magic rallied from a 16-point deficit in the second half to beat the Golden State Warriors 130-129 on Thursday night, handing the defending NBA champions their fourth straight loss. Stephen Curry had 39 points and nine assists for the Warriors. Klay Thompson added 27 points, but missed a 12-foot jumper at the buzzer after the Magic trapped Curry. Source
The Atlanta Hawks are holding media day on Friday, and that means NBA basketball is almost back. The Hawks will be hosting an open practice next week on Wednesday before heading to Abu Dhabi for a pair of preseason games vs. the Milwaukee Bucks. Below is the full preseason schedule as well as the training camp/preseason roster the Hawks released ahead of media day. Preseason schedule Thu. Oct. 6, 12 pm ET vs. Milwaukee Bucks (game in Abu Dhabi) Sat. Oct. 8, 12 pm ET vs. Milwaukee Bucks (game in Abu Dhabi) Weds. Oct. 12, 7 pm ET @ Cleveland Cavaliers Fri. Oct. 14, 8 pm ET vs. New Orleans Pelicans (game in Birmingham, AL) Training camp roster Bogdan Bogdanovic, G Armoni Brooks, G Clint Capela, C John Collins, F/C Jarrett Culver, G Malik Ellison, G Tyson Etienne, G Trent Forrest, G AJ Griffin, G Maurice Harkless, F Aaron Holiday, G Justin Holiday, G De’Andre Hunter, F Jalen Johnson, F Frank Kaminsky, C/F Tyrese Martin, G Dejounte Murray, G Onyeka Okongwu, F/C Chris Silva, F Trae Young, G
Earlier today, the Atlanta Hawks Basketball Academy surprised more than 65 youth at Lynwood Park in Atlanta to launch the return of the 2022 Community Court Summer Tour. For a second consecutive summer, the tour will surprise more than 1,250 youth with pop-up basketball and fitness activities at existing day camps located at 14 of the Hawks’ community basketball courts. Throughout the summer, the Hawks will provide a special half-day session for youth, ages six to 16, with a curriculum that focuses heavily on teaching basketball fundamentals and fitness basics with an emphasis on staying physically active, character development and having fun. The streams for the latest NFL matches live will be available on this site whenever the official games are available.
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NBA: CLINT CAPELA DISCUSSES HIS SEASON
Clint Capela recharges his batteries in Switzerland before starting a new season
Best rebounder of the last NBA season, Clint Capela is back in Switzerland. In Meyrin, the interior of the Atlanta Hawks offers its second youth camp and adds a first edition in Zurich.
Switzerland's most famous blonde lock is at home in Meyrin. Harassed by a marathon regular season of 72 matches picked up over five months, then three play-off rounds and a loss in six matches against the future champion Milwaukee, Clint Capela admits having ended the season (July 3) with a limp.
"I was hurt in the hand and in the heel", he explains. "I'm injured, but I'm fine. Nonetheless, I will have to go to Los Angeles to do some rehabilitation for my hand. " This passage in Switzerland therefore reads like a parenthesis of ten days. After Meyrin, the highest paid Swiss sportsman will go to Zurich for a German version of his camp. "No no, it will be in English," he laughs when asked if he will speak to young people in Swiss-German dialect.
To the participants of his camp, Clint Capela hopes to send them a message: "It's my mission, they must understand that everything is possible, but that it will not be easy. It’s possible to learn a lot and I would like to see some will break into LNA (=Swiss first division) or higher in the future. I would transmit to them this mentality - while not forgetting to have fun. "
It is legitimate for young people to watch a Capela at the top of his game with stars in their eyes. Recovered from a foot sole injury contracted while still playing with the Houston Rockets in early 2020, the 27-year-old Genevan had to whip to become essential with his new team, win the title of best rebounder in the League and make it to the Conference final.
"It was a pretty incredible season because of the covid, he analyzes. A real challenge from December to July. It did not start as we wanted. But after the break and the arrival of Nate McMillan as a coach, it woke everyone up a bit. We gained confidence and I gained responsibilities. We remained united despite the injuries that inevitably occurred. "
The beautiful story of the Hawks was interrupted in the play-off by that of the Milwaukee Bucks and its Greek star Giannis Antetokounmpo. "Amply deserved", according the Genevan speaking of the title of the franchise of Wisconsin and the "Greek Freak". "He has always worked very hard."
In order to be ready for the preparation for the coming season at the end of September, Clint Capela will not exaggerate, while continuing to follow a preparation allowing him to respond to an insane schedule: " With increasing age, is necessary to be increasingly careful. I know I still have a big athletic margin. I can become more dominant and I can lose fat. Of course I want to defend my title of best rebounder and participate in the All-Star Game. "
While Clint Capela takes care of the youngsters at his camp, the Swiss team are preparing the European pre-qualifiers for the 2023 World Championship which will take place in August in Skopje. And even if he will not be present with his compatriots, Clint Capela will be the first supporter as he had been when Switzerland beat Serbia. "I want to play with Switzerland again, he concludes. If the schedule allows."