NBA ANNOUNCES PENALTIES FROM ROCKETS-KINGS GAME
NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2023 – Houston Rockets guard Garrison Mathews, Rockets forward Tari Eason and Sacramento Kings guard Malik Monk have been fined for their roles in an on-court altercation, it was announced today by Joe Dumars, Executive Vice President, Head of Basketball Operations.
In addition, Rockets guard Jalen Green and forward Jae’Sean Tate have each been suspended one game without pay for leaving the bench area during an on-court altercation.
Mathews has been fined $35,000 for initiating the altercation and taunting Monk, and Monk has been fined $25,000 for continuing the altercation and taunting Mathews.
Eason has been fined $30,000 for escalating the altercation and making inadvertent contact with a game official.
The incident began when Mathews fouled Monk as both players were pursuing a loose ball. Mathews, Monk and Eason were subsequently assessed a technical foul and ejected.
The incident occurred with 11:09 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Kings’ 139-114 win over the Rockets on Jan. 13 at Golden 1 Center.
Green and Tate will serve their suspensions today when the Rockets visit the LA Clippers at Crypto.com Arena.
To view the incident, click on the following link: https://www.nba.com/watch/
GOLDEN STATE’S ANDRE IGUODALA FINED
NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2023 –Golden State Warriors guard-forward Andre Iguodala has been fined $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward game officials and throwing the game ball into the spectator stands, it was announced today by Joe Dumars, Executive Vice President, Head of Basketball Operations.
Iguodala made the comments following his having been assessed a technical foul and ejected for the unsportsmanlike act with 4:30 remaining in the fourth quarter of Golden State’s 125-113 loss to the Phoenix Suns on Jan. 10 at Chase Center.
NBA G LEAGUE NEXT UP GAME TO DEBUT AT NBA ALL-STAR 2023
NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2023 – The NBA G League today announced details for its first NBA G League Next Up Game, which will take place at NBA All-Star 2023 in Salt Lake City at the Jon M. Huntsman Center on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. ET live on NBA TV.
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James and Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant continue to lead the Western and Eastern Conferences, respectively, in the second fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting presented by AT&T.
James (West Frontcourt), Durant (East Frontcourt), the Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (West Guards) and the Nets’ Kyrie Irving (East Guards) remain the leaders at their respective position groups.
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo has closed within 41,932 votes of Durant for the top spot among all East players. Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum has moved ahead of Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid for third place among East frontcourt players, behind Durant and Antetokounmpo.
Fans account for 50% of the vote to determine the starters for the 2023 NBA All-Star Game. Current NBA players and a media panel account for 25% each. The team captains will be the All-Star starter from each conference who receives the most fan votes in his conference.
Tomorrow (Friday, Jan. 13) marks the next “3-for-1 Day,” when each fan vote will count three times. The next fan voting update will be shared on Thursday, Jan. 19, and voting will conclude on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 11:59 p.m. ET. TNT will reveal the starters, including the two team captains, on the evening of Thursday, Jan. 26.
Below are the top 10 vote-getters by position group in the second fan returns.
- Record-Setting 101,000 Tryouts across 3v3 and 5v5 Draft-Eligible Events -
- Three-Round Draft Will Livestream at 8 p.m. ET
NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2023 – The NBA 2K League announced today that the 2023 NBA 2K League Draft will be livestreamed from New York City on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. ET, and will air on the NBA 2K League’s Twitchand YouTube channels. The invite-only Draft party will feature VIP guests, including select draft prospects, returning NBA 2K League players, social media influencers and celebrities.
“A pinnacle moment every offseason and a marquee event for 2K and basketball fans alike, we are thrilled to bring the NBA 2K League Draft back live to New York City for the first time since 2020,” said NBA 2K League President Brendan Donohue. “We started with over 100,000 tryouts across 3v3 and 5v5 competitions, players all aspiring to be drafted by one of our 25 teams. On Draft night, we will introduce you to this draft class and their amazing stories, welcome our newest franchise from Australia - NBL Oz Gaming - and we will watch our reigning 3v3 champions Pistons GT and 5v5 champions Bucks Gaming take first steps in their title defenses.”
Debuting this past offseason, the NBA 2K League Become a Pro Series saw incredible interest with a record-setting 101,000 tryouts from 126 countries. The draft pool will also consist of unretained players, players who earned draft eligibility as part of the NBA 2K League Draft Prospect Series, select competitors from the NBA 2K League’s APAC, Australian and European Invitationals, and high-performing players in the 2K community as determined by league and team officials. See below for more information on some of the notable 2023 NBA 2K League draft prospects. The complete draft pool will be announced at a later date.
All 25 NBA 2K League teams, including the league’s expansion team representing Australia, NBL Oz Gaming, will have completed their five-person rosters for both 3v3 and 5v5 competitions at the end of the three-round draft. Hawks Talon GC will have the first overall pick, Nets GC will have the second overall selection, and Lakers Gaming will have the third overall pick. During the offseason, 78 players who competed in the 2022 season were retained by their teams and one player was selected as the first-ever NBL Oz Gaming player in the NBA 2K League Australian Invitational, leaving 47 roster spots to be filled during the draft. For the complete draft order, click here.
The broadcast will feature NBA 2K League President Brendan Donohue announcing select picks, interviews with VIP guests in attendance at the Draft party, live look-ins with draft prospects, NBA 2K League operations headquarters and select “war rooms” where teams will be strategizing and drafting from their respective markets, and clips from NBA 2K League original content series “Draft Hopefuls”.
The NBA 2K League will announce additional information related to the 2023 season in the coming months, including season structure, schedule and location, prize pool, and open qualifiers.
For more information, fans can follow the NBA 2K League on Twitter (NBA2KLeague), Instagram (nba2kleague), Facebook (NBA 2K League), TikTok (nba2kleague), Twitch (NBA2KLeague) and YouTube (NBA 2K League) and visit NBA2KLeague.com.
Imparables los Grises de Humacao en la Liga de Baloncesto Puertorriqueña
(Humacao P.R.) – Los Grises de Humacao de la Liga de Baloncesto Puertorriqueña, obtuvieron una importante victoria anoche sobre los Gigantes de Carolina, con marcador de 83-80, en partido celebrado en la histórica y legendaria cancha Emilio E. Huyke, de la ciudad gris.
El apoderado de los Grises, Orlando J. López Rivera indicó que por Humacao, Geovan Delgado lució imponente y anotó 20 puntos, con 9 rebotes y 5 asistencias. Luis Cintrón aportó 12, con 3 rebotes y dos asistencias, y Jean Vázquez añadió 10 canastos y 2 rebotes para el triunfo de la H. Con este juego los Grises mejoran su marca en 8-2 y 6 victorias consecutivas.
El lunes 16 de enero de 2023, llegan al Coliseo Tomás Dones para enfrentar a los Cariduros de Fajardo y el viernes 20 de enero retornan al Coliseo Emilio E. Huyke de Humacao, para verse las caras ante los Magos de Aguas Buenas. Todos los partidos a partir de las 8:00 de la noche.
Para más información pueden comunicarse al (787) 949-4704, en Facebook e Instagram: Grises de Humacao LBP o al correo electrónico email@example.com.