Joel Embiid recorded a triple-double as the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA) blasted the Los Angeles Lakers by a whopping 44 points.
Philadelphia cruised to a 138-94 home victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2023-2024 NBA 안전카지노사이트 regular season on Monday (Jan. 28) at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Philadelphia’s Embiid recorded his sixth career triple-double and first of the season with 30 points, 11 rebounds, and 11 assists to lead his team to victory..
The game marked the largest margin of defeat for LeBron James as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. The largest margin of defeat for James, who made his NBA debut in 2003, was a 42-point loss to the Indiana Pacers in 2019. The Pacers defeated James’ former team, the Los Angeles Lakers, 136-94.
In the Lakers’ 44-point loss to Philadelphia, James scored 18 points and dished out five assists. He did not grab a single rebound.
Philadelphia hit 22 3-pointers and outrebounded the Lakers 48-32, even without Embiid in the fourth quarter.
Philadelphia, which improved to 12-5, moved into a tie for second place in the Eastern Conference, while the Lakers, at 10-8, remained in eighth place in the Western Conference.
The Detroit Pistons fell to the Washington Wizards 107-126, snapping a 14-game losing streak.
The two teams were tied for 14th place in the Eastern Conference with a 2-14 record before tonight’s game, but the result moved Washington to 14th (3-14) and Detroit to 15th (2-15).
The Western Conference’s last-place San Antonio Spurs (3-14) have also now lost 12 straight games.
The Goyang Sono Skingunners will face the Wonju DB Promy in the opening game of the 2023-2024 regular season at the Goyang Sono Arena on Feb. 22.
KBL newcomer Sono 토토사이트 got off to a strong start with its inauguration ceremony last September. The team is working hard to fulfill the expectations of its fans in time for the start of the regular season.
Initially, Sono planned to start the season with a foreign player combination of Jarrod Jones and Anthony Bennett. However, when Bennett, the highly-touted former No. 1 overall pick in the NBA, dropped out, the team had to find a new player.
Quickly, the Sono team identified NBA veteran center Deyonte Davis as the right fit and signed him. A former highly touted prospect who played in the McDonald’s All-American Game for the top high school players in the country, Davis played 106 games in the NBA after attending Michigan State.
After leaving the NBA, Davis spent two seasons with the Taoyuan Leopards in Taiwan before taking on a new challenge in Korea this season. Davis, who played alongside Dwight Howard last season, averaged 16.5 points, 12.5 rebounds, and 2.3 blocked shots in two seasons in the Taiwan T1 League.
On Sunday at the Goyang Sono Arena, Davis said he’s still not at full strength, but he has a good feeling about Korea and is determined to get back on track.
“Once I got here, it’s a new environment, so everything is new,” Davis said. I feel like it’s the best situation for me. I’m not at 100 percent right now, but I’m trying to do my best to get back to where I was and get back to being myself as soon as possible.”
On why he chose Sono: “The most important thing is that the team wanted me. “The most important thing is that the team wanted me, so it was a no-brainer for me to come.
At 6-foot-6 with long arms, Davis’ biggest strength comes from his defensive presence, including rim protection. He was named to the Defensive First Team and blocked shots in the Taiwanese League for the second straight year. If Davis’ skills translate well, it will be a big boost for Sono, whose height is a weakness.
“When it’s all said and done, I’m very proud of my defensive tendencies. I’m very proud of the way I play defense. If I can win games on defense, I’m going to give it my all and focus on defense.”
One of the biggest differences between Davis’s game in the NBA and now is the frequency of his outside shot attempts. While he rarely attempted three-pointers during his NBA career, he’s seen a marked increase in frequency in Taiwan, taking 5.0 per game last season. Shooting from beyond the arc is a keyword that could fit Sono’s style of archery basketball.
“I wouldn’t say my style has changed from when I played in the NBA, but when I went to Taiwan, the team gave me the opportunity to shoot more threes. I was given that opportunity on top of what I already had the ability to do, so I was free to shoot it.”
In closing, Davis said, “For the fans, I’m really excited to be here and I’m excited to show them what I can do in front of them. I hope they’re going to have a lot of fun watching me defend and play my game,” he said.
The Seoul SK Knights and Anyang Jeongwanjang Red Boosters, who will represent the KBL in the East Asian Super League (EASL) for the 2023-2024 season, will play their first games on October 18 and 25, respectively.
Seoul SK, 텍사스홀덤 who are in Group B, will open their campaign at Okinawa Arena against the Ryukyu Golden Kings of Japan’s B.LEAGUE on October 18 at 7 p.m., while Anyang Jeongwanjang, who are in Group A, will host the Taipei Fubon Braves of Taiwan’s P.LEAGUE+ on October 25 at 7 p.m. at Anyang Gymnasium.
The East Asian Super League (EASL) 2023-2024 season, which kicked off on October 11, will feature home-and-away group stage matches until February 7 next year, with games being played every Wednesday. The ‘Final Four’, where the top two teams from each group will advance, will take place on March 8-10 next year, with a prize pool of US$1 million for the winner, US$500,000 for the runner-up and US$250,000 for the third-place team.
Seoul SK’s match against the Ryukyu Golden Kings on October 18 will be streamed live on SPOTV, while all East Asian Super League (EASL) matches will be available on SPOTV NOW.
Tickets for East Asian Super League (EASL) games in Korea can be purchased through the KBL’s unified website, with tickets for the Oct. 25 game between the Anyang Chungjang and Taipei Fubon Braves in Anyang opening at 10 a.m. on Oct. 18.
Group A features KBL champion Anyang Jeongguanjang Red Boosters, Japan B League runner-up Chiba Jets, Philippines PBA Governors’ Cup winner TNT Tropang Giga, and Taiwan’s P.League+ champion Fubon Brace. In Group B, KBL runner-up Seoul SK Knights, B-League champion Ryukyu Golden Kings, P.League+ runner-up New Taipei Kings, and the PBA’s Meralco Bolts will replace former Barangay Hinebra San Miguel.
The main attraction is NBA player Jeremy Lin. Jeremy Lin plays with his younger brother Joseph Lin for the New Taipei Kings and competes in the East Asian Super League (EASL). With SK in a group with the New Taipei Kings, the matchup between Kim and Jeremy Lin will be interesting to watch. SK and the New Taipei Kings will meet for the first time on November 8 at Xinjiang Gymnasium in Taiwan and again on January 31 at Jamsil Student Gymnasium.
When announcing the schedule, East Asia Super League (EASL) CEO Matt Beyer said, “Asian basketball fans will be able to see intense matches between the top basketball clubs in East Asia. The EASL 2023-24 schedule will fulfill our goal of determining the strongest basketball club in East Asia.”
“FIBA Asia is excited about the EASL 23-24 season,” said Hagop Kazarian, FIBA Asia Secretary General. We are one step closer to our long-standing goal of creating an international basketball club competition in the East Asian region. FIBA wishes the best of luck to all the clubs participating in this journey.”
“We are confident that Korean basketball fans will be mesmerized by the journey of the Anyang Jungkwanjang Red Boosters and Seoul SK Knights in EASL Season 2. We look forward to seeing them take on some of the best teams in East Asia and, of course, we expect them to bring the trophy home to Korea once again following their success in EASL Season 1.”
Shinji Shimada, President of the B League, added: “The Ryukyu Golden Kings and Chiba Jets will represent the B League in the upcoming East Asia Super League. We look forward to their success on the Asian stage. We also hope that all the participating teams will showcase the appeal of Asian basketball to the rest of the world.”
P.LEAGUE+ President Charles Chen said, “Taiwanese basketball fans have been waiting for years for the opportunity to watch and cheer on top teams from other leagues in East Asia on the international stage. The Braves and Kings are ready to rise to the challenge.”
National Basketball Association (NBA) star player Steph Curry, 35, of the Golden State Warriors, has taken a hole-in-one lead in a U.S. celebrity golf tournament.
Curry made the hole-in-one on the seventh (par-3) hole during the second round of the American Century Championship ($600,000 purse) at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course (par-72) in Stateline, Nevada (USA) on Saturday.
Curry’s tee shot on the 152-yard seventh hole landed about a meter in front of the cup and went straight into the hole.
Upon realizing he had made a hole-in-one, Curry took off his hat, threw up his left glove, and ran to the cup to express his joy.
“It’s the second hole-in-one of my life,” Curry said, adding, “I was out of breath after running a distance longer than a basketball court, but it was worth it.”
The tournament brings together celebrities, including former and current stars of American sports, to compete in golf. It’s a modified Stableford format that awards 10 points for an albatross, 8 points for a hole-in-one, 6 points for an eagle, 3 points for a birdie, 1 point for a par, and -2 points for anything worse than a double bogey.
The NBA’s leading three-point shooter, known for his ability to hit long-range three-pointers, added eight points in the tournament, sinking the ball from 140 meters away.
Curry, who finished tied for 16th in the event last year, led the field with a 50-point total after the hole-in-one.
Curry needs just one final round to clinch the title in the three-round event.
National Hockey League (NHL) player Joe Pavelski and former tennis player Maddie Fish (USA) are tied for second with 47 points.
Golf queen Anika Sorenstam (Sweden) 한국야동 is tied for eighth with 34 points, while last year’s winner, National Football League (NFL) player Tony Romo (USA), is tied for 12th with 32 points.