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Former All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge part ways with San Antonio

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By Ponciano Melo – The days of the San Antonio Spurs with LaMarcus Aldridge have now come to an end after both parties \”mutually agreed to part ways.\”

Head coach Gregg Popovich confirmed the development before their first game after the All-Star break.

“LaMarcus is not with the team,” he said in an interview.

“He’s healthy, in that respect, but we’ve mutually agreed to work out some opportunities for him, and that’ll be elsewhere,” the coach said. “So, he won’t be with the team moving forward.”

The Spurs acquired the former All-Star in 2015, where he was expected to be the future franchise big man of the team as the then-active Tim Duncan was nearing his retirement.

However, they failed to taste a championship during his six years stay in San Antonio. Kawhi Leonard\’s departure also disrupts the future of the franchise.

Nonetheless, the team supported Aldridge, and they are now looking for suitors. The Spurs are pretty confident that Aldridge can start fresh before the NBA trade deadline arrives.

The new season of the NBA has already presented several blockbuster news either on trade and buyout that is so far reshaping the league\’s landscape.

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Warriors extend home win to eight after denying the Jazz

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Warriors extend home win to eight after denying the Jazz

Six Warriors players scored in double-digits as Golden State remained winning at home, this time defeating the Utah Jazz, 129-118.

Stephen Curry led all scorers with 33 points behind six triples while Klay Thompson and Andrew Wiggins each tallied 20 markers.

Warriors caught fire beyond the arc once again with 20 three-pointers made compared to only 11 of the Jazz.

The win was also the eighth straight home dubs for Golden State for a overall record of 10-10.

Meanwhile, Lauri Markkanen continued to be the go-to guy for Utah with 24 points while Kelly Olynyk and Jordan Clarkson added 21 each in a losing effort.

Despite the loss, Jazz still have the better record of 12-9, as the dubbed “rebuilding team” is having a great start of the season.

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DAVIS VS. GARCIA IS FINALLY HAPPENING

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After two years of social media teasing, Gervonta Davis vs. Ryan Garcia appears to be
a reality.
Garcia made the announcement on Thursday that he and Davis would square off in Las
Vegas in 2023. When Davis enters the ring on January 7 to face a yet-to-be-determined
opponent, he will declare the fight “done deal.”
“I’m so pumped this fight is finally in place I want it more than anything right now,”
Garcia wrote. “I’ve put in the work, I’m at the prime of my career, and I know I’m going to
be the biggest boxer in the world. That legacy starts today.”
Davis and Garcia were praised by Showtime Sports president Stephen Espinoza for
their perseverance in making the bout materialize despite obstacles.
Davis is looked after by Al Haymon and Floyd Mayweather’s Mayweather Promotions,
and Showtime broadcasts his fights.
Garcia is being managed by Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions, and DAZN is
airing his fights.
The two teams have been at odds for a while, but they have finally come to an
understanding and put their differences aside to engage in combat.
According to reports, they will cooperate to stage the fight.
Both are stars in boxing at the moment and with the hype around each of them, the fight
is expected to be a blockbuster one.

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The Los Angeles Lakers are finally winning consecutive games after the purple and gold deny the Detroit Pistons at home.

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The Los Angeles Lakers are finally winning consecutive games after the purple and gold deny the Detroit Pistons at home

Anthony Davis is slowly becoming his usual self with 38 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks as they continue to miss the services of LeBron James.

Russell Westbrook played a decent game with 10 points and 12 assists off the bench.

They are now at a 4-10 win-loss record, still far from what they expected.

Meanwhile, Alec Burks was the bright spot for Detroit scoring 23 points off the bench. Bojan Bogdanovic added 20 but still not enough.

The Lakers capitalized on points off turnovers at 22-9, as well as the pain buckets, 66-50.

Next up for Los Angeles is San Antonio tomorrow.

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