The Philadelphia 76ers were the No. 3 merchandise seller in the NBA this regular season, behind only the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers, according to sales on the league’s official online store released Tuesday morning.
It’s the highest ranking the Sixers have had since they finished the 2002-03 season in the same position.
Spears: Giannis Antetokounmpo and the No. 7 seed Milwaukee Bucks will knock out the injury-plagued Boston Celtics. Losing Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward will be too much for Boston to overcome. All-Star balloting showed fans are high on Giannis. CBS’s “60 Minutes” has featured the Bucks star. It’s time for the Greek Freak to make some playoff noise.
Herring: Not sure if I’d quite go as far as to predict it — I guess I don’t see a true upset in this round, as lame as that sounds — but I could absolutely see the Pelicans beating the Blazers. Portland’s guard play is better, but Jrue Holiday is the most well-rounded player in the backcourt on either team, and he’s capable of helping New Orleans steal a game. It would require a Herculean effort from Davis and likely hot shooting from E’Twaun Moore and Nikola Mirotic. But there’s enough talent to get it done if Alvin Gentry can design a solid game plan.
The Giants recently hosted Barkley on a pre-draft visit to the Quest Diagnostics Training Center, and Cabinda says he couldn’t give him a strong enough endorsement as a teammate or locker room leader.
King’s comments came during a question-and-answer session at Arizona State University’s sport summit.
The Minnesota Vikings did a wonderful job during free agency to address the team’s two biggest needs. Guard is now the most glaring hole on the roster after Joe Berger’s retirement.
Rapoport added that Worley was found passed out inside a vehicle blocking a highway. 911 was called.
The 23-year-old cornerback attended Philadelphia’s Penn Charter High before heading to West Virginia and eventually the Carolina Panthers. He was traded to the Eagles this offseason in exchange for veteran wide receiver Torrey Smith.