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« : febrero 25, 2019, 10:57:00 pm »
Boris Diaw was on his way out of the NBA when he arrived in San Antonio, where the Spurs were trying to breathe new life into a core that had not won a championship in five years. They proved to be a perfect match, and after playing a key role in the Spurs latest championship, Diaw found no reason to continue his career renaissance elsewhere. Diaw tweeted Sunday night that he agreed to terms on a new contract with the Spurs and a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press that its a three-year contract worth $22 million. The person requested anonymity because the contract cannot be signed until the leagues moratorium ends Thursday. "Hey spurs fans, Good news," the French-born Diaw tweeted, "i stay in san antonio for a few more years. Lets win it again." For the 32-year-old Diaw, it was a chance to get one last big payday that he earned by providing some essential versatility on both ends of the court for the Spurs. He averaged 9.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists and shot over 52 per cent in 25 minutes per game last season. For the Spurs, it was the chance to keep together a team that posted the best record in the NBA last season and dominated the two-time defending champion Miami Heat in the finals. They have already learned this summer that Tim Duncan is returning next season and backup point guard Patty Mills will be back as well after a long rehabilitation of a shoulder injury. The Spurs decided to give Diaw a hearty raise after watching him blossom in a system Gregg Popovich designed to keep the ball moving at all costs. But they also protected themselves by only partially guaranteeing the third year of the deal, which was first reported by Yahoo! Sports. He will be guaranteed $15.5 million over the first two seasons of the contract, a big boost from the $4.7 million he made last year. "Hes perfect for them," former Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman said about Diaw and the Spurs during the season. Diaw was considered a rising star in the early portion of his career in Phoenix, a lithe, athletic, big man with the vision of a point guard that flourished with the run-and-gun Suns. But his career nose-dived soon after when he was traded to the Charlotte Bobcats in 2008. He put on weight and didnt appear interested in playing for a team with no hope of contending. The Bobcats waived Diaw near the end of the 2012 season, and the Spurs brought him in to see if he could rediscover his game while playing alongside close friend and countryman Tony Parker. Thats exactly what happened. It didnt take long for Diaw to make a good impression with Popovich, and he signed a two-year deal to stay with the Spurs that summer. He still carries a few extra pounds, but the deft passing, precise defensive positioning and floor-stretching shooting all have reappeared and been vital to San Antonios two straight finals appearances and its run this spring to a fifth championship. ___ Follow Jon Krawczynski on Twitter: Cheap Yeezys Real . -- Kevin Stadler might be playing in the Masters for the first time, but hes already showing his old man a thing or two. Wholesale Yeezy Replica . -- D.A. Points was disqualified Friday from the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am for using a training device while waiting to play the 18th hole at Pebble Beach. .Y. -- Sore nose and all, Sidney Crosby had a goal and three assists to help Pittsburgh beat Buffalo 5-3 on Friday night, snapping the Penguins mini-slump and slowing the Sabres late-season surge. Authentic Yeezy Outlet .com) - Coming off a pair of tough losses last week, the Syracuse Orange will try to put an end to their first losing skid of the season when they pay a visit to the Maryland Terrapins at the Comcast Center on Monday night in Atlantic Coast Conference action. Wholesale Yeezy Boost . And former Maple Leafs coach Ron Wilson certainly knows his pain. "Its pretty hard to coach there without allowing some of these things to kind of affect you," Wilson told TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun in his ESPN.SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The Arizona Coyotes spent four years trying to avoid the distractions of not having an owner, focused on winning games while looking over their shoulders at what was going on off the ice.Some much-needed stability appeared to be in place last year, when IceArizona purchased the team from the NHL.But, as has been the case throughout this saga, another twist was in store, this one coming when IceArizona acknowledged it was in negotiations with a potential new investor.This turn was met with a shrug.Though details of the potential deal are foggy, even to the players and coaches on the team, its fairly clear that the team is not going anywhere anytime soon.Besides, the Coyotes have been through this many, many times before and are certainly used to it.When you first hear about it, its just What are the details about it? And once you look at it, it changes nothing for us, Coyotes coach Dave Tippett said Friday. This isnt staying or leaving. This is businessmen doing what they do, so this has zero effect on us.Even so, the latest news had to send a jolt through Coyotes fans in the desert.It came on Thursday, when the New York Post reported IceArizona was in the process of selling a majority stake in the Coyotes to Andrew Barroway, a Philadelphia hedge fund manager whos made unsuccessful attempts to buy the New Jersey Devils and New York Islanders.Speculation swirled throughout the day until the Coyotes released a statement confirming that they are in discussions with an unsolicited potential investor. In the release, the Coyotes said no deal was in place and no members of the IceArizona group would give up ownership of the team, calling it a positive step for the future of the team.NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly later said there should be no concerns about ownership of the Coyotes nor were there any plans for relocating the franchise.The news barely causeed a ripple among the Coyotes players as they got ready for the teams final preseason game Friday night.ddddddddddddIm pretty sure no ones too concerned in our room, Arizona captain Shane Doan said. This is a minor, minor, minor, minor thing compared to the previous five years. Its not a big deal.What the Coyotes went through before was a wild ride.It started in 2009, when owner Jerry Moyes took the team into bankruptcy in a failed attempt to sell it to Blackberry founder Jim Balsillie, who planned to move the franchise to Hamilton, Ontario. The NHL and city of Glendale fought the plan in court and the team was sold to the league later that year.Over the next four years, one potential owner stepped forward and fell back as rumours of relocating the franchise swirled.Renaissance Sports and Entertainment, managing partner of IceArizona, finally got a deal done last year.Even then it wasnt easy.RSE reached a purchase agreement with the NHL, but went through tense negotiations with the city of Glendale over a lease agreement for Arena. Amid speculation that the NHL would move the team to Seattle if the $225 million deal fell through, Glendales City Council approved it by a 4-3 vote and IceArizona later completed its purchase from the league.The members of IceArizona, headed by George Gosbee and Anthony LeBlanc, appeared to be pleased with the team in their first season and the team took another step toward stability by signing a nine-year partnership with Gila River Casinos that includes naming rights for the arena.But just when the foundation appeared to be stable, it wobbled at least a little bit with this latest news, even if it didnt shake the Coyotes.I kind of chuckled in the fact that we were going to get asked questions about ownership again, Doan said. Other than that, nothings really changed so its not anything Im really too worried about. ' ' '


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Re:sure no ones too
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