Edward Jenkins

20 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Follower | @EdwardJenki3eia | Keep up with Edward Jenkins on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Edward Jenkins”

Kobe Bryant Tells Pau Gasol He Wants Him to Return to Los Angeles Lakers

Link to Media<p>Kobe Bryant wants Pau Gasol to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers.<p>"I spoke with Kobe before the end of the season and he told me he wanted me to stay," Gasol told Marca.com, via the <i>Los Angeles Daily News</i>' Mark Medina. “We have a great mutual respect and a great friendship.”<p>Is Bryant's …

Basketball

Pros and Cons of Derek Fisher as a Potential Lakers Head Coach

Link to Media<p>Derek Fisher won five NBA championships as a player with the Los Angeles Lakers. Could he win a few more as their next head coach?<p>The point guard affectionately known as D-Fish isn’t quite done with playing yet. His present employers—the Oklahoma City Thunder—are currently in the …

Basketball

Howard Beck's Predictions for Wednesday's NBA 2nd-Round Playoff Matchups

In the second round of the 2014 NBA playoffs, the Washington Wizards beat the Indiana Pacers and the Los Angeles Clippers blew out the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of their respective series.<p>Which teams will win Game 2 on Wednesday?<p>Check out the video above to see Howard Beck's</b> …

Basketball

New book discusses a teen Michael Jordan's feelings about race

Michael Jordan admits he was "against all white people" as a child in interview about new biography.<p>Author Roland Lazenby's new book, "Michael Jordan: The Life," details the NBA star's upbringing in North Carolina and touches on the race relations that influenced his life. According to Jordan's …

Wizards: Coach stalling on promise

There's a mini-controversy brewing within the ranks of the Washington Wizards.<p>And coach Randy Wittman is to blame.<p>Wizards players say Wittman …

Colin Kaepernick Will Not Be Charged for Incident at Miami Hotel

Link to Media<p><b>Updates from Thursday, June 12</b><p>Curt Anderson of The Associated Press has a major update on the legal situation surrounding Colin Kaepernick:<p>Ian Rapoport of NFL.com talked to the authorities, who provided more information:<p><b>Updates from Tuesday, June 3</b><p>Matt Barrows of the <i>Sacramento Bee</i> has …

Football (U.S.)

25th Anniversary of Michael Jordan's Game-Winning Jumper over Craig Ehlo

Link to Media<p>May 7 is a painful day for Cleveland fans, but it's also a day in which Chicago fans can relive one of the greatest shots in NBA history.<p>On this date 25 years ago, Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan made his iconic jumper over the Cleveland Cavaliers' Craig Ehlo. Jordan's …

Basketball

Reports: Warriors, Knicks, Lakers, Jazz want Steve Kerr

It looks like Steve Kerr will have a choice to make if he does decide to become a head coach.<p><b>More coverage: Knicks reportedly completing hire of Kerr</b> …

Basketball

It Matters That the Nets Went 4-0 Against the Heat in the Regular Season

After the Brooklyn Nets’ dramatic victory in Game 7 of the first round of the NBA playoffs on the road (itself a rare feat), the team’s next …

Basketball

Paul's sense of urgency can benefit team

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Chris Paul was the first player at Chesapeake Energy Solutions Arena on Monday.<p>Before the first team bus pulled into the arena, Paul …

Basketball

Who Must Carry San Antonio Spurs in 2nd Round of NBA Playoffs?

Link to Media<p>The San Antonio Spurs survived an offensive onslaught from the Dallas Mavericks during the opening series of the 2013-14 NBA playoffs, and the Portland Trail Blazers await in the second round.<p>Portland will also scorch the net, so a few Spurs must carry the team throughout the matchup …

NBA

Kevin Durant wins NBA MVP award

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant, as expected, is the NBA's 2013-14 MVP.<p>The NBA announced the results on Tuesday, with Durant capturing 119 of 125 first-place votes (and 1,232 voting points) after this season in which he won the league's scoring title for the fourth time in five seasons (32 …

2014 NFL schedule: Steelers, Cowboys, Colts dominate lineup on Sunday and Monday night

Colts' Wayne focused on proving doubters wrong<p>The NFL has a lot of television network partners to keep happy, and that job got more difficult when …

DeSean Jackson's final call with Chip Kelly

Jackson spoke about his release from the Eagles during an interview on The Arsenio Hall Show on Monday night.<p>One month ago DeSean Jackson was still a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, the team that selected him in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft. It wasn't until March 28 that the Eagles …

Report: Lance Stephenson, Evan Turner Got into Fight Before Round 1 vs. Hawks

Link to Media<p>On the day before the Indiana Pacers opened their first-round series with the Atlanta Hawks, guards Lance Stephenson and Evan Turner fought during practice to the point that teammate intervention was required, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports:<p>On the eve of this Eastern …

NBA

NBA playoffs 2014, Hawks vs. Pacers final score: Indiana breaks through, routs Atlanta in Game 2

The slumping Pacers beat the Hawks in Indianapolis on Tuesday.<p>Indiana took six quarters of playoff basketball to figure out what to do against the Atlanta Hawks. When it finally flipped the switch, they looked like the Pacers of old. The No. 1 seed in the East finally had a breakout game, defeating …

Wizards beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to take 2-0 lead

CHICAGO (AP) — This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed.<p>Bradley Beal came on strong …