Head Coach hails Windies victory as just one step on a long road back

first_imgNORTH SOUND, Antigua, (CMC) – West Indies head coach Stuart Law has hailed Sunday’s sensational win over India but cautioned it was just one step on a long road back for the embattled Caribbean side.The Windies looked down down and out when they stumbled to 189 for nine off their 50 overs batting first in the fourth One-Day International but rallied to bundle out the Indians for 178, and clinch an amazing 11-run victory.“I believe in these boys. I believe they have got the skill,” the Australian told reporters following the result at the Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium.“We beat Pakistan a couple of weeks ago chasing down 300 and now we’ve defended a reasonably small total against India – two of the best teams in the world we’ve gone on to beat.“I believe they’ve got the skill, I believe they’ve got the talent. If we just improve their work ethic and they’ve got to play a different game than they’re used to. As soon as we start realising that and start working towards that, I think we can start making progress.”He added: “Today is one step and it’s a big ladder for us but today is one step closer to where we want to end up. It’s a lot of hard work and we are working hard, believe me.“The people of the Caribbean probably don’t see us working as hard as we are and I just want to let them know that we are very pleased that we’ve put a win on the board today for everybody in the region.”Entering the contest down 2-0 in the five-match series and trying to avoid yet another series defeat, West Indies produced yet another limp effort with the bat as their batsmen succumbed to a series of soft dismissals.Openers Kyle Hope and Evin Lewis top-scored with 35 but no other batsman passed 30, as the Windies innings declined dramatically from a decent position of 121 for two.Law said while it was evident the batting still needed work, he was thrilled by the way the team had rallied especially defending such a small target.“We showed tremedous fight with the ball in hand out there today,” Law pointed out.“Once again our batting [was not up to scratch]. We got off to a good start but we didn’t quite capitalise. We desperately need one of the top six or couple of the top six to go on and get big scores to alleviate the pressure that we had at the end there.“If we had 240, 250 on the board it would have made our job a lot easier but credit to the boys. The way they fought in the field. I thought the fielding was outstanding, the pressure catching towards the end was great.“I’m very happy, very proud but we’ve still got plenty of work to do but we’re definitely going to enjoy this one.”The final match of the series is set for Sabina Park in Jamiaca on Thursday.last_img read more

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Trojan Vision Television to debut new live talkshow

first_imgIn an effort to focus more on student interests and campus events, Trojan Vision Television will air a new live talk show beginning Sept. 27.On air · Polina Diaz, a freshman majoring in screenwriting, works at the Trojan Vision studio. The station will debut a new show later this month. – Shabnam Ferdowsi | Daily Trojan The Daily SCene will be hosted by two anchors and will feature a variety of segments geared toward the USC student body. The segments range from interviews with USC professors and special guests, music and movies reviews, ideas for Los Angeles-based activities and coverage of entertainment news.James Creech, a junior majoring in political science and cinema-television production and Trojan Vision’s general manager, said the idea for a daily talk show came from Elizabeth Daley, dean of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, and Don Tillman, executive director of Trojan Vision.“We really wanted to bring a new inspiration in programming to the station,” Creech said.The show will air from 11 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, and features two different anchors each day throughout the week. In addition, some programming segments will air on certain days of the week. The Daily SCene will broadcast live from the television kiosk near Tommy Trojan every Wednesday, a first for Trojan Vision.Lipson said she hopes this presence on campus will help publicize The Daily SCene and Trojan Vision as a whole.Trojan Vision had the capacity to launch the new show this semester after receiving record-breaking enrollment numbers — more than 100 people in Practicum in Television Production (CTPR 409). The course, which is required for some film majors, allows students to work directly with Trojan Vision to plan and produce daily programming.“We had a lot of resources in terms of people that wanted to work for Trojan Vision as well as gear and equipment that we wanted to be able to use in a creative new way,” said Elle Lipson, a junior majoring in cinema-television production and the executive producer of The Daily SCene.One way the production team plans on bolstering support for The Daily SCene, as well as its other shows, is by involving the student body through social networks.“We’re trying to get started with a viewer-generated content segment where we’d have people [be] able to give their feedback over Twitter or Facebook,” Lipson said.In addition, all episodes will be posted on the Trojan Vision website with additional special features, such as deleted scenes.So far, the show has generated interest from students — currently more than 40 producers work on the team with even more crew members.“We have a ton of volunteers and people who are just really excited,” said Olivia Bonin, a junior majoring in neuroscience and cinema-television critical studies and the promotions manager for Trojan Vision.Overall, the show’s producers have said they are excited to launch Trojan Vision’s latest project.“The general reaction has been very positive because they like that there is so much variety offered in the show and so much opportunity to really gear it to what students would like to see,” Lipson said.last_img read more

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Eagles fly high in championship game rematch

first_imgThe men’s hockey team may have only been 50 miles away from the Bradley Center, but it was a different world in the Kohl Center this weekend. The Badgers only scored one goal in their two-game series against Boston College in a rematch of last year’s National Championship game.Gone for Wisconsin were key members of last year’s championship squad such as Adam Burish, Joe Pavelski and Robbie Earl, while UW forwards Jack Skille and Ross Carlson were sidelined for the second weekend in a row.The scoring vacancy left by last year’s graduates and injured UW forwards was evident this weekend as the men’s hockey team dropped a pair to the class of the Hockey East Conference, who returned 16 players from last year’s title bout.”Redemption is a great motivator,” UW head coach Mike Eaves said. “I told the team that they got beat and got beat pretty soundly in terms of the attitude that was played in your own barn.” After a 3-0 loss Friday, the Badgers were dominated by BC who made it clear that sweeping the defending national champs was on their mind, taking the series finale 4-1. After a scoreless and physical first period, the Eagles came out of the intermission flying high scoring four goals in an action-packed second period. “They have 16 guys who played in the championship game last year and we had nine and they had an edge in the way they played,” Eaves said. “They had an attitude and they were here to prove something and clearly that put us right back on our heels.”After a BC power play goal by Boston College centerman Benn Ferriero, the Eagles struck again on a controversial goal that deflected off the foot of a BC forward. “I was right there and I thought he kicked it in and I don’t know what the distinctive kicking motion is but I definitely thought it was kicked in,” Elliott said.”Right away when he signaled it was a goal no one dropped their shoulders,” UW forward Jake Dowell added. “We scored goals like that too … and goals are goals and when they go in like that, it will all come out in the wash later.”Down 2-0, Dowell did what he does best, cleaning up a juicy rebound surrendered by Schneider for the Badgers’ only goal of the weekend, but after that it was all BC who lit the lamp two more times in the final 3:45 of the second period. “I’m not happy with the way I played but the situations that some of times you get put in doesn’t give the best chance to succeed in those situations,” Elliott said. “I didn’t feel uncomfortable out there but a couple of breakdowns in details, line changes in the penalty kill and things like that open up holes that are not usually there and we just got to tighten up those holes.”Friday, Wisconsin was thoroughly outplayed by a fired-up Boston College squad that set the tone early, hoping to avenge last year’s Frozen Four title game loss. Despite out shooting the Eagles 28-20, the Badgers failed to generate any offensive rhythm and quality scoring chances were hard to come by. Two Boston College penalties early in the first period gave the Badgers a five-on-three advantage, but it was the Eagles who made the most of that opportunity. BC forward Nathan Gerbe had the first of his two goals when he beat Elliott with a stick side shot right where mama keeps the peanut butter.”Boy, I would have to check the archives for [the last five-on-three goals] but nothing comes to my mind,” Eaves said. “It was a goal scorer’s goal … the guy took a shot that went through Klubertanz, and I think Brian (Elliott) would like to have that shot back because it kind of went through him and that’s a great way for [BC] to start on the road.”Gerbe netted his second of the night with just more than two minutes remaining in the game, and an empty netter sealed the victory for the Eagles.Prior to this weekend, the Badgers had been relying on grit and toughness to overcome the lack of scoring — but against an offensive juggernaut of Boston College’s caliber, UW’s offensive inadequacies were apparent.”We knew this year that our firepower would be tough to get,” Eaves said. “We have to manufacture goals … we lost some guys early and we’re dealing with a metamorphosis right now and part of that is dealing with injured players.”last_img read more

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Fantasy baseball draft: Top sleepers of the middle infield

first_imgNow that you’ve got your first and third basemen lined up after last week’s discussion of corner infielders, we’ll continue with the heart of the defense: the second basemen and shortstops. Second BasemenThe crop of second basemen this year, as usual, leaves a lot to be desired in terms of depth.  This season, however, even the guys at top are problematic, with Robinson Cano exchanging RBI, runs scored, and home run potential for $240 million, Ian Kinsler leaving the hitting haven of the Texas Rangers and Jason Kipnis’ newfound ability to be overrated because there’s no one else and at least he’s young right? Newcomer Matt Carpenter is your rock at the position — as long as he doesn’t move to third base to make room for Cardinals prospect Kolten Wong — and Dustin Pedroia is a solid option in points leagues, but this is a position you should save your money on because they’re all one in the same. Take a flier on these guys and hope they become the next breakout star.1) Aaron Hill, Arizona DiamondbacksPhoto courtesy of Wikimedia CommonsThe former Blue Jay has been a forgotten man since his days up north mostly due to injury and a statistical anomaly in his 2011 season. He came into the league with Toronto in 2005 and amassed 28 home runs across four seasons total, maxing out with 17 in 2007. Then out of nowhere in ’09, he injected new life into his career with 36 home runs. After following that up with 26, he baffled the world hitting just 8 in 2011. He managed a repeat performance of 26 in 2012 before missing half the season in 2013. You won’t find slugging potential like this out of anyone at second this side of Dan Uggla, so enjoy.2) Jedd Gyorko, San Diego PadresIf Gyorko was playing for a team with a ballpark with anywhere close to normal dimensions, he would be on everyone’s sleeper list. But he plays in spacious Petco Park, leaving him off of most fantasy teams. The Padres’ top prospect hit 15 of his 23 home runs after the All-Star Break, which would put him around 35 for the season, if those numbers hold up for the entire season. That said, there’s a good chance that those statistics were indicative of an extended hot streak and we might see a bit of regression to the mean, similar to teammate Chase Headley. Even with the expected regression, Gyorko still represents a bargain at a hitting-deprived position, and a worthy choice for your experiment at second base. If he hits even the same 23 he hit last year, his average will improve by virtue of him logging more at-bats in the major leagues and having the game slow down for him.3) Anthony Rendon, Washington NationalsEven though he’s number three on my list because I’m going in order of projected draft position, he’d be at the top of the list for predicted production and he’s number one in my heart after I drafted him last week in my main fantasy league. Unlike most of my previous picks, Rendon lacks that mammoth power that proves to be crucial in categories leagues. On the other hand, he balances that with great gap power, as his calling is sending line drives all over the field for doubles. The rookie is a bit like Dustin Pedroia in the sense that you won’t understand why exactly he’s so good without being able to hit for power or steal bases, but you’ll just live with it. And live happily.ShortstopsNormally the most shallow position in all of baseball, I really like this year’s group of shortstops because it seems like you either have to be injury-prone, overrated or an underachieving, steals-only prospect to play it. This is by far the most important position to bite the bullet with your cash/high draft pick and get either Troy Tulowitzki or Hanley Ramirez because they are heads and shoulders better than the rest – feel free to add José Reyes if you’re in a points league.Yes, Tulowitzki, Ramirez and Reyes have had as much success staying healthy as Leonardo DiCaprio has had winning an Oscar. If they do get injured, you can just look at the free agent list, pick up the guy with the most steals, and congratulations, you’re still no further behind the rest of your league-mates. Still, I signed up three sleepers, so like the talent at this position past the top 3, here goes nothing.1) Asdrúbal Cabrera, Cleveland IndiansThe man in the middle for the Indians had an incredibly rough year at the dish, hitting only .242 for the year. But if you’re like me, and take a look at the sabermetric numbers, specifically batting average on balls in play, you’ll see that Cabrera was extremely unlucky for an unusually long period of time and that the man is due for a bounceback. People will discount this, citing his 25 home runs in 2011 and the ensuing drop-off in 2012 and claim it’s just him on a downward career arc, which you’ll love to hear because Cabrera is in his prime at 28 years old. He should get you a .280 average with 15-20 home runs and at least 10 stolen bases, which is a nice find as the 15th rated shortstop on ESPN.2) Jed Lowrie, Oakland AthleticsThe journeyman middle infielder was a sleeper for me last year, as he is every year that he doesn’t get injured, and sort of made me look smart in the process. But I wasn’t totally sold on his 2013 campaign. In the previous few seasons, Lowrie averaged 30 home runs if he had played a full season’s worth of games. Therefore it was a surprise to see him only hit 15 when he actually played the first full season of his career. Though disappointing in the power department, he attempted to offset this by raising his batting average more than 50 points higher than his career norm to that point. If he can maintain his average, or keep it anywhere relatively close, resurface the power, and stay healthy for the entire season, we may have unearthed a little gem.3) Javier Baez, Chicago CubsI’m so disillusioned by the depth at the shortstop position this year that I’m nominating a guy that’s not even on ESPN’s list of top 40 shortstops. One of the many prizes from the Cubs’ budding youth movement, Baez has some of the best power across the minor league landscape, making this more of “keep an eye out” than “go out and draft him” advice. He probably won’t be making an appearance for a while, considering the Cubs signed incumbent SS Starlin Castro to a long-term deal last season. But if Baez plays well enough, he could force his way onto the roster. Rumor has it Castro might be moved to the outfield so Baez can have his takeover. This we can only hope – he could be the position’s savior.Daniel Scheiner is a sophomore majoring in music industry. His fantasy baseball picks run Mondays.last_img read more

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Badgers look to keep ball rolling agains Illini

first_imgWith another exciting win under their belts, the Wisconsin Badgers welcome the Fighting Illini. The Badgers now stand 17-4 overall with 6-3 in the Big Ten. Illinois dropped to 8-11 overall and 4-5 Big Ten after their lost to Northwestern this past Wednesday.Illinois is currently sitting ninth in the Big Ten with a .202 hitting percentage.With a few good results over the last few games behind them, the Badgers are looking to keep this positive momentum rolling in their direction.“It all depends on your goals.” Sheffield said. “Our players want to win Big Ten championships. These guys don’t go in thinking their dream was to beat a singular opponent. Their dreams are to wear a ring and hold a trophy at the end of the year. You just need to stay focused on what is in front of you and what you have control over and put all your energy into that.”The Badger fans have been bringing in enthusiasm and excitement that has filled the Field House match after match. Excitement has continued to build as the team’s prospects in the postseason get better with each win.The matchup between Illinois and Wisconsin is going to be nothing shy of a great game in Big Ten volleyball.“It’s going to be two hungry teams going at each other, you know hopefully the students will come out to support us again. It’s great when the crowd is so energetic. People want to see great volleyball. That’s the thing about the Big Ten is that every time that you come here, you’re going to see a really really great effort. [Sunday] you’re going to see two teams that are just absolutely battling each other,” Sheffield saidIllinois’s team brings in some strong players that are both big and physical.“What else is new in this conference,” Sheffield said.Redshirt sophomore Jocelynn Birks has recorded 282 kills thus far averaging 3.76 kills per set, compared to junior Ellen Chapman’s 272 kills and average of 3.36 kills per set.Wisconsin needs to focus on what they do best, grinding it out and keep looking forward for the next move.“We really need to keep up the service passing. That’s definitely what we have over other teams in this conference. Our serve is really tough and the back row is the best in the country, we just need to keep going with that and I think we can’t really lose if we keep that up,” Chapman said.As they approach the second half of their season, the Badgers need to take control of their strengths and continue to use them to their advantage.“You always need to find ways to get better.” Sheffield said,  “This second half of the season, the one thing we can really control is, are we going to improve more than any other team in the conference? That’s where you put your focus on, is getting better and improving. That’s what you can control and that’s what we have to control.”“We want to win.” Junior Deme Morales added.last_img read more

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Oshiomhole Named Okpekpe Race Grand Patron

first_img*Governor Obaseki to race for charity at event By Adibe Emenyonu in Benin CityImmediate past Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, has been named grand patron of the annual Okpekpe International 10km Road Race by organisers of the event.Mike Itemuagbor, Chairman of Pamodzi Sports Marketing, owner and organisers of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) bronze label event revealed this at the Government House in Benin City last Friday at a press briefing to mark the official commencement of activities for the fifth edition of the race which will hold on Saturday May 13 in Okpekpe near Auchi in Etsako East local Government Area of Edo State.”I will like to crave the indulgence of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of our dear state, Edo, Godwin Obaseki to name Comrade Adams Oshiomhole the grand patron of our race, the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race,’ said Itemuagbor.The request was granted by Governor Obaseki who said Oshiomhole has been more like the legacy of the race and promised to inform his immediate past predecessor accordingly.“The history of the Okpekpe International 10km Road Race will not be complete without Comrade Oshiomhole’s contribution to its emergence and development. I am pleased to know that you have recognised and appreciated Comrade’s role without which there may have not been the Okpekpe race today.“What has become an internationally recognised race that has put Okpekpe and Edo State as a destination for world-class sporting events came about as an infrastructure accident following the construction of the beautiful road in and around the hilly town of Okpekpe. “Today, five years on, that infrastructure accident has become one of only two IAAF label road races in Africa and the first and only road race in Nigeria to have its course properly measured by an IAAF/AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races) accredited measurer,” said Obaseki who reiterated his government’s commitment to the continued success of the race “The Okpekpe International 10km Road Race has come to stay and we are proud to see that it has incorporated some world-class technologies to bring it at par with major international road races in the world,” he noted.Governor Obaseki thereafter filled the registration form to confirm his readiness to participate in the fifth edition of the race.“I won’t be running for the cash prizes on offer at the race but for Charity. I will race to raise fund for orphanages under the ‘We Care Trust Foundation’, an an initiative of Mrs. Lara Oshiomhole which solely focused on the less privileges, orphanages, women, youths and the IDPs etc,” revealed the governor who praised the organisers of the race for their ingenuity and foresight. Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

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ComeOn launches AI responsible gambling tool

first_img StumbleUpon Share Share Related Articles GAMING1 uses AI to combat problem gambling August 4, 2020 Submit Kim Mouridsen: Combatting problem gambling with automated player profiling July 3, 2020 FONBET’s Alexey Khobot: Using bots to formulate odds in 2020 June 29, 2020 Igaming operator ComeOn has confirmed that it has been working alongside data science specialist neccton to launch a new responsible gaming tool based on artificial intelligence in a bid to help players avoid problem gambling behaviours.The tool has been developed in collaboration with  psychology academics, and ensures that it tracks player data, detects risk patterns, changes in behaviour as well as flags signs of problem gambling.“At ComeOn, we are convinced that gaming services can be delivered in a safe and sustainable way. Providing the right conditions and incentives for players to gamble responsibly is part of how we take care of our customers and ensure the safe and high-quality service we want to offer them,” said Helena Berg, Responsible Gaming Manager at ComeOn.According to ComeOn, if a player is highlighted as being at risk of developing a problem with gambling, the new tool will offer personalised feedback and tailored communications in order to encourage responsible gaming.“We are happy that ComeOn has chosen neccton as their partner to help ensure player safety to their customers. Using modern technology to analyse player behavior, detect risk signals and in a user-friendly way inform the players is a great method that has proven to be successful modifying player behaviour,” added Dr. Michael Auer, Director at neccton.last_img read more

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Preview: South Africa v Ghana

first_imgSouth Africa head into Tuesday’s final Group C fixture against Ghana knowing only a victory will leave them with a chance of making the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.Bafana Bafana currently sits bottom of the standings after managing just one point from their first two group-stage matches, having slumped to a 3-1 loss against Algeria before playing to a 1-1 draw with Senegal.The continued presence of Shakes Mashaba’s men in Equatorial Guinea will now depend on them beating the Black Stars, while also hoping the Lions of Teranga can dispatch the Fennec Foxes in a simultaneous kick-off on Tuesday night.However, Ghana will prove an extremely tough nut to crack, and, unlike South Africa, the team have already tasted victory at this year’s showpiece after seeing off Algeria 1-0 on Friday, which followed on from their 2-1 loss to Senegal in the opening round.On the team front, Mashaba is set to have teenage defender Rivaldo Coetzee back after he missed the draw against the Lions with a knee injury, although Thulani Hlatshwayo is a major doubt after suffering a concussion at the weekend.Ghana, meanwhile, will be looking to inspirational captain Asamoah Gyan to again lead them to victory, with the forward having netted the winner against Senegal deep into injury time.  The Black Stars have, otherwise, reported no fresh injury concerns, leaving coach Avram Grant with a full squad to pick from.last_img read more

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Angels’ Justin Anderson goes down with oblique injury

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter TEMPE, Ariz. — Justin Anderson spent all winter working on strengthening one part of his core, only to have another fail him before spring training had really begun.After a trapezius injury cost him the end of the 2019 season, Anderson suffered a grade 2 sprain of his left oblique that will land him on the injured list to start the season, Angels manager Joe Maddon said Thursday.Anderson, 27, felt the injury Tuesday, the day before the Angels’ first full-squad workout.“It was just a casual day of playing catch,” the right-hander said. “I had two throws left in my throwing program and the next thing I know, someone stabbed me in the side, it felt like.” Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield ALSOMaddon said he hasn’t settled on how he’d like the middle of his lineup to look with Mike Trout, Anthony Rendon and Shohei Ohtani. He said he’s most likely to keep Trout in the No. 2 spot, but he could have Ohtani and Rendon hit in either order in the Nos. 3-4 spots. …Related Articles Anderson’s disappointing start to the spring followed a winter in which he’d worked with a doctor and two strength coaches because of last year’s trapezius injury.“I felt stronger than ever,” Anderson said. “I felt strong, ready to go, and then this happened. It sucks.”PROSPECT UNDERGOES TOMMY JOHN SURGERYJosé Soriano, who was named the No. 7 prospect in the Angels’ system by Baseball America, underwent Tommy John surgery, which will cost him all of this season and perhaps much of next season. Tommy John surgery rehab generally takes from 12 to 16 months.Soriano, 21, spent last season at Class-A Burlington, posting a 2.55 ERA in 77-2/3 innings. He struck out 84 but walked 48. Soriano has a 2.76 ERA in his minor-league career.Soriano’s injury not only extends the time frame for him eventually reaching the majors, but it also deprives the organization of a talented prospect they might have been able to use in a trade.center_img Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros Ohtani told Japanese reporters he’s experimenting with a leg kick in his swing, but he’s still unsure if he would use it in a game. Ohtani had a leg kick in the spring of 2018, but it caused an issue with his timing when adjusting to major league pitching, so he abandoned it just before the season. …Catcher Jason Castro, who missed the first workout because of the flu, participated Thursday. Pitcher Patrick Sandoval is still out sick. …Although the first official full-squad workout isn’t until Monday, Justin Upton was among the position players who got in some work Thursday. Upton did a series of outfield drills. …Last spring, Angels pitchers threw all their bullpen sessions in spring training with Rapsodo devices recording data like velocity and spin rate, but they were notably absent in the first two days this spring. “Those are tools that can be utilized when it’s appropriate,” Maddon said. “I don’t think it’s necessary to shove it every time.” Maddon said pitching coach Mickey Callaway will determine when to use them. Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros last_img read more

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LeBron James on Lakers’ trade rumors: ‘It’s a business, so right now this is who we have’

first_img LeBron James injury update: Lakers star (groin) will play Tuesday vs. Pacers Anthony Davis trade rumors: Lakers end talks with Pelicans over ‘outrageous’ demands The Lakers might not land Anthony Davis.Los Angeles has been in pursuit of the Pelicans star but has reportedly backed off because of New Orleans’ “outrageous”  demands. Lakers star LeBron James was asked about dealing with the rumors Tuesday before his team’s matchup with Indiana. Related Newscenter_img “It’s a business, so right now this is who we have,” James said, via  ESPN. “This is my group and this is the group I’m trying to lead to go out there and win ball games. That’s all I’ve ever done.”James injured his groin during a Christmas Day win against the Warriors, which caused him to miss 18 of the team’s next 19 games. The Lakers have dropped to 27-26, which is just outside the playoff picture. “Every game is significant,” James said. “It’s been like that since the season started. And unfortunately, you know, my injuries haven’t allowed us to be where we want to be in the standings. But every game is significant. … So we want to see what we can do.”The Lakers will face the Pacers in Indiana on Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET.last_img read more

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