Day: June 22, 2021

Brooks Koepka Reveals What Players Say About Bryson DeChambeau

Leaked Brooks Koepka video from PGA Championship..

Leaked Brooks Koepka video from PGA Championship..

Brooks Koepka continued his feud with Bryson DeChambeau during an appearance on ESPN’s SportsCenter on Tuesday.

Koepka told SportsCenter host Matt Barrie he’s received multiple calls and texts from current players essentially thanking him for how he’s handled the DeChambeau situation.

“There’s been a few laughs. A few ‘I can’t believe you did that, but I’m glad you did that.’ It’s been fun. I’ve gotten good response from a bunch of guys on tour,” Koepka said during Tuesday’s SportsCenter.

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Brooks Koepka didn’t stop there, though. He went on to blame Bryson DeChambeau for starting the feud years ago.

“Hypothetically speaking, Bryson walks up to you this week in Hartford. … He comes up to you, he says, ‘Brooksy, let’s sit down over a beer and talk it out.’ What do you say?” Barrie asked Koepka.

“There’s not much to

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Joel Embiid, Doc Rivers don’t sound confident in Ben Simmons

Ben Simmons had a chance to redeem himself on Sunday at the end of a series noted for his offensive stagnation.

He did not.

The Philadelphia 76ers point guard posted his fourth single-digit scoring effort of the Eastern Conference semifinals and again not only looked unable to shoot the ball, but unwilling. His five-point, 13-assist, eight-rebound effort arrived as the Atlanta Hawks completed a stunning upset in seven games to topple the top-seeded 76ers and advance to the conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks. 

While Simmons’ box score met the usual criteria cited by advocates who point to his defense, playmaking and rebounding as more than enough to overcome his shooting woes, the fact remains. Simmons is an All-Star guard who often can’t and frequently won’t shoot from the perimeter — and sometimes elsewhere. 

Doc Rivers doesn’t know if Ben Simmons can lead a championship team

With another disappointing early

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Blazers betting favorites to land Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons

Blazers betting favorites to land Joel Embiid, Ben Simmons originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest

With the Sixers season ending unexpectedly in seven games to the upstart Hawks, the franchise once again faces questions regarding their future.

Whether it’s asking themselves if Doc Rivers is truly the right man for the job. Or going deeper and pondering if the duo of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid can truly win.

Following their home loss to the Hawks, when asked if Simmons could be the point guard on a championship team, Rivers’ answer deviated from prototypical coach-speak.

Coaches would usually still praise their players and defend them publicly regardless of the questions they receive, as Rivers did leading up to Game 7. But clearly, Simmons’ performance in their season-finale may have left the coach questioning many things.

Embiid also gave his thoughts on the loss, in a way that seemed to be

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