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Jabari Smith Jr. left everyone speechless following monstrous dunk

With Auburn well on its way to a first-round win over Jacksonville State in the NCAA Tournament, Jabari Smith Jr. took one final moment to remind everyone why he was named an All-American.

The SEC Freshman of the Year produced a team-high 20 points, 14 rebounds and four assists on Friday to lead the second-seeded Tigers to an 80-61 win over the No. 15 seed Gamecocks. Walker Kessler recorded 13 points, 10 rebounds and nine blocks to finish shy of a triple-double.

Smith had perhaps the play of the tournament with just over one minute remaining. The scene unfolded when Smith collected the offensive rebound off of his own missed 3-pointer. Smith dribbled around a few defenders and unleashed fury on Brandon Huffman.

The monstrous jam by Smith immediately sent the Tigers’ bench into a frenzy. Players on the sideline had incredible reactions to the dunk and were left

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Joe Budden Ends Podcast After Firing Co-Hosts Rory and Mal Mid-Show

After six years of recording, the “Joe Budden Podcast” has come to a dramatic end. Host Budden fired his co-hosts, Rory Farrell and Jamil “Mal” Clay, while recording a podcast episode that was posted and then quickly deleted on May 12. Budden later reposted the episode on Patreon, asking fans to subscribe to see the video footage of the podcast recording. Budden, a retired rapper and former “Love and Hip Hop” star, is alone in the studio for the duration of the video. That’s because co-hosts Farrell and Clay (the podcast used to be called “The Joe Budden Podcast with Rory and Mal”) have been mostly absent from recording since March when they took a hiatus to try and sort out their differences with Budden. It seemed like the three were on the road to good terms

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Nuggets announce Jamal Murray has torn ACL in left knee, will be out indefinitely [Video]

The Jamal Murray injury is as bad as everyone feared. The Denver Nuggets announced on Tuesday that Murray has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, and will be out indefinitely. 

Murray hurt his knee in the Nuggets’ 116-107 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday night, going down with what looked to be a non-contact injury. 

Murray, 24, is in his fifth season in the NBA, and in the first year of a five-year, $158 million deal. He’s averaging 21.4 points, 4.8 assists, and 4.0 rebounds while shooting a career-high 48% from the field this season. 

Murray has struggled with with injuries this season. He’d just returned from a four-game absence on Monday, which was due to right knee soreness. Facundo Campazzo started in Murray’s place during those four games, and while he was shifted to the bench when Murray started on Monday, he’s likely to shift

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Chelsea left sweating on Thiago Silva’s fitness as defender limps off



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Chelsea suffered an injury blow as Thiago Silva limped off the pitch in the first half of his side’s 1-0 victory against Tottenham.

The Brazilian defender stretched to clear a ball and immediately seemed in pain with what appeared to be a hamstring injury as play initially carried on. 

Silva remained on the ground though and was replaced by Andreas Christensen, and Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel spoke of his concern after the match.



Thiago Silva playing a game of football: Thiago Silva limped off in the first half against Chelsea after overstretching for the ball


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Thiago Silva limped off in the first half against Chelsea after overstretching for the ball



a group of baseball players playing a football game: The Brazilian was unable to continue but his side held on for a deserved 1-0 win over Spurs


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The Brazilian was unable to continue but his side held on for a deserved 1-0 win over Spurs

He said: ‘I saw Thiago with a big strap around his muscle but we have to wait. It’s worrying because it’s a muscle injury.’

When he went

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