Nuggets rookie RJ Hampton likened his first day in Denver to a boxing fight against Mike Tyson.
“Roy Jones breathes like I breathed yesterday when I first arrived in Denver,” the 19-year-old defender tweeted.
Denver is one mile (1609.344 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest mountainous largest cities in the United States.
An exhibition duel between the legendary boxers Mike Tyson and Roy Jones took place on the night of November 29 in Los Angeles and ended in a draw. The fight lasted all 8 rounds.
The Clippers sign Malik Fitts and Jordan Ford
The Clippers have signed deals with heavy forward Malik Fitts and point guard Jordan Ford. Both of them have signed non-guaranteed contracts for participation in the training camp.
Fitts and Ford are former St. Mary’s University players and were not selected for this year’s draft. Fitts averaged 16.5 points and 7.1 rebounds per match last NCAA season. Ford’s performance is 21.9 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists.
Floyd Mayweather Supports Nate Robinson: Black Athletes Should Support Each Other
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. to express support for former NBA player Nate Robinson, who was knocked out on Saturday in a boxing match with video blogger Jake Paul.
“Nate, I am proud of you and will always support all my brothers. I will never kick my brother if he falls.
It’s okay for people to voice their opinions on social media, but black athletes or black entertainers, especially black NBA players, shouldn’t bully you. We must support each other despite the good, the bad and the ugly.
I want to cheer you up and tell you that we all love you, and congratulate you on trying.
Side note: I only had problems with my brothers when they attacked me first. I only defended myself, “Mayweather wrote on Instagram.
Knicks officially sign Miles Powell
“New York” has officially announced the signing of a contract with the former point guard of Seton Hall University Miles Powell (23 years old, 188 cm), according to NJ.com. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
The 23-year-old point guard was not selected for the 2020 draft.
Powell spent four seasons with Seton Hall, finishing 3rd in team history in terms of points scored. Last season, he was named the best player in the Big East conference after averaging 21 points per game.