Golden State is trying to mediate the situation, according to report. The Golden State Warriors have reached out to TNT and Turner Sports after JaVale McGee and Shaquille O’Neal had a Twitter exchange about the network’s coverage of the Warriors player, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein and Chris Haynes. On Thursday night, the network aired an entire “Doctor Strange” segment highlighting McGee’s various gaffes, which may have been the impetus for McGee lashing out at O’Neal on Twitter.
You have to give it to him. Draymond Green said after all the controversy about his various incidents of legs-gone-awry that he wouldn’t change his approach at all. And he hasn’t. Green has been involved with several incidents involving flailing feet this season, and on Thursday, added another to his highlight reel, this time nearly kicking Blake Griffin in the head. Well, I’m sure tomorrow we’ll hear all about how it’s his natural motion and he was just “trying to make a play.” The question will be if the NBA sees differently. It’s not impossible for the league to look at this and decide to take punitive action, given how close this came to being legitimately dangerous had he actually kicked
Nationals manager Dusty Baker is back for a second year and feeling optimistic for his Washington team. Spring training has begun in Florida and it has Baker thinking about how the Nats can create some excitement for local sports fans. In an interview with American University’s WAMU radio station, Baker said D.C. wants to be a "city of champions.” Furthermore, he thinks it can be pulled off before the year ends. "I came here to win a championship and you know I would love nothing more than to bring one to Washington. Washington, I didn’t know it before I got there, but it’s had a tough time getting out of the first round in a number of sports." He projected the Nationals to bring home the next