29 Dec 2014
He is slated to be in Brooklyn Criminal Court Monday. In the kidnapping case, Jean-Pierre and five others forced a man into a car at gunpoint and snatched his debit card main page and $465 in cash, court papers say. The thugs beat and stabbed him, forcing him in the trunk after failing to withdraw any money with his debit card, court papers and sources say. The crew dropped him off in a Suffolk County alley after trying in vain to extract a ransom, law-enforcement sources said.
Top-ranked Kentucky heads into 9-day layoff - Yahoo Sports
But Lowry was the one threat in the starting five actually having any success putting the ball in the basket. Combined the starting five was deep in the minus category for the night with only Lowry and Terrence Ross, the two starters who played most of the fourth quarter with the Raptors second unit edging into a positive differential. Christopher Dempsey of The Denver Post: The compliments started rolling in during the preseason. Jusuf Nurkic wasn't just catching the eye of his head coach, Brian Shaw. The rookie center was immediately opening eyes throughout the NBA.
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- Michael Carter-Williams may never forget his dreadful performance on Saturday night. He wants it that way. The 76ers point guard made only 2 of 20 shots in an 88-71 loss to the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena, and he plans to use the performance as motivation. It's something he'll think about during practices, something he'll remind himself about during offseason workouts. "This is going to definitely push me to get better," Carter-Williams said.
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DK Playbook: Strategies for Winning Cash Games Hockey That a team holding opponents to 30 percent shooting and winning by an average margin of nearly 28 points needs improvement is a scary prospect, but Calipari says there's plenty of work to be done. For example, Kentucky's 6-of-14 3-point shooting against Louisville was something he'd like to see more often from a team averaging 32 percent. And while nine players average 14 to 24 minutes in the platoon system, with eight averaging between 5.8 and 10.3 points, Calipari sees room to work sophomores such as Dominique Hawkins and Derek Willis into the rotation to enhance Kentucky's depth. ''They have to elevate their games to do that,'' Calipari said, ''because I am not taking minutes away from these nine guys when all deserve minutes.
Carter-Williams plans to use awful game as motivation
Expectations of the Wildcats (13-0) going unbeaten have risen through their nonconference domination highlighted by defeats of ranked schools such as Kansas, North Carolina and Texas. Those hopes might be ratcheted even higher after Saturday's 58-50 road win over the rival Cardinals that could be the last major challenge for Kentucky's two platoons for a while. The Wildcats are off until their Jan. 6 Southeastern Conference opener against Mississippi.
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Battling with Joeckel upped his game to another level. "Thats one of the reasons why Boykin is where he is now," receiver David Porter said. "He had pressure on him, and he had to be on his p's and q's." By the second scrimmage, Patterson knew. TCUs offense started shredding his defense in the red zone. The sloppy project was turning into a slick, speedy operation just in time. "Two weeks into fall camp, oh my god, they got it," Del Conte said.