June 22, 2017  

BY BRAD PYE JR. 

SPORTS EDITOR EMERITUS 

 

Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond.

 

 

Stephen Curry the Little Dyna­mo of the NBA World Champions has a word for Warriors foes. Curry declared in the team’s happy dressing locker room, Stephen Curry declared: “You got to call Kevin Durant a champ now.” Curry added: “We’re obviously just getting started.”

 

 

Goalie Brad Guzan of America vs. Mexico in a 1-1 tie declared: “ We are a good, close group and I think that showed. To get four points out of these two games. It puts us back where we want to be. We want to be. We want to be sure we continue to settle this momentum.”

 

And the beat continues!

 

 

 

 

LeBron James on the view by the Cavs’ 129-120 defeat by the GSWs said: “We left everything on the floor. And it still wasn’t enough.”

 

Notre High of Sherman Oaks’ Hunter Greene had to settle for being the second overall pick in the MLBs’ Draft by the Cincinnati Reds, The Minnesota Twins upset the cart and made Royce Lewis of San Juan Capistrano JSerra the overall No. 1 pick. Both are shortstops Greene is considered the best pitcher in the land.

 

Jordon Adell of Ballard High in Louisville was the No. 10 overall pick of the L.A. Angels. Adell smacked (25) homeruns (22) stolen bases and hit (.563) in High School. He was the No. 1 overall pick of the No. 1 USA All-American Family team.

 

Washington Redskins Super Bowl MVP QB Doug Williams has been selected to run his old team. On his elevation as the Redskins leader Doug declared: “You want this day to come. When you get up every morning, you hope it’ll come.”

 

Doug’s title will be Senior Vice President of player personnel. He’s running the show, but he made it very clear he’s not the general manager. We had a general it didn’t work out that well.”

 

If the NBA Champions should visit President Donald Trump at the White House star Stephen Curry will probably not be present. Curry said after Under Armor President said President Trump is a real “asset” to the country”

 

Curry said “Take the “et” from asset that’s what Stephen said that’s what the President is.”

 

Rapper Snoop Dogg told USA Today  Sports: “The turn around is coming, Enjoy it, Golden State, because we’ll be back soon.” That is Snoop’s beloved Lakers.

 

Question?  What will take for the Warriors to repeat as NBA Champs in 2017-2018.

 

According to SportsBetting­Dime.com, it takes on the subject its even betting money the Warriors will meet the Cavaliers in the Finals for the fourth consecutive year.”

 

Question? Is the Warriors’ Javale McGee the son of one of those twins of USC fame?

 

Aug. 26 Floyd Mayweather, Jr. vs. ConorMcGreger in Las Vegas.Mayweather hasn’t fought since 2015.

 

The most talked about player in MLB at the moment is New York outfielder Aaron Judge. At the moment Judge has smacked 22 homeruns.

 

And the beat continues!

 

“We lost the game! We still have King James” is what Jamie Foxx is singing today.” The GSWs beat the Cavs 129-120 to cop their second NBA title in three years.

 

What does Steve Ballmer want in his proposed arena? Ballmer and his college roommate at Harvard, Dennis J. Wong explains: “Ballmer wants an arena of his own to innovate, improve the fan experience and not get the third pick of dates, as the Clippers currently do at Staples Center behind the Lakers and Kings.”

 

It’s my view that it is time for MLB’s Hall of Fame to let Pete Rose walk through those hallow doors. Cincinnati unveiled a stature of Rose. It’s my view to join the parade honoring Pete Rose.

 

And the beat continues!

 

Check This! Rickie Fowler has never won a major title. But he could be on his way, if he can match his first round 7-under 65 to take a 1-stroke lead in the U.S. Open. In his next three rounds Fowler hopes to become the next Tiger Woods. At the moment Flower has four PGA Tour titles. He won the Players championship in 2015 and in 2014 Flower finished in the top five in every major. There only six players to win six consecutive times as first time victors. Flower says: “I think Tiger Woods had the best winning percentage of all time at 30% and you’re lucky to sniff close to 10.”

 

And the beat continues!

 

In his fanciful expression the GSWs Kevin Durant looks like a young Bill Russell, of the Boston Celtics’ Hall of Famer. And today Durant plays likes Russell.

 

If the Lakers hadn’t selected Lonzo Ball as their first pick. Magic Johnson and owner Jeanie Buss would probably have turned their backs on this famous duo.

 

Andre Ward still have his Olympics gold medal and a close unpopular split decision decisive over Russia’s Sergey Kovalev. Ward thinks he’s the best pound for pound in the world. Everybody does agree.

 

The Watts Games are back with a new name. It is coming back as the USA City Games. Some the participants who starred in the old Watts Games, Florence “Flo-Jo” Joyner. Janette Bolden. Percy Pursnell, Locke High’s Jackie Joyner-Kersee, at L.A. Locke High.Riverside Poly High’s Cheryl Miller, and her brother, Reggie Miller, John Elway, and Locke High’s Cynthia Cooper et al.

 

Michael Strahan and Steve Harvey are two of the busiest TV host of color in the USA, if not the whole round world. Harvey has his own daily TV Show.  Both men have a number of other gigs.

 

 

 

 

Michigan Football coach Jim Harbaugh has invited former President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama to be honorary captains at a Michigan game. The Obamas are currently making their home in Chicago, their home.

 

A lot of people in the Oakland Raiders camp are feeling because of his brutal talents as one of the NFL’s best. 

 

 

 

But Marshawn Lynch is a supporter of kids, education and for helping his Oakland hometown, improve life for all and for helping the good times roll again.

 

Tiger Woods says he thankful for outpouring of support for latest return to act play. Tiger is scheduled to make his latest return.

 

And that’s the end!

 

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