Tag: National Basketball Association (NBA)

Tweets: St. Thomas’ David Vanterpool ‘Front Runner’ For Cleveland Cavaliers Head Coaching Position

CLEVELAND — David Vanterpool of St. Thomas is one of at least four coaches the Cleveland Cavaliers are considering to be their new head coach. “Cavaliers expect to interview several assistants involved in playoffs, including Utah’s Alex Jensen and Portland’s David Vanterpool, sources tell ESPN,” ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted Sunday. “For now, they can do […]

Virgin Islander David Vanterpool Being Considered For Head Coaching Position With New Orleans Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS — David Vanterpool of St. Thomas is one of 14 coaches being considered for the head coaching position of the New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA. According to an article in SB Nation, if the Pelicans are interested in a coach who has embraced the small market experience available to him as an […]

Despite Paying $7.5M In Restitution, Man Who Swindled Tim Duncan Must Stay Jailed

SAN ANTONIO — The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has decided to uphold the federal prison sentence for the former financial adviser of St. Croix’s Tim Duncan. A judge ordered Charles Augustus Banks IV to pay $7.5 million in restitution following his sentencing in 2017. Banks filed an appeal, but the court affirmed the sentencing on […]

St. Croix’s Tim Duncan Takes His New Family of 5 on A Caribbean Vacation … To Belize

LIMIN’ IN BELIZE: St. Croix’s own Tim Duncan took his girlfriend and three children on a vacation to Belize last week. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] BELMOPAN — Perhaps trying to get the feel of the Caribbean climate without the harsh glare of recognition, St. Croix’s own Tim Duncan was spotted in Belize last week. […]

St. Croix’s Rakeem Christmas Now Pursuing His Basketball Dream in Chinese League

ZHENGZHOU — St. Croix’s Rakeem Christmas, formerly associated with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indiana Pacers, has joined China’s Shedian basketball club, a team in the National Basketball League located in central China’s Henan province. “I’ll try my best to rebound to create more opportunities for my teammates, and I’ll carry out the coach’s tactics well,” […]

St. Croix’s Tim Duncan Gets $7.5 Million Settlement From Financial Advisor Who Fleeced Him

SAN ANTONIO —  Retired San Antonio Spurs star Tim Duncan has agreed to accept $7.5 million to settle his lawsuits against a former financial adviser he accused of bilking him out of more than $20 million. The San Antonio Express-News reported the money is to come from restitution a judge ordered Charles Banks IV of Atlanta to […]

OPINION BY TIM DUNCAN: To My Friends, Family and All U.S. Virgin Islanders: ‘I’m Not Giving Up On You’

  [ad name=”HTML-68″] By TIM DUNCAN Special to the V.I. Free Press The three islands that make up the U.S. Virgin Islands — St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas — have a combined population of 100,000 and a poverty rate of 22 percent, nearly 50 percent higher than where I live in Texas. Island […]

BEATEN TO THE PUNCH? San Antonio Considering Name Change of Secondary School To ‘Tim Duncan High School’

[ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN ANTONIO — Imagine going to “Tim Duncan High” where the fundamentals of learning are key. How about “Gregg Popovich High School” where students are taught to check their egos at the door and to keep pounding that rock. A Texas school trying to shed its Confederate ties is considering changing the name […]

‘DON’T FORGET ABOUT THE ISLANDS:’ Tim Duncan And Kenny Chesney Raise Money For Hurricane Relief In The Virgin Islands

PUTTIN’ ON MY BEST WILL SMITH IMITATION: Tim Duncan poses with a basketball in St. Croix. [ad name=”HTML-68″] SAN ANTONIO — Retired Virgin Islands-born NBA star Tim Duncan is asking for help for the territory, decimated by Hurricane Irma just days ago, and effete country-western singer Kenny Chesney says he is launching a relief foundation […]

Deluded Rakeem Christmas Finally Admits He Is Not Good Enough For The NBA And Will See If He Can Compete In Islamic Turkey

[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Former St. Croix resident Rakeem Christmas is packing his bags and leaving for Turkey. Christmas, the 36th pick of the 2015 NBA draft, has been languishing on the “Mad Ants” in the D-League which is the Indiana Pacers farm team. Sources close to the Pacers say that they know now that […]