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News and Notes : Kyrie Irving and Stephen Curry Net Triple-Doubles, Ryan Miller Dealt To Blues and Jimmy Graham Tagged.

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Kyrie Irving, Steph Curry, Ryan Miller and Jimmy Graham highlight the Inscriber : Digital Magazine’s : Saturday’s News and Notes.

  • PG’s Kyrie Irving and Stephen Curry Notch Triple-Doubles : Former top overall pick in 2011 and Rookie of the Year, Kyrie Irving, recorded his first-ever NBA triple double in a Cleveland Cavaliers 99-79 win over the Utah Jazz Saturday night. the 2014 NBA All-Star Game MVP scored 21 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists Friday night. Thanks to Irving’s heroics, the hard-charging Cavs now sit 3.5 games behind the Atlanta Hawks for the last playoff spot in the East.  Golden State Warriors shooting guard Stephen Curry became the second player in modern-day MSG history—after LeBron James—to record a triple-double in the famed “Mecca of Basketball” during Golden State’s 126-103 win over the slumping New York Knicks. The fourth-year baby-faced sharpshooter out of Davidson scored 27 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, and dished out 11 assists.
  • G Ryan Miller Dealt To Blues : in perhaps the biggest move in the NHL this season, the Buffalo Bills dealt silver-medal winning goalie Ryan Miller and center Steve Ott to the St. Louis Blues for goalie Jaroslav Halik, forward Chris Stewart, prospect William Carrier, a 2015 first-round pick and a conditional 2016 third-round pick.  With the move, the St. Louis Blues now emerge as a legitimate Stanley Cup contender out West opposite defending champions Chicago, Anaheim and Los Angeles.
  • Saints Use Non-Exclusive Tag on TE Jimmy Graham : After much discussion and debate, the New Orleans Saints used their non-exclusive tag on tight end Jimmy Graham Friday. Graham, who was the subject of much debate about what position he should be tagged at—wide receiver or tight end—is now available to any NFL that is willing to give up two first-round picks for the former Miami Hurricane converted baseketball standout. The leader in touchdowns (25) targets (279) and yards (2,197) since 2012, the two-time Pro Bowl tight end will most likely command a hefty price on the open market in 2015.

 

 

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Robert D. Cobb
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