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Warriors' Kevin Durant makes huge sacrifice, agrees to two-year, $53M deal

Warriors' Kevin Durant makes huge sacrifice, agrees to two-year, $53M deal

As Sam Amick of USA Today points out, the max for Durant this year was over $34M, so the 2017 NBA Finals MVP is making a major sacrifice, taking almost $10 million less than he could have gotten. This deal will shave millions off the luxury-tax payment made by Warriors ownership while also keeping the 28-year-old forward in the blissful comfort zone he discovered last season.


Marc Marquez wins at the Sachsenring as Jonas Folger stuns home crowd

Marc Marquez wins at the Sachsenring as Jonas Folger stuns home crowd

The first trio were followed home by the factory Yamaha riders Maverick Viñales and Valentino Rossi , both of who were delighted that the race stayed dry, and relieved that they'd managed to get their bikes - the 2017 Yamaha M1 proving hard to set up - working well enough to finish where they did after relatively poor qualifying performances in the wet.


Duke's Tatum impressive in National Basketball Association summer debut with Celtics

Duke's Tatum impressive in National Basketball Association summer debut with Celtics

The bucket put the Celtics up 89-88 in the game's final seconds and helped Tatum edge Fultz in their first of what will surely be many battles throughout their career. Wilmington native Kadeem Allen, a second round draft pick who played his college ball at Arizona, finished with two points, four rebounds and two assists for Boston.


Pulsar Suni first telephoned Nadhirshah from jail

Pulsar Suni first telephoned Nadhirshah from jail

The police are examining whether these unidentified numbers belonged to some middlemen, through whom the suspects had engaged Suni. The special investigation team (SIT) on Monday collected phone records which revealed that Suni had contacted actor-director Nadirshah over phone from the jail on at least three occasions.


Rafa Nadal Trounces John Millman at Wimbledon

Rafa Nadal Trounces John Millman at Wimbledon

He's had a tough run of hip injuries this year - and briefly quit tennis for a job in finance due to an ongoing shoulder problem in 2014 - but he's played three grass-court tournaments in the past few weeks and looks to be getting back to peak fitness.