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By Timothy Akintola

New stories on José Mourinho, Lebron, Domantas Sabonis, Jrue and Boston Celtics.

José Mourinho reveals he is ready for immediate return to coaching.

Former Chelsea and Manchester United coach, José Mourinho has been out of work since being sacked by AS Roma in January. Although linked to offers in Saudi Arabia within this period, the Portuguese manager decided to remain clueless, leading to conjectures about a potential break from managerial duties. However, the Special One, in an interview with acclaimed football journalist, Fabrizio Romano, has disclosed that he is ready to start coaching again but is careful against making any wrong choice. Rumours about a potential return to Chelsea or coaching the Portugal national team have resurfaced but Mourinho has remained tight-lipped about his next move.

Lebron James explains reason for starting a new podcast with JJ Redick.

Arguably the greatest basketball player of all times, Lebron James has decided to also showcase his analytical aspect of the sport by starting a new podcast with former NBA star, JJ Redick. The podcast, “Mind The Game” is dedicated to purely analyzing basketball and Lebron has just revealed the main reason for starting this podcast. According to the LA Lakers’ star, he was getting frustrated that the essence of the game of basketball was being lost, as well as the true meaning of the game, with the media being carried away with daily comparisons. Since the release of the first episode, fans have gotten glimpses of real basketball analytics from the duo.

Domantas Sabonis records the longest NBA double-double streak in history.

Sacramento Kings’ centre, Domantas Sabonis claimed his 54th straight double-double in the Kings’ 108-96 win over the Philadelphia Sixers, surpassing Kevin Love to become the record holder for the most consecutive double-double games in the NBA history. He is the NBA leader in double-double and triple-double this season. With this accomplishment, he has etched his name as one of the best centres in NBA history and will be setting his sights on breaking the all time double double record which is currently held by no other legend but Wilt Chamberlain.

Jrue Holiday opens up on heartbreaking Milwaukee Bucks’ exit.

Boston Celtics’ Point Guard, Jrue Holiday was involved in a three way trade which saw Dame move to Milwaukee Bucks from Portland. This trade was not only a shock to basketball fans worldwide but also Jrue and his family, who claims he was informed minutes before the trade actualized. Talking on The Draymond Green Show, Jrue revealed that he was not a big fan of how the Bucks’ management handled the trade situation, explaining that it would have been good if he was given a 24 hour heads-up. Jrue Holiday was a part of the 2021 team that won the Bucks their first championship in fifty years and has a chance to clinch a second one this season with the Boston Celtics.

Atlanta Hawks stuns Celtics with surprising 30 point comeback.

Atlanta Hawks surprised the basketball world on Monday night, producing one of the biggest comebacks of the season against the Boston Celtics despite missing their All-Star player, Trae Young. The Celtics led by 30 points in the second quarter to continue their 10 straight winning streak but the tenth-placed Hawks team rained on their parade, out scoring them in the last three quarters of the game to secure a 120-118 win. Although the Boston Celtics have qualified for the Playoffs with 11 games left in the regular season, Celtics fans have expressed anger at this huge loss.

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