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 January 2020

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Seattle WA. USA Did you know? The only State named after a U.S. President, George Washington

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In 1782, Thomas Jefferson wrote,

"I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just, that His Justice cannot sleep forever." hmmm....

 

 

"For I know that my redeemer liveth. and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the Earth."

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“As a blind man has no idea of colours, so have we no idea of the manner by which the all-wise God perceives and understands all things … We know Him only by His most wise and excellent contrivances of things and final causes; we admire Him for His perfections, but we reverence and adore Him on account of His dominion, for we adore Him as His servants.”
 
- Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1726)
 
 
"It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor."
 
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Top 5 Plays of the Night 

NBA Top 5 Plays of the Night January 30, 2020

 

 

 

 

Top 10 Plays of the Night

NBA Top 10 Plays of the Night, January 29, 2020

 

 

 

Jan. 29

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Lillard, Blazers Keep Rolling

Damian Lillard stays hot, logging 36 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists for his 1st triple-double.

 

 

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 LeBron has triple-double, Lakers pull away to beat Nets

a group of people playing a game of basketball: Brooklyn Nets' Spencer Dinwiddie defends Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in New York. The Lakers won 128-113. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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NEW YORK (AP) -- LeBron James is on his way to Philadelphia, set to pass Kobe Bryant on the NBA's career scoring list in the former Lakers star's hometown.

It'll be another milestone achievement, but scoring has never been the most important thing to James. He prefers winning, and it looks like he'll do plenty more of that with these Lakers.

  Triple-double for LeBron!

@KingJames puts up 27 PTS, 12 REB, 10 AST to lead the @Lakers to victory in Brooklyn.

a basketball player with a football ball: Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis (3) spins past Brooklyn Nets' Jarrett Allen during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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James had 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists in his 10th triple-double of the season and Los Angeles made a season-high 19 3-pointers to pull away and beat the Brooklyn Nets 128-113 on Thursday night.

James closed within 17 points of Bryant for No. 3 with a flurry in the fourth quarter. He can pass Bryant on Saturday at Philadelphia, where the five-time champion was born.

"Any time I am linked with the greats or I am able to do something in my career where I'm mentioned with the greats is a pretty cool thing," James said. "But as far as looking at the scoring, I don't know. That doesn't mean much to me.

"Just the overall point of my game is what means more to me: being an all-around player, being able to be successful on the floor and being able to contribute to the franchises that I played for, the three franchises I played for so far in my career."

James has 33,626 points. Bryant finished with 33,643.

That was impressive!

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A back-and-forth game for nearly three quarters turned into a rout after the Lakers broke the Nets' spirits with four straight 3-pointers spanning the third and fourth quarters, extending a one-point lead to 107-94, and Los Angeles coasted from there.

Anthony Davis had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Dwight Howard finished with 14 points and 12 boards in his first start of the season.

Kyrie Irving scored 20 points after missing a game with right hamstring tightness, but the Nets lost their fifth straight. Brooklyn has won just two of its last 14 games.

The Nets were without backup centers DeAndre Jordan and Nicolas Claxton, leaving them without many options behind starter Jarrett Allen. But they struggled just as badly guarding the perimeter. Los Angeles was 19 of 38 behind the arc, with Nets coach Kenny Atkinson

saying his players were so worried about James that they left guys open outside.

"He started making shots and guys are just, they don't want to see him score again and they help too much," Atkinson said. "I would say there's 10, 12 plays where we helped too much and you make one false step with a great passing team like them, they make you pay."

The Lakers led 38-35 after one, before both teams made seven 3-pointers in the second. Howard went 4 for 4 for eight points in the period, helping the Lakers take a 75-70 lead to halftime.

Danny Green made three 3s in the first four minutes of the third, pushing the lead to 88-75, but the Nets had it down to 95-94 after a 3-pointer by Irving with 49 seconds remaining. But then Davis and Rajon Rondo hit 3s before Jared Dudley, who played in Brooklyn last

season, hit one from near the Nets' bench to beat the buzzer and make it 104-94.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope made it four straight 3s to open the fourth, extending the lead back to 13. James then scored eight in the period before taking a seat for good.

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 LeBron James (27 PTS, 12 REB, 10 AST) tallies a triple-double as the @Lakers improve their road record to an NBA-best 20-4.
 
Anthony Davis: 16 PTS, 11 REB Dwight Howard: 14 PTS, 12 REB
 
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Zion Saves Best For Last In Debut

Zion Williamson catches fire in the 4th quarter, scoring 17 of his 22 points in a 3-minute span.

 

 

 Klay Thompson’s jersey retired by Washington State men's basketball program

Thompson becomes 7th Washington State athlete to have number retired

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SAN FRANCISCO -- Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson’s No. 1 was retired by Washington State University men’s basketball program during a ceremony in Pullman, Wash., earlier today.

In just three seasons at Washington State, Thompson became WSU’s third all-time leading scorer (1,756 points), averaging 17.9 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.33 steals in 98 games, while connecting on a school-record 242 three-pointers. He was the 11th

overall pick by the Golden State Warriors in the 2011 NBA Draft, becoming just the second Cougar to be chosen in the first round.

As a Cougar, Thompson earned Pacific-10 Conference honors all three seasons at WSU, all-freshman accolades as a rookie and First-Team All-Pac-10 as both a sophomore and junior. As a junior, Thompson led the Pac-10 and ranked 11th in the nation in scoring with

a 21.6 points per game average, while also leading the conference in three-pointers made (98) and breaking four WSU single-season records, including points (733), and three-point field goals made.

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 The No. 1 jersey worn by Thompson during his three seasons in Pullman will join the No. 55 worn by Steve Puidokas as the only two retired jerseys in the WSU men’s basketball program. Thompson also becomes just the seventh person at WSU to have his number

retired in any sport, joining football’s Mel Hein and Jack Thompson, and baseball’s Buck Bailey, Bobo Brayton and John Olerud.

As a member of the Golden State Warriors, Thompson has helped lead team to three NBA titles and five-straight appearances in the NBA Finals (2015-19). Thompson owns career averages of 19.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 33.1 minutes per game over

eight seasons, all with Golden State. His 1,798 three-point field goals made are 18th all-time in NBA history and he owns the NBA single-game record with 14 three-pointers made established in 2018.

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Number one, @KlayThompson

 He has been selected an NBA All-Star five times and twice named to the All-NBA Third-Team. In 2018-19 he was selected to the NBA All-Defensive Second-Team and won the NBA Three-Point Contest as part of the 2016 NBA All-Star Weekend. In addition, he was

named to the All-Rookie First Team in 2012.

Thompson has won gold medals at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the 2014 World Cup and 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship while representing USA Basketball.

Earlier this season, Thompson’s teammate Draymond Green had his No. 23 jersey retired by the Michigan State men’s basketball program during a ceremony in East Lansing, Mich. on December 3, 2019.

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Australian NBA Players commit $750,000 to bushfires in Australia
 

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NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2020 -- In support for their country and the brave individuals standing on the frontlines of the bushfires in the region, nine Australian NBA Players have partnered with the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Foundation and the

National Basketball Association (NBA) to contribute $750,000 USD towards relief and recovery efforts. Aron Baynes (Phoenix Suns), Jonah Bolden and Ben Simmons (Philadelphia 76ers), Ryan Broekhoff (Dallas Mavericks), Matthew Dellavedova and Dante Exum

(Cleveland Cavaliers), Joe Ingles (Utah Jazz), Thon Maker (Detroit Pistons) and Patty Mills (San Antonio Spurs) will provide support to organizations across the country to aid immediate relief efforts and long-term rebuilding projects.

There is still so much devastation but I am proud that we could all come together w/ help from @TheNBPA & @nba it is truly appreciated. There is much more to be done

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 “We are heartbroken over the devastation these fires are causing all across our homeland,” expressed the players in a joint statement. “Our thoughts are with our families, friends and all of the people of Australia. We hope you feel our love and support and know

that we will continue to bring awareness to this crisis globally and provide assistance in any way we can.”

Appreciate the @NBA + @NBPA coming together with the Aussie NBA boys to support the Australian Bushfire Relief efforts. It’s a really tough time in Australia right now but we are resilient people and stick together

Sherrie Deans, executive director of the NBPA Foundation, said, “Our players have a deep connection to the places where they grew up and have always responded with generosity and compassion in the aftermath of disasters. The Foundation’s board is committed to

extending our long-standing support of players’ financial contributions in response to disasters through this joint effort.”

 

 

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Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas fined $25,000 for making contact with official
 

Isaiah Thomas gets ejected in the opening minutes for making contact with an official.

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NEW YORK – Washington Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas has been fined $25,000 for making inappropriate contact with a game official, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The incident, for which Thomas received a technical foul and was ejected, occurred with 10:32 remaining in the first quarter of the Wizards’ 122-103 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Jan. 3 at Capital One Center.

 Isaiah Thomas received a technical foul and was ejected.

 Isaiah Thomas Touches Referee & Gets Ejected Minutes Into The Game! Trail Blazers vs Wizards

 

 

 

 

 

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