Steve Nash didn’t expect Nets guard to play

Steve Nash said he’s disappointed Ben Simmons won’t get to play in the Nets’ do-or-die Game 4 Monday night, but not disappointed in the three-time All-Star. Simmons had said he expected to play in this first-round series against Boston, and the Nets are facing elimination Monday night down 0-3. But with Simmons ruled out Sunday … Read more

Kevin Love ‘didn’t fight’ new role in surprise Cavaliers season

The Cavaliers have become the Cinderella story of the NBA this season. In a campaign that was thought to be a year of rebuilding — following a 22-win season last year — Cleveland clawed their way to the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference, which today would qualify them for the play-in tournament. Kevin … Read more

‘I didn’t want to die on the road’

Mariupol, once a city of 400,000 people, has been almost completely flattened by prolonged Russian bombardment aimed at breaking the resistance of the city’s Ukrainian defenders It took two days of searching under heavy shelling before twin sisters Hanna and Anastasiya Hrechkina from Mariupol managed to find a ride out of the city. “I lost … Read more

[#RapplerReads] Things I didn’t learn in school, I learned in these children’s books

Just when you thought you’ve studied all there is to know about women in Philippine history, wait ’til you read the “Fantastic Filipinas” series by Ceej Tantengco, Christina Schnabel, and various local illustrators Editor’s note: #RapplerReads is a project by the BrandRap team. The books featured in this article were provided by our partners, Ceej … Read more