A “director’s cut” edition Solange’s hauntingly beautiful, visual album When I Get Home is set to hit art museums and theaters across the States as next week. This edition will take the form an extended version the short film, which was released back in March alongside her album. It’s set to preview “new scenes and musical arrangements”; and boasts a runtime 41 minutes – just 8 minutes longer than its original release.
The elongated When I Get Home, “director’s cut” is set to hit streaming services on August 5th, following after a month-long run in theatres and museums, premiering on July 7th at Houston, Texas’ Museum Fine Art. The screenings are set to take place in Houston, New York, Cincinnati, LA, Paris, New Orleans, Boston, Miami, London, and Philly, amongst others. In a statement about her film, the ever-eloquent Solange said “when I was younger I would fear what the people called the Holy Spirit and what it would do to the men and women around me. I never wanted it to catch me, and was terrified on how it might transform me if it did! Much this film is a surrendering to that fear. After a really tough health year and the loss the body that I once knew, the film is an invitation for that same spirit to manifest through me and the work I want to continue to create.”
Philadelphia 76ers All Star shooting guard Jimmy Butler is one several superstars set to become a free agent this summer – and he knows he’s in line for a massive pay day. Butler stands to make much more money if he resigns with the Sixers on a five-year deal, but he won’t be hurting for cash either way.
“Technically I think, knock on wood, I will get a max contract anywhere I choose to go,” Butler said, per Marc Narducci The Inquirer. “So if you are talking a four-year, five-year, that is more than enough money anyway. I think I still have more than enough money now from my first deal.”
Butler will be eligible to sign a five-year $188 million max deal if he returns to the Sixers. If he signs elsewhere, the most he could make his $141 million over four years.
In regards to his impending free agency, Butler recently told reporters, “I haven’t thought about (free agency) too much…You always want to be able to win. I think that’s key for sure. You’re looking at coaches. You’re looking at the city. There’s a lot that goes in to it.”
Butler, who turns 30 in September, averaged 18.2 points, 5.3 rebounds, 4 assists and 1.8 steals in his 55 regular season games with Philadelphia this season.
Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers were court side for Game 5 in Milwaukee last night, as their Bucks crushed the Boston Celtics to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals. The sports power couple have been a fixture at Bucks games during their post-season run, and fans have surely taken notice.
During Wednesday night’s TNT broadcast, cameras panned to the court side celebs just in time to catch an opportunistic fan shooting his shot at Rodgers’ girl. The fan, who was seated behind Patrick and Rodgers, served the NASCAR star a drink and refused to take her money for it making for a pretty awkward moment. He even threw in a drink for Patrick’s friend – but nothing for the Packers QB.
Everything else was smooth sailing for Bucks fans last night, as Milwaukee coasted to a 116-91 victory behind another stellar performance by MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Greek Freak finished with a game-high 39 points to go along with 16 rebounds and four assists in the elimination game.
The Bucks and their fans will now await the winner the Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia 76ers series, which Toronto currently leads 3-2. Game 6 that series, taking place in Philly, is scheduled to tipf at 8pm ET tonight, airing on ESPN.
Prior to Tuesday night’s pivotal Game 5 between the Philadelphia 76ers and Toronto Raptors, New Balance will be releasing a limited edition “2-Way” sneaker pack designed by Kawhi Leonard.
New Balance revealed teaser images the special edition drop last night, showcasing a blue, black and gold OMN1S along with a premium 997 Sport built on a black and gold colorway. The Kawhi Leonard x New Balance “2-Way” Pack is set to drop tonight at 7pm ET.
Kawhi and the Raptors enter tonight’s game tied 2-2 with the Sixers, coming f a 101-96 victory in Philly on Sunday. Leonard has been on an absolute tear in the second-round, averaging 38 points per game in the four games thus far.
Tonight’s Game 5 in Toronto, airing on TNT, is set to tipf at 8:00pm ET.
Take a closer look at some more teaser images the Kawhi x New Balance “2-Way” Pack in the IG post embedded below, and be ready for the drop at 7pm ET.
Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard Jimmy Butler and Brooklyn Nets forward Jared Dudley won’t be suspended for their roles in the fight that took place during Game 4 in Brooklyn on Saturday. However, Butler and Dudley have been issued fines – Dudley was fined $25,000, while Butler received a $15,000 fine.
The incident occurred roughly halfway through the third quarter the Sixers’ 112-108 victory over the Nets on Saturday. Dudley and Butler were both ejected, while Joel Embiid was hit with a Flagrant 1.
According to Tom Moore the Bucks County Courier Times, Embiid says he’ll be paying Butler’s fine.
“I’m going to pay the fine,” Embiid said after Saturday’s game, per Tom Moore.
Embiid also shared his thoughts about Jared Dudley after the Sixers secured a 3-1 series lead.
“First all, he’s a nobody,” Embiid told TNT Dudley. “And when opponents try to do stuff like that, that’s just to get us out the game. Especially, I’m too valuable for my team. That’s why I didn’t react. I did not do anything and I did not think that was a flagrant foul because I played the ball, too. But in that type situation I just got to stay composed and be mature.”
Game 5, taking place at Wells Fargo Center, is scheduled to tipf at 8:00pm ET on Tuesday night.
Kris Humphries is now a retired basketball participant who might or is probably not extra acknowledged for his relationship with Kim Kardashian than his expertise on the court docket. Kris and Kim started courting in 2010 and obtained engaged in May 2011. Their marriage lasted a complete 72 days and Kim filed for divorce on October 21st.
Kris has now opened as much as The Player’s Tribune, writing an open letter on his profession and his relationship with Kim. “Look, I ought to have recognized what I used to be entering into,” he wrote. “I used to be positively naive about how a lot my life was going to alter. But the one factor that actually bothers me is every time individuals say that my marriage was pretend.”
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Kris defined that whereas the world he entered is not completely actual, he and Kim’s “relationship was 100% actual.” When the connection began to show, he mentioned “it sucked” and having to take care of that along with his family and friends was embarrassing. “But when it performs out so publicly, in entrance the world, it’s an entire different degree. It was brutal,” he added.
“I keep in mind having this second once I was getting booed so laborious in Philly, and I believed to myself, “Why precisely are they booing me, although? Is it simply because I’m That Guy from TV? Do they suppose I used to be attempting to be well-known? Is it as a result of they suppose I disrespected the sport basketball?”
He added: “The final one killed me, as a result of all I’ve ever needed to be recognized for was basketball.”
Bryce Harper was one the largest free brokers in the marketplace this season and for good cause. While he could not have the most effective stats within the league, he had a famous person character that draws a ton eyeballs to the game. It solely is smart staff just like the Philadelphia Phillies would need to signal him to an enormous 13-year contract. The staff is at the moment in Spring Training proper now and earlier than right this moment, Harper hadn’t hit a house run with the staff. That all modified this afternoon although when Harper stepped as much as the plate within the staff’s matchup in opposition to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Going up in opposition to pitcher Sam Gaviglio, Harper blasted the ball over the appropriate area wall to attain his first ever house run as Philly. Unfortunately for Harper, the house run will not rely in the direction of his stats because it’s nonetheless preseason, though the dinger will certainly assist his confidence because the season approaches.
The Phillies are set to make their season debut on March 28th at Citizens Bank Park in opposition to the Atlanta Braves. It will probably be fascinating to see how Harper performs and whether or not or not he can assist the staff win a World Series.
Boston Celtics All Star level guard Kyrie Irving reportedly plans to overlook a pair video games down the ultimate stretch the common season, to make sure that he’s as properly rested as attainable for the NBA playfs.
The Celtics (43-28) are presently seeded fifth within the Eastern Conference, only a half recreation again the Indiana Pacers, and three again the third seed Philadelphia 76ers. However, Irving is not too involved with the place the Celtics fall within the common season standings, in accordance with Mark Murphy the Boston Herald.
Boston will tackle the Sixers in Philadelphia tonight with a chance to comb the season collection. Additionally, the Celtics (Three-Zero in opposition to Philly to this point this season) can clinch a playf spot with a victory and an Orlando Magic loss.
Irving, who’s averaging 23.7 factors, 7.1 assists, and 5.1 rebounds per recreation, is anticipated to be within the lineup. Gordon Hayward, nevertheless, has already been dominated out. Hayward remains to be within the NBA’s concussion protocol after he collided with Atlanta Hawks huge man John Collins over the weekend.
Celtics vs Sixers, airing on ESPN, is scheduled to tip f at 7pm ET tonight.
After being chosen first total by the Philadelphia 76ers, there have been some fairly excessive expectations bestowed upon Markelle Fultz. Sharing the court docket with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, many thought Fultz might be the piece that might assist propel the 76ers to an NBA Finals look. Fultz wasn’t capable of meet these expectations whereas in Philly as a shoulder harm saved him out the lineup for almost all his time there. At the commerce deadline this yr, Fultz was traded f to the Orlando Magic which he was grateful for on the time, saying he was glad to get a recent begin someplace else.
Since being traded, Fultz has continued to rehab his shoulder and in keeping with head coach Steve Clifford, Fultz will probably be sitting out the remainder the season to verify he is wholesome for subsequent yr.
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“Fultz is] nonetheless rehabbing his shoulder and he’s not even capable of actually do a lot on the ground but. It’s a fairly important shoulder harm,” Clifford defined to SiriusXM NBA Radio. “I’d say he’s beginning to perform a little bit, however it will be very tough for him to get again this yr.”
The Magic are presently combating for one the ultimate playf spots within the East as they’re ranked 10th within the Conference with a document 30-36.
Last week, Bryce Harper signed a 13-year, $330 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. It was an enormous contract that lastly spelled the top the Bryce Harper sweepstakes that had plagued a lot the MLB fseason. While Harper hasn’t even performed a sport but with the crew, he’s already occupied with the long run the franchise. Harper will likely be 39 when his contract expires and it is clear that he needs to take advantage of it. While speaking to the media, he hinted at recruiting Mike Trout, who is taken into account one of the best participant in baseball. Trout turns into a free agent in 2020.
“I believe baseball’s value about 11-and-a-half billion . I believe some it ought to return to the gamers, as effectively,” Harper mentioned in accordance with Sports Illustrated. “I am making like $26 million] a 12 months or one thing like that, so I believe that is going to have the ability to deliver another guys in as effectively to have the ability to assist this group win. I do know there’s one other man in about two years that comes up f the books, so we’ll see what occurs with him.”
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The famous person doubled-down by calling Trout out by title and ensuring that individuals know that Philadelphia is a good place to play.
“I can actually put that religion in myself having the ability to say we are the Philadelphia Phillies and we wish everybody who needs to come back to Philly,” Harper defined. “If you do not assume I am gonna name Mike Trout to come back to Philly in 2020, you are loopy.”
Trout is presently enjoying for the Los Angeles Angels, though he has acknowledged that if he have been to play for another franchise, it might be Philadelphia.
Nick Foles shocked the world again in 2018 when he pulled f a surprising efficiency to take down the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52. Foles got here away with Super Bowl MVP honors and gained the sport by a rating 41-33, immortalizing himself with the notorious “Philly Special” play on the finish the primary half. This previous season, Foles was placed on the bench in favor Carson Wentz, who Foles had changed the earlier season as a result of an damage. With Wentz taking place injured once more, Foles performed nice and led the workforce to a playf victory in opposition to the Chicago Bears. While Foles has performed like a starter, the Eagles have made it clear that Wentz is their man and are letting the Super Bowl-winner turn into a free agent on March 13th.
With his newfound freedom, it’s being reported by ESPN that Foles will truly signal with the Jacksonville Jaguars. After making the AFC championship sport only a 12 months earlier, the Jaguars completed with an abysmal 5-11 file this season and can want an improve at quarterback as Blake Bortles hasn’t met expectations.
It is unknown proper now how a lot the deal shall be price however for a Super Bowl-winner like Foles, he’s most likely in for a giant payday. The Jaguars possibilities going again to the postseason have certainly elevated in the event that they do in truth ended up snagging him.
Heading into the final stretch the season, the Philadelphia 76ers are trying fairly good. They defeated the Miami Heat on Thursday evening by a rating 106-102 and improved their report to 38-21. They aren’t any ranked fourth within the Eastern Conference and in line with newly acquired participant Tobias Harris, the group has some fairly hefty targets for the remainder the season.
“Our purpose is to win each single sport the remainder the season,” Harris advised The Philadelphia Inquirer. “We’re going into each sport like they’re playf video games. That being stated, within the East, there are loads good groups up there forward us. But if we deal with our enterprise, we may help ourselves and transfer up. We usually are not apprehensive about anyone. We’re able to carry it.”
One situation for the Sixers shifting ahead although is the absence Joel Embiid who at the moment has soreness in his knee and is anticipated to overlook the subsequent week or so.
“We have to make use of these video games … even with out Joel, to construct chemistry,” Harris stated. “We have the appropriate items to make issues occur. So we now have to construct that chemistry again.”
The 76ers will probably be again on the courtroom Saturday at house in opposition to the Portland Trail Blazers.
Yesterday, it was reported that Ben Simmons the Philadelphia 76ers requested to talk to Magic Johnson for some recommendation on being an enormous level guard within the NBA. Magic defined that he’d be completely satisfied to however the Sixers must approve it first. In the tip, Philly normal supervisor Elton Brand stated no and Simmons did not get his assembly. In the aftermath, the NBA is now investigating each groups for tampering.
In order to stoke the flames the tampering investigation, the Lakers issued a press release on Monday.
“To make clear, final November the 76ers despatched an e-mail to the Lakers asking if Ben Simmons would be capable of communicate with Magic Johnson about his Hall Fame enjoying profession. After receiving the e-mail request from the 76ers, Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka contacted 76ers General Manager Elton Brand and knowledgeable him that Magic might solely accomplish that if the 76ers gave him pre-written approval. That was the tip the matter.”
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Brand additionally reached out to Johnson late yesterday to apologize and guarantee that his feedback weren’t taken the unsuitable manner. The 76ers GM has reiterated that his relationship with Simmons is a wholesome one and that he is assured that Ben will resign with the 76ers when his rookie contract expires.
How many instances do folks have to be reminded that sporting blackface is just not okay? A photograph a faculty principal from a number of months in the past has began to floor on-line with many outraged over her apparel. According to Philly Voice, the principal at Friendship Elementary School in Pennsylvania thought it could be a good suggestion to decorate up as Steve Harvey for the varsity’s model Family Feud. It is sensible contemplating Harvey is the host the televised present. However, Lisa Boyer wore make-up on her face to seem to have darker pores and skin and persons are up in arms about all of it.
The photograph going round on-line exhibits the principal sporting a durag (which isn’t a signature half Steve Harvey’s look) and pretend facial hair. The Southern York County School District has been investigating the complaints intently, specializing in respect for particular person range of their assertion.
“The School District’s central fice administration was suggested the principal’s] look later that very same day, and the incident was instantly investigated,” wrote the consultant. The investigation has been accomplished and the principal was disciplined. The extent her punishment has not been detailed although.
The President the York NAACP has mentioned, “That kind leisure has all the time been seen as hurtful and demeaning to black folks. We need to have extra range so folks have larger understanding and sensitivity, as a result of I guess if an individual shade was in that room, she would have thought twice.”
Russell Westbrook’s rivalry with Joel Embiid simply received heated. Under regular circumstances, we all know Embiid and Westbrook may be overly-competitive within the improper set circumstances, even perhaps slightly disrespectful at instances. So when Westbrook and the Thunder traveled to Philly to tackle Embiid and the 76ers, there was all the time excessive likelihood fireworks. In previous conferences, Westbrook and Embiid’s left their rivalry on the court docket, however final evening’s
In the 4th quarter, Westbrook took exception to a foul suffered by the hands Embiid. “I do not assume he simply landed on me,” stated Westbrook, Embiid’s foul after the very fact. “He had slightly additional to it. But it is OK,” which in flip roused the curiosity a reporter who requested if he and Joel have been on good phrases in spite the bust-up. Westbrook responded, “F*ck no!” But the reporter endured, inflicting Russ, a light match disturbance earlier than shouting, “Go residence, bro” to cap issues f. And with that, the reporters assembled within the media room took the story to Joel Embiid on the very subsequent juncture.
“I feel I used to be going for the ball, and I feel he misplaced the ball, however I used to be already within the air,” defined Embiid, when requested to fer his account what Westbrook described an extreme foul. “I do not know why he was mad. I do not know … however he is all the time in his emotions.” It definitely would not be lengthy till Russell Westbrook was relayed the message, like a rebound f the enjoying floor. For what it is value, the Thunder would handle 117-115 victory even with Westbrook fouling out within the dying seconds the match. Embiid will like his possibilities at equalling the percentages when the 76ers and Thunder meet once more on the finish subsequent month, this time in Oklahoma City.