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Report: Warriors tried to trade Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson for Chris Paul in 2011

Between 1998 and 2012, the Warriors had no All-Stars. Golden State sure tried to add one, though. The Warriors made Kevin Garnett’s short list in 2007 and reportedly nearly traded for the Timberwolves star before the Celtics got him. Golden State general manager Bob Myers – dangling Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson – also pursued Chris Paul before the New Orleans Hornets traded him to the Clippers in […]

Weddings in the time of Covid-19: Some hits, mostly misses

Couples who were all set to take their vows, after having spent a long time planning their perfect wedding, have had to hit the pause button. Ruchita confesses to missing the signs. “Maybe it was just the joyous thought of finally solemnising our bond, I somehow completely ignored the whole conversation around the (coronavirus) pandemic.” […]

British insurer Aviva halts executive bonuses, pay rises

British insurer Aviva (AV.L) said on Thursday its executive directors and leadership team would not be considered for any bonus for 2020 until dividends are restarted. Basic pay rises for executive directors and the leadership team due on April 1 have also been halted until dividends restart, Aviva said in a statement. Aviva said last […]

You can now set up Google Fi on your iPhone using an eSIM

It should now be considerably easier to give Google Fi a whirl if you’re an iPhone user. As spotted at 9to5Google, you can now activate Google Fi on recent iPhones (XR, XS and newer) using an eSIM. So long as you’re a new customer, you only need the Fi app and a nearby computer (display […]

Bonnie Raitt Dedicates Performance of ‘Home’ to John Prine After His Death: ‘Still So Heartbroken’

Bonnie Raitt is mourning the death of her close friend and collaborator, John Prine. The country-folk singer and songwriter, who was behind classics such as “Angel from Montgomery,” died on April 7 following a battle with the novel coronavirus. He was 73. “It’s Bonnie here, holed up at home like you are. Finding surprising blessings […]

Report: Jalen Green to earn $500K in NBA’s new minor-league program

Why did Jalen Green jump from high school to the NBA’s minor league, a path nobody took last year? Because the offer improved substantially from $125,000. Jonathan Givony and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: California high school star Jalen Green, the No. 1 prospect in the 2020 ESPN 100, is making the leap to a reshaped NBA professional […]

Indian millennials are getting to know their dates virtually amid the lockdown: Study

Dating in times of Covid-19 is unprecedented and, like everything else, does not come with a manual. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, people are practising social distancing, which has lead to a spike in virtual dates among millennials. Millennials are pro in virtual dating too, as more than 41 per cent chose dinners and drinks […]

Airbus evaluates requests for delays to jet deliveries

European planemaker Airbus (AIR.PA) is examining multiple customer requests to defer deliveries after travel demand collapsed because of the coronavirus epidemic, it said on Thursday. In a video message for the company’s annual shareholder meeting, which was staged remotely because of lockdowns across Europe, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said the planemaker was wrestling with “the […]

‘Animal Crossing’ players can easily import art from the Getty Museum

Art lovers playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons now have an easy to way display famous paintings in their virtual homes. The Getty Museum has opened up its collection to players, allowing them to create custom patterns directly from its art pieces using a tool it calls the “Animal Crossing Art Generator.” All players have to […]

Barbra Streisand Shares Cute Sign Stepson Josh Brolin and Kathryn Boyd Made While Social Distancing

Barbra Streisand may be practicing social distancing, but that doesn’t mean she can’t see her family! On Wednesday, the legendary singer and actress, 77, shared a sweet photo of stepson Josh Brolin‘s wife, Katheryn Boyd, holding up a cute sign outside of her home as the family self-isolates amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In the […]