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NBA trade rumors: Rockets’ Chris Paul demands trade; James Harden offers ultimatum

first_imgHarden reportedly has not responded to any of Paul’s attempts to communicate with him this offseason.“There’s no respect at all, on either side,” a source told Yahoo Sports. “They need to get away from one another. Chris doesn’t respect James’ standing in the league, and James doesn’t respect the work Chris has put in to this point.” It all came to a head after the Rockets lost in the second round of the Western Conference playoffs. Paul then asked to be traded while Harden offered his ultimatum.According to Yahoo Sports, Paul and Harden went nearly two months during the season without speaking to each other while the former Clippers guard reportedly repeatedly complained to coach Mike D’Antoni about how the offense ran with the 2018 MVP on the court. Related News Paul would love to be traded, but his contract makes that difficult. He signed a four-year, $160 million deal last offseason and it might simply be too much money to move.That contract has been a point of contention in the front office as well as owner Tilman Fertitta has reportedly complained about it ever since.It is unclear how this situation will be resolved, but for now, it looks like a relationship that simply cannot be salvaged. Rocket GM Daryl Morey dismisses reported James Harden-Chris Paul tension The town isn’t big enough for Chris Paul and James Harden.Paul has demanded the Rockets trade him while Harden has gone to the organization and said “It’s him or me,” according to a report from Yahoo Sports.last_img read more

Pride Glasgow organizers profoundly sorry for ticketing troubles

first_imgThey also offered their apologies to the LGBTI community, guests performs and sponsors.‘We’ve been listening, reviewing, reflecting and taking action – we hear your concerns and want to provide an update,’ the statement continued.‘The refund period was open for 30 days and we’ve responded to 664 requests, providing refunds totaling over £6,500 and accepting requests for 278 VIP tickets for 2019.‘We want a Pride event that Glasgow can be proud of – the biggest and best in Scotland.’However, some members of Scotland’s LGBTI community expressed skepticism.Comedian Scott Agnew said he will not return as a host until a new organizing committee is formed.‘This is clearly a smoke and mirrors move from Pride Glasgow to give the appearance that things have changed,’ Agnew told Pink Saltire.‘This is merely a reshuffling of the pack of the same organizing committee who oversold the event, endangered the LGBT+ community’s safety and failed to respond in a timely fashion to concerns and complaints and requests for refunds,’ he said.Pride Glasgow is due to return in August 2019.Got a news tip? Want to share your story? Email us . eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) Pride Glasgow said they are ‘profoundly sorry’ to the people and the LGBTI community of their host city. GAYSTARNEWS- Pride Glasgow reaches capacity, turns away prepaid ticket holdersGlasgow Pride Festival will take the party to Kelvingrove ParkUniversity chaplain fired after holding service to atone Pride Glasgow ‘offense’Read the full article on Gaystarnews:  :https://www.gaystarnews.com/article/pride-glasgow-organizers-profoundly-sorry-for-ticketing-troubles/center_img Kelvingrove Park at Pride Glasgow 2018 | Photo: David Hudson This comes after a ticketing problem led to hundreds of people being turned away from the pride event at Kelvingrove Park last month.The fiasco was a huge disappointment to countless people hoping to attend.This year’s was the biggest ever Pride Glasgow, with over 12,000 people flocking to take part.Famous faces in attendance included Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, and former Spice Girl, Mel C.But the event ran into problems when the street parade finished at Kelvingrove Park.A ticketing problem ensued, resulting in long queues and organizers having to turn people away at the gates.Some festival-goers had to queue for over three hours under the blistering summer sun.‘Glasgow, we let you down’Responding to the criticism, Pride Glasgow posted a humbling apology on their Facebook page.‘Glasgow – we let many of you down this year and we’re profoundly sorry,’ the post said. Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading…last_img read more