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>> it has temperatures, cool centers and related information. never before, so much power, more than 50,000 mw. dan: this demand has brought us dangerously close to power outages. we are at a stage three alert, meaning rolling blackouts or next. >> we are live tracking it. >> yes. not good news. we moved to stage three. that means your power could be shut off. pg&e says 550 1000 customers are being contacted to let them know that a power outages could happen. i will show you how to find out if your area could be affected. first, let us look at the demand in real time. this graph shows system demand compared to what has been forecasted.
that red line did drop a little bit. we are still at that peak. we hit our record today for that demand. in the bay area, while some people didn't lose power and don't have power now, it was not because of the rotating power outages that would be mandated. pg&e says here's why they have blocks planned out. >> especially during a heat event like this, people looking to cooler homes, arriving at home, when we see the demand highest. with temperatures where they are today, it is even more urgent that we find ways to conserve energy. >> to check if you might be affected by rotating power outages, look at the lot number on your bill, or go to pg&e.com /rotating outages, click on the yellow button, and it says
today's outage blocks. you type in your address to find out which block you are in then check below to see if you might be impacted. once again, type in the address, the block number comes up. it is 50. we are not impacted. there you go. there is that this. you want to check her address. block 50 customers are not usually included in rotating outages because they share a circuit with a hospital or other essential facility but more than 50% of customers are impacted. if you're wondering how long your power will be out, pge unique says you should -- pg&e says you should plan on one hour to two hours. while pg&e will try to contact you, that may not always be possible, i do want to be ready just in case. ama: yep. it is easy to check. i did it for my family. >> it takes 30 seconds. ama: there are widespread power
outages in the south bay. pg&e says these are caused by overloaded equipment and not rotating outages. more than 21,000 customers do not have power, including saratoga and cupertino. there are 80,000 in the east bay peer to 1100 in san francisco. 600 on the peninsula. 900 in the north bay. dan: we want to show you the smoke coming from a fire burning in marin county. the fire is one acre in size and burning at the county landfill located in nevada. we are watching it for you. ama: a fire, flecks alert, and record-setting temperatures. dan: it's a lot. let's go to sandy on the roof. sandy: yes, a late summer swelter. we have the natural air conditioning here. be sure you the records for today. 109. 115. 110.
114. that is a new all-time record. 116. that was yesterday's all-time record. it is still very hot. 100. 104. the coast coming down. excessive heat warning for the dangerous heat remains until 8:00 p.m. thursday. all inland areas on the hills. solano county until 8:00 p.m. friday. the coastal range on the shoreline until 8:00 p.m. tonight in marin county. we have a heat advisory for san francisco until 8:00 p.m. tonight in the shoreline until 8:00 p.m. thursday. one goes down. one comes up. compared to 24 hours ago, temperatures are trending lower, which is a good sign of what is to come. tomorrow i am of the heat will ease. i will let you know when we feel the difference in the bay area. dan: that is nice. thank you.
the entire bay area is affected by this heatwave. there is a big engine temperatures. let's go live to our news anchor who found one of the coolest places along the peninsula and pacifica. reporter: yes. if the look on my face says it all, it feels so good and pacifica. the breeze is cool and refreshing. very different from livermore and pleasant hill yesterday. yes, this would be the best assignment of the day. it was the ultimate score for beachgoers at half moon bay, beating the crowds. >> it is the quickest shop across the 92 in hopes they would not be any traffic. we did not hit any. reporter: and the excessive heat. >> i am from san jose. my air conditioner is not working. we wanted to escape the heat. reporter: here at venice beach.
>> we checked the weather. it is only 75. >> the breeze is really cold. it is perfect. reporter: instead of triple digits, the inversion layer showed up on the surface of the water, conditions just right for the four-leg appeared this pup -- four-legged. this pup here. what is a must get the restaurant? >> the clam chowder. reporter: you're saying get everything? >> yes. reporter: this escaping the heat wave in england. >> it got to 39. it is out of the world for me. reporter: that is 96 fahrenheit. the coolest place is not half
moon bay. a warehouse in san francisco. >> this is dry ice pellets, also known as nuggets. reporter: his dry ice has everyone. >> it is -109 degrees. sandy: with this heatwave, is there increased demand? >> yes, this is what you would use if there is a blackout. reporter: good luck staying cool, bay area. or should we say, ice cold. more stories like this, please. i met a couple from oakland who made a trip to pacifica this. it is a taco from what most consider to be the most beautiful taco bell location in the world. it is here on the sand. you can eat it while overlooking this gorgeous surf. back to you in the studio. dan: thanks. great job. what fascinating people and things.
ama: let's head to the north bay. liz kreutz found people helping each other stay cold. that is great to hear. reporter: yes. it is good to find the helpers. it feels like it is starting to cool down, which is good to hear and feel, but it has been so hot in the north bay. it feels like we have all been suffering. some more than others. behind me as a homeless encampment. we met a woman who has been working to make sure that those are on housed during the heatwave have a way to get some relief. >> i have some gatorade. reporter: as temperatures hit triple digits in sonoma county, one resident has had only one thing on her mind. >> today i have been giving out cold drinks for people out in the streets. they don't have homes. you put it on your neck or wrist and it will help keep you cold. that is your icepack. reporter: in petaluma, several
homeless people braved the heat. even nearby tiny homes are too hot to be in. >> the tiny homes are like a cooker. >> it is scorching. >> this is frozen so you can keep cool with it. reporter: she wanted to make sure the most vulnerable don't go unforgotten. >> there is only one cooling station, so people can't get to that one cooling station. reporter: she asked for donations on facebook. the person who owns an ice from shop reached out. >> she said does anybody have ice. >> we have mango, strawberry, cookies and cream. reporter: they are a welcome treat for these men who use trees for shade and shelter. >> thank you for being here. >> it is good. it is cold. reporter: what does it mean to see the reactions from the
people? >> i am happy and i am sad. i am happy because are getting relief and being treated like human beings. when it's hot, you don't want a hot drink. you want to cold drink. i am sad they have to be out here in the spirit reporter: but -- here. reporter: but she brought smiles to those in the heat. what does it mean that she is doing this? >> it helps me. reporter: we were lucky enough to try one. they were very good and refreshing. speaking of refreshing. where at this farmers market still going on. folks are still coming out here. a lot of them are coming directly to this truck. there they are getting something nice and sweet. we got an update from pg&e about power outages. they told us in the north bay today that it has not been as bad with power outages compared to the other parts of the bay
area. as of right now, according to pg&e, there are 1700 across the three counties who are without power. ama: thank you so much. dan: in the east bay, making the call to change to a minimum day schedule for the rest of the week because of the heat. students are done with school around noon and step 3:00 p.m.. in the south bay, pg&e has brought in extra personnel to respond to unplanned power outages because by broken and overstrained equipment. this command center is watching disruptions to the south bay energy grid. personnel from everywhere in california have been brought in as extra staff. extra equipment is ready to go. pg&e says the extreme heat is putting a major strain on its infrastructure. >> we know that heat can affect not only the grid at the large-scale level, but individual pieces of equipment
that become overloaded and can fail. dan: she's talking about transformers that can become overloaded and explode. we have seen that already today. this map shows current pg&e outages. these are not planned outages. so far, there is enough electricity to meet the demand, but we're on the near the brink. if your power goes out you can get the news on your phone. download the kabc7 mobile app. ama: working to build the better bay area by tackling drug addiction. will a new idea make a difference? dan: michael finney helps fm to resolve the the flex alert! flex alert! a power outage is looming. that's just alert, he's always getting worked up about something.
flex alerts notify us of preventable power outages. that way we always know when to help stop one. okay, flex, just drop some knowledge on me again. oh okay, i will. i'll turn our thermostat to 78. i'll unplug the blender. the hair dryer. - my blankie? - yep! - let's taco 'bout it! - nope. ohh, we can save the laundry 'til the morning. yes please. oh, little things like this help save our power and help save us from outages. with flex alerts, the power is ours. learn more at powersaverrewards.org. time. it's life's most precious commodity, especially when you have metastatic breast cancer. when your time is threatened, it's hard to invest in your future. until now. kisqali is helping women live longer than ever before when taken with an aromatase inhibitor or fulvestrant... in hr+, her2- metastatic breast cancer. kisqali is a pill that's proven to delay disease progression. kisqali can cause lung problems, or an abnormal heartbeat, which can lead to death. it can cause serious skin reactions, liver problems, and low white blood cell counts that may result in severe infections. tell your doctor right away if you have new or worsening symptoms, including breathing problems, cough, chest pain...
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dan: we are working to build a better bay area, which is why we are covering three san francisco supervisors who are posing legislation that they hope will tackle drug overdoses in the city. it is called san francisco recovers and would use models from across the country in europe. we spoke with the supervisor spearheading this effort and has the story tonight. reporter: this legislation has
to be approved by the board of supervisors first. if it passes, it would request 21 san francisco departments and commissions to report to the board with a specific plan to tackle drug overdoses in the city. this 21-page legislation titles san francisco recovers is the latest proposal for a citywide strategy that would tackle drug overdose deaths. >> it aims to reduce drug overdose deaths, to incentivize recovery. reporter: supervisor dorsey since he began working on it four months ago when he was appointed to the board. as a recovering addict, he is making san francisco's epidemic of priority. >> san francisco has lost 1700 people since january 2020, since covid-19 started here. we have actually lost twice as many people to drug overdoses as covid. reporter: the co-author of the
legislation. >> it has to be about how we can get people to recover. reporter: the plan includes approaches based on drug market interventions that have been implemented in the u.s. and europe. some ra 24/7 intake capacity coordination with 311 and non-emergency intervention services aimed at breaking the cycle of intergenerational trauma inflicted by substance abuse disorders. a strategy aimed at electronically monitoring and geo-locating convicted street drug dealers. the most controversial is safe consumption facilities. governor newsom just rejected this option. >> my hope is i want neighborhoods to fight to have a neighborhood consumption facility to be a recovery block and make sure they do not have drug dealers. reporter: a recovery advocate
says san francisco is not a place for safe consumption sites. >> if you open the sites without addressing these drug scenes, it will not make a difference. reporter: they said the announcement gave them hope, but they don't agree with the consumption site strategy. >> we are grateful someone is taking action. reporter: her daughter was in recovery, but she had to take her daughter out of the city to get help. not in san francisco? >> absolutely. there was no way to get her help here. reporter: jackie is hoping this strategy will help her son. >> he had to start methadone to start the process. they said they'd did not have anybody available to do intake. reporter: this legislation is planning to offer job training programs for individuals in recovery. if it passes, those 21 city departments will have 90 days to send the board of supervisors a plan with a list of resources
needed to accomplish their goals. dan: you can feel for those mothers worried so much about their children. thank you. ama: an update from the abc7news team. officials in san rafael have appointed an independent investigator to conduct a thorough review of a brutal takedown but police that a person with an open beer. that move comes five days after we showed you the bodycam video from the incident in the canal district on july 27, in which the gardener suffered a broken nose and concussion. the san rafael city attorney said an independent investigator will conduct an unbiased review of the actions of the officers and their supervisors. we will be hearing more details of the city council meeting starting at 7:00 p.m. activists have put out a call for people to attend a let their voices be heard. dan: let's turn our attention back to the stifling heat and when it might begin to ease. ama: it feels like an oven. sandy: yes.
it will hang around the next couple of days. let me show you how hot, all time record set, santa rosa, napa, livermore, san jose. it got up to 115 in santa rosa. that is a scorcher, or torture. livermore tying the record of 116. gilroy and half moon bay were also records today. it was hot elsewhere. 98 san francisco. 97 112 in concord. still retaining some of that heat. it is still a scorcher and linda. 104 livermore and fairfield. 100 san jose. 80's and 90's around the bay and coastline. temperatures in half moon bay, 73. some sea breeze coming in. temperatures are beginning to drop. here are some live views. nothing but sunshine. some days is evident as this
heat dome dominates the weather, bringing blistering heat the last several days. looking at the potential for more for the next few days. thunderstorms are firing up in the sierra now, and we will be watching for that potential closer to the weekend in the bay area. from the south beach camera, clear skies looking across the bay. dangerous heat wave through friday. fire risk elevated. cougar this weekend. -- cooler this weekend. wondering when it will cool off. inland areas, not much. 80's and 90's at 10:00. 60's coast side. temperatures dropped tomorrow morning, but warm. in the early afternoon, you're going into the 90's and 100s inland. near the beaches, more comfortable than that. morning temperatures range from the 50's to the 70's. we had some record with temperatures this morning. we will likely see that developed tomorrow. we could see patchy fog along
the coast. 100 to gilroy. 98 san jose. these temperatures backing off a few degrees. mid-90's. red city. palo alto. 70 five half moon bay. downtown san francisco. better. north bay numbers. 99 santa rosa. 95 sabbath -- napa. 8896 fremont. inland areas toasty and hazy. 105 concord. 106 livermore. hang in there. it will cool off. not immediately. dangerous heat tomorrow. it is backing off a bit. extreme heat thursday. temperatures go back up to 110 degrees. heat easing friday. from the triple digits to the 80's and 90's inland. that will feel much better. 60's coast side. a chance of showers as we can, so stay tuned. humidity going up. dan: showers and 80 sounds nice.
this hot weather raises the risk of fire danger and makes for a much more difficult work on the fire lines for firefighters. fire lines for firefighters. tonight, a ♪ (don't stop me now) ♪ ♪♪ ♪ (don't stop me) ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm having a good time ♪ ♪ having a good time ♪ ♪ i'm a shooting star leaping through the sky like a tiger ♪ ♪ defying the laws of gravity ♪ ♪ (don't stop me now) ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm having a good time ♪ ♪ i don't wanna stop at all, yeah ♪ ♪ ah, da, da, da, da da, da, ah, ah ♪ you might already know that prop 27 taxes and regulates online sports betting to fund real solutions to the
homelessness crisis. so how will that new revenue be spent? new housing units in all 58 counties, including: permanent supportive housing, tiny homes communities, project roomkey supportive hotel units... and intensive mental health and addiction treatment. in short, 27 means getting people off the streets and into housing. yes on 27. have heart failure and still experience unresolved symptoms? heart failure and seemingly unrelated symptoms like carpal tunnel syndrome... ...shortness of breath... ...irregular heartbeat... ...and lower back pain could mean something more serious called attr-cm a rare, underdiagnosed disease that worsens over time, so it's important to recognize the signs. sound like you? call your cardiologist and ask about attr-cm. want a permanent solution to homelessness? you won't get it with prop 27. it was written and funded by out-of-state corporations
to permanently maximize profits, not homeless funding. 90% of the profits go to out-of-state corporations permanently. only pennies on the dollar for the homeless permanently. and with loopholes, the homeless get even less permanently. prop 27. they didn't write it for the homeless. they wrote it for themselves.
ama: in triple digit temperatures, firefighters gain control of these flames. about 50 acres burned with a fire broke out yesterday and burned 125 acres. a wildfire sweeping through riverside county has claimed two lives and injured a third person. it is 5% contained at 4500 acres. a mandatory evacuation order went into effect this afternoon. seven buildings have burned down. dan: this fire is now 75% contained. it has spread to more than 6.5 miles.
fire crusade dried brush and high temperatures are hampering efforts to contain the mountain fire burning for three days and has charred close to 12,000 acres. the fire is 20% contained. ama: the strain were putting on the power grid is unprecedented. we have been through heat waves and power outages before, so tonight, we are looking at why the system is not better equipped to handle it. >> a collection agency goes after a woman for a debt not owed. i will have
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thermostat to 78 degrees or higher if your health allows. don't charge her electric car or use major appliances during those critical hours. turn off any unnecessary lights. all of that, small steps that do make a big difference. though the extreme strain on the power grid, we are seeing the process may be new this year. the race to make energy supply a demand has been going for decades. ama: zach fuentes spoke to an expert who weighs in on what has changed and how long we can continue to see outages. >> the year 2000 when rolling blackouts first hit the bay area. in two thousand one, they spread to the entire state. san jose state shirt -- san jose state lecturer feels california has done as much as possible to take care of the electric grid. >> whether it is cold, hot, they are suffering because there are issues with the grid. we don't have the same issues here. we are aware of the problem.
>> stage three emergency alerts mean rolling blackouts are happening or a minute. california reached that level in 2000. 38 times in 2001. the next time we saw the same kind of alert was twice in 2020. over the last two decades, california has led the country in integrating solar and wind to supply the grid. at times, when the cleaner sources are not producing enough and demand is high, battery sources are used, or as a last resort, sources that use fossil fuels. steps have been taken in the last 20 years to fill in the gaps during higher demand periods. the power plant behind me started operating in 2003 to fill gaps when demand was at the highest. it has evolved to run via natural gas and other sources. not the only one of its kind, but strain on the energy grid continues to be a problem. a major part of the issue is climate change. >> for example, talk about some of the hydraulic powers that use water to generate power, it is
dry because of the dry weather. >> as the impacts of climate change continue, will this rain we have seen on the power grid and potential rolling blackouts be something we live with annually? it depends on several factors. >> the solution has multiple parties that have to take action before they can say we will face something like this. better resources for the grid so it can keep pumping power to us, better practices by us, and dealing with climate change as a reality. >> zach fuentes abc7, news. >> bart stop service between pleasant hill and concord because of an equipment problem on the track. buses are providing service between those. they experienced systemwide delays because of that. it was 102 degrees at the fremont station. trains are about 20 minutes behind schedule. bart slows down trains when the tracks get too hot. they can warp as a result of the heat. it is because of a derailment in
june because of high heat. caltrain slowed down trains because of the hot weather. it was running a level two alert across nearly the entire system between san francisco and the station in san jose. instead of traveling at the usual 79 miles per hour, trains were moving at about 50 miles per hour. ama: the extreme heat can be dangerous to our health. today on abc7's getting answers program, some at-home tips to prevent heat related illnesses. >> what people can do, essentially replicate the hospital with a spray mist. what people might be used to sprain plants with -- spraying plants with, and a fan to blow it around. also cooling fax, particularly under the arms, on the parts of the body, can be helpful. >> checked the temperatures, get forecasts, and learn more about the bay whether area -- bay area
weather. download the streaming app for roku, apple tv, and fire tv. dan: a pacifico woman received a collection notice for a service she never ordered or received. what to do? when all else fails, she turned to michael finney to get some help. >> i've done a number of stories on people being harassed by unscrupulous corrections agencies. this isn't one of those. it does involve a scam. >> she takes time to cuddle with her feline friend. >> meet maggie. she is ferocious. >> maggie comforted her after a collection agency sent this past due notice for 920 three dollars from directv in april. not a service she even has. sharon immediately filled out the fraud form and pointed out her name on the collection notice is misspelled. >> they didn't even get my name right.
i've never had a contract. >> directv reviewed her claim and sent her another notice, saying it considered her $923 balance to be accurate. please remit the balance due in the amount of $923.06 to the following address to avoid further collection action. the letter claimed she was never current, no payments from april through september 2021. directv also charged her and early termination fee, along with a nonreturn fee. sharon felt like she was running out of options. >> we didn't know what to do anymore. every month i get these letters with more added interest than i/o on this. >> then she reached out to 7 on your side and the situation began to turn for the better. >> excuse me, got a tiger by the teeth. >> she said within two hours after 7 on your side reached out, the company promised to
look into it further. directv told us we worked to quickly investigate their claim and determine the account was opened by fraudsters. all collection efforts have ceased, and fraudulent account has been closed. >> thanks to you guys. otherwise it was like we were beating on a wall. >> that is why we are here. glad we can help. send me your stories about your biggest money management challenges. go to abc7news.com/7 on your side, and you might be featured on an upcoming newscast. when i think about financial management, i get nervous. dan: absolutely. you are so knowledgeable. ama: the as for prop 26 and 27 setting campaign-finance records. records. we give you a neutral what's the difference between prop 26 and prop 27? 26? not one dime to get people off the streets and into housing 27 generates hundreds of million
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months away, but we are being inundated with ads. they focus on two propositions, 26 and 27, both about sports gambling. liz kreutz explains what your vote means. >> by now, you have likely heard about efforts to legalize sports betting in california. >> vote yes on prop 27. >> joined more than 50 gaming and non-gaming tribes through california. >> those ads are airing all across the state for and against the propositions. frankly, it is a little confusing. let's break it down. what is sports betting? a form of gambling where someone can wager cash on a sporting event. sports betting, except horseracing, is not legal in california. they used to be a nationwide ban. but the 2018 supreme court ruling overturned that, and more than half of the states in the country, including new york, new jersey, arizona, legalized some form of sports betting.
it is up to california to decide what to do here. that brings us to the november election. on the ballot, two initiatives. prop 26 and prop 27. both with legalized sports betting, one or both could pass, and a lot of money at stake with all of it. let's start with prop 26. funded by native american tribes, and would allow sports betting to happen in person at tribal casinos and horseracing tracks across the state. it would allow casinos to prevent craps and other dice games. you have to be 21 years old to place a bet, and no betting on high school or college games. the same age and game restrictions apply to prop 27. the difference is prop 27 would allow online sports betting, meaning you could place wagers on your phone from your couch. the way it works is big out-of-state gaming companies like fan tool and draft kings
could partner with native american tribes to offer online, even mobile sports gambling. the cost to do so is really big. it will cost a tribe $10 million for the initial sports betting license. that is why many, but not all, native american tribes are against it. they say it will prevent smaller operators from breaking in. also concerns about how the gaming companies would regulate underage use. supporters of prop 27, which include the gaming companies, and major league baseball, can benefit small rural tribes that don't have much foot traffic. they say it would generate hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenue for the state. money that will almost be entirely allocated to addressing homelessness and mental health issues. that is why homeless groups support it, and why you see a lot of ads that talk less about sports betting and more about solving the homelessness crisis. >> prop 27 generates hundreds of millions every year to
permanently fund getting people off of the streets and into housing. prop 26, not a dime to solve homelessness. >> prop 26 would also generate a lot. but not quite as much money for the state. that money would go to the general fund. supporters argue sports betting is already happening. legal or not. so the state might as well bring it above board and benefit. they also say prop 26 can help struggling native american tribes. many against it really oppose sports betting. they say issues around compulsive gambling and financial impact on families. the california republican party has come out against prop 26 and prop 27. the california democratic party has come out against prop 27 and is neutral on prop 26. that has not stopped the backers of these props from spending more than $350 million to pass these initiatives. a campaign-finance spending record. the other question, what happens if they both pass?
both could become law, or the one with the most votes could take it to court, arguing the laws conflict. big picture, prop 26 and 27 are about who could or should control the potential multibillion-dollar sports betting industry. that is if either even passes. we will find out soon in november. >> liz broke it down for us. a lot of information. we have put it on our website if you want a second look or you have friends wondering what these ads are about. the story is on abc7news.com. >> a little relief from the heat, but it will be short-lived. the seven day forecast that you need to see.
it was written and funded by out-of-state corporations to permanently maximize profits, not homeless funding. 90% of the profits go to out-of-state corporations permanently. only pennies on the dollar for the homeless permanently. and with loopholes, the homeless get even less permanently. prop 27. they didn't write it for the homeless. they wrote it for themselves. - you okay? - there's a flex alert today so i'm mentally preparing for the power outage. oh, well we can help stop one because we are going to reduce our energy use from 4-9pm. what now? i stepped on a plug. oh that's my bad! unplugging. when it comes to preventing outages the power is ours. my name is douglas. i'm a writer/director and i'm still working. in the kind of work that i do, you are surrounded by people who are all younger than you. i had to get help somewhere along the line to stay competitive.
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off. air-quality suffering. four in livermore, unhealthy in fairfield. here is a haze. extended through tomorrow because of the smog. port and inlet east bay. a santa clara valley. hurricane kade off of cabo san lucas. they will get drenched in high surf, we may see leftover moisture resulting in a thunderstorm risk or slight chance of showers. on live doppler 7, it is quiet. in the sierra, thunderstorms. temperatures back off. hot and hazy. triple digits inland. along the coastline, it will be cooler in the 70's. along the bay, 80's and 90's. friday, still triple digits. saturday will feel better. 60's, mainly the 80's. sunday, low 90's. dangerous heat up and down the state. you will notice the warnings. three more days of the heatwave. this weekend it will be gone.
distant memory. dan: we need it. ama: let's get to larry beil for the latest in sports. >> tim hart away just a few days away from going to the basketball hall of fame. the phone call that changed his life and the call he made after life and the call he made after ♪ (don't stop me now) ♪ ♪♪ ♪ (don't stop me) ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm having a good time ♪ ♪ having a good time ♪ ♪ i'm a shooting star leaping through the sky like a tiger ♪ ♪ defying the laws of gravity ♪ ♪ (don't stop me now) ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm having a good time ♪ ♪ i don't wanna stop at all, yeah ♪ ♪ ah, da, da, da, da da, da, ah, ah ♪
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now, abc7 sports with larry beil. >> little did we know at the time that the run tmc era of the warriors would be the blueprint for today's nba. spread the floor, shoot threes, spread the pace. tim hart away will join chris mullin and mitch richmond and don nelson in the basketball hall of fame. he spent the first six of his 13 years in the nba with the warriors. the killer crossover, his signature move. averaged 20 points a game, leader in assists at 9.3. he told chris alvarez he was emotional when he finally got the call from the hall.
after telling his family, his next call was to his run tmc running mates. >> i called chris and mitch together. it was funny. i said "i made it. i'm in." chris was like "yeah!" mitch was like "what did you make?" [laughter] >> i said mitch, i made it to the hall. he said "oh yeah!" he was overjoyed. we shed some tears. but it was a funny and emotional phone call at the same time. >> what does it mean -- all three of you, what does it mean to have that core group of guys for a special era for the warriors to finally be where they rightfully belong? >> we are proud of each other, proud of our accomplishments, out of doing it together and
being together. we are like the three musketeers. one for all, all for one. >> the nba 2k23 ratings came out. always a point of contention for players. steph curry's three-point shooting at 99. the next highest, guys like klay thompson and kevin durant. however, kevin durant has a 96 overall rating. the same as curry and lebron james. he's not happy about that, tweeting "i'm going to need an explanation on why i'm not 99." this has become laughable. the highest rated player in the game is giannis with 97. kd is always feisty online. matt olson returning to oakland for the first time since the trade to atlanta that are shooting a complete tear down -- ushered in a complete tear down. and the team he grew up rooting for, atlanta, signing a $168
million contract that he was not going to get in oakland. 27 homers with 27 games left for the defending world series champion braves who owned the top while car while the a's have the worst record in the american league. >> grateful for everything they did for me, drafting me, giving me an opportunity to start my career. just as excited for this new chapter. it will be cool to play here again, coming in different entrances. it has been long enough now to where it feels normal. >> and he will get a nice ovation in oakland. one last thing on timmy, i remember my first interview with tim hart away, i said give me the secret to the killer crossover, he said boom, boom, boom, i'm at the who. >> i said anything more?
that was it. >> blink of an eye. >> tonight, the bachelorette followed by claim to fame, stay with us for abc7 news at 11:00. that is it for this edition of abc7 news. thank you for joining us. i'm, dates. dan: i'm dan ashley. -- ama daetz. dan: i'm dan ashley. we will see you at 11:00. a blazing hot sun finally about to set.
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