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Shaq indicates what Kevin Durant should do instead of asking for a transfer

NBA Four-time NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal has finally spoken on Kevin Durant’s transfer request as the NBA Free Agency is a month away from its end. By Mauricio Medrano August 02, 2022 11:55 p.m. EDT August 02, 2022 11:55 p.m. EDT © Sarah Stier/Getty ImagesKevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets …

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Bill Russell is the 5th NBA MVP to die after Kobe Bryant, Moses Malone, Wes Unseld and Wilt Chamberlain

The NBA just celebrated its 75th anniversary last season, which shows that the league is much younger than most major sports leagues in the world. As a result, most of the game’s legends are still around and allow young players to get first-hand advice from them. Bill Russell was the …

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Ex-Badger Ford continued to elevate offensive play in NBA Summer League Wisconsin News

LAS VEGAS — The blue shooting sleeve, ok. The laced purple and gold Nike Kobe, check it out. Neatly stored No. 60 Orlando Magic jersey, check. OK, Aleem Ford is ready to play. The former Wisconsin Badgers forward just completed his first NBA Summer League. All eyes were on Ford …

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Pistons bring back Classic Edition teal uniform for 2022-23

“To Pistons fans around the world – we’ve heard you, and this is for you,” said Detroit Pistons chief commercial officer Mike Zavodsky. “The teal jerseys represent a ‘colorful’ period in Pistons basketball and NBA history. We’re thrilled to reintroduce teal to a new generation of basketball fans, and we …

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Shaq fires back at Steph Curry’s hot take

In a recent interview with Complex, Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry was asked about a hypothetical streak between the 2017 Golden State Warriors and the early 2000s Los Angeles Lakers. On what such a series would look like, Steph said: “At the end of the day, if you could …

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2 Biggest Needs Pels Must Meet To Be An NBA Finals Candidate

The New Orleans Pelicans have a solid foundation to build on as they head into the 2022-23 NBA season. New Orleans went through two playoff games to earn its first playoff spot since the 2017-18 season. What made that playoff appearance more impressive was that they did it with star …

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NBA World reacts to Allen Iverson, Reebok News

SHANGHAI, CHINA – NOVEMBER 10: Former American basketball player Allen Iverson receives an interview during the rehearsal of Double 11 Global Shopping Festival 2018 on November 10, 2018 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images) In 2001, Allen Iverson scored a …

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Nikola Jokic signs historic 5-year extension with Nuggets

Nikola Jokic became the first player in NBA history to eclipse 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 500 assists last season. Starting July 6, teams and players officially started signing contracts. NBA.com will continue to update reports once the offers are official. Free Agent Tracker | Commercial follow-up | Player movement …

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Darius Garland signs multi-year extension with Cavaliers

Darius Garland broke out last season for the Cavaliers with 21.7 points, 8.6 assists and 1.3 steals per game. Starting July 6, teams and players officially started signing contracts. NBA.com will continue to update reports once the offers are official. Free Agent Tracker | Commercial follow-up | Player movement | …

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NBA rumours: Markieff Morris says he has his sights set on the Sixers

The signing of James Harden by the Sixers is a matter of when, not if. The only reason Harden hasn’t signed with the Sixers since opening free agency and his decision to turn down his player option is because President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey is busy browsing the free …

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Which current NBA players are sons of former players? Steph Curry, Jalen Brunson, Devin Booker and who else?

For a father, there must be nothing better than seeing his son rise through the ranks of professional sport after doing it himself, following in his footsteps. Sons of former NBA stars When recent reports broke that the sons of Basketball Hall of Fame members Scottie Pippen and Shaquille O’Neal …

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Scottie Pippen’s son just signed with this NBA team

On Friday, the Los Angeles Lakers announced that Scottie Pippen Jr. had signed a two-way contract with the team. Pippen Jr. is 21 and played his college basketball at Vanderbilt. He was undrafted in the 2022 NBA Draft last month. Her father is NBA legend and Basketball Hall of Famer …

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NBA insider expects Chicago Bulls to pursue Bamba and Hartenstein

With NBA free agency slated to begin in just over 24 hours, it’s surprising we’re finally getting reports of who the Chicago Bulls might be looking to add. Unlike last season, where the addition of Lonzo Ball and a capable point guard seemed like a foregone conclusion, free agency this …

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Bryce McGowens reflects on rise to NBA draft pick status with Hornets

WADE HAMPTON — Bryce McGowens felt hearing his name called in the 2022 NBA Draft was the culmination of all the hard work he’s put in over the years. “I don’t know what was going through my head. It was unreal,” McGowens told the Greenville News over the weekend. “Everything …

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The four-time NBA champion says LeBron James knows the streak is over after losing to the Warriors in Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals

LeBron James valiantly tried to beat the Golden State Warriors for the second time in four straight years in 2018. James’ Cleveland Cavaliers only managed to win one game in the 2017 Finals and were looking to do better. The four-time MVP did everything he could, scoring a game-high 51 …

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NBA free agency 2022 – Latest deals, news, buzz and reports from across the league

NBA free agency doesn’t begin until June 30 at 6 p.m. ET, but news is already rolling in from all over the Association. Much of the early buzz came from New York, where Kyrie Irving’s contract status has pundits and fans alike speculating on the Brooklyn Nets star point guard’s …

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Shaq/Kobe Lakers win their first NBA championship

When Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant both joined the Los Angeles Lakers in the summer of 1996, fans assumed multiple championships were imminent and the only thing to do was plan the parade route through downtown. -city of LA. Not so fast. The Lakers were young and immature, and they …

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Steph Curry’s NBA Finals MVP award opens new chapter to his legacy

Placeholder while loading article actions It’s actually perfect for Stephen Curry’s story that it took four championships until he won the NBA Finals MVP award. It challenges you, once again, to contemplate its greatness differently. He’s his own kind of alpha, not a checklist legend following a Hall of Fame …

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Rockets, Mavericks NBA trade details: Christian Wood reportedly sold to Dallas

Luka Doncic is said to be another three-point threat to move on to next season. According to multiple reports, the Dallas Mavericks have acquired center Christian Wood as part of a deal from the Houston Rockets. The Rockets reportedly sent Wood to the Mavericks in exchange for Boban Marjanovic, Sterling …

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2022 NBA Draft Profile: Keegan Murray

Measurable: 6-8, 215 pounds 2021-22 key stats: 23.5 ppg, 8.7 rpg, 1.9 bpg, 1.3 spg, 55.4 FG percentage, 39.8 three-point percentage NBA.com consensus mock draft position: 5 (updated June 6, previously 6) While making a huge leap in production since his 2020-21 freshman season at Iowa (he averaged a modest …

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NBA Mock Trade: Thunder Use Package to Grab High Upside Forward

Regardless of how his interviews went, Eason is one of the most promising players in the draft, with the tools to become a force in the league. Eason is 6ft 8in tall and has a wingspan of 7ft 2in. After one season with Cincinnati, he transferred to LSU and mostly …

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2022 NBA Finals MVP odds: Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown gain ground as Celtics hold 2-1 lead

The Boston Celtics weathered a tough third quarter in Game 3 against the Golden State Warriors, continuing a fourth quarter run to take a 2-1 lead in the 2022 NBA Finals. The Celtics got strong contributions from their stars Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, while actors like Marcus Smart and …

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NBA Mock Trade: Thunder Consolidate Chooses To Advance In 2022 Draft

With draft night fast approaching, Thunder general manager Sam Presti is definitely going through his options. One of them might include a slight upward motion to capture a perspective with Oklahoma roots. Baylor’s Jeremy Sochan, a Polish prospect from Guymon, OK, is a defensive-minded striker who fits Presti’s MO very …

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NBA Finals LOOK: Boston Celtics Wear T-Shirts Supporting Brittney Griner Release from Russia

As political football continues to be jostled amid the battle to bring WNBA and Baylor legend Brittney Griner home, Boston Celtics players are showing their support by wearing ‘WE ARE BG’ shirts ahead of the second game of the NBA Finals. What is at issue? Griner, the Baylor legend and …

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Boston Celtics beat Miami Heat in Game 7 for trip to NBA Finals

MIAMI — For the Boston Celtics, winning the Eastern Conference Finals is nothing new. Reaching the NBA Finals, which the franchise has already played 22 times, is nothing to cheer about. The Celtics don’t hang those banners, they like to say. There is no place among the 17 in the …

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Pelican News on the Web 5/31/22

Check out our daily collection of pelican news and notes from local and national journalists hitting the internet on May 31, 2022. NBA mock draft 1.0: What do the Pelicans do with pick #8? The NBA draft is less than a month away. Who says no? 3 trades the Pelicans …

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NBA injuries: Smart, Williams, Herro questionable for Game 7

The playoff injury bug impacted some of the NBANBA’s biggest stars, but there’s still time for teams to regroup and regain their full strength ahead of the NBA Finals, which kicks off Thursday. Here’s where all the injuries lie for the teams still in the chase on Saturday. MIAMI HEAT …

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Draymond Green who he expects to face in NBA Finals: ‘We’re going to play against Boston’

Getty Images Draymond Green may be heading to his sixth NBA Finals, but that doesn’t mean he’s faced a diverse set of opponents there. His first four trips to the NBA’s biggest stage came against a single opponent: LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Toronto Raptors were given a …

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Warriors vs Mavericks player props, odds, 2022 NBA playoff picks for Game 4: Steph Curry under 27.5 points

USATSI The Golden State Warriors can clinch their spot in the NBA Finals with a road win over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 4 of their Western Conference Finals series Tuesday night at 9 p.m. ET. The Warriors earned a 109-100 win on Sunday thanks to a 27-point performance from …

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Kobe Bryant’s rare card drops sharply as NBA card market…

There’s always a good chance that when things go up, they’ll eventually come down at some point. For example, this rare draw of Kobe Bryant from the 90s and the NBA card market as a whole. While a few select names are trending up due to the playoffs, like those …

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Shaq curled Reggie Miller in the gym and fans loved it

One of the reasons why many people gravitate towards the NBA on TNT the crew is because of the fun they seem to have together. Between Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Shaquille O’Neal and Reggie Miller — among others — this team seems to have a blast in front …

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Kevin Durant and LeBron James debate which 1990s centers would be modern NBA MVPs

Over the past few NBA seasons, the big men have made a resurgence. In fact, the last four MVPs were paint-focused players. Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic earned his second consecutive MVP a few weeks ago, and Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo also won it back-to-back from 2019-2020. 1 Related …

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Take a bow Desmond Bane – Congratulations on an incredible second NBA season.

The Memphis Grizzlies’ season ended Friday night with a Game 6 playoff loss to the Golden State Warriors. The Grizzlies wouldn’t have reached the second round without the TCU legend by Desmond Bane incredible regular season and first-round playoff performances. When Ja Morant symbolically gave Bane his most improved player …

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2022 NBA Playoffs Live Updates: Grizzlies Big on Warriors; Jrue Holiday seals Bucks win

May 11, 2022 at 11:10 p.m. EDT Golden State needs to ask… From what we’ve seen in these playoffs, when do the Warriors pull the plug and pull out their stars? Marcus Thompson II· Senior Columnist, Bay Area May 11, 2022 at 11:03 p.m. EDT Warriors roster change Nemanja Bjelica …

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NBA playoffs: Al Horford scores career playoff high for even Celtics-Bucks series

Jhe Boston Celtics stole Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals from the Milwaukee dollars Monday at the Fiserv Forum with a 30-point performance by a 35-year-old big man Al Horford. With Robert WilliamsIII being a late scratch for Boston, Grant Williams took his place in the starting lineup but …

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2022 NBA Playoffs Live Updates: Grizzlies, Warriors Fight In Game 3

May 7, 2022 at 10:58 p.m. EDT My best guess on Ja’s injury It looked to me like Ja Morant’s knee started to bother him after a layup attempt on the 7:32 attempt where he landed a bit awkwardly. You could see him trying to shake it off when he …

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BetMGM promo code releases NBA and MLB dual threat bonus

Note: If you purchase something through one of our affiliate links, Schneps Media may earn a commission. Photo credit: Craig Dudek Roll out the red carpet for any NBA or MLB game with the latest BetMGM promo code. This is an obvious bonus that players can take advantage of throughout …

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2 weeks to NBA draw, last year’s result frees Pistons

If you had to choose when the Pistons would win the NBA Draft lottery in any of the first three years of Troy Weaver’s restoration, 2021 was the year. And they did. By winning last year’s lottery and offloading Cade Cunningham, the Pistons have taken the most critical step in …

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KU Jayhawks Braun and Wilson discuss college and the NBA draft

Kansas’ Christian Braun and Jalen Wilson celebrate after North Carolina turned the ball over late in the second half of the National Championship game at the Superdome in New Orleans on Monday night. Kansas won 72-69. Hey Travis The Wichita Eagle May will be all about the NBA for University …

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Fardaws Aimaq commits to Texas Tech while reflecting on NBA draft

Transfer from Utah Valley Fardaws Aimaq, the 2021 WAC Player of the Year, has committed to Texas Tech. Aimaq, who also entered his name in the NBA Draft, picked the Red Raiders from the bottom five which also included Washington, Iowa, Gonzaga and Texas. “If I come back, I think …

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NBA Playoffs 2022: Live Updates; Warriors win in 5

April 28, 2022 at 01:17 EDT Nikola Jokic had hamstring strain Nikola Jokic had hamstring strain before Game 5, Nuggets coach Mike Malone said. Jokic played and appeared to be injured during the game as well. He was still 30-19-8 and nearly sent the series back to Denver. “I just …

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5 takeaways from the Celtics sweep over the Star Nets

Jayson Tatum outplayed Kevin Durant in the playoffs, and it’s impossible to ignore him, writes John Schuhmann. BROOKYLN — When asked to pick the 2022 NBA champions in October, 83% of league general managers picked the Brooklyn Nets. And now the Nets are the first team to be swept out …

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Gonzaga Bulldogs senior Andrew Nembhard to declare for 2022 NBA Draft

Gonzaga senior Andrew Nembhard will declare for the 2022 NBA draft, he told ESPN on Friday. “Now is my moment,” Nembhard said. “It’s time to let the youngsters take charge of the program. In this draft, I feel like I’m among the best. There aren’t many playmakers in this class …

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Bam Adebayo ‘disrespectfully’ snubbed for NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Former Kentucky Wildcats star Bam Adebayo has become one of the best defensemen in the league and is the anchor of a Miami Heat defense that ranks fourth in the NBA in defensive rating . However, he wasn’t even named a finalist for the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year …

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Twitter explodes after Jordan Poole’s incredible NBA playoff debut

Steph Curry’s return to the Warriors roster was the story of the day on Saturday, but Jordan Poole stole the show in Golden State’s Game 1 win over the Denver Nuggets. In his NBA playoff debut at Chase Center, Poole started in place of Curry, who was under a minutes …

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Why The Bulls’ Coby White Could Be An X Factor Vs. Dollars – NBC Chicago

Why White Could Be an X-Factor in Bulls-Bucks Series Originally Appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The odds are high against the Chicago Bulls in their first-round playoff game with the Bucks. Not only have the Bulls dropped all four regular season meetings with Milwaukee, they’ve lost 16 of the last …

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USC’s Drew Peterson and Isaiah Mobley considering NBA draft

Two of USC’s top three scorers decided to enter the NBA draft amid another offseason of upheaval for Andy Enfield and the Trojans, who have been through their share of upheaval in recent years. Drew Peterson became the latest to announce his intention to leave USC, declaring on Monday his …

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Former NBA duo set to help Zamalek under pressure for second BAL title

Former NBA players Ike Diogu and DJ Strawberry will have to use all their experience to help Basketball Africa League champions Zamalek in their title defense, which begins April 9 in Cairo. The Nile Conference, this year’s BAL second leg, kicks off at the Hassan Moustafa Sports Arena on Saturday, …

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NBA Injury Report, April 6: Updates for Zach LaVine, Jayson Tatum, Cade Cunningham, Jaylen Brown, and More

There are only six games on Wednesday’s NBA slate, but playoff seeding hangs in the balance with every game. Here’s a look at the injury report for the day’s action, along with the relevant fantasy and betting implications. NBA Injury Report: April 6 Dallas Mavericks vs. Detroit Pistons Maxi Kleber …

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NBA reacts to 2022 NCAA Championship Game

Kansas celebrates their victory over North Carolina in the NCAA Men’s Championship game. Like every year, the NBA cleared its schedule on Monday so that the basketball world’s collective attention can be fully focused on the NCAA Men’s National Championship game between Kansas and North Carolina, in which the Jayhawks …

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Lakers vs Nuggets prediction, odds, line: 2022 NBA picks, April 3 best bets from proven computer model

It’s a game with major playoff implications when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Denver Nuggets on Sunday in an NBA Western Conference game at Crypto.com Arena. The Lakers (31-46) are desperate to enter the play-in tournament for a playoff spot, while the Nuggets (46-32) are just as eager to …

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Atlanta Hawks, NBA Honor Pioneer Firefighters With New Mural – WABE

Theodore Ector, one of Atlanta’s “Original 16” black firefighters of the early 1960s, says the memory of his first call is still vivid in his mind. “I was on the floor crawling and trying to get away from the smoke and the heat. And I was like, ‘what the hell …

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Warriors vs Suns prediction, odds, line, spread: 2022 NBA picks, March 30 best bets from a proven model

The Phoenix Suns (61-14) go on the road to face the Golden State Warriors (48-28) in a Western Conference battle on Wednesday night. Phoenix is ​​one of the hottest teams in the league, winning eight straight games, including a 114-104 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday. On the other …

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NBA stars react to Will Smith slapping Chris Rock

The 94th Academy Awards was meant to be an evening of celebration of film, music and what we all cherish, going to the movies. Instead, the Oscar world and the world at large were shocked when actor Will Smith took to the stage and punched Chris Rock. Smith then sat …

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Karl-Anthony Towns makes NBA history that only Kevin Garnett ever made in Minnesota

The Minnesota Timberwolves lack the deepest stables of Hall of Fame talent in franchise history. But one key guy they have is Kevin Garnett. Some younger fans may not remember it, but before winning a title with the Boston Celtics, Garnett was one of the NBA‘s most dominant players for …

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Bronny James scouting report: NBA draft eligibility, strengths and weaknesses of LeBron’s son

LeBron James made headlines all over the 2022 NBA All-Star Weekend in Cleveland with his quote about wanting to end his career playing alongside his son. “My last year will be played with my son” James told Jason Lloyd of The Athletic. “Wherever Bronny is, that’s where I will be. …

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Preview: Thunder at Magic | NBA.com

TV: Bally Sports Oklahoma | Radio: WWLS 98.1 FM OKC By Paris Lawson | Broadcast and Digital Journalist | okcthunder.com The Thunder’s three-game road trip ends in Orlando to face the Magic for the first time this season. The game marks the first night of a back-to-back homecoming for OKC …

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Brooklyn Nets hope Ben Simmons can return for ‘a few’ regular season games

6:11 p.m. ET Ramona Shelburne Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior Writer for ESPN.com Spent seven years at the Los Angeles Daily News Adrian Wojnarowski Close NBA Senior Insider Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 Brooklyn Nets star Ben Simmons has been sidelined with lower spine L-4 disc …

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NBA Twitter reacts to Toronto Raptors’ destruction of Lakers

Just when you thought the Los Angeles Lakers’ season couldn’t get any worse after their 140-111 rout on Sunday at the hands of the Phoenix Suns, things got worse. On Monday, the Purple and Gold surrendered the first nine points of their game against the Toronto Raptors. From there, it …

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Kanye West and Chaney Jones huddle on court for back-to-back NBA games

Kanye West and Chaney Jones’ relationship is heating up. The rapper, 44, and model, 24, were spotted on back-to-back date nights over the weekend, attending two NBA games in different cities. The two didn’t hesitate at the PDA on Friday as they sat courtside to watch the Los Angeles Lakers …

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Chase Center is finally starting to feel ‘home’ for Warriors

2 years ago, the Warriors moved from Oracle Arena, their longtime home, to the Chase Center. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Steve Kerr stepped out of Chase Center on a gray winter afternoon and stretched both arms out to the sides, lifting his chin as he breathed in the cool air …

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Fantasy Basketball: Top NBA Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 20 of 2021-22

The NBA only has five weeks left in the regular season, so one-season fantasy basketball comes at a critical time. At this critical point in the season, every spot on the roster and every line in every box counts. Although we’re late in the year, that doesn’t mean there aren’t …

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Knicks vs Suns prediction, odds, line, spread: 2022 NBA picks, model’s March 4 best bets on 71-44 run

The Phoenix Suns will look for another test of their depth Friday night when they host the New York Knicks in an NBA crossover conference game at the Footprint Center. The Suns (50-12) crushed the Trail Blazers 120-90 Wednesday night despite missing Chris Paul (thumb) and Devin Booker (COVID-19 protocols). …

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Daniels takes the G League route to prepare for his NBA career

Dyson Daniels was considering a move from Australia to college basketball in hopes of honing his perimeter skills to one day play in the NBA. Instead, he’s the headliner this year among the growing number of players taking non-traditional paths to the NBA bypassing college entirely. Daniels plays with G …

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Giannis Antetokounmpo’s possible new role will terrify the rest of the NBA

Coming off a loss to the Brooklyn Nets, Giannis Antetokounmpo made sure he wouldn’t suffer back-to-back Ls on Monday night. He powered the Milwaukee Bucks to a 130-106 shellacking of the Charlotte Hornets, tallying a double-double of 26 points and 16 rebounds. But while it became the norm for Giannis …

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Detroit Pistons vs. Charlotte Hornets – NBA (2/27/22) | Tip-Off, how to watch, preview

After a loss that snapped their “winning streak,” the Detroit Pistons have a quick turnaround as they hit the road Sunday to meet the Charlotte Hornets for the third time this season. The Pistons were at home on Saturday afternoon, playing the Boston Celtics for the third time this month. …

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Behind the Scenes of an NBA Call, Part II: Brandon Knight

This season, due to COVID-19, 101 players have earned 120 call-ups to the NBA, which is a G League record. This three-part series is an in-depth look at how the process works and what it means for gamers to achieve their childhood dreams. We continue our saga with nine-year NBA …

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Knicks’ Kemba Walker will not play for the rest of the NBA season – NBC Chicago

Knicks’ Kemba Walker will not play for the remainder of the season originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago Kemba Walker’s return to the New York Knicks hasn’t gone as planned, and it’s unclear what his future will look like with the team beyond this year. In the meantime, the veteran …

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Kevin Garnett-Ray Allen spat: Conflicting footage from 2022 NBA All-Star Game provides no conclusion on state of affairs

To celebrate the NBA’s 75th anniversary season, the current members of the NBA 75 team were introduced at the 2022 NBA All-Star Game halftime by position group. As forwards and centers stood on a half-court platform, guards were the last position group to be announced. Ray Allen was one of …

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NBA Twitter reacts to disappointing Slam Dunk contest during 2022 NBA All-Star Weekend

After a halftime appearance on the 2021 NBA All-Star Weekend, the AT&T Slam Dunk Contest was back as the headliner of State Farm All-Star Saturday Night festivities. The pageant has been Saturday’s late-night event for years, probably every year since its introduction in 1984. However, in recent years, with the …

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Rising Stars Power Rankings: Who has the brightest future among young NBA stars?

All-Star Weekend’s Rising Stars Challenge always gives fans a chance to see the best young players in the NBA go head-to-head. In what is typically a pick-up game showcasing the future of the NBA, the Rising Stars Challenge is adopting a new format this year to give the contest a …

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NBA Power Rankings: Where do the Dallas Mavericks fall after the trade deadline?

There was no shortage of changes that took place around the NBA before the trade deadline. Ben Simmons will play basketball again, James Harden is now paired with Joel Embiid, and the Dallas Mavericks have moved on from Kristaps Porzingis, among many other moves. In exchange for Porzingis and a …

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LeBron James breaks NBA record for most combined regular season and playoff points

Din a hard-fought loss to the Golden State Warriors, in which Los Angeles Lakers overcame a 15-point deficit but failed to seal the victory, james lebron broke it NBA record for most combined regular season and playoff points. Jacques has passed Kareem Abdul Jabbar as the all-time leading scorer in …

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Welcome to the buyout market

Each week throughout the 2021-22 NBA season, we’ll dig deeper into some of the league’s biggest storylines to see if trends are more fact-based or fiction-based moving forward. [ Last week’s Fact or Fiction: LaMelo Ball, Anthony Davis and the biggest All-Star snubs ] The 2022 NBA buyout market is …

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Doc Rivers acknowledges Sixers weaknesses ahead of NBA trade deadline

With the NBA‘s trade deadline less than 24 hours away, the Philadelphia 76ers are looking to shake up the roster before they can’t make any more changes in the trade market. Since the offseason, the Sixers have had one of the biggest trading chips in the league, with Ben Simmons …

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Joel Embiid: The boy who went to the NBA for a photo and now dreams of following Kobe and Olajuwon

Most Cameroonian children dream of becoming like Samuel Eto’obut now there are others who also want to follow in Joel Embiid’s footsteps. Coming from those same West African streets and emerging in 2011, he is now a dominant player in the NBA. Before his breakthrough, he was lucky enough to …

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Nets vs Nuggets prediction, odds, line, spread: 2022 NBA picks, model’s Feb. 6 best bets on 62-32 run

The Brooklyn Nets will look to arrest their free fall when they face the struggling Denver Nuggets in NBA action on Sunday afternoon. The Nets (29-23), who have lost seven in a row and eight of 10, have won five of their last eight games played in Denver. The Nuggets …

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Monty Williams didn’t let the Suns go after their NBA Finals appearance

One of the toughest jobs in sports is getting up off the mat after a devastating championship loss. In a moment when you gave your all, when the pinnacle of your professional sphere was within reach, you failed. Any ensuing effort, by comparison, is no longer worth it. Why try? …

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Hall of Fame coach Bill Fitch dies at 89

Two-time coach of the year Bill Fitch led the Celtics to an NBA championship in 1981. Bill Fitch, two-time coach of the year who led the Boston Celtics to an NBA championship in 1981, died Wednesday at age 89. His death was confirmed by his daughter Marcy Ann Coville via …

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Why a Los Angeles Lakers roster shakeup isn’t coming

LeBron James has been here before. You only have to go back to 2017-18 to find a time when he was playing at a high level but surrounded by a roster that did not work. This Cleveland Cavaliers team went 3-10 in the month after a Christmas Day loss to …

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Gonzaga takeaway: Zags featured in NBA game and against Portland Pilots

News traveled fast when four former Gonzaga Bulldogs were pictured sharing an NBA court at the same time on Saturday. Washington, featuring Rui Hachimura and rookie Corey Kispert, and Memphis, featuring Brandon Clarke and Killian Tillie, warned at the Grizzlies’ FedEx Forum at 5:00 p.m. PST. Gonzaga’s 104-72 blowout over …

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‘Shoot, he’s an NBA player’: Danuel House Jr. looks to stay a little longer

Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Danuel House Jr.’s bow-and-arrow celebration took place in Memphis. Then he came out again. And even. And even. House had four 3-point celebrations in Utah’s 119-109 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. Not bad for a player who wasn’t even sure he …

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NBA Rumors: Sixers continue to monitor Wizards’ Bradley Beal

The Ben Simmons saga lives on in Philadelphia. Will the Sixers sever ties with the 25-year-old All-Star before the trade deadline begins? Many signs point to no, and it’s not due to a lack of offers on the table for the Sixers. Teams are interested in Simmons, but Daryl Morey …

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Legality of league sanctions against NBA NFL MLB NHL team managers – Sportico.com

Earlier this month, the NBA fined Sacramento Kings assistant general manager Wes Wilcox $15,000 for confronting staff at the scoring table. Wilcox had left his seat to challenge the clocking of a jump ball in a game against the Miami Heat. The fine did not generate much controversy. How can …

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Tracy McGrady talks about the NBA’s obsession with championships

NBA legacies heavily involve championship rings. Anyone who even briefly participated in the GOAT debate between LeBron James and Michael Jordan knows this. Earning a ring is the ultimate goal and, therefore, the ultimate milestone that basketball fans and media personalities use when looking at the careers of players. However, …

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Suns vs Mavericks prediction, odds, line: 2022 NBA picks, model’s Jan. 20 best bets on 56-30 run

The Dallas Mavericks host the Phoenix Suns in Texas for a high-profile showdown on Thursday night. Dallas enters the second straight night after hosting the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. Phoenix is ​​at normal rest, with a 34-9 overall record and a 17-4 mark on the road. The Suns will be …

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NBA Twitter reacts to Warriors’ blowout win over Pistons to open homestand

After a rocky end to a four-game road swing, the Golden State Warriors returned to Chase Center in San Francisco to open a much-needed homestand with a contest against the Detroit Pistons. Back home, the Splash Brothers immediately got to work. In the first half, Steph Curry and Klay Thompson …

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The New Orleans Pelicans (16-27) and Boston Celtics (22-22) meet for a showdown on Martin Luther King Day. New Orleans saw its two-game winning streak end in a 120-105 loss to the Brooklyn Nets over the weekend. Boston has won four of its last five games. The Celtics narrowly escaped …

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NBA Injury Report, Jan. 15: Updates for Kristaps Porzingis, Zach LaVine, LeBron James, Bradley Beal, and More

There are 10 NBA games for Saturday’s slate, and those games come with a loaded injury report. The league’s COVID regulations have seen fewer players in protocols, but there’s starting to be a comeback. There have also been larger non-COVID related injuries that could significantly impact the season. Here’s a …

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Lance Stephenson joins Jim Rome to discuss NBA return

On January 13, 2022, a day after signing his second 10-day contract with the Indiana Pacers, Lance Stephenson joined the Jim Rome Show to discuss his return to the NBA. Lance Stephenson spoke about his performance in his third stint with the Indiana Pacers and his special bond with the …

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NBA Injury Report, January 12: Updates for James Harden, Jimmy Butler, Kyrie Irving, LeBron, Kristaps Porzingis, more

Wednesday’s slate is loaded in the association, and that comes with a loaded injury report. The nine-game slate features some intriguing clashes, but none bigger than the Nets and Bulls clashing atop the East. After a low-key injury report on Tuesday, Wednesday’s roster features some of the game’s biggest starts. …

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Joel Embiid, Zach LaVine and NBA stars react to Raiders-Chargers’ wild end

The Las Vegas Raiders and Los Angeles Chargers put on quite a NFL spectacle in Week 18 that sent the sports world into a frenzy. In fact, NBA stars like Joel Embiid, Damian Lillard, Zach LaVine, Donovan Mitchell and many more couldn’t help but be amazed by the crazy turn …

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We’ll see this great Eastern Conference clash between two elite teams in the playoffs. It’s time to continue our NBA odds streak with a Bucks-Hornets prediction and pick. The Milwaukee Bucks just picked up a win over the Brooklyn Nets last night. Antetokounmpo came back for the Bucks and scored …

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Rudy Gobert enters NBA health and safety protocols

Jazz star Rudy Gobert has entered league protocols. The first time Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19, the NBA didn’t even have health and safety protocols. He closed the league instead. This time, the Utah Jazz center may miss a few days. Gobert tested positive for COVID-19 and was placed …

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NBA COVID fallout: Lance Stephenson (Pacers), Mario Chalmers (Heat), among players signing 10-day contracts

Getty Images With the omicron variant of COVID-19 spreading with shocking speed, the NBA and the players’ union have agreed on new rules to help teams submit more comprehensive rosters and help the league avoid postponements. Teams are allowed to sign a replacement player for each player who tests positive …

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Did the Suns fall after 2 losses?

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Lakers vs Trail Blazers: How to Watch Live Stream, TV Channel, NBA Start Time

through 3 quarters The Los Angeles Lakers were set to win this one, and they’re only a quarter away from meeting that expectation. After the three quarters, it looks more and more like their powerful offense is too much for the Portland Trail Blazers as the Lakers lead 101-77. Los …

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NBA Twitter Responds to Lakers-Grizzlies Collapse

The Los Angeles Lakers had the Memphis Grizzlies on the ropes for three quarters of the game, but still lost in the end. The loss now puts LA at 17-19 this season, and Los Angeles have lost six of their last seven games. The only win in the streak came …

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