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Colin Castleton withdraws from NBA draft

Coach Mike White and Florida fans got to witness the first fireworks display on Sunday. Florida center Colin Castleton announced via Twitter that he will be retiring from the NBA Draft and returning to the Gators for his senior season. “The last few months have been very productive as I …

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Coloradan Colbey Ross prepares for NBA Draft – CBS Denver

(CBS4)– For the past four seasons Colbey Ross of Colorado has rewritten the Pepperdine record book in Malibu, Calif. Ross set Pepperdine’s career records for points (2,236) and assists (854) and is the first player in NCAA Division I history to have career totals of at least 2 200 points, …

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Coaching changes in 2021: who left, who got hired?

Here’s a look at the NBA teams that have undergone coaching changes since the start of the 2020-21 season: Atlanta hawks Outside: Lloyd Pierce (Pierce quits coaching after two seasons) In: Nate McMillan (appointed interim coach after Pierce left) Boston Celtics Outside: Brad Stevens (Celtics moves Stevens as team chairman) …

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Five potential Warriors targets with pick # 7

Five players Warriors could target with No. 7 draft pick originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea The Warriors ended up with the most likely outcome in Tuesday night’s NBA Draft Lottery, picking up the No. 14 pick and seventh overall pick, handed down by Minnesota Timberwolves trade Andrew Wiggins-D’Angelo Russell. …

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NBA, WNBA, G League and Teams Celebrate Juneteenth

This week, the NBA family will celebrate Juneteenth, a celebration of the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States, with a variety of league and team programs, conversations and partnerships that encourage employees, fans and all. NBA family members to learn more. while on vacation while reflecting on past …

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CP3, Kawhi, LaMelo oh my: NBA (news) never sleeps

3:20 p.m. ET Tory barronESPN Editor To close Tory Barron is a Bristol-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. After retiring from lacrosse at UConn, the DC native decided to try her hand at writing about people who play sports. Wednesday June 16 saw Wednesday June 2 and said hold my …

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Damian Lillard named to All-NBA second team

The All-NBA teams were announced Tuesday night and a certain point guard from the Trail Blazers made the list. Six-time Portland All-Star Damian Lillard has been named to the All-NBA Second Team. This is the fourth time in his career that Lillard has been named to the All-NBA Second Team. …

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Expert Picks, Odds for Bucks-Nets – The Athletic

Every day during the NBA Playoffs, the NBA editors of The Athletic will take their pick. We put our picks and all the covers of the series, along with the latest ratings, in one place for fans to easily digest and follow. Our in-depth coverage of each team is linked …

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2011 NBA Draft still hurts a decade later

Every NBA team has a draft or two (or ten) they’d love to do again, including the Detroit Pistons. The NBA Draft is a dice game, although it’s pretty easy to see where teams went wrong with the knack of hindsight. You can review every Pistons draft to see who …

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Kenyon Martin: NBA fans must learn a lesson the hard way

Fformer start of the NBA Kenyon martin tried to send a clear message to the NBA following a few fan-player incidents in the first playoff games of this season. Martin recalled some arguments he might have been involved in when he was a player and said he didn’t know how …

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NBA 2021 playoffs: the historic night of MVP Nikola Jokic is not enough as the Denver Nuggets are now on the verge of elimination | NBA.com India

Nikola Jokic received the pre-match MVP trophy and delivered a performance worthy of the award. Despite a triple-double monster, the Nuggets still lost Game 3 to be now on the verge of elimination. https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/NBA_Global_CMS_image_storage/c8/c3/kane_avgmjwgse5oq1t5084s32nuvd.jpg?t=1299523902&w=500 By Kane Pitman @KanePitman Nikola Jokic created a little Game 3 story for the Denver Nuggets. …

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Chris Paul and Suns set off to win game opener against Nuggets

Welcome to Yahoo Sports NBA playoff tracker, your daily one-stop-shop for all of the latest results from each NBA playoff series. Here’s a look at Monday’s matches. Chris Paul’s shoulder injury is clearly a thing of the past. Paul led the Phoenix Suns to a 122-105 victory over the Denver …

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NBA 2021 Playoffs – Expert Predictions for Conference Semifinals

After a thrilling tournament play and first-round action that saw reigning Los Angeles Lakers champion knocked down by the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks sweeping defending Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat , we have reached the semifinals of the conference. What will the Suns do for a recall against the …

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Jrue Holiday wins NBA Sportsmanship 2020-21 award

Jrue Holiday was named the recipient of the Joe Dumars Trophy. NEW YORK – Milwaukee Bucks goalie Jrue Holiday received the Joe Dumars Trophy as the winner of the 2020-21 NBA Sportsmanship Award, the NBA announced today. The annual award is designed to honor a player who best represents the …

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Are the Utah Jazz the Gonzaga Bulldogs of the NBA?

With the Utah Jazz on the verge of qualifying for the second round of the NBA Playoffs, a prominent radio voice recently compared them to a college program that, perhaps ironically, holds a special place in the heart of many jazz fans. Earlier this week, Colin Cowherd said “Utah is …

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NBA players react to Damian Lillard’s 55-point performance

Damian Lillard has scored 17 of Portland’s 19 points in both overtime, Damian Lillard emptied 3 points after 3 points on Tuesday night, finishing with 55 points and almost loaning the Portland Trail Blazers to a huge comeback win over the Denver Nuggets. Instead, the Nuggets held off the Blazers …

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Draymond Green joins Charles Barkley for TNT NBA coverage

Draymond Green is back on the air. The Golden State Warriors forward will be a guest analyst for TNT’s studio coverage of the NBA Playoffs this week, starting with the cable network’s dual schedule tonight. At 4 p.m. PT, the Philadelphia 76ers take on the Washington Wizards, looking to sweep …

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NBA Playoffs: the Wizards’ starting lineup against 76ers

The Washington Wizards led the 76ers to Philadelphia in the first half of Game 1, but Russell Westbrook and his team failed in the second half and lost 125-118 on Sunday. For Wednesday’s 2 game between the 76ers and the Wizards in Philly, the Wizards have announced their starting lineup, …

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NBA games score big for TNT and ESPN

The NBA‘s decision to host a play-in tournament for the second straight season proved to be a hit with viewers, as ESPN’s telecast of the Lakers’ 103-100 victory over the Golden State Warriors has attracted the second largest audience of the season. . Wednesday’s game attracted an average of 5.619 …

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5 things to know Tuesday

‘A year that tore my heart’: George Floyd’s family grapple with loss, one year since murder A year ago, George Floyd was murdered at the hands of the police, a day that sparked protests for social justice around the world. Floyd, 46, died on May 25, 2020, after former Minneapolis …

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First round matches, dates and TV info

The NBA playoffs are upon us and the quest for the Larry O’Brien Trophy is on. In the Eastern Conference, the Philadelphia 76ers are the first seed in 20 years with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons leading the way. The second-seeded Brooklyn Nets and their star trio of Kevin Durant, …

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Eurohoops: CSKA Moscow will likely let Mike James stay in NBA

Eurohoops, the official Euroleague fan blog, reports that CSKA Moscow, which essentially ‘loaned’ Mike James to the Nets in April, appear ready to let him go and stay in the NBA. James is under contract with CSKA until 2023. Eurohoops’ Aris Barkas reported this weekend … the Nets“The deal was …

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What did Kira Lewis Jr. think of his first NBA season?

Kira Lewis Jr. finished his first NBA season on Sunday with 12 points and four assists in the New Orleans Pelicans’ 110-98 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. The rookie guard closed the campaign by playing the Pelicans ‘last 21 games after entering the field for 33 of New Orleans’ …

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Distraught NBA fans react to game-free night

The NBA regular season wrapped up Sunday night – with the Philadelphia 76ers and Utah Jazz securing the top seeds in their respective conferences – and for the first time in more than two months there was a matchday on the schedule with zero NBA games. The basketball drought, fortunately, …

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Jalen Brunson can’t wait to make his first NBA playoff series

Jalen Brunson didn’t mince words when asked to make his first NBA playoff series. “I’m ready to go,” he said. “Nothing else to say. Let’s go. “ One of the Dallas Mavericks’ backup guards, Brunson can be excused for being on high alert regarding the NBA playoffs. After all, when …

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Raptors thank Tampa after season away from Toronto

Fred VanVleet and the Raptors played their 2020-2021 home games at Amalia Arena in Tampa Bay. Fred VanVleet has nothing but great things to say about Tampa. He loves food. The people in the arena are nice. The temporary accommodations for the Toronto Raptors were as good as anyone would …

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NBA betting tips for Celtics vs Wizards, other potential games

NBA match predictions for Celtics-Wizards, other potential games originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston The NBA play-in tournament added a lot of excitement at the end of the regular season by making many weekend games really count. Now that the matches for the first two games of each conference are …

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NBA announces players, rookies and coaches of the month

Golden State Warriors goalie Stephen Curry and Washington Wizards goaltender Russell Westbrook were named NBA Players of the Month for May. Curry ended the season on a tear as he led the Warriors to the Play-In tournament and, in the process, won his second career NBA title. Curry finished the …

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Boy Scouts Like Atlanta In The NBA Playoffs

The Knicks have been underdog all season, so it’s no surprise that NBA scouts think the Hawks ‘firepower might be too much for the Knicks’ robust defense. The Knicks own a 3-0 regular-season sweep of Atlanta and have the field advantage, starting with Game 1 on Saturday or Sunday. But …

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