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Robin Lopez isn’t sure Bucks won NBA championship

“I’m still not sure Milwaukee won the championship,” Robin Lopez said sarcastically. It’s unclear if the NBA veteran is laughing at his former team, his brother, or both. Robin is the twin brother of Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez. Robin also played for the Bucks in the 2019-20 season. “I …

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Jazz hopes to stay healthy and try to win the NBA title

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 Sports) – Donovan Mitchell says this is the biggest season of his five years with Utah Jazz. “I think after the performance we had last year in the regular season, the work we put in and obviously short,” Mitchell said on Jazz Media Day. “We weren’t …

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“Lebron James and Skip Bayless could actually be super tight!”: NBA Insider makes hilarious statement on King’s relationship with his greatest enemy

NBA Insider makes hilarious statement about Lakers superstar LeBron James and Skip Bayless after analyst’s latest Twitter post LeBron James and Skip Bayless… yet a more romantic story than Twilight, shall we say. The King has been the league’s best player for about a decade now. And Bayless has been …

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Warriors sign training camp contract with Langston Galloway

Report: Warriors signing training camp contract with Galloway originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea The Warriors made a minor roster change on Friday by signing goaltender Langston Galloway to a training camp contract, Athletic’s Shams Charania and Anthony Slater reported. Galloway, 29, played for five NBA teams during his seven-year …

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“I kept it a secret”

Cassandra Peterseon Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Cassandra Peterson speaks for the first time about a sexual assault which she claims was perpetrated by a former friend, NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain. Peterson talks to PEOPLE about the “shocking, embarrassing, traumatic” experience she never told anyone except her ex-husband Mark Pierson …

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A holistic metric to assess NBA players

Credit: David Sherman / NBAE via Getty Images. Pictured: Nikola Jokic. Sep 22, 2021, 3:17 PM EDT The Player Efficiency Rating (PER) is a rating system developed by John Hollinger which aims to create a summative score of each NBA player. It takes into account a player’s positive statistical contributions …

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Police Union blames DA for failing to indict NBA Jaxson Hayes

Huge LAPD Police Syndicate Burning Los Angeles District Attorney After Deciding NOT to Charge Jaxson hayes with a felony, following the arrest of the New Orleans Pelicans star in July. “Georges gasconThe last criminal’s first air balloon puts a target behind every cop in Los Angeles, ”the Los Angeles Police …

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Lakers, Bibigo sign $ 100 million sponsorship deal

The Los Angeles Lakers have a new jersey sponsor, and he’s paid a hefty price for the 2.5 square inches of real estate. Korean food company Bibigo will succeed e-commerce platform Wish as the Lakers’ new sponsor, the team revealed on Monday. You can see what the company logo will …

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Ja Morant supports LeBron James’ irritation with his NBA colleagues

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James admitted he’s annoyed by other players working on things they’ll never use in a real NBA contest. Memphis Grizzlies phenomenon Ja Morant seems to agree with the four-time MVP. yeah answer that … https://t.co/46EEEts5tX – Ja Morant (@JaMorant) September 18, 2021 Morant is one …

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Best times: Bulls set NBA record with 72-win season

Relive great plays and moments from the historic 72-10 Chicago Bulls 1995-96 season. The best moments : 40s and 50s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 90s | 2000s | 2010s NBA.com looks back on the great moments that define the history of the NBA. The honor of being …

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Trae Young booed in New York for WWE SmackDown comeback

Trae Young appeared to downplay fans in New York City when he appeared on WWE SmackDown. The already supercharged Madison Square Garden moans like one. WWE hadn’t really done it… did it? Then Trae Young took to the stage, and New York City rained boos again at the All-Star-turned-supervillain who …

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NBA Breakout Players: Bigs

In today’s NBA, the role of the great man is as fluid as ever. You have your unicorns like Nikola Jokic and Kristaps Porzingis, you have your defensive anchors like Rudy Gobert and Clint Capela, and you have your guys who just do the job like Joel Embiid and Domantas …

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Klay Thompson NBA Golden State Warriors return

The Golden State Warriors have sorely missed the presence of their sniper, Klay Thompson, over the past two NBA seasons. The franchise has struggled to return to its championship days without Thompson on the court. It was obviously a huge loss for the Warriors who couldn’t stay on top of …

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Favorite NBA.com Moments From Ben Wallace’s Hall Of Fame Career | NBA.com India

As Ben Wallace prepares to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on September 11, our NBA.com team remembers their favorite moments from the career of the quadruple defensive player of the year. https://images.daznservices.com/di/library/NBA_Global_CMS_image_storage/58/74/nba-logo_1otf1c2u207hs1pmrjqq1ba5h5.png?t=-1897533906&w=500 By NBA.com staff @NBA Ben Wallace will head to the Naismith Basketball Hall …

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LeBron James reacts to Carmelo Anthony’s return to NBA

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James knows about Carmelo Anthony’s struggles before he can return to the NBA, which is why he’s so proud and delighted that his good friend and brother hasn’t given up. At TwitterLeBron quoted on Twitter a video of Anthony talking about his motivation to replay …

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Ceiling and floor for Sixers, Nets and East

(Photo by Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images) The 2021-22 NBA season is fast approaching, with less than two months to go until the games resume. The Eastern Conference landscape has changed dramatically this summer, with big-name acquisitions (Kyle Lowry in Miami, Kemba Walker in New York) and looming deals …

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Baylor athletes show off their NBA stripes

Former Baylor goaltender Davion Mitchell was selected as the 9th pick in the NBA Draft by the Sacramento Kings. Photo courtesy of David Kaye By Marquis Cooley | Sports editor Baylor basketball fans had something to celebrate this summer as 2021 National Championship squad Davion Mitchell and Jared Butler were …

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Are the Lakers the biggest winners in free agency NBA?

The Los Angeles Lakers entered free agency with the need to form a whole new roster around their big three, Russell Westbrook, Anthony Davis and LeBron James, while under heavy financial restrictions on the salary cap. The result was a flurry of moves in the first 24 hours and a …

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“I have the impression that my potential is unlimited”

ATLANTA, GA – DECEMBER 12: Auburn Tigers forward JT Thor (10) during the game between Auburn … [+] Tigers and the Memphis Tigers on December 12, 2020 at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Michael Wade / Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Sportswire icon via Getty Images JT …

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NBA pros on the big screen: can these stars act?

Does every NBA superstar really want to be in the movies? You might think so, judging by the long, eventful history of players going to Hollywood (not to mention the number of flops in the game today). As the new “Space Jam: A New Legacy” takes the burgeoning subgenre of …

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NBA rumors: several teams interested in Nerlens Noel

The New York Knicks were one of the most surprising teams in the NBA this season. Their motley group, led by most improved player Julius Randle, shocked the league and climbed to fourth place in the Eastern Conference. For the first time in nearly a decade, playoff basketball has returned …

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NBA Hall of Fame trades basketball for insurance brokerage

NBA Hall of Fame member Isiah Thomas named one of the 50 greatest players in NBA history is making waves again, not as a basketball player, but as a as an insurance broker. Thomas’ firm, ISIAH International, is expanding its portfolio by entering the global insurance and benefits brokerage markets. …

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2021 NBA Draft prospect profile: Ziaire Williams

Ziaire Williams, AVANT, Standford 6’8 “(6’11” wingspan) 185 pounds from Lancaster, Calif. Last season with Stanford – 20 games played, 27.9 minutes per game, 15.3 points per 40 minutes, 37.4% from the field (29.1% from three of 79 attempts), 79.6% from the line free throws, 6.5 rebounds per 40 minutes, …

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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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