Month: November 2022

Jaylen Brown appeared to co-sign a religious movement rooted in anti-Semitic beliefs that showed up to show support to Kyrie Irving in Brooklyn. Kyrie Irving is slated to return to the Brooklyn Nets after serving an eight-game suspension on Sunday. Irving was suspended for sharing a movie that contained anti-Semitic themes and ideas and refusing
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1:48 PM ET Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star forward Karl-Anthony Towns is expected to miss four to six weeks with a right calf strain, sources told ESPN. After initial fears of a significant injury when he left Monday night’s 142-127 loss to Washington in the third quarter, Towns underwent imaging on Tuesday in Minneapolis. The expectation exists
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9:04 AM ET The Dallas Mavericks intend to sign veteran guard Kemba Walker to address their glaring need for another creator in Luka Doncic‘s supporting cast, sources confirmed to ESPN. Dallas will waive reserve point guard Facundo Campazzo, whose contract is nonguaranteed, to create an open roster spot for Walker, sources said. Walker, 32, a
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Despite optimism about Damian Lillard’s calf injury, an MRI revealed issues that could sideline the Portland Trail Blazers’ star for additional games The Portland Trail Blazers have gotten off to a strong, and perhaps surprising, start to the season. At 10-6, they’re sitting in third place in the uber-competitive Western Conference. This early success has
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2:41 PM ET Los Angeles Lakers guard Patrick Beverley has been suspended three games for “forcefully shoving” Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton when the big man wasn’t looking and causing him to fall to the court in L.A.’s game against the Suns on Tuesday, the NBA announced on Thursday. In the league’s statement, attributed to
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On Amazon’s alternate TNF stream, LeBron James discussed the Packers’ inability to help Aaron Rodgers, mirroring his own frustrations with the Lakers. On Thursday night, Amazon aired an alternative stream to the TNF game between the Green Bay Packers and the Tennessee Titans, featuring HBO’s The Shop. Guest of the program, LeBron James, shared some not-so-cryptic
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Bulls star Zach LaVine got benched for the final three minutes of Friday’s game and he hated it. The Chicago Bulls faced their friends Orlando Magic on Friday with the Eastern Conference foes entering the meeting at very different steps in the developmental cycle. The Bulls are playing all-in basketball this season after putting together the
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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images) USC has reached its proving ground to climb into College Football Playoff by Alicia de Artola Bellator pays tribute to Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson at Bellator 288 by Thomas Albano Twitter had thoughts on a hard foul Joel Embiid committed against Giannis Antetokounmpo. Sixers center Joel Embiid
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Giannis Antetokounmpo got into a bizarre confrontation with 76ers players, workers, following the Bucks defeat against Philadelphia It is impossible not to make it sound bizarre, but Friday’s matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Philadelphia 76ers boiled down to a Joel Embiid dirty foul, a career-low night for Giannis Antetokounmpo from the charity stripe,
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Nov 17, 2022 A former clinical psychologist for the San Antonio Spurs has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed against the franchise and Joshua Primo, the 2021 lottery pick released by the team last month after he was accused of repeated acts of indecent exposure. “The parties have agreed to resolve this matter,” attorney Tony
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2:07 PM ET Kawhi Leonard will return and start against the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night, coach Ty Lue said. Leonard was previously listed as out, but his status was upgraded to questionable at the LA Clippers‘ Thursday morning shootaround. After playing in two of the first three games of the season, coming off the
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8:25 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving will remain out Tuesday night against the Sacramento Kings as he continues a team-imposed suspension. Irving was initially suspended on November 3 for “harmful impact of his conduct” relating to a social media post about a book and movie that contains antisemitic ideas. Tuesday’s
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8:07 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — The Golden State Warriors are pausing all FTX-related promotional assets, the team told ESPN on Monday. The final FTX promotion will be on the Jordan Poole bobblehead given out at Chase Center on Monday night — an item made several months ago before the cryptocurrency exchange firm
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12:56 PM ET Suspended Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving has met with team, league and union officials on “several occasions” in recent days and there’s optimism for a resolution “very soon,” the National Basketball Players Association told its membership Friday in an email obtained by ESPN. Even with the fifth of a minimum five-game suspension
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Nov 10, 2022 Associated Press The relationship between Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving and Nike is likely severed for good, the shoe giant’s co-founder told CNBC. “I would doubt that we go back,” co-founder Phil Knight said in an interview that aired Thursday. “But I don’t know for sure.” Nike announced last Friday that it
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1:42 AM ET Andrew LopezESPN ATLANTA — New Orleans Pelicans guard CJ McCollum, who serves as the president of the National Basketball Players Association, said Kyrie Irving‘s social media post about an antisemitic film and the controversy that ensued can be used as a teaching moment for all players. McCollum made his first public statements
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12:16 AM ET Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — Police have begun investigating allegations that former San Antonio Spurs guard Joshua Primo exposed himself on multiple occasions to a former team therapist during counseling sessions. Dr. Hillary Cauthen filed a lawsuit against the Spurs and Primo, claiming the 19-year-old exposed his genitals to her nine times
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Nike announced that it has suspended its relationship with Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving, and will no longer release his new sneakers. On Thursday, the Brooklyn Nets suspended guard Kyrie Irving for at least five games without pay after refusing to apologize for promoting an antisemitic film on his Twitter account, despite the team giving
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8:00 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN What’s already been a topsy-turvy season for the Philadelphia 76ers shifted once again Thursday, when the team announced All-Star guard James Harden had suffered a right foot tendon strain. Sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski that Harden is expected to miss a month. Philadelphia, which is 4-5 entering Friday night’s game
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7:44 PM ET NEW YORK — Kyrie Irving and the Brooklyn Nets will each donate $500,000 in the wake of Irving’s controversial social media post about a book and movie that featured antisemitic tropes. Irving, the Nets and the Anti-Defamation League released a joint statement announcing the donations Wednesday night. “I oppose all forms of
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