Dec 21, 2022; Sacramento, California, USA; Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox (5) shakes hands with guard Kevin Huerter (9) during the third quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports Florida vs. Auburn Prediction and Odds for Wednesday, December 28th (Bank on holiday rust in SEC showdown)
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7:51 PM ET Sacramento Kings All-Star center Domantas Sabonis has been diagnosed with an avulsion fracture of the ulnar collateral ligament of the right thumb, the team announced Monday. The Kings said he will be listed as questionable for Tuesday’s home game against the Denver Nuggets, indicating he may try to play through the injury.
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2:23 AM ET ESPN News Services DENVER — Nikola Jokic authored a triple-double, and the Denver Nuggets outlasted the short-handed Phoenix Suns 128-125 in overtime Sunday night, bringing a grand conclusion to the NBA’s annual Christmas Day slate. According to ESPN Stats & Information research, Jokic’s effort, which closed with 41 points, 15 rebounds and
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Dec 21, 2022 Associated Press NEW YORK — Dallas Mavericks coach Jason Kidd was fined $25,000 for coming onto the court to confront a referee and directing inappropriate language toward him during a loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves, the NBA announced Wednesday. Kidd was assessed two technical fouls and was ejected late in the third
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10:44 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Pascal Siakam scored a career-high 52 points and the Toronto Raptors snapped the New York Knicks‘ NBA-leading eight-game winning streak 113-106 Wednesday night. “It’s cool,” Siakam said of posting his first 50-point game at Madison Square Garden. “I’m not a super basketball historian. I didn’t start
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3:55 PM ET Associated Press Gregg Popovich has been at the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony many times over the years, always there to show support for someone on the stage. Next year, he might be there in a different capacity. The NBA’s all-time winningest coach — who has quietly declined overtures from the Hall
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Dec 4, 2022; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Pistons forward Saddiq Bey (41) drives to the basket against Memphis Grizzlies forward Dillon Brooks (24) in the second quarter at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Allison Farrand-USA TODAY Sports A half-dozen NBA playoff teams reportedly have interest in Bojan Bogdanovic. But he’s not the only trade target
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Dec 18, 2022; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Russell Westbrook (0) stands on the court in the first half against the Washington Wizards at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers need to change to stay afloat in a crowded Western Conference. Luckily, there are three tweaks
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A nutty athlete with a wing’s size and a point guard’s mind, Amen Thompson’s star potential jumps off the screen.  Some NBA and college basketball fans might have trouble watching Amen Thompson this season. He’s playing for the Overtime City Reapers, part of Overtime Elite — Atlanta’s six-team professional league for players 16-20 years old.
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9:47 PM ET ESPN News Services Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard passed Clyde Drexler to become the franchise’s all-time leading scorer Monday night against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Drexler, a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, had 18,040 points in 867 games for the Trail Blazers from 1983-95. Lillard, 32,
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12:00 PM ET ON THE AFTERNOON of Sept. 21, Phoenix Suns employees logged onto an all-hands Zoom session led by team president and CEO Jason Rowley. Hours earlier, Robert Sarver had announced he was selling the Suns and Phoenix Mercury amid continuing and widespread anger over his conduct as majority owner. While employees eagerly anticipated
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6:01 PM ET ESPN News Services Former 15-year NBA veteran Amar’e Stoudemire is facing a misdemeanor battery charge after he allegedly hit one of his teenage daughters in the face. Miami-Dade County court records show that Stoudemire, 40, was arrested early Sunday and later released on $1,500 bond with a no-contact order issued. According to
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Dec 14, 2022; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Moses Moody (4) shoots in the second quarter against the Indiana Pacers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports The Warriors will be without Steph Curry for the next few weeks as he recovers from a shoulder injury. How do the Warriors stay
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10:22 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN WHEN WILL HARDY first saw Boston Celtics center Luke Kornet‘s weird trick to contest 3-pointers, he was bemused. “I thought it was absolutely f—ing hilarious,” Hardy, who spent last season as an assistant with the Celtics before becoming head coach of the Utah Jazz this summer, told ESPN. “‘You’re 20
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8:00 AM ET The NBA is renaming its annual regular-season MVP award after Michael Jordan, the player who topped ESPN’s ranking of the NBA’s 75th Anniversary Team named last season. The league unveiled the newly designed Michael Jordan Trophy on Tuesday, along with five other reimagined trophies named after league pioneers that will now be
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1:11 AM ET ESPN News Services PORTLAND, Ore. — Damian Lillard tied his own regular-season franchise record by making 11 3-pointers and finished with 38 points, leading the Portland Trail Blazers over the Minnesota Timberwolves 133-112 on Monday night. Lillard shot 11-for-17 from long range, and he didn’t play in the fourth quarter. The Blazers
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Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports There’ve been a lot of bad NBA contracts over the years, but below is a list of the 10 worst all-time signings in recent NBA history The National Basketball Association has been in existence since 1946. It’s gone through multiple expansions and mergers to become what it is now. Over the
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If you’d like to quickly turn $40 into $700, you’ve come to the right place! Sports betting is officially legal in Maryland and tons of residents have already won BIG. Now, it’s your turn to take advantage of the tremendous sportsbook promos available to you before they end. Here’s how to claim each stellar offer:
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Jonathan Kuminga and Jordan Clarkson nearly came to blows during Wednesday’s Warriors-Jazz game but the former couldn’t help but laugh at the latter. One of the last things you expect to see on an NBA floor when tempers are flaring is one of the potential combatants laughing heartily. But leave it to Golden State Warriors
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6:45 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SALT LAKE CITY — The Golden State Warriors announced Tuesday they have recalled center James Wiseman from their G League affiliate, the Santa Cruz Warriors. The Warriors will fly to Salt Lake City on Tuesday afternoon for a one-game road trip against the Jazz on Wednesday, which Wiseman is expected
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Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry is one of the best shooters in NBA history, but a video of him making full-court shots was confirmed fake. When it comes to who is one of the best shooters in NBA history, that is current Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry. Just last year, he had broken
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Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports Patrick Mahomes reveals iconic name for newborn son (Photo) by Amy Kaplan Steelers beat Colts on MNF, Jeff Saturday fails clock management test: Best memes, tweets by Scott Rogust Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James subbed out of the team’s game against the Indiana Pacers on Monday night due to an
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3:12 PM ET PLAYA VISTA, Calif. — Kawhi Leonard and Paul George returned to LA Clippers‘ practice Friday and are on the verge of returning to action. Coach Ty Lue said the two Clippers likely will be considered questionable for Saturday’s game against Sacramento depending on how they both feel after Friday’s practice. Leonard has
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Nov 4, 2022; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Jonathan Kuminga (00) passes the ball against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first quarter at Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Wevers-USA TODAY Sports The reigning champions Golden State Warriors are playing mediocre .500 basketball one quarter into the season. Here are three
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11:58 AM ET After rehabilitating offseason wrist surgery, Milwaukee Bucks All-Star forward Khris Middleton plans to make his season debut Friday against the Los Angeles Lakers, sources told ESPN. Middleton, who had a procedure in July to repair torn ligaments, returns with the Bucks (15-5) holding onto second place in the Eastern Conference behind the
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9:00 AM ET Boston Celtics center Al Horford has agreed on a two-year, $20 million contract extension that ties him to the franchise through his 39th birthday in 2025, his agent Jason Glushon of Glushon Sports Management told ESPN on Thursday morning. Horford, a five-time All-Star, is completing the final season of a four-year, $109
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Tyrese Haliburton is breaking new ground with his assist stats this season. But don’t overlook what he’s doing on defense for the Indiana Pacers. Tyrese Haliburton is having a remarkable season for the surprising Indiana Pacers, pushing himself into all sorts of outlier statistical territory. His assist to Andrew Nembhard on the game-winning 3-pointer against
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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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