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12:36 PM ET ESPN News Services The Memphis Grizzlies are in line to be part of the NBA’s Christmas Day slate of games for the first time. Ja Morant and the Grizzlies will face Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and the rest of the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors on Dec. 25 in San Francisco,
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11:43 AM ET Jamal CollierESPN Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo has become synonymous with the franchise that drafted him and that he has led to an NBA championship, but he has not ruled out the possibility of wearing another jersey before his career is over. In promoting his new ambassadorship with the telehealth company Antidote
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11:29 AM ET Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Basketball has picked its 12-man roster for the opening second-round window of World Cup qualifying, as the Americans look to move closer to clinching a spot in the field for next year’s event. Jim Boylen will return as coach, assisted again by Ty Ellis and
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3:14 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN The NBA will honor the legacy of Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell by retiring his No. 6 jersey for all 30 teams, the league and the National Basketball Players Association announced Thursday. Russell becomes the first player in NBA history to have his jersey retired leaguewide. Along with the number
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10:09 PM ET Associated press LOS ANGELES — An institutional “culture of callousness” led Los Angeles County deputies and firefighters to shoot and share photos of the remains of Kobe Bryant and other victims of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the Lakers star, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others, a lawyer for Bryant’s widow
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8:17 AM ET Doug KezirianESPN Close ESPN Sports Betting Analyst Host of Daily Wager Behind The Bets podcast host The Boston Celtics, the consensus betting favorite to win the 2022-23 NBA title, have the highest projected win total for next season at 54.5 at Caesars Sportsbook, which released its numbers Wednesday. The Phoenix Suns have
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8:23 PM ET Brooklyn Nets governor Joe Tsai voiced his support Monday night for the front office and coaching staff after Kevin Durant told Tsai to choose between him and the team’s general manager and coach. Tsai and Durant recently met in London, ESPN sources confirmed, in which Durant reiterated his desire to be traded
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9:53 PM ET Marc J. Spears The Sacramento Kings have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Quinn Cook, a source told ESPN’s Andscape on Monday. The two-time NBA champion played with the G League affiliate Stockton Kings last season and worked out for Sacramento in Las Vegas in July during NBA summer league.
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5:53 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The NBA informed teams Monday that players still need to have either received a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine or been given a medical clearance from getting one in order to play games in Canada, according to a league memo obtained by ESPN. The memo also states that, should
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6:37 PM ET LOS ANGELES — LeBron James and the Lakers had a “productive” discussion about their future together on Thursday, Rich Paul, CEO of Klutch Sports Group, told ESPN. No new deal has been agreed upon yet, however, sources said. James and Paul met with Lakers vice president of basketball operations and general manager
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12:39 PM ET The Oklahoma City Thunder have re-signed forward/center Mike Muscala, the team announced Thursday. Muscala had a team option for 2022-23 that Oklahoma City had previously declined. Terms of the signing were not released by the team. Muscala, 30, quietly had another excellent year as a sharpshooting big man for the rebuilding Thunder
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11:38 AM ET Associated Press DALLAS — Former NBA player Iman Shumpert was arrested at the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport on Saturday for allegedly trying to bring 6 ounces of cannabis through security. The police report from the DFW Airport Department of Public Safety shows police were called to a TSA checkpoint at about
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Aug 1, 2022 Los Angeles Lakers star Russell Westbrook has signed with agent Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports for his representation, Westbrook told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Monday afternoon. Last month, Westbrook’s former longtime agent, Thad Foucher of Wasserman, said he and Westbrook parted ways. Foucher cited “irreconcilable differences” in a statement and suggested that
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