2:21 PM ET Jamal CollierESPN CHICAGO — After spending the summer rehabbing in Los Angeles and seeking different opinions from knee specialists, Bulls guard Lonzo Ball said he still can’t run or jump without feeling pain in his left knee, which is why he is scheduled to undergo another arthroscopic knee surgery Wednesday. “There was
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7:13 PM ET NEW YORK — Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving says he turned down a four-year extension prior to the 2021-22 season because of his decision not to get vaccinated against COVID-19. “I gave up four years, 100-and-something million deciding to be unvaccinated and that was the decision,” Irving said during Nets media day
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Minnesota Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards apologized after making anti-gay comments in a social media video this offseason. This offseason, Minnesota Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards posted a since-deleted video on social media that got him in some trouble, as he used homophobic language upon seeing a group of people standing on a sidewalk. Edwards issued an
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8:18 PM ET EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — With reams of championship banners hanging above him, a couple of surefire Hall of Fame teammates present in the gym with him and a team roster that will cost the Los Angeles Lakers a hair under $175 million, Anthony Davis‘ statement about the upcoming season sounded almost unthinkable.
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1:07 PM ET Associated Press MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks have re-signed forward Jordan Nwora. Bucks general manager Jon Horst said Sunday that “Jordan’s going to be with us” and that the team was working out the final details of a deal with the restricted free agent. The signing was made official Monday. Nwora, 24,
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9:18 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, speaking publicly on the Robert Sarver matter for the first time Sunday, said he had private conversations with commissioner Adam Silver regarding the punishment handed down by the league to the embattled Phoenix Suns and Mercury owner. “[I] got [Silver’s] point
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Sep 23, 2022 Tim BontempsESPN The Boston Celtics announced Friday afternoon that center Robert Williams III will return to basketball activities in eight to 12 weeks after undergoing surgery on his left knee. The surgery, which the team said was done to “remove loose bodies and address swelling in his left knee,” is the second
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1:38 PM ET ESPN News Services ATLANTA — The Hawks are heading into training camp looking for a bit of a reboot. First up: improving the communication between coach Nate McMillan and star guard Trae Young. McMillan already got the ball rolling after the Hawks were eliminated in the opening round of the NBA playoffs,
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7:34 PM ET ESPN News Services Cleveland Cavaliers forward Dean Wade has agreed to a three-year, $18.5 million extension, his agents, Austin Walton and Adam Papas, told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Saturday. Wade, 25, is a development success story of the Cavaliers’ rebuild, an undrafted two-way player who will now compete to be a starter
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12:48 PM ET New Orleans Pelicans star CJ McCollum has agreed on a two-year, $64 million contract extension that’ll take him through the 2025-2026 season, his agent Sam Goldfeder of Excel Sports told ESPN on Saturday. McCollum’s new deal ties him to New Orleans for four years and $133 million, aligning him on long-term deals
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10:17 AM ET A matchup with Bronny James headlines the 90-game 2022-23 schedule Overtime Elite unveiled in advance of its second basketball season in existence, the league announced Friday. OTE has expanded its three-team league to six this season, incorporating prep schools Hillcrest Academy from Phoenix, Word of God Academy from Raleigh, North Carolina, and
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12:17 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck said the organization’s decision to suspend Ime Udoka for the entire 2022-23 NBA season came after an investigation by an independent law firm uncovered multiple violations of team policies. “I am concerned about the situation and its impact on everybody in the Celtics’ organization,” Grousbeck
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