Month: December 2021

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green isn’t happy with the NBA’s decision to cancel their game against the Denver Nuggets. Green cited the Nuggets getting an unfair advantage, as well as inconsistent policy, for his frustration in a well-time social media discussion. Many NBA players, including LeBron James, have grown upset with the Association’s COVID-19
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11:20 AM ET The Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to trade Denzel Valentine to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Rajon Rondo, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Friday. The Lakers are expected to waive Valentine’s partially guaranteed deal and create an open roster spot. Rondo is eager for the chance to play a bigger
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The Golden State Warriors have made it clear they have no intention of trading their young players to win now, but is that the right decision? After two consecutive years with a postseason appearance, expectations were tempered for this year’s Golden State Warriors. Yet a third of the way through the season, the Warriors have
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12:09 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN NEW YORK — Two weeks ago, Kevin Durant led a short-handed Brooklyn Nets team to a win over Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers and waved his opponents off the court inside Barclays Center. Thursday night, Embiid gave Durant a taste of his own medicine, waving him and the rest
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12:33 AM ET San Antonio Spurs assistant Becky Hammon is finalizing a five-year deal with the WNBA’s Las Vegas Aces that’ll make her the league’s highest-paid coach, sources confirmed to ESPN on Thursday. Hammon plans to finish the season with the Spurs, sources said. A six-time All-Star during her playing career in the WNBA, Hammon,
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4:50 PM ET The NBA has postponed the Golden State–Denver game scheduled for Thursday night after COVID-related issues have left the Nuggets without the necessary eight players required to play. It is the 11th game to be postponed this season for COVID-related reasons. Nuggets coach Michael Malone entered the league’s health and safety protocols earlier
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12:05 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiSenior NBA Insider Close Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 Follow on Twitter Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers tested positive for COVID-19 and has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols, sources told ESPN. Assistant coach Dan Burke will serve as
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If you’re in the market for an NBA small forward or even a point guard, a peat bog isn’t a bad place to start. Maybe you’re a general manager or a head coach. Maybe you’re just a guy with a couch and a League Pass subscription. Maybe you’re just into playing Fantasy Basketball to kill
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SAN ANSELMO, Calif., December 30, 2021 (Newswire.com) – Fulton Books author David Fankushen, a writer and a graduate from Queens College and the NYU School of Medicine, has completed his most recent book “My GRANDPA Has SUPERPOWERS”: a delightful story narrated by middle schooler, Lilah, about her grandpa who has been gifted with incredible powers, which
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1:05 AM ET The Los Angeles Lakers were seemingly in control, up by 13 late in the third quarter, before Ja Morant nearly outproduced them on his own down the stretch in the Memphis Grizzlies‘ 104-99 win on Wednesday. Morant scored 16 of his 41 points from the 3-minute, 38-second mark in the third through
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4:30 PM ET Kyrie Irving returned to a Brooklyn Nets‘ practice for the first time since the preseason and said he understood why the team decided to have him stay away because of New York City’s vaccine mandate. “I understood their decision and respected it,” Irving told beat writers Wednesday at the Nets practice facility
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1:02 PM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Oklahoma City Thunder coach Mark Daigneault has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols, becoming the fifth coach to do so and third in the past two days. Assistant coach Mike Wilks will serve as acting head coach Tuesday night against the Kings. Daigneault
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12:44 AM ET Andrew LopezESPN NEW ORLEANS — Cleveland Cavaliers guard Ricky Rubio will get an MRI on his left knee on Wednesday to assess the severity of an injury he suffered in Tuesday night’s 108-104 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Rubio injured his knee with 2 minutes, 20
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12:44 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The Brooklyn Nets announced Tuesday that Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and LaMarcus Aldridge had cleared the NBA’s health and safety protocols. Aldridge has been in the protocols for two weeks, while Durant and Irving both entered them 10 days ago. Brooklyn had a massive COVID-19 outbreak across its roster, with
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11:46 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green will not play Tuesday against the Denver Nuggets and is expected to miss several games after entering health and safety protocols. The Warriors made that official Monday in an injury report that includes three other players who remain in the protocols. Green’s absence
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10:57 AM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum has entered the NBA’s health and safety protocols. The Celtics now have nine players on the list, though 13 players entered the COVID-19 protocol last week. Tatum tested positive for COVID-19 last season and detailed the lingering effects he
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