Month: January 2022

10:29 PM ET Monty Williams of the Phoenix Suns will coach Team LeBron James at next month’s All-Star Game in Cleveland. The Suns’ 115-110 win against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night — their 10th straight — pushed their record to an NBA-best 40-9, meaning no other team in the West can pass them
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12:11 PM ET ATLANTA — Lakers star LeBron James flew back to Los Angeles on Saturday for treatment on his ailing left knee and will not be with the team for the end of its six-game road trip against the Hawks on Sunday, according to Lakers coach Frank Vogel. James underwent an MRI that revealed
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7:55 PM ET ESPN News Services DALLAS — Indiana Pacers coach Rick Carlisle returned here on Saturday for the first time since resigning last summer following 13 seasons as Mavericks coach, which included leading the franchise to its only NBA championship in 2011. It was emotional for him, to say the least. “It’s a little
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Photo by Michelle Farsi/Getty Images Projected college basketball rankings after Kentucky thrashes Kansas by Cody Williams James Harden was ruled out of the Brooklyn Nets’ game against the Golden State Warriors due to a hand injury. Entering Saturday, Jan. 29, the Brooklyn Nets were on a three-game losing streak. To end it as early as
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8:37 PM ET DALLAS — Mavericks power forward/center Kristaps Porzingis exited Sunday’s game against the Indiana Pacers in the second quarter due to soreness in his surgically repaired right knee. The 7-foot-3 Porzingis underwent surgery during the 2020 offseason to address a lateral meniscus injury in that knee, which caused him to sit the final
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2:30 PM ET Oklahoma City Thunder guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander has a right ankle sprain and will be sidelined at least through the All-Star Break, the team said on Saturday. The Thunder said he will be reevaluated after the break in mid-February. Gilgeous-Alexander was injured early in the third quarter of the Thunder’s 113-110 overtime loss
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6:50 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Los Angeles Lakers stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis have been ruled out Friday night against the Charlotte Hornets. James will miss his second straight game because of left knee soreness, and Davis is out with right wrist soreness. Malik Monk (left groin soreness) and Kendrick Nunn
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9:16 PM ET The fan who taunted Los Angeles Lakers forward Carmelo Anthony during the Philadelphia 76ers‘ game against L.A. on Thursday has been banned indefinitely from Sixers games and all future events at Wells Fargo Center, a 76ers spokesperson told ESPN on Friday. Anthony confronted the fan standing behind the row of courtside seats
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INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – NOVEMBER 24: LeBron James #6 of the Los Angeles Lakersl against the Indiana Pacers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on November 24, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images
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2:16 PM ET The Sacramento Kings — one of the most aggressive teams in the trade market and once an eager suitor for Philadelphia‘s Ben Simmons — have ended their pursuit of a deal with the 76ers and turned elsewhere in trade talks, sources told ESPN on Friday. Inside of two weeks until the Feb.
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12:31 AM ET PHILADELPHIA — Carmelo Anthony took exception to some fans’ taunting of him during the Los Angeles Lakers‘ 105-87 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday, saying that the harassment was “unacceptable.” The incidents caused referees and players from both teams to intervene during the game. With 7 minutes, 1 second left in
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