Month: April 2022

Dec 13, 2021; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) drives to the basket while defended by Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the first half at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports Jalen Reagor wipes Instagram clean of Eagles references after A.J. Brown trade by John Buhler The Boston
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Jan 11, 2022; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) watches as Memphis Grizzles guard Ja Morant (12) brings the ball up the court during the first half at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports 2022 NBA Playoffs: Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks playoff schedule and prediction by Scott Rogust The
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2:21 PM ET MIAMI — Heat swingman Jimmy Butler is confident he’ll be ready for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night as he continues to deal with right knee soreness. “It’s all right,” Butler said after Saturday’s practice. “We got another day in between. Get out there,
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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 27: Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors hugs Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets after Game Five of the Western Conference First Round NBA Playoffs at Chase Center on April 27, 2022 in San Francisco, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading
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11:59 PM ET MINNEAPOLIS — A first-round series highlighted by dramatic Grizzlies comebacks, poster dunks, foul trouble, and a healthy serving of trash talk came to a close in Game 6 on Friday night, as Memphis eliminated the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-106 with yet another impressive rally. The Grizzlies advanced to the conference semifinals for the
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8:57 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The Philadelphia 76ers announced Friday evening that superstar center Joel Embiid will be out indefinitely after suffering a right facial fracture and mild concussion in Philadelphia’s dominant Game 6 win over the Toronto Raptors. Embiid, who had 33 points and 10 rebounds in 36 minutes in the win, suffered the
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2:23 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN METAIRIE, La. — Zion Williamson didn’t hesitate. Speaking to the media for the first time since September, the New Orleans Pelicans forward was asked if he’d sign the extension he’s eligible for this summer if the team offered one. “Of course,” Williamson said. “I couldn’t sign it fast enough.” Williamson
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The Golden State Warriors Game 5 lineup could be exactly what the fans have been wanting to see with the new “death lineup” potentially starting. Is it time for Steve Kerr to unleash his most dangerous lineup? As the Warriors prepare to take on the Nuggets in Game 5 with a 3-1 series lead, it’s
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12:41 AM ET SALT LAKE CITY — For the first time in the Luka Doncic era, the Dallas Mavericks have advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs. The Mavericks rallied from a 12-point halftime deficit for a 98-96 Game 6 closeout victory over the Utah Jazz on Thursday, Dallas’ first postseason series win
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10:12 PM ET NEW ORLEANS — With the top-seeded Phoenix Suns in some danger with one star hurt and an ascendant Pelicans team giving them problems, future Hall of Famer Chris Paul delivered a signature series performance, including the best shooting game of his career to finish the close out. Riding his favorite play, Paul
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5:47 PM ET Adrian Wojnarowski Close Senior NBA Insider Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 Brian Windhorst Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com NBA writer since 2010 Covered Cleveland Cavs for seven years Author of two books NEW ORLEANS — Phoenix Suns star Devin Booker will return for his team’s Game 6 against
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10:11 PM ET Jamal CollierESPN MILWAUKEE — The Bucks lost forward Khris Middleton to a sprained MCL and responded with three consecutive victories over the Chicago Bulls, advancing to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 116-100 win in Game 5 on Wednesday. The Bucks will play the Celtics in the second round;
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Apr 21, 2022; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) dad Tee Morant talks to Minnesota Timberwolves guard D’Angelo Russell (0) in the fourth quarter during game one of the three round for the 2022 NBA playoffs at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports Memphis Grizzlies: Whoop that trick meaning, explained
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