Month: October 2022

2:07 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN The Golden State Warriors have picked up the fourth-year option for center James Wiseman and third-year options for forward Jonathan Kuminga and guard Moses Moody ahead of Monday’s deadline, sources confirmed to ESPN. Wiseman’s option is $12.1 million, while Kuminga’s and Moody’s are $6 million and $3.9 million, respectively. The
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THONOTOSASSA, Fla., October 31, 2022 (Newswire.com) – Dream Catcher Foundation (https://www.dreamcatcherfdn.org) is hosting the first annual Peace Love Art: Indigenous Collective – an online charity art exhibition and auction from Nov. 1 through 20, 2022. Over 110 contemporary Native American and First Nations artists throughout North America will display and auction 225 works including paintings,
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4:52 PM ET Detroit Pistons forward Bojan Bogdanovic has agreed on a two-year, $39.1 million contract extension, tying him to the franchise through the 2024-25 season, his agents at Wasserman told ESPN on Sunday. Bogdanovic arrived from the Utah Jazz in a preseason trade and had entered the final year of a contract earning him
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CHARLESTOWN, Saint Kitts and Nevis, October 31, 2022 (Newswire.com) – Leading Web3 and Blockchain software provider, Chain, is pleased to announce an advertising and promotional partnership with the NBA’s Miami HEAT, as their official Web3/Blockchain infrastructure partner.  In the new partnership, Chain will be the first company to have its logo on the HEAT shooting
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2:30 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Coming into Sunday as the NBA’s last winless team at 0-5, the Los Angeles Lakers finally broke through with a 121-110 decision over the Denver Nuggets, giving first-year coach Darvin Ham the first victory on his résumé. “Tonight, we needed to prove something to ourselves,” Ham said afterward. “Not
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3:04 PM ET Zion Williamson returned to the New Orleans Pelicans‘ lineup, getting the start Sunday against the LA Clippers. Williamson had been listed as probable for Sunday’s game after missing the previous two games because of a nasty fall he took Oct. 23. Williamson (right posterior hip/lower back bruise) did not play against the
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8:55 PM ET PLAYA VISTA, Calif. — Kawhi Leonard will miss his third straight game when the LA Clippers play the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday. The Clippers, who have lost three straight, ruled Leonard out due to right knee injury management. Leonard was held out of the game Tuesday against the Oklahoma City Thunder
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Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports The 2016 NBA Draft yielded arguably the most scrutinized and debated rookie class in recent history.  A lot has happened since 2016, both in the world at large and in the NBA. It’s hard to imagine a more interesting and hotly contested collection of players than the 2016 rookie
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12:55 AM ET Jamal CollierESPN MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks are the NBA’s last remaining unbeaten team, improving to 4-0 with a 119-108 victory against the New York Knicks on Friday night. It’s the fourth time in franchise history the Bucks have started a season at least 4-0, and it’s their best start since 2018-19,
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1:45 AM ET MINNEAPOLIS — Russell Westbrook came off the bench in a regular-season game for the first time since his rookie year in the Los Angeles Lakers‘ 111-102 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves and impressed his team by taking to the role. “He was great,” said LeBron James, who said Westbrook’s energy “catapulted” L.A.’s
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12:03 AM ET NEW YORK — Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai issued a statement Friday night condemning guard Kyrie Irving‘s decision to promote an antisemitic film and book on his social media accounts. “I’m disappointed that Kyrie appears to support a film based on a book full of anti-Semitic disinformation,” Tsai tweeted. “I want to
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The Brooklyn Nets released a statement decrying hate speech after point guard Kyrie Irving endorsed an antisemitic film and book on social media. Antisemitism has been front-and-center this week with Kanye West facing backlash for spreading dangerous stereotypes and conspiracy theories but he’s not the only major public figure, unfortunately, feeding the hate. Nets point
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2:54 PM ET The NBA is pursuing the implementation of an upper salary limit in its negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement with the National Basketball Players Association, a systemic change that has been met with significant union resistance. In the wake of large market contenders Golden State, Brooklyn and the LA Clippers running
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