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Apr 21, 2024, 02:05 PM ET Open Extended Reactions LA Clippers coach Ty Lue said Kawhi Leonard will be out for Game 1 of their West Conference first-round series against the visiting Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Leonard had been questionable on the injury report due to inflammation in his right knee. He has not played
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Dave McMenamin, ESPN Staff WriterApr 21, 2024, 01:33 AM ET Close Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Open Extended Reactions DENVER — As much as the story of the Los Angeles Lakers‘ season
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Tim Bontemps, ESPNApr 20, 2024, 10:57 PM ET Open Extended Reactions NEW YORK — After a second brief injury scare involving superstar center Joel Embiid in just over a week, Philadelphia 76ers coach Nick Nurse said after Saturday night’s 111-104 loss to the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden in Game 1 of their
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ESPN News Services Apr 20, 2024, 12:47 AM ET Open Extended Reactions NEW ORLEANS — Brandon Ingram scored 24 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the New Orleans Pelicans booked a spot in the NBA playoffs with a 105-98 victory over the Sacramento Kings in a play-in tournament elimination game Friday
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Tim Bontemps, ESPNApr 19, 2024, 03:47 PM ET Open Extended Reactions GREENBURGH, N.Y. — Ahead of the New York Knicks opening up the playoffs Saturday night at Madison Square Garden against the Philadelphia 76ers, Knicks star Jalen Brunson admitted he spent all summer thinking about his turnover in the closing moments of New York’s Game
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Kendra Andrews, ESPNApr 18, 2024, 08:46 PM ET Open Extended Reactions SAN FRANCISCO — For the past several years, the Golden State Warriors have consistently been asked how much longer they can keep their dynasty together. Their title in 2022 bought them a year. But, following last season’s second-round exit and Draymond Green‘s free agency,
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Dave McMenamin, ESPN Staff WriterApr 18, 2024, 06:18 PM ET Close Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Open Extended Reactions EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — While history shows that the Denver Nuggets swept the
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ESPN News Services Apr 18, 2024, 12:31 AM ET Open Extended Reactions CHICAGO — Coby White scored a career-high 42 points, and the Chicago Bulls advanced in the play-in tournament, knocking out the Atlanta Hawks with a 131-116 victory Wednesday night. White, whose previous high was 37, went hard at the rim throughout the game
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Associated Press Apr 17, 2024, 10:04 PM ET Open Extended Reactions PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid showed why Philadelphia always has a shot at a long postseason run as long as he’s in the lineup. Embiid had 23 points, 15 rebounds and one huge assist to Kelly Oubre Jr. on a go-ahead three-point play that led
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ESPN News Services Apr 17, 2024, 12:26 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Toronto Raptors forward Jontay Porter has been banned from the NBA, the league announced Wednesday. The NBA said that Porter provided confidential information to bettors, limited his own participation in games for gambling purposes and bet on NBA games. “There is nothing more
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Open Extended Reactions Now that the 2023-24 NBA regular season is over, we’re turning our attention to how each team should approach the offseason, including the draft and free agency. It starts with the 10 teams that have been jockeying for lottery position and the best chance of making the No. 1 pick in the
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Anthony Gharib, ESPNApr 16, 2024, 10:51 PM ET Open Extended Reactions With the Sacramento Kings taking on the Golden State Warriors in the NBA play-in tournament Tuesday, De’Aaron Fox chose a right time to show off his hops. Early in the first quarter, after Harrison Barnes‘ layup bounced off the rim, Fox skied toward the
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