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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Gordon Hayward will miss at least a month after spraining his right foot during the Charlotte Hornets' win on Friday night over the Indiana Pacers.The team said in a statement on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) that Hayward ...
Apr 4, 2021
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LOS ANGELES - Andre Drummond says he's joining the Los Angeles Lakers for the playoff push.Drummond announced his decision with a post on his Instagram account Sunday (Monday, Manila time), writing "Back to work" underneath an illustration of himself in ...
Mar 29, 2021
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DENVER - Among the topics JaVale McGee considers himself well-versed: Netflix shows, cryptocurrency, investments and technology as it relates to the new iPhone."I'm really versed in the world of a lot of things," he said.Go ahead and add ...
Mar 28, 2021
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ADD LaMarcus Aldridge to the loaded Brooklyn Nets roster.After agreeing to a contract buyout with the San Antonio Spurs, Aldridge is set to join the star-studded Nets for the remainded of the season, according to reports.Aldridge, 35, spent six ...
Mar 28, 2021
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DALLAS - All-Star guard Luka Doncic sat out the Dallas Mavericks' game against Indiana on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) because of tightness in his lower back."He's getting treatment, working on it," coach Rick Carlisle said. "He will ...
Mar 27, 2021
NBA
CLEVELAND - Center Andre Drummond is now a free agent and can sign with a contending team after reaching a buyout with the Cavaliers.Drummond, who hasn't played since mid-February, began negotiating terms of the buyout with the Cavs on ...
Mar 27, 2021
NBA
NEW YORK - Kyrie Irving will miss the Brooklyn Nets' three-game road trip this week while dealing with a family matter.The Nets said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that Irving would not accompany the team for games Tuesday at Portland, ...
Mar 23, 2021
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PHOENIX - The LeBron-less Los Angeles Lakers are off to a predictably slow start.Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton both had 26 points, Chris Paul had a triple-double with 11 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds and the Phoenix Suns beat ...
Mar 22, 2021
NBA
MIAMI - The Miami Heat have turned Meyers Leonard's contract into an opportunity to see if Trevor Ariza can help them for the rest of this season.And for their trouble, the Oklahoma City Thunder got yet another draft pick.Leonard - ...
Mar 18, 2021
NBA
TORONTO coach Nick Nurse will be back on the bench Thursday night in Tampa, Florida, against Atlanta, while five players remain out because of health and safety protocols.Starters Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet and OG Anunoby and reserves Malachi Flynn and Patrick ...
Mar 11, 2021
NBA
PHILADELPHIA - Joel Embiid sank a step-back jumper in the final minute of the best game of his NBA career, ran back with his arms raised high over his head as piped-in "M-V-P!" "M-V-P!" chants blared through ...
Mar 11, 2021
NBA
Home advantage, _ and other things to know as NBA enters second half of seasonTHE All-Star break, such as it was, is over.The NBA returns on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) with a pair of games: Washington at Memphis and San ...
Mar 10, 2021
NBA
THE Los Angeles Lakers don't resume their season until Friday (Saturday, Manila time), a day or two later than most clubs, and that was a very smart move by the NBA schedule-makers.For the Lakers, and for the NBA, these ...
Mar 10, 2021
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BEN Simmons and Joel Embiid will both be unable to start the second half of the season with the Philadelphia 76ers, though neither All-Star will be missing from the Eastern Conference leaders' lineup for long.Both will miss Philadelphia's game ...
Mar 10, 2021
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WHILE LeBron James was largely resting through the All-Star Game, the Brooklyn Nets were adding another piece for a run at his title.With James still near the top of his game and the Nets on top of the league in ...
Mar 9, 2021
NBA
THE NBA's mini-bubble in Atlanta for the All-Star Game apparently worked.No players, coaches or game officials tested positive for COVID-19 while in Atlanta, the NBA said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) after the final tests were ...
Mar 9, 2021
KAWHI Leonard is planning to play for Gregg Popovich again and chase a gold medal.Leonard said on Sunday at the All-Star Game in Atlanta (Monday, Manila time) that he is planning to compete with USA Basketball this summer at the ...
Mar 8, 2021
NBA
INDIANAPOLIS - Longtime Indiana Pacers executive Donnie Walsh, the architect of the franchise's turnaround, announced his retirement on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).The 79-year-old Walsh first told The Indianapolis Star of his intention to retire."Over my 30-year ...
Dec 31, 2020
NBA
PHILADELPHIA new guy Danny Green expects a lot from the 76ers this season, training his sights on at least the Eastern Conference finals.The team led by Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons were shown the exit early in the playoffs this year, ...
Dec 10, 2020
NBA
PHILADELPHIA - The idea of Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid as a modern-day odd couple bunking together in a Center City condominium trash-talking during games of "FIFA 21" after playing taxing real NBA games momentarily got a rise out of 76ers ...
Dec 5, 2020
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LOS ANGELES - Paul George grew up rooting for the Los Angeles Clippers and he loves playing close to home.He made it clear on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) where he sees his NBA future, saying, "I want to retire a Clipper.""This ...
Dec 5, 2020
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