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2:48 PM ET Golden State Warriors guard D’Angelo Russell is out at least two weeks with a sprained right thumb. The Warriors announced that an MRI performed on Russell’s right thumb after Friday night’s loss to the Boston Celtics game confirmed the sprain. He will not travel with the Warriors on their upcoming four-game road
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12:33 AM ET MEMPHIS — The crowd greeted Mike Conley with thunderous applause when the Grizzlies legend was introduced as a visitor in FedExForum for the first time Friday night. The fans gave Conley an even longer, louder standing ovation during the first timeout after the arena played a tribute video that caused him to
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3:35 PM ET Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Bill Russell says he’s finally ready to be a Hall of Famer. The 11-time NBA champion, five-time MVP, Olympic gold medalist and two-time NCAA champ said on Twitter on Friday that he was presented with his Hall of Fame ring in a private ceremony that comes four
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1:18 PM ET Caris LeVert will miss four to six weeks, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, after the Brooklyn Nets guard underwent surgery Thursday to repair ligaments in his right thumb. In announcing the procedure, the Nets did not provide a timeline for LeVert’s return, saying he was out indefinitely and that updates on his
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8:03 PM ET Associated Press MILWAUKEE — The Bucks have assigned Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the older brother of reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, to the G League. The Bucks announced Wednesday that Antetokounmpo and Dragan Bender have been assigned to the Wisconsin Herd. Antetokounmpo, who signed a two-year, minimum contract with Milwaukee during the offseason, has appeared
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3:07 PM ET NEW YORK — Kristaps Porzingis is intimately familiar with the winding hallways of Madison Square Garden. For the nearly four years he played for the New York Knicks, Porzingis would saunter up the ramp from the loading dock, walk down one dimly lit hallway and turn right into the Knicks locker room.
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5:36 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors guard Damion Lee suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his right hand during Monday night’s loss to the Utah Jazz, the team announced Tuesday after an MRI revealed the fracture. Lee, who is on a two-way contract with the Warriors for the second
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2:34 PM ET Houston guard Eric Gordon will have knee surgery and will be out six weeks, Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni said Tuesday. 2 Related Gordon had an MRI Tuesday morning that showed “significant” debris and opted for the procedure, which will take place Wednesday, D’Antoni said. “It’s been bothering him, actually, from the middle
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2:52 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green will play against the Utah Jazz on Monday night after missing the last five games because of a torn ligament in his left finger. “It’s improved,” Green said of his finger after Monday’s shootaround. “It’s not all the way 100 percent. I’ll be
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2:27 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Following a 113-104 loss to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, Los Angeles Lakers star Anthony Davis admitted he is still feeling discomfort in his right shoulder that he jammed on a missed dunk attempt two weeks ago. “There’s really never a play I don’t feel it,” Davis said. He
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11:08 PM ET After a 21-point blowout loss at home to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, New York Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry addressed the media to express their displeasure with the team’s struggles. “We’re not happy with where we are,” said Mills. “This is not where we expected to be
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