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10:38 PM ET LOS ANGELES — LA Clippers head coach Doc Rivers ended any speculation about him coaching elsewhere after the season by revealing that he and the Clippers verbally agreed to a longer-term contract extension earlier this season. Responding to a question about his potential candidacy for the Los Angeles Lakers‘ job if they
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12:41 AM ET SAN ANTONIO — Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry drained a 61-foot 3-pointer to close the first quarter of Monday night’s 111-105 road loss to the San Antonio Spurs. It is the longest shot anyone in the league has hit all season, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. The shot came
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11:40 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN BOSTON — This was the moment Isaiah Thomas had always dreamed of. For years, the diminutive guard bounced from team to team, constantly seeking two things: respect, and a place to call home. Here, playing for the Celtics, Thomas had found both. However, he’s failed to recapture either of them
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2:47 PM ET Associated Press CLEVELAND — The Detroit Pistons will rest star forward Blake Griffin for at least one game this week to keep him as fresh as possible for their final postseason push. Griffin will sit out Monday’s game against the Cavaliers after scoring 25 points in 33 minutes in Sunday’s win over
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1:56 AM ET LOS ANGELES — After watching the Brooklyn Nets somehow erase a 10-point deficit in 57 seconds to tie the game late, Lou Williams did something that the super-scoring sub hadn’t done in his career before. Danilo Gallinari took an inbounds pass with 5.3 seconds left before passing to Williams, who drilled a
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8:16 PM ET Malika AndrewsESPN MILWAUKEE — When given a choice of who he would rather be defended by — Joel Embiid or Ben Simmons — Giannis Antetokounmpo didn’t miss a beat before responding. “It’s easy,” Antetokounmpo said. “I would rather Ben guard me than Joel. It’s simple. If Joel’s been guarding me all night
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11:16 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW ORLEANS — Josh Jackson hit a tying 3-pointer with 2 seconds left in overtime, the Pelicans were assessed a technical foul when they called a timeout they didn’t have and Devin Booker hit the free throw to give the Phoenix Suns the lead for good in a 138-136
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10:56 PM ET SAN ANTONIO — Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum suffered what the team is calling a left leg injury Saturday that forced him out of action against the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night. He did not return. McCollum will undergo an MRI on his left knee Sunday, the team announced. McCollum
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3:31 PM ET Associated Press Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram underwent successful thoracic outlet decompression surgery on his right arm Saturday and is expected to make a full recovery in three to four months, sources told ESPN. Ingram was shut down last week after a medical examination of his sore right shoulder revealed deep
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12:56 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Clippers head coach Doc Rivers and Chicago Bulls coach Jim Boylen were both ejected Friday night after what appeared to be a heated exchange near midcourt during their game at Staples Center. Their ejections occurred with 1 minute, 14 seconds left in the third quarter, soon after Clippers forward
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11:19 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied from a 20-point halftime deficit to beat the Miami Heat 113-98 on Friday night. Antetokounmpo also had 16 rebounds and nine assists for the Bucks, who became the first team in NBA history to trail by at least
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1:58 PM ET The Utah Jazz have banned a second fan for making offensive comments to Oklahoma City star Russell Westbrook in 2018, the Deseret News reported. On Tuesday, the team had issued a lifetime ban to fan Shane Keisel for making racist and degrading comments to Westbrook during Monday’s game at Vivint Smart Home
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12:03 AM ET ESPN news services Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller addressed the crowd before Thursday’s game to underscore the team’s willingness to enforce the NBA’s Code of Conduct following Monday’s incident involving Russell Westbrook and a fan who crossed the line. Miller spoke for about 3½ minutes before the Jazz faced the Minnesota Timberwolves
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