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9:17 AM ET The Blazers are on top of the Western Conference, the Celtics wouldn’t have home-court if the playoffs started today and the Grizzlies are a half-game behind the defending champs, who have just lost three straight! We’re a month into the 2018-19 season, and things are … odd. Throughout the regular season, our
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10:47 PM ET Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jimmy Butler knocked down a 3-pointer as time expired in overtime, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame a career-high 60 points from Kemba Walker to beat the Charlotte Hornets 122-119 on Saturday night. Butler’s play in the final seconds was the difference. He blocked Walker’s shot and saved
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8:01 PM ET The Indiana Pacers have ruled out Victor Oladipo for the remainder of the team’s game against the Atlanta Hawks due to a sore knee. Oladipo had been a game-time decision entering Saturday night because of the injury. Oladipo had two points, two rebounds and an assist in five minutes of action Saturday
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7:40 PM ET Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob said he’s not bothered by the blowup between stars Draymond Green and Kevin Durant, and that in no way has the organization chosen sides between the two. Lacob told the San Francisco Chronicle that while Green “went beyond what we felt was appropriate” in his argument
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9:32 PM ET DALLAS — As the Golden State Warriors continue repairing internal damage done in the wake of a verbal altercation between Kevin Durant and Draymond Green during and following a Monday night overtime loss to the LA Clippers, Warriors point guard Stephen Curry says he is “extremely proud” of the way his team
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2:46 PM ET DALLAS — Golden State Warriors All-Star forward Draymond Green will not play in Saturday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks and will likely miss Sunday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs as he continues to recover from a sprained toe. “We decided to give him some time off,” Warriors coach Steve Kerr said
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10:00 AM ET Nick DePaulaESPN This season, more than ever before, players can make a statement on the court simply through loud, clashing colors at any point of the season. For Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard and Brooklyn Nets guard-on-the-rise Spencer Dinwiddie, they’ve been telling stories and themes through their footwear, perhaps better than anyone
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1:22 AM ET PHILADELPHIA — Jimmy Butler is having fun again. The four-time All-Star made that clear after his first win in a Sixers uniform. “It’s so fun to win. So much more fun to play with these guys,” Butler said in an interview with NBC Sports Philadelphia after scoring 28 points on 12-of-15 shooting
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12:13 AM ET PHILADELPHIA — His line in the box score Friday night disgusted Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell. “I took 35 shots. That can’t happen. Zero assists,” Mitchell said after the Jazz’s 113-107 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. “That’s not who I am. That’s not how I play. I know I’m still being aggressive,
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10:40 PM ET Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green has been ruled out for Saturday’s game against the Mavericks in Dallas with a lingering toe sprain. Green missed two games last week against Milwaukee Bucks and Brooklyn Nets because of the sprained right toe and right foot that has “lingering soreness.” Draymond Green’s words —
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9:23 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW ORLEANS — Pelicans point guard Elfrid Payton suffered a fractured left pinkie Friday night against the New York Knicks and has been ruled out for the rest of the game, the team announced. Payton, who returned to the starting lineup Friday after missing nine games with a right
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3:21 AM ET EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The morning after breaking his right hand, Rajon Rondo was at the Los Angeles Lakers‘ practice facility barking out insights and instructions to his teammates. As usual. “He was talking. Surprise, surprise,” Lakers coach Luke Walton said with a smile. “He was talking a lot.” With his hand
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4:30 PM ET The adversity the Golden State Warriors face this week is a reminder of something important, and it’s not that Draymond Green has a dangerous temper or that Kevin Durant can be wounded by words. It’s this: Durant is currently the most powerful person in the NBA. Ever since Shaquille O’Neal rocked the
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1:22 PM ET HOUSTON — In the hours leading up to Draymond Green‘s first public comments about Monday’s incident with Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors personnel were uneasy about how Green would handle things. Would he show remorse? Would he go back at Durant after Durant’s icy comments about their relationship following Tuesday’s game? By
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Apr 3, 2018 Rachel MarcusESPN Editor Close ESPN Editor Joined ESPN in 2013 Maryland native, Syracuse graduate “This is the most expensive jacket I’ve ever bought in my life,” Kelly Oubre said as he sat down on a couch in his apartment building in Washington, D.C. Oubre was sporting a $4,500 coat from Kith —
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