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10:00 AM ET Nick DePaulaESPN As part of its re-emergence in basketball culture, Converse has signed Washington Wizards wing Kelly Oubre Jr. to a multi-year footwear and apparel endorsement deal. The shoe deal will be the first of its kind in the NBA, with Oubre expected to wear Nike basketball sneakers on court, while headlining
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1:08 AM ET HOUSTON — Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant made it clear after Thursday night’s 107-86 blowout loss to the Houston Rockets that he does not want to address the incident he had earlier this week with Draymond Green again. “Don’t ask me about that again,” Durant said tersely after being asked where
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6:59 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Carmelo Anthony‘s brief stop with the Houston Rockets is over, the team confirmed on Thursday. Anthony, a 10-time All-Star forward, will part ways with the team after playing only 10 regular-season games. “After much internal discussion, the Rockets will be parting ways with Carmelo Anthony and we are working toward
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Nov 14, 2018 LOS ANGELES — With 3-pointers raining down on both ends of the floor Wednesday night, and LeBron James the most prolific rainmaker of them all, the Lakers upped their record to 8-6 with a 126-117 win over the Portland Trail Blazers at Staples Center. The Trail Blazers represent an interesting measuring stick
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1:44 AM ET LOS ANGELES — On the night when LeBron James reached a historic milestone, the Los Angeles Lakers suffered a significant loss when Rajon Rondo fractured the third metatarsal in his right hand. Lakers coach Luke Walton revealed after the 126-117 win over the Blazers that the veteran point guard broke his shooting
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10:01 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN ORLANDO, Fla. — For three quarters, the Jimmy Butler Era in Philadelphia was looking exactly like it was supposed to. But basketball games are four quarters long. And the final 12 minutes of Wednesday night’s game for the 76ers against the Orlando Magic, what appeared destined to be a happy
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9:31 PM ET The suspension without pay of Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green culminated hours of organizational conversations Tuesday in which senior leadership expressed concern over the fallout from a combustible Monday night in Los Angeles that pitted All-Star teammates, league sources told ESPN. Witnesses to the locker-room scene in the aftermath of an
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2:44 AM ET OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant says he and Draymond Green have not been able to hash out any issues that might be lingering after a verbal altercation during and after Monday night’s overtime loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. The Warriors suspended Green without pay for Tuesday’s game against the Atlanta Hawks
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3:11 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Golden State Warriors All-Stars Kevin Durant and Draymond Green usually keep each other in check when they get too emotional about a call or a play throughout the season. On Monday night, the teammates exchanged heated words on the bench at the end of regulation during a 121-116 overtime
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9:47 PM ET Malika AndrewsESPN MINNEAPOLIS — Brooklyn Nets‘ Caris LeVert was stretchered off the court against the Minnesota Timberwolves after significantly injuring his leg on Monday. The injury occurred with 3.7 seconds remaining in the first half of the game. The Nets announced that after he was assisted off the court, LeVert was taken
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1:25 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI — All-Star forward Jimmy Butler is now a member of the Philadelphia 76ers, after they and the Minnesota Timberwolves received approval from the league office Monday on the terms of the trade that was agreed to over the weekend. Butler and Justin Patton were traded for Philadelphia, in exchange
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2:51 AM ET LOS ANGELES — With NBA commissioner Adam Silver in the stands and supporting the cause, the Los Angeles Lakers and Atlanta Hawks honored the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting by wearing black T-shirts with the message “Enough” on the front. The Lakers and Hawks followed what the Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks
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6:36 PM ET Tim MacMahon Close ESPN Staff Writer Joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM Adrian Wojnarowski HOUSTON — Despite Rockets general manager Daryl Morey declaring that Carmelo Anthony is the target of “unfair speculation,” the franchise is strongly considering cutting ties
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3:46 AM ET SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The game hadn’t even started yet and LeBron James could feel a throbbing headache come on which he could only surmise was from the smoke that had enveloped downtown Sacramento and the haze hovering inside the Golden 1 Center. Smelling smoke in the arena during the team’s morning shootaround,
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