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NBA Basketball News

Nov 24

Rumor Central: Bigger role for Jarrett Allen coming soon?

ESPN The Brooklyn Nets used the No. 22 pick in the 2017 NBA draft to select Texas center Jarrett Allen. In the past two games, Allen has been on the floor for 12 minutes against Golden State and 19 minutes against Cleveland. For now, Nets head coach Ke…

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Nov 24

Jeff Hornacek cursed out Courtney Lee, and the Knicks had their best quarter ever

"I don’t think I can repeat what [Hornacek] said, to the media. But we exchanged words and we went from there."

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Nov 24

Celtics’ Kyrie Irving: “It was a nice streak. But it was time to come to an end.”

Titles are not won in November. Kyrie gets that.

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Nov 24

WATCH: Lonzo Ball, LiAngelo Ball, LaMelo Ball play pick-up on Thanksgiving

The Ball brothers aren’t like the rest of us. While most Americans were probably too wiped from Thanksgiving dinner to so much as lift a finger after the holiday festivities, Lonzo Ball, LiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball went to the gym at Calvary Chapel in Yorba Linda, California to play pick-up basketball

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Nov 24

Isaiah who? Why Kyrie is Boston’s new king of clutch time

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Celtics since 2007 Emmy award-winning videographer Joined ESPNBoston.com in 2009 Follow on Twitter Kyrie Irving had complained this month about his lack of peripheral vision while wearing a protective mask. But it seems impossible that Irving didn’t

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Nov 24

Warriors Tonight: Are Bulls the remedy for what ails GSW?

THE BASICS Tipoff: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Oracle Arena. TV: NBA TV and NBC Sports Bay Area. Radio: KGMZ 95.7 “The Game” in Oakland and San Francisco, KRTY 95.3 in San Jose, KION 1460 and 101.1 in Salinas and Monterey. THE RECORDS Warriors: 13-5, No. 2 in …

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Nov 24

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich: I’ve never seen injury like Kawhi Leonard’s

That doesn’t sound good

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Nov 24

Grizzlies suffering self-inflicted wounds amid Western Conference war of attrition

Pick-and-Pop is a weekly (or so) column on the Memphis Grizzlies and the NBA. In a war of attrition, you can’t afford self-inflicted wounds. Before this NBA season started, the conventional wisdom was that four teams were certain bets for the West playoffs and four teams were certain to miss out.

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Nov 24

Brian Shaw praises Lonzo Ball’s work ethic, bashes D’Angelo Russell for ‘[expletive]ing’

Brian Shaw knows Lonzo Ball’s work ethic as well as anyone on the Los Angeles Lakers’ coaching staff does. The former NBA vet-turned-head coach of the Denver Nuggets was assigned by Luke Walton to serve as a mentor to Zo—this, after working closely with D’Angelo Russell, the rookie’s

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Nov 24

WATCH: Boston Celtics vs. Orlando Magic

The Celtics host the Magic at TD Garden. Watch on NBC Sports Boston or on nbcsportsboston.com with the Celtics livestream, presented by Nissan, on the NBC Sports App.

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Nov 24

Thunder in search of consistency against Pistons

A team looking to regain its footing and a team looking to finally find some momentum meet Friday night in Oklahoma City when the Thunder host the Detroit Pistons. In a win Wednesday over defending champion Golden State, the Thunder’s big three of Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony

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Nov 24

Duke-Texas features two top NBA prospects

Because the teams aren’t in the same bracket, fans won’t be seeing Duke take on North Carolina on Friday. Instead, they’ll settle for watching two of the top NBA prospects square off. Freshman Marvin Bagley III will lead the Blue Devils against Mohamed Bamba and Texas in a second-round

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Nov 24

Duke-Texas features two top NBA prospects (Nov 24, 2017)

PORTLAND, Ore. — Because the teams aren’t in the same bracket, fans won’t be seeing Duke take on North Carolina on Friday. Instead, they’ll settle for watching two of the top NBA prospects square off. Freshman Marvin Bagley III will lead the Blue Devils against Mohamed Bamba and Texas in

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Nov 24

Duke-Texas features two top NBA prospects

Because the teams aren’t in the same bracket, fans won’t be seeing Duke take on North Carolina on Friday. Instead, they’ll settle for watching two of the top NBA prospects square off. Freshman Marvin Bagley III will lead the Blue Devils against Mohamed Bamba and Texas in a second-round

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Nov 24

Streak-busting Heat open road trip in Minnesota

The Miami Heat arrive in chilly Minnesota to begin a four-game road trip less than 48 hours after cooling off the NBA’s hottest team. The Heat snapped the Boston Celtics’ 16-game winning streak on Wednesday behind Goran Dragic’s game-high 27 points and Dion Waiters’ clutch 3-point shooting

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Nov 24

Magic search for answers against streak-less Celtics

On May 24, 2010, the Orlando Magic defeated the Celtics in Boston to avoid a four-game sweep in the Eastern Conference finals. The Magic, who visit TD Garden on Friday night, have not won in Boston since, losing Game 6 of that series to get eliminated…

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