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NBA Basketball News

Feb 22

‘It’s going to take a few years’: Hornacek talks Knicks future

The plan all along was develop and grow. Then the Knicks did the darndest thing. They won. But that didn’t last. Reality, injuries and a schedule that made them leave the Garden occasionally kicked in — and kicked them in the butt. So 23 games remain while phrases like “likely won’t be back”

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Feb 22

Larry Nance Jr. and other new Cleveland Cavaliers ready for home debuts

 — Larry Nance Jr. has run into an unexpected snag since joining the Cavaliers. “Trying to convince my mom that I’m not living at home,” he said, smiling. “We’re out looking for rental properties and stuff like that and she’s like, ‘Oh, our basement is pretty nice.’

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Feb 22

Larry Nance Jr. and other new Cleveland Cavaliers ready for home debuts

 — Larry Nance Jr. has run into an unexpected snag since joining the Cavaliers. “Trying to convince my mom that I’m not living at home,” he said, smiling. “We’re out looking for rental properties and stuff like that and she’s like, ‘Oh, our basement is pretty nice.’

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Feb 22

The NBA will reportedly return to Seattle for an exhibition game featuring former SuperSonic Kevin Durant

Somewhere, there exists an alternate universe in which the Seattle SuperSonics did not move to Oklahoma City, Kevin Durant won multiple MVP awards in the Emerald City, and he and Russell Westbrook still play together up by Puget Sound. Of course, we do…

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Feb 22

Marcus Thornton Reportedly to Sign a 10-Day Contract with Cleveland Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers will sign guard Marcus Thornton to a 10-day contract, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday.  Thornton has spent the 2017-18 season with the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers’ affiliate in the NBA G League. He averaged 18.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 37

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Feb 22

LeBron doesn’t want to tinker with playoff seeding

LeBron James believes it’ll mess with the history of basketball if you start seeding teams regardless of conference affiliation.

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Feb 22

Sources: Kawhi has final say, opts to stay out

After spending 10 days before the All-Star break in New York consulting with a specialist to gather a second opinion on his right quad injury, All-NBA forward Kawhi Leonard bears the burden of determining when he’s prepared to play again, sources told ESPN. Leonard has been medically cleared to return

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Feb 22

Reddit User Who Claims to Have Been Released from Prison Asks About Current NBA

Imagine missing out on four years of sports and entertainment while behind prison bars. You’d probably have a lot of questions about, among other things, your favorite leagues and teams.  One Reddit user went viral by asking such questions on Wednesday.  BreezyBlue, who last appeared on the website

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Feb 22

Cuban fined $600K for tanking comments

Mark Cuban was handed a huge fine by the NBA after suggesting the Dallas Mavericks should tank.

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Feb 22

Nance Jr. and other new Cavaliers ready for home debuts

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Larry Nance Jr. has run into an unexpected snag since joining the Cavaliers. “Trying to convince my mom that I’m not living at home,” he said, smiling. “We’re out looking for rental properties and stuff like that and she’s like, ‘Oh, our basement

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Feb 22

Report: Dennis Smith Jr. planned to have J. Cole dunk in dunk-contest routine

This would have been something

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Feb 22

Pistons PG Jackson cleared for light running

Associated Press DETROIT — Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson still has no timeframe for a return to practice, nearly two months after spraining his right ankle. The team announced Wednesday that Jackson was entering the next stage of his rehab and ha…

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Feb 22

Pistons PG Jackson cleared for light running

Associated Press DETROIT — Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson still has no timeframe for a return to practice, nearly two months after spraining his right ankle. The team announced Wednesday that Jackson was entering the next stage of his rehab and ha…

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Feb 22

Spurs’ Leonard might miss rest of season – Popovich

San Antonio star forward Kawhi Leonard is still battling injury and Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said Wednesday he’d “be surprised” to see him return this season. “On Kawhi, I’d be surprised if he returns this season,” Popovich told reporters as the Spurs returned to practice

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Feb 22

Clippers’ Avery Bradley: Questionable to play vs. Warriors

Bradley is considered questionable to play Thursday against the Warriors due to a groin injury, Brad Turner of the LA Times reports. It’s unclear when, exactly, Bradley suffered the injury, though he was dealing with a groin issue at the end of January, so it’s possible he aggravated it over

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Feb 22

Clippers’ Avery Bradley: Questionable to play vs. Warriors

Bradley is considered questionable to play Thursday against the Warriors due to a groin injury, Brad Turner of the LA Times reports. It’s unclear when, exactly, Bradley suffered the injury, though he was dealing with a groin issue at the end of January, so it’s possible he aggravated it over

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