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Feb 22

Rick Carlisle makes first public comments on Mavericks’ sexual harassment scandal, Mark Cuban’s tanking fine

Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle made his first public comments on the the organization’s sexual harassment scandal and Mark Cuban’s tanking comments. Here is is a transcript of Carlisle’s comments:Opening statement: “I’m going to make a brief statem…

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Feb 22

Mark Cuban, Dallas Mavericks national reaction: ‘Ignorance doesn’t cut it as a defense anymore’

The Mavericks on Tuesday were stung by an investigative report from Sports Illustrated about inappropriate conduct in the workplace, including a culture of sexual harassment, prompting the team to issue a statement acknowledging the allegations.Here’s …

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Feb 22

Nuggets will soon have Mason Plumlee and Paul Millsap back. Is there any concern that will disrupt a surging lineup?

For much of his tenure as the head coach of the Nuggets, Michael Malone has found himself in a high-stakes game of Jenga.

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Feb 22

SI legal expert: Here’s what the NBA could potentially do to punish Mark Cuban, Mavericks in light of scandal

There are multiple major questions that remain in the fallout of the Mavericks’ sexual harassment scandal uncovered by Sports Illustrated. One of them is what punishment the franchise and owner Mark Cuban might face from the league. SI’s Michael McCann…

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Feb 22

Should Boston be worried? 3 potential explanations for the Celtics’ struggles

Here are a few theories for the once-soaring team’s month-long skid headed into the break.

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Feb 22

Back from break, Warriors look to remedy slow starts

To help ease his four All-Stars back into the regular-season grind, Warriors head coach Steve Kerr gave them two days off after Sunday’s All-Star Game.

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson won’t return to prac…

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Feb 22

Despite recent success, newest Cavs ‘have a lot to learn’

Depending on perspective, the long NBA All-Star break came at a very good time or an unfortunate time for the Cavaliers.It came at a good time because most of the Cavalier players got a seven-day break to rest for a grueling pace that has them playing …

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Feb 22

Warriors in discussions to play Kings in preseason game in Seattle

The Warriors are in discussions with the Kings to schedule a preseason game next season in Seattle, The Chronicle has confirmed with a team source.

The Sacramento Bee was the first to report the teams’ intention to play in Seattle on …

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Feb 22

Dwyane Wade talks his calming influence on teammates

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has been called a calming influence on younger teammates by Heat coach Erik Spoelstra. Wade spoke on the subject with the media after practice on Wednesday, February 21, 2018. … Click to Continue »

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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 in the wake of the NBA’s All-Star break. “There are only X number of games left in the season and he’s still not ready to go,” added Popovich, whose remarks were posted on NBA.com.

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Feb 22

Rodney McGruder talks about his return

Heat forward Rodney McGruder spoke to the media on his imminent return to action after a season-long injury after today’s practice at the American Airlines Arena. … Click to Continue »

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Feb 21

Thunder at Kings lineups, tipoff time and TV info

By Brett Dawson, Staff Writer, bdawson@oklahoman.comTHUNDER VS. KINGS
When: 9 p.m. Thursday
Where: Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, Calif.
TV: FS Oklahoma (Cox 37/HD 722, Dish 412, DirecTV 675, U-verse 751/1751)
Radio: WWLS 98.1 FM
Three things to know
• T…

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Feb 21

Miami Heat Dwyane Wade talks about the playoffs

Miami Heat Dwyane Wade talks about the playoffs and the importance of each game moving forward. … Click to Continue »

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Feb 21

All-Star break a chance for Anthony to tune out, wind down

By Brett Dawson Staff Writer bdawson@oklahoman.comCarmelo Anthony unplugged.
The Thunder forward has played in 10 NBA All-Star Games, but he wasn’t selected to play last weekend, so the Thunder forward opted for some family time instead.Read more on Ne…

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Feb 21

Miami Heat honors Stoneman Douglas community with uniform change

Miami Heat players, still shaken by last week’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High shootings, plan to wear patches on their uniforms to honor the 17 students and teachers who lost their … Click to Continue »

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Feb 21

McGruder eager to return while Dragic addresses ‘rest’ concern

Rodney McGruder already has waited four months working his way back from a broken tibia in preseason. So if he needs to wait a bit longer, he’s OK with that. … Click to Continue »

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Feb 21

There’s an easy way to sum up Rich Cho’s drafts with Hornets

Since 2011, the Charlotte Hornets have drafted 11th or higher seven times. In 2012, they selected Michael Kidd-Gilchrist second. In 2013, they drafted Cody Zeller fourth. In 2011, they selected … Click to Continue »

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Feb 21

Detroit Pistons have slim chance to make NBA playoffs, 538 says

Currently, the Pistons sit 1 1/2 games behind the Miami Heat for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

       

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Feb 21

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade speaks on the school shooting in Parkland

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade talks about the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas, change and the why athletes speak out for others.​​ … Click to Continue »

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Feb 21

Why free agency for Kemba Walker may be a time bomb for Hornets’ next general manager

All-Star point guard Kemba Walker’s free agency in the summer of 2019 is a time bomb of sorts for the Charlotte Hornets. The Hornets tabled that issue when Walker was … Click to Continue »

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