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Nuggets add WNBA champion Sue Bird to front office staff

WNBA champion Sue Bird is joining the Denver Nuggets’ front office while continuing her own professional basketball playing career.

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Gordon Hayward is making progress, and other thoughts on the Celtics

The Celtics are back home and fresh off a win over the Chicago Bulls.

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Daniel Theis debuted a new hairdo at practice this week

The Celtics forward has newly bleached hair.

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Nuggets unleash offense vs. Hawks as Jamal Murray comes off bench

Nuggets coach Michael Malone didn’t have to call many plays Thursday as the offense, behind Monte Morris, rolled.

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Monte Morris earns start as Nuggets pound Hawks to snap four-game losing streak

Jamal Murray stood facing the Nuggets’ bench, waiting to greet Monte Morris as the latter was being introduced prior to his first career start on Thursday.

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Rockets “parting ways” with 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony is done in Houston.

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Kyrie Irving talks early season challenges with Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski

“You guys are still a work in progress, fitting all the pieces in.”

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Paul Millsap says Nuggets’ focus is on defense: The offense doesn’t matter

Paul Millsap said the Nuggets’ emphasis has been on the team’s defensive slippage, not on the offensive side of the ball.

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Glen Davis thinks Kevin Durant will sign with the Celtics

“Boston, KD is on the way! Y’all heard it here first.”

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Alex Cora: ‘I actually had no leverage because I signed what I signed, and I was happy with it’

“They’re very talented.”

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Irving scores 17 points, Celtics rout Bulls 111-82

Kyrie Irving had 17 points and seven assists as the Boston Celtics, back home from a dreadful road trip, routed the Chicago Bulls 111-82

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Nuggets’ Michael Malone on four-game losing streak: Nothing is coming easy right now

The Nuggets’ defense has ranked 29th in the NBA during their current four-game losing streak.

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Gordon Hayward says he’s willing to do what it takes to help the Celtics win

“I said it before the season, it’s whatever to me.”

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Marcus Smart addressed his outburst during the Celtics’ abysmal road trip

‘We’re no longer the hunter. We’re the hunted now.’

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Here’s who voted for Alex Cora as American League Manager of the Year

Also: Gordon Hayward volunteers for a new role, Harvard-UMass clash in another close one, and a quality assist in the NHL.

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Nuggets’ Monte Morris after fourth consecutive loss: Rockets wanted it more

Gary Harris said the Nuggets haven’t begun to fracture even in the midst of their four-game losing streak, but that might soon get tested.

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Here’s what’s wrong with the Celtics’ offense

The Celtics do have good offense in them, they just have to trust that it will eventually benefit everyone.

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Nuggets fall to Rockets in fourth consecutive defeat

James Harden pulled up from the left wing, sunk one of his devastating 3-pointers and sent the Nuggets on their way to their fourth consecutive loss.

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Semi Ojeleye, Leon Powe joined volunteers to pack Thanksgiving meals

It’s that time of year.

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What Jimmy Butler had to say in his introductory press conference with the 76ers

“I just work hard.”

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