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Former Nuggets player Richard Jefferson’s father killed in drive-by

The father of veteran NBA player Richard Jefferson has been killed in a drive-by shooting in the Los Angeles area.

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Analysis: Jimmy Butler’s trade request creates even more uncertainty for Minnesota Timberwolves

Jimmy Butler has decided he’d like to play elsewhere. But will the Minnesota Timberwolves let him?

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Adam McQuaid says he’ll ‘always be connected to Boston’

Also: More on Josh Gordon, a very expensive Larry Bird NBA card, and high praise for the Celtics’ frontcourt.

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Mark Cuban to donate $10 million to women’s groups after investigation into Dallas Mavericks

After a seven-month investigation into the culture of the Dallas Mavericks stemming from a Sports Illustrated article documenting a toxic workplace culture within the organization, owner Mark Cuban agreed to donate $10 million to women’s groups, and the NBA has created a series of workplace mandates Dallas must follow moving forward.

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Jimmy Butler reportedly has requested a trade out of Minnesota

It was previously reported that Butler and Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving want to play together.

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Michael Jordan donates $2M for Hurricane Florence relief in North Carolina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Michael Jordan grew up playing high school basketball in Wilmington, North Carolina. So when the former NBA star watched the destruction caused by Hurricane Florence to his hometown and surrounding area, he acted quickly to help.

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NFL writer’s Josh Gordon take hasn’t aged well

Also: Belichick didn’t want to talk about the trade (yet), and Jayson Tatum has new tattoos.

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Marcus Smart announces his mother’s death in emotional note

Smart called his mom his “role model” and his “glue.”

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Nuggets add former CU Buffs guard Xavier Silas to training camp roster, report says

The Denver Nuggets a familiar face to their training camp roster, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

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2 U.S. basketball players stabbed in Romania; 1 seriously hurt

Two U.S. basketball players have been stabbed in a club in eastern Romania and one is in a serious condition, Romanian authorities said Sunday.

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Here’s where Sports Illustrated ranked six Celtics in its ‘Top 100’

Kyrie Irving ranked below Al Horford.

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Here’s where Sports Illustrated ranked six Celtics in its ‘Top 100’

Kyrie Irving ranked below Al Horford.

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Read Jabari Bird’s statement following his arraignment

“I do not condone violence against women.”

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Celtics: ‘We are deeply disturbed by the allegations against Jabari Bird’

The 24-year-old guard pleaded not guilty Thursday to the charges against him.

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Here’s the latest on Gordon Hayward

“We have so much talent on this team.”

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Here’s the latest on Jabari Bird following his arrest

No timeline was given for the 24-year-old shooting guard’s arraignment Wednesday morning.

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Watch Kyrie Irving play five-on-five

Irving last played in an NBA game on March 11.

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Kyrie Irving is enrolled in a program at Harvard

The Celtics point guard will be busy this season.

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Colorado’s Derrick White named to USA Basketball’s World Cup qualifying team

San Antonio Spurs guard Derrick White has been named to USA Basketball’s World Cup qualifying team.

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Rodney Hood signs 1-year contract with Cavaliers

Rodney Hood has signed the one-year, $3.4 million qualifying offer the Cavaliers made to him on June 29 before free agency began on July 1, the team announced on Sept. 10.Hood will be an unrestricted free agent next summer.

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