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1:31 AM ET Eric WoodyardESPN MILWAUKEE — Triple-doubles are nothing new for Giannis Antetokounmpo, but Thursday’s stood out as the Bucks beat the Portland Trail Blazers, 137-129. Antetokounmpo’s 24 points and 19 rebounds were impressive, but his career-best 15 assists most caught the attention of coach Mike Budenholzer on a night Antetokounmpo became the first
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12:16 AM ET Eric WoodyardESPN CHICAGO — Derrick Rose wasn’t the only visitor to receive a big reception at the United Center on Wednesday during the Chicago Bulls’ 109-89 win against the Detroit Pistons. So did his former teammate, Luol Deng. Deng was celebrated on a night when the Bulls defeated the Detroit Pistons 109-89
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11:53 PM ET DALLAS — Perhaps the most impressive thing about Mavericks star Luka Doncic‘s stat line Wednesday night was that it wasn’t surprising. Doncic lit up the depleted Golden State Warriors for 35 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists in the Mavericks’ 142-94 win. Doncic exited the game for good with a few minutes
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1:05 AM ET LOS ANGELES — LeBron James completed his triple-double collection on Tuesday. With 25 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in a 112-107 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar became the first player in league history to log a triple-double against all 30 NBA teams, according to the
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8:27 PM ET Associated Press AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Former Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice Jr. pleaded not guilty to a single charge of injuring with intent when he appeared in an Auckland court on Wednesday. The son of three-time NBA all-star Glen Rice was released on bail and is to appear in court again
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7:00 AM ET THE MOVING VAN from Sacramento chokes its way through Miami’s thick August air. It contains the objects of Jeff David’s life, all destined for the Davids’ new house in the affluent Pinecrest neighborhood. It is July 2018, and much of David’s family is on hand to help with the move. Jeff’s mother-in-law
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8:25 PM ET EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The doors to the Los Angeles Lakers‘ practice court swung open Monday and as reporters trickled into the gym, a team spokesman joked that “our new free agent” was at the far basket, getting up shots. Dave Chappelle, welcome to the Lakers. The comedian and actor, whose recent
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10:37 AM ET Suspended Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters is in Syracuse to “try to find solutions” by talking with Jim Boeheim, his college coach. Waiters was suspended without pay for 10 games earlier this month for conduct detrimental to the team after an incident on the team charter. It is his second suspension of
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2:28 AM ET LOS ANGELES — As much as the on-court product this season has been can’t miss fodder for Los Angeles Lakers fans hungry for a winner, it was a courtside fan rooting on the Lakers’ 122-101 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday that stole the show. The fan just so happened to
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7:29 PM ET Associated Press AUBURN, Ala. — Former Auburn and NBA player Marquis Daniels was injured in an automobile accident. An Auburn basketball spokesman says Daniels was in the accident Saturday night in Auburn and was transported to a Birmingham hospital for treatment. The spokesman didn’t disclose any further details on Daniels’ injuries. Daniels
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3:20 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Paul George drove to the rim, was shoved from behind and still found a way to score with the foul. “I’m back!” George screamed before completing the three-point play in the third quarter Saturday night against the Atlanta Hawks. Many came to Staples Center hoping to see Kawhi Leonard
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11:21 PM ET Associated Press SAN ANTONIO — CJ McCollum scored 32 points and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the San Antonio Spurs 121-116 on Saturday night to spoil Tim Duncan’s first shot at coaching following Gregg Popovich’s ejection. LaMarcus Aldridge had 30 points and 13 rebounds but the Spurs lost their fifth straight and
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2:48 PM ET Golden State Warriors guard D’Angelo Russell is out at least two weeks with a sprained right thumb. The Warriors announced that an MRI performed on Russell’s right thumb after Friday night’s loss to the Boston Celtics game confirmed the sprain. He will not travel with the Warriors on their upcoming four-game road
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1:14 AM ET SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors shooting guard D’Angelo Russell sprained his right thumb during the third quarter of Friday night’s 105-100 loss to the Boston Celtics and didn’t return. X-rays on Russell’s thumb were negative. He was expected to have an MRI on the thumb after the game, and an update
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