NBA

Nick Friar
January 16, 2020 - 5:30 am
Kyrie Irving has been back for three games — after sitting out 26 in a row — and he’s already causing a stir in Brooklyn. No reports about the things he’s doing behind closed doors. These are Irving’s words. His new team, the Nets, are the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference with an 18-22 record...
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dan-mennella
January 14, 2020 - 12:36 pm
Few No. 1 overall picks have met expectations as seamlessly as Karl-Anthony Towns. In his first four seasons, the Timberwolves big man went from top draft pick to Rookie of the Year to two-time All-Star, personifying the prototype sharpshooting center of the modern NBA while playing in a whopping...
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john-healy
January 09, 2020 - 9:47 am
The 2020 NBA free agent class just got some star-power added to it. Anthony Davis, the 26-year-old six-time All-Star, declined a contract extension from the Los Angeles Lakers, which affirms he will test the free agent market this summer. The Lakers' extension offer was worth four years and $146...
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james-rapien
January 07, 2020 - 11:37 am
CLEVELAND, OH — Kevin Love didn’t pull any punches on Tuesday morning when asked about his recent on court actions. "Listen, I f---ked up,” he said. I showed my actions on a national level. That was childish of me." Love, 31, said he was acting more like a 13 year old in recent weeks. The 5-time...
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john-healy
December 24, 2019 - 7:29 am
Over the past decade, NBA contracts have grown exponentially and lots of money continues to be spread around. Some teams used that money wisely and made great investments that paid great dividends. Others did not. Bad contracts are inevitable. It happens in the NFL and MLB , and the NBA is not...
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john-healy
December 13, 2019 - 9:14 am
Former NBA Commissioner David Stern underwent emergency surgery Thursday night after suffering a “sudden brain hemorrhage,” the league said in a statement. Stern was dining at Brasserie 8 ½ in Manhattan when he collapsed and needed to be rushed to the hospital, according to ESPN’s Adrian...
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john-healy
December 12, 2019 - 9:42 am
The NBA rumor mill has been historically over the early months of the season, but that appears ready to change. The Cleveland Cavalier are reportedly open to trading five-time All-Star Kevin Love . Love, 31, would certainly be a welcome addition for any playoff-contending team. He does come at a...
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