Month: November 2020

3:54 PM ET After initially planning for a limited number of fans to be in attendance for home games, the Oklahoma City Thunder are reversing course and will open the season with the arena empty, the team announced Monday. “For months, we have worked in close collaboration with Chesapeake Energy Arena, the City of Oklahoma
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The Phoenix Suns are having a strong offseason, and the signing of Dario Saric is another solid complementary move. The centerpiece move of the Phoenix Suns’ offseason is the trade for Chris Paul, but they haven’t rested on that notable laurel. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Suns have now signed restricted free agent forward
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3:53 PM ET The Boston Celtics have traded Gordon Hayward and second-round draft picks in 2023 and 2024 to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for a conditional 2022 second-round draft pick. The sign-and-trade agreement creates a $27.9 million trade exception for the Celtics, the largest in NBA history. Hayward, 30, declined his $34.2 million player
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Philadelphia 76ers’ Al Horford (Photo by Ashley Landis-Pool/Getty Images) Warriors fear Klay Thompson suffered significant achilles injury by Gerald Bourguet Ben Roethlisberger upset with Mike Tomlin for trashing the MAC by Cole Thompson Al Horford’s family is thrilled he’s been traded to the Thunder Horford’s experience in Philadelphia evidently wasn’t a good one. Social media
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The Philadelphia 76ers have landed Dwight Howard in free agency. The Philadelphia 76ers have needed a capable backup for the minutes when Joel Embiid is off the floor for years now. They wanted it with Boban Marjanovic. They thought they had it when they signed Al Horford. Now, they’ll turn to an aging, former MVP
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7:33 PM ET Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett will finally enter the Basketball Hall of Fame in May 2021. The NBA said Saturday that the delayed Hall of Fame weekend — it was to have taken place in Springfield, Massachusetts, in August before being pushed back because of
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ALERT. ALERT. ALERT. The NBA’s 2020-21 season is scheduled to begin in less than a month. If it feels like we just crowned the 2020 NBA Champions, that’s because we did. The Los Angeles Lakers secured their 17th championship on October 11, just over a month ago. Still, the new season kicks off on in
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12:38 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Ahead of training camps opening up across the NBA next week, the league has compiled a comprehensive health and safety protocol for the 2020-21 NBA season and sent it to its teams. The document, which was obtained by ESPN, is 134 pages long, and is similar to the one the
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The Clippers want to offload Lou Williams before the regular season begins. The Knicks should call them to acquire the talented scorer.  If the Knicks want to grow into a playoff contender next season, they need to take some of the scoring load off R.J. Barrett. Bringing Lou Williams to the Big Apple would help
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10:50 AM ET Veteran point guard J.J. Barea has agreed to re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks on a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum of $2.6 million, sources told ESPN. With Barea’s return, the Mavericks anticipate entering training camp with 16 players on guaranteed contracts, one over the regular-season roster limit. Dallas plans to have
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