Month: December 2020

We’re just over a week into the NBA’s 75th regular season and, already, we’ve seen some significant developments. From the new direction teams that made an offseason coaching change have taken, to the impact of some of the more critical offseason acquisitions with their new teams or even the development of the rookie class as
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6:32 PM ET ESPN News Services Indiana Pacers forward T.J. Warren will undergo surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left foot and will be out indefinitely, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Thursday. Warren has averaged 15.5 points and 3.5 rebounds points in four games this season after a breakout performance in the
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8:38 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Kawhi Leonard will play for the LA Clippers on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a mouth laceration on Christmas night. Clippers head coach Ty Lue said Leonard will return against the Portland Trail Blazers after a two-game absence due to the mouth injury suffered at Denver last
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We’re about a week into the 2020-21 regular season and, while it’s still early, there’s been a number of interesting developments across the league. And, here at Basketball Insiders, we’re taking those developments into account as we set out to rank each team within their respective divisions. Yes, most teams have only played between 4-5
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11:23 PM ET Becky Hammon made history on Wednesday, becoming the first woman to act as head coach during an NBA regular season game. The San Antonio assistant coach filled in for head coach Gregg Popovich after he was ejected in the first half of the Spurs’ 121-107 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. Popovich
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MIAMI, FLORIDA – DECEMBER 29: Brook Lopez #11 and Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks celebrate a play against the Miami Heat during the first quarter at American Airlines Arena on December 29, 2020 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User
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3:17 PM ET Dallas Mavericks big man Kristaps Porzingis was a full participant in practice Tuesday for the first time since undergoing surgery in October to address a lateral meniscus injury in his right knee. No definitive timetable has been set for Porzingis to play in games, but coach Rick Carlisle said he anticipates that
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Karl-Anthony Towns sounds like an entirely different person after the emotional and mental trauma he’s endured during the pandemic.  While 2020 has been a never-ending stream of constant irritation for most, Minnesota Timberwolves superstar Karl-Anthony Towns has suffered some incalcuable losses over this year, as seven of his relatives, including his mother Jackie, have passed
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8:52 PM ET NEW YORK — Memphis Grizzlies star point guard Ja Morant left the Barclays Center court area in a wheelchair Monday night after spraining his left ankle in the second quarter. The team announced he would not return to the game. Morant went up to attempt to block Brooklyn forward Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot‘s shot
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