Month: November 2021

Nov 22, 2021; Salt Lake City, Utah, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) reacts to a play late in the fourth quarter against the Utah Jazz at Vivint Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rob Gray-USA TODAY Sports Red Sox projected starting rotation after signing Michael Wacha by Ethan Lee LeBron James fined for ‘obscene gesture’ in
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8:28 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — LeBron James was fined $15,000 for an obscene gesture Friday by the NBA, which also warned the Lakers superstar about using profane language. James made the gesture after making a shot late in Los Angeles’ 124-116 overtime victory in Indiana on Wednesday night. He had missed a
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INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – NOVEMBER 24: LeBron James #6 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots the ball against the Indiana Pacers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse on November 24, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of
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2:07 AM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — De’Aaron Fox scored 34 points, Buddy Hield had 13 of his 25 after regulation and the Sacramento Kings beat the Los Angeles Lakers 141-137 in triple overtime Friday night. In a game that saw 19 ties and 23 lead changes, the Lakers led 126-124 a minute into
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Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson believes 15-2 record is a “great indicator” of Warriors winning championship.  Klay Thompson has been the ultimate Warriors hype man all season. From the sidelines, Thompson has been cheering his teammates on as he rehabilitates his right Achilles tendon. He may not play until Christmastime, but Klay is
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1:01 PM ET Houston Rockets rookie guard Jalen Green will miss at least one week because of a strained left hamstring, coach Stephen Silas told reporters Friday. Green, the No. 2 overall pick in the NBA draft, exited Wednesday’s 118-113 win over the Chicago Bulls in the second quarter because of the injury. Silas said
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Bill Walton #5 of the Boston Celtics. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) The Boston Celtics have had 37 Hall of Famers play for the franchise at some point during their legacy. Which ones were the most forgettable? The Boston Celtics are one of the most iconic franchises in sports. They have 17 NBA championships
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8:18 AM ET Denver Nuggets guard P.J. Dozier is feared to have suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, sources told ESPN. Dozier crumbled to the floor on a collision at the rim during Tuesday night’s 119-100 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, and initial imaging suggested a possible end to Dozier’s season, sources
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An ESPN profile on the Boston Celtics’ fall from NBA Finals contention revealed that an Eastern Conference coach sees Jayson Tatum as selfish. When Marcus Smart called on teammates Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown to “pass the ball” earlier this month, it furthered the notion that these two young wings flanking the Celtics offense seem
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5:21 PM ET Associated Press MADRID — Former NBA player Marc Gasol will play for Girona, the club he founded in the second division of Spanish basketball, he announced Thursday. The 36-year-old Gasol said he will play until the end of the season before deciding whether to retire. Gasol is the owner and president of
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11:59 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN BOSTON — Nets star Kevin Durant said it “means the world” to him to pass Hall of Famer Allen Iverson for 25th on the NBA’s all-time scoring list during Brooklyn’s 123-104 victory over the Celtics here at TD Garden on Wednesday night. “I mean, it means the world. I dedicated
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4:11 AM ET LOS ANGELES — As Luka Doncic walked past Dallas Mavericks coach Jason Kidd in the Staples Center hallway late Tuesday night, the All-Star smiled through the fatigue of his 41 minutes logged in his first game back from knee and ankle injuries. But the Mavericks star could not have felt any better
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Ashley Landis/Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports Though the 2021-22 NBA season is still in its infancy, the early results already beckon for some franchises to swing a big trade. What’s the best part about the NBA? Trading, of course! The season is about a fifth of the way finished and a handful of teams already ride
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Jan 4, 2020; Sacramento, California, USA; New Orleans Pelicans guard JJ Redick (4) walks on the court during the second quarter against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports Matthew Judon wants mac and cheese off the Thanksgiving table by Aryanna Prasad During an appearance on First Take, J.J.
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5:31 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors swingman Klay Thompson participated in a full team practice on Tuesday for the first time since tearing his left ACL in Game 6 of the 2019 NBA Finals and his right Achilles in November 2020. “It’s so exciting,” Thompson said. “Just to be running up and
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