10:35 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis said he signed the lengthiest contract he possibly could to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers — inking a five-year, $190 million pact Thursday — in part as an insurance policy should he suffer a career-threatening injury. “That could have been a two-year, three-year deal,” Davis told
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Space Jam 2 will head to HBO Max in 2021. LeBron James’ venture into the filmmaking industry is about to hit its zenith this summer, as a sequel to Michael Jordan’s “Space Jam” is set to hit the big screen in July. While it remains to be seen if James can improve on some of
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Denver Nuggets fans were horrified when Jerami Grant left in free agency, claiming a significant step backward was inevitable. Let’s explore this. After Jerami Grant ditched the Denver Nuggets in favor of the messy Detroit Pistons for an over-inflated $60 million contract, the Mile High fanbase went into full panic mode. The vice of groupthink
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5:52 PM ET Nikola Jokic pulled out his new wedding band to show reporters during his virtual media session Thursday. After a nail-biting run to the Western Conference finals, Jokic got married, and he now hopes to help the Nuggets take a step closer toward winning a championship ring this season even though the star
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8:40 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis might have filled his bank account by signing a five-year, $190 million extension with the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, but one of his teammates now wants him to fill his awards shelf, too. “I’m expecting AD to go for the MVP,” Lakers forward Jared Dudley said
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5:26 PM ET First-year Houston Rockets head coach Stephen Silas has not been in regular contact with James Harden, saying he is giving the disgruntled face of the franchise “space” as the season nears. Harden has informed the Rockets that he wants to be traded to the Brooklyn Nets, according to sources, preferring a fresh
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7:40 AM ET All-NBA forward Anthony Davis is finalizing a five-year, $190 million maximum contract to stay with the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers, Klutch Sports CEO and Founder Rich Paul told ESPN. The deal includes an early termination option prior to the fifth year of the deal in 2024-2025, Paul said. Davis, a free
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8:02 PM ET The Houston Rockets have agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to the Washington Wizards for John Wall and a first-round draft pick, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Westbrook, as well as fellow Rockets star James Harden, had expressed concern about the direction of the Houston franchise in the wake of the departures of
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Can Bob Myers find a way to bring James Harden to the Bay? In November, James Harden told the Houston Rockets he wanted out. Specifically, the 2018 MVP requested to be dealt to the Brooklyn Nets to link up with his former teammate Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Three weeks before the 2020-21 season begins and fresh
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The Celtics overplayed their hand with Gordon Hayward. Passing on a trade for Myles Turner will come back to haunt Boston.  Danny Ainge doesn’t make many mistakes, but it’s safe to say the Celtics botched Gordon Hayward’s departure. Instead of turning him into an asset via a trade with the Pacers, Boston elected to let
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4:01 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The NBA announced its national TV schedule for the first three days of the season — Dec. 22, 23 and 25 — Wednesday afternoon, featuring nine games involving most of the league’s biggest names. Opening night will see the Warriors open the season by travelling to Brooklyn to face the
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INDIANAPOLIS, IN – OCTOBER 11: A detail view of official Spalding NBA logo basketball on the floor during a preseason game between the Chicago Bulls and Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on October 11, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Pacers defeated the Bulls 105-87. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by
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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 in less
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