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3:05 PM ET Portland Trail Blazers forward Nassir Little — one of the breakout young players in the league this season — will likely be out for the rest of the season with a left shoulder labral tear, sources told ESPN on Thursday. The Blazers announced the injury without a timetable for his return, but
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10:53 PM ET ESPN News Services INDIANAPOLIS — Charlotte coach James Borrego gave his players a simple instruction Wednesday night: let it fly. The Hornets didn’t disappoint. They made 24 3-pointers, broke the franchise’s single-game scoring record and produced the highest point total in the NBA this season with a 158-126 win over the Indiana
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8:19 PM ET The Brooklyn Nets won’t listen to trade-deadline overtures for All-NBA guard James Harden, a resolve rooted in Harden’s repeated insistences to ownership and management that he’s committed to staying and winning a championship with the franchise, sources told ESPN. Nets owner Joe Tsai and general manager Sean Marks are buoyed not only
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Jan 25, 2022 As the NBA nears the fourth month of its investigation into the Phoenix Suns and majority owner Robert Sarver, the team is working toward creating a confidential internal hotline in the coming weeks for employees to report complaints, team sources told ESPN. On Monday, a Suns executive explained to colleagues that the
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11:11 PM ET Portland Trail Blazers center Cody Zeller underwent knee surgery Tuesday to repair a right patellar avulsion fracture and will be reevaluated in eight to 10 weeks, according to the team. Zeller had the procedure in Los Angeles with Dr. Neal ElAttrache. The veteran big man was averaging 5.2 points and 4.6 rebounds
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4:27 PM ET The NBA issued a correction Tuesday after bettors pointed out an assist erroneously credited to Chris Paul in the Utah Jazz–Phoenix Suns game earlier this week, the latest stat-keeping error to cause controversy in the sports betting community. Paul was credited with an assist on a Devin Booker basket in the first
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11:39 PM ET MIAMI — Anthony Davis‘ left knee injury coincided with an offensive explosion from LeBron James, as his 33 points in Sunday night’s 113-107 loss to the Miami Heat marked the 17th straight game that the Los Angeles Lakers star has scored 25 points or more. All with Davis out. With Davis potentially
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Jan 23, 2022 Associated Press WASHINGTON — This was quite a way for Jayson Tatum to break out of his shooting slump. Tatum scored 51 points — 48 in the first three quarters — to help the Boston Celtics breeze to a 116-87 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday. Tatum made nine 3-pointers and
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