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9:53 AM ET Kelly CohenESPN A Kobe Bryant rookie card sold for $1.795 million late Saturday on Goldin Auctions, an online auction house and repository for sports memorabilia, making it one of the most expensive basketball cards ever sold. The “1996-97 Topps Chrome Refractors #138 Kobe Bryant Rookie Card — BGS PRISTINE/Black Label 10” is
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7:09 PM ET Six-time All-Star forward Blake Griffin has agreed to a deal to join the Brooklyn Nets for the rest of the season, his agent, Sam Goldfeder of Excel Sports, told ESPN on Sunday night. The Nets are using one of their veteran-minimum-contract slots to sign Griffin, sources said. Griffin informed Nets general manager
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Mar 5, 2021 ESPN News Services Utah Jazz point guard Mike Conley will replace Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker on Team Durant in Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta, the league announced on Friday. Booker is unable to play in the game or participate in the 3-point contest because of a left knee sprain. Season
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Mar 5, 2021 Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and center Rudy Gobert on Friday were both fined by the NBA for being critical of the officiating in Wednesday’s loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. Mitchell, who was also reprimanded for his conduct while exiting the court, was docked $25,000 in the statement by NBA executive vice
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Mar 4, 2021 Tim BontempsESPN The past two years, LeBron James couldn’t have Giannis Antetokounmpo on his NBA All-Star team because the two of them were captains of their respective squads. But this year, with Kevin Durant getting the other captaincy opposite James, he made sure he would be playing alongside the NBA’s two-time reigning
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6:54 AM ET NBA commissioner Adam Silver said fans should think of the upcoming All-Star Weekend in Atlanta as a “television-only event,” and once again discouraged fans from traveling to the game, which is being played without fans because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “The message within the NBA community is that we’re going to be
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Mar 4, 2021 PHOENIX — Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and forward Draymond Green sat out Thursday’s first-half finale against the Phoenix Suns. Curry, who is scheduled to participate in Sunday’s All-Star Game, rested Thursday on the second night of a back-to-back. It was the second game he missed this season. Green missed Thursday’s
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7:17 PM ET LA Clippers All-Star guard Paul George was ruled out just before Thursday night’s tipoff against the Washington Wizards because of dizziness. George, who is scheduled to play in this weekend’s All-Star Game in Atlanta, warmed up before the game at Capital One Arena and felt dizzy before being ruled out. Point guard
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