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10:07 AM ET The Washington Wizards have announced the hiring of Tommy Sheppard as the team’s new general manager and the inclusion of a few new faces in a reorganized management structure. Sashi Brown, the former executive vice president of the Cleveland Browns, will serve as chief planning and operations officer for Monumental Basketball —
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12:08 PM ET Free-agent guard Kyle Korver has agreed to a one-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, his agent Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports told ESPN. Korver had a tough decision between the Philadelphia 76ers and Bucks, but his relationship and history with coach Mike Budenholzer played a major factor in the decision. The most
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9:08 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The Washington Wizards have made Tommy Sheppard their permanent general manger, league sources confirmed to ESPN on Friday. Sheppard has held the job on an interim basis for the past three and a half months, after his longtime predecessor, Ernie Grunfeld, was fired in early April. Sheppard has been with
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7:54 PM ET James Harden says he tries to come up with something innovative every offseason, something more creative than his latest move. Two years ago, Harden perfected the step-back. Last summer, the Houston Rockets guard then perfected the side step-back. In a Q&A session Friday with young fans at a promotional event attended by
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3:52 PM ET The Sacramento Kings have hired former Duke and WNBA star Lindsey Harding as an assistant coach. “Lindsey is a rising star and I’m so excited to have her join our incredibly experienced team of coaches,” Kings coach Luke Walton said. “Her basketball IQ and proven success on the court will be a
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3:12 PM ET Free-agent guard Justin Holiday has agreed to a one-year, $4.8 million deal with the Indiana Pacers, a league source tells ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Holiday, a defensive-minded wing, split time between the Chicago Bulls and Memphis Grizzlies last season, averaging 10.5 points and 3.9 rebounds over 82 games. In Indiana, Holiday will team
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6:28 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN Nike has filed a countersuit against LA Clippers star Kawhi Leonard in response to his lawsuit against the company last month, the latest step in a battle over the “Klaw” logo that was developed and used during Leonard’s time as part of Jordan Brand. “In this action, Kawhi Leonard seeks
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2:53 PM ET James Harden has joined the Dynamo’s ownership group. Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images Houston Rockets superstar James Harden has purchased a minority stake in the investment group that controls MLS’ Houston Dynamo, the NWSL’s Houston Dash and BBVA Stadium, the Dynamo announced on Thursday. “I’m very excited about the opportunity to join
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11:57 AM ET Toronto Raptors All-Star guard Kyle Lowry had a procedure to repair a tendon injury in his left thumb, a league source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Thursday. Lowry hopes to be ready for USA Basketball training camp and the FIBA World Cup later in the summer. During the playoffs, Lowry acknowledged that
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