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5:46 PM ET Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Friday that the trade that sent D’Angelo Russell to the Minnesota Timberwolves and bought Andrew Wiggins to the Warriors came down to fit. “We know that Andrew is a better positional fit for us than what D’Angelo was, just given that Steph (Curry) and Klay
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9:52 AM ET Several elite international prospects are slated to attend the sixth annual Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Global Camp in Chicago February 14-16, a joint venture of the NBA and FIBA held during All-Star Weekend. Despite only being conceived in 2015, the BWB Global Camp has quickly ascended to the top of NBA executives’
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1:41 AM ET MILWAUKEE — Road games continue to be the Mount Everest the 76ers cannot summit. Days after Ben Simmons called the 76ers “soft” and Joel Embiid cited the team’s spacing issues, Philadelphia suffered its fourth consecutive road loss Thursday night in Milwaukee. “I think it puts a lot of things in perspective,” Al
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5:41 PM ET A memorial service celebrating the life of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna will be held the morning of Feb. 24 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. There is significance in the chosen date, which reflects the basketball jersey numbers worn by Kobe (No. 24) and Gianna (No. 2). Gianna
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9:33 AM ET The Atlanta Hawks requested waivers on center Nene on Thursday, the team announced. The Hawks had acquired Nene from the Houston Rockets in the four-team trade that sent Clint Capela to Atlanta. Nene’s $2.7 million salary for the 2020-21 season would have become guaranteed if he had not been waived by Feb.
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12:53 AM ET DALLAS — On the night he agreed to a three-year, $35 million contract extension, Memphis Grizzlies shooting guard Dillon Brooks got another wish granted. The Grizzlies agreed to trade Andre Iguodala to the Miami Heat, league sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Wednesday, ending the 36-year-old former Finals MVP’s mutually agreed-upon absence
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5:29 PM ET Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Joel Embiid is in one of the worst stretches of his career, and his team is digging itself a hole in the Eastern Conference, losing three in a row going into Thursday’s game against the Bucks in Milwaukee. Embiid acknowledged to reporters Wednesday that the 76ers don’t have an
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12:34 AM ET The Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Minnesota Timberwolves and Denver Nuggets have agreed to a multi-player trade that includes Clint Capela and Robert Covington, among other players, and draft picks, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The four-team deal sends Covington and Jordan Bell to Houston; Capela and Nene to Atlanta; Malik Beasley, Juan
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3:34 PM ET NEW YORK — D’Angelo Russell is no stranger to being in the middle of trade discussions. Since Russell signed with Golden State in July, he has been seen as a potential trade chip. The latest iteration came Tuesday, when ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Minnesota Timberwolves were interested in organizing a
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