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12:50 PM ET Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving has been fined $25,000 for directing obscene language toward a fan, the NBA announced Thursday. The incident occurred with 4:19 remaining in the second quarter of the Nets’ 114-107 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday. A fan courtside could be heard heckling Irving, who responded with
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10:37 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Just 15 months removed from guiding the Los Angeles Lakers to the NBA championship, coach Frank Vogel once again found himself answering questions about his job security on Wednesday night. “I don’t feel like I’m under siege,” Vogel said before the Lakers lost 111-104 to the Indiana Pacers. “It’s
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4:03 AM ET LOS ANGELES — Long before Russell Westbrook was benched down the stretch of Wednesday’s 111-104 loss to the Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Lakers coach Frank Vogel was given assurances that the organization would support him in taking a hard line while coaching the star, sources told ESPN. Over the past week and
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Jan 18, 2022 Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner is expected to be sidelined beyond the Feb. 10 trade deadline with a stress reaction in his left foot, complicating the franchise’s hopes to deal him prior to the offseason, sources told ESPN on Tuesday. The Pacers, who announced the injury Tuesday, said Turner would be re-examined
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7:36 PM ET The Utah Jazz placed shooting guard Donovan Mitchell in the concussion protocol Tuesday. The Jazz said Mitchell took a hit before halftime in Monday night’s 101-95 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers and began experiencing symptoms after the game. Mitchell will miss at least Wednesday’s game against the Houston Rockets. Mitchell had
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4:57 PM ET Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya, a minority owner of the Golden State Warriors, is under fire for saying “nobody cares” about the Uyghurs in China, and the team is distancing itself from him. On the latest edition of his All-In Podcast, Palihapitiya dismissed the situation in China, which is
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4:30 PM ET Orlando Magic coach Jamahl Mosley expressed disappointment over the timing of his entrance into the health and safety protocols on Monday — his first Martin Luther King Jr. Day as an NBA head coach. The Magic hosted the Portland Trail Blazers, and two of the NBA’s five Black head coaches who are
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