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MILWAUKEE — Injuries are thinning the Milwaukee Bucks‘ frontcourt as they begin a Western Conference road trip. The team said forward Mirza Teletovic is expected to miss four weeks following arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday to repair cartilage in his left knee. He has missed the past six games. The 6-foot-9 Teletovic is a key player
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LOS ANGELES — While his father and President Donald Trump engage in a war of words, Los Angeles Lakers rookie point guard Lonzo Ball blocked out any distractions and collected his second career triple-double on Sunday against the Denver Nuggets. Ball registered the triple-double with 9:32 remaining in the fourth quarter and finished with 11
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PHOENIX — The “bumps” coach Mike D’Antoni said he expected while incorporating Chris Paul into his offense weren’t evident in the Houston Rockets‘ record-setting 142-116 rout of the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night. Paul, a nine-time All-Star point guard who pushed for a trade from the LA Clippers to the Rockets during the offseason, was
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7:35 PM ET Adrian WojnarowskiESPN Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington is finalizing a four-year, $62 million contract extension, league sources told ESPN. Sixers general manager Bryan Colangelo and Covington’s representatives with CAA Sports are expecting a signed agreement as soon as the end of this week, league sources said. The deal will include a $15
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DALLAS — Standing at a corner of the court inside the American Airlines Center, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich paused a tick to ponder the question Tuesday of how his squad remains competitive in the face of losing MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard. “I think a team just has to play in a sense like
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It appeared in some form in almost every analysis of the landmark Kyrie Irving–Isaiah Thomas swap: Irving would thrive in Boston and evolve from his hoggy dribbling in his new pick-and-roll partnership with Al Horford — a shifty screener who can shoot, roll, and keep the ball whizzing with expert passing. So, umm, didn’t Irving
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The long-simmering feud between Ray Allen and the other members of the 2008 Boston Celtics championship squad might be coming to an end. Paul Pierce, the NBA Finals MVP for that team who signed a one-day contract with Boston earlier this summer to retire as a Celtic, posted a picture of himself and Allen together
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