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Dave McMenamin, ESPN Staff WriterFeb 29, 2024, 03:33 AM ET Close Lakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09. Open Extended Reactions LOS ANGELES — LeBron James authored a 21-point fourth-quarter comeback by the Lakers
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ESPN News Services Feb 27, 2024, 10:10 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CLEVELAND — Max Strus drilled a 59-footer as time expired, his fifth made 3-pointer in the final four minutes, to give the Cleveland Cavaliers a wild 121-119 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night. After the Mavericks took the lead on P.J.
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Jamal Collier, ESPNFeb 25, 2024, 05:28 PM ET Open Extended Reactions PHILADELPHIA — Doc Rivers wasn’t sure what kind of reception he would receive in his return to Philadelphia, eight months after the 76ers dismissed him as coach. “Do they give coaches big receptions?” Rivers said before his new team, the Milwaukee Bucks, beat Philadelphia
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The Golden State Warriors‘ 97-84 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Friday ended in a late-game scuffle sparked by Miles Bridges. But after listening to Draymond Green‘s postgame comments, you would think Grant Williams started the fight. Footage of the incident, which feels like a scene from a sketch comedy show, shows that things went
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Jamal Collier, ESPNFeb 23, 2024, 05:55 PM ET Chicago Bulls forward Patrick Williams will have season-ending surgery on his left foot, the team said Friday. Williams has been sidelined since Jan. 25 with what was initially diagnosed as acute bone edema. Subsequent imaging revealed the injury worsened to a stress reaction. Williams, 22, was in
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Hey! You made it through NBA All-Star Weekend, and the subsequent several-day break in NBA-related activities! (Well, non-“franchise in tumult fires its head coach, franchise in ascent retains its stabilizing agent, and players cut wrestling promos on each other over a head coach who was supposed to be a stabilizing agent for a franchise that
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Adrian Wojnarowski, ESPNFeb 19, 2024, 10:34 AM ET Open Extended Reactions After firing coach Jacque Vaughn, the Brooklyn Nets are promoting assistant Kevin Ollie to interim head coach, sources told ESPN. Ollie will run the Nets’ practice on Tuesday and start his head-coaching duties on Thursday against the Toronto Raptors, sources said. The Nets have
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To understand why Jacque Vaughn was fired as the Brooklyn Nets’ head coach Monday morning, start by recalling how and why Vaughn rose to the first chair on Brooklyn’s bench back in November 2022. Barring strokes of fortune, in a business that offers little luck to precious few, Vaughn’s path always seemed to represent a
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Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game turned into an extension of Saturday’s 3-point contest. With little resistance, hometown All-Star Tyrese Haliburton and Damian Lillard put on a show from long distance as the Eastern Conference cruised to a 211-186 win over the Western Conference. Lillard, fresh off his second straight 3-point contest victory, earned MVP honors for
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