12:03 AM ET ORLANDO, Fla. — The Los Angeles Lakers were perplexed as to why Jared Dudley‘s role in a fourth-quarter shoving match in the team’s 96-87 win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night warranted an ejection. However, they were impressed he stuck up for teammate Dwight Howard nonetheless. “I mean, that’s all it
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The holidays are a joyous time — but particularly so for NBA junkies. Christmas Day is one of the most highly-anticipated events for basketball fans everywhere. Not only do we get to see the best teams in the league face-off — but the best players in the league show themselves off on national television. Needless
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7:46 PM ET TORONTO — With the entire arena standing on its feet and chanting “MVP,” Kawhi Leonard returned to Toronto and was celebrated as a champion as he received his championship ring on Wednesday night. Leonard left the Raptors after one season to join the LA Clippers in free agency. But the Toronto fans
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5:32 PM ET ESPN News Services Chicago Bulls swingman Otto Porter Jr. will miss at least another month after a foot and ankle specialist confirmed a small fracture in his left foot, the team announced Tuesday. Porter was evaluated Monday in Green Bay, Wisconsin, by Dr. Bob Anderson, who confirmed the bone injury. The injury
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Dec 8, 2019 Tim BontempsESPN The Boston Celtics are getting Gordon Hayward back on the floor. The star forward, who has been out since breaking a bone in his left hand against the San Antonio Spurs on Nov. 9, went through Monday morning’s shootaround and is available to play Monday night, coach Brad Stevens said.
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Try This Trade Trade Exceptions: Add a Second Team Projected Record Note:Projected records are based on the PER of the players in each team’s post-trade rotation. Taking into account the players traded and the ability of their replacements, it is possible for each team in a trade to have a better projected record, or for
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2:54 AM ET PORTLAND, Ore. — Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Chris Paul says the officiating crew in Sunday night’s 108-96 win over the Portland Trail Blazers “got me back” after assessing Paul and the Thunder two delay-of-game-violations in the first half. The calls resulted in a technical foul two nights after Paul pushed to
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9:35 AM ET Nick DePaulaESPN Already this season, we’re seeing players take themselves less and less serious with their custom sneaker themes, perhaps none more than the first week of December. After launching his own “LG9” signature shoe with upstart brand Q4 Sports a year ago, Detroit Pistons shooting guard Langston Galloway has been wearing
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