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7:08 PM ET National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts expressed outrage over the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Wednesday and how it reflected on racial double standards in America. Roberts told ESPN that her contact with multiple NBA players throughout the afternoon kept returning to the contrast between the
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8:20 PM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — Atlanta Hawks guard Rajon Rondo will miss at least three more games because of right knee soreness. Rondo sat the past three games for the Hawks, though he was medically cleared for Monday night’s loss to the New York Knicks. He did not get on the court, leaving
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4:37 PM ET ESPN News Services Prosecutors in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Tuesday decided not to file criminal charges against a police officer in the shooting of Jacob Blake last August. The shooting of Blake, who was unarmed, prompted NBA players to protest the shooting by not playing games on Aug. 26-28. More than 100 NBA
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12:30 AM ET Tim BontempsESPN After the Toronto Raptors fell to 1-5 with a demoralizing 126-114 loss to the undermanned Boston Celtics on Monday night, All-Star guard Kyle Lowry said that in order for the Raptors to right themselves, they’ll need to get their swagger back. “We just need to get a little bit grittier,
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5:32 PM ET Malika Andrews Close ESPN Staff Writer Staff Writer Joined ESPN in 2018 Appears regularly on ESPN Chicago 1000 Adrian Wojnarowski Close Senior NBA Insider Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 NEW YORK — After being exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19, Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant is
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4:09 PM ET Seven members of the LA Clippers support staff — including one who tested positive for COVID-19 — are in quarantine away from the team, sources told ESPN. The quarantined group, which traveled via vans from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles over the weekend, includes no players, coaches or team management, sources
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4:41 PM ET Houston Rockets star guard James Harden was a late scratch for Saturday afternoon’s home game against the Sacramento Kings due to a sprained right ankle. Harden turned the ankle late in Thursday’s win over the Kings, but he was not listed on the official injury report. The Rockets announced that he would
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3:11 PM ET Paul Westphal, a Hall of Fame guard who was a five-time All-Star and a three-time All-NBA first-team selection, has died at the age of 70, the Phoenix Suns announced Saturday. Westphal had been diagnosed with brain cancer in August 2020. He grew up in Southern California and played college basketball at USC
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3:15 AM ET SAN FRANCISCO — The Golden State Warriors were hoping that Draymond Green‘s return would give the team a defensive edge it has been missing since the start of the regular season. Green missed most of training camp, all three preseason games and the first four regular-season games because of a combination of
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8:27 PM ET When Gregg Popovich trudged through the tunnel at the AT&T Center after being ejected Wednesday, the magnitude of the moment — Becky Hammon replacing him to become the first woman to act as head coach in a regular-season NBA game — didn’t immediately set in. “Not on the way to the locker
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11:17 AM ET Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. is expected to miss multiple games because of the NBA’s health and safety protocols related to COVID-19, according to multiple reports. The Athletic first reported that Porter will miss Friday’s game against the Phoenix Suns as the Nuggets conduct contact tracing. The Denver Post reported that
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