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12:13 AM ET Stephen Jackson apologized Wednesday night for using what he said were the “wrong words” in defending DeSean Jackson, but the former NBA player told CNN that what he said a day earlier should not be misinterpreted as support for anti-Semitism. “As I first stated when I got on here, I could’ve changed
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4:52 PM ET Marc J. Spears “Equality” is the most popular social justice message players have chosen to display on the back of their NBA jerseys during the league’s upcoming restart, National Basketball Players’ Association executive director Michele Roberts told ESPN’s The Undefeated on Wednesday. “Black Lives Matter” is second. As of Wednesday afternoon, 285
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7:28 AM ET In a May Instagram chat, Chris Bosh gave voice to the gnawing sense that the Miami Heat of 2010-2014 — a supernova of sports celebrity — fell short of expectations. Bosh conceded the Golden State Warriors had surpassed that Heat team in dynastic terms, and compared the Heat to the short-lived U.K.
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6:54 PM ET Brooklyn Nets forward Taurean Prince has tested positive for the coronavirus and has been ruled out of the NBA’s restart in Orlando, Florida, sources told ESPN. Prince is the fourth Nets player — including DeAndre Jordan, Spencer Dinwiddie and Wilson Chandler — who won’t participate in the league’s restart because of the
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Jul 6, 2020 It was just over three weeks ago when Luka Doncic‘s trainer was misquoted when discussing the Dallas Mavericks star’s physique. “Not in top shape yet” was the translation, missing a key qualifier. So when Doncic addressed reporters last week for the first time in nearly three months, he was immediately asked about
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7:09 PM ET The Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings shut down their practice facilities Sunday, sources told ESPN, after receiving the results of a recent round of testing for the coronavirus. It was not immediately clear if there was more than one positive test on the Bucks, but Milwaukee plans to keep its facility closed
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8:21 PM ET LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — As NBA teams prepare to leave for Orlando in the coming days, organizations have received directives on the process for transporting players unable to travel on the team charters, according to a league memo acquired by ESPN. If a player misses a scheduled COVID test in the
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12:47 PM ET ESPN News Services The NBA announced the schedule Saturday for scrimmages at the Walt Disney World Resort, with 33 games set for between July 22 and July 28. Each of the 22 teams that will be part of the season restart has been scheduled for three games. The Orlando Magic and LA
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6:38 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Lakers assistant coach Lionel Hollins will not join the team when it flies to Orlando, Florida next week for the restart to the NBA season, a league source confirmed to ESPN on Friday. Hollins was deemed a higher-risk individual due to underlying medical conditions, the source told ESPN. He
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3:59 PM ET Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo will not join his team for the NBA restart in Orlando, Florida, he told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Friday. Oladipo had been hesitant to commit to join the Pacers at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex due to the risk of reinjuring his quadriceps tendon. The
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