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Can Kevin Garnett’s jersey retirement ceremony motivate Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown?

Can KG’s jersey retirement ceremony motivate Tatum and Brown? originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Kevin Garnett’s jersey retirement ceremony gave Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown a glimpse of what it’s like to be immortalized in Boston lore. WATCH: KG hugs Ray Allen during jersey retirement ceremony The Boston Celtics legend raised his No. 5 to the TD Garden rafters …

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Mitchell Robinson a potential offseason addition for Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder have been linked to New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson in a recent report on Monday by Newsday’s Steve Popper. “An unrestricted free agent at season’s end, he has hesitated to sign an extension before free agency starts and figures to have suitors among the Pistons, the Thunder and, if they can work the cap space, …

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Nets fined $50K for letting Kyrie Irving enter locker room

NEW YORK (AP) The NBA fined the Brooklyn Nets $50,000 on Monday for letting Kyrie Irving into their locker room during a game in which he was unable to play because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19. Irving was a spectator at Barclays Center on Sunday, sitting across from the Nets bench for Brooklyn’s 110-107 victory over the New York …

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Kyrie Irving doesn’t get exception from NYC vaccine mandate

Wherever Kyrie Irving looks, he finds people to blame and those willing to exercise meaningful social capital to champion him. There’s always a reason, a drawn-out story, an explanation. When he went on a two-week staycation last season, the Brooklyn Nets supported him — while having the right to be frustrated. [Join Yahoo Tourney Pick’Em $25K Best Bracket Contest | …

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Draymond Green returns: How All-Star makes Warriors a serious title contender, by the numbers

Draymond Green’s resume speaks for itself. He’s a three-time NBA champion, 2016-17 Defensive Player of the Year winner, six-time NBA All-Defense and two-time All-NBA player and a four-time All-Star. However, his impact this season can be difficult to quantify when you look at his 2021-22 per game averages of 7.9 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 7.4 assists. Despite not scoring in …

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2022 NCAA Tournament bracket predictions: March Madness expert picks, winners, upsets, favorites to win

The college basketball season began with more than 350 teams eligible to win the NCAA Tournament. On Sunday, the field of contenders shrunk to 68, as the NCAA Tournament selection committee revealed the 2022 bracket for the first time. Now all that’s left is to make your picks. Our experts have spent months preparing for this exact moment. We’ve broken …

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Nets fined for allowing Kyrie Irving to enter team’s locker room

Shams Charania: The Brooklyn Nets organization has been fined $50,000 for violating local New York City law and league health and safety protocols against the New York Knicks at Barclays Center for allowing Kyrie Irving to enter the team’s locker room.Source: Twitter @ShamsCharania What’s the buzz on Twitter? Melissa Rohlin @melissarohlinThe Brooklyn Nets have been fined $50,000 for allowing Kyrie …

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Zach LaVine’s absence is affecting the Bulls-Kings line too much, plus other best bets for Tuesday

Welcome to the first day of a wild week in sports. Honestly, it feels like everything is happening right now. We’ve got the NCAA Tournament (fill out your brackets!) beginning on Tuesday, MLB spring training starting up and NFL free agency kicking off. Oh, and there’s Champions League action this week, along with all your standard NBA and NHL regular-season …

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Grizzlies continue to flex all over the NBA

The NBA is inside the final month of the 2021-22 regular season as teams around the league continue to gear up for the playoffs or their offseason plans. The playoff battles in both conferences look to be heating up with some teams vying for spots in the play-in tournament and others looking to secure homecourt seeding higher up in the …

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