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Lakers media day takeaways: Pelinka willing to trade first-round picks; Westbrook stresses professionalism

After a disappointing 2021-22 season that ended without even a trip to the play-in round, the Los Angeles Lakers were expected to make massive changes before the 2022-23 campaign rolled around. On some level, they did just that. Only five players returned from last year’s debacle, but with Russell Westbrook among them, the core problems of limited depth, defense and …

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Darvin Ham hasn’t decided whether to start Russell Westbrook

With training camp for the 2022-23 NBA season underway now, one of the questions surrounding the Los Angeles Lakers is who will be in their starting lineup. The only true locks for a starting role have been LeBron James and Anthony Davis, the team’s two true superstars. But the other three spots have seemingly been up for grabs. Many have …

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Point guard draft tiers for 2022-2023 NBA season

The 2022-23 NBA season is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start getting ready for your fantasy basketball drafts. But don’t worry, you’re not alone. Fantasy analyst Dan Titus is putting in the work on his draft rankings as well his position-by-position tiers — starting with the point guards below — to help you be prepared when you’re on …

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Smaller Michigan State basketball roster opens practice with several breakout candidates

EAST LANSING — Tom Izzo believes Michigan State basketball’s limited number of bodies will be enough this winter. But as practice opened for college basketball teams around the country Monday, the Spartans did so two players down from their 14-player roster. Forward Malik Hall sported a walking boot to deal with a toe issue on his right foot and joined …

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Hornets enter training camp; Miles Bridges’ future uncertain

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Miles Bridges’ future with the Charlotte Hornets remains uncertain as the team prepares to open training camp on Tuesday. Bridges, the team’s leading scorer last season, was charged with three counts of felony domestic violence in June. According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office, Bridges allegedly assaulted the mother of his two young children in …

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Popovich, Spurs face unknown with another youthful roster

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker may be walking through that door at the San Antonio Spurs’ practice facility, but they are only coming to visit. In their place on the court is a bunch of fresh-faced youngsters who may want to wear a name tag to curry favor with 73-year-old coach Gregg Popovich. ”I walked …

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Ime Udoka suspension left Celtics players ‘shocked’ and ‘caught off guard’ ahead of season

Earlier this month, the Boston Celtics suspended head coach Ime Udoka for the entire 2022-23 season for “violations of team policies.” Udoka had a consensual but improper relationship with a team staff member, who later alleged he made unwanted comments towards her, prompting a team investigation, according to The Athletic.  During a press conference last week, Celtics president of basketball …

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Kentucky moves scrimmage to Eastern Kentucky for flood relief

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky will play its annual Blue-White men’s basketball scrimmage in Eastern Kentucky to benefit victims of the devastating summer floods. The school announced that the Oct. 22 event at Appalachian Wireless Arena in Pikeville will feature a pregame Fan Fest. Ticket proceeds will go through Team Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief. Wildcat players will also participate in a …

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Canada will drop COVID-19 vaccinate mandate for visitors, including professional athletes, in October

Getty Images The Canadian government announced Monday that visitors entering the country, including professional athletes, will no longer have to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The new policy is scheduled to go into effect beginning in October. Previously, athletes were included in the general group of people not permitted to cross the border and travel into Canada without being vaccinated against …

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Matisse Thybulle reveals how he worked on his shooting in the offseason

CAMDEN, N.J.–When one looks at Philadelphia 76ers wing player Matisse Thybulle’s career thus far, one will see the huge impact he has had on the defensive end. In three seasons in the league, he has already appeared on an All-Defensive Team twice and he disrupts the opposition’s game plan. However, the offensive end has been a totally different story. Thybulle …

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Minus owner Sarver, Suns return for another run at NBA title

PHOENIX (AP) All-Stars Devin Booker and Chris Paul, along with freshly paid Deandre Ayton and coach Monty Williams, are back together for another run at an elusive NBA title. One man who apparently won’t be along on the journey – team owner Robert Sarver. The Suns met in downtown Phoenix on Monday for media day, less than a week after …

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Bucks media day takeaways: Khris Middleton injury update, Joe Ingles’ arrival and championship expectations

MILWAUKEE — After a long and rather uneventful offseason, the Milwaukee Bucks reconvened on Sunday for their annual media day. Training camp and practices begin Monday, followed by a trip to Abu Dhabi for two preseason games against the Atlanta Hawks early next month. Once they return from overseas, it will be time to begin another new season.  Over the …

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Wildcats pick up week four awards

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Watch livestream with Troy Weaver, players

The Detroit Pistons open training camp Monday with media day, beginning at 1:30 p.m. from the practice facility in Detroit. General manager Troy Weaver, four days after trading for Utah Jazz veteran forward Bojan Bogdanovic, kicks off the news conferences at 1:30 p.m., with head coach Dwane Casey set for 1:45 p.m. and players including guards Cade Cunningham and Jaden …

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Indiana Pacers 2022-23 NBA preview: Let Tyrese Haliburton cook; big decisions on Myles Turner, Buddy Hield

Let’s get this out of the way early: The Pacers aren’t going to win the NBA title this season. However, they are in a pretty good spot all things considered. They have a 22-year-old potential superstar in Tyrese Haliburton, a dynamic two-way prospect in Bennedict Mathurin and two legitimate trade assets in Myles Turner and Buddy Hield. If you’re going …

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