Daily Archives: April 16, 2023

Giannis Antetokounmpo ruled out of Game 1 vs. Heat with back injury

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – APRIL 16: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks is injured during Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round Playoffs against the Miami Heat at Fiserv Forum on April 16, 2023 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms …

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Ja Morant injury update: Grizzlies star leaves Game 1 loss vs. Lakers with hand injury, X-rays negative

Getty Images Grizzlies star guard Ja Morant exited midway through the fourth quarter of Memphis’ 128-112 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 1 of the first-round series between the teams on Sunday afternoon after suffering an apparent hand injury.  Morant landed awkwardly on his outstretched right hand after attempting a dunk and colliding midair with Lakers big man …

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List of transfer portal targets for Notre Dame

Notre Dame had a horrible 2022-23 season, but no matter what happened, 2023-24 was going to present a challenge. Having barely enough returning players just to to be able to play 5-on-5 is a problem no program ever wants to deal with. Yet that’s where the Irish are after half the previous roster was made up of graduate students and …

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Los Angeles Lakers make big run to beat Memphis Grizzlies in Game 1

Rui Hachimura helped the Los Angeles Lakers steal Game 1 on the road against the Memphis Grizzlies. Hachimura, who was acquired from Washington before the February trade deadline, scored a playoff career-high 29 points in the Lakers’ 128-112 victory over Memphis on Sunday. Leading 113-112 with 3:11 remaining, the Lakers went on a 15-0 run to finish the game. Hachimura …

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2023 NBA playoffs: Scores, results, series schedules, times with Lakers-Grizzlies, Suns-Clippers on Sunday

The NBA playoffs kicked off Saturday as the Philadelphia 76ers, Boston Celtics, New York Knicks and Sacramento Kings all picked up Game 1 wins. The Knicks stole Game 1 on the road against the Cavaliers in Cleveland, while the other three teams won at home. That includes the Kings, who were hosting their first playoff game since 2006. Sacramento outlasted …

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Draymond dissects how Warriors must adjust vs. De’Aaron Fox, Kings

Draymond dissects how Warriors must adjust vs. Fox, Kings originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea The Warriors dropped Game 1 of their first-round NBA playoff series against the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night, and less than three hours later, Draymond Green dissected where his team went wrong. One of the most prominent reasons was the problem that Kings star guard …

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Paul George injury update: Clippers star likely to miss first-round playoff series vs. Suns, per report

Getty Images When the Los Angeles Clippers face the Phoenix Suns in the first round of the playoffs, they’ll likely be without Paul George for the entirety of the series, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. That obviously isn’t ideal for the Clippers as they try to take down the Suns, and move forward in the competitive Western Conference playoff picture.  …

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College basketball transfer rankings 2023: Former Syracuse C Jesse Edwards commits to West Virginia

West Virginia made another significant transfer addition Sunday when Jesse Edwards announced his commitment to the Mountaineers after four seasons at Syracuse. The 6-foot-11 center earned All-ACC and ACC-All Defensive honors during the 2022-23 season while leading the conference in blocks per game at 2.7. Edwards ranks No. 8 in the CBS Sports transfer rankings, and his addition marks the …

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James Harden's Best Plays Of The Decade

Check out the best plays of the decade from James Harden! Tune into ABC and ESPN on Christmas Day. 5:00pm/et: HOU/GSW, … Source link : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeeDMFF9WUk Author : Publish date : [publish_date] Copyright for syndicated content belongs to the linked Source.

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Andrew Wiggins notches 17 points off bench in first game back

With under seven minutes remaining in the first quarter, Andrew Wiggins made his long-awaited return to the Golden State Warriors rotation off the bench in Game 1 of the opening round series against the Sacramento Kings on Saturday.  Wiggins checked in for Donte DiVincenzo with 6:21 on the clock in the first quarter and immediately made a difference on the …

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Why the LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan debate could get even spicier if Lakers stay hot in NBA playoffs

LOS ANGELES LeBron James has carved several more lines onto his Greatest Of All Time resume this season. He’s now the all-time scoring leader. He’s now fourth all-time in assists.  But it’s that fifth ring — seemingly impossible months ago — that years from now could serve as the most important argument from the 2022-23 NBA season that LeBron did indeed …

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Former OKC Thunder players in 2023 NBA playoffs

The 2023 NBA playoffs kicked off this weekend, which means that 16 teams will fight it out over the next couple of months for a championship. The Oklahoma City Thunder had a chance to enter the big dance but were left out following their season-ending loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves in the play-in tournament. Although the Thunder will miss the …

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Lakers vs. Grizzlies prediction, odds, time: 2023 NBA playoff picks, Game 1 best bets from model on 71-36 run

A first-round matchup in the 2023 NBA playoffs gets underway on Sunday when the Memphis Grizzlies host the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers won two of the three meetings against the Grizzlies this season. On March 7, Los Angeles topped Memphis 112-103. The Lakers also ended the season on fire, winning nine of their last 11 games. Likewise, Memphis went …

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