Daily Archives: April 20, 2023

Can Malcolm Brogdon be the missing piece in Celtics’ title quest?

Forsberg: Malcolm Brogdon is determined to be Celtics’ missing piece originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Malcolm Brogdon heard it repeatedly after last summer’s surprising trade that delivered him to Boston: The Celtics had found their missing piece. Less than a month after coming up short against the Golden State Warriors in the 2022 Finals, the Celtics acquired Brogdon from …

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‘The Bulls will have priority’

The Chicago Bulls have themselves a number of decisions to make this offseason after missing the playoffs this season. One of their top decisions will be to re-sign center Nikola Vucevic or to let him walk in free agency. For Vucevic, he hopes to make Chicago his home for the foreseeable future. “For me, obviously, the Bulls will have priority,” …

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Post Announces He’s Returning For One More Season

Thursday wasn’t a holiday of any kind, but it might as well have been for BC basketball fans. Around 6 P.M., BC’s superstar center Quinten Post announced on his Instagram page that he would be returning for one more season after exploring his options when it comes to the NBA Draft. “To my beloved Boston College Nation,” he began. “When …

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Domantas Sabonis sorry Draymond Green drama overshadowing Kings success

Domas remorseful Draymond incident overshadowing Kings success originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea Since Monday, the Kings took a 2-0 series lead over the defending champion Golden State Warriors in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. De’Aaron Fox was named the NBA’s Clutch Player of the Year. Coach Mike Brown earned the league’s 2022-23 Coach of the Year …

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2023 NBA playoffs: Scores, results, series schedules, times with 76ers-Nets, Warriors-Kings on Thursday

Every Game 2 in the 2023 NBA playoffs is in the book. Four teams — the 76ers, Celtics, Kings and Nuggets — have jumped out to 2-0 leads, while Bucks-Heat, Knicks-Cavs, Suns-Clippers and Lakers-Grizzlies are all tied 1-1 through two games. The first wave of Game 3’s gets started Thursday night. It’s 76ers-Nets in the Eastern Conference before Kings-Warriors and …

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Kawhi Leonard out for Clippers

It’s a story almost as old the NBA playoffs. Star players sustain injuries in the playoffs. And this season is no different. Los Angeles Clippers star forward Kawhi Leonard has been ruled out for Thursday’s Game 3 against Phoenix with a sprained right knee. The series is tied 1-1. Leonard was fantastic in the first two games of the series …

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Kawhi Leonard ruled out for Clippers’ Game 3 vs. Suns

Kawhi Leonard ruled out for Game 3 of Clippers-Suns series originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea The Los Angeles Clippers will be without their top two players when they take the floor for a pivotal matchup against the Phoenix Suns Thursday night. Kawhi Leonard will miss Game 3 of the Clippers’ first-round series due to a right knee sprain, the …

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TD Garden voted arena with best fans in new anonymous NBA player poll

TD Garden voted arena with best fans in new anonymous NBA player poll originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston Take a bow, Boston Celtics fans. You are the best fans in the NBA. That’s according to a recent poll of anonymous players conducted by The Athletic. The poll actually included some pretty interesting results, including who the players see as …

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Oklahoma Sooners add Pitt transfer forward John Hugley

The Oklahoma Sooners experienced big roster turnover this offseason, with a number of players hitting the transfer portal and the NBA. So it’s become imperative that Porter Moser and the Sooners hit the transfer portal to add talent. Yesterday, They picked up commitments from Sienna transfer guard Javian McCollum. Today, the Sooners added a much-needed inside presence in Pitt forward …

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Tobias Harris discusses mindset, shooting prowess to help Sixers succeed

NEW YORK–In order for the Philadelphia 76ers to do anything in the playoffs, they will need Tobias Harris to step up and provide scoring and shooting next to James Harden and Joel Embiid. To begin the 2023 playoffs, he’s doing exactly that as he’s shooting 4-for-6 from deep. Harris is averaging 20.5 points against the Brooklyn Nets thus far and …

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How the Boston Celtics are containing the Atlanta Hawks’ Trae Young

As pretty much everyone but irrational Atlanta Hawks fans have predicted, the Boston Celtics are dominating the first round series between the two teams in the 2023 NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs. And much of the Celtics’ success so far has come at the expense of Hawks star point guard Trae Young, who Boston has targeted relentlessly when they need to …

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DeMar DeRozan produces with less usage

Bulls’ 2022-23 season review: DeRozan’s usage drops originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The Chicago Bulls experienced an underwhelming and inconsistent 2022-23 season, one in which they finished at 40-42 and failed to exit the play-in tournament to make the playoffs.] Though the season-long absence of Lonzo Ball delivered a major blow, the Bulls still possessed plenty of their core …

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NBA picks, best bets: Warriors-Kings should hit over without Draymond; home court won’t help Nets, Clippers

Getty Images Now that we’re in the thick of the NBA playoffs, the basketball betting market is hotter than ever. CBS Sports will be providing daily picks for the duration of the postseason. Sam Quinn will make at least one pick for every game between now and the NBA Finals. All lines courtesy of Caesars Sportsbook. Featured Game | Brooklyn Nets vs. Philadelphia 76ers …

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MSU basketball showing interest in 2025 Indiana top 50, 4-star PF Trent Sisley

Michigan State basketball is continuing to show invested interest in a big-time power forward in the 2025 class. The Spartans reportedly will be in attendance to watch four-star power forward Trent Sisley play on Thursday. Jake Weingarten of Stockrisers reported the news, with Indiana and Purdue also expected to be in attendance. This content is not available due to your …

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UNC a ‘team to monitor’ for FSU transfer Matthew Cleveland

The UNC basketball program is actively pursuing an in-conference transfer and could be gaining some ground. It was reported earlier this week that there was indeed mutual interest between the Tar Heels and Florida State transfer Matthew Cleveland. Now, the Heels could be a team to ‘monitor’ even more moving forward, according to On3.com reporter Jamie Shaw. “Things have been …

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