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3 observations after Sixers grind out foul-filled summer league win

3 observations after Sixers grind out foul-filled summer league win originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia The Sixers survived a foul-filled summer league game Tuesday evening. On a night in which they shot 40 for 44 at the free throw line (90.9 percent) as a team, the Sixers ground out a 92-90 win over the Timberwolves and improved to 2-1 …

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Plowden has real chance to be Warriors’ next two-way success story

Plowden has real chance to be Warriors’ next two-way success story originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area Daeqwon Plowden digested my question relatively quickly, and his reply indicated he had conducted extensive research on the Warriors. “This is a franchise where I’d fit in as a 3-and-D guy,” Plowden said 10 days ago, “essentially with my defense being kind …

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Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving fractured left hand while training, underwent surgery

Kyrie Irving is recovering from a fractured left hand. (Cary Edmondson/Reuters) The Dallas Mavericks announced on Tuesday that guard Kyrie Irving suffered a fractured left hand while training and required surgery. The Mavericks didn’t provide further details of Irving’s injury or his timeline to return. It’s not clear how he sustained the injury or what specific bone or bones in …

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WATCH: Josh Giddey stuffs stat sheet, drops dimes against Team USA

WATCH: Josh Giddey stuffs stat sheet, drops dimes against Team USA originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago Bulls’ new point guard Josh Giddey is competing for Team Australia in the Paris Olympics this summer. In preparation, his team competed against Team USA in an exhibition match in Abu Dhabi recently. Australia made a valiant, late-game comeback against the United States. …

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NBA Summer League 2024: Seven standout players worth watching

2024 NBA Summer League – Detroit Pistons v Houson Rockets LAS VEGAS — Summer League should forever be played in Las Vegas, because the city and the NBA’s summer showcase go hand-in-hand — both have tenuous ties to reality. Derrick Rose and Trae Young were legendarily terrible in their early Summer League outings. Meanwhile, the list of Summer League MVPs …

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Lakers to hire Lindsey Harding as team’s first female assistant coach

Lindsey Harding, formerly an assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings, becomes the first female assistant in Lakers history. (Jeff Chiu / Associated Press) Lindsey Harding, last season’s G League coach of the year, will join JJ Redick’s first staff with the Lakers, The Times has learned from multiple people not authorized to discuss the negotiations. Should she be hired, she’d …

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G League’s Lindsey Harding reportedly joining Lakers as assistant coach on JJ Redick’s staff

SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 07: Sacramento Kings Assistant Coach for Player Development Lindsey Harding passes the ball during the warm up before the game against the New York Knicks at Golden 1 Center on March 07, 2022 in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the …

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Warriors’ vow to maximize Steph’s prime on line in Markkanen trade talks

Warriors’ vow to maximize Steph’s prime on line in Markkanen trade talks originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area The contract extension signed by Warriors coach Steve Kerr last February, lining up neatly with contracts previously signed by Stephen Curry and Draymond Green, sent a clear message about the immediate future. The front office believes these three men can extend …

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Lacob shares candid reaction to Klay’s ‘unfortunate’ Warriors exit

Lacob shares candid reaction to Klay’s ‘unfortunate’ Warriors exit originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area Like the majority of Dub Nation, Warriors owner Joe Lacob is having a hard time processing Klay Thompson’s departure from the Bay. Lacob joined The Athletic’s “Hoops Adjacent” podcast with Marcus Thompson and David Aldridge and shared his honest feelings about losing a franchise …

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Bucks agree to 1-year deal with sharpshooter Gary Trent Jr.

The Milwaukee Bucks’ roster had a question at shooting guard, but the team has now added the best shooter still available. Gary Trent Jr. has agreed to a one-year deal with the Bucks, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Last season with the Toronto Raptors, Trent averaged 13.7 points, 1.7 assists and 1.1 steals. Most importantly, he shot 39% on 3-pointers, …

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How to watch the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League games this week

Bronny James Jr. and the LA Lakers are playing in the NBA Summer League this Wednesday. (AP Photo/David Becker) The NBA’s annual Summer League kicked off this weekend in Las Vegas, and so far, all eyes are on the 2024 Championship-winning Boston Celtics who are currently 1-1 after a win against the Los Angeles Lakers, and their star rookie Bronny …

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Vikings will add Bobby Bryant to the Ring of Honor

Another member of the Purple People Eaters defense will be joining the team’s immortals. The Vikings have announced that cornerback Bobby Bryant will enter the Ring of Honor on September 22. He’ll be the first cornerback in franchise history to receive the distinction and the third defensive back, joining Paul Krause and Joey Browner. A seventh-round pick in 1967, Bryant …

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