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3:07 PM ET The Brooklyn Nets are trading Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski on Sunday. The Mavericks are sending Dorian Finney-Smith, Spencer Dinwiddie, an unprotected 2029 first-round pick and second-round picks in 2027 and 2029 to the Nets in exchange for Irving and Markieff Morris, sources said. The Nets
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10:58 PM ET Kendra AndrewsESPN SAN FRANCISCO — Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry left the Warriors’ 119-113 victory over the Dallas Mavericks at the end of the third quarter after suffering an apparent left knee injury. Curry immediately received an X-ray, which came back negative, the team announced. He will get an MRI next.
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8:06 PM ET The LA Clippers have joined the pursuit of Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving, sources told ESPN on Saturday. The Los Angeles Lakers, Dallas Mavericks and Phoenix Suns — among others — have been engaging with the Nets since Irving’s trade demand Friday, sources said. And now the Clippers — who’ve been in
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1:41 PM ET NEW YORK — One day after he requested a trade, Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving will not play in Saturday’s game against the Washington Wizards because of right calf soreness, the team announced. On Friday, Irving told the Nets he wants out of Brooklyn ahead of Thursday’s trade deadline after failing to
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10:44 PM ET ESPN News Services MINNEAPOLIS — A fight broke out and punches were thrown during the game between the Orlando Magic and Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Five players were ejected following the brawl, which started in front of the Orlando bench late in the third quarter. Minnesota guard Austin Rivers and Magic
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7:28 PM ET Tim BontempsESPN The NBA on Friday suspended the Grizzlies‘ Dillon Brooks for one game and fined the Cavaliers‘ Donovan Mitchell $20,000 for their roles in an altercation that got them both ejected from Thursday night’s game in Cleveland. Midway through the third quarter of Cleveland’s 128-113 victory, Brooks rolled into Mitchell’s leg
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1:59 PM ET After failing to negotiate terms on a long-term contract extension with the organization, Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving has issued a trade request to the franchise, sources told ESPN on Friday. Irving, who will become a free agent this summer, wants out ahead of Thursday’s NBA trade deadline — with the Los
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9:56 PM ET ESPN News Services CLEVELAND — Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell and Memphis Grizzlies guard Dillon Brooks were ejected after a third-quarter scuffle in Thursday night’s game. Mitchell was tossed after throwing the ball at Brooks after the players tangled under the basket, while Brooks was called for a flagrant 2 foul
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10:19 PM ET INDIANAPOLIS — As much as LeBron James‘ march toward the NBA’s all-time scoring mark might have captured people’s attention outside of the Los Angeles Lakers, James’ goal for this season was to get back into the playoffs whether he scored five points or 5,000. James’ 26 points in Thursday’s 112-111 win over
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10:25 PM ET Associated Press Michael Malone might coach Nikola Jokic in the All-Star Game. He might get the rare chance to coach against him, too. Malone and the staff of the Denver Nuggets have clinched their trip to Salt Lake City for All-Star weekend. Malone will coach Team LeBron — the team that will
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12:44 PM ET Stranded in an ice storm in Dallas, the Detroit Pistons have been unable to fly home to host a Wednesday night game against the Washington Wizards — which has led to its postponement. Thousands of flights have been grounded in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and there’s a possibility that the Pistons, who
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7:50 PM ET Phoenix Suns star Devin Booker, sidelined the past five weeks because of a left groin strain, could return as soon as Tuesday against the Brooklyn Nets, sources told ESPN. Editor’s Picks 2 Related Booker has been ramping up his on-court work, and is expected to join the Suns at the start of
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7:05 AM ET The Boston Celtics didn’t look like a first-place team for most of last week with three losses to lower-tier teams in the New York Knicks, Miami Heat and even a lopsided defeat to the Orlando Magic. They were on the verge of dropping their fourth straight to the Los Angeles Lakers on
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2:15 PM ET NEW YORK — LeBron James will return to the lineup Tuesday night against the New York Knicks, sources told ESPN, making his first appearance at Madison Square Garden in three years. James sat out of the Los Angeles Lakers‘ 121-104 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Monday because of “significant soreness” in
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12:49 AM ET DALLAS — Luka Doncic made a detour toward the Detroit Pistons‘ bench during a timeout with 7.1 seconds remaining in the Dallas Mavericks‘ 111-105 win Monday night. He approached Pistons assistant coach Jerome Allen to offer a few parting thoughts, punctuating a conversation that had continued throughout the game, a final exchange
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